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July 27, 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 27, 2007

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Pranab, Rice term N-deal as historic milestone
A joint statement issued by Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee and US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice today, said that the two countries have reached a historic milestone in their strategic partnership by completing negotiations on the Indo-US bilateral agreement on civilian nuclear energy cooperation. ANI

GDA demands Goa Governor to dismiss Congress-led govt
The newly formed Goa Democratic Alliance (GDA), led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), today met Goa Governor S C Jamir, and demanded the dismissal of the Digambar Kamat-led government. ANI

Indo-US N-deal fulfills terms outlined by PM: Naryanan
National Security Advisor (NSA) M K Narayanan said on Friday that the civilian nuclear energy cooperation between India and the US fulfills the terms outlined by Prime Minister in Parliament on August 17 last year. ANI

Floods destroy homes, crops in UP, Bihar
Floods, caused by incessant rains, in northern and eastern parts of the country over the past week, have displaced hundreds of people, besides destroying their crops and houses, officials said on Friday. ANI

Kerala temple allows women to pray in churidar salwar-kameez
The Guruvayoor Temple authorities in Kerala have decided to allow women devotees to wear churidar salwar-kameez while offering prayers at the temple. ANI

At least eight killed in suicide attack near Lal Masjid
At least eight people were reported killed in a suicide attack near the Lal Masjid that followed a clash between protestors and baton-charging police. ANI

Meira Kumar objects to use of the term upper and lower castes in media
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Meira Kumar has expressed concern over the use of the terms upper and lower castes in the media. ANI

Fresh batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath cave shrine
A fresh batch of 1,039 pilgrims left the base camp here today for the Amarnath cave shrine despite bad weather. ANI

Where simians become policemen, and catch gamblers
Believe it or not, in Madhya Pradeshs Gautampura area about 80 kilometres from Indore, a large number of monkeys are doing the duties normally done by the police. ANI

Jhona-2, a musical to combat water paucity in rural Punjab
An upcoming artist from rural Punjab has come up with a music video album Jhona-2 that highlights the depleting water condition and farmers plight in the State. ANI

Shekhar Dutt appointed as Deputy National Security Advisor
Defence Secretary Shekhar Dutt, a 1969 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as Deputy National Security Advisor. ANI

Renuka urges SAARC nations to adopt gender friendly lending system
Inaugurating the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Conference on Micro-Financing and Women Economic Empowerment, Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury today urged SAARC countries to adopt a gender friendly lending system, as economic empowerment of the women is vital for the overall development of the region. ANI

Punjab court convicts six in Beant Singh assassination case
A special Punjab court today convicted six persons in connection with the 1995 assassination case of the then Chief Minister Beant Singh. ANI

Permission to attack not granted(Article)
: Many think Pakistans turn has come, and it is because of this Western media has systematically started talking about strikes inside Pakistani territory. A number of Western officials and some think tanks believe that General Musharaf has not been able to root out Al -Qaeda and Taliban bases from the country. ANI

We request Australian govt. to facilitate Haneefs return to India: E Ahmed (Update: Haneef)
The Centre has requested the Australian Government to grant a proper visa to Dr Mohamed Haneef, who was released today after terrorism charges against him were dropped. ANI

Forced prostitution, labor on the rise in China
Chinas abysmal human trafficking record is increasing the levels of forced labor and sexual exploitation, according to a senior public security official. ANI

Three militants killed in J-K gunbattle
Two Hizbul Mujahiddin (HM) militants and an unidentified militant were killed in two separate gunbattles with security forces in Pulwama District today. ANI

7th Battalion of Tripura State Rifles hosts Vanamahotsav festival
The 7th Battalion of Tripura State Rifles, a para-military unit, hosted Vanamahotsav festival on Wednesday by planting tree saplings in Jampuijala area of Tripura. ANI

