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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 October 5, 2010

ASEM-8 leaders call for global effort against transnational organized crime
World leaders at the 8th Asia-Europe Meet (ASEM) on Tuesday deliberated on the need to fight terrorism and combat transnational organized crime while reasserting the United Nations leading role in the fight against terrorism. ANI

ASEM-8 leaders favour more sharing of intelligence inputs to curb sea piracy
Taking a serious view of the growing menace of piracy at sea, the world leaders who converged here for the 8th Asia-Europe meet summit, on Tuesday gave a call to increase sharing of intelligence inputs among ASEM partners to track down and interdict the financial means which fund piracy operations. ANI

Asian, European leaders discuss security, terrorism, piracy on final day of 8th ASEM
Leaders participating in the two-day 8th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit discussed issues of security, terrorism, piracy and disaster management, on the second and final day of the summit here on Tuesday. ANI

Two Russians win Nobel in Physics for work on ultra-thin carbon flakes
Two Russian-born physicists working at the University of Manchester in England have won the Nobel prize in physics for investigating the remarkable properties of ultra-thin carbon flakes known as graphene. ANI

ISPR denies reports of airport in Swat being handed over to US troops
People of Swat district have expressed grave concern at unconfirmed reports that the United States and NATO intend to permanently stay in Swat, on the pretext of building a warehouse there to store relief goods for the flood victims at the Saidu Sharif Airport in Kanju. ANI

Brit man gets life term for raping, slowly murdering 12-yr-old niece
A British man, who raped, tortured and slowly murdered his 12-year-old niece after he became obsessed with snuff movies, has been sentenced to life imprisonment. ANI

Brit boss dubbed 'octopus arms' jailed for groping female staff
A British car dealership boss nicknamed octopus arms has been jailed for two years for molesting female workers. ANI

Venice's gondoliers criticised for singing culturally deficient songs
Gondoliers in Venice have been criticised for ignoring local ballads and for instead singing songs to tourists that are culturally deficient and have no relation to the lagoon city. ANI

West responsible for making Pak breeding ground for international terrorism: Musharraf
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has blamed the West for having made Pakistan the breeding ground for international terrorism. ANI

'Pak trained militant underground groups to fight in Kashmir against India': Musharraf
In a startling revelation that would vindicate Indias stand, former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has acknowledged that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir, because it felt that was the only way to bring India to address the issue. ANI

Vatican official slams committee for awarding Nobel Prize to IVF pioneer Carrasco
A Vatican official has slammed the decision to award the British in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) pioneer Robert Edwards with the Nobel Prize for medicine, saying it is completely out of order. ANI

NATO urges Pak to reopen blocked Afghan supply route as soon as possible
Pakistan has expressed its deep concern to NATO over the its territory violations and the recent cross-border air attacks by NATO and ISAF forces, whereas NATO has expressed regret over the death of 3 soldiers in one of its air raids, and urged Pakistan to reopen the concerned supply route as soon as possible. ANI

Non-stick chewing gum that dissolves goes on sale in US
British designers have created a non-stick chewing gum that dissolves within just 24 hours. ANI

7 ways your job could shorten your life
If work enriches our lives in many ways, it can shorten them too. ANI

Oz man becomes first to be buried upright at vertical cemetery
An Australian cancer victim has become the first person to be buried upright at the countrys only vertical cemetery. ANI

Has Kim Jong-un undergone plastic surgery to resemble grandpa?
Rumours are rife that Kim Jong-un, the heir to the North Korean regime, has undergone plastic surgery in a bid to more closely resemble his grandfather, the deeply respected Kim Il-sung. he speculation began in South Korea after the release last week of the first official photographs of the 27-year-old son of Kim Jong-il. ANI

Now, vodka bottle with personalized LED messages for your loved ones
A pair of New York-based liquor lovers have come up with vodka bottles that carry a programmable LED display that scrolls a personalized message of your choice in bright lights around the bottle. ANI

22-carat diamond ring with 'world's best couple' title up for grabs
A jeweller in New Zealand is set to launch an international competition to find the worlds best couple and is offering the successful couple a 22-carat princess-cut diamond ring.he retailer will start the Search for the Worlds Best Couple contest in New Yorks Rockefeller Centre later this month reported the Jeweller magazine. ANI

