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Haryana has prepared litigation policy on Centre pattern: CM Hooda
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said the state has prepared a litigation policy on the pattern of the Centre and a proposal to set up 96 evening courts has been approved. ANI

Doordarshan, Akashvani employees defer proposed agitation (Lead: Doordarshan strike)
The National Federation of Akashvani and Doordarshan Employees (NFADE) has deferred the proposed agitation that was to begin on Monday following several rounds of meetings with the three-member committee of Prasar Bharati and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Secretary. ANI

Adarsh scam: Suitable action will be taken against those found guilty, says Army Chief
Army Chief General V. K. Singh on Saturday said that appropriate action would be taken against all those army personnel involved in the Adarsh Housing Society scam. ANI

2G scam: Former Telecom Minister A Raja meets Karaunanidhi
Former Telecom Minister A Raja met Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karaunanidhi here on Saturday, three-days after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids at his residences in connection with the 2G scam. ANI

Doordarshan, AIR employees call off three-day strike
Employees of Akashvani and Doordarshan on Saturday said they have called off their proposed 72-hour strike that was to take place from December 13 to 15. ANI

Indian Public Diplomacy keen to access "social media"
Joint Secretary (Public Diplomacy) of Ministry of External Affairs (MHA) Navdeep Suri said today that India realises the need to have its presence in social media. ANI

Law Minister Moily says trivial matters should not be brought before Administrative Tribunals
Union Law and Justice Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily on Saturday called upon for the change of attitude in administrative governance to ensure that unnecessary and trivial service matters are not brought before the Tribunals and Courts. ANI

Jammu and Kashmir Police launch police-public interaction on radio
Jammu and Kashmir Police has launched a radio programme of pro-active police-public interaction to listen to the grievances of the people. ANI

Home Secretary Pillai says 'I have not seen Niira Radia's tapes'
Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Saturday clarified that neither he nor the Ministry of Home Affairs had any access or have any access to the tapes containing the private conversation of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia with others, and added that he has not leaked them at the behest of Union Home Minister P Chidambaram. ANI

Aurangabad tigress gifted to Jamshedpur's Tata Zoological Park
The Aurangabad Municipal Corporation Zoo located in Maharashtra gifted a tigress to the Tata Zoological Park in Jamshedpur. ANI

Indian Foreign Ministry conveys displeasure on patting of Ambassador Meera Shankar
Javed Ashraf, Joint Secretary (Americas) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs conveyed today to US Deputy Chief of Mission Donald Lu, India's 'strong concern' over the screening of Indian Ambassador to United States Meera Shankar on December 4 at Mississippi airport. ANI

ATS chief Hemant Karkare disclosed his life was under threat, claims Digvijay Singh
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh has said that Maharashtra ATS chief Hemant Karkare, who was gunned down by militants in the 26/11 attack, called him just hours before attack and said that his life was "blighted by constant threats" from those opposed to his probe into the Malegaon blast. ANI

Pak has 43 terrorist camps, including 22 in occupied Kashmir: Indian Army chief
There are 43 terrorist camps in Pakistan, 22 of which are located in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, the then Indian Chief of Army Staff, General Deepak Kapoor, told US President Barack Obama's the then National Security Advisor (NSA), James Jones in 2009, a diplomatic cable unveiled by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has revealed. ANI

Ready to face CBI to prove innocence, says A Raja
Former Telecom Minister A. Raja has said he will cooperate with the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prove his innocence in the 2G scam. ANI

Varanasi blast: Death toll rises to two
The death toll in the Varanasi bomb blast has risen to two with another victim being declared dead this morning. ANI

HCL Learning Enters into Alliance with Resonance for Launching Test Preparation Program 'Xcelerate'
HCL Learning (a division of HCL Infosystems) along with Resonance (a premier coaching institute for IIT-JEE & other Competitive Exams) brings in Live Video Learning for various competitive examinations leveraging the nationwide HCL Knowledge Network Business Wire India

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