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November 16, 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 November 16, 2007

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ISRO conducts successful test of indigenously developed Cryogenic stage
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved a significant milestone through the successful test of indigenously developed Cryogenic Stage, to be employed as the upper stage of countrys Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV). ANI

Czech Foreign Minister to begin 4-day India visit from Nov 18
The Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic, Karel Schwarzenberg, will arrive here on Sunday on a four-day visit during which the leader will hold discussions with his Indian counterpart Pranab Mukherjee. ANI

Centre did not delay CRPF deployment in Nandigram: Jaiswal
Its coming out to be a bad day for the West Bengal Government, as after the Calcutta High Court lashed the government over the Nandigram issue, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Sriprakash Jaiswal rejected Chief Minister Buddhdeb Bhattacharjees claim that the Centre delayed the deployment of the CRPF in the violence-hit area. ANI

LS Privileges Committee recommends letting off Ronen Sen with a reprimand
The Lok Sabha Privileges Committee today recommend that Indian Ambassador to US Ronen Sen, who was summoned by it in October over his controversial headless chickens remarks, be let off with a word of caution. ANI

Left gives green signal to UPA to approach IAEA on safeguards agreement: Lead: Left UPA
After months of stalemated talks and barbs, parties representing the Left Front and the Manmohan Singh-led UPA Government today reached an agreement that will allow India to approach the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for talks on a safeguards agreement related to the 2005 US-India civil nuclear pact. ANI

Afghan stalls big crowd-puller at IITF 2007 in Delhi
Afghan stalls are proving a major draw at the ongoing 27th India International Trade Fair (IITF) 2007 with visitors flocking to watch such a large variety of fascinating items displayed here. ANI

Darjeeling witnesses rise in tourist influx
Darjeeling, described to be the Queen of Hills in India, has always been a big attraction for tourists. This year too, the all inviting hill station is witnessing a good influx of domestic and international tourists. ANI

Hotel Ashok to get a facelift worth Rs146.35 crore
One of Delhis oldest five-star hotels Hotel Ashok is all set to get a facelift at a total cost of146.35 crore rupees. ANI

Editors Guild of India expresses solidarity with Pak journalists
The Editors Guild of India has expressed solidarity with the journalists in Pakistan against the curbs on media freedom imposed after the proclamation of emergency. ANI

Three Manipuri films to be screened at IFFI after gap of 11 years
After 11 years of silence, Manipuri cinema came alive again with the entry of the Manipuri feature film Yenning Amadi Likla, in the feature film section of the Indian Panorama of the International Festival of India (IFFI) 2007. ANI

Yeddiyurappa meets PM; says Manmohan assured full support for development
Newly appointed Karnataka Chief Minister B. S.Yeddiyurappa today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. ANI

Calcutta HC dismisses WB govt petitions on Nandigram
The Calcutta High Court today dismissed all petitions filed by the Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Government in West Bengal in connection with the Nandigram violence on March 14. ANI

3 JeM terrorists planning to abduct a `VVIP arrested in Lucknow(Lead: 3 JeM)
Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday arrested three Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists, who were planning to abduct a well-known personality in the country. ANI

Tourists cherishing autumn in Kashmir Valley
As the autumn sets in the Kashmir Valley, tourists from different parts of the world have arrived here to enjoy the weather. ANI

Uttarakhand Congress leader selling bangles in Haridwar
Not very long ago Ramesh Niranjan enjoyed the protocol status of a Minister of State in Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand). But today, reduced to sell bangles at a small kiosk here, he bespeaks what it means being a victim of dirty politics. ANI

Longest book title ever with 1022 words
A college principal in a Coimbatore college has authored a book having a title written in 1,022 words containing 4,805 characters without a space! ANI

Three suspected militants arrested in Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh Police arrested three suspected Jaish-e-Mohammad militants, and seized a large cache of arms and ammunition here today. ANI

Film Bazaar to open in Delhi from Nov 24
The National Film Development Corporation (NFDC)s Film Bazaar 2007 will begin here from November 24 at the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). ANI

Congress Working Committee meeting today ahead of AICC Session
The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet here this evening on the eve of the 17th All-India Congress Committee (AICC) session. ANI

China facing a major global warming threat, say scientists
Chinese scientists have warned that the country faces a major challenge in tackling the threat of global warming, adding that the climate is likely to get warmer and more extreme, leading to a drop in the production of major food crops. ANI

China to double nuclear power capacity by 2020
China has announced plans to double its nuclear power capacity by 2020. ANI

Peace prevails on India-Pakistan border despite turmoil in Pakistan
Peace prevails on Indias western front despite turmoil across the border following imposition of emergency in Pakistan. ANI

Devotees to offer Araghya to Sun God on Chhath puja
A large number of devotees will gather on the banks of Ganga and other rivers across Bihar this evening to offer Araghya to the Sun God on the occasion of Chhath puja. ANI

Disillusioned ULFA cadres continue deserting rebel camps
Frustration among the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) cadres is becoming increasingly apparent, with militants surrendering to the police en masse. ANI

Kashmirs Dukhtaran-e-Millat issues decree against Vande Mataram in J-K
Kashmirs separatist womens group Dukhtaran-e-Millat has protested the singing of the national song Vande Mataram by school children in Srinagar. ANI

Intellectuals, celebrities march for peace in Nandigram
Intellectuals and eminent personalities on Thursday led a march in Kolkata to protest the violence in Nandigram over acquisition of farmland for an industrial hub. ANI

Crucial meeting of UPA-Left Committee on nuke issue today
The special committee comprising of senior UPA and Left Front leaders are meeting for the sixth time in the national capital today. ANI

DTCC and The Clearing Corporation of India Limited Sign Information Sharing and Collaboration Pact
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Manipal AcuNova Limited Central Reference Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists
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2nd National Conference of CAPSI & APDI on -Youth for Safe India
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PINC Research has Initiated Coverage on HOV Services Ltd
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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on November 16, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10125
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10075
Silver (Kg): Rs. 19300

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19000
Standard gold: Rs. 10440

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 10265
Silver: Rs. 19000

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19060
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10100
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9360

Bullion Rates on November 16, 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 November 16, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 39.35 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.52 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 57.56 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 35.71 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of November 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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