• Kansas shooting: Indian Consulate to help in transporting mortal remains of killed Indian engineer
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Following the deadly shooting in Kansas in which an Indian engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, was killed by a gunman in an alleged racial attack, the Indian Consulate in Houston has stepped in to ensure the victims' mortal remains are brought back and adequate facilities are provided to another Indian, Alok Madasani, who was injured.

  • Delhi: Fireman killed, four injured in cylinder blast
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : In a tragic incident, one fireman was killed and four other suffered serious injuries after an LPG cylinder exploded in Vikaspuri.

  • Remembering Amma: Tamil Nadu celebrates Jayalalithaa's 69th birthday
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 24 : Despite the current political turbulence in the state, there is no let-up in zeal and extravagance when it comes to celebrating the birthday of late Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa.

  • Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'
    Los Angeles (USA), Feb. 24 : Batman fans, rejoice! Looks like the caped crusader has finally got his director.

  • New clues found for nuclear waste cleanup
    Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 24 : According to a study, the research being done on the chemistry of technetium-99 has boosted the understanding of the challenging nuclear waste and can lead to better cleanup methods.

  • GIPL to install mounting structures at Cochin International Airport
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Following the successful solar implementation at Cochin International Airport, Ganges Internationale Private Limited (GIPL), a multifaceted technology company, bagged its second project to install 11MW module mounting structures, thus enabling Cochin airport to be the world's first 'Green Airport'.

  • Kerala: Moral policing victim ends his life
    Palakkad , Feb. 24 : A 23-year-old man, who was harassed by a group of youth for allegedly indulging in immoral behaviour with his female friend, committed suicide on Thursday here.

  • PM Modi greets nation on Maha Shivratri
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday greeted the nation on the holy occasion of Maha Shivratri.

  • Delhi: Stalin to meet Sonia, Rahul Gandhi today over TN power tussle
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : After meeting President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday, DMK working president M.K. Stalin will meet Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today in the national capital to discuss the current political turbulence in Tamil Nadu.

  • Mayawati lashing out due to sheer desperation, can foresee her loss in U.P: BJP
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Lashing out at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for her remark likening BJP Chief Amit Shah to Mumbai attack terrorist Ajmal Kasab, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday said that the former is resorting to such statements in clear desperation, as she could foresee her impending loss in the state Assembly Elections.

  • Course correction will be undertaken: Congress after BMC election result
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : After suffering a rout in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, the Congress party on Friday said it will introspect on the reasons for the loss and added that course correction will be undertaken by the grand old party.

  • BJP claims BMC results prove boon for them
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Feb. 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the results of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election turned out to be boon for the saffron party along with Shiv Sena.

  • Donald Trump meets manufacturing executives, seeks to bring 'real jobs' back to U.S.
    New York [USA], Feb. 24:US President Donald Trump met two dozen manufacturing CEOs and expressed that he's determined to bring back thousands more
    real jobs to the U.S. and to cut trade deficits with countries such as Mexico and China.

  • Donald Trump says Chicago needs help
    New Delhi , Feb. 24: US President Donald Trump expressed shock over the incident in Chicago where seven people were killed and another six were wounded in shootings on Wednesday and calling that the city 'needs help' as the situation is out of control.

  • Teens drowsy during mid-afternoon are 4.5 times more likely to commit crimes in adulthood
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 24 : Parents, please take note! A study warns teenagers who self-report feeling drowsy during mid-afternoon, are 4.5 times more likely to commit violent crimes a decade and a half later.

  • Too much sugar may causes Alzheimer's
    London [UK], Feb. 24 : A diet, high in sugar, could lead to Alzheimers, as a study finds a link between sugar and the brain disease.

  • Danish man burns Quran, charged with blasphemy case
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: A Danish man who posed a video of himself setting fire to the Quran on Facebook has been charged with blasphemy, first such case in the country after almost half a century.

  • North Korea says Kim Jong-nam evidence being fabricated by Malaysia
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: North Korea denied responsibility for Kim Jong-nam's death and accussed the Malaysian authorities of fabricating evidence of Pyongyang's involvement under the influence of South Korea.

  • Pope Francis suggests it's better to be an atheist than a bad Christian
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: Pope Francis suggested that if the person is a Christian, who exploits people, leads a double life or manages a dirty business, then it is better to be called as an atheist rather than a believer.

  • Iraqi forces recaptures Mosul airport from ISIS
    London [UK], Feb. 24: Iraqi security forces recaptured the Mosul airport from ISIS, a key part of the government's offensive to drive the Islamic State (IS) from the western half of the city.

