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Bijepur bypoll in Odisha records 72% voter turnout

Bijepur bypoll in Odisha records 72% voter turnout

While the voting remained largely peaceful reports of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) machines developed technical glitch in booth no- 88, 102, 141 in Bijepur block and booth no 20 in Barpali block. Tight security measures were in place to ensure smooth and peaceful polling. "Six check posts have also been set up in the border areas where vehicles coming from outside will be stopped and disallowed to enter Bijepur constituency", Bargarh SP Jai Narayan Pankaj said.


Finalists in women's Curling at the Olympics

Finalists in women's Curling at the Olympics

After the race, Kim skated around carrying the South Korean flag. While Sweden confirmed their status as the dominant force in women's curling , Korea's silver marked a major Asian breakthrough in the sport with two teams on the podium after Japan defeated Britain on Saturday to take the bronze.


Several bombs set off around troubled Myanmar state, 1 hurt

Several bombs set off around troubled Myanmar state, 1 hurt

Other three undetonated bombs were also found in the area. "A police officer was injured but not seriously", a senior officer told AFP on condition of anonymity. The Rohingya are an ethnic minority in Myanmar, which originates from the Indian sub-continent. But the restive state also hosts a simmering insurgency waged by a Rakhine Buddhist rebel group called the Arakan Army, which clashes with Myanmar troops.


More than 20 Red Cross workers sacked or quit over sexual misconduct

More than 20 Red Cross workers sacked or quit over sexual misconduct

In all cases we linked victims and families with local support networks including but not limited to medical and psychosocial support. The International Committee of the Red Cross confirmed 21 workers had been sacked or resigned from their roles since 2015, after paying for sexual services.


Donald Trump seeks to arm teachers

Donald Trump seeks to arm teachers

In 2016, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton accused Trump of wanting to "mandate that every school in America allow guns in classrooms" after Trump said he would eliminate gun-free zones in schools. He added a gun free school is a magnet for "bad people". Trump's proposal to arm educators received a cool response from a teacher who survived the shooting as well as the local sheriff.


Qatar Masters: Scotland's Stephen Gallacher moves one shot from lead

Qatar Masters: Scotland's Stephen Gallacher moves one shot from lead

Molinari, a three-time champion on the tour including a year ago in Morocco started with eight straight pars, and then made seven birdies in his last 10 holes, including a chip-in for birdie on the last. France's Raphaël Jacquelin made the third albatross on Tour in four weeks when holed a two-hybrid from 245 yards on the tenth to sit at eight under alongside countryman Mike Lorenzo-Vera, Spaniards Gonzalo Fernandez-Castaño and Alvaro Quiros and England's Ryan Evans.