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Maharashtra CM Chavan ready to hold discussions over Jaitapur project
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan commenting on the ongoing controversy surrounding the 9,900 mega watt Jaitapur power plant, on Tuesday said he would never allow unsafe reactors to be set up in the state, and added that he would hold discussions over the issue. ANI

Book on Mahatma Gandhi released at Delhi Book Fair
The book titled 'Ek mahatma Ka Abhyudaya', the Hindi translation of renowned author and historian late J.N. Uppal's original English book 'Gandhi Ordained in South Africa' was released at the 16th Delhi Book Fair on Wednesday. ANI

West Bengal tribals call for 12-hour strike over development demands
The Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad (ABAVP), an outfit working for the welfare of tribal community, called for a 12-hour strike in West Bengal's Siliguri District on Wednesday demanding development work for the upliftment of their community. ANI

Maoist girl trainee surrenders in Orissa
A twelve-year-old juvenile girl Maoist trainee surrendered before the police in Orissa's Rayagada District on Wednesday. ANI

Ahmedabad kite makers earn huge profits
People involved in kite making business here are earning huge profits, as the corporate sectors are placing bulk orders of kites for advertising their companies through it. ANI

J-K Education Department conducts workshop for teachers
The Department of Education in Jammu and Kashmir has initiated series of five-day workshops for primary school teachers to impart methods of childhood care and education. ANI

Govt. issues show cause notice to colors show for showing violence
Information and Broadcasting Ministry on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Colors channel for its show 'Rishton Se Badi Pratha', saying it shows excessive violence. ANI

CWG scam: CBI summons Kalmadi for questioning
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi to appear before it for questioning in connection with the alleged irregularities in the conduct of the 2010 sporting extravaganza. ANI

Social auditing recommended for more transparency at Coimbatore convention
The auditors recommended social auditing for more transparency at the two-day national convention of chartered accountants students, which began here on Wednesday. ANI

Army personnel worship martyr soldier in Sikkim
Indian Army personnel worshipped the shrine of martyr soldier Harbhajan Singh at a temple at Nathula in Sikkim. ANI

Be objective and restrained in reporting on Telangana: Ambika Soni
Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Wednesday issued a directive to all the television channels in the country to be objective and restrained, while commenting or reporting on the burning issue of Telangana. ANI

Dal Lake frozen due to cold wave in Srinagar
Intense cold wave in Srinagar has frozen the famous Dal Lake with a thick sheet of ice. ANI

Environment Ministry defends Jaitapur project
The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) today defended the establishment of the controversial nuclear plant project at Jaitapur in Maharashtra. ANI

Two women arrested in Punjab for smuggling tiger skins
Forest rangers have arrested two women for their alleged role in smuggling skins and other body parts of two tigers. ANI

China's military buildup will correspond with its economy: Liang
Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie has said that his country's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power. ANI

Iran is now a nuclear country: Ahmadinejad
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that Iran is now a nuclear country implying that Iran has achieved nuclear know-how for energy purposes. ANI

Security stepped up in Mumbai ahead of New Year's Eve
Following reports that a cell of militants have entered to disrupt the festive season, Mumbai Police beefed up security. ANI

Flight operations in Delhi remain normal
Flight operations at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport remained normal for the second day today due to absence of dense fog. ANI

PLA militant arrested in Imphal
Security forces arrested a wanted militant of the People's Liberation army (PLA) here on Tuesday. ANI

Vigilance increased along LoC in Kashmir to check infiltration
Security personnel in Kashmir have intensified vigilance along the Line of Control (LoC) as they fear infiltration to pick up with the melting of snow at high altitudes. ANI

Terror alert in Karnataka, police beef up security
Karnataka has been put on high alert following an intelligence input about Bangalore being under terror threat. ANI

Manmohan Singh presides over Cabinet review meeting on Telangana
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday, was presiding over an emergency meeting of the Union Cabinet to review the Telangana state issue and security in Andhra Pradesh ahead of the submission of the Srikrishna Committee report. ANI

Gujjars to hold mahapanchayat today, threaten protests in Delhi
As the stand-off between Gujjars and the Rajasthan government enters its tenth day today, the All India Yuva Gujjar Mahasabha will hold 'mahapanchayat', where further course of action will be decided. ANI

ICC Cricket World Cup History Recorded in definitive Television Series
The ICC Cricket World Cup (ICC CWC), the game’s flagship tournament, now has a definitive visual history thanks to a new series of 12 television programmes. The programmes produced by ESPN STAR Sports, the ICC’s global production and broadcast partner, looks back at the event’s rich history through stories told by the players who experienced the highs and the lows Business Wire India

iXiGO.com Wins TiE-Lumis Partners Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards 2010
iXiGO.com has been named a winner of the TiE-Lumis Partners Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards 2010 at the recently concluded Entrepreneurial Summit (TES) 2010, one of the largest entrepreneurship symposium in Asia, held at the Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi Business Wire India

Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB)
It is said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. Symbiosis Institute of International Business(SIIB), Pune, has been one the esteemed institutes in India which has been at the forefront of developing innovative business education practices for almost two decades now Business Wire India

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