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Battle for Jharkhand: 63.44 average voter turn out recorded as polling ends on 20 seats in second phase

Battle for Jharkhand: 63.44 average voter turn out recorded as polling ends on 20 seats in  second phase

Ranchi, Dec 7 (UNI) Barring few stray incidents including one in Sisai in which a youth was killed in police firing polling for the second phase of elections on 20 seats of the state concluded by an large peacefully with an average voter turn out of 63.44 per cent being recorded so far.
Compared to the elections of 2014 in this phase, the average voter turn out has declined by 4.57 per cent. In 2014 the average voter turnout on these 20 seats was 68.01 per cent while in 2019 it is at 63.44 per cent.
Polling on Jamshedpur East and Jamshedpur West seats came to an end at 1700hrs while at the remaining seats it had ended a couple of hours before at 1500hrs since these constituencies fell under Left Wing Extremism Zone. Out of the 20 seats which went to the polls a maximum of 16 were reserved for Scheduled Tribes, 1 for Schedule Caste and three others including Bahragora, Jamshedpur East and Jamshedpur West were in general category.

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CEAT signs Aamir Khan as brand ambassador

CEAT signs Aamir Khan as brand ambassador

25 Sep 2020 | 4:03 PM

Kolkata, Sep 25 (UNI) CEAT Tyres, India’s leading tyre manufacturer, has signed Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador for two years.

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Four powerful landmines recovered in Palamu, defused later

25 Sep 2020 | 4:01 PM

Daltonganj, Sep 25 (UNI) In a joint operation conducted by Jharkhand Jaguar and jawans of Palamu Police, four powerful landmines were recovered on Friday under Manatu Police Station area.

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Local people blocked road demanding water and electricity

25 Sep 2020 | 3:55 PM

Ambassa (Tripura), Sep 25 (UNI) Irritated with the scarcity of potable water and lack of electricity, hundreds of villagers blocked a local road here at remote Ganganagar block area in the subdivision of Ambassa in the northern Tripura district of Dhalai here.

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25 Sep 2020 | 3:50 PM

Kolkata, Sep 25 (UNI) The Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA), the apex national body of Automobile Retail in India today released Covid-19 Dealer Support Satisfaction Study in association with PremonAsia, a consumer-insight led consulting & advisory firm based out of Singapore.

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Three minor tribal girls drown in pond in Godda

25 Sep 2020 | 3:42 PM

Godda, Sep 25 (UNI) Three minor tribal girls lost their lives as they were drowned in a pond in Kumardoy village under Meharma Police Station area of this district on Friday.

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