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  • Delhi HC to hear Mukhtar Ansari's parole case
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : The Delhi High Court to hear the parole issue of mafia turned politician Mukhtar Ansari, today.

  • Google dedicates its doodle to NASA's seven earth sized exoplanets discovery!
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Google has always made sure to celebrate every special affair around the globe.

  • Recent poll suggests Trump's approval rating continues to fall
    New York[USA], Feb. 23: According to a recent poll, US President Donald Trump's approval rating has dropped over the last month, with a majority of voters now disapproving of his job performance.

  • Trump illegal immigration ban puts Indo-Americans on tough spot
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: The Indian-Americans are likely to be impacted by the Donald Trump administration's issuance of tough new orders for a sweeping crackdown on illegal immigrants.

  • SC to hear plea by environmentalist M.C. Mehta on air pollution
    New Delhi , Feb. 23: The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the plea, filed by noted environmentalist, M. C. Mehta, in air pollution case.

  • SC to hear plea seeking probe into Kalikho Pul suicide case
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : The Supreme Court, on Thursday, will hear the petition filed by Dangwimsai Pul, the first wife of former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul, seeking a direction for registration of an FIR and investigation into a suicide note, purportedly written by her husband, who allegedly committed suicide on August 9, last year.

  • Legalising same-sex marriage may reduce suicide in teens
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 : The implementation of state laws for legalising same-sex marriage can significantly reduce the rate of suicide attempts among teenagers, reveals a study.

  • BRITS Awards 2017: Katy Perry slams Theresa May, Donald Trump in her 'Chained to the Rhythm' performance
    London [UK], Feb 23 : Ketty Perry, who spent most of last year campaigning for US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, appeared to take aim at U.S. President Donald Trump on stage at the BRITS Awards, this year.

  • BRIT Awards 2017: David Bowie to Beyonce, here's complete winners list
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : One of the biggest event on the musical calendar, the Brit Awards, this year saw David Bowie dominating the night, by taking away two big awards posthumously- Mastercard British album of the year and British male solo artist.

  • Mike Pence condemns vandalism at Jewish cemetery amid outpouring of support
    London [UK], Feb. 23: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence condemned vile act of vandalism at a suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery, where more than 150 headstones were damaged earlier this week.

  • Marine Le Pen's aides under investigation
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: The chief staff of French leader Marine Le Pen was put under formal investigation after a day of questioning over the alleged misuse of European Union(EU) funds to pay parliamentary assistants.

  • UK: Cressida Dick appointed first female Metropolitan police commissioner
    London [UK], Feb. 23: Cressida Dick is all set to become the first ­female head of the Metropolitan police, completing a remarkable career comeback by vowing to reform Britain's largest police force.

  • US troops have come 'under fire' in Mosul
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: The U.S. troops have come under fire and have eturned fire in and around Mosul, as allied forces tried to retake the city from ISIS.

  • Post criticism, Melania Trump refiles her USD 150 million defamation suit against British media outlet
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: In what comes as a development of U.S first lady Melania Trump's USD150 million defamation lawsuit against a British media outlet, her lawyers have changed and refiled it, which leaves out a controversial portion of the original, a section that argued the first lady's earning potential as a brand spokeswoman would be irretrievably damaged by the defamation.

  • Activists hang 'Refugees Welcome' banner on Statue of Liberty
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: A banner, reading Refugees Welcome, was unfurled atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.

  • India, Uganda will remain committed to work together: Hamid Ansari
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb 23 : Agreeing to expand cooperation in energy sector, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, on Wednesday, said both India and Uganda have decided to grow and scale new heights in future.

  • NASA telescope reveals largest batch of Earth-size, habitable-zone planets around single star
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23: NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly located in the habitable zone, the area around the parent star where a rocky planet is most likely to have liquid water.

  • Manipur: Rajnath's clarification on framework fails to convince Civil Society organization
    New Delhi , Feb. 22 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's clarification on framework agreement signed between the NSCN-IM and the Government of India, during his visit to Imphal has failed to convince the Civil Society organisation of the state as well as the students' bodies as he only stated that Manipur was not included in the agreement, but, did not produce the agreement copy.

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella launches skilling tool for India
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 22 : Microsoft's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella on Wednesday announced the launch of a new skilling tool called 'Project Sangam' for Indian citizens.

  • Nigeria seeks $1 billion to provide life-saving aid to millions in country's northeast - UN
    New York, Feb 22 : As relief organizations increase response to the humanitarian emergency in the north-east of Nigeria, timely donor support amounting to a little over $1 billion is required to sustain life-saving assistance to millions people devastated by Boko Haram-linked violence, the United Nations relief aid wing has said.

