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  • Ujjivan Small Finance Bank launches 'Paison Ki ABCD', a film on financial literacy
    Mumbai, Mar 1 : Ujjivan Small Financial Bank Ltd. (Ujjivan SFB) has launched a powerful, educational film on Financial Literacy titled 'Paison Ki ABCD'.

  • Information and Broadcasting Minister visits Media Units of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Soochna Bhawan
    New Delhi, Mar 1 : Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information and Broadcasting on Wednesday visited the Media Units and their facilities at Soochna Bhawan to get a first-hand experience of their functioning.

  • Fans get opportunity to interact with Anushka Sharma
    Mumbai, March 1 : The makers of Phillauri, in which Anushka Sharma plays a friendly spirit, released a Whatsapp number where fans got the opportunity to interact with the bride in spirit herself through a video call.

  • Maruti Suzuki sells 130,280 units in February
    New Delhi, Mar 1 : Maruti Suzuki India Limited, leader in passenger vehicles,on Wednesday said sold a total of 130,280 units in February 2017.

  • Canada: Justin Trudeau praised in Donald Trump's speech to Congress
    Toronto, Mar 1 : Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau was applauded by U.S. President Donald Trump in his first speech on Tuesday, to a joint session of the American Congress, media reports said.

  • Virat Kohli to receive Polly Umrigar Award, R Aswhin nominated for Dilip Sardesai Award
    Mumbai, mar 1 : Team India captain Virat Kohli will be presented with the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award, given to the International Cricketer of the Year, at the BCCI Annual Awards to be held in Bengaluru on Wednesday, March 8.

  • State NRC authority free to appeal to review Gauhati HC decision : Congress
    Guwahati, Mar 1 : : Following the directive of Gauhati High Court in National Register of Citizens (NRC) upgrade process in the state, opposition leader in the Assam assembly Debabrata Saikia on Wednesday said that the state NRC authority is free to appeal before the court to review the decision.

  • Sarkar 3 trailer launched
    Mumbai, Mar 1 : The official trailer of Ram Gopal Verma's upcoming movie Sarkar 3, featuring megastar Amitabh Bachchan, has been released.

  • AAD Endo-Atmospheric Interceptor Missile successfully test fired
    New Delhi, Mar 1 : The DRDO conducted the successful launch of the interceptor missile Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 1015 hrs on Wednesday from Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha, officials said.

  • Arun Jaitley meets World Bank Group CEO Kristalina I. Georgieva
    New Delhi, Mar 1 : Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley emphasized the need for increasing the World Bank Portfolio for India at a meeting with Kristalina I. Georgieva, the Chief Executive Officer, World Bank Group on Wednesday.

  • Sarkar 3 poster: Hrithik praises Yami Gautam's look
    Mumbai, May 1 : Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan on Wednesday praised Yami Gautam and her look in the first poster of the her upcoming movie 'Sarkar 3' by calling her 'looking fantastic'.

  • Afghanistan calls on Pakistan to 'de-escalate' tensions at border
    Lahore [Pakistan], Mar. 1 : Calling on Islamabad to de-escalate tensions, Afghanistan has called on Pakistan to re-open the border, which had been closed in the wake of the recent spree of terrorist attacks.

  • Bollywood loves Dubai and how!
    Dubai [UAE], Mar. 1 : Dubai is fast gaining a competitive edge over popular destinations like London, New York and Interlaken as one of Bollywood's most preferred destinations.

  • Duchess of Cambridge flaunts earrings by Anita Dongre
    New Delhi , Mar. 1 : Indian fashion designer Anita Dongre, who met the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton at the reception dinner marking UK-India Year of Culture, said it was lovely meeting Middleton, who wore a jewellery piece from Dongre's Pinkcity line for the gala.

  • Pakistan must vacate illegally occupied Kashmir: India at UN
    Geneva [Switzerland] Mar., 1 : Asserting that Pakistan is a state that regards the use of terrorism as a legitimate instrument of statecraft and provides sanctuary to UN-designated terrorists, India in its reply to Islamabad's statement at the United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Wednesday urged the Council to ask its Asian neighbour to fulfil its obligation under UN Security Council resolutions to vacate illegal occupation of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.

