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  • At talks in Astana, UN envoy on Syria urges mechanism to oversee ceasefire
    New York, Jan 23 : International talks to extend the ceasefire in Syria started on Monday in the Kazakh capital of Astana, with the United Nations Special Envoy said the ceasefire can be solidified if a mechanism to oversee and implement it is created.

  • Naxal leader K.N. Ramachandran goes untraceable after arriving in Kolkata
    Kolkata, Jan 23 : General Secretary of Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Red Star, K.N. Ramachandran, has gone missing after reaching Kolkata, the party claimed on Monday.

  • Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat visits Siachen Glacier
    Srinagar, Jan 23 : Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, the world's highest and coldest militarised zone Himalayan Mountains of the region.

  • R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja rested for T20 series against England
    New Delhi, Jan 23 : Indian spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been rested for the upcoming T20 series against England.

  • Indian Army Chief visits Siachen
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited the Siachen.

  • Narendra Modi congratulates Pravind Kumar Jugnauth on taking over as Prime Minister of Mauritius
    New Delhi, Jan 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the telephone with Pravind Kumar Jugnauth a short while ago to congratulate him on his assumption of office as the Prime Minister of Mauritius.

  • Majid Majidi's next 'Beyond The Clouds' goes on floors today
    Mumbai, Jan 23 : Finally, setting all rumors surrounding iconic Iranian film-maker Majid Majidi's next film, here's the real deal. Majidi is all set to roll his first Indian film titled Beyond The Clouds, that dwells on the adoration of love and life.

  • itel launches 4G VoLTE-enabled Smart phone it1518 at INR 7550
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : itel, the mobile brand from Transsion Holdings Conglomerate, marked the beginning of 2017 with the launch of it1518 smartphone under Selfie Pro series at INR 7550.

  • Tackling unemployment, poverty tops Congress' Goa poll manifesto
    Panjim, Goa , Jan 23 : Amid the hustle and bustle of assembly polls in five states, the Indian National Congress released their manifesto for the 2017 state assembly elections in Goa in Panjim on Monday.

  • Lalu, Nitish, Congress come together to present rare 'show of unity' in Bihar alliance
    Patna, Jan 23 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Three top leaders of Bihar's ruling Grand Alliance came together on Monday to present a rare show of unity amid reports of differences in the alliance.

  • Tata Steel's Noamundi Iron Mine wins award at 5th FICCI Quality Systems Excellence Awards for Industry
    New Delhi, Jan 23 : Tata Steel's Noamundi Iron Mine bagged the Platinum (First) Prize in the Mining Sector at the 5th FICCI Quality Systems Excellence Awards for Industry 2017.

  • West Bengal: 3 killed by mob in an week over social media hoax, police to take strict action
    Kolkata, Jan 23 : After at least three persons were beaten to death by mob over a social media hoax in West Bengal, the state police officials on Monday asserted to take strict action against the persons, involved in spreading the rumor on social networking sites.

  • Deepika Padukone sizzles on Filmfare magazine covers
    Mumbai, Jan 23 : Participating in a photoshoot, Bollywood star Deepika Padukone is sizzling on the covers of a popular entertainment magazine.

  • 3 men held in Kolkata airport with huge cash, USD
    Kolkata, Jan 23 : The Customs department on Monday booked three persons at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI-CCU) airport for carrying huge amounts of INR and USD without valid documents, officials said.

  • Emirates to launch daily service to Newark via Athens
    Dubai, Jan 23 : Airlines major Emirates on Monday announced it will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport, via the Greek capital city of Athens, starting on Mar 12.

  • Lion's official India poster released
    Mumbai, Jan 23 : Upcoming international movie Lion's official poster for India has been released.

  • Human rights body welcomes commutation of death sentence of Bara massacre convicts
    Patna, Jan 23 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Monday welcomed the commutation of death sentence of four death row convicts by President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • Angelo Mathews set to fly back home with ankle injury
    Colombo [Sri Lanka], Jan.23 [ANI]: In a major setback to Sri Lanka, skipper Angelo Mathews is all set to fly back home after injuring his ankle during his side's three-wicket win over South Africa in the second Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday.

  • Severe cold wave conditions to freeze north India
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : Cold wave conditions prevailed in north India, with dense fog affecting rail, road and air traffic at several places in the region while eastern and western parts of the country had some respite from the biting cold.

  • SC to hear plea to postpone Union Budget
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming assembly polls in five states.

