Top news of Feb 21 | Hafiz Saeed's detention by Pak an act of 'hypocrisy': Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam

21 February 2017, 11:23 PM

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#10:57 PM

Himachal Pradesh: 3 Border Road Organisation (BRO) men killed, 2 injured after a rock slide hit their car in Kinnaur district: ANI

#10:40 PM

Political turmoil in Samajwadi Party was a "programmed drama", claims Amar Singh: PTI

#10:39 PM

CBSE allows students suffering from type-I diabetes to have snacks during class X and XII board examinations: PTI

#10:38 PM

69% voter turn-out for 11 Zilla Parishads & 118 Panchayat Samiti polls in Maharashta: Election Officials: PTI

#10:37 PM

2008 Mumbai Terror Attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's detention by Pakistan an act of 'hypocrisy': Special Public Prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam: PTI

#10:36 PM

Gujarat govt presents budget for 2017-18 in Assembly with overall layout of Rs 1,72,179 crore, Rs 20,327 crore more than 2016: PTI

#10:35 PM

With this (Dr Ramamurthy Kosanam's rescue), we've rescued all 6 Indians abducted there; Appreciate the good work done: EAM Sushma Swaraj:ANI

#10:34 PM

We have rescued Dr Ramamurthy Kosanam in Libya. Dr Kosanam has suffered a bullet injury; bringing him to India shortly: EAM Sushma Swaraj:ANI

#10:33 PM

Karnataka: 6 injured after a wooden chariot turned turtle during Guru Kottureshwara Swamy Rathothsava in Ballari district: ANI

#10:32 PM

UttarPradesh: Fire broke out at a godown of Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd. in Agra; Fire tenders doused the flames: ANI

#10:17 PM

Uttarakhand: Tiger found dead in Chidiyapur range of Haridwar forest division: ANI

#9:39 PM

Tripura: Union Ministers Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Babul Supriyo inaugurated Digi Dhan Mela in Agartala: ANI

#9:32 PM

Siliguri(WB): Teacher commit suicide allegedly after molestation, 2 men arrested, locals organise candle march demanding strong punishment

#9:26 PM

BMC election: 55% voting recorded, highest in past 5 elections: ANI

#9:24 PM

Austria arrests Ukrainian tycoon Firtash: prosecutors: AFP

#9:12 PM

Brajesh Pandey resigns from the post of Bihar #Congress Vice-President after a case of sexual exploitation was lodged against him: ANI

#8:45 PM

We are listing grievances of ppl, trying to counsel them that we shouldn't pave way to violent means, response is good: Khalid Jehangir, BJP

#8:45 PM

Karnataka: 6 injured after a wooden chariot turned turtle during Guru Kottureshwara Swamy Rathothsava in Ballari distt; No casualty reported: ANI

#8:43 PM

Trump calls anti-Semitic threats 'horrible' and 'painful': AFP

#8:29 PM

Happy & proud;Have crossed all attitudinal & legal barriers to clear such an exam and participate in decision making process: Sanyasi Behera

#8:25 PM

Sanyasi Behera, a visually-impaired Bhubaneswar resident, clears Odisha Administrative Services exams, getting an all Odisha ranking of 220: ANI

#8:16 PM

Indian adoption centre suspected of having sold 17 children to foreign couples for more than $12,000: AFP

#8:15 PM

Maharashtra: Gadchiroli police arrested two Naxals Nilesh Potawi and Ajit Pude from Etapalli forest: ANI

#8:14 PM

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal directs to green land abutting roads ¢ral verges and rationalise bus depot locations for Interstate buses: ANI

#8:13 PM

Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal reviews measures to alleviate pollution; directs to control road dust,coal dust,fly ash & focus on malba removal: ANI

#7:58 PM

Austria court authorises extradition to US of Ukraine oligarch Firtash: AFP

#7:58 PM

Govt is also committed to rural sanitation & housing; Has taken various steps to achieve that with people's participation: FM Arun Jaitley

