Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik: About 30,000 street vendors whose livelihood has been severely affected in 11 Urban Local Bodies due to cyclone Fani will be provided with a cash assistance of Rs 10,000 each to support the loss of livelihood.
Achumbemo Kikon, Naga People's Front (NPF) Spokesperson to ANI: We had a long meeting at NPF central office in Kohima and decided to withdraw support in principle from the BJP led Manipur government.
Jammu and Kashmir: Exchange of fire between Security forces & terrorists in Hathlangoo, Sopore. Area cordoned off. More details awaited.
Alwar police submit the charge sheet in the Dalit Gangrape case against 6 accused.
Patna, May 18: Troops of 205 CoBRA along with Bihar Police carried out special operations in Gaya's Lutua during which an encounter broke out with naxals at 2 AM on Saturday. During post encounter search CoBRA recovered a naxal's body & one AK-47 rifle. The search is currently underway. In Jammu and Kashmir, one terrorist was gunned down in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama. According to a tweet by ANI, the encounter broke out between terrorists & troops of 130 Battalion CRPF, 55 RR and Special Operations Group (SOG) earlier this morning. One terrorist has been neutralised. Catch live breaking news on events from politics, crime, sports, entertainment and world here. Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 Predictions by Satta Bazar: Matka Players Reduce BJP's Number to 220, Congress Tottering at 100.
In Lucknow, candidates who had cleared UP Police recruitment exam in 2013, staged protest outside DM office on Friday. The candidates say that it has been 6 years but they haven't been appointed yet. "Even the candidates from 2018 batch have been appointed. If our demands are not heard we will commit suicide", they said.
On Friday, the United States and Canada reached a deal to remove all tariffs imposed by Washington on imports of aluminium and steel products from Canada, according to a joint statement. Both the countries also agreed to prevent imports of steel and aluminium which are "unfairly subsidised" or "sold at dumped prices," according to Sputnik.
"The United States and Canada agree to eliminate, no later than two days from the issuance of this statement: All tariffs the United States imposed under Section 232 on imports of aluminium and steel products from Canada; and all tariffs Canada imposed in retaliation for the Section 232 action taken by the United States," the official statement said.