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  • newZakir Naik responds to ED summons, says ready to give statement via e-facility

    Zakir Naik responds to ED summons, says ready to give statement via e-facility

    "My client is willing and ready to give any statement before you via Skype or any other mode of electronic media to assist you in your investigation," read a letter sent by Naik, the founder of NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), through his lawyer Mahesh Mule.
    - 38 mins ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:51pm -
  • newAustralia preferred destination for rich migrants, France tops in exodus

    Australia preferred destination for rich migrants, France tops in exodus

    Australia remained the top country worldwide for millionaire inflows. On the other hand, countries that lost large numbers of HNWIs in 2016 included France, Turkey and Brazil.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:29pm -
  • newSasikala will have to serve 13 more months in jail if she doesn’t pay Rs 10 crore fine

    Sasikala will have to serve 13 more months in jail if she doesn’t pay Rs 10 crore fine

    "Sasikala Natarajan will have to pay Rs 10 crore and if she fails to pay the punitive amount imposed by the Supreme Court, she will have to serve 13 more months in jail," Prisons Superintendent Krishna Kumar said in a statement. She is currently serving her sentence at the Parapanna Agrahara prison
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 3:30pm -
  • newCBI arrests IRS officer J P Singh for bribery in IPL-betting scam

    CBI arrests IRS officer J P Singh for bribery in IPL-betting scam

    CBI on Tuesday arrested J P Singh, the then Joint Director in Enforcement Directorate, who was facing the agency's probe for allegedly receiving bribe from accused in IPL cricket-betting scam investigated by him. Singh, a 2000-batch Indian Revenue Service officer of the Customs and Excise wing.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 2:58pm -
  • newDelhi could soon get rid of fuels responsible for most pollution

    Delhi could soon get rid of fuels responsible for most pollution

    Most industrial areas in Delhi use furnace oil (FO), despite knowing its potential to cause air pollution. And they do so simply because it’s cheaper than natural gas. But this could soon change as the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) is considering imposing a ban on these polluting fuels which include furnace oil, pet coke, C9 and rubber oil, and gas firms say that they are ready with alternate supply.
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 1:47pm -
  • newFor saying Hafiz Saeed is threat to country, Pakistan's defence minister is being called 'India's mouthpiece'

    For saying Hafiz Saeed is threat to country, Pakistan's defence minister is being called 'India's mouthpiece'

    A day after he said that terrorist Hafiz Saeed is a threat to his country, Pakistan's defence minister is being called "India's mouthpiece" by a variety of political and religious leaders there who believe Saeed "is a patriotic leader", reports The News International.
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 10:59am -
  • newBSF foils infiltration bid, militant killed

    BSF foils infiltration bid, militant killed

    BSF has foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir and gunned down a militant. The incident occurred around midnight when BSF troops deployed along the LoC fence in Keri sector of Rajouri detected some suspicious movement.
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 10:53am -
  • newINS Viraat’s future post retirement uncertain

    INS Viraat’s future post retirement uncertain

    The country’s oldest warhorse, INS Viraat, retires on March 6, 2017 after 30 glorious years of service in the Indian Navy. Unfortunately, with the proposal to convert it into a museum yet to take any shape, the aircraft carrier is in danger of being junked and sold for scrap just like its predecessor INS Vikrant. Here is a brief history of the warship that clocked over 500,000 nautical miles for the nation, and its unique characteristics.
    - 7 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 10:22am -
  • newGovernment to celebrate contributions of tribal heroes

    Government to celebrate contributions of tribal heroes

    The ministry of tribal affairs has asked all states to carefully study the folklore and initiate research studies to identify heroes of tribal uprisings during the British rule.
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 9:21am -
  • newNestle India plans to intensify health push

