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  • Vardy's away goal gives Leicester a lifeline in 1-2 CL loss to Sevilla
    Sevilla [Spain], Feb.23 : Jamie Vardy gave Leicester City an away goal and kept alive their hopes of making it to the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite a narrow 1-2 defeat at the hands of the Sevilla in the first leg of the last-16 tie here on Thursday.

  • IRC introduces specialized industrial insurance services in India
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : Mumbai based Entrepreneur Suresh Khairwar lead International Risk Consultants Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. (IRC) rewrites the history of Indian Insurance industry by introducing Specialized Industrial Insurance to the Indian clients who are aligned to do business with best global practices.

  • ED attaches assets of over Rs. one crore of Surat-based businessman in PMLA case
    Surat (Gujarat) , Feb. 23 : The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday attached assets worth Rs. 1,02,16,000 of Gujarat-based financier Kishore Bhajiawala under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case.

  • Akhilesh Govt. has done nothing than advertisement: Keshav Prasad Maurya
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.23 : In a scathing attack at Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing but only involved in advertisement.

  • BMC Election Results: Counting of votes begins in Mumbai
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 23 : Counting of votes for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and nine other municipal corporations began on Thursday.

  • TN political row: Stalin to meet President Mukherjee today
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 23 : It seems like the political turmoil in Tamil Nadu is not going to end so soon as Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin will today leave for Delhi to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • UP Elections: 10.23 percent voter turnout recorded till 9 a.m.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 23 : With the ongoing polling for the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, 10.23 percent voter turnout was recorded on Thursday till 9 a.m.

  • HIL 2017: UP Wizards reach semis post 4-4 draw against Dabang Mumbai
    Lucknow , Feb.23 : Uttar Pradesh Wizards stormed into the semi- finals of the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL) after settling to a sensational 4-4 draw against Dabang Mumbai here at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium last evening.

  • Pune Test: Aussies win toss, ask India to bowl first
    Pune , Feb. 23 : Australia have won the toss and asked India to bowl first in the opening Test of the four-match series at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium here on Thursday.

  • ED attaches assets over Rs. one crore of Surat-based businessman in PMLA case

  • J-K: Three soldiers, one civilian killed in terror attack in Shopian
    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 23 : At least three army personnel and one civilian lost their lives after an army convoy was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday morning.

  • L and T's Sikka believes worst of demonetisation behind us
    Kampala (Uganda), Feb. 23 : Rahul Sikka, Larsen and Toubro's Vice President and Head Africa Power Transmission and Distribution, has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to demonetise high-denomination currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 has brought more people into the periphery of tax-related activities.

  • UP election 2017: Supporters of BSP, SP clash in Mahoba, four injured
    Mahoba (UP) , Feb. 23 : At least four people including Samajwadi Party candidate Siddhgopal Sahu's son were injured after a clash between SP and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supporters broke out in Mahoba.

  • Ind vs Aus: Smith wins toss, elects to bat first
    Pune, Feb 23 : Australian captain Steve Smith won the coin toss and opted to bat first in the first Test match against India, here on Thursday.

  • Central African Republic: Four UN peacekeepers wounded in ambush by armed group
    New York, Feb 23 : The United Nations peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic has reported that its troops on patrol were ambushed yesterday outside of Ippy in Ouaka prefecture.

  • Tackling hunger crises in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen requires $4.4 billion - UN
    New York, Feb 23 : Sounding the alarm on behalf of more than 20 million people in South Sudan, Somalia, Yemen, and north-east Nigeria facing devastating levels of food insecurity, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres joined other top United Nations officials on Wednesday calling for "strong and urgent" action from the international community to help the already-fragile countries avert catastrophe.

  • Business-as-usual not an option with future global food security in jeopardy, cautions UN agency
    New York, Feb 23 : Warning that diminishing natural resources and a changing climate have put humankind's future ability to feed itself "in jeopardy," the United Nations underlined on Wednesday that while the planet still has the potential to produce enough food, "major transformations" are needed to make production sustainable and to ensure that all of humanity benefits.

  • Delhi HC to hear Mukhtar Ansari's parole case
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : The Delhi High Court to hear the parole issue of mafia turned politician Mukhtar Ansari, today.

  • Google dedicates its doodle to NASA's seven earth sized exoplanets discovery!
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Google has always made sure to celebrate every special affair around the globe.

  • Recent poll suggests Trump's approval rating continues to fall
    New York[USA], Feb. 23: According to a recent poll, US President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped over the last month, with a majority of voters now disapproving of his job performance.

