• ICC confirms final squads for Women's WC Qualifier 2017
    Dubai [UAE], Jan.24 : The squads of the 10 sides participating in the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo from February 7 to February 21 have been confirmed.

  • 'Inspired' by PM Modi, Rimi Sen joins BJP
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Actor Rimi Sen joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya here on Tuesday.

  • Nursery admission case: Delhi HC defers hearing till Jan. 30
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : The Delhi High court on Tuesday deferred the case relating to nursery admission notification issued by the state government that made it mandatory for private unaided minority schools to admit students in the unreserved category on the basis of neighbourhood criteria till January 30.

  • Dravid revived my cricketing career, says Hardik Pandya
    Kanpur , Jan.24 : Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Tuesday admitted that the India A tour of Australia was a 'learning curve' for him, while hailing legendary batsman Rahul Dravid for helping him revive his international career after a few disappointments in 2016 that saw him out of the national side.

  • Priyanka Gandhi Vadra to campaign only in Amethi, Rae Bareli say Cong sources
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Having played a key role, along with senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad, in sealing the alliance with the Samajwadi Party, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was expected to play a prominent role in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.

  • International Research Organisation for Life & Health Sciences (IROLHS) in Collaboration with Smile Nation felicitates the best professionals in the healthcare industry in India
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 (ANI-BusinessWire India): A total of 200 doctors and dentists from 24 states were honoured with top honours in the first edition of the Indian Health Professionals Awards organized by Pune-based International Research Organization for Life & Health Sciences (IROLHS).

  • SC says NGT last hope for all in Ganga cleansing case
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday transferred Ganga cleaning and sewage treatment case to the National Green Tribunal (NGT).

  • Britain SC asks govt. to hold vote before leaving EU
    London [UK], Jan. 24: Britain's Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the United Kingdom Government must hold a vote in Parliament before beginning the process of leaving the European Union (EU).

  • EY, Microsoft join hands to drive greater adoption of analytics and intelligence services in India
    Kolkata / Mumbai, Jan 24 : EY, a leading global professional services organization, on Tuesday announced a strategic alliance with Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) to develop and deliver innovative high-performance intelligence and analytics advisory services in India.

  • Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi visits India,PM Modi receives
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday received Mohammed Bin Zayed, The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, at the airport here.

  • All 10 squads for the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 confirmed
    Dubai, Jan 24 : The squads of the 10 sides participating in the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo from 7-21 February have been announced.

  • Cabinet approves a new scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved a new scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country.

  • Jallikattu protest in Chennai: R Ashwin takes metro to return home
    Chennai, Jan 24 : As protests over Jallikattu turned violent in Chennai on Monday. Indian spinner R Ashwin was forced to take a metro to reach his home from airport.

  • Cabinet approves interest waiver for the two months of November and December
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for interest waiver for the two months of November and December, 2016 for farmers accessing short term crop loans from Cooperative Banks.

  • Arvind Kejriwal's borther-in-law faces corruption charges
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : : Delhi police will investigate into allegations that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law has swindled the Delhi Government, reports said.

  • Tata Motors kicks-off T1 Racer Program (TRP) 2.0
    Mumbai/Kolkata, Jan 24 : In line with the company's strategic objective of making the profession of truck driving aspirational, Tata Motors on Tuesday announced the second edition of its the truck driver race selection and training program [TRP 2.0].

  • Smiling broadly could also mean you are less competent!
    Washington D.C. [USA] Jan. 24 : If you think a wide smile on your face in online marketing ads will make you be perceived warmly, think again, for a recent study suggests, it could also mean that your competence level is not up to the mark.

  • Videocon unveils 'Hybrid Solar ACs' in two models; aims 13 pct AC market in India
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Leading consumer electronics and home appliances company Videocon on Tuesday unveiled its first ever Hybrid Solar Air Conditioner for the households and institutions in two different variants of one ton and 1.5 ton starting from Rs. 99,000.

  • New schemes for promotion of rural housing get Cabinet approval
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a new scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country. The Government would provide interest subsidy under the scheme, which would be available to every rural household who is not covered under the Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana (Grameen) or PMAY.

  • Federer sets up Wawrinka clash in Australian Open semis
    Melbourne [Australia], Jan.24 : Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer produced a rich vein of form as he swept aside Germany's Mischa Zverev in straight sets to book his place in the semi-finals of the season-opening Australian Open here at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.

