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June 1, 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 June 1, 2007

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Gujjar-Meena clashes aggravate situation in Rajasthan
Clashes between members of the Gujjar and Meena communities over formers demand for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status worsened the situation in many parts of Rajasthan on Friday. ANI

Bids for redevelopment of Dharavi slum published
Asias largest slum in Mumbais Dharavi area is all set to have gleaming new apartments for its thousands of poor residents, as bids for the project has been published in 16 countries.Redesign the township and rehabilitating the families is a challenge. But rewards outweigh the Herculean task, wrote the bid to be advertised by the Slum Rehabilitation Authority. ANI

IAFs Round the World on microlight gets kicked off
Two pilots of the Indian Air Force (IAF) have taken off for a tour of the world on a microlight aircraft, and they envisage to complete circumnavigation of the Earth in a record 64 days that includes 19 days of rest and maintenance of wear and tear. ANI

Centre will setup at least one university in every State: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that the Centre will setup at least one university in every State. ANI

Eat mangoes throughout the year, courtesy Reliance
Reliance Industries has begun orchard farming of mangoes in large area of land around its Jamnagar refinery with the aim of producing the seasonal fruit round the year. ANI

Families of POWs leave for Pakistan with hope and prayers
With prayers on their lips a group of Indian families left for Pakistan on Friday in search of the 54 personnel of armed forces, who have gone missing since the 1971 India-Pakistan war. ANI

Bad news for Bengalis as prices of Hilsa fish soar
Soaring prices due to short supply have made Hilsa- a traditional fresh water fish, out of bounds for an average Bengali, who consider the variety very special. ANI

Karunanidhis daughter Kanimozhi files nomination for Rajya Sabha
Chief minister of Tamil Nadu, M. Karunanidhis daughter Kanimozhi, today filed her nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat from the State. ANI

Brazilian President to visit India
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will visit India from June 3 to 5. ANI

Orissa DGP Mohanty resumes duty after exit of Rajasthan Police officials
Orissa Director General of Police (Home Guards) B B Mohanty resumed his duties today after the exit of Rajasthan Police which had been camping in the State for his arrest. ANI

Rigorous imprisonment for five in 93 Mumbai blast case
Five persons including former Bollywood producer Samir Hingora who supplied AK-56 rifle to actor Sanjay Dutt have been sentenced to rigorous imprisonment ranging from eight years to life by the special TADA Court.Special judge P D Kode sentenced Niyaz Ahmed Shaikh to life imprisonment and asked him to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 on charges of conspiracy, aiding and abetting a terrorist act. ANI

Kalam presents Bal Shree awards to 22 children
President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam today presented Bal Shree awards 2006 to 22 children. ANI

India-US nuclear agreement in the best interest of both countries: Burns
India and the United State can conclude the landmark nuclear deal with continued good spirit and hard work, said US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs, Nicholas Burns on Friday. ANI

Gujjar-Meena clashes claims five lives, death toll 25 (First lead: Gujjars)
At least five persons are reported to have lost their lives today, as the Gujjar and Meena communities clashed over formers demand for Scheduled Tribe (ST) status. The death toll in the state has risen to 25. ANI

Gujjar agitation: Shoot-at-sight-orders issued in four Rajasthan districts(Update: Gujjars)
Shoot-at-sight orders have been issued in four districts of Rajasthan in the wake of clashes between Gujjars, Meenas and law enforcement personnel. ANI

Centre extends truce with National Democratic Front of Bodoland by 6 months
The Centre on Friday extended the cease-fire agreement with the Assams separatist outfit National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) by six months. ANI

Book on Pak army will create problems for Musharraf: UK media
Pakistani woman scholar Dr Ayesha Siddiqas book on the army, which was launched in Pakistan on Thursday, will create formidable problems for President General Pervez Musharraf and his military generals, according to British media. ANI

China, Pak may have nuke pact similar to Indo-US deal
Prominent US scholar Noam Chomsky has said that the civilian nuclear energy co-operation between India and the US has encouraged China to have a similar arrangement with Pakistan. ANI

Delhi Bar Council forms three-member committee to look into NDTV expose
The Delhi Bar Council today constituted a three-member fact finding committee to look into an expose of a private news channel, relating to the sensational BMW hit-and-run case. ANI

Amitabh Bachchans petition over UP land dismissed by Faizabad Court
A Faizabad court today rejected a petition filed by cine star Amitabh Bachchan against Barabankis District Magistrate, who has cancelled the transfer of land to Bachchans name in Daulatpur village, which falls under the Fatehpur tehsil of the district. ANI

