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High-tech paper leak racket busted in New Delhi
The police has busted a high-tech paper leak racket related to various competitive examinations and arrested three people from West Delhi area of the city on Monday. ANI

Petrol cheaper by Rs. 1.26 in New Delhi
In an expectedly populist budget aimed at reclaiming Congress' support base for the Assembly elections post the ignominy of MCD polls, the Delhi government on Monday slashed sales tax on petrol by Rs 1.26, even as the consumers will have to pay an extra five percent of Value Added Tax (VAT) on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). ANI

Team Anna rubbishes reports of exempting PM from graft charges
Team Anna has trashed media reports that claimed they had given a clean-chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in alleged cases of corruption. ANI

India- Myanmar to improve connectivity, security and trade
At a time when Myanmar is undergoing rapid transformation towards becoming a constitutional democracy, India and Myanmar have decided to ramp up mutual trade, connectivity and security cooperation. ANI

No immediate hike in diesel, kerosene, LPG: Jaipal Reddy
There will not be an immediate hike in prices of diesel, kerosene and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said here on Monday. ANI

Mamata lauds KKR win
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lauded Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for winning the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and announced a victory rally for the team. ANI

J and K to get quake predicting gadgets soon
Jammu and Kashmir will soon have gadgets to predict high-intensity earthquakes in the region. ANI

Uproar in UP Assembly; BSP accuses SP of lawlessness, corruption
The opening day of the Budget Session of the Uttar Pradesh state Assembly witnessed verbal mayhem here on Monday, as leaders of the opposition Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) created a ruckus in the House, forcing it to be adjourned till 12:30 p.m. ANI

Jagan supporter attempts self-immolation in Tirupati
A supporter of the arrested YSR Congress chief, Jaganmohan Reddy, attempted self-immolation here, to protest Reddy's arrest by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with a disproportionate assets case. ANI

Financial powers of Service Headquarters hiked three-fold to hasten procurements
To accelerate the process of procurement for the Armed Forces, Defence Minister AK Antony today gave his 'in principle' approval to a three-fold hike in the delegation of financial powers to Service Headquarters - from the current Rs.50 crores to Rs.150 crores. ANI

Jagan arrest a ploy of Congress to settle scores with leaders who oppose them: BJP
Commenting on the arrest of YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy by the CBI, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Rajiv Pratap Rudy has said that this was just a ploy of the ruling Congress Party to settle scores with leaders who oppose them. ANI

Travails of labourers in Kashmir
The month of May opens with a history of struggle going back several generations, with workers across the globe coming together to celebrate May 01 as an expression of their international camaraderie and shared political aspirations for freedom. ANI

Jet Airways flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai after engine catches fire
About 158 passengers on board Jet Airways Riyadh-Mumbai flight on Monday escaped unhurt after a fire broke out in the left engine of the aircraft on its landing here. ANI

DA case: Jagan Reddy reaches CBI court (Lead:Jagan)
YSR Congress Party president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy reached the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here today, a day after he was arrested in the alleged disproportionate assets case. ANI

Air India board to meet today; pilots' strike enters Day 21
Air India board will meet here today to discuss the nearly three-week-old strike by pilots and a host of financial issues. ANI

26 killed in road mishap on Mumbai-Pune expressway
At least twenty-six people were killed and 27 others injured when a speeding tempo rammed into a stationary bus at Khalapur on Mumbai-Pune expressway around midnight. ANI

DA case: Jagan Reddy to appear before CBI court, security tightened
Security has been tightened in Hyderabad with YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy is expected to appear before a CBI court a day after he was arrested in the alleged disproportionate assets case. ANI

Richard Ivey School of Business Emerges as the Lead Producer of Indian Business Cases
Richard Ivey School of Business, Canada’s top business school today announced that Ivey Publishing, the global leader in publishing international business case studies has accomplished a significant milestone of developing more than 200 India focused cases Business Wire India

President Patil to Unveil New Logo for Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Green Initiative, Roshni
Rashtrapati Bhavan’s sustainability initiative, Roshni Prachodaya Society (“Roshni”) and India@75, a grassroots initiative for realizing the dream of an inclusive, sustainable and developed India by 2022, will usher in a new phase in raising public awareness of environmental issues on May 30th when their combined efforts will result in H.E. Smt Business Wire India

VINJEY Announces Multimedia Algorithms to Run on Texas Instruments’ ARM®-based Audio Processors
VINJEY Software Systems (VINJEY) today announced that original equipment manufacturers (OEMS) can leverage its multimedia algorithms to ease and accelerate development of audio systems on ARM®-based processors from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) Business Wire India

CommScope Chooses Avnet Technology Solutions to Distribute Enterprise Solutions in India
CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has signed an agreement with Avnet Technology Solutions to distribute its complete Enterprise solutions portfolio to Avnet’s value-added reseller base in India Business Wire India

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