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NRIs can't vote online in Lok Sabha polls, Election Commission clarifies
"If it happens, it needs amendment to the Representation of the People Act. No such amendment has taken place," the spokesperson said.

Surplus water to be used by Punjab, Haryana, Raj: MoS PMO Jitendra Singh on stopping water to Pak
Union Minister Jitendra Singh said the construction of the Shahpur-Kandi dam on river Ravi was started due to the efforts of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Pak ad-hoc judge joins ICJ proceedings in Jadhav case
Tassaduq Hussain Jillani joined the proceedings ahead of the beginning of the hearing on the fourth day during which Pakistan will submit its final arguments.

Surgical strikes hero D S Hooda to head Congress panel on national security vision
"The Congress president is setting up a 'task force on national security' to prepare a vision paper for the country," a party source said.

BJP expresses disagreement over Tathagata's tweet on boycotting 'everything Kashmiri'
"I don't agree with his tweet. Matter ends there," party leader and Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters when asked to comment on Roy's tweets.

No dearth of funds for Namami Gange: Nitin Gadkari
"Ban Ganga in Laksar will be revived to add to the flow of water in the Ganga," he said.

India aims to be among world's top 3 economies in next 15 years: PM Narendra Modi
Addressing the Indian diaspora in Seoul, the PM recounted several steps taken by his government in recent years, including several new initiatives, to take India on a forward trajectory.

Alliance of all-women parties to fight polls in 283 seats, asks other parties to help win
The alliance of National Women's Party (NWP) and the All Indian Women's United Party (AIWUP) will field their candidates in the upcoming elections.

Pulwama: People's expectations will have fulfilment, says Rajnath
Addressing a gathering at the inauguration of Delhi's Waste to Wonder Park, Rajnath Singh said after the Pulwama incident "mood is still not that one can participate in any programme with enthusiasm". "But, I am sure and I want to assure you that time will come when people's sentiments, their desires, their expectations ... will have fulfilment," he said.

'Will stop flow of India's share of water to Pak'
"Under the leadership of Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi, our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan. We will divert water from Eastern rivers and supply it to our people in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab," Union minister of water resources Nitin Gadkari said in a tweet. The move comes after the Pulwama terror attack.

Lt Gen D S Hooda to head Cong security panel
D S Hooda, a former Northern Army commander and the main architect of surgical strikes on terror launch pads in PoK, will head a Congress task force on national security & prepare a vision document in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls. Lt-Gen Hooda’s coming on board to assist Congress in preparing the vision document is being seen as a political coup.

'Who is finishing party': Mulayam slams Akhilesh
SP founder Mulayam Singh Yadav on Thursday expressed his displeasure over the alliance forged Akhilesh Singh Yadav with BSP. This comes barely a week after the SP founder had created a flutter in the political circles when he heaped praises on Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking at the concluding session of Parliament on February 13.

EPFO hikes interest rate on PF deposits
The Central Board of Trustees (CBT) headed by the labour minister is the top decision making body of the EPFO which finalises rate of interest on PF deposits for a financial year.

More troubles for Jet, lessors pull out more planes
The troubles at India's Jet, which is saddled with a billion dollars in debt, have rekindled memories of Kingfisher Airlines' collapse in 2012 that forced lessors to write off millions of dollars. Jet has defaulted on loans and has not paid pilots, leasing firms and suppliers for months.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in South Korea: Key points - Times of India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in South Korea: Key points  Times of India

India News: * The Prime Minister is scheduled to have bilateral and business engagements, unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi and accept the Seoul Peace Prize ...

Triple talaq ordinance repromulgated - Times of India
Triple talaq ordinance repromulgated  Times of India

India News: NEW DELHI: The ordinance making the practice of instant triple talaq a penal offence for Muslim men was issued for the third time on Thursday.

Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails - Al Jazeera English
Saudi to free 850 Indian prisoners from its jails  Al Jazeera English

MBS accepted Indian PM's request during his Asian tour, seen as part of Crown Prince's effort to rebuild his reputation.

CPM demands Tathagata Roy's sacking over Kashmir tweet - Times of India
CPM demands Tathagata Roy's sacking over Kashmir tweet  Times of India

India News: "Governor holds a constitutional office. As a representative of President he is expected to be a custodian of the Indian Constitution. This is not the.

