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Sonia Gandhi will select presidential candidate: Pranab Mukherjee
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said Congress President Sonia Gandhi will select the candidate for the post of President of India. ANI

Accusations against PM not baseless, says Anna
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said he suspected whether the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is clean after going through the CAG report on coal allocation and the file prepared by his team members. ANI

Jayalalithaa disappointed with annual economic package for Tamil Nadu
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Monday expressed her disappointment with the Central Government's annual economic package for her state. ANI

BJP MP Sidhu hails Congress for nominating Sachin to Rajya Sabha
Former cricketer and BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday welcomed batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's new innings in the Rajya Sabha, and hailed the ruling Congress Party for selecting a right candidate. ANI

Kejriwal slams PM, asks Govt. to focus on battling corruption
With Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh asking his party cadres to effectively tackle the misinformation and falsehood being spread by 'disparate' and 'desperate' elements, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Monday once again hit out at the former, saying it would have been significant if the ruling UPA Government would have thought fighting corruption. ANI

Gadkari welcomes Tendulkar's new innings as Rajya Sabha MP
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Nitin Gadkari on Monday congratulated cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on his taking oath as a member of the Rajya Sabha. ANI

Sonia Gandhi asked to decide on nominee for president
The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Monday asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to decide on who will be the UPA's candidate for president and vice-president. ANI

Shimla hosts Indo-Pak trade expo to boost bilateral ties
Over hundred Pakistani traders showcased their collection of intricate apparel designs and patterns in 32 different stalls at the five-day Indo-Pakistan trade fair here. ANI

Aarushi trial: Hearing deferred till June 8
A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, which is conducting the trial of the Aarushi- Hemraj double murder, has deferred hearing of the case to June 8, as the local bar association struck work after a lawyer's death here on Monday. ANI

CBI arrests four income tax officers for role in bribery case in Kanpur
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested four senior income tax officers in an alleged bribery case. ANI

No differences with Ramdev, but naming corrupt is essential, says Kejriwal
Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal on Monday clarified that there is no difference of opinion between him and yoga guru Baba Ramdev, but emphasized that the naming of persons involved in various charges of corruption is essential. ANI

Shimla hosts Indo-Pak trade expo in Shimla to boost bilateral ties
Over hundred Pakistani traders showcased their collection of intricate apparel designs and patterns in 32 different stalls at the five-day Indo-Pakistan trade fair here. ANI

Chief Minister Rio discusses demand for separate 'Frontier Nagaland' with Chidambaram
Nagaland Chief Minister Nephiu Rio, who met Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram here on Monday, discussed the demand for a separate 'Frontier Nagaland'. ANI

Gadkari slams Sonia, asks her to focus on nation's upliftment
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Monday hit back at Congress President Sonia Gandhi for levelling charges against the opposition and civil society activists, and advised her to look beyond politics in the larger interest of the nation. ANI

Anna asks Sachin to pitch for strong Lokpal in Parliament
Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Monday congratulated cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on becoming member of the Rajya Sabha and expressed the hope that the batting maestro would raise his voice for a strong Lokpal Bill in Parliament. ANI

Need to tackle misinformation, falsehood being spread about Congress, UPA Govt.: PM Update-CWC)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said there was need to tackle the misinformation and falsehood being spread by the opposition and Team Anna about the Congress and the ruling UPA alliance. ANI

Horticulturists take to Zantedeschia farming in Uttarakhand
In a bid to boost the production and export of Zantedeschia flower, the horticulturists here have engaged themselves in growing its seeds through the innovative process of tissue culture with multiple techniques. ANI

Sonia backs Manmohan Singh, calls accusations "baseless"
Throwing her weight firmly behind Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday dismissed the allegations leveled against him as "baseless", and "part of a conspiracy". ANI

China issues tit-for-tat advisory on visiting India ahead of Krishna's trip to Beijing
The Chinese Government has issued an advisory that cautions its citizens against travelling to India following protests over the increase in petrol prices. ANI

