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PM stresses on periodical review of corporate laws
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday stressed on periodical review of corporate laws, saying new thinking was required in areas of investor education, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. ANI

Chidambaram inaugurates first Integrated Check Post at Attari
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday inaugurated the first Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari in the presence of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma and Pakistan Commerce Minister Makdoom Amin Fahim. ANI

Nitish not to pursue any political motive during his visit: Raj Thakeray
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Friday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will not pursue any political motive during his visit to Maharashtra. ANI

US Embassy apologizes for SRK's detention at New York airport
The United States Embassy in India on Friday apologized over Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's detention at the New York airport. ANI

Krishna raises issue of Indian traders in Shanghai with China
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has raised the issue of the Indian traders in Shanghai with China and suggested that the matter be brought to a speedy and satisfactory resolution. ANI

Manipur gets its first shopping mall
Imphal, Apr 13 : Manipur recently inaugurated its first shopping mall at the Mantriphukri area in Imphal, reflecting the people's desire to lead a better and prosperous life. ANI

Opposing Nitish's Mumbai visit will be against country's unity, integrity: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday backed Nitish Kumar's decision to attend the 'Bihar Divas' programme in Mumbai, saying the decision to oppose the Bihar Chief Minister's visit will be against the unity and integrity of the country. ANI

Tripura hosts ten day long Orissa festival
To promote cultural relations, tourism, and business with Orissa, Tripura recently hosted a ten day long Orissa festival. ANI

'Inspire Awards' attract scientific talent in Manipur
The first phase of exhibition for the central government run Inspire Awards program to promote the scientific talent of the youth saw the participation of over 150 students here in Imphal. ANI

India wants more than an apology over SRK's detention
Dissatisfied with the apology tendered by the United States over Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's detention at the New York airport, Minister of State for External Affairs, Maharani Preneet Kaur on Friday said this kind of repetition needs looking into and more than an apology will have to take place. ANI

Nagaland produces world's first 'mithun' calf through embryo transfer technology
Kohima, Apr 13 : In a historic achievement, the world's first ever mithun calf was produced through embryo transfer technology (ETT) in Nagaland recently. ANI

Manipur get its first shopping mall
Manipur recently inaugurated its first shopping mall at the Mantriphukri area in Imphal, reflecting the people's desire to lead a better and prosperous life. ANI

Public and private sectors must work together for sustainable nation: President Patil
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today called for public sector and the private sector to work together for a truly sustainable and inclusive nation. ANI

India expresses concern over N.Korea's attempted rocket launch
India on Friday expressed concern over Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) attempt to launch a rocket. ANI

Relief for Nupur Talwar in Aarushi murder case
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) not to arrest Nupur Talwar till her plea for anticipatory bail and stay of non-bailable warrant is heard by an apex court bench. ANI

'Bihar Divas' programme should not hurt emotions of Maharashtrians: Nitish
Stating that the relationship between the people of Bihar and Maharashtra has been very good over the years, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday said that it was beyond his thinking as to why his proposed visit to Mumbai to celebrate 'Bihar Divas' would hurt the emotions of people of the financial capital. ANI

Mumbai is not Raj Thackeray's legacy, says Ram Kripal Yadav
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Ram Kripal Yadav on Friday hit out at Raj Thackeray for telling Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar not to celebrate 'Bihar Divas' in Mumbai, saying such statements of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief encourages hatred among the people. ANI

India talks tough on SRK's detention at New York airport
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday expressed his displeasure on the detention of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan at a New York airport, saying there should be an end to such incidents. ANI

Chidambaram to inaugurate check post at Wagah border
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will today inaugurate the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan. ANI

Aarushi case: SC to hear Nupur Talwar's plea
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Zenith Infotech Upgrades Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions (BDR)
Zenith Infotech, a leading Indian IT product company in the US, today announced that it has upgraded its backup and disaster recovery solutions product Business Wire India

Lapp India to Promote Fire Safety at Home in the Indo-German Urban Mela
The much awaited Indo-German Mela is all set for a grand inauguration today. This is an event in continuation of the collaborative celebrations on the occasion of completing 60 years of Indo-German Diplomatic Relations. The theme of the event is ‘Infinite Opportunities’. Indo-German Urban Mela will be officially inaugurated by Dr Business Wire India

Symbiosis SET Closing Registrations Soon
Symbiosis International University (SIU), Pune has confirmed that the last date to register for SET – the entrance test for it’s much aspired for UG programs is 14th April 2012. The test sees a wide range of students from across India vie for seats across colleges in the University. This includes colleges in design, media, computing technology, health sciences, law to name a few Business Wire India

Ingersoll Rand Hosts Groundbreaking for Chennai Manufacturing Plant to Drive Innovation and Local Product Development
Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR), a world leader in creating and sustaining safe, comfortable and efficient environments, laid the foundation stone for its new manufacturing plant in Mahindra World City, near Chennai today. The company presently has two local manufacturing operations in Naroda, Ahmedabad and Sahibabad, near Delhi Business Wire India

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