Thursday, May 23 2019 | Time 08:18 Hrs(IST)
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  • Counting for Pondy LS seat, Assembly Byelection begins
  • Counting begins in Mizoram for lone LS Seat
  • Counting of votes begins in all the 28 Lok Sabha seats in Karnataka
  • Counting of votes for 21 LS and 146 Assembly seats begins in Odisha amid tight security
  • Counting begins eight LS seats in Marathwada region
  • Counting of votes starts at 77 centres in UP for 80 Lok Sabha seats
  • Counting of votes begins for 14 Assam LS seats
  • Counting begins amid tight security in TN, AIADMK's fate to be known
  • Two girls killed, one injured after hit by mudslide in Baramulla
  • As all eyes on counting of votes, BJP talking about 100-day agenda of 'new Govt'
  • Pakistan records 52 pc in FDI
  • US state dept says Turkey to face ‘very negative’ consequences if S-400 sale takes place
  • UK labour chairman calls for snap election after senior Tory quits
  • Nath confident of Cong win
World
Nearly 200 stage protest outside White House over seizure of Venezuelan embassy

Nearly 200 stage protest outside White House over seizure of Venezuelan embassy

19 May 2019 | 6:37 AM

Washington, May 19 (UNI) Around 200 people gathered outside White House in Washington to protest the US government’s seizure of the Venezuelan embassy and the arrest of four activists who resided in the diplomatic facility as guests of the Venezuelan government.

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Three Syrian servicemen injured in shelling: Russian Military

19 May 2019 | 4:50 AM

Moscow, May 19 (UNI) Three Syrian servicemen were wounded in shelling by illegal armed groups in the Syrian provinces of Latakia and Hama, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said.

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Australian federal election: Scott Morrison declares victory

Australian federal election: Scott Morrison declares victory

18 May 2019 | 10:08 PM

Canberra, May 18 (UNI) Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the country's general election on Saturday.

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Shorten concedes Labor's defeat in Australian election

18 May 2019 | 8:04 PM

Canberra, May 18 (UNI) Bill Shorten conceded Labor's defeat in the Australian federal election on Saturday evening.

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China retains 'top exporter' rank to Pakistan

18 May 2019 | 7:50 PM

Islamabad, May 18 (UNI) China remained the top exporter to Pakistan followed by United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Singapore during the first eight months of the current fiscal year, according to media reports on Saturday.

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US, Iran say 'no' to war

US, Iran say 'no' to war

18 May 2019 | 7:49 PM

Tehran, May 18 (UNI) A day after US President Donald Trump made it clear that he does not want to go to war with Iran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in an interview to IRNA agency on Saturday took the similar stand and said that there will be no war in the region as Tehran does not want it.

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Shorten concedes Labor's defeat in Australian election

18 May 2019 | 7:40 PM

Canberra, May 18 (UNI) Bill Shorten conceded Labor's defeat in the Australian federal election on Saturday evening.

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At least 7 injured in shooting near university in Indiana

At least 7 injured in shooting near university in Indiana

18 May 2019 | 7:26 PM

Indianapolis, May 18 (UNI) In yet another shooting, seven people have been injured, some seriously, in a shooting near the Ball State University campus in the US city of Muncie, Indiana, local police said.

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Japan bans drones over 2020 Olympic venue and military sites

18 May 2019 | 6:37 PM

Tokyo, May 18 (UNI) The parliament of Japan, Diet on Friday passed a bill to ban drone flights over the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and bases of Japan's Self-Defense Forces (SDF) , the US military in the country, to prevent terrorist attacks.

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Close call: Australian PM Morrison closes in on win

Close call: Australian PM Morrison closes in on win

18 May 2019 | 6:34 PM

Canberra, May 18 (UNI) Defying exit polls, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison closed in on a narrow victory in a hard-fought election, BBC reported.

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US state department approves possible foreign military sale to South Korea, Japan

18 May 2019 | 5:49 PM

Washington, May 18 (UNI) The US state department in a possible foreign military sale to South Korea and Japan has approved 313.

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Venezuela's Maduro says Norway talks seek 'peaceful agenda'

Venezuela's Maduro says Norway talks seek 'peaceful agenda'

18 May 2019 | 5:39 PM

Caracas, May 18 (UNI) Talks in Norway this week with representatives of Venezuela's government and the opposition sought to "build a peaceful agenda" for the crisis-stricken South American country, President Nicolas Maduro has said.

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Buddha Poornima observed in Nepal

18 May 2019 | 5:32 PM

Kathmandu, May 18 (UNI) Buddha Poornima was celebrated across Nepal on Saturday.

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Buddha’s teachings relevant today: Sirisena

18 May 2019 | 5:23 PM

Colombo, May 18 (UNI) Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena has said that people must recollect the teachings of the Buddha to build a society with boundless peace by shunning all attempts to destroy each other for greed for power.

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Austria: Minister resigns amid video scandal

Austria: Minister resigns amid video scandal

18 May 2019 | 5:08 PM

Vienna, May 18 (UNI) Austria's Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache has resigned a day after secret video footage mired him in a corruption scandal.

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