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Major News and Events of 19 May 2017

What Happened on 19 May 2017


NIA Team Reaches Srinagar to Investigate if Separatist Leaders Received Funds from LeT

As per reports, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) reached Srinagar on Friday in order to find out if hardline Kashmiri separatist leaders have actually received any kind of fund from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) chief Hafiz Saeed.

If the accused are found guilty, they will be punished as per the law, said BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli.

EC Ready for a Public Test of EVMs

As per reports, the Election Commission is all set for public test of the Electronic Voting Machines. One of its spokesperson said the schedule for this challenge will be announced tomorrow.

Reports further say that use of EVMs and paper trail machines will also be demonstrated by EC tomorrow at a press conference.




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