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Italian sailors to be shifted to Kochi's Borstal school
Authorities in Kerala have decided to move the two jailed Italian marines charged with the murder of Keralite fishermen, to the Borstal in Kochi. ANI

Advani, Sushma skip BJP rally
Sushma Swaraj and Lal Krishna Advani were the most notable absentees from Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) customary public meeting that followed the two-day National Executive here, fanning speculations of a growing rift within the party. ANI

Naga militant outfits to meet in Thailand to resolve differences
The reconciliation meet of Nagaland's militant outfits to amicably resolve their differences will take place at Chiang Mai in Thailand. ANI

YSRC blames media of selective reportage, urges cadres to maintain calm
As the YSR Congress (YSRC) party chief Jaganmohan Reddy charged the Congress and the Telegu Desum Party (TDP) of conspiring against him in the alleged disproportionate assets case, his party in a statement, has made its displeasure clear on the way a section of media has been trying to "subvert the investigation process." ANI

Disproportionate assets case: Jagan alleges conspiracy, grilling to continue tomorrow
YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Friday reiterated the allegation of political conspiracy against him at the behest of the Congress and the Telugu Desum Party (TDP), even as the questioning in the disproportionate assets case resumes tomorrow. ANI

No immediate rollback in petrol prices
Union Oil Minister Jaipal Reddy on Friday came out in stoutefence of Centre's move to hike the petrol prices, dousing any hopes of an immediateollback while claiming that there are no "instant solutions". ANI

Home Ministry to host annual conference on disaster management on May 28
Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh will inaugurate the annual conference of Relief Commissioners/ Secretaries, Department of Disaster Management of States/ UTs here on Monday. ANI

UPA most ineffective, corrupt and indifferent government: BJP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday termed the Manmohan Singh-led Government at the Centre to be the most ineffective, corrupt and indifferent government, and said that the people of the country were now eyeing upon the main opposition party for some respite. ANI

Tibetan leader's meditation session draws crowds in Shimla
A special meditation session organized by Tibetan leader Taklung Tsetul Rinpoche drew hundreds of monks here on Friday. ANI

BJP downplays Advani's absence from Mumbai rally
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday downplayed party veteran Lal Krishna Advani's decision to skip the party's rally in Mumbai this evening, saying he had prior commitments. ANI

Maoist hideout busted in Chhattisgarh, arms cache seized
Police here have busted a Maoist hideout and seized a cache of illegal arms including crude rockets, capable of launching high-intensity attacks. ANI

President of Paraguay meets Manmohan Singh in Delhi
The visiting President of Paraguay, Fernando Lugo Mendez, met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Friday. ANI

Petrol price hike due to depreciation of rupee: Ajit Singh
New Delhi, May 25 (NAI): Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Friday defended the Central Government's decision to hike the price of petrol, saying that it was a result of depreciation of Indian rupee in the international market. ANI

Kupwara is waiting to be unveiled
A long list of synonyms to describe its enigmatic charm, several books narrating its complex past and the struggling present, poets still fascinated to the silent depths of its vistas and a conspicuous side yet to be discovered - that's the way we have seen and known Kashmir, the oft-quoted "heaven on earth". ANI

IVFRT office will provide speedy, courteous service to foreigners: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who inaugurated the central Immigration, Visa and Foreigner's Registration and Tracking (IVFRT) office here on Friday, said every foreigner entering India will get efficient, speedy and courteous service from here, and added that it would also enhance security for there will be a record of all those entering India. ANI

Sikhs in Tarn Taran observe martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev
Sikhs gathered at the Darbar Sahib in Tarn Taran on Friday to observe the 416th anniversary of the martyrdom of their fifth Guru Arjan Dev. ANI

Air India crisis: Ready to reinstate sacked pilots on case-by-case basis: Ajit Singh
With Air India pilots' strike entering its eighteenth day on Friday, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said sacked pilots could be reinstated on a case-by-case basis. ANI

'Entire country wants to see Narendra Modi as PM': Yeddyurappa
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Friday once again called for a bigger role for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in national politics, saying the entire country wants to see him as Prime Minister. ANI

Arunachal should learn from Maharashtra to pay poachers in their own coin
No tangible action is surprisingly visible even after the gunfire attack on Arunachal Pradesh's PCCF (wildlife and biodiversity) J.L. Singh-led high level team in the core area of the Namdapha Tiger Reserve (NTR) on March 12, which made global headlines ANI

Disproportionate assets case: Jagan Reddy reaches CBI office
YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office here today for questioning in connection with the ongoing probe into a disproportionate assets case filed against him. ANI

After Modi, aggrieved Yeddyurappa joins BJP national executive meet
Former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who has been upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) central leadership for sidelining him following charges levelled against him in connection with a mining scam, arrived here today to attend the party's national executive meeting. ANI

Lex Witness Presents First of its Kind Real Estate & Construction Legal Summit 2012
Lex Witness - India's 1st Magazine on Legal and Corporate Affairs today organized The Real Estate & Construction Legal Summit (RCLS) 2012 creating a platform for the stakeholders of real estate, infrastructure and construction industry to share their thoughts and analyze new insights on how to manage the vitalities in the legal facets of their businesses Business Wire India

Twitterati Welcome PVR Cinemas with a Big Bang – Red Digital’s ‘TweetMobs’ Delivers again
After the immensely successful TweetMob innovation by PVR Cinemas (@_pvrcinemas) also trended in India and reached over 86,170 Twitter users. Soon after, #PVRTweetHour was used for promoting the movie Shanghai (a PVR Pictures release) in a span of 60 minutes with 10 questions that were tagged with #PVRTweetHour Business Wire India Launches Bespoke Fit Shirts in Readymade, Brings A Revolutionary Business Model in Men’s Apparel Industry
PeprisMine is an online mens apparel brand that offers luxurious bespoke fit shirts in readymade, at affordable prices. solves the fit problem that existed for decades in mens apparel industry with the help of technology, thereby making the process of buying well fitted dress shirts as simple as possible Business Wire India

Cargill re-launches `Sweekar’ with Unique Blend of High Oleic Sunflower Oil for Improved Heart Health
Cargill today re-launched Sweekar containing High Oleic SUNflower oil, also referred to as HOSUN. The new Sweekar is a unique blend of 20 percent HOSUN and 80 percent sunflower oil. HOSUN is produced from sunflower seeds that contain more than three times the amount of MUFA (Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids) as compared to regular sunflower oil.* HOSUN also contains higher MUFA than olive oil Business Wire India

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