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  • Army Chief pays tributes to soldiers killed in Kashmir militant ambush
    New Delhi, Feb 24 : Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday paid tributes to three soldiers killed in a militant ambush in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday.

  • Rotary District 3291 awarded scholarships to needy meritorious students
    Kolkata, Feb 24 : District Governor Rtn Shyamashree Sen handed over cheques to meritorious students in a ceremony organised by Rotary Calcutta West Ridge on Saturday afternoon.

  • Pranab Mukherjee wishes Kuwait on National Day eve
    New Delhi, Feb 24 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Amir and people of the State of Kuwait on the eve of their National Day.

  • BCC and I hosts Annual Manufacturing Conclave 2017 for MSMEs
    Kolkata, Feb 24 : An annual manufacturing conclave designated as the Power of Innovation in Manufacturing- Driving India's growth in the 21st century commenced under the collaboration of BCC and I, BIMS at the BCC and I recently in Kolkata.

  • Australia bundles out India for 105 runs on second day of first cricket test match
    Pune, Feb 24 : India was bundled out for 105 runs on Friday by the Australian team on Friday, the second day of the cricket test match being played at Pune.

  • Arun Jaitley leaves for five-day official tour of UK
    New Delhi, Feb 24 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley left for the United Kingdom (UK) on Friday to represent India at the reception by Queen Elizabeth II to launch UK-India Year of Culture 2017, according to media reports.

  • Shahid Kapoor's Rangoon releases
    Mumbai, Feb 24 : Shahid Kapoor's latest released movie Rangoon released on Friday.

  • Air Travelers witness an attempt to create the 'World's largest margarine statue' at Mumbai Airport on Maha Shivratri
    Mumbai, Feb 24 : Air travelers transiting through the city were in for a visual treat on Friday as they were greeted by a giant Trimurti, in an attempt at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport to make the World's 'Largest Margarine Structure' on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.

  • Bihar SSC chairman Sudhir Kumar arrested in Jharkhand
    Patna, Feb 24 : Senior IAS officer and chairman of Bihar SSC Sudhir Kumar has been arrested on Friday in connection with question paper leak of clerical examination in state, according to media reports.

  • Kerala youth, harassed and videotaped with girl friend on Valentine's day, found hanging
    Thiruvanthapuram, Feb 24 : : A 24-year-old man who was harassed on Valentine day by a group of local vigilantes for allegedly indulging in vulgar behaviour in public place, was found hanging outside his house in Kerala's Palakkad, media reports said.

  • KASHISH presents Indian LGBTQ films in US, Spain and Australia
    Mumbai, Feb 24 (JEN): KASHISH Global, an initiative of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival - South Asia's biggest LGBTQ film festival - is facilitating programming of Indian LGBTQ films worldwide at film festivals in Spain, USA and Australia, an official release stated.

  • Kavitta Verma to star in Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana
    Mumbai, Feb 24 : Bollywood actress Kavitta Verma will star opposite Gurmeet Choudhary in Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana .

  • Afghanistan: ISIS militant killed before attacking forces
    Kabul, Feb 24 : At least one ISIS militant was killed before attacking the Afghani forces, local Khaama Press reported.

  • Elect a UP govt. that will give jobs, works for farmers: Rahul Gandhi
    Basti (Uttar Pradesh) Feb. 24 : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said the people of Uttar Pradesh need to elect a government that will give jobs and works for the benefit of farmers.

  • Beijing should hire high-tech talent from India, says Chinese media
    Beijing [China], Feb. 24 : China should hire high-tech talent from India for maintaining its innovation ability, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Friday.

  • Palaniswami says vested interest making issue out of Jayalalithaa's death
    Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 24 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday said there is no mystery behind former chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's death, adding that vested interests were making an issue out of it for political gain.

  • Kansas shooting: Family of deceased blames Trump for it
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 24 : Realtives of murdered Indian-origin engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla on Friday blamed President Donald Trump for the hate crime in Kansas.

  • PSL fixing row: Players to face life bans if found guilty, says PCB chief
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.24 : Issuing a stern statement, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan has said that the players found guilty in the recent match fixing scandal in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL) will be handed over life bans.

  • Modi hits out at Congress, says party completely sidelined by people in Maharashtra
    Gonda (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.24 : Citing that how Congress party has been sidelined by the people in Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hits out at the former over their downfall in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections 2017 while addressing an election rally in Gonda on Monday.

  • HIL 2017: Table toppers Dabang Mumbai to take on Delhi Waveriders in semis
    Chandigarh , Feb.24 : The stage is set for an exciting day of hockey as the semi-finals of the ongoing fifth edition of Hockey India League (HIL) gets underway with a clash between Kalinga Lancers and Uttar Pradesh Wizards here at the Chandigarh Hockey Stadium.

  • Lionsgate push Liam Neeson's 'The Commuter' to early 2018
    Los Angeles [USA], Feb. 24 : If you are a fan of Liam Neeson, we have got some bad news for you.

