• West Bengal: RPF seizes 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises
    Malda (West Bengal) , Feb 21 : A total of 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises were seized by railway authorities here on Friday.

  • ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, Day-2: People's Republic of China and Italy in the spotlights
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Lao Jiajie and Lin Junmin won gold and silver at the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol final. Simone D'Ambrosio and Giovanni Pellielo shared the men's Trap podium, during day-2 of the first ISSF World Cup of the season in New Delhi.

  • DDCA case: Kejriwal approaches HC, seeks bank details of Jaitley
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has filed a plea in the Delhi High Court seeking bank account, wealth & income tax details of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in a DDCA case.

  • Harbhajan Singh blames Pune pitch for India's defeat in first Test
    Pune, Feb 25 : Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh on Saturday blamed the Pune pitch for India's defeat against Australia in the first Test here.

  • Sunil Lanba visits UAE,Oman
    New Delhi, Feb 25 :; Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy is visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman on a bilateral visit from Feb 26 to Mar 2.

  • Priyanka Chopra to attend Oscars
    Los Angeles, Feb 25 : Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra is all set to attend the89th annual Academy Awards.

  • ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response to year-old proposal for keeping shops open all 7 days
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Expressing concern over a lukewarm response on allowing small and medium scale shop-keepers to remain open for all seven days, the ASSOCHAM has impressed upon the Centre to ask the states to realise benefits of model Shops and Establishments Bill and adopt the same , for promoting retail trade which is the largest sector employer in the country.

  • The Ghazi Attack earns 29 crores
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : The Ghazi Attack has earned Rs 29 crores till Friday at the Box Office.

  • Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for traces of toxic VX chemical
    New Delhi, Feb. 25: Malaysian Police said they will conduct a sweep of the terminal at Kuala Lumpur's International Airport, where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half-brother Kim Jong Nam was killed, to check for possible traces of the toxic chemical suspected to have been used in the attack.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee to watch 'Pink' with Big B, Taapsee
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee to watch Indian courtroom drama film 'Pink' with its lead actors Big B Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu.

  • 33rd Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi festival held in Arunachal
    Bordumsa (Arunachal Pradesh) , Feb.25 : The picturesque state of Arunachal Pradesh has always played an important role in promoting northeast culture and tourism.

  • Donald Trump blames media for ignoring his fiscal progress, hints at big tax cuts
    New Delhi , Feb. 25: President Donald Trump again escalated his attack against the media, saying the large sections of it had ignored the lowering of national debt in the first month of his tenure in office. He also hinted at going in for big tax and regulation cuts as his administration prepares its first budget proposal.

  • Pakistan to host ECO Summit from March 1
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Pakistan will host the ECO Summit here on March 1, said the Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday.

  • BMC polls: Won't ally with Congress at any cost, says Fadnavis
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 25 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday ruled out an alliance with the Congress Party to achieve a majority in the Brihanmumbai Municipality Corporation (BMC).

  • India should recast its foreign policy, adopt a 'give and take' principle : Subramanian Swamy
    New Delhi ,Feb. 25: Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that the Centre needs to recast its foreign policy, and adopt a give and take principle to maximise benefits for itself.

  • Nitish ask PM Modi: What 'mother-son' relationship do you have with River Ganga?
    Patna (Bihar) , Feb.25: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday questioned his self-proclaimed 'mother-son' relationship with the River Ganga.

  • Oscars 2017: Syrian cinematographer barred from entering U.S.
    London [UK], Feb. 25 : In a shocking incident, the cinematographer behind Netflix's "The White Helmets," Khaled Khateeb, nominated for the documentary short award, has been denied entry to the U.S. for Sunday's Academy Awards by the immigration authorities.

  • Ibobi Singh hits back at 'economic blockade' remark, says it wasn't expected from PM
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb. 25 : Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Friday hits back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remark on the economic blockade and said that this kind of statement was not expected from the former.

  • CBFC needs to see from a woman's perspectives as well : Prakash Jha
    Patna , Feb. 25 : Celebrated film maker Prakash Jha, whose production Lipstick Under My Burkha has been denied a certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), said Saturday that the latter should not see films from a woman's perspective as well.

  • PM Modi no one to say Manipur lags in development: Congress
    New Delhi , Feb.25 : Congress leader C. P. Joshi on Saturday criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on development in Manipur and claimed that there is an improvement in the infant mortality rate.

