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  • Canada celebrates Earth Hour today
    Toronto, Mar 25 : The Earth Hour was celebrated all over the world for last 10 years with the intention of drawing attention to climate change and showing everybody's efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, media reports said.

  • Bangladesh blasts: 6 killed
    Sylhet, Mar 26 : At least six people were killed as two separate blasts rocked Bangladesh city Sylhet on Friday, media reports said.

  • Innocent people won't be troubled: BJP back Adityanath's 'anti-Romeo' squads
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Mar. 26 : While backing Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath remark on anti-Romeo squads, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the former's remark was very significant and it clarified that innocent people would not be troubled with this initiative.

  • European leaders mark 60th anniversary of Treaty of Rome
    London [U.K.], Mar. 26 : European Union (EU) leaders renewed their vows on the 60th anniversary of the bloc's founding treaties at a special summit in Rome designed to show unity despite Britain's looming split from the union.

  • Foot-and-mouth disease breaks out in Tiruvallur district
    Thiruvallur (Chennai) , Mar. 25 : A highly contagious viral disease of cattle and swine, Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) has affected Karani village on the outskirts of Tamil Nadu's Tiruvallur district.

  • TV actor Parth Samthaan accused of molestation
    New Delhi , Mar. 26 : Popular Indian television actor Parth Samthaan, who became a household name with the success of the show 'Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan', has been embroiled in another controversy.

  • DDCA defamation case: AAP doesn't have proofs to justify their act, says BJP
    New Delhi , Mar. 26 : As the Delhi Court put Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on trial in connection with the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday said that the former doesn't have any proofs to justify the illegal charges made by the former.

  • Trump not alone: Fans rally after blow to health care bill
    London [U.K.], Mar. 26 : United States President Donald Trump hasn't had the best week as it saw him pulling the disputed health care bill and facing FBI charges of a collusion between his White House campaign and Russia.

  • Bangalesh to celebrate its Independence Day today
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Mar. 26 : The ruling Awami League, which had led the Liberation War that caused Bangladesh to gain freedom from Pakistani occupancy in 1971, is all set to mark the 46th anniversary of the country's independence.

  • Abu Road: Dignitaries gather for Brahma Kumaris' 80th anniversary event
    Abu Road (Rajasthan) , Mar. 26 : Thousands of dignitaries from all over the country have arrived here to take part in the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Brahma Kumaris, which is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.

  • PM Modi to address 30th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' today
    New Delhi , Mar. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts on a number of themes and issues in the 30th edition of his radio address programme 'Mann ki Baat' today.

  • Gen. Sharif's appointment as chief of 39-nation military alliance 'approved': Defence Minister Asif
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 26 : The Pakistan Government has given its green signal for retired Gen. Raheel Sharif to take charge as head of a 39-nation military alliance of Muslim states.

  • Earth Hour 2017: UN joins iconic landmarks 'going dark' to support protecting the planet
    New York, Mar 26 : The United Nations this evening dimmed the lights at its iconic Headquarters complex in New York and other facilities around the world in observance of the tenth annual 'Earth Hour,' global event to put the spotlight on the issues facing the planet and to inspire millions across the world to live more sustainably.

  • Hoping to build with 'incremental, constructive steps' - UN envoy for Syria
    New York, Mar 25 : Speaking to the media in Geneva yesterday, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria said that he is not expecting miracles, breakthroughs or breakdowns but is hoping to build on the previous rounds of talks on the war-ravaged country with some incremental, constructive steps.

  • Ashwin overtakes Steyn as the leading wicket taker in a season
    Dharamsala, Mar 25 : Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin overtook South African fast bowler Dale Steyn to become the leading wicket taking bowler in a single season of Test cricket during the first day of the ongoing fourth Test match against Australia on Saturday.

  • Akhilesh Yadav attacks UP CM Yogi Adityanath over age difference
    Lucknow, Mar 25 : Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav attacked Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Aditynath over the latter's comment on age difference with the former, on Saturday, according to media reports.

  • West Bengal: Major storm hits parts of Malda, 2 killed
    Kolkata/Malda, Mar 25 : A massive storm, along with a heavy downpour, lashed few areas of West Bengal's Malda district on the wee hours of Saturday, killing at least two persons, including a child, and leaving several others injured.

  • Arjun Kapoor gets nostalgic on mother's death anniversary
    New Delhi , Mar. 25 : Recalling his childhood memories, actor Arjun Kapoor got nostalgic on his mother Mona Kapoor's fifth death anniversary.

  • Preparing for 'Padmavati'! Deepika Padukone spotted carrying 'History Of Rajasthan'
    New Delhi , Mar. 25 : Seems like preparations for her role in upcoming Bollywood flick 'Padmavati' have commenced for gorgeous actress Deepika Padukone, as she was recently spotted carrying a copy of 'A History Of Rajasthan' by Rima Hooja at Mumbai airport.

  • Northern Army Commander reviews security in Kashmir
    Srinagar , Mar.25 : Commending alertness and high morale of all troops deployed in Srinagar Valley, Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General D. Anbu on Saturday stressed upon the need to sustain vigil and thwart any attempts of infiltration from across.

