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  • Priyanka, Deepika sizzle at pre-Oscars 2017 parties
    New Delhi [INDIA], Feb. 26 : Just hours before Oscars 2017, our two Bollywood actors Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are already making waves with their glamorous appearances at the pre-Oscar parties in Los Angeles.

  • S. Jaishankar to pay four-day visit to US from Tuesday
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar will embark on a four-day official visit to the United States beginning February 28.

  • Deprivation in early childhood can affect mental health in adulthood, says study
    London, Feb 26 : Despite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, many children exposed to severe early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in early adulthood, according to new King's College London research.

  • China dominates 10m Air Pistol Women final
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : The third day of the ISSF World Cup in New Delhi kicked-off with an exciting 10m Air Pistol Women final, which turned once again into a stage for success for the People's Republic of China.

  • Afghanistan: 42 civilians released by ISIS
    Kabul, Feb 26 : At least 42 civilians were released by ISIS in Afghanistan's Nangarhar area on Sunday, media reports said.

  • Donald Trump takes on Hillary, says race for DNC Chairman was 'rigged'
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Terming the Democratic National Committee (DNC) elections as rigged, U.S. President Donald Trump has said that Sen. Bernie Sanders never had a chance to win as Hillary Clinton demanded former Labor Secretary of U.S.A Tom Perez.

  • Pakistan: Bomb found, defused in Quetta
    Quetta, Feb 26 : A bomb was found in Pakistan's Quetta area, media reports said on Sunday.

  • Jolly LLB 2 touches 108 crore mark
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : Superstar Akshay Kumar and his Jolly LLB 2 has earned 108 crore mark till Saturday.

  • Despite challenges pharma sector to grow and generate high employment: Experts
    Jaipur, Feb 26 : With the initiatives taken by the Government of India on demonetization, introduction of the GST along with Make in India, Smart Cities, Digital India and Startup India have played important role in changing the eco-system and created newer platforms in many avenues including the pharmaceutical sector, experts said.

  • Meghalaya: 16 people killed, over 50 injured as speeding truck overturns
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : At least 16 people including women were killed and over 50 others injured as a speeding truck carrying them, was overturned in West Khasi Hills district in north eastern Indian state of Meghalaya on Sunday morning.

  • 3-year-old Rohini twins die after getting drowned in washing machine
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : In a horrific incident, a pair of three-year-old twin died after they fell into a washing machine at their house in Rohini on Saturday afternoon, media reports said.

  • Uttarakhand: Eight killed, six injured after car falls into gorge in Pauri
    Pauri (Uttarakhand) Feb. 26 : At least eight people were killed and six others sustained injuries after a car fell into a gorge in Uttarakhand's Pauri district.

  • Two gold smugglers arrested in Siliguri
    Siliguri (West Bengal) , Feb.26 : The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) personnel on Sunday arrested Anowar Hussein and Morninur Islam from Siliguri and seized three kilograms of yellow metal from their possession.

  • Dimple accuses Union Ministers of spitting communal venom during rallies
    Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadava's wife Dimple Yadav on Sunday accused the Union Ministers of spitting communal venom, while appealing the people to ensure the Samajwadi Party's win in the assembly polls.

  • Is Modi's notebandi 'sufficient enough' to seal the deal in UP?
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : After emerging victorious in Maharashtra and Odisha local elections, it is time for the Bharatiya Janata Party to test waters in Uttar Pradesh.

  • International Realty hosts Global Luxury Realty Conclave 2017
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : North India Sotheby's International Realty organised its first ever Global Luxury Realty Conclave in association with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) yesterday.

  • Pakistan Army targeting civilians in an operation in Balochistan: BRP
    Geneva [Switzerland], Feb. 26 : Central Spokesman for Baloch Republican Party Mohammad Bugti, has said that the Pakistani Army's continuous military operation throughout the past week has set a new example of brutality in history.

  • Gujarat ATS foils ISIS plot targeting 'religious place'
    Rajkot , Feb. 26 : The Gujarat Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) on Sunday claimed to have successfully foiled an attack by two brothers who are alleged ISIS operatives.

  • Afghanistan: ISIS recruit from Kerala killed in drone strike
    Kasaragod , Feb. 26 : A youth from Kerala, believed to have joined the ISIS has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan.

  • Naidu holds Nehru's wrong policies responsible for Kashmir crisis
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Dubbing former home minister P. Chidambaram's comments on the Kashmir situation as politically motivated, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday urged the Congress Party to make its stand clear on the former's remark.

