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  • newSupreme Court's verdict today on liquor vend owners’ plea on reviewing ban?

    Supreme Court's verdict today on liquor vend owners’ plea on reviewing ban?

    The Supreme Court is likely to give its decision on Friday on applications by liquor vend owners seeking a rethink of the court’s December 15 direction to shift such outlets away from highways as it was causing immense financial and logistical difficulties.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:40am -
  • new21 of 99 top irrigation plans to be completed by June

    21 of 99 top irrigation plans to be completed by June

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reviewed the progress of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY) — the Centre’s flagship irrigation programme — where he was told that 21 out of 99 priority irrigation projects across the country are likely to be completed by June.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:38am -
  • newModi govt's third anniversary: Ministers asked to prepare report card

    Modi govt's third anniversary: Ministers asked to prepare report card

    Weeks before Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes three years in office, information and broadcasting minister Venkaiah Naidu has written to various Union ministers and other senior BJP leaders to compile the government’s achievements and communicate them effectively to the people.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:35am -
  • newIndia muscles its way into high energy table

    India muscles its way into high energy table

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s energy plans have not only helped BJP win hearts in UP, they have now found India a spot at the global energy market's high table as well— an Associate membership of Paris-based International Energy Agency.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:24am -
  • newForecast of poll results illegal: Election Commission

    Forecast of poll results illegal: Election Commission

    Pointing to some TV channels that project numbers of seats likely to be won by parties, EC said this was despite the provisions of Section 126A of the Representation of the People’s Act that ban dissemination of exit poll results between start of polling and the end of polling for the last phase.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:16am -
  • newMuslim women in Ahmedabad to do surya namaskar as part of yoga

    Muslim women in Ahmedabad to do surya namaskar as part of yoga

    Muslim women from the city of Ahmedabad are set to stretch out to yoga in their quest for fitness. An NGO will run the yoga classes and about 32 Muslim women from across the city have enrolled so far. The classes are expected to start from next week on private premises in Khanpur.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:05am -
  • newBS IV fuel in supply for a month now: Oil companies

    BS IV fuel in supply for a month now: Oil companies

    The auto industry may have blamed fuel companies for its large BS III inventory saying poor availability of BS IV fuel slowed down transition, oil companies claimed they have been supplying BS IV fuel to cover countrywide requirements for a month now.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:59am -
  • newCongress may move GST amendments in Rajya Sabha

    Congress may move GST amendments in Rajya Sabha

    Congress will follow up on its trenchant criticism of the Goods and Services Tax bills in Lok Sabha by moving amendments in Rajya Sabha where the opposition has the numbers to embarrass the government. It is likely that the amendments will be pressed and approved as was done with the Finance Bill, with the upper House accepting five changes to the legislation.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:56am -
  • newIn a first, House clears Budget before financial year-end

    In a first, House clears Budget before financial year-end

    The Centre had advanced the Budget presentation date from the traditional last day of February to February 1 to ensure that the annual financial exercise was completed before the new financial year began. This will help government departments spread out the spending and direct tax changes will also kick in on time.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:54am -
  • newUjjwala scheme to hit 2 crore milestone

    Ujjwala scheme to hit 2 crore milestone

    In the next two days, representatives from a state-run fuel retailer will knock on the doors of a poor household — in all probability in oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s home state Odisha. That household will mark the 2 crore milestone in the Narendra Modi government’s ‘Ujjwala’ scheme for providing free LPG connections to BPL (below poverty line) households.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:47am -
  • newSupreme Court’s vacation session plans upset lawyers

    Supreme Court’s vacation session plans upset lawyers

    Accused of taking a long summer vacation despite mounting pendency, the Supreme Court is set to create history as for the first time in its 67 years, three five-judge benches will sit on a day-to-day basis this summer and adjudicate issues of national importance.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:29am -
  • newDeals worth $5 billion rest on Malaysia PM’s visit
    The Malaysian PM is scheduled to attend the Trade Expo by Malaysia-India Business Council and the 7th Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council meeting. Asked if any pact will be inked in the defence sector, Mazumdar said the two sides will try to take forward the decisions taken in key strategic areas of security and defence in 2015 during Modi’s visit to Malaysia.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:16am -
  • newHouse condemns attack on African students in Greater Noida