Taj corridor case deferred till June 5
A special CBI Court here on Friday deferred the hearing into the rupees-175-crore Taj Corridor case, in which Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is an accused, till June 5. ANI

Five army personnel injured in Srinagar blast
At least five army personnel were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near Presentation Convent School at Rajbagh in Srinagar early this morning. ANI

Kate Middletons new beau is part of Prince Williams circle!
It seems that Prince Williams ex-girlfriend Kate Middleton has moved on after parting ways with the British royal. ANI

1993 Mumbai blasts: Former film producer Hingora gets nine-year RI
A TADA court here on Friday sentenced Samir Hingora, a former film producer, to nine years rigorous imprisonment for supplying arms and ammunition to Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. ANI

For insurgents in Manipur, violence is business
People of Manipur have realised that insurgency is convenient excuse for those involved in it to make money. Distressed at the insurgents devious ways, Manipuris have sought an end to the violence against innocent civilians. ANI

Private banks in Punjab offer schemes for NRIs
Private banks have revolutionised the banking system, providing quick and hassle-free remittances to families of NRIs back home. ANI

Amitbabh Bachchans petition over UP land dismissed by Faizabad Court
A Faizabad court today rejected a petition filed by cine star Amitabh Bachchan against Barabankis District Magistrate, who has cancelled the transfer of land to Bachchans name in Daulatpur village, which falls under the Fatehpur tehsil of the district. ANI

Over 374 shops gutted in Punjab fire
At least 374 shops were gutted and property worth millions damaged in a major fire that broke out in a crowded market place in Mohali on Friday. ANI

A Jammu sub-division governed by women
With women holding senior positions at the administrative and institutional levels in R S Pura, a border sub-division, the area is experiencing commendable development. ANI

China launches SinoSat-3 communications satellite
China launched SinoSat-3, a communications satellite for data transfer, radio and television broadcasting, aboard a Long March-3A carrier rocket early Friday morning, marking the 100th flight of its Long March series. According to The China Daily, the satellite was launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwest Sichuan province at 0:08 a.m. (Beijing Time). ANI

China to announce strategy for combating climate change
China will release its national strategy for fighting climate change next week, but there is no plan for a cap on greenhouse gas emissions. ANI

President Kalam to give away Bal Shree awards
President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam will give away the Bal Shree Honour 2006 to 22 children selected from different States at a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. ANI

Violence continues in Rajasthan as Gujjar-Govt. talks fail
Rajasthan continues to be in throes of violence, and remaines cut off from rest of the country after talks between Gujjar leaders and the Vasundhra Raje Scindia Government collapsed. ANI

Nineteen army personnel injured in Srinagar blast
At least nineteen army personnel were injured in an Impressive Explosive Device (IED) blast near Presentation Convent School at Rajbagh in Srinagar early this morning. ANI

An Allahabad man who drives motorbike without using its handle!
A 21-year-old Allahabad man has acquired the ability to drive this motorbike without using its handles. Shashidhar Pathak enjoys covering long distances, performing various stunts on his motorbike. ANI

Devotees offer cigarettes at Captain Babas mausoleum in Lucknow
Though smoking or drinking at any religious place can offend many believers at Captain Babas mausoleum in Lucknow, offering cigarettes is a gesture of respect. ANI

Sanjay Dutt to appear in TADA court today
Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, convicted for ossessing illegal weapon in connection with the 1993 Mumbai bomb lasts case, will appear before a special TADA court here today. ANI

Abu Salem to appear before Delhi court
Underworld don Abu Salem will appear efore a Delhi court today in connection with an extortion case egistered against him. ANI

Court to hear Taj Corridor case today
A special CBI Court will hear the rupees-75-crore Taj Corridor case today, in which Uttar Pradesh Chief inister Mayawati is an accused. ANI

National conference on Affordable Housing for All in Mumbai today
A two-day national conference on Affordable Housing for All will begin here today. ANI

Building a Greener Future: Advances in North American Energy, Water and Building Facilities Management Markets
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Cincom Wins Award for Excellence in Media Relations and Publicity
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Decreasing Size of Vehicles to Fuel Growth of Cargo Management Accessories
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The UB Group to Make Significant Investment in Air Deccan
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Head to UK for higher studies - UWE offers good study opportunities for Indian students
The First Flight of Airbus A380 was helped by Research and Development at UWE Solus Media

Also see International News / Press Releases on June 1, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on June 1, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8790
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 8745
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18595

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18250
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8775
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8130

Bullion Rates on June 1, 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 June 1, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.54 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.21 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 54.51 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.24 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of June 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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