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  • Pakistan: Bomb found, defused in Quetta
    Quetta, Feb 26 : A bomb was found in Pakistan's Quetta area, media reports said on Sunday.

  • Jolly LLB 2 touches 108 crore mark
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : Superstar Akshay Kumar and his Jolly LLB 2 has earned 108 crore mark till Saturday.

  • Despite challenges pharma sector to grow and generate high employment: Experts
    Jaipur, Feb 26 : With the initiatives taken by the Government of India on demonetization, introduction of the GST along with Make in India, Smart Cities, Digital India and Startup India have played important role in changing the eco-system and created newer platforms in many avenues including the pharmaceutical sector, experts said.

  • Meghalaya: 16 people killed, over 50 injured as speeding truck overturns
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : At least 16 people including women were killed and over 50 others injured as a speeding truck carrying them, was overturned in West Khasi Hills district in north eastern Indian state of Meghalaya on Sunday morning.

  • 3-year-old Rohini twins die after getting drowned in washing machine
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : In a horrific incident, a pair of three-year-old twin died after they fell into a washing machine at their house in Rohini on Saturday afternoon, media reports said.

  • Uttarakhand: Eight killed, six injured after car falls into gorge in Pauri
    Pauri (Uttarakhand) Feb. 26 : At least eight people were killed and six others sustained injuries after a car fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Pauri district.

  • Two gold smugglers arrested in Siliguri
    Siliguri (West Bengal) , Feb.26 : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) personnel on Sunday arrested Anowar Hussein and Morninur Islam from Siliguri and seized three kilograms of yellow metal from their possession.

  • Dimple accuses Union Ministers of spitting communal venom during rallies
    Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadava's wife Dimple Yadav on Sunday accused the Union Ministers of spitting communal venom, while appealing the people to ensure the Samajwadi Party's win in the assembly polls.

  • Is Modi's notebandi 'sufficient enough' to seal the deal in UP?
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : After emerging victorious in Maharashtra and Odisha local elections, it is time for the Bharatiya Janata Party to test waters in Uttar Pradesh.

  • International Realty hosts Global Luxury Realty Conclave 2017
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : North India Sotheby's International Realty organised its first ever Global Luxury Realty Conclave in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) yesterday.

  • Pakistan Army targeting civilians in an operation in Balochistan: BRP
    Geneva [Switzerland], Feb. 26 : Central Spokesman for Baloch Republican Party Mohammad Bugti, has said that the Pakistani Army's continuous military operation throughout the past week has set a new example of brutality in history.

  • Gujarat ATS foils ISIS plot targeting 'religious place'
    Rajkot , Feb. 26 : The Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday claimed to have successfully foiled an attack by two brothers who are alleged ISIS operatives.

  • Afghanistan: ISIS recruit from Kerala killed in drone strike
    Kasaragod , Feb. 26 : A youth from Kerala, believed to have joined the ISIS has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan.

  • Naidu holds Nehru's wrong policies responsible for Kashmir crisis
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Dubbing former home minister P. Chidambaram's comments on the Kashmir situation as politically motivated, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday urged the Congress Party to make its stand clear on the former's remark.

  • 51st edition of India's oldest vintage car rally draws attention of many
    New Delhi , Feb.26 : The 51st edition of The Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally was hosted in the national capital on Sunday with a large turnout of Delhi-NCR's antique car aficionados and curious onlookers on a bright, sunny day.

  • PM Modi urges nation to contribute to digitization
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stressed on the importance of technology and stated that the Indian economy has witnessed a shift to digital transactions.

  • Scientists have brought laurels to India: Modi in Mann Ki Baat
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Delivering the 28th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indian scientists have brought laurels to the nation while hailing the efforts of ISRO for successfully launching 104 satellites simultaneously into space.

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi lauds nation for becoming technology driven
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' where he lauded people for becoming technology driven and embracing digital economy.

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails Indian blind cricket team, 'divyang' athletes
    New Delhi , Feb.26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation in the 29th edition of his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat', on Monday congratulated the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Twenty20 World Cup by beating arch-rivals Pakistan.

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi congratulates ISRO for scripting history
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praises the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists for creating a world record by sending 104 satellites into the space orbit.

  • From ISRO to 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao': Top 10 quotes from PM Modi's 29th Mann Ki Baat
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 29th edition of Mann Ki Baat, touched on a range of issues from India's historic launch of a record 104 satellites on a single rocket to the Indian team's incredible victory in the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup.

  • NIA to deport PoK youth who aided terrorists in Uri terror attack
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : The National Investigative Agency (NIA) will soon file a closure report in connection with a case relating to the two youth from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), who were suspected to have helped the terrorists carry out the deadly attack in an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector last year.

