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Telangana Chief Minister Announces Rs 2 Crore for Gymnast Aruna Reddy

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has announced a cash prize of Rs two crore to Buddha Aruna Reddy, who won a historic bronze medal at the recently-concluded World Gymnastics Tournament in Melbourne

After Asian Champioships win, Wrestler Navjot Kaur Eyes Tokyo Olympics

Navjot Kaur, the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold in the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships, has now set her eyes on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath Does not Remember Kasganj Violence

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Adityanath on Sunday asserted that not a 'single riot' took place in the state after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power

President Kovind Wishes Students Ahead of Board Exams

On the eve of the first day of Class 10 and 12 board examinations, President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday extended his wishes to the students appearing for these exams

Conrad Sangma to be the Next Chief Minister of Meghalaya

National People's Party (NPP) President Conrad Sangma will be the new chief minister of Meghalaya, Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday

Indigenous People's Front of Tripura Demands Separate State for Tribals

Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) has put the demand for a separate state for the tribals back on the table. This is a day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the assembly elections in Tripura forming an alliance with IPFT

Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura Demands Separate State for Tribals

Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) has put the demand for a separate state for the tribals back on the table. This is a day after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won the assembly elections in Tripura forming an alliance with IPFT

Mayawati Rubbishes Reports of Alliance With Samajwadi Party

Bahajun Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati on Sunday rubbished reports of having stitched an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP) ahead of the Uttar Pradesh by-elections, terming them as "false and baseless."

Fiorentina Footballer Davide Astori Found Dead

Italy international and ACF Fiorentina captain Davide Astori passed away at the age of 31 on Sunday

MH370 Hunt Likely to end in June

The new efforts to find the missing Malaysia Airline flight MH370, which went missing four years ago, is expected to be completed by June this year, according to a Malaysian official

India Draw 1-1 Against England in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Indian men's hockey team settled for a 1-1 draw against England in the 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup here on Sunday

Mukul Sangma Named Congress Legislature Party Leader in Meghalaya

The Congress Party on Sunday submitted a letter to the Meghalaya Governor naming Mukul Sangma as the leader of the Meghalaya Congress Legislature Party

UDP Extends Support to National People's Party to Form Government in Meghalaya

With the final decision of the leaders of the new state government awaited, Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday stated that the United Democratic Party (UDP) has extended their support to the formation of a "non-Congress government" led by the National People's Party (NPP) in the state

UDP Extends Support to National People’s Party to Form Government in Meghalaya

With the final decision of the leaders of the new state government awaited, Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday stated that the United Democratic Party (UDP) has extended their support to the formation of a "non-Congress government" led by the National People's Party (NPP) in the state

Karti Chidambaram Says all Allegations Against him are Politically Motivated

Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's son, Karti Chidambaram, on Sunday rebuffed the allegation levied on him in the INX Media case as 'politically motivated.'

Mukul Sangma Tenders Resignation as Meghalaya Chief Minister

Mukul Sangma submitted his resignation from the post of Meghalaya Chief Minister on Sunday

Nearly 1,200 HSC Maths Answer Sheets Destroyed in Fire in Maharashtra

Nearly 1,200 Mathematics answer sheets of Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) examination were destroyed in a fire in Kaij taluka of Beed district in Maharashtra on Saturday

Just Recovering From Demonitisation and GST, ASSOCHAM Recommends Extension of Aadhaar Linkage With Bank...

In the wake of the banking scams unearthed in the recent past, the ASSOCHAM opined that public sector banks, in particular, may find it challenging to complete the task of linking Aadhaar with the accounts of all customers by March 31, and therefore called for an extension in the deadline

No Question of Appointing new Chief Minister, Says Goa BJP Chief

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Goa president Vinay Tendulkar on Sunday said that Chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who has been recovering from pancreatitis, is expected to chair the cabinet meeting this Wednesday

Del Potro Downs Kevin Anderson to win Mexican Open

Continuing a rich vein of form, Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro defeated hard-serving Kevin Anderson to claim the ATP Mexican Open title here on Sunday

Video Assistant Referees set to be Used at 2018 Football World Cup

Video Assistant Referees (VAR) will be used at this year's World Cup in Russia after International Football Association Board (IFAB) approved the technology

CM Naidu Releases Health Bulletin for Andhra Pradesh, Pitches for Boosting Healthcare

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday released a new state health bulletin, aimed at improving the healthcare sector of the state

4 Egyptian Soldiers Killed in Sinai Peninsula

At least four soldiers of Egyptian Army have been killed during military operations against the militant groups based in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt

A.L. Hek Elected BJP Legislature Party Leader in Meghalaya

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju on Sunday declared the newly elected MLA A.L. Hek as the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Legislature Party in Meghalaya Legislative Assembly

Muslim Couples tie Knot in Mass Wedding in Gujarat

Over 200 Muslim couples tied the nuptial knot during a mass wedding in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Sunday

Respect People's Mandate, Says Mukul Sangma to BJP

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked it to respect the mandate of the people

