Mumbai, Feb 23 : In its best ever performance in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has managed to bag the second position with just two seats behind its estranged ally Shiv Sena in Mumbai.
London [UK], Feb. 23 : In a first, Indian actress Huma Qureshi, who is currently stationed in London for the promotions of her international venture, 'Viceroy's House,' visited the London based headquarters of Facebook.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday deferred the trial in the Sheena Bora murder case till March 16 after defense protested for the non-appearance of approver, Shyamvar Rai as first witness, who was Indrani Mukerjea's former driver.
Raebareli, Feb 23 : About 61 percent of voters exercised their franchise till 5 pm on Thursday in the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh elections, media reports said.
Guwahati, Feb 23 : Security forces apprehended a NSCN (K) militant and three Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on Thursday.
Kolkata/ Mumbai, Feb 23 : Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), India's largest renewable energy company and Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, on Thursday announced the synchronisation of its 15 MW solar plant at Belampally in Telangana, thereby starting its commercial operations.
Pune, Feb 23 : Despite a gutsy 57 runs knock by Mitchell Starc, India nearly dominated the first day of the first Test match of the series as Australia posted 256 runs for the loss of nine wickets here on Thursday.
Mumbai, Feb 23 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has on Thursday announced that Community Savings Bank Association (CSBA) has selected TCS BaNCS on the Cloud as the core banking solution for its member banks across the entire United Kingdom.
New Delhi, Feb 23 : The Government of India and the State of Sikkim signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) under the Scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) on Thursday, for operational improvement of the State's Power Distribution Department. With the signing of MoU, the total number of States covered under UDAY has reached twenty-two.
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.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : As the Congress Party lost the Maharashtra civic polls where it managed to get only 31 seats in Mumbai, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday took the opportunity to take a dig at the grand old party, stating it is losing its credibility by following obstructionist policies in the Parliament.
Melbourne [Australia], Feb. 23 : Making an extraordinary revelation, former South African skipper Kepler Wessels has said that he had suspicions of Hansie Cronje being involved in match-fixing long before he was eventually caught in 2000.
New Delhi , Feb.23 : The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has launched a mobile application for Goods and Services Tax (GST) to inform the taxpayers of the latest updates on GST among others.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : In a major setback, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has refused to certify Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', for its sexual scenes, abusive words and audio pornography.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Thursday said that a total of 61 percent of voter turnout was recorded in the fourth phase of the ongoing assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and added that it is expected to cross 63 percent.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Congress party spokesman Randeep Surjewala on Thursday said the grand old party has lost an important person post Sanjay Nirupam's decision to resign as president of the Mumbai unit.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has announced that the United Kingdom remained the largest G20 investor in India.
New Delhi, , Feb. 23 : Following BJP's success in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took it to twitter to express the party's desire of improving governance in Maharashtra.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 23 : As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) emerged victorious by securing 470 seats in the Maharashtra civic polls, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday termed it as a 'huge victory' for the party and stated that the result reflected people's faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : The Pakistani Army claimed on Thursday that it has averted a major terrorist incident which could have targeted university students in Balochistan.
Pune , Feb. 23 : Indian pacer Umesh Yadav, who wrecked havoc on Australian batters to restrict the visitors on 256-9 at stumps on Day One of the opening Test, on Thursday insisted that he has been putting in a lot of hard work in the last six months and it is now paying off.
London [UK], Feb. 23 : Confirming her pregnancy rumours, pop star Cheryl has finally made a public declaration that she is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Liam Payne.
Wellington [New Zealand], Feb. 23 : New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has heaped praise on veteran batsman Ross Taylor, saying he should be considered as one of their greats in the 50-over game.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : Afghan ambassador to Islamabad Omar Zakhilwal has demanded authorities to reopen the Torkham border, which was shut down by Pakistan following the Sehwan attack.
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), Feb. 23 : Following his resignation from chairmanship of the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee, party leader Sanjay Nirupam slammed senior party leaders for indulging in 'anti-party' campaigns.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : While congratulating Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for the outstanding result in the Municipality Maharashtra Civic polls, Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the result proves that the people have backed the decision of demonetisation of high-value currency taken by the government.
New Delhi , Feb.23 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) and a constable of Delhi Police for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 1,50,000 for not stopping the illegal construction of a building at Narela, a sub-city located in the North West Delhi.
Ankara [Turkey], Feb. 23 : Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag on Thursday called on the newly installed U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to extradite cleric Fetullah Gulen, whom Ankara blames for the last year's failed coup attempt.
New Delhi , Feb.23 : R.N. Ravi, the Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), has said that the framework agreement between the government and the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) is not the final agreement, and that it is still work in progress.
New York [USA], Feb. 23 : Malaysia has asked Interpol to put out an alert for four missing North Korean suspects wanted in connection with the death of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, police said Thursday.
New York, Feb 23 : Acute shortage of critical medicines, limited fuel for electricity and specialized medical staff such as intensive care doctors and nurses having left Yemen have put innocent lives in danger, the United Nations health agency has warned.
