Day: 9 December 2019

Sikh-American’s ‘Seva Truck’ sends out free food

Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) A Sikh-American from Washington D.C. is operating a ‘Seva Truck’, via which he sends out free meals to local communities in need including schools and social work organisations. Washington D.C.-based Sonny Kakar bought an old FedEx truck, painted it orange and began operating his ‘Seva Truck’, the American Bazaar reported on Friday. His initiative specially targets kids at risk in underserved communities. In just three years since its inception, the orange truck has not only become the pride of the area but has also expanded to feed over 20,000 people. Showing his compassionate side, Kakar...

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Karnataka bypoll results: Counting of votes begins

Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) The counting of votes for the Karnataka’s bye-elections held on December 5 in 15 Assembly constituencies began on Monday. “Vote count in all the 15 Assembly segments began at 8:00 a.m. at 11 centres, including three in Bengaluru for four urban seats. Postal ballots are counted first, followed by counting of votes in EVMs,” Election Commission official G. Jadiyappa told IANS here. The results of the bye-elections are crucial for the four-month-old Bharatiya Janata Party government in the southern state, as the ruling party requires at least seven seats in the 223-member Assembly for a simple...

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