    House condemns attack on African students in Greater Noida

    The issue of attack on African students in Greater Noida was raised in Parliament on Thursday, with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj informing the House that she had spoken to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath who had assured an “impartial probe” in the matter.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:09am -
  • newLone African student in Bareilly is her varsity’s star

    Lone African student in Bareilly is her varsity’s star

    Dike Victoria, a native of Nigeria, is perhaps the only African student in Bareilly. And it does seem strange at times to be the odd one out in the entire city. A BPharma student at the Invertis University, she says her initial trepidation has given way to joy in the two years that she’s been in this part of Uttar Pradesh.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:04am -
  • newNew Jammu-Srinagar tunnel to cut travel time
    Piercing through the inner Himalayas, a new 9.2 km tunnel will shorten the driving time between Jammu and Srinagar by two hours, come Sunday. PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the two-lane Chenani-Nashri tunnel, which would be Asia’s longest, cutting down the Srinagar-Jammu distance from 300 km to around 250km.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 12:48am -
  • newThe other Gaikwad who has to face Air India brunt

    The other Gaikwad who has to face Air India brunt

    BJP’s Latur MP Sunil Gaikwad seems to have become collateral damage in the battle between Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad and Air India. The MP says he was stopped, viewed with suspicion and deprived of business class seats, which a parliamentarian is entitled to, during his last two AI flights.
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 12:41am -
  • newTriple talaq unconstitutional: Mukul Rohatgi

    Triple talaq unconstitutional: Mukul Rohatgi

    Dubbing the practice of triple talaq as unconstitutional, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Thursday said the respective divorce is not in accord with right to life and dignity.
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:16pm -
  • newPresident Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    President Pranab Mukherjee confers Padma awards at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    In a civil investiture ceremony, former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma (Posthumous), BJP leader Murli Manohar Joshi, Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar and former ISRO chairman Professor UR Rao were awarded the country's second highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan.
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:08pm -
  • newIndia refuses to categorise attacks on Africans as racial

    India refuses to categorise attacks on Africans as racial

    India on Thursday refused to categorise the attacks of African nationals in Greater Noida as racial and said pending the probe it is not correct to draw a conclusion on "the nature and the reason" of these acts.
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 11:07pm -
  • newFour crore rural families facing housing deprivation: Centre

    - 5 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 10:39pm -

The Hindu

  • newMeat sellers meet U.P. CM, strike continues
    Row over action on illegal abattoirs
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:52am -
  • newAB to lead till Virat becomes available: Vettori
    The RCB head coach says Kohli will join the squad on April 2
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:50am -
  • newAussie friends comment overblown, tweets Kohli
    Brad Hodge also takes to Twitter to apologise to the Indian skipper
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:48am -
  • newGive them a break
    Cab drivers work long hours and this can be dangerous for them and the passengers. First, there must be a cap on their work hours. This would also enable them to look for other jobs in case they want ...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:44am -
  • new8 arrested for offering meat to kites
    They were charged with animal cruelty, attempt to disturb communal harmony
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:44am -
  • newPlaying football
    The picture on the front page (“A parliamentary pass”, March 30) of two MPs playing football in front of Parliament symbolically represents the state of the voter (ball) once these people are elected ...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:44am -
  • newLanguage barrier
    The Centre’s replacement of English signs on highway milestones with ones in Hindi is bound to stir a hornet’s nest in Tamil Nadu (“Vaiko against Hindi signages on highways”, March 30). This ill-advis...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:43am -
  • newIndia, China and NSG
    India’s efforts to be part of the Nuclear Suppliers Group will continue to be scuttled by China, at least for now (“The dragon at the NSG high table”, March 30). Given that China’s One Belt, One Road ...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:43am -
  • newAttacks on Africans
    At a time when India has been expressing outrage at hate crimes being perpetrated against its people in the U.S. and Australia, it is condemnable that Africans are facing a similar situation in India ...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:43am -
  • newBanning BS-III vehicles
    The Supreme Court ruling, though in public interest, is a knee-jerk reaction to the problem of pollution (“SC bans sale of BS-III vehicles from April 1”, March 30). We need not one reform but a parcel...
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:42am -

