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  • Andhra Pradesh woman, son found dead in New Jersey apartment
    New Jersey, Mar 24 : A techie hailing from Andhra Pradesh and her 7-year-old son was found dead in her apartment, media reports said on Friday.

  • Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boards train after flight ban
    New Delhi, Mar 24 : Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad boarded a train to reach Mumbai following the flight ban imposed on him by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) for assaulting a 60 years old Air India staff member, on Friday, according to media reports.

  • Marking World Tuberculosis Day, UN seeks to address stigma, protect patient rights
    New York, Mar 24 : To mark World Tuberculosis Day, the United Nations health agency has launched a new set of ethics guidance to protect the rights of all people affected by the infectious disease, which claims 5,000 lives each day.

  • Two years on, Yemen conflict targets children, food trucks and even fishermen's boats - UN
    New York, Mar 24 : The conflict in Yemen is raging, the United Nations human rights chief on Friday warned, urging those fighting to work towards a ceasefire and to allow humanitarian aid to get through to millions of people in need.

  • UN agencies, partners to launch polio vaccination campaign across Africa
    New York, Mar 24 : More than 116 million children are set to be immunized against polio starting on Saturdayin one of the largest of its kind synchronized vaccination campaigns across west and central Africa, United Nations agencies on Friday announced.

  • Civil societies should come forward for socio-economic development of states like Bihar, Jharkhand: President
    Patna (Bihar), Mar. 24: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said civil societies should come forward to meet challenges for social and economic development of states like Bihar and Jharkhand.

  • Case filed against Hanumantha Rao for shouting at Telangana police officer
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Mar.24 : A case has been registered against Congress leader V. Hanumantha Rao in Hyderabad's Saifabad Police Station under Sections 353, 294-B and 504 of the Indian Penal code (IPC) for shouting at a Telangana police officer.

  • Post Airlines snub Gaikwad takes train route to Mumbai
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : After being barred by all the airlines, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad who assaulted Air India staff member took a train to Mumbai on Friday.

  • We want to fight next war with technology: General Bipin Rawat
    New Delhi , Mar.24 : Emphasizing the significance of technology, Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Friday asked the industrialists and academicians to come up with robust yet technologically compatible solutions, adding that the Indian Army would fight its wars in varied terrain and weather conditions.

  • Jharkhand: Six BSF personnel injured during field firing
    Hazaribagh (Jharkhand) , Mar.24 : As many as six Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were injured during field firing at Hazaribagh on Friday.

  • Etawah forest authorities have no issues over ban on slaughter houses
    Etawah (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar.24 : Asserting that there is no problem with ban on slaughter houses, the Forest Department of Uttar Pradesh's Etawah Wild Life Safari Park on Friday said the lions are fed with goat's meet.

  • PM Modi congratulates sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik for Guinness records
    New Delhi , Mar.24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated Odisha-born world renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik for registering his name in the Guinness Book of Records by creating world's tallest sandcastle on Puri sea beach on February 10.

  • Assam Rifles nab NSCN (K) militant in Arunachal Pradesh
    Guwahati, Mar 24 : : Security forces have apprehended a NSCN (K) militant from Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district on Friday morning.

  • Paragon partners completes Rs. 100 cr worth of investments
    Mumbai, Mar 24 : Paragon Partners Growth Fund - I on Friday announced the successful completion of two new investment transactions aggregating to INR 100 crore (approximately US$ 15 million).

  • Private sector should be involved to eliminate TB: IIHMR University Jaipur
    Jaipur, Mar 24 : Against the backdrop of renewed efforts to control tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, the need to ponder upon the improved methods to estimate the public health impact of TB programs is quintessential. The nation has stepped progressively in 2017 but, after 50 years of TB control activities, the disease still remains a major health challenge in India. Tuberculosis falls under the category of curable and eradicable diseases. Yet, despite a drastic decline in the disease burden of TB in the past decade the disease continues to affect a sizable section of population in rural and urban belts of the country. On account of World Tuberculosis day, The IIHMR University Jaipur shares important insights and its contribution in TB prevention and control at national and regional level.