  • 45 killed in car bomb explosion in Syria
    Dubai [UAE], Feb. 24 : At least 45 people have reportedly been killed and several others injured after a car bomb hit Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in a village near al-Bab.

  • CBFC's refusal to certify 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' similar to moral policing: Activists
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : The Central Board of Film Certification's (CBFC) denial to certify the upcoming film, 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' has paved the way for widespread negativity among activists who are of the opinion CBFC needs to be educated immediately.

  • India, Uganda have agreed to enhance, exploit potential of ties: Ansari
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb.24 : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Friday said both India and Uganda have agreed that there is a great potential for enhancement and expansion of mutual bilateral trade relations between the two nations.

  • Namami Brahmaputra festival to begin soon
    Guwahati (Assam) , Feb.24 : Namami Brahmaputra, a mega festival to begin soon on the the mighty river from Sadiya to Dhubri in 21 districts from March 31,which will promote economy, trade and commerce, culture, skill, industry and tourism, organizers said today.

  • Lipstick Under My Burkha row: Censor Board defends action, says movie content is 'unacceptable'
    Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 : Reacting to the controversy over the certification of the upcoming movie 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' CBFC member Mamta Kale justified the Board's action saying that the content of the movie is the core issue.

  • Deepika Padukone ecstatic with the success of her Hollywood debut
    Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 : Deepika Padukone, who took everyone by storm in her Hollywood debut 'XXX: Return of Xander Cage,' feels elated after the success of the movie.

  • Epicor research reveals growth is directly related to aggressive technological agenda
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Businesses in Mexico, China and India are increasingly turning to technology to power successful growth, reveals new global research by Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth.

  • ISSF World Cup: Pooja Ghatkar bags bronze in 10m Air Rifle
    New Delhi , Feb.24 : Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar made the country proud on Friday as she clinched the bronze medal in the women's 10m Air Rifle event here at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup.

  • PM Modi should seek votes on principles instead of launching personal attacks: Congress
    New Delhi , Feb.24 : Hitting back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his donkey rebuttal to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, the Congress on Friday called on the former to seek votes based on policies and principles, adding that such remarks coming from him were unbecoming.

  • Army Chief pays tribute to bravehearts of Shopian terror attack
    Srinagar , Feb.24, : Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat led tributes for bravehearts who had sacrificed their lives in a terror attack in Shopian in the recent weeks.

  • Kashmiri boys sacrificing lives for freedom, says Farooq Abdullah
    New Delhi, Feb 24 : Cautioning New Delhi against an effort to suppress the political aspirations of the people of the state, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that militants were 'sacrificing their lives for the cause of freedom'.

  • Calcutta Rowing Club and Santoor Ashram presents The Golden Trio
    Kolkata, Feb 23 : The magic of the Golden Trio comes alive on Mar 5 at the lawns of Calcutta Rowing Club, on the Lakes in Kolkata from 6:30 pm onward.

  • Wave of violence in Pakistan shows a horrific disregard for human life: Amnesty
    Islamabad, Feb 24 Over the past fortnight, a series of bomb attacks claimed by a slew of armed groups has claimed the lives of more than 120 people and injured several more, raising concerns about the protection of human life, said Amnesty International.

  • Syria suicide attack: 42 killed
    Al-Bab, Feb 24 : At least 42 people were killed in suicide attack carried out by militant group IS in Swesan area near al-Bab city of Syria, a monitor group reported.

  • Crusade against one family will continue, will take back the party : O Paneeerselvam
    Chennai, Feb 24 : O. Panneerselvam, the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister who now heads the anti-Sasikala camp within the ruling AIADMK,on Friday said the 'crusade' against the dominance of one family will be on and the control over the party will be taken back.

  • Limited edition Porsche 911 R arrives in India
    New Delhi, Feb 24 : Porsche Centre Bengaluru welcomed a new model in the 911 range this week, with the arrival of the limited edition 911 R.

  • Suspected ISIS operative arrested in Assam
    Guwahati, Feb 24 : : Security forces have arrested a suspected ISIS operative, who might be a key to the terror group's plan for Assam and other parts of north east India.

  • Nitin Gadkari nudges Uddhab Thackeray for BJP-Shiv Sena reunion to take control of BMC
    Mumbai, Feb 24 : : A day after the Brihammumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls threw up a fractured mandate dealing a blow to Shiv Sena's "go alone" policy, senior BJP leader Nitin Gadkari on Friday sent out a message of reunion to Uddhab Thackeray, saying there is "no option" for his party and Sena than joining hands for control of the Mumbai civic body.

  • Get OPD booking, other facilities at govt hospitals through web portal
    New Delhi, Feb 24 : The Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has launched an online portal where a host of facilities can be availed with regard to government hospitals.

  • Telengana CM taken to court by activists who challenge his splurge on gift to the God
    Hyderabad, Feb 24 : : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao, who made a Rs. 5-crore git to gods from the public exchequer-a kind of a splurge that created a stir- has been taken to the court of law by, activists, NDTV reports.

