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  • 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.

  • Militants killing innocents will be neutralized: BJP
    New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : Condemning statements made by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nalin Kohli said locals picking up arms in Kashmir will be neutralized.

  • PSL final in Lahore subject to govt. permission, says PCB chief
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shaharyar Khan, while remaining keen on staging the Pakistan Super League (PSL) decider in Lahore, has insisted that the final decision in this regard would be made by the federal government.

  • Refusing to certify upcoming movie 'Lipstick under my Burkha' is conservative: Sandeep Dikshit
    New Delhi , Feb.25 : Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit on Saturday said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refusal to certify Prakash Jha's film 'Lipstick under my Burkha' was conservative and narrow minded.

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

  • Censor Board cannot tell public what they can or can't see: Shyam Benegal
    New Delhi (India), Feb. 25 : Reacting to the controversy over the certification of the upcoming movie 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' veteran director Shayam Benegal has reckoned that banning a film is totally unacceptable.

  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella condemns 'senseless' Kansas violence
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 (AN): Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has condemned the 'senseless violence' in Kansas that claimed life of an Indian engineer and wounded another.

  • JD(U) defends Farooq Abdullah, says can't doubt his 'nationalism'
    New Delhi , Feb.25 : The JD (U) on Saturday defended Farooq Abdullah's controversial remark that the youth joining militant ranks are 'sacrificing their lives for freedom of the valley', saying that the former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir knew the happenings of the state much better than anyone else and there was no reason to doubt his nationalism.

  • Kansas shooting: Gunman questioned Indian men about their visas before firing
    Olathe, Kansas [USA], Feb. 25 : It has emerged that before shooting the two Indian engineers- Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani- in a Kansas bar, the shooter held a brief conversation with them inquiring about their visas.

  • Several trapped as fire breaks out at luxury hotel in China
    Nanchang (Jiangxi) [China], Feb. 25 : Several people are feared trapped as fire broke out in a luxury hotel Saturday morning in Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province.

  • Former Nagaland CM Zeliang appointed Finance Advisor to state govt
    Kohima. Feb 25 : Former Nagaland chief minister T R Zeliang, on Saturday, was appointed as Finance Advisor to state government by Governor P B Acharya, according to media sources.

  • Centre approves workday extension under MGNREGA scheme in Tamil Nadu
    Chennai, Feb 25 : The Central government has given permission to Tamil Nadu for increasing the number of workdays under MGNREGA from the existing 100 days to 150 days, according to media reports on Saturday.

  • Bihar recruitment body chairman, close relatives jailed in test paper leak scandal
    Patna, Feb 25 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) chairman Sudhir Kumar, who was arrested along with his family members in connection with test paper leak scandal, was sent to jail on late Friday night.

  • Ind vs Aus: Australia dismissed for 285, set India target of 441 runs
    Pune, Feb 25 : Driven by the century of skipper Steven Smith, the Australian second innings folded for 285 runs, thereby setting India a steep total of 441 runs to win the first Test match of the four-match series.

  • Syria: At least 60 people killed by suicide bombers
    Al Bab, Feb 25 : At least 60 people, including civilians and soldiers, were killed in two separate incidents following the detonation of car bombs by suicide bombers near Al Bab area of Syria, reports said.

  • China backs Pak's military operation Raddul Fasaad
    Beijing [China], Feb. 25 : China has seconded the recently launch military operation Raddul Fasaad by Pakistan as a counter-terrorism measure, after a series of bloody terrorist assaults across the country.

  • Can perform better as T20 opener, says Asad Shafiq
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 25 : Pakistan batsman Asad Shafiq, who is a regular feature of the Test line up, believes he can perform better as an opener in the national T20 team.

  • Kansas shooting: FBI probing into 'hate crime' angle
    London [U.K.], Feb. 25 : With reports emerging of the gunman harassing the two Indian engineers before opening fire at a Kansas bar killing one man, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is probing whether the shooting could be a possible hate crime.

  • Parineeti Chopra walks like an Egyptian
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Parineeti Chopra, who took off to Egypt on February 21 for a shoot, has been taking in the sights as her work trip has doubled up as a break too.

  • Trump lists CNN, NY Times as fake news
    Washington, Feb 25 : US President Donald Trump's fight with the American media continues as he yet again slammed CNN and NY Times as 'Fake News' while they two media outlets along with some others were blocked from attending a White House press briefing.

  • 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.

  • Special pilgrims train launched for Northeast region
    Guwahati (Assam) , Feb.25 :In a bid to improve connectivity and to make northeast region a destination paradise, Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation (IRTC) and the North East Frontier Railway (NFR) recently launched the Aastha Circuit Train a special pilgrim train for the Northeastern region here.

