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  • newWatch Highlights | Ashes: James Anderson, Stuart Broad claw back momentum for England

    Watch Highlights | Ashes: James Anderson, Stuart Broad claw back momentum for England

    England's veteran pacemen blasted through Australia's middle order to reduce the hosts to 213 for seven at lunch on day three of the series-opening Ashes test on Saturday.A fired-up Stuart Broad captured two wickets, most importantly breaking a 99-run stand between captain Steve Smith and Shaun Marsh, and fellow seamer James Anderson chipped in with another.Check out the live score of first Ashes 2017-18 Test in BrisbaneSmith, who rescued his team from a position of peril at 76 for four late…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Nov 17, 8:33am -
  • newCongress attacks Nitin Gadkari over 'conflict of interest', BJP denies

    Congress attacks Nitin Gadkari over 'conflict of interest', BJP denies

    Raising charges of 'conflict of interest' the Congress on Friday trained guns on Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, alleging that a company of his private secretary has been receiving government funds and asked the Union minister to come clean about it.The BJP was quick to rubbish the allegations with its spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao terming it "baseless" and aimed at sullying the government's image."The Congress party's allegations against Mr Vaibhav Dange are much noise about nothing. Vaibhav h…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 5:10am -
  • newTihar Inmate files plea, claims cops beat him

    Tihar Inmate files plea, claims cops beat him

    Amidst several allegations of brutalities against officials of Tihar Jail for assaulting inmates, an petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court making similar claims.According to the plea filed by one Jamal alias Ranjha through his counsel, it was contended that on September 13, inmates in Central Jail no-3 were brutally beaten by the prison staff and Tamil Nadu Special Police.The plea alleged that Jamal was "grievously injured" and "crippled for many days" after the incident. It also add…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 5:05am -
  • newTutor tries to rape 7-yr-old, arrested

    Tutor tries to rape 7-yr-old, arrested

    A 40-year-man has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape a seven-year-old girl in the Khoda area of Ghaziabad on Thursday evening. The accused has been arrested and sent to jail on Friday.According to police, the accused has been identified as Ram Bahadur Sharma (40), a teacher by profession, who allegedly tried to rape the girl while he had gone to give her tuition classes on Thursday evening.Narrating the ordeal, the victim's mother said that the teacher came to their house like every da…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 5:00am -
  • new4 train accidents in 12 hours, 7 dead

    4 train accidents in 12 hours, 7 dead

    Four train accidents in less than 12 hours killed seven people and injured at least 11, railway officials said on Friday. While three accidents were reported from Uttar Pradesh, one occurred in Odisha.The spate of accidents began at 7.19 pm on Thursday, when a local train hit a Bolero at an unmanned crossing near Amethi in UP, killing four people and injuring two. The vehicle which was carrying a marriage party was hit at Matha Bhusunda village under the Musafirkhana police station, an official…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:37am -
  • newSports Ministry to map sports data, put it on mobile app

    Sports Ministry to map sports data, put it on mobile app

    Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry will soon map the entire country for sports facilities, and upload the data on a mobile app for the use of the people.Taking the idea of Digital India a step further, Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said the app would be designed to let the children and their parents know 'where to play, how to play' at the same time."We shall soon be mapping all sports facilities across the country, and load the data up on a mobile app which people can use to locate…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:32am -
  • newWinter Session to begin on Dec 15

    Winter Session to begin on Dec 15

    Winter Session of Parliament will begin on December 15, a day after Gujarat election is over and conclude on January 5 during which key bills on triple talaq and constitutional status to backward class commission will be taken up for consideration passage.Announcing the dates for session recommended by Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) after its meeting, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar sought cooperation of the Opposition to make the session meaningful."CCPA met under t…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:20am -
  • newDelhi HC dismisses plea on Padmavati ban

    Delhi HC dismisses plea on Padmavati ban

    The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition on Friday which sought setting up of a committee to check the distortion of history as portrayed in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati. The court added that such pleas are encouraging the agitators.A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar termed the plea filed by Akhand Rashtrawadi Party as 'hopeless and misconceived'.The court, while dismissing the petition, asked the counsel for the petitioners, "Have you seen the fil…
    - 5 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:16am -
  • newCentre rules out dissent over Rakesh Asthana's appointment

    Centre rules out dissent over Rakesh Asthana's appointment

    On Friday, Centre dismissed suggestions that Alok Verma, Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was opposed to the appointment of his subordinate Rakesh Asthana as Special Director of CBI. Asthana was appointed on October 22.Attorney General KK Venugopal, representing Centre, placed the minutes of the meeting dated October 21 where the elevation of Asthana was discussed. "The selection of Asthana was totally unanimous. There was no dissent. He is eminently suitable to hold the positi…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:11am -
  • newJ&K: Interlocutor meets CM, Pandits

