• Multifaceted Shilpa Shetty Kundra reveals her most favourite role
    By: Sonika Mendiratta, New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Actress, Entrepreneur, Fitness-expert, Mother to a four-year-old. Shilpa Shetty Kundra has many avatars, but the gorgeous diva has confessed her passion for one role in particular.

  • Without multiple tax rates, GST will be regressive: Arun Jaitley
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Countering the questions raised by opposition in Lok Sabha, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Goods and Services Tax bill will be regressive without multiple tax rates, on Wednesday.

  • Sanofi and Regeneron announce FDA approval of Dupixent
    Mumbai/Kolkata, Mar 29 : Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dupixent (dupilumab) Injection, the first and only biologic medicine approved for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies, or when those therapies are not advisable.

  • NSCN (K) militant nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh
    Guwahati, Mar 29 : : Security forces apprehended a NSCN (K) militant from Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district on Wednesday morning, officials said.

  • Phillauri inches close to Rs 20 crore-mark at BO
    Mumbai, Mar 29 : Actress Anushka Sharma's latest released movie Phillauri is moving closer towards earning Rs. 20 crores at the Box Office.

  • CSE welcomes Supreme Court judgement on sale of Bharat Stage III vehicles
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed Wednesday's judgment of the Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, directing the automobile industry to stop the sale of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) vehicles from Apr 1, 2017 anywhere in India.

  • Tata Motors launches Tata TIGOR
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Tata Motors on Wednesday announced the commercial launch of its new 'StyleBack', Tata TIGOR, meant for the young and fast-paced generation. With its stunning, break-free and revolutionary design, the Tata TIGOR is set to build on Tata Motors' existing passenger vehicle portfolio and address needs of the ever evolving customer.

  • Lok Sabha Speaker presents footballs to Members of Parliament
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Members of Parliament cutting across party lines here participated with enthusiasm in the Mass Awareness Programme for promoting sports culture in the country particularly the game of football.

  • Malaysian Prime Minister to visit India, Modi welcomes
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday said he will visit India for five days.

  • Huge ammunition recovered from Kolkata hotel, 3 held
    Kolkata, Mar 29 : West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Tuesday afternoon arrested three suspected arms traffickers from a hotel in Kolkata's Kidderpore area and seized a huge sachets of ammunition from their possessions, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Indian wearable market clocks 2.5 million units in 2016, low cost fitness trackers being key driver: IDC India
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the wearable market in India observed the total shipments of 2.5 million units in 2016 as per IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker.

  • Congress condemns Finance Bill, brands amendments as 'anti-economy'
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Condemning the Finance Bill which was passed today, the Congress said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was acting headstrong in the matter and not heeding the Opposition, adding that the amendments are against the economy.

  • LG seeks reimbursement of Rs. 97 crore from AAP over advertisements
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretary to recover Rs. 97 crore spent on advertisements from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for advertisements projecting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the party, in violation of the Supreme Court guidelines.

  • Yechury unhappy with Centre's 'immoral' Finance Bill
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Expressing unhappiness over the government's 'immoral' Finance Bill which was passed today, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, however, expressed satisfaction that the Centre had been defeated by the Rajya Sabha on four of the amendments.

  • UK triggers Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty, kick starts process to leave European Union
    London [UK], Mar. 29 : The UK government has kick started the Brexit process for Britain to formally leave the European Union (EU) in two years time by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

  • ED attaches over Rs.17 lakhs given to Kashmiri locals by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday attached over Rs. 17 Lakhs that was allegedly received by certain residents of Jammu and Kashmir from the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit to transfer to other terrorists.

  • Congress never politicises issues related to national security: Digvijaya Singh
    New Delhi/Varanasi , Mar 29 : After the recent violence in Budgam that witnessed incidents of stone pelting, in which three civilians were killed and 60 security personnel were injured, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday said that the grand old party never politicises any issue related to national security.

  • India remains engaged with NSG over seeking membership: Sushma Swaraj
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Centre has informed that that India remains engaged with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and individual members at the appropriate levels to seek membership of the elite group.

  • PSL spot-fixing row: PCB bans Mohammad Irfan for one year
    Karachi [Pakistan], Mar.29 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed a year-long ban and a fine of one million dollar on left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan for violating its anti-corruption code during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

  • Parliament discusses GST, Finance Bill, members voice concerns
    New Delhi , Mar.29 : Lok Sabha took up discussion on the four bills related to GST: Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST and GST (Compensation to States) Bills. During the debate, members across political parties raised several concerns regarding the roll out of the new tax.

  • Aussie media tears into 'egomaniac' Virat Kohli
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.29 : The Australian media continued their nasty tirade against Virat Kohli branding the Indian skipper as "classless" and "childish", despite the Steve Smith-led side slumping to a defeat in Dharamsala and giving up the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

  • NASA, ISRO jointly working on project NISAR
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are jointly working on the development of Dual Frequency (L and S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging Satellite named as NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR).

