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August 29, 2010

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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 August 29, 2010

Students should not be forced to wear headscarf: Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has said that the incident in which school teachers forced a female Muslim student to wear headscarf should have been avoided. ANI

9/11 Ground Zero mosque developer Sharif El-Gamal has a history of run-ins with the law

New York, Aug 29(AN): Sharif El-Gamal, the Chief Executive of Soho Properties and the developer of Park51, has a history of at least seven run-ins with the law. ANI

Blair ignored warnings to go to Iraq war: Brit analyst
Former British Premier Tony Blair had ignored warnings that there was no evidence of Iraq possessing weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) to support UK going to war in that country, an intelligence analyst has claimed. ANI

Popular online forum urges members not to talk about Canada terror plot accused
Dr. Khurram Sher and Misbahuddin Ahmed, two of the men charged in an Ottawa terror plot, are reportedly cousins by marriage, and now, the tightly-knit Montreal Muslim community they lived in, is shutting down to protect them. ANI

50pc of poor babies have mums showing signs of depression: US study
More than half of poor babies have mothers showing signs of depression ranging from mild to severe, according to a new Urban Institute study. ANI

Titanic expedition reveals first wreck images in 5 years
An expedition surveying the wreck of the Titanic has revealed some interesting images of the doomed ocean liner. ANI

Aussies 'world's least sympathetic when it comes to lung cancer patients'
A new research has found that Australians are the worlds least sympathetic when it comes to patients diagnosed with lung cancer. ANI

Scrabble bosses slammed over use of abusive words
Scrabble bosses have been blasted after it was found that the game allows players to use vile racist insults. ANI

Female driver in US arrested after cops find her distracted by sx ty
Police officers have arrested a female car driver after they found her using a s*x t*y behind the wheel in the US. ANI

Successful, attractive and single women 'prefer careers to relationships'
More often than ever, women in there 30s and 40s are putting off relationships to focus on their careers and personal successes, says an Oz expert. ANI

African-American men 'most disadvantaged, least helped in U.S.'
A new book has suggested that among the disadvantaged people in the United States, the most needy and least helped are probably African-American men. ANI

Melbourne Office of Housing accused of ignoring racial threats faced by African migrants
Melbournes Office of Housing has been accused of ignoring an African migrant familys alleged eight-year ordeal at the hands of a racist and abusive neighbour. ANI

Malaysian parent finds 'sex product brochures' among son's books
A Malaysian parent received the shock of his life when he discovered sex product brochures among his sons books. ANI

Ultimate honeymoon destination - underwater suite in Maldives
A new honeymoon suite in the Maldives offers a breathtaking view of marine life - be it day or night. ANI

Afghanistan denies receiving payments from CIA
Afghanistans presidential office has rejected and rubbished American news media reports that government officials had received payments from the C.I.A. in return for information. ANI

Sacked Afghan prosecutor says he was removed for not blocking corruption probes
One of Afghanistans most senior prosecutors has said that President Hamid Karzai fired him last week after he repeatedly refused to block corruption investigations at the highest levels of the government. ANI

Chile figuring out ways to keep trapped miners safe
Chilean authorities are reportedly exploring ways to keep the 33 miners trapped underground safe and out of depression by providing them with different games, music system and projectors. ANI

Is Pak seeking secret extradition of Zardari 'shoe' attacker?
Pakistan is reportedly seeking the extradition of Shamim Khan, the who allegedly hurled a shoe at President Asif Ali Zardari during a party rally in Brimingham earlier this month. ANI

Port Lincoln war vets bare all for fundraiser
Eleven war veterans from South Australia ripped off their shirts and dropped their strides for their most unconventional fundraiser yet - a nude calendar to raise money for their local RSL in Port Lincoln. ANI

Obama says combat operations in Iraq coming to a close
US President Barack Obama has said combat operations in Iraq are nearing its end and the sovereign, independent nation would be free to chart its own course thereafter. ANI

US to send additional 18 helicopters for Pak flood relief
The United States would be sending 18 more helicopters for relief and evacuation work in flood-hit Pakistan, the Pentagon has said. ANI

Prince William 'to wed Kate Middleton next August'
Britains Prince William will marry his long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton at Londons Westminster Abbey next August, according to sources. ANI

Prince Harry is hooked on Bikram yoga
Britains Prince Harry has been introduced to Bikram yoga by new pal DJ Goldie. ANI

Majority of Australians want monarchy to remain for now
A majority 48 percent of Australians have said that the country should retain the monarchy for now while 44 percent want a republic form of government, according to a Nielsen poll. ANI

US vows to continue supporting Pak amid devastating floods
The United States has assured that would it would continue supporting Pakistan amid the massive floods that have inundated nearly one-fifth of the country. ANI

Lahore declared capital of live illegal cricket betting
Lahore has been declared the one Pakistani city where illegal betting has virtually become an industry insofar as the game of cricket is concerned. ANI

Tony Blair's boxer shorts secrets revealed
British Prime Minister Tony Blair used to wear silk Union Jack boxer shorts, his indiscreet aides have revealed. ANI

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