Clashes between Jagan supporters and TDP in Kadapa
Supporters of the arrested YSR Congress president Jaganmohan Reddy and the Telugu Desum Party (TDP) clashed here on Monday, leaving one injured. ANI

PM likely to review economy with key ministers on Wednesday
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is likely to review the state of economy with some of his key ministers on Wednesday. ANI

Nominations for Kabir Puraskar invited
Nominations have been invited for Kabir Puraskar awards for promotion of communal harmony. ANI

Gadkari extends support to Ramdev's movement against black money
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Monday extended support to yoga guru Baba Ramdev for his movement to get back black money stashed away abroad. ANI

Would like to contribute to all sports, says Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Monday, said he looked at it as a great honour, and would like to use the opportunity of being a member of the Upper House of Parliament to contribute in a meaningful manner not only for cricket, but also for other sports. ANI

Baba Ramdev to meet BJP president Gadkari
Yoga guru Baba Ramdev will meet Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari, here on Monday to seek the party's support for his crusade against black money. ANI

Sachin Tendulkar takes oath as Rajya Sabha member
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Monday. ANI

Ghazibad court to commence trial of Aarushi murder case
The trial of the 2008-double murder of Aarushi Talwar and her domestic help Hemraj will begin at the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, here on Monday. ANI

CWC to discuss political and economic crises
The Congress Working Committee will meet here on Monday for a stock taking exercise of the political and economic conundrum the party finds itself in. ANI

Kiran Bedi demands strong law to tackle black money
Former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and Team Anna member Kiran Bedi has demanded introduction of a strong law to unearth and bring back black money stashed away in foreign banks and tax havens abroad. ANI

BJP endorses Ramdev's anti-graft battle
Strongly backing yoga guru Baba Ramdev's anti-graft campaign, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy has asserted that the party has been actively crusading against graft, inflation and black money at the grassroots level. ANI

Petrol price rollback is an 'eyewash: Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Reacting to Overseas Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi's disapproval of the petrol price hike and suggestion for a "bold look" on reducing the recent increase, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy has termed the partial rollback in the rates announced by the government as a mere 'eyewash.' ANI

Croma Selects Kronos Workforce Management Solutions to Drive Workplace Efficiencies
Croma, a Tata Enterprise which is India’s largest specialist retail chain for consumer electronics and durables, has chosen workforce management solutions from Kronos Incorporated to manage its workforce Business Wire India

ESPN STAR Sports Renews Multi-Year Broadcast Partnership with The England and Wales Cricket Board
ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), Asia’s No. 1 sports content provider, and The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced today a new seven year contract for the exclusive multi-platform rights to broadcast its domestic and home international matches Business Wire India

Frost & Sullivan Estimates Process Transmitters Market to Grow at a CAGR in Excess of 13 Percent till FY 2015-16
The National Manufacturing Policy has been the driver for implementation of National Investment and Manufacturing Zones (NIMZs) in the country. Planned increase in manufacturing activity across various industries is expected to boost the demand for process transmitters. Initially, there will be a limitation due to absence of back-end supply chain for transmitters Business Wire India

TAKE Solutions Implements Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Applications for Leading Housewares Manufacturer
TAKE Solutions Ltd. [BSE: 532890 | NSE: TAKE], a leader in the Supply Chain Management and Life Sciences domains, today announced the successful implementation of Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Applications (MSCA®) for a leading manufacturer of household goods Business Wire India

Optimism, Opportunity Unite Women Owned Businesses at Dell India 2012 Event
According to a new study commissioned by Dell, the ideal country to be in if you’re a woman starting a business in 2012 could well be India, the location of its forthcoming Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network (DWEN) event taking place in New Delhi, June 17-19 2012 Business Wire India

India Embraces Internet on Mobile – Vivaah.com Launches Mobile Matrimonial Site at M.Vivaah.com
Vivaah.com is pleased to announce the launch of its dedicated mobile device friendly site at http://m.vivaah.com. In recent months, Indian media remains in news about various bodies (www.iamai.in) and research bureau’s (www.imrbint.com) predicting the growth of users accessing internet on mobile devices in India. Vivaah Business Wire India

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