    Nestle India plans to intensify health push

    Nestle India is accelerating its efforts to be on the right of consumers who are swiftly shying away from junk food. From cutting sugar in its beverages to fortifying snacks such as Maggi, the Swiss food giant has embarked on an exercise to make its products healthier.
    - 10 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 7:00am -
  • newGovt nixes EC's idea of hiding origin of votes by mixing them
    The Centre has rejected the Election Commission's recommendation to amend election laws to permit 'totalising' of votes polled through electronic voting machines (EVMs) in different booths to camouflage area-wise voting pattern to prevent candidates from wreaking vengeance after polls.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:27am -
  • new1.6 lakh peer educators to address health queries of adolescents
    "We were among the first countries to launch an exclusive programme related to adolescent and well-being which was called RKSK.We have been debating how to push RKSK.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:23am -
  • newSubstandard drugs dip from 5% to 3% in 5 yrs

    Substandard drugs dip from 5% to 3% in 5 yrs

    The incidence of substandard medicines in India has come down substantially in the last five years, findings of a latest study show. During a survey conducted in 2014-16 across the country, around 3% of medicines in the market were found to be of substandard or not of standard quality, whereas 0.023% were spurious or counterfeit drugs.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:20am -
  • new‘Jats will block NHs, gherao Parliament’
    In the midst of planning the of protests in Haryana, Yashpal Malik, chief of Akhil Bhartiya Jat Aarakshan Samiti, which is spearheading the quota agitation, tells Sandeep Rai that if the government doesn’t relent, Jats in thousands, each with a tractor, will block all roads leading to Delhi.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:18am -
  • newProvide housing for construction labourers: Panel
    It has also advocated both state and local governments provide basic services such as water and electricity supply, sewage and road network in informal settlements, which accommodate a majority of migrants in urban areas.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:12am -
  • newSC seeks Centre’s response on encroachment of 14,000 acres of defence land

    SC seeks Centre’s response on encroachment of 14,000 acres of defence land

    The Supreme Court asked the Centre on Monday to respond to a PIL seeking creation of a ‘unified authority’ to take urgent steps to free more than 14,000 acres of defence land which has been encroached upon and is being commercially exploited by the land mafia.
    - 11 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 6:09am -
  • newIsro scientist fights on, wants those who framed him to be punished

    Isro scientist fights on, wants those who framed him to be punished

    For the last 23 years, former Isro scientist S Nambi Narayanan has been waiting for the day when just punishment would be meted out to three Kerala police officers who in October 1994 cooked up a sex scandal involving two Maldivian women to sully his reputation.
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:49am -
  • newForces shift strategy to tackle stone-pelters in J&K

    Forces shift strategy to tackle stone-pelters in J&K

    Why has the Army re-thought its protocols when cornering terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir? The changing tactics of terrorists — seeking refuge in populated areas and getting a section of the local population to disrupt operations by stone-throwing — pose a difficult challenge.
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:35am -
  • newEU wants bilateral investment treaties extended but India not keen

    EU wants bilateral investment treaties extended but India not keen

    The EU wants India to extend the bilateral investment treaties with individual countries for six months, but it is unlikely India would do so.
    - 12 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:15am -
  • new'Investigate Noida 8-year-old's death in school swiftly', says MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar

    'Investigate Noida 8-year-old's death in school swiftly', says MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar


    - 22 hours ago, 20 Feb 17, 7:00pm -

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  • newJ&K govt mandates austerity in weddings, official events; max 500 guests, ban on loudspeakers - Zee News

    J&K govt mandates austerity in weddings, official events; max 500 guests, ban on loudspeakers - Zee News

    Zee NewsJ&K govt mandates austerity in weddings, official events; max 500 guests, ban on loudspeakersZee NewsSrinagar: Setting an example for the rest of the country, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday, announced slew of measures to put a cap on the overspending and use of essential commodities in social, government and private functions.Jammu and Kashmir government imposes restrictions on fat weddings, other government or social functionsFinancial ExpressJammu and Kashmir: No more big…
    - 38 mins ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:51pm -
  • newPM Narendra Modi asks US to have 'farsighted' view on movement of skilled professionals - Economic Times

    PM Narendra Modi asks US to have 'farsighted' view on movement of skilled professionals - Economic Times

