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Chandrababu Naidu pulls up Congress for shielding Jagan Mohan Reddy
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday hit out at the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre for indirectly shielding YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. ANI

Ajit Singh cancels US visit to deal with Air India pilots' strike
Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has cancelled the visit of a delegation led by him to Seattle and Charleston in the United States to take delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft in view of the on-going Air India pilots' strike. ANI

Four killed, 12 injured in Allahabad crude bomb blast
At least four people were killed and 12 others were injured in a crude bomb explosion in Allahabad on Wednesday afternoon. ANI

Aarushi case: Ghaziabad court to frame charges tomorrow
A Sessions Court in Ghaziabad on Wednesday deferred the hearing on the framing of charges against Dr. Nupur Talwar to Thursday in connection with the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case. ANI

Pilot killed in army chopper crash in Siachen
An army helicopter crashed in the Siachen Glacier area of Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

SP to support Congress' presidential candidate
In a development that might provide relief to the Congress, the Samajwadi Party (SP), has reportedly agreed to support the UPA's presidential candidate. ANI

Bihar lawmakers dismayed over Arunachal Govt's late response to their study tour
A team of Bihar lawmakers, which is on a study tour of North East states, has expressed its dismay over the Arunachal Pradesh Government's attitude in failing to inform them in advance about deferring their trip to the north eastern state. ANI

'Arrogant' Nitish dreaming of becoming PM, charges Lalu
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday described Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar as a very arrogant person who was dreaming of becoming prime minister one day. ANI

R.K Singh leaves for Islamabad to attend India-Pak Home Secretary talks
A high-level delegation led by Union Home Secretary R K Singh left for Islamabad on Wednesday to attend the India-Pakistan Home Secretary level talks which will be held on May 24-25. ANI

Andhra HC orders CBI to defreeze Jagan's bank accounts, he writes to PM for help
Even as the Andhra Pradesh High Court ordered the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to defreeze the bank accounts of beleaguered Kadapa Member of Parliament Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, he has written a letter to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, to save him from a Congress-Telugu Desam Party-CBI conspiracy to nail him for alleged irregularities. ANI

Heat wave grips UP; Lucknow, Allahabad sizzle
Soaring temperatures and heat wave has gripped Uttar Pardesh (U.P.), forcing locals to remain indoors, even as the maximum temperature of the state capital Lucknow rose to 43 degree Celsius. ANI

Six die, many injured in bus collision near Assam-Arunachal border
At least six persons died on the spot while scores were injured when two night passenger buses collided head on over a bridge here early Wednesday morning in Assam's North Lakhimpur district. ANI

Seven-year-old Indian becomes youngest to reach Everest base camp
His young age notwithstanding, and overcoming obstacles like cold temperatures and a high wind-chill, seven-year-old Aaryan Balaji has recorded his name in Mount Everest history by trekking all the way to the mountain's Southern Base Camp in Nepal situated at an altitude of 5364 metres. ANI

BJP pulls up UPA-II Congress over corruption, price rise
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) took the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government apart; saying the latter's rule has so far been marked by failures, corruption and price rise. ANI

Air India files contempt petition against striking pilots
With Air India pilots' strike entering its sixteenth day on Wednesday, the airline has filed contempt petition against striking pilots in the Delhi High Court. ANI

Chidambaram, Omar Abdullah to co-chair review meeting in Srinagar
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram is scheduled to discuss security and development related issues at a meeting to be co-chaired by him and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in Srinagar today. ANI

Nitish Kumar's convoy attacked in Buxar
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy was attacked with stones on Wednesday morning by protestors. ANI

Brickwork Finance Academy’s PGP in Finance Ideal for Careers in Banking, Insurance and Mutual Funds
The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector is one of the fastest growing industries which offers a huge number of career opportunities. The key to individual success, for a fresh graduate or a young professional is to possess the skill sets required to tap into this opportunity. The same is true for professionals seeking a change in their current job profiles Business Wire India

Tata Elxsi - Visual Computing Labs executes its second animation feature Arjun – The Warrior Prince, for Walt Disney Pictures and UTV Motion Pictures
Visual Computing Labs (VCL), a division of Tata Elxsi Ltd and a leading player in the animation and visual effects space announces its association with the animation movie, Arjun – The Warrior Prince, presented by Walt Disney Pictures and UTV Motion Pictures, scheduled to release on 25th May’12 Business Wire India

Sify Launches ‘Sify Videomeet’, the New-Generation Video Conferencing-as-a-Service for Enterprises and Emerging Businesses
Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ Global Markets: SIFY), a leader in converged ICT Services in India with growing global delivery capabilities, and Vidyo, Inc., the world’s fastest-growing video conferencing company, today announced the launch of Sify videomeet, a new-generation Video Conferencing-as-a-Service for Enterprises and Emerging Businesses Business Wire India

Health 2.0 Announces the Launch of its Mumbai Chapter
Health 2.0 announced the launch of its Mumbai chapter, following on the heels of its first Health 2.0 conference in India. Health 2 Business Wire India

Perfios re-launches its WAP Site
-- Easy access to important info helping quick decision making. -- Account can be managed from mobile, in a secure environment. -- Perfios is promoted by serial entrepreneur V Business Wire India

Himalayan Education Systems is Bringing a Revolution in the Existing Educational System
Himalayan Education Systems Pvt. Ltd. is a pioneer company, whose aim is to revolutionize the current educational system. Himalayan Education Systems creates and develops educational systems for “BETTER LEARNING”. This is achieved through unique methods, techniques and products based on the scientific principles of psychology and the way our mind works Business Wire India

Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure launched in India
Microsoft announced the launch of the Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure (India) here today. The first-such program to be launched by a technology company in India, Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure (India) will host 10 select early-stage startups onsite for four months and take them through a deep immersion program, focused on helping build businesses that take advantage of the Cloud Business Wire India

Globalite Industries Open Footwear Range in India
M/s Globalite Industries Private Limited, the wholesale licensee for Lotto Open Footwear range in India, based in Delhi, announces the launch of its own brand GLOBALITE. Globalite introduces a globally inspired footwear line for the youth of the country that is also cost-effective Business Wire India

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