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Adarsh scam: Ashok Chavan appears before judicial commission
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday appeared before the two member judicial commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai. ANI

Pakistani delegation to visit India next week
A delegation headed by the chief of the paramilitary Pakistan Rangers will be visiting New Delhi from July 1 to 5 to attend a biannual meeting with the Border Security Force (BSF). ANI

BJP asks Centre to investigate about those providing shelter to Jundal
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday asked the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre to inquire as to where did 26/11 handler Abu Jundal stay and from which political leaders did he get shelter. ANI

Sharad Yadav aghast at timing of revelations by Kalam
Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Saturday expressed shock over the timing of the revelations from a book by former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in which he has dismissed speculations of being reluctant to appoint Sonia Gandhi as the Prime Minister in 2004. ANI

BJP hopes to solve Karnataka political crisis, MLAs adamant
In an endeavor to bring an end to the ongoing political turmoil in Karnataka and to find a way forward, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has requested all the ministers to withdraw their resignations. ANI

Reservation of tatkal tickets to start from 10 a.m. from July 10
In an endeavor to revamp the tatkal scheme amid increased complaints from passengers about touts making good of the loopholes in the schemes and selling tatkal tickets at a premium, the reservation of tatkal tickets will start from 10 a.m. instead of 8 a.m.from July 10. ANI

Pearl in the Sand - Tara Devi
In 2000, she won the Panchayat Elections on a reserved seat. This came as more of a shock than a surprise in the caste-driven Samarda Panchayat of Khajuwala Panchayat Committee, Bikaner, not only because she belongs to a scheduled caste but also because she defeated an opponent who hails from a powerful upper caste. ANI

Yeddyurappa loyalists take on Gowda, accuse him of being under JDS influence
Karnataka BJP strongman B.S. Yeddyurappa's loyalists on Saturday hit out at Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda, and charged him of running the administration on the diktat of the Janata Dal Secular and not taking his Cabinet colleagues into confidence. ANI

Sangma begins campaign from Assam, asks all parties to back him
Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma on Saturday appealed to the leaders of all political parties to vote for him in the election for the post of President of India. ANI

Fire engulfs tyre warehouse in Gurgaon
Fire engulfed a tyre warehouse here on Saturday destroying property and goods worth millions of rupees. ANI

Congress, BJP squabble over revelations of Kalam's book
Congress Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday took potshots at each other over former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's latest book in which he dismissed speculations of being reluctant to appoint Sonia Gandhi as the Prime Minister in 2004. ANI

Air India pilots continue hunger strike; urge PM, Sonia to intervene
The agitating Air India pilots' on Saturday urged Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi to intervene to end the impasse. ANI

'Terrorism continues to top list of all challenges': Neeraj Kumar
The newly appointed Delhi Police Commissioner, Neeraj Kumar, on Saturday said that terrorism continues to top the list of all challenges faced by the city police. ANI

Manmohan Singh calls for developing medical education standards
Asserting that the quality of medical education is a major concern, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday said a credible regulatory and institutional mechanism must be put in place to help develop standards in medical education. ANI

Congress backs Virbhadra Singh ahead of Himachal assembly polls
Asserting that Virbhadra Singh tendered his resignation from the Union Cabinet on moral grounds, Congress leader Jagdambika Pal on Saturday justified the Congress High Command's decision to appoint the former as the chairman of campaign committee for the upcoming Himachal Pradesh assembly polls. ANI

Karnataka CM Gowda discusses Budget Session with Governor Bharadwaj
Karnataka Chief Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda, who discussed the Budget Session with Governor H.R. Bharadwaj at the Raj Bhavan here today, expressed hope that the Financial Bill will be passed by the second or third week of this month. ANI

'Karnataka crisis will be resolved smoothly', assures BJP leadership to Gowda
Karnataka Chief Minister D. V. Sadananda Gowda on Saturday said that he has been assured by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari and party national general secretary in-charge for Karnataka, Dharmendra Pradhan, that the ongoing political turmoil in the state will be resolved smoothly. ANI

UPA is responsible for economic paralysis in country, alleges BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has blamed the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre for failure to prevent economic slowdown in the country. ANI

Keshubhai Patel to form new front against Modi
Former Gujarat Chief Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Keshubhai Patel is likely to form a new political front against Narendra Modi ahead of the state assembly polls scheduled in December.atel, who was removed from the Chief Minister's post unceremoniously in 2001, quit the BJP on Friday to float a third front ahead of the state assembly elections in December. ANI

Preet Bharara, the Prosecutor who makes Wall Street Tremble, is the India Abroad Person of the Year 2011
Preet Bharara -- the first Indian-American US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, the highest ranking Indian-American law enforcement officer in the Diaspora experience and the man who makes Wall Street tremble -- is the India Abroad Person of the Year 2011 Business Wire India

Prasun Savoy Dhanori New Project Launch by Prasun Developers Located at Pune, Dhanori Pune Apartments
Prasun Savoy Dhanori new residential project launch by Prasun Developers located at Dhanori, Pune. Prasun Savoy offers 2BHK apartment with size ranges from 855 sq ft to 1015 sq ft. Prasun Savoy Dhanori apartments offers you the lifestyle of your dreams in a locality of your choice. The flats here have all the modern amenities that make life more comfortable and luxurious Business Wire India

Inventys Research Butibori (Nagpur) Plant, Achieves ISO 18000:OSHAS Certification
Inventys Research Company has received ISO 18000:OSHAS Management System accreditation from the registrar Indian Registrar of Quality Systems (IRQS) Business Wire India

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