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  • Malaysia to sweep Kuala Lumpur airport for traces of toxic VX chemical
    New Delhi, Feb. 25: Malaysian Police said they will conduct a sweep of the terminal at Kuala Lumpur's International Airport, where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half-brother Kim Jong Nam was killed, to check for possible traces of the toxic chemical suspected to have been used in the attack.

  • President Pranab Mukherjee to watch 'Pink' with Big B, Taapsee
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : President Pranab Mukherjee to watch Indian courtroom drama film 'Pink' with its lead actors Big B Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu.

  • 33rd Shapawng Yawng Manau Poi festival held in Arunachal
    Bordumsa (Arunachal Pradesh) , Feb.25 : The picturesque state of Arunachal Pradesh has always played an important role in promoting northeast culture and tourism.

  • Donald Trump blames media for ignoring his fiscal progress, hints at big tax cuts
    New Delhi , Feb. 25: President Donald Trump again escalated his attack against the media, saying the large sections of it had ignored the lowering of national debt in the first month of his tenure in office. He also hinted at going in for big tax and regulation cuts as his administration prepares its first budget proposal.

  • Pakistan to host ECO Summit from March 1
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Pakistan will host the ECO Summit here on March 1, said the Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Saturday.

  • BMC polls: Won't ally with Congress at any cost, says Fadnavis
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 25 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday ruled out an alliance with the Congress Party to achieve a majority in the Brihanmumbai Municipality Corporation (BMC).

  • India should recast its foreign policy, adopt a 'give and take' principle : Subramanian Swamy
    New Delhi ,Feb. 25: Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said that the Centre needs to recast its foreign policy, and adopt a give and take principle to maximise benefits for itself.

  • Nitish ask PM Modi: What 'mother-son' relationship do you have with River Ganga?
    Patna (Bihar) , Feb.25: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday questioned his self-proclaimed 'mother-son' relationship with the River Ganga.

  • Oscars 2017: Syrian cinematographer barred from entering U.S.
    London [UK], Feb. 25 : In a shocking incident, the cinematographer behind Netflix's "The White Helmets," Khaled Khateeb, nominated for the documentary short award, has been denied entry to the U.S. for Sunday's Academy Awards by the immigration authorities.

  • Ibobi Singh hits back at 'economic blockade' remark, says it wasn't expected from PM
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb. 25 : Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh on Friday hits back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his remark on the economic blockade and said that this kind of statement was not expected from the former.

  • CBFC needs to see from a woman's perspectives as well : Prakash Jha
    Patna , Feb. 25 : Celebrated film maker Prakash Jha, whose production Lipstick Under My Burkha has been denied a certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), said Saturday that the latter should not see films from a woman's perspective as well.

  • PM Modi no one to say Manipur lags in development: Congress
    New Delhi , Feb.25 : Congress leader C. P. Joshi on Saturday criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on development in Manipur and claimed that there is an improvement in the infant mortality rate.

  • Our batting in Pune Test 'worst in last two years': Kohli
    Pune , Feb. 25 : Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday criticised his team 'worst batting performance' following the humiliating 333-run loss in the opening Test of the four-match series against Australia here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium on Saturday.

  • Ramjas College scuffle: DCW orders probe against Delhi Police
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Saturday has issued a notice to Delhi Police, asking them to provide details regarding the manhandling of women protestor.

  • Study reveals new risk factors for anxiety disorders
    Berlin [Germany], Feb 25 : People experiencing anxiety disorders, we have got some bad news for you.

  • 10 dead in fire at luxury hotel in China
    Nanchang (Jiangxi) [China], Feb. 25 : 10 people were killed in a fire that broke out in a luxury hotel Saturday morning in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province.

  • Kansas shooting: Hindus must wear 'tika', 'bindi' for safety, reckons Hindu Samhati Chief
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 25 : In what may spark a fresh controversy, Hindu Samhati president, Tapan Ghosh on Saturday said that women should wear 'bindi' and Hindu men should sport 'tilak' on their forehead to avoid incidents like Kansas shooting.

  • PM Modi is trying to fool the nation: CM Akhilesh Yadav
    Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.25 : Launching a scathing attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his recent statement on conspiracy across the borders causing rail accidents in Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday said that former is fooling the nation.

  • Kashmir unrest: Crowd control with least collateral damage is goal, assures CRPF
    Hyderabad , Feb. 25 : Amid the outrage over the use of 'excessive force' by security forces in the Valley towards civilians, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has stated that its personnel are being trained thoroughly in every aspect of crowd control with least collateral damage.

  • Jolly LLB 2 earns Rs 106 crores at BO
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Akshay Kumar's Jolly LLB 2 continue its strong run at the Box Office and scored Rs. 106 crores till Friday.

