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  • KWK's Directors special: Imtiaz Ali, Kabir Khan, Zoya Akhtar spill beans, say Shah Rukh, Salman Khan are always late on sets
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : For the first time in these five seasons, three directors Imtiaz Ali, Kabir Khan and Zoya Akhtar came together to grace the couch of Karan Johar's 'Koffee With Karan' where the trio spilled the beans about the habits of the superstars.

  • ISSF World Cup 2017: China continues to dominate, India struggles on day three
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : With day three of competition, China maintained its domination at all the rifle and pistol events held so far at the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup (rifle/pistol/shotgun) here.

  • Manipur: Bomb blast outside journos' house, no casualties
    Okram Chuthek (Imphal) Feb. 26 : A bomb blast was reported outside the residence of Hueiyen Lanpao (local vernacular) editor H Ningomba and ISTV editor B Ningomba in Okram Chuthek region of Imphal.

  • UN Security Council calls for immediate investigation into recent violence in DR Congo's Kasai region
    New York, Feb 26 : The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned the recent spate of violence in the south-central Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), calling on the Government to "immediately dispatch a credible and impartial investigation."

  • Female bosses favour gay and lesbian job-seekers, research finds
    London, Feb 26 : Women are more likely to hire gay and lesbian job applicants over equally-qualified straight candidates, according to a study led by the University of Sussex.

  • Hardcore UALA leader killed in Meghalaya gun fight
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : : An Elusive commander of United A'chik Liberation Army (UALA) was killed in an encounter with police in Meghalaya on Saturday night, officials said on Sunday.

  • Instagram has become a haven for people making sensitive and stigmatized self-disclosures, says study
    London, Feb 26 : Depression has a way of silencing its sufferers. Even in today's technology-connected society, people are hesitant to talk about their painful experiences and suffering for fear of being stigmatized.

  • Ola expands in Chhattisgarh, launches services in Bilaspur
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Ola,a mobile app for transportation, today announced the launch of its services in Bilaspur, Chattisgarh. Bilaspur is the second-largest city after Raipur-Bhilai-Durg, the tri-city metro of the state and also the headquarters for South East Central Railway Zone.

  • Naidu visits family of Indian techie killed in US
    Hyderabad, Feb 26 : Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday visited the family of the Indian engineer who was killed in Kansas recently.

  • Katie Price planning to open beauty salon
    Los Angeles, Feb 26 : International model Katie Price has said she is planning to open her own beauty salon soon.

  • Kerala man who 'joined' IS killed in Afghanistan, Reports
    Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 26 : A man from Kerala, who was suspected to have joined militant group ISIS in Afghanistan, was killed during a drone attack, media reports said.

  • Tamil Nadu: Nine dead after fishing boat capsizes
    Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu) Feb. 26 : In a shocking incident, at least nine tourists were killed after a fishing boat carrying tourist capsized in sea near Manapad area of Tuticorin today.

  • Pak to intensify military operations across Punjab province, no announcement on PSL final
    Lahore [Pakistan] Feb. 26 : Pakistan has decided to strengthen the military operations across the Punjab province.

  • Pregnant Natalie Portman to give Oscars a miss
    Los Angeles [USA], Feb. 26 : Citing her pregnancy, the leading lady of 'Jackie' - and multiple best actress nominee - Natalie Portman said she is not attending the upcoming prestigious Academy Awards.

  • Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone sizzle at pre-Oscars 2017 parties
    New Delhi [INDIA], Feb. 26 : Just hours before Oscars 2017, our two Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are already making waves with their glamorous appearances at the pre-Oscar parties in Los Angeles.

  • S. Jaishankar to pay four-day visit to US from Tuesday
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar will embark on a four-day official visit to the United States beginning February 28.

  • Deprivation in early childhood can affect mental health in adulthood, says study
    London, Feb 26 : Despite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, many children exposed to severe early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in early adulthood, according to new King's College London research.

  • China dominates 10m Air Pistol Women final
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : The third day of the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi kicked-off with an exciting 10m Air Pistol Women final, which turned once again into a stage for success for the People's Republic of China.

  • Afghanistan: 42 civilians released by ISIS
    Kabul, Feb 26 : At least 42 civilians were released by ISIS in Afghanistan's Nangarhar area on Sunday, media reports said.

  • Donald Trump takes on Hillary, says race for DNC Chairman was 'rigged'
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Terming the Democratic National Committee (DNC) elections as rigged, U.S. President Donald Trump has said that Sen. Bernie Sanders never had a chance to win as Hillary Clinton demanded former Labor Secretary of U.S.A Tom Perez.

