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June 15, 2009

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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial

Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony

Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

International News for June 15, 2009

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives in Yekaterinburg city
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has arrived here in the Yekaterinburg city of Russia on a three-day visit to attend two multilateral summits-BRIC and SCO. ANI

Indian officials downplay former Air Chiefs remarks on China
Just hours ahead of the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singhs meeting with Chinese President Hu Jintao in Russian Industrial city of Yeketerinberg, senior officials in the Indian delegation on Monday chose to downplay former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal Fali Homi Major recent comments about China as being his independent position and not the policy statement. ANI

Manmohan-Zardari meet to be official but its not resumption of dialogue: Sources
The much-awaited meet between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari will be an official and structured half-and-an-hour meeting instead of being a mere handshake-meet as being widely believed, said top Government sources on Monday. ANI

Family of first UK swine flu fatality feels devastated
The family of Jacqui Fleming, the mother-of-three from Glasgow who has become the first person in Europe to die of swine flu, say they are devastated. he 38-year-old from the Carnwadric area of the city had been in hospital for two weeks after giving birth to her third child prematurely. ANI

Palestinians reject Netanyahus terms for two-state solution
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus terms for a two-state solution, has been rejected by Palestinian leaders, who felt the Middle East peace process would be further sabotaged if the terms are accepted. ANI

New US commander takes charge of NATO troops in Afghanistan
General Stanley McChrystal took command of US and NATO troops in Afghanistan at a formal handover ceremony here Monday. ANI

Jailed rapist selling tales of his crime on the Internet
A notorious East Harlem rapist, serving life in prison for three rape-murders, is shamelessly selling the disgusting handwritten accounts of his rape spree on the Internet. ANI

Wrong timing given by aide created confusion about Zardaris address
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris address to the nation was regarded as delayed because a close aide announced the timing of the address without consulting the president. ANI

Puppy trapped in waste pipe survives after being flushed down the loo
A week-old cocker spaniel, which was accidentally flushed down the loo and ended up trapped in a waste pipe for almost four hours, has finally been given a clean bill of health by local vets. ANI

New Ultimo lingerie may save you from nasty mishaps on rides!
A new style of Ultimo lingerie is being tested to ensure that girls dont suffer nasty exposures while enjoying a ride. ANI

Julia Roberts, Demi Moore, Gordon Brown tweet for Burmas Suu Kyi release
Julia Roberts and Demi Moore are among 64 Hollywood celebrities who have, along with politicians like Gordon Brown, joined a Twitter campaign calling for the release of the Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. ANI

Brit school, govt websites hacked to sell Viagra, pornography
Hackers have taken over hundreds of government, school and university websites in Britain, which direct users to pornographic websites, revealed a new research. ANI

Taliban could spread its wings in India too: Qureshi
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has raised fears over the Talibans expanding writ in the country saying that the outlawed terror organization could spread its nefarious activities into neighbouring India. ANI

Parents okay with children carrying condoms
Parents are relaxed about their children carrying contraceptives, according to a new poll. ANI

Definitely most commonly misspelt word by Brits
A new study has shown that a majority of Brits find it difficult to properly spell the word definitely. ANI

The burglar who breaks into homes by biting through steel bars!
Chinese cops were left stunned after they caught a burglar who could break-in through caged windows by simply biting the steel bars. ANI

Swat offensive aims to bring deviated people back on track : Kayani
Pakistans Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has said that the military operation against the Taliban and other extremists in the Malakand and Swat region was launched to bring those people back on track who had deviated from their path due to certain circumstances. ANI

Military offensive to continue till last militant is killed : Malik
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilanis Advisor on Interior Affairs, Rehman Malik has said that military offensive in Malakand and Swat Valley would continue until the last terrorist is eliminated from the region by the security forces. ANI

Ladette women culture spreading fast in UK
Fuelling fears of the growing ladette culture in UK, the number of women fined for drunk and disorderly behaviour has increased by almost a third in the last two years, according figures revealed by the British Government. ANI

GOP activist apologizes after likening Michelle Obama to a gorilla on Facebook
After jokingly comparing Americas First Lady Michelle Obama to an escaped gorilla on Facebook, a prominent South Carolina Republican was forced to kill his Facebook page, and apologize. ANI

Chinese submarines collision with US sonar array accidental, say Chinese experts
Chinese military experts have claimed that the collision which took place between a Chinese submarine and an underwater sonar array towed by a US warship in the South China Sea, could have been due to misjudgment of distance. ANI

Jeffrey Archer rewrites best selling novel Kane and Abel
After selling 34 million copies of Kane and Abel in 33 different languages, author Jeffrey Archer has now rewritten his best selling novel. ANI

Shutdown cripples life in Nepal
Traffic has come to a standstill here today as cadres affiliated to the Young Communist League (YCL) and other Maoist affiliated organisations called an impromptu shutdown protesting against the suspicious death of their fellow cadre. ANI

