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May 14, 2010

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Villagers ask for body of a victim killed in Kalinganagar police clash
Villagers in the Kalinganagar area in Orissas Jajpur District expressed their anger on Friday, asserting that they had not received the body of the villager killed in the police clash. ANI

Congress MLAs protest against water shortage in Madhya Pradesh
Congress MLAs staged a demonstration outside the state assembly in Madhya Pradeshs Bhopal city on Friday to protest against the acute water shortage. ANI

Pilots safe after aircrafts emergency landing in Gujarat
A trainer aircraft with two persons on board made an emergency landing in a field on the outskirts of Gujarats Ahmedabad city on Friday following a technical snag in the engine. ANI

Protest against industrialisation in Chhattisgarh
Hundreds of locals from Darramunda village in Chhattisgarhs Raigarh District took three senior executives of SKS Ispat and Power Limited, as hostages in protest against acquisition of their lands for a project. ANI

Policeman killed in Hyderabad shootout
Two assailants on motorcycle opened fire at a police picket here, killing a police constable and injuring two others on Friday. ANI

Bihar hails Ramgoolams re-election as Mauritius Prime Minister
Residents of Hari village in Bihars Bhojpur District have expressed their happiness over Navinchandra Ramgoolam being re-elected as the Prime Minister of Mauritius for a third consecutive term. ANI

Intense heat wave troubles people in Orissa
The rising temperature and the soaring humidity has disrupted normal routine of the people in Orissas Bhubaneswar city, as they find it difficult to move out during the daytime with the mercury rising above 45-degree mark. ANI

Protest against water shortage in New Delhi
Residents of Kushtha Ashram, a leprosy colony in North East Delhi, demonstrated in front of various government offices by breaking earthen pots to protest against water scarcity and its poor quality. ANI

Shutdown in Siliguri against separate state demand
A regional non-political group, Bangla O Bangla Bhasha Bachao Committee, called for a 24-hour shutdown in West Bengals Siliguri District on Friday to protest the Gorkha Janamukti Morchas (GJM) demand for a separate state of Gorkhaland. ANI

Experts call for creation of Adivasi Police, tribal autonomy to deal with Naxal problem
Former Indian Police Service officers and Naxal experts today strongly criticised the governments strategy in dealing with the Maoist challenges and suggested a development strategy with justice to the poor and tribals through good governance. ANI

India extends ban on LTTE for two more years
The Union Government on Friday extended its ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) for another two years. ANI

Police will initiate action against Muthalik: Yeddyurappa
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Friday assured the State Police would initiate appropriate action against Sri Ram Sene chief patron Pramod Muthalik, who was caught by rent-a-riot sting operation. ANI

Naxal violence to be focus of Army Commanders Conference
The Naxal violence, which is spreading at an alarming rate and is regarded as the biggest internal challenge to the countrys security, will come up for discussion during the three-day Army Commanders Conference, starting here on Monday. ANI

Indian vessel hijack: Family members express concern for crew safety
Family members of engineer Chirag Bari who is on the hijacked ship MT Marida Marguerite, have expressed deep concern about his safety. ANI

Gates meets Health Secretary
Microsoft founder Bill Gates met Union Health Secretary Sujatha Rao in New Delhi on Friday and the duo reportedly discussed health-related issues prevailing in India, like polio and vaccination. ANI

Chinese Premier vows to address social problems that led to school attacks
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has promised to address the underlying social problems that have led to the shocking incidents of stabbing in Chinas schools. ANI

Female teachers beaten at Rajasthan Ministers residence
In a shocking display of brutality, over hundred female teachers sitting in protest inside the residence of Rajasthan Minister of Education Bhanwarlal Meghwal were beaten by the police here on Friday. ANI

Army Hospital provides proper treatment to Cobalt-60 exposed patients
The Army Hospital (Research and Referral) would soon discharge the two patients exposed to radiation from nuclear scrap. ANI

Uttar Pradesh district launches afforestation drive
The Forest Department in Uttar Pradeshs Kushinagar District has begun a drive to plant saplings on a large scale in a bid to prevent deforestation. ANI

Antony to visit Oman to boost defence cooperation
To promote military cooperation and further strengthen ties, Defence Minister AK Antony will undertake a two day official visit to Oman from May 17. ANI

Dipak Misra appointed new Delhi High Court Chief Justice
Justice Dipak Misra was on Friday appointed as the new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. ANI

Khushboo likely to join DMK
Popular south Indian actress Khushboo is all set to enter into politics by joining Tamil Nadus ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazagam (DMK). ANI

Vehicles queue up for fuel rations in Manipur
Hundreds of vehicles queued up outside filling stations in Imphal on Thursday during an economic blockade called by the tribal Naga community. ANI

Sacred groves in Meghalaya act to conserve plant diversity
Indigenous cultural and rituals practices of the local people in sacred groves of Meghalaya help in conserving nature and environment. ANI

Centre to dissolve Medical Council of India
The Union Government has decided to dissolve the scandal-hit Medical Council of India (MCI). ANI

