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December 15, 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 December 15, 2007

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Chopra Committee to submit report to Rajasthan govt on Monday
Justice Jasraj Chopra Committee, constituted by the Rajasthan Government to examine the Gujjar communitys demand of Scheduled Tribe (ST) status, will submit its report to the government on Monday. ANI

Himachals first-time voters to vote on employment issue
Youths, who will be casting their votes for the first time, in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly polls, have said their choice will be for the candidate who can provide education, better health and jobs. ANI

Sonia flays BJPs disruptive politics
Congress party chief Sonia Gandhi today accused the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of creating hurdles in the path of the ruling Congress party working for the progress of the country. ANI

One killed, five injured as protesters-police clash in J-K
At lease one person was killed and five others were injured as police opened fire and baton-charged members of an agitating group, protesting against the non-allotment of a degree college to Magam in Jammu and Kashmirs Budgam District, on Saturday. ANI

Lakshmi returns home after successful operation for extra four limbs
Lakshmi Tatma, a two-year-old girl born with four arms, four legs and extra internal organs, was discharged from a hospital here today, nearly six weeks after doctors removed her extra limbs in a gruelling operation. ANI

Modi is for urban rich, feel Gujarats urban poor
On the eve of the voting for the second phase of polls in Gujarat, labourers dwelling in cities have expressed their anger over the incumbent State Government led by Narendra Modi. ANI

Congress wins Khargone Lok Sabha, Sanver assembly bypolls
Congress on Saturday won the Khargone Lok Sabha seat and Sanver Assembly bypolls in Madhya Pradesh. ANI

Number of flamingos migrating to Maharashtra wetlands declines
As winter sets in, wetlands in Maharashtra spring to life with the arrival of hundreds of flamingos. However, this season the wetlands are witnessing a decline in the number of flamingos arrival, as their nesting and breeding habits are altered due to global warming and other environmental factors. ANI

Antony to leave for three-day Vietnam visit tomorrow
Defence Minister A K Antony will leave tomorrow on a three-day official visit to Vietnam tomorrow. ANI

Modis Vibrant Gujarat nowhere to be seen in Godhra
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modis aggressive Vibrant Gujarat campaign rings hollow in Godhra, which is reminiscent of the 2002 tragic train burning incident that led to communal riots in the State. ANI

Punjab trade gets a boost with trucks allowed through Wagah
Cross border trade that began between India and Pakistan through the Wagah border recently is certainly helping Punjab. ANI

Militants becoming unpopular in Manipur
Militancy in Manipur, which had local support for a long time, is losing it. The reason is simple. Militancy has lost its original aims and is being used by persons for their personal gains. ANI

Verdict in Pramod Mahajan murder case deferred till Monday
A trial court here on Saturday deferred the pronouncement of the verdict in BJP leader Pramod Mahajans murder case till Monday. ANI

Future military balance likely to tilt in favour of China against India, says US expert
Indias military power vis-a-vis China is presently relatively balanced, but in the next decade or two, New Delhi would find it difficult to counter any offensive from Beijing, considering the fast pace of modernisation being undertaken by the Chinese forces. ANI

Editors Guild protests Delhi HC order on sting operation censorship
The Editors Guild of India is surprised and shocked by the suggestion of a bench of the Delhi High Court to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to consider formation of a three member govenrnment committee to pre censor sting operation programmes of television channels. ANI

Chinas lunar orbiter may not crash into moons surface
Scientists in China are working on several proposals relating to ways of disposing of their first lunar orbiter, Change I, and it is likely that it may not to crash into moons surface after the end of its year-long voyage, as previously suggested. ANI

Book reveals macro economic perspective on Indias growth since Independence
India launched the process of modernization and development in 1950s with the launch of new economic planning. Fifty years hence, a new era of modernization and development has started in the country. ANI

White manure boosts hopes of apple growers
Apple growers in Himachal Pradesh are jubilant following abundant snowfall that has come very early this year. ANI

