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UDF leads in Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF Friday took early lead in 13 of the 20 seats as officials counted the millions of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election. The LDF led by the CPI-M was ahead in seven seats, officials said. LDF candidates were forging ahead in Kannur, Vadakara, Attingal, Alalthur, Mavelikera, Thrissur and Chalakudy constituencies, and the ...

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AIADMK leads in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, May 16 (IANS) The AIADMK Friday established early leads in 11 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu, based on the counting of postal ballots. In Kanyakumari, the Bharatiya Janata Party has established an early lead. There are 39 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu.

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BJP takes big lead in Indian vote count (Second Lead)

New Delhi, May 16: The BJP took a big lead as millions of votes polled in the Lok Sabha election were counted Friday, with its candidates racing ahead of all others in 71 of the 122 seats. As an army of officials began the mammoth counting process in 989 places across the country, it was clear that a BJP wave ...

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Numbers in Rajya Sabha may hobble NDA

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance’s political management skills may be put to the test in the Rajya Sabha if it manages to form the next government. With just 64 members in a House of 240, the NDA may find it difficult to get its legislative agenda through in Parliament. While no single political party has managed a simple ...

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I would love to continue batting at No.3 for SRH, says Naman Ojha

Hyderabad: Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) wicketkeeper-batsman Naman Ojha, who hit an unbeaten 36-ball 79 against Kings XI Punjab, albeit in a losing cause, says he is enjoying batting at No.3 for Sunrisers Hyderabad and would like to continue at the same position as it gives him an opportunity to build the innings. “I would love to continue batting at No.3. I ...

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Pakistan Cricket Board Announces Pay Hikes for Centrally Contracted Players

Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced pay hikes for its centrally contracted players with effect from January this year. PCB has announced that its centrally contracted players would be given a 25 per cent hike in their monthly retainers in all three categories, while the Pakistan cricketers’ Test match fees has also been increased by 25 per cent. ...

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Match-fixing ‘treasure trove’ no surprise to NZ

Wellington, May 15 (AFP) Former New Zealand cricketer Lou Vincent has opened up to investigators about widespread match-fixing in several countries, the country’s cricket boss confirmed today.David White’s comments came after the London Telegraph reported Vincent had provided the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption unit “with a treasure trove of information about matches that were targeted for spot-fixing and the names ...

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Elections hit building plan approvals

Lok Sabha elections have put the brakes on a new system of building plan approval in the city, which allows the submission of plans at the three regional offices. This has led to widespread delay in construction activity. While the approval process has made some headway in the Central Chennai region, where 60 percent of the building plan approval applications ...

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Commuters cheer service from Mundakakanni Amman

The first train stopped, on Wednesday, at the new Mundakakanni Amman station on the MRTS section, located between the Light House and Thirumayilai stations. Commuters who had no option but to board at Thirumayilai or the Light House station can now use this new station, which is located near Brindavan Street and Mundakakanni Amman Koil Street in Mylapore. Railway sources ...

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CBSE results expected end of May

The public exams for all CBSE students were conducted in last March. 13,28,000 students wrote CBSE 10th Standard exams. 10,00,000 students wrote 12th standard exams. It is an annual procedure to announce CBSE results to release CBSE exam results after 45 days or 2 months after the exams. However, there was some confusion in the correction of 12th standard answer-sheets. ...

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