• Indian engineer killed: Kansas shooter thought he'd shot 'two Iranians'
    New York [U.S.], Feb. 28 : In the high-profile case that is being investigated as a possible hate crime, it has been revealed that the man accused of shooting two technology workers from India and another man at a bar in Kansas last week, had opened fire thinking they were Iranian nationals.

  • Oracle expands cloud services with Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Continuing to help organisations simplify cloud adoption by bringing the benefits of the cloud inside their own datacenters, Oracle today announced the expansion of the Oracle Cloud at Customer portfolio with the availability of Oracle Exadata Cloud Machine.

  • Womens' Organisation demands removal of Sunny Leone ads
    Panji (Goa) , Feb. 28 : The Women Organisation Ranaragini appealed to the Goa State Commission for Women on Tuesday to remove all contraceptive advertisements on Kadamba buses and other public places featuring actress Sunny Leone to save women from embarrassment.

  • Umar Khalid comes out in support of Gurmehar, says Sehwag represents BCCI not India
    New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid, whose presence as a speaker at a cultural event at Ramjas College triggered a spiral of violence at the Delhi University, has come out in support of Gurmehar Kaur and students of the Delhi University condemning former cricketer Virendra Sehwag's tweet saying he represents BCCI and not India.

  • Take action against Gurmehar Kaur's 'online' assailants by Mar. 6: DCW to Facebook
    New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has written to Facebook India, urging the social media giant to take prompt action against individuals who were involved in harassing Gurmehar Kaur, who launched a social media campaign in support of students of the Delhi University.

  • I was detained at airport because I'm a Muslim: Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali's son
    NewYork [U.S.], Feb. 28 : The son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has revealed that he was detained by immigration officials at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, solely due to his religion- Muslim.

  • ABVP, AISA's 'goondagardi' won't be tolerated: Congress
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Expressing his concern over the scuffle that took place at Ramjas College, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala today slammed members of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and the All India Students Association (AISA), describing them lumpen elements who will not be tolerated.

  • Samsung partners with Reliance Jio Infocomm to strengthen LTE services in India
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : In an attempt to further expand the 'Digital India' campaign, Samsung and Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd have entered into a joint venture to launch the I&G (Infill and Growth) Project,designed to upgrade current LTE mobile communication services across India.

  • Afghanistan: Seven ISIS militants, including leader killed in Shaheen-25 operations
    Kabul, Feb 28 : At least seven ISIS militants, including a leader, have been killed in the ongoing Shaheen-25 operation, local Khaama Press reported.

  • Marks and Spencer debuts on Amazon India
    Vijayawada, January 28, 2017: Marks and Spencer on Tuesday debuted on online store, making it even more convenient for customers across India to shop its clothing and beauty ranges.

  • Afghanistan: Taliban infiltrator kills at least 11 policemen
    Kabul, Feb 28 : At least 11 policemen were killed by a Taliban infiltrator in the country's Helmand district, local Khaama Press reported.

  • 5.6 earthquake hits Japan
    Tokyo, Feb 28 : An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter Scale hit near the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, media reports said.

  • Gillette Venue Breeze available at
    Kolkata,Feb 28 : launched in 2012, grew to becoming India's largest beauty product and service destination in under 5 years.

  • West Bengal: 60 crude bombs seized in Burdwan
    Kolkata/Burdwan, Feb 28 : Acting on a tip off, police raided an isolated house at Haripur village under Katwa Police Station limits in West Bengal's Burdwan district on the wee hours of Tuesday and recovered at least 60 live bombs from the location, officials said.

  • Corrugated Box Industry industry in distress over rising Kraft Paper prices, supply disruptions
    Kolkata, Feb 27 : The Corrugated Industry is staring at huge losses on account of frequent price increases in last one month by Paper Mills, said Indian Corrugated Case Manufacturers Association (ICCMA).

  • Nissan India achieves exporting 700,000 Made in India Nissan and Datsun cars
    Chennai, Feb 28 : Nissan India has achieved the milestone of exporting a total of 700,000 Made in India Nissan and Datsun cars.

  • Indian and US artists come together for performative story telling project in Kolkata
    Kolkata, Feb 28 : Performing artists from India and the United States (US) came together to raise awareness about gender issues at a programme at the American Centre in Kolkata recently.

  • Visitors can fully immerse in Scotland through their mobile devices
    Edinburgh, Feb 28 (Not in Town) People across the world can now instantly walk through the prehistoric village of Skara Brae in Orkney, soar over Edinburgh Castle like a bird, journey into the depths of The Hollow Mountain of Ben Cruachan and experience the Northern Lights - all from the comfort of their own home, with the release of a new virtual reality app from VisitScotland.

