PM Narendra Modi to meet Pope Francis today, Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar dies, here are top headlines
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PM Narendra Modi to meet Pope Francis today
On the second day of his foreign trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday will call on Pope Francis at the Vatican City. The Prime Minister will be meeting Pope on a one-on-one basis. Read more
Bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha, 30 Assembly seats today
The by-polls in three Lok Sabha and 30 assembly constituencies across different states is being held today. The three parliamentary constituencies that are going for poll today are Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and the UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.
As far as the assembly constituencies are concerned, Andhra Pradesh will hold an election on one seat, Assam on five, Bihar on two, Haryana on one, Himachal Pradesh on three, Karnataka on two, Madhya Pradesh on three, Maharashtra on one, Meghalaya on three, Mizoram on one, Nagaland on one, Rajasthan in two constituencies, Telangana in one and West Bengal on four seats. Click for live updates
Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar dies of heart attack
Famous Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar aka Appu succumbed to a heart attack on Friday. The 46-year old had complained of chest pain and was rushed to Vikram Hospital in Bengaluru on Friday morning. Read more
Asif Ali helps Pakistan win against Afghanistan in T20 WC
Asif Ali, who hit four sixes in the 19th over, helped Pakistan chase Afghanistan's target of 148 in the ongoing T20 World Cup. With this five-wicket win, the 2009 champions have now put one foot in the semi-finals. Read more
Microsoft tops Apple to become world's most valuable company
Apple Inc has lost its crown as the world`s most valuable public company to Microsoft Corp on Friday, as the iPhone maker`s shares continued their downward slide. Cupertino, California-based Apple`s shares were down 3.6% at $147, implying a market capitalization of $2.41 trillion. The Windows software maker`s shares were up 0.7% at $326.8 at a market valuation of $2.46 trillion. Read more