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26-Feb-2017 Shillong

17 killed in Meghalaya accident

At least 17 people were killed and 62 others critically injured on Sunday when a truck they were travelling in rammed into the concrete barricade along a road in Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, police said.The overcrowded truck with over 70 people...

26-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Venkaiah Naidu asks US to condemn Indian techie's killing

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asked US President and people to come out openly and condemn the killing of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, saying such racist attacks are not good for the US and the world.Terming...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

'Coming Back' is catchy, edgy : Vikas Verma

Actor Vikas Verma says the script of his upcoming film "Coming Back", which also stars Arbaaz Khan, is very catchy and edgy.Vikas, who made his Bollywood acting debut with a negative role in "Yaariyan", said in a statement: "It ('Coming Back') is a thriller...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Shah Rukh Khan denies he refused to work with Kangana Ranaut

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has denied reports that he didn't want to work with actress Kangana Ranaut in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film.The superstar was expected to share screen space with Kangana. But he reportedly refused to do that. Asked about it, the "Raees"...

26-Feb-2017 Dubai

Steve Smith retains top spot in ICC rankings

Australia captain Steve Smith has consolidated his position at the top of the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following his outstanding batting effort in the opening Test against India.Smith scored 109 during Australia's second innings to help his team win...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

India making efforts to be clean : Narendra Modi

Every citizen is making efforts towards a clean India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday."The government, society, institutions, organisations, citizens and in fact everyone is making some or the other effort towards cleanliness," he said in his...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Need to give women more importance : Narendra Modi

There is a need to give more importance to women with increased awareness and sensitivity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.In his radio address Mann Ki Baat, Modi said: "The whole world celebrates March 8 as Women's Day. In India, more importance...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Can't tolerate bullying : Kangana Ranaut

She was mocked for her accent and dress sense when she joined Bollywood and has often found herself in troubled waters for her outspoken nature. Actress Kangana Ranaut says she welcomes constructive criticism with open arms, but bullying is something she...

26-Feb-2017 Shillong

16 killed in Meghalaya accident

At least 16 people were killed on Sunday when a truck they were in rammed into the concrete barricade of a road in Meghalayas West Khasi Hills district, police said.More than 50 people were critically injured in the accident in Jdohkroh village, 11 km from...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Very rewarding: Taapsee on watching 'Pink' with President

Actress Taapsee Pannu says watching her 2016 film "Pink" with President Pranab Mukherjee here was an experience that she will never forget, and it was "very rewarding".Taapsee and her co-star Amitabh Bachchan attended the special screening of the film at Rashtrapati...

26-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

SNCF Carry Out Country Wide Cleanliness And Tree Plantation Drive

Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation (SNCF) carried out a country-wide cleanliness and tree plantation drive on occasion of 63rd Birth Anniversary of Baba Hardev Singh Ji. This was briefed by Sh Sohan Singh Banga ji- Mukhi, Sector 15 area while addressing...

26-Feb-2017 Jammu

Speaker for providing better facilities at Mahamaya temple

Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta and Minster of State for Tourism Priya Sethi today took an extensive visit of Mahamaya temple, adjoining sites and reviewed the progress on implementation of Tourism Development Plan being executed...

26-Feb-2017 Jammu

Dr Jitendra Singh launches 15 road connectivity projects under PMGSY

Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) Prime Minister’s office, Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy & Department of Space, Dr Jitendra Singh launched 15 schemes under Phase-X...

