• Japanese technology contributes to improve social life
    Amsterdam [Netherlands]/Tokyo [Japan], Feb.23 : ISE 2017, the largest audio-visual and systems integration show, was held recently in Netherlands.

  • TTV Dinakaran takes charge as AIADMK's deputy general secretary
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb.23 : TTV Dhinakaran on Thursday took charge as All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)'s deputy general secretary.

  • Prudent Corporate crosses the milestone of Rs. 10,000 crore AUM
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : Prudent Corporate, one of India's leading platform providers, has crossed Rs. 10,000 crore mark in its assets under management (AUM) on 31st Jan 2017. Prudent attribute this growth to its partners, clients and team Prudent and would like to thank them for being a part of this wonderful journey.

  • Providing quality education to students a priority for the government: Javadekar
    New Delhi , Feb.23 : The government is working actively on providing quality education to students, as it believes that only a proper and quality education has the potential of developing a good citizen with strong character.

  • World's longest flammable painting by Gujarat artist
    Vadodara (Gujarat) , Feb.23, : Fire could be used for several purposes, but one could never think of using fire for painting. Kamal Rana from Gujarat's Vadodara had turned the imagination into truth by using fire flames in his art work which he claimed to be the longest painting of the world.

  • UP polls: 39 percent voter turnout recorded till 1 p.m.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.23 : As the voting is underway for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, 39 percent voter turnout has been recorded till 1 p.m. on Thursday.

  • FIEO welcomes Trade Facilitation Agreement (FTA) to boost and facilitate Indian exports: President, FIEO
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), the first multilateral agreement in the WTO's 21-year history, ratified by two third members of WTO to become a reality.

  • PSL fixing row: PCB saved Sharjeel, Latif from imprisonment, says Akhtar
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.23 : Former speedster Shoaib Akhtar has said that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) saved provisionally suspended cricketers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif from possible imprisonment over their alleged involvement in match-fixing.

  • SC dismisses petition seeking CBI probe into MP- Pre Engineering Test
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed petition seeking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to investigate into admission of Madhya Pradesh-Pre Engineering Test (PET) which was held in 2012-13.

  • Ramjas college scuffle: Delhi police calls for stern action
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : A day after clash broke out between All India Students Association (AISA) and Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) students at the Delhi University's Ramjas College, the Delhi Police on Thursday called for strict action, while asserting that few policemen's unprofessional actions were also noticed in handling law and order situation during the scuffle.

  • Pacquiao 'in negotiations' with Amir Khan for next bout
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Feb.23 : Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has confirmed that he is in negotiations to face Pakistan-born British fighter Amir Khan, following weeks of conflicting reports about his next bout.

  • SC refuses to hear plea to include Urdu in NEET
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear the plea filed by the Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) seeking inclusion of the Urdu language in the National Entrance cum Eligibility Test (NEET).

  • Islamabad, Tehran agree to strengthen security along Pakistan-Iran border
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : Pakistan and Iran have agreed that the Border Security Commission of the two countries will meet soon to ensure that terrorists and smugglers are not able to operate from each other's territories.

  • Sophos appoints Shamshad Ahmed as Director Sales for its end-user security group
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : Global leader in network and endpoint security Sophos has announced appointment of Shamshad Ahmed as director sales for its end-user security group (ESG) business for India and SAARC.

  • DO NOT neglect your kid, he might grow mentally ill
    New Delhi , Feb 23. : Never neglect your kid, if you do not want to subject him to mental health issues!

  • New research indicates regular fresh pear consumption may improve blood pressure in middle-aged men and women with metabolic syndrome
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : An abstract of an ongoing study, "Fresh pear (Pyruscommunis) consumption may improve blood pressure in middle-aged men and women with metabolic syndrome," presented at Experimental Biology in San Diego indicates regular fresh pear consumption may improve blood pressure and vascular function in middle-aged men and women with metabolic syndrome (MetS.) MetS, a cluster of major cardiovascular risk factors highly associated with the development of chronic disease such as cardiovascular disease and type II diabetes, affects more than one in three U.S. adults.

  • Vardy's away goal gives Leicester a lifeline in 1-2 CL loss to Sevilla
    Sevilla [Spain], Feb.23 : Jamie Vardy gave Leicester City an away goal and kept alive their hopes of making it to the quarter-finals of the Champions League despite a narrow 1-2 defeat at the hands of the Sevilla in the first leg of the last-16 tie here on Thursday.

  • IRC introduces specialized industrial insurance services in India
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : Mumbai based Entrepreneur Suresh Khairwar lead International Risk Consultants Insurance Brokers Pvt. Ltd. (IRC) rewrites the history of Indian Insurance industry by introducing Specialized Industrial Insurance to the Indian clients who are aligned to do business with best global practices.

