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Congress mocks BJP over Karnataka p*rn film watching case
Congress Party on Wednesday ridiculed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after three of its ministers were caught watching pornographic video clips on their mobile phone during an assembly session in Karnataka. ANI

Over 60 percent voting registered in first phase of UP assembly elections
More than 60 percent voters cast their votes on Wednesday in the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls that will decide the fate of two ministers, 31 MLAs and 15 former ministers. ANI

'26/11 Mumbai incident changed India's security matrix': Antony
Stating that 26/11 changed India's security matrix, Defence Minister A.K. Antony has said that the entire nation now acknowledged the critical requirement of maritime security and the important role of the Indian Navy. ANI

After pornography exposure Congress says BJP corrupt and shameless party
The Congress party on Wednesday described the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a corrupt and shameless political entity a day after three of its ministers in Karnataka were caught watching pornographic clips on a mobile phone while the state assembly was in session. ANI

Strengthening India-Brazil defence ties
Brazilian Defence Minister Celso Amorim met with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on Wednesday to discuss strengthening of bilateral military ties. ANI

Gujarat High Court reprimands Modi Government over Godhra riots issue
The Narendra Modi Government was today censured by the state high court for failing to provide compensation to religious places destroyed or damaged during 2002 post Godhra riots. ANI

Maldives President speaks to Manmohan Singh on taking office(Update)
The President of Maldives, Dr. Mohammed Waheed, had a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today after taking office during which he reaffirmed the special and close ties that Maldives has with India and said that he was committed to upholding the Constitution of that country and the rule of law. ANI

Gadkari vows to take strict action against tainted Karnataka ministers
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said his party will take strict actions against the three ministers caught watching pornographic video clips on their mobile phone during an assembly session in Karnataka. ANI

Chidambaram opens intelligence school for paramilitary forces
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday inaugurated an intelligence school for paramilitary forces to combat Maoist insurgency in the country. ANI

Gadkari targets Mayawati, Mulayam over law and order problem in UP
Amid the ongoing polling for the first phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday hit out at Chief Minister Mayawati and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav for the state's deteriorating law and order situation. ANI

UP elections underway, 28.35 percent polling recorded in first six hours(Update)
A total of 28.35 percent voters had cast their votes in first six hours of polling of the first phase of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls that will decide the fate of two ministers, 31 MLAs and 15 former ministers. ANI

Indian bureaucrats to face new performance review system
The Indian government has issued orders making it compulsory for bureaucrats to clear a performance review after 15 years of service. ANI

Snow in Himachal Pradesh adding beauty to photographers' business
The business of outdoors photographers in Himachal Pradesh's Kufri region is growing due to the increased influx of tourists, who throng the hilly locales for vacations after the heavy snowfall in the state. ANI

Jammu and Kashmir gets 3.5-billion rupee grant for Dal Lake dwellers
The Central Government has approved a 3.5 billion rupee grant to rehabilitate residents living in and around the Dal Lake in Srinagar. ANI

Greenlime Ensures a Healthy Exam Season
Pudumjee Hygiene Limited is the forerunner in the field of personal and environmental hygiene products. Pudumjee Hygiene’s umbrella brand – Greenlime strives to reach out to consumers that value innovative hygiene products! Greenlime products are 100% safe in contact with skin or food Business Wire India

The New HR Essentials: Hay Group Expands Service Offering
Global management consultancy Hay Group today launches a new suite of online solutions for HR professionals and line managers. Hay Group has distilled 60 years of intellectual property, unique research methodology and consultancy insight to offer proven, standardised tools to help organizations of all sizes manage their perennial HR processes Business Wire India

Mojostreet Rewards Now Available at India’s Largest Retail Coffee Chain ‘Cafe Coffee Day’
Mojostreet (– A popular location based mobile game with real world benefits announced today the availability of check-in based offers at 1,174 Café Coffee Day (CCD) outlets across India. CCD is today one of the widely discussed brands on the Net in India and likes to call itself 'India's largest youth aggregator' Business Wire India

Worldsworth.Com Offers You a Chance to Shop in International Stores for Exclusive Deals from your Desktop in India
So, you have been all smiles for the deals and bargains you got during your recent shopping spree! Deals that you got from the local city shopping havens of India such as Phoenix Mill, Linking Road, Heera Panna, Connaught Place, Karol Baugh, Brigade and M.G. Roads of India have made you ecstatic Business Wire India

Welingkar’s ‘We Interact’- Opening Doors of Opportunities for MBA Aspirants on Management Education
One of India’s leading B Schools, Welingkar Institute of Management is conducting an interesting workshop ‘WE Interact’ for young MBA aspirants. The core aim of the We Interact workshop is to expose students to unveil a plethora of career opportunities in the management space Business Wire India

Resolvity Enters India’s Cloud Telephony Market with the Launch of VoiceGain
Resolvity, Inc. a leading provider of on demand IVR and speech recognition in the US, has started its foray into the rapidly growing Indian cloud telephony and IVR market with the launch of VoiceGain ( VoiceGain is a cloud telephony solution for Indian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) Business Wire India

A New Type of Healing Therapy ‘The Journey’ by International Mind – Body Expert Brandon Bays
The Journey is cutting-edge transformational and healing work recognised worldwide as a uniquely potent tool for awakening and liberating the infinite human potential. It is a simple and powerful step-by-step method that has helped many thousands of people around the world to heal from physical and emotional issues, from debilitating illnesses and life’s challenges Business Wire India

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