Polling Underway In Gujarat for first phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017
The first phase of Gujarat assembly has started. The polling for the phase began at 8 am today for 89 seats in 19 districts of South Gujarat and Saurashtra-Kutch region. Since two days, barred Congress chief Mani Shankar Aiyar’s “neech” statement against PM Narendra Modi has influenced the Gujarat campaign.
Currently, BJP in Gujarat has 67 seats while Congress has only 16. On Saturday, Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani and state BJP chief Jitu Vaghani were among the initial voters today.
Among 49 seats in 11 districts of Saurashtra region, BJP has secured 31 seats, NCP has one, another two, two in south Gujarat, BJP on 27, Congress on six and JDU on one. BJP has secured 5 seats and Congress 1 in Kutch districts six seats.
Overall 977 contenders involving 57 women are in the fray in the first phase of elections. The ruling BJP has secured 89 seats whereas the main opposition Congress has achieved 87 seats.
The first phase of polling are being held for districts involving Kutch, Surendranagar, Rajkot, Morbi, Jamnagar, Devabhoomi, Dwarka, Porbandar, Gir-Somnath, Junagadh, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Botad (11 districts of Saurashtra region) and Narmada, Bharuch, Tapi, Surat, Navsari, Valsad, Dang.
In the second phase, the polling will be held for remaining 14 districts for 95 seats on December 14.
The counting will take place on December 18.
Congo attack: Nearly 14 UN peacekeepers, 5 soldiers killed
At Least 14 U.N. peacekeepers, five Congolese soldiers lost their lives and 53 UN troops injured on Thursday in an attack allegedly by militiamen on a United Nations base in eastern Congo.
The operation recognized as MONUSCO stated, it was harmonizing a joint reaction with the Congolese army and medical rescues of the injured from the base in North Kivu’s Beni territory.
Following the official conclusion of 1998-2003 conflict, enemy militia group still have power over wrap of mineral-rich eastern Congo nearly a decennary.
President of an activist group, Gilbert Kambale stated the UN soldiers aimed to attack on Tanzanian. A UN official declared that details.
Kambale affirmed the attack took place at about 50 km (30 miles) northeast of Beni city close to the Uganda border that takes the lives of nearly 26 people in an attack in the month of October.
During the attack, about 93 people lost their lives that involved military, police and civilian personnel, MONUSCO stated.
“Our beliefs and prayers with kin and our colleagues in MONUSCO. Support are on scene and medical rescue by mission continuing,” the head of U.N. peacekeeping operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix shared on Twitter.
Anil Kapoor to play role of Salman Khan’s father in ‘Race 3’
Mumbai: Actor Salman Khan is very excited for his upcoming film ‘Race3’. The latest buzz associated with film revealed that Mr. India Anil Kapoor is likely to play pivotal role in the film.
It would be very interesting to see the chemistry between Anil Kapoor and Salman Khan. As per the reports, Bhaijaan Salman Khan will essay a character of son to her father Anil Kapoor in ‘Race 3.’
Anil Kapoor will not play a role of policeman. Source stated, “Anil is the head of the family that Salman is a part of. He plays a prominent role in the movie.”
The duo had earlier worked together in movies including ‘Biwi No 1’ and ‘No Entry’. Film ‘Race 3’ is slated to hit the theatres on Eid 2018. Apart from it, he will be seen in film ‘Fanne Khan’ that features Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao alongside him.
‘Fanney Khan’ is likely to go on floors on 15 June 2018.
Hockey World League Final: Argentina beat India 1-0 in Semi-finals
Bhubaneswar: Argentina hockey team defeated Indian hockey team on Friday by 1-0 in the semi-final of Hockey World League (HWL) final. In the 17th minute of game, Argentina clinched penalty corner which helped the team to score 1-0 against India.
It was a hard-hitting match for India as well as Argentina. The winner showed why they are called ‘Champions’ whereas Indian team missed various opportunities against Argentina.
Argentina made use of the penalty corner that came their way to faultlessness in the initial semi-final of the eight- nation tournament.
In the 17th minute, Player Gonzalo Peillat clinched short corner to take a lead of 1-0 lead against India in the third and fourth quarters of game.
Prior, goalkeeper Akash Chikte showcased great performance as India defeated Olympic silver medallists Belgium by 3-2 in a penalty shootout match to reach to the semi-final round of the FIH Hockey World League (HWL) Final held on Wednesday.
The International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) took decision to carry on with the game in spite of not good pitch conditions due to heavy rainfall.
Agentina achieved their first penalty corner in the second quarter of match and player Gonzalo Peillat great efforts during the match helped the team to win the game.
Prior in the day, Netherlands thrashed England by a great goal to end seventh. Indian team will face off Australia and Germany in the bronze medal match that will take place on Sunday.
Samsung Christmas Carnival sale: Discount available on Galaxy S8, S8+, Note 8
South Korean electronics company Samsung is organizing a “Christmas Carnival” sale that will start from December 8 and end on December 15. The customers will be able to purchase items from Samsung Shop. Samsung has tied up with Paytm Mall to provide a discount of Rs 8000 on Galaxy S8, S8+ and Note 8 handsets. The price of Galaxy Note 8 is Rs 63,900 whereas Galaxy S8 and S8+ involve price tag of Rs 53,900 and Rs 58,900 respectively.
Samsung has collaborated with Bajaj Finserv to give no-cost EMI choice on some devices. With the help of Cashify, the purchasers will receive free accidental and liquid damage protection for at least one year. The customers can also get discount by purchase from LazyPay, which permits users to purchase the gadget and pay money later.
Under the Christmas Carnival, the user will get 10 per cent MobiKwik supercash discount on Galaxy S7, Galaxy On Max, On Nxt (64GB), On5, On5 Pro, J7 smartphones.
The customers will also get offer on Samsung Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch which has actual cost of Rs 30,799. After offer, it can be purchased at a cost of Rs 28,900.
On the other hand, the company is giving discount on Bottle Speakers too. It can be bought at Rs 4,270 against its original price of 4,999. While, Level U headphones can be purchased at Rs 2,270 down against actual rate of Rs 2,999. Level Box Slim water-resistant Bluetooth speakers are available at Rs 5,149 against Rs 6,699.