  • Xerox India announces enhancements to its popular Xerox Color C70 Printers
    Kolkata, Feb 22 : Xerox India, a part of Xerox Corporation, announced the launch of the enhanced version of its popular Xerox Color C70 Printers with the all new Fiery NX Pro at PrintPack 2017 in Delhi/NCR earlier this month.

  • KPIT announces winners of national innovation contest KPIT Sparkle 2017
    Pune, Feb 22 : KPIT, a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, has announced the winners of KPIT Sparkle 2017, a national design and development innovation contest for engineering and science students.

  • Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar visits Maldives
    New Delhi, Feb 22 : Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar visited Maldives from Feb 21-22 as a Special Envoy of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Chola MS ties up with Oriental Bank of Commerce for General Insurance Corporate Agency
    Kolkata: Feb 22 : Oriental Bank of Commerce, as part of its 75th anniversary celebrations, announced the signing of a corporate agency agreement with India's leading general insurance provider, Cholamandalam General Insurance Company Ltd, for distribution of the latter's insurance products.

  • PLA delegation from China visits India
    New Delhi , Feb. 22 : A 15-member delegation from Western Theatre Command of People's Liberation Army (PLA), China led by Major General Zhao Jin Song is on a five-day visit to India from February 21 to 26.

  • President Mukherjee pitches for need of reforms in judicial system
    New Delhi , Feb. 22 : President Pranab Mukherjee has pitched for reforms in judicial system to make it more efficient.

  • Newborn suffering feeding problem gets new lease of life
    New Delhi , Feb. 22 : In rarest of its kind, a paediatric surgery performed by doctors at a city-based hospital gave a new lease of life to a newborn, suffering from a life-threatening defect of the alimentary canal.

  • Chinese feminists censored after taking on Trump
    New York [U.S.A.], Feb. 22 : More than a million protesters across the United States gathered for the 'Women's March on Washington' and "sister marchers" around the country after the United States gagged one of Chinese feminist movement's most visible social media accounts in an apparent bid to stifle criticism of President Donald Trump.

  • Kim Jong-nam's body targetted in morgue break-in, police demands questioning
    Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Feb. 22 : Stating that attempts were made to break into the morgue in which the body of the estranged half brother of Kim Jong Un, Kim Jong Nam, was kept, the investigating Malaysian police has demanded to question a senior North Korean diplomat.

  • Over 200 Hindu pilgrims from India arrive in Lahore for Katas Raj Dham celebrations
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb.22 : Over 200 Hindu pilgrims from India arrived in Lahore on Wednesday through the Wagha Border to participate in the "Shree Katas Raj Dham" celebrations at Katasraj Temples in District Chakwal.

  • UP polls: Voting for fourth phase underway
    Lucknow (UP) , Feb. 23 : Voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly election has begun on 53 constituencies spread over 12 districts including the Bundelkhand region and Raebareli.

  • Russia feels Montenegro coup allegations may damage bilateral relationship
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: Russia hits back over allegations that Moscow was involved in a failed coup in Montenegro and an attempt to assassinate the country's former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, stating the claims may damage relation between the two nations.

  • Mexico slams US immigration plan ahead of Tillerson visit
    New York[USA], Feb. 23: Mexico indicated that it intends to take hard stand against Trump administration's new immigration directives that could have dramatic implications for the United States' southern neighbours, ahead of a visit by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

  • SC to resume hearing on age criteria for NEET
    New Delhi , Feb. 23: The Supreme Court, on Thursday, will resume the hearing on the age criteria for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), for various undergraduate courses.

  • Trump administration revokes transgender students' bathroom protections
    London [UK], Feb. 23: U.S. President Donald Trump's government revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools, in defense of transgender student rights, which would permanently scrap transgender student protections in schools.

  • Now, you can cure insomnia with placebo: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 : Briton researchers have found a simple placebo may really work well to cure insomnia.

  • Beware! Those pills to reduce gastric acid may silently damage your kidney: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 22 : Beware! US researchers warned that taking drugs to reduce gastric acid for prolonged periods may lead to serious kidney problems, including kidney failure.

  • Brits 2017: George Michael tribute leaves fans in tears
    London [UK], Feb 23 : The 2017 BRIT Awards, on Wednesday, remembered George Michael's legacy with a pair of tributes by the late singer's 'Wham!' bandmates and Chris Martin performance to his 1986 hit track 'A Different Corner.'

  • BRIT Awards 2017: David Bowie awarded posthumously
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : David Bowie again proved, work of art is immortal!

  • Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang gets 20 months sentence
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: Former leader of Hong Kong Donald Tsang has been sentenced 20 months imprisonment for misconduct in public office.

