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High security alert in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Modi's visit

The security forces have been put on high alert as Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be coming to Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric power project and lay foundation stone for the semi-ring road project. He will also reveal a plaque to mark the commencement of work on the Zojila Tunnel.

BS Yeddyurappa of BJP sworn as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka

BJP's BS Yeddyurappa took oath as Karnataka's new chief minister this morning. A petition was filed in the court challenging the decision of the Karnataka's Governor Vajubhai Vala by the Congress and the Janata Dal Secular. The Supreme Court in a rare overnight hearing supported the decision of the Governor and let BJP legislative party leader BS Yeddyurappa swearing-in as the next Chief Minister of Karnataka.

President indicated indignation over National Awards controversy

President Ram Nath Kovind has expressed his indignation to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) over this year's National Film Awards. Almost 55 awardees refused to attend the event after the news of the President attending the event for only one hour and giving away only 11 national awards went viral. The rest of the awards were given away by the Information and Broadcasting Minister.   

Mumbai has the "most beautiful" railway stations in India

The Railway Ministry declared Chandrapur and Ballarpur railway stations in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra as the most beautiful railway stations in the country on Thursday. Both these stations will be awarded by the Railway Ministry.

Ola and Uber drivers to go on an indefinite strike from Monday

Ola and Uber's drivers have planned to go on an indefinite strike from Monday across major cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune etc. as the drivers have claimed that they are not being able to cover the costs due to falling business. The strike has been called by the transport wing of Maharashtra Navnirnam Sena.

Prime Minister to address India-Korea Business Summit Today

Prime Minister Modi is going to address the second India-Korea Business Summit in New Delhi on Tuesday. The theme of the summit is “India-Korea: Scaling up the Special Strategic Relationship through Trade and Investments”. The third (India) and fourth (Korea) largest economies in Asia will be carrying two-way trade of nearly 17 billion dollars.The Business Summit will be also be addressed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad, and Top Officials of Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

India successfully tests supersonic cruise missile BrahMos

India successfully tested a formidable supersonic cruise missile BrahMos on Thursday at 8:42 AM. The test was conducted from Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. Defence Minister Nirmala Sithraman congratulated the Armed Forces, Defence Research and Development Organization and Defence Industry for their successful attempt. 

PM Modi to attend Indian Science Congress in Imphal

PM Modi is going to deliver the inaugural address at the 105th session of the Indian Science Congress at Manipur University in Imphal, Manipur, on Friday. The five day Science Congress event is an annual congregation and will be attended by science professionals from across the globe. The theme of Indian Science Congress 2018 is “Reaching the Unreached through Science and Technology.”

IPL 2018:Kings XI Punjab won by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad, all credit goes to Chris Gayle's stupendous batting

The team of Kings XI Punjab marked a remarkable win by 15-runs against SunRisers Hyderabad in yesterday's match in Mohali. All credit goes to Chris Gayle for scoring 104-runs off 63-balls leading to the victory of its team by 15-runs. It was Gayle’s sixth century in the overall IPL seasons. After this match, Chris Gayle became the first player who has scored a century in the IPL 2018.

India positioned at third, grabs a total of 66 medals in the CWG 2018

Including 26 gold medals in its medal tally, India has earned the third position in the Commonwealth Games 2018 held in Gold Coast, Australia. With a total of 66 medals, it has surpassed its medal tally of Glagow Commonwealth Games 2014 by 2 medals. On the final day of the Games, Saina Nehwal claimed her victory by winning a gold medal in an all-Indian final of women's singles in badminton against P V Sindhu, who won a silver medal. Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won a  silver medal in the finals of the women's doubles in squash. The phenomenal Indian shuttler, Kidambi Srikanth also won a silver medal in the finals of the men's singles. Table tennis player, Manika Batra created history by winning the first ever women's singles table tennis gold for India. India is really proud of its 200-strong athletics, who  performed brilliantly throughout the tournament and ranked it on the third position. The total medal count of India comes to 66 with a total of 26 gold medals, 20 silver medals and 20 bronze medals. 

Shooter, Anish Bhanwala won India's 16th gold medal at the Commonwealth Games 2018

Anish Bhanwala has succeeded in getting India's 16th gold medal on Friday. He became the youngest gold medalist from India at the Games. Anish shot a total score of 30 to win the finals. He faced tough competition from 20-year-old Australian shooter, Sergei Evglevski and 28-year-old Sam Gowin of England. But he kept himself focused through all the eight rounds to finally, emerge on the top.

Spotting of black panther in Sundergarh forest in Odisha

A black panther was captured on camera while roaming in the Sundergarh forest in Odisha for the first time according to the forest department. Odisha becomes the ninth state where the existence of the black panther has been reported.

All hail for the all-women crew of the Indian Navy

The all-women crew of the INSV Tarini in the Indian Navy created history after completing a voyage of circumnavigating the Earth for 254 days. They returned home on May 21 creating a history as it was the first-ever voyage by an all-women crew of the Indian Navy.

Social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy honored by Google on his birthday

Google honoured Raja Ram Mohan Roy, a social reformer and the founder of the Brahmo Samaj, with a doodle on the occasion of his 246th birth anniversary today. He was the modernist man by virtue, who stood against the evils of the society like Sati pratha, caste system, and child marriage.




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