New Delhi , Feb 21. : With several folks from the Hollywood coming out in the open against Donald Trump, comedian Stephen Colbert took a nice jibe at the U.S. President.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : Slamming Minister Akhilesh Yadav for his 'donkeys of Gujarat' jibe, Union Minister for Information and broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday advised the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister of using peoples' language.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : A Delhi court on Tuesday sent the accused in the Hauz Khas Rape case to 14-day judicial custody.
Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb. 21 : The Indian Women's team on Tuesday came out with yet another stupendous performance as they defeated South Africa by a solitary wicket to clinch victory in the thrilling final of the ICC 2017 Women's World Cup Qualifiers here at the P Sara Oval.
New Delhi, , Feb. 21 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday put a stay on a Central Information Commission (CIC) order that directed the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to allow inspection of class10th and 12th school records of Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Bollywood's upcoming movie, 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha', based on Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led 'Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan' starring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar has wrapped up its shooting.
Pune , Feb. 21 : India head coach Anil Kumble has insisted that his team are wary of Australia's aggressive style of play but said that the hosts would put together strategies in place to counter that during the four-match Test series starting on February 23 here at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : With a vision to promote and develop professional boxing in India, IOS Boxing promotions on Tuesday announced the signing of 13 more boxers to their pool.
New Delhi Feb 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested two Superintendents and an Inspector of Central Excise, Audit Department (Government. of India) for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 3 lakh from the complainant.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 21 : The terrorist which was neutralised by the Border Security Force (BSF) deployed at the Line of Control (LoC) in Keri Sector, Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir has been recognised as a Lashkar-e-Taiba (Let) militant.
Pune , Feb. 21 : Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has insisted that his team are ready for the "big challenge" which they would face in the four-match Test series against India beginning Thursday at the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium.
New Delhi , Feb.21 :Louis Taylor, Chief Executive Officer of UK Export Finance (UKEF), is visiting India from 20-23 February. UKEF, the UK's Export Credit Agency, has up to GBP1 billion in capacity to provide finance to support Indian buyers of British goods, services and intangibles, with support available in Indian Rupees.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Tuesday framed charges against three accused in connection with the Abu Dhabi ISIS case.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb.21 : With the polling for 227 municipal wards in the Brihannmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) underway, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari hoped for a hike in percentage of voters as compared to last year.
London [United Kingdom], Feb.21 : The resistance against the multi-billion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) reached London, when Baloch and Sindhi activists staged a protest outside the Chinese embassy.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : After his appointment as the Chairman earlier today, Natarajan Chandrasekaran chaired his first Board Meeting of Tata Sons Limited.
Raipur, Feb 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Chhattisgarh Principal Secretary BL Agrawal and two others in a corruption case, according to media reports.
New Delhi, Feb 21 : Snapdeal, one of India's leading online marketplaces, said on Tuesday that its annual sales trends revealed increased customer affinity towards energy efficient and health friendly products.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : Until Tuesday afternoon, moderate to brisk polling were reported from Maharashtra for the elections being held for 10 Municipal Corporations, second phase of Zila Parishads and Panchayat Samitis.
Patna, Feb 21 : Security forces gunned down a dreaded Naxal leader in Bihar in a fierce encounter on Tuesday, according to media reports.
Islamabad, Feb 21 : Several people feared injured in bomb blasts at a local court in Pakistan's Charsadda district on Tuesday, according to media reports.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : Reliance Industries chairman and managing director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday announced that Reliance Jio, which has achieved unprecedented level of acceptance in the world, has crossed a subscriber base of 100million in record time.
By Ashok Dixit, New Delhi , Feb.21 : Kazakhstan and India will celebrate the completion of 25 years of bilateral diplomatic ties on Wednesday, and both are looking to enhance and broaden engagement in existing as well as new areas, said Kazakhstan's envoy to India, Bulat Sarsenbayev.
Mumbai , Feb.21 : Former Indian cricketer and Rajya Sabha MP Sachin Tendulkar today cast his vote, along with his wife Anjali, at a polling booth in Mumbai along with his wife to cast their votes in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : World leader in digital security Gemalto is presenting the newest release of its On Demand Connectivity and eSIM technology for Windows 10 devices, in connection with Microsoft.
Washington D.C. (USA), Feb 21 : The world's first battery to use only hydronium ions as the charge carrier has been been developed by scientists.
Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 21 : According to a new study, Carnegie's Stephen Elardo and Anat Shahar shows that interactions between iron and nickel under the extreme pressures and temperatures similar to a planetary interior can help scientists understand the period in our Solar System's youth when planets were forming and their cores were created.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 21 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to divide the nation on the basis of caste, creed and race, with the sole intention to remain in power.
Charsadda [Pakistan], Feb 21 : At least four people have reportedly been killed and as many as 12 wounded after three blasts occurred through Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Charsadda district today.
