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  • John Legend unveils 'La La Land' medley, post his Oscars performance
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 27 : After creating magic on the Oscars stage with his 'La La Land' performance, John Legend is set to treat the fans with something more.

  • Here's why Trump didn't respond to Oscars host's tweet to engage him!
    New York [USA], Feb. 27 : Host Jimmy Kimmel's poking fun at U.S. President Donald Trump and tweeting him, during the 89th Academy Awards is, by now, a known fact for each and every one.

  • Early reports of Kansas are equally "disturbing": White House
    Washington D.C. [United States], Feb. 28 : The White House has termed the early reports of Kansas shooting, where an Indian engineer was shot to death in an alleged racial attack by a gunman as "disturbing".

  • Does Congress support Chidambaram's 'separatist' stance: Centre asks Sonia Gandhi
    New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : Comparing Congress leader P. Chidambaram's language used in his recent statement with that of a separatist, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has questioned Congress President Sonia Gandhi if Chidambaram's stance represents the stance of the Congress.

  • China confirms 'joint counter-terrorism' operations with Afghanistan, but 'not with military'
    Hong Kong [China], Feb.28 : China has confirmed that it is helping Afghanistan conduct joint law enforcement operations in the border areas of that country to counter terrorism, after initially being in a state of denial about the sightings of Chinese military vehicles moving around inside Afghanistan.

  • BJP condemns Ramjas violence, says imperative to discuss to find solution
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 28 :; Condemning the recent tussle between Left-affiliated AISA and the RSS-backed ABVP in Delhi University's North Campus, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appealed to the students from both the wings to debate and discuss and come up with a solution.

  • Objecting to 'Naidu Theory' makes you anti-national: Mallikarjun Kharge
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Slamming Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for accusing the grand old party and the Left of trying to give a "different colour" to happenings on some campuses, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday criticized the former for espousing the ideologies of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh party (RSS).

  • Chhattisgarh: Woman mortgages jewellery to build more than 100 toilets
    Jashpur (Chhattisgarh) , Feb. 28 : Setting an inspiring example to others, a woman from Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district mortgaged her jewellery to make bricks with the help of other women to construct more than 100 toilets in the village.

  • Telangana CM says govt. will stand by Anganwadi workers
    Telangana (Hyderabad) , Feb. 28 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has assured that the government would stand by Anganwadi workers who are working relentlessly for the protection of pregnant women, lactating mothers and infants.

  • Hillary urges Trump to speak out against hate crimes
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged President Donald Trump to speak out against hate crimes following a rise of the same across the country.

  • Nobody knew health care could be so complicated: Donald Trump
    Washington D.C. [United States], Feb. 28 : U.S. President Donald Trump has said that nobody knew health care could be so complicated, adding that his administration has come up with a solution which is very good.

  • Six officials arrested in Assam social welfare scam
    Guwahati (Assam) , Feb. 28 : The sleuths of Assam Police Vigilance and Anti Corruption (V&AC) have arrested six officials of social welfare department in connection with a multi crore rupees scam of the department.

  • Kansas shooting: India salutes heroism of Ian Grillot, says Swaraj
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Saluting the heroism of Ian Grillot, who suffered injuries in his arm and chest while trying to tackle the shooter at a Kansas city bar who opened fire on two Indian men, External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday wished for his speedy recovery.

  • Massive fire breaks out in Kolkata's Burabazar area
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 27 : A massive fire broke out in Kolkata's Burabazaar area on Monday night.

  • Donald Trump to propose increase in defence spending by $54 billion
    New York [U.S.], Feb. 27 : The White House announced Monday that President Donald Trump's first budget proposal will look to increase defence and security spending by $54 billion and cut roughly the same amount from non-defence programs.

  • State Budget 2017-18 fiscal presented in Orissa Legislative Assembly
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : Finance Minister Pradeep Kumar Amat on Monday presented the State Budget for 2017-18 fiscal in the session of Orissa Legislative Assembly to review several new features after changes made in line with the Union Budget such as merger of non-plan and plan expenditure.

  • I'm not anti-national, nobody is polluting my mind: Gurmehar Kaur responds to Rijiju
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Dismissing claims of being 'anti-national', Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur defended her demand for a violence-free university campus, adding that she was not being influenced by anybody.

  • Should BJP win in UP, Muslim candidates will get tickets: Naqvi
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said that the BJP is a party that takes all communities and people of various religious persuasion along with it, adding that while it is not looking at religion-based distribution of tickets, it 'would have been better' to give Muslims candidates tickets to contest the polls in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Nobody should be allowed to give rape threats: Ambika Soni
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : Congress leader Ambika Soni on Monday came out in support of Lady Shri Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur after she logged a complaint with the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) that she was being threatened with rape through social media.

