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Japan condemns Delhi HC blast
Japan has condemned the blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court on Wednesday morning. ANI

Israel condemns terror attack at Delhi High Court
Israel has condemned the blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court this morning. ANI

Delhi HC blast: Karnataka Bar Council demands better security
Members of the Bar Council staged a protest outside a civil court in Bangalore on Wednesday against the blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court and demanded better security arrangements at all court premises in the city. ANI

Visit to Bangladesh has been sentimental in many ways: Manmohan Singh
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday said his first bilateral visit to Bangladesh as a head of government, was sentimental and memorable in many ways. ANI

PM visits RML Hospital to meet people injured in Delhi HC Blast
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, visited the Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital soon after his return from Bangladesh this evening to meet those injured in the blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court earlier in the day. ANI

Teesta issue: Will work with Mamata, will take W.Bengal's interests into account, says PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said he would continue to discuss the river water sharing issue with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and added that sentiments of states on issues related to them could never be wished away. ANI

Security beefed up across India after Delhi HC blast
In the wake of a medium to high intensity blast taking place outside the Delhi High Court this morning, security has been beefed up across the country to avoid any further untoward incident. ANI

MP Govt. to provide full assistance to CBI in Shehla Masood murder case
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Umashankar Gupta on Wednesday said the state authorities would assist the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) with vital information into RTI activist Shehla Masood's murder case probe. ANI

Lawmakers condemn Delhi HC blast
Cutting across party lines, lawmakers of various political outfits condemned the blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court this morning. ANI

Nitin Gadkari pulls up Centre over Delhi HC blast
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday condemned the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre over the blast outside Delhi High Court, and said the manner in which innocent people are getting killed or wounded is a matter of serious concern. ANI

PM says weaknesses still need to be plugged to counter terror threats
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that there was still a need to plug weaknesses in the system to counter terrorists, inspite of the fact that several innovative mechanisms had been put in place since the 26/11 blasts in Mumbai in 2008. ANI

Sushma drags Govt., says Delhi HC blast could have been avoided
Hitting out at the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government over the Delhi High Court blast, Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, today said the tragedy could have been avoided if the Centre would have acted promptly, when the low-intensity blast took place at the same place four months ago. ANI

Delhi blast triggers nationwide alert; security stepped up in UP
Security has been stepped up in several sensitive cities of Uttar Pradesh under a nationwide alert in the wake of medium to high intensity blast that took place outside the Delhi High Court this morning. ANI

Eight fishermen complain of being trapped at sea off Gujarat coast
More than eight fishermen are trapped at sea in a fishing trawler, off the Chorwad coast in Gujarat. ANI

Dharmapuri conservationists concerned over dwindling reptile population
Conservationists in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu have expressed concern over the dwindling population of reptiles. ANI

Kolkata artisans prepare clay idols for Durga Puja
Artisans in Kolkata are busy giving finishing touches to the idols of Hindu deity Goddess Durga ahead of the upcoming Hindu festival, Durga Puja. ANI

Tibet freedom, return of Dalai Lama are major challenges: Tibetan PM
The biggest challenge before the Tibetan government-in-exile functioning from Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh are to free Tibet from Chinese rule and the return of their spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to his homeland. ANI

Blasts could be prevented by alert public, vigilant security agencies: Tejinder Khanna
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejinder Khanna today said the blast outside Delhi High Court is the result of intelligence lapse, and added that counsels alertness on part of the general public will help to counter militancy. ANI

Yechury urges Centre to take effective measures to avoid blasts in future
Asserting that stringent action must be taken against people responsible for the blast outside Delhi High Court, Communist Party of India (Marxist) lawmaker Sitaram Yechury condemning the act today said the government must should take effective measures to avoid blasts in the future. ANI

Australian PM condemns Delhi HC blast
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Wednesday condemned the blast near the Delhi High Court that claimed twelve lives and left over 60 injured. ANI

Israeli tourism minister terms Delhi HC blast 'terrible'
Israel's Minister for Tourism Stas Misezhnikov on Wednesday said the bomb blast at Delhi High court was 'terrible' and both nations should learn to maintain strict safety measures while living in difficult neighbourhoods. ANI

Former Bihar police chief charged with possessing disproportionate assets
A former police chief of Bihar, Narayan Mishra, has been charged of possessing property beyond his known sources of income. ANI

