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October 11, 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 October 11, 2007

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1 militant killed in a suicide attack on CRPF camp in Srinagar
One militant was killed today in a fierce gun-battle between the security forces and the militants, who launched a suicide attack at the headquarters of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) battalion in Srinagar. ANI

Big B obliges fans with his glimpse on his birthday(Lead:Big B)
Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan obliged his fans on his 65th birthday on Thursday by stepping out of his heavily guarded house to accept the wishes of his fans waiting outside his home here. ANI

41 pilgrims killed as bus falls into river in Uttarakhand
As many as 41 pilgrims heading towards Rishikesh were killed when a bus, in which they were travelling, fell into Alaknanda River in Uttarakhands Chamoli District on Thursday evening. ANI

All India Minorities Front terms Ajmer terror attack as cowardice act
All India Minorities Front (AIMF) has termed the terror attack at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah as a cowardice act. ANI

Rajasthan Govt announces compensation for Ajmer blast victims(lead: Ajmer blast)
Terming the blast at the shrine of the Sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer as an attempt to divide the nation, the Rajasthan Government today announced compensation for the blast victims in which two people have been killed and 16 others have been injured. ANI

Dharamsalas Tibetan beauty pageant caught in religion vs publicity tussle
Tibetan beauty pageant- Miss Tibet, scheduled to begin on Friday in Dharamsala, has evoked mixed reactions from religious quarters. ANI

Manipuris protest against military junta in Myanmar
pur), Oct 11 (ANIActivists demanding early restoration of democracy in Myanmar staged demonstration in Manipur on Thursday. ANI

Greenpeace activists inscribe Smoking Kills on Kolaghat Thermal plants chimney
Activists of Greenpeace climbed onto the smoke spewing chimney of a thermal power plant in Kolkota on Thursday to protest against its environmental impact. ANI

IAEA chief meets Manmohan
Visiting International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohammed El Baradei today met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ANI

1 killed, 8 injured in Ajmer Sharif Dargah blast
At least one person has been reportedly killed in a blast at the shrine of Khawaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer on Thursday evening. ANI

Sethusamudram project committee meets
The committee of eminent persons constituted by the Centre to look into the Sethusamudram Shipping Channel Project held its first meeting here today. ANI

Godhra Muslims make Dandias for Hindu brethrens during Navrartras

By Ashok T. Nathani ANI

Dandiya on skates all set to add thrill to Navratri festival in Gujarat
) Navararti festival brings an occasion when thousands of youngsters enjoy dancing together while participating in the traditional Dandiya or Garba dance. But this time, its going to be different. ANI

Bihars Madhubani artists get poor returns
Madhubani paintings have been patronised by the elite for decades, but the artists are a frustrated people. iddlemen and traders have been exploiting them and the painters receive little money for their labour. It has literally become a labour of love for them. ANI

Centre approves productivity-linked bonus for rail employees
The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for payment of Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) equivalent to 70 days wages to eligible non-gazetted railway employees. ANI

Centre approves extension of subsidy schemes in oil marketing companies
The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the extension of existing subsidy schemes of oil marketing companies (OMC) for a period of three more years from April 1,2007. ANI

An Americans account of Indias Partition (Update)
Very few get an opportunity to see history in the making. Not many become a part of history, and just a few have the privilege of witnessing it. ANI

Extradition treaty between India and Australia approved
The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for signing of Extradition Treaty between India and Australia. ANI

Naga support to Myanmar rebels
Hundreds took part in a protest rally in Nagaland against the violent military crackdown in Myanmar. ANI

Vice President condoles demise of Bommai
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has condoled the demise of former Karnataka Chief Minister S. R. Bommai. ANI

Centre gives nod to new rehabilitation and resettlement policy
The Union Cabinet today gave approval to the National Policy on Rehabilitation and Resettlement (NPRR), 2007, to replace the National Policy on Resettlement and Rehabilitation 2003. ANI

Gujarat NGO helps mentally challenged to earn their living
A voluntary organisation in Gujarat has spearheaded a movement to empower mentally challenged students to earn their own living. ANI

Mundogari in Haryana is a village where Osama will be at home
Mundogari, located 50-odd kilometers from New Delhi in Haryana prides itself on being a true Islamic village. ANI

An Americans account of Indias Partition
Very few in get an opportunity to see history in the making. Not many become a part of history, and just a few have the privilege of witnessing it. ANI

New Delhi to host six-nation climate meet
Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon has said that India will emphasize the need for using cleaner and efficient technologies at the second ministerial meeting of the Asia-Pacific Partnership (APP) on Clean Development and Climate.Ministers of six nations, India, the US, China, Japan, Australia and South Korea, will meet in New Delhi on Monday. ANI

Bollywood lends blitz to drive against human trafficking
Bollywood stars joined a UN sponsored campaign against drugs and human trafficking. ANI

Japanese Peace Boat visits Cochin
An international Japanese ship called the Peace Boat, which is on mission to spread peace and friendship around the world, dropped anchor off Cochin on Wednesday.Launched by a Japan-based NGO, the ship aims to create awareness on peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment. ANI

Infosys Technologies (NASDAQ: INFY) Announces Results for the Quarter ended September 30, 2007
Business Wire India

NetScout Systems to Acquire Network General
Business Wire India

Count Down Begins - Delhi Awaits Building Technologies Summit 2007 - First of its Kind in India
Business Wire India

Photograph  Reliance Retail Announces Apparel Speciality Store
Business Wire India

Nagarro Ranks Among Top 25 for Employee Satisfaction in 2007 Dataquest-IDC Best Employers Survey
Business Wire India

Microsoft Sets up First Interoperability Lab in Bangalore and Announces Open Source Technology Program
Business Wire India

Photograph  10th Annual International Continuing Medical Education on Obesity, Heart, Hypertension, Diabetes and Lipids (OHHDL) conference to be held in city from 12th to 14th October
Several Internationally reputed expert Doctors on these life-style diseases from University of Pittsburgh, University Texas Health Sciences, Homerton University Hospital etc including Past President of American Society of Hypertension. Solus Media

Also see International News / Press Releases on October 11, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on October 11, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 9575
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 9525
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18100

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 9700
Silver: Rs. 18105

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18105
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9515
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8820

Bullion Rates on October 11, 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 October 11, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 39.31 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.12 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 55.76 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.51 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of October 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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