• Smiling broadly could also mean you are less competent!
    Washington D.C. [USA] Jan. 24 : If you think a wide smile on your face in online marketing ads will make you be perceived warmly, think again, for a recent study suggests, it could also mean that your competence level is not up to the mark.

  • Videocon unveils 'Hybrid Solar ACs' in two models; aims 13 pct AC market in India
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Leading consumer electronics and home appliances company Videocon on Tuesday unveiled its first ever Hybrid Solar Air Conditioner for the households and institutions in two different variants of one ton and 1.5 ton starting from Rs. 99,000.

  • New schemes for promotion of rural housing get Cabinet approval
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a new scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country. The Government would provide interest subsidy under the scheme, which would be available to every rural household who is not covered under the Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana (Grameen) or PMAY.

  • Federer sets up Wawrinka clash in Australian Open semis
    Melbourne [Australia], Jan.24 : Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer produced a rich vein of form as he swept aside Germany's Mischa Zverev in straight sets to book his place in the semi-finals of the season-opening Australian Open here at Melbourne Park on Tuesday.

  • SAD unveils path breaking manifesto, commits to make agriculture sustainable, revolutionize rural infrastructure and create 20 lakh jobs for youth
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today unveiled its election manifesto for the 2017 assembly elections by coming up with a slew of initiatives which will make agriculture a sustainable profession, revolutionize rural infrastructure, create 20 lakh jobs for youth, establish mega complexes for industry and provide succor to the poorest of the poor.

  • General public must not be inconvenienced: Vijayvargiya on 'Raees' train publicity
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, who came under sharp criticism for his jibe at Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Raees', today said that adequate measures must be taken to ensure that the general public does not face any inconvenience during film promotions.

  • Siemens announces receiving order worth Rs. 366 crore from ONGC
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Siemens Ltd. on Tuesday announced receiving of an order worth approximately Rs. 366 crore from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC).

  • UP elections: Priyanka stars in Congress campaigners list
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : After having played a key role in sealing a deal with the Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been announced as one of the star campaigners of the Congress for the upcoming assembly elections.

  • OYO expands with 'OYO Townhouse'; launches friendly neighborhood hotel
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Hotel aggregator OYO on Tuesday announced the launch of its positioned friendly neighborhood hotel 'OYO Townhouse', which intends to break new grounds as a true category innovator through an offering that combines experience and value at a scale that has never been attempted before in the hospitality landscape.

  • Prabhu directs DG RPF to investigate Vadodara incident
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Union Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday ordered a probe after one person died as crowd went berserk after actor Shah Rukh Khan arrived at the Vadodara railway station last night.

  • Telangana: Chandrasekhar Rao reviews works under Mission Bhagiratha
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Jan. 24 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday reviewed the works under Mission Bhagiratha and asserted that all the works under the programme should be completed on schedule with coordination among all the departments.

  • UP will shine under 'youth icons' Akhilesh and Rahul: Robert Vadra
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Amid reports of Priyanka Gandhi emerging as the key link in the forging of an alliance between the Samajwadi Party and the Congress, her husband Robert Vadra on Monday chimed in the development saying that Uttar Pradesh will benefit from the dynamic leadership of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, whom he branded as 'brand icons'.

  • Revv increases fleet size; launches operations in three new cities
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Delhi-NCR based shared mobility platform Revv has announced the launch of its car sharing services in three new cities (Mumbai, Chennai and Jaipur), taking its national footprint to seven cities.

  • Medikoe launches pioneering social health network 'WE'
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Online medical platform Medikoe has launched its innovative platform 'WE' to offer social health networks with more than 2000+ content pieces, and more than 100 establishments.

  • MobiKwik appoints Vineet K. Singh as Chief Business Officer
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Indian mobile wallet major MobiKwik has announced the appointment of Vineet K. Singh as the Chief Business Officer.

  • Watch! Priyanka Chopra mesmerizes everyone with Sexy Smokey Eyes on #LiveWithKelly
    Washington D.C. Jan.24 :Every time Priyanka Chopra comes on screen, everyone gets mesmerized by the way she carries herself so gracefully.

  • Don't ban something. This is a democracy. I say, regulate: Kamal Haasan
    New Delhi , Jan.24 : Asserting that the much-talked about bull-taming sport of Jallikattu needs to be regulated rather than banned, actor Kamal Haasan on Monday said that banning Jallikattu would clearly be a case of double-standard, as thousands of elephants go mad in Kerala every year in the name of culture.

  • Joe Mennie cleared of serious injury after head blow
    Melbourne [Australia], Jan.24 : Australian fast bowler Joe Mennie has been cleared of any serious injury after he was struck by a ball during a training session for the the Big Bash League (BBL) clash at the Gabba on Monday.

  • Interior Ministry says over 200k Pakistanis deported from various nations since 2014
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 : Data released in the public domain by Pakistan's Interior Ministry reveals that around 266,412 Pakistanis nationals have been deported from different countries between 2014 and 2016.

