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August 30, 2007

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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Manmohan Singh to campaign in Bihar today

FBI failed to act on Headley's wife's terror link expose 3 yrs before Mumbai attacks

Craven's horror flicks 'were inspired by real stories'

RBI will intervene if inflows turn lumpy: Subbarao

Enforcement Directorate issues 'Look Out Circular' against Lalit Modi

Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat

Waist size, not BMI can foretell cardiovascular risk in children

India News / Press Releases on August 30, 2007

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President condoles death of Ramrao Wamanrao Adik
President Pratibha Patil today condoled the demise of former Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ramrao Wamanrao Adik, who died today in Mumbai following a brief illness. ANI

PM condoles death of former Haryana CM Banarsi Das Gupta
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today condoled the death of former Haryana Chief Minister Banarsi Das Gupta. ANI

Govt approves release of additional instalment of Dearness Allowance, Relief to pensioners
The Union Cabinet today gave its go ahead for the release of additional instalment of dearness allowance and dearness relief to Central Government employees and pensioners respectively, which became due from July 1 this year. ANI

Centre approves Rs 300 crore special package for J-K AIR, DD
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval for implementation of the Jammu and Kashmir special package for improvement of services of both All India Radio (AIR) and Doordarshan (DD). ANI

Cabinet approves launching of Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana
The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for launching of Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana (AABY) from October 2, covering the death and permanent disability for the benefit of rural landless households. ANI

Love struck jumbo raids a circus and run away with a female elephant
A lonely wild male elephant raided an elephant stable at a circus in Chinkur near Raniganj in West Bengal and wooed one of a female elephant to elope with him. ANI

Pause on N-deal as panel will decide its future(lead: N-Deal)
After weeks of intense public spat and backroom negotiations between the ruling UPA and the Left over the Indo-US civilian nuclear energy cooperation agreement, the government today announced setting up of a panel to study the bilateral deal before operationalising it. ANI

Kashmiris remember their missing kin on International Day of the Disappeared
Dozens of Kashmiris staged a silent protest here on Thursday on the occasion of International Day of the Disappeared, demanding investigation into the disappearances of their loved ones. ANI

Protestors clash with police over sex racket in Delhi
Scores of protestors damaged buses and cars, and clashed with police here on Thursday over an alleged sex racket involving a schoolteacher. ANI

Villagers throw stones to please deity in Uttarakhand village
Hundreds of villagers throw stones at each other, as part of an annual ritual to please Champawat Villages local diety. ANI

India to assist in the conservation of temples in Pakistan, Afghanistan
Union Tourism and Culture Minister Ambika Soni said here today that the Government is keen to assist in the conservation of temples in Pakistan and Afghanistan. ANI

Kamal Nath to inaugurate Tex summit 2007
Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate the TEX Summit with the theme Exploring Growth Paradigms here tomorrow. ANI

Lok Sabha suspends RJD MP Manjhi for 30 sittings
Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Rajesh Kumar Manjhi, who was caught while taking a woman on an official tour pretending as his wife, was today suspended from the Lok Sabha for 30 sittings. ANI

New Army Vice Chief, Commanders of Southern and Western Command announced
Lieutenant General M L Naidu was today named as next Vice Chief of Army Staff, along with the appointments of new commanders for the Southern and the Western Command. ANI

Orissa villagers take care of migratory birds
Nearly a dozen species of migratory birds have been visiting Gopa Village in Orissas Kendrapada District for a decade now. ANI

Salman Khans bail plea hearing deferred till Friday
The Rajasthan High Court today deferred till Friday the hearing on bail plea of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in connection with the 1998 Chinkara poaching case. ANI

UPA-Left agree on setting up a committee to look into nuke concerns
The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government here today decided to set up a committee to look into the Left parties concerns on the Indo-US civil nuclear deal. ANI

Dharwad All India Radio station to start magazine to motivate farmers
All India Radios (AIR), Dharwad Station plans to start a monthly magazine on farming to help farmers emerge out of the current crisis. ANI

AIIMS doctors to boycott Ramadoss at convocation
Even as resident doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) called off their strike today against the delay in the award of their degrees for the past three years, they have decided to boycott Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss at the convocation slated for September. ANI

Hyderabads blast-hit Lumbini Park reopens
Lumbini Park, one of the blast sites in Hyderabad, reopened to visitors today. ANI

Pratibha Patil congratulates Indian football team on maiden Nehru Cup title
President Pratibha Patil today congratulated the Indian football team on its maiden Nehru Cup title victory. ANI

Landslide blocks National Highway in Meghalaya
The National Highway-44 remained blocked for the fifth consecutive day on Thursday cutting off Tripura, Mizoram and parts of Assam from the rest of the country. ANI

AIIMS doctors call off their strike
Resident doctors of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) today called off their strike against the delay in the award of their degrees for the past three years. ANI

Centre working on health insurance for the poor: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here today that the Central Government is working on a health insurance model for the poor, so that they do not have to bear the high cost of medical care. ANI

Seven injured in freak firing incident in Bhopal
Seven people were injured here at a spot near the highly guarded State Secretariat when an unidentified man opened fire during a labour leaders celebrations. ANI

Eunuchs celebrate Bhujariya festival in Indore
Hundreds of eunuchs danced through the streets of Indore to celebrate the Bhujariya festival, held a day after Raksha Bandhan. ANI

Education Dept. employees protest extortion by rebels in Manipur
pur), Aug 30 (ANIEducation department employees here have objected to the growing extortion demands of rebels in the state. ANI

India, Pakistan to hold talks on Wullar Barrage dispute
India and Pakistan will hold talks on Wullar Barrage/Tulbul navigation project dispute with an aim to resolve the 22-year-old issue over construction of a dam on Jhelum River in Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Salman Khans bail plea hearing today
The Rajasthan High Court will today hear the bail plea of Bollywood actor Salman Khan in connection with the 1998 Chinkara poaching case. ANI

PM to present national awards to small entrepreneurs
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will present National Awards to the micro, small and medium entrepreneurs here today. ANI

Purplenova first to Launch Secure Home Server supporting Domain Names
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Fidelity Launches Fidelity India Growth Fund
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HDFC Announces Successful Closing of its Sponsored International Real Estate Fund
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Sify Limited to Present at the Kaufman Brothers Tenth Annual Investor Conference in New York
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Tata Indicom presents India's 1st Celebrity Treasure Hunt
Pack your bags... Fasten your seat belts.. It's time for 'FUN ON THE RUN'. Vaishnavi Corporate Communications

Also see International News / Press Releases on August 30, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on August 30, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8940
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 8895
Silver (Kg): Rs. 16855
Standard gold: Rs. 8895

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 16600
Sovereign: Rs. 7625
Standard gold: Rs. 9010

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 9040
Silver: Rs. 16450

Indore Bullion Market

Gold (10 grams): Rs. 8910
Silver (1Kg): Rs. 18750

Bhopal Bullion Market

Gold (10 grams): Rs. 9150
Silver (1Kg): Rs. 18750

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 16520
Retail: Rs. 17650
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8935
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8280

Bullion Rates on August 30, 2007 for All Major Indian Cities

Bullion prices presented here are indicative and are for general information only. Please check with your Gold Merchant or a local bank for latest and correct prices. All prices are in Indian National Rupees only.

Forex Rates on August 30, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 41.04 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 82.76 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 56.07 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 35.55 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of August 2007

Forex Rates presented here are historic data and for indicative purpose only. Please contact your Central Bank, Money Changers, Foreign Exchange Agent or Travel Desk for the correct and accurate convertion rates. Rates here are the closing rates in IST.

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