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July 13, 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 July 13, 2007

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Hanna Foster case: SC refuses to stay Kohlis extradition to UK
The Supreme Court today refused to stay the extradition of Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, the prime accused in the rape and murder case of Hanna Foster, to the UK, by saying that the case does not deserve any stay. ANI

Advance Railway ticket reservation period reduced to 60 days
The advance booking period of railway tickets has been reduced to 60 days. ANI

National Strategy Paper on climate change by November
India will be releasing its National Strategy Paper on global climate change by November this year, which would help the government to prepare an action plan to face the challenges posed by the global warming. ANI

Chhattisgarh Youth Congress protest against state governments policies
Youth Congress led by former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Ajit Jogi and some other top leaders took to the streets here today to protest against the Raman Singh-led BJP government and charged it of being responsible for the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. ANI

Manmohan reviews progress of Bharat Nirman project
Prime Minister Dr. Manmoahn Singh today reviewed progress of the Bharat Nirman project, particularly its two components-rural telephony and rural roads. ANI

Kumaraswamy apprises Patil of flood situation in Karnataka
Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy today met Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil here and apprised him of the flood situation in the state. ANI

Cabinet committee clears appointment of Arvind Virmani as Chief Economic Adviser
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr. Arvind Virmani, presently Principal Adviser, Planning Commission, as Chief Economic Adviser, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance. ANI

India-UK air exercise ends
The ten-day-long bilateral air exercise codenamed Exercise Indradhanush between the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Britains Royal Air Force (RAF) has come to an end with a scintillating display of air power stealth exhibited by Sukhoi-30 and F3 Tornadoes aircrafts. ANI

Visually impaired BSF officer Sandeep Mishra stands tall
Visually-impaired Sandeep Mishra, an Assistant Commandant of the Border Security Force Academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh, is a big inspiration for the physically disabled. ANI

Himachal Pradesh village consecrates Goddess in temple after 200 years
Spiritual dances and sacrificing of goats and sheep marked a function to consecrate the Goddess Singhasini Devi at a temple in the village of Tyawal in Himachal Pradeshs Rampur town, recently. ANI

Centre extends term of Delimitation Commission by one more year
The Centre today extended the term of the Delimitation Commission by one more year. ANI

Chidambaram to address 23rd conference of IT chief commissioners, DGs
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram will address the 23rd Conference of Chief Commissioners and Directors General of Income Tax to be held here on July 17 and 18. ANI

Omar urges Musharraf to continue Indo-Pak peace talks
National Conference Chief Omar Abdullah on Friday appealed to Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf to continue peace talks with India despite the internal strife in his country. ANI

Imran gives more evidence against MQM leader
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has given fresh evidence to Scotland Yard against Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, and vowed to continue his campaign to have him deported from Britain. ANI

Congress to hold its MLAs captive to avoid presidential poll cross voting: Website
Leaving no stone unturned to make sure that cross voting does not take place in the July 19 presidential polls, the Congress party has reportedly decided to hold its MLAs captive in their respective state capitals till the time of voting. ANI

Keralite trainee pilot killed in Philippines plane crash cremated
Indian trainee pilot Varsha Gopinath Pillai, who was killed in a plane crash in The Philippines, was cremated at her home here on Friday. ANI

Buddhism draws foreign tourists to Dharamsala
Foreign tourists from across the world are making a beeline for Dharamsala to learn and practice Buddhism and its way of living. ANI

Saga of an ULFA-victimised family
The Das family in Assams Barpeta District should have had the opportunity to live a normal life given to any other family anywhere in the country, but sadly, this has not been the case. ANI

Mining mafia active in Vindhyachal in Uttar Pradesh

By Kamna Mathur ANI

A unique marriage fair in Madhubani in Bihar
Saurath village in Madhubani District in Bihar holds a unique fair every year when marriages are arranged after holding negotiations in the midst of mango groves. ANI

Kashmir observes Martyrs Day
Several Jammu and Kashmir top leaders, including Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, on Friday paid homage to the 23 people, who laid down their lives while protesting against the rule of Maharaja Hari Singh 76 years ago. ANI

Amarinder Singh used CBI case to pressurise Dera chief to support Congress
The Congress party has been accused of threatening the Dera Sacha Sauda chief and forcing him to support the Congress candidates in this years Punjab Assembly elections. ANI

Jagannath Temple in Puri has Indias biggest kitchen
The famed Jagannath Temple in Puri, Orissa, boasts of having one of the biggest kitchens in the country. ANI

Thiruvananthapurams memorial to Crocodile Hunter
The Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, which is situated about 30 kilometers east of Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram, has thrown open a new crocodile research centre set up in memory of Australian crocodile hunter and animal conservationist Steve Irwin, to the public. ANI

You can now own your own Spitfire for as little as 130, 000 pounds
It was more than 60 years back when the Spitfire soared over skies of Britain, helping turn the tide against the Luftwaffe, and putting the German High Commands decision to invade England, on the backburner. ANI

Punjab gets first Community FM Radio
Community radio is nowadays emerging as the medium to exchange information between communities, which is one of the most important aspects of the modern era. ANI

Hyderabad artisans mull over use of herbal colours on Ganesha idols
As Ganesh Chaturthi, a festival to mark the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesh draws near, artisans in Hyderabad are in a quandary. ANI

Five youth nabbed near Vishawanath Temple released
Police in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, have released five youth form their custody after they were nabbed while hovering mysteriously around the Kashi Vishawanath Temple. ANI

Azad wants India-Pakistan peace talks to pick up speed
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has called for the peace talks between Pakistan and India to pick up pace again. ANI

Centre announces 320-million-dollar package for exporters hit by rupee hike
The Centre has announced a 320-million-dollar relief package for exporters hit by rising rupee, including cuts in bank lending rates for the worst-affected sectors and increased tax breaks. ANI

Kalam to receive King Charles II medal after July 19 presidential polls
President Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam will be conferred with the King Charles II Medal by the Royal Society, UK after the July 19 presidential polls in view of the week-long period of mourning for former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar. ANI

Security tightened in Ajmer for Khwaja Moinuddin Chistis Urs
Security has been beefed up in and around Muslim shrine as worshippers gather in Ajmer to mark the 795th Urs death anniversary of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. ANI

Father appeals against Kohlis extradition in Hannah Foster case
Father of Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, who is accused of raping and killing a British teenager Hannah Foster in 2003, has appealed for mercy after a Delhi High Court allowed his sons extradition. ANI

Cincom Systems Wins 2007 ReBrand 100® Award
Business Wire India

Cost of Non-Compliance for Manufacturers Staggers
Business Wire India

Engineers Spend more than Half their Time on Low-Value Activity
Business Wire India

Time Saving Benefits of Biochips Propels Their Demand in the U.S. Biochips Markets
Business Wire India

European Business Telephony Markets Continue to Grow in 2007
Business Wire India

Also see International News / Press Releases on July 13, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on July 13, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8825
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 8775
Silver (Kg): Rs. 17980

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. 17730
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8800
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8150

Bullion Rates on July 13, 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 July 13, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.47 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 82.08 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 55.74 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.05 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of July 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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