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  • No one can point finger at BJP leaders alleging corruption: Rajnath Singh
    Imphal (Manipur) , Feb.19 : Asserting confidence over marking victory in Uttar Pradesh, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that no one can point finger at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders for corruption.

  • Suspected facilitator of Sehwan blast spotted in CCTV footage
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb 19 : A suspected facilitator of the suicide attack at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar's shrine in Sehwan has been spotted bypassing a security check in a video released by the Sindh police on Sunday.

  • Woah! Here's a t-shirt that can help you stay fit
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : In first of its kind, Broadcast Wearables has come up with a smart fitness t-shirt that can be used for navigation and keep an account of the steps you take, calories burnt and floors climbed.

  • Friday Night Originals, a stage for independent music lovers
    New Delhi (India), Feb. 19 : Referred as India's first original independent music startup, 'Friday Night Originals' has started with a vision to make original and independent music accessible to everyone.

  • Fifth edition of German SpringFest to be held on Feb 25-26
    New Delhi , Feb.19 : The Embassy of Germany, the German School and the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce (IGCC) will jointly host a two-day German Springfest at the German House here on February 25 and 26 this year.

  • Central Water Commission organises Third National Dam Safety Conference
    Roorkee, Feb 19 : The Third National Dam Safety Conference organized by Central Water Commission in association with Uttarakhand Jal Vidyut Nigam and IIT Roorkee concluded at Roorkee on Sunday.

  • Steve Smith replaces Dhoni as Rising Pune Supergiants skipper
    Pune (Maharashtra) , Feb.19 : Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS) has announced that Australian cricket captain Steve Smith will take over as skipper of the team from Mahaendra Singh Dhoni for the 2017 and 10th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

  • Nagaland: Political uncertainty prevail over selection of new Chief Minister
    Kohima (Nagaland) , Feb. 19 : Cloud of uncertainty hangs in Nagaland over the political situation with diverse speculations on choosing a leader of the Naga People's Front (NPF) led Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) government.

  • Tamil Nadu crisis: DMK leaders to go on hunger strike on Feb 22
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 19 : The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Sunday announced that it will hold a hunger strike on February 22 in all district offices of the party in Tamil Nadu.

  • Telangana CM pays heed to problems faced by handloom weavers
    Telangana , Feb.19 : Chief Minister of Telangana K.Chandrashekhar Rao on Sunday decided to end all problems being faced by handloom weavers and planned to give a permanent solution to their all woes.

  • Red Mango India launches new health Bistor Menu
    New Delhi , Feb 19 : Red Mango is launching a new dimension to healthy eating by introducing its new line of food called "ACTIVE FOOD" with an entire variety of value meals packed with natural ingredients made fresh at the cafes.

  • Pak putting Hafiz Saeed on terror list shouldn't be 'over-interpreted' by India: Expert
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : After the Jamaat Ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed finally been named under the country's Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) which puts major restrictions on all his movements, Defence Expert on Sunday said India should not 'over-interpret' it as it is not a very major achievement.

  • Terrorists will be dealt with iron fist: Pak Interior Minister
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 19 : Pakistan's Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has said the terrorists and their facilitators will be dealt with an iron fist, adding that those who attacked innocent people would not be spared whether they were inside the country or came from foreign lands.

  • Gene editing can complement traditional food-animal improvements
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : To boost sustainability of livestock production, a study finds that gene editing - one of the newest and most promising tools of biotechnology - enables animal breeders to make beneficial genetic changes, without bringing along unwanted genetic changes.

  • Former CJI Altamas Kabir passes away
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Feb. 19 : Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir passed away on Sunday morning after prolonged illness.

  • ONE Co.Work inaugurates third co-working in Gurugram
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : ONE Co.Work, the end-to-end co-working space provider, announced the launch of its Gurugram-based co-working office on Saturday. The event received a phenomenal response from the start-up community, investors, freelancers, and bloggers, and was also attended by several industry veterans.

  • Aaron Carter defends himself after being attacked over racial Slur
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : American singer Aaron Carter, who was recently attacked onstage during his Bradley concert over racial comments, has come out with a response to the incident.

  • Australia, Sri Lanka face off in 2nd Twenty20 in Geelong
    Melbourne [Australia], Feb.19 : Having lost their first Twenty20 clash against Sri Lankaat the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) , Australia will now look to redeem itself against the visitors in the second Twenty20 international clash at Kardinia Park in Geelong on Sunday evening.

