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Sunday, November 1, 2009

In the news August 2009

Google Now Hiring People To Work From Home (timeinsider)
Officials: Voter fraud complaints double in Afghan election (cnn)

Challenge ahead for Japan's new leader (bbc)
Japan is now beginning a process it has only been through once before since 1955 - the transition of power from the Liberal Democratic Party to a new government.

Yukio Hatoyama, the leader of the victorious Democratic Party of Japan, is now all but certain to be confirmed as prime minister when parliament meets, probably in mid September.

By morning the scale of the win was clear, the DPJ has 308 seats to the LDP's 119, an almost exact reversal of their standings before Sunday's general election.
Did ISRO goof-up on Chandrayaan-1 life? (zee news)
Did Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) goof-up when it announced that Chandrayaan-1 would have a mission life of two years as none of the lunar craft launched by other nations lasted that long?

On the hindsight, officials of the Bangalore-based space agency admit that they probably did.
Japan votes in landmark election (bbc)
Shuttle Discovery blasts off to space station (cnn)
Kennedy laid to rest at Arlington, beside brothers (ap)
India's swine flu dead count 2 shy of 100 (themedguru)
Celebrity-overdose club growing rapidly (chron)
Fisichella stuns F1 with Force India pole (reuters)
Want the world's best wages? Move to Switzerland; Mumbai has lowest (Economic Times)
Priyanka was once not allowed to wear jeans (ians)
Meghalaya likely to be first NE state to get unique id (Times of India)
Discover America Partnership Lands Ridge (washington post)
US well behind Korean broadband (msn)
Foreign Trade Policy: Govt eyes $200b export; doles out sops (FC)
Crime: Techie leaps to death, man with 14 wives ... (msnindia)
current news
Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan confirms that their former leader Baitullah Mehsud died from injuries sustained during a U.S. drone attack on August 5.
Senator Ted Kennedy dies at age 77
Afghan president Karzai widens lead in early voting count
White House predicts US debt will double in 10 years

Megan Fox
‘Sex symbol’ tag hurts me, says Megan Fox (Hindustan Times)
South Korea launches first rocket into space (ap)
Illegal downloaders to have internet connections cut under new government plans (telegraph)

Google celebrates the 400th anniversary of Galileo's telescope
Obama to tap Bernanke for 2nd term (cnn)
Inside the CIA's haphazard interrogation program (ap)
Federal deficits: $9 trillion and counting (cnn)
US soldiers killed in Afghanistan (bbc)
Jamaica's win in the 4x100m relay.
Jamaica's Bolt takes third gold (bbc)
Don't come fishing for account details: Swiss banks to India (zeenews)
Latinas, Asians lead Miss Universe poll (ap)
Sky to close seven websites (guardian)
Hurricane Bill spinning past New England shores (ap)
judges free to declare assets: CJI (zeenews)
India names CT squad; Dravid in, Sehwag out (zeenews)
Skydiver survives 10,000ft fall to the ground (Telegraph)
Rahul Dravid makes a comeback into Team India's ODI side (Times Now)
H1N1 in India: Bangalore records its 4th swine flu dea (Times Now)
U.S. sees shift in Pakistan focus (reuters)
Watch issued for Dutch Antilles as Tropical Storm Ana nears (cnn)
Death takes UK Afghan toll to 200 (bbc)
IITs only Indian brand to gain global recognition: Rahul Bajaj (msnindia)
Obama invokes grandmother's death in health debate (ap)
Infosys, TCS among most admired Indian firms: WSJ (msnindia)
Vibrant India has a natural friend in US: Obama (zeenews)
Vijayashanthi meets YRS (Eenadu)
Huge blast near Nato Kabul base (bbc)
US senator holds talks in Myanmar (aljazeera)

Scientists find rare gene behind short sleepers (ap)
Saina fights her way into quarterfinals of World Badminton (ians)
Hundreds 'buried alive' in Taiwan (bbc)
Less sex, more TV idea aired in India (cnn)
India launches Bhuvan, rival to Google Earth (Times)
Muslim bodies threaten stir over visa extension to Taslima (hindu)
15 Hot New Technologies That Will Change Everything (pcworld)
Memristor circuits lead to ultrasmall PCs. Intel and AMD unleash massively multicore CPUs. Samsung TVs respond to your every gesture. These and other developing technologies will fundamentally change the way you think about--and use--technology.
US tests system to beat web censorship in China and Iran (Telegraph)

Sania Mirza Storms into Vancouver Finals (sakshi)
Birthplace of Roman emperor found in Italy (ap)
EU hits out at Tehran over trial (bbc)
Ahmedabad man dies of swine flu, toll rises to 4 (msnindia)

Sienna Miller Burns Breasts in 'G.I. Joe' Role (foxnews)
Adequate foodgrains available for any difficult situation: PM (Times of India)
Sources: Wanted terror suspect Top killed (cnn)
Police seek DNA over Java death (bbc)
Storm over Emiri Miyasaka's hot-pink undies (news)
India: Police are 'undermanned, overworked, out of date'(guardian)
Global swine flu deaths top 1,100 (cnn)
Defiant Iran president takes oath (bbc)
Officials: Wife of Pakistani Taliban leader killed (ap)
Exercise can combat fatigue in leukemia patients (Times of India)
Middle-income family spends $221,000 to raise baby (ap)

Penelope left red-faced wearing scarlet dress! (spice zee)
Remains found of first American shot down in Gulf War (cnn)
Under-18 girl's consent to have sex invalid, says HC (TOI)
Can a 16-year-old girl's consent to have sexual intercourse be considered valid? The colonial rule under Indian Penal Code, 1860 speaks
in affirmative. The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court has said that since a girl is not considered mentally and physically fit to give her consent for sexual intercourse at this age, such a consent cannot be considered as out of free will.

Love Aaj Kal beats Ghajini (dnaindia)
Love Aaj Kal, Imtiaz Ali's latest, has opened to packed houses. In many places, the film, which has released in over 1800 screens, overtook last year's record setter, Ghajini.

Four notes out of 10 lakh notes in circulation are fake: RBI (Economic Times)
Amitav Ghosh's advice to writers: Work hard! (rediff)

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