  • India-Uganda bond reflects relationship of heart, mind: Hamid Ansari
    Kampala (Uganda) Feb. 24 : Emphasizing the bond between India and Uganda, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari, on Wednesday, said that the bond between the two countries is beyond commercial as it has risen to relationship of heart and mind.

  • China hopes better relations following Jaishankar's visit for strategic dialogue
    Beijing [China], Feb. 24: Following the visit by Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar's to the country for the strategic dialogue, China hopes that it has achieved its expected goals and is of positive significance for promoting bilateral relations.

  • India- Uganda condemns all forms of terrorism
    New Delhi , Feb.24 : India and Uganda, in a joint statement on Friday, condemned terrorism in all its forms and stressed on the importance of international efforts to prevent and fight the menace.

  • BJP shines in Maha civic polls, trails Sena by two seats in Mumbai
    Mumbai, Feb 23 : In its best ever performance in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has managed to bag the second position with just two seats behind its estranged ally Shiv Sena in Mumbai.

  • Glad to be 'first Indian actor' to visit Facebook headquarter', says Huma
    London [UK], Feb. 23 : In a first, Indian actress Huma Qureshi, who is currently stationed in London for the promotions of her international venture, 'Viceroy's House,' visited the London based headquarters of Facebook.

  • Sheena Bora murder: Special CBI court defers trial till March 16
    New Delhi , Feb. 23 : The Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday deferred the trial in the Sheena Bora murder case till March 16 after defense protested for the non-appearance of approver, Shyamvar Rai as first witness, who was Indrani Mukerjea's former driver.

  • UP polls: 61 pct voters' turnout recorded in fourth phase
    Raebareli, Feb 23 : About 61 percent of voters exercised their franchise till 5 pm on Thursday in the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh elections, media reports said.

  • A NSCN (K) and three KLO militants nabbed in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam
    Guwahati, Feb 23 : Security forces apprehended a NSCN (K) militant and three Kamatapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on Thursday.

  • Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. synchronises 15 MW solar plant in Telangana
    Kolkata/ Mumbai, Feb 23 : Tata Power Renewable Energy Ltd. (TPREL), India's largest renewable energy company and Tata Power's wholly-owned subsidiary, on Thursday announced the synchronisation of its 15 MW solar plant at Belampally in Telangana, thereby starting its commercial operations.

  • Australia score 256-9 at stumps
    Pune, Feb 23 : Despite a gutsy 57 runs knock by Mitchell Starc, India nearly dominated the first day of the first Test match of the series as Australia posted 256 runs for the loss of nine wickets here on Thursday.

  • BSSC paper leak matter: Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman Sudhir Kumar arrested
    Patna (Bihar) , Feb. 24 : Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman and senior IAS officer Sudhir Kumar was arrested today in connection with the BSSC exam paper leak matter.

  • 'Fit-again' Hales in line to make return against Windies
    London [U.K], Feb. 24 : England swashbuckling opener Alex Hales, who has recovered from a hand fracture he sustained during the ODI series in India, could make a return to the side for the three-match series against West Indies beginning March 3 in Antigua.

  • Disha Patani gives a befitting reply to trolls
    New Delhi (India), Feb. 24 : Women in B-Town have always been subjected to s**t-shaming. Disha Patani is the latest addition to get trolled by her followers, but the actress had an apt reply for such trolls.

  • Leicester City sack PL title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri
    London [U.K], Feb.24 : Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has been sacked from his position, only nine months after leading the club to their maiden Premier League title in their 132-year history.

  • Indian killed in Kansas: 'Shocked' Sushma Swaraj offers condolences to victim's family
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday expressed shock at the murder of an Indian engineer, who was shot dead in U.S. by a gunman in an alleged racial attack, and offered her condolences to the bereaved family, adding that India would provide all assistance and help to the victim's family.

  • Travkart appoints as Financial Advisor
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Online holiday portal,, announced the hiring of financial advisory firm, Global CFO, which provides virtual CFO and fund-raising services to companies.

  • Jammu Kashmir: BSF apprehends Pakistan national in Kathua, kills another in Paragwal
    Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) , Feb. 24 : The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday apprehended a Pakistani national while he was crossing the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua Sector.

  • Verizon and Ericsson launch 5G on trial-basis across U.S.
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Verizon and Ericsson enabled an operational shift of 5G network from technology trials to pre-commercial pilots in the field in multiple cities across United States of America.

  • Nation celebrates Maha Shivaratri
    New Delhi , Feb. 24: Maha Shivaratri which means the 'Great Night of Shiva' is being celebrated today as it is a festival celebrated annually in honour of lord Shiva.

