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September 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 September 29, 2010

India asks Pak not to allow territory under its control to spread terrorism
India on Wednesday asked Pakistan to fulfill its solemn commitment of not allowing territory under its control for perpetrating terrorism. ANI

India holds important stake in success of international negotiations on climate change, says Krishna
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that India has an important stake in the success of ongoing international negotiations to address climate change. ANI

Gilani says Pak govt to take public stand on Zardari Swiss cases after SC review
A day after the Pakistan government got a breather from the Supreme Court in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stated that his government would take a public stand on the apex courts demand to reopen the Swiss cases involving President Asif Ali Zardari after the courts decision on the NRO review petition. ANI

US man fooled into tattooing radio station logo across his forehead
A man in the US, who tattooed a radio stations logo across his forehead after a disc jockey jokingly offered listeners a six-figure payout for it, is now bitterly regretting his decision. ANI

Brit smokers may lose jobs as they are too much trouble to employ
Campaigners for peoples right to smoke have warned that smokers may soon be filtered out of the workplace because employing them is too much trouble. ANI

Brit university doc slept with 'vulnerable' patients, making one pregnant
A British university doctor has been suspended from medical practice after he slept with two vulnerable patients and got one of them pregnant. ANI

Las Vegas hotel's death ray leaves guests with severe burns
A hotel in Las Vegas has been facing many complains from its guests, who say that they have received severe burns from a death ray of sunlight caused by the unique design of the building. ANI

Shiseido model's photo with disconnected limbs branded Photoshop disaster
Japans cosmetics giant Shiseidos badly edited photograph showing a model with disconnected limbs, which was used as publicity material, has been dubbed as a Photoshop disaster. ANI

Gen Beg demands right for Pak Air Force to shoot down ISAF copters, drones
Former Pakistani army chief, General Mirza Aslam Beg, has criticised the government for involving Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in the conflict between the executive and the judiciary, and also demanded that the Pakistan Air Force should be given the task to shoot down ISAF helicopters and drones involved in attacks in the countys territories. ANI

Gilani says govt has 'good relations' with 'perceived nemesis' Army and judiciary
Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has stated that the government has good relations with the establishment and the army, adding that the Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) were also in favour of democracy in the country, a private TV channel reported. ANI

German man pees, short circuits nightclub
In a hilarious incident, a German man dropped his pants in a jam packed nightclub and urinated on a plug socket leading to short circuit. ANI

Sarah Palin booed on Dancing with the Stars?
The boo-gate surrounding Sarah Palins appearance on Dancing with the stars is a bunch of baloney, says shows host Tom Bergeron. ANI

Canada legalises prostitution to protect sex trade workers
Ontario Superior Court Justice Susan Himel has rejected the Canadian prostitution law, ruling it as unconstitutional because it contributes to the danger faced by sex trade workers. ANI

Oz underwear giant criticised for selling bras for six-year-olds
Australian clothing firm Bonds has been criticised as being irresponsible for selling bras for girls as young as six.ngry parents and a leading psychologist have called for a Bonds boycott, with the bralettes coming on the heels of its padded bras for eight-year-olds. ANI

US army officers call Brit troop withdrawal from Basra in 2007 a defeat
Senior American army officers have claimed that Britains withdrawal of troops from Basra in Iraq in 2007 was a defeat, which left the city terrorised by militias. ANI

Pak intel blames 'Hitler-clone' MQM and its Indian connection for Karachi terror
A joint report prepared by the Pakistani intelligence and security agencies investigating into the targeted killings and lawlessness in Karachi has sought to blame terrorism in the province on Hitler-clone MQM supremo, Altaf Hussain, and the partys Indian connection, among other reasons. ANI

Zardari bares soul on political intrigue, international conspiracies and corruption
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, in a surprising burst of candour, bared his soul to PPP parliamentarians on issues as diverse as international conspiracies, devious politics, the agony of his incarceration, and surprisingly, his reaction to institutionalising corruption. ANI

Hindu and Jewish leaders suggest making religion vibrant and challenging
Atheists and agnostics outperformed the religious people on a new USA wide survey of religious knowledge conducted by Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life. ANI

Monash University student puts up own poo for exhibition!
In a controversial work of art, a student artist has put on display her own brightly coloured excrement at a Moorabbin gallery. ANI

Sydney restaurant to host Indian High Tea
A restaurant in Sydney is set to host one of the citys first Indian style High Teas. ANI