  • Trump illegal immigration ban puts Indo-Americans on tough spot
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: The Indian-Americans are likely to be impacted by the Donald Trump administration's issuance of tough new orders for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants.

  • SC to hear plea by environmentalist M.C. Mehta on air pollution
    New Delhi , Feb. 23: The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the plea, filed by noted environmentalist, M. C. Mehta, in air pollution case.

  • SC to hear plea seeking probe into Kalikho Pul suicide case
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : The Supreme Court, on Thursday, will hear the petition filed by Dangwimsai Pul, the first wife of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, seeking a direction for registration of an FIR and investigation into a suicide note, purportedly written by her husband, who allegedly committed suicide on August 9, last year.

  • Legalising same-sex marriage may reduce suicide in teens
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 : The implementation of state laws for legalising same-sex marriage can significantly reduce the rate of suicide attempts among teenagers, reveals a study.

  • BRITS Awards 2017: Katy Perry slams Theresa May, Donald Trump in her 'Chained to the Rhythm' performance
    London [UK], Feb 23 : Ketty Perry, who spent most of last year campaigning for US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, appeared to take aim at U.S. President Donald Trump on stage at the BRITS Awards, this year.

  • BRIT Awards 2017: David Bowie to Beyonce, here's complete winners list
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : One of the biggest event on the musical calendar, the Brit Awards, this year saw David Bowie dominating the night, by taking away two big awards posthumously- Mastercard British album of the year and British male solo artist.

  • Mike Pence condemns vandalism at Jewish cemetery amid outpouring of support
    London [UK], Feb. 23: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned vile act of vandalism at a suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery, where more than 150 headstones were damaged earlier this week.

  • Marine Le Pen's aides under investigation
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: The chief staff of French leader Marine Le Pen was put under formal investigation after a day of questioning over the alleged misuse of European Union(EU) funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

  • UK: Cressida Dick appointed first female Metropolitan police commissioner
    London [UK], Feb. 23: Cressida Dick is all set to become the first ­female head of the Metropolitan police, completing a remarkable career comeback by vowing to reform Britain's largest police force.

  • US troops have come 'under fire' in Mosul
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: The U.S. troops have come under fire and have eturned fire in and around Mosul, as allied forces tried to retake the city from ISIS.

  • Former CBI chief A.P. Singh refutes corruption charges
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Coming out defiantly against the allegation of being involved in a corruption case related to meat exporter Moin Qureshi, former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief A.P. Singh on Thursday said majority of chats between him and the former took place after his retirement.

  • Akshay Kumar addresses 'taboo' around 'Toilet:Ek Prem Katha' title
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 23 : Khiladi Kumar, who has wrapped up the shoot of his upcoming film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha', recently addressed the taboo around using a name like 'toilet' in his movie and said it is a real story and we should not run away from it.

  • UP election: Villagers boycott polling in Khaga over developmental issues
    Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 23 : With the voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election begun on 53 constituencies, Villagers in Fatehpur's Khaga boycott polling over developmental issues.

  • Nawaz Sharif arrives in Turkey to co-chair 5th meeting HLSCC
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the Esenboga Airport in Ankara on a three day official visit to Turkey.

  • India-Uganda partnership foundation for future economic progress: Amin Mawji
    Kampala (Uganda), Feb. 23 : Amin M. Mawji, OBE, Diplomatic Representative, Aga Khan Development hailed the growing partnership between India and Uganda, saying the relationship is building the foundation for future economic progress.

  • Pakistan enhancing its military capability to combat terrorism
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 23 : Pakistan has speeded up its efforts to fight terrorists as it is silently enhancing its military capability by acquiring equipment and weapons required to combat terrorism.

  • Ronaldo's goal in vain as Valencia beat Madrid 2-1 in La Liga
    Valencia [Spain], Feb.23 : Two goals in the first nine minutes allowed Valencia record a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in their La Liga clash at Mestalla Stadium here last evening.

  • Seth Meyers parodies Oscar nominated films in 'Oscar Bait'
    Washington D.C.[USA], Feb. 23 : As the big night of Oscars come close, Seth Meyers introduces 'Oscar Bait' that serves as a bit of fun respite from the otherwise long and serious awards-season journey.

  • Congress slams Amit Shah's 'derogatory' Kasab remark
    NewDelhi , Feb. 23 : Hitting back at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah over his 'Kasab' remark, Congress on Thursday said only a failed leader can use such derogatory language.

  • #Baywatch: Priyanka Chopra stuns as Victoria Leeds in new poster
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The one actress who believes being bad can be 'so good' is none other than Bollywood's Desi girl Priyanka Chopra.

