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  • Shahid Afridi wants to play farewell match in Lahore
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, has expressed desire to play his farewell match in Lahore.

  • SC refuses woman's plea seeking to abort her 26-week old foetus
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a woman's plea to abort her 26-week old foetus, suffering from 'down syndrome'.

  • RJD, CPI slam Sakshi Maharaj for his 'communal' Kabristaan remark
    Patna/ New Delhi , Feb. 28 : A day after Sakshi Maharaj stirred up a controversy courtesy his 'Kabristaan' remark, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav while questioning his character today demanded a thorough probe against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP.

  • Congress comes to Gurmehar's rescue, mocks BJP's 'patriotic' stunt
    New Delhi Feb. 28 : A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stirred a controversy by comparing Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the Congress on Tuesday mocked the saffron party's patriotic stunt and accused it of imposing pressure on the nation's youth.

  • Are PR millennials not ready to advise on moral dilemmas?
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28 : A study reveals millennials, pursuing career in public relations, do not feel the need to give advices on moral dilemmas, as for them, ethics are better left to the legal department or that role is beyond their responsibilities.

  • Young players from Northeast India set the ring on fire at 'Super Fight League'
    By Chandrakala Choudhury, New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : A total of eight teams and 96 fighters set the ring on fire as the 'Super Fight League' went viral in the national capital with players from different parts of India giving a tough challenge to each other, boasting of their razor body and power of their arms to bash down each other.

  • Platinum Jewelry sparkles at the 89th Annual Academy Awards
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The world's most elegant and notable celebrities sparkled in platinum jewelry at the "89th Annual Academy Awards" and related parties this evening. Large diamond stud earrings, cuff bracelets and cocktail rings were the top platinum jewelry trends on the red carpet.

  • Forever 21 expands national footprint with its 15th store in India
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Forever 21, a leading fast fashion brand from Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. strengthens its foothold in Mumbai with the launch of its 4th store, taking the total count to 15 stores in India.

  • PDM University collaborates with IBM Corporation
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : One of the premier hubs of education in Bahadurgarh, (Delhi-NCR), PDM University has collaborated with multinational technology company, IBM Corporation through its IBM Career Education program to introduce and launch co-branded specialized engineering and management programs.

  • Rangoon failure: Shekhar Suman feels 'this is poetic justice' to 'one cocained actress'
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Looks like things are still as bitter as ever, between Kangana Ranaut and the Suman family.

  • Jaypee Group inks MoU with Kazakhstan's export and investment agency Kaznex Invest
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : Noida, Uttar Pradesh-based infrastructure and energy-based conglomerate -- The Jaypee Group - has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kazakhstan's national agency for export and investment KAZNEX INVEST this week for collaboration in several areas of mutual interest.

  • Oscars Best Picture mistake: Academy issues apology
    Los Angeles, Feb 28 : The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has issued apology for the mistake related to the Best Picture award during the presentation ceremony on Sunday.

  • Kolkata: Burrabazar multi-storey still burning after 14 hours, 16 fire tenders engaged in firefighting ops
    Kolkata, Feb 28 : The massive fire, which broke out at a residential-cum-commercial building in Kolkata's Burrabazar area on Monday night, has not been brought under control so far, according to the last update came in on Tuesday morning.

  • Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from protest march
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur has pulled out of a march which is scheduled to take place in the university on Tuesday to protest against campus violence.

  • Indian cricketers go trekking after Pune defeat
    Pune, Feb 28 : Few Indian cricketers, including skipper Virat Kohli, went for trekking recently.

  • 8 killed in AP bus mishap
    Vijayawada, Feb 28 : At least eight people were killed when a bus in which they were travelling fell in a river near Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday, media reports said.

  • In Yemen, UN aid chief rallies support for relief efforts to prevent famine
    New York, Feb 28 : The parties to the conflict in Yemen need to continue providing humanitarian access, and the international community needs to step up its funding for life-saving operations, the United Nations relief aid chief said on Monday during his visit to the port city of Aden.

  • Germany: UN rights panel highlights racial profiling against people of African descent
    New York, Feb 28 : People of African descent in Germany suffer racial discrimination, Afrophobia and racial profiling in their daily lives, but their situation remains largely invisible to the wider society, a United Nations expert panel said on Monday at the end of its first official visit to the country.

  • Kosovo: Talks between Belgrade and Pristina 'essential' to peace, UN envoy tells Security Council
    New York, Feb 28 : There is no alternative to dialogue, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Kosovo on Monday told the Security Council, citing the importance of high-level talks between Belgrade and Pristina, and calling for continued international engagement to maintain peace and stability in Kosovo and the wider Balkans region.

