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  • CONGRESS PRESIDENT RAHUL GANDHI LEADING FROM UP'S AMETHI
  • Man charged in Australia after being found with bomb-making materials in backpack
  • Counting begins in all 11 seats of Chhattisgarh
  • SP PATRIACH MULAYAM SINGH YADAV LEADING FROM UP'S MAINPURI
  • UPA CHAIRPERSON SONIA GANDHI LEADING FROM RAE BARELI
  • Counting of votes begins in Gujarat
  • Counting begins for two LS seats in Meghalaya
  • Xiamen Airlines demands compensation from Boeing for grounding 737 MAX Jets - Reports
  • Counting begins in Bengal at 8 AM
  • Counting of votes begins in MP
  • Venezuela's Maduro accuses Opposition Leader Guaido of stealing Citgo oil refiner
  • Counting for two seats begins in Manipur
  • Counting for 17 LS seats begins in Telangana
  • NARENDRA MODI LEADING IN POSTAL BALLOTS COUNTING IN VARANASI
  • Counting of votes for 14 Lok Sabha seats of Jharkhand kick starts
World
Pakistani brides being trafficked to China

Pakistani brides being trafficked to China

15 May 2019 | 3:05 PM

Islamabad, May 15 (UNI) The marriage between a local Christian woman and a Chinese Christian man six months ago in the eastern Pakistani city of Faisalabad had all the signs of a perfect match.

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Aus election 2019: Remotest polling stations

15 May 2019 | 2:54 PM

Canberra, May 15 (UNI) In a vast, sparsely populated land like Australia, overseeing an election is a massive logistical effort.

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US state Alabama passes bill banning abortion

15 May 2019 | 2:29 PM

New York, May (UNI) The Alabama lawmakers have passed a bill to outlaw abortion in almost all cases, the strictest such US law.

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India, Pakistan joining SCO enhanced organisation's potential: Russian Security Council

India, Pakistan joining SCO enhanced organisation's potential: Russian Security Council

15 May 2019 | 2:27 PM

Bishkek, May 15 (UNI) Political and economic potential of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) has significantly increased after India and Pakistan joined the organisation's ranks, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said on Wednesday.

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EC announces €164 for education in emergencies

15 May 2019 | 2:23 PM

Brussles, May 15 (UNI) The European Commission (EC) has announced an unprecedented €164 million for Education in Emergencies projects in 2019.

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Pak: Brother-in-law of JuD chief Hafiz arrested

Pak: Brother-in-law of JuD chief Hafiz arrested

15 May 2019 | 2:22 PM

Islamabad, May 15 (UNI) The brother-in-law of outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed has been arrested, Punjab Police confirmed on Wednesday.

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UN team in Yemen verifies pullout of armed forces

15 May 2019 | 2:17 PM

United Nations, May 15 (UNI) The UN team set up to monitor the ceasefire agreement between warring parties in Yemen has formally verified the pullout of armed Ansar Allah, or Houthi forces, from port zones in the country that are crucial to the flow of humanitarian aid, describing cooperation they have received so far as “very good.

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San Francisco bans facial recognition by gov't agencies

San Francisco bans facial recognition by gov't agencies

15 May 2019 | 1:47 PM

San Francisco, May 15 (UNI) San Francisco has become the first major US city to prohibit facial recognition technology by government agencies in what advocates said aims to better protect people's privacy.

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Cannes film festival opens with warning about state of the world

Cannes film festival opens with warning about state of the world

15 May 2019 | 12:34 PM

By Faizal Khan
Cannes, May 15 (UNI) The 72nd Cannes film festival has opened with film professionals from around the globe gathering in the French Riviera to celebrate cinema, but there were strong voices against "lies" of world leaders and their consequences to the people.

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Japan: 5.5 magnitude quake strikes off Amami-Oshima Island

Japan: 5.5 magnitude quake strikes off Amami-Oshima Island

15 May 2019 | 12:14 PM

Tokyo, May 15 (UNI) An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.

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Japan: 5.5 magnitude quake strikes off Amami-Oshima Island

15 May 2019 | 11:26 AM

Tokyo, May 15 (UNI) An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.

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Boeing refused to fix 737 Max planes' problems after Lion Air crash

Boeing refused to fix 737 Max planes' problems after Lion Air crash

15 May 2019 | 10:32 AM

Chicago, May 15 (UNI) The leadership of the Boeing plane manufacturer refused to fix the problems of Boeing 737 MAX jets after the Lion Air crash in Indonesia, local media reported on Wednesday.

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UN advisers call to end 'hateful attacks' towards Sri Lanka's minority

15 May 2019 | 9:12 AM

United Nations, May 15 (UNI) Growing instances of religious-based violence in the North Western Province of Sri Lanka have prompted two United Nations Special Advisers to call for an end to “hateful attacks” directed towards the country’s Muslim minority.

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Direct Dhaka-Delhi flight nearly after 5 years

Direct Dhaka-Delhi flight nearly after 5 years

14 May 2019 | 9:47 PM

Dhaka, May 14 (UNI) Biman Bangladesh Airlines on Tuesday resumed Dhaka-Delhi-Dhaka direct flights after nearly five years with three flights a week initially as India’s private Jet airways halted its flight operations between the two capitals recently.

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Bangladesh Govt, Chamber of Commerce on same page: Finance Min

14 May 2019 | 9:44 PM

Dhaka, May 14 (UNI) Bangladeshi Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday said that there is now no distance between the government and the business community including Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce & Industries (FBCCI) as the government is moving forward to implement the new VAT law from July 1.

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