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UK : Sajid Javid eliminated from Tory leadership race

UK : Sajid Javid eliminated from Tory leadership race

London, Jun 20 (UNI) Home secretary Sajid Javid on Thursday was knocked out from the race of Tory leadership race after the result of the fourth round of the Conservative party's leadership contest.

The Home Secretary received 34 votes in the fourth ballot of Conservative MPs , four fewer than he received in the previous vote. Boris Johnson was once again the clear winner, with 157 votes up from 143.

Environment Secretary Michael Gove took second place with 61 votes, while Jeremy Hunt received 59 votes, Evening Standard reported.

A fifth round of voting will take place this afternoon to determine which final two candidates will compete to replace Theresa May in Downing Street.

MPs will cast their vote in the ballot between 3.30pm and 5.30pm, with the result due shortly after 6pm.

The final two candidates will then be put to a postal vote by 160,000 Tory party members nationwide. The winner of the contest will be announced in late July.

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14 Oct 2019 | 7:50 PM

Stockholm, Oct 14 (UNI) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 to India-born Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for research conducted to fight global poverty.

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Stockholm, Oct 14 (UNI) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 to India-born Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for research conducted to fight global poverty.

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Stockholm, Oct 14 (UNI) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday awarded the Nobel prize in economics to India-born Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, his wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer 'for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

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Muraleedharan presents copy of ‘Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi’ to Pope

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14 Oct 2019 | 11:46 AM

Vatican City, Oct 14 (UNI) Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan has handed over a copy of ‘Bhagavad Gita According to Gandhi’ to Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State.

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