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England all-rounder Ben Stokes becomes the most expensive foreign player in IPL history as he is bought for £1.7m by Rising Pune Supergiants.
India state lawmakers had a good downtime in a resort even as the state plunged into political chaos
E Palaniswami was nominated by late leader Jayalalitha's aide Sasikala, who was ruled out by a conviction.
A sea of humanity flooded the streets of the 'Sangam' city on the last day of campaigning for fourth phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh today, with road shows conducted by Rahul Gandhi with ally Akhilesh Yadav and BJP president Amit Shah.Rahul had stayed overnight at the historic Swaraj Bhavan here, the birth place of his grandmother and former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, after holding a rally at Koraon in the district's trans-Yamuna region last evening.He was joined this noon by the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister for their road show, which commenced at the Balson Chauraha (crossing) fac
RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lose his aura with the BJP's defeat in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections."Modi claims he is the adopted son of UP...He will lose his aura with the defeat of his party in these Assembly polls," he said.The RJD president was here to campaign for the SP- Congress alliance candidate Rakesh Singh from Harchandpur seat.Lalu said Modi looks like a twin brother of US President Donald Trump and nobody knows what he will do next.Training his guns at the BJP national president, he said when Amit Shah got stuck in a lift in Patna
The government today made it mandatory for stent makers to maintain production and supply of coronary stents by invoking an emergency clause under drug price control law citing reports of shortage in market."After due deliberations on the current situation and alternatives available with the government to resume normal supply of the coronary stents, it has been decided to invoke the powers of Section 3 (i) of DPCO, 2013," Department of Pharmaceuticals said in a letter to stent makers.The department said there have been reports of shortage of coronary stents in the market/hospitals.Last week, t
Minutes after voting ended in Mumbai today, the Shiv Sena and BJP rushed to claim a tide in their favour going by the turnout for the polls to the country's richest civic body.In Mumbai, the polling percentage was 41.32 per cent till 3.30 pm, closer to the turnout of 45 per cent in 2012. Though the final figure was not yet known, officials said the overall percentage will be higher than the last time.Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant said "a massive" turnout in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) polls means there is a "big wave" against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his demonetisation ex
Pakistan has cancelled the licenses of 44 weapons issued to JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and other members of his organisations, citing security reasons.An official of the Punjab Home Department said the step has been taken in line with the government's action against Saeed and his organisations - the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) and the Falaha-e-Insanyat (FIF)."The Punjab Home Department cancelled licenses of 44 weapons for security reasons," the official told PTI today.The government on January 30 had put Saeed and four other leaders of his organizations under house arrest in Lahore for a period of 90 days
In a shocking incident, five boys were allegedly forced by man to take an "innocence test" by dipping their hands in a cauldron of boiling oil to prove they had not stolen his son's mobile phone.Following the incident in Narsinghpada village here last evening, three of the boys were admitted with severe injuries to their hands in a government hospital at Raoti while rest sustained minor injuries, police said today.The boys, all in the age group between 8 years and 15 years, were forced to take the "test" by Chhagan Lal Varia who suspected that one of them had stolen his 13-year-old son's hands
India and the UK today held discussions on various issues pertaining to pending cases relating to deportation and extradition.According to officials, Joint Secretary in-charge of the UK in the External Affairs Ministry held the consular dialogue with his British counterpart, assisted by officials including those from crown prosecution.No official details were available about the meeting which comes barely weeks after India made an extradition request for embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya.Mallya has been probed for money laundering charges in a case of alleged default of bank loan worth aroun
AIADMK leader Sasikala, serving a jail term after her conviction in a disproportionate assets case, will have to serve 13 more months in prison if she fails to pay a fine of Rs 10 crore imposed by the Supreme Court."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 the jail," Prisons Superintendent Krishna Kumar said in a statement.The AIADMK General Secretary is currently serving her sentence at the Parapanna Agrahara prison here.The Supreme Court had on February 14 restored Sasika
Further tightening the noose on Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, Pakistan has cancelled the licenses of 44 weapons issued to Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief and other members of his organisations, citing security reasons. An offi
Moving a step further in bringing Vijay Mallya back to India from United Kingdom, Indian officials today held discussions with a five member British delegation. A five member British delegation met with its Indian counterparts in
AIADMK General Secretary VK Sasikala, who is serving a jail term of four years after the Supreme Court convicted her in a disproportionate assets case, will have to serve 13 more months in prison if...
