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  • Virat Kohli says his source of inspiration is Autobiography of a Yogi
    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.'

  • India, South Africa ready for final of ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017
    Colombo, Feb 20 : India and South Africa will play the final of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 on Tuesday, in what will be an opportunity for their players to perform freely on the big stage.

  • Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's so-called PM loves going on foreign trips while people suffer
    Muzaffarabad [Pakistan-occupied Kashmir], Feb. 20 : Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's so-called Prime Minister Farooq Haider loves to visit foreign countries and the fact that people of the region whom he administers are suffering, makes no differences to him.

  • AAIB initiates inquiry into breach of separation incident at Kolkata Airport
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : The authorities of Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) on Monday carried out an inquiry into the breach of separation incident at Kolkata Airport which took place on December 11, 2016.

  • HIL 2017: Tristan Clemons stars in Jaypee Punjab Warriors 1-0 win over Uttar Pradesh Wizards
    New Delhi, Feb. 20 : Jaypee Punjab Warriors goalkeeper Tristan Clemons was at his usual best yet again to help Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 1-0 in a crucial match of the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL) here on Monday.

  • Rajasthan: Fire breaks out at petrol pump in Kota
    Kota, (Rajasthan), Feb. 20 : A fire broke out at a petrol pump in Rajasthan's Kota while refuelling on Monday.

  • Karnataka: Tempo-tanker collision claims eight lives
    Yadgir, (Karnataka), Feb. 20 : As many as eight people were killed after a collision between a tempo and a cement tanker took place on Monday in Karnataka's Yadgir.

  • Despite Trump's announcement, China factories continue to manufacture 'Ivanka Trump's' shoes
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Even after U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion of bringing back manufacturing jobs to the United States, production of the former's daughter Ivanka Trump's shoes has not stopped in China.

  • Akshara Haasan, Vivaan Shah to feature in 'Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana'
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Akshara Haasan and Vivaan Shah will be seen in upcoming family entertainer 'Laali Ki Shaadi Mein Laaddoo Deewana' and the teaser posters of the film featuring the fresh jodi, were released recently.

  • Tabu and Ayushmann for Sriram's next
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan seems to have fallen off the radar, post the success of his movie, Badlapur. The director had not even appeared in the news for any future projects after his 2015 movie. However, it looks like the director had been planning a new movie, away from the limelight.

  • V Ramakrishnan appointed CFO of TCS
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, on Monday announced that V Ramakrishnan has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer.

  • EDII wins International Mercury Award 2016-17
    Ahmedabad, Feb 20 : Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), an acknowledged national resource Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, Research, Training and Institution Building, has received the prestigious International Mercury Awards for the year 2016/2017.

  • Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu visits Sasya apparel store in Kolkata
    Kolkata, Feb 20 : Bollywood actors Taapsee Pannu of Pink fame and her co-star Amit Sadh during their recent visit to Kolkata for a film promotion also checked out the collection of the Sasya apparel store.

  • Trump slams 'fake news media' again, rubbishes reports of smooth immigration in Sweden
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday continued his tirade against 'fake news media', saying that its claim of large scale immigration in Sweden working out beautifully is incorrect.

  • I-League: Ralte's strike helps Aizawl FC ends East Bengal's unbeaten run
    Aizawl , Feb. 20 : The single goal scored by R. Laldanmawia (58') proved to be enough for Aizawl FC to register their first win over Kingfisher East Bengal in the ongoing I-League on Monday.

  • CBI registers case against meat exporter Moin Qureshi
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), on the complaint of Enforcement Directorate, on Monday registered a case against meat exporter Moin Qureshi and six others.

  • Akhilesh is disturbed: Naidu on Gujarat Tourism's 'gadha' ad
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : Castigating Akhilesh Yadav for his 'gadha' remark against Gujarat BJP leaders, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is disturbed and hence is making such derogatory statements.

  • Arunachal observes 31st Statehood Day, as Rajnath Singh announces centre-funded schemes
    By Pradeep Kumar, Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh) , Feb.20 :Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday announced numerous schemes for Arunachal Pradesh on the occasion of its 31st Statehood Day.

  • Even after constant reminders, U.P. govt. did not respond on PMAY scheme: Naidu
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : With the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation approving the construction of 90,095 affordable houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu took at hands the Samajwadi Party-led Uttar Pradesh Government, saying the ruling dispensation in the state was not serious about the implementation of the scheme.

  • Looking forward to GST for smoother cost cutting mechanisms, says VP Kirloskar
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The most anticipated Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill, which is most likely to be a game-changer in terms of cost cutting will provide leverage to implement cost cutting mechanisms, thus paving way for consumers to avail Gensets at lower costs, said Sanjeev Nimkar, Vice President, Business Head Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd., at the launch of their new range of High Horsepower (HHP) Gensets.