  • Indian benchmark indices decline on Tuesday
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : The Indian market ended lower on Tuesday, the second consecutive day of loss, with BSE Sensex down 69.56 points at 28743.32 and NSE Nifty down 17.10 points at 8879.60.

  • Sudeep Lakhtakia to hold additional charge as DG CRPF
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Consequent upon the retirement of superannuation of K.Durga Prasad, IPS (TG:81) DG,CRPF on Tuesday, the Competent Authority in this Ministry has approved that Sudeep Lakhtakia, IPS (TG:84), Additional DG, CRPF will hold the additional charge of the post of Director General, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), officials said.

  • President of India to visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu from Mar 2 to 3
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : President Pranab Mukherjee will visit Kerala and Tamil Nadu from Mar 2 to 3, officials said.

  • Pakistan, Russia agree to bolster military ties
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Pakistan and Russia have agreed to bolster military ties.

  • ABVP to protest on Mar. 2, calls for on campus exclusion of Left
    New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : In the wake of the ongoing controversy post last week's scuffle at Delhi University's Ramjas College, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) will be organizing a peaceful demonstration on March 2 in order to restore peace on the campus and to call for exclusion of the Left wing.

  • India to camp in Mumbai ahead of AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : The Indian Senior National Team will be camping in Mumbai prior to their crucial Group A match against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019.

  • Low tariffs in reverse auction signifies improved cost competitiveness of wind energy sector, says ICRA
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Credit rating agency ICRA, the efficiency of wind-based energy generation is reflected in its low tariff rates, thus increasing cost competitiveness of wind based energy generation against conventional energy sources as well as solar power.

  • ECO must be made into a formidable economic block, says Pakistan
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday called for joint efforts to transform ECO into a formidable economic block through full exploitation of its human and material resources.

  • Spic Macay organises International Convention from 5th-11th June
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is organising its annual International Convention in its 40th year at IIT Delhi from 5th -11th June, 2017.

  • Ramjas College clash: NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police over use of excessive force
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Following complaints that female students and media persons were harassed by police personnel during the violent clashes at Ramjas College on February 22nd, the National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued a notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner.

  • Expression of views must be done only in national interest: Dwivedi
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday said expression of views must be restricted if it goes against national interest.

  • Snapdeal launches initiative for GST compliance training
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Online marketplace Snapdeal today announced the launch of GST Guru, a program which will include a range of initiatives to help prepare the sellers on its platform for the impending GST reforms, expected to roll out this July.

  • Mercedes-Benz introduces new 'Made in India' E-Class car
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today, redefined the luxury executive sedan segment with the launch of the first ever right hand drive (RHD) long wheelbase (LWB) version of the new E-Class luxury business sedan.

  • India, Israel to create committee to plan high-level political visits
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The External Affairs Ministry Secretary (Economic Relations) Amar Sinha on Tuesday stated that a joint coordination committee will be created by India and Israel to plan out high level political visits between both nations.

  • NPPA issues notice to curb overcharging on medical instruments
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority issued a statement to hospitals on Tuesday that hereafter, Stent companies and hospitals must upload revised price list of cardiac stents on their respective websites in three working days.

  • Hrithik Roshan 'can't wait' to see Yami Gautam's other side in 'Sarkar 3'
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The audience, including her 'Kaabil' co-star Hrithik Roshan 'can't wait' to see the sweet and charming girl-next-door of Bollywood Yami Gautam in her upcoming film 'Sarkar 3', where she will be seen in a grey character

  • Rijiju hits back at Yechury, says left "influencing" DU
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Reacting to the recent controversy surrounding the Ramjas College scuffle, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday alleged the "far" left affiliated political parties are trying to impose its ideology over Delhi University.

  • Pakistan's FIA urges Interpol to arrest Baloch leaders Brahamdagh Bugti and Sher Muhammad
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Tuesday asked the Lyon, France-based Interpol to issue Red Corner Notices (RCNs) in the names of what they described as rebel Baloch leaders Brahamdagh Bugti and Sher Muhammad.

  • Bernie Sanders mocks Trump for saying nobody knew health care is 'so complicated'
    New York [U.S.], Feb. 28 : Senator Bernie Sanders has literally laughed out loud at Trump's statement describing heath care as "complicated", adding that provide health care was in fact an extremely complicated matter.

  • FICCI comments on GDP data, says economy is 'back on track'
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FICCI) here today said that the Indian economy has witnessed a gradual rise in consumption activity, thus evading the repercussions of the November 8 demonetisation drive.

  • PM Modi meets youth, children from Jammu and Kashmir
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met a group of over 100 youth and children from Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Women's Rally to the Valley to spread message of women's safety
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : The third edition of the hugely-successful 'Women's Rally to the Valley' will be held on 5th March 2017, to spread the message of women's safety on the occasion of International Women's Day.