  • Pakistan launches terror crackdown: Four killed, 600 arrested in Punjab
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 26 : Following the crackdown launched by the Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police and the Punjab Rangers in different parts of Layyah and Rawalpindi districts in Pakistan, around 600 suspects have been taken into custody.

  • Tendulkar shrugs off Pune drubbing, confident India will fight back against Aussies
    New Delhi , Feb.26 : After India slumped to a humiliating 333-run defeat at the hands of Australia in the opening Test in Pune, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has shown faith on Virat Kohli and the team, saying that the series is still wide open and that the home side will surely bounce back in the next match to be held in Bengaluru from March 4.

  • Fearing arrest on landing in India, Zakir Naik seeks questionnaire from ED
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Despite the Enforcement Directorate having expressed its desire to not conduct proceedings via video conferencing or e-mail, controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik haS sought a questionnaire from the agency, fearing his arrest if he lands in India.

  • Kurds to offer seized territory to recapture Mosul from ISIS
    London [U.K.], Feb. 26 : In a renewed push for independence from Baghdad, Iraqi Kurdish leaders are likely to offer territory seized by their forces in a bid to recapture Mosul from ISIS terrorists.

  • Kerala: Temple inferno injures two, cause attributed to improper waste management
    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , Feb. 26 : A fire broke out in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram city in the early hours of Sunday, after a pile of garbage was set on fire by locals, thus revealing the apathy of the local administrative bodies.

  • Election Commission reiterates warning to political parties to abstain from 'religious persuasion' of voters
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : The Election Commission of India has once again called on the political parties contesting elections, to refrain from using religion as election propaganda to garner support, stating that this will fuel communal disharmony.

  • Indian doctor rescued from ISIS recounts horror, reveals terror group's 'plan' for India
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Dr. K. Ramamurthy, who was freed after being captured in Libya by the ISIS two years ago, said here after his release that the dreaded terrorist organisation is very much "interested" in India and wants its ideology to be spread in the country.

  • Kansas shooting: JK Rowling trains guns on Trump, says "language has consequences"
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : JK Rowling has never been one to mince words, especially when it comes to Donald Trump, and with the Kansas shooting grabbing eyeballs across the globe with an Indian engineer shot to death by a white man which is being touted as a hate crime, the legendary author has once again lashed out at the United States President over the tragic development.

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu attend Pink special screening at Rashtrapati Bhavan, thank President
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Taapsee Pannu attended a special screening of the movie 'Pink' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Saturday.

  • Urban Development Ministry to push dense urban growth along mass transit corridors for better living experience
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : To effectively address the emerging urbanization challenges, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a multi-pronged policy framework to promote living close to mass urban transit corridors.

  • Top ranked Steve Smith career-high rating after Pune Test
    Dubai, Feb 26 : Australia captain Steve Smith has reached a career-high 939 rating points after an outstanding batting effort in the opening Test against India in Pune which his team won by 333 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.

  • Rangoon has "dismal" opening
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : Vishal Bhardwaj's film Rangoon, which released on Friday, had a very slow start.

  • Full text of PM Modi's 'Mann ki Baat' programme
    My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Winter is on its way out.

  • KCR gives administrative sanction for better infrastructure in Dornakal
    Hyderabad (Telangana) Feb. 26 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has given administrative sanction for an amount of Rs.21.75 crores under special development fund to fulfill his assurance made on February 24 in Mahabubabad district towards meeting the expenditure for providing infrastructure facilities in Dornakal constituency.

  • SP-Congress alliance will change course of national politics: Akhilesh
    Maharajgunj (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the alliance between the Congress and Samajwadi Party is a tie-up between two youngsters, adding this would change the course of politics both at the national as well as state level.

  • Decision to hold PSL final in Lahore likely today
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.26 : The decision regarding the venue of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final is likely to be taken today.

  • Shah Rukh Khan will melt your heart with his message for AbRam
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : King Khan, who has never shied away from gushing over his children, recently shared a picture of his youngest and melted hearts with his beautiful message.

  • Recruitment exam paper leak: Army begins probe; exams cancelled across India
    Thane (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : The Indian Army has launched an internal inquiry into the recruitment exam paper leak after the Thane city police nabbed 18 people in connection with the case.

  • Recruitment exam paper leak: Army begins probe; exams cancelled across India
    Thane (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : The Indian Army has launched an internal inquiry into the recruitment exam paper leak after the Thane city police nabbed 18 people in connection with the case.

