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Mukherjee appreciates Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Review
Commending the Monetary Policy Review by the Reserve Bank of India, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday that the changes announced by the RBI complement the Government's efforts to steer Indian economy to grow better and harness inflation. ANI

Assam Governor Patnaik appeals against practice of trapping birds in Jatinga
Assam Governor J B Patnaik on Tuesday appealed to the locals of Jatinga village, which is famous for the mysterious phenomenon of birds committing suicide at a particular time every year, to stop the practice of trapping birds. ANI

Alliance with Congress in Maharashtra would continue: Praful Patel
Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday said the alliance with Congress in Maharashtra would continue even if there is a change of guard in the Congress leadership in the wake of the Adarsh Housing Society scam. ANI

Corruption, nepotism charges would be dealt after due investigation: Digvijay Singh
Even as top Congress leaders chose to remain silent on the graft charges related to Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scam and the XIXth Commonwealth Games projects, Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Tuesday said that all kinds of corruption and nepotism charges would be dealt after due investigation. ANI

Jairam Ramesh gives a call for public awareness on owls in country
Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has given a call to launch a massive public awareness campaign to protect and save birds. ANI

Tibb-e-Unani took medical care to common man, says Vice President Ansari
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said the Tibb-e-Unani evolved in India with the addition of numerous native drugs to its system, taking medical care to the common man. ANI

RSS needs to be exposed: Pranab Mukherjee at AICC
Senior Congress leader and Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday underscored the need to expose the actual face of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) in the context of terror. ANI

Govt. to raise more funds for development in Punjab: Badal
Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday said that to achieve the ongoing development projects' target in the state, the Government is determined to raise more money by curbing the revenue theft network in the state. ANI

New Mines and Minerals Act being finalized: Sonia Gandhi
Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that the UPA Government is in the process of finalizing a new Mines and Minerals Act. ANI

Centre committed to introduce Women's Reservation Bill in Lok Sabha: Sonia Gandhi
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government has given the Right to Information (RTI) and National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) after coming to power, and added that it is also committed to introducing the Women's Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha. ANI

Centre drafting new law to guarantee food security: Sonia Gandhi
The Central Government is drafting a new law that will guarantee food security to a majority of the population, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said on Tuesday. ANI

BJP blames Congress of being indifferent to corruption
As Congress leadership slammed Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh over the issue of terrorism today, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday hit back at the Congress, asking why the party was not acting on the Adarsh scam allegations and accepting Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's resignation. ANI

Police officers misbehave with media at Delhi AICC session
Police officers and personnel deputed for security duties at the Talkatora Stadium for the day-long session of the All India Congress Committee, were on Tuesday, accused of misbehaving with some media persons. ANI

Sonia slams RSS over terrorism, expresses concern at Kashmir deaths at AICC session(AICC-Round Up)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday touched upon a host of issues, including Jammu and Kashmir, terrorism, price rise, Naxalism, the Women's Reservation Bill and the party's preparations for the next round of state assembly elections, besides targeting the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh and praising the Ayodhya verdict. ANI

Its crystal clear who masterminded 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Sonia Gandhi
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday asserted that it is crystal clear, who was behind the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, and added that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government is keeping a close vigil. ANI

Kashmir interlocutors submit initial assessment report to Chidambaram
The three-member panels of interlocutors, appointed by the Central Government, have submitted their first report to Home Minister P. Chidambaram here today. ANI

Congress top brass concerned over poor AICC media coverage
The top brass in the Congress party is reportedly concerned, anxious and worried about the lack of media-related publicity of Tuesday's all important All India Congress Committee (AICC) meeting that was held at the refurbished Talkatora Stadium. ANI

Malawian President arrives in New Delhi
Malawian President Bingu Wa Mutharika arrived here today on a six-day state visit to India to strengthen economic ties between the two nations. ANI

Karnataka HC issues notice to Speaker on independent MLAs' disqualification
Karnataka High Court on Tuesday issued notices to Speaker K.G. Bopaiah and other respondents on petitions filed by five independent MLAs challenging their disqualification from the Assembly and posted the matter for further hearing on November 8. ANI

Rahul Gandhi asks for focus on common man
Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asking for focus on the common man said that we have to take them forward in the similar manner as Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is leading the nation forward. ANI

Sonia Gandhi says UPA Govt. has increased funds to States
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre has increased in unprecedented levels the funds being made available to all States irrespective of the party in power for development and social programmes. ANI

India wants cooperative ties with China: Menon
India wants cooperative ties with China, said National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon on Tuesday. ANI

BJP demands dismiss of all corrupt ministers involved in Adarsh Housing scam
The women's wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a demonstration demanding the dismissal of all corrupt ministers in Maharashtra government involved in the Adarsh Housing Society. ANI

