New electoral rolls release on Jan 4:EC

Chennai, Nov.8: Over 20 lakh applications have been received so far by the Election Commission either for inclusion or exclusion from the voters list in the State. The new electoral rolls will be released on January 4. More time has been given for seeking changes by the Commission but those received will not find place
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Washington, Nov.8: President Donald Trump fired attorney general Jeff Sessions on Wednesday, a day after he was handed a mixed mid-term verdict, which he sought to spin as a victory, despite Republicans losing the House of Representatives, one of the two chambers of US Congress, and several governorships. The president also warned Democrats, who won
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Harare : Forty-seven people were killed in Zimbabwe on Wednesday when two buses collided on a road between the capital Harare and the southeastern town of Rusape, police said. “We confirm 47 people have died in a road traffic accident at the 166-kilometre peg along the Harare-Mutare highway,” police spokesman Paul Nyathi said.

Lahore : A Christian woman who was convicted of blasphemy and acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court last week, has been released from a jail in Multan and taken to Noor Khan Airbase, Rawalpindi, from where she would be shifted to the Netherlands, local media reported. However, a Punjab government spokesperson refused to comment on the
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Washington : Greeting people on the occasion of Diwali, US President Donald Trump said the festival of lights is a special opportunity to reflect on the bond of friendship between India and America.Trump said First Lady Melania joins him in sending their best wishes for a very happy and memorable Diwali. He also recognised the
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Singapore : Two Indian-origin were charged with lighting illegal fireworks in Singapore’s ”Little India” precinct on the eve of Diwali and they face up to two years in jail and a fine ranging between SGD2,000 and SGD10,000. It is illegal to set off fireworks in Singapore without obtaining permission from the authorities. Thiagu Selvarajoo (29)
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Washington : The United States has warned all ports and insurance companies to steer clear of Iranian ships, which it called a “floating liability” after the imposition of sweeping US sanctions. The United States has aimed to end all of Iran”s sales of oil, its crucial export, in a bid to curtail the influence of
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Lagos : Gunmen have abducted four Catholic priests in southern Nigeria, a local state official said. The kidnapping at a border community between Edo and Delta States in the south, said Andrew Aniamaka, a spokesman for Delta State. “They were abducted on their way to Ekpoma, Edo state, from Delta for an event,” he added,
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London : Indians are the most positive about their children taking up a career in teaching, a new global study has revealed. The UK-based Varkey Foundation’s Global Teacher Status Index (GTSI) 2018′ was released on Thursday and is described as the most comprehensive study of how society views teachers across 35 countries around the world.
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Jammu : The Jammu and Kashmir government assessed Rs 500 crore losses to the state’s agriculture and horticulture sectors due to the recent heavy snowfall and urged the Centre to provide relief to the affected farmers. Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam urged the central government to depute a team to the state to assess
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