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Maoist couple arrested in Jharkhand
A Maoist couple, who had been eluding police for past many months has been arrested here on Friday. ANI

Naveen Patnaik acts tough, sacks two ministers
Coming down heavily on the rebels in Biju Janata Dal (BJD), Odisha Chief Minister and party chief Naveen Patnaik went on a suspending spree on Friday, taking to task Lok Sabha MP Pyari Mohan Mohapatra along with two Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs), besides sacking two ministers. ANI

No new taxes, no rollback of petrol prices in U.P.
Refusing to cut petrol prices in the state, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday said the state government has not imposed any new tax in the 2012-13 Budget. ANI

Commerce Minister meets Board of Trade on economic scenario
Commerce Minister Anand Sharma met the Board of Trade, an advisory body to the Commerce Ministry consisting of key industry officials and various export promotion bodies, to discuss the current economic scenario, here on Friday. ANI

CBI begins verification of coal block scam complaint
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has begun verifying allegations of irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks to private companies between 2006 and 2009 and their misuse by them. ANI

Rajnath Singh downplays Advani's veiled attack on Gadkari
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh on Friday played down party veteran Lal Krishna Advani's controversial remarks in his blog, indirectly targeting current president Nitin Gadkari and calling for introspection. ANI

Ranvir Sena chief killing: Nitish asks people to maintain calm
With Bihar on high alert following the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias 'Mukhiya', Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday appealed to natives of the state to maintain calm, and assured that the guilty would be punished. ANI

Coalgate: BJP "happy" with CVC's response
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday expressed delight over the Central Vigilance Commission's (CVC) response to their filed complaints in connection with the alleged multi crore coal scam. ANI

National CBSE topper wants to be a civil servant
Manipur boy Mohammad Ismat, who has topped the CBSE Class 12 examinations, aspires to become a civil servant. ANI

Assam Rifles transforms insurgency-hit village in Manipur
Security forces deployed in the region are not just ensuring the safety of people, but are doing their bit to rehabilitate victims of violence. ANI

Govt. deceiving people by reducing petrol price by Rs. 1.60: Rajnath Singh
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh on Friday accused the UPA Government of deceiving the people with its reported move to reduce the petrol price by Rs. 1.60. ANI

PM approves setting up of Investment Tracking System
In order to address the issue of major investment projects being delayed for a variety of reasons, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has approved the setting up of an Investment Tracking System to ensure speedy implementation. ANI

BEML serves legal notice on ex-army chief, demands apology
Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) has served a legal notice on former Army Chief General V.K. Singh for his comments on the Tatra trucks deal, and demanded an apology from him. ANI

Ajit Singh promises uniform pay scale for Air India and Indian Airlines pilots
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Friday announced a new pay and career progression norms for employees of erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India to ensure parity in the merged national carrier. ANI

Ranvir Sena chief murder: BJP downplays reports of caste violence in Bihar
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday downplayed reports of caste violence in Bihar following the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias 'Mukhyia'. ANI

Pakistan health team seeks to learn from Indian experiences
A high-level health delegation from Pakistan met Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad and discussed key initiatives that have helped India eradicate polio. ANI

Leadership change in the Indian Army: New deeds for the new
General V.K. Singh, attained superannuation from the post of Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army on May, 31. The exit, unfortunately, took place in the midst of a number of controversies which cast a shadow over an otherwise illustrious career. His has been a much talked of tenure, wherein, he has been looked upon as a crusader and a villain in equal measure. ANI

Nothing will be brushed under carpet: Gen. Singh on army-linked controversies
Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh on Friday said that it would be his endeavor to have all cases related to officers investigated properly and taken to its logical conclusion as per army rules. ANI

Initial response by Myanmar on border infiltration encouraging, says Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that the government was waiting for a reply from Myanmar on the issue of border infiltration raised by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh during his recent visit, but the initial response was encouraging. ANI

DA case: Court to pronounce order on Jagan 's bail plea
A special court here today will decide on the bail plea filed by YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy, who is currently in jail in connection with the alleged disproportionate assets case. ANI

Violence in Arrah over Ranvir Sena chief's death
Massive violence broke out in Bihar's Arrah town on Friday following the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh alias 'Mukhyia'. ANI

Air India pilots' strike enters Day 25, Govt. to present panel report today
With the Air India pilots' strike entering its twenty fifth day on Friday, the government will make public a report prepared by a panel constituted to look into the problems arising out of the merger of the airline with the erstwhile Indian Airlines. ANI

L V Prasad Eye Institute Celebrates 25 Years of Providing Cost Effective Eye Care
L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) has made a difference to over 15 million (1.5 crore) people in India since its inception 25 years back in 1987. The Institute which began with offering clinical eye care services, has today grown to integrate other allied services that cover a wide range of the eye health value chain Business Wire India

The Arrival of Leo Apotheker and Laetitia Puyfaucher will Strengthen Steria's Supervisory Board
Steria, a leading provider of IT services to the private and public sector, has announced the arrival of two new independent members to its supervisory board, Leo Apotheker and Laetitia Puyfaucher. The appointments were approved by shareholders at the annual general meeting on the 15th of May, at which François Enaud was also reappointed the Group's General Manager Business Wire India

HCG Formed the Largest Model of Human Lung in India
HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd, The Specialist in Cancer Care, on World No Tobacco Day, formed the largest model of human lung in India to create awareness on the ill effects of smoking. This feat is recognized by Limca Book of Records and will be featured in 2013 edition Business Wire India

Visa in Delhi to Combat Electronic Payment Frauds
Visa has stepped up its electronic payments security awareness initiative with a Cards Fraud and Payments System Risk Awareness Programme for Indian law enforcement agencies Business Wire India Offers a Changed Perspective to Sarkari Naukri Search for all Job Aspirants
Sarkari naukri is a term that is well appraised among every Indian household. All parents want to see their son or daughter in a sarkari job position. Since the time of pre-independence period, sarkari naukri has been associated with ample of social repute as well as convenient work process with adequate job security Business Wire India

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