  • Our batting in Pune Test 'worst in last two years': Kohli
    Pune , Feb. 25 : Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday criticised his team 'worst batting performance' following the humiliating 333-run loss in the opening Test of the four-match series against Australia here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium on Saturday.

  • Ramjas College scuffle: DCW orders probe against Delhi Police
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Saturday has issued a notice to Delhi Police, asking them to provide details regarding the manhandling of women protestor.

  • Study reveals new risk factors for anxiety disorders
    Berlin [Germany], Feb 25 : People experiencing anxiety disorders, we have got some bad news for you.

  • 10 dead in fire at luxury hotel in China
    Nanchang (Jiangxi) [China], Feb. 25 : 10 people were killed in a fire that broke out in a luxury hotel Saturday morning in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province.

  • Kansas shooting: Hindus must wear 'tika', 'bindi' for safety, reckons Hindu Samhati Chief
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 25 : In what may spark a fresh controversy, Hindu Samhati president, Tapan Ghosh on Saturday said that women should wear 'bindi' and Hindu men should sport 'tilak' on their forehead to avoid incidents like Kansas shooting.

  • PM Modi is trying to fool the nation: CM Akhilesh Yadav
    Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.25 : Launching a scathing attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his recent statement on conspiracy across the borders causing rail accidents in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that former is fooling the nation.

  • Kashmir unrest: Crowd control with least collateral damage is goal, assures CRPF
    Hyderabad , Feb. 25 : Amid the outrage over the use of 'excessive force' by security forces in the Valley towards civilians, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has stated that its personnel are being trained thoroughly in every aspect of crowd control with least collateral damage.

  • Jolly LLB 2 earns Rs 106 crores at BO
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Akshay Kumar's Jolly LLB 2 continue its strong run at the Box Office and scored Rs. 106 crores till Friday.

  • Mamata Banerjee mourns death of Indian national in US
    Kolkata, Feb 25 : West Bengal; Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday mourned the death of an Indian national in the US.

  • The House of Haagen Dazs opens its first lounge in Eastern India
    Kolkata, Feb 25 : Haagen Dazs known for its super premium ice creams announced the launch of its flagship lounge recently at Lansdowne in Kolkata in the presence of Tollywood Celebrity Nusrat Jahan along with Chef Anthony David, Head Chef, Haagen Dazs India, Shagun Agarwal, Franchise Director Haagen Dazs, Eastern India, Amit Agarwal , Franchise Group Director, Haagen Dazs Eastern India .

  • India has nearly lost Kashmir: Chidambaram
    Hyderabad(Telangana), Feb. 25: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that India has nearly lost Kashmir.

  • Kolkata: People hold candlelight vigil against Kansas shooting
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb 21 : A day after an Indian-origin engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead in Kansas, dozens of people held a candlelight vigil at Mother Teresa's statue here, seeking justice against the hate crime.

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu to watch 'Pink' with Prez
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu will watch Pink with President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • Duvvada Jagannadham teaser unveiled
    Chennai, Feb 25 : Teaser of southern superstar Allu Arjun's Duvvada Jagannadham was released recently.

  • Terror suspect involved in 2002 American Centre attack arrested from Bihar
    Patna, Feb 25 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): A joint police team of three states has arrested a man believed to be involved 2002 shooting at the American Centre in Kolkata.

  • Ayesha Takia slams critics
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Actress Ayesha Takia was trolled on social media after her images from an event which she had attended recently went viral.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chairs the first meeting of Committee on Cultural Harmony Conclave
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge), Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that India is enriched with talent in art-culture, music and literature and this rich cultural heritage can become an effective mission of "social and cultural harmony".

  • China hotel fire kills 10
    Beijing, Feb 25 : A hotel fire in China's Jiangxi Province killed at least 10 people on Saturday, media reports said.

  • BJD, Congress should apologise: Dharmendra Pradhan
    Bhubneshwar (Orissa) , Feb.25: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked the BJD and the Congress to apologise for failing to usher in development, rather than criticising Prime Minister Modi's remark on the state.

  • Airport customs seize 16 gold bars worth Rs. 57 lakh
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb.25 : The Air Intelligence Unit intercepted a passenger at Mumbai airport on Saturday morning and seized gold bars worth Rs. 57, 62,000.

