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May 24, 2010

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India News / Press Releases on May 24, 2010

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Prime Minister calls on President Patil
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday. ANI

PM condoles passing away of Samajwadi Party leader
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has condoled the passing away of Samajwadi Party leader and Rajya Sabha member Virendra Bhatia. ANI

Prime Minister is weak in tackling key issues: BJP
Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday slammed Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh by contending that he has been weak in tackling key issues of inflation, Maoist threat, and terrorism. ANI

RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR; Prime Ministers Press Conferences(Article)
The national Press Conference addressed by the Prime Minister on May 24 wanted to focus on the performance of his government during the first year of his second term in office, but as expected it covered all national and international issues. ANI

BJP observes Black Day on UPA Govts first anniversary
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) observed a Black Day here on Monday on the first anniversary of the second stint of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government. ANI

Turkmenistan President arrives in India on a three-day visit
The President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, arrived here on Monday on a three-day maiden visit to India. ANI

Madan Tamags funeral procession taken out in Darjeeling
The funeral procession of slain All India Gorkha League President and active Gorkhaland proponent Madan Tamang was taken out in West Bengals Darjeeling city on Monday. ANI

Dipak Misra sworn in Delhi High Court Chief Justice
Justice Dipak Misra was on Monday sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Delhi High Court. ANI

101 tribal couples tie nuptial knot in Siliguri at mass wedding ceremony
Over a hundred couples belonging to different tribal communities tied the nuptial knot at a mass wedding ceremony in Siliguri this weekend. ANI

Afzal Guru case: Delhi Lt. Governor to send recommendations to Home Ministry
Delhis Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna on Monday said that he would soon send his recommendations to the Home Ministry on the mercy petition of Afzal Guru, an accused in the 2001 Parliament attack case. ANI

Blockade supporters attack 20 trucks near Imphal, injure truck drivers
A number of truck drivers and helpers suffered serious injuries, when about 20 goods-laden trucks were attacked by several blockade supporters here on Monday morning. ANI

Japanese coach trains Indian Karate-dokas
Nihon Shotokan Pemba Tamang, an 8th Dan an Indian non Japanese Grandmaster, who has been a world champion in 1985 in Karate-Do, recently imparted training to over 70 Karate-Do players here nder the aegis of Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Manipur Government, the Shotokan Karate Do Federation of India, in association with Amateur Karate Do Association of Manipur, organised the camp. ANI

Foreign Secretary to brief media on President Patils China visit
The Foreign Secretary, Nirupama Rao, will brief the media on the visit of President Pratibha Devisingh Patil to China on Tuesday. ANI

Mangalore crash: Pilots body to be flown to Frankfurt: Air India
Air India spokesperson Harpreet Singh De on Monday said the body of 53-year-old pilot, Zlatko Glusica, who was killed in Saturdays Air India Express crash in Mangalore, will be flown to Frankfurt for last rites. ANI

Murli Deora hints at fuel price hike
Petroleum Minister Murli Deora on Monday hinted at a hike in fuel prices, asserting that a final call on it would be taken by the Group of Ministers in the meeting to be held in New Delhi on June 7. ANI

Chidambaram begins two-day visit to Mizoram, Assam
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has begun a two-day trip to Mizoram and Assam, starting Monday, during which he will review the security situation in these North Eastern states. ANI

Iranian Ambassador releases anitque copy of Quran in Vadodara
An antique copy of Quran, which damaged during heavy downpour in Gujarats Vadodara city in 2005, has been restored. ANI

Tibetans-in-exile stage protest rally against 17-point agreementof 1951
A number of Tibetans-in-exile staged a rally here on Sunday to protest the China-Tibetan Agreement of 1951. ANI

Chhattisgarh Police arrests six Naxals involved in Dantewada massacre
In a major breakthrough on Monday, Chhattisgarh Police arrested six Naxals for their role in the Tarmetala ambush which claimed the lives of 76 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police. ANI

