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India News / Press Releases on May 3, 2010

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Mumbai court convicts Kasab with waging war against India
A Mumbai Special Court on Monday found the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 attacks, Ajmal Amir Kasab, guilty of waging war against India, but acquitted the two other Indian co-accused. ANI

Chhattisgarh police arrest 13 suspected Maoists
Chhattisgarh Police arrested 13 suspected Maoist rebels from a couple of villages and nearby forest areas in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh on Monday. ANI

Big turnout witnessed during Tripura ADC polls
Polls for the sixth council of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) were held under tight security here on Monday. ANI

BSF seizes 4 kg heroin, 20 packets of counterfeit currency
Border Security Force personnel has seized four kilograms of heroin and counterfeit currency notes of Rs. 500 denomination from 151/1 BOP Nooranwala of Khemkaran sector near India - Pakistan International border. ANI

Farooq Abdullah, Sitaram Yechury hail capping of tenures of heads of sports bodies
Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday appreciated the decision of the Sports Ministry to cap the tenure of office-bearers in various sports bodies. ANI

Caste-based census not possible at present stage: Moily
Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily on Monday said there is need for a caste-based census, but asserted that it was not possible at the present stage, as the process has just begun. ANI

Karunanidhi to meet Manmohan Singh
Dravida Munnetra Kazagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at 7.00 oclock this evening at the latters residence. ANI

No dilution in dealing with Naxals: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said there is no dilution in the governments two-pronged policy to deal with the Naxal menace. ANI

Punjab farmers take to emu farming
Poultry farmers in Punjabs Amritsar city have taken to emu farming to exploit the multiple returns offered by these birds, in terms of their meat, oil, skin, feathers and even their colourful eggs are in huge demand for ornamental purposes. ANI

Evidence shows Chinese merchants flouted imperial trade ban
Evidence has been found by archaeologists working on the wreck of a 400-year-old merchant vessel off south China that Chinese merchants probably flouted bans on foreign trade at the time. ANI

26/11 trial verdict is a message to Pakistan: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the 26/11 Mumbai terror case judgement should seen as a clear message to Pakistan. ANI

26/11 case: Nikam says he will challenge acquittal of co-accused
Mumbais Chief Public Prosecutor, Ujjwal Nikam who argued the mammoth 26/11 case for over 271 working days, on Monday gave a mixed reaction to the Special Courts verdict on lone surviving Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Amir Kasab. ANI

Trainee teachers stage relay hunger strike in Himachal Pradesh
Scores of Junior Basic Trained (JBT) trainee teachers, who are undergoing training at various District Institutes of Education and Training (DIET) in Himachal Pradesh, have gone on a relay hunger strike from Monday. ANI

Girija Vyas seeks report on woman journalists death
National Commission for Women Chairperson Girija Vyas said on Monday that she has sought a report from the Jharkhand Government on the death of Delhi-based journalist Nirupama Pathak, and added that the case should be handed over to a fast track court to ensure speedy justice. ANI

Maoists kill four BMP soldiers in Bihar
Around four Bihar Military Police (BMP) soldiers were killed and one injured, when the Maoists opened fire on a police patrol party in Bihars Aurangabad District on Monday. ANI

Mumbai court charges Kasab with waging war against India
A Mumbai Special Court on Monday found the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 attacks, Ajaml Amir Kasab, guilty of waging war against India, but acquitted the two other Indian co-accused. ANI

Acute water shortage in Orissa
Residents of Kashipur village and its surrounding areas in Orissas Rayagada district are facing acute water shortage. ANI

Massive fire engulfs Pune slum
A massive fire engulfed the Ambedkar Nagar slum of Pune on Sunday. ANI

26/11 case: Court begins delivering verdict
A Mumbai Special Court Judge M L Tahiliyani started delivering the verdict of the trial of lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 terror attacks, Ajmal Amir Kasab, here on Monday. ANI

Yeddyurappa orders CID probe to rape charge against Karnataka minister
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has ordered a CID probe into the rape charges lodged by a woman against former State Food and Civil Supplies Minister H Halappa. ANI

Rajasthan ATS granted permission for narco test on Ajmer blast suspect
A court in Ajmer on Monday granted permission to the Rajasthan Anti Terror Squad (ATS) to conduct a narco-analysis test on Devendra Gupta, who was arrested for his alleged role in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast. ANI

Supreme Court quashes bail granted to Pappu Yadav
The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the bail granted to former MP and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav in connection with the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) MLA Ajit Sarkar murder case ANI

Karunanidhi meets Sonia, demands early passage of Womens Reservation Bill
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Karunanidhi today met Congress President Sonia Gandhi and demanded early passage of the Womens Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha. ANI

Jharkhand Police detains woman scribes parents
Jharkhand Police on Monday detained the parents of a woman journalist, who was found dead near here, for interrogation. ANI

Kashmirs nomadic Bakarwals get help of Indian security forces
The Indian Army is providing family identity cards along with medical help to the Bakarwals, a community of shepherds and pastoral nomads in order to provide them assistance and safety in Poonch district. ANI