  • Mamata Banerjee mourns death of Indian national in US
    Kolkata, Feb 25 : West Bengal; Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday mourned the death of an Indian national in the US.

  • The House of Haagen Dazs opens its first lounge in Eastern India
    Kolkata, Feb 25 : Haagen Dazs known for its super premium ice creams announced the launch of its flagship lounge recently at Lansdowne in Kolkata in the presence of Tollywood Celebrity Nusrat Jahan along with Chef Anthony David, Head Chef, Haagen Dazs India, Shagun Agarwal, Franchise Director Haagen Dazs, Eastern India, Amit Agarwal , Franchise Group Director, Haagen Dazs Eastern India .

  • Australian cricketers appreciate national side over victory against India
    Pune, Feb 25 : Australian cricketers appreciated their national side' massive 333 runs victory against India in the first Test match of the series here on Saturday.

  • BJP, if elected, will end blockade in Manipur says PM Modi at rally
    Guwahati, Feb 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday in Manipur that his party promises to end the economic blockade if elected.

  • Congress rejects reports of alliance with Shiv Sena in BMC
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Clearing the air over the possible alliance between the Shiv Sena and the Congress in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and former union minister Gurudas Kamat on Saturday refuted the coalition between both the parties.

  • BHIM has achieved world record with 17 million downloads, says Amitabh Kant
    New Delhi , Feb 25 : Talking about the performance of the Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app of the government, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said that the app has successfully recorded 17 million downloads so far, which is a world record in itself.

  • Leaders like Abdullah responsible for crisis in J-K: Nirmal Singh
    New Delhi , Feb.25 : Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minsiter Nirmal Singh on Saturday said laders like National Conference president Farooq Abdullah responsible for the prevailing crisis in the state.

  • Mahindra Agri launches 'MyAgriGuru' app for farmers advisory
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : The wholly-owned subsidiary of Mahindra and Mahindra, Mahindra Agri Solutions (MASL) has announced an advisory platform for farmers in the form of a mobile app, 'MyAgriGuru'.

  • First-ever cashless cancer hospital comes up in Guwahati
    Guwahati (Assam) , Feb.25 : Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda recently inaugurated the first-ever cashless cancer hospital at the Guwahati Medical College here in presence of Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sharma and Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

  • Congress spreading lies about Naga Accord: PM Modi
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb. 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday alleged that the Congress party is dividing people by spreading lies about the Centre compromising the territorial integrity of Manipur by signing an accord with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland -- Isak-Muivah (NSCN-IM) insurgent group.

  • BJD, Congress should apologise: Dharmendra Pradhan
    Bhubneshwar (Orissa) , Feb.25: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked the BJD and the Congress to apologise for failing to usher in development, rather than criticising Prime Minister Modi's remark on the state.

  • Airport customs seize 16 gold bars worth Rs. 57 lakh
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb.25 : The Air Intelligence Unit intercepted a passenger at Mumbai airport on Saturday morning and seized gold bars worth Rs. 57, 62,000.

  • Post-demonetisation, money seized during Punjab, UP polls 'black or white', asks Chidambaram
    Hyderabad (Telangana),[ India], Feb. 25: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday took a fresh dig at the Centre over demonetisation, citing the seizure of cash in new denominations during the elections in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh.

  • Pak Interior Minister says media role in countering terrorism important
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday said that the media can play a most crucial role in disseminating redible information to counter terrorism.

  • M. J. Akbar to undertake official visit to Mali, Congo
    New Delhi , Feb.25 : Minister of State for External Affairs, M. J. Akbar will pay an official visit to Mali from February 28 to March 4, and to Congo from March 5 and 6.

  • Donald Trump urges supporters to hold their own rally
    New Delhi , Feb. 25: President Donald Trump on Twitter has urged his supporters to hold a rally of their own, predicting it would be "the biggest of them all" amid a series of protests against him.

  • Motherson's Vivek Chaand Sehgal is EY Entrepreneur of 2016
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Vivek Chaand Sehgal, chairman of the Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), has recently been named the EY Entrepreneur of 2016 for its outstanding contribution in the world of entrepreneurship.

  • Interpol says won't issue red warrant against MQM founder Altaf Hussain
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.25 : Interpol has refused to issue a red warrant against Muttahida Qami Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, saying it does not intervene in political and religious matters of a state.

  • Imphal's Iskcon Temple holds a special place for Lord Krishna's disciples
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb.25 : The chanting of 'Hare Krishna Hare Rama' engulfs Imphal as the famed Iskcon Temple on the banks of the Imphal River attracts pilgrims from across the region and the world.

  • UP EC probing FIR against BJP UP chief Keshav Prasad Maurya
    Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 25: Deputy Election Officer Mahendra Kumar on Saturday said that the Election Commission is investigating a case registered against Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) Uttar Pradesh unit chief Keshav Prasad Maurya.

