Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e smartphones

San Francisco, Feb 21 (IANS) Samsung on Thursday unveiled its flagship smartphones — the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+, a cheaper Galaxy S10e and the Galaxy S10 5G at its Unpacked event at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium here after weeks of detailed leaks and rumours. The company hasn’t announced the[Read More…]

Trump, Abe hold phone talks over upcoming US-N. Korea summit

Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) President Donald Trump on Wednesday had a phone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the upcoming summit between the US and the North Korea, the White House said. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Trump and Abe in their[Read More…]

Telangana man shot dead in US

Hyderabad, Feb 21 (IANS) A man from Telangana was shot dead by unidentified persons in Florida State of the US. K. Goverdhan Reddy (50), who was hailing from Yadadri Bhongir district of Telangana, was killed when unknown assailants opened fire at a departmental store where he was working as a[Read More…]

Cabinet approves 10% quota provision for J&K

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Union cabinet has given its nod to 10 per cent quota for poor among the general categories in Jammu and Kashmir and also approved the provision for SC/ST reservation in promotion in government jobs in the state. Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh said[Read More…]

Modi leaves for South Korea

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Seoul on Wednesday on a two-day visit to South Korea during which he will be conferred upon the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize. During the visit, Modi will hold discussions with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and will meet with[Read More…]

Rouhani calls US sanctions terrorism

Tehran, Feb 21 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said that the sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic by the US constitute an act of terrorism. Rouhani spoke following a Cabinet meeting in Tehran, underscoring the need for Iranians to continue to stand united against US sanctions, reports Efe.[Read More…]

Amended anti-graft law to help innocent bribe-givers, Centre tells SC

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday defended its amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act mandating its prior nod before proceeding against a public servant, asserting that it was intended to “insulate the innocent bribe-givers from harassment”. “While making the anti-corruption mechanism more stronger and robust, the[Read More…]

Karnataka Congress legislator held in assault case

Bengaluru, Feb 21 (IANS) Congress legislator J.N. Ganesh has been arrested for allegedly assaulting fellow party MLA Anand Singh last month, Karnataka Home Minister M.B. Patil said on Wednesday. Arrested by Karnataka Police from Gujarat’s Somnath, Ganesh is being brought to Bengaluru and will be produced before a court on[Read More…]

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