  • Djubo launches Cloud PMS, adds clients across 11 countries
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : India-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) player, Djubo, launched an app facilitating property management system for hotels, titled Djubo Cloud PMS.

  • Beyonce pulls out of Coachella performance
    London (UK), Feb. 24 : Beyhives! There is some bad news for you.

  • Kansas: Man shoots Indian engineer dead while yelling get out of my country
    New York [U.S.], Feb. 24 : An Indian engineer has been shot to dead in Kansas, U.S. in an alleged racial attack, after the gunman was heard shouting get out of my country.

  • Mayawati is not mentally stable: BJP on 'Kasab' remark
    Kolkata[(West Bengal) , Feb. 24: Taking a swipe at 'Kasab' comment made by Bahujan Samaj Party(BSP) supremo Mayawati, the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) on Friday said that former has lost her mental stability.

  • BJP claims BMC results proves boon for them, Shiv Sena,
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Feb. 24 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that the results of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) election turned out to be boon for the saffron party along with Shiv Sena.

  • Trained dogs may help to detect threatened cheetahs: Study
    Washington D.C. [US], Feb. 24 : US researchers have suggested that specially trained dogs can be used to find wide-ranging species that are often threatened, sepecially cheetah in a region of Western Zambia.

  • Fathers beware! Doing cocaine while planning family may affect your son's memory
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 24 : A team of US researchers warn, fathers, who do cocaine at the time of conceiving a child, may be putting their son at risk of learning disabilities and memory loss.

  • Fish with higher levels of mercury may may put you at risk!
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 24 : Waring for all the sea food lovers! Consuming fish, rich in mercury may double the risk of developing motor neurone disease.

  • BSP should introspect before talking about terrorism: BJP
    New Delhi , Feb. 24 : Hitting back at Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati for referring Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah as a terrorist, the saffron party on Friday said that those who give tickets to gangster-turned politician like Mukhtar Ansari should not talk about terrorism.

  • French presidential election: Le Pen retains lead in polls despite gains by Macron
    London [UK], Feb. 24: According to a poll, French far right leader Marine Le Pen has increased her lead in the first round of France's presidential election but would lose the May 7 run-off against either the centre-right's Francois Fillon or centrist Emmanuel Macron.

  • Donald Trump wants US to expand nuclear arsenal
    London [UK], Feb. 24: US President Donald Trump expressed that he wants to expand America's nuclear arsenal adding that the country has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity.

  • Former IMF chief RodrigoRato gets four years sentence for embezzlement
    London [UK], Feb. 24: The former International Monetary Fund(IMF) chief Rodrigo Rato has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for misusing corporate credit cards while in charge of two leading Spanish banks.

  • Donald Trump terms deportation of illegal immigrants as military operation
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: : US President Donald Trump described his administration's moves to deport illegal immigrants as a military operation.

  • Donald Trumps calls Tillerson trip to Mexico 'tough'
    New York [USA], Feb. 24: U.S. President Donald Trump has termed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Mexico as 'tough'.

  • Yemen's health system another victim of the conflict - UN health agency
    New York, Feb 23 : Acute shortage of critical medicines, limited fuel for electricity and specialized medical staff such as intensive care doctors and nurses having left Yemen have put innocent lives in danger, the United Nations health agency has warned.

  • DG level BSF-BGB conference held in Dhaka
    Guwahati, Feb 23 : A five-day Director General (DG)-level border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) was held on Feb 18-22 in Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka.

  • Pakistan, Turkey agree to boost cooperation
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 23 : Pakistan and Turkey on Thursday reaffirmed their commitment to continue to transform their special relationship into a strong strategic partnership.

  • issue sovereign gold bonds, applications to be accepted from Feb.27 to Mar.3
    New Delhi , Feb.23 : The government, in consultation with the Reserve Bank of India(RBI), has decided to issue Sovereign Gold Bonds 2016-17-Series IV.

  • CBFC denies certification to Lipstick Under My Burkha, makers to challenge in tribunal
    Mumbai, Feb 23 : Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava's critically acclaimed movie Lipstick Under My Burkha, which explores fantasies of some women in a small town, has been denied certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

  • Manipur encounter: Tribal woman, Naga militant killed
    Mnipur encounter: Tribal woman, Naga militant killed

  • Poll Verdict: Shiv Sena tops Mumbai, close second BJP shines statewide; Congress-NCP bite dust
    Mumbai, Feb 23 : Estranged allies Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are neck in neck with 84 and 81 seats respectively in the battle for Mumbai corporation as the saffron brigades routed the Congress and NCP.