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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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Hafiz Saeed can pose a serious threat to Pak: Defence Minister
Pakistan has said Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed, who has been listed under an anti-terrorism law, can pose a "serious threat" to the nation, and was thus placed under house arrest in the country's "larger interest". The acknowledgement of the danger the Mumbai attacks mastermind poses came from Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif during an international security conference in Munich, Germany."Saeed can pose a serious threat to the society," Asif told the audience at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, The Nation reported. Saeed was "arrested in the larger interest of the country"

BSF foils infiltration bid, militant killed
BSF has foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir and gunned down a militant. Officials said the incident occurred around midnight when Border Security Force (BSF) troops deployed along the LoC fence in Keri sector of Rajouri detected some suspicious movement.A heavy exchange of fire ensued for about 30 minutes and the guns then went silent from the other side, they said. A search was conducted early morning during which the BSF party recovered the body of the militant along with an AK-47 rifle, six loaded magazines and a monocular night visi

Civic polls: Voting gets underway across Maha; all eyes on BMC
Polling for the cash-rich Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation 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. A total of 3.77 crore voters will determine the fate of 17,331 candidates for 3210 seats up for grabs in 10 municipal corporations, 11 zilla parishads and 118 panchayat samitis in the second phase of polls being seen as "mini general elections."The stakes are high for Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, who have led their respective parties from

Hauz Khas rape case: Delhi Police arrest one person
Delhi Police has arrested one person in connection with the alleged rape of a 24-year-old northeast woman in Hauz Khas Village here. The accused, a resident of Chandra Vihar, was identified last night, police said today. Further details are awaited.Police teams had been working on different leads based on CCTV footage and local intelligence and by questioning parking attendants, private security guards of the Deer Park and other shopkeepers in the locality.The incident happened on the night of February 18 when the woman was returning from a party in Hauz Khas village along with her friends and

3-yr-old assaulted by school supervisor in Bengaluru
The supervisor of a private nursery school in Bellandur in Bengaluru East was arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl on the school premises on Friday.The situation turned ugly on Monday when a large number of parents gathered on the school campus, seeking action against the suspect and enhance security for their children.Bellandur police rushed to the school and arrested the suspect, identified as Manjunath, under the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act. A holiday was declared at the school. Manjunath lured the victim into accompanying hi

Five dead as plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre
A light aircraft exploded today in a "massive fireball" with police saying none of the five people aboard survived as it smashed into a shopping centre near the Australian city of Melbourne. The Beechcraft plane veered just after take-off into the shopping centre, that was still closed, next to Essendon Fields airport. "Five on the aircraft and looks like no-one has survived the crash," said Victoria police assistant commissioner Stephen Leane.Victoria premier Daniel Andrews described it as the state's worst air accident in three decades. The private charter from Essendon, north of Melbourne,

PC's son holds foreign accounts illegally: Swamy
­BJP MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday claimed that former finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti is maintaining 21 accounts in foreign banks without informing the authorities concerned. Karti, has however, denied the claim. Swamy also sought to put the BJP on the backfoot by claiming that his party was trying to amend the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) in the Rajya Sabha, which could help Karti and his father go scot-free.While Swamy has shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi claiming that investigating agencies are not looking into these claims, Karti denied any wrongdoing

MEA to invoke treaty to bring Mallya back
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday asked the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to initiate steps to request the United Kingdom to hand over liquor baron Vijay Mallya to face money laundering probe here.In a communication to the MEA, the MHA informed the former that a Mumbai special court order allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to invoke the India-UK Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty (MLAT) to bring back Mallya to the country. The special court passed the order on a petition filed by the ED following its investigation against Mallya and his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) f

