first_imgNew Delhi, May 16 (PTI) Following are the highlights at 2100 hours STORIES IN PIPELINE: Developments in Karnataka on government formation TOP STORIES:MDS28 KA-SWEARING-BJP LEADERYeddyurappa will be sworn in as CM tomorrow, claims BJP leaderBengaluru: Karnataka BJP legislature party leader B S Yeddyurappa would be sworn in as chief minister tomorrow, senior state BJP leader and party spokesman Suresh Kumar claimed today. DEL58 CONG-KA SWEARING-MLAReports of BSY to take oath tomorrow shocking if trueNew Delhi: The Congress today termed as “shocking” the Karnataka BJP spokespersons claim that B S Yeddyurappa will be sworn in tomorrow and said it will tantamount to “murdering” democracy, “trampling” Constitution and disregarding all the precedents. DEL55 NEWSALERT-KA-CONG-GUV Karnataka Governor should not resort to a perilous path; he must invite JD(S)-Congress to form govt: Congress. DEL56 NEWSALERT-KA-CONG-GUV 2 Law declared by Supreme Court binding on all; Karnataka Governor should not act illegally: Congress. DEL28 CONG-KA-COURT Cong may move court if not invited to form govt in Ktka New Delhi: The Congress is likely to move court if Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala does not invite the JD(S)-Congress combine to form a government, party sources said today. MDS23 KA-DELEGATION Cong-JDS submit list of 117 MLAs to Guv for govt formation Bengaluru: Stepping up pressure, JDS and Congress leaders today met Governor Vajubhai Vala and submitted a list claiming support of 117 MLAs with a plea to consider their claim for government formation.BOM8 CG-NAIDU-MEDIAMedia shouldnt combine news and views: VPRaipur: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said the media should not combine news and views, adding that it should follow a new TRP philosophy — “promotion of truth in a responsible and professional manner”. CAL3 WB-PANCHAYAT LD REPOLL 68% turnout in WB panchayat repolls, voting more or less peaceful: Official Kolkata: Around 68 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the repolls held in 572 booths across West Bengal districts today and the polling has been more or less peaceful amidst tight security arrangements, a State Election Commission official said.advertisement Nation: DEL48 BIZ-CAB-2ND LD DEF SPECTRUM Govt nearly doubles defence communications network budget to Rs 24K New Delhi: The government today nearly doubled the budget to Rs 24,664 crore for NFS project which entails rolling out an advanced communications network for defence services in lieu of their vacating spectrum for mobile telephony.DEL43 UP-LD-FLYOVER-NEGLIGENCEFIR against officials in flyover collapse; govt-run corpn faced flak earlier tooVaranasi/ Lucknow: The police have registered an FIR over yesterday?s flyover collapse against officials of the Uttar Pradesh State Bridge Corporation Ltd, a government-run entity that has faced criticism also in the past over the standard of its work. DEL53 LAW-EC-SIMULTANEOUS POLLSList out practical difficulties in holding simultaneous polls: Law panel to ECNew Delhi: The Law Commission today asked the Election Commission to list out “practical difficulties” in holding simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies and also sought its views on the proposed legal framework to carry out the exercise. BUSINESS: DEL47 BIZ-RUPEE-CLOSE Rupee rebounds 27p to regain 67 level against dollar Mumbai: The rupee today recovered from 16-month low levels to close higher by 27 paise at 67.80 against the US currency on suspected RBI intervention to stem further fall in the domestic currency. FOREIGN:FGN32 UK-VISAS-INDIANSIndians among thousands being denied skilled visas to UKLondon: Indian engineers, IT professionals, doctors and teachers are among 6,080 skilled workers holding a UK job offer who were denied visas to the UK since December 2017, according to a data released today, indicating that Indians are likely to be the hardest hit by the countrys annual visa cap. By Aditi Khanna FGN29 PAK-MUMBAI Anti-terror court summons last 2 Pak witnesses in 26/11 case Islamabad: An anti-terrorism court today summoned the last two Pakistani prosecution witnesses in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack case and directed officials to submit in the next hearing the “concrete response” on the availability of 27 Indian witnesses “so as to conclude the trial expeditiously”. DEL54 MEA-VISIT-NORTH KOREA V K Singh in N Korea, in 1st high-level visit from India in 20 years New Delhi: In first high-level visit to North Korea from India in two decades, Minister of State for External Affairs General V K Singh was in Pyongyang today where he held talks with several leaders including Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho on key issues and raised New Delhis concerns over nuclear proliferation . SPORTS: SPD13 SPO-BCCI-LODHA Blow to BCCI: Amicus Curiae sticks to most of Lodha Reforms New Delhi: In what could be termed as a blow to the senior BCCI officials, the amicus curiae Gopal Subramanium has kept most of the recommendations made by Justice RM Lodha Committee in the draft constitution of the cricket board. By Kushan Sarkar. PTIadvertisement TVS TVSlast_img

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