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 2017-02-20 08:36 

NDTV

US 'Not In Iraq To Seize Anybody's Oil', Says Defense Secretary Mattis... +

The United States is not about to plunder Iraq's petroleum reserves, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis, who arrived in Baghdad on Monday, said as he sought to soothe partners rattled by remarks President......

 2017-02-20 08:35 

NDTV

Top Court Rejects Plea Against UP Government's Pension Scheme For Poor... +

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea challenging the Akhilesh Yadav government's 'Samajwadi' pension scheme for the poor....

 2017-02-20 08:34 

The Quint

From ‘Mandir’ to ‘Shamshaan’: Twitter Slams Modi’s Idea of ‘Vikas’... +

Whatever happened to ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’, many asked after Modi’s ‘kabristan’ remarks on Sunday....

 2017-02-20 08:33 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

DMK challenges trust vote in HC... +

The Opposition DMK on Monday petitioned the Madras High Court to declare Saturday's vote of confidence in the Tamil Nadu Assembly null and void....

 2017-02-20 08:32 

IANS

DMK approaches High Court on trust vote... +

The DMK on Monday approached the Madras High Court with a request to hear the issue of trust vote won by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswa....

 2017-02-20 08:32 

IANS

India seeks global action against JuD chief... +

India on Monday called for an internationally mandated action against Pakistan-based terrorist leader Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack....

 2017-02-20 08:32 

IANS

Non-BJP parties have harmed Bundelkhand: Modi... +

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused non-BJP parties of not developing Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh and said all of them are ...

 2017-02-20 08:32 

IANS

Kerala CM orders arrest of 2,010 goons in a month... +

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who also holds the Home portfolio, on Monday directed the state's 14 District Collectors to ensure the arrest of 2,010 goons listed by the intelligence wing in 30 days time....

 2017-02-20 08:29 

The Quint

Natarajan, Gowtham: Uncapped Players Turn Crorepatis in Auction... +

Take a look at the uncapped players that have turned crorepatis in this year’s IPL auction....

 2017-02-20 08:29 

NDTV

University Of Gour Banga Convocation 2017 Is On March 16... +

University of Gour Banga has been established by the West Bengal Legislative Assembly vide West Bengal Act XXVI of 2007 will conduct its second convocation on March 16, 2017....

 2017-02-20 08:26 

NDTV

KPTCL Recruitment: Online Exam Date For AEE, AE And Other Posts Released... +

Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) is all set to conduct the Online Aptitude Test for recruitment to the posts ofAssistant Executive Engineer (Electrical), Assistant Engineer......

 2017-02-20 08:24 

The Quint

Drilling for India’s First Undersea Bullet Train Project Underway... +

Estimated at about Rs 97,636 crore, majority of the funding for the project will come by way of a loan from Japan....

 2017-02-20 08:20 

NDTV

E Palaniswami In Charge, Jayalalithaa's Chair Used For First Time... +

E Palaniswami, freshly victorious in a trust vote now challenged by the opposition in the High Court, officially started work as Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister this morning....

 2017-02-20 08:18 

The Quint

Sunrisers Hyderabad Script History, Buy 2 Afghan Cricketers... +

Mohammad Nabi went for his base price of Rs 30 lakh while Rashid Khan was picked up for a whopping Rs 4 crore....

 2017-02-20 08:16 

NDTV

Stop Snoring!... +

Snoring is a common condition that can affect anyone, although it occurs more frequently in men and people who are overweight. Snoring has a tendency to worsen with age. Occasional snoring is usually......

 2017-02-20 08:13 

NDTV

'Ganga Ki Kasam': How Akhilesh Yadav Responded To PM Modi's 'Bijli' Barb... +

Akhilesh Yadav hit back at Prime Minister Narendra Modi today for his comments at a campaign rally in Uttar Pradesh that the state is facing an acute power crisis....

 2017-02-20 08:12 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Supreme Court rejects plea against UP government's pension scheme for poor... +

The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea challenging the Akhilesh Yadav government's 'Samajwadi' pension scheme for the poor....