Respect People’s Mandate, Says Mukul Sangma to BJP

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday hit out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and asked it to respect the mandate of the people

Bahajun Samaj Party to Extend its Support to Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh By-Polls

The Bahajun Samaj Party (BSP) has extended its support to Samajwadi Party (SP) for the upcoming by-polls in both Phulpur and Gorakhpur constituencies, on Sunday

Manik Sarkar Resigns as Tripura Chief Minister

Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar who has been in power for four terms on Sunday submitted his resignation to Governor Tathagata Roy

National People's Party Meeting Underway to Decide Meghalaya Fate

A day after the results of Meghalaya Assembly polls were declared, the National People's Party (NPP) MLA on Sunday attended a meeting to discuss the formation of the government in the state

National People’s Party Meeting Underway to Decide Meghalaya Fate

A day after the results of Meghalaya Assembly polls were declared, the National People's Party (NPP) MLA on Sunday attended a meeting to discuss the formation of the government in the state

Pakistan Prime Minister Abbasi to Visit Nepal Tomorrow

Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will embark on a two-day visit to Nepal from March 5, as a part of the country's pro-active and outreach efforts to engage with regional countries

Owaisi Seconds Telangana Chief Minister's Call for Third Front

A day after Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao called for third front ahead of 2019 general elections, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi welcomed his statement

Owaisi Seconds Telangana Chief Minister’s Call for Third Front

A day after Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao called for third front ahead of 2019 general elections, All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi welcomed his statement

BJP Will Form Government in Meghalaya, Says Himanta Sarma

To keep Congress out of power in Meghalaya, Assam Finance, Health and Education Minister and Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with regional parties will form the next government in the state

Graeme Smith Wants to Give Morne Morkel Another Go

Former South African skipper Graeme Smith has backed Morne Morkel, after the pacer's disappointing performance in the first Test, so far, in the four-Test match series against Australia

South Korean President to Send Special Envoys to North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday will send his special envoys to North Korea for talks this week, signalling a further thaw in the relations between the two Koreas, that has warmed rapidly over the last few weeks

Is Facebook Trying Voice Clip Status Updates?

Social media giant Facebook is reportedly testing Voice Clips as a status update option with a small percentage of users in India

Dinesh Karthik to Lead Kolkata Knight Riders' Charge in Indian Premier League 2018

India's wicket-keeper-batsperson Dinesh Karthik has been appointed as the new captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League

Dinesh Karthik to Lead Kolkata Knight Riders’ Charge in Indian Premier League 2018

India's wicket-keeper-batsperson Dinesh Karthik has been appointed as the new captain of Kolkata Knight Riders for the 11th edition of the Indian Premier League

Shazar Rizvi, Mehuli Ghosh, Clinches Medals at Shooting World Cup in Mexico

Young Indian shooters, Shahzar Rizvi and Mehuli Ghosh won medals at their debut world event in the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Mexico

Not contesting bypolls with BSP, Samajwadi Party Will Give a Strong Fight to Defeat...

Putting an end to all speculations on reports of arch-rivals Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) coming together to contest the upcoming Gorakhpur and Phulpur by-polls, SP on Sunday clarified that the Mayawati-led party does not contest by-elections

Cop Posted at Jayalalithaa's Memorial Shoots Self Dead

An armed reserved police personnel, on Sunday committed suicide by allegedly shooting himself

Cop Posted at Jayalalithaa’s Memorial Shoots Self Dead

An armed reserved police personnel, on Sunday committed suicide by allegedly shooting himself

Vietnam Supports India's United Nations Security Council Membership

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang on Sunday said that Vietnam supports India's active participation in regional linkages and cooperation mechanisms, including Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Vietnam Supports India’s United Nations Security Council Membership

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang on Sunday said that Vietnam supports India's active participation in regional linkages and cooperation mechanisms, including Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Karti Chidambaram to Confront Indrani and Peter Mukerjea

Former finance minister P. Chidambaram's son, Karti Chidambaram, who was arrested on February 28 by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), will soon confront Indrani Mukerjea and Peter Mukerjea, in connection with the INX media case, CBI sources said on Sunday

Gunperson who Attempted Suicide in Front of the White House Dies

The authorities on Sunday confirmed the death of the gunperson, who had shot himself in front of the White House on Saturday

Jennifer Lawrence, Jodie Foster to Present 'Best Actress' Trophy in Oscars 2018

Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster is all set to replace Casey Affleck for presenting the Oscar for 'Best Actress' at the 90th Academy Awards after Affleck pulled out of the ceremony

Jennifer Lawrence, Jodie Foster to Present ‘Best Actress’ Trophy in Oscars 2018

Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster is all set to replace Casey Affleck for presenting the Oscar for 'Best Actress' at the 90th Academy Awards after Affleck pulled out of the ceremony

One Item Meghan Markle Can't Travel Without

What is that one thing Meghan Markle will never travel without? It's hand sanitiser

One Item Meghan Markle Can’t Travel Without

What is that one thing Meghan Markle will never travel without? It's hand sanitiser

Would you Rather Have the 2018 Oscars Gift Bag Than an Oscar? Take a...

