Bhubaneswar , Feb. 21 : Polling has begun for the fifth and final phase of three-tier Panchayat polls in 26 districts of Odisha.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : After relentless debates have been underway discussing the impact of demonetisation, HDFC Bank Chairman Deepak Parekh on Tuesday stated that it is high time this discussion ended, while casting his vote in Mumbai today in the BMC polls.
Srinagar , Feb. 21 : The Border Security Force (BSF) deployed at the Line of Control (LoC) in Keri Sector, Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir opened fire on a group of three-four terrorists and successfully foiled their infiltration bid.
Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 21 : It has been almost 13 years since the moviegoers were introduced with Lindsay Lohan's Regina George in the cult-film 'Mean Girls' and the actress is leaving no stone unturned to make its sequel happen.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : In a career spanning for almost a decade, Deepika Padukone has time and again proved she is a priced possession of the Bollywood industry and has now made her presence felt in the Hollywood industry as well.
Chennai , Feb. 21 : The Madras High Court today will hear the DMK's plea seeking to declare null and void, the vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu Assembly by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Known for its diverse publishing programmes across different disciplines, Oxford University Press (OUP) introduced its medical publishing programme to India.
Nagpur (Maharashtra) , Feb. 21 : With polling commencing for the 227 municipal wards in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday cast his vote at a local school in Nagpur.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Excelity Global, India's largest provider of payroll administration, benefits and human capital management, announced its collaboration with Fortis Healthcare, on Monday.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : The whole world knows that Priyanka Chopra is having the time of her life in Hollywood.
Yadgir (Karnataka) , Feb. 21 : At least nine people were killed and 43 others suffered serious injuries following a deadly collision between a tempo and a cement tanker today in Karnataka's Yadgir district.
Mumbai , Feb 21 : The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) has seized 1039 grams of gold with a market value of Rs. 31,52,326 from a woman at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here.
New York [USA], Feb. 21 : On Presidents Day, thousands of Americans took to streets on Monday to denounce incumbent President Donald Trump.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 21 : As the world celebrates International Mother Language Day it would be right to say that this day holds much more significance to Bangladesh, which will today pay homage to its language movement heroes.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 21 : As the clock struck midnight, Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid led the nation in paying tributes by placing wreaths at Central Shaheed Minar to pay homage to the language movement heroes on International Mother Language Day .
New Delhi , Feb 21 : Coming down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for drawing a parallel between Hindu and Muslim festivals, Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that the former is trying to create a mindset inconsistent with the values of the Constitution.
Zagreb [Croatia], Feb. 21 : After giving some major location goals in 'Star Wars' and 'Game of Thrones,' Croatia is now hosting its biggest Hollywood production, Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : British journalist Piers Morgan apparently seemed very much in support of U.S. President Donald Trump's new National Security Advisor.
New York [USA], Feb. 21 : U.S. Vice President Mike Pence for the first time while publicly commenting on Michael Flynn said that he was disappointed that former the national security adviser misled him about his conversation with the Russian ambassador.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 21 : The campaigning for the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections will come to an end at 5 p.m. today.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb 21 : On the very first of assuming office as the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, E. Palanisamy, announced five welfare schemes, to fulfill the promises made by the late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa in her election manifesto.
London [UK], Feb. 21 : U.S President Donald Trump was accused of behaving like a petulant child, during a British Parliament debate on his state visit.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : The Delhi Police, on Monday, claimed that they have identified the main accused in connection to the alleged rape of a 24-year-old woman from northeast, in Delhi's Hauz Khas area.
London [UK], Feb. 21 : Broadcaster and journalist Steve Hewlett, who shared the story of his cancer battle on BBC Radio 4, breathed his last at the age of 58.
New York, Feb 21 : Across Africa, some two million refugees are facing critical shortages in food assistance, the United Nations warned on Monday.
New York, Feb 21 : Highlighting that many around the world are left out from being able to benefit from global prosperity dividends and that even flourishing societies are seeing inequalities widen, the head of the United Nations labour agency on Monday called for solutions that can bring economic growth combined with social progress.
New Delhi , Feb 20 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), on the complaint of Enforcement Directorate, on Monday registered a case against its former director A.P. Singh and meat exporter Moin Qureshi along with others.
Moscow [Russia], Feb. 20 : Russia's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin died in
Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 20 : The Afghanistan Government on Monday handed over to Pakistan a list of 32 terrorist training centres and 85 terrorists based in Pakistan.
Kolkata, Feb 20 : Ace cricketer and Captain of the Indian Cricket Team Virat Kohli professed his love for Sri Sri Paramahansa Yogananda's autobiography of a Yogi calling it a 'must read for all those who are brave enough to let their thoughts and ideologies be challenged.'