  • Angelina Jolie gets emotional at Cambodian movie premiere
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : At the world premiere of her passion project 'First They Killed My Father' in Cambodia, Angelina Jolie referenced her deep connection to the place, since it is where her first child, Maddox, is from.

  • Mukul Sangma criticises PM Modi says 'wheel of development' has come to standstill
    Tura (Meghalaya) , Feb 18 : Continuing his tirade against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday said the 'wheel of development' has come to a standstill due to the ban on high currency note.

  • FIR registered against DMK working president M.K. Stalin
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 19 : An FIR was registered against Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Sunday.

  • Nepal Govt.'s meeting with UDMF ends sans agreement
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  • Oz keeper Matthew Wade calls on ICC to review concussion substitute rule
    Mumbai , Feb.19 : Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) and other administrators of the sport to undertake a review of the current concussion-related substitution rule.

  • UP votes in third phase of assembly elections
    Lucknow, Feb 19 : Uttar Pradesh is undergoing the third phase of elections on Sunday as people are casting their votes for 69 assembly constituencies.

  • Rita Bahuguna Joshi brands Aparna Yadav as a week competitor, says confident of winning
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 19 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Lucknow Cantonment constituency Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Sunday exuded confidence and said that she will beat Samajwadi contestant and Yadav family's younger daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav in the ongoing assembly elections.

  • Pak Punjab police arrest 205 terror suspects, mostly Afghans
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb. 19 : Law enforcement personnel in Pakistan's Punjab province have confirmed the arrest of at least 205 terror suspects, mostly Afghan nationals, in the last 24 hours, following a province-wide search and sweep operation.

  • Could England's Ben Stokes be IPL 2017's next auctioned millionaire?
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Feb.19 : On Monday (February 20), attention will shift to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Bengaluru, Karnataka, where the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) auction of cricket players from around the world will take place.

  • UP Polls: Mayawati asserts confidence over forming govt.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : As the voting for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections began on Sunday, Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati expressed confidence over forming government in the state with majority.

  • Wenger wants to continue at Arsenal till 2021
    London [United Kingdom), Feb.19 : Manager Arsene Wenger's two-decade long relationship with English Premier League football club Arsenal may be stretched and strained owing to the lack of silver fare, but this has not stopped him from expressing a desire to stay on till at least 2021.

  • Shahabuddin brought to Delhi from Bihar's Siwan Jail
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin was brought to Delhi from Bihar's Siwan Jail on Sunday.

  • Trying to meet President Mukherjee: Stalin as DMK calls for hunger strike
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Feb. 19 : As the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) announced that it will hold a hunger strike on February 22 in all district offices of the party in Tamil Nadu, party president M.K. Stalin on Sunday said he will participate in the strike from Tiruchi, adding that the party members are trying to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.

  • 'Vanvaas' of development must end in UP: PM Modi
    Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : Launching a scathing attack at the Samajwadi Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said exile of development must end in Uttar Pradesh, while appealing the people to cast their vote for a government which would ensure safety in the state.

  • UP Polls: Over 38 percent voter turnout recorded till 1 p.m.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : With the ongoing polling for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, a total of 38.96 percent voter turnout was recorded on Sunday till 1 p.m.

  • Sheikh Hasina says global community must help to relocate Myanmar refugees
    Munich [Germany], Feb. 19 : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has sought the support of the international community for relocating Myanmar refugees to more spacious healthy areas in the country.

  • Tamil Nadu trust vote: DMK calls for hunger strike
    Chennai, Feb 19 : The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party on Sunday called for a hunger strike on Feb 22 at all of its district offices in Tamil Nadu to protest against the forceful eviction of its MLAs from the state Assembly during the trust vote, media reports said.

  • UP poll: 24.19 pct voters' turnout recorded till 11 AM, Akhilesh casts vote
    Lucknow, Feb 19 : As the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls is underway on Sunday, 24.19 percent voters' turnout has been recorded till 11 am, media reports said.

  • Ashish Nehra says he retains hope of playing in Champions Trophy in England
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : India's Twenty20 left-arm fast bowler Ashish Nehra has said that he would like to represent the country again in one-day internationals and is training his sights on the Champions Trophy to be played in England in June this year.

  • SP govt. brought development, UP will again elect Akhilesh: Mulayam Singh
    Saifai (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 19 : Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh on Sunday said Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav-led government has done adequate developmental work in Uttar Pradesh, adding that people of the state have no reason to not choose his son again.

  • #OscarsSoAgeist: Study reveals diversity fail among nominees
    London [UK], Feb. 19 : Over the years, Academy Awards have been a part of many controversies like #OscarsSoWhite.