  • ED attaches assets of over Rs. one crore of Surat-based businessman in PMLA case
    Surat (Gujarat) , Feb. 23 : The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday attached assets worth Rs. 1,02,16,000 of Gujarat-based financier Kishore Bhajiawala under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) case.

  • Akhilesh Govt. has done nothing than advertisement: Keshav Prasad Maurya
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb.23 : In a scathing attack at Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday alleged that the Uttar Pradesh government has done nothing but only involved in advertisement.

  • BMC Election Results: Counting of votes begins in Mumbai
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 23 : Counting of votes for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and nine other municipal corporations began on Thursday.

  • TN political row: Stalin to meet President Mukherjee today
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 23 : It seems like the political turmoil in Tamil Nadu is not going to end so soon as Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin will today leave for Delhi to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • UP Elections: 10.23 percent voter turnout recorded till 9 a.m.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 23 : With the ongoing polling for the fourth phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, 10.23 percent voter turnout was recorded on Thursday till 9 a.m.

  • HIL 2017: UP Wizards reach semis post 4-4 draw against Dabang Mumbai
    Lucknow , Feb.23 : Uttar Pradesh Wizards stormed into the semi- finals of the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL) after settling to a sensational 4-4 draw against Dabang Mumbai here at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium last evening.

  • Pune Test: Aussies win toss, ask India to bowl first
    Pune , Feb. 23 : Australia have won the toss and asked India to bowl first in the opening Test of the four-match series at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium here on Thursday.

  • ED attaches assets over Rs. one crore of Surat-based businessman in PMLA case

  • J-K: Three soldiers, one civilian killed in terror attack in Shopian
    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 23 : At least three army personnel and one civilian lost their lives after an army convoy was attacked by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Thursday morning.

  • L and T's Sikka believes worst of demonetisation behind us
    Kampala (Uganda), Feb. 23 : Rahul Sikka, Larsen and Toubro's Vice President and Head Africa Power Transmission and Distribution, has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's move to demonetise high-denomination currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 has brought more people into the periphery of tax-related activities.

  • UP election 2017: Supporters of BSP, SP clash in Mahoba, four injured
    Mahoba (UP) , Feb. 23 : At least four people including Samajwadi Party candidate Siddhgopal Sahu's son were injured after a clash between SP and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supporters broke out in Mahoba.

  • Ind vs Aus: Smith wins toss, elects to bat first
    Pune, Feb 23 : Australian captain Steve Smith won the coin toss and opted to bat first in the first Test match against India, here on Thursday.

  • Akshay Kumar indulges in some pillow talk
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Akshay Kumar is one of the few actors for whom fitness is a way of life and for the very same reason, the Bollywood star is a source of inspiration for many.

  • Six killed after bus collides with truck in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi
    Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.23 : At least six people were killed and two critically injured after a head-on collision took place between a bus and a truck on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi.

  • L&T Technology, UTC Commercial Businesses establish innovation lab for intelligent buildings, connected homes and cold chain logistics
    New Delhi , Feb 23 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure-play engineering R&D services company, and UTC Climate, Controls and Security and Otis, units of United Technologies Corp., today announced a strategic collaboration to create an innovation laboratory focused on integrated buildings, smart homes and cold chain technologies. The lab will be located at LTTS' Bengaluru campus, with support from the UTC business units.

  • Pak SC reserves its verdict on Panama Leaks case
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) today reserved its verdict on the Panama Leaks case and stated that a verdict would be announced at a later date.

  • Eight killed in Lahore's defence area bomb blast
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 23 : At least eight people have been killed and several others injured after a powerful explosion rocked an under-construction building in Lahore's busy Defence Y block area.

  • BJP included laptop in its manifesto which it earlier ridiculed as toy: Akhilesh
    Balrampur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 23 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that the party which first dubbed laptop as a 'rattle' has now included it in its manifesto.

  • BMC polls: Post Congress' poor performance Sanjay Nirupam tenders resignation
    Mumbai , Feb 23 : Post weak performance of the Congress party in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls in Maharashtra, its party leader Sanjay Nirupam on Thursday resigned from the post of Mumbai Regional Congress Committee chairman post.

  • Chetan Cheeta's medical condition remains critical
    New Delhi , Feb.23 : Injured Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Commanding Officer, Chetan Cheeta's medical condition still remains critical, according to medical bulletin released on Thursday.

  • Whats Up! 'Phillauri' gives 1st wedding song of 2017
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Here's a brand new Punjabi track to be added to your playlist which is also a perfect wedding number.

  • Four killed, six injured in Lahore blast
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb 23. : At least four persons were killed and six others injured after an explosion in Lahore's DHA Z-Block.