Over 60,000 killed by overloading vehicles in last 3 years - Times of India
Over 60,000 killed by overloading vehicles in last 3 years  Times of India

India News: On Feb 20, 2019, three of a family, returning home from a wedding, were crushed to death in their Audi A6 car when a speeding dumper truck ...

Will stop flow of India's share of river water to Pakistan: Nitin Gadkari - Times of India
Will stop flow of India's share of river water to Pakistan: Nitin Gadkari  Times of India

India News: "Under the leadership of Hon'ble PM Narendra Modi, our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan. We will ...

Sena questions India's response to Pulwama terror attack - Times of India
Sena questions India's response to Pulwama terror attack  Times of India

India News: An editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamana also asked the Modi government not to depend on the US and European countries to condemn the attack ...

Congress has shown its true colours: BJP - Times of India
Congress has shown its true colours: BJP  Times of India

India News: Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad accused the Cong of seeking to weaken the morale of the armed forces at a time when the whole world is ...

Kashmiris in India blame media for revenge attacks -
Kashmiris in India blame media for revenge attacks

After last week's attack in Indian-administered Kashmir, Kashmiris living in India say that both social and traditional media are driving violence against them.

Aero India: Army chief Rawat flies in HAL's Tejas, hails fighter
The combat jet was piloted by Air Vice Marshal N. Tiwari while the Army chief was the co-pilot in the tandem-seater cockpit.
Travel time in Rajdhani trains set to reduce by at least an hour
This model - the push and pull mode - has been successfully tried on a commercial run of the Delhi-Mumbai Rajdhani, on February 13, which resulted in its journey time being reduced by (106 minutes).
Pulwama fallout: Kashmiri shawl trader assaulted in Bengal, one arrested
Javed Khan, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir, was beaten up at the Taherpur bazar area at around 7 pm on Monday, days after the terrorist attack at Pulwama in Kashmir.
Amit Shah lambasts Rahul Gandhi, Chandrababu Naidu for 'politicising' Pulwama
Congress had earlier asked PM Modi to take responsibility on the attacks for failing to act on the intelligence inputs warning of a Jaish-e-Mohammed attack.
Supreme Court orders eviction of over 10 lakh tribal families living in forests
The apex court has asked 17 state governments to finish the eviction process by July 12 and directed the Forest Survey of India to submit a satellite image once the encroachers are removed.
Jawans don't get 'martyr status', Anil Ambani gets 30,000 crore in PM Modi's New India: Rahul
The Congress chief also tagged a media report on the Supreme Court holding Anil Ambani, chairman of Reliance Communication (RCom), guilty of contempt of court.
Delhi court adjourns hearing to March 7 in Sunanda Pushkar death case against Shashi Tharoor
During the hearing, Tharoor moved an application to travel to Bahrain and Qatar. The court directed Delhi police to file a reply on his plea by tomorrow.
Second Kisan long march: Farmers begin their Nashik to Mumbai journey
The farmers will be covering over 165 kilometres between Nashik to Mumbai on foot and are expected to reach Mumbai on February 27.
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Imran Khan eats, Pakistan President forgets to stand at lunch for Saudi Prince

Imran Khan eats, Pakistan President forgets to stand at lunch for Saudi PrinceAs Alvi begins his speech, he does so sitting down. The President is then reminded that he needs to be standing while doing so and he quickly stands up to resume his speech.

Gurugram man booked for allegedly raping live-in partner's 16-year-old foster daughter

Gurugram man booked for allegedly raping live-in partner's 16-year-old foster daughterThe teenager was found roaming the streets of Noida a month ago and was taken to the Sector 39 police station from where police handed her over to a woman’s shelter home. It was during her counselling sessions there that the alleged abuse came to the...