  • Unlike Trump, U.S. Defence Secy is not in Iraq to seize oil
    New York [U.S.A.], Feb. 20 : In a departure from what U.S. President Donald Trump has been saying, Defence Secretary James Mattis said they were not in Iraq to seize oil.

  • Sindh says big no to CPEC, torture through JSMM-led strike
    Karachi (Sindh) [Pakistan], Feb.20 : Leaders and activists of the Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSSM) have claimed success for their province-wide strike against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects and state-sponsored torture of secular Sindhi nationalist activists.

  • CBI sends Red Corner Notice to Interpol in Sanjay Bhandari's case
    New Delhi Feb. 20 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday sent a Red Corner Notice (RCN) to Interpol on the request of Delhi Police in defence consultant Sanjay Bhandari's case.

  • UP polls: PM Modi lost his smile after SP-Congress alliance was formed, says Rahul
    Banda (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.20 : Instituting a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narenrda Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi claimed that the former 'lost his smile' after the Samajwadi Party sewed an alliance with the grand old party for the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Kissandhan loan facilities extended to Asia's largest Mandi - Narela
    New Delhi , Feb.20 : Kissandhan Agri Financial services Pvt. Ltd (Kissandhan), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sohan Lal Commodity Management Pvt Ltd (SLCM Group), India's leading post harvest agri-management Group, today announced activation of loan facility at Narela Mandi, which is Asia's largest mandi for wheat and rice. The company has also started penetrating the market at Bikaner Mandi in Rajasthan and Latur Mandi in Maharashtra.

  • Ruling alliance not to wait for Morcha consensus to announce poll date
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb.20 : The ruling alliance of present government Nepali Congress and the Maoist Center has decided not to wait for agitating parties consensus over announcing the date for polls.

  • Revenues for communications service providers to be boosted by NEC's AI
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : NEC Corporation today announced that NEC Laboratories Europe has developed a new technology, Net2Vec that brings Artificial Intelligence (AI) to communication networks.

  • Indian market ends Monday on positive note, TCS shares rally on buyback news
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : The Indian market closed on a high note on Monday largely riding on positive clues and TCS shares.

  • Talented students find job offers at Centum Learning's pre-placement fair
    Ranchi, Feb 20 : Centum Learning in partnership with Jharkhand Skill Development Mission Society (JSDMS), Government of Jharkhand, recently organised a day long pre-placement fair for 150 candidates being trained under Saksham Jharkhand Kaushal Vikas Yojana (SJKVY).

  • CID busts another child trafficking racket in West Bengal, books school principal
    Kolkata/Jalpaiguri, Feb 20 : After unearthing a north-Bengal based international child trafficking racket and nabbing two women involved in it, West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has strengthened its probe into the root of the racket, officials said.

  • Jet Airways announces frequent flyer reward promotion
    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'.

  • India lauds Pakistan's move to put Hafiz Saeed's name on terror list
    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.

  • Flipkart, Microsoft forge cloud partnership to expand e-commerce in India
    Bangalore, Feb 20 : Microsoft and Flipkart on Monday announced a strategic partnership to provide consumers in India with the best online shopping service.

  • Telangana CM announces special comprehensive plan for Most Backwards Classes (MBCs)
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 20 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced that a special comprehensive plan will be put in place for the development of the Most Backward Classes (MBCs) in the state.

  • DMK to bring no confidence motion in TN assembly against speaker
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 20 : Coming down heavily upon Tamil Nadu speaker for giving decision in Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palanisamy's favour, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Monday said his party will bring a no confidence motion against the speaker in the state assembly.

  • Bengaluru: Three-year-old girl molested, parents protest outside school
    Bengaluru, (Karnataka), Feb. 20 : The parents of children studying in a private school in Bengaluru gathered around the school after they heard that a three-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by an employee.

  • Vice President Ansari discusses ways to enhance India, Rwanda ties with Senate President
    Kigali (Rwanda), Feb. 20 : Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari today met Rwandan Senate President Bernard Makuza in Kigali and discussed ways to enhance bilateral ties.

  • CABI refuses to accept cash reward of Rs. 10 lakh announced for Indian blind cricket team
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : As soon Sports Minister Vijay Goel announced a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakh for the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup, Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) on Monday said the team won't be accepting the prize as the team were "expecting more".

  • Retired paramilitary veterans protest at Jantar Mantar demanding OROP
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : A group of retired paramilitary forces officials held a protest at Jantar Mantar on Monday demanding grant of special pay, OROP and restoration of old pension scheme for lakhs of personnel.

  • VIVO IPL Player Auction 2017 witnesses bidding of INR 91.15 Crore
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : The VIVO Indian Premier League Player Auction 2017 concluded in Bengaluru on Monday with as many as 66 being bought by eight teams including 27 overseas players.

  • CEO Rajesh Gopinathan, COO NG Subramaniam appointed to board: TCS
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading IT services, business solutions and outsourcing firm, on Monday announced that Rajesh Gopinathan who will take over as the Chief Executive Officer from N Chandrasekaran has been appointed as the Managing Director on the board.

