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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

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Russell Brand and Katy Perry want their wedding to be 'normal'

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Anjali Tendulkar expresses happiness over Sachin's double century against Australia

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Watermelon effectively lowers BP

India News / Press Releases on May 25, 2010

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Need to tighten law for making cases related to sexual crimes fast-tracked: Moily
Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Tuesday stressed on the need to tighten laws to ensure that cases relating to sexual crimes are fast tracked. ANI

Vice Chief of Air Staff flags in IAFs mountaineering expedition team
The Vice Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal PK Barbora, on Tuesday flagged-in the Indian Air Force Mountaineering Expedition team to the twin peak of Mount Kamet and Mount Abi Gamin. ANI

Rajdhani Express derails in Bihar
Fourteen coaches of Rajdhani Express derailed near Katihar town of Bihar on Tuesday. ANI

Broadband for village panchayats, public telephone for all villages: Pilot
Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology (IT) Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said the Government plans to provide all village panchayats with broadband connectivity by 2012 and village public telephone facility to all the villages by 2011. ANI

Lucknows Awadhi cuisine a major draw in Srinagar
Famed Awadhi cuisine from Lucknow city is receiving an overwhelming response during an ongoing food festival here in Jammu and Kashmirs capital city. ANI

Army needs to restructure training to meet battlefield challenges, says Army Chief
Reiterating that that training is the backbone, on which all other battle winning factors get dovetailed, the Chief of Army Staff, General V K Singh, has stressed on the need to restructure training to meet the challenges of the contemporary and future battlefield. ANI

Black box of the ill-fated Air India Express flight recovered
Three days after the Mangalore plane crash incident, the Black box of the ill-fated Air India Express plane was recovered here on Tuesday. ANI

Chidambaram expresses satisfaction over repatriation of Brus from Tripura
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday expressed satisfaction over the repatriation of Brus from Tripura, who fled Mizoram and had been living in six makeshift camps under Kanchanpur sub-division of Tripura since 1997. ANI

Medziphema, the first village in Nagaland to have a power plant
The mountainous state of Nagaland is rich in both flora and fauna. A visit to any village offers an insight into a unique way of life and of a people who undertake daily chores with a smile on their faces. ANI

Stranded trucks carrying essential commodities arrive in Imphal
A large number of trucks and oil tankers, carrying essential commodities bound for Manipur, which had been stranded on National Highway-53 for over a month, have finally reached Imphal. ANI

Indian-born Canadian expert to contest International Telecommunications Union position
Dr Veena Rawat, an India-born Canadian telecommunications expert and Canadas candidate for the post of Director, Radiocommunication Bureau of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), is attending the ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference in Hyderabad from May 24 to June 4,2010. ANI

Assamese musician launches school in Bangalore
An Assamese musician has launched a school in Bangalore to promote western classical music, and at the same time, spread the message of oneness and harmony across the country. ANI

Smart Cards issued to Uttar Pradesh labourers under MNREGA
Labourers in Uttar Pradeshs Gorakhpur District have been given Smart Cards under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) to ensure that they are not cheated of their wages. ANI

Acute water shortage in Uttarakhands Corbett Reserve
The Corbett Tiger Reserve in Uttarakhand is facing acute water shortage, as natural sources of water have dried up on account of the rising temperature. ANI

India, Turkmenistan sign accords to enhance trade, education and tourism
India and Turkmenistan signed bilateral accords in New Delhi on Tuesday to enhance cooperation in trade, education, science and technology, art and culture and visa free travel to holders of diplomatic passport. ANI

President Patil to be first Indian head of state to visit China in a decade
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who will be visiting China from May 26-31 to deepen and expand strategic and cooperative partnership, will be the first Indian head of state to visit that country in a decade. ANI

German Bakery blast accused produced in Mumbai court
Abdul Samad Bhatkal, a key accused in Punes German Bakery blast was produced in a Mumbai court on Tuesday. ANI

U.S. arms sales to Taiwan biggest obstacle to China-U.S. military ties
U.S. arms sales to Taiwan remain the biggest obstacle to China-U.S. military ties, Xinhua quoted a senior Chinese military official, as saying on Tuesday. ANI

North Korea rejects Souths apology demand
North Korea has rejected a demand by South Korea on Monday that Pyongyang apologise for the sinking of its warship in March this year. ANI

Land erosion posing serious threat to Dibrugarh
Unabated land erosion by the Brahmaputra River is posing a serious threat to 170-year-old Dibrugarh in Assam. ANI

Beijing cracks down on drugs, prostitution
Police in Beijing have launched a crackdown on drugs, gambling and prostitution Monday to clean up the city and advocate a healthy lifestyle. ANI

WSD India launches innovative derivatives technology solution for firms in emerging markets
Risk-averse banks, institutions and corporations in emerging markets can now outsource their derivatives business to the New Zealand-based WSD Global Markets, following the launch of its new offering from its India offices WSD INDIA, headquartered in South Mumbai. ANI

Gir sanctuary faces water scarcity due to summer heat
Gujarats famous Gir sanctuary is facing acute water scarcity due to rising temperatures. ANI

Air India staffers launch flash strike in Mumbai
Domestic flights were stalled here on Tuesday after Air India staff went on a flash strike in protest against a gag order. ANI

