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September 30, 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 30, 2010

Mixed reaction to Ayodhya verdict in Pakistan
Reactions in Pakistan to the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid verdict issued by the Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court today have been mixed. ANI

India concerned only about its interests, not Kashmir: Pak Foreign Ministry
The Pakistan Foreign Ministry has stated that India was only concerned about discussing its own areas of interest during the foreign minister-level meeting in July this year. ANI

Karzai move to talk with Taleban could lead to civil war: Ex-Afghan spy chief
Afghanistan former spymaster has warned that the country risks fracturing along bloody ethnic lines if President Hamid Karzai continues misguided efforts to reach out to the Taleban. ANI

Now, a site where gamers pay to play with girls
A games site, which hooks up male players to play simple arcade games with girls, has just opened to the public. ANI

Lack of seats force passengers to stand on Tatarstan Airlines flight
Six passengers on-board a Tatarstan Airlines flight were allegedly forced to stand because there were not enough seats in the plane. ANI

New computer game based on Iron Curtain dubbed 'tasteless'
A new computer game based on the Iron Curtain has been dubbed as being tasteless and inappropriate by victims of the former East Germany regime. ANI

'World's oldest' whimbrel recorded on Shetland
A whimbrel, ringed on a Shetland island almost a quarter of a century ago, is now believed to be oldest in world. ANI

Women still under-represented in news media coverage
A new survey has suggested that women are still significantly under-represented and misrepresented in news media coverage. ANI

Soldier crowned Miss England back to Army life
The soldier, who served in Iraq and was crowned Miss England, has announced that she will be returning to her Army life. ANI

Jobless Brit man tries to sell skills on eBay without setting minimum bid
A British graphic designer, who has been unsuccessful in finding work to support his family, has tried to sell his skills for one year on eBay without setting minimum bid. ANI

Nursery rhyme Rub-a-Dub Dub Three Men in a Tub based on gay men?
The popular nursery rhyme Rub-a-Dub Dub Three Men in a Tub has been suggested to have originally described three gay men. ANI

Brit food writer speaks out against celebrating excessive thinness
British food writer Nigella Lawson has expressed concern on how an increasing number of young people are suffering from eating disorders as they try to maintain a thin figure. ANI

Marmite adds yeast extract, onion powder, garlic powder to chocolate
A new chocolate created by Marmite, can leave one either cringing or loving it, as it contains, besides milk chocolate, a dose of yeast extract, onion powder, and garlic powder. ANI

US man with 23 kids by 14 women jailed for not paying child support
A man in the US, who fathered 23 children by 14 women, has been jailed for not paying child support. ANI

Pak govt 'won't force' NRO-tainted ministers to quit unless proved guilty
The PPP-led Pakistan government has decided in principle not to force the ministers implicated in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case to resign, until they are proved to be guilty. ANI

The downside of flexible work hours
According to new research out of the University of Toronto, people who have flexible work hours are reporting more blurring of the boundaries between work and the other parts of their lives, especially family-related roles. ANI

Disneyland Muslim woman employee agrees to wear beret over hijab to end standoff
A Muslim woman employed by Disneyland in California has agreed to wear a beret over her hijab at work after the theme park objected to her religious headscarf. ANI

Female trouser ban in Paris 'closer to being abolished'
For women in Paris, wearing trousers could soon become legal, after being banned for more than two centuries. ANI

Rutgers University student jumps to death after being filmed having sex
A university student jumped to his death from a bridge a day after being filmed having sex with a man in his room. ANI

OZ man 'paid 50k dlrs for wife's naked prayer sessions'
An Aussie man, who paid 50,000 dollars to rid his wife of a curse on the family via naked prayer sessions on the advice of angels, has told a Sydney court he could not afford the outlay but had no choice. ANI

Brit man on dance drug dies after downing pint of vodka in 4 seconds
A Brit drinker who had taken the dance drug mephedrone died after downing a pint of vodka in four seconds, an inquest heard. ANI

Levi Johnston fares worse than Sarah Palin on TV interview with same questions
If you thought Sarah Palin was disastrous in her infamous interview with Katie Couric two years ago, then you should see Levi Johnston answering the same questions in a tete-a-tete in TV. ANI