  • CAclubindia's GST app crosses 85,000 downloads in a month
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : CAclubindia's Goods and Services Tax (GST) app became the number one app on GST on Google Play Store, with a successful 85,000 plus downloads within a month's time, scoring an average of 4.4 rating by over 700 users.

  • 'Oh boy!' Zoe Saldana welcomes third child
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : The 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' star Zoe Saldana is now a mom of three!

  • Every vote counts: 100-year-old woman casts vote in UP
    Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : As voting for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections is underway, a 100-year-old woman Kaniz Fatima cast her vote at a polling booth in Sitapur.

  • Food processing sector to generate 9 million jobs by 2024: study
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : Indian food processing sector has the potential to attract USD 33 billion of investment and create nine million jobs by FY 2024, revealed an ASSOCHAM-Grant Thorton Research paper.

  • Joined BJP to serve the poor: Ravi Kishan
    New Delhi , Feb 19 : Actor Ravi Kishan on Sunday officially joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and said he has the joined the saffron party to serve the poor.

  • Prateek Yadav rejects feud in family, says SP-Cong alliance win will be historic
    Saifai (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb 19 : Refuting the reports of rift in the Samajwadi cadre, party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav's younger son Prateek Yadav on Sunday said that his party stands united and that the SP-Congress alliance will siphon a historic win in the ongoing Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

  • UP Elections: Over 24 percent voter turnout recorded till 11 a.m.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : With the ongoing polling for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, a total of 24.19 percent voter turnout was recorded on Sunday till 11 a.m.

  • Vice President Ansari leaves on five-day official visit to Rwanda, Uganda
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : Seeking to enhance India's engagement in the African continent, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari today left on a five-day visit to Rwanda and Uganda.

  • Sriprakash Jaiswal casts vote, confident of SP-Congress victory with absolute majority
    Kanpur (UP) , Feb. 19 : Claiming the victory of Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Senior Congress leader and former union minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Sunday said the state is forming a government of gathbandhan with absolute majority.

  • Jon Favreau casts Donald Glover as Simba in 'Lion King' remake
    Los Angeles [USA], Feb. 19 : Donald Glover is going to be King! The 'Atlanta' star has been roped in to play the character of 'Simba' in Jon Favreau's remake of 'Lion King', reports The Hollywood Reporter.

  • UP Polls: Samajwadi cycle will lead in third phase as well, asserts Akhilesh
    Saifai (Uttar Pradesh), , Feb 19 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said his party in alliance with the Congress party will again form government in the politically crucial state.

  • UN chief calls for boost in preventive diplomacy to address conflicts in world
    Munich [Germany], Feb. 19 : Highlighting the complex and interlinked challenges confronting the global community, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a boost in preventive diplomacy and mediation efforts, as well as for a strategy to address root causes of such conflicts in the world.

  • Victoria SC orders Stuart MacGill, Cricket Australia to begin mediation
    Melbourne [Australia], Feb.19 : The Supreme Court in Victoria, Australia, has ordered both Cricket Australia and former Test leg-spinner Stuart MacGill to commence mediation over the latter's 2.6 million Australian dollar injury case.

  • PM Modi pays tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti
    New Delhi, Feb 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti.

  • PM Modi lauds 'great warrior' Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his birth anniversary
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lauded great warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his 368th birth anniversary.

  • Pak Punjab police arrest 205 terror suspects, mostly Afghans
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb. 19 : Law enforcement personnel in Pakistan's Punjab province have confirmed the arrest of at least 205 terror suspects, mostly Afghan nationals, in the last 24 hours, following a province-wide search and sweep operation.

  • Rajanth Singh casts vote, assures of forming govt. with absolute majority
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : Asserting confidence over marking victory in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form the government with absolute majority.

  • UP Elections: Over 12 percent voting till 9 a.m.
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 19 : With the ongoing polling for the third phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, 12 percent voter turnout was recorded on Sunday till 9 a.m.

  • Mortality rates two-10 times higher in young criminals: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 19 : A team of US researchers finds that youth involved in drug dealing, alcohol use disorder and gang membership have higher mortality rates, especially from homicide by firearm.

  • Shahabuddin brought to Delhi from Bihar's Siwan Jail
    New Delhi , Feb. 19 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) strongman Mohammad Shahabuddin was brought to Delhi from Bihar's Siwan Jail on Sunday.

  • Five terrorists killed in Pak Punjab
    Lahore [Pakistan], Feb. 19 : Counter-terrorism personnel in Pakistan's Punjab province on Sunday confirmed the elimination of five suspected terrorists in Layyah district.