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Doctors ready to battle dengue as monsoon arrives in Kerala
Doctors are gearing up to combat the rising number of dengue cases here, as the arrival of monsoon results in a surge in such cases. ANI

Monsoon to be 96 percent of long term average
Allaying concerns over low farm output owing to sparse rainfall, the weather office on Friday said that the monsoon is expected to be average this year. ANI

Singur verdict: Bengal Govt to move SC against the High Court order
The West Bengal government will approach the apex court against the Calcutta High Court order that, on Friday, declared the Singur Land Acquisition Act "unconstitutional." ANI

Govt "relieved" over dip in oil prices
Oil Minister S. Jaipal Reddy on Friday said the government was relieved to witness a drop in global crude oil prices, however, the falling value of the Indian rupee remained a matter of severe concern. ANI

Fire destroys border fencing and minefields in Kashmir
A cross-border fire engulfed a forest here, resulting in the destruction of border fencing and minefields. ANI

Krishna asks tennis stars to set aside individual egos
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday lauded the efforts of All India Tennis Association (AITA) in ensuring that a good team goes to the London Olympics, and said everybody should rise to the occasion, foregoing their individual egos and prejudices. ANI

BJP leaders, activists court arrest over UPA's inflationary policies (Update)
Scores of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party workers, led by their leaders, courted arrest across the country on Friday in protest against the rising prices of essential commodities. ANI

Rescue on to save four-year old from borewell in Manesar
Local authorities and security personnel are undertaking frantic 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

Illegal Delhi slum catches fire
Fire broke out in an illegal slum here on Friday, destroying a majority of hutments, as fire tenders failed to douse out the fire swiftly due to shortage of water. ANI

HRD Ministry calls a special meeting of IIT Council
The Human Resource and Development (HRD) Ministry has called for a special meeting of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Council on June 27. ANI

Mantralaya fire: Maha Govt. to seek Nasscom, foreign experts' help to recover data
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said that his government will seek help from Nasscom, cyber cell and foreign experts to recover data from computer hard disks damaged in the fire that broke out in the state secretariat yesterday. ANI

At Rio, environment experts call for implementation of green economy pact
Environment experts have urged government and other stakeholders to swiftly implement the draft agreement, a 49-page text published on Tuesday, on sustainable growth formulated at the Rio+20 summit here. ANI

Prez poll: BJP attempts to persuade JD-U and Shiv Sena
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday made an attempt to persuade its allies, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Shiv Sena, to back former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma for the presidential poll. ANI

Mumbai woman tests positive for H1N1
A 26-year-old woman tested positive for H1N1 or swine flu on Thursday in Mumbai, and both she and her son have been admitted to hospital in Thane, a newspaper report said Friday. ANI

Calcutta HC rules Singur Land Act constitutionally invalid
The Calcutta High Court on Friday ruled that a legislation passed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Government to recover land in Singur from Tata Motors is constitutionally invalid. ANI

Prez poll: CPI (M) backs Pranab Mukherjee's candidature
Communist Party of India (Marxist) has decided to back outgoing Finance Minister and UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee for the coveted post of President of India. ANI

IIT Delhi rejects Centre's proposal for common entrance test
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has rejected the Central Government's common entrance test proposal, and decided to conduct its own entrance exam from next year. ANI

BJP begins nationwide 'jail bharo agitation'
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AppliedMicro Expands Global Design Operations in India
Applied Micro Circuits Corporation, or AppliedMicro™ (NASDAQ: AMCC), an industry leading provider of energy conscious silicon solutions for next generation data centers and internet infrastructure, has announced the opening of its new Bangalore design center Business Wire India

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