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May 29, 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 29, 2007

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BMW case: Witness could not recognise Nanda in court
Sanjeev Nanda, prime accused in the 1999 BMW hit and run case, today got a relief, as Sunil Kulkarni, a key witness in the case, could not recognise him in the court. ANI

Dausa violence: Death toll rises to 14; army pressed into service(Lead: Gujjars)
Fourteen people were killed and 80 others were injured after police opened fire on protesters of the Gujjars community, who were demanding Scheduled Tribe status for them in Dausa this morning. ANI

Raipur doctors separate conjoined twins
Doctors of a Raipur hospital on Tuesday successfully separated 10-month-old conjoined twins after a four-hour long surgery. ANI

SEZ are here to stay, says Kamal Nath
Union Commerce Minister Kamal Nath today said the Centre was reviewing land buy policy for low-tax Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in view of widespread opposition. ANI

Police baton-charge J-K PSU employees
Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday baton-charged public sector employees of the State, who were demanding timely payment of wages. ANI

PM announces Rs-25,000-crore package for agricultural revamp
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced a fund of 25,000 crore rupees in the next four years for revamping the agriculture sector. ANI

Akal Takht to continue Dera boycott
Akal Takht, the top religious body of Sikhs, today decided to continue boycotting Dera Sacha Sauda, even as the latter has tendered an apology for sacrilege by its leader Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh. ANI

People protest against death of a teenaged in Kanpur school
People of Kanpur today came on the street to protest against the death of schoolboy in a schools swimming pool. ANI

Centre ready to provide additional fund for irrigation benefit programme: Montek
Deputy Chairmen of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said the Centre has agreed to provide additional funds for Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP). ANI

China tells India keep a tight head over controversies
The bilateral relations between India and China have run into a rough weather, with Beijing today making a statement that New Delhi should not bring differences to the fore till the boundary dispute is settled. ANI

Center concerned about stagnation in agri-production: Chidambaram
Expressing his concerns about the stagnation in agricultural production, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the country couldnt meet its food security through imports. ANI

Murder, rape charges framed against Nithari killings accused Koli
A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court today framed murder and rape charges against the prime accused in the gruesome Nithari killings case, Surinder Koli. ANI

Congress suspends MLA for accusing Himachal CM of corruption
The Congress party today suspended Shahpur legislator Vijay Singh Mankotia for accusing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh of corruption. ANI

China cracks down on campus porn sites
A Chinese campaign to clean up online pornography has reached college campuses with the Education Ministry lashing out at some school bulletin board systems (BBS) for making money from porn. ANI

Kashmirs farmers start paddy sowing
Farmers in Kashmir have started the sowing of the paddy crop ahead of the Kharif season. ANI

Seven including four custom officers sentenced in 1993 Mumbai blasts
Seven persons, including four custom officers, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts, have been awarded sentences by the Terrorists and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Court (TADA) today. ANI

Pakistan will remain a key US ally, says Kasuri
Pakistan Foreign Minister Khursheed Mehmood Kasuri has said that no matter who wins the next US presidential elections, Pakistan will remain a key ally of Washington. ANI

Pawar to CM: Prepare state-specific plans to boost agriculture
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today called upon the Chief Ministers to prepare State-specific plans by keeping in view the agro-climatic conditions, natural resource and availability of technology. ANI

All eyes on God as twin babies undergo surgery in Raipur
Parents of 10-month-old twins in Madhya Pradesh are praying to God for some miracle as their kids undergo a difficult surgery to get separated today at a hospital here. ANI

Centre appoints key officials for merged Air India
The Central Government will appoint V Thulsidas as Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) and Vishwapati Trivedi as Joint Managing Director of the merged entity Air India from the time it would come into being. ANI

Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers seek refuge under Sikh body
Followers of a Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) sect sought refuge under a Sikh body today to avoid getting caught in ongoing sectarian clashes. ANI

Manmohan Singh calls for boosting agricultural growth
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday emphasised the need for reversing the prolonged slowdown in the agricultural sector for an inclusive growth. ANI

Nepalese climber rescued by British doctors on Everest
A team of British doctors who scaled Everest to study the effects of oxygen deprivation on gravely ill patients, used their expertise to save the life of a 22-year-old Nepalese climber, who was found unconscious at an altitude of 8,500m, the so-called death zone near the summit of Everest. ANI

Unique hill fish found in West Bengal village pond
A unique species of fish, with unusually strong fins, has been found in a pond in Belakova Village of West Bengals Jalpaiguri District. ANI

Kullus mushroom growers worry over depleting production
The picturesque Kullu Valley is known for its cultivation of mushroom. But of late, inferior quality seeds supplied by government agencies have caused depleted production. ANI

Amitabh, Abhishek visit Mumbais Siddhivinayak temple
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan visited the famous Siddhivinayaka Temple here in the early hours on Tuesday. ANI

India-Nepal border sealed to stop Bhutanese refugees
tanki (West Bengal), May 29 (ANIAround 10,000 Bhutanese refugees gathered at the India-Nepal border in bid to return home using Indian soil, to participate in the mock election in Bhutan. ANI

Six killed in Jaipur police firing on protesting Gujjars
Two policemen were among six killed in police firing on thousands of Gujjars demanding Scheduled Tribe status for their community in Dausa here this morning. ANI

Bhutan holds second mock elections in presence of Indian observers
The tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan is holding its second mock election as it prepares for next years first general election in its history. ANI

Akal Takht meet to consider Dera apology
Akal Takht, the top religious body of Sikhs, will meet here today to take a decision on the apology tendered by Dera Sacha Sauda sect for sacrilege by its leader Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh. ANI

Andhra Pradesh Investment Fund with a corpus of US $ 7 million specifically targeting Andhra companies launched
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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on May 29, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 8720
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 8670
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18110

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 17800
Standard gold: Rs. 8760

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 8795
Silver: Rs. 17800

Indore Bullion Market

Gold (10 grams): Rs. 8910
Silver (1Kg): Rs. 18750

Bhopal Bullion Market

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

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 17635
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8700
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8060

Bullion Rates on May 29, 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 29, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.45 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.3 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 54.37 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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