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Serial bomb blasts rock Pune
Five blasts occurred in Pune where new Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde was expected Andhra News

Sushil Kumar Shinde takes charge of Home Ministry
New Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde takes charge of Home Ministry Andhra News

Power fully restored after two-day blackout
Blackout affected over 600 million people in 20 states of the country Andhra News

Canon Brings in the Next Level of Printing Technology in India with the Canon Arizona 360GT
Canon India Pvt. Ltd., India’s No. 1 Complete Digital Imaging Company, announced yet another significant move in the imaging and printing industry with the launch of Canon Arizona 360GT Flatbed printer Business Wire India

Nominations Open for 2012 Citi Micro Enterprise Awards
Citi is inviting nominations for the 2012 Citi Micro Enterprise Awards. Now in its ninth year, the awards program has been an avenue to highlight the dynamic enterprise development environment in India Business Wire India

CA ARCserve r16 Beats Symantec Backup Exec 2012 in Head-to-Head Comparative Review
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that CA ARCserve® has earned the Network Testing Labs (NTL) “World Class Award” for best data protection and business continuity by significantly outperforming Symantec™ Backup Exec™ 2012 in every category of a recent comparative review Business Wire India

LIQVID Secures $ 3M in Funding from Subsidiary of SBI Holdings, Japan
LIQVID, an integrated eLearning content solutions company specializing in English Language Training (ELT), has raised funding from a subsidiary of SBI Holdings, Japan. SBI Holdings is one of the largest PE/VC firms in Japan, with more that USD 3 Billion under management. Following this investment, Brijesh Pande, board member at SBI Ven Capital, Singapore is joining the board of LIQVID Business Wire India

TIE- ISB Connect Launches Nationwide Initiative to Fund Start Ups
TiE-ISB Connect, one of India’s leading conferences for entrepreneurs and investors, organized jointly by TiE Hyderabad and the Indian School of Business (ISB), today announced ‘Biz Quest’ - a nationwide initiative for start ups that allows them to win up to One Crore as prize investment Business Wire India

Exset Launches Solutions for Cable Operators
Netherland-based Exset today announced the launch of its India initiative for the Indian television cable industry christened 'The India Page' Business Wire India

Kalki Koechlin Launches’s First Fashion Property 'Star N Style'
Highlights- -- Youth icons & celebrities will be brought on board to build a stronger campaign -- A micro site to showcase “Star N Style” clothes chosen by celebrities The very elegant Kalki Koechlin launched’s first fashion property called – “STAR N STYLE” at a glitzy event in Delhi Business Wire India

Dell Highlights Environmental, Giving and Community Work in FY12 Corporate Responsibility Report
-- New report documents progress on corporate responsibility work -- Company achieves ambitious multiyear packaging goals -- Dell donations reach $44 million in FY12 -- Dell announces an additional funding of $2 Business Wire India

Aishwaryam Greens New Residential Aundh Project Launch by Sreemaangal Group, Aundh Pune Properties
Aishwaryam Greens is new residential project launch by Sreemaangal Group located at Aundh, Pune. Aishwaryam Greens offers 2BHK and 3BHK apartment in Aundh of size ranging from 910 sq ft to 1405 sq ft with all modern amenities. The landscape is beautiful with spacious 6 Blocks and over 300 Houses. Project has various modern amenities like Garden, 24Hr Backup etc Business Wire India

Intuit India Honoured as a Great Place to Innovate at Zinnov Awards
Intuit India, a leading provider of business and financial management solutions, was named a “Great Place to Innovate” at the Zinnov Awards and Recognition Program 2012. The award acknowledges the company’s innovation efforts in four areas: culture, conditions, process and metrics Business Wire India

Industry Leaders Discuss Background Screening at NASSCOM HR Summit2012
First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and a leading provider of talent acquisition and electronic data solutions in collaboration with NASSCOM hosted a panel discussion on ‘Minimizing Human Capital risk in recruitment - preventing fraud when hiring employees’ at the recently held NASSCOM HR Summit in Chennai Business Wire India

UAE Exchange, India Launches “Win, Win, Win” Lucky Draw Campaign for Customers
Good news for those visiting any of UAE Exchange India’s 302 offices Business Wire India

Mamata Banerjee cross 1 lakh mark on Facebook
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has 1 lakh fans on Facebook - PaschimbangaInfo

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