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June 16, 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 16, 2007

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Sevagram Ashram refuses Central aid
Sevagram Ashram, 8 kilometres from Wardha, that is preserving memories of Mahatma Gandhi has refused to accept a Central grant of five million rupees towards its upkeep. ANI

Andhra Pradesh to have IIM soon, says Arjun Singh
Union Minister for Human Resource Development Arjun Singh on Saturday said that the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) will soon be set up in Andhra Pradesh. ANI

India will not give up any part to China: Pranab
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that India would not give up any of its part that regularly sends its elected representatives to the State assemblies and the sovereign Parliament. ANI

Sekhawat meets UPA Presidential nominee Patil
In a dramatic development, Vice President Bhairon Singh Sekhawat, who is gearing to throw a challenge to the UPA-Lefts presidential nominee Pratibha Devisingh Patil , went to meet his opponent at the Jodhpur House this evening. ANI

Chennai meeting of Third Front to decide their strategy on Presidential polls
Senior leaders of the newly formed Third Front held discussions to decide their stand on the Presidential polls here today. ANI

India reviewing policy to let domestic carriers fly abroad
Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel today said that the Ministry is reviewing the existing aviation policy to allow domestic carriers, with less than five years of operation, fly abroad. ANI

Orissa farmers celebrate arrival of monsoon
Farmers in Orissa welcomed the first monsoon showers with traditional celebrations. ANI

Goa court awards death penalty for murdering a doctor
A local court here today awarded death penalty to Ryan Fernandes, who was convicted for murdering his father-in-law and prominent physician of Vasco, Dr. Shrikant Verenkar. ANI

Chota Losal continues celebrating daughter-in-law Patils nomination
The celebration does not seem to end for the residents of Chota Losal village ever since they learnt that Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who came here as daughter-in-law in 1965 after being married to Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat, is the UPA-Lefts Presidential nominee. ANI

15 killed in mishap on Srinagar-Jammu highway
As many as 15 people were killed and five others were injured when a Jammu-bound bus fell down a deep gorge near Ramsu, about 130 km from here, on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway this afternoon. ANI

Four injured in garbage dump blast in Amritsar
Four people were injured when bombs exploded in a garbage dump in the cantonment area here today. ANI

Antony asks defence PSUs to gear up for competition from private companies
Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here today that Defence Public Sector Undertakings will no longer enjoy the monopoly they had hitherto and they will have to face competition from the Indian private firms that will be awarded the Raksha Udyog Ratnas status. ANI

Manmohan Singh reviews Jawaharlal National Urban Renewal Mission
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today reviewed the progress of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). ANI

Manmohan Singh for speedy rehabilitation of tsunami affected
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday called for speedy rehabilitation of those affected in the December 2004 tsunami disaster. ANI

Nanak Dev researchers identify 5 new lectins useful for killing cancer cells
A research team of the Guru Nanak Dev University Protein Laboratory has identified nine new lectins (proteins) out of which five have turned out to be useful for killing cancer cells. ANI

World Bank approves 63-million-dollar credit for Bihar
The World Bank has approved a credit of 63 million dollars from the International Development Association (IDA) to Bihar for enhancing social and economic empowerment of rural poor people in the state. ANI

Shimla Court defers Amarinders plea till July 5
Shimla District Court today adjourned hearing of a defamation suit filed by former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal against former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and senior Congress leader Motilal Vohra. ANI

Rae Bareilly artist makes a niche by bone carving
Its been 45 years when Mushtaq Ahmed heard about bone carving for the first time. The unconventional art form captivated the teenager like anything. Little did he believe it would one day earn him popularity besides money. ANI

Ahmedbad has a restaurant for the HIV/AIDS patients
Setting aside all inhibitions to maintain a contact with people suffering with dreaded diseases, Aadhar (or, Base), a charitable trust, is running a restaurant that caters nutritious food for the HIV/AIDS patients here. ANI

Election Commission issues notification for Presidential election
The Election Commission (EC) today issued the notification for the Presidential election, scheduled for July 19. ANI

New 5 lectins useful for killing cancer cells, say Nanak Dev researchers
The research team of the Guru Nanak Dev University Protein Laboratory has brought out nine new lectins (proteins) out of which five have turned out to be useful for killing cancer cells. ANI

E-waste: A bomb in Bangalores belly
As number of Information Technology (IT) companies is growing, a bomb in the belly of Bangalore is ticking. ANI

Sikhs observe 401st martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev
Thousands of Sikhs gathered at Darbar Sahib in Tarn Taran on Saturday to observe the 401st martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth guru of the Sikhs. ANI

Gujarat farmers shifting from agriculture to animal husbandry
The farming scene in Gujarat is undergoing a change with more farmers shifting from growing grains to rearing cattle. ANI

Three killed in Rourkela road mishap
At least three passengers were killed and several others injured in a road mishap near Birtola, about 40 km from Rourkela on Saturday. ANI

Traditional Tibetan medicine gains acceptance in Himachal Pradesh
Traditional Tibetan system of medicine has gained acceptance among visitors and locals here for its herbal and holistic approach in treating illnesses. ANI

Japanese offer prayers at World War II memorial in Kohima
The farthest that the Japanese Army reached in its invasion of India during the Second World War was Kohima. The tennis court atop a hill in Kohima was the scene of a fierce battle. ANI

Sadhvi Rithambara Ashram trains women in martial arts!
Sadhvi Rithambaras ashram located at Vrindaban in Uttar Pradesh, in addition to cultivating devotion in women, is now engaged in training them in martial arts and arms. ANI

Tea plantation flourishes in Tripura
With its favourable agro-climatic conditions, many tea planters are being attracted to Tripura. ANI

Story of a woman whose life is perturbed by ULFA
More than two decades of violence by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has created a long list of victims. ANI

Ten Indians abducted in Nigeria released
Ten Indians, abducted in Nigeria 16 days ago have been released, media reports said. ANI

Pranab visiting Shilong to boost Look-East policy
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee is visiting Shilong today to give a boost to the New Delhis Look-East policy. ANI

PM welcomes declaration of Oct 2 as International Non-Violence Day
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has welcomed the United Nations General Assemblys adoption of an Indian resolution declaring October 2 as the International Day of Non-Violence. ANI

UP students protest alleged irregularities in medical entrance test
Medical aspirants in Uttar Pradesh have demanded re-evaluation of their result, alleging irregularities in the Combined Pre-Medical Test. ANI

Notification for Presidential election today
The Election Commission (EC) will today issue the notification for the Presidential election, scheduled for July 19. ANI

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on June 16, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8760
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8710
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18375

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18085
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8740
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8100

Bullion Rates on June 16, 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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