  • SAD unveils path breaking manifesto, commits to make agriculture sustainable, revolutionize rural infrastructure and create 20 lakh jobs for youth
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today unveiled its election manifesto for the 2017 assembly elections by coming up with a slew of initiatives which will make agriculture a sustainable profession, revolutionize rural infrastructure, create 20 lakh jobs for youth, establish mega complexes for industry and provide succor to the poorest of the poor.

  • General public must not be inconvenienced: Vijayvargiya on 'Raees' train publicity
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, who came under sharp criticism for his jibe at Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Raees', today said that adequate measures must be taken to ensure that the general public does not face any inconvenience during film promotions.

  • Siemens announces receiving order worth Rs. 366 crore from ONGC
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Siemens Ltd. on Tuesday announced receiving of an order worth approximately Rs. 366 crore from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).

  • UP elections: Priyanka stars in Congress campaigners list
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : After having played a key role in sealing a deal with the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been announced as one of the star campaigners of the Congress for the upcoming assembly elections.

  • OYO expands with 'OYO Townhouse'; launches friendly neighborhood hotel
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Hotel aggregator OYO on Tuesday announced the launch of its positioned friendly neighborhood hotel 'OYO Townhouse', which intends to break new grounds as a true category innovator through an offering that combines experience and value at a scale that has never been attempted before in the hospitality landscape.

  • Prabhu directs DG RPF to investigate Vadodara incident
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday ordered a probe after one person died as crowd went berserk after actor Shah Rukh Khan arrived at the Vadodara railway station last night.

  • Telangana: Chandrasekhar Rao reviews works under Mission Bhagiratha
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 24 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday reviewed the works under Mission Bhagiratha and asserted that all the works under the programme should be completed on schedule with coordination among all the departments.

  • UP will shine under 'youth icons' Akhilesh and Rahul: Robert Vadra
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Amid reports of Priyanka Gandhi emerging as the key link in the forging of an alliance between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress, her husband Robert Vadra on Monday chimed in the development saying that Uttar Pradesh will benefit from the dynamic leadership of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, whom he branded as 'brand icons'.

  • Revv increases fleet size; launches operations in three new cities
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Delhi-NCR based shared mobility platform Revv has announced the launch of its car sharing services in three new cities (Mumbai, Chennai and Jaipur), taking its national footprint to seven cities.

  • Medikoe launches pioneering social health network 'WE'
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Online medical platform Medikoe has launched its innovative platform 'WE' to offer social health networks with more than 2000+ content pieces, and more than 100 establishments.

  • Luxury Shoe Company Cuir Fashion Launches Exclusively on Amazon
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Cuir Fashion, an online shoe company focused on high quality genuine leather shoes and belts, is launching new products on the e-commerce site,

  • Six teams to play inaugural edition of Indian Women's Football League
    New Delhi , Jan.24 : All India Football Federation (AIFF) has launched the first ever Women's Professional League which is to be contested among six teams.

  • Cabinet approves short term market borrowing by NABARD for lending to Cooperative Banks
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the proposal of short term borrowing by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development or NABARD, in order to lend funds to Cooperative banks.

  • Snapdeal's 'Unbox India' sale records maximum success from the North
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : A region-wise analysis of the sales recorded during Snapdeal's 'Unbox India' sale recorded maximum response from the North region, followed closely by the West and South.

  • BJP looking to form alliance with smaller parties to counter Cong-SP in UP
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan. 24 : With the Congress and Samajwadi Party formally sealing an alliance for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is making efforts to seal deal with other smaller parties to ensure that it achieves the mandate in the politically crucial state.

  • Mallya loan default case: Lawyer says 9 accused innocent, but court detains till Feb. 7
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 24 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday sends all nine arrested accused in connection with the Vijay Mallya loan default case to judicial custody till February 7.

  • Stroke survivors get a new life with low-cost therapy
    Washington D.C. [USA] Jan.24 : All stroke survivors with visual neglect, breathe a sigh of relief. The patients with this therapy can see long-lasting improvements for a better living.

  • Uma Bharti calls for active involvement of NPCC in Namami Gange Programme
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti has called for active involvement of NPCC into Namami Gange programme.

  • OYO launches an aspirational living category
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : OYO, a hotel Company, on Wednesday announced the launch of OYO Townhouse, positioned as a friendly neighbourhood hotel.

  • Tata Power's Maithon Power Plant awarded with Global Energy Management Award 2017
    Kolkata/ Dhanbad, Jan 24 : Tata Power's Maithon Power Limited (MPL), the Company's 74:26 joint venture with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), has always stood out for its exemplary efforts towards energy and environment conservation. In recognition of its excellence, MPL was bestowed by South Asia Forum for Energy Efficiency (SAFEE) with Global Energy Management Award 2017.