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  • newFirst two Democrats back Trump U.S. Supreme Court pick
    Senators Joe Manchin and Heidi Heitkamp on Thursday became the first Democrats to support the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, giving Republicans two of eight Democratic votes needed to avoid a nasty fight on the U. S. Senate floor next week.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:56am -
  • newCongress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money
    Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers squeezed narrowly through the Senate, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:55am -
  • newU.S. Commerce's Ross says hopes to trigger NAFTA talks countdown by next week
    U. S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday he hopes to start the 90-day countdown clock to launch a renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement before Congress takes its spring recess at the end of next week.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:54am -
  • newTennis-Wozniacki beats second seed Pliskova to reach Miami final
    Caroline Wozniacki capitalised on her renowned endurance as she made few unforced errors in wearing down Karolina Pliskova to win 5-7 6-1 6-1 in the Miami Open semi-finals on Thursday.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:42am -
  • newHIGHLIGHTS-The Trump presidency on March 30 at 5:05 p.m. EDT/2105 GMT
    SURVEILLANCE Two White House officials played a role in providing House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes with documents showing Trump and his associates were swept up in surveillance by U. S. intelligence agencies, the New York Times reports.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:39am -
  • newAustralia's dirtiest coal plant closes, energy crisis deepens
    The doors to Australia's dirtiest power station will close permanently on Friday after 50 years, amping up pressure on a government desperate to avoid the kind of embarrassing blackouts that hit chunks of the country during a recent savage heatwave.
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:34am -
  • newGLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. GDP revision, higher oil boost stocks
    Equities in world markets edged higher on Thursday, led by gains on Wall Street after an upward revision to U. S. economic growth, while U. S. crude oil rose to trade above $50 per barrel for the first time in three weeks.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:21am -
  • newCricket: Pakistan beat West Indies by three runs in second T20
    Pakistan beat world champions the West Indies by three runs in the second Twenty20 international at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad today to take a 2-0 lead in the four-game series.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:09am -
  • newOil workers seized by S Sudan rebels freed: officials
    Three foreign petroleum engineers abducted by South Sudanese rebels have been released after negotiations brokered by Sudan and Ethiopia, security officials in the war-torn country said today.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:06am -
  • newSalma Ansari offers 'chaadar' at Salim Chisti's dargah
    Vice President Hamid Ansari's wife Salma Ansari today offered 'chaadar' and prayers at the dargah of Sufi saint Sheikh Salim Chisti in Fatehpur Sikri here.
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:06am -

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  • newCrackdown on abattoirs: In meeting with delegation of meat sellers, Yogi Adityanath says he is CM for all - The Indian Express

    Crackdown on abattoirs: In meeting with delegation of meat sellers, Yogi Adityanath says he is CM for all - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressCrackdown on abattoirs: In meeting with delegation of meat sellers, Yogi Adityanath says he is CM for allThe Indian ExpressThe delegation, led by Sirajuddin Qureshi, president of the organisation, also submitted a memorandum to the chief minister. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. Written by RAMENDRA SINGH | Lucknow | Published:March 31, 2017 2:47 ...Meat traders meet CM Adityanath, urge protesters to return to workTimes of IndiaNo relief for meat sell…
    - 1 hour ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:47am -
  • newHouse unites in concern over attacks on Africans - The Indian Express

    House unites in concern over attacks on Africans - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressHouse unites in concern over attacks on AfricansThe Indian ExpressThe government promised Thursday an impartial probe will be conducted and action taken against those responsible for attacks on African students in Greater Noida. This was after the Opposition in Rajya Sabha expressed concern over two back-to-back ...House condemns attack on African students in Greater NoidaTimes of IndiaAttack on African students: Sushma Swaraj assures Rajya Sabha of an impartial probeDaily New…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:30am -
  • newForecast of poll results illegal: Election Commission - Times of India

