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  • India, World Bank sign USD 63 million agreement for 'Tejaswini'
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The World Bank on Tuesday signed a financing agreement for IDA credit of USD 63 million (equivalent) for 'Tejaswini', which is a socio-economic empowerment of adolescent girls and young women project.

  • JNU, DU students hold protest march against ABVP
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Students from the Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday staged a protest march against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in North Campus area over the Ramjas college scuffle.

  • T20 Blind Cricket World Cup Winning Team meets PM
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met the members of the T20 Blind Cricket World Cup Winning Team.

  • Tata Power's generation capacity up by 8 per cent in Q3 FY17
    Kolkata/ Mumbai, Feb 28 : Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, on Tuesday announced that the company's generation capacity increased by more than 8 per cent in Q3 FY17 as compared to Q3 FY16.

  • Assam : Four people killed, 25 injured in fire
    Guwahati, Feb 28 : : At least four persons were killed and 25 others injured as about a dozen houses caught fire following a gas tanker accident in Assam's Golaghat district on Tuesday, officials said.

  • Services falter as public sector banks go on strike
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : No services took place at public sector banks on Tuesday as the United Forum of Bank Unions decided to go ahead with its strike, according to media reports.

  • Students and teachers of DU, JNU take out massive march against campus violence
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : : Amid a politically charged up situation, students and teachers of Delhi's premier educational institutions on Tuesday started a protest march against last week's violence at the Ramjas College, while Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh's daughter Gurmehar Kaur pulled out of the campaign.

  • GST to be implemented from July 1
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Goods and Services Tax will come to effect from July 1, officials said.

  • Tata Sons, DOCOMO reach agreement in principle on payment of LCIA arbitration award
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : Tata Sons on Tuesday announced that in the interests of putting an end to a dispute that had arisen with NTT DOCOMO, Japan, and in the larger national interest of preserving a fair investment environment in India, it has reached an agreement with NTT DOCOMO on a joint approach to enable enforcement of the 22nd June, 2016, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) award.

  • After Virendra Shehwag, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt puts meme mocking Gurmehar Kaur's video post
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : : After Virender Sehwag and Randeep Hooda, Yogeshwar Dutt took to the social media, mocking at Gurmehar Kaur, the 20-year-old Delhi University student, whose video post on the death of his martyred army officer father created a stir.

  • Cisco and Reliance Jio build world's largest all-IP digital services platform
    Barcelona, Feb 28 : Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. ("Jio") is collaborating with Cisco to further expand Jio's existing multi-terabit capacity, first All-IP converged network.

  • Trump meets CEOs of U.S. health insurance companies
    Washington, Feb 28 : US President Donald Trump has met CEOs of U.S. health insurance companies.

  • Kokuyo Camlin unveils funky stationery products for kids
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : Kokuyo Camlin Ltd (formerly known as Camlin Ltd), a premier and pioneer stationery and art marketer, has recently launched some really funky and innovative products for school children.

  • Mumbai: World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva travels in train
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday travelled in a local train in Mumbai.

  • Snapdeal launches GST Guru initiative to train sellers on GST roll out
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Snapdeal, India's largest online marketplace, on Tuesday announced the launch of GST Guru, a program which will include a range of initiatives to help prepare the sellers on its platform for the impending GST reforms, expected to roll out this July.

  • First look of Sarkar 3 unveiled
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : The first look of Amitabh Bachchan's upoming movie 'Sarkar 3' has been unveiled.

  • Indian techie's murder : Hillary Clinton prods Trump to speak out, White House says incident
    Houston, Feb 28 : Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called upon President Donald Trump to speak out against hate crimes following the murder of an Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, though White House made a statement, describing the last week's incident as "disturbing."

  • India, ADB sign USD 375 million in loans to approve 2,500 km economic corridor
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed here USD 375 million in loans and grants to develop 800-kilometer Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor, which is the First Phase of a planned 2,500 km long East Coast Economic Corridor (ECEC).

  • Fruit flies can build resistance to toxins, found in deadly mushrooms: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28 : A new study says fruit flies can build resistance to the toxins found in deadly mushrooms - Death Cap and Destroying Angel that may help them live longer.

  • Strike disrupts banking services in Tripura
    By Pinaki Das, New Delhi , Feb 28 : Banking services were disrupted badly as most of the major banks remained closed on Tuesday in the Left-ruled Tripura due to a nation-wide employees' strike.

  • Shahid Afridi wants to play farewell match in Lahore
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, has expressed desire to play his farewell match in Lahore.

  • SC refuses woman's plea seeking to abort her 26-week old foetus
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a woman's plea to abort her 26-week old foetus, suffering from 'down syndrome'.

