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Campaigning for fifth phase of UP elections ends

Campaigning for the fifth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh drew to a close on Saturday evening. Polling for 51 seats across 11 districts will be held on February 27, in which 1.84 crore voters will cast their votes including 96 lakh women.

Nitish demands national debate on Ganga

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday stressed on the need for a national debate for a clean and pollution-free Ganga river.

Trump times: Good cop, bad cop, just no stop!

Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The allies are upset. Bad hombres are scared. Millions of illegal immigrants, over 300,000 desis among them, have slipped into the shadows. And 'fake media' is hopping mad. But there is no stopping the trundling Trump train.

Fake news is enemy of the people: Trump

 Continuing his battle with mainstream media outlets, US President Donald Trump slammed "fake news" and said journalists should not be allowed to publish stories based on anonymous sources.

Paris Mayor fires back at Trump on unfavourable comments

  Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo hit back at US President Donald Trump for his comment "Paris is no longer Paris", saying the French capital remains dynamic and open despite high terror alert.

Mumbai aim to continue sensational campaign in HIL semi-final (Preview)
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Maiden semi-finalists Dabang Mumbai will look to extend their dream campaign into the final of the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL) when they face former champions Delhi Waveriders in a last four battle at the Chandigarh Hockey Stadium here on Saturday.
Team DAVIET Conducts A Survey Under National Digital Literacy Mission At Village Bal

The NSS wing of DAVIET conducted a survey for creating Computer Literacy at Village Bal under National Digital Literacy Mission  Literacy Mission (NDLM), which is an initiative of Ministry of electronics and IT, Government. of India to enable at least one person from each family to become computer literate.

Goa CM's pool pic goes viral

 An uncharacteristically flamboyant photograph of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar baring his upper torso in a forest resort pool has gone viral on social media.

Best of America emerges amidst hate killing of Indian man

  The killing of an Indian-origin man shows the worst and the best of America -- the undercurrent of bigotry and the heroism and the generosity, which are often the dominant traits.

In video message, Sonia urges people to vote for Congress

 Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who has not campaigned for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls this time due to ill health, on Thursday in a video message appealed to the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli to vote for the party.

10 countries join UN Environment's war on marine litter

The UN Environment on Thursday launched an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic by 2022.

Rs 10,290 crore health budget boost hides key funding cuts

Despite a Rs 10,290-crore increase for 2017-18, an analysis of the Union governments health budget reveals that most of this money is not being spent on Indias health priorities, which, instead, now face funding cuts.

AAP would not allow Punjab water to flow to Haryana, reassures Mann

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today cautioned the people of Punjab and Haryana against dangerous designs of Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) and Indian National Lok Dal(INLD)  who are blowing the issue of Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL) canal out of proportion to create law and order problem for political motives.

New destination: Indian students flock to Australia for higher studies

 The Australian government's campaign to lure Indian students for higher studies is bearing fruit as nearly 80,000 of them enrolled in various education and training courses in 2016. Overall, Australian universities and vocational training institutes have experienced another bumper year with more than half a million international students choosing to study Down Under.

Trump administration withdraws protections for transgender students

  US President Donald Trump's administration revoked federal guidelines specifying that transgender students have the right to use public school restrooms that match their gender identity, a media report said.

Samsung India campaign video gets 100 mn views on YouTube

Samsung India's campaign film "SamsungService" has become the highest-viewed advertising video in the 'Consumer Electronics and Smartphones' category worldwide, garnering over 100 million YouTube views.

Anushka to connect with fans via WhatsApp for 'Phillauri'

In a fresh twist to film-marketing, the makers of "Phillauri" will have actress Anushka Sharma calling fans every week to engage with them on the movie in which she plays a friendly spirit. This activity will have the concept of invisibility taking centre-stage.

Confident Kohli says India not bothered about Australia

India cricket captain Virat Kohli sounded confident as he on Wednesday said that his side is not bothered about Australia and is instead focussed on delivering up to its potential in the four-match Test series, starting here on Thursday.

Sonia takes on Modi

  Ahead of the fourth phase of assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of depriving people of their welfare schemes.

Defeat those who have abdicated Panthic Marg: Dal Khalsa appeals to Delhi Sikh voters

Dal Khalsa urged Delhi Sikhs to favour those candidates in the ensuing gurdwara polls who have stood with Panth in the past and defeat those who have ditched the Panth for political or personal benefits.