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  • Pakistan, Russia agree to bolster military ties
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Pakistan and Russia have agreed to bolster military ties.

  • ABVP to protest on Mar. 2, calls for on campus exclusion of Left
    New Delhi, , Feb. 28 : In the wake of the ongoing controversy post last week's scuffle at Delhi University's Ramjas College, the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) will be organizing a peaceful demonstration on March 2 in order to restore peace on the campus and to call for exclusion of the Left wing.

  • India to camp in Mumbai ahead of AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : The Indian Senior National Team will be camping in Mumbai prior to their crucial Group A match against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019.

  • Low tariffs in reverse auction signifies improved cost competitiveness of wind energy sector, says ICRA
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Credit rating agency ICRA, the efficiency of wind-based energy generation is reflected in its low tariff rates, thus increasing cost competitiveness of wind based energy generation against conventional energy sources as well as solar power.

  • ECO must be made into a formidable economic block, says Pakistan
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Tuesday called for joint efforts to transform ECO into a formidable economic block through full exploitation of its human and material resources.

  • Spic Macay organises International Convention from 5th-11th June
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is organising its annual International Convention in its 40th year at IIT Delhi from 5th -11th June, 2017.

  • Ramjas College clash: NHRC issues notice to Delhi Police over use of excessive force
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Following complaints that female students and media persons were harassed by police personnel during the violent clashes at Ramjas College on February 22nd, the National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued a notice to the Delhi Police Commissioner.

  • Expression of views must be done only in national interest: Dwivedi
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday said expression of views must be restricted if it goes against national interest.

  • Snapdeal launches initiative for GST compliance training
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Online marketplace Snapdeal today announced the launch of GST Guru, a program which will include a range of initiatives to help prepare the sellers on its platform for the impending GST reforms, expected to roll out this July.

  • India denies need to issue 'demarche' to U.S. over Kansas shooting
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Asserting that the United States has pro actively responded to the tragic killing of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in Kansas, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Tuesday denied the need to issue a 'demarche' (diplomatic missive) by the Indian Government.

  • China Mobile and Ericsson deliver successful trial of Cellular IoT-based Connected Factory
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : China Mobile and Ericsson have established success in the ongoing trials being carried out of the cellular IoT-based Connected Factory.

  • Gurmehar's father's soul can't rest in peace if she speaks against India: Babita Phogat
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Indian wrestler Babita Phogat on Tuesday came out in defence of her recent tweet on the ongoing controversy over Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, who alleged rape threats over her social media campaign against ABVP, saying that she found nothing wrong in the latter's video except the view that her father was killed by war and not by Pakistan.

  • HC adjourns Murthal gang-rape case till March 16
    Chandigarh (Haryana), Feb. 28: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday adjourned Murthal gangrape case till March 16.

  • OECD signs MoU with CII for policy research
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Tuesday announced signing of an MoU with a mission to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.

  • Mammography trends may increase abnormal interpretation of cancer: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28 : A study finds that diagnostic mammography has improved cancer detection rates, but has also increased the abnormal interpretation rate.

  • Zain partners with Flytxt to enhance customer experience
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Flytxt, a fast growing customer data analytics software company, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to deploy its Customer Value Management (CVM) solutions for Zain Group, a leading mobile telecom innovator in eight markets across the Middle East and Africa. Flytxt, through its CVM solutions, will deliver deeper customer insights to enhance customer experience and revenue for Zain Group operations.

  • No top Afghan representation at ECO Summit in Pak
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb. 28: Afghanistan has refused to send high-level representatives to the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit being hosted by Pakistan.

  • Amit Shah levels corruption charges against Ibobi Singh
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb. 28 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Tuesday alleged corruption charges against the incumbent Ibobi Singh-led government in Manipur.

  • Ramjas College row: Miranda House students now protest against ABVP
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : The students of Miranda House and other various colleges on Tuesday protested in the Delhi University against the violence that played out at the Rajmas College last Wednesday.

  • Rape threats to Gurmehar: Delhi Police registers FIR
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : The Delhi Police on Tuesday registered an FIR against unknown persons in connection with the rape threats issued to Delhi University (DU) student Gurmehar Kaur.

  • India, World Bank sign USD 63 million agreement for 'Tejaswini'
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The World Bank on Tuesday signed a financing agreement for IDA credit of USD 63 million (equivalent) for 'Tejaswini', which is a socio-economic empowerment of adolescent girls and young women project.

  • JNU, DU students hold protest march against ABVP
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Students from the Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday staged a protest march against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in North Campus area over the Ramjas college scuffle.

  • T20 Blind Cricket World Cup Winning Team meets PM
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met the members of the T20 Blind Cricket World Cup Winning Team.

