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  • B-Town has a blast at Shahid Kapoor's pre-birthday bash
    Mumbai (India), Feb. 20 : The whole B-Town was spotted celebrating Shahid Kapoor's pre-birthday bash which the actor threw for his friends from the industry.

  • PM Modi, Amit Shah are 'terrorists' misleading people of U.P: Samajwadi Party
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Samajwadi Party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary courted controversy by branding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah as 'terrorists', adding that they are trying to mislead voters in Uttar Pradesh to gather support for the party.

  • People of Balochistan await international community's support: Baloch leader Dilshad
    Vadodara (Gujarat) , Feb. 20 : Baloch leader Mazdak Dilshad who was in Gujarat's Vadodara on Sunday, asserted that Baloch people are awaiting the support of the international community in connection to their human rights' violation and mass genocide by the Pakistani Army.

  • Ludhiana: Supporters of arrested gangster create mayhem across city
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : In the aftermath of noted gangster Lovely Lamba's arrest in Ludhiana, Punjab, his supporters resorted to vandalism across the city, expressing their resentment over the same.

  • HIL 2017: Uttar Pradesh Wizards hold Delhi Waveriders to 1-1 stalemate
    New Delhi , Feb.19 : Uttar Pradesh Wizards played out a 1-1 draw against hosts Delhi Waveriders in a crucial Hockey India League (HIL) match here at Shivaji Stadium last evening.

  • Does PM Modi want to be a municipal commissioner: Congress on 'diwali electricity' remark
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : With Prime Minister Narendra Modi courting controversy over his 'Diwali electricity' remark, the Congress on Monday took a jibe at him asking if he wanted to become a municipal commissioner, since he was showing a keen interest on local issues as distribution of electricity.

  • UN, international organizations condemn attacks on civilians in parts of Central African Republic
    New York, Feb 20 : Voicing deep concern over the security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), in particular in the Ouaka and Hautte-Kotto prefectures, the United Nations together with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), the African Union (AU), the Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) and the European Union (EU) have condemned the acts of violence by armed groups that have exasperated an already alarming humanitarian situation.

  • Iraq: UN aid agencies preparing for 'all scenarios' as western Mosul military operations set to begin
    New York, Feb 20 : With military operations to retake western Mosul starting, United Nations humanitarian agencies in Iraq are rushing to prepare for the humanitarian impact of the fighting amid grave concerns that tens of thousands of families are at extreme risks.

  • Angelina Jolie breaks silence over painful divorce with Brad Pitt, says 'life goes on'
    Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 201: One of the most heart-breaking celebrity new last year was the shocking ending of marriage between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

  • Congress to knock EC's door over PM Modi's "deplorable" remark in Fatehpur rally
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Congress is set to file a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his controversial remarks made during his rally in Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh yesterday.

  • Delhi-bound Kalindi Express collides with freight train at Tundla
    Tundla(Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 20: Delhi-bound Kalindi Express collided with a freight train at Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh in the early hours of Monday.

  • UP polls: Congress advices PM Modi to look into his 'Karam Kundali'
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Congress Party on Monday tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -led NDA Government is going to lose the polls and advised the latter to look into his 'Karam Kundali'.

  • India sanctions soft loan USD 340 million to Nepal
    New Delhi , Feb. 20: India has sanctioned a soft loan of 340 million US dollar to Nepal for various infrastructure development programmes.

  • Netanyahu held secret peace talks for resolving conflict with Palestinians
    New York [USA], Feb. 20: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in resolving Israel's conflict with the Palestinians.

  • Bomb explodes near Bogota bullring in Colombia
    New York [USA], Feb. 20: : An explosion near the Santamaria bullfighting ring in downtown Bogota, Colombia, injured at least 31 people.

  • Shahid Afridi bids adieu to international cricket
    New Delhi , Feb. 20: Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi on Sunday announced his retirement from international cricket, bringing to an end his illustrious 21-year career, as per local Pakistan media reports.

  • Don't be so clean! Obsession with hygiene could kill benefial bacterias
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : Good news for all those lazy-headed not-really-a-cleanliness-freak out there! Scientists have found out that the obsession with hygiene could even be turning some beneficial bacteria found in the human gut into endangered species.

  • Guv. of Nagaland accepts resignation of CM Zeliang
    Kohima (Nagaland) , Feb. 19 : Governor of Nagaland P.B. Acharya on Monday accepted the resignation of Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang.

  • No difference between good or bad diet: Study
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : Ever faced a choice between Brown and white bread?

