Just In Kakinada: Nearly 3 lakh on list of graduate voters This app will be made available in IoS mobile phones and also in Telugu language in a week’s time, he said. Konark Express halt hailed at Pithapuram The train will arrive Pithapuram by 17.25 hours from Mumbai and 00.29 hours from Bhubaneswar. Kakinada:Thota rattles Jaggampet politics The development has given a shock to other leaders from both Telugu Desam as well as YSRC in the constituency. Eluru: Burglar held, over Rs 60 lakh in stolen items seized The police is yet to recover the gold that could not be recovered from the burglar. BC student leaders protesting Amit Shah visit taken into custody Police released the two leaders on submission of personal surety. Kakinada: Electoral rolls revision assessed by CEC team Video conference held with higher officials Warangal: Cultural fest on Telugu language, dramas The best audience cash prize would also be given to a person whose judgment suits the decision of judges. Fasting helps enhance metabolism and fight ageing: Study The study done at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University in Japan examined the impact of fasting on metabolism. Madras HC summons Governor’s secy in contempt case The matter pertains to Nagaraj, who was appointed as a steno-typist in the animal husbandry department on August 1, 1983. President advocates learning of more languages Noting that the language of a region can be very educative and help open a window to another culture, he said. Gandhipuram to be key station in coal area The Gandhipuram will be turned a major junction after completion of he project. Captain flexes muscle at Lotus, meets ‘enemy’ Sources said Vijayakant and family are pretty unhappy with the BJP-AIADMK response to the DMDK ambition. Book calls out wrong rituals in Bhadradri Another attempt was made to change the guru of saint Ramadas. Kabirdas was the guru of Kancharla Gopanna and christened him as Ramadas. Adilabad: Banjara women urged to set up toilets at home Boath MLA Rathod Bapurao, Community leaders Naresh Jadhav, Jadhav Anil Kumar, Rathod Ramesh, Shyam Naik and others were present. Khammam: Patta lands given to tribals to be surveyed once again The government wants to survey the lands once again to have a full-proof mechanism on alienating forest lands. Tirupati: Three killed as bike hits tempo According to the locals, the speeding bus overturned while negotiating a turn because of the alleged negligence of the driver. Vijayawada: Cement price to go up: CREDAI Sudhakar added that the price of cement was Rs 220 to Rs 250 per bag at the end of January and has now reached Rs 320 to Rs 350. Chandrababu Naidu says fear unites Modi, KCR and Jaganmohan Reddy Recalling the party founder, he said that new generation voters in this election are higher in number and need to know about NTR. Governor urged to take suo motu cognisance of Chandrababu Naidu remarks BJP objects to Naidu’s comments for attack on bus carrying CRPF jawans. Anantapur: Lenders tie up woman for failing to clear loan Jammanna alleged that his wife also took away silver and gold from their house. Bisi Bengaluru: Cheese mongering gets its Begum Victoria The name is inspired by the owner of the land where the factory is, who fondly calls his wife “Begum” and Queen Victoria. Chandrababu Naidu fights for others at cost of Andhra Pradesh: Amit Shah He predicted the end of Mr Naidu's political life following the elections. The Whitefield Hall of Frames Get ready for a month long art festival as the 4th Annual Whitefield Art Collective kicks off in Whitefield. Protecting, preserving Telugu is need of the hour, says Telugu litterateur He stressed the need to protect and preserve Telugu as mother language in spite of the fact that we learn many foreign languages for livelihood. Bandh call halts normal life in Odisha Apart from price, pension and prestige, NNKS has been demanding security allowance of Rs 5,000 per month for farmers in the state. Colouring the passing moments The vistas of Hydra and Greece as viewed by a ‘local’ artist will be on display in town. Amit Shah slams Congress, blames Jawaharlal Nehru for Pulwama blast There was no need for the Congress to teach lessons in nationalism and patriotism to the BJP, Mr Shah said. Congress will win 22 LS seats in Karnataka: Siddaramaiah The BJP will not win even five LS seats in the state, Siddaramaiah said. Won’t shift from Kalaburagi: Mallikarjun Kharge People here have elected me 11 times. My win or defeat is in their hands, Mallikarjun Kharge said. Visakhapatnam: Harnessing power tough, says Gitam chief He said that the country has been witnessing an increasing trend in the share of renewable power such as wind, solar, biomass etc. Hope Congress will pick me for Mandya: Sumalatha Ambareesh She added, "I have brought the people's wishes to Mr Siddaramaiah's attention. I am hopeful the Congress party will give me the ticket". BJP cadre for new faces for 6 LS seats? In his opening remarks, Mr Shah spoke about the achievements of the Modi government in the last 5 years. Visakhapatnam all set for india-Australia T20 clash Vizag police commissioner Mahesh Chandra Laddha urged the people to be careful not to bring a bad name to the city. BEML inks pact with Lockheed Martin BEML has designed and developed various ground handling and ground support equipment for the prestigious LCA ‘Tejas’ project. DFRL develops low-cost sea dye cakes to help in rescue missions The dye is of international MIL-S standards. Bengaluru: Drone Olympics a big draw Sagar Defence, Drovengers Quad, Team Daksha, Thanos Technologies, UAS Delhi walk away with awards. Bengaluru: Boeing to build ‘a factory of the future’ in India Earlier in the day, top executives of Boeing held discussions with Mahindra Defence Systems (MDS) and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Mystic Mantra: A stand on chairs Biblical imagery of a chair, a seat or a throne signifies honour, authority and reverence. Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, 29 IPS officers transferred in Karnataka Commissioner of Police, Belagavi City. He has been posted as DIG (Recruitment), Bengaluru. Thiruvananthapuram: A ‘dumping canal’ poses threat An official of the health wing said that once the monsoon sets in, the city will face severe flooding. Bengaluru: Home-made ‘Tejas’ to go places literally! The minister had remarked “Look at the condition of HAL. College of Engineering, Trivandrum ladies’ hostel timing extended Women students of CET had launched ‘Break the Curfew’ movement in 2015 demanding the extension of the time to 9.30 p.m. Vijayawada: Mother tongue plays a vital role in life, says Dokka Manikya Vara Prasad He opined that one should know and follow their mother tongue and should fight to preserve it. J&K: Citizens aren’t the enemy; paramilitary jawans victims too Kashmiris have presented themselves as scapegoats in the confrontation between the military and their dream of a promised homeland. Kochi: Gutted building violated norms The building owner had failed to renew the no objection certificate from the department since 2006. LS poll: Hassan, Mandya sticking points? Mr Gundurao later indicated that the party's plan to field sitting Congress MPs again was its decision and not final. CM Pinarayi Vijayan to inaugurate Malabar Innovation Zone Representatives of startups and various industries will participate in the discussion. Kozhikode: ULCCS to launch global institute Producers will get additional incentives through value addition and export of dairy products. GHMC says old data delayed its work The corporation could not carry out any demolitions without the data GHMC ignores HC on BRS followup Officials were told to certify buildings as illegal under the GHMC Act after field-level inspections prior to their demolition. Telangana HC raps GHMC for illegal buildings Blames rising case load on GHMC’s inaction; Civic body boss says local court injunctions halt their work. Youth not for Hyderabad city name change Many students felt that changing names was superficial and done to deviate masses’ attention from the actual issues. Benny ehanan likens CPM to Pakistan This government is preaching homicide and not renaissance or modern Kerala which it claims,” the UDF convener said. K Sudhakaran may not contest polls A leader close to Mr Sudhakaran says he's the only Congress leader in Kannur mighty to challenge the CPM. US donates Rs 70 lakh for Taramati tomb The money is from the US Ambassadors’ Fund for Cultural Pres-ervation (AFCP). Sacked RTC staff get job promise, march called off The majority of them are facing a crisis after they lost their only means of livelihood. Hyderabad: Work at Macca Masjid may stop The government had sanctioned Rs 8.48 crore for the restoration and conservation of Macca Masjid and the royal mausoleum in 2015. NSS rejects Kodiyeri Balakrishnan’s offer of talks Mr Nair said on Thursday that the organisation did not intend to conduct discussions with anyone. Thiruvananthapuram: Congress presses for CBI probe Ramesh writes to CM seeking central agency probe; blames Uduma MLA in twin murder. India fifth in scientific publications, China and the US occupy the top two spots Prof. Sharma said India had about 15,000 start-ups, of which about 5,000 were in the field of deep technology. BJP may field independent candidate in Pathanamthitta Lok Sabha seats Kummanam likely to contest from capital; NSS support crucial. Locals help spot fire in Telangana state bus Locals immediately rushed to douse the fire, and a fire brigade team reached the spot. Murder of Youth Congress workers speech exposes CPM The party has been asserting so far that it has no role in the twin murders. Overspeeding for long time can cause fire in vehicles: Official The Telangana State Fire Department receives at least one vehicle fire complaint every day. Kerala: ‘Apna Ghar’ awaits migrant workers In the first lot 620 workers will be accommodated. Thiruvananthapuram: Audit in all departments for biometric punching The meeting will be attended by GAD secretary, IT secretary, NIC officials and IT experts. Maheshwaram sub-inspector caught red-handed taking bribe The ACB said he was taking the bribe from one Mohd Khaja Habibuddin, a resident of Tolichowki, so as not to name his cousin in a case. Kerala: E-service book in Secretariat Scheme will be introduced in a month. Hyderabad: Ghana national caught with drugs Oketch accused of smuggling cocaine, ecstasy from Goa India second largest market for Facebook, says FB vice-president Mark D’Arcy A total of six million companies are using the platform to take their products to the people. Chennai: Woman advocate commits suicide The police left asking Mohana to call again when Rajesh got back home. Vikarabad: Farmer loses Rs 4 lakh from account Upon investigation, it was found that the money had been transferred to e-wallets like Paytm and into some accounts with Ola and Amazon. Madras High court sets aside GO inviting zone-wise tenders for eggs supply The GO modifying the state-wise tender to that of a zone-wise tender does not contain any valid and acceptable reason warranting the modification. Pope opens meet on abuse The 82-year-old pontiff hopes to raise awareness about abuse through prayers, speeches, working groups and testimonies from victims. Hyderabad: Toddler run over while playing in front of house After the incident police immediately used CCTV footage from nearby cameras to track the vehicle and nabbed Amzeed. Chennai: Five bonded labourers rescued from brick kiln Rescue operation done in Kanambadi,Vellore dt. Hyderabad: Bhashyam bus driver booked for molestation The victim is a Class I student of Bhashyam School in Surya Nagar. Supreme Court considers reviewing Rafale verdict The Centre filed an application on December 15, 2018 to modify the December 14 verdict of the apex court. Fauna of mirrors to provoke thought As part of the biennale, the Chennai Photography Biennale Foundation initiated the CPB programme. Hambantota: Art of using old tricks to get new land The devil always lies in the detail, and the story of Hambantota is no exception. New technology finishes heart surgery in 90 mins The first of its kind Indian TAVR technology procedure which took place in Chennai on 6th February on a 75-year-old man. Bangladesh fire kills 70 as blasts rain fire on streets The inferno started in a building where chemicals for deodorants and other household uses were stocked amid apartments. Chinese heat felt in salubrious Ooty The government should give incentive and subsidies to encourage this trade. Hyderabad: Girl commits suicide in boyfriend’s room Boyfriend booked for cheating, abetting suicide. Errabelli Dayakar Rao warns staff against dereliction He said that he would work with the support of the village sarpanches to strengthen the local bodies. Vaidya Vidhana parishad