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  • RAB detains three suspected JMB men in Bangladesh
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Feb 20 : Three suspected members of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) have been detained by Rapid Action Battalion in a drive conducted in Kachpur and Mograpara areas on Monday.

  • Kim Kardashian elated on getting stretch marks removed
    Washington D.C. (India), Feb. 20 : Everyone knows that Kim Kardashian is never afraid to flaunt her body, whether it her intense workout session or her cosmetic surgery.

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Hurriyat calls of strike in view of Shivratri
    Srinagar , Feb. 20 : In view of the Shivratri or Herath festival celebrations in the state, the Hurriyat leadership in Jammu and Kashmir has called off its strike on Friday.

  • Sidharth Malhotra extends his obsession for pets
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 20 : A pet festival called 'Glamdog' showcasing various activities and an awards show for canines was recently organised by Smita Thackeray where pet lover Sidharth Malhotra spent a good sweet time with the pooches and gave away the prizes to the winners.

  • IMF defers talks with Islamabad over security issues
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 20 : The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has deferred next week's scheduled meet in Pakistan at present, due to the recent incidents of terrorism in the country that has left more than 100 people dead and several others wounded.

  • Congress moves EC, seeks 'withdrawal, derecognition' of BJP symbol
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Branding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Diwali, Ramzan bhed-bhav remark as deplorable, Secretary of the Legal and Human Rights Department of the Congress party K.C. Mittal on Monday appealed to the Election Commission to exercise its constitutional powers and take stern action to ensure that free and fair elections are held.

  • Mohammad Nabi becomes first Afghan player to play in IPL
    Bengaluru , Feb.20 : All-rounder Mohammad Nabi on Monday became the first Afghanistan player in the Indian Premier League when he was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for a base price of Rs. 30 lakh in the IPL Auction at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru.

  • DMK moves Madras HC against Palaniswami's trust vote, hearing tomorrow
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 20 : The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday approached the Madras High Court demanding that Chief Minister E.K. Palaniswami's trust vote in the State Assembly be declared null and void.

  • Videocon's connect broadband, MobiKwik tie-up to promote cashless digital transactions
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : Connect Broadband, the telecom arm of the Videocon Group and market leader in broadband in Punjab has collaborated with Indian mobile wallet major 'MobiKwik' to offer and promote cashless digital transactions.

  • Malayalam actress molested: No fear of law and police in Kerala under Left Govt., says Congress
    New Delhi , Feb.20 ANI: Days after a popular Malayalam actress was allegedly molested by her driver in Ernakulum district of Kerala, Member of All India Mahila congress, Shobha Oza, blamed the Communist Party governance in state asserting that crime is on the rise under the Pinarayi Vijayan-led government.

  • Did Shah Rukh Khan just say yes to guest star in 'Dirk Gently' TV series?
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Such is the charm and popularity of the Badshaah of Bollywood that he gets roles offered to him on Twitter!

  • Shell lubricants introduces Shell Advance Ultra Limited Edition packs
    New Delhi/ Kolkata, Feb 20 : Shell Lubricants has introduced its Shell Advance Ultra engine oil in new limited edition packs, an official release stated.

  • Boys will be boys?
    Despite many awareness programmes and campaigns, the continued rise in gender violence in the country is proving frustrating to sociologists and activists. Some suggest that including men in such programmes is vital. Ranjita Biswas gets introduced to one such initiative in Pune

  • Afghanistan, EU ink new bond
    Kabul, Feb 20 : In a move to bolster development in various sectors, Afghanistan has signed a new bond with the European Union, local Khaama Press said.

  • Jolly LLB 2: Akshay Kumar thanks fans, shares deleted scene from film
    Mumbai, Feb 20 : Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar took to social media to thank his fans following the success of his court room drama Jolly LLB 2.

  • B-Town has a blast at Shahid Kapoor's pre-birthday bash
    Mumbai (India), Feb. 20 : The whole B-Town was spotted celebrating Shahid Kapoor's pre-birthday bash which the actor threw for his friends from the industry.

  • PM Modi, Amit Shah are 'terrorists' misleading people of U.P: Samajwadi Party
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Samajwadi Party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary courted controversy by branding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah as 'terrorists', adding that they are trying to mislead voters in Uttar Pradesh to gather support for the party.

  • People of Balochistan await international community's support: Baloch leader Dilshad
    Vadodara (Gujarat) , Feb. 20 : Baloch leader Mazdak Dilshad who was in Gujarat's Vadodara on Sunday, asserted that Baloch people are awaiting the support of the international community in connection to their human rights' violation and mass genocide by the Pakistani Army.

  • Ludhiana: Supporters of arrested gangster create mayhem across city
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : In the aftermath of noted gangster Lovely Lamba's arrest in Ludhiana, Punjab, his supporters resorted to vandalism across the city, expressing their resentment over the same.