  • Kolkata: Times Music launches album Folk Studio-The Ballads of Bengal
    Kolkata, Jan 24 : The less people tinker with the originality of folk songs, the better, believes Debojyoti Mishra, the music director of album Folk Studio - The Ballads of Bengal, which was recently launched in Kolkata by Starmark in association with Times Music.

  • West Bengal: Woman pushed from train for protesting against molestation
    Kolkata, Jan 24 : A woman was allegedly pushed off a running train by few men for trying to save herself from molestation in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Monday late night, reports said.

  • Art was my inner calling: Swati Pasari
    Young and vivacious, Swati Pasari started painted in her late teens. Hailing from a business family in Kolkata, Swati tried her hand at the family business before finding her inner calling in art. The young artist also attributes a large part of her present life to pranic-healing and its effects. In a conversation with IBNS correspondent Sudipto Maity, Swati opens up about art, life, pranic-healing and art market in India.

  • Afghanistan: Police arrest two foreign terrorists
    Kabul, Jan 24 : Afghan police have arrested two foreign terrorists in Sar-e-Pol province, local Khaama Press reported.

  • SRAM and MRAM invests in TN based organic products firm
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : UK based firm has invested an undisclosed amount in Sapthagiri Pee Gee Pvt. Ltd. The firm is in organic food business and is eyeing to tap a large market soon.

  • Yamaha aims to hit one million sales with the newly launched FZ225
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Yamaha Motors aims to achieve a sales target of one million, following up from last year's sale of 7.86lac two-wheelers. This target is to be met with the launch of the much-awaited FZ225, a 250cc sports bike in Delhi today.

  • Kashmir Valley cheers as Parvez Rasool named in India T20 squad
    Bijbehara (Jammu and Kashmir) , Jan.24 : As off-spinner Parvez Rasool earned a call up in the Indian T20 squad, the natives of Bijbehara town in South Kashmir expressed their excitement over the the local boy's inclusion in the national side.

  • Shah Rukh Khan promo tragedy: Man died from suffocation not 'cardiac arrest', clarifies victim's kin
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' train journey turned a bitter when a man died in Gujarat's Vadodara due to the chaos at the railway station, where fans gathered to get a glimpse of their favourite star.

  • G-Shock introduces new 'Vande Mataram' limited watch collection on this Republic Day
    New Delhi , Jan.24 : India is composed of languages and cultures of different types but there are some common sentiments that tie all of us together.

  • Deeply saddened by what happened in Vadodara: Shah Rukh Khan
    New Delhi Jan. 24 : Looks like Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' journey by rail, from Mumbai to Delhi, was not as smooth as expected.

  • SBI-led consortium of banks moves SC in Aircel-Maxis case
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The consortium of banks led by the State Bank of India (SBI) moved the Supreme Court today in the Aircel-Maxis case, as they want to to be heard by the top court ahead of any decision on banning Aircel's 2G spectrum.

  • Hack for change kicks off first hackathon in Mumbai
    New Delhi , Jan 24 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Hack for Change, the hackathon series focused on solving real-world problems to bring about social and environmental change, held its first hackathon on Sunday January 8th. Hosted by Intertrust Technologies Corporation, at the Garage, a start-up accelerator and co-working space in Lower Parel. Creative minds from technical and non-technical backgrounds came from far and wide to pitch their ideas on caring for the elderly, food security, improving the air quality, creating smart villages.

  • Manipuri terrorist group commander to be produced before court
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : A Manipuri terrorist group commander, who was arrested in Delhi by the special cell, will be produced before the Patiala House Court today.

  • Delhi HC to hear DCW salary matter
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday hear the salary matter of the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW).

  • BookMyShow acquires MastiTickets; to strengthen presence in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : Online ticketing portal BookMyShow has acquired Hyderabad based online ticketing platform MastiTickets for an undisclosed amount, wherein the acquisition will include transfers of all key assets along with existing cinema partnerships to BookMyShow.

  • BCCI vs Lodha panel row: SC holds back order to name interim board administrators
    Mumbai , Jan.24 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday held back an order to name an interim panel of administrators to run the beleaguered Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

  • Mel Gibson becomes a father, for the ninth time!
    Washington D.C. [USA], Jan.24 : 'Hacksaw Ridge' fame director Mel Gibson becomes daddy again!

  • Akhilesh slams Modi Govt.'s demonetisation drive, says 'nothing black or white'
    Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Jan. 24 : Launching a vehement attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the demonetisation of high-end currency notes, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday opined the money is not black or white, but the transactions are and said it was only the common man who faced the sole brunt of the drive.

  • Tamil Nadu CM writes to PM Modi to stop construction of check dams across Bhavani River
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Jan. 24 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to direct the Water Resources Ministry to advise the Kerala Government to stop the construction work of check dams across Bhavani River.

  • HC issues stay order on UP Govt.'s notification to include OBCs in SC list
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : In a major setback to the Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party ahead of the high-voltage Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday passed a stay order on the government's notification to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list.

  • 'The Bachelor' Nick Vail bowled over by Priyanka Chopra
    New Delhi (India) Jan.24 : Looks like Priyanka Chopra is all over in the West and the latest one is in the promo for 'The Bachelors.'