White House gatecrashers give latest 'uninvited guest list' excuse
White House gatecrashers Michaele and Tareq Salahi have given a new and bizarre explanation for their bad behaviour- they were on a secret off-the-record invite list. ANI

Military talks between North and South Korea start
The Republic of Korea (ROK) and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) began military talks on Thursday, according to defense officials in Seoul. ANI

Sarah Palin granted restraining order against Pennsylvania 'stalker'
Sarah Palin has been granted a restraining order against the Pennsylvania man who allegedly stalked and threatened the former Alaska Governor. ANI

Hooker who claims to have bedded Becks 'slept with Spitzer'
Manhattan Madam Kristin Davis has revealed the name of another New Yorks former Governor Eliot Spitzer call girl. ANI

Jaguar unveils 200mph electric hybrid super car that costs 200K pounds
Jaguar has unveiled a sexy new 200mph super car that blends sporting looks and performance with the latest green technology, ANI

Now, a possible Biblical clue to slow down Iran's race for nuke weapon
Cyber defense experts in the United States and Israel have reportedly found a way to slow Irans race for a nuclear weapon, but the report is still said to be unconfirmed. ANI

Aircraft pollution 'to kill 8,000 people this year'
A recent study has estimated that at least 8000 people will die this year due to pollution emitted by aircrafts. ANI

Pak Army brands 'Pak-based terrorists planning Europe attack' reports 'very speculative'
Not attaching much significance to the claims that Pakistan-based terrorists, thought to be linked to Al Qaeda, were planning simultaneous strikes on London and other European cities, the Pakistan Army has dismissed them as very speculative. ANI

Lockerbie bomber's release 'manipulated' by Scottish government: US senators
The Scottish government purposely manipulated Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahis release to ensure that he was freed on compassionate grounds, US senators have claimed. ANI

US, Europe experts play down reports of new Qaeda threats
European and American officials have said that they do not consider a terror attack as being eminent after detecting several credible threats from terrorist groups in Pakistan and northern Africa targeting European capitals. ANI

NATO investigating 'cross-border air strike killing 3 Pak troops' claims
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has stated that it is investigating claims by Pakistani security officials that three of their soldiers were killed in a cross-border attack in an air strike by its helicopters. ANI

Pak blocks NATO supply trucks at Af-Pak border in retaliation against air strikes?
Pakistan has reportedly blocked oil tankers and trucks carrying NATO supplies at a checkpoint bordering Afghanistan.akistani government officials disclosed that senior authorities had ordered them to block the NATO supply trucks at the Torkham border post, without telling them the reason behind the move, The Nation reported. ANI

US slaps sanctions against eight Iranians for human rights violations
The United States has imposed sanctions against eight Iranian officials, including several government ministers, for human rights violations. ANI

Anwar al-Awlaki calls for more terror attacks on West in new video
Radical Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has re-emerged with a video calling for more terror attacks on the West. ANI

Environmentalists slam Sri Lanka's nuclear power plant plans
Environmentalists in Sri Lanka have expressed concern over the governments plans to build a nuclear power plant in the country by 2025. ANI

Leon Panetta to pressurise Pak to lie low over Kashmir issue, Indo-US arms deal
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta is expected to visit Pakistan this week, reportedly for pressurising Islamabad to stay cool over the Indo-US arms deal and the Kashmir issue. ANI

Women prefer modern 'gentlemen' who text regularly and take out rubbish
A new survey has revealed that women of today no longer expect a gentleman to pay for dinner, instead they prefer men who text regularly and also take out the rubbish. ANI

Britain's first mag dedicated to women with real curves
A magazine in Britain has become the first to dedicate and feature voluptuous women in its pages. ANI

Shahzad contacted Pak Taliban to report failed Times Square bombing attempt
Failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad had returned to his home in Connecticut, and contacted the Taliban to inform one of his handlers about his act in New York, new court documents have revealed. ANI

