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NATIONAL NEWS
Assembly Elections 2017: 65.16% voter turnout in UP, 68% in Uttarakhand
 
Luknow,Feb 16, 2017):The second phase of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2017 saw 66% voter turnout, surpassing the first phase poll percentage (64.22%). People voted on Wednesday in 67 constituencies across 11 districts in India’s most populous state. This election is seeing a triangular contest, with the BJP, BSP and the CongressSP alliance eyeing the throne. The stakes in this round are the highest for the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP), which had done well in many of these constituencies in 2012 elections.

In the hill state of Uttarakhand, around 74.20 lakh voters will decide the fate of 628 candidates as 69 out of 70 assembly constituencies spread over 13 districts are going to polls. Polling in Karnaprayag seat has been put off to March 9 following the death of BSP candidate Kuldeep Singh Kanwasi in a road accident on Sunday.


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Nagaland chief minister TR Zeliang resigns amidst political turmoil
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Supreme Court to examine making National Anthem mandatory, not National Song
'UP Does Not Need An Adopted Son,' Priyanka Gandhi Hits Back At PM Narendra Modi
AIADMK crisis: Palaniswami set to seek vote of confidence in TN Assembly amid uncertainty
RBI proposes lower MDR from Apr 1 to keep digi-pay momentum
ENTERTAINMENT
"Frustrated netizens criticize senior film makers like me"
 Veteran Malayalam film maker Sathyan Anthikkad had to endure harsh criticisms from online platforms following the release of his latest movie 'Jomonte Suvisheshangal'.  
Renji Panicker delighted over the success of 'Raees'
Jackie unbeatable, never tired: Sonu Sood
Hrithik Roshan inspired by 'Raees'
FEATURE NEWS
Mundrothuruthu: A Disappearing Fertile Island
 Mundrothuruthu is an island Village in Chittumala Taluk in Kollam District of Kerala State, India. It is today a village now on the verge of sinking, getting swallowed by water and disappearing from the face of the earth.
Pregnant women constrained to give birth on public road sides
Infants deprived of life due to feeble health of mothers
Wailing songs of death pervade Attappady
SPECIAL NEWS
Cool-headed duck becomes latest Internet sensation !
 Tigers are fierce animals. But, a tiger of Australia's Symbio Wildlife Park had to give up all his efforts to get hold of a duck.
Kalolsavam 2017: Manju steals the limelight
A sparkling gem of an artist
7 steps to beat childhood obesity
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