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Re-polling in 4 naxal-affected centres in Maharashtra underway

According to EC official, voting taking place till 3 pm at Gadchiroli-Chimur’s smaller village localities. An encounter took place between security forces and Naxals in Gadchiroli when a polling party was returning on polling day on Thursday evening. The Naxal-affected district also witnessed IED blasts at two other places on 11 April. The post Re-polling in 4 naxal-affected centres in ... Read More »

Maldives: Counting of votes underway for parliamentary elections held today

Around 78 percent voters are estimated to have exercised their franchise to elect the new parliament members. Voting hours was extended by two hours till 6 PM local time to allow maximum participation. A total of 386 candidates are in fray for 87 seats including former President Mohamed Nasheed and parliamentary speaker Qasim Ibrahim.  The main contest is between Maldives ... Read More »

Nepal: 27 killed in storm; Rescue and relief work underway

Consul General of India in Birgunj, B.C.Pradhan told our correspondent that deceased Indian has been identified as Jeetlal Sahani. Consulate General officials are in the process of contacting his family members to provide all necessary assistance. Around 350 people were discharged after first aid while remaining have been admitted at various hospitals. The condition of several injured is reported to ... Read More »

Highway projects worth Rs 50,000 cr underway in Delhi to ease traffic congestions

In addition, projects worth Rs 5,000 crore are being implemented to check pollution in the river Yamuna. Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a four-lane flyover at Dhaula Kuan junction in New Delhi. The Minister said this flyover is the first step towards developing a signal-free corridor to the Indira Gandhi International Airport and efforts are on to complete all ... Read More »

Encounter underway in Kupwara

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Babagund area of Kupwara following information about presence of militants there, the officials said. They said the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened firing towards the security forces, who retaliated. There were no reports of any casualties so far in the operation, the officials said. Read More »

PM hails Ujjwala scheme; says ‘Blue Flame Revolution’ underway

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th International Oil and Gas Conference – PETROTECH-2019 in Greater Noida on Monday. The theme of the conference is Shaping the New Energy World through Innovation and Collaboration. The event showcases the recent market and investor friendly developments that have taken place in the country’s oil and gas sector. Addressing the energy ministers and ... Read More »

PM Modi: ‘Blue Flame Revolution underway’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 13th International Oil and Gas Conference – PETROTECH-2019 in Greater Noida on Monday. The theme of the conference is Shaping the New Energy World through Innovation and Collaboration. The event showcases the recent market and investor friendly developments that have taken place in the country’s oil and gas sector. Addressing the energy ministers and ... Read More »

Taliban-Afghan talks get underway in Moscow

The talks come 10 days after peace negotiations between the United States and the Taliban in Qatar ended with signs of progress towards the withdrawal of thousands of foreign troops from Afghanistan and an end to more than 17 years of war.  The push for peace comes as the Taliban, have staged near daily attacks and are in control of ... Read More »

Meghalaya miners’ rescue operation underway

The NDRF divers  along Indian Navy diving team went down to the main shaft and jointly operating on a strategy that was planned. SDRF is also in assistance and standby with  all their available resources to assist the fire service of Odisha for installation of their pumps. NDRF is offering its full cooperation with all other agencies that visited the ... Read More »