 2017-02-20 08:11 

NDTV

Live IPL Auction 2017: Pune Break Bank For Stokes, Ishant Remains Unsold... +

Live IPL auction 2017: As expected, Englishmen Ben Stokes and Tymal Mills were bought for big money while the likes of Trent Boult and Kagiso Rabada also garnered a lot of interest. Catch all the live......

 2017-02-20 08:08 

The Quint

Trump Baffles Sweden with Migrants-Crime Remark, Later Quotes Fox... +

Statistics show that Sweden’s crime rate has fallen since 2005, even as it has taken in thousands of refugees....

 2017-02-20 08:04 

NDTV

Action Against Hafiz Saeed 'A Logical First Step' By Pakistan, Says India... +

India said today that the action against Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and his fellow terrorists was a first logical step in getting the region rid of the twin menaces of terrorism and......

 2017-02-20 07:58 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Another fake currency catch in Malda: BSF says quality getting better... +

The face value is not a lot, Rs 96,000, but this was the second such catch in the past two weeks....

 2017-02-20 07:55 

NDTV

TNPSC Group 1 Exam Answer Keys To Be Released At Tnpsc.Gov.In... +

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) will soon release the answer keys for Group 1 Services Exam (Preliminary). Candidates who have appeared for the examination held on 19 February 2017 are......

 2017-02-20 07:54 

The Quint

Uber CEO Orders Probe Into Ex-Staffer’s Sexual Harassment Claims... +

A former engineer at Uber made the allegations in a Facebook post that has now gone viral....

 2017-02-20 07:52 

Press Trust of India

Sensex falls 40 points on profit booking... +

Mumbai, Feb 20 (PTI) The benchmark BSE Sensex faltered inearly trade today, declining by over 40 points on profitbooking by investors in recent gainers amid mixed Asian cues.The 30-share barometer fell 40.24 points, or 0.14 percent, to 28,428.51 with meta...

 2017-02-20 07:51 

IANS

India urges international action against JuD chief... +

The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday called for an internationally mandated action against Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed....

 2017-02-20 07:51 

IANS

Modi greets people of Arunachal, Mizoram on Statehood Day... +

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram on their statehood day....

 2017-02-20 07:51 

IANS

SC summons Bengal Environment Secretary on Wednesday... +

The Supreme Court on Monday directed the West Bengal Environment Secretary to appear in court on Wednesday along with a status report on the critically and severely polluted areas in the state....

 2017-02-20 07:50 

The Quint

One Man’s Mission to Lend A Voice to JNU’s Differently Abled  ... +

Tejaswi Sharma, who has 69% disability and is a yoga champion, is on a quest to sensitise people about disability....

 2017-02-20 07:49 

Gadgets 360

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Re-Verification of Old Subscribers Will Cost Rs. 2,500 Crores, Says COAI... +

"The re-verification activity entails a huge cost which is borne by the telecom service providers," said Rajan Mathews, Director General of Cellular Operators Association of India....

 2017-02-20 07:48 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

HTC U Ultra Set to Launch in India on Tuesday... +

HTC U Ultra comes with Sense Companion, which is an artificial intelligence (AI)-based system that learns the user's daily patterns and suggests recommnedations....

 2017-02-20 07:48 

NDTV

Malaysia Summons North Korea Ambassador As Kim Jong Nam Case Deepens... +

Malaysia summoned the North Korean ambassador on Monday for a dressing-down over Pyongyang's attack on its investigation into the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Nam's brother, deepening a diplomatic......

 2017-02-20 07:48 

The Quint

UP Elections: What do BHU Students and Faculty Think?... +

See what the students and faculty of Banaras Hindu University have to say about the UP elections....

 2017-02-20 07:44 

NDTV

Sushma Swaraj's Husband Has The Best Responses To Tweets About His Wife... +

By now, it's been clearly established that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's husband Swaraj Kaushal's Twitter swag rivals hers equally. The former Mizoram Governor is often flooded with tweets......

 2017-02-20 07:40 

The Quint

Pics: Kareena Kapoor Khan Watches ‘Rangoon’ at a Special Screening... +

Kareena Kapoor Khan watches ‘Rangoon’ at a special screening, we wonder what she thought of Saif’s performance....

