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Key opposition leaders to make a beeline for Karnataka swearing-in 22.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Modalities of the JD(S)-Congress alliance will be worked out at a meet between Kumaraswamy and Congress leader K C Venugopal in Bengaluru on Tuesday
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Carl Icahn files lawsuit against AmTrust, controlling family 21.5.2018 General News
(Reuters) - Activist investor Carl Icahn filed a lawsuit on Monday against AmTrust Financial Services Inc and the family that controls the company, accusing them of trying to take the insurer private at the wrong time and at the wrong price.
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Karnataka CM-designate Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul on govt formation 21.5.2018 General News
Chief minister-designate H D Kumaraswamy of the JD(S) today promised a stable government in Karnataka and a "long-term relationship" with the Congress, as he invited top Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to his swearing-in in Bengaluru on May 23. According to highly-placed sources, the Congress-JD(S) combine will have a coordination committee in place to to run their government in Karnataka and the Assembly Speaker will be from the Congress. The coordination committee will have five-six members who will ensure smooth functioning of the coalition government. The top leadership of the two parties decided to make a new beginning leaving behind the past, when they had come together and fallen apart, and vowed to have "a long-term relationship". The sources said the Congress leadership would take a call on who would be its deputy chief minister tomorrow, when the leaders of the two parties would meet in Bangaluru to work out modalities of power sharing in the southern ...
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Rahul to attend Kumaraswamy's swearing-in 21.5.2018 General News
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday confirmed that he will be attending the swearing-in of Karnataka's chief minister-elect HD Kumaraswamy on May 23.Taking to his Twitter handle, the Congress Chief wrote, "I will be attending his (HD Kumaraswamy) swearing-in as CM of Karnataka on Wednesday, in Bengaluru."Speaking about his meeting with the JD(S) leader in the national capital earlier today, the Congress President said the duo spoke about the political situation in Karnataka and other matters of mutual interest.Meanwhile, Kumaraswamy said he visited New Delhi to express his gratitude to the Gandhi family and invite them for his swearing-in ceremony. He further informed that both Rahul and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi have confirmed their presence for the same."I wanted to show my respect and regards to the Gandhi family. That is why I came here (Delhi). I requested their presence in my oath-taking ceremony. Both of them agreed to be present," said ...
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Ather Energy launches charging infra in Bengaluru 21.5.2018 General News
Indian hardware start-up Ather Energy today announced launch of its charging infrastructure for electric vehicles (EVs), AtherGrid, which is open to all EVs. The company, known for its electric scooter S340, has begun installations of charging stations across the city of Bangalore, a statement said. As many as 30 charging points will be set up by the end of May 2018. * * * * * Faircent.com gets NBFC certification from RBI * Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform Faircent.com today said it has received NBFC certification from the Reserve Bank that will boost company's prospect to expand further. The accreditation makes Faircent.com the first P2P lending platform in the country to receive the certificate of registration as an NBFC-P2P by the national regulator, the company said in a statement today. Faircent.com platform currently has more than 40,000 registered lenders and 3.5 lakh registered borrowers, and has facilitated over 6,000 loans cumulatively till date. * * * * * Wonderchef in ..
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Vijayan to attend Kumaraswamy's swearing-in 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will attend the swearing in ceremony of Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru on Wednesday, it was announced on Monday.
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Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul, discusses government formation (Roundup) 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
JD-S leader and Karnataka Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi to discuss ministerial berth sharing between the coalition partners ahead of his swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday.
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By god's grace, got another chance to serve people: Kumaraswamy 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Karnataka's Chief Minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said that he had got a chance to serve the people again by God's grace and his parents' blessings despite a fractured mandate in the May 12 elections.
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Dutch PM to visit Bengaluru 21.5.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Will lead largest-ever trade delegation
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Rahul to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in ceremony 21.5.2018 General News
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said he would attend the swearing-in ceremony of the Congress and JD-S coalition government in Karnataka on Wednesday.
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Bala Prasath wins Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship 21.5.2018 General News
Coimbatore racer Bala Prasath set a scorching pace over the weekend to win the Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship in his hometown.Bala, who was trailing in second place after Round 1 with 91 points, was in his element in Round 2 at the Kari Motor Speedway on Saturday and Sunday, read a statement.He collected a tally of 115 points, winning three races and finishing second in two leapfrogging over Round 1 leader Sohil Shah.Bengaluru's Sohil, who was leading Round 1 with 120 points, had a disastrous weekend. He began with a DNF (did not finish) and could only manage third place in the next three races.He clinched the second place in the final round. He could muster only 68 points to finish second, with an aggregate of 188 championship points.Chennai's Nirmal Umashankar had a very good weekend, winning two races and finishing second in two more.However, in the final race, he suffered a DNF that hurt his chances very badly. He amassed 92 points in Round 2 but his poor tally of .
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Karna CM designate Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul on govt formation 21.5.2018 General News
Ahead of his swearing-in as the Karnataka's new chief minister, JD(S) chief H D Kumaraswamy tonight met Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi to finalise the modalities of government formation and ministerial berth sharing between the two post-poll allies. According to sources, Congress has mooted two deputy chief ministers for the numerically strong party in order to strike a balance with the JD(S) but the regional party is believed to be not in favour of this proposal. KPCC chief G Parameshwara is among the frontrunners for the deputy chief minister's post. Kumaraswamy, who will be sworn in as chief minister on Wednesday for the second time in 12 years, flew into the capital this afternoon and began his engagements with a meeting with pre-poll ally BSP chief Mayawati. BSP bagged 1 seat. During his 20-minute meeting with Sonia and Rahul, the Congress President, Kumaraswamy is understood to have discussed the nitty-gritty of Cabinet formation on the number of ministerial ..
