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May 22, 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 22, 2007

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Sikhs clash with police, burnt Dera chiefs effigies during shutdown
Enraged Sikhs today clashed with police in Punjab, as they were protesting against Dera Sacha Sauda. ANI

Advani says he would talk to Centre about threat via real estate in Goa
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Lal Krishna Advani today said that he would discuss with the Centre the concerns raised by the National Security Council (NSC) regarding internal security threat through real estate in Goa. ANI

Gorakhpur blasts: 10 injured, UP on high alert, Centre seeks report
Uttar Pradesh has been put on a high alert following three bomb blasts that were triggered in the heart of Gorakhpur District around 7.15 p.m. today, injuring at least ten people. ANI

Greenpeace protests whale killings in Japan
Greenpeace activists on Tuesday staged a protest demanding to halt the annual massacre of whales by Japan under the guise of scientific whaling. ANI

Syed Bukhari held while attempting to enter PMs residence
Chief cleric of the Jama mosque Syed Ahmed Bukhari was detained here today when he tried to walk up to the residence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to register protest against the police killings of people during demonstration against the Hyderabad bomb blast. ANI

Six injured in Gorakhpur serial blasts
At least three bomb blasts were triggered in the heart of Gorakhpur District of Uttar Pradesh around 7.15 p.m. on Tuesday, injuring at least six persons. ANI

Antony expresses concern on terror threats via sea route
Defence Minister A K Antony today said that terror threats via sea route were a serious matter of concern. ANI

West Bengal police claim leads in Hyderabad mosque blast
West Bengal police today claimed to have gathered clues in last weeks blast at Hyderabads Mecca mosque, which killed 14 people and injured scores of other. ANI

NGO demands strict action on child labour
A non-governmental organisation-- Bachpan Bachao Andolan-- which helped in rescuing child labourers from gold polishing units in Delhi, today urged the Central and State governments to strictly enforce the ban on child labour and take strict action against those employing them. ANI

JeM district commander among 5 militants killed in Pulwama
Five militants, including a Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) district commander, were gunned down in two separate operations by the Jammu and Kashmir police in Pulwama District today. ANI

Army commanders to review situation in insurgent-hit Assam
Senior army commanders of the Eastern Army Command will meet shortly to review the ongoing anti-insurgency and intrusion operations in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. ANI

Bhopal eunuch adopts deserted infant
Driven by a long nurtured dream to enjoy motherhood, a eunuch in Bhopal has adopted a deserted infant here. ANI

Former sub-inspector awarded concurrent life term in 93 Mumbai blast
A special TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Prevention Act) Court on Tuesday sentenced a former police sub-inspector V K Patil to life term for allowing a truck laden with arms and explosives to reach Mumbai despite having intercepted it in a raid, prior to 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. ANI

Indias share in world trade touches 1.5 percent
Indias share in world trade has gone up by 0.4 percent since 2004, according to the latest information published in the World Trade Statistics by the World Trade Organisation (WTO). ANI

ULFA attacks threatening Assamese investment prospects
At a time when Assam is seeking investments from various quarters to boost its economy, the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) is trying to push the State in a backward direction. ANI

Insurgents force Manipuris to flee their homes in Chandel District
The banned United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has reportedly forced hundreds of people from ten villages of Chandel District, about 64 kilometers from here, to leave their homes. ANI

A reprieve for 15000 West Bengal tea garden workers
With the Government deciding to re-open five tea gardens in West Bengals Jalpaiguri District, tea garden labourers who were out of work, are heaving a sigh of relief. ANI

India organising mango festival in Tokyo from May 23
India is organising a six-day long Indian Mango Festival in Tokyo from Wednesday as part of the India-Japan Friendship Year celebrations. ANI

Smuggled Chinese apples flood West Bengal fruit markets
tanki (Siliguri), May 22 (ANIHaving nearly overtaken various Indian items in the electrical market, brand China is now making its foray into the Indian apple market via an illegal route. ANI

Sikhs shutdown Punjab, Jammu against Dera chiefs sacrilege
Shops, businesses and schools in Punjab and Jammu remained closed on Tuesday, as thousands of Sikhs obeyed a call by their religious leaders to go on strike in protest against Dera Sacha Sauda, whom they accuse of sacrilege. ANI

DRDO develops environment-friendly fire-fighting technology
A fire fighting technology that does not have any adverse effect on environment has been developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation. ANI

Five Dera Sacha Sauda followers accused of murder
Five followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda were produced in a court here today on murder charges. ANI

Bomb hoax spreads panic in Hyderabad
Panic gripped Hyderabad after rumours of blast taking place near the Hussain Sagar lake was doing the rounds. ANI

Farooq not to contest 2008 Jammu and Kashmir polls
Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, the Chairman of the All Parties Hurriyat (Freedom) Conference, has said he will not participate in the 2008 Jammu and Kashmir polls. ANI

Punjab shutdown today, security tightened at vital installations
Security has been tightened in all sensitive areas across Punjab following a shutdown called by the top Sikh body, Akal Takht, on Tuesday to protest against the alleged blasphemous act by the Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh. ANI

Abu Salem to appear before Delhi court
Underworld don Abu Salem will appear before a Delhi court today, in connection with a number of extortion cases. ANI

93 Mumbai blasts: Court to pronounce sentence for five convicts
A special TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention Act) Court is likely to pronounce sentence of a former police sub-inspector in connection with the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case here today. ANI

Tripp Lite introduces PowerVerter APS Inverter/Chargers in India
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D-Link tie-up with ICICI Bank for easy finance scheme for its networking solutions
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Also see International News / Press Releases on May 22, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on May 22, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8805
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 8755
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18350

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18150
Standard gold: Rs. 8880

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 8895
Silver: Rs. 17950

Indore Bullion Market

Gold (10 grams): Rs. 9190
Silver (1Kg): Rs. 18750

Bhopal Bullion Market

Gold (10 grams): Rs. 9150
Silver (1Kg): Rs. 18750

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 17775
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8810
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8160

Bullion Rates on May 22, 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 May 22, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.64 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.17 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 54.74 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.5 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of May 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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