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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 7, 2010

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Mother of acquitted 26/11 accused pleased with Mumbai court verdict
(Bihar), May 7 (ANIShagufta Bano, the mother of Sabauddin Ahmed, one of the two-suspected co-conspirator in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks expressed her happiness on Friday at the Mumbai Special Courts verdict, asserting the decision was as per her expectations. ANI

HIV-positive people demand free medicines from Tamil Nadu Government
HIV-positive people from the Tamil Nadu Networking People (TNNP) with HIV/AIDS staged a demonstration here on Friday demanding free medicines and basic testing facilities from the state government. ANI

JMM proposes rotational Chief Minister in Jharkhand
The Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) on Friday proposed to its coalition partner, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), to share the Chief Ministers post for equal terms in the state. ANI

Indias role very important in Afghanistan: German Envoy
Germany has hailed Indias role in capacity building, and development in infrastructure and education sectors in war torn Afghanistan. ANI

Police recruitment drive in Orissa to tackle Maoist menace
The local tribals turned up in large numbers for the recruitment process for the posts of Senior Police Officers (SPOs) in Orissas Koratput District. ANI

Army officer arrested for child pornography
Lieutenant Colonel Jagmohan Balbir Singh has been arrested in Mumbai for circulating child pornography over the Internet. ANI

Tigers get more space in Maharashtras forest reserves
Wildlife experts at Tadoba-Andheri Tiger Reserve (TATR) in Maharashtra have welcomed a state government decision to issue notice for a buffer zone around its currently existing area. ANI

DU has violated radioactive waste rules: Centre
The Union Government on Friday said that Delhi University had violated rules by selling scrap containing radioactive material. ANI

Hacking of army majors computer is a cyber security breach: Antony
Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday said an army investigation has found that the information e-mailed from a majors computer was a case of cyber security breach and not espionage. ANI

Decision on caste based census soon: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday assured Parliament that his government would soon take a decision on a caste-based census. ANI

Murli Deora welcomes Supreme Courts verdict on Krishna Godavari Basin Gas dispute
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Friday welcomed the verdict of the Supreme Court in favour of Mukesh Ambanis Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) in the Krishna Godavari Basin Gas row, and called it a vindication of the Governments stand. ANI

National Gardening Mission being intensified in Jharkhand
Tomato growers in Jharkhand are being provided with additional facilities under the National Gardening Mission for increasing production and getting better returns from their yield. ANI

Rain brings respite from severe heat in Patna
Tourists and locals in Patna rejoiced on Friday, as rainfall brought respite from the severe heat. ANI

Gas dispute: We will respect Supreme Court order: Anil Ambani
Reliance Natural Resources Limited (RNRL) chief Anil Ambani onm Friday said he will not challenge the Supreme Court verdict delivered on Friday that gave his brother, Mukeshs Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), the advantage in the Krishna Godavari Basin Gas row. ANI

Scribes death: Jharkhand court orders filing of report against Priyabhanshu
A court in Jharkhands Koderma District on Friday ordered filing of a report against Priyabhanshu Ranjan who was said to be journalist Nirupama Pathaks fianci. ANI

Uproar in Parliament over Nuclear Liability Bill
The controversial Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday, amidst a walkout staged by opposition. ANI

Five killed near Coimbatore in road mishap
At least five people were killed when a car in which they were traveling collided head with a lorry in Navakarai near Coimbatore on Friday morning ANI

Training provided to census-takers in Kashmir Valley
As part of the preparations for the Population Census 2011, preliminary training sessions are being organized in the Kashmir Valley. ANI

Demand of eco-friendly earthen pots increases in Jammu
With the onset of summer, earthen pots are becoming more and more popular in Jammu. ANI

Bihar Human Rights Commission issues notice to Nitish Government
The Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) has issued notice to the Nitish Kumar led Government on an issue related to amending the rules of the Right to Information (RTI) Act. ANI

India looking to Germany for assistance in renewable energy technologies
India, one of the biggest markets for alternative energy technologies, is looking towards Germany for technological assistance and knowledge transfer in the field of renewable energy, especially for rural electrification and grid integration. ANI