Twitter co-founder Williams steps down as CEO to focus on profitability
The co-founder of the social networking site Twitter, Evan Williams, has stepped down as the CEO, with COO Dick Costolo taking over as the companys new chief executive. ANI

Pak woman's cultural homicide over arranged marriage outrages Italian politicians
The shocking news of a cultural homicide, in which a Pakistani woman died in Italy after being beaten with a brick by her husband for opposing an arranged marriage of her daughter, has outraged a number of politicians in the country. ANI

Mumbai-style terror attack cells 'already in Britain', claims Qaeda commander
Terrorist cells have reportedly been sent to Britain and Germany to launch Mumbai-style terror attacks. ANI

KP treasury, opposition want ' criminal' Musharraf's trial under Article 6
The treasury and opposition benches in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly in Pakistan have said that former president Pervez Musharraf, who twice violated the constitution, should be tried under Article 6 of the Constitution, as he is a criminal. ANI

US will continue to work with Pakistan: Crowley
The United States, reaffirming the need for communication between the US and Pakistan, has stated that it will continue working with the Asian nation. ANI

Brit woman gets 35k pounds sexual harassment payout after boss gropes her
A British saleswoman has got 35,000 pounds in a sexual harassment case against her boss after he groped her bottom during a business trip. ANI

'Extremism in Pak' fuelling terrorism, linkage with Taliban: Musharraf
Former Pakistani military ruler and now the head of the newly established All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), Pervez Musharraf has acknowledged that extremism in Pakistan is responsible for the rise in terrorism in the country as well as its linkage with the Taliban. ANI

Hindus critical of Swiss campaign maligning Roma
Hindus have strongly criticized the advertising campaign in Switzerland reportedly likening Roma migrants to rats and thieves, calling it racist and xenophobic. ANI

Lauding few Arizona schools for introducing yoga, Hindus urge all USA schools to launch yoga
Hindus have commended Tucson Unified School District in Arizona (USA) for introducing yoga in curriculum and have urged all schools in USA to do the same for their pupils. ANI

'World's smallest apartment' on sale in Rome for 43K pounds
The worlds smallest apartment measuring five square metres has gone on the market in Rome at 43,000 pounds. ANI

Britain's dumbest burglar hangs up stolen curtains in his window!
A burglar in Britain was caught when he stole his neighbours net curtains and hanged them up in his own window. ANI

Rare pink diamond ring to fetch 24m pounds at auction
An exceptionally rare pink diamond ring is all set to go under hammer and is expected to fetch 24 million pounds. ANI

US tone-down, says 'al-Qaeda attack alert' meant for Europe 'not specifically' America
The U.S. government has clarified that the State Department alert on al-Qaeda backed terror plots were meant for Europe and that there was no indication that America or its citizens were the targets. ANI

'UFO' collision threat shuts down Chinese airport
An airport in China was forced to shut down to prevent packed passenger jets crashing into a UFO. ANI

No timeframe for reopening NATO supply line: Pak FO
In the wake of the Pak-US standoff following a key NATO supply route blockage by Pakistan in retaliation against cross-border air strikes by the ISAF, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abdul Basit has stated that the concerned route will be reopened for the coalition troops in Afghanistan only after public anger over the NATO incursions subsides and the security situation improves. ANI

Oz lesbian couple beat odds of 1 in 60m by conceiving quintuplets
Two Australian women, who are living together, have expressed their joy at finding that they are expecting quintuplets beating the odds of one in sixty million. ANI

Kenyan man dubbed Danger passes away leaving behind 100 widows
A Kenyan man, who earned himself the nickname Danger because women found him so attractive, has passed away after marrying more than 100 women in his lifetime and fathering nearly 200 children. ANI

Giant airships could carry entire buildings 1000 miles
An Australian firm is developing an airship that would be able to transport buildings over long distances. ANI

Now, Japan, Sweden warn citizens against al-Qaeda Mumbai-style terror attacks in Europe
In the latest development, Japan and Sweden have now joined the US and Britain by issuing travel warnings of a Mumbai-style attack on major transport hubs or tourist attractions across Europe. ANI