  • Pacquiao to face Britain's Amir in 'super fight' on April 23
    London [U.K], Feb.26 : Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao will fight against Great Britain's Amir Khan on April 23, with both boxers confirming their intentions for the 'super fight', whose venue remains undisclosed.

  • PM Modi lauds farmers for record food grain production
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Lauding the farmers for their contribution to this year's food grain production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today claimed that agriculture is vital to the Indian economy's growth.

  • Diary scam: BJP MP demands CBI probe
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP P.C. Mohan has written a letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) demanding a probe against Congress MLC K. Govindaraju in connection with an alleged Rs. 1000 crore diary scam.

  • Kansas shooting: Accused is
    Kansas, Feb 26 : While the Kansas bar shooting incident in which an Indian engineer was shot dead and two others were injured is considered to be a hate crime, a long time neighbour of the accused said he was a "drunken mess" after his father died, media reports said.

  • JetPrivilege wins six accolades at Customer Loyalty & Customer Experience Awards
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : JetPrivilege, the award-winning loyalty and rewards management programme and frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways, created history at the 10th edition of the Customer Loyalty & Customer Experience Awards held recently in Mumbai.

  • Gujarat: Two ISIS operatives arrested
    Ahmedabad , Feb. 26 : The Gujarat Anti Terror Squad (ATS) has arrested two brothers from the state for their involvement in activities related to the terror group ISIS.

  • PM Modi lauds successful testing of Ballistic Interceptor Missile
    New Delhi , Feb 26 : Lauding India's successful progress in the field of defence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that inculcation of the Ballistic Interceptor Missile is a cutting edge technology in the arena of security.

  • Juan Mata keen to extend Man U contract
    London [U.K], Feb.26 : Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, who will be out of contract at the end of 2017-18 season, has expressed his desire to stay at the Old Trafford club beyond that.

  • Forgot to remove 'lotus' symbol while casting vote: Keshav Prasad Maurya on FIR against him
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Responding to the FIR lodged against him for violating the poll code, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Uttar Pradesh Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday defended himself saying that he simply 'forgot' to take off the party symbol from his coat before casting the polls.

  • Pakistan-Afghanistan begin negotiation mechanism to address terror concerns
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 26 : Pakistan has said that it has begun a negotiation mechanism with Afghanistan which will enable both nations to address each other's concerns over terrorism.

  • Maharashtra: 18 nabbed over Army exam paper leak
    Thane (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : Thane City Police has nabbed18 persons from Goa and Nagpur in connection with an Army exam question paper that was leaked prior to an Army exam.

  • Never thought was good looking enough to play romantic roles: Shahrukh Khan
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : Bollywood's King Khan has heaped praises for late filmmaker Yash Chopra for "single handedly" creating his career and added that upon latter's insistence that he was able to succeed in the romance genre.

  • I-League: New-look Churchill to take on DSK today
    Goa , Feb.26 : After a winless run that has stretched to not less than five games, the onus will be on Churchill Brothers FC to put DSK Shivajians to the test when the two lock horns in their I-League fixture here today.

  • HIL 2017: David Harte stars in Dabang Mumbai's 2-0 win against Delhi Waveriders
    Chandigarh , Feb.25 : Table toppers Dabang Mumbai made it to their first ever final in the history of the Hockey India League (HIL) with a comfortable 2-0 win against the Delhi Waveriders in the second semi-final clash here last evening.

  • HIL 2017: Kalinga Lancers beat UP Wizards 4-3 to reach final
    Chandigarh , Feb.25 : Kalinga Lancers held their nerves to make it to their second successive final of the Hockey India League (HIL) after a dramatic 4-3 win against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a nerve-wrecking penalty shootout here last evening.

  • Rocking Deals launches web portal to track lost phones
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Rocking Deals launched Trackstolen.in, a free medium to spread awareness about stolen or theft devices. A website to enable users to register his/her device to secure it from getting stolen, this eases the process of buying and selling second-hand phones.

  • Malayalam actress molestation case: Prime accused brought to Coimbatore for evidence collection
    Coimbatore , Feb. 26 : The two main accused- Sunil Kumar and Vigeesh- in the abduction and assault of a Malayalam actress were brought to Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu early in the morning for evidence collection.

  • Gay Afghans can be deported to their country, only if they 'pretend to be straight'
    London [United Kingdom], Feb. 26 : Under new British Government guidelines for handling asylum applications, gay Afghans can be deported to their country, but, they will have to pretend that they are straight, as homosexuality is illegal in Afghanistan.

  • Women should eat nutrient-enriched diet to have long term benefits!
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 26 : A study finds, eating nutrient-enriched diet during adolescence or childhood development may alter long-term behaviour and learning among ladies.