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Around 60 % voter turn out recorded in second and final phase of Gujarat assembly elections

In Gujarat, nearly 60 percent polling has been reported in the second and final phase of polls till the last report came in. Polling parties are being returned to the respective strong rooms amidst tight securities. EVMs are being kept in strong rooms till the day of counting of votes on 8th of this month. Election Commission said that barring few minor incidents, the second phase of polls remained peaceful and error free.


Union Minister Nitin Gadkari congratulates NHAI, Maha Metro on achieving Guinness Book of World Record

Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari has congratulated National Highway Authority of India and Maha Metro on achieving the Guinness Book of World Record.


Air Pollution second largest cause of death & disability in Bangladesh: World Bank

Air pollution was the second largest cause of death and disability in Bangladesh and cost about 3.9 to 4.00 percent of the country’s GDP, said Danden Chan, the acting World Bank Country Director for Bangladesh and Bhutan.


11th edition of Admiral's Cup Regatta to begin in Kerala on Tuesday

In Kerala, the 11th edition of the Admiral's Cup Regatta will begin at the Ettikulam Bay in the Kannur district on Tuesday. The Regatta is organised as a fleet race in a single crew Olympic class Laser Radial sailboat.


Sensex finishes below 62,850 points; Nifty settles above 18,700 level

The Sensex and the Nifty today closed almost flat. Both indices ended divergently amid mixed cues from global share markets.


Weather forecast for Tuesday

National capital Delhi is likely to have shallow fog. The minimum temperature will be eight degree Celsius while the maximum will be around 26 degrees.