  • Anna Hazare to launch protest demanding Lokpal implementation
    Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra) , Mar. 29 : Social activist Anna Hazare on Wednesday announced his decision to launch an agitation demanding implementation of the Lokpal.

  • Indian Navy gives befitting farewell to TU142M aircraft
    Arakkonam (Tamil Nadu) , Mar 29 : The Indian Navy on Wednesday gave a befitting farewell to TU142M aircraft in a special ceremony that was organised at INS Rajali, Naval Air Station.

  • Rajya Sabha passes Finance Bill
    New Delhi , Mar 29 : The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Finance Bill after various amendments presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

  • PSL spot-fixing row: Mohammad Irfan seeks more time to respond to PCB
    Karachi [Pakistan], Mar.29 : Left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan has asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to give him one more day after he failed to submit his response for being allegedly involved in the spot-fixing scandal during the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) in the UAE last month.

  • Promoting clean air, beaches can boost economic growth: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Mar. 29 : A study finds that preserving and promoting natural amenities - clean air, hiking trails, beaches - and quality of life may give a double shot boost to economic growth important for human capital.

  • CBI registers case against SBI ex-chief manager for misusing bank funds
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Mar. 29 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday registered a case against two directors of Kolkata based private company and said private company and the then Chief Manager of Industrial Finance Branch of State Bank of India (SBI), Kolkata and others.

  • African woman attacked in Noida: BJP assures strict action against guilty
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Assuring punishment against the culprits who slapped an African national in Noida, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday showed concern adding that strict action will be taken against the guilty.

  • Proteas finishes second after Hamilton Test ended in draw
    Dubai [UAE], Mar.29 : South Africa has finished second on the ICC Test Team Rankings at the April 1 cut-off date after the third and the final Test against New Zealand in Hamilton ended in a draw on Wednesday.

  • Four GST bills receive approval in Lok Sabha
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Four Goods and Services Tax bills that had been tabled in Lok Sabha by government on Tuesday, received approval of the lower house by voice voting following the debate and discussion, on Wednesday.

  • Indian benchmark indices end higher on Wednesday
    Mumbai, Mar 29 : The Indian market closed positive on Wednesday with BSE Sensex up 121.91 points at 29531.43 and NSE Nifty up 43.00 points at 9143.80.

  • Canada: Risk of E. coli prompts CFIA to recall Robin Hood all-purpose flour
    Toronto, Mar 29 : A popular brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada had been recalled after one person was reported sick due to possible E. coli contamination, media reports said.

  • Islamic terrorists plan to attack Assam, high alert sounded across state
    Guwahati, Mar 29 : : The Assam police has sounded high alert across the state following Intelligence Bureau (IB) input about probable terror attacks on BJP leaders in Assam.

  • Canada: Toronto celebrates April as the national poetic month
    Toronto, Mar 29 : To mark Toronto's proclamation of National Poetry Month in April and for the City's participation in a national Poetry City challenge, Anne Michaels, the City of Toronto's fifth Poet Laureate, read on Mar 28 her new poem "To Write" at the City Council, media reports said.

  • Narada sting case: Left Front organises rally demanding arrest of TMC leaders
    Kolkata, Mar 29 : Left Front organised a rally, demanding the arrest of Trinamool Congress leaders who were seen taking money in Narada sting footage and resignation from ministry, here on Wednesday, according to media reports.

  • India presents seven horses to Nepal Army
    New Delhi/Kathmandu, Mar 29 : The Indian Army has presented seven horses to the Nepal Army, media reports said on Wednesday.

  • 'Haseena' shooting wrapped up by Shraddha Kapoor, Siddhanth Kapoor
    Mumbai, Mar 29 : Siblings Shraddha Kapoor and Siddhanth Kapoor will be seen playing reel siblings Haseena Parkar and Dawood Ibrahim respectively in Apoorva Lakhia's upcoming gangland drama 'Haseena' and we have recently learned that the Kapoor siblings have wrapped up the shooting of the film.

  • M.J. Akbar to visit Cyprus on Mar 30
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Minister of State for External Affairs, M. J. Akbar will be paying an official visit to Cyprus on Mar 30 - Apr 1.

  • Hindustan Power commissions 50 MW solar plant in Punjab
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : The Clean energy arm of Hindustan Power commissioned its second solar power plant in Punjab at an investment of INR 325 crores.

  • Priyanka, Baywatch cast attend CinemaCon event
    Los Angeles, Mar 29 : In a bid to touch hearts of their fans, Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra joined Hollywood actors Dwayne Johnson, Zac Effron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and Jon Bass to attend the CinemaCon event.

  • Thane: Local goon nabbed for attacking doctors
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 29 : The Thane Police on Wednesday arrested the accused who had attacked two doctors of the Thane Civil Hospital.