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani today announced that Jio will continue to offer free voice calls after March 31 this year, when its introductory free offer comes to an end. Addressing an event here, Ambani said...
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to CBSE to allow inspection of class 10th and 12th school records of Union Minister Smriti Irani. Information commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu had
At least six persons were killed and 14 injured in a suicide blast and firing by terrorists outside a court in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province today. According to police, security forces killed three suicide attackers outs
In a bid to strengthen its claims in the disputed South China Sea and dominate the Indian Ocean region to realize its aspirations, China is building a third aircraft carrier based on American models, Chinese state-run...
Exit polls conducted by Axis-My-India after Tuesday's elections indicated both parties secured a vote share of 32 percent each. The Congress, the survey showed, could manage 16 percent, the NCP four and the MNS eight percent.
Modi's comments reflected concern that India's $150 billion IT services industry would suffer if the United States curbs the visas, known as H-1B, it relies on to send its software experts to the United States on project work.
The CBI sources said communication between Qureshi and Singh shows that they were in touch with each other to influence top UPA politicians, including the then two Union ministers.
Sasikala, who is currently lodged at Bengaluru's Parapanna Agrahara Central Jail, in her letter slammed rebel party leader O Panneerselvam for 'betraying the legacy of Jayalalithaa and MGR.'
Parthe De's father had locked himself in a bathroom and allegedly set himself on fire two years ago.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday said the successful assessment of India's National Regulatory Authority by the World Health Organisation (WHO) will boost the government's efforts towards quality healthcare. "The successful outcome of the WHO conducted assessment of the National Regulatory Authority (NRA) of India is a big boost to the government's efforts towards quality healthcare, for which the government is committed to," said Nadda here after the WHO congratulated India for the achievement.
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) On the eve of their first strategic dialogue where thorny issues are likely to be figure, China and India said on Tuesday they were willing to work with each other. In a meeting with Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi, the country's top diplomat, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said India attached great importance to its relationship with China and will strengthen dialogue and cooperation with China to further the bilateral ties.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday congratulated the women's team for for pulling off a last-ball thriller against South Africa in the final of the World Cup qualifier at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo. Chasing a decent 245, captain Harmanpreet Kaur struck a run-a-ball 41 to steer the team over the line by one wicket on the final ball of the match after opener Mona Meshram (59) and Deepti Sharma (71) set the tone with a 124-run second wicket stand. It was also India's highest successful run chase in One-day Internationals (ODI).
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) A comedian's joke which can generate the loudest laugh never makes it to a show. It is such insights and more into the world of stand-up comedy that popular figures like Tanmay Bhatt, Aditi Bhatt and Kanan Gill discussed on a common platform. Film critic Anupama Chopra's digital platform Film Companion explored India's booming stand-up comedy scene in the special show "FC Adda".
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India's premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday congratulated the women's cricket team for pulling off a last-ball thriller against South Africa in the final of the World Cup qualifier at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo.
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Days after New Delhi's request seeking the deportation of fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya, India and the United Kingdom on Tuesday concluded two-day extensive talks over legal matters related to extradition of criminals. According to an External Affairs Ministry statement, the two sides held "detailed and fruitful deliberations on the legal processes and procedures in either country and reviewed the requests for extradition and mutual legal assistance pending on either side".
Bengaluru, Feb 21 (IANS) Terming media stories on Panaya acquisition false and malicious, Infosys Chief Executive Vishal Sikka told its employees that the attacks were orchestrated by people hell-bent on harming their reputation. "Once again, some newspapers have carried false and malicious stories about our company -- this time it is about the acquisition of Panaya. Accusing the media of targeting the company, its employees and himself to the point of harassment, Sikka said the reports created a false alternate reality out of events and dates, with embellishments calculated to misled and sensationalise.
