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Saturday, October 3, 2009

In the news September 2009

An Indian soldier took cover as the Taj Mahal hotel burned during a gun battle between Indian military and militants inside the hotel in Mumbai in November 2008.
Network of Militants Is Robust After Mumbai Siege (nytimes)
Deadly tsunamis strike in Pacific (bbc)
We had three minutes to flee tsunami, say villagers in Samoa (news)
Google Launching 'Hot Trends' Search (pcmag)
Nearly 100 dead in tsunami in Pacific islands (ap)
Eating in America Still Unhealthy: CDC (healthday)
Tokyo Pitches a "Green Olympics" (CBS news)
Who will ride Google's Wave? (bbc)
AI pilots end strike, will resume work today (ndtv)
Pepsi To Cease Advertising (onion)
Quake, tsunami near American Samoa kills at least 22 (cnn)
Sensex crosses 17,000-mark for the first time in 16 months (FC)
Villagers in Bhattegaun have to walk for hours to get drinking water
Designer Anand Jon sentenced to 59 years in jail (redif)
Anand Jon gets 59-yrs prison term for rape (zeenews)
Bikini-clad teacher Tiffany Shepherd, aka Leah Lust, turns to porn after being fired from school (dailynews)
India 'terminates' Moon mission (bbc)
Arduous life in Nepal's parched hills (bbc)
Maharashtra, Arunachal, Haryana state elections on Oct 13 (zeenews)
Google Sites most visited property in US : comScore (mnilive)
6 die during Ganesh immersion in Beerukur mandal in Nizamabad district on Monday at 11:30 in the morning (sakshi)
3 Texas boaters missing for a week rescued at sea (ap)
Exercise beats angioplasty for some heart patients (ap)
Shuttle Discovery arrives at space station (ap)
Japan Democrats take power, fiscal challenges loom (reuters)
Gujarat HC lifts ban on Jaswant's book (Hindustan Times)
Megan Fox: Michael Bay's Like 'Napoleon' & 'Wants To Be Like Hitler' (yahoo)
'Scores die' in Afghan explosion (bbc)
At least 90 people have been killed after a Nato air strike blew up a fuel tanker hijacked by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, officials say.
CDC: Children with medical issues should get first H1N1 flu shots (cnn)
Angelina lesbo lust for Liz from Lost (the sun)
Late-night snacks could pack on the pounds: study (Reuters)
Whistle-blower: Contractor mischief in Kabul 'over the top' (CNN)
Roddick out in five-set thriller; Federer fends off Hewitt (cnn)
Yoga Classes Help Lower Back Pain (abcnews)
New Andhra Pradesh Cabinet to be sworn in (Times of India)
Supporters push for YSR son Jaganmohan as CM (zeenews)
Andhra ministers refuse to work under new CM (ibnlive)
Safina sent crashing in New York (bbc)
15 Places to Make Money Creating Your Own Products (mashable)
Andhra CM Rosaiah says Jagan too young (ndtv)
Japan's First Space Cargo Ship Ready to Fly (space)


AP declared drought hit, CM seeks Rs 4000 cr aid (rediff)
US Open: Paes-Black in mixed doubles final (the week)
Active Twitter user celebrates 104th birthday (cnn)
Commandos free abducted reporter in Afghanistan (cnn)
I'm suffering from incurable cancer: Lisa Ray (week)
Secret behind Rani Mukherjee's sexy look (oneindia)
Clijsters to face Serena in semi (bbc)

Hot Arianny Celeste sets Twitter on fire! (spicezee)
Magadheera Crosses Rs 65 Cr Comfortably (greatandhra)
Allahabad HC acquits MS Pandher in Nithari murder case (zeenews)
Sheen’s 9/11 rant rocks US (sun)
Striking pilots, management to meet today; impasse likely to end (HIndustan Times)
Court halts Mayawati statue spree (bbc)
SC orders UP govt to halt statue construction within 6 hours (zeenews)
Clear memorial park in 6 hrs, Supreme Court tells Mayawati (ndtv)
Del Potro desperate for success (telegraph)
Top Taliban arrested in Pakistan (bbc)
Jet Airways crisis almost over(samaylive)
Publisher: Time to pay up, Google (daily telegraph)

Indian men are hot: Pamela Anderson (dnaindia)
Seize properties of corrupt govt officials, says CJI (msnindia)
Pranab 'flies' the talk, travels economy class (Times of India)
Gertrude Baines, world's oldest person, dies at 115 (cnn)
2 million slumdwellers in India: Selja (zee news)
Four killed by Kashmir car bomb (bbc)

