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China outclass Malaysia 5-0 in Sudirman Cup

Nanning (China), May 19 (IANS) China thrashed Malaysia 5-0 in the opening Group D tie of the Sudirman Cup badminton tournament here on Sunday. The Malaysian players looked good in the first two matches before giving away easy points in the remaining three. All-England runners-up Aaron Chia-Soh Wooi Yik of[Read More…]

Raje glad at prospects of Modi’s return

Jaipur, May 19 (IANS) Reacting to the exit polls which largely predicted the return of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to power at the Centre, BJP leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said on Sunday that she was glad that Narendra Modi will become the Prime Minister[Read More…]

Bengal BJP upbeat, TMC mum on exit poll predictions

Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party seemed gung-ho, while the Trinamool Congress remained mum and the Congress and the CPI-M were dismissive of the exit poll predictions on Sunday, which suggested that the BJP could win 16 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal. The BJP[Read More…]

Punjab sees 59% voting amid skirmishes (Third Lead)

Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Amid reports of skirmishes and snags in electronic voting machines (EVMs), nearly 59 per cent voting was recorded in Punjab’s 13 Lok Sabha seats in the final phase of the general election on Sunday, officials said. The constituencies that witnessed a higher voter turnout included Patiala[Read More…]

TN leaders do not agree with exit poll numbers

Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Contrasting views were voiced by political parties in Tamil Nadu on the results of various exit polls for 2019 Lok Sabha elections that predicted the return of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government at the centre. While a BJP leader confidently said that the NDA would[Read More…]

Conjoined Patna twins vote separately, EC hails

Patna, May 19 (IANS) Conjoined twin sisters Farah and Saba were among the voters in the last phase of polling in Patna, capital of Bihar, on sunday. The two sisters, who have been joined at the head since birth, voted separately. In the 2015 Assembly elections, their names were on[Read More…]

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