The day Bangladesh was born (Article)
December 15, 2007 Thirty-six years ago, on December 16, a new nation was born in the Indian subcontinent. ANI

White manure boosts hopes of apple growers
Apple growers in Himachal Pradesh are jubilant following abundant snowfall that has come very early this year. ANI

Industrial hub catches fire in Mumbai suburb
A fire broke out today in an industrial area housing chemical units in suburban Malad here, but there were no reports of injuries so far. ANI

Rashtrapati Bhavan change of guard ceremony, opened to the public for the first time
The traditional change of guard ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan has become a major tourist draw, with the 40-minute function being opened up to the public for the first time on Saturday. ANI

PM concerned over rural-urban and inter-regional divide
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has expressed concern over the imbalances that persist in the countrys growth process. ANI

Youngsters in Tripura hone their acting skills
Kabyalok, a Kolkata-based theatre group, recently organised a workshop to hone acting skills of youngsters in Tripura. ANI

Punjab University students spread awareness about global warming
As environmental issues like global warming taken the centre stage, the Punjab University students have taken a lead to implement environment protection projects. ANI

Non-violent struggle for Malay Indians will go on: HINDRAF leader
The Hindu Rights Action Force (HINDRAF) will continue its peaceful struggle for the rights of Malaysian Indians, its chairman P. Waythamoorthy, has said. ANI

Elaborate arrangements in place for last phase of Gujarat Assembly polls
Elaborate arrangements have been made to ensure that the last phase of Assembly elections in Gujarat are held in a free and fair manner on Sunday. ANI

Relatives of Indian student murdered on US university campus shocked by killing
Grief-stricken relatives and friends of an Indian Ph.D student murdered on the campus of Louisiana State University in the United States have expressed shock and horror over the killing. ANI

Junior doctors on strike in Indore following clash
Junior doctors of the Indore Medical College went on a flash strike after clashing with police here on Saturday. ANI

Impact of climate change on Agriculture
Coinciding with an international summit in Bali, environmentalists and agricultural scientists held a workshop in Kochi on the impact of climate change on agriculture in the tropical regions. ANI

Special Courts needed to check adulteration: Amritsar Vikas Manch
Concerned over the increase of adulteration in fruits, vegetables, besides other food items, the Amritsar Vikas Manch (AVM) has called on special courts to try such cases and ensure their fast disposal. ANI

Carols lighten up Christmas spirit in Kerala
With Christmas round the corner, Christians in Kerala are all set to welcome it by singing Christmas songs and carols in the churches. ANI

Kabuliwallahs make a comeback
Craftsmen from Afghanistan showcased their handicraft products here, at an exhibition of the diverse craft traditions of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). ANI

India, Oman sign bilateral agreements to boost ties
India and Oman have signed several agreements to boost trade and cultural ties as Omans Deputy Prime Minister Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmoud al Said met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Friday evening. ANI

Occupancy rate an all time in Gujarat hotels, courtesy polls
Hoteliers in Gujarat are raking in moolah as political leaders of various political parties are in the State for the election campaigning, and their stay here along with their supporters have led to an all time high occupancy rate in the hotels. ANI

Heavy metal band Scorpions takes Shillong by storm
Scorpions, the legendary hard rock band of international fame has started off its Humanity-Hour 1 World Tour in Asia from Shillong , the capital city of Meghalaya, located in north-east of India. ANI

Court to pronounce verdict in Pramod Mahajan murder case
A trial court will announce its verdict today in the BJP General Secretary Pramod Mahajan murder case. ANI

Sonia to address rallies in Himachal Pradesh today
Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi will address two rallies in Himachal Pradesh today for the second phase of Assembly elections, scheduled to be held on December 19. ANI

Chopra Committee to submit report to Rajasthan govt today
Justice Jasraj Chopra Committee, constituted by the Rajasthan Government to examine the Gujjar communitys demand of Scheduled Tribe (ST) status, will submit its report to the government today. ANI

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on December 15, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10190
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10140
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18625

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18270
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10185
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9440

Bullion Rates on December 15, 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.

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