  • Delhi-bound Kalindi Express collides with frieght train at Tundla
    Tundla(Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 20: Delhi-bound Kalindi Express collided with a freight train at Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh in the early hours of Monday.

  • SBI-led consortium's plea against Vijay Mallya in SC today
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Supreme Court today will hear the State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium's plea against defunct airline Kingfisher's owner Vijay Mallya.

  • JNU missing student case: Hearing continues in Delhi High Court today
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Delhi High Court on Monday will continue the hearing over the case of Najeeb Ahmed, the student from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who has been missing from October 15th last year.

  • SC to hear plea on Cauvery river dispute today
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday will hear the plea regarding the Cauvery dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

  • Sweden asks U.S. for clarification on Trump's terrorist comment
    London [U.K.], Feb. 20: The Swedish Embassy in Washington has contacted the White House asking for clarification over U.S. President Donald Trump's comments suggesting a terrorist incident had occurred on Friday night in Sweden.

  • What did Trump really mean by his Sweden comment?
    New York [U.S.A.], Feb. 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump's reference to what's happening last night in Sweden during a rally in Florida raised questions in Sweden and over the internet about what he really meant.

  • CBI registers case against govt. employee for seeking 'help'
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Feb.19 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday registered a case against a Chhattisgarh government employee for allegedly seeking 'help in a case against him' by paying bribe through Hawala operators.

  • Afghanistan warns Pakistan against rocket attacks
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 19 : Kabul will use all means to respond against Pakistan if it did not stop rocket attacks on Afghanistan soil, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) warned on Sunday.

  • Jet Airways plane loses contact with ATC over German airspace
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 19 : A Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to London, with more than 300 people, triggered a major scare when it lost contact with the Air Traffic Control (ATC) after getting intercepted by German fighter jets. The flight then had to be escorted by German Air Force fighter planes before it landed.

  • Taliban office in Qatar should be closed: Ghani tells Qatari minister
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 19 : Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that the Taliban office in Qatar should be closed if the group pursues violence.

  • Bhopal espionage case: Hawala operator Jabbar sent to police remand till Feb. 23
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : Hawala operator Jabbar, who was arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Delhi in connection with the Bhopal espionage case, has been sent to police remand till February 23.

  • IPL Auction 2017: Ben Stokes sold to Pune Supergiants for whopping Rs. 14.50 crores
    Bengaluru , Feb.20 : England all-rounder Ben Stokes was sold to Rising Pune Supergiants for a whopping Rs 14.50 crores during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru on Monday.

  • 'Rangoon' would be one of the films of the year: Kareena Kapoor
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 20 : Kareena Kapoor Khan recently caught a screening of hubby Saif Ali Khan and ex-Shahid Kapoor's upcoming film 'Rangoon', which she expects to be one of the films of the year 2017.

  • La Liga: Messi's last-gasp penalty rescues Barca against Leganes
    Camp Nou [Barcelona], Feb.20 : Star striker Lionel Messi converted a penalty corner into a goal in the final seconds as Barcelona scraped a 2-1 win over Leganes in their La Liga clash at the Camp Nou here last evening.

  • Delhi: Post office robbed off 17 cash bags in Anand Vihar
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : A post office in Delhi's Anand Vihar was looted by five to six unknown men and around 17 bags on money were stolen on Sunday night.

  • NPF Legislature Party meet today over Nagaland CM Zeliang's successor
    Kohima , Feb. 20 : The ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) Legislature Party will meet in Kohima today to elect a new leader following the resignation of Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang.

  • PM Modi greets Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their Statehood Day
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their Statehood Day, expressing his desire to see development usher into the states.

  • Hollywood to face lawsuit for not hiring women directors
    London (UK), Feb. 20 : Women in Hollywood have always been vocal about the unfair behaviour against them within the film industry, and now it seems like the industry might have to face the heat in this matter from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

  • Attack in Somali capital a reminder of extremists' indifference towards human life - UN envoy
    New York, Feb 20 : Strongly condemning on Sunday's terrorist attack at a marketplace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which reportedly killed at least 25 people and injured dozens more, the United Nations envoy in the country stressed that incident is a brutal reminder of the retrograde tactics employed by violent extremists.

  • Ovtcharov ends Harimoto's dream run to clinch ITTF India Open title
    New Delhi , Feb.20 : German table tennis player Dimitrij Ovtcharov brought the dream run of Japan's 13-year-old sensation Tomokazu Harimoto to an abrupt end to capture the men's singles title in the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour India Open here at the Thyagaraja Sports Complex on Sunday.