  • Drought threatens 1.5 million Somalis; UN health agency scales up response
    New York, Feb 28 : Less than half of the people in Somalia have access to basic health services, the United Nations health agency on Monday said, announcing that it is scaling up its response in the country amid a severe drought and worsening food crisis.

  • Ramjas row: Security tightened outside Delhi University ahead of protest march
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Security has been beefed up on Tuesday outside Delhi University's Arts Faculty in a wake of protest march to be hold by students over the Ramjas college incident.

  • John Legend unveils 'La La Land' medley, post his Oscars performance
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 27 : After creating magic on the Oscars stage with his 'La La Land' performance, John Legend is set to treat the fans with something more.

  • Here's why Trump didn't respond to Oscars host's tweet to engage him!
    New York [USA], Feb. 27 : Host Jimmy Kimmel's poking fun at U.S. President Donald Trump and tweeting him, during the 89th Academy Awards is, by now, a known fact for each and every one.

  • Early reports of Kansas are equally "disturbing": White House
    Washington D.C. [United States], Feb. 28 : The White House has termed the early reports of Kansas shooting, where an Indian engineer was shot to death in an alleged racial attack by a gunman as "disturbing".

  • Does Congress support Chidambaram's 'separatist' stance: Centre asks Sonia Gandhi
    New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : Comparing Congress leader P. Chidambaram's language used in his recent statement with that of a separatist, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has questioned Congress President Sonia Gandhi if Chidambaram's stance represents the stance of the Congress.

  • China confirms 'joint counter-terrorism' operations with Afghanistan, but 'not with military'
    Hong Kong [China], Feb.28 : China has confirmed that it is helping Afghanistan conduct joint law enforcement operations in the border areas of that country to counter terrorism, after initially being in a state of denial about the sightings of Chinese military vehicles moving around inside Afghanistan.

  • BJP condemns Ramjas violence, says imperative to discuss to find solution
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 28 :; Condemning the recent tussle between Left-affiliated AISA and the RSS-backed ABVP in Delhi University's North Campus, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday appealed to the students from both the wings to debate and discuss and come up with a solution.

  • Objecting to 'Naidu Theory' makes you anti-national: Mallikarjun Kharge
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Slamming Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu for accusing the grand old party and the Left of trying to give a "different colour" to happenings on some campuses, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge on Tuesday criticized the former for espousing the ideologies of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh party (RSS).

  • Chhattisgarh: Woman mortgages jewellery to build more than 100 toilets
    Jashpur (Chhattisgarh) , Feb. 28 : Setting an inspiring example to others, a woman from Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district mortgaged her jewellery to make bricks with the help of other women to construct more than 100 toilets in the village.

  • Telangana CM says govt. will stand by Anganwadi workers
    Telangana (Hyderabad) , Feb. 28 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has assured that the government would stand by Anganwadi workers who are working relentlessly for the protection of pregnant women, lactating mothers and infants.

  • Customer at Wal-Mart asks employee to 'go to your own country'
    Irving [USA] ,Feb. 28: In a shocking incident of xenophobia, a customer at Irving Wal-Mart asked an employee to 'go to their own countries'.

  • Uphaar tragedy: SC to hear Gopal Ansal's plea on March 3
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it would hear on March 3 the plea filed by jailed real estate baron Gopal Ansal seeking modification of its review order on parity in connection with the Uphaar fire tragedy case.

  • Congress comes to Gurmehar's rescue, mocks BJP's 'patriotic' stunt
    New Delhi Feb. 28 : A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stirred a controversy by comparing Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, the Congress on Tuesday mocked the saffron party's patriotic stunt and accused it of imposing pressure on the nation's youth.

  • USA: Plano Police investigate racist graffiti on school windows, doors
    Plano (Texas) [USA], Feb. 28 : This week, for the students at Plano West Senior School, started with hateful and racist graffiti, scribbled on several windows and doors of the school.

  • Lower than expected levels of domestic production to sustain sugar prices at high levels, says ICRA
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Credit rating agency ICRA expects the domestic sugar prices to remain firm in the near term, given the deficit situation in the domestic and international markets.

  • Patients with chronic pain prefer marijuana over prescribed drugs: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28 : Canadian researchers revealed many people with chronic pain and those taking mental health medicines prefer cannabis over their prescribed medication.

  • World Bank CEO travels in Mumbai local from Churchgate to Dadar
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb.28 : World Bank Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Kristalina Georgieva, who is presently in Mumbai, today travelled in local train from Churchgate to Dadar.

  • Koenig becomes India's first authorized training provider and channel partner of ISACA
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Koenig Solutions, the leading IT training organization serving a global clientele for technical skill development, recently became ISACA Authorized Training Partner.

  • Dignity of women is paramount: Kargil martyr's father
    Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) , Feb.28 : In the wake of the ongoing controversy over Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who alleged rape threats over her social media campaign against the student group ABVP, Kargil war hero martyr Captain Saurabh Kalia's father N.N. Kalia on Tuesday said the honour and dignity of women is paramount, adding the culprits must be punished.

