Thursday, May 23 2019 | Time 08:20 Hrs(IST)
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  • Counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections begins in Bihar amid tight security
  • 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

Aus election: Early results suggest tight race

18 May 2019 | 5:04 PM

Canberra, May 18 (UNI) Counting is under way in Australia in one of the most closely fought general elections in years.

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'Incredibly rare' Roman coin found during roadworks

18 May 2019 | 4:59 PM

London, May 18 (UNI) An "incredibly rare" Roman coin minted for an ill-fated emperor has been found during work to upgrade a road.

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Former Australian PM Tonny Abbot looses his Warringah seat

18 May 2019 | 3:48 PM

Canberra, May 18 (UNI) Former Australia Prime Minister on Saturday lost his seat of Warringah as early counting showed a enormous 14 per cent swing against the sitting member, and a swing of 40 per cent to his rival, independent Zali Steggall.

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Aus election: Counting underway across as polling booths close

18 May 2019 | 3:47 PM

Canberra, May 18 (UNI) Federal election polling booths in Australia have closed and counting is underway, after a long day of photo opportunities, handshakes and sausage sizzles.

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class="headline">FATF group questions Pak efforts to curb terror financing

18 May 2019 | 3:33 PM

Beijing, May 18 (UNI) Pakistan faced tough questioning on its efforts against money laundering and terror financing at a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Group (APG), a regional affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) in Guangzhou, China.

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Freelancers upset over PayPal refusal to operate in Pak

Freelancers upset over PayPal refusal to operate in Pak

18 May 2019 | 3:16 PM

Karachi, May 18 (UNI) Pakistan’s freelancer community, which is said to be the fourth largest in the world, has expressed disappointment over reports of PayPal not extending its services to the country, according to a Dawn report on Saturday.

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Meghalaya's rare insect hunt story becomes film project in Cannes

18 May 2019 | 2:43 PM

Cannes, May 18 (UNI) Once in every four years, villagers in Meghalaya come out in droves at night to hunt an insect for food.

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Prince William opens up about mental health pressures

Prince William opens up about mental health pressures

18 May 2019 | 2:09 PM

London, May 18 (UNI) The Duke of Cambridge has said he felt "pain like no other pain" after the death of his mother, Princess Diana.

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Ex-CIA agent jailed for spying for China

Ex-CIA agent jailed for spying for China

18 May 2019 | 1:44 PM

Washington, May 18 (UNI) A former CIA officer has been jailed for 20 years for disclosing military secrets to a Chinese agent, the US justice department says.

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Six killed in bus accident in Southern Bangladesh

Six killed in bus accident in Southern Bangladesh

18 May 2019 | 1:34 PM

Dhaka, May 18 (UNI) Six people were killed and 12 others injured critically as a bus hit a tree by the Bagerhat-Mawa Highway in Kakdanga area of Fakirhat upazila Bagerhat in Southern district in Bangladesh on Saturday morning.

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Stop Tuvalu from sinking: UN chief

Stop Tuvalu from sinking: UN chief

18 May 2019 | 1:26 PM

United Nations, May 18 (UNI) Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation whose highest point is less than five metres above the waves.

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EU facility for refugees in Turkey progresses well

18 May 2019 | 12:49 PM

Brussels, May 18 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has reported good progress in the implementation and programming of €6 billion of the EU Facility for Refugees in Turkey.

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Germany to compensate Chile commune victims

18 May 2019 | 12:21 PM

Berlin, May 18 (UNI) Germany will pay compensation of up to €10,000 (£8,700; $11,000) to victims of a notorious and abusive commune, Colonia Dignidad, in southern Chile.

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Indian short film wins Nespresso Talents award in Cannes

18 May 2019 | 12:15 PM

Cannes, May 18 (UNI) 'Seed Mother', a three-minute Indian film on the inspiring story of Maharashtra's biodiversity champion Rahibai Soma Popere, has won the Nespresso Talents award in Cannes.

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Venezuelan military: Waiting for US with weapons in hands

Venezuelan military: Waiting for US with weapons in hands

18 May 2019 | 12:15 PM

Caracas, May 18 (UNI) Venezuelan military personnel participated in the so-called march of loyalty, alongside President Nicolas Maduro, shouting that they are waiting for the United States with weapons in their hands.

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