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May 11, 2010

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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

Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony

Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

India News / Press Releases on May 11, 2010

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Militancy graph has risen in Jammu-Kashmir: Omar
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday admitted that the graph of militancy has risen in the region as compared to the last year. ANI

NHRC issues notice to Gujarat Govt. over students walking on cinders incident
Natonal Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Gujarat Government over an incident wherein school children were allegedly forced to walk on burning coal and broken glass pieces. ANI

BJP legislators to decide new Jharkhand CM
The new Jharkhand Chief Minister will be chosen at a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs here on Tuesday, a decision to this effect was reached at the request made by some of the MLAs during their meeting with the party high command in New Delhi. ANI

Global efforts mandatory to save environment, says Dr. Pachauri
Chairman of the UNs Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Dr R K Pachauri expressed his disappointment over the Copenhagen talks on Tuesday and urged upon the international community to collectively act in checking deterioration of ecology. ANI

Manipuris take out peace rally to protest Naga students blockade in Guwahati
A number of Manipuris in Assams Guwahati city took out a peace rally on Tuesday against Naga students blockade. ANI

Border industry in Amritsar agitated over Indian Railway authorities new norms
The industrial units, existing in the border areas, have held their own significance for a long time. But off late they have turned an agitated lot following some new rules and regulations of the Railway authorities here. ANI

All efforts being made to improve infrastructure in border areas: Antony
Defence Minister A K Antony on Tuesday said the Central Government has authorized Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to outsource the job of airlifting machinery and material to difficult terrains, as the assets of Indian Air Force in this regard is overstretched, adding that the government is contemplating to set up another organisation to take care of roads in other areas. ANI

Kashmir capital shifts to Srinagar
The Civil Secretariat of Jammu and Kashmir has started function from Srinagar. ANI

Avoiding comment on China fiasco, Ramesh says satellites to monitor greenhouse gases, forests
Refusing to take any questions on the controversy that he allegedly generated in China with regard to the functioning of the Union Home Ministry, Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday announced that dedicated satellites would monitor green house gases and forest cover by 2012 and 2013. ANI

Ruchika molestation case: Court to deliver verdict on Rathore on May 20
A court in Chandigarh will pronounce its verdict on former Haryana Director General of Police S P S Rathores plea challenging his conviction in Ruchika molestation case on May 20. ANI

Wild elephants protected from speeding trains in Assam
Aspiring to protect wild elephants of the region from being hit by speeding trains, the people of Assams Chakardoi village lit torches to stop or slow down the trains. ANI

Five dead in Orissas steel plant fire
At least five persons were reportedly dead and over six others injured in the fire that engulfed a private steel plant in Orissas Jharsuguda District on Tuesday. ANI

Kasab may be hanged by year-end, says G K Pillai
Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Tuesday said the lone surviving Pakistani gunman Ajmal Amir Kasab, who has been awarded death sentence for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, may be hanged by the end of this year provided there is no legal bar. ANI

Jayalalithaa loses plea to quash disproportionate assets case
The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa urging it to quash the proceedings initiated by the Special Court against her in disproportionate assets case. ANI

Tamils protest outside Bachchans residence over his proposed Sri Lanka visit
Members of the Tamil community staged a protest outside Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchans residence in Mumbai on Tuesday, against his proposed visit to Sri Lanka in June. ANI

Magistrate allows Orissa labourers to work in cooler climes
With the mercury rising above 45-degree mark, the labourers in Orissas Bargarh District have been allowed to work in cooler temperatures. ANI

Pakistan must do more to fight terror: US Envoy
US envoy to India Timothy Roemer on Tuesday said Pakistan must do more to fight terror. ANI

Karnataka devotees pierce their bodies to worship goddess
Devotees of the Goddess Mattu Mariamma in Karnatakas Davangere town pierce their bodies with iron nails in an act of worship and to seek her blessings. ANI

National Chess Championship organized for visually impaired in Gujarat
The Forum for Development of Visually Impaired and Rotary Club organised a national chess championship for the visually challenged in Gujarats Surat city. ANI

Moily rules out amending Hindu Marriage Act to accommodate Khaps
Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily on Tuesday ruled out amending the Hindu Marriage Act in order to accommodate the Khap Panchayats demands. ANI

Massive combing operation launched in Orissa to nab Maoists
Security forces on Tuesday launched a massive combing operation in the Narayanpatna forest area of Orissas Koraput District to nab the ultras on the run. ANI

