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May 23, 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 23, 2007

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Punjab shutdown remains relatively peaceful
The daylong shutdown in Punjab remained relatively peaceful barring sporadic incidents of violence in neighbouring Haryana where clashes between the Sikhs and the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda sect left 10 people injured. ANI

Pranab to go on a weeklong visit to Europe and Africa
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee will be embarking on a weeklong visit to Europe and Africa beginning this Saturday. ANI

Security beefed at Mumbai WTC following LeT threat
Security has been beefed up at the World Trade Centre in Mumbai on Wednesday after an anonymous letter threatened to blow it up. ANI

India is prepared to deal with any threat to countrys security: Manmohan
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the country is prepared to deal with any threat to its security. ANI

Hundreds of fish found dead in a Kolkata pond
Hundreds of freshwater fish were found dead under mysterious circumstances at a pond in Kolkata. ANI

Doctors move to HC in support of Trehan
The Escorts row took a new turn on Wednesday as an association of doctors, supporting the cardio-thoracic surgeon Naresh Trehan, moved to the Delhi High Court seeking to set up a committee to run the Escorts hospital. ANI

NDA indecisive on its next Presidential candidate
National Democratic Alliance (NDA) remained indecisive on the selection of a Presidential candidate even as consultations among political parties on the issue gained momentum. ANI

Problem of plenty: Patna zookeepers start sterilising deer
Spiralling population of spotted deer at Patna zoo has prompted its keepers to sterilise the antelopes to control its growth. ANI

Army deal for purchase of 197 Fennec helicopters almost clinched
The deal worth over 600 million dollars to purchase 197 AS 550C3 Fennec helicopters from Eurocopter for the Indian Army has been almost finalised, according to sources in the Defence Ministry. ANI

Australia contributes to HIV/AIDS prevention in the North-East
Australian High Commissioner to India, John McCarthy, has announced additional funding for HIV/AIDS and drugs prevention in Nagaland, Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram. ANI

Kalam for promoting a conflict free, harmonious society
President APJ Abdul Kalam on Wednesday said that the education system should lay the foundation among the youth for evolving a conflict free, happy life, resulting in an attitude of giving. ANI

Mayawati orders thorough probe into Gorakhpur blasts
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati today said that senior officials have been rushed to Gorakhpur District to conduct a thorough probe. ANI

Militants attack, hurt senior police officer in Jammu
Militants shot and critically wounded a Deputy Superintendent of Police in the Medhar sector of Jammu on Wednesday. ANI

Arrest warrant issued against Raj Thackeray for his anti-Bihar remarks
A local court in Jamshedpur today issued an arrest warrant against Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray after he failed to appear before it in connection with a case relating to Thackerays anti-Bihar remarks. ANI

Smoking and drinking daily is the secret to this centenarians longevity
Smoking everyday and drinking after every meal seems to be the secret behind a Chinese centenarians long life. ANI

Maninder Singh granted bail in cocaine case (Lead:Maninder Singh)
Former cricketer Maninder Singh, who was arrested for possessing cocaine on Tuesday, was granted bail by a city court here, as the quantity of narcotics recovered from him was very small. ANI

First squadron of LCA Tejas to be placed down south
The first squadron of the indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) named Tejas will be deployed down south in Tamil Nadu, when the first batch of the 20 fighter aircrafts are expected to be inducted by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in 2009-2010. ANI

1993 blasts: Five sentenced for helping land arms, explosives
Five persons convicted for their role in 1993 serial blasts in the city, including a former public servant, were sentenced to prison terms ranging from six to 14 years rigorous imprisonment by the TADA court in Mumbai. ANI

Communalism, religious extremism and bigotry pose grave danger to countrys unity and integrity : Manmohan Singh
President, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, presented the Kabir Puraskar and National Communal Harmony Awards to Ram Babu Singh Chauhan, Rabindra Nath Upadhyaya and the Institute of Socialist Education, here today. ANI

National Productivity Awards for agriculture sector to be given tomorrow
The National Productivity Awards for the agriculture sector for 2005-2006 will be given away in the presence of Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday. ANI

Record visitors at Kashmir exhibition
An ongoing Industrial and Handicrafts exhibition in the Kashmir Valley has drawn a record number of people from across Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Manmohan Singh finds cancer of corruption in road construction projects(Re-issue with corrections)
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said corruption in road construction projects is spreading like cancer. ANI

Breakthrough in efforts to pacify Sikhs, says Swami Agnivesh(Reissue with corrections)
Social activist Swami Agnivesh today claimed that he has achieved a breakthrough in the Dera Sacha Sauda imbroglio during his talks with Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh. ANI

Senior officers business has altered Pak militarys image: Book
A new book by a security analyst and strategic affairs columnist of Pakistan, Ayesha Siddiqa, says the involvement of senior military officers in profit-making activities has altered the character of the army as an institution. ANI

Chandigarhs career conscious students drawn to professional help
Moving ahead of their parents expectations and suggestions about the selection of the right stream, a number of students in schools and colleges in Chandigarh are visiting professional career-counsellors for help. ANI

Naga tribes indulge in merry-making during Moatsu festival
Nagaland is a land of festivals where all sixteen of its tribes have their own culture and way of life. It is this cultural harmony that makes it a unique State. ANI

Senior officers business has altered Pak militarys image: Book
A new book by a security analyst and strategic affairs columnist of Pakistan, Ayesha Siddiqa, says the involvement of senior military officers in profit-making activities has altered the character of the army as an institution. ANI

Chandigarhs career conscious students drawn to professional help
Moving ahead of their parents expectations and suggestions about the selection of the right stream, a number of students in schools and colleges in Chandigarh are visiting professional career-counsellors for help. ANI

Naga tribes indulge in merry-making during Moatsu festival
Nagaland is a land of festivals where all sixteen of its tribes have their own culture and way of life. It is this cultural harmony that makes it a unique State. ANI

Corruption in road construction projects spreading like cancer: PM
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said corruption in road construction projects is spreading like cancer in the country. ANI

Court defers hearing on Taj Corridor case till June 1 (Lead:Taj corridor)
The special CBI Court here on Wednesday deferred the hearing into the rupees 175 crore Taj Corridor case, in which Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is an accused, till June 1. ANI

Congress contestant says cheese even in defeat!
Congress party workers in the Sadaat constituency of Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh celebrated their partys candidate participation in the recently held State elections even though he was defeated. ANI

UP Police claim timer device might have been used in Gorakhpur blasts
Uttar Pradesh (UP) Police today said timer devices could have been used to detonate three low-intensity bombs that were late last evening in Gorakhpur. ANI

Court to hear bail plea of Dawoods sister
A Sessions Court will today take up the bail plea of underworld don Dawood Ibrahims sister Haseena Parkar, who is wanted in an extortion case. ANI

Ex-cricketer Maninder Singh to be produced in Delhi court today
Cricketer-turned-commentator Maninder Singh, who was detained for allegedly possessing 1.5 grams cocaine on Tuesday night, will be produced in a Delhi court today. ANI

Lucknow court to take up Taj Corridor case today
A Lucknow designated court will hear the Rs 175-crore Taj corridor case today in which Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is an accused. ANI

Also see International News / Press Releases on May 23, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on May 23, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8755
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18215

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18000
Standard gold: Rs. 8840

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 8845
Silver: Rs. 17900

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. 17550
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8735

Bullion Rates on May 23, 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 23, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.55 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.08 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 54.58 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.33 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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