Mummy of revered Tibetan monk now on Public display near Dharamsala
The mummy of a revered Tibetan monk, Tokden Amtrin, has now been put on display at a monastery near Dharamsala. ANI

A new mango variety named after Sachin Tendulkar
A cultivator in Uttar Pradeshs Malihabad District has named a new kind of mango after ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. ANI

Tourists flock to Kufri in Himachal to beat the heat
As the mercury rises across northern India, Kufri in Shimla is attracting lots of tourists. ANI

Kerala kite festival lures international kite-flyers
Kerala first ever kite festival is luring international kite-flyers to Kozhikode. ANI

26/11 case: Court resumes proceedings
A Mumbai Special Court has commenced proceedings before delivering its verdict on lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 terror attacks, Ajmal Amir Kasab, here on Monday. ANI

Police nab suspected Sikh militant in Raipur
Police have arrested a suspected Sikh militant of the Khalistan Commando Force from Raipur district on Sunday. ANI

Maoist leader arrested in Jharkhand
Jharkhand Police arrested a zonal commander of Maoists on Sunday. ANI

We had to protect Kasab from policemens anger: Maharashtra ATS chief
Maharashtra Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Rakesh Maria revealed on Monday that the ATS had to protect Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist arrested during 26/11 attacks, not only from public anger but also from anger within the force. ANI

Ruchika case: Chandigarh court to take up Rathore bail plea
The bail plea of former Haryana Police chief SPS Rathore, will come up before sessions court in Chandigarh on Monday. ANI

Indo-China trade begins through Nathula today
Border trade between India and China through Nathula in Sikkim will begin from Monday. ANI

Security forces bust rebel hideout in Jammu and Kashmir
Security forces on Sunday busted a rebel hideout in Jammu and Kashmirs Poonch region and recovered arms and ammunitions. ANI

Maoists kill Salwa Judum activist in Chhattisgarh
Maoist rebels killed a member of the Salwa Judum, a local militia formed to fight Maoists, in Chhattisgarhs Bijapur District on Sunday. ANI

Jharkhand residents protest against police over civilian death
Inhabitants of Bendi village in Jharkhands Latehar District on Sunday blocked railway traffic on the Barwadih-Barkakana route and staged a demonstration against police over a civilians death. ANI

Foreign tourists in Delhi undeterred by terror alert
Markets in national capital continue to witness normal inflow of foreign tourists despite western countries warning of terror attacks. ANI

Gogoi hopes for talks with Assam rebel groups
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi hopes that with Bangladesh handing over National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) chief Ranjan Daimary alias D R Nabla, early talks with rebel groups operating in Assam could take place soon. ANI

Oz Trade Minister in India to boost economic relationship
Australias Minister for Trade Simon Crean is in India on a weeklong visit to strengthen partnership and lay the groundwork for continued growth in the trade and economic relationship. ANI

26/11 terror attacks: Mumbai Court to pronounce verdict today
A special court is all set to decide the fate of the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist involved in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, Ajmal Ameer Kasab and two Indian conspirators-Faheem Ansari and Sabauddin Ahmed on Monday. ANI

Sibal to table Higher Education Reforms Bill in Parliament today
Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal is expected to table four bills in Parliament today, including one on permitting the entry of foreign universities to the country. ANI

Customised Labsphere LED Test System Supplied to Shanghai Research Centre of Engineering and Technology for Solid-State Lighting
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Semler Research Center Pvt. Ltd. Appoints Dr. Krathish Bopanna as The President & Executive Director
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Hrithik Roshan Embraces Conversational Media Platform Rediff MyPage
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Grant Thornton’s Report ‘The Mascots of Change’ Explores Women in Leadership
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GVK Biosciences Appoints Dr. John Ellingboe as Senior Vice President, Discovery Chemistry
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Citi Names Sunil Nair Head of India Private Equity Business
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“David Cameron – The Leader of Conservative Party is “INCHING” towards a Simple Majority ± 15 Seats. (Majority Plus / Minus 15 Seats): TODAYS CHANAKYA”
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Axis Bank & Max New York Life Insurance Sign a 10-year Strategic tie-up
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HDFC'S Financial Results for the Period April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010
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Autodesk Expands Power of AutoCAD 2011 with New Features for Conceptual Design and Drafting Productivity
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Bullion Market / Gold & Silver Prices on May 3, 2010

Mumbai Bullion Market

99.5 Purity Gold: Rs. 17170
99.9 Purity Gold: Rs. 17255
Silver (Kg): Rs. 29025

Kolkatta Bullion Market

Gold: Rs. 17260
Silver: Rs. 27900

Chennai Bullion Market

Bar Silver (Kg): Rs. 29210
24 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 17200
22 carat gold (10 grams): Rs. 16000

Bullion Rates on May 3, 2010 for All Major Indian Cities

Bullion prices presented here are indicative and are for general information only. Please check with your Gold Merchant or a local bank for latest and correct prices. All prices are in Indian National Rupees only.

Forex Rates on May 3, 2010

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 44.56 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 67.9473 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 59 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 47.38 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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