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Nepal transgender model dazzles India
Anjali Lama recently walked the catwalk at a top fashion week in Mumbai.

Ben Stokes: IPL record as Rising Pune Supergiants buy England all-rounder
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 arrests after actress says she was abducted and raped
The actress told police she was raped inside her car by three people who waylaid her vehicle.

Tales of the bizarre 'captivity' of 100 Tamil Nadu lawmakers
India state lawmakers had a good downtime in a resort even as the state plunged into political chaos

Can Akhilesh Yadav win back 222 million voters?
Five years after Akhilesh Yadav led his Samajwadi Party to a spectacular win, can he do an encore?

India's Tamil Nadu gets new chief minister E Palaniswami
E Palaniswami was nominated by late leader Jayalalitha's aide Sasikala, who was ruled out by a conviction.

Viral video makes case for 'US first, India second'
India is the latest nation vying to be "second" after Donald Trump vowed to put America First.

Curb sought on excessive weddings
New bill proposes a limit on guests and dishes served, with a tax on the most extravagant.

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Rahul-Akhilesh, Shah hold road shows in Allahabad
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

Modi will lose aura after BJP defeat in UP: Lalu
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

Govt invokes emergency clause to maintain stents production
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

Post-voting, BJP, Sena claim tide in their favour in Mumbai
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

Pak cancels licenses of weapons issued to Saeed and his aides
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

5 boys forced to dip hands in hot oil to prove innocence in mobile phone theft
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 & UK discuss pending deportation, extradition cases
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

Sasikala to serve 13 more months in jail if fine is not paid
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

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Pakistan cancels licenses of weapons issued to Hafiz Saeed and his aides citing 'security reasons'
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
UK assures Vijay Mallya’s extradition in meeting with Indian officials
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
Sasikala to spend 13 more months in jail if she fails to pay Rs 10 cr fine
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...
Jio crosses 100 million subscribers mark since launch: Mukesh Ambani
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...
Delhi HC stays CIC order allowing inspection of Smriti Irani's CBSE record
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 6 killed, 14 injured in suicide blast outside Charsadda court in Pakistan
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
China on course to build 5-6 aircraft carriers: Experts
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...
55 pc turnout in BMC polls; 'Thank you Mumbai,' says Devendra Fadnavis
Polling for the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and 9 other civic bodies across Maharashtra got underway this morning with estranged allies BJP and Shiv Sena at the forefront of this battle of might. Highlights:
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Who will rule Mumbai? BJP catches up with Shiv Sena on BMC turf, says exit poll
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.

PM Narendra Modi urges US to keep an open mind on H1-B visas for IT workers
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.

Mukesh Ambani says Jio won't be free after March 31, announces Jio Prime
Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani is making some big Jio related announcements today.

Moin Qureshi, AP Singh tried to influence UPA ministers for fixing deals
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.

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Sasikala's letter from jail to AIADMK workers: Celebrate Amma's birthday in grand style on February 24
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.'

Kolkata: Man who lived with sister's skeletons for six months found burnt to death
Parthe De's father had locked himself in a bathroom and allegedly set himself on fire two years ago.

Smita Thackeray slams BMC for corruption, leaves Shiv Sena embarrassed
In an exclusive interview to India Today, Smita Thackeray said corruption continues to be the mainstay of BMC.

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WHO assessment of India's National Regulatory Authority a big boost: Nadda

WHO assessment of India's National Regulatory Authority a big boost: NaddaNew 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.



Jaishankar meets Chinese official ahead of crucial dialogue

Jaishankar meets Chinese official ahead of crucial dialogueBeijing, 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.



BCCI congratulates women's team for World Cup qualifier final win

BCCI congratulates women's team for World Cup qualifier final winNew 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).



Indian comedians decode humour world for online 'adda'

Indian comedians decode humour world for online 'adda'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".



Ashwin hails Indian eves for World Cup qualifier final win

Ashwin hails Indian eves for World Cup qualifier final winNew 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.



India, UK discuss extradition hassles amid Mallya deportation talk

India, UK discuss extradition hassles amid Mallya deportation talkNew 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".



Media attacks orchestrated to harm Infosys reputation: Sikka

Media attacks orchestrated to harm Infosys reputation: SikkaBengaluru, 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.



Post-Mumbai attack, coastal surveillance phase II approved

Post-Mumbai attack, coastal surveillance phase II approvedNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Further expansion of a coastal surveillance system, which was put in place after the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, was approved on Tuesday by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), under which 38 more radar stations will be set up along India's coastline.



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BMC poll: Vote for change, says BJP; anti-note ban anger, counters Sena
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!"

Hopes rise for early extradition of Vijay Mallya 
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.

A day of roadshows as campaign ends for Phase 4 of UP election
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.

Pak cancels licences of Hafiz Saeed's weapons
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.

‘Boneless’ Kamal hits back at ‘rude’ Swamy
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.