#7:57 PM

Government has taken steps to electrify all villages & will achieve target soon: FM Arun Jaitley at HCL Grant 2017: ANI

#7:56 PM

Samajwadi Party expelled its Mahila Sabha national president Ranjana Bajpai from the party for anti-party activities: ANI

#7:45 PM

Drugs, liquor & cash worth Rs 127 cr seized during Punjab Assembly Polls: State Election Official: ANI

#7:45 PM

Chhatisgarh government suspends Principal Secretary BL Agarwal with immediate effect following his arrest by CBI: ANI

#7:42 PM

Foiled infiltration bid & killed 1 terrorist in Rajouri(J&K); Via surveillance system,we saw other 3 terrorists crossing LoC back- Ramawtar, IG BSF

#7:34 PM

Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari & team's helicopter was safely force landed in Pratapgarh due to technical problem. UP polls: ANI

#7:26 PM

5 boys allegedly forced by a man to dip hands in cauldron of boiling oil to prove innocence in mobile theft case in MP's Ratlam: Police:PTI

#7:26 PM

Bhopal ISI espionage case: MP ATS arrests one more, Manoj Mandal, from Jamui, Bihar; produces him before Bhopal Court: ANI

#7:25 PM

If your work is enough to win elections, then why did the cycle need support, this alliance is impure: #ShivrajSinghChouhan: ANI

#7:16 PM

Talked about ways to help build growing India-US relationship including growing our economies & increasing trade: US Congressman Bob Goodlatte: ANI

#7:15 PM

Exchanged lot of notes about the very deepening India-US relationship & 2 great democracies working together in various fields- Ravi S Prasad: ANI

#7:15 PM

Delhi: Delegation led by US Congressman Bob Goodlatte met Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad: ANI

#7:13 PM

IMD Shimla forecasts rain and hailstorm with thundershowers during next 2-3 hrs in 7 districts of Himachal Pradesh: ANI

#6:42 PM

Hyderabad: Dalit student groups create ruckus at Censor Board office demanding certification for release of the film 'Sharanam Gacchami'- ANI 

#6:37 PM

India's women's cricket team win Qualifier Final beating  by 1 wicket.

#6:33 PM

New round of dialogue on matters related to Extradition & Mutual Legal Assistance held b/w India & UK officials in Delhi on 20 & 21 Feb:MEA- ANI 

#6:27 PM

Celebrities John Abraham, Prem Chopra, Subhash Ghai cast their vote at different polling booths in Mumbai, today.- ANI 

#6:17 PM

Delhi CBI court sent Principal Secy in Chhatisgarh BL Agarwal and others in an alleged bribery case, to 5 days police custody: ANI

#6:13 PM

DMK, led by its working president MK Stalin, to go on one-day hunger strike in Tiruchi over TN Assembly ruckus: ANI

#6:10 PM

VK Sasikala, serving jail term after DA case conviction, will have to serve 1yr more in jail if she fails to pay Rs 10 cr fine imposed by SC: ANI

#5:55 PM

We received threats for holding protest, relief & rehabilitation should be done for victim, she is under trauma: Binalakshmi Nepram,Activist

#5:54 PM

On the eve of India-China Strategic Dialogue in Beijing, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar called on State Councillor Yang Jiechi: ANI

#5:50 PM

CBDT directs Income Tax department to refrain from issuing show cause notices during verification under Operation Clean Money: PTI

#5:49 PM

Delhi: People protest at Hauz Khas Village against rape of a girl from Nagaland: ANI

#5:48 PM

EU's Juncker warns Britain's #Brexit bill will be 'very hefty': AFP

#5:47 PM

MK Stalin to move no confidence motion in TNAssembly on Speaker Dhanapal; DMK MLAs met Assembly Secy Jamaluddin & gave petition against Speaker:ANI

#5:45 PM

India beat South Africa by 1 wicket in ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017: ANI 

#5:29 PM

Many Maoists have been killed in the encounter; 7 dead bodies, weapons and other things recovered: DM Awasthi, DGP (Anti-Naxal Ops): ANI