Chidamabram says Delhi HC explosion is a terrorist strike
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday told Members of Parliament that the capital city of Delhi had been targetted again by terrorists, and that a nation-wide security alert has been issued following the explosion outside gate number five of the Delhi High Court. ANI

Major metros placed on high alert after Delhi HC blast
Major metros of India have been placed on a state of high alert after Wednesday morning's explosion outside gate number five of the Delhi High Court. ANI

Nine dead, 30 injured in Delhi HC blast Home
At least nine people have died and about 30 were injured in an explosion that took place outside gate number five of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday morning. ANI

At least 25 injured in explosion outside Delhi HC
At least 25 people were injured in an explosion outside Gate Number Five of the Delhi High Court on Wednesday morning. ANI

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Enters India
Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore has officially opened its doors today, becoming the first property in India for the international upscale hotel company. The five-star hotel is superbly designed as a contemporary business destination whilst also offering exciting leisure opportunities for relaxation, dining and entertainment. Mr. Gary Moran, General Manager, Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Blr, M.R Business Wire India

The Big Umbrella: Preschool and Activity Centre unveils the distinguished ‘The Big Umbrella Advisory Board,’ announcing significant names associated with the Board
A one of a kind preschool that strives to bring evolution in education through innovation, The Big Umbrella: preschool and activity centre takes a leap forward by officially announcing The Big Umbrella Advisory Board in Mumbai Business Wire India

C-DAC announces first-of-its-kind Industry relevant Global Certification Program for HPC Professionals
With the increasing demand for skilled professionals in High Performance Computing (HPC), Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune has announced the launch of C-DAC Certified HPC Professional Certification Program (CCHPCP) Business Wire India

Vriti Surpasses 150 Million Questions Analyzed on its Exam Platform
Vriti, India's largest assessment platform, attained another milestone by surpassing 150 million questions analyzed. These 150 million analyzed questions are from 700+ partner schools, coaching institutes, government universities, Vriti franchisees and retail Business Wire India

MOL and Facebook Partners to allow Purchase of Facebook Credits via MOLPoints in India
MOL AccessPortal Pvt. Ltd, Asia’s leading payment service providers has partnered with Facebook to become a payment provider for Facebook credits. The partnership allows Facebook members to buy Credits using MOLPoints on Facebook and on MOL’s website www.mol Business Wire India

BharatBerry an option for Corporate Users who are at Risk for Malicious Vulnerabilities
Bharat Berry Technologies Pvt Ltd is a company which is set to make mobile phones and devices in sync with personal computer-mail systems and social networks via the cloud and providing an India- compliant solution to the existing users of push mail services in India Business Wire India

Euromonitor International Opens their Doors in India
Market research company Euromonitor International, announced the opening of a new subsidiary in Bangalore today. The office will research Indian consumer markets and give the company closer access to its client base in the sub-continent. Robert Senior, Executive Chairman, says “India is currently the second fastest growing economy and is set to surpass China by 2015 Business Wire India

Vivitek Introduces 2D to 3D Conversion Technology in India
Vivitek Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative visual presentation products, announces the shipping of its 2D-to-3D D5 series of projectors. The new D5 projectors, the D512-3D, D536-3D and the D538W-3D, feature conversion technology that seamlessly take existing 2D content and convert images into 3D pictures, without the use of an external box. D538W-2D to 3D Vivitek Projector Business Wire India

“The Importance of Validation and 21 CFR Part II Compliance of Computer Systems”
GlobalCompliancePanel,a leading online training gateway headquartered in Virginia U.S.A and delivering high quality regulatory & compliance services announces an exclusive USFDA Seminar on “Validation and 21 CFR Part II Compliance of Computer Systems” in Renaissance Marriott Hotel, Mumbai, from Sep 15 – 16, 2011 Business Wire India

iYogi Reconstitutes Board by Appointing Three New Independent Directors
iYogi, a leading on-demand tech support company, today announced the addition of three new independent directors to its board of directors. With the joining of Sridar Iyengar, Subhash Lallah and Chandra Gujadhur, the strength of the board now stands at seven. “The addition of these independent members to iYogi’s Board of Directors will be invaluable in guiding the course for iYogi’s future Business Wire India

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