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 2020-02-28 15:16 

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COVID-19: China to provide assistance to Iran...

Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China will continue to provide assistance to Iran in its fight against COVID-19 epidemic, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a telephonic conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on F...

 2020-02-28 15:11 

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Police complaint against Wall Street Journal for spreading 'communal tension'...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A police complaint has been filed with the Delhi Police as well as the Maharashtra Police against the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for "defaming a particular religion and spreading communal tension" by "misreporting4; ...

 2020-02-28 15:08 

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Delhi govt grants sanction to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday granted sanction to the Delhi Police to prosecute former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar and others in the 2016 sedition case....

 2020-02-28 15:03 

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India's core industries output rises by 2.2% in January...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The output pace of India's eight major industries mildly accelerated in January 2020 by 2.2 per cent from a rise of 2.1 per cent reported in December 2019....

 2020-02-28 15:00 

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Divyendu Sharma: The definition of masculinity is changing...

Mumbai, Feb 28 : Actor Divyendu Sharma recently played a pivotal role in the digital film "Shukranu" that deals with the struggle of a man after sterilisation. The film, set against the backdrop of Emergency in 1975, makes the point that we need t...

 2020-02-28 14:59 

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EU to give Pakistan 13 mn euros grant for better fiscal mgmt...

Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The European Union (EU) under its Public Financial Management Support Programme is supporting Pakistan in improving fiscal policies and budget preparations with a grant of 13 million euros, the Ministry of Finance, Revenue and Eco...

 2020-02-28 14:58 

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RF Young Champs stun Manchester United U-14s on final day...

Navi Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Reliance Foundation Young Champs overcame Manchester United under-14s in the final showpiece event of the PL-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup at the Reliance Corporate Park Football Ground here....

 2020-02-28 14:57 

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ISL: Chennaiyin face FC Goa in 1st leg of semi-final...

Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC will look to make home advantage count against FC Goa when the two sides lock horns with each other in the first leg of their Hero Indian Super League play-off clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday....

 2020-02-28 14:54 

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Putin, Erdogan agree to consider meeting on Idlib: Kremlin...

Moscow, Feb 28 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed on Friday to examine the possibility of a meeting in the near future to discuss the situation in Syria's Idlib, the Kremlin said in a statem...

 2020-02-28 14:51 

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Pandya makes strong return, Dhawan, Bhuvi star in DY Patil T20 Cup...

Navi Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) India's injured trio of Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya and Shikhar Dhawan made a confident return to competitive cricket in the 16th DY Patil T20 Cup at the DY Patil Stadium....

 2020-02-28 14:50 

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SBI Cards IPO will sail through market turmoil: Mgmt...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The upcoming mega IPO of SBI Cards and Payments will sail through the current stock market bloodbath, the company management said on Friday while relying on the response received from the anchor investors to the IPO....

 2020-02-28 14:44 

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India's Q3 FY20 GDP growth at 4.7%; earlier growth rates revised (Lead)...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's 2019-20 third quarter GDP growth rate stood at 4.7 per cent, official data showed on Friday....

 2020-02-28 14:40 

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Huawei launches MediaPad M5 Lite 10 tablet in India...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Chinese tech major Huawei on Friday launched the MediaPad M5 Lite 10 tablet, which comes with the M-Pen lite stylus, for Rs 22,990....

 2020-02-28 14:36 

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BGR India hacked, company says old data dumped online (Lead)...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Hackers have reportedly compromised tech company BGR's (Boy Genius Report) India website and dumped its data containing emails, hashed passwords and other information on the Dark Web....

 2020-02-28 14:31 

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HAL supplies rocket part to ISRO for satellite launch...

Bengaluru, Feb 28 (IANS) State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) supplied a rocket part (L-40 stage) to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for launching satellites in the geo-stationary orbit onboard GSLV Mark-2, the aerospace major said on F...

 2020-02-28 14:27 

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Zebronics launches home automation camera...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Zebronics on Friday launched a new home automation smart camera that comes with WiFi, pan, tilt, digital zoom and AI priced at Rs 3,599....

 2020-02-28 14:23 

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Kashmiri Pandit activist detained in Srinagar...

Srinagar, Feb 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday detained the Chairman of the Reconciliation, Return and Rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits (RRRKP), Satish Mahaldar, from Srinagar Airport ahead of a proposed 'Solidarity' March....

