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Evacuations underway as huge typhoon nears Philippines

More than 4 million people live in areas at most risk from the storm, which the Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Hawaii categorized as a super typhoon with powerful winds and gusts equivalent to a category 5 Atlantic hurricane. Typhoon Mangkhut is on course to hit northeastern Cagayan province early ... Read More »

Counting in DUSU election underway

On Wednesday, amid heavy police presence and some last-minute attempts to woo voters, the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) polls went off peacefully with around 44.46 per cent voter turnout till 7.30 pm. Polling took place at 52 centres in the colleges, where as many as 1.35 lakh voters have ... Read More »

3-day World Hindu Congress underway in Chicago

The event is being organized on the eve of 125th Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Historic Speech at the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Chicago in 1893. Over 2000 delegates from across the globe are participating in this mega event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message was read out as part ... Read More »

International Women Entrepreneurs Summit gets underway in Nepal

Vice President of Nepal Nanda Bahadur Pun inaugurated the summit on Monday. In his address, Pun emphasized upon empowering women in all areas including social, political and economic. He also expressed concern over increasing violence against women and highlighted the need for public efforts to eliminate it. The theme of 3-day ... Read More »

Meeting of BJP ruled CMs underway in Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Chief Ministers of BJP ruled states and other senior party leaders are attending the meeting at the party headquarters.  It is believed that the meeting will take stock of welfare works being carried out ... Read More »

Terrorist neutralized along LoC in Kupwara; ops underway

The gunfight broke out near Safaa-wali Gali Batpora forests after a joint search party of security forces comprising of Army’s JAKLI and RR intercepted the movement of a group of armed infiltrators during pre-dawn hours on Monday. They said a body of an unknown terrorist has been recovered along with ... Read More »

9th meeting of EPG on Indo-Nepal relations underway in Kathmandu

Indian side is represented by Bhagat Singh Koshyari, Jayant Prasad, Bhuvan Chandra Upreti and  Mahendra P. Lama. Nepalese side includes Bhekh Bahadur Thapa, Nilamber Acharya, Rajan Bhattarai and Surya Nath Upadhyay.  The Group is expected to submit a report to both the governments after conclusion of the meeting today. The ... Read More »

Four terrorists killed in Anantnag, encounter underway

Earlier, the DGP in a tweet informed about the gunning down of two terrorists but hours later he confirmed the report of four terrorists being killed. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Srigufwara area of the district in south Kashmir after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence ... Read More »

Two terrorists killed in Anantnag, encounter underway

“Encounter at Khiram Srigufara on , two terrorists down, firing still continues. Unfortunate we lost one colleague of J&K Police,” Shesh Paul Vaid, DGP of J&K Police tweeted. Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Srigufwara area of the district in south Kashmir after receiving specific intelligence input ... Read More »

Encounter underway in Anantnag district of J&K

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Srigufwara area of the district in south Kashmir after receiving specific intelligence input about the presence of terrorists. As the joint team of forces approached the suspected spot the hiding militants fired upon government forces triggering an encounter. The gunfight was ... Read More »

Voting for by-polls across 9 states underway

The Lok Sabha seats where polling is being held include Kairana in Uttar Pradesh, Palghar and Bhandara-Gondiya in Maharashtra and the sole parliamentary constituency in Nagaland.  Assembly bypolls are taking place in Noorpur in Uttar Pradesh, Shahkot in Punjab, Jokihat in Bihar, Gomia and Silli in Jharkhand, Chengannur in Kerala, ... Read More »

Karnataka election results: Counting of votes underway

Except for candidates, agents who have authorised passes from respective political parties and media persons, the counting centres will be out of bounds for the public. The counting of votes in the May 12 elections to 222 of the 224 assembly constituencies began at 8 am. Polling for R R Nagar ... Read More »

BJP national office bearers meeting underway

The meeting comes ahead of a convention of the national executives of all the seven ‘morchas’ of the party on May 17 with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to address the gathering and chart out a roadmap for them in the last year of his government’s term. Polls in Madhya ... Read More »

West Bengal Panchayat polls gets underway

The counting for the The single-phase polls will take place on May 17. The polls will be the last major elections in the state before the next year’s Lok Sabha polls. The Supreme Court had on May 10 directed the State Election Commission to ensure “free and fair” panchayat elections ... Read More »

Encounter underway with terrorists in Shopian, J&K

Earlier, three LeT terrorists were gunned down by security forces in an encounter at Chattabal on the outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday. The terrorists, according to the police, were planning to carry out a strike ahead May 7th, when state government offices were to reopen in Srinagar after shifting from ... Read More »

J&K: Encounter underway at Chatabal; assistant commandant injured

Police on Saturday recovered bodies of two persons at Shahgund area of Hajin area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district.  A senior police officer said that some locals informed the concerned police station about lying of the bullet riddled bodies near Rahimder Mohalla. Immediately, a police team reached the spot and took the ... Read More »

J&K: Encounter between terrorists, forces underway in Pulwama

The encounter broke out at 10:00 a.m. after a cordon and search operation (CASO) was launched by troops of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) 182 Battalion and 183 Battalion, along with 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) and Special Operations Group (SOG) Pulwama. No casualty has been reported yet and the situation ... Read More »