 2017-02-20 07:40 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

DMK moves Madras High Court challenging trust vote... +

Counsel for DMK, R Shanmugasundaram, a former Rajya Sabha member, also sought an urgent hearing of the petition....

 2017-02-20 07:39 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Bangladeshi woman in Tamil Nadu custody, 71-year-old father travels to Madurai to take her home... +

Initially suspected to be part of a sex trade network, the woman was later found to be a victim of it but has remained in custody after her visa expired....

 2017-02-20 07:38 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

SC summons Bengal Environment Secretary on Wednesday... +

The court then said that in the event of a failure to do so, the Environment Secretary would have to be present in the court personally. ...

 2017-02-20 07:37 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Philippine bus crash leaves at least 14 dead... +

The people were killed when their rented bus lost its brakes on a downhill road and slammed into a post, officials said....

 2017-02-20 07:33 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Google, Microsoft Agree to Crack Down on Piracy in the UK... +

The code brokered by Britain's Intellectual Property Office (IPO) aims to stop Google and Bing search engines from driving traffic to illegal websites....

 2017-02-20 07:30 

Odisha Sun Times

India urges international action against JuD chief... +

New Delhi, Feb 20: The Ministry of External Affairs on Monday called for an internationally mandated action against Pakistan-based Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed. Effective action mandated internationally against him and his terrorist organisation is a ...

 2017-02-20 07:28 

Odisha Sun Times

Odisha Vigilance to take Partha Sarathi on 2-day remand... +

Odisha Sun Times Bureau Cuttack, Feb 20: Cuttack Special Vigilance Court today allowed the Odisha Vigilance to take IAS officer Partha Sarathi Mishra on two-day remand from tomorrow for interrogation into a corruption case. Mishra was arrested on charges ...

 2017-02-20 07:28 

Daily Times

[ World ]

Moreno edges closer to win in Ecuador presidential election... +

QUITO: Leftist Lenin Moreno appeared to be edging towards an outright victory in Ecuador's presidential elections on Sunday, with partial results showing him close to crossing the margin needed to avoid a runoff....

 2017-02-20 07:28 

Daily Times

[ World ]

Malaysia summons envoy as Kim murder row deepens... +

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia summoned the North Korean ambassador on Monday for a dressing-down over Pyongyang's attack on its investigation into the assassination of leader Kim Jong-Nam's brother, deepening a diplomatic row....

 2017-02-20 07:24 

NDTV

ISIS Rapes And Tortures Sunni Arab Women Too: Human Rights Watch... +

Fighters from the terror group ISIS, whose abuses against Yazidi women have been well documented, are raping and torturing Sunni Arab women too, Human Rights Watch said Monday....

 2017-02-20 07:19 

Hindustan Times

Eminent Bengali singer Banasree Sengupta passes away... +

Bengali singer Banasree Sengupta, known for her mellifluous voice, died in Kolkata on Sunday following a protracted illness. She lent her voice to Bengali, Hindi, Assamese and Odia......

 2017-02-20 07:19 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Action against Hafiz Saeed first step in bringing him to justice: MEA... +

Swarup was responding to a question on the listing of Saeed by Pakistan under the Anti-Terrorism Act. Saeed....

 2017-02-20 07:18 

NDTV

Panic As Cricketer Drives Luxury Car Onto Mumbai Platform In Rush Hour... +

On Monday morning during rush hour at a local station in Mumbai, the crowd suddenly parted with scream and gasps when a luxury car appeared on the platform. The young driver was Harpreet Singh, a......

 2017-02-20 07:18 

NDTV

Panic As Cricketer Drives Car Onto Mumbai Platform In Rush Hour... +

On Monday morning during rush hour at a local station in Mumbai, the crowd suddenly parted with scream and gasps when a luxury car appeared on the platform. The young driver was Harpreet Singh, a......

 2017-02-20 07:18 

Gadgets 360

[ NDTV ]

Apple Reportedly Acquires AI-Based Facial Recognition Startup RealFace... +

The reported acquisition ties in with Apple's reported plans to include facial recognition in its iPhone lineup this year....

 2017-02-20 07:11 

IANS

Congress to approach EC over Modi's remarks... +

The Congress on Monday said it will approach the Election Commission (EC) against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ...

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