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October 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 October 16, 2007

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Manmohans difficulties in N-deal remark to Bush makes CPI (M) happy
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Tuesday welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs remarks to US President George W Bush that certain difficulties have arisen with respect to the operationalisation of the India-US Civil nuclear agreement ANI

Canada becomes 7th member of Asia Pacific Partnership
Canada today formally joined Asia Pacific Partnership (APP) at the Second Ministerial Meeting of APP on Clean Development and Climate. ANI

Indo-Pak talks beginning October 18 to focus on nuclear CBMs
India and Pakistan are scheduled to begin their next round of talks in New Delhi on October 18 which will focus on steps required to enhance Confidence Building Measures (CBMs), particularly on the nuclear aspect. ANI

Central team to review law and order in Manipur
Union Home Secretary Madukar Gupta will lead a Central team to Manipur on Wednesday to review the law and order situation there in the backdrop of increasing violence. ANI

Garba, Dandiya dance functions missing politicians dearly
With Assembly polls imminent in Gujarat, Garba and Dandia-Raas, the traditional dances performed during Navaratri festival, are badly missing their politicians, ardent patrons of various functions held in the festive season. ANI

BSF seizes heroin near Indo-Pak border, 1 Pakistani intruder killed
Personnel of Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday seized 14 kilograms of heroin at Naushera Dhalla village near the India-Pakistan international border. ANI

Sonia launches developmental projects in Rae Bareli
Congress President Sonia Gandhi is on a three-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Rae Bareli, where she launched many developmental projects on Tuesday. ANI

India committed to ensure food security for every citizen: Pawar
Union Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister Sharad Pawar today said the country was committed to ensure food security for every citizen. ANI

Ludhiana blast: Police claims getting vital clues, but uncertain of RDX use
Two days after a blast at a cinema hall here that killed six people and injured other 25, investigators investigating the case on Tuesday claimed that they have got vital clues in the case, but did not divulge the details saying it would affect the investigation. ANI

National Security Guards celebrate 23rd Raising Day
The National Security Guards (NSG), in charge of anti-hijack and counter-terrorism operations in the country, today celebrated its 23rd Raising Day. ANI

Union Minister Fatmi accused of contract killing conspiracy in Darbhanga
Union Minister for State for Human Resource Development Ashraf Fatmi has been accused of conspiring to murder the Deputy Mayor of Darbhanga, Badrujama Khan. ANI

10 policemen convicted in 1997 Connaught Place shootout case
A Sessions Court here today convicted all the 10 policemen accused in the Connaught Place shootout case, in which Delhi Police personnel had shot dead two innocent businessmen on Mach 31, 1997. ANI

CPI protests against soaring price
The Communist Party of India (CPI) activists on Tuesday staged a demonstration to protest here against the soaring prices of essential commodities. ANI

National conference of chief registrars of births and deaths inaugurated
The two-day national conference of chief registrars of births and deaths began here today. ANI

Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into Rizwanur death case
Expressing its unhappiness over the CID investigation into the mysterious death of a computer graphics teacher, Rizwanur Rehman, the Calcutta High Court today ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the incident. ANI

Dandiya and Garba dances influenced by Bollywood
With almost every form of entertainment getting influenced by Bombay films , the two vibrant dance forms-Dandiya-Raas and Garba--of Gujarat are no more an exception. ANI

Dargah Sher Shah Wali, an edifice of communal harmony in Punjab
Ferozepur, a place where the British first established their rule in 1835, is also known for its holy shrines and historical places. One of the most revered places here is Dargah Hazrat Sher Shah Wali, a Sufi shrine. ANI

Tripura gears up for Durga Puja
With the four-day annual Durga Puja celebrations beginning on Wednesday, final touches to Durga idols are going on at a war-footing. ANI

Ludhiana blast spreads fear among citys migrant labourers
Sundays theatre blast in Ludhiana has left migrant labourers in the city scared, who now prefer to stay back at their homes out of fear for their lives. ANI

Jet Airways flight makes emergency landing
A Jet Airways flight, which was on its way to Udaipur from Jaipur, made an emergency landing here on Tuesday. ANI

A. Raja to give Computer Literacy Award on October 18
Union IT and Communications Minister A. Raja, will present awards to the winners of the Fourth Computer Literacy Excellence Awards for Schools -2005 on October 18. ANI

CEC to review poll preparedness in Himachal Pradesh
Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) N Gopalaswami, along with the other two Election Commissioners, will arrive here today to review poll preparedness for the forthcoming Assembly elections. They are likely to discuss issues pertaining to the two-phase elections in the state, scheduled for November 14 and December 19, with all political parties. Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and some of his Cabinet Ministers are also likely to meet Gopalswami. According to reports, a team led by Singh will urge the Election Commission (EC) to change polling dates keeping in view the snow season of December. ANI

Sonia Gandhi to inaugurate 220-KVA sub-station in Rae Bareli
Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate new 220-KVA sub-station on Rae Bareli-Amawan Road today. ANI

Cincom Releases Smalltalk ObjectStudio 8
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Shilpa Medicare Signs MoU to Acquire Austria's LOBA Finchemie
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Adroit Claretdene Infotech Empowers Mobile Access to Corporate Emails on Basic GPRS Enabled Mobile Handsets with Email@Mobile.
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IOL Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Limited Posted Impressive Results- PAT Rises 170%, Total Income Goes up 89%
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Services to Solutions: Global Edge Girds up for its Next Phase of Growth
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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on October 16, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9765
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9050
99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 9765
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 9715
Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18280
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18470

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18200
Sovereign: Rs. 7925
Standard gold: Rs. 9875

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 9765
Silver: Rs. 18200

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18280
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9765
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9050

Bullion Rates on October 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 October 16, 2007

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

1 GBP = 80.19 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 55.86 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 33.48 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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