Imphal organises workshop for specially-abled children
A ten day long integrated mime workshop for specially-abled children and adolescents was recently organized here. ANI

Jaipur orphanage for HIV-positive children faces accommodation problems
Caretakers of an orphanage for HIV-positive children in Jaipur are facing hardships while trying to find premises for housing it. ANI

Krishna confirms meeting with Qureshi in Islamabad on July 15
External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Tuesday confirmed that he will be visiting Islamabad on July 15 for talks with his Pakistan counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi. ANI

Indian Navy evacuates anti-Maoist operation injured from Vizag District
Responding with alacrity, the Indian Navy evacuated four tribals and two policemen, who were injured in an anti-Maoist operation in Visakhapatnam. ANI

Specially-abled girl participates in paragliding event in Pune
A specially-abled girl, Chandrakala Dahare, hailing from Pune, went paragliding at a height of 150 feet. ANI

36 students injured in UP school bus mishap
At least 36 students were injured when their school bus fell into a deep gorge in Uttar Pradeshs Ambedkar Nagar District on Tuesday. ANI

China to ban public smoking in 2011
China will ban smoking in indoor public spaces including working place, public transportation vehicles and some other special outdoor working spaces from January 2011. ANI

Irascible Chinese villager stabs nine women and children, 2 dead
Just a day after a Chinese man killed eight people, another such incident occurred in Shaanxi province in which a knife-wielding villager stabbed two women to death and injured seven other women and children on Monday. ANI

Krishna to visit Kazakhstan, to focus on bilateral energy, hydrocarbon cooperation
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will undertake a three-day visit to the Central Asian Republic of Kazakstan from May 11 to May 13, during which there will be a review of bilateral ties between the two countries, and an assessment of ways to take sectoral cooperation forward. ANI

Rising summer heat pushes tourists towards Tamill Nadus Hogenakkal Falls
With summer temperatures continuing to rise, tourists and locals are heading towards the Hogenakkaal waterfalls in Tamil Nadu for relief. ANI

Nirupama Pathaks clothes to undergo forensic tests in Ranchi
The clothes of Delhi-based journalist Nirupama Pathak, who was found dead in mysterious circumstances at her home in Jharkhands Koderma District on April 29, have been sent for forensic tests to Ranchi. ANI

RBI to come out with a report on food inflation
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn said the bank would come out with a report on food inflation in a few weeks time. ANI

Ex-Karnataka minister Halappas bail plea in court today
The bail plea of former Karnataka minister Hartal Halappa who was arrested on charges of rape, will come up for hearing in the High Court today. ANI

Two killed in Kerala mishap
A woman and a girl were killed when a truck lost control and rammed into a house at North Paravur on the National Highway 17 during the wee hours of this morning. ANI

Naga group protests in Delhi
Students of ethnic Naga group protested here after Thuingaleng Muivah, leader of the rebel National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Isak Muivah, was not allowed to visit Manipur. ANI

Australian govt. putting extra efforts to curb racist attacks on Indian: Oz envoy
Australias High Commissioner to India, Peter Varghese, on Monday assured that his government is making extra efforts to curb the racist attacks on Indian students. ANI

India to pump in more aid for war ravaged Sri Lanka: Rao
Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said that New Delhi would continue to give financial aid to Sri Lanka for rehabilitation and reconstruction of the war-ravaged Tamil dominated northern areas. ANI

Astonfield and Belectric Team up to Realize 5MW Solar Power Plant in Rajasthan, India
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NDE School of Animation Offers Degree and PG Diploma Courses in Animation
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Frost & Sullivan to Host an Exclusive Event on LED Lighting - – A Key Emerging Segment in the Indian Lighting Market
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Tiana Group Announces Plans to Work with Mitsubishi Corporation in Diverse Sectors
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Premier Farnell Chosen to Offer RECOM Power Solutions and Products throughout Asia Pacific
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Chitkara University Launches HCL K2 Academy in Barotiwala
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Cisco Launches, a Web 2.0 Platform where Technology Inspires Change
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Policy Advocacy and Grassroots Action Recognized at the TN Khoshoo Memorial Award and Lecture 2010
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Forex Rates on May 11, 2010

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 45.14 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 66.6808 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 57.28 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 48.81 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of May 2010

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