 2020-02-28 14:16 

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How has economy failed when hotels are full: Union Minister...

Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) Naysayers who claim that the Indian economy has failed are wrong because marriage halls and hotels are filled to capacity, Union Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi said on Friday....

 2020-02-28 14:14 

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Requested for PL U-23 Asia Trophy to be held in India: Nita Ambani...

Navi Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Chairperson and founder of Football Sports Development Limited and Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani, on Friday said she has requested Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters to host the league's U-23 Asia Trophy in In...

 2020-02-28 14:13 

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Congress in Assam mulls alliance with AIUDF for RS seats...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Ahead of elections for the Rajya Sabha, the Congress in Assam has offered an olive branch to the AIUDF headed by Badruddin Ajmal to keep the BJP at bay....

 2020-02-28 14:13 

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Premier League, ISL renew Mutual Cooperation Agreement...

Navi Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Chairperson and founder of Football Sports Development Limited and Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani, joined Premier League Chief Executive Richard Masters at the Premier League-ISL Next Generation Mumbai Cup on Friday to sign a ...

 2020-02-28 14:08 

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48 FIRS lodged between Feb 22 and 26...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A total of 48 FIRs were lodged by Delhi Police between Feb 22 and 26 during the violence in northeast parts of the national capital, official sources said on Friday....

 2020-02-28 14:03 

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CM demands 'special focus state' to Odisha...

Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday demanded the Centre to declare Odisha a 'Special Focus State' as it is frequently facing natural disasters....

 2020-02-28 14:00 

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Top female voices unite for Women's Day special song...

New Delhi, Feb 28 : Singer-composer Vasuda Sharma is bringing together female singers such as Shreya Ghoshal, Neeti Mohan and Shashaa Tirupati for her upcoming song, "Aashna ban jaayein", which also has contribution from women technicians....

 2020-02-28 14:00 

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Newbie Kanikka Kapur ready for no make-up look on screen...

New Delhi, Feb 28 : Actress Kanikka Kapur has made her small screen debut in "Ek Duje Ke Vaaste 2". She says make-up or no make-up, it's a role with a purpose that matters to her....

 2020-02-28 14:00 

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'Indian 2' director announces Rs 1 cr for accident victims...

Chennai, Feb 28 : "Indian 2" Director S. Shankar has announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance to the families of the three technicians who lost their lives at the shooting spot earlier this month....

 2020-02-28 14:00 

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Chitrangda Singh: I love handloom craft of Bengal...

Kolkata, Feb 28 : Actress Chitrangda Singh was in town to shoot for her upcoming film "Bob Biswas", and she made most of her stay by going on a sari shopping spree....

 2020-02-28 13:58 

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BJP govt at Centre, state betrayed Goa on Mhadei: Kamat...

Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) A day after the Centre notified the Mhadei Water Disputes Tribunal's final award given in 2018 on Karnataka's request, leader of Opposition Digambar Kamat on Thursday said the people of Goa had been betrayed by the BJP-led st...

 2020-02-28 13:53 

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Bhushan cites Delhi riot plea, SC says will take up after Sabarimala...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to urgently hear a plea by advocate Prashant Bhushan in connection with Delhi riots. Bhushan wanted that law and order duty of police should be separated from investigation and that there should...

 2020-02-28 13:52 

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K-pop superband BTS cancels Korea gigs amid coronavirus scare...

Seoul, Feb 28 : Popular South Korean boy band BTS has cancelled a pan-South Korea concert tour over coronavirus concerns....

 2020-02-28 13:49 

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S.N. Shrivastava gets additional charge of Delhi CP (Lead)...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Centre on Friday gave additional charge of Delhi Police Commissioner to senior IPS officer S.N. Shrivastava with effect from March 1 and until further orders with incumbent Amulya Patnaik retiring on Saturday....

 2020-02-28 13:45 

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HC notice to Centre on minority status based on states' population...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notice to the Centre on a petition seeking a direction to frame guidelines for the identification of the term "minority" at the state level....

 2020-02-28 13:41 

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NIA court rejects bail plea of Kerala CPI-M youth...

Kochi, Feb 28 (IANS) Thaha Fazil, a CPI-M youth arrested for alleged Maoist-links failed to get bail from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here on Friday....

 2020-02-28 13:38 

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Delhi HC issues notices on plea for FIR against AIMIM leaders...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notices on a plea filed by a fringe Hindu organisation for registration of an FIR against three AIMIM leaders on charge of delivering hate speeches....