  • Kotak Life Insurance launches Kotak Premier Income Plan
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance Limited (Kotak Life Insurance), on Monday announced the launch of Kotak Premier Income Plan (KPIP).

  • Reliance Jio and Uber announce strategic partnership
    Kolkata, Feb 20 : Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd ('Jio'), the world's fastest growing digital services company and Uber, the country's ridesharing app, have announced a strategic partnership aimed at bringing the benefits of Jio Digital Life ecosystem to their users.

  • Biker molests air hostess on Bengaluru street
    Bengaluru, Feb 20 : : An air hostess was allegedly molested an injured after a bike-borne man attacked her in a posh locality of Bengaluru, reports said.

  • Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's so-called PM loves going on foreign trips while people suffer
    Muzaffarabad [Pakistan-occupied Kashmir], Feb. 20 : Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's so-called Prime Minister Farooq Haider loves to visit foreign countries and the fact that people of the region whom he administers are suffering, makes no differences to him.

  • TCS appoint V. Ramakrishnan as CFO, Rajesh Gopinathan as CEO
    Mumbai , Feb. 20 : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Ltd on Monday appointed V. Ramakrishnan as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company.

  • Swamy takes on finance ministry for inaction against Chidambaram's son
    New Delhi , Feb.20 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday accused former finance minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karthi of holding 21 secret offshore bank accounts even as he requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention, citing no interference from the Finance Ministry.

  • Reliance Jio, Uber announce strategic partnership
    Mumbai, , Feb. 20 : Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd and Uber have announced a strategic partnership aimed at bringing the benefits of Jio Digital Life ecosystem to their users.

  • I couldn't believe it, says Afghan spinner Rashid Khan
    Harare [Zimbabwe], Feb. 20 : Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan is over the moon after he, along with former national skipper Mohammad Nabi, became the first cricketers from their war-torn nation to be picked in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction held in Bengaluru.

  • Akhilesh urges Amitabh Bachchan not to campaign for Gujarat 'donkeys'
    Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 20 : Taking the level of political rivalry to a new height, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday appealed 'Sadi ke Mahanayak' (without actually naming Amitabh Bachchan) not to campaign for Gujarat 'donkeys.'

  • Malayalam actress molestation: Kerala is no longer 'God's own country', says Maneka Gandhi
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : Following alleged molestation of popular Malayalam actress in Ernakulam district of Kerala, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi said that Kerala is no longer God's own country.

  • Indo-Pak 2007 agreement on reduction of risks related to nuclear weapons extended
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : The 2007 agreement between India and Pakistan on reduction of risk of accidents relating to nuclear weapons has been extended for a period of five years.

  • IPL Auction 2017: Who got sold, who went unsold
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru on Monday ended with surprises for many, both in good and bad terms.

  • SP, Cong, BSP toiling hard to save their existence in UP: PM Modi
    Phoolpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 20 : Coming down heavily on rival political parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that post three phases of assembly polls, it has become evident that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form government in Uttar Pradesh, adding that the Samajwadi Party, Congress and the Bahujan Samaj Party are now toiling hard to woo voters in order to save their respect.

  • 2005 Delhi Serial Blasts: Mastermind Dar granted bail in money laundering case
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The 2005 Delhi serial blasts mastermind Tariq Ahmed Dar was granted bail in a money laundering case on Monday.

  • Rupa Frontline launches new campaign, hails Ranveer as 'Aankh Ka Taara'
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb.20 : India's much acclaimed inner wear brand; Rupa Frontline has launched its latest ad campaign starring Ranveer Singh. This is the first campaign post its logo launch earlier this year, which reiterates the brand's proposition of comfort in a fun and lively manner.

  • NEC, NTT DOCOMO conduct 5G base station verification trials of Massive MIMO technology
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : NEC Corporation has announced that it has completed joint verification trials with NTT DOCOMO, Inc. using Massive Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO), a core technology for 5G base stations.

  • SC adjourns hearing of SBI-led consortium's plea against Mallya
    New Delhi, , Feb. 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned the hearing of State Bank of India (SBI)-led consortium's plea against defunct airline Kingfisher's owner Vijay Mallya till February 27.

  • IPL bidding : Afghanistan cricketers bought for the first time, Ben Stokes most expensive
    Bengaluru, Feb 20 : : Afghanistan made history in Indian Premier League (IPL) bidding for cricketers as Spinner Rashid Khan and all-rounder Mohammed Nabi were on Monday bought by Sunrisers Hyderabad, making them the first cricketers from the country to be bought by an IPL franchise.

  • West Bengal: Madrasa students block roads, clash with police
    Kolkata/Murshidabad, Feb 20 : Madrasa students and West Bengal Police clashed in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Monday following a road blockade by the students, according to reports.