    Economic TimesPM Narendra Modi asks US to have 'farsighted' view on movement of skilled professionalsEconomic TimesNEW DELHI: Amid the Trump Administration's move to curb H1B visas that will impact India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pressed the US to have a "balanced and farsighted perspective" on the movement of skilled professionals. He made the comment ...India Discusses Visa, IPR Issues With US LawmakersSiliconindia.com2 US delegations start India visit today amid bid to cement ties…
    - 41 mins ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:48pm -
  • newUpsurge in India-Africa ties a 'win-win' situation: Hamid Ansari - The Indian Express

    Upsurge in India-Africa ties a 'win-win' situation: Hamid Ansari - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressUpsurge in India-Africa ties a 'win-win' situation: Hamid AnsariThe Indian ExpressThe quantum of Indian investments in Africa has increased in recent years and is presently estimated at USD 35 billion. By: PTI | Kigali | Published:February 21, 2017 4:04 pm. India-Africa relations, Hamid Ansari, Africa-India engagement, University of ...(Reopens FGN 19)India TodayVice President Hamid Ansari Launches India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program during his Visit to AfricaBusiness Wire…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Feb 17, 4:05pm -
  • newDMK submits letter to assembly secretary to move no-trust motion against speaker - Times of India

    DMK submits letter to assembly secretary to move no-trust motion against speaker - Times of India

    The HinduDMK submits letter to assembly secretary to move no-trust motion against speakerTimes of IndiaCHENNAI: DMK working president and leader of the opposition M K Stalin on Tuesday submitted a letter to Tamil Nadu assembly secretary AMP Jamaludeen for moving a no-confidence motion against Speaker P Dhanapal. After submitting the letter to the ...DMK writes to Assembly Secy seeking No-Confidence Motion against SpeakerEconomic TimesDMK to move no-confidence motion against SpeakerThe HinduTami…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 3:38pm -
  • newBMC polls 2017: Turn out doubles by noon, but many don't figure in voter list - The Indian Express

    BMC polls 2017: Turn out doubles by noon, but many don't figure in voter list - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressBMC polls 2017: Turn out doubles by noon, but many don't figure in voter listThe Indian ExpressThere are 91.8 lakh registered voters in Mumbai who will vote across 7,297 booths. And 2,275 candidates who are contesting across all 227 municipal wards in Mumbai. By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published:February 21, 2017 3:32 pm. BMC polls ...Live Maharashtra civic polls: corporations record 17% turnout till 11.30 amThe HinduBMC Election 2017: Delay In Voters' List Release Mi…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 3:33pm -
  • newCBI arrests IRS officer JP Singh for bribery in IPL-betting scam - Times of India

    CBI arrests IRS officer JP Singh for bribery in IPL-betting scam - Times of India

    Economic TimesCBI arrests IRS officer JP Singh for bribery in IPL-betting scamTimes of IndiaNEW DELHI: CBI on Tuesday arrested J P Singh, the then Joint Director in Enforcement Directorate, who was facing the agency's probe for allegedly receiving bribe from accused in IPL cricket-betting scam investigated by him. Singh, a 2000-batch Indian ...Hawala and IPL betting racket: CBI arrests ex-Joint ED director JP Singh, his subordinateThe Indian ExpressCBI arrests former ED joint director JP Singh…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 3:00pm -
  • newHaryana: Sedition case against protester, Jats to continue agitation as talks with government fail - Scroll.in

    Haryana: Sedition case against protester, Jats to continue agitation as talks with government fail - Scroll.in

    Scroll.inHaryana: Sedition case against protester, Jats to continue agitation as talks with government failScroll.inThe Haryana Police on Monday night booked a Rohtak-based man who allegedly said that he would behead Prime Minister Narendra Modi, reported Hindustan Times. Sombir, who was addressing a large audience from the Jat community on Sunday, had ...Jat stir in Haryana: Sedition case against protester for Modi beheading remarkHindustan Times'Jats will block NHs, gherao Parliament'Times of…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 2:57pm -
  • newJK: Alert sounded in Rajouri after BSF killed 1 terrorist, foiled infiltration bid in Keri sector - India Today

    JK: Alert sounded in Rajouri after BSF killed 1 terrorist, foiled infiltration bid in Keri sector - India Today