    Forecast of poll results illegal: Election Commission - Times of India

    Times of IndiaForecast of poll results illegal: Election CommissionTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Thursday held that dissemination of forecast of poll results in any manner, including by political analysts, astrologers or tarot card readers, during the period of exit poll ban was prohibited and amounted to ...Astrologers Must Not Predict Results Ahead Of Voting, Says Poll CommissionNDTVEC bars political analysts from making specific comment on poll predictionsHindustan Times…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 2:16am -
  • newIn a first, House clears Budget before financial year-end - Times of India

    In a first, House clears Budget before financial year-end - Times of India

    Times of IndiaIn a first, House clears Budget before financial year-endTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Parliament completed Budget-related legislative business in time for the new financial year after Lok Sabha on Thursday rejected all five amendments to the Finance Bill passed by Rajya Sabha. As it is a money bill, the Finance Bill will now ...Opposition plans to push for GST amendment in Rajya SabhaEconomic TimesLok Sabha rejects Rajya Sabha amendments to Finance Bill, FM defends taxmen powerThe Indi…
    - 2 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:54am -
  • newSupreme Court's vacation session plans upset lawyers - Times of India

    Supreme Court's vacation session plans upset lawyers - Times of India

    Hindustan TimesSupreme Court's vacation session plans upset lawyersTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: Accused of taking a long summer vacation despite mounting pendency, the Supreme Court is set to create history as for the first time in its 67 years, three five-judge benches will sit on a day-to-day basis this summer and adjudicate issues ...Three SC benches to hear triple talaq, WhatsApp, Assam citizenship cases in summer vacationEconomic TimesTriple talaq: How it affects lives of India's 90 million Mus…
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 1:29am -
  • newThe other Gaikwad who has to face Air India brunt - Times of India

    The other Gaikwad who has to face Air India brunt - Times of India

    FirstpostThe other Gaikwad who has to face Air India bruntTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: BJP's Latur MP Sunil Gaikwad seems to have become collateral damage in the battle between Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad and Air India. The MP says he was stopped, viewed with suspicion and deprived of business class seats, which a ...Can Sumitra Mahajan explain why she let Ravindra Gakwad off the hook?FirstpostShiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaults Air India employee, BJP MP pays the priceThe Indian ExpressActivi…
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 12:41am -
  • newGST rollout: PM Narendra Modi wants BJP MPs to elucidate its advantages to the common man - Economic Times

    GST rollout: PM Narendra Modi wants BJP MPs to elucidate its advantages to the common man - Economic Times

    Economic TimesGST rollout: PM Narendra Modi wants BJP MPs to elucidate its advantages to the common manEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: With the goods and services tax (GST) Bill in the final stage of receiving parliamentary nod — the Upper House takes it up next week after the Lower House passed four GST legislations on Wednesday — Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants BJP ...PM Modi to BJP leaders: Opposition misleading people, expose their lies on OBC panel, GSTIndia TodayPM Modi ask BJP MPs to tak…
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 12:39am -
  • newAAP allegations of MCD waiving tax politically motivated: Vijay Goel - The Indian Express

    AAP allegations of MCD waiving tax politically motivated: Vijay Goel - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressAAP allegations of MCD waiving tax politically motivated: Vijay GoelThe Indian ExpressOn Wednesday, Manish Sisodia alleged that last year, the North MCD changed norms to forgo house tax for a property belonging to Goel. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: March 31, 2017 12:27 am.HC refuses to stay proceedings in defamation case against CMThe HinduNo HC relief for Kejri, Sisodia in defamation caseTimes of IndiaCaptain Amarind…
    - 4 hours ago, 31 Mar 17, 12:27am -
  • newRekha, Sachin Tendulkar among top Rajya Sabha absentees. Shouldn't they resign, asks SP leader - India Today

    Rekha, Sachin Tendulkar among top Rajya Sabha absentees. Shouldn't they resign, asks SP leader - India Today