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Twin blasts outside court rock Pakistan’s Charsadda, several feared dead
Two massive blasts were heard near a court in Charsadda district of Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. According to reports, a large number of casualties are expected in the explosions.  The nature of the blast still remains.
Sasikala’s lawyers seek her transfer from Bengaluru jail to Chennai prison: Report
Jailed AIADMK supremo VK Sasikala may be shifted to Chennai’s Puzhal Central prison from Bengaluru’s Parappanna Agrahara Jail, where she is presently lodged after being convicted by the Supreme Court in a 19-year-old disproportion
Live: Voting picks pace in Maharashtra civic polls, 14 pc turnout recorded till noon
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. Live Update
Tatas will lead, not follow, says new Chairman N Chandrasekaran
Tata veteran N Chandrasekaran today took over as the Chairman of Tata Sons, promising to deliver ‘industry leading’ performance in all its businesses. "We will work together to deliver business performance which is industry leadin
Hafiz Saeed poses threat to Islamabad, says Pak Defence Minister
Pakistan has acknowledged for the first time that one of India's most wanted terrorists, Hafiz Saeed, poses a serious threat to Islamabad. According to media reports, country’s Defence Minister Khwaja Asif has said that apart from
BSF foils infiltration bid along LoC in Rajouri, one militant killed
The Border Security Force (BSF) today foiled an infiltration bid along Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu’s Rajouri district and gunned down a militant.  The militant was killed in Keri Sector of Rajouri by the BSF...
Madras HC to hear DMK's plea challenging trust vote today
The Madras High Court will today hear opposition DMK's plea seeking to declare null and void, Saturday's vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu Assembly by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami.  The opposition had moved the court...
Small plane crashes into Melbourne shopping centre, five dead
At least five people were killed when a plane crashed into a shopping centre near Essendon airport in Australian city of Melbourne today. The Beechcraft plane changed direction just after take-off and crashed into the shopping...
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BMC Election 2017 LIVE: Shiv Sena-BJP fight it out in battle of prestige
The BMC polls are being dubbed a 'mini assembly' elections and are being seen as a referendum on Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.

Why this Kolaveri Di over BMC polls? 4 things which make it the greatest
The cut-throat battle between Shiv Sena and BJP is not the only reason behind the hype over the BMC elections.

BMC election 2017: Your 7-point guide to everything you need to know
Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is the richest civic body in the country, and needless to say that one who rules the BMC enjoys immense influence in political circles in Maharashtra and even Delhi.

Pakistan: 1 killed, several injured in multiple blasts outside court in Charsadda
The bombers opened fire inside the court premises and threw hand grenades, local media reported.

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Government planning to re-introduce Rs 1,000 note. Is this the new look?
Reports suggest that printing of new Rs 1,000 note has already begun and it may be introduced soon.

Masood Azhar, NSG on agenda as Jaishankar begins China visit
India and China will hold an upgraded strategic dialogue as Jaishankar meets the Chinese Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui.

Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Tata Sons chairman-designate, is new TCS boss
Chandrasekaran, currently Chief Executive and Managing Director of TCS, will take charge as the Non-Executive Chairman of the board of directors of TCS with effect from today.

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Today's generation prefers replacing than repairing: Actor Liam Neeson

Today's generation prefers replacing than repairing: Actor Liam NeesonNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Liam Neeson, who has impressed movie lovers worldwide with his work in films like "Schindler's List" and "Taken", says today's generation prefers replacing the "older items" to "repairing them". It gives me cause for worry," Neeson, who has been in the film industry for almost four decades now, told IANS in an email interview. The actor's latest film "Silence" released last week in India -- a country that reminds him of diversity, depth of culture and yoga.



India wins 'Best Country Award' at London Fashion Week

India wins 'Best Country Award' at London Fashion WeekMumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) It was yet another benchmark for Indian fashion and design industry when India was declared the winner of "Best Country Award" for exhibit curated by IMG Reliance at the International Fashion Showcase (IFS) during London Fashion Week.



Brisk, peaceful polling in Maharashtra

Brisk, peaceful polling in MaharashtraMumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Polling was under way on a brisk and peaceful note on Tuesday in Maharashtra to pick 10 major civic bodies, including the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation, 11 Zilla Parishads and 118 Panchayat Samitis.



Avoid fast fashion: Gaurav Gupta backs anti-pollution campaign

Avoid fast fashion: Gaurav Gupta backs anti-pollution campaignNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Fashion designer Gaurav Gupta, who has come on board 'The Anti Pollution Riot Campaign', feels people lack knowledge about the "danger" related to environment. "The main thing that we should look into is waste management," he said, adding: "Fashion industry has a lot to do with it.



Social Progress Index can complement GDP

Social Progress Index can complement GDPGDP is easily the most controversial measure in the field of economics. It is a measure of economic production that should have lost its relevance in a world disgusted by environmental degradation and social injustice. Despite its narrow focus, the concept of GDP has survived decades of debate on a new measure that better reflects human well-being within a nation.



