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June 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 June 8, 2007

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After eight months inflation dips below 5 percent mark
Inflation fell below 5 percent mark for the first time in the last eight months, standing at 4.85 percent for the week ending on May 26, as compared to 5.06 percent in the previous week. ANI

Al Qaeda tape with anti-India message surfaces in Kashmir
A local news agency here today received a video compact disc containing anti-India message and warning that Al Qaeda would wage jihad or holy war against the country. ANI

Poverty stricken woman in Siliguri tries to sell her twins
A 32-year-old woman tried to sell her one-month-old twins here due to poverty. ANI

Number of AIDS cases in India could be millions less than earlier believed
A new unreleased US survey has found that the accurate number of HIV-infected people in India could be million less than what has been earlier assumed, relegating the country behind South Africa in the number of people infected with the deadly virus. ANI

13 killed, 27 injured in a road mishap in UP
Thirteen passengers were killed and 27 others were injured in a road mishap in Hafizpur town in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. ANI

One killed, three injured in Punjab police firing
Tension prevailed in Punjabs Nurmahal town on Friday, after a young man was killed and three others were injured after police opened fire on an angry protesting mob. ANI

North India reels under intense heat wave
North India is reeling under a grip of intense heat wave with several areas across the region recording temperatures close to 45 degrees Celsius on Friday. ANI

22 child labourers rescued in Delhi
Police on Friday rescued 22 child labourers from hazardous industrial units in Delhi with the help of a non-governmental organisation Bachpan Bachao Andolan. ANI

Seven cases of visa fraud detected in US Embassy in one week
The US Embassy has referred seven cases of visa fraud detected in past one week to Indian law enforcement for criminal investigation. ANI

Renuka calls upon women to ensure active participation in decision-making
Unless womens representation in all spheres of governance reaches their equitable share, womens impact on shaping the future of society will remain marginal, said Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury in Kampala today. ANI

Security tightened in Dehradun a day before IMAs annual passing out parade
The security has been beefed up in and around Dehradun in view of the threats posed to the Saturdays ceremonial Passing-out-Parade of the cadets at the Indian Military Academy (IMA). ANI

UP land case: Allahabad High Court admits Bachchans petition(lead: Amitabh)
In a major relief to Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan, the Allahabad High Court today admitted his petition challenging a Faizabad court order that scrapped his ownership of a farmland in Uttar Pradeshs Barabanki District. ANI

Hannah Foster murder case: Court permits Kohlis extradition to the UK (Lead: Kohli)
A Delhi court has permitted the extradition of Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, a Non-Resident Indian (NRI), to the United Kingdom (UK). Kohli has been accused of raping and murdering a British teenager, Hannah Claire Foster four years ago. ANI

Psychiatrists to be deployed at field formations to tackle fragging in Army
The Centre has accepted majority of the recommendations submitted by a special committee to look into the growing incidents of fragging or fratricidal killing in the army that includes immediate measures like stress busting and long term measures like posting team of psychiatrists at field formations. ANI

Kalam calls for development of satellite systems for entire humanity
President Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam on Friday said that the satellite systems should be developed for the advancement of the entire humanity. ANI

New Goa CM Kamat for friendly governance
New Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat on Friday said that his immediate task would be to give people-friendly governance. ANI

Twenty children flee from a juvenile home in Indore
Twenty juvenile delinquents fled from a juvenile home in Indore on Thursday after hitting the guard severely on his head. ANI

Bihars railway security workers using dumped bogies as homes
Abandoned Railway bogies are being used as homes by Railway employees in Patna. These employees had applied for staff quarters, but have not yet been allotted accommodation. ANI

Family feud claims eight lives in Ranchi
A family dispute in Mukunda village of Lohardaga District in Jharkhand has resulted in the brutal killing of eight members of a family. ANI

Centre, DMKs intervention sought to prevent atrocities against Tamils in Lanka
The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today urged the Centre and the Dravida Munnetra Khazagam (DMK) party to intervene against reported acts of ethnic cleansing and racism against the Tamil minorities in Sri Lanka. ANI

Centre, DMKs intervention sought to prevent atrocities against Tamils in Lanka
The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) today urged the Centre and the Dravida Munnetra Khazagam (DMK) party to intervene against reported acts of ethnic cleansing and racism against the Tamil minorities in Sri Lanka. ANI

Manoj Bajpai-starrer Bollywood film Swami hits big screen
Bollyood choreographer Ganesh Acharyas directorial debut, Swami, a film about a common mans life and familys importance for him, was released today in cinema halls across the country. ANI

