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Jairam Thakur frontrunner to be Himachal Pradesh CM; likely announcement on Friday

Jairam Thakur frontrunner to be Himachal Pradesh CM; likely announcement on Friday

Interestingly, although the BJP won 44 of the 68 seats in Himachal Pradesh , its CM candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal lost the election. Veteran leader and health minister Kaul Singh Thakur lost from Darang in Mandi, while his daughter Champa Thakur, contesting for the first time from Mandi, lost to BJP's Anil Sharma, son of former Union minister Sukh Ram. Consulte Mais Informação

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'UN to Vote on New Sanctions on N. Korea'

'UN to Vote on New Sanctions on N. Korea'

WASHINGTON-China has asked the United Nations Security Council to delay a decision on whether to blacklist 10 ships the USA says have violated global sanctions against North Korea, a diplomat said. The council unanimously adopted two sets of sanctions following the North's ICBM tests in July and its sixth nuclear test in September. It would also blacklist 19 North Korean individuals and the country's Ministry of the People's Armed Forces. Consulte Mais Informação

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Parents give teacher wine bottles with son's face on label

Parents give teacher wine bottles with son's face on label

It's either a teacher's favorite gift or their worst nightmare. But parents in OH got something more practical for their young son's teachers this year. WHIO-TV quoted Mary Sommers as saying: "How many coffee mugs does a teacher need?" Along with the photo of D.J.'s brother, the parents placed an amusing message on the homemade label: "Our child might be the reason you drink, so enjoy this bottle on us". Consulte Mais Informação

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Kickstarter Campaign introduces world's smallest phone 'Zanco Tiny T1'

Kickstarter Campaign introduces world's smallest phone 'Zanco Tiny T1'

On seeing the Zanco tiny t1 feature phone, you will be reminded of the old days when smartphones and phones with large screens were not in the trend. Under the super early bird deal, you can get one of the Zanco Tiny T1 mobile phones for GBP 30 (approx Dollars 40 / INR 2,500). The listing page also reveals that the tiny t1 is a quad-band phone and it will be available for 2G band frequencies - 850/1900 and 900/1800. Consulte Mais Informação

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Airtel gets conditional nod for telecom eKYC till Jan 10

The "Aadhaar linked e-KYC" service of UIDAI provides an instant, electronic, non-repudiable proof of identity and proof of address along with date of birth and gender, resident's mobile number and email address to the service provider. The matter will be considered again by the UIDAI on January 10. When contacted, an Airtel spokesperson said: "We can confirm that we have received interim order from the UIDAI regarding temporary suspension of Aadhaar linked e-KYC services till their ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Pope to Curia: 'Traitors' Corrupted by 'Ambition and Vainglory'

Pope to Curia: 'Traitors' Corrupted by 'Ambition and Vainglory'

He said as those people were "delicately" removed, "they falsely declare themselves martyrs of the system, of an "uninformed pope" or the 'old guard, ' when in fact they should have done a mea culpa ". Francis didn't name names, and it wasn't immediately clear if he was referring some of the mysterious exits of top Vatican officials in 2017. Libero Milone , the first-ever auditor general, left in June in what the Vatican said was a mutually agreed upon departure two years into a five-year ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Date set for tie-breaker random drawing in House of Delegates race

Date set for tie-breaker random drawing in House of Delegates race

The Virginia Department of Elections will meet on December 27 to draw names to determine a victor in the Virginia House of Delegates race in the 94th district, according to the chairman of the board. David Yancey was declared a tie on Wednesday after a three-judge panel reviewed a ballot that had originally been ruled as invalid. The official wrote that although he signed off on the ballot, which was not counted a day earlier, he was confused at the time. Consulte Mais Informação

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Candy brothers win £132m court case after acrimonious trial

Candy brothers win £132m court case after acrimonious trial

The judge announced in the packed court: "Mr Holyoake repeatedly lied - including in a formal statement of case for this action - and he and his associates resorted to forgery, deceit and impersonation". The case has proven sensational for delving into the pair's tax affairs and their glitzy private lives encompassing celebrities like Holly Valance and Katy Perry , multi-million pound properties, a jetset lifestyle, and private investigators. Consulte Mais Informação

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Appeals Court Rejects Trump Effort to Delay Transgender Ban

BuzzFeed News , The Hill , Reuters and the Washington Post have stories. The court's action could prompt the administration to ask the conservative-majority U.S. On Dec. 11, the judge ruled against the Trump administration again - denying a request for a partial stay of her earlier order. The memo also halted the use of government funds for sex-reassignment surgery for active-duty military personnel. Consulte Mais Informação

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Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Alphabet's Executive Chairman

Eric Schmidt to Step Down as Alphabet's Executive Chairman

Following the sale, the director now owns 1,797 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $1,723,790.22. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,515,017 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Buy. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $9.06 EPS. Also, VP James Grier Campbell sold 183 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 2nd. Consulte Mais Informação

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Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina will step down

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina will step down

There had always been talk that Farina would eventually step down. Farina, who has served as chancellor for the last four years, will formally announce her resignation on Thursday. Since Farina became chancellor, graduation and test scores have greatly risen, and she implemented the mayor's expanded Pre-K program. Mayor de Blasio says NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill, FDNY Commissioner Daniel Nigro and Corporation Counsel Zachary Carter will be staying in their roles through the mayor's ... Consulte Mais Informação

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1 of 2 girls accused in Slender Man stabbing to be sentenced

1 of 2 girls accused in Slender Man stabbing to be sentenced

Both Weier and Geyser told detectives they felt they had to kill Leutner to become Slender Man's "proxies", or servants, and protect their families from him. "Considering the nature and gravity of this offense, being supervised until the age of 37 is not all that long.in terms of the fact that Payton is looking at a lifetime of scars, physical scars and psychological scarring", Osborne said. Consulte Mais Informação

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