Australia shocker: Pilot writes ‘I’m bored’ and draws a couple of penises in sky

Australia shocker: Pilot writes ‘I’m bored’ and draws a couple of penises in skyParafield (Australia), Feb 21: Some times, act of human beings really befuddles us. A pilot from Flight Training Adelaide (FTA), Parafield Airport, South Australia was out for testing a single-propeller aircraft's new engine but it was so monotonous for him that

England beat West Indies in first ODI: Here're records broken

England beat West Indies in first ODI: Here're records brokenWith less than 100 days left for the ICC World Cup 2019, England showed once again why they are the number one side in the world in ODIs. Eoin Morgan's side chased down a nearly impossible target of 361 to down West Indies. Jason Roy and Joe Root struck hundreds to master the chase after West Indian Chris Gayle had scored 135. Here's more.

Did Robert Vadra Just Take a Dig at Fitness of ED Officials in Instagram Post?

Did Robert Vadra Just Take a Dig at Fitness of ED Officials in Instagram Post?Robert Vadra’s tongue-in-cheek Instagram post comes a day after he was questioned for three hours by the ED.

Leopard Spotted Walking in Thane’s Korum Mall, Search Operation Underway; Watch Video

Leopard Spotted Walking in Thane’s Korum Mall, Search Operation Underway; Watch VideoThe search operation to find the leopard is currently underway. According to a report by Mumbai Mirror, a police official of Vartak Nagar area was quoted saying that the wild cat was spotted in the mall around 5.30 am on Wednesday.

Largest Islamic State mass grave with 3,500 bodies found outside Syria's Raqqa; HRW says work against group 'not over'

Largest Islamic State mass grave with 3,500 bodies found outside Syria's Raqqa; HRW says work against group 'not over'The belated discovery of the mass graves near Syria's Raqqa is the biggest example yet of how the violence IS sowed during the reign of its "caliphate" will be harvested for years to come, diggers and activists said.

Every part of India is our home: Kashmiri artisans

Every part of India is our home: Kashmiri artisans“Every part of the nation is our home, so why should we be afraid and stay away from taking part in the events? I’ve been coming here for 25 years and never faced any trouble,” said Mushtaq Ahmad Ali, from Pahalgam in J&K.

Pakistan`s ad-hoc judge joins ICJ proceedings in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
Jillani made the solemn pledge as the ad-hoc judge, International Court of Justice (ICJ) top judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf said.
`Enthusiasm of Kashmiri youth to become part of Indian Army is inspiring`
The Indian Army's official handle took to Instagram, writing a post and sharing a video of a long queue of the youth waiting to attend the rally.
NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand and West Bengal in terror funding case
The residences and offices of close aides and companies associated with PLFI chief Dinesh Gope were searched for their alleged role in the financing of the PLFI.
Surgical strikes architect Lt Gen (R) DS Hooda to lead Rahul Gandhi`s Task Force on National Security
ANI reported that Lt Gen DS Hooda (Retd) will prepare the vision paper in consultation with a select group of experts. 
After fight on Tinder, woman threatens to blow up Rashtrapati Bhavan; cops on lookout
The man, a resident of Laxmi Nagar, is preparing for CA, said a senior police officer.
Boeing offers F/A-18 Super Hornet to IAF and Navy, meets HAL and Mahindra officials
The company claims it is planning to make the F/A-18 Super Hornet, which it says will deliver on India’s need for an aircraft carrier and land-based multi-role fighter, under the "Make in India" scheme.
Sentry opens fire after noticing suspicious movement near camp in Jammu and Kashmir`s Shopian
The alert sentry fired aerial shots after observing a suspicious movement at the Nagisharan camp of 34 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) in the district said a police official.
NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand, West Bengal in terror funding case
The seized items also included diaries containing entries of investments, he said. He said the concerned persons are being examined.
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Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen to talk to Senate intel panel on Tuesday- Sources
U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday in one of three appearances before U.S. lawmakers next week ahead of reporting to prison in May.Cohen, Trump's longtime fixer who is set to go to prison for three years after pleading guilty to campaign finance and other crimes, will speak to senators behind closed doors, two sources familiar with congressional plans told Reuters.

Pakistani artistes ban: Atif Aslam's 'Notebook' song to be recorded again with another singer
Salman Khan's launching Zaheer Iqbal and Pranutan in 'Notebook'

Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar's latest photo screams of their beautiful romance
Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar shared their latest photo on Instagram

India are favourites at World Cup: Sourav Ganguly
Former skipper Sourav Ganguly described India as favourites to lift the World Cup, saying the team is in best possible shape to win the quadrennial event which gets underway at England on May 30.

