Today News on May 26, 2024

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27 killed in blaze at Rajkot gaming zone

At least 27 people were killed in a fire at a sprawling children’s game zone built in a temporary structure in Rajkot on Saturday. The toll is likely to rise once the debris is cleared from the area.

61.2% turnout in sixth phase amid stray incidents of violence in Bengal

The sixth and penultimate phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha election saw a voter turnout of 61.20% till 11.45 p.m. on Saturday. Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from West Bengal which reported the highest polling percentage at 79.47.

Election Commission releases data on number of votes cast in first five phases of Lok Sabha polls

The Election Commission on May 25 came out with Lok Sabha constituency-wise data on the number of votes cast in the first five phases of the elections, just a day after the Supreme Court refused an NGO’s plea to issue the ECI to upload authenticated, scanned and legible copies of Form 17C showing the account of votes recorded booth-wise. The ECI asserted that there is a pattern in creating false narratives and mischievous design to vitiate the electoral process. It said that any alteration in the number of votes polled is not possible.

Depression over Bay of Bengal to intensify into cyclonic storm Remal; IMD issues red alerts

A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to concentrate into a cyclonic storm by May 25 evening and make landfall on May 26 night along the adjoining coasts of West Bengal and Bangladesh, the Met office said. The cyclone is likely to make landfall with a wind speed of 110-120 km per hour, gusting to 135 kmph, it said. The Met office has warned of extremely heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of West Bengal and north Odisha on May 26-27. Extremely heavy precipitation may hit parts of northeast India on May 27-28 and is likely to cross Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal coasts by Sunday midnight

Cyclone Remal: Kolkata airport to suspend flight operations for 21 hours from May 25 noon

The authorities of Kolkata airport have decided to suspend flight operations for 21 hours from May 25 noon in view of the possible impact of cyclone Remal, an official said in Kolkata.

Approximate voter turnout trend of 54.37% recorded in Delhi

An approximate voter turnout trend of 54.37% was recorded in Delhi, according to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), who added that this was not the final voting percentage as approximate trends from some polling booths would take time, and the figures did not include postal ballot data.

UAPA tribunal upholds MHA ban against seven Meitei extremist organisations

A tribunal under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) has upheld the Centre’s decision to declare seven valley based Meitei extremist organisations as “unlawful associations” for the next five years.

Cannes 2024: Payal Kapadia’s ‘All We Imagine as Light’ scripts history for India, wins Grand Prix

In a historic win for India, Payal Kapadia’s All We Imagine as Light bagged the Grand Prix, the second-highest award at the Cannes Film Festival, on Saturday night.

Israel strikes Rafah after top UN court orders it to halt offensive

Israeli air strikes and artillery pounded Rafah, despite the UN’s top court ordering an immediate halt to its military offensive in the southern Gazan city.

Six injured in blast at explosives factory in Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district

Six persons were injured in a blast at an explosives manufacturing factory in Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district on May 25, officials said. The explosion occurred in the unit located near Pirda village in Berla development block, a district administration official said. Soon after being alerted, police and rescue teams were rushed to the site, he said.

G7 urges Israel to protect Palestinian banking services: draft statement

G7 Finance Ministers were set to urge Israel on May 24 not to disrupt “vital financial transactions” in the occupied Palestinian territories, following indications it could cut off Palestinian banks. “We call on Israel to take the necessary measures to ensure that correspondent banking services between Israeli and Palestinian banks remain in place, so that vital financial transactions and critical trade and services continue,” a draft statement following talks in Italy, seen by AFP, said.

China war games end, Taiwan details warplane, warship surge

China ended two days of war games around Taiwan, in which it simulated attacks with bombers and practiced boarding ships, and Taiwan’s defence ministry detailed on Saturday the surge of Chinese warplanes and warships involved. Chinese State television’s military channel said late on May 24 the drills had concluded. A commentary in the official People’s Liberation Army Daily said they had lasted for two days from Thursday to Friday, as previously announced.

Singapore Airline passengers endured 62 seconds of extreme turbulence on May 21 London-Singapore flight

The Singapore Airlines Flight SQ321 that was rocked by severe turbulence on May 21 climbed and descended rapidly twice in 62 seconds, stunning the passengers with one dying of heart attack, as the aircraft flew over the Irrawaddy Delta region of Myanmar, it emerged on May 25. Granular flight data from flight tracking website Flightradar24 shows that the Boeing 777-300ER climbed and descended rapidly twice in 62 seconds, starting from 3:49 pm Singapore time, as the plane was nearing the end of a non-stop flight from London to Singapore, The Straits Times newspaper reported.