Global support for moderates' movement must to neutralize extremism: Malay PM
Malaysia has issued a call for the formation of a Global Movement of The Moderates, and urged the international community to join in. ANI

Gillard's minority government loses division in Oz House of Representatives
The Julian Gillard Government in Australia lost a division on the floor of the House of Representatives today, the first to do so since 1941. ANI

Inventor Berners-Lee says Internet disconnection is 'like being imprisoned'
The inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, has said going into forced offline is like being imprisoned. ANI

Best footage of Armstrong's moonwalk to be shown Down Under
An unseen video footage of the Apollo 11 moonwalk discovered in Australia is set to be showcased at an awards ceremony in Sydney next week. ANI

Bill Clinton goofs up on remark about golf hottie Annika Sorenstam
Former US President Bill Clinton raised many eyebrows at the Great Sports Legends Dinner on Monday night when he made an innocent but ill-advised comment about golf hottie Annika Sorenstam before a crowd at the Waldorf-Astoria. ANI

There can never exist any friendship between Pakistan and India: Hameed Gul
Former DG Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt General (r) Hameed Gul has claimed that the Aman ki Asha (Hope for Peace) project is sponsored by the United States in order to boost its image by bringing the India and Pakistan closer. ANI

Kayani behind General Wyne's appointment as new JCSC chairman of Pakistan?
Amidst speculation about a change in the government, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardaris move to promote Lt-Gen Khalid Shamim Wyne as a four star general and his appointment as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, has come as a surprise to most people in the country. ANI

ADB to help protect coastal areas in three vulnerable Indian states
la (Philippines), Sept.29 (ANIThe Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping India protect its coastline affected by severe erosion. ANI

Missing Indian millionaire's siblings looking for answers in Malaysia
Siblings of missing Indian millionaire businessman A. Muthuraja, 37, are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to locate their brother who has gone missing in Malaysia. ANI

Al-Qaeda's Af-Pak chief killed in US drone attack in North Waziristan
Al-Qaedas operational chief for Afghanistan and Pakistan has been killed in a US drone strike in Pakistans tribal areas, security officials have claimed. ANI

Israeli FM breaks ranks with Netanyahu over peace talks with Palestinians
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman has broken ranks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahus peace strategy, telling the UN General Assembly that Israel should drop plans to negotiate a peace deal within the next year, and pursue a two-stage interim pact that could lead to decades of negotiations and the redrawing of Israels borders to separate Arabs and Israelis. ANI

Sarkozy's 'stepping on steps' mantra to tower over taller women in heels!
French President Nicolas Sarkozy has yet again proved that he is sensitive about his height. ANI

Brit woman asked by millionaire boss to call him before she took shower
A woman in Britain has sued her ex-boss for sexual harassment, sexual discrimination and victimisation after he called her a sexy nurse and told her to call him when she had a shower. ANI

One third of 'extinct' animals back from the dead
A new study has found that a third of all mammal species declared extinct in the past few centuries have turned up alive and well. ANI

US, NATO Afghan troop pullout may hurt Pakistan, India: Obama
US President Barack Obama has warned that neither Pakistan nor India would be better off if the US and NATO forces are pulled out of Afghanistan. ANI

Senate Republicans allow India to momentarily breathe easy on outsourcing front
India, a key outlet for global outsourcing, especially from the United States, has been given some breathing space with Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocking a Democratic plan to encourage companies to bring jobs back from overseas. ANI

Here's what beer tastes like in outer space
If you love beer and fascinated by travelling in space, then heres your lucky chance- testing on a space beer is scheduled to begin in November. ANI

US blames 'communication breakdown' for attacks against Pak
US military chief Admiral Mike Mullen has reportedly called his Pakistani counterpart to discuss the series of attacks allegedly by the US-led International Security Assistance Force against Pakistan during the last three days, and assured that him that Washington respected Islamabads sovereignty and territorial integrity, and that the attacks might have been the result of a communication breakdown. ANI

Analysts predict turbulence during N.Korean succession battle
With North Korean leader Kim Jong-il appointing his youngest son as an army general, and giving him his first known official title in an apparent sign that he is being groomed as the countrys next leader, analysts have warned of possible political turbulence hitting the succession drive sooner than later. ANI

Bruni flouts 200-yr-old Paris rule banning women from wearing trousers
Frances First Lady Carla Bruni is said to have flouted a 200-year-old rule banning women from wearing trousers - by sporting them at the Elysee Palace in Paris. ANI