Designer Gaurav Gupta partakes in anti-pollution campaign

Designer Gaurav Gupta partakes in anti-pollution campaignNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Fashion designer Gaurav Gupta, who has come on board 'The Anti Pollution Riot Campaign', feels people lack knowledge about the "danger" related to environment. "The main thing that we should look into is waste management," he said, adding: "Fashion industry has a lot to do with it.



Clear Tuesday morning in Delhi

Clear Tuesday morning in DelhiNew Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) It was a clear Tuesday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.4 degrees Celsius, five notches above the season's average. No rains were recorded anywhere," said an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 29 degrees Celsius.



Lloyd Electric's scrip plunges, a day after deal with Havells India

Lloyd Electric's scrip plunges, a day after deal with Havells IndiaMumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Scrip of Lloyd Electric and Engineering on Monday plunged by 16.75 per cent, a day after it announced a deal to sell its consumer durable business to Havells India. The company's scrip at the BSE slumped by 16.75 per cent or Rs 54.90 to Rs 272.95 per equity share from its previous close of Rs 327.85. Similarly, the scrip of Havells India edged-lower by 2.66 per cent or Rs 11.35 to Rs 414.55 per equity share from its previous close of Rs 425.90.



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For comment on Saeed, Pak leaders say minister's India's 'mouthpiece'
A day after he said that terrorist Hafiz Saeed is a threat to his country, Pakistan's defence minister is being called "India's mouthpiece" by a variety of political and religious leaders there who believe Saeed "is a patriotic leader", reports The News International.

Explosion near court in Pak; casualties feared
An attack, followed by an explosion has hit outside a courthouse in Pakistan's northwest. Police official Sajjad Khan says one or two gunmen tried to enter the court building but were prevented by the police, which was followed by a big blast. The incident took place in the town of Tangi.

In J&K, forces change tactics on stone pelters
Why has the Army re-thought its protocols when cornering terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir? The changing tactics of terrorists — seeking refuge in populated areas and getting a section of the local population to disrupt operations by stone-throwing — pose a difficult challenge.

China to build 5-6 US-style aircraft carriers
While the first aircraft carrier, Liaoning, is a refitted Soviet-era ship, the second is being built on the same model with more advanced facilities and is likely to enter service in 2020. The latest carrier, under construction at Shanghai, is based on US models, state-run

Jet scare: 1 pilot asleep, 1 on wrong frequency
While flying from Bratislava to Prague, 9W 118 was on correct frequency as it transmitted and acknowledged messages from the ATC. After that, the crew allegedly switched over to 132.980MHz and did not monitor the emergency frequency.

‘Like’ frauds cheated 5,000 investors of Rs 8cr
Police have nabbed four people, including the directors and manager of Profit Network, the company registered as Medicom that has been accused of running a Ponzi-like scheme.

‘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.

