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India, Singapore conduct naval drill in South China Sea

The bilateral naval drill will be conducted till May 22. Indian Navy ships Kolkata and Shakti took part in the bilateral naval exercise with Singapore, along with long range maritime patrol aircraft Poseidon-8I (P8I). The Singapore side is to be represented by RSN ships Steadfast and Valiant, maritime patrol aircraft ... Read More »

Saudi, UAE see sufficient oil supplies, rising stocks

Producer nations gathered to discuss how to stabilise a volatile oil market amid rising US-Iran tensions in the Gulf, which threaten to disrupt global supply. But “we see that (oil) inventories are rising and supplies are plenty,” Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters at the start the meeting. “None ... Read More »

Italian Open Title: Nadal beats Djokovic

Rafael Nadal is right back where he wants to be. After losing in the semifinals of three straight clay-court tournaments, Nadal dominated for stretches against his longtime rival, Novak Djokovic, in a 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 win Sunday for a record-extending ninth Italian Open title. The timing for Nadal’s return to ... Read More »

Elections for 17th Lok Sabha conclude successfully

Briefing media in New Delhi, Deputy Election Commissioner Umesh Sinha said that people, including women and senior citizens, came out in large numbers to exercise their franchise. He said polling was by and large peaceful barring some incidents of violence. He added that this year’s general elections were more peaceful as ... Read More »

Candle March against killing of Nisha not allowed

Chapra/Gopalganj, May 19 (Udaipur Kiran): Local administration today did not allow to took out Candle March by youth and women at Baikunthpur in Gopalganj. Convenor of Tarun Vikas Manch Manish Rishi said that they wished to took out candle march against the killing of teacher Nisha and to demand stringent action ... Read More »

Public interaction meetings held in Srinagar and Handwara

Jammu, May 19 (Udaipur Kiran): As a part of its public outreach program, Jammu and Kashmir Police organized police public meetings at Police Station Batamaloo Srinagar and Police Post Langate Handwara. The meeting at PS Batamaloo was chaired by SHO PS Batamaloo and attended by representatives of traders association Batamaloo, Mohalla ... Read More »

Higher voter turnout in final phase of elections in UP

Lucknow,May 19(Udaipur Kiran)There was a higher voter turnout  in the final phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Barring some minor incidents polling was peaceful in all the 13 constituencies which went  to polls.The average worked out to 57 per cent of the total till six pm. ... Read More »

Voting for 17th Lok Sabha elections concludes

Fifty-nine constituencies went to polls today – 13 each are from Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, nine in West Bengal, eight seats each in Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, all four constituencies of Himachal Pradesh, three in Jharkhand and lone seat of Chandigarh. Voters have already exercised their franchise for 483 out ... Read More »

Bombay HC comes to the rescue of 16 stranded sailors

A vacation bench of Justices Ajey Gadkari and N. J. Jamadar was hearing a petition filed by nine of the 16 sailors seeking to be disembarked as they remained on the M T Tag Navy vessel since long and the living conditions on the ship are pathetic. The vessel was ... Read More »

BJP candidates heckled and their cars damaged in Bengal

Kolkata : BJP candidate for Jadavpur Lok Sabha seat Professor Anupam Hazra was heckled near a  polling booth under his constituency by a group of miscreants including some women workers of Trinamool Congress who were allegedly trying to rig the poll at the booth. According to the BJP candidate, after ... Read More »

Potential addiction-free painkiller identified

Millions of people suffer from substance abuse disorders related to opioid use for pain relief, and thousands die as a result of drug abuse involving opioids and related drugs, researchers said. As the problem amplifies, researchers are seeking non-addictive chronic pain treatment options that produce few or no negative side ... Read More »

Voters boycott polling at six booths in MP

 Efforts were on to pursuade the voters to exercise their democratic right, MP’s Chief Electoral Officer V L Kantha Rao told reporters here. Polling was underway in the eight constituencies of Dewas, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Ratlam, Dhar, Indore, Khargone and Khandwa since 7 am, he said. However, voters listed at a ... Read More »

Tamil Nadu Bypolls: Voting underway in four constituencies

The bypolls are being held in Sulur, Ottapidaram, Thirupparankundram and Aravakurichi. Repolling in 13 polling stations RPT polling stations was also underway. A total of 137 candidates including those from the AIADMK, DMK, TTV Dhinakran led AMMK and Kamal Hassan’s MNM are in the fray in the four seats. There ... Read More »