Peak power demand hits season’s new high of nearly 240 GW on May 24

India’s peak power demand hit the season’s new high of 239.96 GW on Friday, due to soaring mercury levels in various parts of the country, which compelled excessive use of cooling appliances like air conditioners and coolers. As per Power Ministry data, the peak power demand met or the highest supply in the day, was recorded at 239.96 GW on Friday, which is the maximum so far in the summer season this year.

Malaysia Masters badminton: Sindhu beats Busanan in thriller; faces Wang Zhi Yi in finals

Double Olympic medallist P V Sindhu on May 24 earned a shot at the $420,000 Malaysia Masters crown after entering the women’s singles finals with a come-from-behind win over Thailand’s Busanan Ongbamrungphan in Kuala Lumpur. Fifth seed Sindhu, who has not won a title in two years, rallied to prevail 13-21 21-16 21-12 against world number 20 Busanan in a marathon semifinal that lasted 88 minutes to close in on the BWF World Tour Super 500 crown at the Axiata Arena.

FA Cup final: Garnacho, Mainoo seal stunning Cup win for Manchester United

Manchester United saved their best performance of a mediocre season to the very end as they upset Manchester City 2-1 in the FA Cup final on May 25 to deprive their rivals of the double.

U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj held by police at Amsterdam airport

American rapper Nicki Minaj said on social media on Saturday that she was held at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on allegations of possession of soft drugs.

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June 24 : 19, 19, 18, 17, 16, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 03, 02, 01

May 24 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 26, 25, 24, 23, 21, 20, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

April 24 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

March 24 : 31, 29, 28, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

February 24 : 29, 28, 27, 26, 17, 16, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

January 24 : 31, 30, 29, 27, 26, 20, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

December 23 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

November 23 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

October 23 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 05, 04, 02

September 23 : 30, 28, 26, 25, 24, 23, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 12, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

August 23 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

July 23 : 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

June 23 : 30, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

May 23 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

April 23 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 01

March 23 : 30, 28, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 12, 11, 07, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

February 23 : 26, 25, 24, 23, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 02, 01

January 23 : 31, 30, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 12, 09, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

December 22 : 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 17, 16, 15, 13, 13, 11, 10, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

November 22 : 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

October 22 : 28, 27, 23, 22, 22, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 12, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

September 22 : 24, 23, 22, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

August 22 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

July 22 : 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

June 22 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 22, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 04, 02, 01

May 22 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

April 22 : 30, 29, 29, 27, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 01

March 22 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 23, 22, 21, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

February 22 : 24, 15, 02, 01

January 22 : 25, 24, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 18, 01

December 21 : 30, 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 22, 21, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 08, 07, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

November 21 : 20, 18, 18, 18, 17, 17, 11, 10, 09, 08, 06, 03, 02, 01

October 21 : 24, 24, 23, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 08, 07, 06, 04, 01

September 21 : 04, 03, 02, 01

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July 21 : 10, 10, 09, 08, 06, 05, 03, 02, 01

June 21 : 08, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

May 21 : 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 17, 17, 14, 13, 11, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 01

April 21 : 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 07, 05, 03, 02, 01

March 21 : 18, 17, 16, 15, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

February 21 : 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 15, 13, 12, 11, 10, 08, 06, 03, 01

January 21 : 27, 25, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 09, 08, 07, 06

December 20 : 30, 29, 28, 24, 21, 18, 17, 15, 11, 03, 01

November 20 : 20, 19, 18, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02

October 20 : 31, 30, 29, 29, 27, 26, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 15, 14, 13, 12, 10, 09, 08, 08, 06, 06, 03, 02, 01

September 20 : 30, 29, 29, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

August 20 : 31, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 08, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 01

July 20 : 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 18, 17, 14, 13, 10, 09, 08, 07, 06, 04, 03, 02, 01

June 20 : 30, 27, 26, 24, 23, 22, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01

May 20 : 30, 29, 28, 26, 25, 23, 22, 22, 22, 22, 22, 16, 14, 13, 11, 09, 08, 07, 05, 04, 02, 01

April 20 : 30, 28, 27, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 11, 10, 09, 08, 07, 07, 04, 03, 02, 01

March 20 : 31, 27, 26, 25, 24, 22, 21, 19, 18, 17, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 09, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02

February 20 : 29, 28, 28, 26, 25, 24, 21, 20, 19, 18

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