  • Iceland's President remark on pineapple pizza sparks international stir
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: Iceland's President Gudni Johannesson's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir as he disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week.

  • Glad to buy Indian goods, services for more than 1USD: Uganda President Yoweri Museveni
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb 23 : Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, on Wednesday, while speaking on bilateral relations with India, in a business forum, expressed his satisfaction over importing Indian goods for more than one million US dollars.

  • Kellyanne Conway sidelined from TV, post NSA Flynn debacle
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: Kellyanne Conway, once a strong supporter for the Trump White House, has been sidelined from television appearances for making statements that were at odds with the administration's official stance.

  • Russia accuses Western media of spreading 'fake news'
    New York [USA], Feb. 23: The Russian foreign ministry has accused some major Western media, of spreading false news about the country.

  • British Muslim teacher denied entry to US
    New York [USA], Feb. 22: A British Muslim school teacher, Juhel Miah, was denied to board a New York bound flight, during a trip with his students.

  • Mulund gang-rape: 2 sentenced life imprisonment, 7 get 20 years jail term
    Mulund (Maharashtra) , Feb 23 : The Mumbai session's court has ordered lifetime imprisonment to two accused and 20 years' jail term to seven others, for assaulting and raping a rag-picker, in September 2013.

  • Vice President Ansari's visit will pave way for business opportunity: Honorary consul to Uganda
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb. 22 : Honorary Consul Consulate of the republic of Uganda Madhusudan Agrawal on Wednesday hailed the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to the African nation, saying his visit would pave way for more business opportunities for the Indian community.

  • I-T department identifies 235 cases of 'Benami' transactions
    New Delhi , Feb. 22 : The Income Tax Department has identified 235 cases for 'benami' transactions and properties till mid-February 2017.

  • Dubai Tennis Championships: Kerber inches closer to top ranking comeback
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Feb. 22 : World No. 2 Angelique Kerber defeated Monica Puig of Puerto Rican in straight sets in the round of 16 clash of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday to move a step closer to return to the number one ranking.

  • Lotus Herbals launches Whitening & Brightening Gel Creme with SPF 25
    Kolkata, Feb 22 : With the summer season around the corner, natural care brand Lotus Herbals, launched Whiteglow skin whitening & brightening gel creme with SPF -25.

  • Mumbai: Man slits wife's throat as she boarded auto
    Mumbai, Feb 22 : A 28-year-old woman, who is a mother of two, has been murdered by his husband in Mumbai while she was boarding an auto, media reports said.

  • Indian Army use excessive force on protesters in Kashmir: Amnesty International
    Srinaagr, Feb 22 : Amnesty International has lashed out at the Indian government for using excessive force on demonstrators last year post the killing of popular Hizb militant commander Burhan Wani.

  • Andhra Pradesh signs MoUs with VISA, Thomson Reuters for fintech
    Mumbai, Feb 22 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday presided over the signing of two significant Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with fintech multinationals Visa and Thomson Reuters at Mumbai.

  • India to manufacture in Uganda with its skills, expertise
    By Amit Shankar

  • J-K residents welcome govt. order placing restrictions on wedding expenditure
    Jammu Kashmir, , Feb. 22 : Residents of Jammu and Kashmir have welcomed the restrictions placed by the state government in order to curb wasteful expenditure incurred during weddings.

  • First Gramin Khel Mahotsav to be held next month in Delhi
    New Delhi , Feb. 22 : Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Wednesday announced that the first Gramin Khel Mahotsav will be held from 25th to 31st of next month in New Delhi.

  • Shehzad vows to play 'better than before' once he makes comeback
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 22 : Out of favour Pakistani batsman Ahmed Shehzad, who is desperate to make a comeback to the national team, has vowed to perform "better than before" on his return to international cricket.

  • Pak Army ready to join Afghanistan in anti-terror fight
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 22 : Following the recent militant attacks in Pakistan, the army has spoken about jointly fighting terrorism with Afghanistan.

  • SBI moves to resolve Sangam Vihar ATM fake currency note case
    New Delhi , Feb.22 : The State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday said that it had taken cognisance of media reports that the ATM of one of its branches in the Sangam Vihar area of Delhi had allegedly dispensed some fake Rs.2000/- notes on February 6, 2017.

  • Third edition of Rendez-vous a Roland-Garros to take place on April 18-19
    New Delhi , Feb. 22 : The French Tennis Federation (FFT), organizers of the French Open, in association with All India Tennis Association (AITA) on Wednesday announced the much awaited third Indian edition of Rendez-Vous a Roland-Garros in partnership with Longines.