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To ensure a robust turnout and polling numbers in the Lok Sabha elections, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has adopted a raft of measures, including offering eye-popping discounts at various restaurants and markets.

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday voiced its displeasure over non-supply of textbooks and other study material to students of MCD-run schools, saying it was “not a happy situation”.

A massive fire broke out at a multi-storied building in the North Howrah district on Tuesday. As per officials, “Five fire tenders reached the spot and dousing operations are currently underway.” The reason for the fire is yet to be ascertained.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday attacked the Congress saying it had a history of dividing society based on religion. The defence minister was speaking in a rally in Gautambudh Nagar on Tuesday.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and BRS leader K Kavitha’s judicial custody in a money laundering case connected to an alleged excise scam was prolonged till May 7 by a Delhi court. Special judge Kaveri Baweja extended their custody after their video conference appearance due to remand expiry.

National Stock Exchange (NSE) is set to introduce derivative contracts on Nifty Next 50 index from Wednesday. This came following an approval received from markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi).
A 40-year-old man from Thane district in Maharashtra has been arrested for allegedly practising black magic and claiming to have powers to ward off “evil spirits”, police said on Tuesday.
Asia continued to bear the brunt of weather, climate and water-related hazards in 2023, making it the world’s most disaster-hit region, according to a new report by the World Meteorological Organization.
During a rehearsal for a Royal Malaysian Navy parade, two helicopters collided with each other in mid-air causing 10 lives, Reuters reported.
Two Indian students in the United States were killed in a traffic collision near Lake Pleasant in Arizona, police said. The victims have been identified as 19-year-old Nivesh Mukka and 19-year-old Goutham Parsi, both from India. They were enrolled as international students.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ‘s latest effort to send some migrants to Rwanda finally won approval from Parliament early Tuesday, hours after he pledged deportation flights would begin in July. (AP)
SRH faces Gujarat Titans in match 66 of Tata IPL 2024. While Titans are already out due to a washout, SRH’s playoff chances are brightest among all the remaining teams at the moment. They are the clear favorites after their last win against LSG. A win tonight secures their spot in the top two of the points table and a playoff qualification. Stay updated with live updates and scores.


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