Minutes after voting ended for BMC polls, the Shiv Sena and the BJP rushed to claim a tide in their favour going by the turnout. The encouraging turnout prompted CM Fadnavis to tweet: "Thank you Mumbai for the record voting percentage and ... for participating in festival of democracy!"
The extradition of Vijay Mallya may happen sooner than expected. After a meeting between officials from UK and India on extradition and mutual legal assistance, Indian sources said they received a “positive” response from UK.
The high-decibel campaign in 53 assembly constituencies of Uttar Pradesh going to polls on Thursday came to an end this evening with leaders going the extra mile to woo voters.
Pakistan has cancelled the licences of 44 weapons issued to JuD chief Hafiz Saeed and other members of his organisations, citing security reasons. The government on January 30 had put Saeed and four other leaders of his organizations under house arrest in Lahore for a period of 90 days.
They live less than 3km from each other in Chennai. But that gap is threatening to get as tense as 3km on either side of the border of two hostile nations.
India adds thousands of cars onto its roads daily but is miles behind most countries in ensuring they meet emission laws. In some cases, the laws are not even stringent enough and auto makers have enough loopholes to push their cars through them. A CSE report has now outlines most shortcomings
After bagging big IPL contracts, Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes will skip the ODIs against Ireland to take part in the league while Tymal Mills will be available for the entire duration of the...
Kumkum Bhagya: Purab also pulled a stunt and decorated Abhi's room with rose petals so that Abhi thinks it's the surprise Pragya has planned for him
On a day when Union Public Service Commission declared the results of its UPSC Civil Services Mains Examination 2016, Air Marshal Ajit Shankarrao Bhonsle, AVSM, VSM took the oath of office and secrecy...
The deal is a bet by Oakville, Ontario-based Restaurant Brands that it can use its international reach to introduce Popeyes' Louisiana-style fried chicken and buttermilk biscuits to more diners...
RBI is not aware of the number of bank accounts in which more than Rs 2.5 lakh in the scrapped currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 were deposited between November 8 and December 30 last year.
n what is being branded as a reckless and stupid stunt, two YouTubers sneaked into London's Canary Wharf and climbed to the top of the building.
The National Green Tribunal has summoned the municipal commissioner of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam over non-compliance of its order for maintaining roads and pavements with sufficient green cover in the...
Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre has been appointed the chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT). He was nominated for the post by Chief Justice J.S. Khehar. The post fell vacant following the re...
A Private Member's Bill, which seeks to declare Pakistan a country sponsoring terrorism, will be opposed by the government in Parliament.
Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam on Tuesday dubbed the detention of 2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed by Pakistan as an act of "hypocrisy".
The Jet Airways aircraft flying from London, which lost contact with the ATC over European airspace while on its way to Mumbai, was a training flight for the pilot-in-command at the time of the incident, sources said.
In a fresh trouble for the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court has sought response from the state government on a public suit that alleges a Rs 100-crore scam in the Samajwadi Ambulance Serv
The Supreme Court on Tuesday questioned the source of money in the bank accounts of social activist Teesta Setalvad and others which were frozen by Ahmedabad police in 2015 after allegations of misappropriation.
Nearly 18 months after lodging a case, the CBI on Tuesday arrested former Enforcement Directorate Joint Director JP Singh for allegedly receiving bribe for favouring an accused in the IPL cricket-betting scam.
Riding high on firm global cues and pick-up in buying by local jewellers, gold made a smart recovery by rising Rs 250 to Rs 29,950 per 10 grams at the bullion market today. Silver followed suit, mo...
Gold prices fell as the dollar gained on Tuesday, with investors waiting for clues on the timing of any increase in US interest rates from minutes of a Federal Reserve meeting and in a series of spee...
Gold prices fell 0.32 per cent to Rs 29,210 per 10 ten grams at the futures trade today as participants indulged in profit-booking at prevailing levels amid a weak trend overseas. At the Multi Comm...
