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December 6, 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 6, 2007

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Armed Forces Tribunal Bill, Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Bill get Parliament nod
The Parliament today passed the Armed Forces Tribunal Bill and the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Bill 2007. ANI

Modi gets ECs notice for his remarks on Sohrabuddin
The Election Commission today served a notice to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over his justification for the 2005 fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, asking him to reply by Saturday morning. ANI

CCEA approves construction of stands alone ring roads, bypasses
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today gave its approval for construction of ring roads, bypasses (including improvement of NH links in city), grade separated intersections, flyovers, elevated roads, tunnels, road over bridges, underpasses and service roads at a cost of16,680 crore rupees (Rs. 6,302 crore from government and Rs.10,378 crore from private sector), on BOT (Toll) basis. ANI

Congress committed to highlight BJP govts failures in Gujarat: Sonia
Congress party President Sonia Gandhi today said that her party was committed to highlight the grave failures of the Narendra Modi Government in Gujarat. ANI

Five live bombs found in Rae Bareli court
Five live bombs were found in the premises of a court here today. ANI

Cambodian PM to arrive tomorrow on 4-day visit
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen will arrive here on Friday on a four-day visit to take forward the bilateral relations with India. ANI

Sikh radicals react sharply to criticism of Bhindranwalas portrait installation
Radical organizations in Punjab have reacted sharply to the criticism of the installation of portrait of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala inside Sikh museum in the Golden Temple complex here. ANI

International Sikh leaders trying to highjack credit for Sikh marriage act in Pak
Accusing the international Sikh community, including of India, of trying to highjack their efforts to make the Sikh Marriage Act a reality in Pakistan, Sikh leadership in that country today said the implementing Anand Marriage Act in India is more important and they should focus on that. ANI

Armed forces chiefs to be exempt from security checks at airports
The chiefs of the armed forces-the Indian Army, the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy-- have been included in the list of dignitaries who are exempt from pre-embarkation security checks at airports. ANI

Parasailing camp organised for Oriya girls
Over a hundred school and college girls from across Orissa participated in a three-day parasailing camp organised in Bhubaneswar recently. ANI

Indo-US N-deal will contribute in growth of Indian economy: Pranab
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that the Indo-US civilian nuclear cooperation agreement would help to achieve Indias energy targets and contribute to growth in vital sectors of the economy, including industry and agriculture. ANI

Human urine can be a good fertiliser
A doctorate student at the Gandhi Krishi Vigyan Kendra here is doing a study on how human urine can be utilised for agriculture. ANI

Dhanbad court summons Lords Ram and Hanuman in land encroachment case
In a unique type of litigation, a court in Bihar has summoned two Hindu Gods to appear before it in connection with a land encroachment case. ANI

Sunday market a major attraction in Srinagar
The Sunday Market of Srinagar is today a big draw for people residing in the vicinity of popular Lal Chowk here. The retail bazaar offers goods at competitive rates. ANI

Manmohan calls for broad consensus on women representation in politics
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today called for a broad consensus on fixing the quota for representation of women in Parliament and state assemblies. ANI

Madras HC upholds death sentence of three convicts in Dharmapuri case
The Madras High Court on Thursday upheld the sentences of the 28 All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) workers, including the three awarded death penalty, in connection with the Dharmapuri bus burning case. ANI

People in Ayodhya crave for peace on Babri demolition anniversary
Residents in Ayodhya today craved for peace as the town observed the 15th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid on Thursday. ANI

Parliament adjourned till 2 pm over Babri Masjid demolition
The Parliament was adjourned till 2.00 p.m. today over the Babri Masjid demolition issue. ANI

Panthers welcome Supreme Court order on women bartenders
The President of the Delhi Pradesh National Panthers Party, Sanjoy Sachdev, today welcomed the Supreme Courts order to allow women to work as bar tenders. ANI

India test-fires Advanced Air Defence missile (Lead:Air Defence missile)
India today successfully test-fired its indigenously designed and developed Advanced Air Defence (AAD) missile. ANI

Women bartenders back at their jobs, thanks to Supreme Court
The Supreme Court today upheld the employment of women as bartenders in Delhi hotels and restaurants. ANI

Nation pays tribute to B R Ambedkar on his 52nd death anniversary
Indian leaders paid rich tribute to Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 52nd death anniversary on Monday. ANI

The first couple in the Indian Parliament were also the most hospitable couple
Ah another Manglorean in Delhi....welcome son. That is how Joachim Alva ushered me, a complete stranger, into his home on Ferozeshah Road. The year was 1956; it was still the age of innocence. Joachim called in his wife saying Violet, meet this young lad from my home town. ANI

India to test Anti-Missile Defence System today
India will conduct a second test of its Interceptor missile this afternoon as preparations for the trial of its Interceptor missile development programme, which has reached its final stage. 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

High alert in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh on Babri Masjid demolition anniversary
National capital New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh were on high alert on Thursday on the 15th anniversary of the demolition of Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. ANI

India to test Anti-Missile Defence System today
All preparations have been completed in Orissa, for the test firing of countrys most modern Anti-Missile Air Defence System today. ANI

Congress Parliamentary Party meets today
The Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) will meet here today, to discuss the challenges ahead in the New Year. ANI

Prime Minister to inaugurate East Asia Gender Equality meet
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the Second East Asia Gender Equality Ministerial meeting here today. ANI

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Cleartrip.com and HDFC Bank Team up to Give Customers a Whooping 50% Cash Back on all Domestic Airlines this Festive Season
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Rajasthan State Home Minister inaugurates 'Lord Shantinath' - a new Jain temple in city today
The Jain Community in twin cities constructed a new Temple "Lord Shantinath Temple" at Tarlagadda in Karwan. Solus Media

Hyderbabad to be the host to 5th World Congress on English Grammer
Three quarters of world's mail is written in English. 80% of world's Electronically stored information is in English: says English experts Solus Media

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on December 6, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10320
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10120
Silver (Kg): Rs. 19000

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18800
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10140
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 940

Bullion Rates on December 6, 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 6, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 39.47 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.09 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 57.65 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 35.57 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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