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William Ruto Wins Kenya Election: 5 Points On The President-Elect

William Ruto Wins Kenya Election: 5 Points On The President-Elect

Tuesday August 16, 2022

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has won the presidential election. He narrowly beat his rival, Raila Odinga, taking 50.49 per cent of the vote. Protests erupted in his defeated rival's strongholds after the results.

In Rajasthan Dalit Child's Killing, New Crisis For Ashok Gehlot: 10 Facts

In Rajasthan Dalit Child's Killing, New Crisis For Ashok Gehlot: 10 Facts

Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Jaipur

A Dalit boy's death in Rajasthan after his teacher allegedly assaulted him for drinking water from a pot meant for "upper castes" threatens to turn into a political crisis for the ruling Congress.

5 Reasons Why Chinese Ship At Sri Lanka Port Is A Concern for India

5 Reasons Why Chinese Ship At Sri Lanka Port Is A Concern for India

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Aarish Chhabra | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

Amid India's security concerns and some back-and-forth, a Chinese ship finally docked at Sri Lanka's Hambantota port today. Sri Lanka had earlier asked China to postpone the visit. But what do India's worries about the ship stem from?

31 New Ministers In Bihar, Most From Tejashwi Yadav's Party: 10 Points

31 New Ministers In Bihar, Most From Tejashwi Yadav's Party: 10 Points

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Aditi Gautam | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expanded his cabinet today, with the biggest chunk of seats going to alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). The new ministers were administered the oath of office by Governor Phagu Chauhan.

On Independence Day, Made-In-India Gun Used In Ceremonial Salute: 5 Points

On Independence Day, Made-In-India Gun Used In Ceremonial Salute: 5 Points

Monday August 15, 2022

For the first time, a made-in-India howitzer gun was part of the 21-gun salute during the Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort in New Delhi on Monday. The Advanced Towed Artillery Gun (ATAG) was used along with British-made 25-Pounders.

"India Mother Of Democracy": Top Quotes From PM's Independence Day Address

"India Mother Of Democracy": Top Quotes From PM's Independence Day Address

NDTV News Desk | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the nation from the Red Fort on the occasion of India's Independence Day. The Prime Minister raised the national flag before paying tributes to those who fought for India's freedom.

"Have To Shed Shackles Of Servitude, Be Proud": PM's 5 Pledges

"Have To Shed Shackles Of Servitude, Be Proud": PM's 5 Pledges

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, addressing the nation from the historic Red Fort as India celebrates 75 years of Independence, listed five pledges (panchpran) the citizens must take to fulfil freedom fighters' dreams for India by 2047.

At India@75, PM Modi Sets Goal - "Developed Nation In 25 Years": 10 Facts

At India@75, PM Modi Sets Goal - "Developed Nation In 25 Years": 10 Facts

NDTV News Desk | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

PM Narendra Modi, leading the celebrations for 75 years of Independence today, set the people a series of goals for the next 25 years. India, he said, must become a developed nation before it marks the Centenary of Independence.

President Speaks On Covid, Economy In 1st Address To Nation: 5 Quotes

President Speaks On Covid, Economy In 1st Address To Nation: 5 Quotes

NDTV News Desk | Sunday August 14, 2022, New Delhi

President Droupadi Murmu made her maiden address to the nation on Sunday on the eve of the 76th Independence Day. She paid homage to those who lost their lives during the partition of 1947.

5 Facts About Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Big Bull Of Dalal Street

5 Facts About Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Big Bull Of Dalal Street

Reported by Sohit Rakesh Mishra | Sunday August 14, 2022, New Delhi

Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, often referred to as the Big Bull of Dalal Street, died of a cardiac arrest this morning. He was 62

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Dies At 62, Week After 1st Flight Of His Akasa Air

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala Dies At 62, Week After 1st Flight Of His Akasa Air

Reported by Sohit Mishra, Edited by Aditi Gautam | Sunday August 14, 2022, Mumbai

Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala died this morning at a Mumbai hospital. He was also the co-founder of Akasa Air, India's newest airline which began commercial operations last week.

Salman Rushdie Off Ventilator After Stabbing, Able To Talk: 10 Facts

Salman Rushdie Off Ventilator After Stabbing, Able To Talk: 10 Facts

Edited by Aditi Gautam | Sunday August 14, 2022, New York

Author Salman Rushdie was taken off the ventilator last night as he remained hospitalised with serious injuries after being stabbed at a literary event in New York.

5 Facts On Hadi Matar, Who Stabbed Salman Rushdie At New York Event

5 Facts On Hadi Matar, Who Stabbed Salman Rushdie At New York Event

Edited by Arun Nair | Saturday August 13, 2022, New Delhi

Author Salman Rushdie is on ventilator and could lose an eye after he underwent surgery following a knife attack at a literary event in New York, US. The attacker has been identified as Hadi Matar, 24, from New Jersey.

Salman Rushdie On Ventilator After Stabbing, Attacker Identified: 10 Facts

Salman Rushdie On Ventilator After Stabbing, Attacker Identified: 10 Facts

NDTV News Desk | Saturday August 13, 2022, New Delhi

Author Salman Rushdie, who spent years in hiding after an Iranian fatwa ordered his killing, was on a ventilator and could lose an eye following a stabbing attack at a literary event in New York state on Friday.

Salman Rushdie Attacked: 5 Facts About The Controversial Author

Salman Rushdie Attacked: 5 Facts About The Controversial Author

NDTV News Desk | Friday August 12, 2022, New Delhi

Author Salman Rushdie, whose controversial writings made him the target of a fatwa, was stabbed on stage at an event on Friday in New York.