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       HEADLINES: Three Keralites killed in Tamil Nadu accident                                              Chengannur poll will assess administration, says VS                                              Woman shot dead in Kozhikode                                              Rare viral infection: Precautionary measures taken, says minister                                              LDF favours upper castes, says Vellappally                                              Railways' ode to Gandhi: No non-vegetarian food on Oct 2                                              K’taka: Congressman Parameshwara to be Dy. CM; Likely list of ministers                                              K'taka: There ought to be quid pro quo, says Kharge on cabinet berths                                              N Korea setting up stands for viewers to watch dismantling of nuclear test site                                              US report warns about China's 'debt book diplomacy'                                              Turkish agency organises Iftar for Rohingya refugees                                              China gold mine project at Arunachal border could irk India                                              IPL ’18: KKR beat SRH by 5 wickets, enter play-offs                                              IPL ‘18: MI bow out in league stage after loss to DD                                              Kaumudi Facebook
         Naxals can't fight with our jawans face to face: Rajnath    
SATNA: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday condemned the Naxals attack in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district which claimed lives of six security personnel.

         IPL betting racket busted in Delhi, four arrested    
NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police said Sunday that it has arrested four men for allegedly running an IPL betting racket in northeast Delhi's Gokalpuri area.

         Amritsar artist sketches life like portraits of royal couple    
AMRITSAR: Amritsar based artist, Jagjot Singh Rubal, has painted life like portraits of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who got married on Saturday.

         It's raining money on folk singers in Gujarat    
VALSAD: Showering of money at cultural programme is not an uncommon thing in India and Gujarat has always remained in limelight for this.

         Will prove majority just 24 hrs after taking oath: Kumaraswamy    
BENGALURU: Karnataka Chief Minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday said he will prove the majority just 24 hours after taking the oath.

         After Karnataka, Telangana one of focus states for BJP    
HYDERABAD: With the election process in Karnataka coming to a close, Telangana would be one of the focus states for BJP and the party was gearing up for the polls in 2019, state BJP president K Laxman has said.

         Mumbai man becomes first to be on 'No-fly list'    
MUMBAI: A senior official of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has confirmed that a Mumbai-based jeweller, Birju Kishore Salla, who created a hijack scare onboard a Jet Airways flight last year, has become the first person to be put on the 'National No Fly List.'

         Martial art game 'Jeet Kune Do' attracts Kashmiri players    
SRINAGAR: A new Martial art game, 'Jeet Kune Do', which has been recently introduced to Kashmiri players in Srinagar, has gained a lot of popularity in valley.

         India aiming at equipping defence forces with Artificial Intelligence    
NEW DELHI: After Russia, China and US, India has decided to include Artificial Intelligence in its defence forces with an aim to enhance the operational preparedness of the armed forces.

         Giving 15 days to BJP to prove majority was mockery of democracy: Rajnikanth    
CHENNAI: Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Sunday hailed the turn of events in the Karnataka assembly, terming them a "win for democracy."

         Kumaraswamy to take oath as K’taka CM on May 21    
BENGALURU: H D Kumaraswamy will take oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka on May 21 between 12.00 pm and 1.00 pm. Kumaraswamy told reporters here that Governor Vajubhai R Vala has invited him and his party to form the government in Karnataka, after B S Yeddyurappa announced his resignation ahead of the floor test on Saturday.

         Yeddyurappa has faced five floor tests as CM    
BENGALURU: B S Yeddyurappa, who resigned as Karnataka Chief Minister after failing to muster numbers to continue in government, had faced four floor tests earlier.

         K’taka: Kumaraswamy invites Mamata to oath-taking ceremony    
KOLKATA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today termed the dramatic collapse of the three-day-old BJP government in Karnataka a "victory of the regional front."

         Sanjay Nirupam compares K’taka governor's loyalty to dogs    
MUMBAI: Former Member of Indian Parliament, Sanjay Nirupam, on Saturday made a derogatory remark on Karnataka governor Vajubhai R Vala, drawing a parallel with the loyalty of dogs.

         Modi kick-starts work for strategic Zojila tunnel in Leh    
LEH: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday kick-started work for Zojila tunnel, Asia's longest and strategic bi-directional tunnel, to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh.

         Yeddyurappa resigns as K'taka CM without facing floor test    
Bengaluru: Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Saturday resigned as the chief minister of Karnataka, without facing the floor test in the Assembly to prove his party's majority. He resigned by 4 pm at the end of an emotional speech in the Assembly. The Supreme Court had yesterday ordered a floor test in the Karnataka Assembly at 4 PM today, drastically slashing the 15-day window given by Governor Vajubhai Vala to BJP Chief Minister Yeddyurappa to prove his majority.

