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Elections 2024: Campaigning Ends For Lok Sabha Polls In 96 Seats, Andhra Pradesh Assembly Elect

New Delhi, May 11 (PTI) Campaigning for May 13 elections in 96 Lok Sabha constituencies across 10 states and Union territories including all seats in Andhra Pradesh, where assembly elections are also being held concurrently, and Telangana concluded on Saturday evening. Issues like reservations, appeasement politics, corruption and jobs dominated the battle of narratives in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections. Among the prominent candidates in the fray are Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav (Kannauj, UP), Union ministers Giriraj Singh (Begusarai, Bihar) and Nityanand Rai (Ujiarpur, Bihar), Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (Baharampur, WB), BJP's Pankaja Munde (Beed, Maharashtra), AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi (Hyderabad, Telangana) and Andh...
Canada Makes Fourth Arrest In Khalistani Terrorist Hardeep Nijjar’s Killing
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Canada Makes Fourth Arrest In Khalistani Terrorist Hardeep Nijjar’s Killing

Canadian authorities on Saturday arrested a fourth Indian national for his role in the killing of separatist Khalistan Hardeep Singh Nijjar, according to an official release. Twenty-two-year-old Amardeep Singh, a resident of Brampton, Surrey, and Abbotsford areas of Canada, has been charged with first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) said that Amardeep Singh was arrested on May 11 for his role in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar. He was already in the custody of the Peel Regional Police for unrelated firearms charges out, the official release said. "This arrest shows the nature of our ongoing investigation to hold responsible those that played a role in the homicide of Hardeep Singh Nijjar," said Superintendent Mandeep Mook...
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Jasprit Bumrah becomes only the second pacer in IPL history to… | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Mumbai Indians' fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has achieved a significant milestone by becoming the second pacer in Indian Premier League history to take 20 or more wickets in four different seasons. He has matched the achievement of the team's bowling coach, Lasith Malinga, who also accomplished this feat during his IPL career.Bumrah got to the milestone during the IPL 2024 match against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Saturday.He returned with the figures of 2/39 in 4 overs.Bumrah looked unplayable and teased the batters by bowling a Test match length, knocking over a clueless Sunil Narine off his first ball with a delivery that angled away but swung in late to rattle his off-stump. He ended his splendid spell by dismissing Rinku Singh for a 12-ball 20.20 or...
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Lok Sabha Election 2024: पानी Bundelkhand की Jhansi Seat पर बना चुनावी मुद्दा | Water Crisis वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

Lok Sabha Election 2024: उत्तर प्रदेश का बुंदेलखंड क्षेत्र पिछले कई दशक से पानी के संकट से जूझता रहा है. संकट पीने के पानी से लेकर सिंचाई के लिए जरूरी पानी के संसाधनों की कमी की वजह से है. इस बार झांसी संसदीय क्षेत्र में राजनीतिक सरगर्मियां तेज हो रही है और यहां चुनावी अभियान में पानी एक अहम चुनावी मुद्दा बन गया है. देखिए हिमांशु शेखर की ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट Source link ...
India’s New York Consulate To Be Open 365 Days For “Genuine Emergencies”
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India’s New York Consulate To Be Open 365 Days For “Genuine Emergencies”

The Indian Consulate in New York has announced that it will remain open throughout the year, including weekends and other holidays, to address the "emergency requirements" of people. In a press release, the Consulate General of India, New York said that it will be open from 2 pm to 4 pm during all holidays, with effect from May 10. "The Consulate will remain open during all holidays (including Saturday/Sunday and other public holidays) from 2 pm to 4 pm to address emergency requirements of the general public w.e.f. May 10, 2024," the release stated. "It is reiterated that this facility is for people with genuine emergencies and not for regular consular services," it added. ?New announcement Consulate General of India, New York to remain open 365 days for emergency services.@binaysrikant76 ...
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Understand yourself to identify the passion with which you can contribute to transforming lives: Mullai Muhilan