  • Roger Federer to meet Stan Wawrinka in the semis
    Melbourne, Jan 24 : Swiss master Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka will meet in the semi-finals of the Australian Open.

  • Flipkart sells close to two lakh units of Redmi Note 4 within minutes of going Live
    Bangalore, Jan 24 : E-commerce market place Flipkart said it has crerated history by selling nearly 2 lakh units of the latest Redmi Note 4, within a few minutes of launching the sale. Redmi Note 4, which made its world debut in India, is available exclusively on Flipkart and

  • Etihad Aviation Group announces President and CEO transition process
    Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 : The Etihad Aviation Group Board of Directors on Tuesday announced that James Hogan will step down as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company in the second half of 2017.

  • Cabinet approves exchanging of AAI's land measuring 11.35 acres with equivalent land of Govt. of Bihar at Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday given its approval to transfer 11.35 acres of land to Airports Authority of India (AAI) by way of exchanging equivalent land of AAI at Anisabad.

  • Cabinet approves ratification of the Second Commitment Period of Kyoto Protocol to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to ratify the Second Commitment Period of the Kyoto Protocol on containing the emission of Green House Gases (GHGs).

  • Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates metro bus service in Multan
    Multan, Jan 24 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday launched the metro bus service in country's Multan area.

  • Hack for change kicks off first hackathon in Mumbai
    New Delhi , Jan 24 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Hack for Change, the hackathon series focused on solving real-world problems to bring about social and environmental change, held its first hackathon on Sunday January 8th. Hosted by Intertrust Technologies Corporation, at the Garage, a start-up accelerator and co-working space in Lower Parel. Creative minds from technical and non-technical backgrounds came from far and wide to pitch their ideas on caring for the elderly, food security, improving the air quality, creating smart villages.

  • Manipuri terrorist group commander to be produced before court
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : A Manipuri terrorist group commander, who was arrested in Delhi by the special cell, will be produced before the Patiala House Court today.

  • Delhi HC to hear DCW salary matter
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday hear the salary matter of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

  • BookMyShow acquires MastiTickets; to strengthen presence in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Online ticketing portal BookMyShow has acquired Hyderabad based online ticketing platform MastiTickets for an undisclosed amount, wherein the acquisition will include transfers of all key assets along with existing cinema partnerships to BookMyShow.

  • BCCI vs Lodha panel row: SC holds back order to name interim board administrators
    Mumbai , Jan.24 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday held back an order to name an interim panel of administrators to run the beleaguered Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

  • Mel Gibson becomes a father, for the ninth time!
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan.24 : 'Hacksaw Ridge' fame director Mel Gibson becomes daddy again!

  • Akhilesh slams Modi Govt.'s demonetisation drive, says 'nothing black or white'
    Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan. 24 : Launching a vehement attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the demonetisation of high-end currency notes, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday opined the money is not black or white, but the transactions are and said it was only the common man who faced the sole brunt of the drive.

  • Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM Modi to stop construction of check dams across Bhavani River
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Jan. 24 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to direct the Water Resources Ministry to advise the Kerala Government to stop the construction work of check dams across Bhavani River.

  • HC issues stay order on UP Govt.'s notification to include OBCs in SC list
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : In a major setback to the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party ahead of the high-voltage Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday passed a stay order on the government's notification to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list.

  • 'The Bachelor' Nick Vail bowled over by Priyanka Chopra
    New Delhi (India) Jan.24 : Looks like Priyanka Chopra is all over in the West and the latest one is in the promo for 'The Bachelors.'

  • Missing person's case: Islamabad HC issues notices to ministries, ISI, police
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 : The Islamabad High Court has issued notices to the ministries of defence and interior, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and police on a petition filed for recovery of a missing person.

  • HDFC Bank Q3 profit rises 15 pct to Rs. 3865 crore, loan growth at 13.5 pct
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : HDFC Bank on Tuesday announced a growth in its profit in the third quarter, which grew by 15 percent to Rs. 3,865.3 crore compared with Rs. 3,356.84 crore in year-ago period.

  • BSF arrests Pakistani national in Jammu Kashmir RS Pura
    RS Pura (Jammu) , Jan. 24 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday apprehended a Pakistani national near International Border in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Australian Open: Mirza-Dodig to face Bopanna-Dabrowski in mixed doubles quarters
    Melbourne [Australia], Jan.24 : Ace Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig produced a spirited performance as they bounced back from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles event at the season-opening Australian open here on Tuesday.