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  • Priyanka Chopra celebrates President's day in a quirky way
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : The whole world knows that Priyanka Chopra is having the time of her life in Hollywood.

  • Karnataka: Nine killed, over 43 injured as tanker rams into tempo
    Yadgir (Karnataka) , Feb. 21 : At least nine people were killed and 43 others suffered serious injuries following a deadly collision between a tempo and a cement tanker today in Karnataka's Yadgir district.

  • AIU seizes gold worth Rs. 31 lakhs from Mumbai Airport
    Mumbai , Feb 21 : The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) has seized 1039 grams of gold with a market value of Rs. 31,52,326 from a woman at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here.

  • 'Not My President's Day' protests across U.S. to oppose Trump
    New York [USA], Feb. 21 : On Presidents Day, thousands of Americans took to streets on Monday to denounce incumbent President Donald Trump.

  • Bangladesh's language movement was writing on the wall that Pakistan missed
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 21 : As the world celebrates International Mother Language Day it would be right to say that this day holds much more significance to Bangladesh, which will today pay homage to its language movement heroes.

  • International Mother Language Day: Bangladesh pays homage to language movement heroes
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 21 : As the clock struck midnight, Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid led the nation in paying tributes by placing wreaths at Central Shaheed Minar to pay homage to the language movement heroes on International Mother Language Day .

  • PM Modi trying to create mindset inconsistent with values of Constitution: Sibal
    New Delhi , Feb 21 : Coming down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for drawing a parallel between Hindu and Muslim festivals, Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that the former is trying to create a mindset inconsistent with the values of the Constitution.

  • Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Robin Hood: Origins' goes on floor
    Zagreb [Croatia], Feb. 21 : After giving some major location goals in 'Star Wars' and 'Game of Thrones,' Croatia is now hosting its biggest Hollywood production, Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.

  • Piers Morgan praises Trump's NSA pick
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : British journalist Piers Morgan apparently seemed very much in support of U.S. President Donald Trump's new National Security Advisor.

  • Pence admits being 'disappointed' with Flynn
    New York [USA], Feb. 21 : U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for the first time while publicly commenting on Michael Flynn said that he was disappointed that former the national security adviser misled him about his conversation with the Russian ambassador.

  • UP polls: Campaigning for fourth phase ends today
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 21 : The campaigning for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections will come to an end at 5 p.m. today.

  • TN CM Palanisamy announces five welfare schemes promised by Jayalalithaa
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb 21 : On the very first of assuming office as the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, E. Palanisamy, announced five welfare schemes, to fulfill the promises made by the late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa in her election manifesto.

  • British Parliament debates Trump's UK visit
    London [UK], Feb. 21 : U.S President Donald Trump was accused of behaving like a petulant child, during a British Parliament debate on his state visit.

  • Hauz Khas assault case: Police claims to have identified main accused
    New Delhi , Feb 21 : The Delhi Police, on Monday, claimed that they have identified the main accused in connection to the alleged rape of a 24-year-old woman from northeast, in Delhi's Hauz Khas area.

  • UK Journalist Steve Hewlett dies at 58
    London [UK], Feb. 21 : Broadcaster and journalist Steve Hewlett, who shared the story of his cancer battle on BBC Radio 4, breathed his last at the age of 58.

  • Critical food aid shortages hit Africa's refugees hard, UN warns
    New York, Feb 21 : Across Africa, some two million refugees are facing critical shortages in food assistance, the United Nations warned on Monday.

  • Amid global paradox, solutions that unify economic and social progress needed - UN labour chief
    New York, Feb 21 : Highlighting that many around the world are left out from being able to benefit from global prosperity dividends and that even flourishing societies are seeing inequalities widen, the head of the United Nations labour agency on Monday called for solutions that can bring economic growth combined with social progress.

  • CBI registers case against its former chief A.P. Singh and meat exporter Moin Qureshi
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), on the complaint of Enforcement Directorate, on Monday registered a case against its former director A.P. Singh and meat exporter Moin Qureshi along with others.

  • Russian ambassador to UN dies in New York
    Moscow [Russia], Feb. 20 : Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin died in

  • Afghanistan hands over list of 32 terror camps to Pakistan
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 20 : The Afghanistan Government on Monday handed over to Pakistan a list of 32 terrorist training centres and 85 terrorists based in Pakistan.

