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  • PM Modi greets nation on Maha Shivratri
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the nation on the holy occasion of Maha Shivratri.

  • Delhi: Stalin to meet Sonia, Rahul Gandhi today over TN power tussle
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : After meeting President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday, DMK working president M.K. Stalin will meet Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today in the national capital to discuss the current political turbulence in Tamil Nadu.

  • Mayawati lashing out due to sheer desperation, can foresee her loss in U.P: BJP
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Lashing out at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for her remark likening BJP Chief Amit Shah to Mumbai attack terrorist Ajmal Kasab, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said that the former is resorting to such statements in clear desperation, as she could foresee her impending loss in the state Assembly Elections.

  • Course correction will be undertaken: Congress after BMC election result
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : After suffering a rout in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, the Congress party on Friday said it will introspect on the reasons for the loss and added that course correction will be undertaken by the grand old party.

  • BJP claims BMC results prove boon for them
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Feb. 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the results of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election turned out to be boon for the saffron party along with Shiv Sena.

  • Donald Trump meets manufacturing executives, seeks to bring 'real jobs' back to U.S.
    New York [USA], Feb. 24:US President Donald Trump met two dozen manufacturing CEOs and expressed that he's determined to bring back thousands more
    real jobs to the U.S. and to cut trade deficits with countries such as Mexico and China.

  • Donald Trump says Chicago needs help
    New Delhi , Feb. 24: US President Donald Trump expressed shock over the incident in Chicago where seven people were killed and another six were wounded in shootings on Wednesday and calling that the city 'needs help' as the situation is out of control.

  • Teens drowsy during mid-afternoon are 4.5 times more likely to commit crimes in adulthood
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 24 : Parents, please take note! A study warns teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy during mid-afternoon, are 4.5 times more likely to commit violent crimes a decade and a half later.

  • Too much sugar may causes Alzheimer's
    London [UK], Feb. 24 : A diet, high in sugar, could lead to Alzheimers, as a study finds a link between sugar and the brain disease.

  • Danish man burns Quran, charged with blasphemy case
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: A Danish man who posed a video of himself setting fire to the Quran on Facebook has been charged with blasphemy, first such case in the country after almost half a century.

  • North Korea says Kim Jong-nam evidence being fabricated by Malaysia
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: North Korea denied responsibility for Kim Jong-nam's death and accussed the Malaysian authorities of fabricating evidence of Pyongyang's involvement under the influence of South Korea.

  • Pope Francis suggests it's better to be an atheist than a bad Christian
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: Pope Francis suggested that if the person is a Christian, who exploits people, leads a double life or manages a dirty business, then it is better to be called as an atheist rather than a believer.

  • Iraqi forces recaptures Mosul airport from ISIS
    London [UK], Feb. 24: Iraqi security forces recaptured the Mosul airport from ISIS, a key part of the government's offensive to drive the Islamic State (IS) from the western half of the city.

  • India-Uganda bond reflects relationship of heart, mind: Hamid Ansari
    Kampala (Uganda) Feb. 24 : Emphasizing the bond between India and Uganda, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, on Wednesday, said that the bond between the two countries is beyond commercial as it has risen to relationship of heart and mind.

  • China hopes better relations following Jaishankar's visit for strategic dialogue
    Beijing [China], Feb. 24: Following the visit by Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar's to the country for the strategic dialogue, China hopes that it has achieved its expected goals and is of positive significance for promoting bilateral relations.

  • India- Uganda condemns all forms of terrorism
    New Delhi , Feb.24 : India and Uganda, in a joint statement on Friday, condemned terrorism in all its forms and stressed on the importance of international efforts to prevent and fight the menace.

  • BJP shines in Maha civic polls, trails Sena by two seats in Mumbai
    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.

  • Glad to be 'first Indian actor' to visit Facebook headquarter', says Huma
    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.

  • Sheena Bora murder: Special CBI court defers trial till March 16
    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.

  • UP polls: 61 pct voters' turnout recorded in fourth phase
    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.

  • A NSCN (K) and three KLO militants nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
    Guwahati, Feb 23 : Security forces apprehended a NSCN (K) militant and three Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on Thursday.

  • Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. synchronises 15 MW solar plant in Telangana
    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.

  • Australia score 256-9 at stumps
    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.

  • Community Savings Bank Association, UK selects TCS BaNCS on the Cloud
    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.

  • Sikkim becomes 22nd State to join UDAY
    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.

  • Prakash Javadekar lays foundation stone of new building of Kendriya Vidyalaya Shahdara Delhi
    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.

  • Congress' position on demonetisation costing it dearly, says Jailtey
    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.

  • Kepler suspected Cronje of fixing matches long before getting caught in 2000
    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.

  • CBEC launches mobile application for GST updates
    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.