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Telangana Class 10 Board Exam Date Sheet Released
Date sheet has been released for the forthcoming Telangana Class 10 Board Exam. Board of Secondary Education Telangana will conduct the secondary school certificate examination from 14 March.
TransferWise Launches International Money Transfers via Facebook
TransferWise's chatbot enables customers to send money to friends and family to and from the UK, UK, Canada, Australia, and Europe.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Price Said to Be Higher Than the Galaxy S7
A Chinese tipster claims that Samsung's Galaxy S8 series will be available at a starting price of CNY 6,088 (roughly Rs. 60,000).
Nikon D3400 Review
The Nikon D3400 is one of the best entry-level DSLRs in the market, offering very good performance for its price.
Akshay Kumar 'Treats' Us To Still From Toilet: Ek Prem Katha
On Twitter, Akshay Kumar shared a picture of himself with Bhumi Pednekar and wrote: "With the wrap of @ToiletTheFilm treating you guys to a still from the film"
Tatas Will Lead, Not Follow, Says New Chairman Chandrasekaran
Mr Chandrasekaran served TCS for three decades as it rose to become the largest IT company in the country and also the crown jewel for Tata Sons.
LG X400 With Android 7.0 Nougat, 5.3-Inch Display Launched
The only notable difference between K10 and the X400 is that the latter comes with HD DMB support for mobile TV viewing.
Jhanvi Kapoor Dancing With Rumoured Boyfriend Is Breaking The Internet
Jhanvi Kapoor, who will soon make her Bollywood debut, is the Internet's latest obsession after her dance video went viral
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Speaker, Assembly Secretary trying to tamper records, Stalin’s counsel
Madras High Court to hear Stalin’s PIL against trust vote on Wednesday.
BSF foils infiltration bid, militant killed
The incident occurred around midnight when Border Security Force troops deployed along the LoC fence in Keri sector of Rajouri detected some suspicious movement.
Air India is in a debt trap: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
“If you leave Air India like this, there will be a downhill slide and one fine day it will close shop,” said the Civil Aviation Minister.
Maharashtra civic body polls: Voting under way
The election for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) for 227 municipal wards in which 2,275 candidates are in the fray, began at 7.30 a.m. today.Elections for 11 Zilla Parishads (ZPs) and 118 pan...
Police to act tough on overloaded autos
Drivers told to strictly follow norms
After grand launch, e-hospital in Nellore still limping
Only 4 out of 16 modules of the service operational now
Maha Sivaratri Brahmotsavams begin on a colourful note
Priests hoist sacred flag atop temple flag post
Private airline denied permission by IAF to operate flight
The Indian Air Force today denied permission to a private airline to operate its flight from here to Jaisalmer citing security reasons.Following this the airline threatened to initiating legal action ...
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Ex-RS MP Mahmood Madani gets bail in graft case
A special court today granted bail to former Rajya Sabha MP Mahmood A Madani in connection with the LTC scam for allegedly causing a loss of Rs 5.75 lakh to the exchequer by submitting wrong claims.
India, Rwanda sign three agreements in innovation, aviation, visa requirement
India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to boost bilateral relations that include establishment of an entrepreneurship developement centre in Kigali.
Sri Lanka drought: India to donate eight water bowsers, 100 tonnes of rice
Foreign Secretary of India S Jaishankar visited Sri Lanka from February 18 to 20 for bilateral discussions with their leaders, as part of the continued high-level engagement between the two countries.
CBI registers FIR against meat exporter Moin Qureshi in graft case
The CBI on Monday registered a FIR against meat exporter Moin Qureshi in a graft case.
Zakir Naik`s Dawood Ibrahim and Pakistan connection - Underworld don funded his NGO through hawala
In a major revelation, it has come to the fore that Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim used to fund Zakir Naik's NGO Islamic Research Foundation (IRF).
CBI sends Red Corner Notice request against defence consultant to Interpol
Bhandari is alleged to have moved to London via Nepal giving a slip to the police which had registered a case under the provisions of Officials Secrets Act.
Hafiz Saeed`s brother says Pakistan put JuD chief under house arrest due to Indian pressure
Hafiz Saeed and four other men were placed under house arrest on January 30 in Lahore. 
India, Pakistan extend n-accident risk reduction agreement
India and Pakistan on Monday agreed to extend their agreement on reducing the risk of accidents related to nuclear weapons by five years, an official said.
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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...

Gold snaps 3-day rising trend; down Rs 180 at Rs 29,700
Snapping its three-day rising trend, gold slumped by Rs 180 to Rs 29,700 per 10 grams today on weak global cues and easing demand from local jewellers. Silver prices also dropped by Rs 300 to Rs 43...

Gold prices steady; focus shifts to timing of US rate hikes
Gold prices held steady on Monday, with investors looking ahead to a clutch of speeches from US Federal Reserve officials later in the week for clues on the timing of possible interest rate hikes.

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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.



People of Balochistan await international community's support: Baloch leader Dilshad

People of Balochistan await international community's support: Baloch leader DilshadVadodara (Gujarat) [India], Feb. 20 (ANI): Baloch leader Mazdak Dilshad who was in Gujarat's Vadodara on Sunday, asserted that Baloch people are awaiting the support of the international community in connection to their human rights' violation and mass genocide by the Pakistani Army. Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi for initiating talks about the cause, the Baloch leader called on the public across India, the Indian Government, political parties, NGOs and other organisations to come and support the community deprived of their basic rights.



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.



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.



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.



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.



Bhopal espionage case: Hawala operator Jabbar sent to police remand till Feb. 23

Bhopal espionage case: Hawala operator Jabbar sent to police remand till Feb. 23Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], Feb. 19 (ANI): Hawala operator Jabbar, who was arrested by the Madhya Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Delhi in connection with the Bhopal espionage case, has been sent to police remand till February 23. Jabbar was working closely with mastermind Balram Singh, who was arrested earlier in the same case. This came a day after the ATS made its 12th arrest Sahyog Singh in connection with the case.