  • Virat Kohli says his source of inspiration is Autobiography of a Yogi
    Kolkata, Feb 20 : Ace cricketer and Captain of the Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli professed his love for Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda's autobiography of a Yogi calling it a 'must read for all those who are brave enough to let their thoughts and ideologies be challenged.'

  • India, South Africa ready for final of ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017
    Colombo, Feb 20 : India and South Africa will play the final of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 on Tuesday, in what will be an opportunity for their players to perform freely on the big stage.

  • Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's so-called PM loves going on foreign trips while people suffer
    Muzaffarabad [Pakistan-occupied Kashmir], Feb. 20 : Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's so-called Prime Minister Farooq Haider loves to visit foreign countries and the fact that people of the region whom he administers are suffering, makes no differences to him.

  • AAIB initiates inquiry into breach of separation incident at Kolkata Airport
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : The authorities of Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) on Monday carried out an inquiry into the breach of separation incident at Kolkata Airport which took place on December 11, 2016.

  • HIL 2017: Tristan Clemons stars in Jaypee Punjab Warriors 1-0 win over Uttar Pradesh Wizards
    New Delhi, Feb. 20 : Jaypee Punjab Warriors goalkeeper Tristan Clemons was at his usual best yet again to help Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 1-0 in a crucial match of the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL) here on Monday.

  • Rajasthan: Fire breaks out at petrol pump in Kota
    Kota, (Rajasthan), Feb. 20 : A fire broke out at a petrol pump in Rajasthan's Kota while refuelling on Monday.

  • Karnataka: Tempo-tanker collision claims eight lives
    Yadgir, (Karnataka), Feb. 20 : As many as eight people were killed after a collision between a tempo and a cement tanker took place on Monday in Karnataka's Yadgir.

  • Despite Trump's announcement, China factories continue to manufacture 'Ivanka Trump's' shoes
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Even after U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion of bringing back manufacturing jobs to the United States, production of the former's daughter Ivanka Trump's shoes has not stopped in China.

  • Akshara Haasan, Vivaan Shah to feature in 'Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana'
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Akshara Haasan and Vivaan Shah will be seen in upcoming family entertainer 'Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana' and the teaser posters of the film featuring the fresh jodi, were released recently.

  • Tabu and Ayushmann for Sriram's next
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan seems to have fallen off the radar, post the success of his movie, Badlapur. The director had not even appeared in the news for any future projects after his 2015 movie. However, it looks like the director had been planning a new movie, away from the limelight.

  • Mumbai: Police seizes two cars full of liquor before BMC polls
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb 21 : The Kurar Police seized two cars full of liquor last night ahead of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls here.

  • Malayalam actress molestation case: Two arrested, accused sent to 14-day judicial custody
    Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb 21 : In a recent development, two more accused, who were arrested on Sunday, in connection to the Malayalam actress' abduction and molestation case, have been sent to a 14-day judicial custody by the Aluva court, yesterday.

  • Ivanka Trump's fragrance tops Amazon's best-sellers
    New York [USA], Feb. 21 : Despite the calls for boycotts, fragrance sold under Ivanka Trump's line is currently a top seller on Amazon.

  • Kazakhstan, India to celebrate 25 years of diplomatic ties on Wednesday
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  • Chronic knee pain may be treated online
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : A study has found out that an online intervention, combining home exercise and pain-coping skills training, provided substantial clinical benefits for patients suffering from chronic knee pain.

  • Maintenance program much needed to keep off pounds for long
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : Only exercise is not enough to maintain that figure, which is an after effect of much toil and sweat!

  • Products students should have in their house as they prepare for exams
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : As exams are just around the corner, many students would need to declutter their rooms and organise them in a better way so that they can focus only on their studies without getting distracted due to unmanaged stuff surrounding them.

  • Angelina Jolie, kids enjoy 'dry chips' like spiders, crickets and tarantulas
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : Looks like Angelina Jolie and her kids are satisfying their craving with something extremely adventurous.

  • Plane carrying five people crashes into side of shopping centre in Melbourne
    Sydney [Australia], Feb. 21 : A plane with five people on board has crashed into the side of a shopping centre near Essendon Airport, in Melbourne's north, sparking a fire at the centre.

  • NRHM Scam: SC to hear the matter today
    New Delhi , Feb 21 : The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, will hear the plea seeking investigation into the alleged multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Officer shot dead while responding to car crash in LA
    New York [USA], Feb. 21 : A police officer, while responding to a car crash incident, was shot dead on Monday in Whittier, Los Angeles, according to investigators.