         INSV Tarini all set to return on May 21    
NEW DELHI: Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini is all set to complete its circumnavigation of the globe and return to Goa on May 21. Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman, along with Admiral Sunil Lamba, will flag in the vessel in Goa on Monday.

         Gujarat official claims to be god's avatar, refuses to work    
GANDHINAGAR: A Gujarat government officer has refused to come to office since he believes that he is the tenth incarnation of Lord Vishnu - Kalki, and has to "change the global conscience" by undertaking "penance" at home.

         K’taka Assembly: Floor test suspended as emotional Yeddyurappa walks out    
BENGALURU: Amid the turmoil in Karnataka, newly elected Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa exited the Vidhana Soudha to meet the state's governor Vajubhai R Vala.

         Jharkhand Govt to give Rs 10 lakh to slain BSF jawan's family    
Ranchi (Jharkhand): Jharkhand government has announced a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family of Sitaram Upadhyay, the BSF jawan who was killed in Pakistani shelling in Arnia sector of Jammu on Friday. Upadhyay joined the force in 2011 and hailed from Giridih in Jharkhand. He is survived by a son and a daughter. According to reports, Upadhyay was critically injured in the shelling at the Jabowal border outpost around and died en route to GMC Hospital in Jammu..

         Congress accuses Yeddyurappa of trying to poach its lawmaker    
Bangalore: The Congress released an audio tape on Saturday where chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is purportedly heard trying to lure a legislator with the promise of a ministerial berth if he backed the Bharatiya Janata party government during the trust vote.

         Complaint filed against Janardhan Reddy for offering money to Raichur rural MLA    
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has filed a complaint and demanded action against BJP leader Janardhan Reddy for offering hundreds of crore rupees and a minister portfolio to Raichur rural MLA Basvanagowda Daddal over phone.

         Kumaraswamy alleges 2 of his MLAs 'hijacked' by BJP    
Hyderabad: JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy today alleged that two of his MLAs were "hijacked" by the BJP from Bengaluru, but expressed hope that they would join his camp tomorrow morning. Speaking to reporters here, he claimed that the BJP has been trying to "purchase" his MLAs by offering several incentives.

         SC orders live telecast of floor test at Karnataka Assembly    
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Saturday ordered live streaming of the floor test at the Karnataka Assembly in which Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has to prove his majority in the House. ”Live broadcast of floor test will be the best possible way to ensure transparency in the proceedings,” the 3-judge bench of justices A.K. Sikri, S.A. Bobde and Ashok Bhushan said.

         SC hears plea challenging Bopaiah's appointment    
New Delhi: Supreme Court on Saturday heard the petition filed by the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) challenging the appointment of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA K.G. Bopaiah as the pro tem speaker to conduct the crucial floor test in Karnataka. A three-judge bench, comprising of Justices Ashok Bhushan and S. A. Bobde and headed by Justice A.K. Sikri, heard the petition.

         Chief secy assault: Kejriwal evaded some questions, says Delhi Police    
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday questioned Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for three hours in connection with the Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assault case.

         Railway Union alleges Rlys ignoring repair work    
NEW DELHI: The Northern Railway Men's Union Tuesday alleged that the railways was not carrying out maintenance and repair work in a timely manner and ignoring unsafe operations, charges that come in the backdrop of several high-profile train derailments.

         Twitter account of Indian ambassador to UN hacked    
NEW DELHI: In what can only be a case of hacking, two photographs of Pakistan's flag and the neighbour country's President Mamnoon Hussain were posted from the Twitter account of India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin.

         Maha bans sale of tobacco at shops selling FMCG items    
Mumbai: Maharashtra government today announced a ban on sale of tobacco at merchant establishments selling FMCG items to ensure children don't consume tobacco.

         UP: Minor gang-raped, filmed at gunpoint    
Bulandshahr: A 14-year-old girl was gang-raped and filmed at gunpoint in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr, on Wednesday. On the complaint of the victim's family, the police registered an FIR against six persons and arrested two of them. "Police booked two for raping and immediately arrested them. Other four were charged with aiding them and will be arrested by the end of the day," SSP of Bulandshahr, Muniraj told ANI.

Will Kumaraswamy be able to form a stable government in Karnataka?
don't know
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