Students and parents at The Hindu Career Counselling programme at Geetha S.M. Shetty Hall, Ramakrishna College, Bunts Hostel, in Mangaluru on May 11, 2024, Saturday. | Photo Credit: H.S. MANJUNATH Students and parents at The Hindu Career Counselling programme at Geetha S.M. Shetty Hall, Ramakrishna College, Bunts Hostel, in Mangaluru on May 11, 2024, Saturday. | Photo Credit: H.S. MANJUNATH Deputy Commissioner M.P. Mullai Muhilan speaking at The Hindu Career Counselling programme at Geetha S.M. Shetty Hall, Ramakrishna College, Bunts Hostel, in Mangaluru on Saturday, May 11, 2024. | Photo Credit: H.S. MANJUNATH Deputy Commissioner M.P. Mullai Muhilan and other guests releasing the ‘‘Career Guidance Handbook – 2024’ at The Hindu Career Counselling programme at Geetha S.M. Shetty Hall...
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‘Time Is Running Out, Your Govt Is Lying’: Hamas Armed Wing Releases Video Of Gaza Hostage

New Delhi: Hamas's armed wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, released a video on Saturday showing a man held hostage in Gaza by Palestinian operatives. The captive, identified by the Hostages and Missing Families Forum campaign group as Nadav Popplewell, is seen speaking in the 11-second clip, with text in Arabic and Hebrew overlaying the footage, reading: "Time is running out. Your government is lying." In the released video, the hostage who is a British national, and is seen speaking under duress, with a visible black eye but no other apparent injuries. Wearing a white T-shirt, Popplewell introduces himself as a 51-year-old from Kibbutz Nirim in southern Israel, reported AFP. BREAKING: as the IDF continued to advance towards Rafah, Hamas relea...
Russia Says Captured 5 Villages In Ukraine’s Kharkiv During Surprise Ground Offensive
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Russia Says Captured 5 Villages In Ukraine’s Kharkiv During Surprise Ground Offensive

Russia on Saturday said it had captured five villages in Ukraine's northeastern Kharkiv region during a surprise ground offensive that prompted mass evacuations, as President Volodymyr Zelensky made an urgent call for military aid.  Moscow's defence ministry said its troops had "liberated" five villages in Ukraine's Kharkiv region near the Russian border -- Borysivka, Ogirtseve, Pletenivka, Pylna and Strilecha -- as well as taking one village in the Donetsk region. Ukraine's defence ministry said Friday Russia had launched a surprise attack on the Kharkiv region, making small advances into a border zone from where it had been pushed back nearly two years ago. Later Saturday, Ukraine's military command said that Russia's ground troops had had air support. Zelensky said in his nightly addres...
Russia Says Captured 5 Villages In Kharkiv During Surprise Ground Offensive
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Russia Says Captured 5 Villages In Kharkiv During Surprise Ground Offensive

Russia on Saturday said it had captured five villages in Ukraine's northeastern Kharkiv region during a surprise ground offensive that prompted mass evacuations, as President Volodymyr Zelensky made an urgent call for military aid.  Moscow's defence ministry said its troops had "liberated" five villages in Ukraine's Kharkiv region near the Russian border -- Borysivka, Ogirtseve, Pletenivka, Pylna and Strilecha -- as well as taking one village in the Donetsk region. Ukraine's defence ministry said Friday Russia had launched a surprise attack on the Kharkiv region, making small advances into a border zone from where it had been pushed back nearly two years ago. Later Saturday, Ukraine's military command said that Russia's ground troops had had air support. Zelensky said in his nightly addres...
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Two female Indian-origin US tourists safely rescued by IAF’s Cheetah helicopter from Churdhar’s Teesri area | India News – Times of India

SHIMLA: Two female tourists from America, of Indian origin, were rescued safely with the help of helicopters from Churdhar peak area in Sirmaur district on Saturday. The local administration had received information that two women were trapped on the peak area amid snow, after which the help of India Air Force was taken to rescue these women. On Saturday morning, two Cheetah helicopters reached a place called Teesri near Churdhar and both the women were airlifted to Chandigarh.Being the foreign citizens, the union ministry of home affairs, union ministry of external affairs, US Embassy and union ministry of defence all were involved in the rescue operation.“Based on the request of the civil admin to evacuate an American national, who had suffered a spinal injury during trekking, IAF lau...
KL Sharma “Familiar Face” In Amethi For The Past 40 Years: Ashok Gehlot
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KL Sharma “Familiar Face” In Amethi For The Past 40 Years: Ashok Gehlot