Stockholm hotel slammed over complimentary sx tys in room
A hotel in Stockholm, Sweden, which offers guests complimentary s*x t*ys in their rooms, has been criticised by the police for glorifying the sex trade. ANI

'Dead' man taken to morgue found breathing
An unnamed man who was pronounced dead by a South West ambulance crew was later discovered breathing by an undertaker, it has emerged. ANI

China never considered scrapping death penalty for corruption crimes, claims lawmaker
A Chinese legislator, Chen Sixi, has said that the country has never considered scrapping the death penalty for those convicted of corruption in the draft amendment to the Criminal Law. ANI

Krishna slams Qureshi over his Kashmir remarks at UN General Assembly
External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has slammed his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi over his statement on Jammu and Kashmir at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). ANI

Muslim women who wear headscarves face workplace discrimination in US
A new study has found that Muslim women who wear headscarves face workplace discrimination in the US. ANI

Iranian blogfather sentenced to over 19 yrs imprisonment, claims human rights activist
An Iranian court has sentenced Iranian blogfather, Hossein Derakhshan, to more than 19 years of imprisonment for co-operating with hostile countries and insulting religious figures, according to a human-rights activist. ANI

Pushy parents 'risk damaging kids' health'
Pushy parents risk damaging their childrens health if their love is conditional on achieving success, it has been claimed. ANI

Pan-Islamists plan protests at 'American slave' Musharraf's rally in Birmingham
Protesters from all across the United Kingdom are expected to attend a demonstration in Birmingham at a rally organised by former President of Pakistan- Pervez Musharraf- as he aims to revive his political career by launching his All Pakistan Muslim League. ANI

Taliban refute Petraeus' claims, say no negotiations with foreign invaders, Afghan puppet govt
A Taliban spokesman has reportedly dismissed the commander of Nato troops in Afghanistan, General David Petreaus claims that insurgent groups have made overtures about laying down their weapons. ANI

Cancer of terrorism is in Pakistan, Obama tells Zardari through his NSA
US President Barack Obama has reportedly told President Asif Ali Zardari through his National Security Adviser, retired Marine General James L. Jones, and CIA Director Leon Panetta that the cancer of terrorism is in Pakistan and emanating from that country. ANI

US threatens ground operations in FATA if Pak doesn't act against terror 'safe havens'
The top US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has issued a veiled warning to Pakistan that Washington could launch ground operations in Pakistans Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), if Islamabad refused to dismantle the militant network in North Waziristan. ANI

Iranian woman could still be 'stoned to death' for adultery, murder, says Chief prosecutor
Contradicting earlier statements of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad regarding the case of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery charges, the Chief prosecutor has claimed that she could still be stoned to death for her crime. ANI

Barack Obama is 'a Christian by choice'
US President Barack Obama has said that he is a Christian by choice. ANI

'Witchcraft' Senate candidate O'Donnell 'lied about studying at Oxford'
Christine ODonnell, the Republican Senate candidate, has been accused of lying about studying at the Oxford University. ANI

Pak military-Zardari standoff as Gilani govt pushed for shake-up to the limit: NYT
The Pakistani military, enraged by the inept handling of the countrys devastating floods by the government, and alarmed by the collapse of the economy, is pushing for a shake-up of the elected government, and in the longer term, even the removal of President Asif Ali Zardari and his top lieutenants. ANI

Pak-based jihadis' 'Mumbai style' terror attacks planned on Europe foiled
The latest terror plot to launch Mumbai-style attacks in the UK, France and Germany has been unearthed and disrupted after intelligence sharing among the spy agencies from these three countries and the United States. ANI

Covidien to Present at Jefferies European Healthcare Conference
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Wells Fargo Names Silverman Head of Global Financial Institutions
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Chubby Weasel Technologies Releases Eidetiq- Innovative Smart Phone Note-Taking Application
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Bayer Yakuhin Selects Cegedim Relationship Management CRM Solution
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Infotrieve Releases Mobile Library™ iPad App
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Complinet to Host the First Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit in Hong Kong
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Orc Announces the Launch of Orc Spreader in Asia with Advanced Functionality and Lower Latency
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ASG Announces Day One Support for IBM’s z/OS v1.12
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Venezuelan Parliamentary Elections: awesomely, all contenders endorse results
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