  • Using digital technology to accelerate business growth: ASSOCHAM-Deloitte study
    New Delhi, Mar 24 : In India, adoption of advanced business digital technologies can lead to increase in revenues by up to 27%, increase in employment by up to 84% and enhanced access to international markets by up to 65% for small and medium business (SMBs), according to ASSOCHAM-Deloitte joint study.

  • Suicide bomber killed trying to attack police outpost near Dhaka airport
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Mar. 24 : A suicide bomber was killed while trying to carry out an attack on police outpost near Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport intersection in Dhaka on Friday evening.

  • BJP supports Rajinikanth's decision to visit Sri Lanka, says anti-national element should appreciate it
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Supporting superstar Rajinikanth's decision to take part in a charity event in Sri Lanka's Jaffna, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said rather than condemning this act, the anti- national elements should take part in this initiative.

  • Swami Aseemanand gets conditional bail in Mecca Masjid blast case
    Hyderabad (Telangana), Mar. 24 : A Hyderabad court on Friday granted conditional bail to Swami Aseemanad in 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case, paving way for his release from jail after seven years.

  • Rohingya issue: UN to send fact-finding mission to Myanmar
    Geneva [Switzerland], Mar. 24 : The United Nations Human Rights Council on Friday decided to send an independent international fact-finding mission to Myanmar to investigate alleged human rights violations in the country, against the ethnic Rohingya Muslims in particular.

  • World Tuberculosis Day 2017: Global community join hands to fight againstTB
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Mar. 24 : On the occasion of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, the global community have joined hands in observing this day and fighting against the disease.

  • PM Modi conveys his condolences for London attack victims
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday had a telephonic conversation with his Britain counterpart Theresa May and expressed India's solidarity and conveyed deepest condolences for victims of the terror attack in London.

  • Devendra Fadnavis assured security in all hospitals: IMA
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar 24 : After meeting Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today, Secretary of the Indian Medical Association (IMA), Dr Parthiv Sanghvi asserted that they have promised to fulfil demands of providing adequate security in all hospitals.

  • Doubting democratic exercises 'questionable': MEA on NYT editorial
    New Delhi, Mar.24 : Reacting sharply to 'The New York Times' editorial that criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to appoint Yogi Adityanath as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday said the paper's wisdom to doubt 'democratic exercises' and write such piece was 'questionable'.

  • 'Memory boy' Md. Faisal set to break another Guinness world record in December
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Mohammad Faisal, known as 'memory boy' who won Guinness World record four times for India in the category of "Most Countries identified from Capital Cities in One Minute" is all set to break another record in December this year.

  • Kantar Millward Brown Media Conclave 2017
    New Delhi , Mar 24 : WPP -Kantar's brand, communications and media research unit Kantar Millward Brown conducted its annual Media Conclave 2017 in Mumbai. This year's Media Conclave focused on the impact of various media Ad Formats on campaign performances. The conclave played host to some of the country's top most Marketing, Media and Media Insights leads.

  • President of India inaugurates International Conference of ADRI on "Bihar and Jharkhand: Shared History to Shared Vision"
    New Delhi, Mar 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a Conference on "Bihar and Jharkhand: Shared History to Shared Vision' today (March 24, 2017) in Patna, Bihar.

  • Mohammed Shami, Shreyas Iyer included in the Indian team for Dharamsala Test against Australia
    Mumbai, Mar 24 :Mohammed Shami and Shreyas Iyer have been added to the Indian squad for the Test match against Australia in Dharamsala, the BCCI confirmed on Friday.

  • Meet Bros collaborate with Neeraj Pandey once again
    Mumbai, Mar 24 : One of India''s most popular music composer duo, Meet Bros. are back with a new song called 'Dil Hua Besharam' from Neeraj Pandey's upcoming film Naam Shabana.