Mumbai , Feb. 21 : Veteran director Subhash Ghai was amongst many B-town celebs, who went out in full force to cast their votes in BMC elections.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 21 : With many Bollywood actors promoting the message to exercise their right to vote, superstar Shah Rukh Khan too cast his vote for the 2017 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls in the Mount Marry church and high school in Bandra, Mumbai.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Two Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) were approved by the Ministry of Defence in the Defence Acquisition Council meeting held today.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : The medical condition of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Commanding Officer Chetan Cheeta, who is undergoing treatment at the AIIMS Trauma Centre, is improving.
Charsadda [Pakistan], Feb 21 : The death from the three blasts that took place outside a court in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Charsadda district today has risen to seven.
Tamenglong (Manipur) Feb. 21 : Suspected militants on Tuesday fired at the police deployed for the visit of Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam while he was proceeding for flag hoisting of his election campaign in Tamenglong district of Manipur.
Gonda (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 21 : In Uttar Pradesh, where minority vote plays a key role in deciding its political fate, Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati, while addressing a rally in Gonda, on Tuesday said that if a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government is formed in the state it will remove the provision of reservation for dalits.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 :The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has asked all chairs and missions to to promote Ayush and Ayurveda, said Minister of State for External Affairs, General V.K. Singh (Retd), at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.
New Delhi, , Feb. 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday delivered the inaugural address of the seven-day Sri Ramakrishna Vachanamrita Satram retreat in Kerala's Tiruvalla via video conference. He said he was humbled by the secularity of the nation.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Feb. 21 : Mumbai recorded a voter turnout of 41.32 percent till 3.30 p.m. in the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday.
Ahmedabad/Allahabad (Gujarat/Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 21 : Uttar Pradesh incumbent Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's 'donkey' remark targetting Prime Minister Narendra Modi triggered a sharp reaction from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), accusing the former of 'insulting' the people of the western state.
By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb. 21: Opposition CPN- UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal has said forces scared of election are opposing it.
New Delhi , Feb.21 : Kazakhstan and India will celebrate the completion of 25 years of bilateral diplomatic ties on Wednesday, and both are looking to enhance and broaden engagement in existing as well as new areas, said Kazakhstan's envoy to India, Bulat Sarsenbayev.
Barbados [West Indies], Feb.21 : West Indies opening batsman Kieran Powell, who played his last international game in June 2014, has been recalled in the 15-member ODI squad for three-match series against England beginning March 3 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Feb. 21 : Mumbai recorded a voter turnout of 32.1 percent till 1.30 p.m. in the elections to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday.
New Delhi , Feb.21 : Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of applications for the remote control of cars from several famous car manufacturers. As a result, the company's experts have discovered that all of the applications contain a number of security issues that can potentially allow criminals to cause significant damage for connected car owners.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : Herbalife, a global nutrition company, announced its partnership with Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) to support and encourage athletes with intellectual disabilities in India.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) Feb. 21 : With the polling commencing for 227 municipal wards in the Brihannmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday, residents of 3 out of 19 buildings of MIG Colony in Mumbai's East Bandra, summing up to at least 100 voters, did not find their names in the list.
Mumbai, Feb 21 : : Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday that Jio, the company's telecom arm, has crossed 100 million customer base in 170 days of its launch.
Kabul, Feb 21 : At least seven ISIS militants have been killed in the ongoing Shaheen 25 offensive, launched by the Afghanistan government, local Khaama Press reported.
Islamabad, Feb 21 : At least four people were killed and 12 others injured in three consecutive blasts which rocked Pakistan's Charsadda on Tuesday, local reports said.
New Delhi, Feb 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that he will be spending Mahashivratri in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
New Delhi/Kathmandu, Feb 21 : India is keen on linking Nepal's capital Kathmandu with New Delhi and Kolkata through a railway network, media reports said on Tuesday.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : British and Indian officials on Tuesday held consultations under the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) here, wherein they discussed liquor baron Vijay Mallya's extradition.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb.21 : With polling underway for 227 municipal wards in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena Party chief Uddhav Thackeray were among the many who cast their votes respectively.
Mumbai , Feb. 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested former Enforcement Directorate (ED) JP Singh, Assistant Director Sanjay Agarwal and two other officials in a case of corruption.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 21 : The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the State Election Commission (SEC) to hold local body elections by before May 14.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 21 : Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sparked a controversy by comparing the number of cremation grounds with that of the graveyards in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday fired fresh salvos at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), alleging them to resorting to 'anti-secular' politics in order to win the polls.
New Delhi , Feb. 21 : HCL Infosystems, one of India's Premier IT Services, Distribution and Digital Solutions Company, showcased Cloud and Internet-of-Things (IoT) based solutions at the Future Decoded, Microsoft India's flagship conference, being held in Mumbai on February 21 and 22, 2017.
New Delhi , Feb 21 : Eagles are reportedly being trained by France to attack drones on suspicions that ISIS could carry out a possible terror attack on its soil.
Kigali (Rwanda) , Feb. 21 : India and Rwanda on Tuesday signed three MoUs for promoting innovation, easing visa requirements and boosting air connectivity between the two countries.