- SAP shuts India offices after swine flu hits 2 employees (Lead)(20:41)
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) Amid the coronavirus outbreak, business software solutions major SAP India on Thursday said it has shut all its offices in the country for sanitisation after two of its employees were tested positive for swine flu (H1N1).
- Confusion over Trump's Ashram visit (Lead)(20:36)
Gandhinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Two Tweets, one from the Ministry of External Affairs and the other from Ajay Tomar (Special Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch Ahmedabad) contradicting each other on Thursday created confusion about the possibility of the US President Donald Trump's visit to the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati.
- Punjab CM assures thorough probe into drug haul(20:36)
Chandigarh, Feb 20 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said in the Assembly, here on Thursday, all the data, complaints and concerns regarding drugs networks, displayed by the members, would be forwarded for probe, launched following seizures made from senior Akali leader Anwar Masih' house.
- Meet on tourism sector jobs for J&K youth(20:36)
Jammu, Feb 20 (IANS) Rural Development Secretary Sheetal Nanda opened a conference on placement opportunities in the tourism & hospitality sector for J&K youth, here on Thursday.
- Instal Lord Hanuman's big idol at Ayodhaya temple: AAP MLA(20:32)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) With the decks finally clear for the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhaya in Uttar Pradesh, an Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Delhi on Thursday demanded installation of a huge idol of Lord Hanuman within the holy complex.
- Flipkart rejigs top team, Menon to head new business initiative(20:31)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) E-commerce player Flipkart has realigned its senior management team for the upcoming new business opportunities and Adarsh Menon, Senior Vice President and Head, Private Brands, Electronics and Furniture, is set to head a new business initiative.
- Hindu Sena welcomes 'hero' Trump(20:18)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The head of fringe outfit Hindu Sena, who had earlier celebrated US President Donald Trump's birthday by cutting a cake for him, has welcomed his upcoming India tour, calling him a "hero".
- NTPC, RSDCL to develop solar park in Jaisalmer(20:14)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Public sector major NTPC and Rajasthan Solarpark Development Company Ltd (RSDCL), a subsidiary of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation Ltd (RRECL), on Thursday signed signed an 'Implementation Support' agreement to develop a 925 megawatt (MW) capacity Nokh Solar Park at Nokh in Jaisalmer.
- Amit Shah to attend EZC meet in Odisha on Feb 28(20:13)
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the 24th Eastern Zonal Council (EZC) meeting here on February 28. Shah's two-day Odisha visit will begin on February 28.
- COW nod to India plea on GIB, Asian elephant, Bengal Florican(20:13)
Gandhinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) The central government's proposal for inclusion of the Great Indian Bustard (GIB), Asian elephant and Bengal Florican in the appendix I of the 13th Conference Of the Parties (COP) to the Convention for Migratory Species of Animals (CMS) was on Thursday unanimously accepted by the Committee of the Whole (COW), a COP CMS 13 panel.
- Mamata seeks Modi's intervention to get Rs 50,000 cr dues(20:11)
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Expressing "deep concern" over the "steady reduction" of Central funds and inordinate delay in their release, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his intervention to ensure her state received its outstanding dues of Rs 50,000 crores from the Centre.
- With new sets of CCTV footage, Jamia video war gets murkier(20:11)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) On Thursday, once again a number of CCTV camera footage of the Jamia Millia Islamia University emerged giving a fresh twist to the narrative of Jamia violence case, which showed the alleged rioters hurling stones at Delhi Police from inside the university campus.
- Barua, Chauhan summoned by Kolkata court for libel, slander (Lead)(20:08)
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) The 10th Metropolitan Magistrate Court of Calcutta has issued summons to chess Grandmaster Dibyendu Barua and Secretary of the All India Chess Federation Bharat Singh Chauhan for libel and slander against the Secretary of the Bengal Chess Association (BCA), Atanu Lahiri.
- Hrithik gets into Big B mode to talk about his abs(20:07)
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan gave a twist to megastar Amitabh Bachchan's dialogue "Main aur meri tanhai" from the hit 1981 film "Silsila" to pen a hilarious tribute to his absent abs.