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  • Sanofi and Regeneron announce FDA approval of Dupixent
    Mumbai/Kolkata, Mar 29 : Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dupixent (dupilumab) Injection, the first and only biologic medicine approved for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies, or when those therapies are not advisable.

  • Kolkata poet lodges FIR after allegedly receiving 'gang-rape' threat on Facebook
    Kolkata, Mar 29 : A Kolkata-based Bengali poet, Mandakranta Sen, on Wednesday evening lodged a complaint in city police's cyber cell after she was allegedly threatened on social networking site Facebook with gang-rape, reports said.

  • UN chief confirms the remains found in DRC those of the two missing experts
    New York, Mar 29 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has confirmed the deaths of Michael Sharp and Zaida Catalan, two members of the Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo who had been missing since 12 March, and vowed that the Organization would do "everything possible" to ensure that justice is done.

  • Gurcharan Garry becomes first South-Asian to be named President of the Toronto Real Estate Board
    Brampton, Ontario, Mar 29 : Gurcharan "Garry" Bhaura, Broker of Record for Century 21 President Realty, has been acclaimed President-Elect for Toronto Real Estate Board serving over 47,000 Realtors in the Greater Toronto market, thus becoming the first South Asian to don the mantle.

  • JK: Eight candidates file nominations for LC polls
    Srinagar , Mar. 29 : In Jammu and Kashmir, eight candidates of different political parties, including People's Democratic Party (PDP), Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), National Conference (NC) and Indian National Congress (INC) today filed their nomination papers for Legislative Council elections.

  • TVF CEO Arunabh Kumar booked for molestation
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 29 : A case of molestation was filed against the 'The Viral Fever' CEO Arunabh Kumar on Wednesday following the complaint of a victim at the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) Police Station.

  • Passage of GST Bill is history in the making, says 'optimistic' Jaitley
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Striding out confidently from the Parliament after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill was finally passed, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the passage of the bill in the House was history is in the making, adding that the country will witness transforming into a new system of indirect taxation.

  • Revenue Secretary lauds GST Council's hard work in passage of 'four classic legislations'
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : With the Lok Sabha passing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill today, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia applauded the GST council members' efforts that led to bearing fruit in terms of four classic pieces of legislations.

  • Indian Army gifts seven horses to Nepal Army
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Mar. 29 : Organising a special function, the visiting Chief of Army Staff of India, General Bipin Rawat, handed over a stallion light breed, two brood mares, two gelds and two donkey stallions to his Nepali Counterpart General Rajendra Chhetri today.

  • Multifaceted Shilpa Shetty Kundra reveals her most favourite role
    By: Sonika Mendiratta, New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Actress, Entrepreneur, Fitness-expert, Mother to a four-year-old. Shilpa Shetty Kundra has many avatars, but the gorgeous diva has confessed her passion for one role in particular.

  • Without multiple tax rates, GST will be regressive: Arun Jaitley
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Countering the questions raised by opposition in Lok Sabha, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Goods and Services Tax bill will be regressive without multiple tax rates, on Wednesday.

  • Sanofi and Regeneron announce FDA approval of Dupixent
    Mumbai/Kolkata, Mar 29 : Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Dupixent (dupilumab) Injection, the first and only biologic medicine approved for the treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD) whose disease is not adequately controlled with topical prescription therapies, or when those therapies are not advisable.

  • NSCN (K) militant nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh
    Guwahati, Mar 29 : : Security forces apprehended a NSCN (K) militant from Arunachal Pradesh's Tirap district on Wednesday morning, officials said.

  • Phillauri inches close to Rs 20 crore-mark at BO
    Mumbai, Mar 29 : Actress Anushka Sharma's latest released movie Phillauri is moving closer towards earning Rs. 20 crores at the Box Office.

  • CSE welcomes Supreme Court judgement on sale of Bharat Stage III vehicles
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed Wednesday's judgment of the Supreme Court bench comprising Justice Madan B Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta, directing the automobile industry to stop the sale of Bharat Stage III (BS-III) vehicles from Apr 1, 2017 anywhere in India.

  • Tata Motors launches Tata TIGOR
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Tata Motors on Wednesday announced the commercial launch of its new 'StyleBack', Tata TIGOR, meant for the young and fast-paced generation. With its stunning, break-free and revolutionary design, the Tata TIGOR is set to build on Tata Motors' existing passenger vehicle portfolio and address needs of the ever evolving customer.

  • Lok Sabha Speaker presents footballs to Members of Parliament
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Members of Parliament cutting across party lines here participated with enthusiasm in the Mass Awareness Programme for promoting sports culture in the country particularly the game of football.

  • Malaysian Prime Minister to visit India, Modi welcomes
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Wednesday said he will visit India for five days.

  • Huge ammunition recovered from Kolkata hotel, 3 held
    Kolkata, Mar 29 : West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Tuesday afternoon arrested three suspected arms traffickers from a hotel in Kolkata's Kidderpore area and seized a huge sachets of ammunition from their possessions, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Indian wearable market clocks 2.5 million units in 2016, low cost fitness trackers being key driver: IDC India
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the wearable market in India observed the total shipments of 2.5 million units in 2016 as per IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker.