  • Kulgam: Terrorists open fire on cops deployed to handle stone pelting
    Srinagar , Mar. 29 : A police party which was deployed to handle the locals who were stone pelting, were fired upon by terrorists in Kulgam's Madibugh Yaripora in Jammu and Kashmir today.

  • Nepal President confers honorary General rank on Indian Army Chief
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Mar. 29 : Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat was conferred with the title of 'Honorary General of the Nepal Army' by Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari in a grand ceremony on Wednesday.

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath draws parallel between Surya Namaskar, Namaz
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar 29 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said both Surya Namaskar practised by Hindus and Namaz practised by Muslims have similarities.

  • 1984 riots was 'state-sponsored terror' by Congress against innocent Sikhs: BJP
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Hailing the Delhi High Court's order to re-open five cases pertaining to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday dubbed the tragic incident it as a 'state-sponsored terror' unleashed by the Congress party and their goons on the innocent Sikhs of Delhi.

  • Cloudatix, Mediaguru launch 'Startup Accelerator Program and Internet College'
    New Delhi , Mar 29 : Cloudatix Biz India Ventures Pvt. Ltd, a young research startup emerging as a Smart City Solutions provider and Mediaguru, a global media services company that specializes in the entire life cycle of digital asset management services, digitization and monetization, recently launched 'Startup Accelerator Program and Internet College'.

  • Sanskrit Board will teach students about ethics: UP Dy CM
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 29 : Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday said that implementation of Sanskrit Board in Uttar Pradesh education system will enlighten students ethically and therefore develop their mindset.

  • West Bengal: Police arrests three with illegal arms, ammunition
    Kolkata , Mar. 29 : The West Bengal Police on Wednesday arrested three persons in connection with trafficking illegal arms.

  • Tripura: Forest Department supports rural poor, tribals economically
    Tripura (Agartala) , Mar. 29 : Tripura Forest Development and Plantation Corporation Limited (TFDPC) today handed over a cheque of Rs 14.26 crores to the state government with a motive to help economic empowerment of rural poor and tribals.

  • Japan makes inroads into the developing markets
    Dong Nai [Vietnam]/Tokyo[Japan], Mar.29 : Vietnam is experiencing a rapid economic growth as customers' purchasing abilities have increased that leads to opening up of supermarkets.

  • Intertrust acquires assets of Kiora Media, to bring content to offline audiences
    London [United Kingdom], Mar.29 : Intertrust Technologies Corporation announced today that it has acquired the assets of Bangalore-based Kiora Media to expand the reach of its media distribution products. Founded in 2010, Kiora Media built a unique content distribution platform that allows service providers to reliably distribute media content in places with limited broadband infrastructure; this includes geographies with poor connectivity, on airplanes, trains, automobiles and remote retail applications.

  • LS Speaker presents footballs to MPs for promoting sports culture in India
    New Delhi , Mar.29 : Members of Parliament (MPs), cutting across party lines, participated with enthusiasm in a mass awareness programme for promoting sports culture in the country, particularly the game of football.

  • No hint of politics in my movie on demonetisation: Bengali director Suvendu Ghosh
    Kolkata , Mar. 29 : Expressing his frustration after his movie on the recent demonetisation was refused a certificate from the Censor Board, Bengali director Suvendu Ghosh asserted that his film has no hint of politics.

  • India takes U.S. visa fee hike matter to Dispute Settlement Body of WTO
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Centre has informed that India has taken up the U.S. visa fee hike matter in the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

  • Chhattisgarh: Missing Canadian national John found in Maoist-affected Sukma
    Sukma (Chhattisgarh) , Mar. 29 : A Canadian national, who had gone missing in Chhattisgarh's Maoist-affected Sukma district, was found in the Arlampalli village on Odisha-Chhattisgarh border.

  • BJP hopes for 'fast tracking' of re-opened 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Expressing satisfaction with the Delhi High Court re-opening five cases regarding the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday hoped that the cases gets fast tracked and justice is delivered swiftly.

  • Govt. of India, RBI to 3rd Meeting of G-20 FWG in Varanasi; to discuss current state economy
    New Delhi , Mar 29 : G-20 Framework Working Group (FWG) in its third meeting at Varanasi held discussions over the state of the global economy as well asG-20 agenda on inclusive growth and reports on strong, sustainable and balanced growth and G-20 enhanced structural reform agenda among others.

  • Victim of triple talaq, pregnant woman writes to PM Modi to ban the practice
    Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 29 : Raising her voice against the much debated Triple Talaq, a pregnant woman has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to ban the controversial practice, after she was was abandoned by her husband.

  • Siemens, Sumitomo Electric win order for HVDC link
    New Delhi , Mar 29 : A consortium of Siemens and Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd. has been awarded an order from Power Grid Corporation of India, the central transmission utility of India, to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system.