  • Jaitley urges World Bank to increase IBRD's funding to India
    New Delhi , March 1 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley emphasised the need for increasing the World Bank Portfolio for India at a meeting held today with Kristalina I. Georgieva, CEO, World Bank Group.

  • Anupam Kher vades into Gurmehar Kaur controversy, Amitabh Bachchan keeps away
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 1 : Criticising the opposition parties for politicising the issue, Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher on Wednesday said political parties are raising the controversy surrounding the student of Lady Shri Ram (LSR) College Gurmehar Kaur to gain political mileage out of it.

  • UP poll: Results will change fate of SP, Congress and BSP: Modi
    Maharajganj (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar 1 : Addressing a rally in Maharajganj on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said polls would change the fate of the Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Congress.

  • India, UK discuss agenda of Economic and Financial Dialogue
    London [United Kingdom] Mar.1 : During his recent visit to the United Kingdom, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley met Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond at 10 Downing Street.

  • Setback to OP Chautala over 'violation' of parole conditions
    New Delhi , Mar. 1 : The Delhi High Court on Wednesday cancelled the parole which was granted to former Haryana chief minister O. P. Chautala who is facing charges in a disproportionate assets case, after he violated the terms and conditions of the parole.

  • Ex-PNB manager, four others awarded imprisonment over loss of 3.34 crore
    New Delhi , Mar 1 : A special court on Wednesday sentenced an-ex manager of Punjab National Bank, Adyar Branch Chennai and four others to imprisonment for causing a loss of 3.34 crore to the bank.

  • Luis Norton de Matos appointed as head coach of India U-17 WC football team
    New Delhi , Mar.1 : The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday appointed Portugal's Luis Norton de Matos as the Head Coach of the India U-17 World Cup Team for the forthcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017.

  • CreditMantri raises USD 7.6 Million in Series B funding
    New Delhi , March 1 : Credit management services company CreditMantri has raised Rs. 51.4 crore (USD 7.6 million) in Series B round of funding.

  • Delhi Police claims 'peaceful protest' carried out by JNU students; varsity denies
    New Delhi , March. 1 : The Delhi Police on Wednesday said that a peaceful protest was being carried out by the students in the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

  • Post Oscars, 'Lion's Sunny Pawar receives warm welcome from Uddhav Thackeray
    Mumbai {Maharashtra), Mar. 1 : After creating waves at the recently held 89th Academy Awards ceremony, 'Lion' actor Sunny Pawar today met Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray after returning from the US.

  • Grab the latest Gillette Venus Breeze now only at Purplle.com
    New Delhi , Mar 1 : Purplle.com launched in 2012, grew to becoming India's largest beauty product and service destination in under five years. Founded by IITians Manish Taneja and Rahul Dash, it was created to make beauty products available in the deepest pockets of the country, at the most reasonable prices. Consistently delivering on this promise has made Purplle.com the most preferred beauty portal by buyers across the country.

  • Swara Bhaskar, Vidya Balan back Gurmehar, say violence 'unacceptable'
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 1 : Voicing her opinion over the recent clashes between the members of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) and All India Students Association (AISA) at Delhi University's Ramjas College, Bollywood actress Swara Bhaskar on Wednesday said violence in the name of 'nationalism' is not justified in any situation.

  • Nitish's minister apologises for rant against PM Modi
    Patna (Bihar) , March. 1 : A day after raking up a controversy for his derogatory statement against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar's Excise and Prohibition Minister Abdul Jalil today tendered an apology stating that his assertion was not aimed at hurting anyone.

  • Third quarter substantially impacted by demonetisation: Jaitley after UK visit
    New Delhi , Mar 1 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who returned to India after his meeting with top government officials and business leaders in London, today said the third quarter was substantially impacted by demonetisation, which admittedly had led to squeeze of currency in the economy.

  • Forum Against Communist Terrorism protests against Kerala Govt.
    Kerala , Mar.1 : Forum Against Communist Terrorism (FACT) is holding a nationwide protest today to condemn the Communist Party of India (Marxist)-led government's failure to stop political murders of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) members in Kerala last year.

