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Ayman al-Zawahiri "armchair general" :US

US dismissed new al Qaeda supremo Ayman al-Zawahiri as a pale imitation of Osama bin Laden,warned the al Qaeda be to a similar fate of his slain predecessor.US officials described number two as an "armchair general" with no combat experience, saying he not only lacked charisma and leadership skills but was also a divisive figure who could fracture al Qaeda.

US military officer Admiral Mike Mullen told Zawahiri to expect the same treatment meted out to bin Laden,killed by US commandos in the dead of night in a May 2 raid on his hideout in Pakistan."As we did both seek to capture and kill and succeed in killing bin Laden, we certainly will do the same thing with Zawahiri," said Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

US Defense Secretary Robert Gates, in valedictory press briefing at the Pentagon, warned that the announcement should serve as a reminder of the continuing al Qaeda threat.

Greek protesters surround parliament

Thousands of Greek protesters surrounded the parliament building on Wednesday as a general strike paralysed the country and the prime minister held emergency talks on a controversial reform package.Riot police and barricades blocked approaches to parliament as demonstrators mustered in the capital, summoned by a popular protest group that has occupied central Syntagma Square for weeks after a similar mobilisation in Spain.

Police said 20,000 people had responded to the call but media estimates raised the turnout to 40,000.Scuffles broke out at various barricade points and police made sporadic use of tear gas to push protesters away.

Lawmakers inside the building are debating a new austerity package worth over 28 billion euros (USD 40 billion), a condition demanded by Greece's creditors in return for a badly-needed new aid bailout.Prime Minister George Papandreou began an emergency meeting with the Greek head of state, President Carolos Papoulias, after a government deputy defected…

Syrian government called citizens of Jisr al-Shughour

Syrian government has called on the citizens of Jisr al-Shughour and the surrounding villages who fled to Turkey to come back. In a statement, Cabinet made the appeal saying the calm and security have been restored in the area. Meanwhile, Syrian refugees protested inside the camps in Southern Turkey, demanding that the world take action act against the regime in Damascus.

Large-scale irregularities for Posco steel projec:CPI

Communist Party of India (CPI) today alleged large-scale irregularities in the land acquisition process for Rs 52,000 crore Posco steel project near Paradip in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha. CPI Odisha secretary, Dibakar Nayak, told media persons at Bhubaneswar that 60 per cent of betel vines farm land acquired by the Odisha government in Nolia Sahi, Polanga, Bhuyanpala and Nuagaon of Naugaon and Gada Kujanga gram panchayat do not exist at all.

r. Oetker Funfoods unveils its new range of Italian sauces in Delhi

13June 2011:Nksagar-Sagar Media Inc:Dr. Oetker Funfoods unveils its new range of Italian sauces in Delhi & NCR: Dr. Oetker Funfoods, a leading manufacturer of branded packaged food products with focus on European cuisines unveils its newly launched Italian Pasta Sauces in Delhi & NCR. Dr. Oetker Funfoods is the market leader for mayonnaise, spreads and dressings (Source: Data Monitor Report March 2011)

The Italian sauces have been launched by Dr. Oetker Funfoods given the growing popularity of the cuisine as borne out by the mushrooming of Italian restaurants1 and QSRs2 in Delhi & NCR. “With developing taste buds and people increasingly experimenting with global cuisines, eating Italian food is no longer confined to dining out. Cooking exotic but easy-to-prepare dishes at home is now widely prevalent in Delhi & NCR too as in the rest of the country. Dr. Oetker Funfoods with its newly launched range of Pasta Sauces endeavors to appeal to this population in Delhi & …

India Telecoms Services and Products Key highligths

The key highlights of CMR's MarketViewpoint 2011 for the India Telecoms Services and Products market are as follows:
1) The major growth drivers for the Telecom Services segments would be launch and roll-out of 3G and BWA / WiMax / LTE services and the consequent growth in usage of high speed broadband, VAS and data services.
Establishment of 3G and BWA (WiMax and Long Term Evolution or LTE) will have a positive impact on the India market; however, broadband content will remain in early stages of development through 2011.

With the allocation of 3G and BWA spectrum and rollout of services by private as well as incumbent operators, WiMax/LTE will help in overcoming the infrastructure issues in the country as well as deliver enhanced performance to end-users.
In terms of broadband content, 2011 will witness early stages of development. However, as WiMax / LTE services gain in popularity, content creation and mobile application development will witness increased focus by vendors, dev…