• I-League: Ralte's strike helps Aizawl FC ends East Bengal's unbeaten run
    Aizawl , Feb. 20 : The single goal scored by R. Laldanmawia (58') proved to be enough for Aizawl FC to register their first win over Kingfisher East Bengal in the ongoing I-League on Monday.

  • CBI registers case against 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 meat exporter Moin Qureshi and six others.

  • Akhilesh is disturbed: Naidu on Gujarat Tourism's 'gadha' ad
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : Castigating Akhilesh Yadav for his 'gadha' remark against Gujarat BJP leaders, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is disturbed and hence is making such derogatory statements.

  • Arunachal observes 31st Statehood Day, as Rajnath Singh announces centre-funded schemes
    By Pradeep Kumar, Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , Feb.20 :Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday announced numerous schemes for Arunachal Pradesh on the occasion of its 31st Statehood Day.

  • Even after constant reminders, U.P. govt. did not respond on PMAY scheme: Naidu
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : With the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation approving the construction of 90,095 affordable houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu took at hands the Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh Government, saying the ruling dispensation in the state was not serious about the implementation of the scheme.

  • Looking forward to GST for smoother cost cutting mechanisms, says VP Kirloskar
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The most anticipated Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which is most likely to be a game-changer in terms of cost cutting will provide leverage to implement cost cutting mechanisms, thus paving way for consumers to avail Gensets at lower costs, said Sanjeev Nimkar, Vice President, Business Head Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., at the launch of their new range of High Horsepower (HHP) Gensets.

  • Unlike Trump, U.S. Defence Secy is not in Iraq to seize oil
    New York [U.S.A.], Feb. 20 : In a departure from what U.S. President Donald Trump has been saying, Defence Secretary James Mattis said they were not in Iraq to seize oil.

  • Sindh says big no to CPEC, torture through JSMM-led strike
    Karachi (Sindh) [Pakistan], Feb.20 : Leaders and activists of the Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSSM) have claimed success for their province-wide strike against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and state-sponsored torture of secular Sindhi nationalist activists.

  • CBI sends Red Corner Notice to Interpol in Sanjay Bhandari's case
    New Delhi Feb. 20 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday sent a Red Corner Notice (RCN) to Interpol on the request of Delhi Police in defence consultant Sanjay Bhandari's case.

  • UP polls: PM Modi lost his smile after SP-Congress alliance was formed, says Rahul
    Banda (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.20 : Instituting a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narenrda Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi claimed that the former 'lost his smile' after the Samajwadi Party sewed an alliance with the grand old party for the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Kissandhan loan facilities extended to Asia's largest Mandi - Narela
    New Delhi , Feb.20 : Kissandhan Agri Financial services Pvt. Ltd (Kissandhan), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sohan Lal Commodity Management Pvt Ltd (SLCM Group), India's leading post harvest agri-management Group, today announced activation of loan facility at Narela Mandi, which is Asia's largest mandi for wheat and rice. The company has also started penetrating the market at Bikaner Mandi in Rajasthan and Latur Mandi in Maharashtra.

  • Ruling alliance not to wait for Morcha consensus to announce poll date
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb.20 : The ruling alliance of present government Nepali Congress and the Maoist Center has decided not to wait for agitating parties consensus over announcing the date for polls.

  • Revenues for communications service providers to be boosted by NEC's AI
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : NEC Corporation today announced that NEC Laboratories Europe has developed a new technology, Net2Vec that brings Artificial Intelligence (AI) to communication networks.

  • Indian market ends Monday on positive note, TCS shares rally on buyback news
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : The Indian market closed on a high note on Monday largely riding on positive clues and TCS shares.

  • Talented students find job offers at Centum Learning's pre-placement fair
    Ranchi, Feb 20 : Centum Learning in partnership with Jharkhand Skill Development Mission Society (JSDMS), Government of Jharkhand, recently organised a day long pre-placement fair for 150 candidates being trained under Saksham Jharkhand Kaushal Vikas Yojana (SJKVY).

  • CID busts another child trafficking racket in West Bengal, books school principal
    Kolkata/Jalpaiguri, Feb 20 : After unearthing a north-Bengal based international child trafficking racket and nabbing two women involved in it, West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has strengthened its probe into the root of the racket, officials said.

  • Uttar Pradesh : Rape accused SP Minister says he has been framed, moves SC against FIR order
    Amethi, Uttar Pradesh, Feb 20 : : Controversial Samajwadi Party Minister Gayatri Prajapati, an accused in a gang-rape case, on Monday claimed that he has been framed as a result of political conspiracy, reports said.

  • Eco-friendliness and global themes inspire budding fashion designers in Kolkata show
    Kolkata, Feb 20 : Creating environment-friendly apparels with eco-friendly fibres was the main theme of the annual fashion show titled 'Tomorrow Makers' organised by the International Institute of Fashion Design (INIFD) recently in Kolkata.

