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  • Mobile solutions to empower, educate refugees and displaced persons take spotlight at UN forum
    New York, Mar 29 : Several initiatives to improve learning through mobile technologies were presented during the Mobile Learning Week 2017, a recently-concluded five-day event held at the Paris headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

  • DR Congo: UN and regional partners express concern about Kasai unrest
    New York, Mar 29 : The United Nations and regional partner organizations on Tuesday expressed deep concern about the situation in the central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where at least two United Nations experts disappeared two weeks ago and dozens of police officers were reportedly found dead.

  • Protecting human rights essential in promoting sustainable supply chains - UN experts
    New York, Mar 29 : The only way to achieve socially sustainable supply chains is if human rights are protected and respected, a group of UN experts said on Tuesday in an open letter addressed to G20 leaders currently meeting in Geneva.

  • UNESCO chief condemns killing of Mexican reporter in Chihuahua
    New York, Mar 29 : The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom on Tuesday denounced the killing of journalist Miroslava Breach Velducea in the capital of northern Mexican state Chihuahua on 23 March 2017.

  • Supporting Syrian refugees not only an act 'of generosity' but also of 'enlightened self-interest' - UN chief
    New York, Mar 29 : Visiting the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan that is hosting about 80,000 Syrian refugees, the United Nations chief urged the parties to the conflict in Syria and the countries that have influence over them to realize that the crisis is not only a tragedy for Syrian people but also a threat to regional stability and global security.

  • Child trafficking in West Bengal: Mamata ask government officials to act firmly
    Jalpaiguri, Mar 28 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at an administrative meeting in North Bengal, asked its government officials to act firmly to counter the child trafficking racket that has raised the storm in the state's politics of late, according to media reports on Tuesday.

  • FIFA bans Lionel Messi for four years over misconduct
    Zurich, Mar 28 : International Federation of Association Football banned Argentina football player Lionel Messi for four years, over the charge of abusing assistant referee during Argentina-Chile match of qualifying tournament for World Cup 2018, according to media reports on Tuesday.

  • Mehbooba expresses anguish over civilian killings in J&K
    Srinagar, Mar 28 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep anguish and grief over the death of a youth at Chadoora on Tuesday.

  • Indian Army chief visits Nepal and Bangladesh
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) is visiting Nepal and Bangladesh from Mar 28 to Apr 2 on his first foreign visit after assuming office. COAS will be visiting important military installations and meeting high ranking dignitaries including the Prime Minister, Defence Minister and the Chief of Army Staff.

  • Infosys joins Open Invention Network Community
    Durham, Mar 28 : Open Invention Network (OIN), a patent non-aggression community in history with well over 2000 members, on Tuesday announced that Infosys has joined OIN as a community member.

  • Gujarat: Police seizes Rs 42 lakhs in demonetised notes, arrests two
    Surat (Gujarat) , Mar. 28 : Two people were arrested in Surat in connection with the seizure of Rs 42 lakhs in demonetized notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000.

  • Slaughter House Association asks UP Govt. to have mercy on their livelihood
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 28 : Following the strike called by the meat sellers in Uttar Pradesh, the slaughter house association on Tuesday said that they do not want to make it difficult for the people and called on the state government to think about the livelihood of the shop owners.

  • Pakistan responsible for violence in Budgam today
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir.) , Mar. 28 : Pakistan was responsible for the violence in Budgam today, which witnessed an encounter as well as a major incident of stone-pelting in which three civilians were killed and 60 security personnel sustained injuries.

  • India to borrow Rs 3.71 lakh crore to cover next fiscal target of Rs 5.8 lakh crore
    New Delhi , Mar. 28 : The Economic Affairs Secretary, Shaktikanta Das on Tuesday set the gross market borrowing for the first six months at Rs 3.71 lakh crore or 64per cent of the full year's target of Rs 5.8 lakh crore.