  • RJD, CPI slam Sakshi Maharaj for his 'communal' Kabristaan remark
    Patna/ New Delhi , Feb. 28 : A day after Sakshi Maharaj stirred up a controversy courtesy his 'Kabristaan' remark, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav while questioning his character today demanded a thorough probe against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP.

  • Congress comes to Gurmehar's rescue, mocks BJP's 'patriotic' stunt
    New Delhi Feb. 28 : A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stirred a controversy by comparing Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the Congress on Tuesday mocked the saffron party's patriotic stunt and accused it of imposing pressure on the nation's youth.

  • Are PR millennials not ready to advise on moral dilemmas?
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28 : A study reveals millennials, pursuing career in public relations, do not feel the need to give advices on moral dilemmas, as for them, ethics are better left to the legal department or that role is beyond their responsibilities.

  • Young players from Northeast India set the ring on fire at 'Super Fight League'
    By Chandrakala Choudhury, New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : A total of eight teams and 96 fighters set the ring on fire as the 'Super Fight League' went viral in the national capital with players from different parts of India giving a tough challenge to each other, boasting of their razor body and power of their arms to bash down each other.

  • Platinum Jewelry sparkles at the 89th Annual Academy Awards
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The world's most elegant and notable celebrities sparkled in platinum jewelry at the "89th Annual Academy Awards" and related parties this evening. Large diamond stud earrings, cuff bracelets and cocktail rings were the top platinum jewelry trends on the red carpet.

  • Forever 21 expands national footprint with its 15th store in India
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Forever 21, a leading fast fashion brand from Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. strengthens its foothold in Mumbai with the launch of its 4th store, taking the total count to 15 stores in India.

  • PDM University collaborates with IBM Corporation
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : One of the premier hubs of education in Bahadurgarh, (Delhi-NCR), PDM University has collaborated with multinational technology company, IBM Corporation through its IBM Career Education program to introduce and launch co-branded specialized engineering and management programs.

  • Rangoon failure: Shekhar Suman feels 'this is poetic justice' to 'one cocained actress'
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Looks like things are still as bitter as ever, between Kangana Ranaut and the Suman family.

  • Home away from home, Tangkhul Nagas in Delhi celebrate seed sowing festival
    By Vangamla Salle K S, New Delhi , 28 Feb : Cutting across barriers of cast, creed or religion, festivals of northeast India promote peaceful co-existence, besides reliving the rich old heritage of their forefathers.

  • Indian envoy to US Sarna meets Tom Shannon
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28: Ahead of the four-day visit of Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Tom Shannon met Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Navtej Sarna at the Department of State.

  • All-India bank strike may impact transactions over Rs one lakh crore: ASSOCHAM
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the state-owned bank unions to drop the day-long strike as it may impact banking transactions worth up to Rs 1.3 lakh crore including forex and paper clearing.

  • 'Amaar Kolkata' metro to now have dedicated 'Ola Zones'
    Kolkata, Feb 28 : Ola, India's most popular mobile app for transportation today announced its exclusive partnership with Kolkata Metro, India's first Metro Railway and one of the most popular modes of public transport in the city of joy.

  • MyHonda connected car platform leverages IoT from Cisco Jasper and Bright Box to deliver customized driving services
    Barcelona, Feb 28 : Honda is leveraging IoT solutions from Cisco JasperĀ® and Bright Box to deliver the MyHonda Connected Car platform, which provides a suite of powerful services that enhances the driving experience.

  • Senior national team to camp in Mumbai
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Indian Senior National Team will be camping in Mumbai prior to their crucial Group A match against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019.

  • Consumers can avail cashless home services with FreeCharge
    National, Feb 28 : FreeCharge, India's leading digital payments platform and Housejoy, a leading provider in the home services space on Tuesday announced their partnership.

  • SC to hear Gopal Ansal's plea for verdict modification in the Upahaar Fire tragedy case
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a fresh plea from real estate baron Gopal Ansal regarding verdict modification in Uphaar Cinema fire case.

  • Saudi Telecom Company and Cisco sign managed services agreement to drive network capabilities for Digital Era
    Barcelona, Feb 28 : At Mobile World Congress, Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco announced that they have signed a three-year managed services agreement to transform STC's core network and operations, and prepare it for the digital era.

  • India's first integrated heliport inaugurated in Delhi
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister of Civil Aviation, inaugurated India's first integrated heliport located in Rohini, New Delhi, on Tuesday.

  • India observes National Science Day on Feb 28, celebrates discovery of Raman effect
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : On Feb 28 every year, India celebrates National Science Day through science festivals in educational and science research institutions to spread awareness about science in daily life and the country's various achievements.