    J&K: Interlocutor meets CM, Pandits

    Migrant Kashmiri Pandits have pitched for 'one-place settlement' in Kashmir valley in a bid to start life afresh at their place of birth to Centre's Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma.Sharma kick-started his four day 'Mission Kashmir' 2.0 from Jammu on Friday.Soon after his arrival he called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and briefed her about the schedule of deliberations during his stay.Sharma met migrant Kashmiri Pandits putting up in Jagti Township at Nagrota on t…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:06am -
  • newGujarat elections 2017: Overlooked for ticket, BJP MP Prabhatsinh's wife dares him

    Gujarat elections 2017: Overlooked for ticket, BJP MP Prabhatsinh's wife dares him

    After being overlooked by the BJP for a ticket for the upcoming elections, Rangeshwari Chauhan, wife of Godhra MP Prabhatsinh Chauhan, dared him to set foot in Kaalol. She also criticised the party for selecting her stepdaughter in-law as its nominee.Rangeshwari, the third wife of Prabhatsinh Chauhan, was among the aspirants for the BJP ticket from Kaalol Assembly seat. Chauhan also threatened to quit if the party did not field his wife. Ignoring the threat, the BJP announced Suman Chauhan, wif…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:51am -
  • newGujarat elections 2017: 63 nominations filed in Ahmedabad

    Gujarat elections 2017: 63 nominations filed in Ahmedabad

    Sixty-three candidates filed their nominations from 21 Assembly segments in Ahmedabad city and district on Friday, official sources said.Minister and BJP candidate from Vatva seat, Pradipsinh Jadeja, BJP nominee from Naroda seat, Balram Thavani and AAP candidate from Danilimda seat JJ Mewada, were among them.Though majority of the nominations were filed by independent candidates, some nominees from smaller parties such as Shiv Sena and Bahujan Samaj Party also filed their candidature.The Cong…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:47am -
  • newGujarat elections 2017: Dy CM slams Congress and Hardik Patel

    Gujarat elections 2017: Dy CM slams Congress and Hardik Patel

    Deputy Chief Minister and senior leader of BJP Nitin Patel slammed the Congress and Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel saying that Hardik cheated his community by accepting the Congress formula. He also alleged that Hardik did not take his community into confidence before announcing his stand to support the Congress.Patel said, "The Congress has given Hardik a soiled lollipop for the reservation quota and he is licking it now. In fact, Hardik kept the Patel community in th…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:43am -
  • newGujarat elections 2017: Nirmala Sitharaman demands answers from Rahul Gandhi

    Gujarat elections 2017: Nirmala Sitharaman demands answers from Rahul Gandhi

    Union minister for Defence Nirmala Sitharaman charted four questions for Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi for when the latter is on his visit to Gujarat. Sitharaman addressed a press conference in Ahmedabad on Friday and alleged that the Congress had failed to retain faith among voters of Gujarat as an Opposition. She also blamed Congress leaders for stalling public projects in Gujarat. She said that the Congress made derogatory comments on the BJP leaders like PM Narendra Modi and the Army…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:38am -
  • newGujarat elections 2017 | Flag row: Rahul Gandhi plays patriot card in Gujarat

    Gujarat elections 2017 | Flag row: Rahul Gandhi plays patriot card in Gujarat

    A 125-ft-long flag weighing 250kg made by students, farmers and members of the Dalit Shakti Kendra was the thing with which Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi chose to beat the ruling BJP.The flag was originally offered to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani who expressed his inability to accept it on the grounds that there wasn't any space available to store it."Modiji and Rupaniji do not have the space to accommodate the Indian Flag. It shows the stinginess of their hearts. I will take this flag e…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:32am -
  • newChetak festival to boost tourism in Maharashtra

    Chetak festival to boost tourism in Maharashtra

    The Maharashtra government has planned to celebrate the Chetak festival —a market for the sale of horses — on a large scale at Sarangkheda in north Maharashtra.According to Jaykumar Rawal, Maharashtra tourism minister, since ancient times the horse market at Sarangkheda in Nandurbar, situated on the banks of Tapi river, has been popular."Horse lovers across India come here to buy horses. The price of the horses vary. We have decided to take this horse market to an international level by tu…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:27am -
  • newWithdraw 5% GST on food: Punjab CM

