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'2G case looks as if it is getting diluted', says Jayalalithaa on Raja getting bail
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Tuesday said that the 2G spectrum case looks, as if it is getting 'diluted'. ANI

Rajasthan CM Gehlot meets Anand Sharma, discusses infrastructure projects
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot called on Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma here on Tuesday during which the two leaders discussed various infrastructure projects. ANI

Preventive measures to control crime against women: Home Ministry
Minister of State of Home Affairs Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the government attaches the highest importance to the matter of prevention and control of crime against women. ANI

Karunanidhi delighted over Raja getting bail in 2G case
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M. Karunanidhi on Tuesday expressed his delight over former Telecom Minister A. Raja getting bail in the 2G spectrum case. ANI

YSR Congress demands probe into cash in Chiranjeevi's kin's house
YSR Congress Party on Tuesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the huge money being traced at the house of actor-politician Chiranjeevi's kin, and alleged that there was a quid pro quo in the process of PRP merger with Congress. ANI

Raja walks out of Tihar jail after getting bail in 2G case (Update)
Former Telecom Minister A. Raja walked out of the Tihar Jail here on Tuesday evening after spending over 15 months for his alleged role in the 2G scam. ANI

General V.K. Singh says he has not finalised post retirement plan
Chief of Army Staff, General V.K. Singh, on Tuesday said that he has not decided on doing anything after retirement. ANI

Centre implementing Integrated Action Plan in 9 LWE affected states: Home Ministry
In order to address the development deficit in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected areas, the Central Government is implementing the Integrated Action Plan in 78 selected tribal and backward districts in nine LWE affected states for providing public infrastructure and services. ANI

Naxals taking to poppy farming to source funds
In an alarming trend, the Maoists have tacitly allowed poppy farming in order to collect money from such illegal cultivation. ANI

CBI files FIR against Yeddyurappa in illegal mining case
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR against former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in connection with the illegal mining case. ANI

Performance audit of MGNREGA will be placed in Parliament in Nov.: Jairam
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that the performance audit of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) for all the States will be placed before Parliament in November this year. ANI

Air India left with contingency plan to salvage its operations: Ajit Singh
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Tuesday said the contingency plan is the only option left with the debt laden national carrier Air India as the strike by the pilots entered the eighth day. ANI

'It's a democratic process, says Swamy on Raja getting bail in 2G case
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday said there is no point in keeping a person inside the jail beyond the point where he cannot interfere with the trial process and witnesses. ANI

Raja to walk out of Tihar jail; BJP wants bigger names to be caught soon
Hours after a Delhi court granted bail to former Telecom Minister A. Raja who is facing trial in the 2G spectrum case, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said the law is taking its own course, but emphasized that action should also be taken now against other big names involved in the scam. ANI

A. Raja gets bail in 2G case
A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Delhi on Tuesday granted bail to former telecom minister A Raja in connection with the multi-crore 2G spectrum scam. ANI

Seat change in Rajya Sabha is Jaya Bachchan's own 'Silsila': Amar Singh
Reacting to reports that Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had demanded a change in her seat in Rajya Sabha after Bollywood actress Rekha's nomination to the Upper House, Rashtriya Lokmanch Party president Amar Singh on Tuesday said it was her own 'Silsila'. ANI

Assam Government to create special task force to counter Maoist threat
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said that a special task force would be formed out of the state police force to tackle Maoists. ANI

Rekha takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
Bollywood actress Rekha took oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Tuesday. ANI

Rekha to take oath as Rajya Sabha MP today
Bollywood actress Rekha will take oath as a Rajya Sabha member on Tuesday. ANI

2G Case: Delhi Court to pronounce order on A Raja's bail plea
A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Delhi is expected to give its order on the bail plea of former telecom minister A Raja in connection with the multi-crore 2G spectrum scam. ANI

Assamese women take big strides towards self -employment
Women in the north-east are taking a giant leap towards financial independence, with many taking up horticulture and fruit cultivation. ANI

Brickwork Finance Academy Invites Prospective Students to its Admissions Information Session
Brickwork Finance Academy is conducting an information session to reach out to prospective students. This is a unique opportunity for prospective students to meet BFA’s representatives and seek answers to any questions they might have regarding the Post Graduate Program (PGP) in Finance of BFA. There is no charge to attend the session Business Wire India

Belkin Introduces Wireless Dual Band Travel Router
Recognizing the need for staying connected to the internet while traveling, Belkin India, a leading service provider of interconnectivity solutions across computing and consumer electronic devices, today, announced the launch of its Wireless Dual Band Travel Router Business Wire India

Infor Delivers Record-Level Product Development and Innovation
Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that more products, features, customer-driven enhancements, and integrations are planned to be delivered in 2012 than in any similar period in the company’s history Business Wire India

Constellation CE to Organize Training & Certificate program in Medical Tourism by Dr Prem
Constellation Communications & Events, an Indian arm of Dubai based conglomerate is organizing a Certificate Program for medical tourism professionals in India. The workshop would be conducted in Mumbai on June 1 & 2. The company has roped in Dr Prem, the world renowned speaker, trainer, and chartered consultant for conducting this workshop Business Wire India

DTCC Opens Infrastructure Development Office in Chennai, India
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) announced today that it is expanding its India business centre in Chennai, India’s “tech centre,” into a technology infrastructure support and development office to help bolster its core, global, round-the-clock transaction processing, funds delivery and data storage businesses. Business Wire India

UFLEX Ltd Q4 FY11-12 Consolidated Net Revenue at Rs. 1195 crore and Net Profit of Rs. 51 Crore
Uflex Ltd, the Bombay Stock Exchange (UFLEX: 500148) and NSE listed, India's largest flexible packaging company has registered the Consolidated net revenue for the March quarter of 2012 of Rs. 1195 crore as against Rs. 986 crore for the same period last year, up 21%. The higher revenue growth has been achieved due to availability of new capacities and higher utilization thereof Business Wire India

A1BangaloreFlower’s Designer Flowers See Upward Trend in Online Flower Delivery in Bangalore
A1CityFlowers is introducing some new and creative arrangement of flowers. Unlike traditional arrangement that are made by people, here at A1BangaloreFlowers your will find the designers collections of flowers arrangement to deliver flowers to Bangalore and Chennai. Just in time for any special occasion, A1 Bangalore Flowers and A1BangaloreFlowers Business Wire India

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