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Tendulkar inaugurates cricket museum in Pune
Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar inaugurated a cricket museum here on Wednesday. ANI

Sukma District Collector to be released tomorrow: Chhattisgarh CM
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh today said abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon would be released on Thursday by the Maoists. ANI

Tatra deal: CBI questions Tejinder Singh
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday grilled Lt Gen (retired) Tejinder Singh on bribery charges raised against him by Army Chief General V K Singh. ANI

Salman Khurshid ready to take responsibility for poll debacle in UP
Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday said that he is ready to take the responsibility for the Congress' poll debacle in Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly elections. ANI

Measles epidemic hits Odisha, seven dead
Measles has hit several villages in the Rayagada tribal belt of Odisha state and seven children fell victims today. ANI

India allows FDI from Pakistan
India on Wednesday said that it would allow foreign direct investment (FDI) from Pakistan in a bid to increase economic engagement between the two countries. ANI

Demilitarisation of Siachen: Let's not get swayed by oratory
The Indo-Pakistan impasse on Siachen has been described by Dr Stephen Cohen, a Washington based South Asia analyst as "a fight between two bald men over a comb". The problem with US thinkers and opinion makers is that they oversimplify important strategic issues as has been done by the good doctor with his bland comment. ANI

Bangalore Police arrest two teenagers for beating senior citizen to death
Bangalore Police on Wednesday confirmed that they had arrested two teenagers for beating a senior citizen to death two days ago. ANI

Sibal expresses concern over discrimination of northeastern students
Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal has expressed concern over recent incidents of alleged discrimination of students from the northeast. ANI

Pranab to visit Manila and Dhaka
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will leave on three-day visit to Manila and Dhaka on Thursday. In Manila, Mukherjee will attend the Asian Development Bank's (ADB's) 45th Annual Board of Governors' meeting and discuss issues relating to global economic situation, infrastructure development, urbanization, energy security, regional and South-South Cooperation. ANI

'My statement bothering only dishonest people', says Baba Ramdev
Defending his remarks over the presence of several corrupt politicians and people with criminal background in parliament, Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday said it was not the first time that he has raised the issue, and added that his statement was bothering only dishonest people. ANI

Tatra truck deal: Antony assures action after CBI probe
Defence Minister A.K Antony on Wednesday said the government would take stringent action against those involved in corruption and in the procurement of Tatra heavy-duty trucks for the army. ANI

Kashmir capital moves from Jammu to Srinagar
Jammu and Kashmir (J and K) government on Wednesday began the proceedings for shifting its civil secretariat from the winter capital Jammu to the summer capital of Srinagar. ANI

BJP taken to task in parliament over alleged police harassment of Gujarat Congress MP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) faced flak in Parliament on Wednesday when Congress lawmaker Girija Vyas highlighted the alleged police harassment of a Congress Member of Parliament from Gujarat. ANI

Manipur woman molested in Gurgaon
Police in Gurgaon have confirmed a report of a 23-year-old Manipur woman being molested at her home. ANI

Pune court orders polygraph test of seven policemen accused of RTI activist's murder
A Pune court on Wednesday gave its clearance for a polygraph test on seven policemen in connection with the murder of Right To Information (RTI) activist Satish Shetty. ANI

Need for a strong legal tool to combat graft: Kiran Bedi
Reacting to former President Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam's statement that the Lokpal Bill will only fill jails, former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and social activist Kiran Bedi on Wednesday said there is a need for a strong legal tool to combat graft. ANI

Rahul Gandhi's consent was not taken before Natarajan submitted bill to gag media: Congress
Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi has clarified that a private member's bill on restraining the media, which was submitted by Meenakshi Natarajan contains the personal views of the lawmaker, and added that she did not take the approval of Rahul Gandhi before submitting it. ANI

General VK Singh reviews synergy of Army, IAF during Exercise Shoorveer
The Chief of Army Staff, General VK Singh, reviewed the conduct of exercise 'Shoorveer' today. ANI

BJP slams Baba Ramdev's remark against lawmakers
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday condemned yoga guru Baba Ramdev's remark that murderers, looters and illiterate people are sitting in parliament. ANI

Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon to be released on Thursday
Abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is expected to be released tomorrow by his Maoist captors. ANI

Arunachal Scouts battalion takes charge of India's border along China
The Indian Army's 1st Arunachal Scouts battalion, two years after its formation, has taken charge of providing security to the unmanned, inhospitable and porous international border in the land-locked Himalayan state. ANI

Aarushi case: Nupur Talwar to stay in jail after court rejects bail plea
A Ghaziabad sessions court on Wednesday rejected Nupur Talwar's application for regular bail in connection with the murder case of her 14-year-old daughter Aarushi. ANI

HOV Services Limited Reports Unaudited Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012
HOV Services Limited (BSE: 532761 & NSE: HOVS) a BPO Company involved in Finance and Accounting sector including software development and support services with its registered office in Pune, Maharashtra has announced its Unaudited Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2012. The financial results are,: Income from operations is Rs. 276.10 lacs. EBITDA is Rs. 56.75 lacs Business Wire India

CA Technologies Security Products to Help Secure Swift Exchange Commerce Ecosystem
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) today announced that Swift Exchange, an innovator in global commerce, has selected CA SiteMinder® and CA SiteMinder® Federation to help secure and simplify access to its loyalty program commerce system, also called Swift Exchange Business Wire India

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