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Polling underway on 8 seats in Bihar

Polling underway on 8 seats in Bihar

25 May 2024 | 7:49 AM

Patna, May 25 (UNI) Polling began on peaceful note at 7 am for the 6th phase of Lok Sabha elections on eight seats in Bihar where more than 1.49 crore electorate are set to exercise their franchise on Saturday amid tight security arrangements to decide fate of 86 candidates.

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Penultimate sixth phase LS poll underway in Bengal

Penultimate sixth phase LS poll underway in Bengal

25 May 2024 | 7:20 AM

Kolkata, May 25 (UNI) The penultimate sixth phase election to eight Lok Sabha seats of Tamluk, Kanthi, Ghatal, Jhargram, Medinipur, Purulia, Bankura and Bishnupur in Bengal with over 1,45 crore electorate began at 7 am on Saturday amid tight security.

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Court rejects bail petition in NEET question paper leak matter

25 May 2024 | 12:02 AM

Patna, May 24 (UNI) The additional chief judicial magistrate (IX) in charge rejected the regular bail application of two accused in the Neet 2024 question paper leak case here on Friday.

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BJP’s lies have increased this poll season: Alleges Mamata

BJP’s lies have increased this poll season: Alleges Mamata

24 May 2024 | 11:20 PM

Sagar/Raidighi/Canning Paschim, May 24 (UNI) "We are seeking votes because we stand by our words. We have fulfilled the promises made by us before the 2021 Assembly election. While we keep our promises, the BJP only resorts to lies," asserted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday.

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A sexagenarian man sentenced to 10 years RI in rape case

24 May 2024 | 9:52 PM

Patna, May 24 (UNI) The Additional District and Session Judge (I) Sangam Singh awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment to a 65-year-old man Nago Rai in connection with a rape case on Friday.

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MBOSE declares SSLC and HSSLC results

24 May 2024 | 8:31 PM

Shillong, May 24 (UNI) The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBOSE) on Friday declared the class 10 and 12 (Arts) examination results.

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ASF outbreak claims 961 pigs

24 May 2024 | 8:28 PM

Aizawl, May 23 (UNI) Resurgence of the African Swine Fever (ASF) outbreak has claimed at least 961 pigs while 1,315 pigs have been culled to date, state Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Department officials said.

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Sudarshan installs 5 quintals of mango in sand sculpture for voting awareness at Puri beach

24 May 2024 | 8:16 PM

Puri, May 24 (UNI) On the occasion of 6th phase of voting in the country on Saturday, Padma Shri awardee sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a huge installation voting awareness sand sculpture with the message "Your Vote Your Voice “, at Puri beach in Odisha.

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Meghalaya: VPP demands revocation of prohibitory order on counting day

24 May 2024 | 8:14 PM

Shillong, May 24 (UNI) Meghalaya’s opposition Voice of the People Party (VPP) on Friday demanded revocation of the prohibitory order clamped under Section 144 of the CrPC on counting of votes on June 4 for the Lok Sabha elections.

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A man shot in Manipur

24 May 2024 | 8:09 PM

Imphal, May 24 (UNI) A 61-year-old man was shot in the leg by members of the Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) on Friday in Wangoo, Bishenpur district, for alleged involvement in a rape case.

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Security personnel seize 1205 grams of heroin

24 May 2024 | 8:04 PM

Aizawl, May 24 (UNI) In a joint operation, Assam Rifles personnel and the State Police have seized 1205 grams of heroin at Ngur village near Champhai town on the Mizoram-Mynamar border.

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Odisha: 35,000 security forces deployed for election in 6 LS & 42 Assembly constituencies

24 May 2024 | 7:54 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 24 (UNI) About 35,000 security forces, including 21 companies of CAPF, 106 platoons of Odisha Armed Police, and 19,865 civil police personnel, have been deployed in six Lok Sabha and 42 Assembly constituencies in Odisha going to polls on Saturday, DGP Arun Sarangi said.

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Bangladesh MP Murder: Bengal court sends professional butcher to 12-day police custody

24 May 2024 | 7:14 PM

Kolkata, May 24 (UNI) A court in West Bengal on Friday remanded an accused of brutally murdering Bangladesh lawmaker (MP) Md Anwarul Azim in a Kolkata apartment, to 12-day police custody after being produced before the Barasat court in North 24 Parganas, sources said.

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Severe cyclonic storm over BoB will have no  direct impact  in Odisha : IMD

Severe cyclonic storm over BoB will have no direct impact in Odisha : IMD

24 May 2024 | 6:32 PM

Bhubaneswar, May 24 (UNI) Several parts of North Odisha will experience light to moderate rainfall as depression over central Bay of Bengal is very likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm by Saturday, IMD sources said.

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Disney+ Hotstar announces launch of version 2.0 of its self-serve platform

24 May 2024 | 5:54 PM

Kolkata, May 24 (UNI) Disney+ Hotstar has announced the launch of version 2.0 of its self-serve platform, just in time for the highly anticipated ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024.

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