India expresses disappointment over 26/11 mastermind Hafeez Saeed being let off
Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Tuesday expressed the Indian Governments disappointment over Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) chief Hafeez Mohammed Saeed being let off by Pakistans courts. ANI

Ruchika Case: Ex-Haryana DGP Rathore to be in jail for 18 months(Re-issue)
A Chandigarh Sessions Court on Tuesday enhanced the jail term for former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) S P S Rathore to 18 months in the much debated Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. ANI

Army denies cautioning Antony on deals with the US
The Indian Armys Additional Directorate General (Public Information) at the General Staff Branch of the Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday that a news report suggesting that the Chief of Army Staff, General V.K. Singh, had warned Defence Minister A K Antony on going ahead with Government to Government deals with the US was wrong and based on hearsay. ANI

Ruchika Case: Ex-Haryana DGP Rathore to be in jail for two years
A Chandigarh Sessions Court on Tuesday enhanced the jail term for former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) S P S Rathore to another 18 months in the much debated Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. ANI

Chinese court backs death sentence for gang boss
A court in Chongqing, southwestern China has upheld the death sentence for a gang chief who was convicted of running a mafia-style ring that was engaged in prostitution, drug-trafficking, gambling, kidnapping, among other crimes. ANI

Overfilled Moradabad FCI godowns lack basic facilities
Grain godowns of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) in Uttar Pradeshs Moradabad District are overfilled, but lack basic facilities for detecting or fighting a fire. ANI

ATS produces Pune blast suspect before Malgaon court
The Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS) produced Abdul Samad Bhatkal, the prime suspect in the German Bakery blast in Pune before a magistrate here on Tuesday. ANI

Cross border firing from Pakistan in Jammu
A border Security Force (BSF) personnel was injured in a firing from across the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. ANI

Overfilled Moradabad FCI godowns lack basic facilities
Grain godowns of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) in Uttar Pradeshs Moradabad District are overfilled, but lack basic facilities for detecting or fighting a fire. ANI

Cross border firing from Pakistan in Jammu
A border Security Force (BSF) personnel was injured in a firing from across the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. ANI

Lucknow medicos on hunger strike in protest over meagre stipend
Intern doctors in Lucknow have gone on a hunger strike to demand higher stipend. ANI

Ten people injured in Ahmedabad communal clashes
At least ten people, including police personnel, were injured as members of two communities clashed here today. ANI

American Center attack: Supreme Court stays Ansaris death sentence
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the death sentence of Aftab Ahmed Ansari for his role in the 2002 American Centre attack in Kolkata. ANI

Lucknow medicos on hunger strike in protest over meagre stipend
Intern doctors in Lucknow have gone on a hunger strike to demand higher stipend. ANI

Ten people injured in Ahmedabad communal clashes
At least ten people, including police personnel, were injured as members of two communities clashed here today. ANI

American Center attack: Supreme Court stays Ansaris death sentence
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the death sentence of Aftab Ahmed Ansari for his role in the 2002 American Centre attack in Kolkata. ANI

Sino-India bilateral trade can reach 60 billion dollars in 2010: President Patil
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil said on Tuesday said that trade between India and China could expand in a more balanced, sustainable and diversified way so that both countries could attain the goal of increasing their bilateral trade to 60 billion dollars in 2010. ANI

Sino-India ties have global dimension, not merely bilateral: President Patil
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who will be visiting China from May 26-31 and will hold discussions with the Chinese leadership, said on Tuesday that developing friendly cooperation with Indias largest neighbour is one of the priorities of the countrys foreign policy. ANI

Chidambaram praises security agencies for Pune blast suspect arrest
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday praised the efforts of security and intelligence agencies for nabbing prime Pune bomb blast suspect Abdul Samad Bhatkal on Monday. ANI

Verdict on Rathores appeal in Ruchikas case today
A sessions court in Chandigarh will pronounce its verdict on the plea of former Haryana General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore challenging the six-month sentence awarded to him by a CBI court for molesting Ruchika Girhotra. ANI

14 Rajdhani coaches derail in Bihar, no casualties
At least fourteen coaches of the New Delhi-Guwahati Rajdhani Express derailed in Bihar on Tuesday. ANI

Mangalore air crash: Black Box found
The Black Box of the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed in Mangalore on Saturday was found on Tuesday. ANI

Prime Ministers Press Conferences. RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR (Update -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

New Ocean Optics Light-Measurement System Ideal for Analysis of LEDs, Lamps and More
Business Wire India

Palintest Launches ChlordioXense – a new Digital Method of Testing for Chlorine Dioxide in Water
Business Wire India

LiveMedia Expands Programme Offering
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N-CARE Starts Admission for its First Batch in Information Management
Business Wire India

MoneyWorks4me.com Launches Stock Shastra: A Newsletter for Retail Investors to Master the Art and Science of Stock Investing
Business Wire India

Best-of-the-Best in Healthcare and Life sciences Industry to be Recognized at Alexandria – Frost & Sullivan 2010 India Excellence in Healthcare Awards
Business Wire India

WSD India Launches Innovative Derivatives Technology Solution for Corporations and Institutions in Emerging Markets
Business Wire India

HCL Infosystems to Deploy India’s First Smart Card Based PDS Solution in Chandigarh
Business Wire India

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Forex Rates on May 25, 2010

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 47.4 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 67.9621 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 58.19 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 52.82 Indian National Rupees (INR)

All Forex Rates of May 2010

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