Kasabs verdict is a message to terror elements: Antony
Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Friday said the verdict against lone surviving Pakistani terrorist of the 26/11 attacks, Ajmal Amir Kasab, is a clear message to terror outfits in Pakistan. ANI

Water shortage in Gujarat, citizens demonstrate
Residents of Gujarats Surat city, who are facing acute water shortage protested against the Municipal Corporation. ANI

Ajmer blast accused petition accepted, Rajasthan Government to file reply
A court in Ajmer on Friday admitted the revised petition of Devendra Gupta, arrested for his alleged role in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah blast and issued a notice to the Rajasthan Government to file its reply by May 10. ANI

Storms claim 39 lives in China, country faces severe economic losses
Storms have claimed the lives of at least 39 people in the southwestern and central parts of the China from Wednesday night to Thursday, local government authorities said. ANI

SC upholds selected UPSC candidates right to quota benefits
A five judge Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Friday upheld the constitutional validity of a Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) rule allowing merit list candidates belonging to reserved category to avail the quota benefit while choosing posts. ANI

Mechanized fishing banned in Chennai, to help fish breeding
Fishermen in Chennai are witnessing a sharp dip in sales of fish following the State governments ban on mechanised deep-sea fishing in the region for 45 days. ANI

Special prayers to please rain gods held in Shimla
Hindu priests organised special prayers here for rain in drought-affected villages near the hill town of Shimla. ANI

Stalemate over formation of new government in Jharkhand
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders held discussions with legislators of Jharkhand to end the stalemate over the formation of a new government. ANI

International stunt biker entertains audiences in Bangalore
World stunt-biking champion Chris Pfeiffer exhibited his prowess here on Thursday. ANI

Governors cant be removed due to change of regime at Centre: SC
In a judgement that could have deep political connotations the Supreme Court on Friday said governors cannot be removed or transferred just because of a change of government at the Centre. ANI

Three killed in Chhattisgarh coal mine blast
At least three persons, including a deputy general manager, were killed and 32 injured in a blast in the South Eastern Coalfield Limited (SECL) coal mines in Chhattisgarhs Koria District on Friday. ANI

KG Basin row: SC says government is owner of gas
Emphatically stating that the government is the owner of natural resources, including gas available in the country, the Supreme Court said on Friday that no individual or commercial entity could claim right to such resources. ANI

Tibetan Buddhists end ten days annual prayers near Shiml
Hundreds of Tibetan Buddhists monks and other Tibetan exiles took part in the ten-day annual prayers at the Dorjee Dak Monastery located in Pnathagati near Shimla. ANI

Nuclear Liability Bill to be introduced in Parliament today
The UPA Government is likely to introduce the controversial Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Bill in the Lok Sabha on Friday, the last day of the current Budget session. ANI

Major Sandeep Unnikrishnans father hails Kasabs death sentence
K. Unnikrishnan, the father of late Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan who was martyred during the 26/11 Mumbai attack, has termed the death sentence awarded to Pakistani gunman Ajmal Amir Kasab, as a symbolic punishment and wished the sentence is executed at the earliest. ANI

Four militants, two Army personnel killed in Baramulla encounter
At least four militants and two Army personnel were killed in an encounter with militants in Baramulla District this morning. ANI

KG basin gas row: SC to deliver verdict today
A three judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan will deliver its verdict on the Ambani gas sharing dispute involving the Krishna-Godavari Basins D6 block (KG-D6) on Friday. ANI

Playspan Reports International Virtual Economy Data on Digital Goods
Business Wire India

IISS Announces Speakers for Inaugural Bahrain Global Forum
Business Wire India

CEAMA Reports a Solid Growth in First Quarter of 2010
Business Wire India

CA Delivers Total Data Protection, Recovery and Availability to Help Customers Manage Changing Business Needs
Business Wire India

Women in Leadership Forum in Delhi Shares thoughts for Success
Business Wire India

Sapient Reports First Quarter 2010 Results
Business Wire India

SRF Declares Record Q4 Profit at Rs. 111 crore
Business Wire India

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Forex Rates on May 7, 2010

1 United States Dollar (USD) = 45.58 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 GBP = 67.0505 Indian National Rupees (INR)

1 Euro = 57.81 Indian National Rupees (INR)

100 Japanese Yens = 49.52 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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