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June 23, 2010

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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

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India News / Press Releases on June 23, 2010

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Banerjee rules out privatisation of Indian Railways
Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday reiterated that there would be no privatization of Indian Railways. ANI

GJM calls off indefinite Bandh call for 48 hours
Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), the group demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland in West Bengal state, called off their indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling district for 48 hours on Wednesday. ANI

Radical shift in Govt. policies for effective development needed: Brinda
Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said that the effective realization of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) depends on radical changes in existing government policies. ANI

Omar assures action against anyone found guilty of youth killings
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday assured action against those responsible for the recent killings of youth in the State. ANI

Time has come to address honour killings issue, says Congress party
Following recent incidents of honour killings in New Delhi and neighbouring states of Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, Congress party on Wednesday said that the time has come to take a national view on the matter and put it down with a firm hand. ANI

Normal life hit by severe heat conditions in Rajasthan
The general life in Rajasthan has been badly hit due to prevailing heat conditions and the mercury touching 46 degree Celsius. ANI

Bharati Tamang meets West Bengal Chief Minister
Accompanied by an 11-member delegation of All India Gorkha League, the widow of Madan Tamang, Bharati Tamang, met West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee here on Wednesday. ANI

Perennial flooding: Project Bagmati seeks to stop
In catchment areas of Bagmati river in north Bihar, there is an air of foreboding, as this region is flood prone. ANI

CBI arrests Railway recruitment board chairman
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested the Mumbai Railway Recruitment Board Chairman S.M. Sharma and Railways Senior Divisional Personnel Officer G.Sethi, prime accused in the multi crore railway recruitment scam, here on Wednesday. ANI

Karnataka Lok Ayukta Justice Santosh Hegde resigns
Karnatakas Lok Ayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde on Wednesday resigned from his post, expressing displeasure over Governments non-cooperation in the investigations against corrupt officials. ANI

BJP tells JD (U) no compromise on Modi, Varun
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday clarified to its ally the Janata Dal (United) that conditions like keeping Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and Varun Gandhi away from the election campaign in Bihar for continuance of the coalition, were not acceptable to it. ANI

Are Maoists really serious about bringing peace?
The Maoists attempt to distance themselves from Gyaneshwari Express train mishap, statements disowning the key accused Bapi Mahato, encouraging speculation about its spokesperson Azads letter to a leading social activist hinting ultras readiness for talks, on conditions apparently not acceptable to the government, indicate some rethinking among them. ANI

President Patil inaugurates World Classical Tamil Conference
President Pratubha Devisingh Patil inaugurated the five-day World Classical Tamil Conference here on Wednesday. ANI

Kazakhstan to celebrate its presidents birthday, Astanas founding in July
The month of July will be a significant one in Kazakhstans fledgling history, with its people gearing up to celebrate their President Nursultan Nazarbayevs 70th birthday, and the 13th anniversary of the founding of the capital city of Astana. ANI

Moily announces National Litigation Policy
Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Wednesday launched the National Litigation Policy to reduce pendency and delay in cases in which the Centre is a party. ANI

Foundation stone of Jogbani ICP to be laid tomorrow
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs M. Ramachandran will lay the foundation stone for the construction of an Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani in Bihar on the Indo-Nepal border on Thursday. ANI

Terrorists kill senior Army officer in Kashmir encounter
A senior army officer was killed in an encounter with terrorist in North Kashmir late on Tuesday night. ANI

Air Force to make Tendulkar Group Captain
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is soon to honour master blaster Sachin Tendulkar with the rank of Honorary Group Captain. ANI

Manmohan Singh recalls Kanishka bombing
Terming the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing as the most horrific incident, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said terrorism must be fought and eliminated with determination and joint action. ANI

Taxi strike cripples life in Mumbai
Life in Mumbai remained crippled for the second consecutive day on Wednesday as thousands of taxis continued their strike. ANI

Project management to be promoted as a special discipline: Sriprakash Jaiswal
Minister for State of Coal and Statistics and Programme Implementation, Sriprakash Jaiswal on Wednesday said that the Government will provide policy support to recognize project management as specialized discipline. ANI

Farooq Abdullah calls for push to renewable energy projects
Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah, called upon Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other multilateral agencies to considerably step up their support to renewable energy projects in developing countries. ANI

Stray dogs have feast in Rajkot
A Non-Government Organisation (NGO) has organised a unique kind of feast for over 12,000 stray dogs in Rajkot on Tuesday. ANI

Snake smugglers arrested in Ludhiana
A gang led by a doctor was arrested here on Tuesday for smuggling rare snakes. ANI

Antony becomes first Defence Minister to land at Nyoma
Reviewing security along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and the preparedness of the armed forces deployed there, A. K Antony became the first Indian Defence Minister to land at the Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at Nyoma, which is close to the LAC. ANI

Conspiracy being hatched around me in Bangalore serial blasts: Madani
Abdul Nasser Madani, leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has contended that a conspiracy is being hatched against him in connection with the 2008 Bangalore serial blasts. ANI

Babulal Gaur pokes hole in Bhopal probe panel report
Lashing out at the Central Government, Babulal Gaur, Minister for Gas Relief and Rehabilitation of Madhya Pradesh highlighted several anomalies in the compensation package finalised by the Group of Ministers (GoM) for the Bhopal gas disaster victims. ANI

CPI-M arrogance caused Lefts defeat: Forward Bloc
The All India Forward Bloc (AIFB) has blamed the arrogance and bureaucratic attitude of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for the worst performance of the Left Front coalition in the West Bengal civic polls. ANI

Queens Baton for Commonwealth Games to enter India via Wagah border
The Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), Suresh Kalmadi has said the Queens Baton will enter India from Pakistan via the Wagah border on June 25. ANI

QAI Global Institute Named Amongst the Top 16 Outsourced Learning Service Providers in the '2010 Training Outsourcing Watch List'
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Xilinx 7 Series FPGAs Slash Power Consumption by 50% and Reach 2 Million Logic Cells on Industry’s First Scalable Architecture
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Collabera and Panopticon to Jointly Develop New Visual Data Analysis Solutions for Financial Services and Telecommunications Customers in the US and UK
Business Wire India

IndiaMART ACMEE 2010 Echoes 'Opportunity for Growth' for SMEs
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Forex Rates on June 23, 2010

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 46.31 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 68.687 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 56.85 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 51.23 Indian National Rupees (INR)

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