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August 7, 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 7, 2007

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Left unable to accept 123 Agreement; asks for review of Indo-US relations
The Left parties on Tuesday rejected the Indo-US civil nuclear cooperation deal, saying that they are unable to accept the agreement, and demanded a review of the strategic aspect of Indo-US relations in Parliament. ANI

32 injured as train derails in Kanpur(Lead:Train derails)
At least thirty-two passengers of the Jodhpur-Howrah Express were injured when the train derailed at Juhi Bridge near here on Tuesday afternoon. ANI

HIV activists hail Madras HC quashing Novartis patent challenge
HIV activists on Tuesday hailed Madras High Courts verdict quashing Swiss pharma major Novartis challenge to a patent law. ANI

Vegetable prices go up in flood-hit Bihar
With floods continuing to spread havoc in the eastern part of the country, vegetable prices have skyrocketed in Bihar as heavy rains and floods damaged standing crops and stocks. ANI

15 injured as train derails in Kanpur
At least fifteen passengers of the Jodhpur-Howrah express were injured when the train derailed at Juhi Bridge near here on Tuesday afternoon. ANI

Orissa villagers kill wild elephants
People in Orissas Keonjhar village have started killing wild elephants for, what they claimed, damaging their crops and habitations. ANI

PM assures Central assistance for flood-hit Bihar; Sonia, Patil visit Assam
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured the Bihar Government of full assistance from the Centre to overcome the damage caused by floods in the state. ANI

Dalai Lama appeals 14 Tibetans to end month-long hunger strike
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Tuesday appealed to the 14 Tibetans to end their month-long hunger strike, saying that this form of violence is unlikely to bring about the positive results for their demand for greater autonomy for Tibet. ANI

Painting with his feet comes naturally to this physically challenged Punjabi teen
Painting with his feet comes naturally to eighteen-year-old Manish of Barewal village in Punjabs Ludhiana District. ANI

12 Kanwarias arrested in Haryana (Lead: Kanwarias)
Haryana Police on Tuesday arrested 12 Kanwarias (worshippers of Lord Shiva), who were protesting after a speeding truck ran over two Kanwarias near here. ANI

World Bank to spend 220 million dollars on road network improvements in Himachal Pradesh
An agreement for 220 million dollars for the Himachal Pradesh State Roads Project was signed today in New Delhi. ANI

Madhya Pradesh temple hermit loves his birds and animals
A hermit at a temple in Madhya Pradeshs Chattarpur District shares an unusual bond with birds and animals ANI

All India Minorities Front warns Al Qaida against targeting innocent people
The All India Minorities Front (AIMF) today warned Al Qaida and its sister concerns like Lasher-e-Taiba (LeT), Hizbul Mujahiddin (HM) and others against targeting innocent people. ANI

Jodhpur court defers Salman poaching case hearing to August 24
The Jodhpur High Court today deferred till August 24 the hearing of the poaching related case in which Bollywood actor Salman Khan is an accused. ANI

12 injured as Jodhpur-Howrah Express derails near Kanpur
At least twelve persons were injured when Jodhpur-Howrah Express derailed at Juhi yards about eight kilometres form Kanpur station under Allahabad Division this afternoon. ANI

Insurgency hits medical services in Manipur
Threats from the underground groups have now come to affect the functioning of the Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here known for critical care facilities. ANI

A father at 90 earns Rajasthan farmer popularity
By becoming a father at 90, Nanu Ram Jogi of Rajasthans Panch Imli Villge, about five kilometres from Pratapgarh town, has turned a hero of sorts for people in neighbouring villages and in different parts of the country. ANI

Chennai medical exhibition calls for doctors with designer looks
It was a medical exhibition with a difference. Fashion designing students showcased how by changing the way medical professionals carry themselves in regular uniforms, they can add fresh vigour to their profession. ANI

Digital library prepared for the visually challenged
A school in Hyderabad has set up a digital library to make learning easy for visually challenged students. ANI

Army gets into action in UP to curb spread of water-borne diseases
As floods continued to spread havoc in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Tuesday, Indian Army doctors have joined hands with the district administration in Uttar Pradesh to provide medical relief to scores of people affected by water-borne diseases. ANI

BJP, SP withdraws petition against Navin Chawla from SC
The Bharatiya Janata Party and Samajwadi Party today withdrew petitions from the Supreme Court seeking removal of Election Commissioner Navin B Chawla. ANI

Mayawati moves against Mulayams goons: Website
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati has begun implementing her poll promise to remove her predecessor Mulyam Singh Yadavs goons from the state, a website has claimed. ANI

Family, friends meet Sanjay Dutt in Punes Yerawada Jail
Family and friends of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt visited him in the high security P Yerawada jail here. ANI

China okays private firms involvement in weapons research and development
China has given the green signal for private sector involvement in the research and development of weaponry and equipment. ANI

Sonia Gandhi helped in locking Indo-US nuke deal: Website
Congress party President and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi deserves all applause and accolade for locking the Indo-US civil nuclear deal that would be strategically paramount for the country, a website has said in its analysis. ANI

Sonia, Shivraj Patil to undertake aerial survey of flood-ravaged Bihar, Assam
Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil will today undertake an aerial survey of flood-ravaged Bihar and Assam. ANI

Supreme Court to hear Centres plea on OBC quota
The Supreme Court will today hear the Centres application seeking removal of a stay on the implementation of 27 per cent reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) students in institutions of higher education. ANI

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Also see International News / Press Releases on August 7, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on August 7, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8850
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 8800
Silver (Kg): Rs. 17910

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 17700
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8930

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 9000
Silver: Rs. 17600

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. 17620
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8820
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8170

Bullion Rates on August 7, 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 7, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.37 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 81.97 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 55.73 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.99 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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