RSS involved in terror activities: Congress
Pledging to fight communal and terrorist elements, the Congress on Tuesday accused the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its sister organisations of being involved in terrorist activities ANI

Manmohan Singh says development should reach poorer sections of society
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will always try to ensure that economic development reaches the poorer and weaker sections of society. ANI

Seventeen killed in road mishap in Anand
At least seventeen people were killed and three others injured when a truck carrying them overturned at Tarapur taluka in Gujarat's Anand District today. ANI

Two militants killed in Kashmir encounter
Two militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian District this morning. ANI

Babita Ganguly arrested in Madan Tamang murder case
Babita Ganguly, one of the 30 accused in the Gorkha leader Madan Tamang murder case, was arrested here on Monday. ANI

India launches its first South Pole expedition
New Delhi, Nov 2 Union Science and Technology Minister Prithviraj Chavan launched India's first ever- South Pole expedition here. ANI

Sonia Gandhi says Naxalism is biggest threat to internal security of India:
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that naxalism is the biggest threat to internal security of India. ANI

Sonia Gandhi silent on Maharashtra housing scam, CWG
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday steered clear of two raging controversies- the financial irregularities in the Commonwealth Games and the alleged involvement of Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan in the Adarsh Housing project in Mumbai. ANI

UPA Government must be trusted on Kashmir issue: Sonia Gandhi
Urging those dissatisfied in Jammu and Kashmir with the UPA government, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said trust must be reported in the latter government to enable it to build a future for the former. ANI

AICC meet begins in Delhi
The All India Congress Committee is meeting here today in the shadow of the Adarsh housing scam and the Commonwealth Games mess. ANI

Ayodhya verdict doesn't condone demolition: Sonia Gandhi
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said the Allahabad High Court judgment in the Ayodhya Ram Janambhoomi-Babri-Masjid title case in no way condoned the demolition of the mosque 18 years ago. ANI

Karnataka crisis: High Court to hear independent MLAs' case
A full-bench of the Karnataka High Court will hear the disqualification case of five independent MLAs today. ANI

VenSat Unveiled Accelerates Growth Trajectory
Incorporated in July 2009 and in active production since December 2009, VenSat Tech Services Pvt Ltd (VenSat) is a rapidly growing provider of animation, visual effects, motion comics and 2D/3D conversion services to the global marketplace. Almost a full year in operation, VenSat, today announced its business plans and roadmap for the future of the company Business Wire India

Aircel Launches the First 3G Experience Zone in Chennai
The number 1 telecom player in Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Assam and North East Chennai will have 4 experience Aircel 3G zones Aircel becomes the first telecom service provider to Launch 3G experience zone in Chennai for the consumers to get a first hand feel of third generation mobile telephony and its wonders. Aircel is now present in all 23 telecom circles Business Wire India

BGS Global Hospitals Offers Treatment for Stroke without Surgery
• Innovative treatment for stroke without surgery available • Key benefits to patient: Procedure very safe, no incision and scar, no drilling of the skull, minimised pain and early post operative recovery Business Wire India

LG and PGTI Announce the Inaugural ‘LG Race to Ireland’
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Life Technologies to Expand Presence in India
Life Technologies, a global biotechnology company based in Carlsbad, Calif., today announced a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Labindia, a long-time distributor of its products. The transaction is expected to allow the company to offer a more complete and complementary line of products directly to its customers. Business Wire India

Gift Health this Diwali - Amul Enriches the Festive Spirit with Taste and Purity
Amul the very name epitomizes taste and purity. Whether it is “Real Milk. Real Ice Cream” for their ice cream range or the promise of “Pure Khoa” for their Gulab Jamun, is rest assured that you will enjoy the purest of products to make this Diwali even more memorable Business Wire India

Praj Appoints Gajanan Nabar as CEO & MD
Praj Industries (Praj), globally leading Biofuels, Brewery, Process Equipment and Water & Wastewater Treatment Solutions Company, announced the Board’s approval for the appointment of Mr. Gajanan Nabar as CEO & Managing Director effective 15th November, 2010. Gajanan Nabar Business Wire India

Sun Knowledge Bags the Prestigious ‘Best Emerging BPO Company of the Year’ Award
Sun Knowledge, one of the leading and fastest emerging providers of Business and Knowledge Process Outsourcing services, has recently been recognized as the “Best Emerging BPO Company of the Year” by The Economic Times, India's most respected and largest circulating financial daily. The BPO Industry Awards 2010 were instituted by the Economictimes Business Wire India Organizes BPO Industry Awards 2010 in Association with QAI
The winners of the BPO Industry Awards 2010 honoring excellence and contribution in the BPO industry were announced yesterday in a gala award ceremony at The Grand hotel, New Delhi. Fourth in the edition “BPO Industry Awards” this year were powered by in association with QAI (, the leading consulting and workforce development organization Business Wire India

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