    India TodayRekha, Sachin Tendulkar among top Rajya Sabha absentees. Shouldn't they resign, asks SP leaderIndia TodayAgarwal said that he has not seen eminent members of the house like actors and cricketers attend the proceedings in the session. Mausami Singh | Posted by Bijin Jose. Follow @mausamii2u mausami.singh@aajtak.com. New Delhi, March 30, 2017 ...Sachin Tendulkar should resign as Rajya Sabha MP due to poor attendance: Samajwadi Party MP Naresh AggarwalZee NewsSachin, Rekha being targete…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Mar 17, 10:47pm -

Yahoo! India News

  • Indian retail inflation lowest in at least five years

    Indian retail inflation lowest in at least five years

    By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's inflation cooled to its lowest in at least five years in January as food prices fell following the government's cash clampdown, but emerging price pressures mean the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will probably keep interest rates on hold. Consumer prices rose by an annual 3.17 percent last month - their slowest pace since January 2012, when the government launched the current index series. Annual retail food inflation eased to 0.53 percent last m…
    - 45 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 12:06am -
  • The Significance of Phalguna Month Explained by Astroyogi

    The Significance of Phalguna Month Explained by Astroyogi

    Much of this season falls in the ‘Phalguna’ month according to the traditional Indian lunar calendar.  Sun transit from Aquarius to Pisces during this month, this happens in the February-March months of the english calendar. Apart from the pleasant and enjoyable weather Phalguna Month also brings along a fleet of celebrations. Astroyogi explains the importance of this month in the Hindu Lunar calendar and the festivals which we would be celebrating during it.
    - 45 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 12:00am -
  • SK Flashback: Dhoni and Yuvraj blow away Pakistan's bowlers in Lahore

    SK Flashback: Dhoni and Yuvraj blow away Pakistan's bowlers in Lahore

    On this day, 11 years ago, Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni staged a brilliant 102-run partnership to help India beat Pakistan at Lahore.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 11:38pm -
  • Beijing thanks India for returning Chinese soldier after 54 years
    Beijing [China], Feb 13 (ANI): Beijing on Monday appreciated the facilitation provided by the Indian government in sending back Wang Qi, the Chinese soldier who crossed over to India post the 1962 war. "On February 11, through the joint efforts of China and India, Mr. Wang Qi returned to China and got back to his family.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 11:21pm -
  • Top 5 openers in ODIs going into the Champions Trophy

    Top 5 openers in ODIs going into the Champions Trophy

    These batsmen are a nightmare for bowlers in the Powerplay!
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 11:08pm -
  • Infosys management seeks to ease tensions with founders

    Infosys management seeks to ease tensions with founders

    By Sankalp Phartiyal and Euan Rocha MUMBAI (Reuters) - Management at Infosys Ltd attempted on Monday to allay concerns that the software services firm was facing a worsening dispute with its founders over how the company was being run, saying that the board was engaging with the founders, including N.R. Narayana Murthy. India's second-biggest IT services company behind Tata Consultancy Services has been locked in a public war of words with the founders and former executives, who, led by Murthy,…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 11:02pm -
  • Most consecutive Test matches without defeat

