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Sandip Somany takes over as new FICCI President; Star India’s joins as VP

In a statement, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (Ficci) said, Somany will be working closely with the government and business leaders towards spearheading the country's economic growth.

In Sabarimala violence case, police arrest Rahul Easwar for defying bail condition

A team of police personnel took Easwar into custody from a rest house here, recorded his arrest and then took him to Ranni in Pathanamthitta for producing him before a court, police said.

Novel battery-powered, flexible heating patches can be stitched to clothes

Personal thermal management, which focuses on heating the human body as needed, is an emerging potential solution. Such patches may also someday help warm anyone who works or plays outdoors, researchers said.

Para-teacher dies outside J’khand minister’s home during night-long sit-in

The para-teachers across the state have been agitating for the last three months for regularisation of their services along with other demands. They had been staging indefinite dharnas outside Jharkhand Welfare Minister's house since November 25.

Yael Stone accuses Geoffrey Rush of sexual harassment, actor denies allegations

Yael Stone said Geoffrey Rush sent her sexually suggestive messages, spied on her while she was taking a shower and exposed himself to her. Rush in a statement said Stone's allegations of sexual misconduct are "incorrect".

Congress playing with nation’s security: Prakash Javadekar

Alleging that during the previous Congress governments no defence deal had been finalised without the involvement of middlemen, Javadekar said the Congress did not support the Rafale deal as no intermediary was involved in the process.

Harvey Weinstein was a real bully: Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson revealed that working with Harvey Weinstein on Lord of the Rings franchise was an "unpleasant experience." Weinstein, a heavyweight Hollywood producer, had a spectacular fall from grace after the New York Times and the New Yorker revealed that he harassed numerous women.

Despite strike called by separatists, 100% attendance at recruitment test in Jammu and Kashmir

Over 7,300 candidates had appeared for the recruitment exam for several posts in the department of fire and emergency services.

Akshay Kumar starrer Kesari to release on March 21, 2019

Kesari is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, a historic war in India. Akshay Kumar headlines its cast with Parineeti Chopra playing the female lead.

Nuclear-powered ‘tunnelbot’ to search for life on Jupiter’s moon Europa

Scientists are designing a nuclear-powered "tunnelbot" that can penetrate through the icy shell of Jupiter's moon Europa and search for signs of life in its sub-surface ocean.

Third Sainik School in Haryana soon

The state government would provide Rs 50 crore for the construction of the Sainik School on a piece of land measuring 38 acres provided by Gram Panchayat, Matenhail.

Rupee gains 16 paise to 71.74 against US dollar in early trade

Forex traders said, increased selling of the American currency by exporters and banks and sustained foreign fund inflows also supported the domestic currency.

Saira Banu requests meeting with PM Modi after fraud builder is released

Builder Samir Bhojwani had falsely claimed ownership of the two plots on which Dilip Kumar's bungalow was built.

India vs Australia 2018: No disrespect to Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting; Virat Kohli is the best, says Michael Vaughan

Virat Kohli on Sunday became the second fastest player to scorer 25 Test centuries. He achieved the feat in 127 innings, behind Sir Donald Bradman's 68 innings.

Ranji roundup: Shubman Gill’s 268 takes Punjab in strong position

Punjab scored 479 in response to Tamil Nadu's first innings total of 215, built around young Shubman Gill's brilliant knock of 268 (328 balls, 29X4, 4X6).

ISL: Modou Sougou stars in Mumbai City FC’s 6-1 win over Kerala Blasters

The night belonged to Modou Sougou, who scored in the 12th, 15th, 30th minute and second-half injury time, as he made a mockery of Kerala's defence at the Mumbai Football Arena.

Pro Kabaddi League: UP Yoddha beat Patna Pirates 47-31  

Patna Pirates are still in contention for a place in the play-offs but will need massive improvement.

PM Modi lauds Gautam Gambhir for his contribution to Indian cricket and his work on social causes

Gautam Gambhir was one of the most outspoken sportsmen who do not shy away from voicing their opinions on several issues facing the nation.

BAI announces Rs 10 lakh cash reward for PV Sindhu for winning BWF World Tour finals title; Sameer Verma to get Rs 3 lakh

BAI announced a cash reward of Rs 10 lakh for P V Sindhu, who became the first Indian to win the season-ending World Tour Finals in Guangzhou, China on Sunday.

Rafale row: Is Gandhi family even above Supreme Court, asks V K Singh

Accusing the Congress of not refraining from "spreading lies" on the issue, the Union Minister of State for External Affairs said by questioning constitutional institutions like the apex court, the Congress had made its intentions suspicious

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