  • Rangana Herath to lead Lanka in Bangladesh Tests
    Colombo [Sri Lanka], Feb.28 : Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath will lead the Sri Lanka Test squad in the two-match home series against Bangladesh beginning March 7 in Galle.

  • UFBU strike to hit banking operations today
    New Delhi Feb. 28 : Operations at the state-owned banks will be effected, as the United Forum of Bank Union (UFBU) has called for a day-long strike today.

  • Cinepolis India wins 'Best Marketing Campaign of the Year' award at Making of Developed India awards 2017
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Cinepolis, India's 1st international and World's 4th largest movie theatre circuit has bagged the 'Best Marketing Campaign of the Year' award at the Making of Developed India awards 2017.

  • ABVP: Arvind Kejriwal to meet Delhi LG
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said he will meet Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal amid protests over Ramjas college row.

  • Imran Khan opposes hosting PSL final in Lahore
    Lahore, Feb 28 : Former Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Tuesday opposed the plan of hosting Pakistan Super League final in Lahore.

  • Pentagon spokesman discusses ISIS preliminary plan
    Washington, Feb 28 : Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will present a preliminary version of the Pentagon's new plan to rapidly defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria during a meeting of the White House Principals Committee, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said here.

  • SpaceX to send space tourists around Moon in 2018
    New York, Feb 28 : In a major development, Space Exploration Technologies has announced its plan of sending two paying customers on a tourist trip around the moon in 2018.

  • Refugees and migrants taking 'enormous risks' to reach Europe - UN agency
    New York, Feb 28 : Increased border restrictions and lack of accessible legal ways to reach Europe have caused refugees and migrants to take more "diversified and dangerous journeys," such as relying on people-smugglers or using flimsy boats to cross rough seas, a new report by the United Nations refugee agency has revealed.

  • Families report skyrocketing food prices, dire conditions in western Mosul - UN agency
    New York, Feb 28 : The United Nations food relief agency on Monday said it is extremely concerned about the humanitarian situation facing more than 750,000 people living in dire conditions in the western sections of Iraq's Mosul city, where fighting is taking place between the Government forces and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) terrorists.

  • UN health agency lists antibiotic-resistant bacteria which pose human threat
    New York, Feb 28 : The United Nations health agency on Monday published its first-ever catalogue of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health.

  • Leicester begin post-Ranieri era with 3-1 PL win over Liverpool
    Leicester [U.K], Feb.28 : Jamie Vardy netted two goals as Leicester City registered a comfortable 3-1 win over Liverpool in their Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium here on Tuesday.

  • Colorado: Indian man's house trashed with dog poop, racial messages
    Peyton [USA], Feb. 28: An incident of possible hate crime has come to light in a US town where a house of an Indian man was trashed with eggs, dog poop and hate messages.

  • Senate confirms Wilbur Ross as Trump's Secretary of Commerce
    Washington D.C. [United States], Feb. 28 : Wilbur Ross's name has been approved by the Senate, as President Donald Trump's Secretary of Commerce.

  • Oscars s.n.a.f.u happened as they 'focused' more on me: Donald Trump
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 27 : The world is still not clear about the Oscars s.n.a.f.u, but looks like the U.S President knows why it all happened.

  • Kansas shooting: Last rites of engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla to be performed today
    Telangana (Hyderabad) , Feb. 28 : The last rites of engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in the United States will be performed on Tuesday.

  • Delhi HC to hear plea against strike by Ola, Uber
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday continue its hearing on a plea against the strike organised by Ola and Uber drivers in the national capital.

  • SC to hear Sahara's plea in connection with return of money to its investors
    New Delhi [India], Feb. 28 : The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the plea filed by Sahara in connection with the return of money to its investors.

  • BJP MP compares DU girl to Dawood: CPI(M) dubs it voice of RSS
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Pratap Simha countered controversy by comparing Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, whose social media post against the ABVP has gone viral, to Dawood Ibrahim, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday dubbed it as the voice of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) who wants to capture the universities of India.

  • Congress eroded itself by depending upon dynastic succession: Jitendra Singh
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said the nation would have to rise up and rethink whether the Congress is a party which could ever in future be handed over the reins of power and governance without risking the sovereignty of Indian republic.

  • Donald Trump attributes himself for Republican Party's growing fame
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : U.S. President Donald Trump has claimed that more American adults support Republicans in Congress than Democrats since he became the President of the country.

  • Russia to cooperate with Tajikistan in strengthening security
    Astana [Kazakhstan], Feb. 28 : Russian President Vladimir Putin has affirmed his willingness to cooperate with Tajikistan in strengthening security and stability.