  • Do we look like our names? new research says yes
    Jerusalem, Mar 1 : Study suggests that people "live up to their name" with their facial appearance

  • Assam Assembly passes appropriation bill for next fiscal
    Guwahati, Mar 1 : The Assam Assembly on Wednesday had passed the Assam Appropriation (No. III) Bill, 2017 for the next fiscal.

  • Opposition Congress slams BJP minister over his statement on Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha
    Guwahati, Mar 1 : : The opposition Congress legislators on Wednesday hit back at the BJP led Assam government in the Assam assembly following state parliamentary minister Chandra Mohan Patowary alleged that the Assam Chah Mazdoor Sangha (Assam tea labourer organization) is working for the Congress.

  • Tripartite MoU signed to set up International Boxing Academy
    New Delhi, May 1 : A tripartite MoU amongst AIBA (International Boxing Association), BFI (Boxing Federation of India) and SAI (Sports Authority of India) to set up an International Boxing Academy at Indira Gandhi Stadium, New Delhi & Rajiv Gandhi Sports complex at Rohtak, Haryana was signed in the forenoon of Mar 1 in the presence of Injeti Srinivas, Secretary (Sports) cum DG SAI in the office of Minister State for Sports & Youth Affairs , New Delhi .

  • Four foreign players withdraw from PSL final in Pakistan
    Lahore, Mar 1 : Four foreign players, including British batsman Kevin Pietersen, have announced they will not play in the PSL final in Pakistan's Lahore city.

  • Kolkata: RBI Regional Director inaugurates Bandhan Nextgen Bankers' Programme
    Kolkata, Mar 1 : Bandhan-Konnagar (CSR arm of Bandhan) in association with Bandhan Bank has started a one year residential programme titled Bandhan Nextgen Bankers'

  • Tennis: Maria Sharapova handed Rome wildcard
    Rome, Mar 1 : Russian Tennis star Maria Sharapova has been handed over a wildcard entry into the main draw of the tournament in Rome this year.

  • Rohit Sharma to play in Vijay Hazare Trophy
    Mumbai, Mar 1 : Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma is all set to make his return to the field by playing matches in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

  • World stars sign up for 2017 Hero CPL Player Draft
    Barbados, Mar 1 : A record number of local and international stars have been officially registered for the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Player Draft which takes place on Mar 10 in Barbados.

  • Artists Subodh Gupta, Bharti Kher to stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as Artists In-Residence
    New Delhi, May 1 : Artists Subodh Gupta and Bharti Kher will commence their stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as Artists In-Residence on Thursday, officials said.

  • SAIL records best-ever monthly export volume in 10 years
    New Delhi, Mar 1 : The concerted efforts by Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) on increasing exports share have started to bear fruits.

  • West Bengal: SSB rescues two girls from clutches of human trafficking
    New Delhi , Mar 1 : The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 41st Battallion's troops in Ranidanga, West Bengal on Wednesday rescued two Nepalese girls from the clutches of a human trafficking racket.

  • 'Fake job' racket busted at Delhi Airport, two arrested
    New Delhi , Mar 1 : In the wake of recently reported cases where people were duped by unidentified persons by delivering false promise to give a job at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, the airport authorities along with the Delhi Police, in a coordinated operation nabbed two accused in the case.

  • Kohli to be honoured with Polly Umrigar Award; Aswhin nominated for Dilip Sardesai Award
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , March. 1 : India's cricket team captain Virat Kohli, given to the International Cricketer of the Year, would be presented with the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award at the BCCI Annual Awards to be held in Bengaluru on March 8.

  • Mastan's comments against PM Modi show standard of Congress: Venkaiah Naidu
    Hajipur (Bihar) , Mar 1 : Following the uproar over Bihar Minister Abdul Jalil Mastan's controversial comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, Union Minister of Urban Development, Venkaiah Naidu tore into the Congress leader questioning how he became a politician in the first place.

