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Chiranjeevi for early solution to Telangana
Stating that people are suffering because of the ongoing strike over the creation of a separate state of Telangana, Telugu film actor and Congress leader Chiranjeevi on Monday said that he has requested the senior central ministers to come up with a decision over the issue as soon as possible. ANI

BJP will decide on Prime Ministerial candidate at the time of elections: Advani
Downplaying reports of friction within the party over the Prime Ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani on Monday said that there is no dearth of leaders in his party, and added that a final decision for the coveted post would be taken at the time of elections. ANI

Advani to focus on good governance and clean politics during 'Jan Chetna Yatra'
A day ahead of his nationwide 'Jan Chetna Yatra', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran Lal Krishna Advani criticizing the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government for not being able to provide a corruption free rule on Monday said that the focus of his ensuing nationwide tour would be on good governance and clean politics. ANI

Jaitley says Government proposal to refuse uplinking to media is unconstitutional

Aircel-Maxis deal: BJP terms CBI raids at Maran's residence too late
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday termed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids on the premises of former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in connection with the controversial Aircel-Maxis deal to be a formality and a delayed process. ANI

Kapil Sibal to participate in U.S.-India Higher Education Summit
Union Human Resource and Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal will leave for the United States on Monday night for the U.S.-India Higher Education Summit, which will be held in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. ANI

PM condoles Jagjit Singh's demise, says he was blessed with a golden voice
Condoling the demise of Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said his golden voice gave joy and pleasure to millions of music lovers in India and abroad. ANI

Digvijay Singh slams Asaram Bapu for comments against Rahul Gandhi
Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh has slammed religious preacher Asaram Bapu for passing comments against party General Secretary Rahul Gandhi. ANI

VHP leader Togadia slams government for not hanging Afzal Guru
Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Praveen Togadia has criticized the government for delaying the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack accused to grab minority Muslims votes. ANI

Vice President Ansari leaves for Turkey to reinforce historical bilateral friendship
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari left on a five-day visit to Turkey today to reinforce the close, traditional and historical friendship between both countries. ANI

Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh passes away
Renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh, who was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital last week, passed away on Monday. He was 70. ANI

Vice President Ansari to leave for Turkey today
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will leave on a five-day visit to Turkey from today. ANI

Microsoft Launches Touch Mouse in India
-- Brings multi-touch edge to Windows 7 -- With Touch Mouse, Microsoft gives decades’ old point-and-click device a complete makeover Microsoft India today launched the Touch Mouse that makes everyday tasks more fluid and intuitive by using natural gestures instead of clicks Business Wire India

2nd India Energy Efficiency Forum organized by TERI BCSD India and Johnson Controls
At the 2nd India Energy Efficiency Forum, the global energy efficiency Indicator (EEI) survey highlighted that building owners and operators throughout India continue to place higher importance on energy management in comparison to their peers in other major countries Business Wire India

Yesso BPO switches to Ameyo for Managing Critical Outbound Process
Ameyo Communication Suite becomes the technology of choice for Yesso Global Services. The premier BPO service provider was already using a leading outbound solution. However, the critical client processes on floor required operational flexibility from the existing dialer where it lagged. By switching to Ameyo, they could not just deliver better but also ease-out the hassles from IT management Business Wire India

Indian IT Services Market in the Telecom Vertical was Estimated to be USD 911.57 mn in 2010 and is Expected to grow at a CAGR of 17 percent by 2017
The Indian Telecom Market is highly-dynamic and characterized by low Average Revenue per User ARPU and high churn rates. The telecom industry witnessed the launch of 3G, Broadband Wireless Access (BWA), and Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in the recent past, and these are expected to drive industry growth in the coming years Business Wire India

Business Leaders, Academia and Ministers discuss Inclusive Growth at National Management Convention
The recently concluded National Management Convention held in New Delhi, organized by the All India Management Association (AIMA) witnessed the conglomeration of the industry leaders, the policy makers and creators of future business leaders – the academia, on a shared mission of co-creating inclusive growth opportunities for the country’s future generation Business Wire India

Hays India Appoints Gaurav Seth as Country Head
Hays, the world’s leading recruiting experts in qualified, professional and skilled people, today announced the appointment of Gaurav Seth, an industry veteran in the executive search and recruitment space, as the Country Head of India. Gaurav will report to Chris Greaves, MD Hays – Gulf Region and India Business Wire India

Open Letter II to our Leaders
Mr Jamshyd Godrej, Justice Sam Variava, Prof M Narasimham, Mr Yezdi Malegam, Ms Anu Aga, Dr A Vaidyanathan, Dr Bimal Jalan, Mr Keshub Mahindra, Mr Deepak Parekh, Mr N Vaghul, Mr Azim Premji, Mr Nachiket Mor, Justice B N Srikrishna and Dr Ashok Ganguly, are a small group of like-minded citizens who are concerned with the state of affairs of the nation Business Wire India

GlobalOutlook Launches Worldwide Online Sales Portal and Extends their Presence with Direct Customers
GlobalOutlook, the Dallas, Texas, headquartered Business Communication and Hosted Microsoft Exchange service provider, today announced the launch of its new website and service offerings for Small & Medium Businesses (SMBs) and Enterprises. The new online sales portal will facilitate worldwide customers to purchase the desired business communication and collaboration services with a single click Business Wire India

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