  • 51st edition of India's oldest vintage car rally draws attention of many
    New Delhi , Feb.26 : The 51st edition of The Statesman Vintage and Classic Car Rally was hosted in the national capital on Sunday with a large turnout of Delhi-NCR's antique car aficionados and curious onlookers on a bright, sunny day.

  • PM Modi urges nation to contribute to digitization
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stressed on the importance of technology and stated that the Indian economy has witnessed a shift to digital transactions.

  • Scientists have brought laurels to India: Modi in Mann Ki Baat
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Delivering the 28th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indian scientists have brought laurels to the nation while hailing the efforts of ISRO for successfully launching 104 satellites simultaneously into space.

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi lauds nation for becoming technology driven
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the nation through his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann Ki Baat' where he lauded people for becoming technology driven and embracing digital economy.

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi hails Indian blind cricket team, 'divyang' athletes
    New Delhi , Feb.26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the nation in the 29th edition of his monthly radio broadcast 'Mann ki Baat', on Monday congratulated the Indian blind cricket team for winning the Twenty20 World Cup by beating arch-rivals Pakistan.

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi congratulates ISRO for scripting history
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praises the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists for creating a world record by sending 104 satellites into the space orbit.

  • From ISRO to 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao': Top 10 quotes from PM Modi's 29th Mann Ki Baat
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 29th edition of Mann Ki Baat, touched on a range of issues from India's historic launch of a record 104 satellites on a single rocket to the Indian team's incredible victory in the Blind T20 Cricket World Cup.

  • NIA to deport PoK youth who aided terrorists in Uri terror attack
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : The National Investigative Agency (NIA) will soon file a closure report in connection with a case relating to the two youth from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), who were suspected to have helped the terrorists carry out the deadly attack in an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri sector last year.

  • Pakistan launches terror crackdown: Four killed, 600 arrested in Punjab
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 26 : Following the crackdown launched by the Counter Terrorism Department of the Punjab Police and the Punjab Rangers in different parts of Layyah and Rawalpindi districts in Pakistan, around 600 suspects have been taken into custody.

  • Tendulkar shrugs off Pune drubbing, confident India will fight back against Aussies
    New Delhi , Feb.26 : After India slumped to a humiliating 333-run defeat at the hands of Australia in the opening Test in Pune, legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has shown faith on Virat Kohli and the team, saying that the series is still wide open and that the home side will surely bounce back in the next match to be held in Bengaluru from March 4.

  • 'Insensible' Akhilesh can't understand PM's 'Mann Ki Baat': Amit Shah
    Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Taking a jibe at Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat', Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said the former is not capable of understanding the radio address.

  • Online media use shows strong genetic influence, says study
    London, Feb 26 : Online media use such as social networking and gaming could be strongly influenced by our genes, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London.

  • Maths and maps make you nervous? It could be in your genes, says study
    London, Feb 26 : Our genes play a significant role in how anxious we feel when faced with spatial and mathematical tasks, such as reading a map or solving a geometry problem, according to a new study by researchers from King's College London.

  • Crizol Lubricants to provide cost benefit by introducing 2 lakh farmers card in NE India
    Guwahati, Feb 26 : India's leading automobile and industrial lubricants manufacturing company Crizol Lubricants has decided to provide cost benefit to the farmers of North Eastern Indian states by introducing over 2 lakh farmers card in this year.

  • Delhi: Fire breaks out at TOI building
    New Delhi Feb. 26 : A major fire broke out at the Times of India building at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg here this evening.

  • BJP has not even projected its CM candidate and talks about sweeping UP polls: Mayawati
    Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the saffron party has not even projected its chief ministerial candidate and talks about winning the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.

  • Amitabh Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu attend Pink special screening at Rashtrapati Bhavan, thank President
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Taapsee Pannu attended a special screening of the movie 'Pink' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Saturday.

  • Urban Development Ministry to push dense urban growth along mass transit corridors for better living experience
    New Delhi, Feb 26 : To effectively address the emerging urbanization challenges, the Ministry of Urban Development has come out with a multi-pronged policy framework to promote living close to mass urban transit corridors.

  • Top ranked Steve Smith career-high rating after Pune Test
    Dubai, Feb 26 : Australia captain Steve Smith has reached a career-high 939 rating points after an outstanding batting effort in the opening Test against India in Pune which his team won by 333 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.

  • Rangoon has "dismal" opening
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : Vishal Bhardwaj's film Rangoon, which released on Friday, had a very slow start.

  • Full text of PM Modi's 'Mann ki Baat' programme
    My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Winter is on its way out.

