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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India May 12, 2019, 07.07 PM(IST)

President Ram Nath Kovind Photograph:( IANS )

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Top developments of the day.

Live Lok Sabha phase 6 elections: Despite violence, West Bengal stuns with over 80% turnout till 6pm

AAP's South Delhi candidate Raghav Chadha said on Sunday that voting in the city-state was a positive sign for his party but the BJP workers had done 'bogus votes' in Sangam Vihar during the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election. He

Pakistan to review re-opening of airspace for Indian flights; minister says no change in status quo

Pakistan will review re-opening of its airspace for Indian flights on May 15 amid heightened Indo-Pak military tensions, a civil aviation official said Sunday, but a senior minister indicated that the status quo will remain till the elections are over in India.

United Nation says rebel pullout from Yemen ports on track

The United Nations said Sunday that a Yemeni rebel withdrawal from key Red Sea ports was proceeding as planned after the government accused the insurgents of faking the pullout.

Hinduja brothers top UK rich list, Reuben brothers second

Indian-origin brothers dominate the annual rich list of Britain's wealthiest, with the Hinduja brothers ranked at No 1 with a fortune of 22 billion pounds followed by Mumbai-born Reuben brothers in second place with 18.66 billion pounds.

A year after US embassy move to Jerusalem, where do things stand

The United States moved its Israel embassy to Jerusalem nearly a year ago in the culmination of a diplomatic rupture that coincided with a bloodbath on the Gaza border.

As President Donald Trump's administration prepares to present its long-promised plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, what has changed?