  • BJP dubs Rajinikant 'coward' while Congress backs him
    New Delhi , Mar.25 : Hitting out at Rajinikanth, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday dubbed the former as a 'coward' for cancelling his proposed visit to Sri Lanka while Congress backed the actor.

  • Six injured after fire breaks out in factory in Jabalpur
    Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) , Mar.25 : At least six people got injured and more feared trapped after a major fire broke out at ordnance factory in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur.

  • IPS officer suspended for accusing UP government
    Lucknow, Mar 25 : An Indian Police Service officer was suspended for accusing Uttar Pradesh government on twitter for targeting cops belonging to Yadav caste, on Saturday, according to media reports.

  • President of India inaugurates 'World Conference on Environment'
    New Delhi, Mar 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 'World Conference on Environment' organized by the National Green Tribunal in New Delhi on Saturday.

  • Anil Kapoor finds peace, thrill, bliss and sanity in wife Sunita
    Mumbai, Mar 25 : Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor on Saturday said he finds peace, thrill and sanity in his wife Sunita.

  • Assam Rifles distributes sports equipment in Arunachal Pradesh
    Guwahati, Mar 25 : : As a valuable contribution towards the development of sports welfare in Miao, Neotan village under Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district and Borduria village under Tirap district, as a part of its Military Civic Action Programme, the Changlang Battalion and the Khonsa Battalion of Assam Rifles under the aegis of DAO division distributed varied sports equipment to the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya Miao, Newman School, Neotan & Secondary School Pokkoam, Borduria Village.

  • Gaikwad should have kept calm: Shiv Sena
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 25 : Criticizing Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad for manhandling an Air India staff, the party on Saturday said the former should have kept calm and should not indulge into brawl.

  • Bikaner rape case: Charges are serious, can't be denied, says Rajasthan HM
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Mar. 25 : Taking cognizance of the Bikaner sexual assault case, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria dubbed it a serious offence, saying that it should not be overlooked.

  • Pak-Afghan border fencing has commenced: Army Chief
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 25 : Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said that fencing on the Pak-Afghan border has commenced.

  • AAP writes to EC, demands verification of paper trail in Punjab
    New Delhi , Mar. 25 : The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday alleged that there is clear and irrefutable evidence of manipulation of results at polling booths in the Punjab Assembly Elections.

  • Narendra Modi to host first Mann Ki Baat post Uttar Pradesh victory
    New Delhi, Mar 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will address the nation through his his monthly radio programme- 'Mann Ki Baat'.

  • Kandahar attack plotted by Taliban on other side of Durand Line: Governor
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar. 26 : Kandahar Governor Humayun Azizi, who recently returned home after treatment of his injuries that he sustained in an attack at a guesthouse in the province, has claimed the aforementioned attack was plotted by the Taliban on the other side of the Durand Line, the de facto border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

  • Brexit negotiations on course to fail: European Commission former president
    London [U.K.], Mar. 26 : Brexit negotiations are on course to fail unless both Britain and the European Union ditch their winner-takes-all approach to the coming talks, the former president of the European commission Jose Manuel Barroso has said.

  • Pak terror groups thriving on crime, money laundering: Report
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 26 : A new government report obtained by the Pakistani media has revealed that the major source of funding for terror and extremist groups in the country is crime including extortion, smuggling and kidnapping for ransom.

  • Tamil Nadu: Congress requests State Election Commission to conduct local body polls before May
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar. 26 : As the State Election Commission (SEC) of Tamil Nadu is yet to announce the date of polls for the local body elections, the Congress Party on Sunday urged the former to conduct the polls before May.

  • Jabalpur: Fire at Ordnance Factory brought under control
    Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : The fire at the Ordnance Factory here, which injured at least six people while more were fear trapped, was completely brough under control by late yesterday night.

  • BJP should evaluate themselves, before pointing fingers at others: Congress on Amit Shah speech
    New Delhi , Mar. 26 : Mocking at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah for his speech made in the national capital in the wake of the upcoming MCD polls, the Congress Party on Sunday said that the former should first evaluate themselves, before pointing out the mistakes of others.

  • Bihar: Power tariff hike 'anti-people' step, says BJP
    Patna (Bihar) , Mar. 26 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday dubbed the hike in power tariff in the state as an 'anti-people' step and said that they would start a movement against the same.

  • U.S.-led airstrikes hit ISIS in area where civilian deaths were alleged
    London [U.K.], Mar. 26: The U.S. military conducted airstrikes at a location in western Mosul more than a week ago where there were allegations of civilian casualties, U.S. Central Command has said.

  • NH-74 scam: Uttarakhand CM demands CBI probe, suspends six SDM level officials
    Dehradun (Uttarakhand) , Mar. 26 : Newly-elected Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Friday wrote to the Centre demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) enquiry in the NH-74 scam.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Tillerson to attend rescheduled NATO meeting
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], Mar. 26 : The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has rescheduled its upcoming foreign-ministers meeting to accommodate Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after he expressed his inability to attend on the original April 5 date, as reported by The Washington Post.