    Most consecutive Test matches without defeat

    These sides managed to do the impossible and etched their mark on history by remaining unbeaten for a long time.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 11:01pm -
  • If Sasikala is found guilty she would definitely be put in jail: Swamy
    New Delhi [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): Expressing his opinion on AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala Natarajan's disproportionate assets case which is to be heard tomorrow, Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday said that if the former is found guilty she would definitely be put in jail. Whether she will be disqualified from contesting the elections again, that would depend on whether the conviction is for more than four years," Swamy told ANI. "The question is wheth…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:58pm -
  • PCB suspends Nasir Jamshed for violating anti-corruption code
    New Delhi [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) executive committee chairman Najam Sethi on Monday informed that Pakistan's opening batsmen Nasir Jamshed has been provisionally suspended from playing all forms of cricket for violating the cricket body's anti-corruption code. "PCB has provisionally suspended Nasir Jamshed from all forms of cricket for violating its anti-corruption code @TheRealPCB," Sethi tweeted.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:57pm -
  • Man detained for threatening Karunanidhi's wife with toy gun
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): A masked man was handed over to the police for trespassing into former chief minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M. Karunanidhi's residence and threatening his wife Rajathi Ammal with a toy gun.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:51pm -
  • WB: BSF discovers case of fake recruitment in Kalyani, lodges FIR
    Nadia (West Bengal) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday discovered a case of fake recruitment in Kalyani and lodged an FIR in this regard. Some boys and girls came at the main gate of BSF Campus Kalyani, Sector Kolkata, South Bengal Frontier with some envelops for joining the force. The BSF guard on duty enquired about the reason of their coming to the BSF Campus.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:51pm -
  • India's Sandeep Das makes a mark at Grammys, Adele, Beyonce shine away
    Los Angeles, Feb 13 (IANS) "Sing Me Home", an album which has contribution from Indian tabla player Sandeep Das, on Sunday won the Best World Music Album at the 59th Grammy Awards, where British star Adele clinched as many as five trophies. Das is part of Silk Road Ensemble, a collaborative effort by musician Yo-Yo Ma to bring together performers and composers from more than 20 countries. Cheering for Das, veteran singer Shubha Mudgal tweeted: "Sandeep Das gets a Grammy for Best World Music Albu…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:46pm -
  • Congress asks four of its candidates to withdraw their nominations
    Lucknow, (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday asked four of its candidates from Lucknow Central, Mankapur, Suratganj and Payagpur to withdraw their nominations. Reacting on this sudden decision by the Congress, party leader Maruf Khan, who was contesting the Uttar Pradesh assembly election from Lucknow Central, said he had led a strong campaign and he would continue to contest the election.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:32pm -
  • Tehmina Janjua becomes Pakistan's first woman Foreign Secretary
    Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Tehmina Janjua was on Monday named Pakistan's new Foreign Secretary, becoming the first woman to become the country's top diplomat. Janjua, who pipped several senior colleagues including High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit, will succeed Aizaz Chaudhary who was appointed as the new Ambassador to Washington. Presently serving as Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, she will take over as the country's 29th Foreign Secretary in the first week of Ma…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:26pm -
  • L&T, European firm set up JV for missile systems
    New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro and European missile major MBDA on Monday announced the setting up of a joint venture to develop and manufacture missiles in India to meet the country's defence requirements. The JV, L&T MBDA Missile Systems Ltd, is expected to be incorporated in the first half of 2017 after necessary approvals. The joint venture -- in which L&T holds 51 per cent share and the MBDA the remaining 49 per cent -- will begin with the development of…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:20pm -
  • ED attaches properties worth Rs. 41.65 crore in demonetised currency conversion case
    New Delhi, [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable properties worth Rs. 41.65 crore of advocates Rohit Tandon and Ashish Kumar, the latter also being the Bank Manager of Kotak Mahindra Bank in the demonetised currency conversion case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (2002). A First Information Report (FIR) was registered by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police after an investigation under the provisions of PMLA, 2002 was initiated by the Enforcement D…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 10:11pm -
  • Air India all set to welcome Airbus 320 neo aircraft
    New Delhi, [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): Air India is all set to induct the first Airbus 320 neo aircraft which will be delivered on February 16, making it the third domestic carrier to have this latest single-aisle plane from Airbus. "Air India ordered total seven Airbus 320 neo aircraft to increase more strength in its fleet.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:57pm -
  • World cardinals back pope after anonymous attacks by conservatives

    World cardinals back pope after anonymous attacks by conservatives

    By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Senior Roman Catholic cardinals from the around the world defended Pope Francis on Monday against a spate of recent attacks from conservatives challenging his authority. In an unusual move, nine cardinals in a group advising Francis on Vatican economic and structural reforms issued a statement expressing "full support for the pope's work" and guaranteeing "full backing for him and his teachings". The statement said the cardinals expressed their solidar…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:56pm -
  • Joe Root appointed England Test captain, Ben Stokes to be his deputy