  • Congress condemns Finance Bill, brands amendments as 'anti-economy'
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Condemning the Finance Bill which was passed today, the Congress said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was acting headstrong in the matter and not heeding the Opposition, adding that the amendments are against the economy.

  • LG seeks reimbursement of Rs. 97 crore from AAP over advertisements
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Wednesday directed the Chief Secretary to recover Rs. 97 crore spent on advertisements from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for advertisements projecting Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the party, in violation of the Supreme Court guidelines.

  • Yechury unhappy with Centre's 'immoral' Finance Bill
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Expressing unhappiness over the government's 'immoral' Finance Bill which was passed today, Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury, however, expressed satisfaction that the Centre had been defeated by the Rajya Sabha on four of the amendments.

  • UK triggers Article 50 of Lisbon Treaty, kick starts process to leave European Union
    London [UK], Mar. 29 : The UK government has kick started the Brexit process for Britain to formally leave the European Union (EU) in two years time by triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.

  • ED attaches over Rs.17 lakhs given to Kashmiri locals by Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday attached over Rs. 17 Lakhs that was allegedly received by certain residents of Jammu and Kashmir from the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit to transfer to other terrorists.

  • Congress never politicises issues related to national security: Digvijaya Singh
    New Delhi/Varanasi , Mar 29 : After the recent violence in Budgam that witnessed incidents of stone pelting, in which three civilians were killed and 60 security personnel were injured, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday said that the grand old party never politicises any issue related to national security.

  • India remains engaged with NSG over seeking membership: Sushma Swaraj
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Centre has informed that that India remains engaged with the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and individual members at the appropriate levels to seek membership of the elite group.

  • PSL spot-fixing row: PCB bans Mohammad Irfan for one year
    Karachi [Pakistan], Mar.29 : Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed a year-long ban and a fine of one million dollar on left-arm pacer Mohammad Irfan for violating its anti-corruption code during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL).

  • Parliament discusses GST, Finance Bill, members voice concerns
    New Delhi , Mar.29 : Lok Sabha took up discussion on the four bills related to GST: Central GST, Integrated GST, Union Territory GST and GST (Compensation to States) Bills. During the debate, members across political parties raised several concerns regarding the roll out of the new tax.

  • Aussie media tears into 'egomaniac' Virat Kohli
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar.29 : The Australian media continued their nasty tirade against Virat Kohli branding the Indian skipper as "classless" and "childish", despite the Steve Smith-led side slumping to a defeat in Dharamsala and giving up the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

  • North Bengal: Mamata warns police officers against using pilot cars "unnecessarily"
    Darjeeling, Mar 29 : A day after ordering police to act firmly to counter child trafficking in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday warned police officers against using pilot cars unnecessarily.

  • Children in countries facing famine threatened by lack of water, sanitation - UN agency
    New York, Mar 29 : In African and Middle Eastern countries facing famine, unsafe water is as dangerous for severely malnourished children as lack of food, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today warned, noting that nearly 27 million people are at risk in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

  • Assam bribery case: Arrested govt official sent to police custody
    Guwahati, Mar 29 : A local court of Assam on Wednesday sent Irrigation department Secretary Kujendra Doley to five days police custody, who was arrested by the sleuths of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (V&AC) from his office in Dispur Janata Bhawan after taking bribe from a contractor on Tuesday.

  • Budgam violence: JK DGP discusses law and order with Jitendra Singh
    Srinagar , Mar. 29 : Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S. P. Vaid met Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh here today and held a detailed discussion with him about the prevailing situation in Kashmir, in the aftermath of yesterday's violence in Budgam which resulted in the death of three civilians and injuries to other locals, as well as security personnel.

  • Delhi: Group of bank account frauds busted, two Nigerians among accused
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : A gang involved in bank account fraud has been busted on Wednesday, where two Nigerian nationals along with seven others were arrested.

  • Chhattisgarh CM announces Seventh Pay Commission for state govt. employees
    Raipur (Chhattisgarh) , Mar. 29 : Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh today announced the implementation of Seventh Pay Commission for state government employees.

  • Indians with US visa, green card to get visa upon arrival in UAE
    Dubai [UAE], Mar. 29 : The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Cabinet today approved a decision to grant Indian passport holders 'visa on arrival' provided they have a valid US visa or a green card holder.

  • GST Bill finally passed: A new law for a new India, says PM Modi
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : The Lok Sabha today passed four key Goods and Services Tax Bills, rejecting amendments moved by the opposition. The Bills are related to Central GST, Integrated GST, UT GST and GST Compensation.

  • MCD Polls: Congress' 'positive' manifesto will not attack those in power, says Tharoor
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Ahead of the upcoming Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) elections, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday asserted that his party will be approaching the people of Delhi soon with a positive agenda and unprecedented professional manner.

  • Four GST bills receive approval in Lok Sabha
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Four Goods and Services Tax bills that had been tabled in Lok Sabha by government on Tuesday, received approval of the lower house by voice voting following the debate and discussion, on Wednesday.