  • Tamil Nadu: CM Palanisamy orders closing down of 500 state-run liquor shops
    Chennai, Feb 20 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palanisamy announced on Monday that another 500 state-run liquor shops would be wound up with immediate reported.

  • Trump's revised travel ban likely to target same seven Muslim countries
    Washington, Feb 20 : US President Donald Trump's revised travel ban order is likely to target immigrants from the same seven Muslim majority countries, according to media reports on Monday.

  • Vice President condoles the passing away of Justice Altamas Kabir
    New Delhi, Feb : : Vice President M. Hamid Ansari has condoled the passing away of former Chief Justice of India, Shri Altamas Kabir.

  • Trust vote was illegal, cancel it: DMK moves Madras High Court
    Chennai, Feb 20 : Challenging the validity of Saturday's Trust vote in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, the Opposition DMK has moved the court, requesting for its cancellation, reports said.

  • Tamil Nadu Governor seeks report on Assembly violence during Trust vote
    Chennai, Feb 20 : : Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao has asked for a report from the assembly secretary on the incidents during the trust vote on Saturday, NDTV reports.

  • Lack of physical activity reason behind rising orthopedic problems in India
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : With rising life expectancy, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and surge in incidence of obesity, India is also witnessing a resultant rise in orthopedic problems as a natural corollary.

  • Loss of 'A' status for NHRC: What its means for human rights in India
    By Shambhavi Ravishankar, New Delhi , Feb.20 : In its recent session, the Global Alliance for National Human Rights Institutions ('GANHRI') has decided to defer the re-accreditation decision concerning the human rights commissions of India and seven other countries.

  • Sabarimala ban on entry of women: SC reserves its order on transfer of case
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on reffering the case challenging the ban on entry of women at the Sabarimala temple to a larger constitution bench.

  • Nordic envoys to India begin week-long tour to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
    New Delhi , Feb.20 : Nordic Ambassadors to India, representing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden begin their one-week tour to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry this week.

  • JNU missing student case: Police agrees to conduct test on Najeeb's friends
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Delhi Police on Monday told the High Court it has no objection to get a polygraph test done on Najeeb Ahmed's friends, along with nine students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

  • Idea launches 4G services in UP West
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : Telecom operator Idea Cellular on Monday announced the launch of world class 4G services in UP West Telecom circle.

  • Congress delegation's meeting with EC over PM Modi 'Ramzan Diwali' remark postponed
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : In the wake of the uproar created over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Diwali, Ramzan bhed-bhav' remark, the meeting between the delegation from the Congress with the Election Commission of India (ECI), scheduled for today at 5.30 p.m., has been postponed till further notice.

  • 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.

  • TCS appoint V. Ramakrishnan as CFO, Rajesh Gopinathan as CEO
    Mumbai , Feb. 20 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd on Monday appointed V. Ramakrishnan as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company.

  • Swamy takes on finance ministry for inaction against Chidambaram's son
    New Delhi , Feb.20 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday accused former finance minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karthi of holding 21 secret offshore bank accounts even as he requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, citing no interference from the Finance Ministry.

  • Reliance Jio, Uber announce strategic partnership
    Mumbai, , Feb. 20 : Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and Uber have announced a strategic partnership aimed at bringing the benefits of Jio Digital Life ecosystem to their users.

  • I couldn't believe it, says Afghan spinner Rashid Khan
    Harare [Zimbabwe], Feb. 20 : Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan is over the moon after he, along with former national skipper Mohammad Nabi, became the first cricketers from their war-torn nation to be picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held in Bengaluru.

  • Akhilesh urges Amitabh Bachchan not to campaign for Gujarat 'donkeys'
    Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 20 : Taking the level of political rivalry to a new height, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday appealed 'Sadi ke Mahanayak' (without actually naming Amitabh Bachchan) not to campaign for Gujarat 'donkeys.'

  • Malayalam actress molestation: Kerala is no longer 'God's own country', says Maneka Gandhi
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : Following alleged molestation of popular Malayalam actress in Ernakulam district of Kerala, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said that Kerala is no longer God's own country.

  • Indo-Pak 2007 agreement on reduction of risks related to nuclear weapons extended
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : The 2007 agreement between India and Pakistan on reduction of risk of accidents relating to nuclear weapons has been extended for a period of five years.

  • IPL Auction 2017: Who got sold, who went unsold
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru on Monday ended with surprises for many, both in good and bad terms.

  • SP, Cong, BSP toiling hard to save their existence in UP: PM Modi
    Phoolpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 20 : Coming down heavily on rival political parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that post three phases of assembly polls, it has become evident that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form government in Uttar Pradesh, adding that the Samajwadi Party, Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party are now toiling hard to woo voters in order to save their respect.

