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May 2, 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 May 2, 2007

'Ashwamedha' reinforces importance of foot soldiers
The five-day long army exercise-Ashwamedha--reinforces the importance of foot soldiers in future operations and wars, and the amalgamation of the latest technology to carry out a swift and asymmetric warfare in the 21st century. ANI

Traffic policeman beaten up in Kanpur
A traffic policeman had to face public wrath after a commuter skidded off his vehicle and got injured while trying to escape routine checking on Wednesday afternoon. ANI

Minorities' front calls for CBI inquiry into fake encounter case
The All India Minorities' Front (AIMF) on Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into the fake encounter killing of Shorabuddin Sheikh by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Gujarat Police on the pretext of tackling terrorism. ANI

Arjun tanks getting validated in simulated war for first time
Arjun tanks, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), are for the first time taking part in a simulated war exercise in Rajasthan deserts. ANI

Rain brings mercury down in northern India
Several regions in northern India experienced sudden rains and thundershowers on Wednesday morning that knocked down the rising temperatures and abated the heat waves. ANI

Buddhists celebrate Buddha Purnima
Buddhists across the country today held religious discourses and special prayers as they celebrated 'Buddha Purnima' - the most important Buddhist festival. ANI

'No entry' for journalists in Gujarat police stations
Gujarat police on Wednesday barred entry of journalists in its offices apparently after leakage of probe details into the November 2005 fake encounter case. ANI

19 dead as bus falls into gorge in Himachal
Nineteen people were killed when a bus carrying about fifty people skidded off a mountain road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. ANI

Singhal calls a halt to re-aligned Sethusamundaram project
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) PresidentAshok Singhal today demanded a reevaluation of the realigned Sethusamudram Project, saying that the original Ram Setu should be left uscathed and officially notified as an ancient monument. ANI

"Olympiad "concludes for budding scientists and computer whizkids
It was Olympics of a different kind, with schools from all over India participating in it, competing for their skills in science subjects as also comprehension in the use of computers. ANI

Govt. rules out breach of airport security
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) today ruled out a security breach at the cargo complex of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). ANI

Centre, IAVI join hands to develop "next generation" AIDS vaccine
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of Science and Technology Ministry and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) signed an agreement today to address a major obstacle in AIDS vaccine development: the design of candidate vaccines to elicit neutralizing antibodies against HIV. ANI

Indo-German consultation meeting for development co-operation tomorrow
The annual Indo-German consultation meeting for development co-operation will be held in New Delhi on Thursday to discuss the new projects for funding by Germany in 2007. ANI

Kamal Nath to address Oxford students
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath, will deliver a special address at the University College in Oxford tomorrow. ANI

Badrinath shrine reopens after winter break
Scores of Hindus queued up as the Kapats (doors) of the famous Badrinath shrine located at the foothills of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand reopened to the public. ANI

Engineers accidentally find gas reserve in Kashmir
Engineers carrying out a survey along the Jhelum river in Kashmir have accidentally struck a gas reserve. A group of engineers, working with the state-run Flood Control Division, today said that they were drilling holes along the Jhelum coast when the gas began to emanate. ANI

'Water births' entail no risk of death from asphyxiation
'Water birthing' has finally made its foray into India, and what more, not only is it more relieving and painless, but also quite safe; and yes there is no chance of death occurring to the baby due to asphyxiation and drowning. ANI

Children worst hit by heat waves in Rajasthan
With scorching heat waves continuing to sweep Rajasthan, hospitals in Bikaner are handling several cases of heat stroke everyday, especially among children. ANI

Jharkhand has twenty-year-old handwritten newspaper
Sexagenarian Gowrishankar Rajak of Jharkhand's Dumka town has been bringing out a handwritten newspaper for last 20 years. ANI

Centre to spend rupees five crore to conserve endangered Western Tragopan Pheasant
The Central Government plans to spend nearly fifty million rupees (Rs. 5 crore) to protect the endangered Western Tragopan bird. ANI

In Gorakhpur, a daughter-in-law takes on her father-in-law in elections
An interesting battle is on in Gorakhpur's Dhuriapar constituency where a daughter-in-law is contesting against her father-in-law for a place in the State Legislative Assembly. ANI

Rahul Gandhi to begin seventh leg of UP poll campaign on Thursday
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi will launch the seventh leg of his campaign in Uttar Pradesh from Thursday. ANI

Angry relatives ransack Kolkata hospital after baby's death
The death of a baby at a hospital here on Monday, led members of his family to ransack the hospital over charges of alleged medical negligence. ANI

Kalam to visit Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar on Buddha Purnima
President A P J Abdul Kalam will visit Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar District today to attend a programme on the occasion of Buddha Purnima. ANI

Photograph  Lux Hands out the 'Lux Beauty Ticket'
India's favorite skin cleansing brand Lux, has taken another beauty leap forward by introducing the 'Lux Beauty Ticket' for playfully beautiful women of India. Lux has always encouraged and inspired women to make the most of their beauty and looks. Lux, with its new philosophy of "Play with beauty" is all set to conquer all the gorgeous women out there. Business Wire India

Cincom Sponsors the SAP Configuration Workgroup European Conference
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India IT Industry Grows by 31% in 2006, Projected to Cross 100 B USD in 2011, say IDC
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Shifting Dynamics of Marketing Departments Call for Marketing Process Optimization Solutions
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Healthy Economic Conditions Favor the Growth of the Global Lasers Market
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Balloon Kyphoplasty to be Introduced in India
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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on May 2, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 9070
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 9020
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18875

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18650
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9170

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 9200
Silver: Rs. 18550

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18265
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9065
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8400

Bullion Rates on May 2, 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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