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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial

Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

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Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

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Omar Abdullah asks Pakistan to take a strict action against terror outfits
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, on Wednesday said Pakistan needs to take a stringent action against perpetrators of the recent attack on touring Sri Lankan team, which visited that nation after Indian team opted not to visit Pakistan following Mumbai terror attacks. ANI

Information on judges appointment cant be revealed under RTI : Govt.
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed an order of the Central Information Commission, following the Centres plea stating documents relating to appointment and transfer of judges could not be revealed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. ANI

Second phase of weapon testing on Tejas is underway
The second phase of weapon testing on Tejas, Indias indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), is currently underway from an Air Force base in the north-western sector. ANI

Rahul visits Maharashtra village
Congress General Secretary and partys youth icon Rahul Gandhi met farmers in the district during his brief visit to the city on Wednesday. ANI

ULFA faction fears sabotage during Lok Sabha elections
The pro-talk group of the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), which declared a unilateral ceasefire with the government, has warned of efforts at disruption during scheduled Lok Sabha election in Assam by the parent group of ULFA. ANI

Hospitalised Thackeray likely to be discharged on Friday
Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray is likely to be discharged from Mumbais Lilavati Hospital on Friday, doctors attending on him said today. ANI

SP, RLD, BJP leaders join BSP in UP
Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, some sitting MLAs and MLCs of Samajwadi Party, Rashtriya Lok Dal and BJP have resigned from the state assembly and council to join the Bahujan Samaj Party. ANI

Mulayam meets Muslim clerics to woo community
As political parties gear up for the battle of the ballot in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had a meeting with Muslim clerics on Wednesday to woo the community. ANI

Naveen Chawla to replace Gopalaswami as CEC
Election Commissioner Naveen Chawla has been appointed as next Chief Election Commissioner (CEC). ANI

Conference of births and deaths registrars to begin tomorrow
The Annual National Conference of Chief Registrars of Births and Deaths will be held here tomorrow. ANI

NSCN (IM) admit role in killing of sub-divisional officer
The National Socialist Council of Nagaland -- Isak-Muivah or NSCN (IM) has admitted that one of its senior cadres was responsible for the killing of sub-divisional officer Dr. Thingnam Kishan and his two staffers in Ukhrul district. ANI

Attack on Lankan cricket team launched to divert focus from Mumbai
Attack on the visiting Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore on Tuesday is a diabolical attempt to divert the global focus from the Pakistan Army-ISI sponsored terror attack on Mumbai, according to the website ANI

BSF shoots down intruder, seizes heroine and ammunition
intruder when he was trying to sneak into the Indian side of the border with an accomplice at the at Indo-Pak Border on Tuesday midnight. ANI

Indian Air Force displays its strike capabilities
Indias frontline fighter aircraft bombed simulated targets in the northwestern desert areas of Rajasthan. ANI

India to bring back Mahatma Gandhis legacy on sale
Union Minister of State for External Affairs Anand Sharma has said that India would take all steps, including bidding, for bringing back the personal belongings of Mahatma Gandhi, which are up for auction in New York. ANI

Hizbul, JeM hideout busted in J-K
The security forces have unearthed a joint hideout of Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizbul Mujahideen militant outfits in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

UPA constituents to fight Lok Sabha poll in Bihar jointly, says Lalu Yadav
Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav today said the constituents of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) would fight the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections under one umbrella in Bihar. ANI

Pakistani papers reject foreign hand theory
Prominent Pakistani papers have outrightly rejected Interior Advisor Rehman Maliks statement of a foreign hand in the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team, suggesting Indias role in the incident. ANI

Ghulam Nabi Azad says BJP-led alliance, a sinking ship
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has termed the main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as a sinking ship. ANI

Indias cricket fraternity condemns attack on Lankan cricketers
Indias cricket fraternity and political leaders condemned the terror attack on Sri Lanka team in Lahore saying the incident threw a question mark on the future of the game which has maximum followers in the subcontinent. ANI

Terrorism has spread globally: FBI chief Robert Mueller
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) chief Robert Mueller has said that the attacks on the Sri Lankan cricket team showed that terrorism has become a global issue. ANI

New BrahMos missile successfully tested, hits target
A new version of the BrahMos cruise missile was successfully tested on Wednesday, hitting its target at the Armys test range in Pokhran, Rajasthan. ANI

Benin to support Indias bid for UNSC seat
The President of the African nation of Benin, Boni Yayi, on Wednesday pledged support to Indias bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council seat. ANI

India protests, holds prayers over Lankan attack
People in different parts of the country staged protests against the attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore and offered prayers for the speedy recovery of the injured players. ANI

High alert on Indo-Pak border after attack on Lankan team in Pakistan
Following the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan Cricket team in Lahore, a high alert has been sounded along the Indo-Pakistan border in Punjab. ANI

Manmohan Singhs first official meet with Benin President after surgery today
Five weeks after undergoing bypass surgery, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will have his first official engagement today when he holds talks with President Boni Yayi of Benin at his residence. ANI

EC to review poll preparedness in UP today
Chief Election Commissioner N Gopalswami and two Election Commissioners Navin Chawla and S Y Quraishi will visit Lucknow on Tuesday evening to review the poll preparedness for the coming Lok Sabha polls. ANI

CSM Software & BEML Limited Sign Strategic MoU
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India Semiconductor Association (ISA) and East of England International in Partnership: MoU to Foster Business Alliances in the Semicon Sector between the Two Countries
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Rolls-Royce Unveils 200ex at Geneva Motor Show
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Audi India: Records Impressive Sales Growth of 95 percent in February 2009
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Forex Rates on March 4, 2009

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 51.93 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 72.7825 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 64.92 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 52.69 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of March 2009

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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