  • Missing person's case: Islamabad HC issues notices to ministries, ISI, police
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 : The Islamabad High Court has issued notices to the ministries of defence and interior, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and police on a petition filed for recovery of a missing person.

  • HDFC Bank Q3 profit rises 15 pct to Rs. 3865 crore, loan growth at 13.5 pct
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : HDFC Bank on Tuesday announced a growth in its profit in the third quarter, which grew by 15 percent to Rs. 3,865.3 crore compared with Rs. 3,356.84 crore in year-ago period.

  • BSF arrests Pakistani national in Jammu Kashmir RS Pura
    RS Pura (Jammu) , Jan. 24 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday apprehended a Pakistani national near International Border in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Australian Open: Mirza-Dodig to face Bopanna-Dabrowski in mixed doubles quarters
    Melbourne [Australia], Jan.24 : Ace Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig produced a spirited performance as they bounced back from a set down to book their place in the quarter-finals of the mixed doubles event at the season-opening Australian open here on Tuesday.

  • Women activist calls for action against Shah Rukh Khan for creating 'nuisance' at railway station
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Jan. 24 : Expressing her wrath over the 'promotional stunt' by Bollywood icon Shah Rukh Khan where a person ended up losing his life, social activist Abha Singh on Tuesday called for stern action against the actor and his PR team saying it is an offence to create nuisance at Railway platforms.

  • Stop acting like 'self appointed' CJI of Indian politics: BJP to Kejriwal
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Condemning Arvind Kejriwal's fresh attack on the Election Commission, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday called on the Delhi Chief Minister to immediately apologise to the poll panel and stop acting as a self appointed 'Chief Justice of India' of the Indian politics.

  • Security beefed up in valley after IED recovered in Baramulla
    Baramulla (Jammu Kashmir) , Jan. 24 : Security has been beefed up after security forces received specific input of planting of IED at Srinagar-Muzaffarabad national highway.

  • Nawaz Sharif could be summoned in Panamagate case: Pak SC
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 24 : The Pakistan Supreme Court (SC) has said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can be summoned for recording his statements in the ongoing Panamagate case.

  • IIMs declared as 'Institutions of National Importance'
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017 under which the reputed string of Universities would be declared as Institutions of National Importance.

  • Late night raid at Patna jail recovers cannabis, red diary
    Patna, Jan 24 (TheBiharPost/IBNS): The police recovered many objectionable items during an intensive raids conducted at Beur central jail in Patna in the wee hours of Tuesday.

  • Railway Ministry orders inquiry into Shah Rukh fan's death, actor says he is saddened
    New Delhi, Jan 24 : : The Railway Ministry on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the death of a fan of Shah Rukh Khan as the superstar said he was saddened at the incident which took place at a railway station in Gujarat on Monday night, NDTV reported.

  • State police seize over 400 unlicensed weapons in poll-bound Punjab
    Amritsar, Jan 24 : The Punjab state police has seized 409 unlicensed weapons in the state after enforcement of model code of conduct on Jan 4, according to media reports on Tuesday.

  • Cabinet approves setting up of world class Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday approved the proposal of setting up of world class Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre (IECC) at Pragati Maidan here.

  • Pryme gets major software update with security patch from Google
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : Hyve Pryme, India's first deca-core Pure Android smart phone, announced its most recent software update for its flagship smart phone, the 'Pryme', with Google's latest security patch.

  • Bridgestone's Ecopia EP150 tyres for Maruti Suzuki's latest model Ignis
    New Delhi , Jan.24 : Bridgestone India Pvt. Ltd. today officially announced its 1st original equipment(OE) fitment for Ecopia - its fuel efficient and eco-friendly tyre range, with EP150 to be fitted in Maruti Suzuki's first premium urban compact vehicle Ignis.

  • Rajnath raps Pak for supplying drugs in Punjab
    Abohar (Punjab) , Jan. 24 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday accused Pakistan of supplying drugs in the Indian state of Punjab and warned the Asian neighbour of dire consequences of it does not mend its ways.

  • Jammu Kashmir encounter: Two LeT terrorists neutralized, combing ops underway
    Ganderbal (Jammu Kashmir) , Jan. 24 : Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in a massive gun-battle with the security forces near Khimber's Hadoora area in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

  • India -UAE expected to ink strategic agreements tomorrow
    New Delhi , Jan. 24 : India and the UAE are expected to ink a strategic agreement tomorrow to elevate their relationship to a comprehensive strategic partnership, providing for greater cooperation in areas such as defence and security.

  • CBDT issues guiding principles for determination of Place of Effective Management
    New Delhi , Jan 24 : The concept of Place of Effective Management (POEM) for deciding the residential status of a company was introduced by the Finance Act, 2015.

  • IDP Education to organize Australian Education Fair in Delhi
    New Delhi , Jan.24 : IDP Education India, the leading student placement service provider will be organizing Australian Education fair in Delhi at Hotel Le-Meridien on January 28 for students aspiring to pursue higher education in Australia.