  • Kandahar attack plotted by Taliban on other side of Durand Line: Governor
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar. 26 : Kandahar Governor Humayun Azizi, who recently returned home after treatment of his injuries that he sustained in an attack at a guesthouse in the province, has claimed the aforementioned attack was plotted by the Taliban on the other side of the Durand Line, the de facto border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

  • UN envoy calls for urgent measures to protect ceasefire in Syria
    New York, Mar 26 : Voicing deep concern over recent escalation of fighting in Syria, the United Nations Special Envoy for the country has urged Iran, Russia and Turkey to undertake urgent efforts to uphold the ceasefire which has been in effect since late December last year.

  • Canada: Twitter explores subscription-based version
    Toronto, Mar 25 : Twitter Inc. had been considering a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface that helps users navigate Twitter for professionals with the aim of generating subscription fees from its version for the first time, said the company on Thursday, media reports said.

  • Yubrani Banerjee lifts Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros - BTA - AITA National Series Tennis Tournament title
    Kolkata, Mar 25 : Bengal's Yubrani Banerjee lifts the Girls Singles Under 18 title at the just concluded Rendez-Vous A Roland Garros - BTA - AITA National Series Tennis Tournament 2017, been held at the red clay courts of the Dakshin Kalikata Sansad.

  • Rajinikanth cancels his trip to Sri Lanka
    Chennai, Mar 25 : Southern superstar Rajinikanth cancelled his trip to Sri Lanka where he was about to give away some homes for Tamils who were displaced, subjected to the requests of various Tamil parties, on Saturday, according to media reports.

  • AIADMK's Dinakaran campaigns for RK Nagar by-poll sporting election symbol 'hat'
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Mar.25 : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) deputy general secretary and a candidate of former general secretary V.K. Sasikala faction, TTV Dinakaran on Saturday campaigned for RK Nagar by-poll sporting their election symbol 'hat.'

  • Trump hosts decorated veterans on 'Medal of Honor Day'
    Washington D. C. [USA], Mar. 25 : U.S. President Donald Trump invited several decorated veterans to the White House on Friday to celebrate Medal of Honor Day.

  • Thousands of anti-Brexit protestors march in London
    London [UK], Mar. 25 : Thousands of Brexit protestors gathered for Saturday's Unite for Europe protest, which began at London's exclusive Park Lane next to Hyde Park before marching to parliament.

  • Rajnath Singh joins visually impaired BSF Assistant Commandant for lunch
    Tekanpur (Madhya Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday met family of visually impaired Border Security Force (BSF) Assistant Commandant Sandip Mishra who lost his eye sight during ambush in 2000.

  • Delhi: IT department seizes Rs. 1.25 crore, detains one
    New Delhi , Mar.25 : The Income Tax department on Saturday seized Rs. 1.25 crore in new currency notes from three vehicles in Delhi's Seelampur.

  • Rajasthan: Minor gang-raped by eight teachers
    Bikaner, Mar 25 : The father of a minor has registered an FIR against eight teachers for gang-raping her daughter two years ago in Rajasthan, according to media reports.

  • Union Home Minister attends passing out parade of BSF Assistant Commandants at Gwalior
    New Delhi, Mar 25 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the Centre has chalked out a new roadmap to strengthen our border security.

  • Pranab Mukherjee wishes Bangladesh on National Day eve
    New Delhi, Mar 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the People's Republic of Bangladesh on the eve of their National Day.

  • Indian team lands in Yangon for 'bigger challenge'
    Yangon, Mar 25 : Three days after winning their first-ever away International Friendly match since June 2005 against Cambodia in Phnom Penh, the Indian Senior National Team landed in Yangon on Saturda afternoon for what National Coach Stephen Constantine described as a "bigger challenge."

  • Sonowal distributes cheques to beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan
    Guwahati, Mar 25 : : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday launched the ceremonial distribution of cheques to the beneficiaries of Atal Amrit Abhiyan when he handed over a cheque worth Rs 2 lakh to Saurav Jyoti Kalita a patient with neurological disorder at a programme held at Veterinary Field, Khanapara in Guwahati.

  • Bangladesh: Two killed in blast outside 'militant den'
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Mar. 25 : At least two people were killed and 28 others including two policemen and a journalist injured in blasts outside a suspected militant den in Shibbari area of Sylhet city on Saturday evening.

  • UP cop suspended for consuming tobacco
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : In what may come as a shock for many, SO Nagesh Mishra of Madiyaon Police Station was on Saturday suspended after he made everyone swear to a vow of cleanliness while he was consuming tobacco.

  • Reel, real life Poorna's families touched after watching film
    New Delhi , Mar. 25 : Reel and real life Poornas and their families, along with Poorna's mentor Praveen Kumar were deeply moved by the film's sensitive portrayal of her journey.

  • Anti-romeo squads must not trouble youth unnecessarily: Adityanath
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 25 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday said the anti-romeo squads must not trouble youngsters unnecessarily, adding that stern actions would be taken against the eve-teasers.