  • ED arrests 'International Rising' owner Kritika Dahal for money-laundering
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Kritika Dahal, Director of Hongkong-based International Rising Limited was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on charges of money laundering.

  • Need sustainable framework to synthesize human and environmental elements of security, says Ansari
    New Delhi , Feb.27 : Vice President M.Hamid Ansari has said there is a need to move towards implementing a framework of sustainability that synthesizes both the human and the environmental elements of security for sustainable human development.

  • Pakistan Super League final to be held in Lahore
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 27 : The final match in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 series will be held in Lahore as scheduled, confirmed Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah on Monday.

  • Protest not against ideology, but against violence in Delhi University: Gurmehar Kaur
    New Delhi , Feb 27: Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur on Monday made it clear to her detractors that her opposition to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) was not on grounds of ideology, but on what actually happened in the Delhi University campus last week.

  • Jitendra Singh inaugurates Jammu Art Exhibition at Delhi
    New Delhi , Feb.27 : Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh inaugurated a group exhibition of paintings by Jammu artists at Lalit Kala Akademi here today.

  • Army recruitment exam leak: 21 accused sent to police custody till March 4th
    Thane [India], Feb. 27 (ANI): The 21 accused in leaking the question papers of an army recruitment exam, which was set to be conducted last Sunday, have been sent to police custody till March 4th.

  • ICC India recruits new President and Vice President
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Subhrakant Panda, Managing Director, Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Ltd and Jawahar Vadivelu, Chairman, Cameo Corporate Services Limited, have taken over as the President and Vice President of ICC India, respectively, at the conclusion of 86th Annual General Meeting of ICC India held here on Monday.

  • UN rights expert calls on Myanmar authorities to protect Rohingya population
    New York, Feb 27 : Concluding a four-day visit to parts of Bangladesh where she met with members of Myanmar's Rohingya community who fled the violence there following attacks on a border post in early October and the ensuing military operations, a United Nations expert called for urgent action by the Government of Myanmar to end the suffering of the Rohingya population in the country.

  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance expands its bancassurance channel with Dena Bank
    New Delhi, Feb 27 : Leading standalone health insurer, Apollo Munich Health Insurance is expanding its footprint across the country with its latest bancassurance tie up with state-owned Dena Bank, to distribute customized health insurance and personal accident policies to the bank's 20 million customers nationwide.

  • Four bridges to be built over Barak River: Assam CM
    Guwahati, Feb 27 : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said that, the state government is committed to the equal development of Barak Valley along with Brahmaputra Valley and a total of two thousand crore for initiating rapid development of Barak Valley has already been earmarked.

  • Tata Power's Community Development initiative aids towards social upliftment of 136 villages
    Mumbai/Kolkata, Feb 27 : Tata Power has reached out to 136 villages under its Social Capital and Infrastructure initiative-Sanrachna, by creating 702 Self Help Groups that benefited over 84,502 people across locations.

  • Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as Trump's Secretary of Commerce
    Washington D.C. [United States], Feb. 28 : Wilbur Ross's name has been approved by the Senate, as President Donald Trump's Secretary of Commerce.

  • Oscars s.n.a.f.u happened as they 'focused' more on me: Donald Trump
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 27 : The world is still not clear about the Oscars s.n.a.f.u, but looks like the U.S President knows why it all happened.

  • Kansas shooting: Last rites of engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla to be performed today
    Telangana (Hyderabad) , Feb. 28 : The last rites of engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the United States will be performed on Tuesday.

  • Delhi HC to hear plea against strike by Ola, Uber
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday continue its hearing on a plea against the strike organised by Ola and Uber drivers in the national capital.

  • SC to hear Sahara's plea in connection with return of money to its investors
    New Delhi [India], Feb. 28 : The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the plea filed by Sahara in connection with the return of money to its investors.

  • BJP MP compares DU girl to Dawood: CPI(M) dubs it voice of RSS
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pratap Simha countered controversy by comparing Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, whose social media post against the ABVP has gone viral, to Dawood Ibrahim, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday dubbed it as the voice of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) who wants to capture the universities of India.

  • Congress eroded itself by depending upon dynastic succession: Jitendra Singh
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the nation would have to rise up and rethink whether the Congress is a party which could ever in future be handed over the reins of power and governance without risking the sovereignty of Indian republic.

  • Donald Trump attributes himself for Republican Party's growing fame
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed that more American adults support Republicans in Congress than Democrats since he became the President of the country.

  • Russia to cooperate with Tajikistan in strengthening security
    Astana [Kazakhstan], Feb. 28 : Russian President Vladimir Putin has affirmed his willingness to cooperate with Tajikistan in strengthening security and stability.