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New Delhi [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): Samajwadi Party spokesman Rajendra Chaudhary courted controversy by branding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah as 'terrorists', adding that they are trying to mislead voters in Uttar Pradesh to gather support for the party. Speaking to the press on Sunday, Chaudhary stated that misleading voters is a political crime, a crime which is being committed by Shah and Prime Minister Modi, adding that the two 'magicians' from Gujarat are trying their level best to change the face of politics in UP.
New Delhi [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Castigating Akhilesh Yadav for his 'gadha' remark against Gujarat BJP leaders, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M. Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said that the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is disturbed and hence is making such derogatory statements.
Raipur (Chhattisgarh) [India], Feb.19 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday registered a case against a Chhattisgarh government employee for allegedly seeking 'help in a case against him' by paying bribe through Hawala operators. "It was further alleged that an amount of Rs. 45 lakh (approx.) was handed over by the public servant to hawala dealer at Raipur which was to be delivered at Delhi to a person (r/o Greater Noida) at Delhi, out of which Rs. 20 lakh (approx.) has been delivered to the said at Delhi," an official release stated. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused persons and Hawala operators at Raipur, Hyderabad and New Delhi/Greater Noida," the officials added.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): As soon Sports Minister Vijay Goel announced a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakh for the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup, Cricket Association for the Blind in India (CABI) on Monday said the team won't be accepting the prize as the team were "expecting more". Earlier in the day, Goel, while felicitating the Indian blind cricket team, announced a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakhs for the entire team.
Bengaluru [India], Feb.20 (ANI): All-rounder Mohammad Nabi on Monday became the first Afghanistan player in the Indian Premier League when he was sold to Sunrisers Hyderabad for a base price of Rs. 30 lakh in the IPL Auction at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru.
New Delhi [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Monday will continue the hearing over the case of Najeeb Ahmed, the student from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) who has been missing from October 15th last year. Earlier in February, the Delhi Police was pulled up by the High Court over their slow progress in the case, and was asked to explore other prospects of probe like polygraph test of other persons connected with the disappeared of Ahmed, as all other leads in this case have not yielded any good result.
Supreme Court Judge Abhay Manohar Sapre has been appointed as the chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT), which was headless for nearly a year.
The ruling covers Alexey Petukhov, Evgenia Shapovalova, Maxim Vylegzhanin, Alexander Legkov and Evgeniy Belov, who had sought to compete at the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Finland from Feb. 22 to March 5, CAS said in a statement.
Ireland needs to use "creativity" to ensure Brexit is as painless as possible, but must not negotiate directly with London, the European Commission's second-in-command said on Tuesday.
Stock prices across the world climbed to record highs on Tuesday on news euro zone business activity accelerated to its swiftest pace in six years, while the dollar gained on the view the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates in March.
Myanmar's army-controlled home ministry is investigating a cover-up by the country's border force of the deaths in custody of two Rohingya Muslims in troubled Rakhine State, according to a police report reviewed by Reuters and interviews with two senior security officials.
The National Green Tribunal today directed District Magistrate of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh to file an affidavit on the issue of illegal sand mining.
Karan Johar has done more to normalize homosexuality in India than anyone else. When will he make peace with that?
The country nearly tripled the previous record of 37, set by Russia, establishing itself as a major player in the growing market for surveillance and communication.
If the prime minister prevails in Uttar Pradesh, he will gain the political clout he needs to push through his economic agenda. But voters are restless.
About 1.1 million people die prematurely each year in India and the number is rising, while China’s rate has stabilized at the same number.
Showkat Nanda has dedicated himself to documenting how the conflict over Kashmir has affected families whose sons have disappeared without a trace.
Aditi Ashok, 18 and ranked at No. 100 in the world, is the second Indian member of the L.P.G.A. and among the few female professional golfers in her nation.
Once hushed up, drug use in an Indian state is fueling anti-incumbent sentiment and the rising electoral fortunes of a new party.
For existing customers, he announced that the current benefits will continue under a new tariff plan for another 12 months by payment of Rs 303 per month and a one-time joining fee of Rs 99.
Spin legend Anil Kumble said it has been more satisfying to see Virat Kohli and Co. become self-sufficient in dealing with challenges both on and off the field.
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