26-Feb-2017 Jammu

Governor inaugurates Police-Public Mela

Governor N. N. Vohra and First Lady Mrs. Usha Vohra inaugurated the 28th Jammu & Kashmir Police Public Mela at Police Sports Stadium, Gulshan Ground, here today. Mrs. Bharati Vaid, Chairperson, Jammu and Kashmir Police Wives Welfare Association, lady members...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Delhi to send 200 teachers on 'exposure trips'

The Delhi government on Sunday announced it will send 200 of its teachers on "exposure trips" to leading educational institutions in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Jaipur and Ahmedabad.These teachers would visit various government and private schools, and non-governmental...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal announces Rs 1 crore for firemen's kin

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday met the family of one of the firemen who died while dousing a fire here and announced a compensation of Rs 1 crore.Hari Om, a Dwarka Sector 16 resident, along with his colleague Hari Singh Meena, died while extinguishing...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Govinda to go live on TV

Actor Govinda will go live on the small screen through live voting-led singing TV show "Rising Star".Govinda will digitally connect with the show to promote his upcoming movie "Aa Gaya Hero". After the audition round, Govinda will announce names of the contestants...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Aditi Sharma bonds with Ratan Rajput

Actress Aditi Sharma says she has formed a close bond with colleague Ratan Rajput, adding that she considers Ratan as her sister. According to sources, Aditi and Ratan met like long lost sisters when they had to shoot 'mahasangam' episode of "Gangaa" and "Santoshi"....

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Gurdas Maan praises talent of 'The Voice India...'

Punjabi singer-actor Gurdas Maan was in awe of the talent of the contestants of singing reality show "The Voice India Season 2", and feels they are blessed.The singer came on the sets of the show to promote his latest single which throws light on issues like...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

I look up to Gurdas Maan : Vicky Kaushal

Actor Vicky Kaushal, who shot to fame with the film "Masaan", says Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan is his idol."I look up to Gurdas Maan. He's my idol. He gave me a note (Rs 500) once and since then I have saved it with me in my wallet. I have so much respect for...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Vir Das garners four mn followers on Twitter

Actor-comedian Vir Das's Twitter account touched the four million-mark of followers on Sunday.Vir took to the micro-blogging site to share the news."Hey! Four million. Thanks guys," he posted.Vir is currently on world tour titled the Boarding Das World Tour. The actor,...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi hails ISRO's achivements, interceptor missile success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praise on Indian scientists for launching 104 satellites into space in one go and for carrying out test of Ballistic Interceptor Missile.In the 29th edition of his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi said: "India...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Milap working on intense, dramatic scripts

Writer-director Milap Zaveri is working on two scripts, and hopes to strike the right chord with the projects. "Writing two scripts right now that are so intense and dramatic... loving it! Hopefully seeti-taali bhi bajegi aur Izzat bhi milegi (Hopefully, people will...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

AbRam gets magic in SRK's life

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his younger son AbRam brings magic in his life and makes it beautiful.The actor took to Twitter on Sunday to express his views, and share an image of AbRam.He posted: "My dream is to meet you... my magic... my affirmation that life...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

Hansal Mehta looks back at 'Aligarh' journey

As his film "Aligarh" on Sunday clocked one year since its release, filmmaker Hansal Mehta says he is overwhelmed with all the love that the film got."Last year, our labour of love hit the marquee. The love continues to pour in. One year of 'Aligarh',"...

26-Feb-2017 London/New Delhi

There's 'alliance of subversion' on Indian campuses : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said there is an "alliance of subversion" on certain Indian campuses and that the ultra-Left and separatists are speaking the same language.They must also allow others with different opinions to speak, he said while...

26-Feb-2017 Mumbai

No one should instruct adults what to watch : Vikramaditya Motwane

Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane, who has often locked horns with the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), says no one should instruct an adult what to watch.In the wake of denial of the CBFC certificate to "Lipstick Under My Burkha", Motwane told IANS: "There...

26-Feb-2017 London

Does reading maps make you nervous? Blame your genes

If the very thought of spatial and mathematical tasks, such as reading a map or solving a geometry problem, makes you nervous, it could be partly due to your genes, suggests a new research."Our results have important implications for finding specific genes...

26-Feb-2017 New York

Vitamin in milk could prevent pain caused by chemotherapy

A vitamin found in milk may be useful for treating or preventing nerve pain caused by chemotherapy drugs, says a study.For the study, the researchers tested the effect of nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, in female rats that were treated...

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