chief must be doctor: Telangana High Court Mr Sandeep Reddy, the petitioner counsel submitted that contrary to the rules , the government appointed an IAS officer to the post. Cottage industry that uses laborious technique Good matured leaves of the eucalyptus trees are plucked by hand and collected. Even those leaves fallen on the ground are also collected. Election Commission begins audit of electoral rolls for flaws Separately, the AP High Court is hearing a public interest litigationon the matter. Withering eucalyptus may dent Nilgiri oil production, jobs Decline of old, healthy tree species in Hills. Niranjan Reddy, Vemula Prashant Reddy begin work on day-3 Ministers S. Niranjan Reddy and Vemula Prashant Reddy took charge of their portfolios on Thursday. Hyderabad: Debris of pruned trees left on roads Adding to the troubles, households are allowing water from their overhead tanks to overflow on to the streets. IS teen ineligible for nationality, says bangladesh The Home Office reportedly believed that Begum was entitled to claim citizenship in Bangladesh - a claim disputed by the South Asian country. Education, health top priority for new government Mr Reddy was speaking to reporters after assuming charge as education minister in his chamber at D Block of the Secretariat. Idol theft case: SC reserves verdict on Pon Manickavel appointment The Bench took note of the fact that the officer was willing to serve the organization even without a salary. With pre-poll alliances, BJP stoops to conquer The writer is the author of Narendra Modi: The Man, the Times and Sikhs: The Untold Agony of 1984. Cabinet brings Telangana Secretariat back to life The workforce at the Secretariat is in full work mode after months of dull days. President Ram Nath Kovind advocates learning of more languages Kovind said Gandhi always urged North Indians to learn languages and scripts of the southern states. Lobbying for MLC seats begins in Congress, Telangana Rashtra Samiti KCR to decide on fifth seat after budget session. Body of Telangana man shot dead in US to arrive on February 27 The family of Govardhan Reddy intends to seek financial help from the state government. BCCI may seek Pakistan’s exclusion from World Cup The issue will be discussed at the BCCI meeting on Friday. Telangana Cabinet approves vote-on-account Budget for 2019-20 The brief Budget session will commence at 11.30 am on Friday. I-T raids on minister KC Veeramani, friends premises in Vellore The raids have come barely two days after the BJP inked a poll pact with ruling AIADMK for the coming Lok Sabha polls. Anantapur: Woman fled from home 10 days ago There, with her husband’s help, the moneylenders tied her up to a tree and beat her up for cheating people. ‘Digital Telangana’ a distant dream The government is now targeting September 2019 for providing internet connectivity to 50 per cent of the gram panchayats. 5 lakh expected at Congress rally Priyanka Gandhi will deliver her maiden speech at the public rally in Ahmedabad. Congress Working Committee to meet in PM Modi-Shah fortress UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and other senior leaders will attend the meeting. Hyderabad: Immersion ponds under attack by encroachers GHMC neglects water bodies despite alerts by residents. More vehicles but Outer Ring Road toll agency pays less The previous agency had the project for Rs 26.01 crore when, on an average, 1,04,164 vehicles hit ORR. India turns heat on Pakistan, to stop water Fallout of Pulwama attack to cost hostile neighbour dearly. Pulwama has limited impact on MBS’ visit The thing to remember is that MBS is really on a familiarisation trip — Pakistan, India, China and South Korea being visited in one loop. India’s new dams will stop 5 per cent water to Pakistan India’s share of the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej river waters came to 33 million acres feet (MAF). N Chandrababu Naidu era over for AP, says Amit Shah He advised Mr Naidu to stage a dharna in front of his party office so that he can concentrate on the state’s development. Sid Sriram is one of my favourite singers: Actor Allu Sirish The makers of the film recently released its first song, which has Sid Sriram on vocals. Bengaluru FC stroll past Goa to regain top spot Juanan, Udanta and Miku were on target for BFC in 3-0 win over FC Goa. Hyderabad: 13-point system decreases hiring The number of students will increase by an estimated 375 in central universities because of the additional quota. Congress need not teach lessons, says BJP chief Amit Shah Mr Shah said, as the blood of his party and cadres is filled with patriotism. Sharwanand’s Secret Revealed Kajal Aggarwal and Kalyani Priyadarshan will be playing the female lead roles. Raashi Khanna confirms replacing Rakul Preet Singh in 'Venky Mama' With Raashi Khanna confirmed to replace Rakul Preet Singh, the makers will finally start shooting on Venky Mama this weekend. Amit Shah slams Congress, blames Jawaharlal Nehru for Pulwama blast Mr Shah said the Pulwama incident was the result of Jawaharlal Nehru’s mishandling of the Kashmir issue. Australia well aware of spin threat, says consultant The Aussies have been sweating it out at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here in preparation for the crucial series. Why Samajwadi Party gave half seats to BSP: Mulayam Singh Yadav Speculation was rife that they might have a seat arrangement with Congress. Insurers asked to focus on governance The high-level meeting was the first of its kind. Saridon exempted from FDC ban The Supreme Court also granted exemption to three more formulations from the list of 328 banned FDCs. PM Modi’s farm sop to be distributed on February 24 They are then expected to take part in distribution of the first instalment to farmers. Telangana: Life tax on ex-showroom price of cars goes High Court finds plea of Hyderabad resident against RTA’s life tax rule justified. Banks unwilling to reduce loan rate despite RBI’s call Repo rate is the rate at which RBI lends money to commercial banks in the event of any shortfall of funds and is used by the RBI to control inflation. Mulayam Singh Yadav hits out at son for 37-38 deal with Mayawati An official document signed by BSP chief Mayawati and SP president Akhilesh Yadav. Edelweiss, Kotak, JM Financials named in NSEL case The source, however, stated that these charges would apply for all the brokers who had done any trade