  • JSMM calls for strike across Sindh against CPEC today
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 20 : The Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), a major separatist political party in Sindh, Pakistan, has given a call of strike across the province against China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) today.

  • UP Polls: Filing of nominations for final phase ends today
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Today is last date for withdrawal of nominations for the seventh and last phase of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

  • PM wants to create 'polarisation' by his remarks: Abu Azmi
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 20 : Condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for drawing a parallel between Hindu and Muslim festivals, the Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on Monday said that the former is just trying to create 'polarisation' by making such remarks.

  • Alia Bhatt is giving us some real relationship goals!
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : Alia Bhatt is giving all the young and ambitious people out there some real relationship goals.

  • China to halt all coal imports from North Korea
    New York [USA] , Feb. 20: China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea from Sunday for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last week.

  • Pak. conducts air strikes, targets terrorist hideout in North Waziristan: ISPR
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb. 20: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) carried out air strikes in the border area of North Waziristan Agency on terrorist positions, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

  • Lindsay Lohan wants to play Ariel from 'The Little Mermaid'
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : Well Lindsay Lohan is now taking her Disney princess obsession to the next level!

  • Delhi: 48-year old shot dead in Sonia Vihar
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : In a shocking incident, a man was shot dead by an unidentified person in the Sonia Vihar area on Sunday night here.

  • Nostalgic emotions evokes stronger urge to quit smoking
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : In order to persuade someone to quit smoking, it is the 'emotions' that need to be triggered rather than inciting fear in an individual.

  • Saif cheated on a partner, Kangana went lesbian, KWK reveals secrets
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : Ahead of the release of 'Rangoon', Saif Ali Khan and Kangana Ranaut made an appearance on the 'most royal episode' of 'KWK' till date. The duo to say the least was a riot in one of the most entertaining episodes of KWK's fifth season and was exceptionally chatty as they took the show by storm.

  • Madonna's daughters singing 'Twinkle Tiwnkle' is the cutest thing you'll see today!
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : Seems like Madonna's new daughters are certainly getting into the groove at mom's house!

  • Somalia: 20 killed in blast at Mogadishu marketplace
    Berlin[Germany], Feb. 20: At least 20 people were killed and more than 50 got injured when a bomb went off at a market in western Mogadishu on Sunday.

  • Delhi HC to hear plea by Zakir Naik's NGO challenging Centre's ban
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Delhi High Court on Monday will hear a plea by controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's NGO, the Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), challenging the ban by the Home Ministry on the organisation.

  • Trump finally reveals source of his 'what's happening in Sweden' remark
    New Delhi , Feb. 20:In reference to his what's happening in Sweden remark, U.S. President Donald Trump came out to defend his statement on Twitter.

  • India to open resident mission in Rwanda: Vice-President Ansari
    Kigali [Rwanda], Feb. 20 : In order to enhance the bilateral ties with Indian diaspora settled in Rwanda, India is all set to open its resident mission in the country's capital.

  • Telangana CM stresses on improving standard of living of handloom, powerloom weavers
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 20 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday stressed on improving the standard of living of the handloom and powerloom weavers and worker and asserted that their pain and suffering should be eradicated.

  • Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo begins with pomp and show
    Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , Feb.19 : The formal celebration of Golden Jubilee Nyokum Yullo, 2017, began on Sunday with inauguration of Golden Jubilee Gate, Art and Craft Gallery, food courts and exhibition stalls.

  • ECI should take note of PM Modi's 'communal' statement: Congress
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : Coming down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for drawing a parallel between Hindu and Muslim festivals, the Congress on Sunday asked the Election Commission of India (ECI) to take stock of the matter and urged the former to refrain from making such statements which bring 'disrepute' to his post.

  • 'Poisoned' Putin critic leaves Russia for treatment
    Moscow [Russia], Feb. 19 : A critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, who was hospitalised this month after suspected poisoning, on Sunday left the country to seek further treatment, according to his lawyer.

  • 61.16 percent voter turnout recorded, expect to cross 63 percent: ECI on third-phase UP polls
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Sunday said 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. It added that it is expected to cross 63 percent.

  • Vice Prez arrives in Rwanda, highlights India's focused effort to boost ties with Africa
    By Amit Shankar, Kigali (Rwanda), Feb. 19 : Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, who arrived here today in the first leg of his five-day official visit to Rwanda and Uganda, said there is a renewed and more focused effort by the government to give a dynamic impetus to the relations with African nations after the India Africa Forum Summit (IAFS) conference in India.