  • Congress steers clear of Hassan's 'menstruation' remark
    New Delhi , Mar. 28 : The Congress on Tuesday termed party leader M.M. Hassan's remark on women as a personal view, making it clear that the party believes in equality.

  • Davis Cup: Bhupathi keeps Paes, Bopanna as reserves
    New Delhi , Mar.28 : Making a bold move, India's non-playing captain Mahesh Bhupathi has picked four young players in the squad, while the two of the senior-most players - Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna - have been put in the reserve category for the Davis Cup tie against Uzbekistan.

  • NGT issues notices over encroachment of Gurugram drain
    New Delhi , Mar. 28 : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday sought a reply from the Centre and the Haryana Government on the plea alleging encroachment on a natural storm water drain in Gurugram which had suffered massive traffic jam due to blockage in a particular spot during rains last year.

  • Formulate suitable strategy to unlock significant growth potential in UP's dairy industry: ASSOCHAM plea to new govt.
    New Delhi, mar 28 : Apex industry body ASSOCHAM on Tuesday urged the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh (UP) government to formulate a suitable strategy for unlocking the significant growth potential of dairy sector in the state through productivity enhancement, strengthening and expanding village level infrastructure for milk procurement and providing producers with greater access to markets.

  • Jet Airways commences non-stop services to Bagdogra, Madurai from Mumbai
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : Jet Airways, the country's full-service, premiere international airline, has started direct daily flights between Mumbai and Madurai (Tamil Nadu) and Mumbai and Bagdogra (West Bengal).

  • Kolkata: TMC leader Madan Mitra meets elevator accident, admitted to hospital
    Kolkata, Mar 28 : Leader of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) and former cabinet minister Madan Mitra was injured in an elevator crash in north Kolkata on Tuesday evening, reports said.

  • Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa formally launches 'Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment'
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC has formally launched the e-billing system 'ATF DIP' at New Delhi on Tuesday.

  • Xiaomi's founder and CEO Lei Jun meets PM Modi
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : Chinese technology company Xiaomi's founder and CEO Lei Jun has met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi here.

  • Cathay Dragon website to merge into Cathay Pacific website
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : The Cathay Dragon website (formerly www.dragonair.com) will soon be merged into the Cathay Pacific website (www.cathaypacific.com) in a move that will provide customers of both airlines with a more seamless online experience.

  • J&K: Another civilian killed during clashes with security forces
    Srinagar, Mar 28 : Another civilian was allegedly killed during clashes with security forces in Durbugh village of Chadoora in central Kashmir's Budgam area, taking the toll of civilian deaths to three.

  • Farhan's late night encounters Lucknow!
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : Bollywood's multi-faceted man Farhan Akhtar was seen riding a scooter with his on-screen friend Alok & director Ranjit Tiwari in Lalbagh for Emmay Entertainment's upcoming film Lucknow Central.

  • Kohli praises Indian team, calls himself 'proud' to be part of the group
    Dharamsala, Mar 28 : Indian captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday said he feels 'proud' to be part of the team which beat Australia to clinch the series against the might side 2-1.

  • Oncology surgeons from North East India meet surgical robot
    Guwahati, Mar 28 :The Dr. Bhubaneswar Borooah Cancer Institute based in Guwahati saw an unusual rise in footfalls last week.

  • Parineeti Chopra makes singing debut
    Mumbai,Mar 28 : Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra, who has acted in several movie, has now turned a singer.

  • Indian benchmark indices end higher of Tuesday
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : The Indian market ended higher on Tuesday, with BSE Sensex up 172.37 points at 29411.56 and NSE Nifty up 61.55 points at 9100.80.

  • BCCI congratulates Team India, announces cash rewards
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday congratulated the Indian Cricket Team for retaining the No. 1 position in Test team rankings and registering unbeaten series wins in the home season 2016-17.

  • In Senegal, UN General Assembly President calls for sustainable management of marine resources
    New York, Mar 29 : Visiting a traditional fishing community in Senegal, the President of the United Nations General Assembly has called on the countries in the region to prioritize conserving and sustainably managing their marine resources.

