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Top five news stories to watch out for March 16, 17

| Updated on March 15, 2019 Published on March 16, 2019

YS Jagan Mohan Reddy (File photo)

A peek into the most important events happening in India

March 16

Jagan campaign begins: YSR Congress President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy will begin is campaign from Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh today. He is also set to announce the first list of candidates for the upcoming general elections. During his campaign, to begin at the auspicious time of 10.26 am, he will also be releasing his election manifesto.

Air India to suspend selected flights: Starting today, national carrier Air India will suspend its flights on Delhi-Madrid and Delhi-Birmingham. The carrier cites operational reasons for suspension of the operations. Following the closure of Pakistan air space due to the Balakot strike, the Air India’s expenditure on flights to Europe and US have increased.

GATE 2019 results: The results of GATE 2019 conducted by the IIT Madras will be announced on Satruday. The exams for 24 papers were conducted on February 2,3,9 and 10 and over 8 lakh students took the exam. The results would be declared on IIT Madras’ website ( gate.iitm.ac.in )

March 17

Seat-sharing in Bihar: The grand alliance in Bihar between RJD and Congress will be announcing the seat-sharing pact on Sunday. Bihar has 40 Lok Sabha seats and it will go to polls in seven phases on April 11, 18, 23, 29, May 6, 12 and 19.

TRS campaign: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao will begin his campaign in the State from March 17. He will start from Karimnagar and it will be followed by several rallies across the state which will go to polls on April 11.

Published on March 16, 2019
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