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Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen takes pole at Monaco GP, Vettel 2nd
May 27, 2017 19:09 IST
By Abhishek Paul
AP
what happened: Kimi Raikkonen secured his first pole position in nine years on Saturday.
what it means: The 37-year-old Finn, who had not taken pole position for 128 races stretching back to 2008, clocked a fastest lap of one minute and 12.178 seconds.He was 0.043 seconds ahead of Vettel.
what next: Ferrari now has the chance to extend their lead in the F1 championship.
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British Airways hit by computer outage, cancels flights
May 27, 2017 18:49 IST
By Sandip Bardhan
Reuters
what happened: BA cancelled flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick scheduled before 1700 GMT Saturday.
what it means: The airline delayed its flights because of a global computer outage. British Airways said there was no evidence the problem had been caused by a cyber attack.
what next: The problems, which affected flights, came on a busy weekend, resulting in delays and chaos.
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Rahul Gandhi blames Centre for Dalit-Thakur clashes
May 27, 2017 18:33 IST
By Sandip Bardhan
Congress Twitter account
what happened: Blocked from entering Saharanpur, Rahul Gandhi blamed the Centre for the recent caste violence.
what it means: Congress' Gandhi, who was speaking at the border of the western UP district, harped on Dalit sentiments, indicating he will continue with his tirade against the BJP that recently won the state.
what next: Denied permission to visit trouble-hit villages, Gandhi may return again once the situation improves
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After meeting PM Modi, Nitish talks of Opposition unity
May 27, 2017 18:16 IST
By Sandip Bardhan
PTI
what happened: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar met Narendra Modi on Saturday, a day after he skipped an Opposition meeting.
what it means: Speculations are rife over a growing bonhomie between Kumar and PM Modi, though the CM rejected the suggestion. With Kumar stressing 'Opposition unity', the anti-Modi camp can heave a sigh of relief.
what next: Kumar says it's business as usual for the Bihar alliance comprising the JD(U), RJD and the Congress