The horror story of India's auto emission tests
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

India squad has become self-sufficient: Kumble
He feels privileged to be India's national cricket coach but the legendary Anil Kumble on Tuesday 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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Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes To Skip Ireland ODIs to Play 14 IPL Games
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: Abhi Hearts Pragya But Cannot Tell Her
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
UPSC : Ajit Shankarrao Bhonsle And Sujata Mehta Take Oath As Members
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...
Burger King And Tim Hortons Owner To Buy Popeyes For $1.8 Billion
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...
No Info On Number Of Accounts With Large Deposits Post November 8: RBI
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.
YouTubers Climb 50-Floor London Skyscraper, Video Will Make You Giddy
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.
Green Pannel Summons Official For Failure To Maintain Green Cover
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...
Comedian Bharti Singh Confirms Her Wedding Is This Year
Comedian Bharti Singh has revealed that she will get married with her boyfriend Haarsh Limbhachiyaa by this year
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Justice Sapre appointed chairman of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal
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...
Powerloom weavers hail CM’s decision
Minimum wage of ?15,000 to be given to each weaver every month
Workshop for women entrepreneurs gets under way
An initiative of TiE Global funded by US Mission India
A bronze statue to celebrate a visionary civil servant
V. Venkatayapalem residents steeped in the memory of Zaheer Ahmad
Anti-dengue operation inspected
Health officials visit streets and houses in Thoothukudi
Govt. steps into cut the red tape
Move to expedite processing and clearing of files at Secretariat
Ahead of polls, Gujarat govt. announces freebies in budget
Tablets to students will be provided at token price of Rs. 1,000.
Over 200 crows found dead near Ramanathapuram
Officials and locals suspect wilful poisoning to be the cause of their death
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Govt not to support Bill to declare Pakistan a `terror state`
A Private Member's Bill, which seeks to declare Pakistan a country sponsoring terrorism, will be opposed by the government in Parliament.
Hafiz Saeed`s detention by Pakistan act of hypocrisy: Ujjwal Nikam
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".
`Jet Airways plane lying from London lost contact due to frequency glitch`
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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the most followed world leader on Facebook
PM Modi has become the most followed world leader on Facebook.
Allahabad High Court seeks response from Akhilesh Yadav government on alleged Rs 100-crore scam
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
SC questions source of money in Teesta Setalvad`s frozen account
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.
Ex-ED joint director JP Singh arrested for allegedly receiving bribe
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.
NIA court frames charges against Abu Dhabi ISIS case accused
A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Tuesday framed charges against three accused in connection with the Abu Dhabi ISIS case. Charges have been framed against Sheikh Azhar ul Islam, Adnan Hassan and Mohammed Far
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Gold rises to 29,950 on firm global cues, spot demand
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 drops as investors await hints on US rate hikes
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...

Profit-taking, weak global cues pull gold futures down to Rs 29,210
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...

Silver futures slide to Rs 42,734 per kg
Silver prices softened by 0.39 per cent to Rs 42,734 per kg at the futures trade today as traders cut down their bets at the prevailing levels amid a weak global trend. At the Multi Commodity Excha...

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PM Modi, Amit Shah are 'terrorists' misleading people of U.P: Samajwadi Party

PM Modi, Amit Shah are 'terrorists' misleading people of U.P: Samajwadi PartyNew 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.



Uttarakhand's ghost villages: Abandoned farms, empty homes and very few people

Uttarakhand's ghost villages: Abandoned farms, empty homes and very few peopleIn Pauri Garhwal, most young people have left their homes for work. Only the elderly and those without options remain.



IPL Auction 2017: Who got sold, who went unsold

IPL Auction 2017: Who got sold, who went unsoldNew Delhi [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): The 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) Auction at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Bengaluru on Monday ended with surprises for many, both in good and bad terms.



Akhilesh is disturbed: Naidu on Gujarat Tourism's 'gadha' ad

Akhilesh is disturbed: Naidu on Gujarat Tourism's 'gadha' adNew 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.



CBI registers case against govt. employee for seeking 'help'

CBI registers case against govt. employee for seeking 'help'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.



CABI refuses to accept cash reward of Rs. 10 lakh announced for Indian blind cricket team

CABI refuses to accept cash reward of Rs. 10 lakh announced for Indian blind cricket teamNew 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.



Mohammad Nabi becomes first Afghan player to play in IPL

Mohammad Nabi becomes first Afghan player to play in IPLBengaluru [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.



JNU missing student case: Hearing continues in Delhi High Court today

JNU missing student case: Hearing continues in Delhi High Court todayNew 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.



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SC judge Abhay Manohar Sapre new Cauvery Tribunal chairman
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.

Five Russians to miss Nordic ski championships amid doping probe
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.

Germany opens honorary consulate office in Hyderabad
Federal Republic of Germany today opened an Honorary Consulate office at Madhapur here.