  • Trump administration rejects DHS intelligence report on travel ban
    New York [USA], Feb. 25 : Trump administration officials have downplayed an intelligence report by the Homeland Security Department (DHS) that contradicts the White House's main argument for implementing a travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries.

  • Farooq Abdullah should express his apology to Jammu and Kashmir: National Panthers Party
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Condemning the statement made by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, National Panthers Party leader Bhim Singh said Abdullah should apologise to the people of Jammu and Kashmir whom he has looted.

  • India Inc pay hikes to be at eight year low in 2017, says survey
    New Delhi , Feb 25 : India Inc's salary hikes in 2017 are projected to be at an eight-year low as per a survey by Aon Hewitt, which noted that the average pay hikes will be 9.5 percent across industries.

  • Chhattisgarh bribery case: Delhi court extends remand of prime accused
    New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : The Patiala House Court on Saturday extended three days remand of 1988 batch IAS B.L. Agrawal and two others in connection with the Chhattisgarh bribery case.

  • Indulge in great food, array of teas at Cha Bar, Oxford Bookstore
    New Delhi , Feb 25 : In your free time for book lovers nothing can be more interesting than spending time with some great food paired with an array of teas while having a favorite novel in hand. Located in the prime location of Delhi, Cha Bar located inside Oxford Bookstore has lots to offer to its customers.

  • Manipur needs 100 pct development, not 10 pct CM: PM Modi
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb. 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a dig at Ibobi Okram Singh, stating the Manipur Chief Minister was infamous for taking 10 percent commission as bribe.

  • Senior Cong. leader denies connection with Karnataka bribegate diary
    New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : Senior Congress leader Motilal Vohra today denied any connection with the Karnataka bribegate diary case saying he knows nothing about it.

  • IndiGo, SpiceJet flights avert collision at Ahmedabad Airport
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Feb.25 : A major accident between two planes, an IndiGo and a SpiceJet aircraft was averted at Ahmedabad airport due to the presence of rabbits on the airstrip, reported the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

  • Pakistan allows export of Sikh holy water
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : The well at Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan has been made functional and the government has allowed its holy water to be exported.

  • Keefe's 12-fer helps Australia end India's 19-match unbeaten streak
    Pune , Feb. 25 : Left-arm spinner Steve O'Keefe wrecked havoc on the Indian batters as Australia emphatically defeated India by 333 runs on the third day of the first Test here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium here on Saturday.

  • Sakshi Dwivedi joins Bhoomi team
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Actress Sakshi Dwivedi has joined the team of upcoming Bollywood movie Bhoomi.

  • Delegation CPIFA meets Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs
    Islamabad, Feb 25 : A delegation of Chinese People's Institute of Foreign Affairs (CPIFA), led by Ambassador Lu Shumin, called on Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, at the Foreign Office.

  • Lipstick Under My Burkha: Kabir Khan slams CBFC
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Filmmaker Kabir Khan on Saturday slammed the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) over denying certification to Lipstick Under My Burkha.

  • Australian spinners script massive victory against India
    Pune, Feb 25 : Australia commenced their Indian tour with a bang as they defeated the home side by 333 runs in the first Test here on Saturday.

  • Mexico warns US against imposing unilateral tax on imports for border wall funding
    Washington, Feb 25 : Mexico has warned the United States (US) that it may respond in kind if US goes ahead with its unilateral plans to impose a tax on Mexican imports for funding the border wall, media reported on Saturday.

  • Muslim votes for SP will help BJP: Mayawati
    Deoria, (Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 24 : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati on Monday said Muslims voting for the Samajwadi Party (SP) would eventually end up helping the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Censor Board will not succumb to social media pressure: Pahlaj Nihalani
    New Delhi (India), Feb. 25 : Recently, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) faced a backlash over the refusal of certification of 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' and now CBFC chairperson has come out with a response that the censor board will not work under any media pressure.

  • Japan to aid 'face recognition systems' at airports in Pakistan
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : The Japanese government will provide a grant of Rs 453 million to Pakistan for installing a 'face recognition system' at major international airports in the country.

  • Pak PM lifts ban on gas connections in constituencies of party members
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has lifted a ban on gas connections for 55 constituencies, consisting of influential politicians and union ministers from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (N) party, including his son-in-law Mohammad Safdar, while others wait for the waiver.

  • Centre's attitude toward Kashmiri's a bigger threat than Pakistan: NC
    Jammu , Feb. 25 : The National Conference (NC) on Saturday stood firmly behind its Chief Farooq Abdullah, after he came under fire for saying that Kashmiri youth are picking up arms to fight for their freedom, saying that he was only voicing what the young people wanted, adding that the Centre was the real culprit here for the burgeoning crisis in the Valley.