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Concept of Digital Payments has seen a mass movement in India, says
Addressing the media on the progress in making Digital Payments a mass movement in India, CEO Niti Aayog Amitabh Kant said that there are nearly 10 lakh citizens who have so far got reward money of over Rs.

`Fit-again` Mustafizur Rahman recalled for Lanka Tests
Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman has been recalled in the 16-member Test squad for the two-match series against Sri Lanka beginning March 7 at the Galle International Cricket Stadium.

Rwanda offers wonderful platform to India to enhance presence in Africa VP Ansari
Addressing the India-Rwanda Business Forum organized jointly by the Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Rwanda Development Board in Kigali, Vice-president Ansari said Rwanda today offers a range of prospects to foreign investors, including in renewable energy, infrastructure, agriculture, mining, tourism, and Information and Communications Technology.

Actress attack:One taken into custody,search on for mastermind
Efforts are underway to nab the alleged mastermind Pulsar Suni and another accused V P Vigeesh.

Great to see Indian tourists all over the world: Levison Wood
For famed British explorer Levison Wood, it is a great kick to see people globe-trot and he is particularly impressed with how Indians are taking off to foreign locations besides exploring their own country.

French socialist Hamon confident about election deal with Greens
French socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon said on Tuesday he was confident about reaching an agreement with green party candidate Yannick Jadot by the end of this week.

EXCLUSIVE-China's Sinochem may sell 40 pct stake in Brazil's Peregrino oilfield -sources
China's Sinochem is exploring the sale of its 40 percent stake in Brazil's Peregrino offshore oilfield, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters, a deal that could see the state-owned conglomerate walk away what was once touted as a key overseas asset because of historically low oil prices.

Explosion hits town in northwestern Pakistan
The blast reportedly appeared to be outside a court in Charsadda.

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BSF foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Rajouri district, militant killed - Livemint

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BSF foils infiltration bid in Kashmir's Rajouri district, militant killed
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File photo. A search was conducted early morning during which the BSF party recovered the body of the militant along with an AK-47 rifle, six loaded magazines and a monocular night vision device from the Pakistan side. Photo: Reuters. Jammu: The Border ...
Rajouri: BSF foils infiltration bid, ammunition recovered from neutralised terroristBusiness Standard
Infiltration bid foiled by jawans in Kashmir, one terrorist killedIndia Today
Jammu and Kashmir: BSF kills terrorist, foils infiltration bid in Keri sector of RajouriInternational Business Times, India Edition
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For saying Hafiz Saeed is threat to country, Pakistan's defence minister is being called 'India's mouthpiece' - Times of India

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For saying Hafiz Saeed is threat to country, Pakistan's defence minister is being called 'India's mouthpiece'
Times of India
NEW DELHI: A day after he said that terrorist Hafiz Saeed is a threat to his country, Pakistan's defence minister is being called "India's mouthpiece" by a variety of political and religious leaders there who believe Saeed "is a patriotic leader ...
Hafiz Saeed Can Be 'Serious Threat', Says Pakistan's Defence Minister: ReportNDTV
In Pakistan, condemning Hafiz Saeed is political suicide even for a ministerInternational Business Times, India Edition
Hafiz Saeed threat to us, says Pakistan defence minister Khawaja AsifEconomic Times
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Masood Azhar, NSG on agenda as Jaishankar begins China visit - India Today

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Masood Azhar, NSG on agenda as Jaishankar begins China visit
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India and China will hold an upgraded strategic dialogue as Jaishankar meets the Chinese Executive Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui. Ananth Krishnan | Posted by Ruchi Dua. Follow @ananthkrishnan Ananth.Krishnan@intoday.com. Beijing, February 21 ...
India-China talks: Masood Azhar's UN ban, NSG row among 5 things on agendaHindustan Times
Beyond NSG and Masood Azhar: India needs strategy for dialogue with ChinaDaily News & Analysis
Why India must keep charge of its bilateral engagement with its largest neighbourThe Hindu
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India, Rwanda Sign Three Agreements To Boost Bilateral Relations - NDTV