  • Vodafone launches GigaTV with Cisco
    Barcelona, Feb 28 : Consumers in Germany can now access a vast selection of channels and video-on-demand (VoD) offers via GigaTV, a next-generation cloud video service from Vodafone Germany, developed by Cisco. The service is accessible through a TV set-top box or smartphone and tablet applications.

  • Gurmehar Kaur pulls out of protest march in Delhi University campus, says it is to save the movement
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : : Gurmehar Kaur, the Delhi University student in the centre of a political stir, has withdrawn herself from a protest march against campus violence.

  • Tata Steel's First Greenfield Ferro-Chrome Plant in India at Gopalpur starts production
    Bhubaneswar/ Kolkata, Feb 28 : The recently commissioned ferro-chrome plant of Tata Steel at Gopalpur Industrial Park in Ganjam district of Odisha, has achieved a major milestone with the first ever production of ferro-chrome on February 25, 2017, with compliance to all technical parameters.

  • Nawaz,Randeep appreciate Academy for remembering Om Puri
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : Bollywood appreciated Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for remembering Bollywood actor Om Puri who passed away recently.

  • Andhra Pradesh : At least eight killed, 30 injured as bus falls off bridge into canal
    Vijaywada, Feb 28 : At least eight people were killed and more than 30 injured when a bus fell from a bridge into a canal in Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday morning, reports said.

  • ISSF World Cup: Jitu Rai clinches bronze in 10-Metre Air Pistol
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : Ace shooter Jitu Rai clinched India's third medal in the ongoing International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup when he won bronze in the 10-metre Air pistol event here at Karni Singh Shooting Range on Tuesday.

  • Sakshi Maharaj's 'Kabristaan' remark aimed at spreading communal tension: Congress
    Lucknow/New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Congress Party on Tuesday said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Sakshi Maharaj's controversial 'Kabristaan' remark is part of a communal atmosphere being created by the saffron party amid the ongoing assembly elections in politically crucial Uttar Pradesh.

  • After Sehwag, Yogeshwar Dutt ridicules Gurmehar Kaur on social media
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : Olympic wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt has become the latest celebrity to enter in the war of words being fought on social media on Gurmehar Kaur issue.

  • Customer at Wal-Mart asks employee to 'go to your own country'
    Irving [USA] ,Feb. 28: In a shocking incident of xenophobia, a customer at Irving Wal-Mart asked an employee to 'go to their own countries'.

  • Uphaar tragedy: SC to hear Gopal Ansal's plea on March 3
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it would hear on March 3 the plea filed by jailed real estate baron Gopal Ansal seeking modification of its review order on parity in connection with the Uphaar fire tragedy case.

  • Congress comes to Gurmehar's rescue, mocks BJP's 'patriotic' stunt
    New Delhi Feb. 28 : A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stirred a controversy by comparing Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the Congress on Tuesday mocked the saffron party's patriotic stunt and accused it of imposing pressure on the nation's youth.

  • USA: Plano Police investigate racist graffiti on school windows, doors
    Plano (Texas) [USA], Feb. 28 : This week, for the students at Plano West Senior School, started with hateful and racist graffiti, scribbled on several windows and doors of the school.

  • Lower than expected levels of domestic production to sustain sugar prices at high levels, says ICRA
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Credit rating agency ICRA expects the domestic sugar prices to remain firm in the near term, given the deficit situation in the domestic and international markets.

  • Patients with chronic pain prefer marijuana over prescribed drugs: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28 : Canadian researchers revealed many people with chronic pain and those taking mental health medicines prefer cannabis over their prescribed medication.

  • World Bank CEO travels in Mumbai local from Churchgate to Dadar
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb.28 : World Bank Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kristalina Georgieva, who is presently in Mumbai, today travelled in local train from Churchgate to Dadar.

  • Koenig becomes India's first authorized training provider and channel partner of ISACA
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Koenig Solutions, the leading IT training organization serving a global clientele for technical skill development, recently became ISACA Authorized Training Partner.

  • Dignity of women is paramount: Kargil martyr's father
    Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) , Feb.28 : In the wake of the ongoing controversy over Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who alleged rape threats over her social media campaign against the student group ABVP, Kargil war hero martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia's father N.N. Kalia on Tuesday said the honour and dignity of women is paramount, adding the culprits must be punished.

  • Rangana Herath to lead Lanka in Bangladesh Tests
    Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb.28 : Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath will lead the Sri Lanka Test squad in the two-match home series against Bangladesh beginning March 7 in Galle.

  • UFBU strike to hit banking operations today
    New Delhi Feb. 28 : Operations at the state-owned banks will be effected, as the United Forum of Bank Union (UFBU) has called for a day-long strike today.