• Amid controversy, Trump moves ahead with key interviews, business at Mar-a-Lago
    New York [USA], Feb. 19 : Even as many criticised him for holding the urgent discussion over North Korea's missile test with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the patio at Mar-a-Lago as other diners looked on freely, U. S. President Donald Trump continues to hold business at his Florida resort.

  • Israel, U.S. to form team to discuss settlements: Netanyahu
    Jerusalem [Israel], Feb. 19 : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to set up a team to discuss settlements in the occupied West Bank.

  • Trump to interview four possible candidates for national security advisor at Mar-a-Lago
    New York [U.S.A.], Feb. 19 : U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to interview at least four candidates for the post of the U.S. National Security Advisor in Florida on Sunday.

  • UP polls: Over 61 percent voter turnout recorded till 5 pm
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : A total of 61.16 percent voter turnout was recorded as voting ended in the third phase of the ongoing assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

  • Preparation in full swing for Maha Shivaratri in Nepal
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb. 19 : At least five thousand saints from Nepal and India are expected to arrive at the Pashupat area in Kathmamdu this week to join the festivities of Maha Shivaratri here.

  • Thousands participate in marathon to promote adventure sports, tourism in Chhattisgarh
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Feb.19 : Thousands of people participated in a half-marathon in Chhattisgarh capital Raipur on Sunday with an aim of promoting adventure sports and tourism across the state.

  • Former CJI Altamas Kabir passes away at 68
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 19 : Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away after a prolonged illness on Sunday at 2.52 p.m.

  • This Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan's photo will give you family goals
    Mumbai (India), Feb. 19 : Everyone knows that the Bachchan family is a very close-knit family.

  • Raebareli: 8 dead, 3 critically injured in collision on NH 232
    Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : At least eight people were killed and three other critically injured after a Bolero car collided with a truck near Janta Bazaar on NH 232.

  • Priyanka Chopra shares nostalgic photo on her parent's anniversary
    Mumbai (India), Feb. 19 : Almost everyone knows that the bold and beautiful Priyanka Chopra is a very home-oriented person.

  • Should SyncNScan invest in ATL to gain a wide base of customers?
    New Delhi , Feb 19 : SyncNScan is a young company, which was set up by ex-Microsoft leaders and they were pioneers in introducing anti-virus for mobile devices.

  • Telecom Exports from India to be the focus of ASEAN-India Digital Partnership
    New Delhi, Feb 19 : To commemorate the 25th year of the ASEAN India relations, TEPC (Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council) is organizing an inter-ministerial meeting between telecom ministers of ASEAN countries and India in New Delhi on Monday.

  • Rotary Calcutta West Ridge awards scholarships to needy meritorious students
    Kolkata, feb 19 : District Governor Rtn Shyamashree Sen handed over cheques to meritorious students in a ceremony organised by Rotary Calcutta West Ridge on Saturday afternoon.

  • RCB, Mitchell Starc discontinue their association ahead of 2017 season
    Mumbai, Feb 19 : The Royal Challengers Bangalore and fast bowler Mitchell Starc have mutually decided to discontinue their association ahead of the upcoming season of VIVO Indian Premier League 2017.

  • No one can point finger at BJP leaders alleging corruption: Rajnath Singh
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb.19 : Asserting confidence over marking victory in Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that no one can point finger at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for corruption.

  • Suspected facilitator of Sehwan blast spotted in CCTV footage
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 19 : A suspected facilitator of the suicide attack at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar's shrine in Sehwan has been spotted bypassing a security check in a video released by the Sindh police on Sunday.

  • Woah! Here's a t-shirt that can help you stay fit
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : In first of its kind, Broadcast Wearables has come up with a smart fitness t-shirt that can be used for navigation and keep an account of the steps you take, calories burnt and floors climbed.

  • Friday Night Originals, a stage for independent music lovers
    New Delhi (India), Feb. 19 : Referred as India's first original independent music startup, 'Friday Night Originals' has started with a vision to make original and independent music accessible to everyone.

  • Fifth edition of German SpringFest to be held on Feb 25-26
    New Delhi , Feb.19 : The Embassy of Germany, the German School and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) will jointly host a two-day German Springfest at the German House here on February 25 and 26 this year.

  • Central Water Commission organises Third National Dam Safety Conference
    Roorkee, Feb 19 : The Third National Dam Safety Conference organized by Central Water Commission in association with Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam and IIT Roorkee concluded at Roorkee on Sunday.