on the exchange. RCom wants lenders to release Rs 260 crore The SC on Wednesday held RCom chairman Anil Ambani and two others guilty of contempt of court for violating its order by not paying dues. RCap seeks to sell entire RNAM stake A deal could help Reliance Capital clear 40 per cent debt. ‘Cut’ it deep and sexy this summer! Celebs raise the hotness quotient with cutout dresses. What’s in the name! Rappers and their creative stage names have been pop culture’s greatest obsession. Sivakarthikeyan’s next has a MGR connect? The movie features Rio, Shirin, Radharavi, Nanjil Sampath and Vigneshkanth. Political alliances influence film previews The director took to his social media handle and posted a tweet about the political angle that impacted the movie. Real life incident inspires Vikram Prabhu’s next The makers, known for choosing scripts with solid and unusual content, say that its genre cannot be classified under any particular category. Keerthy Suresh’s fan moment with Vidya Balan Keerthy Suresh, who was honoured for her work in Mahanati,was spotted enjoying her fan moment with B’town biggie Vidya Balan. The beauty of going vegan One can use natural ingredients like aloe vera for clearer skin or papaya for acne care. A holistic training Celebrity personal trainer Shivoham on training mind and body of Bollywood's who's who. Nurturing creativity French-Italian artiste Margherita Marincola conducts a theatre workshop alongside Kochi-Muziris Biennale. A singing officer An artiste who can easily imitate the voices of India’s playback greats, GHMC official Pawan Kumar has kept his passion for music alive. Kim Kardashian sends legal notice for fraud Sources close to the case say that the Missguided lawsuit is just one of many more to come against fashion knockoff brands. Chris Hemsworth to play Hulk Hogan Chris will play Hulk in his formative years of his ascent to fame. Vicky Kaushal supports the ban on Pakistan artists However, the actor says that the impact of the film is more important than the box office figures. Wrote raps before audition to get into the character, says Siddhant Chaturvedi His performance has received equal marks from critics as well. Sooraj Barjatya’s father passes away His last production venture was Hum Chaar that released recently. Manikarnika success party on the cards soon The actress adds that her responsibility towards work has become paramount now. Sunny days for krissh Krissh Menon, who is acting opposite Sunny Leone in her Malayalam debut, talks about working with the Bollywood actor and his future projects. Handmade with finesse! When one purchases a handcrafted product it is also a reflection of their philosophy. Not a level playing field So long as they are followed, there should be no grouse for transwomen competing in the women’s section. A lake-worthy save The first-ever lake that Anand managed to revive was the Kyalasanahalli Lake which happened in a span of 45 days. Meghan Markle’s ritzy baby celebrations Amal Clooney, Serena Williams among the gang present at Meghan Markle's baby shower in New York. Busting myths about evening workouts Exercising in the evening does not keep you awake, as is often believed. Yuzvendra Chahal discloses why spin partnership with Kuldeep Yadav is so successful The duo have emerged as India’s frontline spinners who hunt in tandem. Supreme Court displeased over public "sparring" between CoA's Vinod Rai-Diana Edulji The apex court, while observing that it was "partially aware" of what was going on in the CoA. Not easy to balance: Del Piero on struggles of Indian team despite ISL growth The Juventus legend also spoke about his chances to come back to India in a coaching job. Vatican’s legal recourse for tackling for sex abuse Catholic Church's regulations for investigation of, both priests accused of molestation and superiors accused of covering up, explained. Arjuna Ranatunga fails in bid to take control of crisis-hit Sri Lankan cricket Ranatunga, 55, contested one of two vice-president posts but only came third in voting. 2013 riots case: AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal, two others convicted The court said that there is no doubt that the assembly in present case was unlawful as it has caused traffic jam and indulged in violence. Harmanpreet Kaur's injury an oppurtinity for youngsters to step up: Mithali Raj The Indian women’s team begins its three-ODI series against England at home on Friday in the absence of star player Harmanpreet Kaur. This sweet gesture of Amitabh Bachchan on the sets of 'Badla' will surprise you The actor who keeps a low key profile likes to be the part of the crew. Rupee drops 13 paise to 71.24 against dollar as crude rises At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market, the domestic unit opened strong at 71.06 and rose to 70.91. Kanhu from 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister' writes a note to real life PM Narendra Modi The little one tweeted a series of notes to PM talking about the current problems faced by the country. Pakistan gifts cash-strapped gold-plated assault rifle to Saudi Crown Prince The unusual gift for a visiting foreign dignitary was presented to Mohammad during his first official visit to Islamabad. Capital requirement of PSBs to shrink to about Rs 25,000 cr in FY20: Moody's The recent capital infusion will improve solvency of banks, but not fully resolve legacy problem loans. BCCI appoints former Supreme Court judge DK Jain as ombudsman The bench further informed that the newly-appointed ombudsman will take his charge as soon as possible in the cricketing body. Crisil sees gas demand rising by 3.5 per cent annually till FY23 Industrial PNG segment is expected to see a shift from alternative fuels because of better competitiveness in comparison with LPG. Despite massive capital infusion, full turnaround is still away for PSBs: Moody's Banks are far from a full turnaround as large volumes of problem-loans will still continue to cap improvements and capitalisation. Bhima Koregaon case: Supplementary chargesheet filed against Sudha Bharadwaj, others Police had filed the first chargesheet in the case against 10 persons at the special court for UAPA in November 2018. 