Govt asks ONGC, OIL to sell out 66 fields to private firms
The government has asked state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to sell out 66 of their small oil and gas fields to private firms as it brought in a new policy to boost domestic production and cut imports, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said Thursday.

From Kashmir: In gratitude, businesses offer free services and heavy discounts to Sikhs
The acts of benevolence of Sikhs for Kashmiri people in Jammu and Punjab in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack has drawn widespread appreciation and praise for the community as many local businesses here are offering their services either free or at heavy discounts as a mark of gratitude.

40% People Feel Unsafe in Delhi, Only 14% Feel Unsafe in Mumbai: Survey
In Delhi, people belonging to skilled and unskilled labour classes feel the least secure.

Bengal Man Beaten to Death For Protesting Molestation of His Female Friends
Arup Biswas's kin alleged that the he was tied with the lamppost and beaten to death.

Ban PUBG, Says BJP MLA in MP Assembly After Parents Complain of Toxic Addiction
Underlining the perils attached to PUBG, Yashpal Singh Sisodiya, a Mandsaur MLA, claimed that the game should be banned ahead of the upcoming examinations due to its addictive nature.

Disguised as Mahakumbh Pilgrims, IT Sleuths Raid Six Establishments in MP’s Chindwara
The vehicles used by teams were pasted with stickers suggesting pilgrimage bound to Prayagraj Mahakumbh to maintain the confidentiality of the operation.

7 Held in Connection With Youth Congress Activists' Killing in Kerala, Crime Branch Takes Over Probe
Kripesh and Sarath Lal, in their early twenties, were waylaid and attacked when they were returning home after attending a function at Periya in Kasaragod district on Sunday night

Bad Weather Hampers Operation to Search Army Jawans Trapped in HP Avalanche
The rescue operation was adversely affected as Pooh witnessed 4 to 5 inches snowfall whereas more snowfall occurred at Shipki La and its adjoining areas on Wednesday night.

3-year-old Sexually Assaulted by Sweeper Inside School Toilet in Gurugram
The girl's parents lodged a complaint against the accused following which he was arrested from his Gurugram residence.

Winter is Here to Stay: Cold Weather Will Stretch to First Week of March, Say Experts
Although Thursday seemed to be warm, the temperature is likely to drop in next two days.

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Thu Feb 21 2019  Australian Dollar 50.3778
Thu Feb 21 2019  British Pound Sterling 92.9368
Thu Feb 21 2019  Canadian Dollar 53.9374
Thu Feb 21 2019  European Euro 80.7103
Thu Feb 21 2019  United States Dollar 71.1744

Gold up by Rs 360 on jewellers’ buying
Gold prices on Thursday rose Rs 360 to Rs 34,830 per 10 gram at the bullion market here on increased buying from local jewellers, according to the Al

Gold off 10-month peak as Fed minutes support dollar
Palladium trading near record-high

India Catholic Cardinal Oswald Gracias ‘failed abuse victims’
Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the Archbishop of Mumbai, did not tell police of a child abuse allegation.

Billionaire Ambani risks jail over missed Ericsson payments
Reliance Communications failed to comply with a court order to pay the money by 15 December last year.

Pulwama attack: What are Modi's options?
India's government is under pressure to respond to the attack on its forces in Kashmir.

Aero India: One dead as planes crash during rehearsal
One pilot died and two were injured when their jets collided as they practised an aerobatics display.

Pulwama attack: Pakistan warns India against military action
Pakistan says only dialogue will resolve differences as India mourns its dead in Kashmir.

Kashmiris offered shelter amid threats
Indians take to social media to offer shelter to Kashmiris after threats are made against them.

Heather Knight column: 'We'd like to make history by winning in India'
Heather Knight is ready to lead England in India after a winter of Hurricanes, headbands and being Hartley's human shield in Hobart.

India-Pakistan crisis: Saudi Arabia aims to de-escalate tensions
Saudi Arabia hopes to soothe India-Pakistan tensions, as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits Delhi.

Woman tweets about co-passenger who removed pants, shoes on flight. It's viral
The tweets, shared with pictures, have collected quite a few reactions on Twitter.

Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud-Dawa and its charity wing Falah-e-Insani...
A spokesman of the Interior Ministry said that the decision to ban these groups was taken during a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) held at the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday.

Will stop our share of water to Pak, says Nitin Gadkari a week after Pulwama at...
Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said the government will build projects on three rivers to divert water flowing into Pakistan.

With 38 seats, Mayawati's BSP is senior partner in UP pact with Akhilesh Yadav
The Bahujan Samaj Party will contest 38 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh while the Samajwadi Party would field candidates in 37 constituencies in the upcoming parliamentary polls.

Pakistan gifts gold-plated assault rifle to Saudi Crown Prince Salman
The unusual gift for a visiting foreign dignitary was presented to Mohammad during his first official official visit to Islamabad.

EPFO hikes interest rates, PF deposits to give more returns for 2018-19
At 8.55 per cent for 2017-18, the interest rate on the provident fund, the EPFO had provided a five-year low rate of returns on the PF deposits. The

Paramilitary jawans deployed in Kashmir allowed air travel; govt issues order after...
Union home ministry has issued order allowing the paramilitary forces deployed in Jammu and Kashmir to take commercial flights.

Mulayam Singh Yadav stings son Akhilesh on pact with Mayawati, slips in an offer...
Mulayam Singh Yadav also complained that the SP had fewer tickets to distribute because of Akhilesh Yadav’s alliance with Mayawati that had halved the number of seats for each partner. As part of this pact, the BSP and SP will contest on 38 seats each.

Bill introduced on NRI marriages in Parliament
If an NRI man fails to register his marriage within 30 days of date of marriage, his passport can be impounded or revoked.

Indian doctors protest UK's 'unfair' health surcharge
In December last year, "Immigration Health Surcharge" was hiked from £ 200 to £ 400 pounds per year.

Fake university row: With Rs 20 lakh loan on head & GPS tracker on leg, woman stuck in US
About 600 students, 90% Indians, had enrolled with a fake university floated by the US agencies

Indian-American engineer appointed president of Texas Lyceum
Sanjay's role is to determine the issues that Lyceum will tackle at their 5 meetings through the year.

Eminent Sikh American Gurinder Singh Khalsa announces entry into politics
"My values center on the growth of our community and the voice of our community," Gurinder Singh Khalsa reiterated.

Indian Americans charged with murder-for-hire
Indian American Narsan Lingala and his girlfriend Sandya Reddy have been charged with trying to hire a hitman to kill the former's estranged wife.

Trapping Indian students? Really Mr. Trump?
At least 129 Indian students are in various US detention centres for allegedly participating in “immigration fraud” by enrolling in a fake university run by undercover agents.

Eight Indians arrested in "pay and stay" scheme plead not guilty in US court
One of them Phanideep Karnati, 35, who is on a H-1B visa and lives in Louisville, Kentucky was released on a bond of $10,000 on Monday.

HAL production capability on a par with peers: CMD
Can’t compare labour cost of my first aircraft with someone’s 100th: R. Madhavan
Sky’s the limit for Army chief Bipin Rawat
He says the aircraft will add to the capabilities of the Air Force
Deadlier version of BrahMos to be tested in three years
‘The smaller missile will fly at 3.5 times the speed of sound’
Telcos told to act against ‘obscene’ messages
Following complaints of abusive messages received by journalists on their mobile phones, the Department of Telecom has asked operators to take action
Spike in swine flu cases in Gujarat; toll rises to 79
The number of swine flu cases in Gujarat continue to grow. More than 2,000 people have tested positive for the H1N1 virus since January 1 and 79 perso
Pre-poll alliance will tip balance for NDA: Paswan
Cohesive alliance will ensure victory in LS elections, says LJP chief
Cong. ropes in architect of 2016 strikes
Ex-Northern Army Commander to head party’s task force on national security
27 unrecognised parties allotted poll symbols
Hat, bottle and flute among the logos
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Indian Professor Who Compared Modi to Hitler Is Waiting to Be Jailed
Anand Teltumbde is one of several intellectuals accused of plotting against the government. Noam Chomsky, Cornel West and others have rallied to his defense.

Pakistan Offers to Investigate Deadly Suicide Bombing in Kashmir
Prime Minister Imran Khan denied New Delhi’s claim that his country was involved in the attack, which killed dozens of Indian soldiers.

