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December 8, 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 8, 2007

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2002 Godhra-riot accused campaign against Modi
Former supporters of Chief Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat, who were accused in the infamous 2002 Godhra riots case, have now become opponents of him alleging that the Chief Minister has let them down. ANI

Cambodian Prime Minister for strengthening bilateral trade ties with India
Visiting Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen today stressed on enhancing bilateral trade with India and invited businessmen to Cambodia to deliberate on business feasibility. ANI

Suresh Mehta quits from BJPs primary membership
Former Gujarat Chief Minister Suresh Mehta on Saturday resigned from the primary membership of the BJP, alleging the top leadership of the party of having surrendered before one person, Narendra Modi. ANI

EC asks clarification from Sonia over her merchant of death remark(Lead: EC)
The Election Commission today reportedly sought a report from the Congress over merchant of death remark made by Congress President Sonia Gandhi at a rally in Gujarat. ANI

Opt between ideologies of fear and communal harmony: Sonia tells Gujarat voters
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday urged the people of Gujarat to choose between ideologies of fear and illusion and communal harmony and development. ANI

Modis Sohrabuddin remark against Gujarats stand, says ex-State lawyer Tulsi
Gujarat governments former counsel in the Supreme Court, K T S Tulsi, said today that Chief Minister Narender Modis remarks justifying killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh in 2005 fake encounter is completely opposite to the stand taken by the State government in the apex court and it has created lot of confusion. ANI

Commonwealth Human Rights bodys call
The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has called upon the international community to courageously uphold the fundamental human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). ANI

Training dogs to catch terror-mongers in Ludhiana
Two-year-old dog Lakshmi keeps a constant vigil on anyone sounding unscrupulous at the Ludhiana Junction Railway Station. Her sniffing nose keeps all the passengers under scrutiny as she is on the lookout of mischievous elements. ANI

Modi to EC: Notice based on false media reports(Lead:EC-Modi)
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday completely denied the charge levelled against him for violating the model code of conduct by invoking religious sentiments for meeting political ends, and said that the notice issued by the Election Commission in this regard is based on the basis of unverified and false media reports. ANI

BJP demands action against Sonia Gandhi
In an open letter to the Election Commission, the Gujarat unit of the BJP, i today sought action against Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party leader Digvijay Singh, following its complaint to the constitutional body on December 2. ANI

Priyanka Todi blames Rizwanurs brother for his murder
Priyanka Todi, the widow of Rizwanur Rehman, whose body was found near a railway track outside Kolkata on September 21 this year, has squarely blamed her husbands brother, Rukbanur, for the tragedy. ANI

Manmohan should seek Gods , not Sonias mercy: Modi
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should seek Gods mercy rather than that of Congress party president Sonia Gandhi. ANI

Women journalists to give their viewpoints on J-Ks areas of conflict
Charkha, a non-government organisation, has announced fellowships for women journalists to highlight their perspectives on the areas of conflict in Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Tiger dies of disease in Bhopals Van Vihar National Park
Authorities of Bhopals Van Vihar National Park cremated the body of a tiger that died due to a parasitic disease. ANI

Cambodian PM accorded ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan
Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen was accorded a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan here today. ANI

Prime Minister meets SAARC Foreign Ministers
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met Foreign Ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member nations here on Saturday. ANI

Shakira has villagers jiving ahead of Gujarat polls
Latino music, that too figuring Shakira, may be unheard of in the villages of Gujarat, but it is being put to use in the election campaign. ANI

Naga students seek permanent peace in Nagaland
Hundreds of Naga students recently marched through the streets of the national capital to press for permanent peace in Nagaland. ANI

NRIS join poll campaign in Gujarat
A large number of Gujarati Non-Resident Indians have landed in the state to lend support to the BJP in the Assembly elections slated for December 11 and 16. ANI

First R.N.Tamchon Memorial Football Trophy held in Delhi
The recently held first R.N.Tamchon Memorial Football Trophy was watched by many sports lovers in Delhi as 15 teams representing various tribes of the northeast region in a football tournament participated. ANI

Modi given time to file reply before Election Commission
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was today given more time to file his reply to a Election Commission notice over his justification of the 2005 fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. ANI

Now, a chopper service in Nagaland to boost tourism
A chopper service has been started in Nagaland to enhance tourism in the remote north-eastern state. ANI

Sibal says Modi is anti-development and anti-Gujarat
Union Science and Technology Minister Kapil Sibal has joined the growing bandwagon of critics of the BJP Government in Gujarat, which is led by Chief Minister Narendra Modi. ANI

Ganga Sena protests pollution of River Ganga
Religious groups have formed a Ganga Sena, to save the River Ganga from pollution. ANI

Goan villagers oppose plans for IT park in Panaji
Villagers torched two vehicles and set ablaze machinery in Goa in protest over the proposed Rajiv Gandhi IT Habitat at Dona Paula, saying it was a ploy to shore up real estate value in the area. ANI

SAARC designers showcase their creativity
Designers from nations that are members of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) showcased their creativity at an event titled Threads of Unity here on Friday evening. ANI

Patriotic fervour keeping security personnel warm in J-K cold wave
With the temperature dipping below normal in the state, its only the patriotic fervour for their country that is keeping security forces charged. ANI

Surge in tourists arrival at Lord Buddhas Lumbini in Nepal
Lumbini in Nepal is attracting devout Buddhists despite the political turmoil in the country. ANI

First ever polling booth for leprosy patients
In a novel initiative to enable leprosy patient to participate in the election process, a special polling booth has been set up here at a hospital at Mandhudhar in Himachal Pradeshs Solan District. ANI

Modi to reply ECs notice today
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will submit his reply today to the notice issued by the Election Commission over his justification for the 2005 fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. ANI

Vitesse Announces Strategic Investment in Hyderabad, India
Business Wire India

The Best of Manufacturing Honored at Frost & Sullivan's India Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2007
Business Wire India

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on December 8, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10220
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10170
Silver (Kg): Rs. 19040

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19025
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10195
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9450

Bullion Rates on December 8, 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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