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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh confident of Congress win in Gurdaspur bypoll

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh confident of Congress win in Gurdaspur bypoll

The seat was previously held by Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). The by-election to the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat was necessitated following the death of the BJP leader and actor Vinod Khanna . The bypoll is being seen as a barometer for the popularity of the six-month-old Amarinder Singh-led Congress government which is battling allegations of reneging on its pre-assembly polls promise of farm debt waiver and free smart phones. Consulte Mais Informação

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Can't find a SNES Classic? Here's where you can buy one

Can't find a SNES Classic? Here's where you can buy one

Nintendo's hit Super Nintendo Entertainment System ( SNES) Classic Edition comes with a bunch of, well, classic games such as "Super Mario World" and "Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past" preinstalled. These sales numbers are not official and based on Famitsu's video game sales retail research. Thankfully, Catch will have 1,000 units of Nintendo's new retro console up for grabs throughout the day, with the first batch of 500 consoles going on sale at 11am AEST, and the remaining 500 ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Hot chips to make Samsung's third-quarter profit sizzle

Hot chips to make Samsung's third-quarter profit sizzle

Though Hyun-woo did add, "Samsung's valuation is still comparatively lower than global competitors". That is almost three times the 5.2 trillion won posted a year earlier and slightly better than the previous quarter's 14.1 trillion won. The Apple Inc rival will issue its earnings guidance early on Friday. Pre-orders for the Note 8 hit the highest-ever for the Note series. Analysts expect, however, LCD panel prices to weigh on the company's display business during the third quarter. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Pakistan offered USA joint operation against Haqqanis'

'Pakistan offered USA joint operation against Haqqanis'

We have offered the U.S. time and again to provide us evidence against the Haqqani network and initiate a joint operation againt the group. The Haqqani network has carried out a number of kidnappings and attacks against U.S. was targeting Pakistan over unfounded allegations, said, "We will not take any dictation that harms our national interest". Khawaja Asif said Pakistan Armed forces have sacrificed a lot in war against terror to restore peace in the country especially in Federally ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Sexual intercourse with minor wife is rape

Sexual intercourse with minor wife is rape

The Public Interest Litigation demanded to declare such acts as rape. Referring to the same, the Apex court said that, "exceptions in rape law is discriminatory, capricious and arbitrary". This indeed created a dichotomy as the age of consent was 18 years. As Deya Bhattacharya had written in this Firstpost article , in August, the Supreme Court had outdone itself earlier this week when it stated that "marital rape can not be considered a criminal act". Consulte Mais Informação

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Future Apple Watches could fit better than ever, new patent suggests

Future Apple Watches could fit better than ever, new patent suggests

In the filing, Apple describes some of the pitfalls of conventional wristbands like how they "may catch, pinch, or pull a user's hair or skin during use if the band is overly tight". In one method, Apple proposes that a wearable electronic device, or watch, could access a "secondary portable electronic device", likely a smartphone, to retrieve a person's preference for the wristband's setting. Consulte Mais Informação

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Buhari meets Security Chiefs in Aso Rock

Buhari meets Security Chiefs in Aso Rock

Adeosun said it would be impossible to finance all the capital projects in this year's budget. " My Administration has practically done much in delivering on its core focus of diversifying the economy ", by empowering 200,000 smallholder farmers to cultivate some 233,000 hectares of farmland, in 29 states through Anchor Borrowers' Programme. Consulte Mais Informação

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Miami, Orlando Top Foodie Cities In America

Miami, Orlando Top Foodie Cities In America

Data collected ranged from affordability and accessibility of high-quality restaurants to food festivals per capita to craft breweries and wineries per capita. 111, Cape Coral at No. 114, and Port St. Lucie at No. 149. Orlando was tied for first place with NY and Miami for most restaurants per capita. But most importantly, O-Town joined NY and Las Vegas for the cities with the most ice cream and frozen yogurt shops per capita. Consulte Mais Informação

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