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October 26, 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 26, 2007

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Sketches of three terror suspects released
Mumbai Police on Friday released sketches of three persons, including a woman, who were in Mumbai this week and could potentially belong to some terror groups. ANI

Greenpeace expresses concern over global warming
International environmental watchdog Greenpeace organised a press conference here on Friday on how to reduce harmful emissions within 10 years to prevent further environmental damage. ANI

Situation in Kashmir improving: Antony
Defence Minister A.K. Antony today said the situation in Jammu and Kashmir was improving compared to the past, and expressed the hope that it would improve further in the coming days. ANI

Protest against police incompetence in Amritsar
Furious over police incompetence, locals in Amritsar vandalised public property worth lakhs on Friday. ANI

Geelani hits streets against Modi, BJP
Hurriyat Conference (Geelani) chairman Syed Ali Shah Geelani today hit the streets here protesting against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the wake of a sting operation, which claimed the 2002 Gujarat massacre of Muslims were carried out in full knowledge of Modi. ANI

Centre to facilitate private sector investment in defence production, says official
Secretary, Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, K P Singh, today promised all possible government help in facilitating private sector investment in defence production. ANI

PM flags of chariot procession to mark birth anniversary of Balmiki
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today flagged off a chariot procession from his residence to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Balmiki (a Hindu scholar, saint and writer of Ramayana). ANI

Broomsticks could be artistic, says Subash of Indore
Creativity knows no bounds. Subhash Bonde of Indore is out to prove this point by using the commonplace household broom to create art pieces. ANI

Child rights commission expresses grief over death of Ahmedabad schoolboy
Expressing grief over the death of a Ahmedabad schoolboy during a punishment given for being late, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) today wrote a letter to the Gujarat Chief Secretary asking as to what actions have been taken following the incident. ANI

Mentally disabled children take vocational training in Orissa
At least 56 children with various mental-disabilities are taking vocational training at a special centre in Orissas Koraput to be self-reliant and prove wrong those who doubted their potential. ANI

Baalu approves road repair works in Karnataka
Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, T.R. Baalu has approved a sum of Rs.1254.61 lakh for road improvement works in Karnataka. ANI

Declaring Gilgit a part of Pakistan is violation of UN resolution: Bhim Singh
Bhim Singh, the Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party President, said here today that Gilgit and Baltistan were parts of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and it was wrong to show them as parts of Pakistan. ANI

CPM for using Tehelka footage as evidence in Gujarat riots case
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) today said the sting operation by Tehelka has confirmed that the 2002 post Godhra riots in Gujarat were State-sponsored, and added that the footage should be used as evidence in the case. ANI

Wildlife authorities to coerce rampaging jumbos out of Andhra Pradesh
Forest officials in Andhra Pradesh are on a mission to drive away a herd of rampaging elephants that have wreaked havoc in the states border villages. ANI

Russian traveller hitch-hikes round the world
A Russian traveller is on an expedition to study different cultures and tradition in different parts of the world. His mode of travel depends on the free rides that he is offered along his route. ANI

Pakistani troupe for Lahore-Amritsar Saanjh Festival
A Pakistani troupe is here to participate in the fourth Lahore-Amritsar Saanjh Festival, organised by Rafi peer theatre in collaboration with the Spring Will Education Society in India. ANI

China rebuffs call for tougher action against Burma
China has rebuffed international demands to take tougher action against the Burmese military regime, saying the recent demands for democracy and their violent repression by the authorities were issues that had to be resolved by Burmas own people. ANI

Kerala High Court complex under strict vigilance after blast threat
Tight security arrangements have been made at the Kerala High Court premises after the court authorities received an anonymous letter last week warning of a bomb blast on Friday. ANI

Bamboo festival to promote tourism in Mizoram
The first ever Bamboo festival was held here recently to showcase the states bamboo products and to promote tourism in the state. ANI

Kamal Nath to address Second Ministerial Council of Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement today
Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath will address at the Second Ministerial Council of Asia-Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA) here today. ANI

Arjun Singh to open Conference on Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy
Union Minister of Human Resource Development Arjun Singh will inaugurate a Conference on Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy here today. ANI

Ramadoss to open AROGYA 2007
Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss will inaugurate AROGYA 2007, comprehensive International Health Fair on Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy, here today. ANI

Keane Announces Platinum Partnerships with More Than 250 Engineering Colleges to Enable Better Employability of Students
Business Wire India

Xerox Showcases Technology Leadership at India's First IPEX Printing Exhibition
Business Wire India

HCC Net Profit up 179% to Rs 11.63 cr for Q2 2007-08
Business Wire India

Infosys Reorganizes to Leverage Growing Business Opportunities in a Flat World
Business Wire India

The three day trade carnival of Confederation of Women Entrepreneurs kicked off
Dr. J. Geeta Reddy inaugurates the meet and announces the allotment of 90 acres of land to COWE to set up industrial zones or parks for women Solus Media

JUST IN VOGUE launches Exclusive Collection of High-end Luxury Pens
Plans to double its turnover by 2009 Solus Media

Multi city ASUS Mobility event kick starts in Mumbai! ASUS showcases the latest in PDA and Notebook Technologies to the channel!
ASUS teams up with its consumer products' distributors to host the mega channel event ASUS Technology Pvt. Ltd., India

Also see International News / Press Releases on October 26, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on October 26, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 9990
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 9940
Silver (Kg): Rs. 18760

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18650
Standard gold: Rs. 10050

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 9885
Silver: Rs. 18200

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18705
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9960
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9230

Bullion Rates on October 26, 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 26, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 39.51 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 81.16 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 56.76 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 34.54 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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