  • Kolkata: Situation not under control as 30 fire tenders attempt to douse Burabazaar inferno
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 28 : The fire tenders to douse the flames in Kolkata's Burabazaar area have been increased to 30.

  • Kolkata: 25 fire tenders trying to douse Burabazaar inferno
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 28 : As many as 25 fire tenders are at the spot to douse the flames that broke out in Kolkata's Burazbazaar area.

  • Casualties in Naxal affected areas rise
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : There is an overall spurt in the casualties in the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) areas.

  • Kerala priest detained for raping student
    Kannur (Kerala) , Feb. 28 : A Kerala church priest has been detained for raping a plus one student in Kerala's Kannur.

  • Rajinder Goel, Padmakar Shivalkar nominated for Col. CK Nayudu lifetime achievement award
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : The fifth MAK Pataudi Memorial Lecture 2016-17 and the BCCI Annual Awards 2016-17 will take place at Ritz Carlton, Bengaluru on March 8.

  • Request Naxals to come out and talk rather than hiding: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Feb 27: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar has commented the growing menace of Naxal elements across the nation, and expressed his desire to help them in all situations.

  • Hoax caller arrested for threatening bomb blast in PM Modi's rally
    New Delhi , feb. 27 : Additional Deputy Commissioner of Delhi Police, North-West District, confirmed the arrest of a hoax caller who had threatened to carry out a bomb blast in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally in Mou, Uttar Pradesh.

  • Kansas shooting: Mortal remains of Srinivas Kuchibhotla arrive in Hyderabad
    Hyderabad , Feb. 27 : The body of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, as Indian engineer who was shot dead in Kansas in an alleged hate crime, arrived here today, from where it will be taken to his home for final rites.

  • Militants behead German hostage in Philippines
    New York [U.S.], Feb. 27 : Abu Sayyaf militants in southern Philippines beheaded a German hostage after the deadline passed to pay his ransom passed.

  • Objecting to 'Naidu Theory' makes you anti-national: Kharge
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Monday criticized Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu for espousing the ideologies of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh party (RSS) on every subject under the sun.

  • Pakistan turning to coal for energy leaves Sindh locals in tears
    London [UK], Feb. 27 : The indigenous communities in Pakistan's Sindh province have come down on the government over the massive coal mining in the region which has severely affected their daily lives.

  • 'Digital India' assigned to Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    By Shailesh Yadav, New Delhi , Feb. 27 : The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) has been assigned the responsibility of implementation and expansion of the Government's 'Digital India' initiative.

  • Record cash and liquor seized during fifth phase of UP polls: EC
    New Delhi, , Feb. 27 : A record amount of cash, liquor, drugs and jewellery was seized during the fifth phase of Uttar Pradesh (UP) Assembly elections, said the Election Commission on Monday.

  • Prabhu flags off nation's first Antyodaya Express between Ernakulam and Howrah
    New Delhi , Feb.27 : Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the fourth Humsafar class of trains and the first Antyodaya class of trains through video conferencing from Rail Bhawan on Monday.

  • India, Ukraine to strengthen bilateral cooperation through cinema
    New Delhi , Feb.27 : India and Ukraine have agreed to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the two countries through the medium of cinema.

  • Jaitley opens trading on London Stock Exchange
    London [United Kingdom], Feb.27 : Visiting Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley opened trading on the London Stock Exchange on Monday in the presence of British Member of Parliament and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox, India's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Y.K. Sinha and Pankaj Patel, President, FICCI.

  • PM Modi can grab any wire in UP to check for electricity: Akhilesh Yadav
    Gorakhpur, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 27 : Taking on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remarks on electricity shortage in Uttar Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday called on the former to grab any wire across the state to ascertain the flow of electricity.

  • In Geneva, UN urges upholding human rights amid rising populism and extremism
    New York, Feb 27 : Disregard for human rights is a "disease," United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told the opening session of the UN Human Rights Council, urging Member States to uphold the rights of all people in the face of rising populism and extremism.

  • Kolkata: Massive fire breaks out at Burrabazar building
    Kolkata, Feb 27 : A major fire broke out at a residential-cum-commercial building at Amratala Lane area under Burrabazar Police Station limits in Kolkata on Monday night, reports said.

  • Assam Social Welfare scam: V&AC sleuths arrest six officials
    Guwahati, Feb 27 : The sleuths of Assam police Vigilance and Anti Corruption (V&AC) on Monday arrested six officials of social welfare department in connection with a multi crore rupees scam of the department.

  • One NSCN (IM) militant nab in Arunachal Pradesh
    Guwahati, Feb 27 : Security forces on Monday apprehended a NSCN (IM) militant in Arunachal Pradesh.