  • Belarus: UN expert decries Government's return to mass violence against peaceful protestors
    New York, Mar 29 : A United Nations-appointed independent expert on the human rights situation in Belarus has expressed dismay over the Government's return to the policy of violent mass repression against peaceful demonstrators, non-governmental organizations, journalists and political opponents, and is calling on the authorities there to stop harassment and violence.

  • Half of all health facilities in war-torn Yemen now closed; medicines urgently needed - UN
    New York, Mar 29 : More than 14 million people in Yemen have no access to health services, the United Nations health agency on Tuesday said, warning that transportation of medical personnel and treatment for the injured is getting increasingly difficult as this week the fighting enters its third year.

  • Mosul: UN rights chief urges civilian protection as sniper fire, airstrikes kill dozens
    New York, Mar 29 : The top United Nations human rights official on Tuesday deplored the massive loss of civilian lives in the western sections of Iraq's Mosul city in recent days due to actions by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) terrorists as well as airstrikes by the Government forces.

  • Around 22 million children could soon starve without urgent aid, UNICEF warns
    New York, Mar 29 : Millions of children are on the brink of starvation in the worst humanitarian crisis in decades, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday warned, urgently calling for nearly $255 million to respond to immediate needs in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

  • Dilip Ghosh links Abhiskek Banerjee to K D Singh, received notice
    Kolkata, Mar 28 : Bharatiya Janata Party state President received a notice issued by Trinamool Congress MP Abhishek Banerjee, for linking latter to a controversial businessman, K D Singh, on Tuesday.

  • Rotten meal allegedly served in Rajdhani Express, passengers protest
    Kolkata, Mar 28 : Alleging that they were served rotten and unhealthy food for dinner last night, passengers of New Delhi to Sealdah bound Rajdhani Express (12314) demonstrated at Asansol station in Burdwan district of West Bengal and Sealdah station in Kolkata on Tuesday, reports said.

  • Passengers protest against Rajdhani Express for poor quality food
    Kolkata, Mar 28 : Passengers complained against New Delhi-Seadah Rajdhani Express for serving poor quality food and followed it up by protests at two stations,on Tuesday, according to media reports.

  • Chinese national 'tears' Indian flag, protesters demonstrate outside Oppo office
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : Noida's Sector 63 witnessed protests on Tuesday after a Chinese national, who works for smartphone manufacturer Oppo, allegedly tore an Indian flag and threw it in a dustbin, media reports said.

  • I do not believe in a religion that restricts people from loving one another: Mamata Banerjee
    Jaipaiguri,Mar 28 : Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party,West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, while speaking in a public gathering, said she does not believe in a religion that restricts people from loving one another, on Tuesday.

  • Stone pelting: CRPF appeals to Kashmir locals not to obstruct anti-terror operations
    New Delhi , Mar. 28 : In the wake of the civilian casualties and injuries during the stone pelting that occurred on the sidelines of the Budgam encounter in Jammu and Kashmir today, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has made a fervent appeal to the locals of the Valley to not pose as an obstruction in the path of security forces while they are combating terrorists.

  • Gujarat heat wave: Met dept. issues 'yellow warning' due to high temperature
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat), Mar. 28 : The Meteorology Department of Gujarat on Tuesday issued a yellow warning due to rise in temperature in the state for the next 48 hours.

  • 40 CRPF, 20 Police personnel injured in stone pelting during Budgam encounter
    Srinagar , Mar. 28 : The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has stated that today's encounter with militants in Budgam was a particularly different one, as they had to fight it on two different levels- against militants and the stone pelting locals as well- informing that 40 CRPF and 20 Police personnel suffered injuries in the stone pelting.

  • Delhi Court reserves order for April 12 in Chhota Rajan fake passport case
    New Delhi , Mar. 28 : A Delhi court on Tuesday reserved its order for April 12th in a fake passport case, allegedly involving noted gangster Chhota Rajan and three others.

