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  • Senior Taliban commander killed in Afghanistan
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.27 : The Taliban confirmed on Monday through a statement that one of its senior commanders had been killed in an air strike in Afghanistan's northern Kunduz province.

  • No bigger example of freedom of expression than calling your own PM 'donkey': Venkaiah Naidu
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Coming down heavily on the Congress for accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA of suppressing the right to dissent in the nation in regard to the recent violent clashes in Ramjas College, the Centre today asserted that the very party which had imposed Emergency in the nation once, was giving sermons on freedom of expression.

  • Sufism Pakistan's first line of defence against terrorism: Bilawal Bhutto
    Karachi (Sindh) [Pakistan): Sufism is the country's first line of defence against terrorism, said PPP Chairmain Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Monday.

  • Pak ATC court orders police to place MQM leaders Sattar, Liaquat on ECL
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.27 : Police in Karachi were Monday directed by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) to put the names of Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) leaders Farooq Sattar, Khalid Maqbool and Amir Liaquat on the Exit Control List (ECL).

  • Ramjas scuffle: MoS Ahir hints towards foreign influence as potential cause
    New Delhi, , Feb. 27 : Hinting towards foreign influence as a potential cause of the unrest in Delhi University's Ramjas College, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir on Monday said the violence is a result of the students being influenced by foreign powers.

  • From white to black, Priyanka Chopra makes statement at Oscars after-party
    Los Angeles [California], Feb. 27 : After Oscars, now it's the Vanity Fair Oscar after-party where our Priyanka Chopra left jaws on the floor with her sleek and classy change into a Michael Kors gown.

  • Gillespie suggests Aussies to recall Maxwell for Bengaluru Test
    Canberra [Australia], Feb.27 : Former Australian paceman Jason Gillespie has admitted that Australia would be tempted to recall Glenn Maxwell for the second Test against India despite a massive victory in Pune, which he describes as 'one of their best ever overseas'.

  • Paytm launches new online marketplace app - Paytm Mall
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : E-commerce major Paytm announced the launch of its Paytm Mall app on Android on Monday.

  • Pak government releases over Rs.430 billion for development schemes
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.27 : The Pakistan government has released over 430 billion rupees for different social sector development projects against a total allocation of 800 billion rupees, the Ministry of Planning release said Monday.

  • Factors affecting gold prices in 2017 - Prithviraj Kothari, MD, RSBL
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Going past the revolutionary Indian Budget 2017, where I did find that some key government initiatives like capping the maximum cash donation to Rs. 2, 000, steps to avoid money laundering and so on are noteworthy, I did feel that Bullion Trade reforms that were the key to the survival of industry did not come through.

  • Madras HC issues notices to TN CM, Home Secy. over trust vote
    Chennai, (Tamil Nadu), Feb. 27 : The Madras High Court on Monday issued notices to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E.K. Palanisamy, the Speaker of Assembly, Assembly Secretary and the Home Secretary to file counter affidavit by March 10.

  • An initiative to preserve the mother languages of the Baloch
    London [UK], Feb. 27: The Baloch Cultural Association (BCA) held a conference at Birkbeck University in London.

  • Cryptocurrency industry collaborates to create awareness on Bitcoin trade
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Bitcoin start-ups Zebpay, Unocoin, Coinsecure and Searchtrade jointly launched Digital Asset and Blockchain Foundation of India (DABFI) for the orderly and transparent growth of virtual currency market.

  • Oscars 2017: Top five stunners from the red carpet
    Los Angeles [California], Feb. 27 : After best actor, picture and director, here is our pick of the top five best-dressed celebrities at this year's Oscars red carpet.

  • Indore court sentences SIMI mastermind to life
    Indore(Madhya Pradesh), Feb. 27: The Indore District Court on Monday awarded lifetime imprisonment to Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) mastermind Safdar Nagori and 11 other accused.

  • Nepal experiences two aftershocks post Gorkha region quake
    Kathmandu , Feb. 27: The National Seismological Centre (NSC) of Nepal recorded two aftershocks post the Gorkha region earthquake on Monday.

  • 'Arrogant and Fascist' NDA, RSS responsible for Ramjas violence: Congress
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Referring to the recent scuffle in Delhi University's Ramjas College, the Congress Party on Monday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led NDA of joining forces with the Sangh Parivar to unleash an assault on Indian democracy.

  • 'Machiavellian' Mayawati can join BJP at anytime: Akhilesh
    Deoria (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 27 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday told Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati that she can align with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a time of her choosing, adding that she was the kind of machiavellian politician.

  • Oscars 2017: Donald Trump trolled like never before
    New Delhi, Feb. 27: The 89th annual Academy Awards became a platform to take a jibe at the U.S President Donald Trump and his recent policies.

