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Y. S. Dadwal takes charge as Director General of Sashastra Seema Bal
Former Delhi Police Commissioner Y. S. Dadwal has taken over as the Director General of the Central Paramilitary Force, Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). ANI

Violence breaks out in West Bengal after two persons die in road accident
Mob violence broke out in West Bengal's Bardhaman district after two persons were killed in a road accident on Thursday. ANI

India, Bangladesh to constructively resolve differences over land boundary demarcation
India and Bangladesh have agreed to work constructively towards resolving all differences to demarcate the land boundary in all three undemarcated segments-Daikhata-56, Lathitilla-Dumabari and Muhuri River (Belonia). ANI

Kashmir Journalists Guild (KJG) holds election in Srinagar
The Kashmir Journalists Guild (KJG), an apex body of broadcast journalists in Kashmir, representing various national TV News channels held its annual election here on Thursday. ANI

G-20 Summit may witness row between U.S., China over "currency wars", "trade imbalances"
As the member countries of the G-20 have arrived in Seoul, there are fears that this fifth edition of the Summit might descend into a row between the US and China about so-called "currency wars" and trade imbalances. ANI

Congress seeks apology from former RSS chief for remark "Sonia, a CIA agent"
The Congress on Thursday demanded apology from the former Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) chief K S Sudarshan for his remarks against Congress president Sonia Gandhi. ANI

Tourism picks up in Nainital
Tourism has picked up in Nainital, as the hill station is experiencing a rush of tourists. ANI

Vice President Ansari says globalisation contributes to world economy
Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday said that globalisation contributed to the world economy as it promoted a process of economic integration. ANI

Chinese porn industry in crisis after crackdown
The Chinese government's anti-porn campaign starting from last year end, seems to be yielding the desired results - the industry is struggling. ANI

Prithviraj Chavan takes oath as Maharashtra CM, Pawar as Deputy CM
Former Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan was on Thursday sworn-in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra, while Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar took oath as Deputy Chief Minister. ANI

Top Air Force Commanders review 'Aerospace Security'
As the mission of Flight Safety of Indian Air Force is to ensure operational capability by conserving human and material resources through prevention of aircraft accidents, the Air Force Station here on Thursday witnessed a day-long Aerospace Safety Council Meet being held under the aegis of the Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Air Command. ANI

Defence Ministry will not cover up Adarsh scam: Antony
Defence Minister A K Antony on Thursday said his ministry will not cover up the 'Adarsh Housing Society' scam, but initiate strict action against all those found guilty or allegedly involved in it. ANI

Himachal Govt. to conserve endangered snow horse 'Chamurthi'
The Himachal Pradesh government has taken an initiative to preserve 'Chamurthi', one of four recognised indigenous horse breeds in India. ANI

Aurangabad cotton farmers demand compensation for rain-damaged crops
Farmers in Maharashtra's Aurangabad District demanded compensation after the incessant rainfall destroyed cotton crops in the surrounding villages. ANI

Maoists set RJD candidate's office on fire in Bihar
Maoists set on fire an office of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) candidate, Vindeshwari Prasad in Bihar's Gurua Block. ANI

Infrastructure work satisfies Srinagar residents
Srinagar residents are satisfied with the infrastructure development projects after the months of violence, strikes and curfews in Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Ajit Pawar denies rift with former Maharashtra Deputy CM Bhujbal
Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister-designate Ajit Pawar on Thursday denied reports of any rift with his predecessor Chaggan Bhujbal. ANI

Parliament adjourned till Monday following Telecom scam report
Both Houses of Parliament was adjourned till Monday following the demands of the Opposition for dismissal of Union Telecom Minister A Raja for his alleged role in the 2G-spectrum scam, while the Congress party workers criticized the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) for K S Sudarshan's anti-Sonia Gandhi remarks. ANI

Is the weather going awry or we?
In India, the Weather Gods seem to have always been in an inscrutable mood. As while in one region, they demonstrate their sagacious powers, in other regions they appear at their destructive best at times. ANI

Artistes want international barriers removed for promotion of art
Removal of barriers at international borders and collaborations between educational institutions of various countries is necessary to promote and learn international style of art of paintings. ANI

2G Scam: Congress sends back channel message to DMK to remove Raja before court ruling
The Congress is reported to have sent a back channel missive to the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leadership in Tamil Nadu that it should remove Communication and Information Technology Minister A. Raja from the Union Cabinet before the Supreme Court rules on the 2G spectrum scam. ANI

CBI has shielded Rathore, alleges Ruchika's father
Reacting to the verdict of the Supreme Court that granted bail to former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore in the Ruchika molestation case, Ruchika's father Anand Prakash on Thursday demanding an independent inquiry where no police officers are involved in the probe said the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has shielded the accused. ANI

Prithviraj Chavan meets Ashok Chavan ahead of swearing-in-ceremony
Ahead of being sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra later today, Former Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan met his predecessor Ashok Chavan at his official residence here in Mumbai. ANI

