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ACCESS Development Services and HSBC Present Microfinance India Awards 2011
ACCESS Development Services and HSBC Present Microfinance India Awards 2011. The Awards were presented on the inaugural day of the Microfinance India Summit - December 12, 2011 Andhra News

DHL and Blue Dart offer India's first end-to-end GOGREEN Carbon Neutral Service across international and domestic markets
DHL and Blue Dart offer India's first end-to-end GOGREEN Carbon Neutral Service across international and domestic markets. Service allows customers the option to neutralise their carbon footprint and build a cleaner, safer environment for the current and future generations Andhra News

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Rahul eyes UP polls, charges BSP, SP of indulging in corruption
In an endeavour to garner support ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls to be held early next year, Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday hit out at the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) saying his party will bring about a change and development in the state. ANI

Baba Ramdev predicts strong Lokpal
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Tuesday said the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre will have to succumb before the will of the people, as they mount pressure for the passage of an effective Lokpal Bill that would help to root out corruption from the country. ANI

Fog envelops several parts of north India as mercury dips further
Fog gripped Uttarakhand during the early hours, crippling visibility on the main roads in Haldwani leading to slow vehicular movement. ANI

Major fire at paper mill in Muzaffarnagar
Dozens of fire engines were deployed to douse a raging fire that engulfed a paper mill at an industrial estate in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar District in the early morning hours. ANI

Anna Hazare's efforts to create 100 model village
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said his team would impart training to volunteers with the aim to create 100 model villages across India. ANI

Afzal Guru execution row : Efforts underway to expedite cases, says Khurshid
As lawmakers of various political outfits lament the delay in carrying out the death penalty sentence awarded to Mohammed Afzal Guru, who was convicted of conspiracy in the December 2001 attack on the Parliament, Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday said efforts are being made to expedite the outcomes of crucial cases. ANI

U.S. Deputy Secretary Burns concludes visit to India
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns has concluded his day long visit to India. ANI

BJP gears up to corner government on Lokpal Bill, black money
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders met here on Tuesday and discussed their future course of action as they gear up to corner the government in parliament on the issues of the Lokpal Bill and black money. ANI

Government mulls setting up credit risk guarantee fund
To encourage banks to lend in significant volumes to the economically weaker sections and low income groups, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that we are considering the establishment of a Credit Risk Guarantee Fund with a corpus of Rs. 1000 crore, to start with, in the current year. ANI

Assam CM Gogoi slams Hazare
Slamming social activist Anna Hazare for diverting his aims towards attacking Congress leaders, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has accused him of standing in opposition against the Central Government rather than fighting for an effective Lokpal Bill. ANI

Congress slams opposition parties for political opportunism during Hazare's fast
Congress party has slammed the opposition parties for exhibiting political opportunism during the one day fast of anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare. ANI

India observes tenth anniversary of Parliament attack
Cutting across party lines, political leaders today paid homage to those who had lost their lives in the 2001 Parliament House terrorist attack. ANI

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Heaven & Home – Make your Home a Piece of Heaven
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Ameyo Helps Establish an Effective Parking Management for MAWAQif, Abu Dhabi
Ameyo Communications Suite- A flagship offering of Drishti enables a well structured parking management system for MAWAQiF, a division of DoT, Abu Dhabi. MAWAQIF implemented Ameyo Communications Suite aimed to simplify parking problems, respond to every customer inquiry and gather their constructive feedback in an ongoing manner Business Wire India

Sweet Success for Hosmac India Pvt. Ltd. at ET NOW-IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2011
-- Dr. Vivek Desai, MD, Hosmac India Pvt. Ltd. receives award from Mr. NR Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys Technologies -- Clear winner under Healthcare & Biotech Category With another feather of appreciation added to his hat of success at the felicitation ceremony of 'ET NOW-IndiaMART Leaders of Tomorrow Awards 2011', Dr. Vivek Desai, Managing Director, Hosmac India Pvt. Ltd Business Wire India

BMW Group Maps Young Professionals from India for its International Management Associates Programme
BMW Group has appointed three Management Associates from India for its Management Associates Programme (MAP) - an international programme designed for young professionals for a fast track career growth Business Wire India

Telemune Adjudged Winner of India Telecom 2011- TCOE Awards of Excellence in VAS Segment
Telemune Software Solutions (P) Ltd., has been awarded 2011-TCOE Awards of Excellence for innovative VAS products category by TCOE in association with Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications and IT India at India Telecom 2011 awards ceremony held at The Oberoi, New Delhi on Dec. 7th, 2011 Business Wire India Launches India’s First Travel Search App on Android, India's leading travel search engine, today announced the launch of India’s first full-featured flights & hotels search application for Android devices. The iXiGO app is available globally on the Android market and can be downloaded and installed for free on any smartphone running the Android Operating System. iXiGO's Android App ( available at www.facebook Business Wire India Launches MotaShop Offering Product Deals at Unbelievable Prices, a fast growing daily deals and discounts website has announced the launch of MotaShop ( With this new section, despite being a daily discounts and deals website, will be able to increase the shelf life of the high-quality products it offers through its online channel Business Wire India

Hong Kong Water Network Protected by PermaNet SMS Leak Detector Network
Hong Kong was the first city in Asia to take advantage of the advanced leak detection capabilities of the Permalog noise loggers, with an initial deployment back in 1999. The loggers are placed on water pipes where they listen for the sound made by leaks, log the data and then transmit it for further analysis Business Wire India

Optical Oxygen and pH Sensors for Monitoring of Food and Fermentation Processes
Advances in high-performance sensor materials and optoelectronics have enabled novel optical sensors for use in applications in life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, food and beverage processing and more. Compared with traditional electrochemical sensing techniques such as galvanic sensors, Ocean Optics (www.oceanoptics Business Wire India

Forbes Technosys Selected as a Red Herring Global Top 100 Tech Startup
Red Herring announced its Global 100 award in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe, and Asia. Red Herring’s Global 100 list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Google, Skype, Baidu, Salesforce Business Wire India

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