Monday, May 20 2019 | Time 05:52 Hrs(IST)
image
  • Brazil : Eleven dead after gunmen open fire at bar, officials call it 'massacre'
  • Trump foretells 'official end of Iran' in case of 'fight' with US
  • Yemen's Houthi rebels vow to strike 300 targets inside Saudi Arabia, UAE
  • Nine killed at mining site after mountain collapses in northern Burundi
  • Rocket explosion rocks Green Zone in central Baghdad
India


Sri Lanka blasts: India is keeping close watch, says Sushma

Sri Lanka blasts: India is keeping close watch, says Sushma

New Delhi, Apr 21 (UNI) India is keeping a close watch after at least 140 people were killed and more than 500 hospitalised in multiple explosions that hit two Catholic churches in Sri Lankan capital Colombo on Sunday morning as worshipers had gathered in large numbers to attend the Easter services.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, 'I am in constant touch with Indian High Commissioner in Colombo. We are keeping a close watch on the situation.'

'There is an update from Colombo. There were three bomb blasts in Churches in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa,' Ms Swarj said in another tweet.

Indians in distress may contact Indian High Commission in Colombo, the minister said.

'We will provide you all assistance. Our helpline numbers are : +94777903082,+94112422788,+94112422789, +94112422789,' she wrote.

UNI RSA SB 1410

More News
Shootout at Delhi's Dwarka, one assailant killed

Shootout at Delhi's Dwarka, one assailant killed

19 May 2019 | 10:51 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) A shoot-out took place in Delhi's Dwarka Mor area wherein an assailant was killed and one fatally injured in the cross fire.

see more..
Modi congratulates Morrison on poll victory

Modi congratulates Morrison on poll victory

19 May 2019 | 8:12 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday congratulated Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison on his re-election, defying pollsters who had predicted his defeat.

see more..

UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR MAY 19, 2019

19 May 2019 | 2:54 PM

New Delhi: Democracy calls: 10 crore electorate, 59 LS seats, PM Modi among 918 candidates (DIE1)
Shimla: Three poll officials die during polling duties in HP (DIE2)
: HP: 45.

see more..

Opposition ups coalition building as election enters last lap

18 May 2019 | 8:12 PM

New Delhi, May 18 (UNI) Political confabulations for government formation intensified a day before polling in the seventh and final phase for 59 Lok Sabha seats in seven states and the Union Territory of Chandigarh comes to an end on Sunday, pulling the curtain on a high decible and acrimonious election season.

see more..
image