Police arrests 26/11 co-conspirator in Mangalore
A team of intelligence officials has arrested the co-conspirator of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, Abdul Samad Bhatkal, in Mangalore on Monday. ANI

BJP opts out of Jharkhand coalition, Soren in minority
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) withdrew support from the Shibu Soren-led Government in Jharkhand on Monday. ANI

BPO to be set up at Hyderabads Cherlapalli Prison
Authorities at the Cherlapalli Prison in Hyderabad have asked some of the inmates to work in a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) unit within the prison complex. ANI

Mangalore crash: Authorities still looking for Black Box
The search for the Black Box of the crashed Air India Express Flight is still going on in Mangalore, as investigators believe it could contain vital information on the cause of the blast. ANI

Petrol pumps go on strike, upset commuters
Commuters are facing the brunt of a strike called by petrol pump owners in New Delhi to protest the hike in Value Added Tax on diesel from the current 12.5 percent to 20 percent. ANI

Tirupati temple deposits 1,075 kilograms of gold with SBI
The Tirupati Temple in Andhra Pradesh has for the first time deposited 1,075 kilograms of gold with the State Bank of India (SBI) owing to security concerns. ANI

Telecom Scam: Action against Raja will be taken if found guilty: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, said on Monday that his government would not tolerate corruption at any level and action would be taken against anyone if there was any involvement of corruption in spectrum allotment. ANI

Oz researchers say mobile phone helped Mayawati win 2007 Uttar Pradesh elections
Mobile phones are big business in India, and according to two Australian researchers evidence has emerged that this instrument played a very key role in helping the Bahujan Samaj Party and its Dalit leader Mayawati achieve a resounding electoral victory in the countrys biggest state - Uttar Pradesh - in 2007. ANI

Dr Singh rules out having differences with Sonia Gandhi
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Monday denied reports of him having a misunderstanding with Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ANI

Younger people should come forward to take the reins of the country: PM
The Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Monday said younger people must come forward and take over the reins of the country. ANI

I am privileged to have advice of Shrimati Sonia Gandhiji and my wife: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Monday said he was in a privileged position to take advice from both his wife Gursharan Kaur and Congress President Sonia Gandhi. ANI

Stress deficiency with Pakistan has to be addressed: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said no progress could happen in negotiations between India and Pakistan unless the trust deficiency is addressed. ANI

BJP expected to pull out of Jharkhand Government today
Frustrated over the Jharkahnd Mukti Morcha (JMM) backtracking from the power-sharing deal in Jharkhand, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is expected to pull out of the coalition government in the state on Monday. ANI

UPA Government determined to tackle naxalism: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said on Monday that naxalism is the biggest threat to the internal security of the country, and added that the UPA Government is determined to tackle this threat. ANI

Rising prices continue to be a matter of deep concern: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said that rising prices continue to be a matter of deep concern for his government. ANI

UPAs flagship programmes like NREGA progressing well: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on the occasion of completion of one year of the UPA Government in its second term said on Monday that the flagship programmes launched by his government are progressing well. ANI

UPA Govts medium term target is to achieve 10 percent growth rate: PM
On the occasion of completion of one year of the UPA Government in its second term, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said the governments medium term target is to achieve a growth rate of 10 percent per annum. ANI

Air India crash: Experts to conduct DNA test today
A team of experts would conduct DNA tests to identify 22 victims of the air crash which are still remained unclaimed at the Wenlock Hospital here on Monday. ANI

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Fire Fighting Enterprises Joins Fire and Security Association of India (FSAI)
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UNO Setting Guidelines for Private Security Sector
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Lufthansa Student Centre Offers Education Financing Advice
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Facts on Part Time Jobs in US and Canada by Lufthansa Student Centre
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HOV Services, Ltd Reports FY 2009-10 Results
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RSA Offers Advanced Solutions to Combat Man-in-the-Browser Attacks
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Forex Rates on May 24, 2010

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 46.67 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 67.6435 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 58.38 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 51.65 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of May 2010

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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