The District Election Office will develop 703 polling stations at new locations outside the existing ones. As a result, a number of electors in the 16 Assembly constituencies of the city will vote in new polling locations in the coming election. Starting February 10, the District Election Office will conduct SVEEP (Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation) activities to create awareness among electors about the new polling locations. All the new polling locations will be developed within a distance of 2 km from the existing facilities. The District Election Office conducted a meeting with representatives of political parties before finalising the locations this week.Most and leastKolathur Assembly constituency will get 117, the highest number of new polling stations, while Royapuram will get the lowest increase, getting just six additional stations. Various programmes will be organised to create awareness about the new stations. Greater Chennai Corporation Deputy … [Read more...] about Ahead of election, city set to get 703 new polling stations
The German tuner has unleashed the animal inside the already-beastly F-Type SVR. Ah, the Jaguar F-Type SVR . If there's any model in the British marque's lineup that could make its Italian and German counterparts quiver, it's probably this. It has made its mark in the fast-paced world of superlative cars, delivering exhilarating performance figures underneath its undeniably cool styling. 0-62 miles per hour? The F-Type SVR can do that in 3.5 seconds with its 567-horsepower supercharged V8 engine. Now, if you think there's nothing you could ask for with this type of performance rating, think again. Arden begs to differ and introduces the AJ23 SVR. Gallery: Arden AJ 23 SVR 25 Photos The German tuner, which by the way has the knack to play with British brands like Mini , Bentley , and Land Rover , has unleashed the animal in the already-beastly F-Type … [Read more...] about 703-HP Arden AJ 23 Is Jaguar F-Type SVR On Steroids
Along with Kosuke Matsuura, 2010 champion Takashi Kogure was dropped off Honda’s driver roster, the two making way for Formula 2 race winner Tadasuke Makino and Super Formula convert Narain Karthikeyan.But while Matsuura was given a berth by Honda in the GT300 category, Kogure was booted entirely from Super GT - which came as something of a surprise when you consider his glittering CV.Kogure first caught the attention of Honda in 2002, when he dominated the All-Japan F3 series with 11 wins in 20 races. More impressively, he scored a podium on his Macau GP debut the same year, in a field featuring the likes of future Formula 1 driver Heikki Kovalainen, Supercars champion James Courtney and Ford WEC regular Olivier Pla. That convinced Honda to promote him to Formula Nippon - the forerunner to the present-day Super Formula series - with Nakajima Racing, and in 2004 he picked up his first race win at Suzuka.Six more victories would follow in a career spanning over a decade and … [Read more...] about The chief victim of Honda’s Super GT reshuffle
In January, President Joe Biden proposed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package called the American Rescue Plan.Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has expressed on social media his discontent with the plan that might lower household income eligibility for the third round of stimulus checks.The ClaimSanders took to Twitter on Saturday to post: "Unbelievable. There are some Dems who want to lower the income eligibility for direct payments from $75,000 to $50,000 for individuals, and $150,000 to $100,000 for couples. In other words, working class people who got checks from Trump would not get them from Biden. Brilliant!"His tweet garnered massive attention with almost 300,000 likes and almost 55,000 retweets.The FactsUnder President Donald Trump, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) was a $2.2 trillion stimulus bill signed into law last March.The bill issued $1,200 stimulus checks to those who qualified. Individuals earning up to $75,000 and married … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Will Joe Biden’s Stimulus Checks Reach Fewer People Than Donald Trump’s?
WASHINGTON -- More than 100,000 people in the United States have died of COVID-19 since Jan 1 this year as the country are ramping up vaccine rollout, according to Johns Hopkins University (JHU) data. The United States has more COVID-19 deaths than any other country in the world. The country has recorded nearly 26.9 million cases with over 461,700 related deaths as of Saturday afternoon, according to the real-time count kept by JHU. An influential coronavirus model has predicted an estimated 631,000 COVID-19 deaths in the United States by June 1. According to the latest forecast from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, the result depends on the vaccine rollout and the spread of variants. A worst-case scenario could see the death toll go as high as 703,000. Increasing mask use from current levels of 77 percent to 95 percent can save 44,000 lives by June 1, according to the model. The national ensemble forecast of the US Centers for … [Read more...] about US records over 100,000 COVID-19 deaths in 2021 as vaccine rollout underway