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : The King of Bollywood, who is producing the official remake of 1969 Hindi murder mystery 'Ittefaq' starring Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha, recently dropped in on the sets as the team kickstarted the shoot.
Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb. 21 : Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that security arrangements along its border with Afghanistan are to fight terrorists of all hue and colour.
Barcelona [Spain], Feb.21 : Barcelona star striker Neymar has been ordered to appear before the court after he lost his final appeal against the corruption charges relating to his move from Santos to the Camp Nou club.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 21 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday expressed confidence of securing a majority in the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls, despite facing a stiff competition from its ally Shiv Sena.
Srinagar , Feb. 21 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday morning gunned down a terrorist in an attempt to foil an infiltration bid in Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir.
Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 21 : Everybody knows about the terrifying ordeal Kim Kardashian had to face in Paris.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : The Delhi Police, on Tuesday, arrested one person in connection with the alleged rape of a 24-year-old woman from northeast, in Delhi's Hauz Khas area.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Foreign Secretary of India S. Jaishankar, visited Sri Lanka from February 18 to 20, for bilateral discussions with their leaders, as part of the continued high level engagement between the two countries.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : IT solutions provider Infosys retaliated against allegations made in the anonymous whistleblower's letter that was published in newspapers on Monday, stating that the assertions made are libellous and are aimed at tarnishing the image of Infosys and its management.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb 21 : The Kurar Police seized two cars full of liquor last night ahead of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls here.
Trivandrum (Kerala) , Feb 21 : In a recent development, two more accused, who were arrested on Sunday, in connection to the Malayalam actress' abduction and molestation case, have been sent to a 14-day judicial custody by the Aluva court, yesterday.
New York [USA], Feb. 21 : Despite the calls for boycotts, fragrance sold under Ivanka Trump's line is currently a top seller on Amazon.
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Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : A study has found out that an online intervention, combining home exercise and pain-coping skills training, provided substantial clinical benefits for patients suffering from chronic knee pain.
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : Only exercise is not enough to maintain that figure, which is an after effect of much toil and sweat!
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : As exams are just around the corner, many students would need to declutter their rooms and organise them in a better way so that they can focus only on their studies without getting distracted due to unmanaged stuff surrounding them.
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : Looks like Angelina Jolie and her kids are satisfying their craving with something extremely adventurous.
Sydney [Australia], Feb. 21 : A plane with five people on board has crashed into the side of a shopping centre near Essendon Airport, in Melbourne's north, sparking a fire at the centre.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : The Supreme Court, on Tuesday, will hear the plea seeking investigation into the alleged multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam in Uttar Pradesh.
New York [USA], Feb. 21 : A police officer, while responding to a car crash incident, was shot dead on Monday in Whittier, Los Angeles, according to investigators.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will hear plea filed by Vodafone India alleging that the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India ( TRAI) had failed to prohibit Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd's (RJIO) latant violation of tariff orders, directions and regulations by permitting it to continue with its free offers.
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 21 : President Donald Trump has named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, a career Army officer and strategist, as his new national security advisor as a replacement of Michael Flynn.
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Feb. 21 : North Korea's ambassador to Malaysia, on Monday, denied identifying the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : As the U.S. President Donald Trump, on Monday, wished America a 'Happy Presidents Day,' thousands of protesters are gearing up for demonstration against him on his special day.
New York, Feb 21 : About 300 members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People's Army (FARC-EP) on Monday arrived in central Colombia's Agua Bonita zone, bringing the number to close to 6,900, to lay down their arms under United Nations verification, and to begin a transition to social, economic and political life, the UN Mission in the country said on Monday.
New York, Feb 21 : Famine has been formally declared in parts of South Sudan, the United Nations said on Monday, warning that war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation there and a further 1 million people are classified as being on the brink of famine.
New Delhi , Feb 20 : The authorities of Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) on Monday carried out an inquiry into the breach of separation incident at Kolkata Airport which took place on December 11, 2016.
Hyderabad , Feb. 20 : Besides England all-rounder Ben Stokes and Afghanistan cricketers Rashid Khan and Mohammad Nabi, there was one more name which caught the attention of many at the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction held on Monday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru.
Mumbai, Feb 20 : Jet Airways, India's full-service premier international airline, announced frequent flyer reward promotion, with the launch of a global campaign, 'The Billion Miles Festival'.
New Delhi, Feb 20 : India on Monday lauded Pakistan's effort of putting Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)/Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed's name on its terror list.