  • U.P. Assembly polls: 23.78 % voter turnout till 11am
    New Delhi , Feb 23. : The high-voltage Uttar Pradesh election has turned out a 23.78 of voter percentage by 11 am in the fourth phase of the Assembly polls.

  • Myles Angels' program, an initiative of Mylescars receives 2,700 applications
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : Mylescars, a robust and cost-effective car sharing and self-driving solution, today announced the successful start to its flagship program the Myles Angels program.

  • BMC polls: Shiv Sena confident of winning elections, says Manohar Joshi
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb.22 : The Shiv Sena on Thursday expressed confidence of victory in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls.

  • Celebs react as Trump revokes trangender students' bathroom protections
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 : As U.S. President Donald Trump's government revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools, in defense of transgender student rights, numerous celebs took to social media to speak out about their opposition.

  • Police beef up security in Haryana in wake of INLD's call to dig SYL canal
    Ambala (Haryana) , Feb. 23 : The security has been beefed up in Ambala on Thursday in wake of Indian National Lok Dal's (INLD) call to dig Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal near Shambhu barrier.

  • Bharti Airtel, Telenor tie-up to bolster additional spectrum network
    New Delhi , Feb 23 : India's largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments to acquire Telenor (India) Communications.

  • Former CBI chief A.P. Singh refutes corruption charges
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Coming out defiantly against the allegation of being involved in a corruption case related to meat exporter Moin Qureshi, former Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) chief A.P. Singh on Thursday said majority of chats between him and the former took place after his retirement.

  • Akshay Kumar addresses 'taboo' around 'Toilet:Ek Prem Katha' title
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 23 : Khiladi Kumar, who has wrapped up the shoot of his upcoming film 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha', recently addressed the taboo around using a name like 'toilet' in his movie and said it is a real story and we should not run away from it.

  • UP election: Villagers boycott polling in Khaga over developmental issues
    Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 23 : With the voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly election begun on 53 constituencies, Villagers in Fatehpur's Khaga boycott polling over developmental issues.

  • Nawaz Sharif arrives in Turkey to co-chair 5th meeting HLSCC
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the Esenboga Airport in Ankara on a three day official visit to Turkey.

  • India-Uganda partnership foundation for future economic progress: Amin Mawji
    Kampala (Uganda), Feb. 23 : Amin M. Mawji, OBE, Diplomatic Representative, Aga Khan Development hailed the growing partnership between India and Uganda, saying the relationship is building the foundation for future economic progress.

  • Pakistan enhancing its military capability to combat terrorism
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 23 : Pakistan has speeded up its efforts to fight terrorists as it is silently enhancing its military capability by acquiring equipment and weapons required to combat terrorism.

  • Ronaldo's goal in vain as Valencia beat Madrid 2-1 in La Liga
    Valencia [Spain], Feb.23 : Two goals in the first nine minutes allowed Valencia record a 2-1 win over Real Madrid in their La Liga clash at Mestalla Stadium here last evening.

  • Seth Meyers parodies Oscar nominated films in 'Oscar Bait'
    Washington D.C.[USA], Feb. 23 : As the big night of Oscars come close, Seth Meyers introduces 'Oscar Bait' that serves as a bit of fun respite from the otherwise long and serious awards-season journey.

  • Congress slams Amit Shah's 'derogatory' Kasab remark
    NewDelhi , Feb. 23 : Hitting back at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah over his 'Kasab' remark, Congress on Thursday said only a failed leader can use such derogatory language.

  • #Baywatch: Priyanka Chopra stuns as Victoria Leeds in new poster
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The one actress who believes being bad can be 'so good' is none other than Bollywood's Desi girl Priyanka Chopra.

  • Bihar Budget session to begin today
    Patna (Bihar) , Feb. 23 : The budget session of Bihar Legislative Assembly will begin on Thursday with the address of Governor Ram Nath Kovind.

  • L and T to provide vocational skills training to Ugandan youth
    Kampala [Uganda], Feb. 23 : Rahul Sikka, Larsen and Toubro's Vice President and Head Africa Power Transmission and Distribution, has welcomed the decision to manufacture in Uganda with Indian skills and expertise, saying the local population needs to be empowered for long-term goals.

  • UP polls: PM Modi appeals to voters to makefestival of democracy a success
    NewDelhi , Feb. 23 : As the voting for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly election began on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the people of the politically crucial state to cast their vote.

  • Google hails NASA's exoplanets discovery, doodles
    Mountain View, Feb 23 : Tech giant Google on Thursday dedicated a doodle to celebrate NASA's latest discovery, where the agency found out about seven Earth-like exoplanets.