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Major fire in Pune mall, no casualties reported
Major fire broke out at city's Koregaon Plaza, a mall located in Koregaon Park area of the city on Thursday evening. ANI

Football tournament held to unite Manipur tribes
Hundreds of people from Kangpopki village gathered at Thomas Ground here to witness the final match between the Saikul Club and Kwu Club. ANI

Newly trained Central Reserve Police Force recruits to be deployed in Maoist-affected regions
Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), K Vijay Kumar on Thursday said that the newly trained recruits would be deployed in Maoist affected areas. ANI

Manipur resident's innovative stove wins appreciation
Manipur resident Maibam Nandkumar, 35, has invented a cooking stove that uses rice husk as fuel, keeping in mind the fuel shortage in the state. ANI

BJP hopes Adarsh files in Maharashtra Secretariat are safe
With a massive fire breaking out on the fourth floor of the Maharashtra's state secretariat where files related to the Adarsh housing scam are reportedly stored, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday expressed hope that the files are fairly protected and can be retrieved without much damage so that the truth in the case comes out before all. ANI

Bulandshahr court summons Arvind Kejriwal over derogatory remarks
A local court here summoned key Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal recently for passing derogatory remarks against lawmakers. ANI

Rescue operations on to save four-year old in borewell
Local authorities and police are undertaking rescue operations to save a four-year-old girl, who accidentally fell into a 60-feet-deep borewell in Kho village of Manesar town here on Thursday. ANI

Fire breaks out in Maharashtra Govt. Secretariat
A massive fire broke out on the fourth floor of the Maharashtra Government Secretariat here on Thursday afternoon. ANI

'Mature Agatha has capacity to take decisions on her own': P.A. Sangma
Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma on Thursday said that his daughter Agatha, whom he considers mature enough, would take a final call on whether to back his candidature for the coveted post of President of India. ANI

Raisina Hill race: Delighted Sangma thanks BJP for support
Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma on Thursday expressed his heartiest gratitude to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for extending their support to him in the upcoming presidential election. ANI

BJP backs Sangma for Prez poll
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday backed former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma for the presidential poll. ANI

Prez poll: Jayalalithaa appeals to other parties to back Sangma
A day after P.A. Sangma quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to participate in the race for Raisina Hill without any diktat, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday made an appeal to leaders of various political outfits to back the former Lok Sabha speaker for the coveted post of President of India. ANI

Rashid Alvi downplays 'Mulayam BJP agent' remark
Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi on Thursday clarified his earlier remark where he called Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav a BJP agent, saying it was made in the context of the municipal elections in Uttar Pradesh, where the different political outfits are pitched against each other. ANI

Samajwadi Party slams Alvi for calling Mulayam 'BJP agent', demands apology
Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shahid Siddiqui on Thursday hit back at Rashid Alvi for calling his party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav a BJP agent, and demanded that the Congress spokesperson should tender an apology for making such derogatory remark. ANI

Emkay Global Obtains Ultimate Cost Control with Infor
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Emkay Global, an established financial services company that creates seamless investment opportunities for its clients across India, has successfully deployed Infor10 Financials Business (SunSystems) Business Wire India

Umang Premiere Wagholi New Launch Project Developed by Kolte Patil Developers, Wagholi Pune Property
Umang Premiere is Wagholi new launch project by Kolte Patil Developers. Kolte Patil Developers Ltd Browse More Pune Properties Wagholi Properties About Discounted Flats Discounted Flats (India Properties) is a Pan-India group booking channel, which groups individual residential buyers based across India to avail discounts of up to 35% Business Wire India

BMW Group Launches International Management Associates Programme 2012 in India
BMW Group has launched International Management Associates Programme (MAP) 2012. As part of the international programme designed for young professionals for a fast track career growth, five management graduates will be appointed from India Business Wire India

Sterlite Industries (India) Limited Update on the Conduct of the Court Convened Meetings of the Equity Shareholders
The Court convened meeting of the equity shareholders of the Sterlite Industries (India) Limited was held today to consider the Scheme of Amalgamation and Arrangement as per notice dated May 15, 2012. Business Wire India

iProf Launches Smarter Learning Solution XtraClass for School Curriculum and Entrance Exams
iProf Learning Solutions, pioneer in Tablet PC based education content delivery in India, has launched XtraClass - a unique solution combining School Curriculum with preparation for Engineering and Medical exams. iProf offers this solution on tablet PCs, which are an ideal medium for anytime, anywhere learning without the constraints of computer, or broadband Business Wire India

Ocean Optics Jaz Expands Application Base with Adjustable Laser Pointer
Ocean Optics ( has added a new accessory option for its Jaz modular sensing system, enhancing performance in standoff light measurement applications Business Wire India

New and Improved exacta® Aneroid Sphygmomanometer from Riester
Riester has upgraded its classic twin-tube aneroid sphygmomanometer, exacta®. The new version has been reduced in weight and is available in a latex-free version. The unit is designed to deliver lifelong precision thanks to long-lasting parts and a specially tempered copper-beryllium diaphragm that allows pressure loading up to 600mm Hg Business Wire India

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