Farooq Abdullah visits Hydro Plants at Athwathoo in Kashmir
Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah, today visited 7.5 MW small hydro project at Athwathoo in Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Twenty eight electrocuted in Madhya Pradesh
At least Twenty eight people were on Friday electrocuted when the bus in which they were travelling came in contact with a live overhead wire near a village in Madhya Pradeshs Mandla District. ANI

Bihars Kakolat Falls attracts tourists despite Maoist fears
Tourists are converging at the Kakolat Hills in Bihar to enjoy the famous waterfall, ignoring the strong Maoist presence. ANI

Chennai auto drivers to receive meditation and yoga training
A non-profit organization, with the help of traffic police of Chennai, organized meditation and yoga classes for the citys autorickshaw drivers. ANI

Corbett National Park abuzz with tourists
Tourist inflow in the Jim Corbett National Park, situated in Uttarakhands Ramnagar District has increased, said Corbett officials on Friday. ANI

Chennai cops bust drug-smuggling attempt at airport
Police in Chennai have busted a drug smuggling attempt after they apprehended an unemployed Indian man trying to smuggle the contraband in an ice-cream vending machine. He was heading to Malaysia. ANI

Meet the 3-month-old Chinese girl who can stand and walk!
A 3-month-old newborn Chinese girl can stand and walk with only a little assistance. ANI

Jharkhand court rejects Kodas bail plea
A special vigilance court rejected a bail petition of former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda here on Friday. ANI

Arms racket: UP STF arrests four police personnel
Uttar Pradesh Police on Friday arrested four policemen for an arms racket involving the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the state police. ANI

Dal Lake cleaning drive begins
Concerned citizens in Srinagar have begun a drive to clean the famous Dal Lake and its surroundings. ANI

US-China human rights talks to begin today in Washington
The two-day human rights dialogue between China and US will commence today in Washington. ANI

CD Scam: Orissa Government warns women about getting physical with debauched boyfriends
Authorities in Orissa have officially issued warnings to young women to avoid entering physical relationships with their boyfriends after a series of such incidents were converted into sex videos. ANI

Dalai Lamas envoy urges China to allow spiritual leader to visit quake-hit area
Lodi Gyari, an envoy of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has urged the Chinese leadership to respond positively to his wish to visit the earthquake-affected Kyegudo region of Tibet on Thursday. ANI

Oscar winner Resul Pookuttys autobiography released
An autobiography of Oscar winning Bollywood sound designer Resul Pookutty was released here on Thursday. ANI

Manipuri women protest against proposed visit of Naga leader
Around 1,000 women staged a sit-in protest here on Thursday against the visit of National Socialist Council of Nagalims (Isak-Muivah) leader, Thuingaleng Muivah, to the state. ANI

Kirstens unfit Indian cricket team returns home
The Indian cricket team, seven of whose members were declared unfit by coach Garry Kirsten, returned from its disastrous World Twenty20 campaign on Friday. ANI

Former Delhi High Court Judge questions eviction of beggars for CWG
Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice A. P Shah has criticized the State Government for evicting beggars and other have-nots from Delhi. ANI

Delhi petrol pumps owners protest VAT hike, observe shutdown
Petrol pumps in Delhi are observing a 24-hour shutdown in protest against the hike in Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel by the Delhi Government on Friday. ANI

Twenty villagers electrocuted in Bihar
At least twenty people were electrocuted and several others injured, when a truck in which they were traveling, brushed against an electric pole in Satpura village in Bihars Vaishali District on Thursday. ANI

Omar Abdullah accuses separatists of arming valleys youth with stones
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has hit out at the separatists in the region for allegedly ruining the mind-set of youngsters by handing over stones to them to be pelted at security personnel. ANI

Maoists kill four people in West Bengal
Suspected Maoists killed four people in West Bengals West Midnapore District on Friday. ANI

Safety vessel commissioned at fast-breeder nuclear reactor in Tamil Nadu
Thermal baffle, a cylindrical safety vessel, was installed at Indias fast-breeder nuclear reactor in Kalpakkam near Chennai on Thursday. ANI

Women wear #1K worth of clothes, jewellery every day!
A typical womans day-to-day outfit involves underwear worth 26.61 pounds, a skirt at 30.46 pounds, top 22.83 pounds, knitwear 38.85 pounds, coat 64.75 pounds, tights 3.90 pounds and shoes 51.21 pounds, a study has found. ANI

BJP likely to take final call on Jharkhand government today
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to arrive at a consensus over who will be Jharkhands new chief minister on Friday. ANI

Playspan Launches Celebrity Virtual Goods Business Debuting with Snoop Dogg
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Lufthansa Student Centre Helps you get the “right” Travel Package
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India Votes for Chevy Cruze as “Car of the Year” at CarWale Awards 2010
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Grintex, Newgen Software and Vasu Exports set up their Fairfax County Operations
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Forex Rates on May 14, 2010

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 45.1 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 65.6859 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 56.57 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 48.59 Indian National Rupees (INR)

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