  • Priyanka Gandhi defines her crucial role in party: Surjewala
    New Delhi, , Jan. 23 : Congress leader Randeep Surjewala on Monday said that Priyanka Gandhi has defined her role within the Congress party by paving the way for the politics of new development.

  • SP releases third list: Akhilesh to contest from Mubarakpur
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan. 23 : The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Monday released its third list of 37 candidates for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.

  • Paytm now accepted across major hospital chains in India
    New Delhi , : Paytm announced on Monday that it has partnered with several hospital chains to expand its acceptance across the country's healthcare sector to assist millions of consumers as they can now use its cashless payment solution to pay for their medical expenses in a quick and hassle-free manner.

  • Delhi accident: Accused driver arrested
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : The accused driver in the hit and run accident that took place today morning has been arrested by police.

  • Kiwis overtake Pakistan in ICC Test rankings post B'desh's rout
    Dubai [UAE], Jan.23 : New Zealand's 2-0 clean sweep of Bangladesh have seen them overtake Pakistan in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Rankings.

  • Pro Wrestling League: Sakshi Malik along with eight wrestlers remain unbeaten
    New Delhi , Jan.23 : The second season of Pro Wrestling League (PWL), which concluded in Delhi last week, was more exciting and even more aggressive grappling as a total of 1102 points were scored in the 18 matches that were played during the tournament.

  • Was only trying to curb practice of buying votes: Kejriwal on EC notice
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : Attempting to downplay the summon issued against him by the Election Commission, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that he was instead trying to end the heinous practice of accept bribes in exchange of votes, adding the poll body must appoint him as its brand ambassador.

  • Actor Kamal Hassan takes to Twitter to encourage non-violent protest for Jallikattu
    New Delhi , Jan 23 : Amid the massive protests, across parts of Tamil Nadu, for a permanent resolution for conduction of Jallikattu, several actors, activists and politicians have taken to the streets to

  • Ola appoints Vishal Kaul as Chief Operating Officer
    New Delhi , Jan. 23: Ola, a mobile app for transportation, on Monday announced the appointment of Vishal Kaul as its Chief Operating Officer. Vishal is a PepsiCo veteran, who has been with the company since the start of his career in 1999.

  • The Rock might visit India, Priyanka Chopra drops hint on KWK
    New Delhi , Jan.23 : If you are still having Vin Diesel's India visit hangover, then get over it! You might be treated with Dwayne Johnson soon.

  • Syria: UNICEF calls for unimpeded aid access to children in besieged Deir Ez Zor
    New York, Jan 23 : The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Monday called for unimpeded and unconditional access to children in the besieged city of Deir Ez Zor, noting that they have not received regular humanitarian aid for more than two years.

  • SRK takes a train journey to promote his film Raees
    Kolkata, Jan 23 : Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan who usually leaves no stone unturned to promote his film, took a unique strategy for the promotion of his much awaited film Raees.

  • David Warner grabs 2017 Allan Border Medal
    Melbourne, Jan 23 : Australian Opener David Warner has won the 2017 Allan Border Medal.

  • Swiss Re receives branch license to offer reinsurance in India
    New Delhi, Jan 23 : Swiss Re has received the approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) to open a branch in Mumbai.

  • PM Modi presents National Bravery Awards to 25 children
    New Delhi, Jan 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday presented the National Bravery Awards to 25 children.

  • Harvard South Asia Institute, Tata Trusts conclude project on 'Livelihood Creation in India'
    New Delhi, Jan 23 : The Harvard South Asia Institute (SAI) in collaboration with Tata Trusts successfully concluded the 18-months project on 'Livelihood Creation In India' in an event hosted in New Delhi on Monday.

  • FRBM Committee present report to Arun Jaitley
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 :The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee, headed by N.K. Singh, former Revenue and Expenditure Secretary and former Member of Parliament, presented its report to the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday in his office in North Block in the national capital.

  • Two artillery guns to be showcased for the first time in R-Day Parade
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : India's first indigenous, long-range artillery gun 'Dhanush' will be showcased for the first time in the Republic Day Parade on January 26.

  • Govt. calls for all-party meet as SC gives nod to Budget announcement date
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : The government has called for an all-party meeting on January 30 ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament.

  • Shane Watson clinches Australia's T20I Player of the Year award
    Melbourne, Jan 23 : Former Australian batsman Shane Watson, who had showed his talen both with his bowling and batting skills, has received Cricket Australia's (CA) T20 International Player of the Year at the Allan Border medal ceremony.

