Search area narrowed down for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

New information emerged in the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The effort got a vote of confidence that it is headed in the right direction. “We have very much narrowed down the search area, and we are very confident that the signals that we are detecting are from the black box … Read more

Narendra Modi files nomination papers from Vadodara in Gujarat

BJP’s leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today filed his nomination papers from the Vadodara Lok Sabha seat. Modi filed his nomination papers at Vadodara Collector office. Some senior party leaders and supporters were also present. Speaking to media persons after filing his nomination papers, Modi described Vadodara as his workplace and was grateful … Read more

PIL on symbol for NOTA option

The Election Commission on Tuesday, sought time in the Madras High court to reply on a PIL seeking a direction to the ECI to develop a symbol to denote NOTA option on the voting machine as a vast majority of people is illiterate and an exclusive symbol for NOTA alone would serve the desired purpose … Read more

Oscar Nominations in 2014

Actor Chris Hemsworth and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announced the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards on January 16. Hemsworth and Boone Isaacs announced the nominees at a 5:38 a.m. PT live news conference attended by more than 400 international media representatives. Academy members from each of the branches vote to determine the nominees … Read more

None of the above

None of the Above (NOTA), also known as “against all” or a “scratch” vote, is a ballot option in some jurisdictions or organizations, designed to allow the voter to indicate disapproval of all of the candidates in a voting system. It is based on the principle that consent requires the ability to withhold consent in … Read more

US moved closer to military intervention in Syria

The US moved closer to military intervention in Syria with President Barack Obama saying he was considering a “limited, narrow” strike without involving ground forces even as Russia dismissed claims about the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime as “utter nonsense.” Obama said Washington was “looking at the possibility of a limited, narrow … Read more

Cameron discusses Syria with US President Barack Obama

British Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken to US President Barack Obama on the situation in Syria before making a case to parliament for targeted military action to halt the use of chemical weapons. Downing Street said Cameron heard the “latest on US thinking” on the issue during his phone conversation with Obama, ahead of … Read more

Keita wins Mali presidency election

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won Mali’s presidency after his opponent conceded defeat before official results were announced from the election aimed at restoring stability to a country wracked by rebellion, a coup and an Islamic insurgency. Soumalia Cisse’s concession on Monday allows Mali to avoid a protracted election fight and to move ahead with establishing a … Read more

Where Do I Vote – Election Day 2012 – November 6

Election Day 2012 is here, after what seems like an interminable campaign season. If you haven’t been able to take advantage of early voting and did not vote via absentee ballot, below you can find a tool to locate your polling place. Over 25 million Americans have already voted. The Presidential Elections 2012 will be … Read more

5th Dr. M.L. Agrawal Memorial Lectures – New Delhi

Progressive Homoeopathic Society is organizing the 5th DR. M.L. AGRAWAL MEMORIAL LECTURES on 28th October 2012 (Sunday) at Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, New Delhi as a tribute to the revered teacher, Late Dr. M.L. Agrawal. This seminar shall serve as a platform for all homeopaths to share their clinical experiences based on principles … Read more

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