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that Congress candidate KL Sharma is "enough" for BJP's incumbent MP Smriti Irani as he is the "familiar face" in Amethi for the past 40 years. Notably, the Congress has fielded Mr Sharma, replacing Rahul Gandhi, on the last day of filing nominations in Amethi on May 3. Gandhi who has been wining from Amethi since 2004, lost to Irani in 2019 parliamentary polls. The Congress has fielded the former Amethi MP from Raebareli. Mr Gehlot told news agency ANI that Mr Sharma has been working for the welfare of the Amethi people for the past 40 years. "Rahul Gandhi is not contesting from Amethi because KL Sharma has been a ground-level worker for the past 40 years and he is enough for Smriti Irani. Rahul Gandhi will definitely win the Raebareli sea...
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CM Naveen Patnaik Hits Back At PM Modi: ‘Remembering Odisha Only At Election Time Will Be Of No

In a direct response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik firmly asserted that remembering Odisha only during election time would be of no benefit to the state. Speaking out against the PM's remarks made during election rallies today, Patnaik highlighted several issues concerning the state's development as he questioned the BJP's commitments towards the state. Patnaik expressed his disappointment with PM Modi's alleged neglect of Odia language and culture, stating, "You have forgotten about Odia language and Odissi music, despite their classical significance. I have proposed recognition for classical Odissi music twice, only to face rejection." He further criticised the allocation of funds, noting, "You allocated 1000 cro...
Culture

Video | Amravati Or Vishakhapatnam? Battle For New Andhra Capital In LS Polls

Ten years after the formation of Andhra Pradesh, the bifurcated state remains without a capital. The 10-year period proposed for Hyderabad as joint capital comes to an end on June 2. The BJP-led NDA has promised for Amravati to be declared the capital, while the ruling YSR Congress wants Vishakhapatnam to be next. NDTV's Uma Sudhir explains how this issue is playing out in the Lok Sabha elections. Source link
Canada Makes Fourth Arrest In Khalistani Terrorist Nijjar’s Killing
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Canada Makes Fourth Arrest In Khalistani Terrorist Nijjar’s Killing

Canadian authorities on Saturday arrested a fourth Indian national for his role in the killing of separatist Khalistan Hardeep Singh Nijjar, according to an official release. Twenty-two-year-old Amardeep Singh, a resident of Brampton, Surrey, and Abbotsford areas of Canada, has been charged with first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) said that Amardeep Singh was arrested on May 11 for his role in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar. He was already in the custody of the Peel Regional Police for unrelated firearms charges out, the official release said. "This arrest shows the nature of our ongoing investigation to hold responsible those that played a role in the homicide of Hardeep Singh Nijjar," said Superintendent Mandeep Mook...
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Kannauj में Akhilesh Yadav लेंगे Dimple की हार का बदला या Subrat Pathak जीत जाएंगे? | Ground Report वीडियो – हिन्दी न्यूज़ वीडियो एनडीटीवी ख़बर

 Uttar Pradesh की हॉट सीट कन्नौज की सियासी लड़ाई जीतने के लिए राहुल गांधी और अखिलेश ने साझा रैली की. इस सीट पर अखिलेश इस बार लड़े रहे हैं जबकि उनके ख़िलाफ़ बीजेपी के सुब्रत पाठक दूसरी बार चुनावी मैदान में है. कन्नौज के सियासी गढ़ को बचाने के लिए अखिलेश क्या कर रहे हैं देखिए रवीश रंजन शुक्ला की ग्राउंड रिपोर्ट. Source link ...
KL Sharma “Familiar Face” In Amethi For The Past 40 Years: Ashok Gehlot
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KL Sharma “Familiar Face” In Amethi For The Past 40 Years: Ashok Gehlot