  • Afghanistan: Policemen, prisoners among five casualties in bombing
    Kabul, Feb 28 : At least five people, including policemen and prisoners, suffered casualties in a bombing in Afghanistan's Helmand province, local Khaama Press reported.

  • Zurie launches design studio in Delhi
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Zurie, a multi brand luxury marketplace, recently launched its Zurie Design Studio boasting a collection of luxe and hand-crafted jewellery at their new showroom in Radisson Blu, Paschim Vihar, New Delhi.

  • HPE to work with Tata Communications to build world's largest IoT network in India
    Barcelona , Feb 28 : Today at Mobile World Congress 2017 Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced it is working with Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, to support the roll-out of India's first LoRaWAN™ (LoRa) based network.

  • West Bengal: 60 crude bombs seized in Burdwan
    Kolkata/Burdwan, Feb 28 : Acting on a tip off, police raided an isolated house at Haripur village under Katwa Police Station limits in West Bengal's Burdwan district on the wee hours of Tuesday and recovered at least 60 live bombs from the location, officials said.

  • Iconic Snake game is back and available on Messenger
    Kolkata, Feb 28 : Prepare to spend even more time on your mobile as HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones,announced a new version of the cult status game, Snake for Messenger, part of Facebook's Instant Games cross platform experience.

  • India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 63 Million for Tejaswini
    India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 63 Million for Tejaswini

  • Calvin Klein wardrob Moonlight actors for Oscar night
    New York, Feb 28 : Calvin Klein, Inc. announced that CALVIN KLEIN wardrobed actors Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes, Ashton Sanders and Alex R. Hibbert for the 89th Annual Academy Awards® hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

  • Pune pitch rated as 'poor' by ICC Match Referee
    Pune, Feb 28 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced that Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who was the match referee for the first Test between India and Australia in Pune, has rated the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium pitch as "poor."

  • ICICI Bank opens a new branch at Patel Nagar in Patna
    Patna, Feb 28 : ICICI Bank, a private sector bank by consolidated assets, inaugurated a new branch at Patel Nagar in Patna.

  • Japan takes all: Tomoyuki Matsuda and Toshikazu Yamashita claim the two Gold medals up for grabs on Day-5
    New Delhi,Feb 28 : Reigning Olympic Champion Hoang Xuan Vinh of Vietnam, 42, and the 2010 World Champion Matsuda Tomoyuki of Japan, 41, duelled atop of the scoreboard of the 10m Air Pistol Men final, at the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, on Tuesday.

  • Emirates to unveil enhanced A380 onboard lounge at ITB Berlin
    Kolkata, Feb 28 : Emirates, Skytrax's World's Best Airline 2016, on Tuesday said it will launch a series of new cabin products and enhancements in 2017 for both its A380 and Boeing 777 fleet.

  • Police Commissioner briefs Parliamentary Committee over Ramjas row, Gurmehar
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Parliament Standing Committee on Home Affairs on Tuesday raised concerns over the scuffle that took place in Ramjas College between the members of ABVP and AISA and the alleged rape threats received by Kargil martyr's daughter Gurmehar Kaur.

  • Delhi Metro smart cards to be non-refundable from April
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Aiming to comply with the guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India and also for making Metro Smart Card interoperable, it has been decided that Delhi Metro Smart Cards shall be non-refundable from April 1, 2017.

  • Yechury mocks RSS, says violence is the only weapon with ABVP
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday alleged that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) backed Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) wants to impose its regressive ideas on the country.

  • CPEC will transform lives of billions in region, PM Sharif tells Chinese delegation
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Describing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a game changer that would transform the lives of the billions of people in Asia, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told a visiting Chinese delegation that Pakistan and China are iron brothers and Islamabad's friendship with Beijing is the cornerstone of his government's foreign policy.

  • Expression of views must be done only in national interest: Janardan Dwivedi
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday said expression of views must be restricted if it goes against national interest.

  • Advance Pricing Agreements signed by CBDT Touch 140
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday announced that it has entered into 10 more Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) over the last one week, including seven Unilateral APAs.

  • NU named best 'Institution for Promoting Industry-academia Interface' at 10th ASSOCHAM Higher Education Summit 2017
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : NIIT University (NU) has been recognized as the "Best Institution for promoting industry-academia interface" at the 10th ASSOCHAM Higher Education Summit 2017. The award ceremony was felicitated by Prakash Javadekar, Union HRD Minister, Government of India. The summit focused on the role and contribution of universities in building entrepreneurial ecosystems.

  • ICC rates Pune pitch as 'poor'
    Dubai [UAE], Feb.28 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced that Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who was the match referee for the opening Test between India and Australia in Pune, has rated the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium pitch as "poor."

  • Rahul Gandhi corners PM Modi over Naga Peace Accord
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb.28 : Launching a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the former did not even discuss about the Naga Peace Accord with Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.