US refuses to acknowledge Ahmadinejads re-election
The Obama administration has refused to acknowledge the re-election of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. ANI

Chinas rich and famous defying one-child policy
Chinas rising affluent urban class has been defying the nations family planning policy of not having more than one child, it has emerged. ANI

Every Pak Taliban outfit wants to claims responsibilty for recent suicide attacks
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistans (TTP) Orakzai Agency chapter has claimed responsibility for the series of suicide attacks that have rocked the country in the recent past. ANI

Orakzai Taliban claims responsibility for recent Pak suicide attacks
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistans (TTP) Orakzai Agency chapter has claimed responsibility for the series of suicide attacks that have rocked the country in the recent past. ANI

Italys Berlusconi claims subversives planning a palace coup
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said that subversives are planning a palace coup of sorts to impose an un-elected leader on the country.Addressing a business lobby group, Berlusconi said: There is a campaign of scandals against me. It is a subversive plan because its aim is to bring down a Prime Minister and to put in his place another not elected by Italians. If that is not subversion, tell me what is. ANI

Chinese military demands richer protein diet for its troops
Ahead of the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic in October, the Chinese military has said it wants a richer protein diet for its troops. ANI

Paks FIA approaches FBI for access to Dr Aafia Siddiqui
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has been approached by Pakistans Federal Investigation Agency for access to Dr Aafia Siddiqui to investigate her alleged links with any terror network. ANI

Fidel Castros son duped by fake ladylove on Internet
Love turned rather shameful for former Cuban ruler Fidel Castros son Antonio, who was fooled by a man presenting himself as a sexy Colombian woman on the internet. ANI

Pak intelligence warns of attack on Parliament lodges, prisons
Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned that militants are planning to carry out attacks on members of parliament residing in Parliament lodges, and are also trying to supply hand grenades to their jailed compatriots. ANI

Special force needed to curb terror menace in Pak : Sharif
Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed on the need for a special security squad to curb terrorism in the country, saying police forces lack the training and skills to counter extremism. ANI

Obamas half brother writing memoir
U.S. president Barack Obamas half brother, George, is writing a memoir to be published by Simon and Schuster in January next year. ANI

Northern Territory residents are worlds biggest drinkers
Residents of the Northern Territory in Australia are the biggest drinkers in the world, according to a report. ANI

Another Indian student bashed, racially abused in Melbourne
Another Indian student has been bashed and racially abused, this time in Melbournes east. ANI

Prince Harry desperate to get back with ex flame Chelsy
Prince Harry is desperate to get back together with his former girlfriend Chelsy Davy, after putting an end to his fling with TV presenter Caroline Flack, according to reports. ANI

Prince Harry tops womens magazines Sexiest Man list
Prince Harry has topped a womens magazines list of 50 sexy men, emerging as Britains most eligible bachelor. ANI

Pak govt. sanctions more funds to modernize armed forces
Apart from hiking its defense spending by a whopping 15.3 percent, the Pakistan government has allocated 102.4 billion rupees for the Armed Forces Development Plan (AFDP) for fiscal 2009-10, countrys Finance Secretary Salman Siddique has announced. ANI

Obama says Netanyahus speech an important step forward
US President Barack Obama has expressed his support for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus endorsement of the goal of a Palestinian state to exist alongside Israel as expressed in the Likud leaders Bar Ilan speech. ANI

Malay Indian group calls for trade boycott of Colombo
The Malaysian Indian Business Association has called for a trade boycott of Sri Lanka in an effort to pressure its government to address humanitarian concerns in the war-torn state. ANI

Anwar not sincere in helping Malay Indians
A former PKR top leader is accusing Anwar Ibrahim of not being sincere in wanting to help grassroots Indians. ANI

Israeli PM supports creation of limited Palestinian state
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has for the first time supported the creation of a limited Palestinian state alongside Israel. He also said that the new state should be demilitarized and that the Palestinians recognize Israel as the state of the Jewish people. ANI

Pak govt. orders all out offensive to hunt down Mehsud
The Pakistan government has asked the Army to carry out an all out offensive to hunt down the Tehreek-e-Taliban chief Baitullah Mehsud, and Mehsud tribes. ANI

New Investigational Combination Telmisartan and Amlodipine Shows Effective and Well-tolerated 24-hour Blood Pressure Control in Hypertensive Patients at Risk of Cardiovascular Events
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TAS to Launch up to 50 TV Channels on NSS-11
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3LCD Retains Position as No. 1 Projection Technology Worldwide for 9th Consecutive Quarter
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Innovative Advancement of Sanitized® Silver: for the First Time, Wash Resistant Dust Mite Protection is available for Bedding and Home Textiles through Sanitized® Silver Technology
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Wireless Expertise Launches to Offer Growth Engine for Rapid Mobile Service Deployment
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Angry International Investors Demand Investigation in $630 Million Dubai Real Estate Scandal
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ebrary Announces Significant Technology Enhancements
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