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  • Fearing arrest on landing in India, Zakir Naik seeks questionnaire from ED
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Despite the Enforcement Directorate having expressed its desire to not conduct proceedings via video conferencing or e-mail, controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik haS sought a questionnaire from the agency, fearing his arrest if he lands in India.

  • Kurds to offer seized territory to recapture Mosul from ISIS
    London [U.K.], Feb. 26 : In a renewed push for independence from Baghdad, Iraqi Kurdish leaders are likely to offer territory seized by their forces in a bid to recapture Mosul from ISIS terrorists.

  • Kerala: Temple inferno injures two, cause attributed to improper waste management
    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Feb. 26 : A fire broke out in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram city in the early hours of Sunday, after a pile of garbage was set on fire by locals, thus revealing the apathy of the local administrative bodies.

  • Election Commission reiterates warning to political parties to abstain from 'religious persuasion' of voters
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : The Election Commission of India has once again called on the political parties contesting elections, to refrain from using religion as election propaganda to garner support, stating that this will fuel communal disharmony.

  • Indian doctor rescued from ISIS recounts horror, reveals terror group's 'plan' for India
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Dr. K. Ramamurthy, who was freed after being captured in Libya by the ISIS two years ago, said here after his release that the dreaded terrorist organisation is very much "interested" in India and wants its ideology to be spread in the country.

  • Kansas shooting: JK Rowling trains guns on Trump, says "language has consequences"
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : JK Rowling has never been one to mince words, especially when it comes to Donald Trump, and with the Kansas shooting grabbing eyeballs across the globe with an Indian engineer shot to death by a white man which is being touted as a hate crime, the legendary author has once again lashed out at the United States President over the tragic development.

  • Lahore Literary Festival cut down to single day due to security issues
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 26 : Plans for Lahore Literary Festival 2017 did not go as well as expected.

  • Donald Trump used to live tweet 'Oscars,' but won't watch it this year!
    New Delhi (India), Feb. 26 : Since the time Donald Trump has taken over as the U.S. President, Hollywood has been quite vocal about displeasure over his policies and decisions.

  • PM Modi to share his thoughts in 29th edition of 'Mann ki Baat' today
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be sharing his thoughts on a number of issues in the 29th edition of his radio programme 'Mann ki Baat' today.

  • RJD, JD(U) back Nitish Kumar, dub PM Modi as 'killer of truth'
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday garnered full support from the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Janata Dal (United) and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) after he questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's self-proclaimed 'mother-son' relationship with the River Ganga.

  • Want to stay fit? Interactive health apps may inspire you
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 26 : Good news for those who want to lose weight without hitting gym or consulting a dietitian!

  • Keep your body moving to enjoy golden years of life
    London [UK], Feb. 26 : Ask your grandparents to stay fit and keep their body moving even in old age, as a study warns people over 70, suffering from back pain, are at 13 percent increased risk of dying from any cause.

  • Manipur polls: PM Modi's fondness for figure fifteen premise of his fake politics, scoffs Aiyar
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Lashing out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar on Sunday said the former's fondness for figure fifteen is the premise of his fake politics.

  • Karnataka bribegate diary case: BJP 'manufactured' plot, claims Congress
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Coming out defiantly against the Karnataka bribegate diary case, the Congress on Sunday questioned its veracity, saying that the entire thing has been planted by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

  • Did you know? Here're some interesting Oscars facts
    London [UK], Feb. 26 : Date, time, place, nominations and winners- these are some points each and every person knows about the 89th Annual Academy Awards

  • Will Oscar 2017 go all political this year?
    New York [USA], Feb. 26 : Keeping the trend, set by Meryl Streep at the Golden Globe Award 2017, in mind, expecting a 'political' wave at the 89th Annual Academy Awards is inevitable.

  • 'Oscar' nominee Mahershala Ali, wife Amatus Sami-Karim welcome their first child!
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Looks like Mahershala Ali, nominated for Oscar 2017 in the 'Actor in a supporting role' category for 'Moonlight,' has already won his most expensive reward.

  • Donald Trump's media war threatens journalists globally, warns CPJ
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 26 : The Trump administration should 'act as a champion of press freedom', rather than prosecute a war with mainstream US media that could 'send a signal to other countries that it is OK to verbally abuse journalists and undermine their credibility', a senior member of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) said on Saturday.