'Russian militarily ready for Cuban missile-style crisis if US wants one': Putin Cuban Missile Crisis erupted in 1962 when Moscow responded to a U.S. missile deployment in Turkey by sending ballistic missiles to Cuba. Intentions might be different but tone of Congress and Imran Khan is same: Prasad There would have been celebrations in Pakistan as our leading opposition party has said same things as Pakistan PM, said RS Prasad. New AI software can help in early detection of deadly tumours Arterys software for lungs and liver is expected to bring the same level of efficiency in analysing scans. CMA inks wage settlement pact with trade unions A total of 21 cement companies, consisting major players which cover 60 per cent of the country's total cement capacity. France concerned over increasing anti-Semitic sentiment Anti-Semitism worst since WWII, Macron tells Jewish group. ComMin sets USD 50 billion bilateral trade target with Russia by '25 USD 50 billion target set for bilateral trade between India and Russia over the next seven years: CR Chaudhary. Daati Maharaj rape case: HC asks CBI reasons for cancellation of anticipatory bail The court asked the agency about the steps taken by it to take him into custody, as the matter was transferred to the CBI in October 2018. CARE Ratings to government: From where will you get the recap funds for PSBs? The union government on Wednesday declared an infusion amount of Rs 48,239 crore for recapitalisation of PSBs. Rahul Gandhi to offer worship at Tirupati, address rally on Friday Rahul Gandhi would speak out on special status to Andhra Pradesh and other issues facing the nation, CD Meyyappan said. EPFO finalises 8.65 per cent interest for 2018-19: Gangwar The interest rate is credited into the subscribers account after the Finance Ministry's approval. Statue depicting non-consensual kiss defaced Iconic WWII statue of sailor kissing nurse non-consensually vandalised. Triple talaq criminalised; President Kovind promulgates 4 ordinances The Ordinance will protect the rights of married Muslim women and deter the practice of divorce by triple talaq, that is, talaq –e –biddat. Barclays sets aside millions to deal with Brexit uncertainty The bank's net loss shrank to 76 million pounds from 1.29 billion pounds. The HP x303w USB 3.1 flash drive offers 10x transfer speeds The x303w is the ideal gadget to let you quickly access, store, transfer and procure files from the drive. Gold up by Rs 360 on jewellers' buying Gold is trading at Rs 34,830 per 10 gram at the bullion market here on increased buying from local jewellers. 'SP was strong party, won several polls on its own': Mulayam questions SP-BSP tie-up Mulayam underscored that the Samajwadi Party was a strong party, which won several elections on its own. 'Why PM not speaking against harassment of Kashmiri people?' questions Omar Abdullah Omar Abdullah lashed out for withdrawing security of Hurriyat leaders and others, and called it 'regressive step'. Kangana Ranaut requests PM Narendra Modi to scrap 'Article 370' in J&K; find out why Earlier, post-Pulwama terror attack, she had called Shabana Azmi 'anti-national'. Fodder scam cases: Lalu Yadav moves SC for bail Yadav has challenged the order of the Jharkhand High Court which had rejected the bail application filed by him on Wednesday. Mayank Agarwal keen to flourish across formats after fairytale debut in Australia Agarwal adapted quickly in Australia after being flown in midway through the Test series held last year. Oil hovers near 2019 highs amid OPEC cuts Oil prices have been driven up this year by supply cuts led by the Organisation of the OPEC. Shah hits out at Naidu, says he trusts Imran Khan not PM Modi The BJP chief defended the Prime Minister, saying that he was leaving no stone unturned in ensuring the safety and security of the nation. SpaceX granted nearly USD 300 million by US Department of Defense The investment will see SpaceX launch three crucial missions, including the NROL-87, NROL-85, and AFSPC-44 missions. Zydus receives USFDA nod for 2 products The company has received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Adminstration (USFDA) to market generic Phytonadione tablets. Sonchiriya: Abhishek Chaubey defines characters from his upcoming film; watch Sonchiriya has been making all right noise owing to it's gritty and rustic content. Panasonic India eyes 15 per cent AC sales growth to Rs 1,400 cr next fiscal The company is expected to close the current fiscal with an AC turnover of Rs 1,220 crore. Sensex ends 142 points higher; pharma, metal stocks rally The 30-share Sensex settled 142.09 points, or 0.40 per cent higher at 35,898.35. NIIT Tech partners Microsoft to help clients in 'cloudification' Under the partnership, NIIT Technologies will directly manage the entire lifecycle for its enterprise customers. Xiaomi Mi 9 with 48MP triple rear camera launched The handset also sports 20W fast wireless charging, the fastest available so far. India lose by not playing Pakistan in World Cup: Sunil Gavaskar The bilateral cricketing ties between the two countries have already been suspended since 2012. 'Tired of convincing Cong for forming an alliance': Kejriwal Delhi CM believes that only one candidate of the Opposition should be pitched against BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Smriti Irani calls Navjot Sidhu India's 'Jaichand' over his comment on Pulwama attack Such people should be taught a lesson said Smriti Irani. Munich shootout: 2 dead; police says no sign of terrorist background Spokesman Sven Mueller said the two dead people were both men and one of them had fired the shots. Mayawati, Akhilesh Yadav announce seat-sharing details in UP The list had 75 of the state's 80 seats, of which Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party gets 38 seats and the Samajwadi Party 37. AICC Secretary attached to Priyanka Gandhi sacked by Rahul Kumar Ashish's appointment was criticized on social media for his alleged link in 2005 Bihar question paper leak case. AAP govt to be cornered in Delhi Assembly over JNU sedition case: BJP The 'drama' of ruling AAP over full statehood will also be highlighted in the budget session, Gupta said. China’s popular propaganda app The 'Xi cult' app is China's current red-hot hit. MobiKwik offers instant life insurance for Rs 20 on its App This is the second big announcement by MobiKwik in the digital insurance space, Intellect Design Arena to provide digital solution to HUDCO HUDCO is a wholly-owned entity of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. India vs Australia: Injury rules out Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja named replacement It is a minor setback for the team and Pandya, who returned to action during the limited-overs series in New Zealand. Lessors doubt Jet Airways rescue plan, pull out more planes: sources Jet has defaulted on loans and has not paid pilots, leasing firms and suppliers for months. Australian vehicles to soon have emoji licence plates The state’s largest automotive organisation has welcomed the digital addition. Free air travel for paramilitary forces to Kashmir: Govt post Pulwama Jawans and sub-officers,will now be able to book tickets in regular commercial flights and claim reimbursement from their organization. Adda247 cements its position as one of India’s fastest growing educational platforms Aims to reach 10 million subscribers by December 2020, and at least 50 million learners over the next 2 years. Raigad police defuses bomb found in transport bus As soon as police received the information, they rushed to the spot. With the help of the bomb detection squad, the bomb was diffused. Cyber criminals cash in on millions with Formjacking Symantec’s annual threat report reveals more ambitious, destructive, and stealthy attacks raising the stake for organisations. Rahul: Jawans don't get 'martyr status' in 'New India', Ambani gets Rs 30k cr Rahul's renewed attacks signal change in stance after BJP leaders including Shah took digs at Cong after Pulwama. Volkswagen boss says US tariffs could cost up to 2.5 billion euros: report Analysts at London-based Evercore ISI said tariffs could cost Volkswagen 2.5 billion euros (USD2.8 billion) a year. Cervical cancer free India by 2079 First of its kind study on global scale, reveals that medium developed countries like India could be cervical cancer free in the next 60 years. Pulwama terror attack:18 separatists, 155 politicians to lose security in J-K Through this, over 1,000 police personnel and over 100 vehicles are freed to do regular police work, officials said. US imposes sanctions on Indian man, his parents in global drug ring Jasmeet Hakimzada describes his father as 'primary' trafficking and laundering partner and mother as an officer for two companies in India. Terrorism, climate change biggest challenges before mankind: Modi This is his second visit to the Republic of Korea since 2015 and second summit meeting with President Moon Jae-in. New treatment for cartilage regeneration Researchers develop new approach to treat osteoarthritis. Army chief flies in India-made Tejas fighter jet at Aero India show 'It’s a wonderful aircraft. If aircrafts like this get added to IAF inventory, it will increase our air power,' General Rawat said. 6 jawans feared dead in avalanche in Himachal, rescue on standby Rescue parties are waiting for the weather to clear to restart the operation. SC to hear plea on Kashmiri students attack on Friday Senior advocate Colin Gonsalves on Thursday mentioned the matter before Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and sought its hearing at 2 pm. IIFL Home Finance, Maharashtra govt sign MoU for building houses under PMAY Under the agreed terms and conditions, IIFL HFL will be able to conduct on the spot counselling for home buyers. No note, no way BCCI can block Pakistan from World Cup: official The call to boycott Pakistan has been made by some prominent voices such as Harbhajan Singh and Sourav Ganguly. iRobot Roomba i7 and i7+ launched in India The Roomba i7+ brings a new level of intelligence and automation to robotic vacuum cleaners. No chance for India-Pakistan bilateral series after Pulwama attack: Sourav Ganguly Ganguly echoed sentiments of Harbhajan Singh, saying that India should not play Pakistan in the upcoming World Cup. ‘Ranveer Singh is real MC Sher of my life’, says ‘Gully Boy’ star Siddhant Chaturvedi In an exclusive interview, Siddhant Chaturvedi shared many things about his career, life, upcoming projects and many more. DCC defers decision on Airtel, Voda, Idea penalty to next meeting The telecom watchdog Trai in October 2016 recommended imposing total penalty of Rs 3,050 crore on Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea. Hippocamp – Neptune’s tiniest moon is a survivor Neptune's newest, tiniest moon likely a piece of bigger one. Khaleel Ahmed needs to learn from Jasprit Bumrah to evolve as pacer: Zaheer Khan Zaheer feels that the youngster has some catching up to do. Narayan Seva Sansthan conducted 127 corrective surgeries at Kumbh Mela 2019 NSS is serving pilgrims for their wheelchair needs and medical help through providing doctors and trained nursing staff at Kumbh Mela 2019. Mahindra XUV300 mileage compariosn The XUV300 has finally been launched in India. China gets an app for Xi Jinping’s ‘inspirational quotes’ The app’s name -- “Xuexi Qiangguo” or “Study to Make China strong” – is a pun as the Chinese word for studying. Blockchain Summit India 2019 to Bring Together Experts and Stakeholders The summit aims at harnessing India’s potential in blockchain and crypto. RevStart to organise 54 hrs Techstars Startup weekend noida RevStart, a leading Co-working and incubation centre based out of Noida will be organizing Techstars Start-up Weekend Noida. Fitness freak Hrithik Roshan changed his daily routine; read why One of the most disciplined actors of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan is known to follow a strict routine. Corvi launches LED Bulb with lifetime warranty at Rs 99 Packed with innovative features, including dimming functionality, broadened illumination area and 150 Lumens Per Watt. 'PM continued shooting for documentary after Pulwama': Cong There was no immediate reaction from the Prime Minister's Office and the BJP over the allegations. EU countries back copyright reforms aimed at Google, Facebook The dissenting countries said the proposed changes could hinder innovation and hurt the bloc’s competitiveness in the digital market. US Senator says US allies need to maintain "common front" on China's Huawei United States and its allies “need to maintain a common front” against risk of using equipment from countries. Adani could win Carmichael mine approval within two years The firm has been at loggerheads with environmental activists in the eight years since the project was first proposed. Sitharaman launches vessel, asks defence PSUs to expand market Many overseas clients have shown an interest in buying from India, says Sitharaman. EU must assess Huawei risk despite lack of evidence: EU digital chief Britain has not seen any evidence of malicious activity by Huawei. 