  • Delhi HC to hear plea filed by Vodafone's against Reliance Jio's free offer
    New Delhi , Feb 21 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear plea filed by Vodafone India alleging that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( TRAI) had failed to prohibit Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd's (RJIO) latant violation of tariff orders, directions and regulations by permitting it to continue with its free offers.

  • Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster named Trump's new national security advisor
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : President Donald Trump has named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a career Army officer and strategist, as his new national security advisor as a replacement of Michael Flynn.

  • North Korean envoy denies identifying deceased DPRK man as Kim Jong Nam
    Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Feb. 21 : North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia, on Monday, denied identifying the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)

  • Protesters to rally as Trump wishes America 'Happy Presidents Day'
    New Delhi , Feb. 21 : As the U.S. President Donald Trump, on Monday, wished America a 'Happy Presidents Day,' thousands of protesters are gearing up for demonstration against him on his special day.

  • 'Historic' day as last FARC-EP members gather to turn in arms - UN mission in Colombia
    New York, Feb 21 : About 300 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) on Monday arrived in central Colombia's Agua Bonita zone, bringing the number to close to 6,900, to lay down their arms under United Nations verification, and to begin a transition to social, economic and political life, the UN Mission in the country said on Monday.

  • Famine declared in region of South Sudan - UN
    New York, Feb 21 : Famine has been formally declared in parts of South Sudan, the United Nations said on Monday, warning that war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation there and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine.

  • AAIB initiates inquiry into breach of separation incident at Kolkata Airport
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : The authorities of Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) on Monday carried out an inquiry into the breach of separation incident at Kolkata Airport which took place on December 11, 2016.

  • Meet the auto-driver's star son who makes it to IPL
    Hyderabad , Feb. 20 : Besides England all-rounder Ben Stokes and Afghanistan cricketers Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi, there was one more name which caught the attention of many at the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction held on Monday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru.

  • Jet Airways announces frequent flyer reward promotion
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Jet Airways, India's full-service premier international airline, announced frequent flyer reward promotion, with the launch of a global campaign, 'The Billion Miles Festival'.

  • India lauds Pakistan's move to put Hafiz Saeed's name on terror list
    New Delhi, Feb 20 : India on Monday lauded Pakistan's effort of putting Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)/Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's name on its terror list.

  • Flipkart, Microsoft forge cloud partnership to expand e-commerce in India
    Bangalore, Feb 20 : Microsoft and Flipkart on Monday announced a strategic partnership to provide consumers in India with the best online shopping service.

  • Telangana CM announces special comprehensive plan for Most Backwards Classes (MBCs)
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 20 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced that a special comprehensive plan will be put in place for the development of the Most Backward Classes (MBCs) in the state.

  • DMK to bring no confidence motion in TN assembly against speaker
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 20 : Coming down heavily upon Tamil Nadu speaker for giving decision in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palanisamy's favour, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Monday said his party will bring a no confidence motion against the speaker in the state assembly.

  • Bengaluru: Three-year-old girl molested, parents protest outside school
    Bengaluru, (Karnataka), Feb. 20 : The parents of children studying in a private school in Bengaluru gathered around the school after they heard that a three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by an employee.

  • Vice President Ansari discusses ways to enhance India, Rwanda ties with Senate President
    Kigali (Rwanda), Feb. 20 : Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari today met Rwandan Senate President Bernard Makuza in Kigali and discussed ways to enhance bilateral ties.

  • CABI refuses to accept cash reward of Rs. 10 lakh announced for Indian blind cricket team
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : As soon Sports Minister Vijay Goel announced a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakh for the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup, Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) on Monday said the team won't be accepting the prize as the team were "expecting more".

  • Retired paramilitary veterans protest at Jantar Mantar demanding OROP
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : A group of retired paramilitary forces officials held a protest at Jantar Mantar on Monday demanding grant of special pay, OROP and restoration of old pension scheme for lakhs of personnel.

  • VIVO IPL Player Auction 2017 witnesses bidding of INR 91.15 Crore
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : The VIVO Indian Premier League Player Auction 2017 concluded in Bengaluru on Monday with as many as 66 being bought by eight teams including 27 overseas players.

  • CEO Rajesh Gopinathan, COO NG Subramaniam appointed to board: TCS
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, on Monday announced that Rajesh Gopinathan who will take over as the Chief Executive Officer from N Chandrasekaran has been appointed as the Managing Director on the board.