  • 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.

  • Never thought was good looking enough to play romantic roles: Shahrukh Khan
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : Bollywood's King Khan has heaped praises for late filmmaker Yash Chopra for "single handedly" creating his career and added that upon latter's insistence that he was able to succeed in the romance genre.

  • I-League: New-look Churchill to take on DSK today
    Goa , Feb.26 : After a winless run that has stretched to not less than five games, the onus will be on Churchill Brothers FC to put DSK Shivajians to the test when the two lock horns in their I-League fixture here today.

  • HIL 2017: David Harte stars in Dabang Mumbai's 2-0 win against Delhi Waveriders
    Chandigarh , Feb.25 : Table toppers Dabang Mumbai made it to their first ever final in the history of the Hockey India League (HIL) with a comfortable 2-0 win against the Delhi Waveriders in the second semi-final clash here last evening.

  • HIL 2017: Kalinga Lancers beat UP Wizards 4-3 to reach final
    Chandigarh , Feb.25 : Kalinga Lancers held their nerves to make it to their second successive final of the Hockey India League (HIL) after a dramatic 4-3 win against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a nerve-wrecking penalty shootout here last evening.

  • Rocking Deals launches web portal to track lost phones
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Rocking Deals launched Trackstolen.in, a free medium to spread awareness about stolen or theft devices. A website to enable users to register his/her device to secure it from getting stolen, this eases the process of buying and selling second-hand phones.

  • Malayalam actress molestation case: Prime accused brought to Coimbatore for evidence collection
    Coimbatore , Feb. 26 : The two main accused- Sunil Kumar and Vigeesh- in the abduction and assault of a Malayalam actress were brought to Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu early in the morning for evidence collection.

  • Gay Afghans can be deported to their country, only if they 'pretend to be straight'
    London [United Kingdom], Feb. 26 : Under new British Government guidelines for handling asylum applications, gay Afghans can be deported to their country, but, they will have to pretend that they are straight, as homosexuality is illegal in Afghanistan.

  • Women should eat nutrient-enriched diet to have long term benefits!
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 26 : A study finds, eating nutrient-enriched diet during adolescence or childhood development may alter long-term behaviour and learning among ladies.

  • Alzheimer's drug shouldn't be prescribed for cognitive impairment, without genetic test
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 26 : US researchers have warned, Donepezil, a medication that is approved to treat people with Alzheimer's disease, should not be prescribed for people with mild cognitive impairment, without a genetic test.

  • UP elections: PM Modi resorting to polarisation, says NCP
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Extending support towards Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav over his counter remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Shamshan-Kabristaan' statement, the Janta Dal (United) on Sunday said the latter was resorting to his old ways of spreading communalism.

  • Congress supports Nitish Kumar, says River Ganga searching for his 'son'
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Supporting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over his remark on Prime Minister Narendra Modi being looked for by his 'mother' Ganga, the Congress on Sunday said PM Modi has always failed to carry on his responsibilities and fulfill promises made to people.

  • Live in green neighbourhood to cut depression, anxiety
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 26 : Your neighbourhood is linked to your mental well-being.

  • Train your brain everyday to keep negative emotions at bay
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 26 : Does recalling an unpleasant interaction with our boss make you demotivated?

  • Anushka Sharma looks fierce, feisty on magazine cover
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : In a white t-shirt and black skirt, with frills all over it, it was bold and feisty actress Anushka Sharma, who graced the Vogue cover, for their March edition!

  • Politics at Oscars? Debate British stars
    London [UK], Feb. 26 : Looks like, Oscars this year, has turned into a platform to slam the U.S President Donald Trump and his political moves.

  • Worst of the worsts: 'Hillary's America,' 'Batman v Superman' top Razzies
    New York [USA], Feb. 26 : Before the world gets to know about the best of best films of 2016 in the 89th Annual Academy Awards, here's list of the worst of the worsts; or perhaps best of the worsts.

  • Donald Trump's protest against 'fake media' continues, to not attend WHCA Dinner
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) Dinner this year, scheduled to be held on April 29.

  • North Korea lashes out: China 'dancing to tune of U.S.'
    New York [USA], Feb. 26 : In a rare public spat between two Communist neighbours, North Korea has lashed out at China, without actually naming, accusing it of 'dancing to the tune of the U.S.' over its decision not to import any more coal from the country.

  • 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.