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October 6, 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 6, 2007

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Sonia not concerned about mid-term polls
Speculations of mid-term polls on Saturday gained strength with Congress President Sonia Gandhi saying that she was not at all concerned about its prospect. ANI

Gujjars protest in Delhi demanding Scheduled Tribe status
Gujjars took out a protest rally here today demanding Scheduled Tribe status for their community that would entitle them to reservations in top educational institutions in the country. ANI

Eminent jurist LM Singhvi passes away
Former Rajya Sabha member and eminent jurist L M Singhvi died here today of a heart attack. He was 76. inghvi, who was ailing for the past few weeks, is survived by his wife, a daughter; and son Abhishek Singhvi, who is a Congress party spokesperson. ANI

Antony supports IAFs plan to participate in Red Flag exercise
A day after Indian Air Force Chief, Air Chief Marshal F H Major announced IAFs plan to participate in the Red Flag-Nellis exercise carried out by the US for its NATO allies, Defence Minister A K Antony on Saturday defended it saying, If such exercises are highly essential to test the preparedness of the armed forces, the government does give its approval. ANI

Congress for wait and watch situation, as BJP-JD (S) betrayal drama unfolds (lead: Karnataka)
The Congress party is keenly watching the political situation unfold in Bangalore after the BJP today announced withdrawing of support from the JD (S) led coalition in the State, citing betrayal by Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy for not honouring the power-sharing agreement. ANI

Army provides computers to children residing in remote J-K
Uniformed men guarding the Indian borders have taken upon them an additional task to equip the youngsters of Kashmir villages with modern technology. ANI

Kashmir celebrates wildlife protection week
Taking forward its initiative to conserve the wildlife and check environmental degradation, Jammu and Kashmir is organising Wildlife Protection Week. ANI

Centre-Naga ceasefire on the brink of collapse
) Prospects for the next round of talks between the Central Government and the leaders of the rebel National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM)making any headway on the 10th of this month appear to be receding, if not very bleak. ANI

ntony calls for new strategies to reduce stress in army
Defence Minister A K Antony today called for devising effective strategies to reduce stress among the defence forces, and said that equal and adequate attention must be paid to human resource to keep them motivated and contented. ANI

Guru Granth Sahib to be installed in Pakistan Gurdwara
The Pakistan Government has allowed the installation of the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh scripture, in the Janam Asthan Gurdwara Guru Ram Dass in Lahore. ANI

Chandigarhs Sector 16 stadium readies to host an ODI after 14 years
Chandigarh is gearing up to host the fourth one-day international of the ongoing seven-match series between Australia and India. ANI

Water crisis cripples life in Uttarakhand
A crippling water crisis has gripped several villages in Uttarakhand. ANI

Major fire breaks out in multi-storeyed building in Delhi
A major fire broke out in Mayur Bhavan, a multi-storeyed building, housing the income tax office here on Saturday. ANI

Farmers in Himachal Pradesh take to cultivating off-season veggies
The Kullu valley in Himachal Pradesh, known for its magnificent beauty, has now become a popular place for growing off-season vegetables. ANI

Dharavi slum dwellers make documentary films on their lives
Twenty five teenaged girls of Mumbais Dharavi slum made five films under a unique project, SHE Creates, on social issues like sexual exploitation, gender discrimination, female foeticide, dowry deaths and domestic violence. ANI

Dubbed Hindi movies help in teaching Persian
Arif Ayyubi, Head of the Persian Department at the Lucknow University has started teaching Persian language through dubbed versions of popular Bollywood movies. ANI

Punjab farmers form Kisan Clubs
A young generation of farmers in Punjab have got together and formed farmers clubs in order to diversify their crops, adopt organic farming and have a common marketing strategy for their produce. ANI

Karnataka power crisis: BJP withdraws support
The Bharatiya Janata Party today decided to withdraw its support from the 20-month old H D Kumaraswamy Government after the Janata Dal (Secular) refused to transfer power to it in accordance to the power-sharing agreement. ANI

Five stoned to death outside Pune railway station
At least five persons were killed and four others injured in the wee hours today when they were attacked with stones outside a railway station in Pune. ANI

Exiled Tibetan beauties raring to go for Miss Tibet contest
Five Tibetan damsels proudly paraded themselves before cameras here ahead of the October 12 Miss Tibet beauty pageant 2007.The five final contestants are Deeki Dolma 20, Tenzing Dolma 25 from Gangtok (Sikkim), Tenzin Pema 19 from Dehradun, Tsering Yangzom 20 from Karnataka and Tenzin Dolma 21 from Dharamshala. ANI

Muslims in Kashmir protest against US and Israel
Scores of Muslims took to the streets here on Friday to protest the designing of a bar in the US as a replica of the Muslim holy site Khana-e-Kaba and also against reported Israeli excavations near Islams third holiest shrine in Jerusalem. ANI

Applique work of Pipli in Orissa drawing foreigners to Puri
Orissas appliqué work that has traditionally been used for decoration during the world famous Chariot festival of Lord Jagannath is now attracting foreign tourists visiting Puri for the first time. ANI

BJP to announce its nominee for Goa Lok Sabha by-poll
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) panel will meet here today to finalise the selection of their candidate for the South Goa Lok Sabha by-election, scheduled to be held on October 30. ANI

Exiled Tibetan beauties raring to go for Miss Tibet contest
Five Tibetan damsels proudly paraded themselves before cameras here ahead of the October 12 Miss Tibet beauty pageant 2007.The five final contestants are Deeki Dolma 20, Tenzing Dolma 25 from Gangtok (Sikkim), Tenzin Pema 19 from Dehradun, Tsering Yangzom 20 from Karnataka and Tenzin Dolma 21 from Dharamshala. ANI

Majority of urban Chinese want private sector jobs
A majority of urban Chinese prefer to work in private companies. ANI

China in midway of industrialization
Chinas National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said that over the past five years the countrys industrial economy has been developing steadily and is now midway in terms of achieving its industrialization-related targets. ANI

Chinese broadcasting watchdog for smoke-free TV, movie screens
The State Administration of Radio, Film and Television (SARFT) in China, the countrys broadcasting watchdog, has called for the removal of smoking-related scenes from television and movie screens. ANI

Photograph  New website on Freemasonry launched
Website aims to dispel misconceptions about the organization Solus Media

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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on October 6, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9555
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9505
Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 18055

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 17845
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9485
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8790

Bullion Rates on October 6, 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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