For the past 16 years, Distinctive Assets has rewarded Oscar nominees a lavish assortment of freebies, ranging from vibrators to all-inclusive vacations to diamond jewellery

Three Succumb to Cold Wave in Europe

As per the Government Center for Security, the total death toll due to weather disturbances has risen to 18 since February 26

6 Killed by Speeding car in Jharkhand

At least six people were killed and seven others got injured by a speeding car in Jharkhand

Anna Hazare Meets Staff Selection Commission Exam Paper Leak Protestors

Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare on Sunday met the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) aspirants who are protesting against the alleged paper leak of the combined graduate level exam

India Enters Afghanistan Market With Subsidies, Pakistan's Trade Falls

Pakistan has been losing even the traditional markets of flour, men and women's clothes and red meat owing to India's entry

India Enters Afghanistan Market With Subsidies, Pakistan’s Trade Falls

Pakistan has been losing even the traditional markets of flour, men and women's clothes and red meat owing to India's entry

Co-Working Spaces That Aspire to be Women-Friendly

The idea of co-working spaces is rapidly growing in the country. While the hubs were dominated by male entrepreneurs, the co-working spaces are attracting a lot of women

Glaciers Melting in Gilgit-Baltistan due to CPEC Project

Thirty-six glacial lakes in various valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan have been declared dangerous with seven of them posing a major threat to the people, said a survey by Focus Pakistan

Alarming BJP win in North-East Sinks Into Communist Tripura

After the election results of the assembly polls in the North-East, the alarming victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sinks in the minds of long time Left voters and the rest of the country. BJP had had an emphatic win in the Left bastion Tripura and Nagaland yesterday and are celebrating 'Victory Day' (Vijay Divas) on Sunday

PM Yildirim Claims South-Eastern Border of Turkey to be Terrorist Free

The Prime Minister of Turkey on Saturday claimed that the southeastern border of Turkey has been freed of terrorists

All-Female Marathon in Saudi Arabia for the First Time

Women in large numbers in Saudi Arabia participated for the first time in an all-female marathon

North Korea Threatens US Against Military Exercise With South Korea

A North Korean official on Sunday threatened the U.S. yet again against taking part in the joint military exercises with South Korea in the coming months

Want to Learn Business? This Tea Shop Chain Makes Rs. 12 Lakh per Month

A tea seller in Maharashtra's Pune city has set a benchmark for his competitor by making Rs. 12 lakh per month

YSRCP Chief Flags-off Protest March in Demand for Special Category Status

YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy flagged-off the party's protest march at Shivarampuram village in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasham district

YouTube Fanfest for the First Time in Hyderabad

Celebrating the amazing success of YouTube content creators from Hyderabad, YouTube Yoda recognised the fastest growing online creators from Hyderabad, who have captured the imagination of audiences all across India and abroad on its platform

5 Lost Lives to Nor'easter Wind Across Atlantic Coast

Five people lost their lives as a fierce nor'easter wind lashed across the Atlantic coast on Friday

5 Lost Lives to Nor’easter Wind Across Atlantic Coast

Five people lost their lives as a fierce nor'easter wind lashed across the Atlantic coast on Friday

Luira Phanit – 'Seed Sowing Festival' Celebrated in Mumbai

The Tangkhul Welfare Society Mumbai (TWSM) organised their 2nd Luira Phanit 'Seed Sowing Festival' in Maharashtra's Mumbai city

Luira Phanit – ‘Seed Sowing Festival’ Celebrated in Mumbai

The Tangkhul Welfare Society Mumbai (TWSM) organised their 2nd Luira Phanit 'Seed Sowing Festival' in Maharashtra's Mumbai city

Ice Skaters Roll Over the Frozen Canals of Amsterdam

An unusual moment is seen at Amsterdam, as the natives and tourists have started practising impromptu ice skating on the frozen canals under the presence of cold wave

Nepal Makes World Record Attempt Reciting Dhammapada

Nepal has made a record attempt on Saturday, taking over India, in the category of 'Most People Reading Aloud Simultaneously- Single Location'

The Worst of Worst Winners at Razzies

The infamous Golden Raspberry Awards are held each year a day before the revered Oscars to felicitate the worst productions and performances of the actors in Hollywood

Prof. Zafar Iqbal Stabbed in Bangladesh, is now 'out of Danger'

Eminent Bangladeshi science fiction writer and educationist Prof. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal was brought to Dhaka by air ambulance after being stabbed on the campus of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology in Sylhet on Saturday

Prof. Zafar Iqbal Stabbed in Bangladesh, is now ‘out of Danger’

Eminent Bangladeshi science fiction writer and educationist Prof. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal was brought to Dhaka by air ambulance after being stabbed on the campus of Shahjalal University of Science & Technology in Sylhet on Saturday

BJP wins 11 seats, holds key to form Govt. in Nagaland

In the final result of the Nagaland Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won 11 seats, while Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) 16, National Development Front (NDF) 27 and others four seats.
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