DHUBRI SEES OVER 88% TURNOUT, SRINAGAR REGISTERED LOWEST TURNOUT AT 25.86%

The 16th Lok Sabha polls registered a record average voter turnout of 66.4%.Dhubri constituency in Assam recorded the highest turnout at 88.22%, while Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir saw the lowest polling at 25.86%. Dhubri of Assam witnessed the highest turnout followed by Nagaland, Tamluk (WB), Bishnupur…

NON DISCLOSURE OF SPOUSE’S ASSETS GROUND FOR DISQUALIFICATION: SUPREME COURT

  The Supreme Court has held that a candidate can be disqualified if he or she fails to disclose information about assets held by spouse and dependent children. A bench of Justice SS Nijjar and justice AK Sikri said that…

TENSION BETWEEN VIETNAM, CHINA CONTINUES IN SOUTH CHINA SEA

Tension between Vietnam and China over a disputed area of the South China Sea continued Tuesday with the Vietnamese side accusing a Chinese coast guard ship of firing water cannon at a Vietnamese ship, the previous day. The incident occurred,…

NORWEGIAN GENERAL BECOMES FIRST WOMAN COMMANDER TO HEAD UN PEACEKEEPING FORCE

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon appointed Maj. Gen. Kristin Lund, the first woman to command a United Nations peacekeeping force — a Norwegian general who has served in Lebanon, the first Gulf War, Bosnia and Afghanistan. Maj. Gen. Kristin Lund…

LIEUTENANT GENERAL DALBIR SINGH SUHAG APPOINTED AS 28TH COAS

Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag will be the next Army Chief succeeding Gen Bikram Singh as the government today appointed him to the top post. 59-year-old Lt Gen Suhag, a Gurkha officer, is currently the Vice Chief of Army Staff and the senior most among…

BANGLORE BASED SAJAI SINGH TO HEAD INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LAW ASSOCIATION

Bangalore-based Sajai Singh, partner in law firm J Sagar Associates, has become the president of the International Technology Law Association (I-Tech Law), the first person from outside the West and the first Asian to be elected to the position. I-Tech…