  • Indian benchmark indices end higher on Wednesday
    Mumbai, Mar 29 : The Indian market closed positive on Wednesday with BSE Sensex up 121.91 points at 29531.43 and NSE Nifty up 43.00 points at 9143.80.

  • Canada: Risk of E. coli prompts CFIA to recall Robin Hood all-purpose flour
    Toronto, Mar 29 : A popular brand of all-purpose flour sold in Western Canada had been recalled after one person was reported sick due to possible E. coli contamination, media reports said.

  • Islamic terrorists plan to attack Assam, high alert sounded across state
    Guwahati, Mar 29 : : The Assam police has sounded high alert across the state following Intelligence Bureau (IB) input about probable terror attacks on BJP leaders in Assam.

  • Canada: Toronto celebrates April as the national poetic month
    Toronto, Mar 29 : To mark Toronto's proclamation of National Poetry Month in April and for the City's participation in a national Poetry City challenge, Anne Michaels, the City of Toronto's fifth Poet Laureate, read on Mar 28 her new poem "To Write" at the City Council, media reports said.

  • Narada sting case: Left Front organises rally demanding arrest of TMC leaders
    Kolkata, Mar 29 : Left Front organised a rally, demanding the arrest of Trinamool Congress leaders who were seen taking money in Narada sting footage and resignation from ministry, here on Wednesday, according to media reports.

  • India presents seven horses to Nepal Army
    New Delhi/Kathmandu, Mar 29 : The Indian Army has presented seven horses to the Nepal Army, media reports said on Wednesday.

  • 'Haseena' shooting wrapped up by Shraddha Kapoor, Siddhanth Kapoor
    Mumbai, Mar 29 : Siblings Shraddha Kapoor and Siddhanth Kapoor will be seen playing reel siblings Haseena Parkar and Dawood Ibrahim respectively in Apoorva Lakhia's upcoming gangland drama 'Haseena' and we have recently learned that the Kapoor siblings have wrapped up the shooting of the film.

  • M.J. Akbar to visit Cyprus on Mar 30
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : Minister of State for External Affairs, M. J. Akbar will be paying an official visit to Cyprus on Mar 30 - Apr 1.

  • Hindustan Power commissions 50 MW solar plant in Punjab
    New Delhi, Mar 29 : The Clean energy arm of Hindustan Power commissioned its second solar power plant in Punjab at an investment of INR 325 crores.

  • Priyanka, Baywatch cast attend CinemaCon event
    Los Angeles, Mar 29 : In a bid to touch hearts of their fans, Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra joined Hollywood actors Dwayne Johnson, Zac Effron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and Jon Bass to attend the CinemaCon event.

  • Thane: Local goon nabbed for attacking doctors
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Mar. 29 : The Thane Police on Wednesday arrested the accused who had attacked two doctors of the Thane Civil Hospital.

  • Kulgam: Terrorists open fire on cops deployed to handle stone pelting
    Srinagar , Mar. 29 : A police party which was deployed to handle the locals who were stone pelting, were fired upon by terrorists in Kulgam's Madibugh Yaripora in Jammu and Kashmir today.

  • Nepal President confers honorary General rank on Indian Army Chief
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Mar. 29 : Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat was conferred with the title of 'Honorary General of the Nepal Army' by Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari in a grand ceremony on Wednesday.

  • UP CM Yogi Adityanath draws parallel between Surya Namaskar, Namaz
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar 29 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said both Surya Namaskar practised by Hindus and Namaz practised by Muslims have similarities.

  • 1984 riots was 'state-sponsored terror' by Congress against innocent Sikhs: BJP
    New Delhi , Mar. 29 : Hailing the Delhi High Court's order to re-open five cases pertaining to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday dubbed the tragic incident it as a 'state-sponsored terror' unleashed by the Congress party and their goons on the innocent Sikhs of Delhi.

  • Cloudatix, Mediaguru launch 'Startup Accelerator Program and Internet College'
    New Delhi , Mar 29 : Cloudatix Biz India Ventures Pvt. Ltd, a young research startup emerging as a Smart City Solutions provider and Mediaguru, a global media services company that specializes in the entire life cycle of digital asset management services, digitization and monetization, recently launched 'Startup Accelerator Program and Internet College'.

  • Sanskrit Board will teach students about ethics: UP Dy CM
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Mar. 29 : Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma on Wednesday said that implementation of Sanskrit Board in Uttar Pradesh education system will enlighten students ethically and therefore develop their mindset.

  • West Bengal: Police arrests three with illegal arms, ammunition
    Kolkata , Mar. 29 : The West Bengal Police on Wednesday arrested three persons in connection with trafficking illegal arms.

  • Tripura: Forest Department supports rural poor, tribals economically
    Tripura (Agartala) , Mar. 29 : Tripura Forest Development and Plantation Corporation Limited (TFDPC) today handed over a cheque of Rs 14.26 crores to the state government with a motive to help economic empowerment of rural poor and tribals.

  • Japan makes inroads into the developing markets
    Dong Nai [Vietnam]/Tokyo[Japan], Mar.29 : Vietnam is experiencing a rapid economic growth as customers' purchasing abilities have increased that leads to opening up of supermarkets.