#5:25 PM

Former India captain @msdhoni set to lead Jharkhand in the Vijay Hazare national One Day Tournament: PTI

#5:20 PM 

West Bengal: BSF seized 10 gold biscuits at the border area in Krishnanagar sector of Nadia district: ANI

#5:19 PM

Hauz Khas village sexual assault case: Delhi Court sends accused to 14-day judicial custody: ANI

#5:15 PM

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach: Red Crescent: AFP

#5:14 PM

7 Maoists killed in encounter with security forces in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur; weapons, including 2 Insas rifle, recovered: Police: ANI

#5:12 PM

Akhilesh Yadav and Rahul Gandhi's joint roadshow reaches near Gol Park, Allahabad. UP polls: ANI

#5:11 PM

BJP leader Rita Bahuguna Joshi also present at Amit Shah's roadshow in Allahabad: UP Polls 2017: ANI

#5:10 PM

German woman allegedly molested & robbed on Saturday night under KR Police Station limit in Mysuru, FIR registered. Three detained,being interrogated: ANI 

#5:08 PM

Police party fired at by suspected militants in Manipur's Tamenglong district before deputy chief minister Gaikhangam's visit: Police: ANI

#5:06 PM

BSF foiled Infiltration bid & killed 1 terrorist in Keri Sector, Rajouri (J&K) on Tuesday; 1 AK-47 Rifle recovered among other paraphernalia:ANI

#4:53 PM

Ryle’s tube also to be placed, vitals are stable: Medical bulletin of CRPF Commanding Officer of the 45th battalion, Chetan Kumar Cheeta: ANI

#4:53 PM

Condition of Chetan Cheeta (injured in Bandipora encounter) improving slightly, tracheotomy to be done today: Medical bulletin: ANI

#4:37 PM

Israel court sentences soldier to 18 months for killing Palestinian: AFP

#4:36 PM 

India to host combined Shooting World Cup Final in 2019, a quota event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics: PTI

#4:35 PM

Sensex rises 100.01 points to end at 28,761.59; #Nifty jumps 28.65 points to 8,907.85: PTI

#4:34 PM

MP: Food department busts milk adulteration racket in Morena's Mudiya Kheda village; seizes adulterated milk, ghee and palm oil: ANI

#4:33 PM

CBI arrests 2 Superintendents,Inspector,of Central Excise, Audit Department(GoI),Murthal whileaccepting bribe of Rs 3 lakh from complainant: ANI

#4:32 PM

US Congressional Delegation met PM Modi on Tuesday. He said it augurs a good start to bilateral exchanges following new US Admin & Congress:ANI

#4:31 PM

This will be under the ‘buy Indian' category and BEL is proposed to be the lead integrator. The cost of it will be 800crores: MoD sources:ANI

#4:30 PM

AON includeContinuation of Coastal Surveillance System,2nd phase. It is static sensor chain for gapless electronic surveillance: MoD Sources: ANI

#4:26 PM

Saket Fast Track Court awards life sentence to domestic help N Saifi over murder&rape of 82yr-old employer that occurred in GK-II on 7 Jul'14: ANI

#4:25 PM

AON include-Intermediate level engine repair facility of MiG-29K. It is shore based facility, at naval aircraft yard, Goa: MoD sources: ANI

#4:23 PM

Two AON (Acceptance of Necessity) approved in the Defence Acquisition Council meeting on Tuesday: Ministry of Defence sources: ANI

#2.07pm

Reliance Jio has crossed 100-million customers mark in just 170 days: Mukesh Ambani- PTI

# 1.59pm

J-K govt bans use of loud speakers, firecrackers at social functions; sending sweets, dry fruits with invitation cards from April 1-ANI

#1.34pm

Delhi: PM addresses Kerala's Sri Ramakrishna Vachanamrita Satram via video conference- ANI

#1.23pm

Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu Election Commission to hold local body polls before 14 May- ANI