  • Pakistan: Bomb found, defused in Quetta
    Quetta, Feb 26 : A bomb was found in Pakistan's Quetta area, media reports said on Sunday.

  • Jolly LLB 2 touches 108 crore mark
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : Superstar Akshay Kumar and his Jolly LLB 2 has earned 108 crore mark till Saturday.

  • Despite challenges pharma sector to grow and generate high employment: Experts
    Jaipur, Feb 26 : With the initiatives taken by the Government of India on demonetization, introduction of the GST along with Make in India, Smart Cities, Digital India and Startup India have played important role in changing the eco-system and created newer platforms in many avenues including the pharmaceutical sector, experts said.

  • Meghalaya: 16 people killed, over 50 injured as speeding truck overturns
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : At least 16 people including women were killed and over 50 others injured as a speeding truck carrying them, was overturned in West Khasi Hills district in north eastern Indian state of Meghalaya on Sunday morning.

  • 3-year-old Rohini twins die after getting drowned in washing machine
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : In a horrific incident, a pair of three-year-old twin died after they fell into a washing machine at their house in Rohini on Saturday afternoon, media reports said.

  • Uttarakhand: Eight killed, six injured after car falls into gorge in Pauri
    Pauri (Uttarakhand) Feb. 26 : At least eight people were killed and six others sustained injuries after a car fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Pauri district.

  • Two gold smugglers arrested in Siliguri
    Siliguri (West Bengal) , Feb.26 : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) personnel on Sunday arrested Anowar Hussein and Morninur Islam from Siliguri and seized three kilograms of yellow metal from their possession.

  • Dimple accuses Union Ministers of spitting communal venom during rallies
    Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadava's wife Dimple Yadav on Sunday accused the Union Ministers of spitting communal venom, while appealing the people to ensure the Samajwadi Party's win in the assembly polls.

  • Is Modi's notebandi 'sufficient enough' to seal the deal in UP?
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : After emerging victorious in Maharashtra and Odisha local elections, it is time for the Bharatiya Janata Party to test waters in Uttar Pradesh.

  • International Realty hosts Global Luxury Realty Conclave 2017
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : North India Sotheby's International Realty organised its first ever Global Luxury Realty Conclave in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) yesterday.

  • U.S. condemns attack on SMM in Ukraine, urges Russia to immediately observe ceasefire
    Washington D.C. [United States], Feb. 26 : Condemning the target of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) monitors and the seizure of a SMM unmanned aerial vehicle by combined-Russian separatist forces, the United States on Sunday called on Russia to "immediately" observe the ceasefire in Ukraine under the Minsk agreements.

  • Security tightened at Somnath temple after suspected ISIS operatives held in Gujarat
    Rajkot (Gujarat) Feb. 26 : The security has been beefed up at Somnath temple after Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) arrested two persons for alleged links with ISIS.

  • Western Sahara: UN chief Guterres urges Morocco and Polisario Front to de-escalate tensions in buffer strip
    New York, Feb 26 : Deeply concerned about increased tensions in the vicinity of Guerguerat in the buffer strip in southern Western Sahara between the Moroccan berm and the Mauritanian border, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called on Morocco and Frente Polisario to "take all necessary steps" to avoid escalation.

  • Taliban shadow governor killed, claims Afghanistan
    Kabul, Feb 26 : Afghanistan security forces have killed 21 militants, including Taliban's appointed governor for Urozgan province and a local commander, while conducting joined offensive operations, officials said on Sunday.

  • Child obesity '35-40%' inherited from parents, study finds
    London, Feb 26 : Around 35-40 per cent of a child's BMI - how fat or thin they are - is inherited from their parents, a new study has found.

  • NSCN (K) militant nab in Arunachal Pradesh
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : Security forces apprehended a hardcore militant of NSCN (K) in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district on Sunday, officials said.

  • Assam Transport department extends support for Manipur's assembly polls
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : In view of the Assembly Elections at Manipur scheduled to be held on March 4 (Phase I) and March 8 (Phase II), Transport Department of Assam government will be extending logistic support by means of vehicles like bus, truck, LMVs, SUVs etc.

  • Manny Pacquiao to face Amir Khan on Apr 23
    London, Feb 26 : Philippine boxing star Manny Pacquiao is all set to face Britain's Amir Khan in the ring on Apr 23.

