Thursday, May 23 2019 | Time 08:26 Hrs(IST)
  • Counting of votes for 14 Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand kick starts
  • Counting for assembly and LS seats begins in Arunachal Pradesh
  • 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'

Perth priest admits sleepover sexual abuse

17 May 2019 | 5:12 PM

Sydney, May 17 (UNI) A Perth father has admitted sexually abusing young girls while they were on sleepovers at his northern suburbs home, where police also found up two million images and videos of child pornography.

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Kenya's ex-President Moi fined for land grab

17 May 2019 | 4:49 PM

Nairobi, May 17 (UNI) A High Court in Kenya has ordered former President Daniel arap Moi to pay nearly $10m (£8m) to a family for illegally acquiring their 53-acre parcel of land 36 years ago, local media reports say.

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Zimbabwean scholar 'humbled' by US statue

17 May 2019 | 4:45 PM

Harare, May 17 (UNI) A Zimbabwean-born academic who is to have a statue of her likeness unveiled outside New York's Rockefeller Centre has told the BBC she was shocked by the honour.

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Ilhan Omar decries Trump's immigration plan

17 May 2019 | 4:41 PM

Washington, May 17 (UNI) Somali-born US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is among those to have criticised the plans for a new US immigration system - designed to favour younger, better educated, English-speaking workers - announced on Thursday by President Donald Trump.

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Dubai aircraft crash: Three Britons and one South African killed

Dubai aircraft crash: Three Britons and one South African killed

17 May 2019 | 4:36 PM

Dubai, May 17 (UNI) Four people have been killed after a small plane crashed three miles to the south of Dubai International Airport.

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Facebook bans 'inauthentic' accounts targeting Africa

17 May 2019 | 4:34 PM

San Francisco, May 17 (UNI) Facebook has removed hundreds of social media accounts and banned an Israeli firm due to "co-ordinated inauthentic behaviour" mainly targeting Africa.

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Gambian Foreign Minister in B'desh

17 May 2019 | 4:23 PM

Dhaka, May 17 ( UNI) The Gambian Foreign Minister Mamadou Tangara is visiting Dhaka as special envoy of the President of Gambia, Adama Barrow.

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Venezuela crisis: Both sides in Norway for peace talks

17 May 2019 | 4:14 PM

Caracas, May 17 (UNI) Norway has attempted to facilitate high-level talks between Venezuela's government and political opposition, both sides have said.

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Two Indian climbers die on Everest, Makalu

Two Indian climbers die on Everest, Makalu

17 May 2019 | 4:09 PM

Kathmandu, May 17 (UNI) At least two Indian climbers died while descending from the summit of Mt Everest and Mt Makalu Thursday night, according to the expedition organiser.

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Trump does not want war with Iran

17 May 2019 | 4:09 PM

Washington, May 17 (UNI) US President Donald Trump has said he does not want a war with Iran amid rising tensions between the two countries, according to senior officials.

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Louvre pyramid architect dies aged 102

17 May 2019 | 4:04 PM

Paris, May 17 (UNI) IM Pei, the architect behind buildings including the glass pyramid outside the Louvre in Paris, has died aged 102.

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Ashley Massaro: WWE star dies aged 39

17 May 2019 | 4:00 PM

New York, May 17 (UNI) Former WWE star Ashley Massaro has died at the age of 39 after being taken to hospital from her home in Long Island.

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Women married to Chinese men petition LHC

17 May 2019 | 3:33 PM

Islamabad, May 17 (UNI) The Lahore High Court on Friday accepted a petition by Muslim and Christian women married to Chinese nationals who sought action against the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) for illegally keeping them from travelling to China with their husbands.

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Annual inflation up to 1.7pc in the euro area

17 May 2019 | 3:28 PM

Brussels, May 17 (UNI) The euro area annual inflation rate was 1.

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Big Bang Theory finally bows out from TV

17 May 2019 | 3:14 PM

London, May 17 (UNI) Fans of the hugely popular sitcom have said their final farewell to the show after it aired in the US.

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