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    IPL: Delhi Capitals announce Dhiraj Malhotra as new CEO

    New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Capitals on Thursday announced their new leadership team with Dhiraj Malhotra being appointed as Chief Executive Officer and Srinath T.B. as Head of Operations. "We are delighted to have Dhiraj and Srinath on board to lead the

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    I don't like defining people or be defined: Lisa Ray

    Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actress Lisa Ray, who plays a lesbian in web series "Four More Shots Please", says she doesn't like the idea of labelling or defining people, especially when it comes to one's choice of partner. It's called "Close to the Bone" and it will be published

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    Day after meeting Islamabad envoy, Guterres for swift justice for Pulwama terrorists

    United Nations, Feb 21 (IANS) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for bringing the perpetrators of the terrorist attack that killed 40 Indian security personnel in Kashmir swiftly to justice a day after meeting Pakistan's Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi.

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    Modi in Seoul: To accept peace award, unveil Gandhi bust

    Seoul, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached the South Korean capital on Thursday for a two-day state visit where he will unveil a Mahatma Gandhi bust, besides accepting the Seoul Peace Prize and having business and political engagements. On his second state visit to the Asian nation, Modi

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    India's security from terrorism and Naxalism are explicit only by PM Modi: CM Adityanath

    While addressing the party workers at Khordha district, Odisha Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on the issue of Pulwama terror attack said, "I pay homage to the brave soldiers who lost their lives in the dreadful terror attack. We have to bond by a resolution that India's security from terrorism

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    MNS members visit FM station, ask them to stop playing Pakistani songs

    Members of Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) visited a FM Radio station and asked them to stop playing Pakistani songs. There is a constant cry for banning Pakistan artists across the country. Following the gruesome attack on CRPF personnel in Pulwama, India has already taken away the status of most favoured

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    Nationalism has nothing to do with a person or party: Pallavi Joshi

    Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Pallavi Joshi, who hosts television show "Bharat Ki Baat", which showcases a positive narrative of Indians, says people tend to associate nationalism with one individual or a political party, and that is a wrong interpretation of the ideology

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    Atul Srivastava, Alka Kaushal get together for 'Mannphodganj'

    Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actors Atul Srivastava and Alka Kaushal have been roped in for comedy drama series "Mannphodganj". Sameer Nair-led Applause Entertainment, the content studio of the Aditya Birla Group, along with DJ's A Creative Unit is working on the series which is an adaptation

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    Key Indian equity market indices open in green

    The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 35,756.26 on Wednesday, opened higher at 35,837 points. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 35,821.27, up by 65.01 points, or 0.18 per cent. At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader Nifty 50, which had closed at 10,735.45 on

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    RS Prasad releases IT ministry's report on country's digital economy

    Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday released his ministry's report 'India's Trillion Dollar Digital Opportunity' to emphasis on the importance of the digital sector. The digital sector of India has the potential of becoming a one trillion dollar economy

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    Committed to 'free, open Indo-Pacific region', democracy: Maldives

    New York, Feb 21 (IANS) Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has reiterated his nation's commitment to a "free and open" Indo-Pacific region and to democracy. During his meeting with Secretary of State Michael Pompeo in Washington on Wednesday, Shahid underscored "the importance

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    Rocky Star treats every show as his first

    London, Feb 21 (IANS) Designer Rocky Star, who showcased his collection at London Fashion Week earlier this month, says he believes in treating each show with the same enthusiasm as his first. "Every showcase at London Fashion week has been special. To see your vision come to life in the most

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    TAll India Kisan Sabha embarks on another protest march from Nashik to Mumbai

    Disgruntled with the Maharashtra government for not "fulfilling" its promise of farm loan waiver and increased pension, the All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) embarked on another protest march from Nashik to Mumbai. All India Kisan Sabha is an affiliate of Communist Party of India (Marxist). The

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    Telangana man shot dead in US

    Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A man from Telangana was shot dead by unidentified persons in Florida State of the US.

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    Saudi Crown Prince meets President Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rahtrapati Bhavan today. He is on one-day state visit to India. President Kovind and Prince Mohammed bin Salman held talks. Salman's visit comes after two days of his Pakistan visit. PM Modi and Saudi Crown Prince earlier held

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    Saudi Aramco, RIL in talks for India projects

    New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Saudi Aramco, national petroleum and natural gas company of Saudi Arabia, said on Wednesday it was looking to expand footprint in India and was discussing partnerships with Indian companies, including Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL). "There is a lot of growth potential and

  • Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: Harish Salve slams Pakistan for its language at ICJ
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    Kulbhushan Jadhav hearing: Harish Salve slams Pakistan for its language at ICJ

    As the International Court of Justice (ICJ) began its hearing of final arguments of the Indian side in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, Indian lawyer Harish Salve today slammed Pakistan taking objection to the kind of insulting language and words it used during its submission on Tuesday. Salve said, "

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    Transfer Jadhav's case to an ordinary court: India to ICJ

    The Hague, Feb 20 (IANS) India on Wednesday urged the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to transfer the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, Indian national sentenced to death in an espionage case in Pakistan, from a military court to an ordinary court, if he is not to be released immediately. "The court

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    India-Pakistan World Cup tie on schedule: ICC

    New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday a decision on the group match between India and Pakistan at the ODI World Cup will be taken at its next meeting. Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials Sanjay Patel and Rajiv Shukla had demanded

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    Mohun Bagan write to AFC for Indian football road map

    New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Former I-League champions Mohun Bagan have written to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), requesting the game's continental governing body to pressurise the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to come up with a roadmap for Indian football. "We would like to draw

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    Pakistan seeks Indian response on prisoner's killing in Jaipur jail

    Islamabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Pakistan on Wednesday sought a response from Indian authorities over the killing of a Pakistani convict in the Jaipur jail. "Pakistan is gravely concerned at media reports regarding the brutal killing of a Pakistani prisoner, Shakarullah, imprisoned in the Jaipur Central

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    Pakistan sponsored Pulwama attack: Salve tells ICJ

    The Hague, Feb 20 (IANS) India on Wednesday accused Pakistan in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) of engaging in state-sponsored terrorism and cited the dastardly attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, by Pakistan-based and UN-proscribed group killing 40 CRPF troopers. "On 14 February a dastardly

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    Harleen replaces Harmanpreet in women's ODI squad

    New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced on Wednesday that Harleen Deol will replace Harmanpreet Kaur in the Indian womens ODI squad.

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    India, Saudi Arabia condemn Pulwama attack, call for sanctioning of terrorists, organisations by UN

    New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday strongly condemned the terror attack on Indian forces in Pulwama, called upon countries to renounce use of terrorism as an instrument of state policy and underlined the importance of comprehensive sanctioning of terrorists and their organisations

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    Jio adds 85 lakh subscribers in December; Airtel, Vodafone Idea lose users

    New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued to increase its subscriber base in December as other major telecom operators Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel lost users during the period, data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Wednesday.