  • DA case: CBI files petition seeking cancellation of Jagan Reddy's bail
    New Delhi , Mar. 28 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a petition asking the CBI court to cancel YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy's bail in a Disproportionate Assets (DA) case, claiming that Jagan has violated the bail clause.

  • Naidu slams Opposition for creating uproar, delaying Parliament proceedings
    New Delhi , Mar. 28 : Slamming the Opposition over the delaying in filling up vacancies in the statutory commissions for minorities, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu asserted that the Congress still cannot accept their defeat in the recent Assembly Elections and was coming up with 'lame reasons' to create an uproar in the House and delay the proceedings.

  • Credit growth in exports, shipping, farm mark uptick in sentiment: ASSOCHAM
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : Export credit grew by a handsome 32 per cent in the current financial year , helped by a smart recovery in the global demand, also leading to an upturn in shipping, an ASSOCHAM Paper has said.

  • Amazon to acquire SOUQ.com
    Seattle, Mar 28 : Amazon on Tuesday announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East.

  • Resistance was much more playing against Australia than other teams: Virat Kohli
    Dharamsala, Mar 28 : Amidst the heated up words between two teams, Indian captain Virat Kohli at the post match press conference said that they felt the resistance was much more playing against Australia than other teams in the concluding season, on Tuesday.

  • Bank of Baroda enters into MOU with Jain Irrigation Systems Limited
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : Bank of Baroda, apublic sector bank has entered into MOU with Jain Irrigation Systems Limited, with an objective to finance the Micro Irrigation systems i.e. drip and sprinkler irrigation sold by the company through the network of Bank of Baroda branches across the country.

  • Ajmer Ratlam Express extended up to Indore
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : In the presence of Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker, Lok Sabha and Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Extension of Train No 19653 / 19654 Ajmer Ratlam Express up to Indore via newly constructed Broad Gauge Q-Track was flagged off through Video Conferencing from Rail Bhavan, New Delhi on Tuesday.

  • Cathay Pacific commences Tel Aviv service with the Airbus A350
    Tel Aviv, Mar 28 :Cathay Pacific on Tuesday operated its inaugural service from Hong Kong to Tel Aviv - the latest destination in the airline's expanding global network. Flight CX675, a non-stop service flown by the advanced Airbus A350 aircraft, departed Hong Kong at 01:00, touching down at Ben Gurion Airport on schedule at 07:53 local time.

  • Cathay Pacific, Lufthansa Group sign co-operation agreement
    Frankfurt, Mar 28 : Cathay Pacific Chief Executive Ivan Chu and Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of the Lufthansa Group, have signed a new co-operation agreement in Frankfurt, Germany.

  • Air India cancels Ravindra Gaikwad's ticket again
    New Delhi, Mar 28 : Protesting against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, national carrier Air India has once again cancelled his ticket for the Mumbai-Delhi flight.

  • We are not planning to have a baby right now: Bipasha Basu
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : Bong beauty Bipasha Basu has rubbished reports of her pregnancy and said curiosity about it was "tad annoying".

  • Mamata Banerjee expresses concern over 'recent happenings' in UP
    Kolkata, Mar 28 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday expressed her concerns over the recent happenings in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Child Cabinet (Bal Panchayat) member meet
    Kolkata, Mar 28 : PATH Welfare Society with support from "ITC Mission SunehraKal" organized a Children's Meet- a gathering of over 400 children & Child Cabinet members from 24 government schools in Kolkata.

  • Poster,motion poster of Half Girlfriend released
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : The first motion poster and poster of Shraddha Kapoor's upcoming movie 'Half Girlfriend' has been released by its makers on Tuesday.

  • Mirza Juuliet: New poster unveiled
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : A new poster of upcoming movie Mirza Juuliet has been unveiled by its makers.

  • Poorna new poster released
    Mumbai, Mar 28 : A new poster of upcoming movie 'Poorna' has been released.