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BJP Ministers to Resign From AP Cabinet

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members in Andhra Pradesh have announced their resignation from state cabinet, moments after Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu asked Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ministers to resign from the Union Cabinet.

“We have Waited Enough” AP IT Minister on Alliance with BJP

Amid the deteriorating relations between Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Andhra Pradesh's IT Minister Nara Lokesh confirmed that the party members in Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led cabinet were going to resign.

US Drone Strike Kills 20 People

U.S. drone strikes killed 20 Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants and their trainer in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province on Wednesday, according to Pakistan-based news website, the Daily Times.

Women’s Day Plans? These Apps can Ease Your Commute

The safety of women has been accorded the highest priority in the recent past, owing to an increase in the crimes against women.

Snowstorm batters US Northeast

A second Nor'easter storm in less than a week hit New York on Wednesday, causing hundreds of flights to be cancelled during the day.

Britain First leaders jailed after found guilty of hate crimes

Two leaders from Britain's far-right political group, Britain First, have been sentenced to jail after they were found guilty of promoting anti-Muslim sentiments in the country.

Waqf Board’s chief complains against AIMPLB leader over ‘provocative’ speech

Uttar Pradesh Shia Waqf Board's Wasim Rizvi has complained against All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) spokesperson Maulana Sajjad Nomani for allegedly giving an inciting speech at an AIMPLB meeting in Hyderabad on February 09.

Fintech Startup BANKIT starts operations to provide banking facilities at doorstep

Inspired by India government's push for financial inclusion and focus on promoting digital transactions, Fintech Startup BANKIT has launched its operations in the country.

Karnataka Lokayukta wrote 20 letters for more security: Justice Hedge

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Santosh Hegde on Wednesday called the attack on Karnataka Lokayukta Justice Vishwanath Shetty as "serious lapse of security" and said the institution had written 20 letters, demanding more security, to the government, which were not acknowledged.

Two students involved in school shooting in Alabama

In another incident of a school shooting in the United States, two students were involved in a firefight at a high school in Birmingham, Alabama, on Wednesday, the city school district told the CNN.

Telangana to witness extremely hot summer

Telangana is expected to witness extreme heat this summer season as the local weather office has predicted that temperature could touch 46-47 degree Celsius.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s award rescinded by US Museum

 The US Holocaust Memorial Museum invalidated the prestigious Elie Wiesel Award that was presented to Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi in 2012.

Afghanistan’s Mohammad Shahzad suspended for next two matches

Afghan wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad on Wednesday was suspended for Afghanistan's upcoming two matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018.

Kunwar Bai is Honoured on Women’s Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of International Women's Day, paid tribute to Chhattisgarh's social activist, late Kunwar Bai, who was chosen as a mascot for the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'.

Google Celebrates Womanhood With Doodle

On the occasion of International Women's Day, Google Doodle - or Doodles would be more appropriate - have tried to share the spirit of womanhood with the world.

Regular Exercise Linked With Better Lung Function Among Smokers

Regular physical activity is associated with better lung function among current smokers, according to a study.

RBI Likely to Keep Policy Rates on Hold

In the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting, which will be held today in Mumbai, the apex bank is expected to keep policy rates on hold for this week.

State of Emergency in Maldives, Former President, Chief Justice Arrested

Former President of Maldives Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed, Supreme Court Justice Ali Hameed and Judicial administrator Hassan Saeed have been arrested, just hours after President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency in the country.