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Business Wire India is the News Dissemination Partner for Directions08

New Delhi, Delhi, India

Business Wire India partnered with IDC India as its News Dissemination Partner for the annual flagship IT industry conference - Directions08, which is being held in New Delhi on 2nd May at International Eros, and in Bangalore on 4th May at The Leela Palace Kempinski.

The event has IDC's leading analysts addressing the growing uncertainties in the technology market and highlights the opportunities for growth. Directions08 debates on some of the key trends and developments that will impact the IT industry worldwide. It addresses issues including the Indian IT industry's role in shaping these developments and the evolving opportunities. Directions08 also dialogues the priorities of the Indian CIO based on the CIO survey results. Key findings from these survey results would be presented, analysed and interpreted during the event, in New Delhi and Bangalore. With Directions08, IDC also celebrates the completion of 20 years of operations in India.

"The IT landscape is rapidly changing across the world and new opportunities are also emerging. The current market however still has a lot of potential. We need to look at educating the corporate India to adapt itself to the changing face of the interactive world and use technology to create a competitive edge in the international market. We wish IDC success in its endeavor to address the various issues of the Indian IT sector." said Anurag Mittal, Business Head, Business Wire India. He also added that, "We also extend warm wishes to IDC on successfully completing 20 years in India".

Directions08 has eminent panelists including Jhon Gantz, Chief Research Officer and Vice President, IDC US, Pradeep Gupta, Managing Director, IDC (India) Ltd. and Chairman, CyberMedia Group, Kapil Dev Singh, Country Manager, IDC (India) Ltd., Sanjit Sinha, Associate Vice President, Research, IDC (India) Ltd., Praveen Sengar, Research Manager, IDC (India) Ltd., Bryan Ma, Director, Asia/Pacific , Personal Systems Research, IDC Asia/Pacific, Piyush Pushkal, Research Manager, IDC (India) Ltd., Parijat Chakraborty, Associate Vice President, Research, IDC (India) Ltd., and Dr Shiv K Bakhshi, Director, Mobile Technology & trends/ Device Research, IDC US.

About Business Wire India:

Business Wire India is the definitive platform for corporate news dissemination. Business Wire India is the exclusive Indian affiliate of Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company (Fortune 13). Business Wire India disseminates full-text corporate news to more than 4,000 media points, a large financial community, national and international news agencies, managers of corporate information databases, and information portals, in India and thousands of key media and financial points across the globe. It is also effectively positioned on popular search engines, ensuring that the information is easily accessible to a wider range of information seekers, on a real-time basis. In recent years, Business Wire India has also actively forayed into news dissemination in the financial markets, transposing Business Wire's global experience to India. Business Wire India strongly advocates greater freedom for the financial markets and need for greater transparency through open channels of communication, in the corporate sector.

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India News / Press Releases on May 2, 2007

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The five-day long army exercise-Ashwamedha--reinforces the importance of foot soldiers in future operations and wars, and the amalgamation of the latest technology to carry out a swift and asymmetric warfare in the 21st century. ANI

Traffic policeman beaten up in Kanpur
A traffic policeman had to face public wrath after a commuter skidded off his vehicle and got injured while trying to escape routine checking on Wednesday afternoon. ANI

Minorities' front calls for CBI inquiry into fake encounter case
The All India Minorities' Front (AIMF) on Wednesday demanded a CBI inquiry into the fake encounter killing of Shorabuddin Sheikh by the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) of the Gujarat Police on the pretext of tackling terrorism. ANI

Arjun tanks getting validated in simulated war for first time
Arjun tanks, developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), are for the first time taking part in a simulated war exercise in Rajasthan deserts. ANI

Rain brings mercury down in northern India
Several regions in northern India experienced sudden rains and thundershowers on Wednesday morning that knocked down the rising temperatures and abated the heat waves. ANI

Buddhists celebrate Buddha Purnima
Buddhists across the country today held religious discourses and special prayers as they celebrated 'Buddha Purnima' - the most important Buddhist festival. ANI

'No entry' for journalists in Gujarat police stations
Gujarat police on Wednesday barred entry of journalists in its offices apparently after leakage of probe details into the November 2005 fake encounter case. ANI

19 dead as bus falls into gorge in Himachal
Nineteen people were killed when a bus carrying about fifty people skidded off a mountain road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. ANI

Singhal calls a halt to re-aligned Sethusamundaram project
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) PresidentAshok Singhal today demanded a reevaluation of the realigned Sethusamudram Project, saying that the original Ram Setu should be left uscathed and officially notified as an ancient monument. ANI

"Olympiad "concludes for budding scientists and computer whizkids
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Govt. rules out breach of airport security
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) today ruled out a security breach at the cargo complex of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI). ANI

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The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) of Science and Technology Ministry and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) signed an agreement today to address a major obstacle in AIDS vaccine development: the design of candidate vaccines to elicit neutralizing antibodies against HIV. ANI

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Angry relatives ransack Kolkata hospital after baby's death
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