  • Tata Power's generation capacity up by 8 per cent in Q3 FY17
    Kolkata/ Mumbai, Feb 28 : Tata Power, India's largest integrated power company, on Tuesday announced that the company's generation capacity increased by more than 8 per cent in Q3 FY17 as compared to Q3 FY16.

  • Assam : Four people killed, 25 injured in fire
    Guwahati, Feb 28 : : At least four persons were killed and 25 others injured as about a dozen houses caught fire following a gas tanker accident in Assam's Golaghat district on Tuesday, officials said.

  • Services falter as public sector banks go on strike
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : No services took place at public sector banks on Tuesday as the United Forum of Bank Unions decided to go ahead with its strike, according to media reports.

  • Students and teachers of DU, JNU take out massive march against campus violence
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : : Amid a politically charged up situation, students and teachers of Delhi's premier educational institutions on Tuesday started a protest march against last week's violence at the Ramjas College, while Kargil martyr Captain Mandeep Singh's daughter Gurmehar Kaur pulled out of the campaign.

  • GST to be implemented from July 1
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Goods and Services Tax will come to effect from July 1, officials said.

  • Tata Sons, DOCOMO reach agreement in principle on payment of LCIA arbitration award
    Mumbai, Feb 28 : Tata Sons on Tuesday announced that in the interests of putting an end to a dispute that had arisen with NTT DOCOMO, Japan, and in the larger national interest of preserving a fair investment environment in India, it has reached an agreement with NTT DOCOMO on a joint approach to enable enforcement of the 22nd June, 2016, London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) award.

  • After Virendra Shehwag, wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt puts meme mocking Gurmehar Kaur's video post
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : : After Virender Sehwag and Randeep Hooda, Yogeshwar Dutt took to the social media, mocking at Gurmehar Kaur, the 20-year-old Delhi University student, whose video post on the death of his martyred army officer father created a stir.

  • Police Commissioner briefs Parliamentary Committee over Ramjas row, Gurmehar
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Parliament Standing Committee on Home Affairs on Tuesday raised concerns over the scuffle that took place in Ramjas College between the members of ABVP and AISA and the alleged rape threats received by Kargil martyr's daughter Gurmehar Kaur.

  • Delhi Metro smart cards to be non-refundable from April
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Aiming to comply with the guidelines of the Reserve Bank of India and also for making Metro Smart Card interoperable, it has been decided that Delhi Metro Smart Cards shall be non-refundable from April 1, 2017.

  • Yechury mocks RSS, says violence is the only weapon with ABVP
    New Delhi , Feb.28 : Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday alleged that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) backed Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) wants to impose its regressive ideas on the country.

  • CPEC will transform lives of billions in region, PM Sharif tells Chinese delegation
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb.28 : Describing the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as a game changer that would transform the lives of the billions of people in Asia, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told a visiting Chinese delegation that Pakistan and China are iron brothers and Islamabad's friendship with Beijing is the cornerstone of his government's foreign policy.

  • Expression of views must be done only in national interest: Janardan Dwivedi
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi on Tuesday said expression of views must be restricted if it goes against national interest.

  • Advance Pricing Agreements signed by CBDT Touch 140
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Tuesday announced that it has entered into 10 more Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) over the last one week, including seven Unilateral APAs.

  • NU named best 'Institution for Promoting Industry-academia Interface' at 10th ASSOCHAM Higher Education Summit 2017
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : NIIT University (NU) has been recognized as the "Best Institution for promoting industry-academia interface" at the 10th ASSOCHAM Higher Education Summit 2017. The award ceremony was felicitated by Prakash Javadekar, Union HRD Minister, Government of India. The summit focused on the role and contribution of universities in building entrepreneurial ecosystems.

  • ICC rates Pune pitch as 'poor'
    Dubai [UAE], Feb.28 : The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced that Chris Broad of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, who was the match referee for the opening Test between India and Australia in Pune, has rated the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium pitch as "poor."

  • Rahul Gandhi corners PM Modi over Naga Peace Accord
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb.28 : Launching a frontal attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the former did not even discuss about the Naga Peace Accord with Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh.

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad defends Gurmehar Kaur
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday came out in defence of Kargil braveheart Captain M. Singh's daughter Gurmehar Kaur, saying people who are politicising the issue are misusing freedom of speech.

  • China Mobile and Ericsson deliver successful trial of Cellular IoT-based Connected Factory
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : China Mobile and Ericsson have established success in the ongoing trials being carried out of the cellular IoT-based Connected Factory.