    Joe Root appointed England Test captain, Ben Stokes to be his deputy

    Four years after his Test debut, Joe Root has been appointed as England's Test captain.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:50pm -
  • Govt. issues clarification on healthcare services tax in Budget
    New Delhi, [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): The Central Government has clarified that no proposal to levy a five percent tax on healthcare services has been included in the Union Budget for 2017-18. The proposal to levy service tax of five percent on all healthcare services was mooted in 2011-12 Budget, but was dropped after stiff opposition. The Budget was presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 1.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:46pm -
  • Video: How is blind cricket played?

    Video: How is blind cricket played?

    Everything you need to know about how blind cricket is played.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:36pm -
  • India vs Bangladesh 2017: Talking points after India's convincing win

    India vs Bangladesh 2017: Talking points after India's convincing win

    All the pivotal moments from the day's play.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:31pm -
  • Dilip Ghosh sticks to his comments against Amartya Sen
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    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:25pm -
  • China hails India for facilitating soldier's return
    Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China on Monday hailed India for facilitating the return of a Chinese soldier who was unable to leave India for 50 years after he accidentally crossed over into India. "On February 11, through the joint efforts of China and India, Mr. Wang Qi returned to China and got back to his family," China Froeign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said here.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:22pm -
  • J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Sunderbani sector, firing on
    Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): The Indian Army is currently retaliating to the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:08pm -
  • Sasikala rebuffs Panneerselvam's allegation, says MLAs free
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    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:57pm -
  • No conflict of interest among founders of company: Infosys
    Bengaluru, (Karnataka)India, Feb. 13 (ANI): The Infosys on Monday said there is no conflict of interest amongst the founders of the company and the management instead there is a convergence of interests. "We have a situation where we have the stakeholders, the founders and others along-with them who have nothing other than the best interest of the organization in their mind.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:52pm -
  • UPW down Punjab 6-2 in HIL tie
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  • Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker wanted to kill Christians - Hurriyet, citing court document

    Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker wanted to kill Christians - Hurriyet, citing court document

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  • Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

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    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:50pm -
  • Pakistan appoints Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary
    Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan on Monday appointed Tehmina Janjua as Foreign Secretary -- the first woman in the country to take up the top diplomat's post. Janjua, presently serving as Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva, will assume the new post in the first week of March 2017, a Foreign Office statement said.
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:48pm -
  • Nitish Katara murder: Delhi HC rejects Vikas Yadav's plea
    New Delhi (India), Feb.13 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed Vikas Yadav's plea who is serving 25-year jail term without any remission for brutally murdering Nitish Katara after the government raised objections. A bench headed by Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi rejected Yadav's appeal while informing the accused lawyer that "either you withdraw plea or I will dismiss it." Yadav's lawyer took a day to take instructions. Earlier, the Delhi High Court issued the notice to Delhi Police, Delh…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:48pm -
  • India vs Bangladesh, 2017: Who said what to India's win in the one-off Test
    India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs in the one-off Test between both the teams at the RGIS in Hyderabad.
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  • Chairman of Infosys says not in 'battle' with founders

    Chairman of Infosys says not in 'battle' with founders

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - The board of India's second-biggest software exporter Infosys is engaging with its founders over their allegations of corporate governance lapses, non-executive chairman R. Seshasayee said at a news conference on Monday. Seshasayee said the board does consider it is in a battle with the company's founders over corporate governance. (Reporting by Sankalp Phartiyal and Euan Rocha; Writing by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by David Goodman)
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:32pm -
  • Paddler Soumyajit to spearhead India's campaign at India Open qualifiers
    New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh will spearhead the Indian campaign at the ITTF World Tour India Open qualifying rounds that get underway at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Tuesday. The former national champion will be vying along with 16 other Indians to get into the main draw of the $150,000 India Open, the highest prize money table tennis tournament in the country. A number of world class players, including World No.5 Dimitrij Ovtcharov of Germany and World No.8 Vladimir Samsonov of Bel…
    - 45 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:18pm -

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