T’gana urban local body polls: Counting of votes begins

Hyderabad Counting of votes for the municipal elections in Telangana began on Saturday morning with the ruling TRS, which swept the rural local body polls last year, hopeful of continuing its dominance. The counting commenced at 8 AM and the results are expected to be fully available by evening. The Telangana State Election Commission has
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Hyderabad A court here on Friday dismissed a petition filed by Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy seeking exemption from personal appearance in connection with the ongoing trial in the quid pro quo investments cases against him and asked him to be present on January 31. The Special Court for CBI Cases here is
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Kathmandu , Jan 25: If India can resolve its land boundary issue with Bangladesh then why not with Nepal, Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali said , referring to the lingering territorial differences between the two neighbours. India in November released fresh maps of the newly-created union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh. In the
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Thiruvananthapuram The Kerala government”s decision to fully cooperate with the Census, but not with the National Population Register (NPR) updation has received the backing of ruling LDF and opposition UDF MPs from the state. To ensure there is no confusion among the public and political parties on the matter, government will take further steps on
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New Delhi President Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on Saturday on the eve of 71st Republic Day, a statement from Rashtrapati Bhavan said. “The address will be broadcast from 1900 hrs on the entire national network of All India Radio (AIR) and telecast over all channels of Doordarshan in Hindi followed by the
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Zagreb EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson is urging member states to reach a compromise on how to share responsibility for migrants, as she tries to forge a pact to end an “unacceptable” stalemate. More than four years since the migrant crisis began, EU states have failed to agree on reforming their common asylum system,
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London The coronavirus outbreak in China could have a “lasting economic impact” on the global tourism sector if panic is allowed to spread, the World Travel and Tourism Council warned Friday. “Previous cases have shown us that closing airports, cancelling flights and closing borders often has a greater economic impact than the outbreak itself,” said
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Malda, Jan 24: A 57-year-old woman was found dead in an express train here on Thursday, GRP officials said. The woman’s fellow passengers informed the GRP after the train reached Malda station, an officer said. The deceased has been identified as Krishna Dutta Choudhury, the officer said.It appears that she died of a heart attack
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Guawahati, Jan.24: A total of 644 militants of eight banned insurgent outfits surrendered in Assam today along with 177 arms, police said. The members of the insurgent groups — ULFA (I), NDFB, RNLF, KLO, CPI (Maoist), NSLA, ADF and NLFB — surrendered in presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a programme here. “This
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Washington US President Donald Trump will sign the new North American trade pact with Mexico and Canada next week, a White House official said Thursday. The USMCA, the fruit of years of negotiation between the three key trading partners, is billed as an update to the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump had
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