Situation remains grim in flood-hit Tripura, Bihar
yawa (Bihar), July 27 (ANIThe flood situation continues to remain grim in northeast and eastern parts of the country, as the water levels of several rivers continue to rise at an alarming rate. ANI

Lliquor used as pesticides in Punjab
Believe it or not, many farmers in Punjab are using locally brewd liquor as pesticides. They claim that the brew kills pests and also helps in getting better yields. ANI

Indian Railways readies passenger facilities for train service to Bangladesh
Indian Railways is putting together passenger facilities ahead of the start of a trans-national train service between Kolkata and Dhaka for the first time in more than four decades. ANI

Haneefs wife thanks Manmohan Singh for dropping of terrorism charge against him
Doctor Mohamed Haneefs wife has thanked Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and the Indian Government for their support in facilitating the dropping of charges against her husband. ANI

Kasuri terms statement made by US officials as irresponsible
The statements made by US officials threatening Pakistan with direct action were irresponsible and must not be made, said Foreign Minister Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri. ANI

93 Mumbai blast accused Yakub Memon sentenced to death
A Special TADA Court on Friday awarded the death sentence to Yakub Memon, the brother of prime accused Tiger Memon, in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blast case. ANI

US had no access to AQ Khan: Burns
The US had no personal access to Dr AQ Khan, although it keeps pressing Pakistan on that point, said Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns. ANI

Looks conscious Chandigarh youngsters head for beauty parlours and spas
Looks conscious Chandigarh adolescents desiring to please a friend, or nurturing a dream to make a career in the glamour world, are opting for spa treatment, laser surgery, hair styling and designer outfits. ANI

Congress supporter in Hyderabad protests slander campaign against Andhra CM
A supporter of the Congress Party jumped into Hyderabads Hussain Sagar Lake to protest the slander campaign against Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy. ANI

Delhi High Court allows Kohlis extradition to UK
The Delhi High Court on Friday allowed the extradition of Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), to the United Kingdom (UK), who is accused of raping and murdering British teenager Hannah Claire Foster four years ago. ANI

Elephant calf killed by train in West Bengal
A two-year old male calf was run over by a train that was passing through the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary in West Bengals Darjeeling District. ANI

Varanasi priests protest move to slaughter Shambo in Wales
A forum of Hindu priests has organised a worship ceremony here to protest a move by Welsh authorities to slaughter the temple bull Shambo, which has tested positive for Bovine TB.When people here heard about the slaughter plan, they got really hurt. We organised this ritual to express our sentiments, said Chittan Pandey, an organisers. ANI

Thorium-based nuke reactors best suited to feed energy hungry economy: Kalam
Former President A PJ Abdul Kalam has said that the country should go in for thorium-based nuclear reactors to feed the energy hungry economy. ANI

Chandigarh youngsters spearhead anti-tobacco campaign
A team of Chandigarh youngsters, supported by Burning Brain Society and Chandigarh Administration, has taken upon themselves the task of of trampling the menace of tobacco use. ANI

Tiger Memon familys fate to be decided today
Four members of prime accused Tiger Memons family, who have been convicted in the 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts case, will appear before a special TADA court here today. ANI

HCC Turnover up 26% to Rs.730.58 cr for Q1 2007-08
Business Wire India

Growth in Closure-Intensive Packaging Promotes Use of Caps and Closures
Business Wire India

IP Telephony's Enhanced Capabilities Impel Move Toward Next Generation Communications
Business Wire India

Info Edge (India) Limited announces Q1 results
Business Wire India

Growing Demand for Advanced Data Handling Tools in Drug Discovery Creates Growth Potential for Bioinformatics
Business Wire India

Tally's GoGold Upgrade Scheme
Business Wire India

Electrical and Electronics Fair kicked off
Solus Media

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on July 27, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8770
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 8720
Silver (Kg): Rs. 17740

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. 17450
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8775
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8130

Bullion Rates on July 27, 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 27, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.48 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 82.59 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 55.55 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.14 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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