‘The Pirate Days Are Over’: Goa’s Nude Hippies Give Way to India’s Yuppies
As newly middle-class Indians flock to Goa’s beaches, residents of the former countercultural enclave worry its laid-back, tolerant vibe will be disrupted by the visitors’ more conservative mores.

India Blames Pakistan for Attack in Kashmir, Promising a Response
Prime Minister Narendra Modi vows “a befitting reply” to the suicide bombing, which killed dozens of Indian soldiers. Pakistan has denied involvement.

Kashmir Suffers From the Worst Attack There in 30 Years
The suicide bomb that killed at least 40 soldiers in a convoy of Indian paramilitary forces will likely raise tensions between India and Pakistan.

Towering Flames and Blocked Exits Leave 17 Dead at New Delhi Hotel
As flames curled off the roof, guests leapt out of the windows. Preliminary reports indicate the cause was an electrical problem.

Toxic Homemade Alcohol Kills Scores in India
Many people blamed police officers for taking bribes from bootleggers to look the other way while dangerous illegal brews were sold openly along roads.

Millions of Indians Trek to the Ganges, and Modi Chases Their Votes
India’s massive Kumbh Mela festival has been even bigger this year, infused with the governing party’s cash — and advertisements — during high campaign season.

Stopping Visa Process Of Pak Shooters Not In Our Hands: NRAI President
Earlier, NRAI Secretary General DV Seetharama Rao had said when Pakistan shooters will come; they will allow them to participate.
Shreyas Iyer Hits Highest T20 Score By An Indian Batsman
Rishabh Pant had scored an unbeaten 128 for Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.
US Actor Exploited "Pain And Anger Of Racism" With Staged Attack: Cops
A black US TV actor staged an attack against him which exploited the "pain" of racism in a publicity stunt which sullied the reputation of America's third-largest city, police alleged Thursday.
"Flying Bulldog", World's Largest Bee, Found Again After Around 40 Years
The world's largest bee -- a giant insect roughly the size of a human thumb -- has been rediscovered in a remote part of Indonesia in its first sighting in nearly 40 years, researchers said Thursday.
Man Involved In 113 Criminal Cases Arrested In Delhi
A man allegedly involved in more than 113 cases of murder, dacoity and robbery, was arrested in Kapashera following a brief exchange of fire with the police, a senior officer said on Thursday.
Benelli TRK 502 vs Rivals: Specifications Comparison
The Benelli TRK 502 is priced from Rs. 5 lakh (ex-showroom); which puts in the same vicinity as a number of other offerings between 300-650 cc in the adventure motorcycle segment. While the bike does...
Amid Attack On Kashmiris, Omar Abdullah Targets BJP, Congress
Amid a backlash against Kashmiris in various parts of the country following the terror attack in Pulwama, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today lashed out at both BJP and the...
Don't See Rishabh Pant As My Competitor, Says Wriddhiman Saha
Wriddhiman Saha said he is happy with the quick success of young wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant.
PM highlights India progress in Seoul

PM highlights India progress in SeoulSeoul, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said India has seen rapid transformation over the last four years and is now seen as the brightest spot in the world. Addressing the Indian community at an event, Modi targeted the previous Congress-led UPA government saying before 2014 India was counted among the "fragile five" economies. "When we assumed power in 2014, India was the 11th largest economy, today it is the fifth largest.

US Ambassador opens photo exhibition on 10 years of Hyderabad Consulate

US Ambassador opens photo exhibition on 10 years of Hyderabad ConsulateHyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster opened a photo exhibition, commemorating 10th anniversary of the US Consulate General in Hyderabad, here on Thursday. The 30-photo exhibition at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport chronicles the consulate's activities over the past decade. The photos trace a path, beginning with then US President George W. Bush's visit to Hyderabad in 2006 to the consulate's latest initiatives, including the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

Dacoit Malkhan Singh is ready with 700 men for Pulwama revenge from Pakistan

Dacoit Malkhan Singh is ready with 700 men for Pulwama revenge from PakistanThe terror attack on Pulwama which killed almost 44 CRPF soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir has created an atmosphere of anger in the entire country. Now India wants a revenge from Pakistan and daku Malkhan Singh is ready for it.