  • Steve Smith replaces Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants skipper
    Pune (Maharashtra) , Feb.19 : Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) has announced that Australian cricket captain Steve Smith will take over as skipper of the team from Mahaendra Singh Dhoni for the 2017 and 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Nagaland: Political uncertainty prevail over selection of new Chief Minister
    Kohima (Nagaland) , Feb. 19 : Cloud of uncertainty hangs in Nagaland over the political situation with diverse speculations on choosing a leader of the Naga People's Front (NPF) led Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) government.

  • Tamil Nadu crisis: DMK leaders to go on hunger strike on Feb 22
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 19 : The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday announced that it will hold a hunger strike on February 22 in all district offices of the party in Tamil Nadu.

  • Telangana CM pays heed to problems faced by handloom weavers
    Telangana , Feb.19 : Chief Minister of Telangana K.Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday decided to end all problems being faced by handloom weavers and planned to give a permanent solution to their all woes.

  • Red Mango India launches new health Bistor Menu
    New Delhi , Feb 19 : Red Mango is launching a new dimension to healthy eating by introducing its new line of food called "ACTIVE FOOD" with an entire variety of value meals packed with natural ingredients made fresh at the cafes.

  • Pak putting Hafiz Saeed on terror list shouldn't be 'over-interpreted' by India: Expert
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : After the Jamaat Ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed finally been named under the country's Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) which puts major restrictions on all his movements, Defence Expert on Sunday said India should not 'over-interpret' it as it is not a very major achievement.

  • Terrorists will be dealt with iron fist: Pak Interior Minister
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 19 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the terrorists and their facilitators will be dealt with an iron fist, adding that those who attacked innocent people would not be spared whether they were inside the country or came from foreign lands.

  • Gene editing can complement traditional food-animal improvements
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : To boost sustainability of livestock production, a study finds that gene editing - one of the newest and most promising tools of biotechnology - enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes.

  • Former CJI Altamas Kabir passes away
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 19 : Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away on Sunday morning after prolonged illness.

  • ONE Co.Work inaugurates third co-working in Gurugram
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : ONE Co.Work, the end-to-end co-working space provider, announced the launch of its Gurugram-based co-working office on Saturday. The event received a phenomenal response from the start-up community, investors, freelancers, and bloggers, and was also attended by several industry veterans.

  • Four killed, two injured in Bhiwandi factory fire
    Bhiwandi (Maharashtra) , Feb. 19 : At least four people died and two persons were injured in a major fire that broke out in a factory in Bhiwandi on Sunday afternoon.

  • Shivpal Yadav terms stone pelting at his motorcade 'a conspiracy by BJP
    Saifai (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : As the third phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly elections concluded with 61.16 percent voter turnout, Samajwadi Party leader Shivpal Yadav on Sunday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the stone pelting incident during his motorcade that took place in Jaswantnagar city.

  • UP polls: Mayawati targets SP, vows to remove 'Jangalraj'
    Jalaun, (Uttar Pradesh) Feb. 19 : Dubbing the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance as 'corrupt', Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said people were aware of the misdoings of the Akhilesh Yadav-led government and hence, must strive to remove 'Jangalraj' from the state.

  • Kings XI Punjab emerges with largest purse for IPL 2017 players' auction
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Feb.19 : On Monday (February 20), attention will shift to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bengaluru, Karnataka, where the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction of cricket players from around the world will take place.

  • Sri Lanka take unbeatable 2-0 lead against Australia with narrow Geelong Twenty20 win
    Melbourne [Australia], Feb.19 : Sri Lanka on Sunday took an unbeatable two nil lead against Australia in a three-match Twenty20 international series through a two wicket win in Geelong.

  • Army chief flags off vintage car rally in New Delhi
    New Delhi , Feb.19 : Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, on Sunday, flagged off the seventh edition of 21 Gun Salute Vintage Car Rally, country's most premium vintage car event, in New Delhi.

  • South Africa beat New Zealand in Hamilton ODI
    Hamilton [New Zealand], Feb.19 : South Africa on Sunday beat New Zealand by four wickets in a one day international match played here.

  • Steve Smith replaces Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants skipper
    Pune (Maharashtra) , Feb.19 : Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) has announced that Australian cricket captain Steve Smith will take over as skipper of the team from Mahaendra Singh Dhoni for the 2017 and 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • UP polls: Over 53 percent voter turnout recorded till 3 pm
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : A little over 53 percent voter turnout was recorded till 3 p.m. in the third phase of the ongoing assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday.

  • BJP will have to get their blood pressure checked, once results are out: Akhilesh Yadav
    Jhansi (UP) , Feb. 19 : Launching a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his 'blood pressure' jibe, incumbent Chief Minsiter Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will have to get their blood pressure checked after the election results are declared.

