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Election Results Today, Counting Of Votes Begins At 8 am: 10 Points

Election results: Exit polls have predicted that the BJP would retain power with a comfortable majority New Delhi:  The people’s verdict on who rules the world’s largest democracy for the next five years, will soon be known as counting of votes begin today for the general elections, held after the …

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Odisha Congress Candidate Critical After Being Shot At By Men On Bike

Berhampur, Odisha:  A Congress candidate from Odisha’s Aska assembly seat was critically injured on Wednesday after four unidentified people shot at him, the police said. Manoj Jena was riding a bike with another person when he was shot at. He was rushed to a hospital in Berhampur and later shifted …

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Bikes Should Be Electrified In 6-8 Years, NITI Aayog Proposes: Report

New Delhi:  The government’s leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. The draft proposal from Niti Aayog, which is chaired by Prime Minister …

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Sushma Swaraj, Pak Counterpart Exchange Pleasantries On SCO Meet Sidelines

Bishkek:  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi exchanged pleasantries during a SCO meeting in Bishkek on Wednesday and sat next to each other during a joint call on Kyrgyz president, amid strained ties between the two nuclear-armed neighbours.  Ms Swaraj and Mr Qureshi attended …

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Counting Of Votes For Lok Sabha Polls Across 24 Centres In Jharkhand

Ranchi:  Counting for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand will begin at 8 am across 24 districts amid tight security, officials said. The counting process and announcement of results, however, are expected to be delayed by several hours this time as the outcomes of five assembly segments per Lok …

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Sri Lanka President Pardons Hardline Buddhist Monk Serving Jail Term

Colombo:  Sri Lanka’s president granted an amnesty to a firebrand Buddhist monk on Wednesday, four days after holding talks with him at the country’s main prison, officials said. President Maithripala Sirisena pardoned Galagodaatte Gnanasara days after releasing 762 other convicts to mark Vesak which commemorates the birth, enlightenment and passing …

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Bhawana Kanth Is India’s First Woman Pilot to Qualify for Combat Missions

New Delhi:  Flight Lieutenant Bhawana Kanth, who was commissioned into the Indian Air Force as one of the first women fighter pilots in 2016, has created history by becoming the first woman Air Force pilot to qualify for combat missions on a fighter jet. She has successfully completed the operational …

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Illegal Ozone-Depleting Gases Traced To China: Study

Paris:  Industries in northeastern China have spewed large quantities of an ozone-depleting gas into the atmosphere in violation of an international treaty, scientists said Wednesday. Since 2013, annual emissions from northeastern China of the banned chemical CFC-11 have increased by about 7,000 tonnes, they reported in the peer-reviewed journal Nature. …

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Over 25,000 Personnel Deployed For Lok Sabha Vote Count In Bengal

Kolkata:  Bringing the end to the high-voltage Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal – which has virtually become the ground zero of the current elections following the Bharatiya Janata Party’s mega push to become a big player in the state – the authorities will on Thursday count the votes for …

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NITI Aayog To Submit Action Plan To New Government On Private Investment

New Delhi:  NITI Aayog is working on the economic agenda for the new government where the focus will be on achieving long term sustainable growth and boosting private investments in the country, the think tank’s Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said on Wednesday. Lok Sabha election results would be announced on …

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