EU tells Irish to use "creativity" to avoid Brexit harm
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.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks hit record highs, dollar rises on rate-hike view
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.

Exclusive: Myanmar probing police "cover-up" of deaths of two Rohingya Muslims
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.

NGT directs Gonda DM to file affidavit on illegal sand mining
The National Green Tribunal today directed District Magistrate of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh to file an affidavit on the issue of illegal sand mining.

AAI, IATA launch e-billing solution for airport operators
The state-owned AAI, along with International Air Transport Association (IATA), today launched its e-billing solution for airport operators and air navigation services providers across the world.

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PM Narendra Modi urges US to keep an open mind on H1-B visas for IT workers - India Today

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PM Narendra Modi urges US to keep an open mind on H1-B visas for IT workers
India Today
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. Reuters | Posted by ...
Modi urges US to take a balanced view on skilled workersThe Hindu
India raises visa issue with visiting US delegationTimes of India
DNA Evening Must Reads: PM Modi's message to Trump, Mumbai breaks past record in BMC elections and moreDaily News & Analysis
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Jaishankar holds talks with China's top diplomat ahead of key strateguc dialogue - Daily News & Analysis

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Jaishankar holds talks with China's top diplomat ahead of key strateguc dialogue
Daily News & Analysis
Beijing: Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar holding talks with top Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi in Beijing on Tuesday ahead of India-China strategic Dialogue on Wednesday. (PTI). Shares45. Tue, 21 Feb 2017-07:45pm , Beijing , PTI. Jaishankar held ...
Jaishankar meets Yang , likely to raise NSG, Masood Azhar, CPEC with ChinaLivemint
Ahead of strategic dialogue with China, Jaishankar stresses on respect for Indian sovereigntyThe New Indian Express
India, China To Hold First Strategic Dialogue In Beijing TomorrowNDTV
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After ruckus by ABVP, Ramjas college cancels invitation to Umar Khalid - Daily News & Analysis

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After ruckus by ABVP, Ramjas college cancels invitation to Umar Khalid
Daily News & Analysis
Khalid was among the students charged with sedition in connection with an event at JNU last year. Delhi University's Ramjas college on Tuesday cancelled an invitation to JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid to address a seminar following violent ...
JNU's Umar Khalid Was To Speak At Delhi College. Then Protests Started.NDTV
Delhi's Ramjas College cancels invite to JNU students Umar Khalid, Shehla RashidHindustan Times
Delhi: Umar Khalid, Shehla Rashid's invitation at Ramjas event cancelled after ABVP protestsThe Indian Express
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Messages with Qureshi personal, innocuous, claims ex-CBI chief - Economic Times

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Messages with Qureshi personal, innocuous, claims ex-CBI chief
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: A P Singh, the first former CBI chief booked by the agency, today claimed that the phone messages exchanged with controversial meat exporter Moin Qureshi that have come under scanner are "mostly personal" and "innocuous" in nature.
Charges against ex-CBI chief should be throughly probed: NaiduIndia Today
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18-yr-old woman run over by train 'while trying to escape rape bid' in MP - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times

18-yr-old woman run over by train 'while trying to escape rape bid' in MP
Hindustan Times
Police sources said the father gave a different version of events earlier. He told police the two men, who lived in their locality, had pushed the girl in front of the train, sources said.(HT file Photo). An 18-year-old woman was run over by a train ...
Woman jumps in front of train to escape rapeTimes of India
MP: 18-yr-old trying to escape rape attempt hit by train, diesDeccan Chronicle
Escaping from gang rape woman jumped in front of the moving trainThe Siasat Daily

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Government approves 800 crore for coastal security surveillance - The New Indian Express

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Government approves 800 crore for coastal security surveillance
The New Indian Express
NEW DELHI: Strengthening surveillance on India' over 7500 km long coastline, Ministry of defence on Tuesday approved 38 additional coastal radar stations with the cost of Rs 800 crore. Defence Acquisition Council, the highest body for approval of ...
Defence Acquisition Council clears 38 additional radar stations at the cost of Rs 800 croreEconomic Times
Defence Ministry approves expansion of coastal surveillance radar chainThe Hindu
Govt clears coastal surveillance projectHindu Business Line
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Kerala youngsters go live on Facebook as cops try to moral police - India Today

India Today

Kerala youngsters go live on Facebook as cops try to moral police
India Today
A man and woman from Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram were detained by Kerala police accusing them of public indecency. The youngsters, irked by unwarranted moral policing, went live on Facebook asking the cops to prove their accusation. IndiaToday.in ...
Watch: Irked by moral policing, Kerala couple goes Live on Facebook to ask cops to prove 'vulgarity'The Indian Express
Watch: Kerala couple use Facebook live to call out on moral policing by copsDeccan Chronicle
This is how a couple reacted to moral policing by Kerala Police; video goes viralInternational Business Times, India Edition
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