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said that Congress candidate KL Sharma is "enough" for BJP's incumbent MP Smriti Irani as he is the "familiar face" in Amethi for the past 40 years. Notably, the Congress has fielded Mr Sharma, replacing Rahul Gandhi, on the last day of filing nominations in Amethi on May 3. Gandhi who has been wining from Amethi since 2004, lost to Irani in 2019 parliamentary polls. The Congress has fielded the former Amethi MP from Raebareli. Mr Gehlot told news agency ANI that Mr Sharma has been working for the welfare of the Amethi people for the past 40 years. "Rahul Gandhi is not contesting from Amethi because KL Sharma has been a ground-level worker for the past 40 years and he is enough for Smriti Irani. Rahul Gandhi will definitely win the Raebareli sea...
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Video | For Actors Like Me It Is A Golden Period: Ashutosh Rana

Actor Ashutosh Rana may have been in the industry for over three decades but he believes his acting career is still in its early stages and would love to play a variety of characters on screen, such as Krishna or Raavan.The 56-year-old actor, who has received wide recognition for his work in films like "Dushman", "Sarfarosh", "Mulk", "Sonchiriya", "Pathaan" and "Fighter" among others, said he is happy that the lines between mainstream and off beat cinema has blurred today. Source link
Sports

IPL 2024 Purple Cap update: Jasprit Bumrah reclaims lead from Harshal Patel during KKR vs MI match

IPL 2024 Most Wickets, Purple Cap Holder: Mumbai Indians seamer Jasprit Bumrah returned to the top of the wicket-takers charts during the match against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Saturday. Bumrah picked up two wickets while conceding 39 runs to extend his tally to 20 wickets, level with Harshal Patel, who had moved to the top of the table on Wednesday. Bumrah’s economy is superior to the Punjab Kings bowler, helping him to the top of the standings. Also in the race for the purple cap are Kolkata Knight Riders’ Varun Chakravarthy, Sunrisers Hyderabad’s T Natarajan and Punjab Kings’ Arshdeep Singh. IPL 2024 Purple Cap table updated today No. Player M Ins Ovs Runs Wkts BBI Avg Econ SR 4w/5w 1 13 13 51.5 336 20 21/5 16.80 6.48 15.55 0/1 2 12 12 41.0 400 20 15/...
Switzerland’s Nemo Wins 2024 Eurovision Song Contest, Israel Comes Fifth
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Switzerland’s Nemo Wins 2024 Eurovision Song Contest, Israel Comes Fifth

Switzerland on Saturday won Eurovision 2024 in Swedish host city Malmo, beating runner-up Croatia, after having been among bookmakers' top-three to win the competition. Billed as a feel-good celebration of European diversity, this year's contest has been thrust into the political spotlight with calls for Israel to be excluded over its military campaign in Gaza, triggered by Hamas' deadly attack on Oct. 7 in Israel. Swiss rapper and singer Nemo, 24, won the contest with "The Code", a drum-and-bass, opera, rap and rock song, about Nemo's journey of self-discovery as a non-binary person. Croatia's Baby Lasagna, real name Marko Purisic, 28, came second with "Rim Tim Tagi Dim", a song about a young man who leaves home aspiring to become a "city boy" with better opportunities. Israel's Eden Gola...
Switzerland’s Nemo Wins 2024 Eurovision Song Contest, Israel Comes Fifth
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Switzerland’s Nemo Wins 2024 Eurovision Song Contest, Israel Comes Fifth