  • Kansas attack: Govt. engaging with other countries to ensure safety of Indians, says MEA
    New Delhi , March. 1 : Even as the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that the Indian techie was killed in an alleged racial attack in Kansas, United States, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Bagley on Wednesday said the Indian Government is closely engaging with the authorities in other countries for ensuring the safety of their citizens.

  • SBI files analysis report on GDP numbers
    New Delhi , March 1 : After GDP figures were released earlier this week, Dr. Soumya Kanti Ghosh, Chief Economic Adviser, Economic Research Department, State Bank of India (SBI) has expressed her views on the aforementioned figures.

  • Bombay HC sets aside Maharashtra Govt. order on compulsory Marathi for auto-rickshaw drivers
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , March. 1 : The Bombay High Court on Wednesday set aside a Maharashtra Government order that made Marathi language compulsory for auto rickshaw permits.

  • The 1930 Studebaker 'Killer' car which Godse drove before eliminating Bapu
    By Aakash Kumar, New Delhi , Mar. 1 : On a bright Sunday (February 26) afternoon, when over 90 vintage vehicles and 25 classic motorcycles were displayed during the 51st edition of The Stateman Vintage & Classic Car Rally at the national stadium, there was something peculiar about a blue soft-roofed Studebaker, having name 'Killer'.

  • Kamal Hasaan meets Queen of England at UK-India 2017
    New Delhi , Mar. 1 : Actor Kamal Hasaan, who attended the reception hosted by Queen Elizabeth II in Buckingham Palace, recollected his 'Marudhanayagam' shooting days when she had visited his film's sets back in October 1997, during her brief stay in India.

  • PM Modi works for capitalists not for poor farmers: Rahul Gandhi
    Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) , March. 1 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that the latter works only for capitalists and overlooks poor farmers.

  • SC adjourns Uber predatory price matter till March 8
    New Delhi , March. 1 : The Supreme Court on Wednesday adjourned a matter pertaining to predatory pricing as alleged by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) against Uber.

  • Ericsson deploys OSS fulfillment suite for Jio in India
    New Delhi , March 1 : Communications technology and services leader Ericsson successfully deployed an end-to-end OSS fulfillment suite for Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd., the world's fastest-growing operator.

  • India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners as goodwill gesture
    Amritsar , Mar. 1 : In yet another gesture of goodwill, India on Wednesday released 39 Pakistan prisoners and handed them over to Islamabad at the Wagah border.

  • Wydr launches virtual trade fair for wholesalers and retailers in India
    New Delhi , March 1 : E-commerce wholesale app, Wydr, announced the launch of a virtual live trade-fair for wholesalers and retailers across India, as it completes one year of operations.

  • Nitish's minister apologises for rant against PM Modi
    Patna (Bihar) , March. 1 : A day after raking up a controversy for his derogatory statement against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar's Excise and Prohibition Minister Abdul Jalil today tendered an apology stating that his assertion was not aimed at hurting anyone.

  • GreyOrange signs contract to handle logistics and e-commerce in Japan
    New Delhi , March 1 : GreyOrange, the curator of advanced robotic systems, signed a contract to supply robotics solutions to Nitori Holdings Group, Japan's largest furniture and home furnishing chain with over 400 stores.

  • Third quarter substantially impacted by demonetisation: Jaitley after UK visit
    New Delhi , Mar 1 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who returned to India after his meeting with top government officials and business leaders in London, today said the third quarter was substantially impacted by demonetisation, which admittedly had led to squeeze of currency in the economy.

  • Australian cricketer Sarah Coyte announces retirement
    Melbourne [Australia], Mar. 1 : Australian women cricketer Sarah Coyte, who was also a part of Australia's 2014 World T20-winning squad, has announced her retirement from all forms of the game.

  • Child trafficking case: BJP leader Juhi Chowdhury sent to 12-day CID remand
    Siliguri , Feb. 1 : Bharatiya Janata Party's women wing leader Juhi Chowdhury, who was arrested by the Crime Investigation Department (CID) from the India-Nepal border as a suspect in connection with the child trafficking case, has sent to 12 days CID remand by Jalpaiguri District Court.