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PM writes to Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa on Kudankulam
Assuring that the government attaches the highest importance to ensuring that the use of nuclear energy in India meets the highest safety standards, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has written a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant issue. ANI

Nyishi community in Arunachal reiterates demand for CM Gamlin's resignation
The Nyishi community, the single largest tribe inhabiting five districts of Arunachal Pradesh, today reiterated its demand for immediate resignation of Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin for inadvertently prolonging the impasse over the 'defamatory' remark made by two stories that appeared in two leading English newspapers in the month of May last. ANI

Mega Nyishi 'Dignity rally' demands CM Gamlin's resignation
Hitting out at the Arunachal Pradesh Government over the administrative unrest prevailing in the state, the Nyishi Elite Society and All Nyishi Students Union staged a mass demonstration here on Friday demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin. ANI

Custodial death row: Jaitley slams Omar for keeping company with dubious people
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah over the custodial death of National Conference (NC) worker Syed Muhammad Yusuf Shah. ANI

Delhi Health Minister Walia downplays threat of Superbug
In the wake of a report revealed by the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here that there was a prevalence of Superbug, Delhi Health Minister Kiran Walia denying any threat today said fears over the reported surfacing and spread of the antibiotic-resistant are unfounded since the concerned authorities are constantly monitoring the pharmaceutical units and the products formulated by them. ANI

Gujarat CM Modi thanks supporters on completion of a decade in power
Expressing his gratitude to the people of Gujarat as he completed a decade in office, Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the faith entrusted upon him by his followers helped him to govern the state well. ANI

Court extends NIA custody of Delhi HC blast accused
A Delhi court on Friday extended the police remand of Delhi High Court blast suspect Amir Abbas Dev by seven days after the counsel of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) demanded more time to complete the probe. ANI

Exporters bear brunt of rises in cost of credit, says Anand Sharma
Stating that the cost of credit has been a matter of very serious concern to the industry, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Friday said the exporters are facing challenges for there has been a holding up of orders because of the global slowdown. ANI

17 killed in Orissa truck accident
At least 17 people were killed and over 25 others got injured when a tipper truck carrying them overturned in Orissa's Koraput District on Friday. ANI

NC worker death row: PDP leader Bajwa demands Omar Abdullah's resignation
Stating that the current Jammu and Kashmir Government is steeped in corruption, senior People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Trilochan Singh Bajwa on Friday demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah so as to facilitate an impartial probe into the custodial death of National Conference (NC) worker Syed Muhammad Yusuf Shah. ANI

Keralite marine life scholar keen to share knowledge on seashells
Feroz Ahmed, a marine biology scholar from Alappuzha in Kerala, has been an ardent collector of seashells. ANI

A human approach to stave off hunger in Jharkhand
Sukal Hansdak from Bhairavpur village, in the panchayat with the same name in Jharkhand's Dumka District has been pulling a rickshaw for last 30 years to keep his and his family going. Asked how much he earns in a day, he answers " between Rs.100-150. ANI

'My stand is vindicated on Anna-RSS link': Digvijay Singh
Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Friday said that he stood vindicated after Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat's admission that his outfit has backed veteran social activist Anna Hazare's agitation. ANI

Govt. to send high-level committee to study Kudankulam N-project
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who met anti udankulam activists today agreed to send a high-level committee to address the nuclear safety concerns of residents of the area. ANI

Gadkari lauds Modi, says Gujarat will emerge as a role model for the country
Congratulating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for completing ten years in office, a highly confident Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Friday said the state has emerged as a role model for the whole country under the former's leadership. ANI

Manipuris eagerly waiting to join Anna's anti- corruption brigade
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare's proposed visit to Manipur has instilled a feeling of patriotism among residents here, who are eagerly waiting to meet the Gandhian and become a part of his anti-corruption crusade. ANI

Anti Koodankulam activists meet PM Manmohan Singh
A group of activists, who are opposed to the Koodankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh here today. ANI

Pakistan coming under pressure from all sides over links with terrorists: Analysts
Pakistan is coming under pressure to reassess its policies and what it has been doing with the Haqqani network and the Taliban, in the wake of the recently-inked strategic pact between Afghanistan and India, and US allegations against the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), according to analysts. ANI

Baramulla plays host to 'machine mela'
The Jammu and Kashmir Government's Department has organised a 'Machine Mela' (fair) in Baramulla District to inform farmers about the latest technologies. ANI

Gujarat residents praise Modi after he completes a decade in office
Residents of Vadnagar, the native village of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday congratulated him as he completed a decade in office. ANI

Bhatt case: Ahmedabad Court adjourns order on remand revision plea till Oct. 10
A local court here on Friday adjourned till Monday (October 10) the pronouncement of order on the maintainability of the remand revision application filed by the Gujarat Government seeking custody of arrested Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjeev Bhatt. ANI

US education mission to visit India for six days
A U.S. education focused trade mission will visit India from October 10 to October 15. ANI

Kainchi Dham authority remembers its association with Steve Jobs
Vinod Joshi, manager of Kainchi Dham, a prominent Hindu temple in Uttarakhand, has paid homage to Apple's co-founder, Steve Jobs, who passed away following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. ANI

India has to get together to fight against corruption: Jaya Prada
Lawmaker and actress Jaya Prada has said that India has to get together to fight against the menace of corruption. ANI

I am not targeting any political party: Hazare
Emphasising that he is targeting any specific person or political party, veteran social activist Anna Hazare has said that he has been targeting the evil inside lawmakers belonging to various political parties. ANI

Naxals attack CRPF personnel in Chhattisgarh, kill 4
At least four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed and ten others injured when Maoists triggered off a landmine blast in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region. ANI

Japan’s leading consulting firm Nomura Research Institute to establish base in India in Partnership with Market Xcel
Market Xcel Data Matrix Pvt. Ltd., one of India’s leading market research firms, has announced its decision to partner with Nomura Research Institute (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions from Japan. This partnership enables NRI to develop a strong base for research and consulting business activities in India. NRI has decided to acquire 25 Business Wire India

Sterlite Industries (India) Limited:Production Release for the Second Quarter andHalf Year Ended 30 September 2011
Q2 Highlights Business Wire India

DLF New Project Maiden Heights Launched at Rajapura Electronic City Bangalore
DLF new launch project Maiden Heights, located at Rajpura Bangalore. electronic city Properties About DiscountedFlats: Discountedflats (India Properties) is a Pan-India group booking channel, which groups individual residential buyers based across India to avail discounts of up to 35% Business Wire India

ECO Inducts BMWs in its Fleet of Car
New Delhi-based ECO Rent a Car, a part of ECOS India Mobility & Hospitality Pvt. Ltd today announced the acquisition of a brand new fleet of BMW luxury cars. The new fleet comprises both 3 and 7 Series cars of BMW luxury cars. The induction of eleven (11) 3 & 7 Series of BMW cars in the existing fleet of over 1000 cars will further add to the high end service offering by the Company Business Wire India

Forbes Technosys Ltd is a Finalist for the 2011 Red Herring Top 100 Asia Award
Forbes Technosys Ltd announced today it has been selected as a Finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 Asia award, a prestigious list honoring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the Asian business region. The Red Herring editorial team selected the most innovative companies from a pool of hundreds from across Asia Business Wire India

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