Delhi Govt. nods for two PWD projects worth Rs 17.19 cr
The Delhi Government has approved two development projects of the Public Works Department (PWD) amounting to Rs 17.19 crore. ANI

Cancun will test climate talks' credibility, says Jairam Ramesh
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that U.N. climate talks in Cancun will be the last chance for nations to agree on thorny issues such as technology transfer and will test the dialogue's credibility. ANI

Sikkim businessmen keen to increase trade with China
Businessmen here have demanded inclusion of new items in the trading list at Nathula Trade Point in Sikkim for a more viable and sustainable trade. ANI

Dharamsala court finds all four accused guilty in Kachroo murder case
A sessions court in Dharamsala on Thursday found all the four accused students guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the murder case of first-year medical science student Aman Kachroo. ANI

Ruchika molestation case: Supreme Court grants bail to former Haryana DGP Rathore
The Supreme Court on Thursday granted bail to former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore in the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case. ANI

Dharamsala court to pronounce verdict in Kachroo murder case
A fast -track court in Dharamshala is expected to deliver its verdict on Thursday in the murder case of first-year medical science student Aman Kachroo. ANI

Prithviraj Chavan to take oath as Maharashtra CM
Former Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan will be sworn-in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra on Thursday, while Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar will take oath as Deputy Chief Minister. ANI

Jubilant Life Sciences Limited Quarterly Results - Q2 FY2011
-- Revenue up by 6% to Rs. 988 crore -- EBITDA at Rs. 164 crore -- PAT up 42% to Rs. 82 crore Board of Jubilant Life Sciences Limited (formerly Jubilant Organosys Ltd), an integrated pharmaceutical industry player and the largest Custom Research and Manufacturing Services Company in India met today to approve its financial results for Q2 FY2011 Business Wire India

Red Hat Enables Expanded Deployment Flexibility and Application Portability with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced ecosystem support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 from leading Independent Software Vendor (ISV) partners Business Wire India

Red Hat Sets a New Standard for the Next Generation of Operating Systems
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, the latest major release of the company's flagship operating platform, setting the scene for its server operating systems for the next decade Business Wire India

Jamna Auto Second Quarter FY10-11 Turnover up at Rs. 239 crore, Net Profit at Rs. 9.71crore
Highlights • H1FY11 consolidated turnover up at Rs. 457 crore as against Rs. 274 crore for the corresponding period previous year • H1FY11 consolidated net profit at Rs.19 crore as against Rs. 8.59 crore for the corresponding period previous year Jamna Auto Industries Limited announced its financial results for the second quarter ended 30th September the current financial year of 2010-11 Business Wire India

QAI Launches Support Center Director Program in India in Partnership with HDI
HDI, a global IT service and technical support membership association and the industry’s premier certification and training body, in association with QAI ( has recently launched HDI Support Center Director (HDI-SCD) certification and training program in India. QAI serves as HDI's exclusive implementation partner in the country Business Wire India

BrainGain Magazine to Target South Asian Students Wanting to Study Abroad
Salwan Media Private Limited, a global media company, has announced the launch of BrainGain Magazine (, an online publication for students in South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan) seeking to study abroad. Coming on the heels of President Obama’s visit to India, the launch in New Delhi coincided with U.S Business Wire India

Retina Software Successfully Delivers Mobile Phone Parental Control Software
Retina Software Private Limited, a renowned developer of iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Macintosh application software, announced today successful acceptance and implementation of its major product delivery – Mobile Nanny, to its USA client. Mobile Nanny, a stealth application enables parents to see every action their child performs in an easy online account Business Wire India

Drishti-Soft and DQN Corporation Organize ""Transforming the Customer Experience"" Workshop in Vietnam
DQN Corporation and Drishti are organizing a specialized workshop on strategies to transform customer experience. Scheduled on 19th November 2010 at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; the workshop would tackle the ever- reverberating question of what businesses are doing to deliver highest quality customer experience Business Wire India

SonicWALL First Company to Receive Enterprise Firewall Certification from ICSA Labs
intelligent network security and ICSA Labs certification covers the entire Patrick Sweeney, vice president of product management and corporate marketing, SonicWALL. “SonicWALL is committed to demonstrating its strengths. We always have and will continue to work closely with ICSA Labs to satisfy its certification criteria Business Wire India

Banyan Tree Infomedia Launches a Vertical Educational Directory- PrepUp
India’s fastest growing online information management group, Banyantree Infomedia has recently launched Prep-up, a vertical educational directory. This initiative marks not only a new beginning in the local-search space but comes as major boon for all parents. The website, hosted on prepup.indobase Business Wire India

APMG Launches India Operations
**APMG – the specialist provider of Project, Programme, Portfolio, Risk and Service Management accreditation – is to offer its services in India ** India’s First ‘Best Practice Showcase’ in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai will launch the new service APMG-International offers a range of accreditation and certifications from the Office of Government Commerce, UK (OGC, Govt of UK) Business Wire India

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