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BJP pulls up Mamata Banerjee over Arunima Sinha incident
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday criticized Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee and challenged her 'administrative capabilities' over the incident concerning sportswoman Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out from a running train near Bareilly on Monday. ANI

BJP demands inquiry into Srinagar cleric's killing
Condemning the killing of Islamic cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded an inquiry to unearth the 'conspiracy' and the identity of the perpetrators of the attack. ANI

Maharashtra legislative council bye-election on May 5
Bye-election to a Maharashtra legislative council seat will be held on May 5, paving the way for Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to get elected to the legislature. ANI

Nation pays homage to Bhimrao Ambedkar on his 120th birth anniversary
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil led the nation in paying homage to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, popularly known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, on his 120th Birth anniversary here today. ANI

EC orders re-poll on seven booths in Tamil Nadu, two in Kerala
The Election Commission on Thursday ordered re-poll in seven polling stations in Tamil Nadu and two in Kerala in view of the malfunctioning of EVMs in some places and also minor skirmishes in certain areas. ANI

Railways offer to give best treatment to Arunima
Officials of the Railway Ministry on Thursday said that they are ready to give the best treatment to injured sportswoman Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out from a running train near Bareilly on Monday ANI

'Amul Baby' remarks against Rahul Gandhi not insulting: Tharoor
Commenting on Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achutanandan's 'Amul Baby' remark against Rahul Gandhi, former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor said that while the issue had drawn sharp criticism from the Congress Party, he did not find it insulting. ANI

2G scam: Pawar denies reports alleging links to DB Realty

Militant training camps still operating in Pakistan
The General Officer Commanding (GOC), Romeo Force, Rashtriya Rifles, K. A. S. Bhullar said here that militant training camps still exist in Pakistan which supports infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Thirteen militants lay down arms in Imphal
Thirteen cadres of two different underground organizations operating in Assam and Nagaland laid down their arms in Imphal yesterday. ANI

All 26/11 terror attack perpetrators must be brought to justice expeditiously: India
India has demanded that all perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks need to be brought to justice expeditiously. ANI

Govt.'s foreign policy has surrendered against Pakistan, says BJP
Terming the Indian foreign policy as one of meek 'surrender', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday asked the ruling Congress Party to discontinue bilateral talks with Islamabad till Pakistan punishes the conspirators of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. ANI

TERI and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) discuss the Significance of the ‘India Water Tool’ in addressing Water availability issues at the India Water Forum 2011
TERI Business Council for Sustainable Development (TERI-BCSD) India today at the India Water Forum 2011, a three day convention to address the dynamics of water and climate change, held a significant corporate dialogue on efficient water management needs in business planning with a focus on the ‘India Water Tool’ Business Wire India

The Brooke Bond Taj Mahal Enlighten Film Society Launches the World Cinema Card
The Taj Enlighten Film Society, a partnership between Brooke Bond Taj Mahal, India’s premium tea blend and Enlighten Film Society, today launched the World Cinema Card to offer film aficionados a cinema viewing experience that is truly larger than life. This was announced at a special event hosted by Pranav Ashar, President, Taj Enlighten Film Society and Mr Business Wire India to Champion MSMEs' Interest at Subcon 2011
-- International trade event caters to subcontractors manufacturing industry -- to represent Indian buyers & suppliers in the sector -- Aims to strengthen networking relations between international buyers and Indian suppliers Guiding Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to the path to global markets, IndiaMART Business Wire India

element14 Awarded International Headquarters (IHQ) Status in Singapore
element14 (formerly Farnell Electronics), the industry’s first business to fuse commerce and community, supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, today announced the next milestone in its strategy to strengthen its leadership position in the Asia Pacific region and continue to drive its growing business from Singapore Business Wire India

element14 Features’ provides the most Versatile Range of Connectivity Solutions across Asia Pacific
element14 (formerly Farnell), the industry’s first fusion of commerce and community supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, today announced the launch of its new online service ‘element14 Features’ which will provide detailed information and showcase the best new products and solutions, along with relevant articles and training modules Business Wire India

Stag International Shines with 4 Annual Export Awards
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Air Transport Industry Stays on Top of Baggage Management Despite Weather and Volcanic Ash
Despite an unprecedented 300,000 flight cancellations and a new record of 2.44 billion people travelling by plane last year, the air transport industry has maintained the overall downward trend in baggage mishandling Business Wire India

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