Day: April 21, 2019

The Latest: Poll gives comedian 73.2% of presidential vote

KIEV, Ukraine — The Latest on Ukraine’s presidential runoff: (all times local): 8:10 p.m. An exit poll from Urkaine’s presidential election is giving comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy a commanding lead over incumbent Petro Poroshenko. Results from the exit poll released Sunday after voting stations closed showed Zelenskiy receiving 73.2% […]

Vice President urges medical fraternity to create awareness

Asks people to shun junk food and sedentary life style; Private sector should supplement efforts of governments in providing healthcare; Inaugurates Free Medical Camp at Swarna Bharat Trust open view news reporter The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has urged the medical fraternity to create […]

Arrangements made for phase-II polls in Karnataka: CEO

Bengaluru, Apr 21: Elaborate arrangements have been made to successfully conduct the second phase of polling in Karnataka which goes to poll on April 23, state chief electoral officer Sanjiv Kumar said Sunday. As many as 237 candidates would try their luck in 14 constituencies of Chikkodi, Belgaum, […]

Trump goofs up again! tweets 138 million people dead in Sri Lankan blasts

Washington, Apr 21: Known for his gaffes, US President Donald Trump yet again committed a faux pas on Sunday as he erroneously wrote that “138 million people” were killed in a string of blasts in Sri Lanka. The near-simultaneous attacks on Easter Sunday at three churches and as many […]

“Naidu finding fault with central institutions shows ‘fear’ of losing polls”

Hyderabad, Apr 21: The YSR Congressparty Sunday said Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu finding fault with EC and other institutions was an indicator of his “fear of losing” the elections and his dream of paving way for his son to take over the reins has been “shattered.” […]

215 killed, around 500 injured as blasts hit churches, luxury hotels on Easter in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Apr 21: A string of eight devastating blasts, including suicide attacks, struck churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, killing 215 people and shattering a decade of peace in the island nation since the end of the brutal civil war with the […]

In shadow of burned Notre-Dame, Paris Catholics pray for Easter renewal

French Catholics on Sunday celebrated Easter mass in Paris in the shadow of the badly burned Notre-Dame Cathedral, praying that the landmark monument — and along with it the entire Catholic Church — can be renewed. The fire at Notre-Dame six days earlier destroyed the cathedral’s spire and […]

Comic poised to take over presidency in Ukraine vote

Ukrainians voted on Sunday in a presidential election where a comedian who plays the president on television is expected to defeat the incumbent in a stunning rebuke to the establishment. “We have united Ukraine,” the beaming frontrunner Volodymyr Zelensky, 41, said as he cast his ballot in the […]

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