Saturday, Apr 17 2021 | Time 13:05 Hrs(IST)
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  • All party meeting scheduled for April 18 to discuss Covid scenario in K'taka postponed
  • Kejriwal appeals to people to follow "weekend curfew"
  • Polling in Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection in progress, 17 8 pc voting recorded till 1100 hours
  • Indian embassy in US mourns loss of eight lives in Indianapolis shooting
  • 31 54 pc turnout till 1130 hours in Bengal; BJP polling agent dies
  • PM Modi condole actor Vivek's death
  • Telangana logs 4,446 fresh COVID-19 cases, 12 fatalities until Friday night
  • Former K'taka CM Kumaraswamy tests COVID positive
  • 12 9 pc voting in first two hours in Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly bypoll
  • PM Modi urges Bengal voters to participate in large number for 5th phase polling to 45 seats
  • PK Dhumal blasts those opposing vaccination
  • EC seeks report of polling agent death in Kamarhati booth; Clashes break out at Bidhanagar and Santipur
  • Bodies of three fishermen recovered, six still missing
  • PM urges Saints to make Kumbh Mela symbolic
  • Polling agent dies of cardiac arrest in booth, 16 15 per vote poll in first two hrs
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B R Shetty donates Rs 4 crore to Kerala CM's Distress Relief Fund

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (UNI) UAE-based Karnataka billionaire Dr BR Shetty has met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and handed over a cheque of Rs four crore in support of the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts in the aftermath of the devastating floods that has affected the State.
Besides his contribution of Rs four crore to Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund, BR Shetty has further contributed Rs 9.5 crore to the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, which is facilitating the provisioning of relief support from the UAE.
Additionally, Unimoni and UAE Exchange and NMC Healthcare have been actively assisting the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala through multiple initiatives, he told the Chief Minister.
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Kumaraswamy holds govt responsible for death of a bus driver in stone pelting

17 Apr 2021 | 12:50 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 17(UNI) Former Karnataka chief minister and JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy today said that the state government should immediately arrest the persons who pelted stones at a bus in which the driver died at Jamkhandi in Bagalkot district.

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All party meeting scheduled for April 18 to discuss Covid scenario in K'taka postponed

17 Apr 2021 | 12:46 PM

Bengaluru, Apr 17 (UNI) The all-party meeting scheduled for April 18 to discuss the COVID-19 situation in the State has been postponed as Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa tested COVID positive for second time and admitted to Hospital, according to an official release here.

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Polling in Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection in progress, 17 8 pc voting recorded till 1100 hours

17 Apr 2021 | 12:44 PM

Tirupati, Apr 17 (UNI) The polling for the Tirupati Lok Sabha byelection in Andhra Pradesh began at 0700 hours on Saturday.

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Woman sustains bullet injuries in south Kashmir, police launches probe

17 Apr 2021 | 12:43 PM

Srinagar, Apr 17 (UNI) A woman sustained bullet injuries in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, where police has initiated investigation after her family members tried to conceal the facts.

Official sources on Saturday said that a woman, identified as Shakeela Banu, sustained bullet injuries at Darganie Gund in Tral in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

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31 54 pc turnout till 1130 hours in Bengal; BJP polling agent dies

31 54 pc turnout till 1130 hours in Bengal; BJP polling agent dies

17 Apr 2021 | 12:39 PM

Kolkata, Apr 17 (UNI) A BJP polling agent at Kamarhati assembly booth in North 24 Parganas district died of cardiac arrest in the first hours of the polling even as the fifth phase recorded 31.54% turnout till 1130 hours in West Bengal on Saturday.

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