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Jayalalithaa: Get Indian fishermen freed

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Chennai: J Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to secure the release of nine Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy on January 30.

In letter to Modi, Jayalalithaa said “I urge your personal intervention to prevent the aggravation that the Sri Lankan authorities and navy are causing to our fishermen.”

She requested Modi to direct the External Affairs Ministry to take up the matter with Sri Lankan authorities urgently and secure the release of the 15 fishermen and 69 fishing boats in Sri Lankan custody.

These include the nine fishermen and their two fishing boats seized on January 30.

India and Sri Lankaare divided by a narrow strip of sea, and Sri Lankan authorities routinely arrest fishermen from Tamil Nadu who they say fish in the island nation’s waters. Fishing boats are also seized.(IANS)

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Zomato Rolls out New Offer to Avail Discounts if You Predict Next PM

Anyone can order and predict as many times until May 22 and will get cashback for the number of times their predictions are true

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Online food delivering platform Zomato has rolled out a new offer wherein customers need to predict the country’s next prime minister ahead of the final counting on May 23 and win caskbacks on food orders.

Called “Zomato Election league”, the offer promises cashbacks to customers who guess the next prime minister correctly, the company said in a statement on Monday.

The company had earlier provided a similar offer called Zomato Premier League (ZPL) to users who correctly predicted winners of the IPL matches.

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“Users will get a base 40 per cent discount every time they order and 30 per cent cashback if their predictions are true,” said the company.

Anyone can order and predict as many times until May 22 and will get cashback for the number of times their predictions are true.

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“These credits will keep getting added to your wallet once the next PM is elected,’ said the company, adding that over 320,000 people have participated in more than 250 cities in India. (IANS)

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