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India Today-Axis My India exit poll: Congress to lose last Northeast bastion

India Today-Axis My India exit poll: Congress to lose last Northeast bastion

Mizoram, the last Congress bastion in Northeast, is all set for a change in government according to India Today-Axis My India exit poll projections. The Mizo National Front (MNF), a constituent of the National Democratic Alliance at the Centre, is likely to win between 16-22 seats, giving it a simple majority to form government in [...]

December 24, 2018 Loknath Das News Comments Off on India Today-Axis My India exit poll: Congress to lose last Northeast bastion

Congress Goes Home, and Constituents Fired Up Over Health Care Are Waiting

Congress Goes Home, and Constituents Fired Up Over Health Care Are Waiting

As Republican lawmakers prepare to leave Washington for a weeklong congressional recess, liberal groups and Democratic Party organizers are hoping to make their homecoming as noisy and uncomfortable as possible. But national organizers concede they are playing catch-up to a “dam-bursting level” of grass-roots activism that has bubbled up from street protests and the small [...]

February 18, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Congress Goes Home, and Constituents Fired Up Over Health Care Are Waiting

Trump, Congress could use ‘must-pass’ bills to bring health fixes

Trump, Congress could use ‘must-pass’ bills to bring health fixes

Kaiser Health News Throughout the campaign, President-Elect Donald Trump’s entire health message consisted of promising to repeal the Affordable Care Act. That remains difficult with Democrats still commanding enough power in the Senate to block the 60 votes needed for a full repeal. Republicans could use fast-track budget authority to make some major changes to [...]

November 9, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Trump, Congress could use ‘must-pass’ bills to bring health fixes

Congress government focussed on improving quality of education: Chief Minister

Congress government focussed on improving quality of education: Chief Minister

  With an aim to provide quality primary and higher education to the students, Himachal Pradesh  government has opened over 1,000 schools, 41 colleges, 24 new industrial training institutes and two engineering colleges in the state, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said on Thursday. “Besides providing qualitative education at the primary and secondary levels, impetus had also been laid on [...]

September 30, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Congress government focussed on improving quality of education: Chief Minister

Biden: Congress must vote on Zika funding to fight ‘national emergency’

Biden: Congress must vote on Zika funding to fight ‘national emergency’

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called on the Republican-led Congress to allow a vote on funding to combat the Zika virus, calling the efforts to fight it a “national emergency.” Biden called for an up-or-down vote speaking alongside fellow Democrats at the Capitol. U.S. lawmakers are mired in a political logjam over $1.1 [...]

September 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Biden: Congress must vote on Zika funding to fight ‘national emergency’

Drugs and privilege: Big business, Congress and the EpiPen

Drugs and privilege: Big business, Congress and the EpiPen

This piece originally appeared on BillMoyers.com. Cash and carry has become nothing more than standard operating procedure in politics and government, and it’s wrecking the republic. The whole system is rotten to the core, corrupted by big business and special interests from the seventh son to the seventh son. Or daughter, as we learned these [...]

August 31, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Drugs and privilege: Big business, Congress and the EpiPen

GST Bill: Congress hints at possible consensus after Arun Jaitley meets party leadership

GST Bill: Congress hints at possible consensus after Arun Jaitley meets party leadership

The Congress on Thursday signalled that the long-pending Goods and Services Tax Bill could be considered at the Rajya Sabha next week after the government reached out to the party exclusively. Party Vice President Rahul Gandhi told the Times of India that some progress has been made in negotiations and that “an outcome was possible”. [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on GST Bill: Congress hints at possible consensus after Arun Jaitley meets party leadership

The big news: Congress indicates its stance on the GST Bill is easing, and nine other top stories

The big news: Congress indicates its stance on the GST Bill is easing, and nine other top stories

Congress hints at possible consensus on GST Bill after Arun Jaitley meets party leadership: However, other Opposition parties cried neglect and have accused the BJP and the Congress of striking their own deal. Sushma Swaraj to lead Indian delegation at Mother Teresa’s canonisation: The Nobel Laureate is among five people who will be declared saints by [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on The big news: Congress indicates its stance on the GST Bill is easing, and nine other top stories

Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting and delivering a LiDAR workshop at the upcoming International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) XXIII Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. This quadrennial event brings together thousands of specialists in photogrammetry, remote sensing, and spatial information science from throughout the world. Representatives [...]

July 9, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Blue Marble Geographics is pleased to announce that it will be exhibiting and delivering a LiDAR workshop at the upcoming International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) XXIII Congress in Prague, Czech Republic. This quadrennial event brings together thousands of specialists in photogrammetry, remote sensing, and spatial information science from throughout the world. Representatives [...]

July 7, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Blue Marble to Showcase the Latest Innovations in Blue Marble Technology at the ISPRS Congress

Philippine Congress proclaims Duterte winner of presidential election

Philippine Congress proclaims Duterte winner of presidential election

Rodrigo Duterte became the 16th president of the Philippines on Monday when a joint session of Congress declared him winner of a May 9 election, succeeding Benigno Aquino who steps down next month after six years in office. The tough-talking Duterte, mayor of Davao City in the south, campaigned on the single issue of crushing [...]

May 30, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Philippine Congress proclaims Duterte winner of presidential election

No bank defaulter will be spared, warns PM; attacks Congress

No bank defaulter will be spared, warns PM; attacks Congress

RANGAPARA (ASSAM): Warning that no bank defaulter will be spared, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused Congress of helping the rich usurp people’s money and claimed his government has “tightened the screws” on the “looters” who were now fleeing due to fear of going to jail. Hitting back after his government faced criticism over [...]

March 27, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on No bank defaulter will be spared, warns PM; attacks Congress