  • India asks U.S. to provide details of 271 illegal immigrants
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday said India has urged the United States to provide details of the cases of 271 illegal immigrants whom Washington wants New Delhi to take back.

  • 2017 Canadian Federal Budget gets mixed reactions
    Toronto, Mar 24 : Presentation of the 2017 Federal budget by Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau on Wednesday, received several reactions, positive as well as negative, media reports said.

  • SC orders BCCI to give money to HPCA for Dharamsala test match
    New Delhi, Mar 24 : The Supreme Court of India ordered Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to give 2.5 crore rupees to Himachal Pradesh State Cricket Association (HPCA) for organising the fourth and final test match between India and Australia, on Friday.

  • Environmental recovery key to post-conflict development in Colombia - UN agency
    New York, Mar 24 : Concluding a mission to Colombia, a multi-disciplinary team of United Nations environment experts have highlighted that the country has a unique opportunity to promote sustainable and resilient livelihoods in which the nature serves as the foundation for long-lasting peace.

  • Child rights must be at the centre of Syria peace talks - UNICEF
    New York, Mar 24 : Those participating the intra-Syrian peace talks in Geneva must put the rights of children at the centre of all their deliberations as children throughout the Middle Eastern country continue to come under attack, a senior United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) official has said.

  • Assam Forest Minister inaugurates CWRC photo exhibition
    Guwahati, Mar 24 : Assam Forest Minister Pramila Rani Brahma on Friday inaugurated CWRC-a pictorial journey of securing wildlife-showcasing the 15 years' service of Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC) for protecting wildlife at State Art Gallery in Guwahati.

  • Dattatreya lauds Cabinet's approval on new OBC commission
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : Union Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya on Friday while appreciating the initiative of the Union Cabinet to establish a constitutional commission for the upliftment of the backward classes said that the demand was pending from long time and it is good that now some steps have been taken on it.

  • Karnataka villagers carry Zilla Panchayat CEO on shoulders to cross drain
    Raichur (Karnataka) , Mar.24 : In what may come as a shock, Kurma Rao, the Chief Executive Officer of the Raichur Zilla Panchayat in Karnataka, was recently filmed being carried across a drain by two people, ostensibly as he did not want to get his shoes and pants wet.

  • Indian Navy fires SAM Missile system from aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : The Indian Navy once again successfully conducted maiden trial firing of newly installed Surface-to-Air missile system from aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.

  • Shilpa Shinde files FIR against 'Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai's producer
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : Television actress Shilpa Shinde, who used to play the role of Angoori devi in 'Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai' has filed an FIR against the show's producer and accused him of sexual assault.

  • Shiv Sena defends Gaikwad's act, says everyone loses temper at some point of time
    New Delhi/Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 24 : The Shiv Sena on Friday came out to defend MP Ravindra Gaikwad who has been facing sharp criticism for hitting an Air India staffer over a sitting arrangement and said that everyone loses their temper at some point of time.

  • 10-year-old progeric boy becomes director of child rights body
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Mar 24 : A 10-year-old boy, Sreyansh who is suffering from Progeria was made chairman of the Madhya Pradesh State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MPSCPCR) for a day on Friday.

  • Suicide attack occurs outside Dhaka International airport
    Dhaka, Mar 24 : A suicide attack took place near police check post outside Dhaka International Airport in Bangladesh half an hour ago on Friday, according to media reports.

  • Canada: TDSB bans further travel to U.S.
    Toronto, Mar 24 : The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) announced that all future trips to United States had been banned allowing only already planned trips to proceed, media reports said

  • Defence Minister hands over indigenous DRDO Naval Systems
    New Delhi, Mar 24 : Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley handed over three Naval Systems indigenously developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to the Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sunil Lanba here on Friday.

  • Volvo cars prices set to increase across carlines in April
    Kolkata, Mar 24 : Volvo Auto India on Friday announced there will be a revision of prices across its car range.