  • Pakistan: 11 militants killed by security forces in Kurram Agency
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 19 : As many as 11 militants were killed by security officials in Kurram Agency on Sunday after they allegedly tried to enter Pakistan from Afghanistan.

  • Eminent Bengali singer Banashree Sengupta passes away
    Kolkata, Feb 19 : Veteran Bengali singer Banashree Sengupta died in a Kolkata hospital on Sunday morning at the age of 73.

  • West Bengal: Youth falls off crowded local train, dies
    Kolkata, Feb 19 : A nearly 30-year-old man was killed after falling from a local train at Latibpur area in West Bengal's Howrah district on Sunday morning, local media reports said.

  • After Kejriwal, AAP's Bhagwant Mann makes donation to Irom Sharmila's party
    New Delhi, Feb 19 : A day after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal donated Rs 50,000 to rights activist Irom Sharmila's party in Manipur ahead of the state elections, his party leader in Punjab, Bhagwant Mann, followed the suit.

  • Ahead of IPL season 10, MS Dhoni steps down as Rising Supergiants skipper
    Mumbai, Feb 19 : Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday stepped down as captain of Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rising Pune Supergiants, media reports said.

  • Trying to meet President Mukherjee: Stalin as DMK calls for hunger strike
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 19 : As the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) announced that it will hold a hunger strike on February 22 in all district offices of the party in Tamil Nadu, party president M.K. Stalin on Sunday said he will participate in the strike from Tiruchi, adding that the party members are trying to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • 'Vanvaas' of development must end in UP: PM Modi
    Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : Launching a scathing attack at the Samajwadi Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said exile of development must end in Uttar Pradesh, while appealing the people to cast their vote for a government which would ensure safety in the state.

  • UP Polls: Over 38 percent voter turnout recorded till 1 p.m.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : With the ongoing polling for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, a total of 38.96 percent voter turnout was recorded on Sunday till 1 p.m.

  • Sheikh Hasina says global community must help to relocate Myanmar refugees
    Munich [Germany], Feb. 19 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought the support of the international community for relocating Myanmar refugees to more spacious healthy areas in the country.

  • Tamil Nadu trust vote: DMK calls for hunger strike
    Chennai, Feb 19 : The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party on Sunday called for a hunger strike on Feb 22 at all of its district offices in Tamil Nadu to protest against the forceful eviction of its MLAs from the state Assembly during the trust vote, media reports said.

  • UP poll: 24.19 pct voters' turnout recorded till 11 AM, Akhilesh casts vote
    Lucknow, Feb 19 : As the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls is underway on Sunday, 24.19 percent voters' turnout has been recorded till 11 am, media reports said.

  • Ashish Nehra says he retains hope of playing in Champions Trophy in England
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : India's Twenty20 left-arm fast bowler Ashish Nehra has said that he would like to represent the country again in one-day internationals and is training his sights on the Champions Trophy to be played in England in June this year.

  • SP govt. brought development, UP will again elect Akhilesh: Mulayam Singh
    Saifai (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 19 : Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh on Sunday said Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led government has done adequate developmental work in Uttar Pradesh, adding that people of the state have no reason to not choose his son again.

  • #OscarsSoAgeist: Study reveals diversity fail among nominees
    London [UK], Feb. 19 : Over the years, Academy Awards have been a part of many controversies like #OscarsSoWhite.

  • CAclubindia's GST app crosses 85,000 downloads in a month
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : CAclubindia's Goods and Services Tax (GST) app became the number one app on GST on Google Play Store, with a successful 85,000 plus downloads within a month's time, scoring an average of 4.4 rating by over 700 users.

  • 'Oh boy!' Zoe Saldana welcomes third child
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : The 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' star Zoe Saldana is now a mom of three!

  • Every vote counts: 100-year-old woman casts vote in UP
    Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : As voting for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections is underway, a 100-year-old woman Kaniz Fatima cast her vote at a polling booth in Sitapur.

  • Food processing sector to generate 9 million jobs by 2024: study
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : Indian food processing sector has the potential to attract USD 33 billion of investment and create nine million jobs by FY 2024, revealed an ASSOCHAM-Grant Thorton Research paper.

  • Joined BJP to serve the poor: Ravi Kishan
    New Delhi , Feb 19 : Actor Ravi Kishan on Sunday officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said he has the joined the saffron party to serve the poor.

  • Prateek Yadav rejects feud in family, says SP-Cong alliance win will be historic
    Saifai (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 19 : Refuting the reports of rift in the Samajwadi cadre, party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's younger son Prateek Yadav on Sunday said that his party stands united and that the SP-Congress alliance will siphon a historic win in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.