Shahzad contacted Pak Taliban to report failed Times Square bombing attempt
Failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad had returned to his home in Connecticut, and contacted the Taliban to inform one of his handlers about his act in New York, new court documents have revealed. ANI

Man claimed wife beating was 'traditional Turkish dance'
A New Zealand kebab shop owner has been convicted of assaulting his wife after the judge dismissed his claims they were performing a traditional Turkish dance with violent-looking moves. ANI

CIA to continue drone attacks in Pak after getting 100% results: Leon Panetta
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Leon Panetta has reportedly said that the CIA will continue staging drone attacks in Pakistan, a private TV channel reported. ANI

Modern Turkey founder Ataturk's yacht seized over vice ring allegations
The Turkish Government has seized a state yacht that was once used by Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, following media reports that a vice ring had used the vessel to throw sex parties with prostitutes. ANI

'Horny ghost' called Kevin spooks Oz woman
A Northern Territory woman has claimed that a horny ghost is haunting her home. ANI

Soon, fly on 'hover-plane' that combines propellers with fixed wings
European company Eurocopter has unveiled a new high-speed hover-plane that combines helicopter propellers with fixed wings. ANI

There is no moderate Taliban: Musharraf
Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said that the United States should continue its war against terror in Afghanistan, instead of going for negotiations with the so-called moderate Taliban. ANI

Bill Clinton still most popular politician in America
Twelve years after leaving the presidency, former President Bill Clinton is still the most popular politician in America. ANI

Russian spy Chapman beats Kournikova to claim 'sexiest woman' title
Russian spy siren Anna Chapman has emerged victorious after beating Anna Kournikova in the sexiest woman competition. ANI

20 Britons training in Pak to launch 26/11 Mumbai-style attacks in UK
At least 20 Brit Muslims are reportedly undergoing terrorist training in Pakistan to launch 26/11 Mumbai-style shootings and suicide attacks in the United Kingdom. ANI

No regrets over 'adequate' security provided to Benazir: Musharraf
While preparing to officially launch his new party and rejoin Pakistans turbulent politics, former president Pervez Musharraf has insisted he has no regrets about the security provided to Benazir Bhutto on the day of her assassination. ANI

Qureshi tells US NATO intrusions in Pak 'unacceptable'
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has stated that the recent NATO intrusions into Pakistani territory are unacceptable, and that he has taken up the matter with top US officials in his meetings. ANI

Times Square plotter 'planned second bomb attack'
Failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has said that he had planned to detonate a second bomb in New York. ANI

Gold Coast bikini-clad women's horse race banned
The bikini race at the racetrack, which the Gold Coast Turf Club had planned to conduct, is under threat after bosses banned it from taking place. ANI

'Bond' bike with flame-thrower, ejector seat to be unveiled in London
A James Bond bike with flame-thrower and ejector seat is set to be unveiled in London. ANI

Two and a half year old Indian boy is 'world's tallest toddler' at 4ft 5 ins
A two and a half year old Indian boy measuring 4ft 5 ins is believed to be the tallest toddler in the world. ANI

Obama listens to Lil Wayne and Nas on his iPod
US President Barack Obama has revealed that music to him is a great source of enjoyment and he listens to rappers Lil Wayne and Nas on his iPod. ANI

Cameron orders 26/11 Mumbai-style terror dummy-run after intelligence warning
British Prime Minister David Cameron has responded to the threat of a 26/11 Mumbai-style terror attack in the country by secretly ordering a full-scale dummy-run. ANI

26/11 Mumbai-style Al-Qaeda threat to Britain 'still active'
The threat of 26/11 Mumbai-style Al-Qaeda attacks across Britain, France and Germany is still active, Brit security officials have warned. ANI

Russian company unveils plan to launch 'space hotel'
A Russian company is set to launch a cosmic hotel for wealthy space tourists. ANI

Writing to Swiss magistrate over Zardari cases equal to insulting Pakistan: Latif Khosa
In the wake of the Pakistan Supreme Courts orders directing the federal government to re-open the money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, the Prime Ministers Adviser on Law, Latif Khosa has stated that asking a Swiss magistrate to try President Zardari is tantamount to insulting the people of Pakistan. ANI

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