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PM condoles demise of noted Hindi writer Shrilal Shukla
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the demise of noted Hindi litterateur Shrilal Shukla. ANI

Sachin Pilot to lead Indian delegation to 'Global Cyber Meet' in London
Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology Sachin Pilot would lead a delegation to attend the International Cyber Conference being organised in London on November 1 and 2. ANI

China's attitude towards Tibetan issue is changing, says Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, on Friday said the overall Chinese attitude towards the Tibetan issue of independence is changing. ANI

Anna's close aide Kumar Vishwas calls for overhaul of core team
Aiming to counter 'corrupt forces' from breaking the nationwide anti-graft movement, veteran social activist Anna Hazare's close aide Kumar Vishwas on Friday called for an overhaul of the core committee of activists fighting for the enactment of a strong Lokpal Bill. ANI

Antony to visit Japan next week
Defence Minister A.K. Antony will hold talks with his Japanese counterpart Yasho Jchikawa on matters relating to regional and global security scenario, maritime security, piracy in the gulf of Aden and co-operation in the filed of humanitarian assistance and terrorism during his visit to Japan next week. ANI

DRDO hosts' international symposium on Neurosciences
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will host an International Symposium on "Recent Trends in Neurosciences" here on Sunday. ANI

Mayawati rejects Jairam's charges, writes to Manmohan Singh
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has written a letter to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and refuted the allegations of corruption in implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme in the state. ANI

Focus attention on real scamsters, BJP tells Digvijay Singh
Commenting on Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh's latest tweet on the judiciary, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said it was an attempt to draw attention away from the real scamsters. ANI

Advani undeterred by threats to his 'Jan Chetna Yatra': BJP
Asserting that senior party leader Lal Krishna Advani is under threat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said he would continue his 'Jan Chetna Yatra' to fight corruption, black money and price rise. ANI

Reconstruction work in quake-hit Sikkim speeded up
Reconstruction work has been initiated in the Sikkim region that killed more than 80 people and injured nearly hundred. ANI

Diwali celebrated in Northeast
The festival of Diwali was celebrated with a lot of pomp and gaiety in different parts of the Northeast. ANI

Kashmir's rich history comes alive in photo exhibition
Locals as well as tourists visited in good numbers a weeklong photo exhibition held here capturing the rich historical and cultural heritage of the valley from pre independence era to the present. ANI

BJP asks Congress to act on graft within its fold
Under fire from the ruling Congress Party over former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's arrest, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) voicing its ire at the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government with scathing sarcasm on Friday urged the ruling party to act on graft within its fold before pointing fingers at others. ANI

Rajiv Gandhi's assassins bail plea deferred till Nov. 29
The Madras High Court on Friday adjourned to November 29 the hearing on the bail petitions filed by assassins of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. ANI

President Patil to preside over Governors conference on Saturday
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil shall preside over the two-day Conference of Governors at Rashtrapati Bhavan from tomorrow. ANI

Advani says anti-corruption yatra not aimed at polls
Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani has said the anti-corruption yatra undertaken by him is not aimed at the elections but to cleanse the system of corruption and nepotism. ANI

Digvijay Singh backs tweet on Indian judiciary, supports grant of bail
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh backing his latest tweet on Indian judiciary on Friday said the judiciary should be a little liberal about those people, who are languishing in jail in spite if the fact that they have not been convicted as yet. ANI

11 killed and eight injured in a road accident in Haryana
Atleast 11 persons were killed and eight severely injured in a collision of three vehicles on a national highway near Hansi on Wednesday. ANI

Diwali celebrated with message of world peace in Gorakhpur
Residents celebrated Diwali for the second day with a message of world peace on Thursday. ANI

Digvijay Singh speaking in the language of demon king Ravan: Baba Ramdev
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has said that Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh is habitual of speaking in the language of the demon king Ravan. ANI

Bomb found on Advani's yatra route in Tamil Nadu
A bomb has been found on the route for veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader LK Advani's yatra in Tamil Nadu. ANI

India, Pak should have flexible visa rules for Sufi shrine visitors: Ex- lawmaker
Former Pakistani senator Choudhary Muhammad Anwar Bhinder has said that both India and Pakistan must find ways to reduce paperwork related to the granting of visas to citizens of the two counties, especially those wanting to visit religious spots and shrine. ANI

Comptroller and Auditor General to examine rural development schemes
Aiming to bring accountability and transparency in graft-ridden rural development programmes, the government has asked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to examine the existing welfare schemes. ANI

Omar hits back at Congress over AFSPA withdrawal issue
Commenting on state Congress President Saifuddin Soz's statement, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said he would hold talks with the alliance party over plans to withdraw the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). ANI

40 militants surrender in Manipur
Around 40 insurgents belonging to the United Tribal Liberation Army (UTLA) laid down their arms under a special programme called 'Suspension of Operation' here on Thursday. ANI

Sify Reports Revenues of $ 37.10 Million for Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2011-12
Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ Global Markets: SIFY), a leader in Managed Enterprise, Network and IT Services in India with growing global delivery capabilities, today announced its consolidated results under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011-12 Business Wire India

Fantastic Puja ceremony performed by Amul to bliss Sauber F1 Team
Today the unique puja ceremony was done to bless the Amul branded Sauber F1 team. India’s largest food brand Amul is the official partner of Sauber F1 team. This ceremony was attended by the national and international media Business Wire India

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