The President of India second time in history will be untouchable. About it reports BBC News.
The post claimed two people — the Governor of the Eastern state of Bihar, RAM Nath Govind and the opposition candidate Meira Kumar, a lawyer and former diplomat. They both belong to the Dalits, a number of castes, which in the past was called the untouchables.
Presidential elections in India indirect vote by an electoral College consisting of members of Parliament and the legislative assemblies of the States. They began on 17 July at 10 am local time (07:00 GMT). The results will be announced July 20.
The winner of the election will replace Pranab Mukherjee, who holds the post of head of state in 2012. India was already the President-Dalit: Kocheril Raman Narayanan held this post from 1997 to 2002. Indian President little real power — the levers to influence politics are concentrated in the hands of the Prime Minister.
Press Secretary of the administration of U.S. President Sarah Sanders stated that the White house endorses a bill on new sanctions against Russia, North Korea and Iran. She stressed that the us administration intends to continue to enter against Moscow stringent measures until the situation in Ukraine is not completely resolved.
A group of British treasure hunters found a sunken ship with a container, which can be four tons of gold that belonged to Nazi Germany. Treasure hunters team Advanced Marine Services believe they found the wreck in 1939, the German ship SS Minden.
Cyprus customs has detained two citizens of Russia at Larnaca airport for smuggling large quantities of cigarettes. The couple, who arrived from Moscow on Saturday, 22 July, was confiscated 50 cartons of 200 cigarettes each. They had not been declared. According to customs officers detained the pair — part of a chain of smugglers.
Member of youth educational forum "Territory meanings on the Klyazma" complained to the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova at the high cost of condoms. In response, the official promised to pass the complaint to the head of the Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) Igor Artemyev.
The correspondent of the Arabic edition of the Agency Sputnik Sarah Noureddine and accompanying military came under fire in the West of the Iraqi city of Mosul. The man suffered five gunshot wounds in the leg, back, and lost a finger. Noureddine received abrasions and bruises. Shots were fired from the school.
Irish fighter of the mixed style Conor McGregor admitted that he was rooting for Liverpool. "I'm red, fuck Everton!" said McGregor. Circumstances in which the 29-year-old fighter said these words, is not specified. 26 Aug Irish will hold a Boxing match with American Floyd Mayweather.