GN Bureau | September 16, 2015
The BJP has released its first list of 43 candidates for the first two phases of the upcoming Bihar polls. This happened during party's election committee meeting held on Tuesday evening. Out of 43 names, 26 are sitting MLAs. The BJP will contest 160 seats, LJP 40, RLSP 23 and HAM 20 seats. The allies like LJP and RLSP sulked over the number of seats they had been allotted.
Facebook testing beyond like button
Facebook may launch a button that lets express something beyond a “like.” Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced at an event at Facebook’s Menlo Park, California, headquarters that was streamed live online.
UAE deports 4 men for having IS links
Four men from Kerala, who were staying in the UAE, were sent back to India on Tuesday for having alleged Islamic State (IS) links.
Private hospitals may lose licence for turning away dengue patients
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