Blast in Birbhum kills one, injures three

Birbhum, Feb 28 (ANI): A crude bomb explosion has killed one and injured three in Birbhum district of West Bengal. As per reports, the blast occurred when one of the crude bombs, allegedly made by four workers, went off accidentally in a market area on Friday (February 27). The three injured were taken to a nearby hospital. Police is investigating the case. Feb 28, 2015

Bomb Explosion, Blast, Market Area, Hospital, Investigation

New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Anti-graft crusader, Anna Hazare said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was allergic to him and added that the country would never progress under Modi's rule or that of Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi. When asked whether Hazare would meet Modi to express his concerns over the bill, the anti corruption activist said the prime minister was allergic to him. However, on Friday Modi said that the government was ready to make changes to the executive decree, while addressing lawmakers in the Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, Hazare suggested on taking agricultural lands on lease. Hazare said he would launch a three-month movement from Maharashtra to New Delhi and voice his concern over the land acquisition bill. He had held a two-day agitation at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi against the new land acquisition ordinance introduced by Indian government. Feb 28, 2015

Pelosi calls for Democrats to support bill

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday called on fellow Drmocrats to support the one-week stopgap funding bill. The U.S. Senate on Friday approved a Feb 28, 2015

Bani Anand, a young entrepreneur makes her mark in aesthetic and cosmetic industry

Bengaluru, Feb 28 (ANI): Bani Anand, a Bangaluru (Bangalore) based entrepreneur heads Hairline International that provides services like electrolysis, slimming, hair transplantation and hair weaving. The Institute was established in 2010 with an aim to tackle hair problems. In just 4 years since its inception, Hairline International boasts of a turnover of nearly Rs 42 million with just 6 centers in Bangaluru, the capital of India's southern Karnataka state. Having completed her Degree in Marketing from Xavier's in Mumbai and an MBA in Marketing from UK, when Bani came back to India, she realized that a more holistic approach is required to tackle hair problems. Feb 28, 2015

Gaza floods: dispelling myths about Israeli 'dams'

Once again this winter, following days of very heavy rainfall across the region, the banks of a riverbed running through central Gaza were breached, flooding dozens of Palestinian homes. Feb 28, 2015

Leonard Nimoy dies, Kanye apologizes to Beck

Actor Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of Mr. Spock on the "Star Trek" film and TV series won him fans all over the known universe, has died at age 83. The cause of death was chronic obstructive Feb 28, 2015

Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

Russian television announcing the shooting death of a top opposition figure late Friday night. 55-year-old Boris Nemtsov was shot four times in the back while walking along a bridge in central Moscow Feb 28, 2015

Bugs creep onto Thai store shelves

Deep-fried insect snacks are common in Bangkok. But one Thai entrepreneur is trying to give edible bugs more upmarket appeal. Panitan Tongsiri is selling crunchy crickets and worms in plain salt, Feb 28, 2015

Reuters Images of February

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Reuters Photo Editor David Lucas has compiled a collage of images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of February 2015. They Feb 28, 2015

Reuters Images of February

ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Reuters Photo Editor David Lucas has compiled a collage of images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of February 2015. They Feb 28, 2015