    India TodayJK: Alert sounded in Rajouri after BSF killed 1 terrorist, foiled infiltration bid in Keri sectorIndia TodayAround midnight, BSF troops observed suspicious movement of 3-4 terrorists along the LoC and fired at them. Terrorists retaliated and the firing continued for about half-an-hour. Manjeet Singh Negi | Ashwini Kumar | Posted by Ankit Misra. Follow ...BSF foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Rajouri district, militant killedLivemintRajouri: BSF foils infiltration bid, ammunition rec…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 1:59pm -
  • new18-yr-old woman run over by train 'while trying to escape rape bid' in MP - Hindustan Times

    18-yr-old woman run over by train 'while trying to escape rape bid' in MP - Hindustan Times

    Hindustan Times18-yr-old woman run over by train 'while trying to escape rape bid' in MPHindustan TimesPolice sources said the father gave a different version of events earlier. He told police the two men, who lived in their locality, had pushed the girl in front of the train, sources said.(HT file Photo). An 18-year-old woman was run over by a train ...Woman jumps in front of train to escape rapeTimes of IndiaMP: 18-yr-old trying to escape rape attempt hit by train, diesDeccan ChronicleEscaping…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Feb 17, 12:30pm -
  • Malayalam film fraternity unites to support actress abducted and molested - indiablooms

    Malayalam film fraternity unites to support actress abducted and molested - indiablooms

    indiabloomsMalayalam film fraternity unites to support actress abducted and molestedindiabloomsKochi, Feb 20 (IBNS): Days after reports of a top south Indian actress's abduction and molestation surfaced, popular southern actor Mohanlal came in support of her, calling it as an atrocious act perpetrated on a lady. The writer took to social media ...and more »
    - 1 day ago, 20 Feb 17, 3:36pm -

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…
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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!
    - 8 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,…
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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…
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:31pm -
  • Dilip Ghosh sticks to his comments against Amartya Sen
    Kolkata, (West Bengal) [India] Feb. 13 (ANI): Unperturbed by the severe criticism of his attack on Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Dilip Ghosh on Monday said he was not demeaning someone by his remarks and stood by his comments questioning the economist's contribution towards the state and country. "The University vice-chancellors do not outstay for a year, school and college principals just give up and leave.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 9:08pm -
  • Sasikala rebuffs Panneerselvam's allegation, says MLAs free
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagham (AIADMK) general secretary V. K. Sasikala on Monday said she would be staying with her party MLAs in order to show that they are not being held captive against their wishes as alleged by her rival and acting Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam. Sasikala also expressed confidence that her faction would run the government for the next four-and-a -half years.
    - 8 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.
    - 8 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:52pm -
  • UPW down Punjab 6-2 in HIL tie
    Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Wizards (UPW) produced an excellent performance to beat Punjab Warriors 6-2 in a Hockey India League (HIL) contest here on Monday evening. Shamsher Singh (5th minute), Ajay Yadav (39th) and Akashdeep Singh (58th) scored for UPW while Dutch star Mirco Pruyser (31st) found the net for Punjab. The early goal saw UPW take the upper hand and forced Punjab to become a bit defensive.
    - 8 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:52pm -
  • Suspected Istanbul nightclub attacker wanted to kill Christians - Hurriyet, citing court document

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

    An Islamist gunman, who has confessed to the killing of 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day, told a court that he had aimed to kill Christians during his attack, Hurriyet newspaper said on Monday, citing testimony given this weekend. Abdulgadir Masharipov initially planned to attack the area around Taksim Square but switched to the upscale Reina nightclub due to the heightened security measures around the square, Hurriyet said, without saying how it had obtained the document. My…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:51pm -
  • Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

    Drivers' strike paralyses Uber, Ola services in Delhi

    By Rupam Jain and Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A strike led by drivers' unions in the Indian capital demanding better pay from Uber and Ola has paralysed the ride-hailing services that have grabbed business from traditional taxi and rickshaw operators with their cheaper fares. It was the first big confrontation between trade unions representing taxi drivers in the Delhi region of 25 million people and the two ride-hailing players, which have been ramping up services in India's $12 billi…
    - 8 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.
    - 8 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…
    - 8 days ago, 13 Feb 17, 8:48pm -
  • India vs Bangladesh, 2017: Who said what to India's win in the one-off Test
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