  • Bihar Budget session to begin today
    Patna (Bihar) , Feb. 23 : The budget session of Bihar Legislative Assembly will begin on Thursday with the address of Governor Ram Nath Kovind.

  • L and T to provide vocational skills training to Ugandan youth
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb. 23 : Rahul Sikka, Larsen and Toubro's Vice President and Head Africa Power Transmission and Distribution, has welcomed the decision to manufacture in Uganda with Indian skills and expertise, saying the local population needs to be empowered for long-term goals.

  • UP polls: PM Modi appeals to voters to makefestival of democracy a success
    NewDelhi , Feb. 23 : As the voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly election began on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the people of the politically crucial state to cast their vote.

  • Google hails NASA's exoplanets discovery, doodles
    Mountain View, Feb 23 : Tech giant Google on Thursday dedicated a doodle to celebrate NASA's latest discovery, where the agency found out about seven Earth-like exoplanets.

  • Syria negotiations may not yield breakthrough, but momentum needs to be maintained - UN envoy
    New York, Feb 23 : A day before negotiations on the crisis in Syria kick off in Geneva, the United Nations Special Envoy for the war-torn country acknowledged that while he is "not expecting a breakthrough," the proactive momentum needs to be sustained, and the top United Nations relief official told the Security Council that the country's humanitarian needs would remain critical for a long time.

  • OSCE seeks to defuse conflicts, combat radicalization and build trust, UN Security Council told
    New York, Feb 23 : Multilateral cooperation is the only way to achieve peace, security and stability, and there is no alternative to it, Austria's Foreign Minister told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday, underscoring the work of his country in its role as the Chair of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

  • Haiti: New grant to help UNICEF strengthen efforts to tackle cholera
    New York, Feb 23 : A new grant from the Government of Japan will allow the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) to help reduce cholera-related morbidity and mortality in Haiti in 2017 and 2018, the UN agency said in a news release.

  • Providing evidence against Masood Azhar is not India's task alone: Jaishankar tells China
    New Delhi, Feb 22 : Indian Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar on Wednesday told China that India is not alone entrusted with the function of providing evidence against Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar.

  • UP polls: Voting for fourth phase underway
    Lucknow (UP) , Feb. 23 : Voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly election has begun on 53 constituencies spread over 12 districts including the Bundelkhand region and Raebareli.

  • Russia feels Montenegro coup allegations may damage bilateral relationship
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: Russia hits back over allegations that Moscow was involved in a failed coup in Montenegro and an attempt to assassinate the country's former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, stating the claims may damage relation between the two nations.

  • Mexico slams US immigration plan ahead of Tillerson visit
    New York[USA], Feb. 23: Mexico indicated that it intends to take hard stand against Trump administration's new immigration directives that could have dramatic implications for the United States' southern neighbours, ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

  • SC to resume hearing on age criteria for NEET
    New Delhi , Feb. 23: The Supreme Court, on Thursday, will resume the hearing on the age criteria for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), for various undergraduate courses.

  • Trump administration revokes transgender students' bathroom protections
    London [UK], Feb. 23: U.S. President Donald Trump's government revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools, in defense of transgender student rights, which would permanently scrap transgender student protections in schools.

  • Now, you can cure insomnia with placebo: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 : Briton researchers have found a simple placebo may really work well to cure insomnia.

  • Beware! Those pills to reduce gastric acid may silently damage your kidney: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 22 : Beware! US researchers warned that taking drugs to reduce gastric acid for prolonged periods may lead to serious kidney problems, including kidney failure.

  • Brits 2017: George Michael tribute leaves fans in tears
    London [UK], Feb 23 : The 2017 BRIT Awards, on Wednesday, remembered George Michael's legacy with a pair of tributes by the late singer's 'Wham!' bandmates and Chris Martin performance to his 1986 hit track 'A Different Corner.'

  • BRIT Awards 2017: David Bowie awarded posthumously
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : David Bowie again proved, work of art is immortal!

  • Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang gets 20 months sentence
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: Former leader of Hong Kong Donald Tsang has been sentenced 20 months imprisonment for misconduct in public office.

  • Iceland's President remark on pineapple pizza sparks international stir
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: Iceland's President Gudni Johannesson's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir as he disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week.

  • Glad to buy Indian goods, services for more than 1USD: Uganda President Yoweri Museveni
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb 23 : Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, on Wednesday, while speaking on bilateral relations with India, in a business forum, expressed his satisfaction over importing Indian goods for more than one million US dollars.