- Vicky Kaushal: Ayushmann Khurrana and I are connected somewhere(16:39)
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal returns to the screens for the first time since his National Award-winning blockbuster "Uri: The Surgical Strike" with his new release, "Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship". At the box-office the film clashes with "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan", starring Ayushmann Khurrana, with whom he shared the National Award. Ayushmann received the honour for his role in "Andhadhun".
- Political storm over torture of Dalit youths in Rajasthan(16:33)
Jaipur, Feb 20 (IANS) A viral video showing two Dalit youths in Rajasthan being beaten and tortured and a screwdriver being inserted into the rectum of one of the victims, has snowballed into a political controversy as Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday asked the state government to look into the issue.
- Cong uses Goyal's 'mini-Portugal' comment to attack Goa CM(16:30)
Panaji, Feb 20 (IANS) Union Railways and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal's comment last week about creating a "mini-Portugal" in Goa, made at a business conclave in Mumbai attended by Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, has now found political currency.
- Fintech funding in India doubled to $3.7bn in 2019: Report(16:26)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India became world's third largest financial technology (fintech) centre -- behind only the US and the UK -- in 2019 as fintech investments nearly doubled to $3.7 billion from $1.9 billion in 2018, an Accenture study said on Thursday.
- Hero Indian Open from March 19(16:18)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A strong Indian contingent comprising numerous European and Asian Tour champions will take on an equally strong international star cast as the 56th edition of the Hero Indian Open (HIO) tees off next month.
- Asian Wrestling C'ships: Divya storms into final(16:17)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Divya Kakran (68 kg) on Thursday stormed into the final of her weight class at the 2020 Asian Wrestling Championships, beating Japanese junior world champion Naruha Matsuyuki along the way.
- Hairdresser community gathers for Goa festival(16:15)
Panaji, Feb 20 (IANSlife) In a coming together of India's hairdresser community, a hair festival in Goa saw the participation of over 5,000 hair artists and salon owners and had signature masterclasses by celebrity, international MATRIX ambassadors -- Alfredo Lewis, Phillip Wolf and Danielle Keasling.
- No intention to remove Art 371: Amit Shah(16:14)
Itanagar, Feb 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday assured that the Central government has no intention to remove Article 371 which provides special powers to the northeast, and warned that those trying to spread rumours will not succeed in their attempts.
- LaLiga launches its first ever campaign with Rohit(16:13)
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) LaLiga, one of the most popular football leagues in the world, has launched an on-air campaign to promote the Spanish league in India with its brand ambassador, Rohit Sharma.
- SC stays Karnataka HC's non-bailable warrant against DGP(16:11)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the Karnataka High Court order, issuing a non-bailable warrant (NBW) against state Director General of Police for not showing up to give explanation in a transfer case of a Deputy Superintendent of Police, who has claimed that he had been transferred 30 times in 24 years.
- Army doesn't discriminate on religion, gender basis: Naravane(16:11)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Welcoming an apex court judgment on permanent commission to women officers, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Thursday said that the force did not discriminate against its members on the basis of religion, caste, creed, or even gender.
- Fitch gives 'stable' outlook to Airtel(16:03)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bharti Airtel Limited's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BBB-' and senior unsecured rating 'BBB-' and the Outlook on the IDR is Stable.
- Bhushan Power Acquisition: JSW Steel to pay Rs 19,700 cr(16:01)
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) JSW Steel is all set to wrap up one of the long-drawn and high profile insolvency resolution cases, as it is likely to pay Rs 19,700 crore to acquire the bankrupt Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd by March 15, sources said.
- Barua, Chauhan summoned by Kolkata court for libel & slander(15:54)
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, Atanu Lahiri.