'Hope to get new squadron of Sukhoi-30 fighter jets soon’: HAL According to reports, HAL is expected to manufacture two additional aircraft from the facility by the end of 2019. Climate change affecting summertime thunderstorms Summertime thunderstorms 'robustly connected' to climate change. Production-spec Tata 45X (Maruti Baleno rival) reveal in March 2019 The world debut is set to happen at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show next month Microsoft discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe Microsoft said it discovered the hacking through the company’s Threat Intelligence Center and Digital Crimes Unit. RCap invites Nippon Life to acquire its stake in asset management JV Reliance Capital held 42.9 per cent stake in Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd. Leasing in logistics, warehousing sector hits all-time high of 24 mln sq ft:CBRE Mumbai, national capital region (NCR), Bengaluru and Chennai accounted for more than 70 per cent of the leasing. Britain managing Huawei risks, has no evidence of spying Britain had yet to decide on its security policy for national 5G networks. Get TDS till Rs 1 lakh under section 80D, but conditions apply The government is offering benefits under Section 80D of the income tax act, making treatments from private hospitals affordable. Sunanda Pushkar case: Hearing adjourned till March 7 On 4 February, Patiala House Court sent the case for trial after dismissing Subramanian Swamy’s plea seeking to assist the court in matter. Maharashtra farmers begin their agitation again to press for their demands 8-day farmers protest in Maharashtra delayed due to police intervention. Amit Shah to launch BJP’s outreach to central government scheme beneficiaries today BJP has fixed a target of reaching out to 22 crore beneficiaries of schemes initiated by central as well as BJP-led state governments. RCom seeks lenders' nod for release of Rs 260 cr in bank account to Ericsson RCom is confident of raising the balance approximately Rs 200 crore for payment to Ericsson Lenovo's third-quarter profit beats expectations, powering share surge The company, dual-headquartered in China and the United States, is optimistic of further growth in China. Community bunkers being built for safety of locals along LoC in J-K's Rajouri On Wednesday, Pakistan Army violated ceasefire along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector for second consecutive day. SK Hynix plans to spend USD 107 billion building four memory chip plants The chip fabrication plants will be built on a 4.5 million square metre site south of Seoul beginning 2022. Barber marks US-North Korea summit with free Trump, Kim style haircuts The barber would normally charge a whopping USD 43 for the Trump dye-job, a steep fee in a city where most haircuts cost a few dollars Indian economy fundamentals sound, set to reach USD 5 trillion: PM Modi No other large economy in the world has grown at 7 per cent year after year, says PM. WhatsApp bug lets users bypass new privacy controls The security system fails when users select any interval option other than “immediately.” India's 1st self-made fighter jet, LCA Tejas, formally joins Air Force LCA Tejas received the final operational clearance for induction into the IAF as a fully-weaponised fighter jet. With motherhood, Ekta Kapoor discovers her superpowers! Ekta was seen speaking about how millions of women have resonated with the characters. CoA to discuss India-Pakistan World Cup clash on Friday India's World Cup clash against Pakistan hangs in balance following the Pulwama terror attacks. Google fails to disclose microphone in Nest Secure The device's published specifications did not mention a microphone. U-turn by Shatrughan Sinha will not guarantee him ticket: BJP Shatrughan Sinha has recently praised PM Modi and BJP president Amit Shah over the Patna Metro project. Tech Mahindra to buy back shares at 14.59 pc premium for Rs 1,956 cr The share buyback proposal has been approved by the company's board. India will not be cowed in internet consultations: Ravi Shankar Prasad The draft rules have prompted intense lobbying by technology companies, which say the proposals “impose burdensome obligations”. Gurgaon man charged for raping live-in partner's adopted child The minor girl, escaped from Gurgaon last month and arrived in Noida, where she is currently lodged at a women's shelter home. SC agrees to consider early hearing on PIL for review of Rafale verdict CJI Gogoi, however, refused to give specific date for hearing saying that an appropriate bench of SC is yet to be constituted. Blown away by innovation or price? Samsung's foldable phone opens up debate The unveiling of the foldable device came as a shock to many in the auditorium. Telangana govt set to present Budget tomorrow Both the Assembly and Council will meet separately at 11.30 am. Kesari trailer: Akshay Kumar's film is a patriotic juggernaut Akshay will be portraying the role of Havildar Ishar Singh in this true story based on the Battle of Saragarhi. Samsung announces folding phone with 5G - at nearly USD 2,000 The Galaxy Fold will go on sale on April 26 and take advantage of new and faster 5G mobile networks. At least 81 killed as fire breaks out in chemical warehouses in Dhaka Deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Ibrahim Khan said at least two cars and 10 cycle rickshaws were burned in the fire. Child rescued from 200-feet-deep borewell after 16-hour operation The operation was very critical and required constant meticulous planning to avoid any injury to the child. Father of Sooraj Barjatya, Rajkumar Barjatya passes away Rajkumar Barjatya worked as a producer and produced films like Hum Aapke Hain Koun, Vivaah and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo. Harmanpreet Kaur ruled out of England limited-overs series with ankle injury India will play three ODIs in Mumbai starting February 22, followed by three T20 Internationals in Guwahati from March 4. Social circle can boost your emotional well-being Interacting more can keep older adults physically active. TN parents says govt hospital infused HIV positive blood to child, authorities deny The hospital has however denied the accusation and said that it is prepared for any inquiry. Samsung steps up their wearables game with three new devices The Galaxy wearable line expands