  • 2005 Delhi Serial Blasts: Mastermind Dar granted bail in money laundering case
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The 2005 Delhi serial blasts mastermind Tariq Ahmed Dar was granted bail in a money laundering case on Monday.

  • Rupa Frontline launches new campaign, hails Ranveer as 'Aankh Ka Taara'
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb.20 : India's much acclaimed inner wear brand; Rupa Frontline has launched its latest ad campaign starring Ranveer Singh. This is the first campaign post its logo launch earlier this year, which reiterates the brand's proposition of comfort in a fun and lively manner.

  • NEC, NTT DOCOMO conduct 5G base station verification trials of Massive MIMO technology
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : NEC Corporation has announced that it has completed joint verification trials with NTT DOCOMO, Inc. using Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO), a core technology for 5G base stations.

  • SC adjourns hearing of SBI-led consortium's plea against Mallya
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium's plea against defunct airline Kingfisher's owner Vijay Mallya till February 27.

  • IPL bidding : Afghanistan cricketers bought for the first time, Ben Stokes most expensive
    Bengaluru, Feb 20 : : Afghanistan made history in Indian Premier League (IPL) bidding for cricketers as Spinner Rashid Khan and all-rounder Mohammed Nabi were on Monday bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad, making them the first cricketers from the country to be bought by an IPL franchise.

  • West Bengal: Madrasa students block roads, clash with police
    Kolkata/Murshidabad, Feb 20 : Madrasa students and West Bengal Police clashed in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Monday following a road blockade by the students, according to reports.

  • Cambodian Parliament amends law to stop anyone convicted from running for office
    Phnom Penh, Feb 20 : The Cambodian Parliament on Monday amended a law to stop anyone convicted of offense from running for office, according to media reports.

  • Don't promote donkeys in Gujarat ads : UP CM Akhilesh Yadav asks Amitabh Bachchan
    Rae Bareli, Feb 20 : : A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'bijli' barb, accusing the Uttar Pradesh Government of making communal discrimination in the supply of electricity, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav launched a blistering counter attack, advising actor Amitabh Bachchan to stop endorsing the "asses of Gujarat".

  • Malayalam film fraternity unites to support actress abducted and molested
    Kochi, Feb 20 : Days after reports of a top south Indian actress's abduction and molestation surfaced, popular southern actor Mohanlal came in support of her, calling it as an atrocious act perpetrated on a lady.

  • Stay away from Facebook, Lalu tells schoolchildren
    Patna, Feb 20 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): RJD chief Lalu Prasad is quite disappointed after watching the new generation getting connected to smart phones most of the time and their growing addiction to the social networking sites.

  • A High Road to Scotland
    Craggy mountains, moors, lakes (lochs), medieval castles and scary sea cliffs, Scottish Highlands pack it all.

  • After getting offer for car lift, woman raped in Delhi's upscalae Huaz Khas
    New Delhi, Feb 20 : A woman from north-east India was allegedly raped in Delhi's Hauz Khas area by a man who offered her a lift after a party, reports said.

  • Farida Jalal: Actress slams death hoax, says she's hale and hearty
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Veteran Bollywood actress Farida Jalal slammed trolls for circulating fake news of her death on social media.

  • Following Zeliang's resignation, NPF's Shurhozelie Liezietsu to be next Nagaland CM
    Kohima (Nagaland) , Feb. 20 : The ruling Naga People's Front's Shurhozelie Liezietsu will be the next Nagaland Chief Minister.

  • Mayawati responds to PM Modi, dubs him as 'Negative Dalit Man'
    Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 20 : Slamming Prime Minister Narendra Modi for calling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) as 'Behenji Sampatti Party', party supremo Mayawati launched a blistering counter-attack and said that the real meaning of Narendra Damodardas Modi was 'Negative Dalit Man'.

  • It's finally decided, PSL final will be held in Lahore
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 20 : The uncertainty around Lahore hosting the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final has finally ended as it was decided on Monday that the summit clash of the league will be held in the metropolis.

  • Unfair to blame Kabul for supporting terrorism: Afghanistan's Chief Executive
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 20 : Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has said it is unfair to accuse Kabul of supporting terrorism and violence as the country itself is a victim of terrorism.

  • Carl's Jr. on an expansion spree; opens new outlet at 'One Horizon Centre' in Gurugram
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : After successful openings at their existing restaurants in Saket, Pacific Mall and Mall of India (Noida), Carl's Jr.®, the iconic American burger chain is now bringing its bigger and better California-style burgers to a prime location on the Gold Course Road, OHC (One Horizon Centre), Gurugram.

  • India, SA geared up to play final of ICC Women's WC Qualifier 2017
    Dubai [UAE], Feb.20 : India and South Africa are all set to 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.

  • TCS approves buyback of up to 5.6 crore shares
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) board on Monday announced buyback of up to 5.6 crore equity shares of the company for an aggregate amount not exceeding Rs. 16,000 crore.