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India, Rwanda Sign Three Agreements To Boost Bilateral Relations
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Kigali, Rwanda: India and Rwanda have signed three agreements during the visit of Vice President Hamid Ansari to boost bilateral relations that include establishment of an entrepreneurship developement centre in Kigali. According to the Memorandum of ...
Rwanda offers wonderful platform to India to enhance presence in Africa VP AnsariDaily News & Analysis
Genocide connect: Ansari attends govt luncheon at Hotel RwandaIndia Today
India, Rwanda sign 3 MoUsThe Hindu
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Housewife stabbed to death in autorickshaw in Mumbai - Hindustan Times

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Housewife stabbed to death in autorickshaw in Mumbai
Hindustan Times
The woman, Geeta Dubey, was travelling in an autorickshaw from her Goregaon (East) house to the west to purchase vegetables.(HT). An unidentified man stabbed a 26-year-old housewife in Goregaon (West). The police are trying to identify the assailant.
Mumbai: Man stabs wife to death over discordIndia Today
28-year-old woman attacked with knife, succumbs to injuriesTimes of India

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Kerala's shame: A woman is raped every 6 hours - Mid-Day

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Kerala's shame: A woman is raped every 6 hours
Mid-Day
The alleged rape of a Malayalam film actress in Kochi, Kerala, last week has brought the state's shameful track record of crimes against women into focus. There has been a jump of 228.8% in reported rape cases from 2007-16 — roughly a rape every six ...
Kerala actress molestation: NCW summons police chief, seeks reportDeccan Chronicle
Malayalam actor molestation: NCW cracks whip, seeks report from DGPThe New Indian Express
Another man held for molesting Malayalam actor, SIT says case to be cracked soonHindustan Times
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For ex-ISRO scientist, 23 years of struggle - The Hindu

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For ex-ISRO scientist, 23 years of struggle
The Hindu
As the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) conquers space in leaps and bounds, one of its old hands, S. Nambi Narayanan, has been haunting the Supreme Court corridors for the past two years seeking justice against police officers who allegedly ...
ISRO spy case: SC to hear Nambi Narayanan's plea on Feb 24onmanorama
Ruined by spy scandal: Former ISRO scientist fights for justiceHindustan Times
Ruined by spy scandal, ex-ISRO scientist fights for justice in SCThe Tribune

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The Man Who Let India Out of the Closet
Karan Johar has done more to normalize homosexuality in India than anyone else. When will he make peace with that?

India Launches 104 Satellites From a Single Rocket, Ramping Up a Space Race
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.

Modi Faces ‘Disappointed’ Voters in India’s Most Populous State
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.

India’s Air Pollution Rivals China’s as World’s Deadliest
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.

A Child of Kashmir’s War Grows Up to Document It
Showkat Nanda has dedicated himself to documenting how the conflict over Kashmir has affected families whose sons have disappeared without a trace.

Indian Teenager Begins a Lonely Climb in Women’s Golf
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.

Punjab’s Heroin Problem Bursts Into the Open as an Election Issue
Once hushed up, drug use in an Indian state is fueling anti-incumbent sentiment and the rising electoral fortunes of a new party.

Arun Jaitley, India’s Finance Chief, Aims to Spur Economy Hit by Cash Shortage
The budget plan includes tax cuts for lower income taxpayers and small businesses, as well as higher spending on infrastructure, rural development and antipoverty programs.

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PIX: Shraddha, Ranveer, Anushka cast their vote
Bollywood celebs made sure to vote. Did you?

Fun numbers from IPL Auction 2017
Rajneesh Gupta gives you the numbers-that-matter from the IPL auction 2017.

Pak minister wakes up to reality, says Hafiz Saeed threat to society
Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said this during an international security conference in Munich, Germany.

Photography gave him what a tumour took away: Hope
His heart-warming journey will inspire you to live life to the fullest.

Unsung Heroes: The men and women we don't notice
Ace photographer Pravin Talan has come out with the first-ever Mumbai Railway Police Calendar 2017 that explores this lesser-known police force.

PHOTOS: Guess who turned up to vote!
Holding the status of the richest municipal corporation in the country, BMC will witness competitive elections with 2,275 candidates in the fray for 227 seats.Here are some famous faces flashing their fingers!

Bharat is in distress
The government is doing things in agriculture that count for little, says Shreekant Sambrani.

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