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Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after rejecting independence. Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond on Friday conceded defeat in the referendum, while saying the large number of 'Yes' votes represented a substantial number for Scottish independence in the future. With 30 out of the country's 32 council areas having declared their vote, the "No" side has an unassailable lead of 1,877,252 votes to 1,512,688, the BBC reported citing official figures A total of 1,852,828 votes were needed for victory in the referendum. Nationally, the margin of victory is about 55% to 45%, the BBC said.
Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a hectic schedule during his visit to the United States beginning Sept 26. PM will be in New York City for three days before reaching Washington DC on the night of September 28th. The Indian American Community Foundation (IACF) would be holding a grand reception for the PM at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sept 28 and it is learnt the tickets for the programme have already been sold out. For the convenience of others, the organizers have also made arrangements for the people to gather at Times Square .
Sehore: The first foundation day celebrations of Satya Sai University, Sehore started on Thursday. The chief guest on the occasion was Sehore MLA, Sudesh Rai. In the beginning the chief guest and other guests were welcomed by University Vice Chancellor, Prof Mukesh Tiwari who informed about the progress and other activities of the University. The chief guest, Sudesh Rai, in his address praised the dedication of the staff and commendable progress being made by the students. Thereafter colourful cultural programmes were organized which were appreciated by the audience.
Superstar Rajinikanth on Wednesday petitioned the Madras High Court seeking a stay on the release of Hindi film Main Hoon Rajinikanth. He said the film might defame him and upset his large fan base.
In his petition, Rajinikanth said he has “never endorsed” any film or product using his name as it might “mislead his fans”.
Justice S. Tamilvanan, before whom the case came up for hearing, issued an interim stay on the release of the film with the title and content.
The 17th Incheon Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad is the Pancontinental multi-sport event that is all set to kick start from September 19 – October 4, 2014. The 2014 Asian Games is scheduled to take place with 45 nations participating in Incheon with 439 events in 36 sports and disciplines set to feature in the Games. With Incheon, this will be third time South Korea will be hosting the Asian Games after Seoul in 1986 and Pusan in 2002.
To attract major investment in Madhya Pradesh during October’s Global Investors Summit, the state government is making all efforts for participation of not just leading captains of the industry but also ambassadors and high commissioners of 11 countries. Besides leading Indian industries, six nations Australia, Mexico, Canada, Czech Republic, Republic of South Africa and Quebec - will also be participating in the summit as partner countries.