  • HIL 2017: Uttar Pradesh Wizards hold Delhi Waveriders to 1-1 stalemate
    New Delhi , Feb.19 : Uttar Pradesh Wizards played out a 1-1 draw against hosts Delhi Waveriders in a crucial Hockey India League (HIL) match here at Shivaji Stadium last evening.

  • Does PM Modi want to be a municipal commissioner: Congress on 'diwali electricity' remark
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : With Prime Minister Narendra Modi courting controversy over his 'Diwali electricity' remark, the Congress on Monday took a jibe at him asking if he wanted to become a municipal commissioner, since he was showing a keen interest on local issues as distribution of electricity.

  • UN, international organizations condemn attacks on civilians in parts of Central African Republic
    New York, Feb 20 : Voicing deep concern over the security situation in the Central African Republic (CAR), in particular in the Ouaka and Hautte-Kotto prefectures, the United Nations together with the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), the African Union (AU), the Organization of La Francophonie (IOF) and the European Union (EU) have condemned the acts of violence by armed groups that have exasperated an already alarming humanitarian situation.

  • Iraq: UN aid agencies preparing for 'all scenarios' as western Mosul military operations set to begin
    New York, Feb 20 : With military operations to retake western Mosul starting, United Nations humanitarian agencies in Iraq are rushing to prepare for the humanitarian impact of the fighting amid grave concerns that tens of thousands of families are at extreme risks.

  • Angelina Jolie breaks silence over painful divorce with Brad Pitt, says 'life goes on'
    Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 201: One of the most heart-breaking celebrity new last year was the shocking ending of marriage between Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

  • Congress to knock EC's door over PM Modi's "deplorable" remark in Fatehpur rally
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Congress is set to file a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his controversial remarks made during his rally in Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh yesterday.

  • Delhi-bound Kalindi Express collides with freight train at Tundla
    Tundla(Uttar Pradesh), Feb. 20: Delhi-bound Kalindi Express collided with a freight train at Tundla junction in Uttar Pradesh in the early hours of Monday.

  • UP polls: Congress advices PM Modi to look into his 'Karam Kundali'
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Congress Party on Monday tore into Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the wake of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) -led NDA Government is going to lose the polls and advised the latter to look into his 'Karam Kundali'.

  • India sanctions soft loan USD 340 million to Nepal
    New Delhi , Feb. 20: India has sanctioned a soft loan of 340 million US dollar to Nepal for various infrastructure development programmes.

  • Netanyahu held secret peace talks for resolving conflict with Palestinians
    New York [USA], Feb. 20: Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in resolving Israel's conflict with the Palestinians.

  • Bomb explodes near Bogota bullring in Colombia
    New York [USA], Feb. 20: : An explosion near the Santamaria bullfighting ring in downtown Bogota, Colombia, injured at least 31 people.

  • BSP is now 'Behenji Sampatti Party', mocks PM Modi
    Orai (Allahabad) , Feb. 20 : Hitting back at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati's opposition to the Centre's demonetisation drive, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the nature of the party has changed to 'Behenji Sampatti Party' and accused her for amassing ill-gotten wealth after demonetisation.

  • 'Jagga Jasoos' delayed, AGAIN?
    Mumbai (India), Feb. 20 : Perhaps being one of the most awaited movies of this year, 'Jagga Jasoos' does not seem to get out of problems.

  • Rajasthan: Villagers rescue girl sold for Rs. 7 lakh
    Alwar (Rajasthan) , Feb. 20 : A minor girl from Rajasthan's Alwar district was rescued by local villagers after her father had sold her off for Rs. 7 lakh to unknown persons in Haryana.

  • Excited about the potential of augmented reality: Satya Nadella
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : India-born chief executive of Microsoft Satya Nadella on Monday said that the company is very excited about the potential of augmented reality along with Microsoft's Cortana's AI offering, which has the capability to do human-level speech recognition.

  • Uber launches 'urgent investigation' into claims of sexual harassment by former employee
    London [United Kingdom], Feb 20 : Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has announced an "urgent investigation" into claims of sexual harassment and discrimination by a former employee of the company.

  • Former IPL player detained for driving car straight into Andheri railway platform
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), Feb.20 : Former IPL player Harmeet Singh was detained by the Mumbai police on Monday when he barged into a crowded platform of the Andheri Railway station.

  • True Balance raises Rs. 100 crore in Series B funding
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : India's top mobile balance management service app True Balance on Monday announced that it has raised a sum of Rs. 100 crore in Series B round of funding from Softbank Ventures Korea.

  • ETV Telugu now exclusively available on YuppTV, in United States
    New Delhi , Feb 20 : Global OTT leader in South-Asian content YuppTV on Monday announced that it has entered an exclusive partnership with ETV Telugu in the United States.

  • Coal Scam case: Hearing adjourned for March 6, CBI seeks more time to examine documents
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : The Special Court on Monday adjourned the hearing in the Coal Scam case for March 6th, as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sought more time to examine documents pertaining to the matter.