    Withdraw 5% GST on food: Punjab CM

    Dubbing it as a retrograde decision, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh wrote to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking immediate withdrawal of the five per cent GST on food items in containers intended for free-distribution.In its 22nd meeting on October 16, the GST Council decided to impose five per cent GST on food preparations in unit containers, which were meant for free distribution to economically weaker sections (EWS) of the society. As per the notification, CGST was peg…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:23am -
  • newShiv Sena promises to retrieve 'K'taka-occupied Maharashtra'

    Shiv Sena promises to retrieve 'K'taka-occupied Maharashtra'

    The Shiv Sena, in yet another attempt to win over the Marathi manoos from the border districts of Maharashtra, Belgaum and other adjoining areas of Karnataka, on Friday announced that if voted to power, the party-led government will retrieve ''Karnataka Occupied Maharashtra'' in the state.However, party president Uddhav Thackeray, who is currently on a three-day visit to Kolhapur, Sangli and Satara where BJP has made sufficient inroads, did not spell out a roadmap for the same. Instead, he mere…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:20am -
  • newS&P leaves India's rating unchanged

    S&P leaves India's rating unchanged

    Standard & Poor's (S&P) on Friday kept its sovereign rating for India unchanged at 'BBB-' while keeping its outlook for the nation stable. S&P said the 'stable' outlook for India reflects its sound external account position. It also suggests India's GDP growth would remain strong over the next two to three years.According to the global rating agency, India's sizable fiscal deficit, low per capita income and high government debt detract from sovereign credit profile, adding that the fiscal gap w…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:15am -
  • newSourav Ganguly pulled up over mosquito breeding spot in home

    Sourav Ganguly pulled up over mosquito breeding spot in home

    Amid growing allegations by Opposition parties that the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government is trying to suppress figures of death due to dengue, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) served a notice to former Indian cricket team captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday over mosquito breeding spots.KMC officials carried out an inspection at Ganguly's residence and found mosquito breeding spots and larvae in his backyard and other inaccessible portions of his house. KMC officials reached his res…
    - 7 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 3:05am -

Google India News

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  • newMuslim law board says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on Ram temple a challenge to SC - The Indian Express

    Muslim law board says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on Ram temple a challenge to SC - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressMuslim law board says RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks on Ram temple a challenge to SCThe Indian ExpressThe court will hear appeals against the Allahabad High Court verdict dividing the 2.77-acre disputed land in Ayodhya between the main deity Ram Lalla, Sunni Wakf Board and Nirmohi Akhara. 39. Shares. Share. Written by ANANTHAKRISHNAN G , Abantika ...RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat pitches for Ram temple at disputed site in AyodhyaFinancial ExpressMohan Bhagwat's remarks challenge t…
    - 1 hour ago, 25 Nov 17, 8:18am -
  • newPilot escapes as trainer aircraft blows up - The Hindu

    Pilot escapes as trainer aircraft blows up - The Hindu

    The HinduPilot escapes as trainer aircraft blows upThe HinduAn Indian Air Force (IAF) trainee pilot, Rashi Rehna, escaped unhurt when the trainer aircraft, Kiran, that she was flying blew up at Duddeda village in Kondapaka mandal of Siddipet around 2 p.m. on Friday. Sources said, when the accident took place ...Miraculous escape for woman fighter pilot as Kiran crashesTimes of IndiaKiran plane crash: IAF woman pilot Rashi Raina injuredThe New Indian ExpressHyderabad: Pilots younger than aircraft…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 7:52am -
  • newBengal new terror haven? Fourth Bangladeshi national with Al-Qaeda links arrested in Kolkata - Zee News

    Bengal new terror haven? Fourth Bangladeshi national with Al-Qaeda links arrested in Kolkata - Zee News

    Zee NewsBengal new terror haven? Fourth Bangladeshi national with Al-Qaeda links arrested in KolkataZee NewsKOLKATA: A fourth Bangladeshi national with suspected Al-Qaeda links has been arrested by Kolkata Police Special Task Force near Sealdah station on Friday. This comes days after three persons, including two suspected members of Bangladesh-based ...Kolkata STF arrests member of banned Ansar BanglaDaily News & AnalysisSTF arrests Bangladeshi 'tout', on lookout for three more ABT members, sa…
    - 2 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 7:44am -
  • newGujarat elections: Rahul Gandhi bonds with audience – accepts tricolour CM Vijay Rupani 'rejected', hugs a teacher - The Indian Express

