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October 29, 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 29, 2007

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BJP, JD (S) parade 129 MLAs before Karnataka Governor
A day after a senior JD (S) leader revolted against his party and cast a shadow on the formation of the next BJP-led coalition in the State, both the BJP and the JD (S) paraded 129 MLAs in front of Karnataka Governor Rameshwar Thakur today. ANI

Govt to set up National Land Reform Council
Government on Monday said that a National Land Reform Council headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would be set up to supervise the implementation of a new land reforms policy. ANI

Parliament Winter Session from Nov 15
The Winter Session of Parliament will commence from November 15 and will conclude on December 7. ANI

PM assures to tackle erosion of Majuli on a war footing
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today assured that the erosion of Majuli Island in the Brahamaputra River would be tackled on a war footing. ANI

Four die in Andhra flash floods
Four persons were washed away in flash floods near Mamidipalli in Andhra Pradeshs Nellore District today. ANI

Heavy rains disrupt normal life in Tamil Nadu
Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu have submerged several low-lying areas, disrupting normal life and destroying crops. ANI

VP Ansari expresses concern over increasing terror acts
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today expressed his concern over the growing incidents of terrorism and Naxalite acts in the country. ANI

Top US officials meet BJP leaders over N-deal
Top US officials met senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders here on Monday in a bid to push for the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, which has been put on a backburner following the reservations expressed by the Opposition and the Left parties. ANI

Amritsar jail inmates celebrate Karva Chauth
Jail inmates of Amritsars Central Jail had a whiff of homely memories within the drab prison walls on Monday, as they celebrated the Hindu festival of Karva Chauth. ANI

Visiting UK Army Chief to discuss defence cooperation
Britains Chief of Army Staff, General Sir Richard Dannatt, is here to interact with senior military and civilian defence hierarchy of Indian establishment. ANI

Relatives of 2005 bomb blasts victims pay homage
Family members of dreadful blasts that rocked Delhi in 2005 paid homage to their loved ones here today. ANI

Mamata Banerjee visits Nandigram
Former Union Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee visited Nandigram on Monday in the wake of fresh violence over acquisition of farmlands. ANI

A home in Orissa has a monkey baby-sitter!
Presenting a unique bond of love between simians and human beings, a monkey in Orissas Dhenkanal area has adorned a baby-sitters role by taking care of an infant human baby when its mother is busy doing household chores. ANI

Shahrukh Khan, Rahul Gandhi dance on fingers of Lucknow girls on Karva Chauth
Karva Chauth, the spouse festival, was celebrated on Monday when women fasted for the longevity of their husbands. The newly-wedded got their husbands name painted with Henna on their palms. ANI

Five policemen killed in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack
Five special police officers (SPOs) were killed in a Naxal attack on a police party about 425 km from here on Monday. ANI

Naga cease-fire is in crisis, says Muivah
National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) or NSCN(IM) General Secreatry,Thuingaleng Muivah, has accepted for the first time, that ten years of Indo-Naga peace talks are in crisis. ANI

Sanskrit can be simple, demonstrates Swami Sugunendra Teertha of Udupi
People of Delhi, including the Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna, were in for a surprise on Sunday at a function to felicitate His Holiness Sri Sugunendra Theertha Swami of the Puttige Mutt from Udupi (Karnataka), when the Swamiji told them that he would deliver his discourse in Sanskrit. ANI

Eminent poet, actor Shail Chaturvedi dead
Eminent humorist Shail Chaturvedi died here on Monday morning after prolong illness. He was 71. ANI

Ronen Sen apologises before Parliamentary Privileges Committee
Indian envoy to the US, Ronen Sen today appeared before the Privileges Committee of the Lok Sabha, and apologised for his headless chickens remark, which he made in the context of the opposition against the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal. ANI

President calls for working out arrangement of Twinning Lakes
Expressing deep concern over the degradation of water bodies across the globe, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today called for working out arrangements of Twinning Lakes between developed and developing countries. ANI

Four children killed in Tamil Nadu wall collapse
Four children were killed in two separate incidents of wall collapse in Tamil Nadu on late Sunday night following heavy rains. ANI

Pravin Mahajan denies having fired shots at Pramod
Pravin Mahajan, who is facing charges of murdering his elder brother and BJP General Secretary, Pramod Mahajan, today told the court that he had not shot bullets at his brother. ANI

N-deal would help India export its small reactors: Anil Kakodkar
Defending the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal, Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Anil Kakodkar has said that the deal would facilitate Indias export of small nuclear reactors. ANI

Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Karunanidhi over Oct. 1 shutdown
The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi for defying court orders over the October 1 shutdown in the State on the issue of Sethusamudram Ship Canal Project. ANI

Chinese males with bad living habits have more health-related ailments, say experts
Chinese men are widely affected by bad living habits, a lack of awareness about mental and physical health issues, and a lack of exercise, according to a noted psychologist. ANI

Delhi HC extends police protection to Chiranjeevis daughter, son-in-law
The Delhi High Court on Monday extended the police protection for Telugu actor Chiranjeevis daughter Sreeja and her husband Sirish Bhardwaj by two weeks. ANI

German Chancellor to arrive in New Delhi today
German Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive here late on Monday on a three-day visit to enhance cooperation in defence, economic and energy fields between the two countries. ANI

Relatives of 2005 Delhi serial blasts victims pay homage
Family members of the dreadful blasts that rocked Delhi in 2005, paid homage to their loved ones here on Sunday. ANI

BJP, JD (S) to parade its MLAs before Karnataka Governor
A day after a senior J D (S) leader revolted against his party and cast a shadow on the formation of the next BJP-led coalition in the State, both the BJP and the J D (S) will parade its MLAs in front of the Governor Rameshwar Thakur later today. ANI

Ronen Sen to appear before Parliamentary committee
Indian Ambassador to the US Ronen Sen will appear before the Privileges Committee of the Lok Sabha today in connection with his headless chickens comment to describe those opposing the Indo-US civil nuclear deal. ANI

Ramadoss to open Fourth Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive Health
Union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss will inaugurate the Fourth Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health here today. ANI

India, France Committee on Defence Cooperation to meet today
The tenth meeting of the India-France High Committee on Defence Cooperation (HCC) will begin here today. ANI

President to inaugurate World Lake Conference
President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the 12th World Lake Conference Taal 2007 here today. ANI

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UN Book on Climate Change Released by Dr. RK Pachauri
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Oracle® Database 11g Generally Available on Microsoft Windows Platform
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Cisco and NISG Present Shared Vision of Transformational Change with e-Governance at India Public Sector Summit
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HDFC'S Financial Results for the Half-Year Ended September 30, 2007
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Info Edge (India) Limited Announces Q2 Results
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Express Logic Partners with Global Edge Software to Provide Application Software and Middleware to Developers Using ThreadX
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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on October 29, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 10180
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 10130
Silver (Kg): Rs. 19215

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18980
Sovereign: Rs. 8050
Standard gold: Rs. 10220

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 10315
Silver: Rs. 18900

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 19100
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 10135
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9390

Bullion Rates on October 29, 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 29, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 39.38 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 80.96 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 56.81 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 34.49 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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