  • KCR gives administrative sanction for better infrastructure in Dornakal
    Hyderabad (Telangana) Feb. 26 : Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has given administrative sanction for an amount of Rs.21.75 crores under special development fund to fulfill his assurance made on February 24 in Mahabubabad district towards meeting the expenditure for providing infrastructure facilities in Dornakal constituency.

  • SP-Congress alliance will change course of national politics: Akhilesh
    Maharajgunj (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said the alliance between the Congress and Samajwadi Party is a tie-up between two youngsters, adding this would change the course of politics both at the national as well as state level.

  • Decision to hold PSL final in Lahore likely today
    Karachi [Pakistan], Feb.26 : The decision regarding the venue of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final is likely to be taken today.

  • Shah Rukh Khan will melt your heart with his message for AbRam
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : King Khan, who has never shied away from gushing over his children, recently shared a picture of his youngest and melted hearts with his beautiful message.

  • Recruitment exam paper leak: Army begins probe; exams cancelled across India
    Thane (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : The Indian Army has launched an internal inquiry into the recruitment exam paper leak after the Thane city police nabbed 18 people in connection with the case.

  • Recruitment exam paper leak: Army begins probe; exams cancelled across India
    Thane (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : The Indian Army has launched an internal inquiry into the recruitment exam paper leak after the Thane city police nabbed 18 people in connection with the case.

  • Pacquiao to face Britain's Amir in 'super fight' on April 23
    London [U.K], Feb.26 : Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao will fight against Great Britain's Amir Khan on April 23, with both boxers confirming their intentions for the 'super fight', whose venue remains undisclosed.

  • PM Modi lauds farmers for record food grain production
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Lauding the farmers for their contribution to this year's food grain production, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today claimed that agriculture is vital to the Indian economy's growth.

  • Diary scam: BJP MP demands CBI probe
    New Delhi , Feb. 26 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP P.C. Mohan has written a letter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) demanding a probe against Congress MLC K. Govindaraju in connection with an alleged Rs. 1000 crore diary scam.

  • Kansas shooting: Accused is
    Kansas, Feb 26 : While the Kansas bar shooting incident in which an Indian engineer was shot dead and two others were injured is considered to be a hate crime, a long time neighbour of the accused said he was a "drunken mess" after his father died, media reports said.

  • JetPrivilege wins six accolades at Customer Loyalty & Customer Experience Awards
    Mumbai, Feb 26 : JetPrivilege, the award-winning loyalty and rewards management programme and frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways, created history at the 10th edition of the Customer Loyalty & Customer Experience Awards held recently in Mumbai.

  • Gujarat: Two ISIS operatives arrested
    Ahmedabad , Feb. 26 : The Gujarat Anti Terror Squad (ATS) has arrested two brothers from the state for their involvement in activities related to the terror group ISIS.

  • PM Modi lauds successful testing of Ballistic Interceptor Missile
    New Delhi , Feb 26 : Lauding India's successful progress in the field of defence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that inculcation of the Ballistic Interceptor Missile is a cutting edge technology in the arena of security.

  • Juan Mata keen to extend Man U contract
    London [U.K], Feb.26 : Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, who will be out of contract at the end of 2017-18 season, has expressed his desire to stay at the Old Trafford club beyond that.

  • Forgot to remove 'lotus' symbol while casting vote: Keshav Prasad Maurya on FIR against him
    Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) , Feb. 26 : Responding to the FIR lodged against him for violating the poll code, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Uttar Pradesh Chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday defended himself saying that he simply 'forgot' to take off the party symbol from his coat before casting the polls.

  • Pakistan-Afghanistan begin negotiation mechanism to address terror concerns
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Feb. 26 : Pakistan has said that it has begun a negotiation mechanism with Afghanistan which will enable both nations to address each other's concerns over terrorism.

  • Maharashtra: 18 nabbed over Army exam paper leak
    Thane (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : Thane City Police has nabbed18 persons from Goa and Nagpur in connection with an Army exam question paper that was leaked prior to an Army exam.

  • Never thought was good looking enough to play romantic roles: Shahrukh Khan
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Feb. 26 : Bollywood's King Khan has heaped praises for late filmmaker Yash Chopra for "single handedly" creating his career and added that upon latter's insistence that he was able to succeed in the romance genre.

  • I-League: New-look Churchill to take on DSK today
    Goa , Feb.26 : After a winless run that has stretched to not less than five games, the onus will be on Churchill Brothers FC to put DSK Shivajians to the test when the two lock horns in their I-League fixture here today.