Switzerland on Saturday won Eurovision 2024 in Swedish host city Malmo, beating runner-up Croatia, after having been among bookmakers' top-three to win the competition. Billed as a feel-good celebration of European diversity, this year's contest has been thrust into the political spotlight with calls for Israel to be excluded over its military campaign in Gaza, triggered by Hamas' deadly attack on Oct. 7 in Israel. Swiss rapper and singer Nemo, 24, won the contest with "The Code", a drum-and-bass, opera, rap and rock song, about Nemo's journey of self-discovery as a non-binary person. Croatia's Baby Lasagna, real name Marko Purisic, 28, came second with "Rim Tim Tagi Dim", a song about a young man who leaves home aspiring to become a "city boy" with better opportunities. Israel's Eden Gola...
SpaceX’s Starship To Have Fourth Flight In 3-5 Weeks, Elon Musk Says
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SpaceX’s Starship To Have Fourth Flight In 3-5 Weeks, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX's Starship rocket, a futuristic vehicle designed to eventually carry astronauts to the moon and beyond, will probably have its fourth flight in 3-5 weeks, the company's Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a post on social media platform X on Saturday. "Objective is for the ship to get past max heating or at least further than last time," Musk said in response to a question about Starship. Starships preparing for spaceflight pic.twitter.com/cX5u17NHRQ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 11, 2024 Earlier this year, SpaceX's Starship rocket completed nearly an entire test flight through space on its third try getting farther than ever before, but disintegrated on its return to Earth. ​SpaceX's Starship rocket, a futuristic vehicle designed to eventually carry astronauts to the moon and beyond, w...
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Army Chief Visits Forward Areas Along LAC In Ladakh, Interacts With Troops — IN PICS

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Pande, reviewed the operational preparedness of the overall security situation along the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh. (Source: X/@adgpi)Manoj Pande also visited the Medium Maintenance (Reset) Facility for Armoured Fighting Vehicles, established at the High Altitude Area in Ladakh. (Source: X/@adgpi)Amid the meeting, he commended them for their high morale and resoluteness while operating in the extreme weather conditions and inhospitable terrain. (Source: X/@adgpi)He exhorted All Ranks to continue working together with professionalism, zeal, and enthusiasm. (Source: X/@adgpi)The unique maintenance facility promotes enhanced Serviceability & Mission Reliability of...
SpaceX’s Starship To Have Fourth Flight In 3-5 Weeks, Elon Musk Says
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SpaceX’s Starship To Have Fourth Flight In 3-5 Weeks, Elon Musk Says

SpaceX's Starship rocket, a futuristic vehicle designed to eventually carry astronauts to the moon and beyond, will probably have its fourth flight in 3-5 weeks, the company's Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a post on social media platform X on Saturday. "Objective is for the ship to get past max heating or at least further than last time," Musk said in response to a question about Starship. Starships preparing for spaceflight pic.twitter.com/cX5u17NHRQ — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 11, 2024 Earlier this year, SpaceX's Starship rocket completed nearly an entire test flight through space on its third try getting farther than ever before, but disintegrated on its return to Earth. (Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.) ...
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Modi Claims ‘Insult’ To Prez Murmu After Maha Congress Chief’s ‘Ram Mandir Purification’ Remark

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a scathing critique of the opposition I.N.D.I.A bloc during a poll rally in Chatra, Jharkhand,condemning their alleged disrespect towards President Droupadi Murmu following her visit to Ayodhya's Ram temple. The PM said the Congress will get fewer seats than the age of its ‘shehzada'. PM Modi slammed the Congress party, accusing them of having an outdated mentality reminiscent of the 18th century. He condemned the opposition's response to President Droupadi Murmu's visit to the Ram temple, stating that they insulted her by discussing the cleaning of the temple.  The remark was in reference to Maharashtra Congress chief Nana Patole saying the Ram Mandir will be purified by Shankracharyas after t...
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Bihar poll special: Dons’ wives in fray promise ‘peace and prosperity’ to voters | Patna News – Times of India

PATNA: 60-year-old Nawada jailbreak convict Ashok Mahto recently went to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad seeking a Lok Sabha ticket for himself. But there was a problem. Lalu instantly calculated Mahto’s image wouldn’t allow him a victory. However, he suggested to Mahto that if he put up his wife for a fight, this could work.“There is a second hitch.I am single,” Mahto told Lalu who then suggested him go for wedding if he wants a party ticket. That’s when the don went off on a frenzied hunt for a bride and after extensive searches, he finally settled on a 46-year-old Kumari Anita, chief pharmacist at the Northern Railway Central Hospital posted in New Delhi.On March 19, the sexagenarian strongman tied nuptial knot with Anita during “kharmas” (inauspicious month in the H...