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Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches, despite scorching heat

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Millions of voters in the national capital on Sunday exercised their democratic right amid EVM glitches and scorching heat to pick three new municipal bodies in an election crucial for all three main contenders -- the BJP, Congress and the AAP. According to the State Election Commission, 54 per cent of the 1.32 crore electorate exercised their franchise till 5....

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Eight die as bus skids off road in Jharkhand

Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) Eight persons were killed and more than 40 others injured on Sunday when a bus carrying a wedding party met with an accident near state capital Ranchi, police said. The bus ferrying more than 80 persons was moving to Patratu from Nagari locality of Ranchi when the inebriated driver lost control near Pithoria, around 25 km from Ranchi on the Ranchi-Patratu Road, fo...

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Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Millions of voters in the national capital on Sunday exercised their democratic right amid EVM glitches to pick three new municipal bodies in an election crucial for all three main contenders -- the BJP, Congress and the AAP. According to the State Election Commission, 54 per cent of the 1.32 crore electorate had exercised their franchise in polling that ended ...

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Driven by sense of duty, elderly brave scorcher to vote

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Braving scorching heat and disregarding failing health, senior citizens on Sunday turned out in large numbers for the Delhi civic polls, though most admitted that they do not have much expectations from candidates they voted for. Having seen politicians over the years making tall pre-poll promises, only to turn their back on the public after victory, the senior...

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Injured Bravo ruled out of IPL-10

Rajkot, April 23 (IANS) Gujarat Lions (GL) all-rounder Dwayne Bravo was on Sunday ruled out of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to a hamstring injury. Bravo, who sustained the injury in December in the Big Bash League, has been going through a rehabilitation process after surgery on his right hamstring in January. Expressing his disappointment on missing...

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Millions vote in Delhi civic polls amid EVM glitches

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Millions of men and women on Sunday voted amid EVM glitches to pick three new municipal bodies in an election crucial for all three main contenders -- the BJP, Congress and the AAP. At least 42 per cent of the 1.32 crore electorate had exercised their franchise when 9.5 hours of polling ended at 5.30 p.m., the turnout hit by intense midday heat. Residen...

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Prabhas's next film titled 'Saaho'

Chennai, April 23 (IANS) The makers of actor Prabhass next film announced on Sunday that the film has been titled Saaho, and it will be made in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi. In an official statement, UV Creations, makers of the film, announced that after playing the title role in Baahubali franchise, Prabhas's next will be an ambitious high-tech action drama titled Saaho. The film's d...

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IPL: Confident Mumbai to take on resurgent Pune

Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) A confident Mumbai Indians, who won six consecutive games in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), are all set to take on resurgent Rising Pune Supergiant at the Wankhede Stadium here on Monday. Mumbai Indians, who defeated Delhi Daredevils by 14 runs in the cash-rich tournament on Saturday, will be aiming for their seventh straight win -- now ag...

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Was fascinated by superheroes as a kid: Prabhas

Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Actor Prabhas, ahead of the release of Baahubali 2: The Conclusion in which he plays a superhero-like character, says he grew up as a fan of popular superheroes such as He-Man and Superman. Even though I was very fond of superheroes such as He-Man and Superman from a very young age, I never thought of I would play such characters in my career. I need to thank S.S...

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Delhi votes in municipal polls, Kejriwal cast franchise

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Delhi went to polls on Sunday for municipal elections across 272 wards with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other public figures casting their ballots soon after voting began at 8.00 a.m. Over 2,500 candidates are in the fray for elections to North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (104 seats each) and East Delhi Municipal Con...

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Voting begins for municipal polls in Delhi

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Voting started on Sunday morning for municipal elections in Delhi across 272 wards. Over 2,500 candidates are in the fray for elections to North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation (104 seats each) and East Delhi Municipal Congress (64 seats). Over 1.32 crore eligible voters are likely to exercise their franchise at 13,022 ...

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IPL: RCB look to inflict second straight home loss on KKR

Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to continue the momentum from their last outing when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday. A Chris Gayle hurricane (38-ball 77) coupled with Kohli's 50-ball 64 guided RCB to their second win of the campaign against Gujarat L...

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IPL-10: Vintage Dhoni powers Pune to 6 wkt win over Hyderabad

Pune, April 22 (IANS) Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's late order blitzkrieg guided Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) to a thrilling six wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a last ball thriller Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017 contest at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium here on Saturday. With 47 needed off the last three overs, the situation was tailor made for ...

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Crowded international calendar is causing problems for IPL

The 10th Indian Premier League (IPL) season has been dominated by uncapped Indian youngsters, more precisely the batsmen. They have also made up for the loss of top overseas as well as Indian players through injury. Almost all the squads for the Champions Trophy next month have been picked. Only the injuries to some of their key players are the worrying part for the India's natio...

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Jharkhand MLA protesting Adani power plant arrested

Ranchi, April 22 (IANS) Police on Saturday arrested Pradeep Yadav, a Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM-P) legislator, sitting on dharna for the past week protesting against an upcoming Adani power plant in the state. Police reached the dharna site in Godda district around 4.30 a.m. on Saturday and arrested the legislator. An arrest warrant was issued last week against the...

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Johnson, Statham, Theron eyed for 'Fast and Furious' spin-off

Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Production banner Universal Pictures is considering expanding the The Fast and Furious universe with a spin-off featuring Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Jason Statham and Charlize Theron. The idea of a spin-off is in preliminary stage, but the makers have been thinking about it ever since Johnson's character, Luke Hobbs, entered the franchise in Fast Five, reports ...

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IPL: Bangalore look to inflict second straight home loss on Kolkata

Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to carry forward the momentum from their last outing when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a crunch Indian Premier League (IPL) fixture here at the Eden Gardens on Sunday. A Chris Gayle hurricane (38-ball 77) coupled with Kohli's 50-ball 64 guided RCB to their second win of the campaign against ...

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Adani power plant supporter beaten up in Jharkhand

Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) An supporter of the Adani power plant in Jharkhand's Godda district was beaten up in his home by some unidentified people on Friday, police said. According to police, the assailants entered the house of Ranjan Mandal in Basantpur village of Godda and beat him up. Mandal had led a procession of some villagers favouring the plant. No arrests have been made s...

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Jharkhand issues notification against beacon lights

Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Jharkhand on Friday issued a notification to ban use of beacon lights in the wake of the central government deciding to end their use on official vehicles. Under rule 108 of the Central Motor Vehicle Law 1989 and para A, B, C of notification number 490 of Transport department dated 11.04.2016, it is said that VIP lights (red/blue) on all government vehicles taking...

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No Steyn among marquee domestic stars of #T20 Global Destination League

Johannesburg, April 21 (IANS) Star pacer Dale Steyn was one of the notable names missing among the eight marquee domestic players announced by Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday to represent the various franchises in the first two editions of the new #T20 Global Destination League. Barring Steyn, the list is on expected lines with the likes of Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessi...

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