Guwahati, Feb 23 : A five-day Director General (DG)-level border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) was held on Feb 18-22 in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : Pakistan and Turkey on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to continue to transform their special relationship into a strong strategic partnership.
New Delhi , Feb.23 : The government, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India(RBI), has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2016-17-Series IV.
Mumbai, Feb 23 : Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava's critically acclaimed movie Lipstick Under My Burkha, which explores fantasies of some women in a small town, has been denied certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).
Mnipur encounter: Tribal woman, Naga militant killed
Mumbai, Feb 23 : Estranged allies Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are neck in neck with 84 and 81 seats respectively in the battle for Mumbai corporation as the saffron brigades routed the Congress and NCP.
London, Feb 23 : Tata Communications, a leading provider of A New World of Communications™, on Thursday announced its entry into the global USD 4 billion mobile data connectivity and cross-border Internet of Things (IoT) market.
New Delhi, Feb 23 : Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DONER), jointly with the Department of Business Administration, Tezpur University and North Eastern Finance Corporation Limited (NEDFi), is coming up with a Business Idea Challenge to encourage entrepreneurship in the North-East Region (NER).
Mumbai, Feb 23 : The Indian market closed higher on Thursday with BSE Sensex up 28.26 points at 28892.97 and NSE Nifty up 12.60 points at 8939.50, supported by technology and telecom stocks, media reported.
London [UK], Feb. 23 : Celebrating happiness, American singer Mariah Carey congratulated ex-husband Nick Cannon on the birth of his son, Golden Sagon Cannon.
New Delhi , Feb.23 (India): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave tomorrow for London on a five-day official visit.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : Late Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Kalikho Pul's first wife Dangwimsai Pul on Thursday withdrew her plea filed in the Supreme Court seeking Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) probe into the former's death case.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) on Thursday issued an order of doing away with stamping hand bag tags with immediate effect at seven major airports- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Cochin.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 23 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit India in April.
Agartala , Feb.23, : Thousands of Trinamool Congress(TMC) supporters took part in a rally here against the ruling Left Front (LF) essentially over a demand of investigation for a CBI investigation of the chit fund issue.
By Amit Shankar, Jinja [Uganda], Feb. 23 : Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari today paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the source of river Nile in Jinja where his mortal remains were immersed in 1948.
Pune , Feb. 23 : Australian opener Matt Renshaw, who retired hurt in the morning session on first day of the opening Test against India, on Thursday revealed that he had to use the bathroom and that's the reason he retired ill mid-way through his innings.
Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : The Sindh Home Department on Thursday issued a notification listing areas of Karachi which could be the next targets of the terrorists.
New Delhi, , Feb. 23 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday inaugurated a three-day international conference on 'Bharat Bodh' - the idea of Bharat, which is being organised by the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) and Bhartiya Shikshan Mandal in Delhi.
New Delhi , Feb. 23 : A Delhi court will on March 16 discuss about the lie detector test on Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in connection with the 1984 Sikh killings case.
New Delhi , Feb.23 : R.N. Ravi, the Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), has rebutted the opposition and Manipur's charge that the proposed Government of India-NSCN-IM framework agreement has led to a compromise of territorial integrity.
New Delhi, , Feb. 23 : Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) special court judge Virender Kumar Goyal sent Syed Burhanuddin, a man claiming to be an official of the Prime Minister's office to a five-day CBI custody in connection with an alleged bribery case in Chhattisgarh.
Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.23 : Inaugurating the second Global Leadership Research Conference (GLRC-2017) on the theme 'Innovation, Sustainability and Change: Emerging Challenges and Solutions" at Amity University here, Dr. Thomas Mathew, Additional Secretary to the President of India, stressed optimistically that today's youth is living in a great era with lot of opportunities and they need not to be threatened by China. He said India is poised to overtake China in the future as it is a democracy and "the greatest impulse of democracy is freedom of choice."
Beed (Maharashtra) , Feb. 23 : Taking responsibility of the poor performance of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in her constituency, Parli, Maharashtra's Women and Child Development Minister Pankaja Munde on Thursday offered to resign from her post.
New Delhi , Feb.23 : R.N. Ravi, the Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), has described the ongoing economic blockade of Manipur by the United Naga Council (UNC) as an unfortunate and unacceptable development that has done nothing but caused immense suffering to the people of Manipur.
Imphal (Manipur), Feb. 23 : A National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN)-IM militant and a civilian were killed in an encounter between the 5/2 Gurkha Regiment and the banned outfit on Thursday at Khoupum old village in Manipur's Noney district.
Pune , Feb. 23 : Right-arm pacer Umesh Yadav came out with a splendid display of fast bowling to put India on top at the end of first day's play of the opening Test of the four-match series against Australia here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium on Thursday.
New Delhi , Feb.23 : The Congress Party on Thursday asserted that unlike the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), they don't give fake promises and would work for the betterment of people once they win the MCD polls.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 23 : The fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly polls saw a voter turnout of 50.37 percent till 3 p.m on Thursday.