  • Rafael Nadal reaches Australian Open quater-finals
    Melbourne, Jan 23 : Spanish Tennis star Rafael Nadal on Monday moved to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open by Gael Monfils in a hard-fought clash.

  • Mamata Banerjee pays homage to Netaji
    Kolkata, Jan 23 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday paid homage to freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose during a state government event in Darjeeling here.

  • Tata Trusts announces 'The City Data for India Initiative' in partnership with World Council
    Mumbai/ Kolkata, Jan 23 : The City Data for India initiative, a major new program of Tata Trusts in partnership with the World Council on City Data (WCCD), was announced in Mumbai on Monday in a bid to build high calibre data in Indian cities.

  • Shah Rukh Khan listening to Dhingana from Raees
    Mumbai, Jan 23 : Actor Shah Rukh Khan, riding a train, said he is listening to a track from his upcoming movie 'Raees'- Dhingana.

  • Jolly LLB 2's new trailer released
    Mumbai, Jan 23 : The new trailer of Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar's upcoming movie 'Jolly LLB 2' has been released.

  • Jallikattu: Celebrities urge people of Chennai to calm down
    Chennai, Jan 23 : Celebrities urged people of Chennai to calm down as violence hit Tamil Nadu over the Jallikattu issue on Monday.

  • Manipur Assmebly polls: BJP names list of candidates
    Washington, Jan 23 : A list, comprising of 31 members, has been announced by the Bharatiya Janata Party for the Assembly polls in Manipur.

  • Opposition creating anti-Centre sentiments: Venkaiah Naidu on Jallikattu protests
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 23 : Urging the protesters in Tamil Nadu to call off their agitation, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said some opposition parties are trying to take advantage of the Jallikattu protests and trying to create anti-Centre sentiments.

  • 'If you don't have extremism you will not have terrorism': UAE businessman
    Abu Dhabi [UAE], Jan.23 : The Chairman of the Hedayah board, Dr Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi has asserted that if there is no extremism there will be no terrorism.

  • SC to hear NTBCL's plea on DND flyway
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Noida Toll Bridge Company Limited (NTBCL) in connection with the waving off the toll tax on Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway.

  • Battleground Jallikattu: Massive show of strength by protestors at Marina Beach
    Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), , Jan. 23 : Chennai's Marina Beach is crowded with thousands displaying their sentiments and emotions attached with the bull-taming festival of Jallikattu. They are fighting to keep their culture alive for the coming generations, displaying their collective strength.

  • German newspaper links Nawaz Sharif's daughter with Panama Papers
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 23 : German newspaper 'Suddeutsche Zeitung' on Monday tweeted documents linking the role of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam in the Panama Papers scandal.

  • Survey finds what men, women look for in their life partner
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : BharatMatrimony recently conducted a matchmaking survey to find out what people look for when searching for a life partner, in which 13,859 participants shared their opinions.

  • SP not bothered about people of UP: BJP
    New Delhi , Jan 23 : With the dates of the seven phase crucial Uttar Pradesh polls inching closer, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday fired a fresh salvo at the Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi party and said at a time when the law and order of the state is collapsing across the state, Yadav is more concerned about the upcoming polls, his party manifesto and alliance with the Congress party.

  • Tapzo hits 1,00,000 daily transactions
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Jan. 23 : Tapzo, an all-in-one app, hit 1,00,000 daily transactions on Monday, up from 65,000 daily transactions from December 2016.

  • Air strikes kill 21 ISIS loyalists in Afghanistan's Zabul province
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Jan. 23 : At least 21 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group have been killed in air strikes carried out by the Afghan Air Forces in Zabul province.

  • Rajasthan: Fire breaks out in chemical factory
    Udaipur (Rajasthan) , Jan. 23 : A fire broke out in a chemical factory here on Monday.

  • E-cigarettes attracting more youths towards world of tobacco
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan. 23 : You might have thought e-cigarettes cut down tobacco consumption, but the reality is a bit different.

  • Manipur polls: BJP announces list of 31 candidates
    New Delhi , Jan. 23 : Ahead of the Assembly elections in Manipur, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its first list of 31 candidates.

  • 'Miscreants' trying to hijack protest, bring bad name: Rajinikanth on Jallikattu protest
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Jan. 23 : Actor Rajinikanth on Monday asked protestors, who are protesting the ban of bull-taming sport, Jallikattu to end their protest as some 'miscreants' are trying to hijack the protest and bring a bad name to them.