 2020-02-28 13:34 

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Hardik gets protection from arrest till Mar 6...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday granted relief of one week from arrest to Congress leader Hardik Patel in a 2015 Patidar agitation case....

 2020-02-28 13:31 

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KIUG: Khelo India scholar steals athletics Day 1 limelight...

Bhubaneswar, Feb 28 (IANS) In Odisha, it is tough to shake off the overarching, forever looming figure of Dutee Chand, a national champion, a local legend and a crowd favourite everywhere....

 2020-02-28 13:29 

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Ritu records second One Championship victory...

Singapore, Feb 28 (IANS) Ritu Phogat on Friday recorded her second win in her MMA career by beating debutant Wu Chiao Chen of China at the One: King of the Jungle event. The One Championship event was held behind closed doors at the Singapore Indoor Stadi...

 2020-02-28 13:27 

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Women's T20 WC: Ecclestone has helped me settle, says Glenn...

Canberra, Feb 28 (IANS) England's leg-spin sensation Sarah Glenn hailed the influence of partner-in-crime Sophie Ecclestone as the pair orchestrated a 42-run win over Pakistan at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup on Friday....

 2020-02-28 13:27 

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Punjab government reduces retirement age...

Chandigarh, Feb 28 (IANS) In a major decision to boost job opportunities for the youth, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal on Friday informed the Assembly that the retirement age of government employees has been reduced to 58 from 60 years....

 2020-02-28 13:23 

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Delhi HC issues notices on plea for FIR against Gandhis, others...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday issued notices on a plea for the registration of an FIR against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Vadra and others on charge of delivering hate speeches....

 2020-02-28 13:22 

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'AIFF Masters Course will be game changer for football professionals'...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The AIFF Football Masters Course could be a game changer for football professionals in India. Announced in January by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), the course takes a multi-campus approach with the students spending ti...

 2020-02-28 13:20 

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FIFA U-17 Women's WC India 2020 launches 'Football For All'...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Local Organising Committee of the FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup India 2020 launched 'Football for All' here on Friday....

 2020-02-28 13:19 

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Women's T20 WC: England spin Pakistan into submission...

Canberra, Feb 28 (IANS) England spin twins Sarah Glenn and Sophie Ecclestone inspired England to a 42-run win over Pakistan as their semi-final bid strengthened at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 on Friday....

 2020-02-28 13:18 

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Security increased in NE Delhi for Friday prayers...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Ahead of the Friday prayers, security has been increased in the violence affected areas of northeast Delhi. The Delhi Police, according to sources, have made a list of the mosques where the prayers are going to be held and accordi...

 2020-02-28 13:15 

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Verbal spat in court in CBI vs CBI case...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A verbal spat broke out between current and former Investigating Officers (IO) Satish Dagar and Ajay Kumar Bassi respectively in a Delhi court during the hearing in the CBI vs CBI bribery case on Friday....

 2020-02-28 13:07 

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DoT panel needs more data for deciding on AGR relief (LD)...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Digital Communications Commission (DCC), the interministerial panel of Telecom Ministry, on Friday did not take any decision on possible relief to the financially distressed telecom sector with officials saying more data are requi...

 2020-02-28 13:05 

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Women's T20 WC: Ton-up Lee shows way as SA thrash Thailand...

Canberra, Feb 28 (IANS) Lizelle Lee was at her brutal best as her century saw South Africa to a tournament record total and a 113-run win over Thailand at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup on Friday....

 2020-02-28 13:03 

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India's Q3 FY20 GDP growth inches up 4.7%...

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In line with expectations, India's GDP growth rate bottomed out during the third quarter of the current fiscal and inched up to 4.7 per cent from 4.5 per cent reported for the previous quarter....

 2020-02-28 13:00 

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Javed Akhtar to Shekhar Kapur on Mr India: I gave it to you...

Mumbai, Feb 28: The "Mr India" war is now being fought among its original creators. After Shekhar Kapur, director of the 1987 original, slammed the makers of an upcoming remake trilogy for not acknowledging him, and actress Sonam Kapoor took up cu...

 2020-02-28 13:00 

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Vikram dons seven looks in upcoming film 'Cobra'...

Chennai, Feb 28 : Tamil superstar Vikram dons seven different looks in his upcoming film "Cobra". This was revealed in the first look poster of the film, launched on Friday at 5pm....

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