to include Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Buds. Rajasthan minister thrashes electricity board employee; angry staff stage protest Chandna, allegedly lost his cool after he came to know that a suspended member was reinstated in RSEB. WI vs Eng 1st ODI: Joe Root, Jason Roy star in England's record chase Chris Gayle's century went in vain as Eoin Morgan and co completed a thrilling six-wicket win. US woman who joined ISIS won't be allowed back says Donald Trump Donald Trump's refusal to admit 24-year-old Hoda Muthana comes just as he is pressing Europeans to repatriate their own ISIS fighters. Cops finally arrest murderer of 11-year-old girl after 45 years More than 4 decades later, authorities in Southern California said that Colorado man has been arrested and charged with killing her in 1973. Samsung takes the wraps off the Galaxy S10 New premium smartphone experiences help celebrate 10 years of Galaxy innovations. Samsung unveils Galaxy Fold and it can be yours in April The Galaxy Fold delivers a new kind of mobile experience allowing users to do things they couldn’t do with an ordinary smartphone. 50-yr-old Telangana man shot dead in Florida's departmental store Reddy was allegedly attacked by a group of men inside the store in Florida’s Pensacola city. Congress party workers looted booths for my father, says Kirti Azad Kirti Azad has admitted that booth capturing is a part of the Congress culture, alleged BJP. E-comm market, rising data consumption opportunities to expand in India: Seagate E-commerce platforms are now moving very-very quickly into mobile as well. State-run banks' shares jumped after government announces fund infusion The government had in October 2017 said it would infuse a total 2.11 trillion rupees into state-run lenders over two years. Debt-laden Jet Airways edges closer to safety The airline has also seen its share price suffer as it navigated through several negotiations with its lenders and shareholders. Gully Boy: Siddhant Chaturvedi aka MC Sher crashes Twitter with his own rap, watch The actor shared a video of his own rap which he wrote during the prep, proving to be a surprise treat to his fans. Compound that can kill cancer cells Scientists discover new compound that could help treat ovarian cancer. Sensex, Nifty start on a positive note; bank stocks jump The 30-share index was trading 8.47 points, or 0.02 per cent, at 35,764.73. Situation in Jammu improves, curfew relaxed for 7 hours Curfew in Jammu was clamped on February 15 after violence broke out following the Pulwama terror attack in a day earlier. Rupee rises 9 paise to 71.02 vs US dollar At the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market, the domestic unit opened slightly higher at 71.06 and built on the gains to reach 71.02. Prez Kovind hosts Saudi Prince, talks on counter-terrorism, bilateral ties President Ram Nath Kovind expressed India's wish to be a strong and reliable partner in Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030. Finmin expects NPA recovery of Rs 1.80 lakh crore in FY19 So far, banks have recovered Rs 1 lakh crore under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). Sebi fines 2 entities Rs 10 lakh for fraudulent trade in BSE stock options The regulator imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh each on Teji Mandi Securities and Vikrant International Pvt Ltd, as per an order. ISL: Northeast United's playoff hopes given a blow after 1-1 draw against Pune City NorthEast United dominated possession in the early stages but it were Pune who got the first shot on target. IL&FS group stocks drop up to 5 per cent The ED conducted raids in Mumbai and Delhi-NCR region in connection with the multi-crore IL&FS payment default crisis:officials. 7.16 lakh jobs created in Dec, 72.32 lakh in last 16 months: Payroll data EPFO, revised downwards its payroll data for November 2018 by 23.44 per cent to 5.80 lakh against the earlier estimate of 7.16 lakh Allessandro Michele showcases his collection for Gucci Gucci unmasks a harder, more masculine collection at the Milan Fashion Week. PM reaches South Korea on two-day visit to boost strategic ties This is Prime Minister's second visit to the Republic of Korea after his state visit in May 2015. Coal India gets Sebi exemption for share buy back programme Coal India had filed an application on February 12 with sebi seeking exemption from the strict enforcement of the buyback norms. New social media norms: Prasad assures widest possible talks Prasad launched a report on the country's trillion dollar digital opportunity. Vodafone Idea not in favour of 5G spectrum auction before 2020: CTO The operator holds 35.6 per cent of the total wireless subscriber market. NRAI to allow Pakistan shooters to participate in ISSF World Cup The ISSF World Cup Rifle Championship in Delhi which began on Wednesday will conclude on February 28. Merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with BoB to be effective from Apr 1 This scheme may be called the Amalgamation of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda Scheme, 2019, BoB said. India, Saudi need to explore opportunities in new products, biz: Prabhu Ways to increase trade and investments were discussed during a meeting between Prabhu and the Saudi delegation led by Kamel Al-Munajjed. Sebi exempts 2 family trusts related to Navkar Corporation from making open offer Nemichand Mehta Family Trust and Shailaja Mehta Family Trust had sought exemption from the obligation of making open offer. Only Jio, BSNL add mobile users in Dec, Voda Idea lost maximum: Trai Reliance Jio added 85.64 lakh users, BSNL added 5.56 lakh customers to their network. DCC to take call on Rs 3,050-cr penalty on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea on Thursday The penalty on Airtel and Vodafone works out to about Rs 1,050 crore each, while in case of Idea Cellular it comes to about Rs 950 crore. Akshay Kumar teaches self-defense techniques to young girl, watch video The 'Kesari' actor shared a video from the event where he can be seen teaching a young girl a few basic techniques. UEFA Champions League: Leroy Sane stuns old club Schalke as Man City win 3-2 Sane started his professional career at the club in Gelsenkirchen before moving to City in 2016. Rajahmundry: Call to conserve rivers in country He said that construction of such mega projects should not affect the forests, local environment, people and wildlife.