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News18 Wrap: 3.3 Lakh Evacuated Before Cyclone Fani's Landfall , CBSE Class 12 Results Out & Other Stories You Missed

News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on News18.com today to help you stay updated at all times.


Updated:May 2, 2019, 6:27 PM IST
News18 Wrap: 3.3 Lakh Evacuated Before Cyclone Fani's Landfall , CBSE Class 12 Results Out & Other Stories You Missed
Puri: Villagers at the beach as dark clouds hover above the sea ahead of cyclone 'Fani', in Puri, Thursday, May 2, 2019. (PTI Photo)
News18 Wrap brings you some of the biggest stories on News18.com today to help you stay updated at all times.

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External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar on Thursday said that Pulwama terror attack "played a role" in designation of Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar. However, the UN list is not a "biodata" of Azhar's terror acts, he added. Read more.

In a massive evacuation exercise aimed at evading the possible harms from the “extremely severe” cyclonic storm Fani that is approaching India’s southeastern coast, the Odisha government shifted more than 3.3 lakh people away from low-lying areas close to the sea on Thursday. Read more.

Follow live updates of Cyclone Fanny only on News18.com

The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Election Commission to decide by May 6 nine complaints of the Congress party alleging MCC violations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. Read more.

Hours after BSP chief Mayawati accused the Congress of colluding with the BJP, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said she would rather die than benefit the BJP in this election. Read more.

Follow all stories related to Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on News18.com's LIVE Election Tracker

While there have been several incidents of robbers striking highway toll booths in the past, this one takes the cake. Kanpur police are currently struggling to catch a peculiar thief — a monkey that stole Rs 5,000 cash from a toll plaza in broad daylight. Read more.

A special CBI court here Thursday discharged former police officers D G Vanzara and N K Amin from the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case. The court allowed the discharge applications of Vanzara and Amin, which they had filed after the Gujarat government refused to grant sanction to the CBI to prosecute them. Read more.

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Hitherto considered one of the star constituencies of Bihar, the Hajipur Lok Sabha seat seems to have lost its sheen due to the absence of union minister and senior Dalit leader Ram Vilas Paswan from the electoral fray this time. It had earned the tag of ‘VIP constituency’ because Paswan contested elections from here since 1977 and represented it nine times in the Lok Sabha barring a few interruptions. But, for the first time, this high-profile constituency has lost the tag because Paswan is himself not contesting the elections. Read Vikas Mishra's analysis of Ram Vilas Paswan's final test.

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CBSE 12th Result 2019 Out at cbse.nic.in. Girls perform better by 9 percent! Check your score too.

(Get detailed and live results of each and every seat in the Lok Sabha elections and state Assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim to know which candidate/party is leading or trailing and to know who has won and who has lost and by what margin. Our one-of-its-kind Election Analytics Centre lets you don a psephologist’s hat and turn into an election expert. Know interesting facts and trivia about the elections and see our informative graphics. Elections = News18)
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