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India News on October 4, 2012

  • Cauvery Hitarakshana Samithi, a representation of farmers in Karnataka, began a relay hunger strike in Mandya protesting the Karnataka government's action to release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu. They warned that the people would stop paying taxes if government does not roll back its decision.
  • BJP senior leader and Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that there is no conflict within the party over the issue of prime ministerial candidate. He said that the party would announce the name at an appropriate time. Chouhan is in Washington, US on an official visit.
  • The Supreme Court of India has refused to grant interim bail to ex-Army officer Shrikant Prasad Purohit and other accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case. Senior advocate UR Lalit appearing for the accused contended that his clients were in jail for the past four years and their petitions were never being heard by the apex court.

  • India test fires Prithvi-II ballistic missile from Odisha
    Prithvi is India's first ingeniously developed ballistic missile Andhra News

    Government gearing up for second wave of economic reforms
    Union Cabinet to approve second wave of reforms including FDI in pension and insurance sectors Andhra News

    2-day India Internet Governance Conference 2012 Gets Under Way
    “Internet does not require just governance, but needs transparency and accountability on the part of the user who should be free to express his opinion but at the same time be accountable for what is being said. Above all managing the internet need consensus amongst stakeholders – Government, business, civil society, etc,” said Mr Business Wire India

    SMART Automation Announces Launch of Home Automation Services
    SMART Automation today announced the launch of new end-to-end suite of cost effective home automation solutions including automation for commercial and hospitality space that will allow users to monitor and control system features remotely from anywhere in the world Business Wire India

    ESPN STAR Sports Scores with Enhanced Studio Coverage of the Spanish La Liga BBVA with SKY Sports
    ESPN STAR Sports (ESS), announced that it will boost its coverage of the Spanish La Liga BBVA starting this weekend by featuring the world-renowned studio presentation from SKY Sports on the Spanish league, beginning with the highly anticipated El Clasico match between Barcelona and Real Madrid on 8 October Business Wire India

    Takshasila Healthcare Selects Kronos to Manage Workforce in Real-Time and Deliver Quality Care
    Takshasila Healthcare has chosen workforce management solutions from Kronos Incorporated to manage its workforce and deliver quality care at an upcoming healthcare facility in Bengaluru Business Wire India Launches Destination Trivia Gaming App - Yo! India, India’s leading travel planning website, announced the launch of India’s first free destination trivia gaming app - Yo! India. The app tests a player’s knowledge of Indian destinations by asking them to keep guessing places in India from their pictures and giving players points for answering correctly in a short period of time Business Wire India

    Wrangler Launches the Search for its True Wanderers 2.0
    Wrangler, the iconic denim brand is back with its nationwide search for True Wanderers 2.0. All you bikers with a zeal for adventure put on your knapsack as the time has come to be rewarded for your passion Business Wire India

    HP Introduces Intelligent Security Solutions to Drive Innovation, Reduce Risk
    HP today announced additions to its security solutions portfolio that enable enterprises to assess, transform, optimize and manage their security environments to proactively protect what matters. Cloud, mobility and big data initiatives are helping organizations solve pressing challenges, while driving accelerated innovation, enhanced agility and improved financial management Business Wire India

    AKAI Set to Revolutionise Indian Television Viewing with the Launch of AKAI Smart Box
    --Converts any TV into Smart TV at fraction of cost --Targets market of 1 lakh AKAI Smart Box units in coming months AKAI, one of the largest Japanese Consumer Electronics brands with over eight decades of lineage as a technology innovator in consumer electronics today announced the launch of AKAI Smart Box Business Wire India

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