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December 5, 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 5, 2007

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Pakistani, Bangladeshi militants have formed nexus against India: DG BSF
Pakistani militants have formed a strong nexus with militants in Bangladesh and are taking advantage of the porous border in the eastern border areas to carry out attacks in the hinterland of India, according to Director General of Border Security Force (BSF), A K Mitra. ANI

NC not responsible for human rights violation in J-K, says Abdullah
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, and founder of the National Conference, Farooq Abdullah, today said that his party was unnecessarily being blamed for the ongoing human right violations in the valley and the accession of Kashmir to India. ANI

Dalits, Muslims, Adivasis take out march for egalitarian society
Over ten thousand of Dalits, Adivasis, Muslims and people from marginalized sections of society today staged a march to the parliament for development of egalitarian society in the country. ANI

Delhi pedestrians comfortable with idea of being penalised for not adhering to traffic rules
In an effort to make Delhi roads safe, police in the national capital has decided to penalise pedestrians for not adhering to the traffic rules, and the effort seems to be have gone down well among the commuters. ANI

2 soldiers, 2 Lashkar militants killed in Kashmir
Two army personnel belonging to Rashtriya Rifles were killed in a gunfight with militants at Ladhermud in Awantipora on Wednesday. Two militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Toiba were also killed in the same operation that was launched by J and K Police jointly with the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Indian Army on Tuesday evening. ANI

AITUC, CITU, HMS protest against price rise, labour laws violation
The All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and the Hind Mazdoor Sabha today took out a protest rally against price rise and violation of labour laws. ANI

Regularisation of slums likely to be major poll issue in Shimla
The demands to regularize slums, sheds and dwellings for the poor are likely to become major poll issues during the Assembly polls in Shimla. ANI

Manmohan to chair a high-level meeting to review internal security
The Centre will take a holistic review of the internal security of the country by holding a high-level meeting in the national capital on December 20 and will try to evolve a joint strategy for countering terrorists and Naxals. ANI

Disabled soldiers learn to live
The Paraplegic Rehabilitation Centre (PRC) at Mohali near Chandigarh is devoted to make life more meaningful for soldiers who have lost or damaged their limbs while fighting the enemy of the country. ANI

Restoration of Srinagar-Muzaffarabad truck service demanded
A group of political parties held a peaceful demonstration in Pak-occupied- Kashmir (PoK) Capital demanding the restoration of the truck service between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad. ANI

Bangalore has a groundnut fair Kadlekayi Parishe
A large number farmers in Bangalore congregate at the Basavangudi temple to participate in an annual groundnut fair that is held as a thanksgiving ceremony to Lord Shivas mout Nandi. ANI

Mamata raises Nandigram issue in Lok Sabha
Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee today raised the issue of Nandigram in the Lok Sabha that lead to abrupt adjournment of the House for 30 minutes. ANI

Human rights activists to move SC against Modis remark on Sohrabuddin killing
Coming down heavily on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his justification for the 2005 fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, human rights activists today said that they would file a petition in the Supreme Court against it. ANI

SAARC standing committee meeting kicks off
The two-day standing committee meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) began here today. ANI

If need arises, India will conduct future nuke test, says Pranab
The UPA Government on Wednesday assured the Parliament that the country would go ahead in conducting a future nuclear test if the need arises due to the geo-political scenario. ANI

Supreme Court directs subordinate courts to treat rape convicts firmly
Expressing concern over increasing in number of cases of sexual assault on women, the Supreme Court has ordered all the trial and High Courts across the country to treat rape convicts with a heavy hand. ANI

Tibetans-in-exile launch letter campaign to highlight injustice in Tibet
Tibetans-living-in-exile here have launched letter and signature campaigns to highlight the injustice prevalent in Tibet. ANI

Security tightened ahead of Babri Masjid demolition anniversary
Security has been tightened in different parts of country ahead of the 15th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992. ANI

Thousands of migratory birds in Varanasi
Tourists visiting Uttar Pradesh can enjoy bird watching to their hearts content in Varanasi these days, as thousands of migratory birds are flocking the holy city making it their second home for the next few months. ANI

Doberman kills Cobra in Tamil Nadu
A pet dog here averted a probable tragedy on Tuesday by killing a seven feet cobra in a fierce battle when the latter was trying to sneak inside the house while its owners were away. ANI

Manmohan seeks more funds to combat avian influenza
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has sought more funds to combat the threat of avian influenza. ANI

China opposes weapons race in outer space
China has said that it is firmly opposed to a weapons race in space, and is not in favour of engaging in a space arms race. ANI

Allahabad Police seize three tiger skins
Three tiger skins worth millions have been seized by a Special Task Force of the Allahabad Police. ANI

New Delhi concerned about ethnic Indians in Malaysia: Menon
Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon has said India is concerned about the resentment prevailing among Malaysias minority ethnic Indian community, and confirmed that the issue was raised with the Malaysian High Commission. ANI

World must emulate Indias spirit of non-violence: Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said the world must emulate Indias tradition of non-violence and peace. ANI

Resolving immigration procedural delays, a national responsibility: British Columbia Premier
Acknowledging the existence of procedural delays in the processing of applications for immigration to Canada, visiting British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell said its solution was a national responsibility that would be tackled sooner than later. ANI

Allahabad High Court to hear Amitabh Bachchans petition
The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court will today hear a petition filed by Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan in connection with a land dispute case. ANI

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European Casual Wear Brand 'Springfield' Launches in India
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Mel Thomas Joins Advisory Board of ConnectM
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RKHS Launches Nutrition Book for Children 'Healthy Food for Super Kids' in India
The book is a compilation of exciting and healthy recipes created by acclaimed chefs at RKHS and edited by noted celebrity Chef Karen Anand Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide

Also see International News / Press Releases on December 5, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on December 5, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10320
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10270
Silver (Kg): Rs. 19080

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19000
Sovereign: Rs. 8600
Standard gold: Rs. 10400

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 10440
Silver: Rs. 18900

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18990
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10225
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9470

Bullion Rates on December 5, 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 December 5, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 39.45 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 81.12 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 58.2 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 35.75 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of December 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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