Daily Archives: April 29, 2019

64 per cent voter turnout in 4th phase of LS polls: EC


A voter turnout of 64 percent was recorded in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls on Monday, the Election Commission said. Voting was held in 72 parliamentary constituencies spread across nine states in this phase. Nearly 66 per cent turnout was recorded in the third phase of Lok Sabha polls in which voting was held in 116 seats. In ...

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Mallya repeats offer of 100 per cent payback for Indian banks


Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya took to social media on Monday to lament the collapse of Jet Airways and repeated his offer of a “100 per cent payback” for state-owned Indian banks to cover his now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines’ debt. The 63-year-old former Kingfisher Airlines (KFA) boss is currently appealing against his extradition order from the UK to India to face ...

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Private vehicles won’t be allowed till Gaurikund


Pilgrims on Kedarnath Yatra will not be able to take their vehicles to Gaurikund. Private vehicles will be allowed only till Sonprayag, six kilometers from Gaurikund. From this there will be travel shifts from Gaurikund by shuttle vehicles. Administration will soon issue permit for shuttle vehicles. Gaurikund, the main stop of Kedarnath Dham, is six kilometers away from Sonprayag. From ...

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Cyclonic Strom FANI to intensify during next 6 hours

The Cyclonic Storm ‘FANI’ (pronounced as ‘FONI’) over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood moved northwards with a speed of about 04 kmph in last six hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of 29th April, 2019 near latitude 8.7°N and longitude 86.9°E over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighbourhood, about 620 km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 870 ...

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