    Gujarat elections: Rahul Gandhi bonds with audience – accepts tricolour CM Vijay Rupani 'rejected', hugs a teacher - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressGujarat elections: Rahul Gandhi bonds with audience – accepts tricolour CM Vijay Rupani 'rejected', hugs a teacherThe Indian Express"One should have space in the heart for the country's flag. This is the thinking of BJP ministers. They have no space for flag, but have space for the handful of industrialists.” 447. Shares. Share. Written by PREETI DAS , RITU SHARMA | Ahmedabad ...Gujarat elections 2017: Why Rahul Gandhi's temple visits may not bear fruit in DwarkaDaily News…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 7:12am -
  • new4 train accidents in 12 hours, 7 dead - Daily News & Analysis

    4 train accidents in 12 hours, 7 dead - Daily News & Analysis

    Daily News & Analysis4 train accidents in 12 hours, 7 deadDaily News & AnalysisFour train accidents in less than 12 hours killed seven people and injured at least 11, railway officials said on Friday. While three accidents were reported from Uttar Pradesh, one occurred in Odisha. The spate of accidents began at 7.19 pm on ...Patna-bound Vasco Da Gama Express derails in UP, three killedThe Indian ExpressVasco Da Gama-Patna Express derails near Manikpur in UP; 3 dead, 9 injuredEconomic TimesVasco…
    - 3 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 6:37am -
  • newISRO to help monitor suspicious vessels approaching coasts through satellite imageries - Zee News

    ISRO to help monitor suspicious vessels approaching coasts through satellite imageries - Zee News

    Zee NewsISRO to help monitor suspicious vessels approaching coasts through satellite imageriesZee NewsISRO will provide 1,000 transponders by March next year as part of the coastal security ring, being set up to thwart terrorist attacks on the lines of the 26/11 Mumbai carnage. PTI| Last Updated: Nov 25, 2017, 06:41 AM IST. Comments |. ISRO to help ...ISRO scouting for private players to build more satellitesThe New Indian ExpressMaritime security: Isro to help track suspicious vessels through s…
    - 4 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 6:14am -
  • newIvanka Trump to get President-level security - The Indian Express

    Ivanka Trump to get President-level security - The Indian Express

    The Indian ExpressIvanka Trump to get President-level securityThe Indian ExpressIvanka Trump, Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Hyderabad. Ivanka Trump in Hyderabad: Over 1,200 entrepreneurs will attend the summit, including 350 from the US. (Reuters/File). Related News. Hyderabad: Strong drive against beggars from December 1, ...Hyderabad gears up for PM Narendra Modi, Ivanka Trump visitEconomic TimesIvanka Trump in Hyderabad: Snipers with Dragunov rifles, US bulletproof limos to keep Donald Tru…
    - 6 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 4:13am -
  • newFare hike costs Metro three lakh commuters a day - The Hindu

    Fare hike costs Metro three lakh commuters a day - The Hindu

    The HinduFare hike costs Metro three lakh commuters a dayThe HinduNEW DELHI, 24/10/2017: Trial run of the Delhi Metro 'Pink Line' at a height of 23.6 metres, passing over the Dhaula Kuan grade separator flyovers and the Airport Express Line. The line is part of Delhi Metro Phase III network. It consists of 38 metro ...Delhi Metro ridership falls by 3.2 lakh during fare-hike monthTimes of IndiaDelhi Metro ridership took hit of 3 lakh after fare hike, reveals RTI; DMRC says fares not the only fact…
    - 8 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 1:28am -
  • newOpposition should join hands in nation's interest: Mamata - The Hindu

    Opposition should join hands in nation's interest: Mamata - The Hindu

    Financial ExpressOpposition should join hands in nation's interest: MamataThe HinduRuling out any possibility of her joining the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the future, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday called on the Opposition parties to join hands in the greater interest of the nation. “At the national ...Bhansali welcome to premiere 'Padmavati' in Bengal: Mamata BanerjeeTimes of IndiaWest Bengal rural polls: Clad in trademark sari, 'Mamata' takes to stageThe Ind…
    - 9 hours ago, 25 Nov 17, 12:44am -
  • newArun Shourie says economic policy makers should not take ratings seriously - Business Standard

    Arun Shourie says economic policy makers should not take ratings seriously - Business Standard

    Business StandardArun Shourie says economic policy makers should not take ratings seriouslyBusiness StandardFormer union minister Arun Shourie on Friday likened reports by international rating agencies, such as Moody's, to “schoolboy reports”. He said economic policy makers should not take either negative or positive ratings by international rating agencies ...'Social media has lost its credibility because of trolls'The Hindu"Modi vs People," Claims Arvind Kejriwal At Event With Arun Shouri…
    - 11 hours ago, 24 Nov 17, 10:19pm -

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…
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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!
    - 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,…
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 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…
    - 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.
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:40pm -
  • 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)
    - 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…
    - 13 Feb 17, 8:18pm -

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