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  • ELECTION-UP AMETHI TREND
  • BJP ahead in 20 constituencies in MP
  • 2022 World Cup to keep 32-team format, says FIFA
  • Mr V Vaithlingam (Congress) leading by 3,346 votes against his nearest NR Congress Rival K Narayanasamy in Puducherry Lok Sabha seat after the end of first round of counting
  • ELECTION-HP-TREND
  • UP: BJP takes lead in majority seats in UP, Alliance, Congress trailing
  • ELECTION-UP-GHAZIABAD TREND
  • Turkey beat Netherlands 3-1 at women's volleyball nations league
  • Counting begins for three LS seats in Kashmir, one in Ladakh
  • Twenty-one sustained injuries in Shimla road accident
  • UP MINISTER RITA BAHUGUNA JOSHI LEADING IN ALLAHABAD
  • Counting of votes begins on all 7 LS seats in Delhi
  • Counting begins for assembly and lone LS seat in Sikkim
  • CONGRESS LEADER MALLIKARJUNA KHARGE TRAILS IN KARNATAKA'S KALABURAGI
  • Counting of votes begins for 542 LS seats & 4 state Assemblies
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B'desh rejects reported halt of visas for Pakistan

B'desh rejects reported halt of visas for Pakistan

21 May 2019 | 6:30 PM

Dhaka, May 21 (UNI) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday rejected the media reports that Bangladesh halted visas for Pakistanis; however, acknowledged delays in issuing visas to the citizens of that country.

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Sushma meets Kyrgyzstan foreign minister, discusses bilateral issues

Sushma meets Kyrgyzstan foreign minister, discusses bilateral issues

21 May 2019 | 6:25 PM

Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), May 21 (UNI) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday held a
productive discussion with Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Aidarbekov on all aspects of bilateral relations.

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At least 16 die in western Uganda boat accident

At least 16 die in western Uganda boat accident

21 May 2019 | 5:46 PM

Kampala, May 21 (UNI) The death toll from a boat carrying football players and fans, which had capsized in Lake Albert in western Uganda on Sunday, reached 16 on Tuesday.

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New Maradona documentary premiered at Cannes

21 May 2019 | 5:10 PM

Cannes, May 21 (UNI) Football legend Diego Maradona has an new biopic on his trophy-filled career.

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NZ shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism

NZ shootings: Mosque attacker charged with terrorism

21 May 2019 | 4:47 PM

Wellington, May 21 (UNI) The man accused of killing 51 people in the Christchurch mosques attack has been charged with terrorism, New Zealand police have said.

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Do not link Huawei products with politics: Ren

Do not link Huawei products with politics: Ren

21 May 2019 | 4:31 PM

Beijing, May 21 (UNI) The founder of the Chinese technology giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, said on Tuesday Huawei is a commercial company, and the use of its products is a choice for consumers based on their likes and should not be linked to politics.

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Guterres condemns attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali

Guterres condemns attack against UN peacekeepers in Mali

21 May 2019 | 3:39 PM

United Nations, May 21 (UNI) A violent attack against the United Nation's Integrated Stabilisation Mission for Mali (MINUSMA) that left one peacekeeper dead on Saturday, drew strong condemnation from Secretary-General António Guterres.

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Madrasas to come under Education Ministry in Sri Lanka

21 May 2019 | 3:29 PM

Colombo, May 21 (UNI) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that Madrasas would be placed under the purview of the Education Ministry.

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Nepal buys INR 394 billion to pay for imports

21 May 2019 | 3:20 PM

Kathmandu, May 21 (UNI) Nepal bought Indian rupees worth Rs 393.

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Saving tree kangaroos of Papua New Guinea

Saving tree kangaroos of Papua New Guinea

21 May 2019 | 3:11 PM

Port Morseby, PNG, May 21 (UNI) The tree kangaroo which is only found in the rainforests of Australia, West Papua, and PNG is threatened due to hunting and habitat destruction.

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Cambodia: Giving back to UN peacekeeping

Cambodia: Giving back to UN peacekeeping

21 May 2019 | 3:00 PM

United Nations, May 21 (UNI) It’s an overcast morning, in South Sudan’s capital Juba, and growling thunder announces the start of some light rain.

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World Bee Day: Human activity blamed for falling numbers

World Bee Day: Human activity blamed for falling numbers

21 May 2019 | 2:55 PM

United Nations, May 21 (UNI) If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops.

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Indonesia election: Joko Widodo re-elected as president

21 May 2019 | 2:36 PM

Jakarta, May 21 (UNI) Joko Widodo has been re-elected as Indonesia's president after last month's vote, beating former general Prabowo Subianto.

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Current situation isn't suitable for talks : Rouhani

Current situation isn't suitable for talks : Rouhani

21 May 2019 | 2:02 PM

Tehran, May 21 (UNI) Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said that he favored talks and diplomacy, but not under current situation, and so his country has chosen a path of “resistance only.

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UN’s highest peacekeeping award to Malawian

21 May 2019 | 1:28 PM

United Nations, May 21 (UNI) In recognition of his “brave and selfless” action under fire in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ̶ saving the life of a fellow ‘blue helmet’ and helping his colleagues repel an armed group ̶ the late Malawian soldier Chancy Chitete, will be honoured with the UN’s highest peacekeeping award this coming Friday, by the UN Secretary-General.

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