  • President Mukherjee urges global community to eradicate terrorism
    New Delhi , Mar.24 : Urging global community to eradicate terrorism, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said there can be no justification for terrorism under any circumstances, adding that the international community must work together.

  • FIR registered against Shirish Kunder for calling Yogi Adityanath 'goon'
    Hazratganj (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 24 : An FIR has been registered in Uttar Pradesh's Hazratganj against filmmaker and Farah Khan's husband Shirish Kunder for his tweet against Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

  • Not seeking to influence presidential race in France: Putin on meeting Le Pen
    Moscow [Russia], Mar. 24 : Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Kremlin is not seeking to influence the presidential race in France, but has the right to meet with representatives of the country's political parties.

  • AAP Sena protests with rose, slippers against Gaikwad
    New Delhi , Mar.24 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sena on Friday held a protest in a unique way against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad' for assaulting Air India staffer Sukumar with slipper.

  • Kerala: 12-year-old boy becomes 'Youngest Father'
    Kochi (Kerala) , Mar 24 : A shocking incident has come to light wherein it has been found that a 12-year-old boy has become the youngest father.

  • Gaikwad submits complaint against Air India before Delhi Police
    New Delhi , Mar.24 : In what could be termed as a blame game, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Friday submitted a complaint against Air India before the Delhi Police alleging that he was pushed and yelled on.

  • New Jersey murder: Deceased's mother suspects extra-marital affair of son-in-law
    Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , Mar.24 : A day after a woman was found dead in her house in New Jersey, her mother alleged that extra marital affair of his son-in-law could be the reason of the murder of her daughter.

  • Jaitley hands over systems for submarines to Indian Navy
    New Delhi , March, 24 : Union Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday handed over the systems developed by the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory ( NPOL), the only Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) lab in Kerala, to Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba at an event in Delhi.

  • ED issues show cause notices to Knight Riders Sports, Shahrukh Khan
    New Delhi , Mar. 24 : The Enforcement Directorate on Friday issued show cause notices to M/s. Knight Riders Sports Pvt. Ltd. (KRSPL), Guari Khan, Director of M/s. KRSPL, Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla under Rule 4(1) of Foreign Exchange Management (Adjudication Proceedings and Appeal Rules), 2000.

  • Rajasthan HC bans two former MPs from staying in govt. accommodation
    Jodhpur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 24 : The Rajasthan High Court on Friday banned former Alwar MP Bhanwar Jitendra Singh and former Jaipur MP Mahesh Joshi from staying in any government accommodation or guest houses.

  • Incentives to promote API Manufacturing; Need for IoT Platforms in Quality Control: study
    New Delhi, Mar 24 : Urgent need to foster "Make in India for India" in Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API )manufacturing to capitalize on the lost market share, reduce our dependency on China and establish self-sustainability, reveals the ASSOCHAM-Sathguru joint study.

  • Director, FSB, Russia, calls on Union Home Minister
    New Delhi, Mar 24 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh received the 9-Member Russian delegation led by the Director of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB), Alexander Bortnikov here today.

  • London attack: Narendra Modi calls Theresa May, expresses solidarity
    London/New Delhi, Mar 24 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called British Prime Minister Theresa May to express solidarity following terrorist attack in London this week.

  • S. Korea protests Japan's 'distorted' history textbooks
    Seoul [South Korea], Mar. 24 : South Korea on Friday protested Japan's history textbooks for high school, which reflect Tokyo's repeated territorial claims to a pair of rocky islets lying halfway between the two countries.

  • Hanumantha Rao lambasts Telangana police officer for not allowing him to hold conference
    Hyderabad (Telangana) Mar. 24 : Lambasting a police officer for not allowing him to hold a press conference in Hyderabad, Congress leader V. Hanumantha Rao has accused Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao of dictatorship, adding the people are prohibited from expressing themselves.