Devotees or "vratis" are keeping a day long fast for the occasion but more strenuous 36-hour fast would begin after they would eat second day evening Prasad later in the day. Ghats in Delhi have been decked up for devotees for the festival that is celebrated from the sixth day after Diwali . Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inspected almost 100 ghats from Nasriganj at Danapur to Patna City area, expressing his satisfaction over arrangements made at Ganga ghats (banks).
Senior BJP leaders including Union minister Jitendra Singh, deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh and party's Jammu and Kashmir in-charge Avinash Rai Khanna are expected to take part in the main event in the winter capital, he said. Reacting on the appointment of Dineshwar Sharma, Abdullah had said the acceptance of the political nature of the issue was a defeat of those who saw force as a solution.
Twitter revealed that it had earned $1.9 million in ad revenue from RT since 2011, including $274,000 in 2016. The decision to "off-board" all advertising from RT and Sputnik accounts is effective immediately, Twitter announced in a blog post .
The report says that the number of Aboriginal communities is 1.7 million -4.9 percent of the country's population - and by 2036 will reach 2.5 million, a group that grows four times more than the rest of the members of the Canadian society.
Russell said she told the West Indies team's physiotherapist about the incident immediately and was "very upset" and "crying uncontrollably". Their publication followed an uproar after Gayle attempted to flirt with an Australian presenter on live TV, asking her out for a drink and telling her: "Don't blush, baby".
Those who voted were overwhelmingly in favour, but less than half of eligible voters went to the polls. Catalonia's far left could hold the key to independence after the next regional election. Calling an election could either strengthen Mr Puigdemont's mandate if pro-independence parties won, or allow him a graceful exit if they did not. Cracks appeared late on Thursday in the secessionist coalition as members backed a vote while others said there was no alternative to independence.
A Daily Beast report on Wednesday revealed that a company connected to President Donald Trump's campaign reached out to WikiLeaks prior to the 2016 election. The committee asked the digital firm for documents earlier this month , and Cambridge Analytica said it was cooperating. That sounds like it's meant to be a denial that anyone other than the Republican National Committee played a role in the campaign, but that's not exactly what it says.
Sophia , who's described by her creators as a humanoid robot created to look like Audrey Hepburn, wowed the crowd with a partially prepared exchanged with interviewer Andrew Ross Sorkin . "If you be nice to me, then I'll be nice to you". Asked whether robots could and should become self-aware, and "conscious like humans ", Sophia went on the defensive.
He can appeal against his sentence. According to Indian media, the army court sentenced Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan to almost three months in prison but the quantum of punishment is yet to be approved by appropriate authorities. Statement from the Ministry of Defence stated "Sepoy Chandu Babulal Chavan crossed over to Pakistan Occupied Kashmir from own Krishna Ghati sector on 29 Sep 16".
The ordinance also sought to bar the media from reporting on accusations against the judges and bureaucrats till the sanction to proceed with the probe is obtained. "The Congress will move the High Court". He said the Maharashtra assembly cleared a similar legislation in 2015. People of the country had voted for a positive change (in 2014), and they have the strength to continue the process of change till its logical end, Anna Hazare warned.
Amid ongoing speculation about Samsung's plan to roll out Android 8.0 Oreo update to its devices, the company has just made an unexpected move in India. One of them being the - "allow your applications to open faster". Post getting the Oreo update, the smartphones will have picture-in-picture mode that lets users to two tasks simultaneously.
He said security footage from the Kuala Lumpur airport showed the four men before and after the February 13 attack. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping for his re-election as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, the state-media said on Thursday.
SAP said that between December 2016 and June 2017, it secured two further contract with Eskom with the help of a Gupta-related entity. The SAP board has since chose to eliminate sales commissions on all public sector deal, "In countries with a Corruption Perceptions Index (according to Transparency International) below 50, effective immediately".
Counsel of PTI chief Babar Awan presented before the commission a written apology of his client, which was accepted by the commission. Khan submitted apologies in both cases which were signed by him and the ECP accepted while the bench's head Sardar Raza said that he should be careful in his words in future or he would have to face consequences.
In the context of President Trump's new South Asia Policy, Prime Minister noted the commonality in the objectives of eradicating terrorism, terrorist infrastructure, safe havens, and support, while bringing peace and stability to Afghanistan.
Four people including three soldiers were killed when a train crashed into a military truck during a drill in southwestern Finland on Thursday. A Finnish general said that three soldiers died. Police said that an off-road troop-carrier was struck by the train at a level crossing near the southern town of Raseborg. The train was standing upright, but it wasn't immediately clear if it had derailed.
According to media reports, a fire official has been injured in the incident. There has been no reports of any casualty. National media reported that 16 fire engines have been pressed into service to douse the massive fire. The fire engulfed the area in thick smoke. "Officials of the H-East ward were demolishing some illegal structures in the slum when the fire broke out".
The DoT said that biometric authentication should be provided at the doorstep. In addition, the government has also asked these telcos to enable IRIS based authentication re-verification, given that some senior citizens would not be able to complete fingerprint verification due to poor fingerprint quality, disability or old age.
Police said that an electrical fault is believed to have caused the explosion , however, they are still investigating the cause. Rescuers are on the scene and the number of victims may rise, said Muhammad Suhermanto, a local fire and disaster agency official, speaking to CNN Indonesia.
After BJP MLAs alleged that the ruling Congress "forced" President Ram Nath Kovind to praise Tipu Sultan, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said on Wednesday that his speech was not prepared by the state government."We have not prepared the President's speech".