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September 17, 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 September 17, 2007

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Left receives Centres response on Indo-US nuclear deal
Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Politburo member Sitaram Yechury today said that they have received the Central Governments response to the concerns expressed by the Left parties on the Indo-US nuclear deal. ANI

Aligarh Muslim University asks students to leave hostels
The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) on Monday asked the students to vacate the hostels within 48 hours, after deciding to close the university sine-die following violence on the campus. ANI

Punjab emerging as new international education hub
Punjab is now emerging as an international hub in education and training, as it is opening new avenues for students from foreign countries. ANI

Chandigarh B-schools offer training in managing retail outlets
Taking a cue from a boom in organised retailing, management institutes have sprung up to cater to the demand for skilled professionals to manage mega outlets. ANI

Northeast models, designers make their mark at India Fashion Week
Models and designers from the Northeast region made their presence felt at the Wills Lifestyle Fashion Week that concluded here recently. ANI

Cerebral palsy affected boy in Ludhiana uses his toes as his hands
What everybody does with hands, 15-year-old Manish of Ludhiana does with his toes- be it painting, eating, stitching or playing. ANI

Committee on Delhi-Gurgaon Link Road set up
The Prime Ministers Office (PMO) today said that Manmohan Singh has approved the appointment of a high level committee to coordinate the development of new road links between Delhi and Gurgaon. ANI

PM to be discharged from AIIMS on Tuesday
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who underwent a surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for benign enlargement of the prostate gland, will be discharged from the hospital on Tuesday. ANI

Families in Goa worship environment friendly paper idols
At a time when the issue of immersion of mud and paint idols in the sea has become a matter of debate due to the pollution caused by it, two families in Goas Ponda District worship paper idols of Lord Ganesha, which is environment friendly and prevents pollution after its immersion. ANI

Pak Army upgrading ISIs North wing to spread militancy across India: Paper
Contrary to Islamabads claims of doing its best in the global war on terror, the Pakistan Army is said to have upgraded the north wing of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to ISI India-Bangladesh in order to spread militancy across India. ANI

Now, Langur to curb monkey menace in Lucknow
The Balrampur hospital in Lucknow has engaged the services of a trainer who has brought a Langur to scare away dozens of smaller monkeys causing nuisance to its patients. ANI

Spiritual bliss for Kashmiri children in Dharamsala
For the thirty-one Kashmiri youngsters, Dharamsala, the seat of the Dalai Lama, represents a world of solace and peace, far removed from the violent environment that often rears its ugly head in the Kashmir Valley. ANI

Nagas protest against their highhanded rebel cadres
Upset with the high-handedness of rebel groups, people in Nagaland have reportedly taken up the issue with rebel leaders. ANI

Greenpeace protest field trials of genetically modified brinjals
Scores of Greenpeace activists took out a demonstration here today to spread awareness about the potential dangers of allowing field trials of genetically modified brinjals. ANI

Relief work continues in flood-hit Assam
Relief work continues in Assam after 2.5 million people were rendered homeless by a second wave of floods brought on by a heavy downpour. ANI

Communal harmony marks Ganesh Chaturthi processions in Maharashtra
Hindu devotees from all walks of life participated in Ganesh Chaturthi processions at Tasgaon in Maharashtras Sangli District on Sunday. ANI

Over fifty-eight piece of human bone recovered from UP village
Over 58 pieces of human bone have been retrieved from a well in Bhagwanpura Village in Uttar Pradeshs Etawah District. ANI

Water released from Bihars Valmiki barrage floods villages
The discharge of water from the Valmiki Barrage has flooded some parts of surrounding villages in Bihars Gopalganj District.Villagers have been forced to abandon their straw and mud houses, and are now living in makeshift shelters on higher ground following the release of 57.5 million cusecs of water from the barrage. ANI

China has over 600 million mobile phone users
China had over 600 million mobile phone users by June this year, which means every one in five mobile phone users in the world is Chinese. ANI

Fire near Indore destroys stock and property worth millions
A major fire at an oil storage facility near Indore has destroyed stocks and property worth millions of rupees. ANI

Karnataka ban on mobile phones in schools, colleges evokes positive response
The Karnataka Governments decision to ban the use of mobile phones in schools and colleges for children under the age of 16, has evoked a positive response. ANI

Eight killed in UP road mishap
At least eight persons were killed and four were injured in a road accident near Sahswan in Uttar Pradeshs Budaon District this morning. ANI

Pak CJ ready to risk his life to uphold law of the land (Re-issue)
In the wake of the Constitutional cases against Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry is ready to risk his life to ensure that law of the land is upheld. ANI

Presidential election rules amended following SC rulings: Pak EC secretary
The Presidential Election Rules 1988 of Pakistan has been amended under the Supreme Courts (SC) 2002 and 2005 decisions, Election Commission Secretary Kanwar Muhammad Dilshad has said. ANI

Hearing of Dera manager murder case today
A court in Ambala will today hear the murder case of Dera Sacha Sauda manager Ranjit Singh, in which the Dera chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, is an accused. ANI

Foreign Secretary Menon to visit China
Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon will begin his two-day visit to Beijing from today to take forward the India-China bilateral relations. ANI

Pressmart India Accelerates Sales in US Digital Publishing Market, Signs Partnership with Suburban Newspapers of America (SNA)
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SVP Builders Announce the Launch of "Gulmohur Greens Phase-II"
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Fidelity Launches Fidelity Liquid Plus Fund
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Reebok Unveils Its "Two People in Everyone" Global Campaign
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Also see International News / Press Releases on September 17, 2007

Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on September 17, 2007

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 9400
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 9335
Silver (Kg): Rs. 17530

Delhi Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 17250
Sovereign: Rs. 7750
Standard gold: Rs. 9450

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 9510
Silver: Rs. 17200

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 17285
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 9380
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 8690

Bullion Rates on September 17, 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 September 17, 2007

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 40.47 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 81.07 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 56.17 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 35.09 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of September 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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