  • Saavn launches Artist Originals, sets tone for Indian Hip-Hop
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Music streaming service Saavn, today announced its expansion into original music with the worldwide release of 'Azaad Hu Mai,' a genre-defining track from underground hip-hop artist, Naezy.

  • People with long-term stress may be more prone to obesity
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 26 : Beware and get your stress treated, as a study warns people who suffer from long-term stress may be more prone to obesity.

  • American Express launches 'Buyer Initiated Payments' to eliminate cheque, draft payments
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : Global leader in payment solutions American Express on Monday announced the launch of Buyer Initiated Payments (BIP), an electronic payment platform linked to corporate card that reduces processing costs and offers extended payment terms compared to traditional invoice payments.

  • Oscars-2017's 14 craziest moments
    Los Angeles [United States], Feb.27 : Here are the 14 craziest moments that were witnessed at this year's 89th Oscars:

  • Jolly LLB 2 earns Rs. 110 crores
    Mumbai, Feb 27 : Akshay Kumar and his Jolly LLB 2 continued to dominate the Box Office as it has earned Rs 110 crores so far till Sunday.

  • Film Certification Appellate Tribunal clears same-sex love music video Miss You
    Kolkata, Feb 27 : The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) has rescinded the directive from the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to cut ten seconds of the 'Miss You' music video of Friends of Linger, instead giving it a 'U/A' Certificate with no cuts. The video on same-sex love released on September 15, 2016 was originally given an 'A' Certificate by the board. This was appealed against resulting in the CBFC offering an U/A certificate with the condition that 10 seconds of the 4.55 minute had to be cut.

  • Two earthquakes hit Nepal
    New Delhi, Feb 27 : Two quakes jolted Nepal on Monday.

  • TataCLiQ.com joins launch celebrations of Tata Hexa
    Mumbai/Kolkata, Feb 27 : TataCLiQ.com has joined the launch celebrations of the Tata Hexa, the lifestyle utility vehicle from Tata Motors, as the online partner.

  • Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh create their own Tamma Tamma video
    Mumbai, Feb 27 : Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt and actor Ranveer Singh have joined to share a special video where they are seen recreating their own dance steps for the popular Bollywood number 'Tamma Tamma'.

  • Rahul Gandhi remembers Chandra Shekhar Azad
    New Delhi, Feb 27 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday remembered Chandra Shekhar Azad on his death anniversary.

  • Mukti Bhawan release pre-poned tol Apr 7
    Mumbai, Feb 27 : The much acclaimed Mukti Bhawan will now release on Apr 7 in India.

  • For every voice raised in anger, there will be a Gurmehar Kaur: Rahul Gandhi
    New Delhi, , Feb. 27 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed his complete support towards Lady Shri Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur, who has allegedly received rape threats over her social media campaign in support of students of the Delhi University following unrest in Ramjas College.

  • Accenture introduces Accenture Innovation Architecture at Mobile World Congress
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Accenture is bringing to life the Accenture Innovation Architecture at Mobile World Congress to highlight the company's innovation-led approach for helping clients develop and deliver disruptive innovations, and to scale them faster.

  • Witlinger to bring authentic craft experience with state of art breweries, new brewing technologies in India
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : India's number one craft beer brand Witlinger has launched its authentic taste and flavors with the new initiative #NowRolling to enhance consumer knowledge about craft beer with an engaging impact on the Indian Craft Beer scene.

  • Having kids in house may mean less sleep for young moms
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 27 : Being a young mother, do you also feel sleep deprived and exhausted most of the times? Relax you are not alone, as a study finds that unlike men, night's sleep for women is affected by having children in the house.

  • PIA issues show-cause notices to pilot, two others for passenger overloading
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb.27 : Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has issued show-cause notices to a pilot and two others officials for loading seven extra passengers on a Karachi-Medina flight last month in a violation of air safety regulations.

  • Droom's Orange Book Value crosses 100 million queries within 14 months of launch
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Droom, India's pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace, is riding high on the success of its Orange Book Value (OBV), an algorithm-based benchmark pricing engine, which has received over 100 million queries in 14 months.

  • Intex Technologies appoints S P Subramanian as AVP - Sales (Mobile)
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : In line with the company's continued effort to strengthen and professionalize its management for achieving accelerated growth and business excellence, Intex Technologies, one of the leading consumer electronics major, has appointed S P Subramanian as Assistant Vice President - Sales (Mobile) to further strengthen its mobile business.

  • 91 more suspects arrested from across Pakistan under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb.27 : Pakistan security forces have covered the further arrest of 91 suspects from across the country under the Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad counter-terrorism operations.

  • CPEC will strengthen ties between Pakistan and China, says Sindh Governor
    Karachi (Sindh) [Pakistan], Feb.27 : The Governor of Pakistan's Sindh province, Muhammad Zubair, has said that both Pakistan and China will stand to benefit from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in both the short and long term.