  • Post-demonetisation, money seized during Punjab, UP polls 'black or white', asks Chidambaram
    Hyderabad (Telangana),[ India], Feb. 25: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday took a fresh dig at the Centre over demonetisation, citing the seizure of cash in new denominations during the elections in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Pak Interior Minister says media role in countering terrorism important
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that the media can play a most crucial role in disseminating redible information to counter terrorism.

  • M. J. Akbar to undertake official visit to Mali, Congo
    New Delhi , Feb.25 : Minister of State for External Affairs, M. J. Akbar will pay an official visit to Mali from February 28 to March 4, and to Congo from March 5 and 6.

  • Donald Trump urges supporters to hold their own rally
    New Delhi , Feb. 25: President Donald Trump on Twitter has urged his supporters to hold a rally of their own, predicting it would be "the biggest of them all" amid a series of protests against him.

  • Motherson's Vivek Chaand Sehgal is EY Entrepreneur of 2016
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Vivek Chaand Sehgal, chairman of the Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), has recently been named the EY Entrepreneur of 2016 for its outstanding contribution in the world of entrepreneurship.

  • Interpol says won't issue red warrant against MQM founder Altaf Hussain
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Interpol has refused to issue a red warrant against Muttahida Qami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, saying it does not intervene in political and religious matters of a state.

  • Imphal's Iskcon Temple holds a special place for Lord Krishna's disciples
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb.25 : The chanting of 'Hare Krishna Hare Rama' engulfs Imphal as the famed Iskcon Temple on the banks of the Imphal River attracts pilgrims from across the region and the world.

  • UP EC probing FIR against BJP UP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 25: Deputy Election Officer Mahendra Kumar on Saturday said that the Election Commission is investigating a case registered against Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya.

  • Trump administration rejects DHS intelligence report on travel ban
    New York [USA], Feb. 25 : Trump administration officials have downplayed an intelligence report by the Homeland Security Department (DHS) that contradicts the White House's main argument for implementing a travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries.

  • Farooq Abdullah should express his apology to Jammu and Kashmir: National Panthers Party
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Condemning the statement made by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, National Panthers Party leader Bhim Singh said Abdullah should apologise to the people of Jammu and Kashmir whom he has looted.

  • India Inc pay hikes to be at eight year low in 2017, says survey
    New Delhi , Feb 25 : India Inc's salary hikes in 2017 are projected to be at an eight-year low as per a survey by Aon Hewitt, which noted that the average pay hikes will be 9.5 percent across industries.

  • Chhattisgarh bribery case: Delhi court extends remand of prime accused
    New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : The Patiala House Court on Saturday extended three days remand of 1988 batch IAS B.L. Agrawal and two others in connection with the Chhattisgarh bribery case.

  • Indulge in great food, array of teas at Cha Bar, Oxford Bookstore
    New Delhi , Feb 25 : In your free time for book lovers nothing can be more interesting than spending time with some great food paired with an array of teas while having a favorite novel in hand. Located in the prime location of Delhi, Cha Bar located inside Oxford Bookstore has lots to offer to its customers.

  • Manipur needs 100 pct development, not 10 pct CM: PM Modi
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb. 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a dig at Ibobi Okram Singh, stating the Manipur Chief Minister was infamous for taking 10 percent commission as bribe.

  • Senior Cong. leader denies connection with Karnataka bribegate diary
    New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : Senior Congress leader Motilal Vohra today denied any connection with the Karnataka bribegate diary case saying he knows nothing about it.

  • IndiGo, SpiceJet flights avert collision at Ahmedabad Airport
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Feb.25 : A major accident between two planes, an IndiGo and a SpiceJet aircraft was averted at Ahmedabad airport due to the presence of rabbits on the airstrip, reported the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

  • Pakistan allows export of Sikh holy water
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : The well at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan has been made functional and the government has allowed its holy water to be exported.

  • Keefe's 12-fer helps Australia end India's 19-match unbeaten streak
    Pune , Feb. 25 : Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe wrecked havoc on the Indian batters as Australia emphatically defeated India by 333 runs on the third day of the first Test here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Sakshi Dwivedi joins Bhoomi team
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Actress Sakshi Dwivedi has joined the team of upcoming Bollywood movie Bhoomi.

  • Delegation CPIFA meets Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs
    Islamabad, Feb 25 : A delegation of Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA), led by Ambassador Lu Shumin, called on Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, at the Foreign Office.