  • UP won't fall into trap of 'Bharatiya Jumla Party': Mayawati
    Mau (Uttar Pradesh) Feb. 28 : Cornering the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the promises made to the nation, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday said that the people of Uttar Pradesh would not be deceived by the saffron party's tactics as they very well know it is 'Bharatiya Jumla Party'.

  • SC extends parole of Sahara Chief Subrata Roy till April 17th
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : The Supreme Court on Monday extended the parole of Sahara chief Subrata Roy till April 17th and also asked the Ghaziabad development authority to deposit Rs 1100 crore to the apex court registry for acquiring land from Sahara.

  • ED attaches approx Rs. 80 crore of Devas multimedia for illegal agreement sign
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday attached an amount of Rs. 79,76,00,041 under PMLA in the case of Devas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore for illegally entering into an agreement with ISRO/Antrix Corporation (ACL Commercial Arm of ISRO) by fraudulently representing certain facts and on entering the agreement collected investments from abroad through criminal conspiracy.

  • 'Amaar Kolkata' metro to now execute dedicated 'Ola Zones'
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Taxi aggregator Ola on Tuesday announced its exclusive partnership with Kolkata Metro, India's first Metro Railway and one of the most popular modes of public transport in the city of joy.

  • Last rites of alleged hate-crime victim Kuchibhotla performed
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , Feb. 28 : The last rites of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla were performed here today, amidst a wave of emotional upheaval.

  • ISticker witnesses significant growth: a major upsurge in users, in three months
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : iSticker, a global platform revolutionizing the AEC industry, has noted a progressive increase in its traction by almost 2000 new users every month.

  • Gurmehar's grandfather lashes out at politicians for ongoing 'drama'
    New Delhi , Feb. 28 : As the controversy surrounding Gurmehar Kaur's video message is getting murkier, her grandfather Kanwaljeet Singh today lashed out at the politicians and said that they should refrain from giving any statement.

  • Amitabh Bachchan is 'man with most desired qualities': Survey
    New Delhi , Feb. 27 : Age is just a number, proves Amitabh Bachchan!

  • 'Fit-enough' Hales called up for England tour of Windies
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Feb.28 : England swashbuckling opener Alex Hales is all set to join the national side after sufficiently recovering from a hand fracture he sustained during the ODI series in India last month.

  • PropUrban commences its operations in India
    New Delhi , Feb 28 : Online-to-offline (O2O) platform PropUrban has announced the launch of its operations in India. With real-time data as its core strength, the company has a strong research and advisory wing to help clients make informed property decisions.

  • Home away from home, Tangkhul Nagas in Delhi celebrate seed sowing festival
    By Vangamla Salle K S, New Delhi , 28 Feb : Cutting across barriers of cast, creed or religion, festivals of northeast India promote peaceful co-existence, besides reliving the rich old heritage of their forefathers.

  • Indian envoy to US Sarna meets Tom Shannon
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 28: Ahead of the four-day visit of Indian Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar, US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Tom Shannon met Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Navtej Sarna at the Department of State.

  • All-India bank strike may impact transactions over Rs one lakh crore: ASSOCHAM
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has urged the state-owned bank unions to drop the day-long strike as it may impact banking transactions worth up to Rs 1.3 lakh crore including forex and paper clearing.

  • 'Amaar Kolkata' metro to now have dedicated 'Ola Zones'
    Kolkata, Feb 28 : Ola, India's most popular mobile app for transportation today announced its exclusive partnership with Kolkata Metro, India's first Metro Railway and one of the most popular modes of public transport in the city of joy.

  • MyHonda connected car platform leverages IoT from Cisco Jasper and Bright Box to deliver customized driving services
    Barcelona, Feb 28 : Honda is leveraging IoT solutions from Cisco JasperĀ® and Bright Box to deliver the MyHonda Connected Car platform, which provides a suite of powerful services that enhances the driving experience.

  • Senior national team to camp in Mumbai
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Indian Senior National Team will be camping in Mumbai prior to their crucial Group A match against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019.

  • Consumers can avail cashless home services with FreeCharge
    National, Feb 28 : FreeCharge, India's leading digital payments platform and Housejoy, a leading provider in the home services space on Tuesday announced their partnership.

  • SC to hear Gopal Ansal's plea for verdict modification in the Upahaar Fire tragedy case
    New Delhi, Feb 28 : The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a fresh plea from real estate baron Gopal Ansal regarding verdict modification in Uphaar Cinema fire case.

  • Saudi Telecom Company and Cisco sign managed services agreement to drive network capabilities for Digital Era
    Barcelona, Feb 28 : At Mobile World Congress, Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Cisco announced that they have signed a three-year managed services agreement to transform STC's core network and operations, and prepare it for the digital era.