• Rangoon is a love story with the backdrop of war: Vishal Bhardwaj
    Kolkata, Feb 25 : Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj at a special screening of his Bollywood film Rangoon here on Friday said that the film is a love story with the backdrop of war.

  • Ranveer Singh back to dream destination Switzerland
    Zurich, Feb 25 : The versatile and charming Ranveer Singh is on his way back to everyone's dream destination - Switzerland.

  • French President Hollande weighs in on Trump's Paris remark
    Paris [France], Feb. 26 : Reproaching U.S. President Donald Trump after he commented on the dangers of terrorism in Paris, President of France Francois Hollande on Saturday reminded the former of the cardinal rule of diplomacy of not showing 'the least disapproval with respect to an ally', as reported by the New York Times.

  • Driver shot after car hits three people in German city of Heidelberg
    Berlin [Germany], Feb. 26 : The driver, who manned the car that drove into the central square of the German city of Heidelberg, hitting three people outside a bakery, was shot after a brief standoff by the police.

  • Two Dera Sacha Sauda members gunned down by unknown assailants
    Ludhiana (Punjab) , Feb. 26 : Two unidentified assailants gunned down two members associated with the Dera Sacha Sauda on Saturday at a canteen in Ludhiana's Ahmednagar.

  • Panaji: People join carnival with colourful pageantry
    Panaji (Goa) , Feb 25 : Hundreds of revellers including locals and tourists thronged at the exciting annual Goa Carnival of fun and frolic on Saturday here.

  • TN CM requests PM Modi to construct reservoir across Cauvery river at Mekedatu
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 25 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday requesting him to construct a reservoir across Cauvery river at Mekedatu.

  • West Bengal: RPF seizes 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises
    Malda (West Bengal) , Feb 21 : A total of 35 bags containing nearly 1,500 tortoises were seized by railway authorities here on Friday.

  • ISSF World Cup in New Delhi, Day-2: People's Republic of China and Italy in the spotlights
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Lao Jiajie and Lin Junmin won gold and silver at the men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol final. Simone D'Ambrosio and Giovanni Pellielo shared the men's Trap podium, during day-2 of the first ISSF World Cup of the season in New Delhi.

  • DDCA case: Kejriwal approaches HC, seeks bank details of Jaitley
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has filed a plea in the Delhi High Court seeking bank account, wealth & income tax details of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in a DDCA case.

  • Harbhajan Singh blames Pune pitch for India's defeat in first Test
    Pune, Feb 25 : Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh on Saturday blamed the Pune pitch for India's defeat against Australia in the first Test here.

  • Sunil Lanba visits UAE,Oman
    New Delhi, Feb 25 :; Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy is visiting United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman on a bilateral visit from Feb 26 to Mar 2.

  • Priyanka Chopra to attend Oscars
    Los Angeles, Feb 25 : Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra is all set to attend the89th annual Academy Awards.

  • ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response to year-old proposal for keeping shops open all 7 days
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Expressing concern over a lukewarm response on allowing small and medium scale shop-keepers to remain open for all seven days, the ASSOCHAM has impressed upon the Centre to ask the states to realise benefits of model Shops and Establishments Bill and adopt the same , for promoting retail trade which is the largest sector employer in the country.

  • The Ghazi Attack earns 29 crores
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : The Ghazi Attack has earned Rs 29 crores till Friday at the Box Office.

  • 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.

  • Kingfisher East Bengal pull off double over blues
    Bengaluru, Feb 25 : Utilising Bengaluru FC's poor defending, unimaginative football, Kingfisher East Bengal thrashed Bengaluru FC 3-1 at the Sree Kanterava Football Stadium in Bengaluru Saturday.

  • Former U.S. labor secy Tom Perez to lead DNC against Trump
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 26 : The former labor secretary of U.S.A., Tom Perez, is the new chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). His victory in Atlanta on Saturday saw him make history as the first Latino to lead the task of rebuilding the opposition to Republican President Donald Trump.

  • Suicide attacks kill many in Syrian city of Homs
    New York [USA], Feb. 26 : At least 32 people were killed and 24 others injured after several suicide attacks targetted two security centers in the central Syrian city of Homs, according to state media citing the city's Gov. Talal Barazi.

  • Army personnel visit Shopian encounter braveheart's family
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 26 : Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir, S.P. Vaid, GOC, CIF (V) Maj. Gen. Ashok Narula and Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir S.J.M. Geelani along with other army personnel on Saturday visited the residence of 34-year-old brave heart Lance Naik Gh Mohi-Ud-Din, who sacrificed his life in a terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian.

  • 'Where is the Naga peace accord?' Yechury asks PM Modi
    New Delhi , Feb. 25 : Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Friday took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and questioned the Modi government over the Nagaland peace accord.

  • Telangana: South Indian Mills Association team visit Siricilla
    Sircilla (Telangana) , Feb. 25 : Minister of Information Technology, Government of Telangana K. Taraka Rama Rao met a delegation of South Indian Mills Association from Tamil Nadu at Siricilla in Telangana.

  • India has nearly lost Kashmir: Chidambaram
    Hyderabad(Telangana), Feb. 25: Former finance minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said that India has nearly lost Kashmir.

  • Kolkata: People hold candlelight vigil against Kansas shooting
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb 21 : A day after an Indian-origin engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla was shot dead in Kansas, dozens of people held a candlelight vigil at Mother Teresa's statue here, seeking justice against the hate crime.

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu to watch 'Pink' with Prez
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu will watch Pink with President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • Duvvada Jagannadham teaser unveiled
    Chennai, Feb 25 : Teaser of southern superstar Allu Arjun's Duvvada Jagannadham was released recently.

  • Terror suspect involved in 2002 American Centre attack arrested from Bihar
    Patna, Feb 25 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): A joint police team of three states has arrested a man believed to be involved 2002 shooting at the American Centre in Kolkata.

  • Ayesha Takia slams critics
    Mumbai, Feb 25 : Actress Ayesha Takia was trolled on social media after her images from an event which she had attended recently went viral.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chairs the first meeting of Committee on Cultural Harmony Conclave
    New Delhi, Feb 25 : Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge), Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that India is enriched with talent in art-culture, music and literature and this rich cultural heritage can become an effective mission of "social and cultural harmony".

  • China hotel fire kills 10
    Beijing, Feb 25 : A hotel fire in China's Jiangxi Province killed at least 10 people on Saturday, media reports said.

  • 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.