  • Akshay Kumar greets fans on Mahashivratri
    Mumbai, Feb 24 : Posting a funny picture on Twitter, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar greeted fans on the occasion of Mahashivratri.

  • Bengaluru: BJP demands resignation of CM Siddaramaiah on alleged pay-off issue
    Bengaluru, Feb 24 : BJP Yuva Morcha on Friday staged demonstration demanding resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah for his alleged payoff to Congress high command, media reported.

  • Hate Crime: US man guns down Indian engineer in Kansas city bar, another wounded
    Kansas, Feb 24 : In what is treated as a hate crime in USA, an Indian engineer was shot dead and two others were injured when an American man opened fire on them at a Kansas city bar after shouting "get out of my country".

  • Internationally-banned chemical weapon used to kill Kim Jong Nam: Malaysian Police
    New York [USA], Feb. 24 : A preliminary report by the Chemistry Department of Malaysia has revealed that the chemical substance used to kill Kim Jong Nam was a VX nerve agent, an internationally-banned chemical weapon.

  • Conspirators from Nepal responsible for Kanpur train tragedy, says PM Modi
    Gonda (Uttar Pradesh) Feb. 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday blamed conspirators sitting in Nepal for the November 2016 train derailment in Kanpur that claimed the lives of 149 people.

  • Need for closer cooperation between Indian and Ugandan Parliaments: Ansari
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb.24 : Indian Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda Rebecca A. Kadaga have reiterated the need for closer cooperation between the parliaments of the two countries, especially in the domain of capacity building and parliamentary exchanges.

  • Ex- Indian envoy N. Chandra declares Kansas shooting a hate crime
    New Delhi, , Feb. 24 : Former Indian envoy to the United States Naresh Chandra on Friday described the murder of Indian origin engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas as a hate crime.

  • Lahore DHA blast was caused by cylinder explosion: Punjab Law Minister
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb. 24 : Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said on Friday that yesterday's blast in Lahore's DHA was not an act of terror but an "accident", as forensic samples collected from the site had shown that the blast was a cylinder explosion.

  • Free Business websites for Indian SMEs and startups, organised by SEOFIED
    New Delhi , Feb 24 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): As the saying goes, "there are no free lunches in the world" yet here is an organisation that proposes to do just that for you. The story of a social initiative in Odisha that aims to encourage and motivate digital transformation of an entire nation.

  • Indo-UK thought leadership awards for British, Indian change makers
    London [United Kingdom], Feb.24 : The third Indo-UK Thought Leadership Awards took place on February 22. Awards were presented to individuals from India and the UK who have been contributing to strengthening bilateral relations between India and the UK.

  • PV Sindhu set to be Deputy Collector
    Hyderabad , Feb.24 : Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu, who is the first Indian woman athlete to win a silver medal at the Olympics , has accepted a government job which was offered by the Andhra Pradesh Government following her Rio de Janeiro triumph.

  • India, Uganda favor greater global efforts to counter terrorism: Ansari
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb.24 : Condemning terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, both India and Uganda have said that the international community needs to be more proactive in countering this menace.

  • Why is Congress forcing 'immature' Rahul Gandhi into UP: Amit Shah
    Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 24 : Taking a dig at former Delhi chief minister and Congress senior leader Sheila Dikshit's remark that party vice president Rahul Gandhi still lacks maturity, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Friday said the entire nation agreed with this 'fact' which did not explain why he was being 'forced' into the state.

  • Yale Choir to Tour India in March
    New Delhi , Feb.24 : Yale Schola Cantorum (Schola), an internationally renowned chamber choir open by audition to students from across all of Yale University's departments and professional schools, will tour India March 12 - 19, with public performances in Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. They will also take part in the Sunday service at historic St. Mary's Church in Chennai.

  • For China, bilateral ties with India more important than Masood Azhar, says envoy
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : China on Friday said that it supports India and other countries on the issue of terrorism but sees bilateral between the two nations more important.

  • Kansas shooting hero's new best friend is the Indian he saved
    Kansas [United States], Feb. 24 : A 24-year old American 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, is being hailed for his heroic efforts, however, he reckons he did what anyone else would have done at the time.

  • Rooney confirms he'll stay at Man U, quashes China move
    London [U.K], Feb.24 : Ending months of speculation over his future with Manchester United, England captain Wayne Rooney has confirmed that he will not be leaving the Old Trafford club anytime soon.

  • Kashmiri's angry with JK Govt for tying up with 'communal' forces: Farooq Abdullah
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 24 : Responding to the anti-militancy operations in Kashmir and disruptions by protesting youth at encounter sites, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Friday said the people's anger was justified as the Jammu and Kashmir Government had formed an alliance with the 'communal' forces.

  • 67 pct recruiters expect new jobs in next 6 months amid rising talent crunch: Naukri's Survey
    New Delhi , Feb 24 : Despite an increase in the job market in the first half of 2017, finding the right talent will prove difficult for recruiters due to an on-going talent crunch. This sentiment has emerged from Naukri's Hiring Outlook survey 2017 a half yearly survey conducted to gauge the hiring sentiment across companies and industries.