Naga youth take a liking to Chess
It is not only football, but chess as well that has caught the imagination of youth in Nagaland. ANI

Punjab, a rapidly growing market for international beauty products
Punjab has truly found its place on the international beauty map,where on the one hand, models and beauty queens from the State- Priyanka Chopra, Mehar Bhasin and others - have made their names in international beauty pageants, while on the other, international beauty products have found an upcoming market. ANI

Sonia Gandhi to give lecture at Netherlands university
Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will deliver a lecture at the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands on Saturday. ANI

Abu Salem sent to judicial remand till July 2
A Delhi court today sent underworld don Abu Salem to 25 days judicial custody in a case registered in 2002 under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act for his alleged involvement in an extortion case. ANI

Babri mosque demolition case hearing fixed for June 15
Hearing in the Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leaders L K Advani, M M Joshi and six others has been deferred till July 12 by a district court. ANI

Global warming alarms environmentalists in Kashmir
Environmental experts participating in a seminar here have expressed concern over the change of climate in the Himalayas. ANI

Orissa sand artist campaigns for Marathon boy Budhia
Nationally known sand artist Sudershan Patnaik made replicas of marathon kid Budhia Singh on the beaches of Puri as an appeal to the State Government to allow him continue the proposed 500-kilometer walkathon. ANI

Police arrest four Bangladeshi nationals in Gujarat
Police nabbed four Bangladeshi nationals, who were wanted for various crimes in Bangladesh, in Gujarat for illegal entry. ANI

Pak WC manager expresses fury over Woolmers murder theory
With medical reports suggesting that Bob Woolmer died of natural causes, the Pakistan cricket teams media manager during the World Cup, PJ Mir, has expressed surprise over what led to a murder angle into the death case. ANI

PoK PM praises New Delhi and Srinagar for Kashmir peace efforts
Pakistan occupied Kashmir Prime Minister Sardar Attique Ahmed Khan has praised the administrations of New Delhi and Srinagar for their efforts towards restoring peace in Kashmir. ANI

Kamat sworn-in as 19th CM of Goa
Congress leader Digambar Kamat was sworn-in as the nineteenth Chief Minister of Goa here today. ANI

Birth of a baby elephant, a rare occurrence in Rajasthan
The birth of an elephant baby in Amer, near Jaipur, has given cheer to a mahouts family and fellow villagers, most of whom believe the birth is a rare occurrence in Rajasthan in the last 100 years. ANI

The inside story of the 1965 India-Pakistan war
Independent India has fought four wars with Pakistan and one with China. Officers who participated in the wars have written about them, but there is no official history. ANI

Kamat to be sworn-in as new Goa CM
Digambar Kamat, the Congress MLA from Margao, will be sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Goa today. ANI

Kalam to dedicate INSAT- 4B to nation today
President A P J Abdul Kalam will dedicate the countrys latest communication satellite, INSAT- 4B to the nation at the Indian Space Research Organisations Master Control Facility at Hassan in Karnataka. ANI

Hannah Foster murder case: Order on Kohli extradition today
A city court will today pronounce its order on the extradition of Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, a Non Resident Indian (NRI), who has been accused of raping and murdering a British teenager, Hannah Foster. ANI

Travelguru Promises 'A Guaranteed Hotel Room - Any Budget, Anywhere'
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Escalation and Volatility of Energy Costs to Positively Impact North American HVAC Thermostats Market
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U.S. Healthcare Market Offers Significant Growth Potential for Healthcare IT Vendors
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More Mergers and Acquisitions are in the Horizon - Bangalore Bio 2007
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Companies that Build and Own IP are Sure to Succeed in Bio Informatics-Bangalore Bio 2007
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Bangalore Bio 2007 Highlights India: Fourth Biggest Potential for Cellulosic Ethanol
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Bangalore Bio 2007 Presents Stem Cells Application - The New Age Cure
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New Technology for DNA Typing - Bangalore Bio 2007
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Hyderabad based Drishti Systems launches NetOptima - world's first statistical pornography filter and probably the world's first porn-filtered broadband service Solus Media

Also see International News / Press Releases on June 8, 2007

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

Mumbai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18640
Standard gold: Rs. 8765

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18500
Sovereign: Rs. 7700
Standard gold: Rs. 8905

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18335
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8810
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8160

Bullion Rates on June 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.

Forex Rates on June 8, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.98 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.98 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 54.99 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.85 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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