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November 17, 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 17, 2007

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar meets Sanjay Dutt in prison
At a reformation programme organised at the Yerawada Jail, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, founder of the Art of Living Foundation, met Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, who is lodged in the Pune jail in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case. ANI

Hearing on framing of charges against Dera chief deferred
A special court here today deferred the hearing of arguments on the framing of murder and sexual harassment charges against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh till December 1. ANI

Dissension in Gujarat BJP, as six MLAs resign (Lead-Gujarat BJP)
Six Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs today submitted their resignations from the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, as well as from the primary membership of the party, bringing to fore the dissension in the party. ANI

India International Hot Air Balloon fair begins in Delhi
Former Goa Governor Bhanu Prakash Singh today inaugurated the 23rd India International Hot Air Balloon fair at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium Football Ground here. ANI

Kashmiri women from India, Pakistan chalk out their roles in peace process
Kashmiri women from both sides of the Line of Control (LOC) held discussions on their role in strengthening the peace process between India and Pakistan in a three-day conference organised here as part of the ongoing people-to-people contact between the two countries. ANI

Sericulture emerges as a lifeline in Maoist-hit areas of Jharkhand
Sericulture has emerged as a virtual lifeline for villagers in Maoist-affected areas in Jharkhand, as it provides lucrative employment opportunities. ANI

Devout begin annual trek to Keralas Sabarimala temple
Thousands of devotees have begun the 41-day long trek to the Lord Ayyappa Temple atop the Sabarimala hill in Kerala. ANI

Arrested JeM militants confess about plans of abducting Rahul Gandhi
The three Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) terrorists, who were arrested in Lucknow on Friday, have confessed about their plans to abduct Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, police said. ANI

Rahul Gandhi takes centre stage at AICC meet
Taking centre stage at Saturdays All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting here, Congress MP from Amethi Rahul Gandhi, in his first speech, urged the youth of India to join the party and take the nation forward. ANI

Indo-US nuclear deal important to maintain economic growth: PM
Commenting on the propaganda against the Indo-US civil nuclear deal, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that the deal will not hurt the countrys strategic interests, and reiterated that the deal was important to maintain economic growth. ANI

Dissension in Gujarat BJP, MLAs set to resign
Six Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs have decided to resign from the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, as well as from the primary membership of the party, bringing to fore the dissension in the party. ANI

Deve Gowda demands setting up of a national committee on nuclear deal
Former Prime Minister and J D (S) supremo, H D Deve Gowda, has demanded setting up of a national committee comprising of representatives from a large gamut of political parties, scientists, defence forces, energy experts, media, foreign affairs and strategic experts, academicians, and eminent citizens to derive an opinion about the utility of having the contentious Indo-US civilian nuclear cooperation. ANI

DMKs Tiruvarur District secretary killed in bomb blast
Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) Tiruvarur District Secretary, Poondi Kalaiselvan, was killed in a bomb blast here on Saturday. ANI

`I am not a pessimist, asserts Narendra Modi ahead of Gujarat polls
With elections less than a month away in Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that he is not a pessimist, and believes that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will win the two-phased polls. ANI

Tibetan couple complete peace pilgrimage from Tibet to India
A Tibetan couple completed more than a year-and a half long pilgrimage on foot from Tibet to India to spread the message of world peace and humanity. ANI

Gujarat poll effect: Sonia lambasts BJP at AICC
With Assembly elections in Gujarat scheduled for the middle of next month, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today targeted the BJP, saying Gandhian ideas, ideals and institutions are under threat in our own country, and added that they are under sustained assault in the state of his birth itself and in other BJP-ruled states. ANI

India, Qatar to sign new labour protocol to improve workers condition
India and Qatar will sign a new labour protocol next week that will finally improve the employment and working conditions for Indians working there, an Indian official has said. ANI

South China tiger photos declared fake
A netizen has reportedly given convincing proof that photographs of the extinct wild South China tiger are fakes. ANI

Chhat Puja Festival concludes with worship of rising sun
Millions of people in different parts of the country congregated at river banks to pray to the rising Sun, as the three-day long Chhat Puja concluded on Saturday. ANI

AICC session begins, Indo-US nuke deal and Nandigram likely to be discussed
The seventeenth All India Congress Committee (AICC) session that began here today is likely to take up the issues of the Indo-US civil nuclear deal and Nandigram violence. ANI

Reddy to inaugurate seminar on basic services to metropolitan cities
Union Urban Development Minister S. Jaipal Reddy will inaugurate a one-day seminar on Planning and Development of Metropolitan Regions in the context of Special Initiatives relating to Infrastructure Development and Provision of Basic Services here today. ANI

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on November 17, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10100
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10050
Silver (Kg): Rs. 19300

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19800
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10080
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9340

Bullion Rates on November 17, 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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