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The big news: BS Yeddyurappa to face floor test at 4 pm on Saturday, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: A BSF soldier and four civilians were killed in alleged an ceasefire violation, and fuel prices were hiked for the fifth time in as many days.

A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Supreme Court orders floor test in Karnataka Assembly on Saturday at 4 pm: When the Congress and JD(S) had provided a letter with proven majority, why did the governor invite Yeddyurappa to form the government, Justice AK Sikri asked.  
  2. BSF soldier, 4 civilians killed in alleged firing by Pakistan along International Border in Jammu and Kashmir: There was heavy firing and unprovoked shelling of on Friday from the Pakistani side, a Border Security Force official said.
  3. Petrol, diesel prices increased for fifth time in as many days: Since June, the price of fuel in India has been revised almost daily in sync with fluctuations in the price of oil in international markets.
  4. At least two die in Hyderabad after heavy rain, over 160 trees uprooted: Many parts of the city were left without electricity as the storm brought down several electric poles.  
  5. Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy after Facebook data breach scandal: On May 3, the firm had said it was shutting down operations along with its parent organisation while citing losses.  
  6. Six finance ministers meet president, seek changes in 15th Finance Commission’s terms of reference: Some of the terms bring significant financial hardship to all states, they told Ram Nath Kovind.  
  7. In Uttar Pradesh, nine pilgrims killed in accident on way to temple in Uttarakhand: More than 21 people have been admitted to nearby hospitals, and five of them are in critical condition.  
  8. Donald Trump says Kim Jong-un can remain in power if he agrees to deal on nuclear programme: North Korea had said it might not attend the summit after a joint military exercise between the US and South Korea.
  9. China resumes sharing Brahmaputra water flow data with India, says report: They had stopped sharing information following a 74-day military standoff at Doklam.  
  10. WHO calls for emergency meeting to discuss global risks of Ebola outbreak: Officials said there are 44 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola in Congo, and that 23 people have died have died so far.  
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