  • 4 million Twitter users following Vir Das
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : Actor-comedian Vir Das is now followed by four million netizens in Twitter.

  • NITI Aayog to organize high level workshop for advancing Innovation in Passenger Mobility and Transportation
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : NITI Aayog has organized a two day long high level workshop on advancing passenger mobility and transportation on February 27-28, 2017 in the national capital.

  • UP Polls: Mayawati corners SP over lawlessness, BJP over demonetization
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Cornering the Samajwadi Party and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Sunday said people of Uttar Pradesh would punish both the parties in the ongoing assembly elections and bring her party back in power.

  • UP polls: Mau cop claims threat to PM Modi's life, security beefed up
    Mau (Uttar Pradesh) Feb. 26 : The security arrangement at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally at Mau has been beefed up after a senior police officials on Sunday claimed that there is a threat to the former's life during his visit to Uttar Pradesh's Mau district for addressing a rally ahead of the sixth phase of assembly elections.

  • Akhilesh dares PM Modi to debate over development work in UP
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : While ridiculing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' radio address, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said people are eager to hear some 'Kaam Ki Baat' from him and dared the former to have a debate on the development done by Samjawadi Party.

  • Delhi: 7-year-old girl molested by senior girls in school
    New Delhi Feb. 26 : A seven-year-old girl was allegedly molested and sedated by two senior girl students, at her school in Delhi's Moti Nagar, police said on Sunday.

  • 'Insensible' Akhilesh can't understand PM's 'Mann Ki Baat': Amit Shah
    Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Taking a jibe at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said the former is not capable of understanding the radio address.

  • Online media use shows strong genetic influence, says study
    London, Feb 26 : Online media use such as social networking and gaming could be strongly influenced by our genes, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London.

  • Maths and maps make you nervous? It could be in your genes, says study
    London, Feb 26 : Our genes play a significant role in how anxious we feel when faced with spatial and mathematical tasks, such as reading a map or solving a geometry problem, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London.

  • Crizol Lubricants to provide cost benefit by introducing 2 lakh farmers card in NE India
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : India's leading automobile and industrial lubricants manufacturing company Crizol Lubricants has decided to provide cost benefit to the farmers of North Eastern Indian states by introducing over 2 lakh farmers card in this year.

  • Delhi: Fire breaks out at TOI building
    New Delhi Feb. 26 : A major fire broke out at the Times of India building at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg here this evening.

  • BJP has not even projected its CM candidate and talks about sweeping UP polls: Mayawati
    Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the saffron party has not even projected its chief ministerial candidate and talks about winning the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu attend Pink special screening at Rashtrapati Bhavan, thank President
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Taapsee Pannu attended a special screening of the movie 'Pink' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Saturday.

  • Urban Development Ministry to push dense urban growth along mass transit corridors for better living experience
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : To effectively address the emerging urbanization challenges, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a multi-pronged policy framework to promote living close to mass urban transit corridors.

  • Top ranked Steve Smith career-high rating after Pune Test
    Dubai, Feb 26 : Australia captain Steve Smith has reached a career-high 939 rating points after an outstanding batting effort in the opening Test against India in Pune which his team won by 333 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.

  • Rangoon has "dismal" opening
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : Vishal Bhardwaj's film Rangoon, which released on Friday, had a very slow start.

  • Full text of PM Modi's 'Mann ki Baat' programme
    My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Winter is on its way out.

  • KCR gives administrative sanction for better infrastructure in Dornakal
    Hyderabad (Telangana) Feb. 26 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has given administrative sanction for an amount of Rs.21.75 crores under special development fund to fulfill his assurance made on February 24 in Mahabubabad district towards meeting the expenditure for providing infrastructure facilities in Dornakal constituency.

  • SP-Congress alliance will change course of national politics: Akhilesh
    Maharajgunj (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the alliance between the Congress and Samajwadi Party is a tie-up between two youngsters, adding this would change the course of politics both at the national as well as state level.

  • Decision to hold PSL final in Lahore likely today
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.26 : The decision regarding the venue of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final is likely to be taken today.

  • Shah Rukh Khan will melt your heart with his message for AbRam
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : King Khan, who has never shied away from gushing over his children, recently shared a picture of his youngest and melted hearts with his beautiful message.

  • Recruitment exam paper leak: Army begins probe; exams cancelled across India
    Thane (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : The Indian Army has launched an internal inquiry into the recruitment exam paper leak after the Thane city police nabbed 18 people in connection with the case.