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Yechury to share stage with Cong leaders at Kumaraswamy swearing-in 21.5.2018 General News
Reflecting the new political line adopted by the CPI(M) to unite all "secular-democratic" forces to take on the BJP, its General Secretary Sitaram Yechury would share the stage with leaders of the Congress and other parties at the swearing-in ceremony of Karnataka chief minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy. Yechury, who has been personally invited by Kumaraswamy, would travel to Bengaluru to attend the oath-taking ceremony. "The chief minister-elect, who had come to Delhi, spoke to me over the phone. I said there is no need for formality. He invited me to attend the swearing-in ceremony. I will attend it in Bengaluru on May 23," he told reporters today. At the CPI(M) politburo meeting in Delhi today, the party encouraged Yechury to attend the ceremony. "At our party Congress, we had adopted the political line of uniting all secular forces to defeat the BJP. There is no problem in Yechury sharing the stage with (leaders of) all secular forces, including the Congress," a senior leader ...
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Rahul Gandhi to attend swearing-in ceremony of Kumaraswamy as K'taka CM 21.5.2018 General News
Congress president Rahul Gandhi today confirmed his presence at the swearing-in ceremony of H D Kumaraswamy as Karnataka chief minister on May 23. He said he had a "cordial" meeting with the JD(S) leader, with whom he discussed the political situation in Karnataka. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi was also present at the meeting. "I had a warm and cordial meeting this evening, in Delhi, with Shri H D Kumaraswamy ji. We discussed the political situation in Karnataka and other matters of mutual interest. "I will be attending his swearing in as CM of Karnataka, on Wednesday, in Bengaluru," he said on Twitter. The Congress and the JD(S) will hold a meeting tomorrow in Bengaluru, where the modalities over power sharing would be worked out.
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Kumaraswamy meets Sonia, Rahul in Delhi 21.5.2018 General News
Two-day before his swearing-in ceremony, Karnataka's chief minister-elect HD Kumaraswamy on Monday met United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi in the national capital.Kumaraswamy and Rahul are expected to discuss the future of the Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) alliance in Karnataka.JD(S) Secretary General Danish Ali and Congress's KC Venugopal were also present here with Kumaraswamy.Earlier in the day, Kumaraswamy met Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati at her residence here and invited her for his oath ceremony scheduled to take place on May 23 in Bengaluru.The oath-taking ceremony of will witnesses a gathering of non-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministers and chief of opposition parties.West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee, Puducherry Chief Minister Narayanasamy, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao.Apart from this, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav and .
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Successful heart transplantation done on a Jharkhand patient 21.5.2018 General News
The city today witnessed a successful lifesaving heart transplantation surgery conducted on a 39-year-old male from Jharkhand after the organ of a brain dead was harvested and airlifted from Bengaluru to Kolkata early this morning. The entire process was initiated after a 21-year-old youth was declared brain dead at a Bengaluru hospital this morning following a tragic road accident on May 19, a senior official of the private hospital here, where the heart transplantation was done, said. The youth's family gave their consent to donate his heart after counselled on organ donation at the Bengaluru-unit of the same hospital following which a cardiac transplant team harvested the donor's heart at around 7 AM today, he said. After that, the live heart was transported through a green corridor from the hospital to Bengaluru airport and then airlifted to Kolkata. As soon as it reached the city at around 10:45 AM this morning, the live heart was taken via a green corridor from ...
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Nipah outbreak: Virus spreading through direct contact 21.5.2018 General News
Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Monday said the reason for sudden outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus was due to the disease being spread through direct contact.Briefing the media, Shailaja said, "Health department has taken all precautions. The virus is spreading through direct contact, through touch or contact with body fluids. All hospitals have been fully equipped to tackle the Nipah virus."Meanwhile, Kozhikode district collector has confirmed that the total death toll increased to six in Kerala.This came after the district administration obtained the results from Manipal Centre for Virology. More set of results are under observation and will be out by Monday evening.A six-member team, led by the director of National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr. Sujeet K. Singh, has arrived in Kerala and are visiting the affected areas.Dr. Singh told media, "We need to plan a strategy (on the outbreak) which we will roll out soon. We are assessing the situation. We also have to see
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Kumaraswamy meets Mayawati ahead of oath ceremony 21.5.2018 General News
Karnataka Chief Minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy on Monday met Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati at her residence in the national capital and invited her for his oath ceremony on Wednesday in Bengaluru, Karnataka.Kumaraswamy invited Mayawati for the swearing-in ceremony with a bouquet.Later in the day, Kumaraswamy is expected to meet Congress President Rahul Gandhi. The two will discuss about the future of the Congress-JD-(S) alliance in Karnataka."Ashok Gehlot, KC Venugopal and I briefed Rahul Gandhi on recent political developments in Karnataka. When Kumaraswamy meets Rahul, they will decide on further strategy," said senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.On Saturday, Kumaraswamy was invited by Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala to form the government in the state, after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) B.S. Yeddyurappa stepped down ahead of the floor test in the state assembly.While Kumaraswamy was earlier expected to swear-in as Karnataka Chief Minister on Monday, the ...
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Coimbatore's Bala wins Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 Championship 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Local racer Bala Prasath set a scorching pace over the weekend to claim the Formula Junior Racing Series 2018 championship here.
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Tirop, Kamulu to challenge Gudeta at World 10K Bengaluru 2018 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A strong womens field with elite runners from across the globe has been assembled to challenge Ethiopias IAAF World Half Marathon Valencia 2018 winner Netsanet Gudeta at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2018 next Sunday.
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