Knightley, a favourite over Johansson (spice zee)
Word of the Day: 'Bipartisan' (washington post)
Clijsters through as Williams blows up (mirror)
Cerys Matthews: 'Optimism got me through’ (telegraph)
`Chinese taking land by inches and not yards` (zeenews)

Obama to meet Middle East leaders (bbc)
Big Oil Goes Green for Real (newsweek)
FCC to Take a Stand on Net Neutrality (pcworld)
Jen runs around horse-tracks to keep fit (spicezee)
Yoga can prevent swine flu, says Baba Ramdev (rediff)
Obama condemns Kayne West's MTV stunt (sun)
Top 100 brands: Coca Cola, Microsoft, IBM retain lead (msnindia)
India against negotiating climate change deal in G-20 (FC)
Afghan Man, Focus Of Terror Probe, Arrested With Father (npr)
Nine nations commit to donate a portion of their H1N1 vaccine supply on a rolling basis to the WHO (gates foundation)
Cursive writing may be fading skill, but so what? (ap)

Ford unveils much awaited small car, Figo (Economic Times)
Asin Thottumkal hospitalised (msnindia)
Google returns to $500, and bulls are calling for more (dailyfinance)
Mackenzie Phillips: I had sex with musician dad John Phillips (cnn)
Immortality only 20 years away says scientist (telegraph)
Obama to give maiden UN address (bbc)
Google wins latest round in Louis Vuitton trademark battle (guardian)
Taliban suspected of stockpiling 'missing' Afghan opium (cnn)

Ex-Manson follower Susan Atkins has died of brain cancer, according to the Los Angeles Times (cnn)
'Save the boobs' ad too sexy? (cnn)
Lightning strikes kill three in Mumbai (wikipedia)
Jennifer Love Hewitt Shares Dieting Tips (

MPs' expenses leaked over failure to equip troops on front line in Afghanistan and Iraq (telegraph)
India's own probe also found water on moon: ISRO (Hindustan Times)
Karnataka swine flu toll rises to 86 (zeenews)
Multi-crore Hawala racket unearthed in Delhi (Hindustan Times)
Few takers for Obama plan to rebalance world economic order (FC)
Iran 'has second enrichment site' (bbc)
Fact of the day: One of the most popular early medical treatments for sexual dysfunction involved goat gonads.
U.S. to Accuse Iran of Building Secret Nuke Plant (foxnews)
NASA finds ice on the moon and on Mars (Economic Times)
Pittsburgh braces for more clashes at G-20 summit

PM turns 77, cuts cake mid-air (PTI)
Singh is king at the G20 summit (TOI)
Ichiro ejection a career-first (yahoo)
'Bikini baristas' face prostitution charges (news)
‘Single Ladies’ dancing baby is YouTube hit (msnbc)
Merkel centre-right hopes at risk as Germans vote (Reuters)
China Probes U.S. Chicken Imports (wsj)
Bird-eating frog among 163 new species found in Mekong region (cnn)
Is Twitter worth $1 billion? (cnn)
Hundreds of lives could be saved each year with the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol, academics say (bbchealth)
Report: Iran Tests 2 Short-Range Missiles in War Games (fox news)

Vijender becomes world number one (rediff)
Geniuses are a cocktail of madness and brilliance (msnindia)
Photo of Spanish Prime Minister's daughters highlights privacy concerns for world leaders (yahoo)
World's Largest Bridge to Stretch Over 13 Miles Long(gizmodo)
NJ Cop Robert Melia Taped Having Sex with Cows (truecrimereport)
Andy Williams accuses Barack Obama of following Marxist theory (telegraph)
Kim Kardashian plays bridesmaid as her sister Khloe walks down the aisle after one-month romance (dailymail)
Black money in foreign banks: SC issues notice to Centre (Times of India)
Workers' Porn Surfing Rampant at Federal Agency (foxnews)
Report: Claire Danes, Hugh Dancy wed (msnbc)
Union gov to withdraw case against Quattrocchi (msnindia)
Just Eat: Laptops Being Banned In Restaurants (boston)
India expands nuclear ambitions (bbc)
Religious life won't be the same after downturn (ap)
Common Mistakes Even Smart Investors Make (cnn)
Victim: Courts did more harm than Polanski (cnn)
Afghan women hiding for their lives (cnn)
Secret Service investigating Facebook poll on Obama (cnn)

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