  • CBFC refuses to certify 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' for abusive words, contentious sexual scenes!
    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.

  • Nation celebrates Maha Shivaratri
    New Delhi , Feb. 24: Maha Shivaratri which means the 'Great Night of Shiva' is being celebrated today as it is a festival celebrated annually in honour of lord Shiva.

  • Djubo launches Cloud PMS, adds clients across 11 countries
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : India-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) player, Djubo, launched an app facilitating property management system for hotels, titled Djubo Cloud PMS.

  • Beyonce pulls out of Coachella performance
    London (UK), Feb. 24 : Beyhives! There is some bad news for you.

  • Kansas: Man shoots Indian engineer dead while yelling get out of my country
    New York [U.S.], Feb. 24 : An Indian engineer has been shot to dead in Kansas, U.S. in an alleged racial attack, after the gunman was heard shouting get out of my country.

  • Mayawati is not mentally stable: BJP on 'Kasab' remark
    Kolkata[(West Bengal) , Feb. 24: Taking a swipe at 'Kasab' comment made by Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) supremo Mayawati, the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Friday said that former has lost her mental stability.

  • BJP claims BMC results proves boon for them, Shiv Sena,
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Feb. 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the results of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election turned out to be boon for the saffron party along with Shiv Sena.

  • Trained dogs may help to detect threatened cheetahs: Study
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 24 : US researchers have suggested that specially trained dogs can be used to find wide-ranging species that are often threatened, sepecially cheetah in a region of Western Zambia.

  • Fathers beware! Doing cocaine while planning family may affect your son's memory
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 24 : A team of US researchers warn, fathers, who do cocaine at the time of conceiving a child, may be putting their son at risk of learning disabilities and memory loss.

  • Fish with higher levels of mercury may may put you at risk!
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 24 : Waring for all the sea food lovers! Consuming fish, rich in mercury may double the risk of developing motor neurone disease.

  • BSP should introspect before talking about terrorism: BJP
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Hitting back at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for referring Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah as a terrorist, the saffron party on Friday said that those who give tickets to gangster-turned politician like Mukhtar Ansari should not talk about terrorism.

  • French presidential election: Le Pen retains lead in polls despite gains by Macron
    London [UK], Feb. 24: According to a poll, French far right leader Marine Le Pen has increased her lead in the first round of France's presidential election but would lose the May 7 run-off against either the centre-right's Francois Fillon or centrist Emmanuel Macron.

  • Donald Trump wants US to expand nuclear arsenal
    London [UK], Feb. 24: US President Donald Trump expressed that he wants to expand America's nuclear arsenal adding that the country has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity.

  • Former IMF chief RodrigoRato gets four years sentence for embezzlement
    London [UK], Feb. 24: The former International Monetary Fund(IMF) chief Rodrigo Rato has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for misusing corporate credit cards while in charge of two leading Spanish banks.

  • Donald Trump terms deportation of illegal immigrants as military operation
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: : US President Donald Trump described his administration's moves to deport illegal immigrants as a military operation.

  • Donald Trumps calls Tillerson trip to Mexico 'tough'
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: U.S. President Donald Trump has termed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Mexico as 'tough'.

  • Yemen's health system another victim of the conflict - UN health agency
    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.

  • DG level BSF-BGB conference held in Dhaka
    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.

  • Pakistan, Turkey agree to boost cooperation
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : Pakistan and Turkey on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to continue to transform their special relationship into a strong strategic partnership.

  • Govt.to issue sovereign gold bonds, applications to be accepted from Feb.27 to Mar.3
    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.

  • CBFC denies certification to Lipstick Under My Burkha, makers to challenge in tribunal
    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).

  • Manipur encounter: Tribal woman, Naga militant killed
    Mnipur encounter: Tribal woman, Naga militant killed

  • Poll Verdict: Shiv Sena tops Mumbai, close second BJP shines statewide; Congress-NCP bite dust
    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.

  • Tata Communications unveils MOVE
    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.

  • DoNER Ministry alongwith Tezpur University to encourage entrepreneurship in Northeast
    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).

  • Indian benchmark indices close higher on Thursday
    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.

  • Ex-wife Mariah Carey congratulates Nick Cannon on birth of his son
    London [UK], Feb. 23 : Celebrating happiness, American singer Mariah Carey congratulated ex-husband Nick Cannon on the birth of his son, Golden Sagon Cannon.

  • Arun Jaitley to undertake five-day visit of UK from tomorrow
    New Delhi , Feb.23 (India): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will leave tomorrow for London on a five-day official visit.

  • Kalikho Pul's wife withdraws SC plea seeking CBI probe
    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.

  • Stamping of hand baggage dispensed at seven airports
    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.

  • PM Hasina to visit India in April
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb. 23 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will visit India in April.