UK civil rights campaigners slam 'Stasi-style' CCTV alert website
Campaigners have criticized a new website that allows anyone in Europe to monitor commercial CCTV footage live online as a Stasi-style citizen spy game that should be banned. ANI

US close to resolving dispute with Pak over blocking of NATO supply route: Gibbs
Following a high-level meeting in Washington between US and Pakistani diplomats, the White House has stated that the two countries are close to resolving their dispute over Islamabads decision to close a supply route for US-led forces in Afghanistan. ANI

Eight German al-Qaeda terrorists killed in US drone attack in Pakistan
Eight German militants, who were taking training from the Taliban, have reportedly been killed in a U.S. missile strike close to the Afghan border in Pakistan. ccording to the Daily Mail, the militants were taking training in North Waziristan, the al- Qaedas stronghold, when the unmanned drones targeting a mosque, hit them. The attack is considered to be the largest on the foreign militants since the conflict began in 2001. ANI

Over 5 out of 10 young Americans back Obama: Gallup Poll
US President Barack Obama remains the preference of young voters, according to a new Gallup poll. ANI

Madam charged over Asian prostitute ring on Queensland's Gold Coast
A 42-year-old Sydney madam has been charged with running an illegal prostitution ring on Queenslands Gold Coast. ANI

Taliban has infiltrated Afghan forces, waiting to hit US-NATO forces: Ex-UN official
A former senior UN official, Antonio Maria Costa, has claimed that the Taliban has infiltrated the Afghan forces and that they are waiting for instructions to hit on NATO-led troops. ANI

Witnesses in Defense Dept. Report Suggest Cover-Up of 9/11 Findings
A document obtained and witnesses interviewed by Fox News have raised new questions over whether there was an effort by the Defense Department to cover up a pre-9/11 military intelligence program known as Able Danger. ANI

Bangladesh HC rules 'no one can be forced to wear burka'
A Bangladesh High Court has ruled that the country is secular and that no one should be forced to wear the burka, or a full Islamic headdress. ANI

'Several people involved in Mumbai-type European attacks plot identified': Haqqani
A number of people involved in plotting terrorist attacks in Europe have been identified and targeted, Pakistans Ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has stated. ANI

US Senate race: Democrats, GOP claiming perceived leads, victories
With less than a month left for the mid-term elections, both Democrats and Republicans are claiming perceived leads and victories. ANI

No 'adjustments' required in current Pak, Afghanistan strategy: Obama
As US-led forces escalate operations against the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, US President, Barack Obama, has declared that no current changes are needed to his Afghanistan and Pakistan strategy. ANI

Revenge cuts both ways in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: Study
A team of scientists from the University of Zurich, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Tel Aviv and Quinnipiaq Universities have found that attacks by both Israel and Palestinians lead to violent retaliation from the other side. ANI

33 trapped Chilean miners could be free in ten days
The 33 miners trapped underground in Chile could reportedly be rescued in just 10 days. ANI

Hindus want Russell Brand to solemnize wedding with proper Hindu rituals
Seeing his frequent forays into Hinduism, Hindus have suggested English actor-comedian Russell Brand to ceremonialize his upcoming wedding with American musician Katy Perry seriously with proper Hindu rituals and traditions. ANI

Welch Allyn Introduces Handheld Digital Blood Pressure Device to Markets Outside the United States and Canada
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AES Commences Development of Generation Expansion Project in the Philippines
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Dresser Wayne First to Receive Payment Card Industry PIN Transaction Security 3.0 Certifications
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ePlanet II Invests in Auro Mira Energy
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EA SPORTS FIFA 11 Shatters Records With Landmark Sales on Opening Weekend
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The Journey Continues: AVATAR Extended Collector’s Edition
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Skype for Android™ Now Available
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Banyan Biomarkers, Inc. Awarded $26.3 Million Department of Defense Contract for Diagnostic Test for Traumatic Brain Injury
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Animal Airways Takes on the High Seas
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FutureCarbon Shows Materials of The Future at JEC Asia
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Cavium Introduces PureVu-3D, the World’s First Standards Based, Low Latency 3D Wireless Display Solution
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Cavium Networks to Showcase Standards-based 2D and 3D Wireless Display Solution at CEATEC 2010
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