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Kairana LS, Noorpur Assembly by-poll: Campaigning ends today

Lucknow: In Uttar Pradesh, campaigning for by-elections to the Kairana Lok Sabha and Noorpur Assembly seats will come to an end this evening (Saturday, May 26). Both ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and joint opposition have put their maximum strength to woo the voters. Twelve candidates are in the fray from ... Read More »

SRH beat KKR by 13 runs to enter IPL 2018 Finals

Rashid Khan blunted chinaman Kuldeep Yadav’s two crucial wickets in one over with an unbeaten 10-ball 34 cameo to propel Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) to 174/7 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Qualifier 2 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. Coming in to bat when Sunrisers were still below par on 134/6, Afghanistan’s ... Read More »

I&B Minister launches six-day ASEAN India Film Festival

The ASEAN India Film Festival began in New Delhi on Friday. The six-day event was inaugurated by Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said that there is a lot of similarity between India and the ASEAN nations be it historically or culturally. ... Read More »

Central, Kerala govt team monitoring Nipah spread

The Central government is tackling the threat of Nipah virus across the state of Kerala on a war footing. Central team of experts lead by experts is continuously monitoring the situation. After reviewing, the situation and the death cases with Nipah virus infection, the central team believes that the Nipah ... Read More »

Karnataka: Kumaraswamy wins vote of confidence

The three-day-old HD Kumaraswamy government in Karnataka won a vote of confidence without a contest, with the BJP MLAs walking out of the Assembly before the floor test, bringing an end to the 10-day high-voltage political drama. Earlier BJP decided to honour the parliamentary tradition that the presiding officer should ... Read More »

PM Modi unveils projects of Rs 27,000 cr in Jharkhand

Prime Minister Modi during his Jharkhand visit, laid the foundation stone of the revival of the Sindri Urea plant; The plant, shut for two decades, near Dhanbad, is being revived with an investment of about 7 thousand crore rupees. The Centre’s special emphasis is to make India self-sufficient in urea ... Read More »

Army Chief takes stock of operational preparedness in J&K

Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said that India wants peace at borders but Pakistan continuously violates ceasefire that causes loss of life and property. He said that in such a situation, Indian Army is left with no other option but to retaliate. However, Gen. Rawat said that if Pakistan wants ... Read More »

PM Modi and Bangla PM Hasina inagurate Bangla Bhavan in Shantiniketan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, attended the convocation ceremony of Viswa-Bharati University in Santi Niketan. He was welcomed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee at the helipad. The Prime Minister received his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on the Santi Niketan campus. The two leaders then paid floral tributes to Rabindra ... Read More »

IPL Playoffs: KKR to clash with Sunrisers in 2nd qualifier

Kolkata Knight Riders would be hoping that Sun Risers Hyderabad would carry their lean form into one more match when the two sides meet for the Indian premier League Playoffs, Qualifier 2, at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata today. Kolkata Knight Riders pulled off a win over Rajasthan Royals in ... Read More »

New blood test to detect liver damage in minutes

The test developed by researchers from the University College London in the UK could address a huge need for early detection of liver disease. It distinguishes between samples taken from healthy individuals and those with varying degrees of liver damage, researchers said. The study, published in the journal Advanced Materials, ... Read More »

Steve Smith returns to cricket with Canadian T20 league

Smith will be playing alongside other international stars such as Chris Gayle, Andre Russell and Shahid Afridi in the six-team tournament beginning June 28, organisers Cricket Canada said in a statement. The 28-year-old, who was suspended for 12 months in March for his role in the South African ball-tampering scandal ... Read More »

PM Modi visits Viswa Bharati University in West Bengal

The PM arrived in his chopper at Panagarh in Bardhaman West district around 10am and left for the convocation venue soon after. He was greeted with a bouquet of flowers by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on his arrival. Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and senior leaders of West Bengal BJP unit ... Read More »

Blast at Indian restaurant in Canada; 15 injured

Three persons suffered “critical blast injuries” and were rushed to a Toronto trauma centre, CBC news reported. The incident took place at ‘Bombay Bhel’ restaurant at around 10:30 PM (local time yesterday) in the area of Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue East, Peel paramedics said. Police are calling it “suspicious” ... Read More »

PM Modi visits Shantiniketan in West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jharkhand on Friday. He will lay the foundation stone of various projects of Central and state governments, including Ranchi City Gas Distribution Project, All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Deoghar, development of Deoghar Airport and revival of Sindri Fertilizer Project.  He will also ... Read More »