  • Airtel declares war on roaming; announces zero data roaming charges
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : India's largest telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel on Monday announced radical changes in its value proposition for domestic and international roaming as the customers will now be able to carry their numbers across India and the world and stay connected all the time without having to worry about high call/data charges.

  • At least seven killed in attack on prison bus in Colombo
    New Delhi, Feb. 27 : At least seven people were killed in an attack on a prison bus in Colombo, according to local media reports.

  • DCW writes to Delhi Police seeking immediate arrest of Gurmehar Kaur's 'online' assailants
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Monday wrote to the Delhi Police seeking swift action against the miscreants who harassed Lady Shri Ram College student Gurmehar Kaur, whose social media campaign against the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) student organisation ABVP went viral.

  • Indian Embassy organises Diaspora event in Berlin
    Berlin [Germany], Feb.27 : The Embassy of India, Berlin organized second Diaspora event over the weekend at the embassy in which several Indian associations and prominent members of Diaspora, besides representatives of 16 student associations participated.

  • Rahul to PM Modi: Target Mallya, not poor of UP
    Deoria (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb.27 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop protecting absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya, and instead do something for the poor, deprived and farmers of Uttar Pradesh.

  • Apollo Munich Health Insurance expands its bancassurance channel with Dena Bank
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : Leading stand alone health insurer, Apollo Munich Health Insurance is expanding its footprint across the country with its latest bancassurance tie up with state-owned Dena Bank, to distribute customized health insurance and personal accident policies to the bank's 20 million customers nationwide.

  • Vivek Chaand Sehgal awarded EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Vivek Chaand Sehgal of the Motherson Sumi Systems Limited (MSSL), the flagship company of Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), was today named the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016.

  • 'Stable' BJP only hope for UP, says PM Modi
    Mau (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 27 : Emphasising that India under the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) rule is scaling newer heights, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that a languishing Uttar Pradesh can only develop if a stable BJP is elected to power.

  • 70 years of Congress rule responsible for Manipur's destruction: Rijiju
    Imphal (Manipur) Feb. 27 : Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said that 70 years of Congress rule was responsible for the emergence of militant groups in Manipur.

  • 'Machiavellian' Mayawati can join BJP at anytime: Akhilesh
    Deoria (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 27 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Monday told Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati that she can align with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at a time of her choosing, adding that she was the kind of Machiavellian politician.

  • Oscars auditors release statement, apologize for 'Best Film' s.n.a.f.u
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : After what can be considered as the Academy Awards' biggest mistake, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the official accountant firm of the event, issued a statement on the embarrassing mix-up, in which Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway read 'La La Land' as the 'Best Picture,' instead of the actual winner, 'Moonlight.'

  • ISSF World Cup: Heena Sidhu, Jeetu Rai win gold in 10m Air Pistol event
    New Delhi , Feb.27 : Ace Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Jitu Rai on Monday clinched the gold medal in the 10m Air Pistol mixed team event here at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup.

  • Seclore's enterprise rights management solution adds usability innovations
    New Delhi , Feb 27 : Seclore, the leader in Enterprise Rights Management (ERM), today announced the latest release of its flagship data-centric security Solution. New capabilities offered provide a more seamless experience for both the sender and recipient.

  • London Stock Exchange market opened on Monday by FM Arun Jaitley
    London/New Delhi Feb 27 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is on an official visit to the United Kingdom (UK) opened the market at London Stock Exchange on Monday.

  • Tsonga wins Open 13 Marseille title
    Marseille, Feb 27 : French Tennis star Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated countryman Lucas Pouille to clinch his third Open 13 Marseille title on Sunday.

  • JIS College of Engineering, Russian universities to help Bengal go digital
    Kolkata, Feb 27 : JIS College of Engineering is on its way to creating history.

  • BSSC question paper leak rocks Bihar Assembly
    Patna, Feb 27 : The Bihar Assembly on Monday saw noisy scenes on the issue of question paper leak in the Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) clerical examination, media reported.

  • Phillauri's new song Sahiba promises to touch hearts
    Mumbai, Feb 27 : Phillauri's new song is love ballad to soothe a person's soul.

  • AAP MLA's brother arrested in Delhi on allegations of assaulting a woman
    New Delhi, Feb 27 : Delhi Police arrested Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Rajesh Rishi's brother on an assault case, media reported on Monday.

  • Fire breaks out in Dhaka factory
    Dhaka, Feb 27 : A fire broke out at a shoe factory in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Monday, media reports said.

  • American Express launches "Buyer Initiated Payments"
    New Delhi, Feb 27 : American Express, a global leader in payment solutions, has done just that by announcing the launch of Buyer Initiated Payments (BIP), an electronic payment platform linked to Corporate Card that reduces processing costs and offers extended payment terms compared to traditional invoice payments.