  • Hafiz Saeed responsible for unleashing terrorism against Pakistan's neighbours: India
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : With Pakistan finally putting Hafiz Saeed, the co-founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and the chief of Jamaat-ud-Dawah under the Anti-Terrorism Act, India has asserted that effective action mandated internationally against him is the first step in ridding the region of the twin menaces of terrorism and violent extremism.

  • Malayalam actress molested: 'Educated' Kerala is losing its values, says Shashi Tharoor
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : After the unfortunate incident of a leading actor from Malayalam film industry being allegedly molested, many celebrities and dignitaries have rallied in support and the latest to join the list is Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, who has minced no words to condemn the incident.

  • Disclose Gandhi assassin Nathuram Godse's statement to the public : CIC
    New Delhi, Feb 20 : : The Central Information Commission has said that the statement of Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse should be made public along with other relevant court records.

  • FarEye logistics platform bags Amway India contract
    Bengaluru Feb 20, : FarEye, a logistics technology solutions firm, has signed a contract with Amway India to help increase the visibility of deliveries of customer orders for the direct selling company.

  • At least 39 killed, 50 injured in Mogadishu car blast
    Mogadishu, Feb 20 : : At least 39 people were killed and more than 50 injured when a car bomb exploded near a busy market in the Somali capital Mogadishu, Aljazeera reported.

  • PM Modi greets people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on statehood day
    New Delhi, Feb 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh on their statehood day.

  • IPL Auction 2017: Ben Stokes sold to Pune Supergiants for whopping Rs. 14.50 crores
    Bengaluru , Feb.20 : England all-rounder Ben Stokes was sold to Rising Pune Supergiants for a whopping Rs 14.50 crores during the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru on Monday.

  • 'Rangoon' would be one of the films of the year: Kareena Kapoor
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 20 : Kareena Kapoor Khan recently caught a screening of hubby Saif Ali Khan and ex-Shahid Kapoor's upcoming film 'Rangoon', which she expects to be one of the films of the year 2017.

  • La Liga: Messi's last-gasp penalty rescues Barca against Leganes
    Camp Nou [Barcelona], Feb.20 : Star striker Lionel Messi converted a penalty corner into a goal in the final seconds as Barcelona scraped a 2-1 win over Leganes in their La Liga clash at the Camp Nou here last evening.

  • Delhi: Post office robbed off 17 cash bags in Anand Vihar
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : A post office in Delhi's Anand Vihar was looted by five to six unknown men and around 17 bags on money were stolen on Sunday night.

  • NPF Legislature Party meet today over Nagaland CM Zeliang's successor
    Kohima , Feb. 20 : The ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) Legislature Party will meet in Kohima today to elect a new leader following the resignation of Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang.

  • PM Modi greets Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their Statehood Day
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their Statehood Day, expressing his desire to see development usher into the states.

  • Hollywood to face lawsuit for not hiring women directors
    London (UK), Feb. 20 : Women in Hollywood have always been vocal about the unfair behaviour against them within the film industry, and now it seems like the industry might have to face the heat in this matter from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

  • Attack in Somali capital a reminder of extremists' indifference towards human life - UN envoy
    New York, Feb 20 : Strongly condemning on Sunday's terrorist attack at a marketplace in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which reportedly killed at least 25 people and injured dozens more, the United Nations envoy in the country stressed that incident is a brutal reminder of the retrograde tactics employed by violent extremists.

  • Ovtcharov ends Harimoto's dream run to clinch ITTF India Open title
    New Delhi , Feb.20 : German table tennis player Dimitrij Ovtcharov brought the dream run of Japan's 13-year-old sensation Tomokazu Harimoto to an abrupt end to capture the men's singles title in the Seamaster 2017 ITTF World Tour India Open here at the Thyagaraja Sports Complex on Sunday.

  • JSMM calls for strike across Sindh against CPEC today
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb. 20 : The Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM), a major separatist political party in Sindh, Pakistan, has given a call of strike across the province against China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) today.

  • UP Polls: Filing of nominations for final phase ends today
    New Delhi , Feb. 20 : Today is last date for withdrawal of nominations for the seventh and last phase of Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.

  • PM wants to create 'polarisation' by his remarks: Abu Azmi
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 20 : Condemning Prime Minister Narendra Modi for drawing a parallel between Hindu and Muslim festivals, the Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi on Monday said that the former is just trying to create 'polarisation' by making such remarks.

  • Alia Bhatt is giving us some real relationship goals!
    New Delhi , Feb 20. : Alia Bhatt is giving all the young and ambitious people out there some real relationship goals.

  • China to halt all coal imports from North Korea
    New York [USA] , Feb. 20: China says it will halt all coal imports from North Korea from Sunday for the rest of 2017, amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula following Pyongyang's most recent missile test last week.

  • Pak. conducts air strikes, targets terrorist hideout in North Waziristan: ISPR
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb. 20: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) carried out air strikes in the border area of North Waziristan Agency on terrorist positions, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).