#1pm

CBI arrests ED's former joint director JP Singh and three others in corruption case- PTI

#1pm

Manipur CM OIbobi Singh says he is ready for tripartite talks with  United Naga Council to end economic blockade

#12.57pm

Firing underway near a court in Charsadda after two bomb blast, many feared injured: Pak Medial

#12.50pm

Chhattisgarh: CBI arrests senior IAS officer BL Aggarwal over graft charges-ANI

#12.47pm

BMC polls: Actor Varun Dhawan fails to cast his vote at Bandra polling booth, says it is upsetting that his name was missing from voter list- ANI 

#12.43pm

Two bomb blasts reported near a court in Charsadda: Pak Media

#12.29pm

Nearly 10 lakh citizens get reward over Rs 153.5 crore for embracing digital payments: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

#12:17PM

His comment reflects depression & frustration.He can foresee defeat: Vijay Rupani Chief Minister Gujarat on Akhilesh Yadav's donkey remark. - ANI

#12:11PM

In the past 3-4 days, PM has given wrong statements, bringing in caste and religious angle because they seem to be fairing badly: Mayawati

#12:08PM 

BJP must have realised by now that they are not going to form Government in Uttar Pradesh: BSP Chief Mayawati - ANI

#12:08PM

Kerala: Car in which Malyalam actor was abducted and molested, being examined by forensic department in Aluva's SP Office - ANI

#12:02PM

Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, accompanied by his wife & son, queues up at a polling booth in Mumbai's Bandra East  - ANI

#11.54AM

Farmers have no money, small traders are destroyed. PM Modi has finished them. Ask them they'll tell you the same: R Gandhi in Raebareli-ANI

#11.45AM

BJP's Shaina NC casts her vote after the authorities help her with the formalities- ANI

#11.35AM

When I was in Pakistan on a TV show and I saw Hafiz Saeed face-to-face, I said he should be arrested immediately: Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar-ANI

#11.29AM

During VP Hamid Ansari's Rwanda visit, both countries sign bilateral air service agreement and an MoU on establishment of Entrepreneurship Development Centre-ANI

#11:00AM

Delhi's special CBI court grants bail to former Rajya Sabha MP Mahmood A Madni in connection with the LTC scam

#10.53AM

Madras HC to hear DMK's petition challenging trust vote in Tamil Nadu assembly on Wednesday-ANI

#10.50AM

British, Indian officials hold consultations under MLAT (Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty), Vijay Mallya's extradition also on agenda-ANI

#10.50AM

Royal Dutch Airlines flight from Delhi to Amsterdam diverted to Moscow due to a medical emergency- ANI

#10.20AM

Karnataka: Family carries girl's body on moped due to lack of ambulance- ANI

#10.17AM

HSBC says 2016 net profit plunges 82% to 2.48 billion dollar- AFP

#10:00AM

Ratan Tata reaches Bombay House to handover the charge to N Chandrasekaran as chairman of Tata Sons-ANI

#9.30AM

N Chandrasekaran reaches Bombay House, he will take over as chairman of Tata Sons- ANI

#8.40AM

BSF guns down a militant during encounter in Keri sector of Rajouri, 2 militants manage to flee- ANI

#8.30AM

Delhi Police claims to have cracked Hauz Khas Village rape case, suspect held

#8.10AM

BMC election: Polling underway at a polling booth located in Bandra's Navjeevan Vidyamandir School- ANI

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#8:00AM

District magistrate orders schools in Allahabad to remain shut on Tuesday due to political road shows- ANI

#7.40AM

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat casts his vote at a polling booth in Bharat Mahila Vidyalaya- ANI

#7.30AM

Voting in elections to BMC and 9 other civic bodies of Maharashtra begins- ANI

#7.05AM

Several dead in Melbourne air crash: State premier- AFP

#7:00AM

DMK to move  no-confidence motion against Tamil Nadu assembly speaker P Dhanapal- ANI

First Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 07:16 AM

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