  • Afghan envoy hopeful on partial reopening of Pak-Afghan routes today

  • Congress backs Abdullah, Chidambaram, slams Centre for turning blind eye to Kashmir unrest
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Endorsing National Conference (NC) President Farooq Abdullah and former finance minister P. Chidambaram's stand on the prevailing Kashmir tension, the Congress on Saturday slammed the Centre for turning a blind eye to the turmoil churning in the Valley.

  • De Villiers helps Proteas thrash Kiwis by 159 runs in Wellington ODI
    Wellington [New Zealand], Feb. 25 : Batting heroics from star batsman AB de Villiers and a clinical performance from the bowlers helped South Africa thrash New Zealand by 159 runs in the third ODI of the five-match series here at the Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday.

  • 'Opportunist' Farooq Abdullah changing his tone as he is no longer in power: Centre
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Branding National Conference President Farooq Abdullah 'opportunist' for criticising BJP-PDP coalition, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said the former has changed his tone because he has lost the power.

  • Gadkari warns Shiv Sena, says Congress wants to destabilise government
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 25 : Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should come together and work for the people of Maharashtra post the Maharashtra Civic polls.

  • 2007 Ajmer Blast: Hearing adjourned till March 8
    New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : The hearing in the 2007 Ajmer Dargah Blasts case has been adjourned till March 8 by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Jaipur.

  • Golf with Trump was 'not political endorsement', insists McIlroy
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : World No. 3 Rory McIlroy has responded to the criticism which he has been facing following his round of golf with U.S. President Donald Trump, saying it was no political endorsement.

  • 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' row: FTII chairman calls for scrapping of 'rejection clause' from CBFC
    New Delhi (India), Feb. 25 : After a string of angry reactions from B-town, over the refusal of certification to the upcoming 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' FTII chairman Gajendra Chauhan believes that the 'rejection clause' should be scrapped from CBFC.

  • Chidambaram's 'anti national' remark on Kashmir will embolden Pakistan: Venkaiah Naidu
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Lashing out at former finance minister and Congress leader P. Chidambaram for saying that Kashmir was early lost thanks to the government's policies, the Centre on Saturday branded his remark as anti-national, adding that his statement was tantamount to promoting separatism and encouraging terrorism.

  • Slain Indian engineer wife seeks answer on rising hate crimes from US Govt
    Houston, Feb 25 : : The wife of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, the Indian engineer who was shot dead in a US bar has sought answers from the US Government to what she perceived was a spread in American hate crimes.

  • Give us a chance, will do in 15 months what Congress has not done in 15 years
    Imphal, Feb 25 : : Slamming the Congress for not doing anything in Manipur in its 15 years of rule, Prime Minister Narendra Modi promised that the BJP, if elected to power, will usher in more development in 15 months.

  • PM Modi to address election rally in Manipur today
    Imphal, Feb 25 : : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address an election rally in poll-bound Manipur on Saturday amid tight security.

  • Huge fire in China's luxury hotel, several feared trapped
    Beijing, Feb 25 : : Several people were feared trapped as a major fire broke out in a multi-storey luxury hotel in east China's Jiangxi Province on Saturday, state-run news agency Xinhua said.

  • TN: Present govt will fall soon, says Panneerselvam
    Chennai, Feb 25 : Ousted from the AIADMK, rebel leader and former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has predicted a topple for the present government in the coming months, reports said.

  • Congress spurring violence, mayhem in north-east to stay in power: Centre
    New Delhi, , Feb. 25 : Holding the Congress responsible for militancy and economic blockade in the north-east region, Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region Jitendra Singh said the disruption was a conspiracy of the Congress for retaining political power.

  • PHD Golf Tourism conclave and Tournament 2017 organized by PHD Chamber
    New Delhi , Feb 25 : PHD Chamber organized a unique first of its kind PHD Golf Tourism Conclave and Golf Tournament 2017 on February 24-25, 2017 in Pune with a focus on making India a favored Golfing Destination in the world.

  • BJP seeks Digvijay Singh's resignation over 'donkey' tweet against PM Modi
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Condemning Congress leader Digvijay Singh for his 'derogatory' tweet against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday demanded strict action against the former, while asserting that he should be suspended from the grand old party.

  • Abu Dhabi wedding for the Kapoors
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Arjun Kapoor is going around the world in 48 hours to make it to cousin Akshay Marwah's extravagant wedding in Abu Dhabi. The actor who is filming Anees Bazmee's romcom Mubarakan in London, flew into the Bay on Friday to shoot for a brand before taking the red-eye to the Middle-Eastern country to ring in celebrations on Saturday. He'll be back in the Queen's City on Tuesday to face the camera.

  • Nitin Gadkari to address three rallies in UP today
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari will travel to Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, where he will address three rallies.