CoA meet to discuss playing Pakistan in World Cup

CoA meet to discuss playing Pakistan in World CupNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The subject of playing Pakistan in the ICC World Cup is likely to top the agenda when the two-member Supreme Court appointed BCCI Committee of Administrators (CoA) meets here on Friday as calls for boycotting the neighbour in the marquee tournament in the United Kingdom have come from all quarters.

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in China

Saudi Crown Prince arrives in ChinaBeijing, Feb 21 (IANS) Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in China on Thursday on the last leg of his Asia tour that earlier took him to Pakistan and India in an attempt to build ties and clinch deals as the kingdom faces a diplomatic chill in the West following journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Upon his arrival at the airport, the Saudi royal was received by China's Deputy Chairman of Advisory and Political Council Khi Li Fung, Saudi Ambassador to China Turki Al-Madi and Chinese Ambassador to the Kingdom Li Huaxin along with several other officials, Saudi Press Agency reported. The Saudi prince is due to meet Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Friday, before sitting down with President Xi Jinping in the afternoon, reports say.

SC appoints Justice Jain as BCCI Ombudsman

SC appoints Justice Jain as BCCI OmbudsmanNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) AThe Supreme Court on Thursday appointed its former judge Justice D.K. Jain as BCCI's first Ombudsman for the resolution of disputes arising in the apex cricketing body in the course of administration of its affairs. The top court bench of Justice S.A. Bobde and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre appointed Justice Jain as Ombudsman after all the lawyers representing different parties agreed on his name out of the six suggested by amicus curiae P.S. Narasimha. "We...appoint...Justice D.K. Jain, a former judge of this court, as the first Ombudsman under Article 40 of Chapter IX of the Constitution of the BCCI framed by this court vide order dated 9.8.2018.

Imran orders Pakistan Army to 'respond to aggression by India'

Imran orders Pakistan Army to 'respond to aggression by India'Islamabad, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday told the Pakistan Army to respond "decisively and comprehensively" to any aggression or misadventure by India amid rising tensions between the two neighbours after a Kashmiri suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF personnel. According to Geo News, Khan issued the directives during a meeting of the National Security Committee which discussed the country's security situation due to heightened tensions with India after the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) claimed the attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama.

India decides to stop water to Pakistan

India decides to stop water to PakistanBaghpat/New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Continuing its tough stance in the wake of Pulwama terror attack, India on Thursday decided to stop its share of water from the three eastern rivers --the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej -- to Pakistan. "Under the leadership of (Prime Minister Narendra Modi), our government has decided to stop our share of water which used to flow to Pakistan. India's decision comes on top of other actions like withdrawing Most Favoured Nation status to Pakistan and slapping a 200 percent duty on all imports from Pakistan in the wake of the Pulwama suicide bombing that killed 40 CRPF troopers and which was claimed by the Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM).

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India to 'stop' flow of its share of water to Pak: Gadkari
Gadkari said the water of these 'Eastern rivers' will be diverted and supplied to Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab.

Stop sending our soldiers home in coffins!
'The bottom line is that disproportionate losses should be avoided at all cost and terrorists should be denied tactical successes that act as opium for them to become bold to achieve perceived victory.''This is a long war and instead of rushing to achieve quick success, the objective should be not to give any success to the terrorists in terms of casualties and freedom of movement.''Every soldier martyred by terrorists in combat is a moral victory for them,' says Brigadier Narender Kumar (retd).

Pakistan bans Hafiz Saeed-led JuD and its charity wing
The JuD is believed to be the front organisation for the Lashkar-e-Tayiba.

Should Pakistan be banned from Cricket World Cup?
A top BCCI source said even if a note is sent and the ICC agrees to put it out in front of member boards for a vote, India is unlikely to find any support from other nations.

Surgical strike not an answer to Pak terror
'Nobody is going to fight India's war.''India has to fight its own war against the rogue State and the evil forces nurtured by it.'

Is Surveen the sexiest mum-to-be?
The actor's maternity fashion will make you sweat.

Pandya ruled out of Australia's tour of India
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya has been ruled out of the forthcoming T20I and ODI series against Australia due to lower back stiffness.

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