However, local media outlets reported early on Tuesday that the sole candidate for the post has announced in a video message posted on his Facebook page that the Republican deputies have chose to thwart the scheduled vote. The vote was preceded by a Q&A, followed by a long series of emotional speeches from about 19 members of parliament. Absent from the voting was one Republican MPs, Grigor Avalyan (who submitted his resignation from the NA today), and two members of the Prosperous Armenia Party (Tsarukyan faction), Ishkhan Zakaryan and Melik Manukyan.
After several hours of debate, Pashinyan's candidacy was backed only by 45 votes in the 105-seat legislature, short of the 53 he need to become prime minister.
But parliament deputy speaker and Republican Party spokesman Eduard Sharmazanov said on May 1 that he was not pleased with what he heard in a meeting with Pashinian a day earlier.
The parliament is scheduled to elect the prime minister at noon (11.00 a.m. Moscow Time) on May 1.
Protests flared when Sarksyan, an establishment veteran, announced he was seeking to become prime minister.
The protests erupted after Mr. Sargsyan, operating under a 2015 constitutional referendum that had transferred most presidential powers to the prime minister, tried to skirt term limits by changing jobs. He subsequently called on his supporters to pour out on the streets and assemble at the capital's Republic Square in protest.
They also accuse Sarkisian and his dominant Republican Party of widespread corruption and failing to raise living standards. Parliament was due to have another election within a week.
"It would be necessary to hold early parliamentary elections after an interim government is formed". This election is unavoidable.
"I think this is a unique and great opportunity to resolve the domestic political crisis and to register the victory of the people, the kind of victory in which there are no losers", Pashinyan, a former journalist turned lawmaker, said.
The defense is likely to focus its appeal on the judge's decision to allow five additional accusers to testify. Cosby's lawyers slammed #MeToo, calling Cosby its victim and likening it to a witch hunt or a lynching.
The culprits mistook the students for members of rival gang Nueva Plaza, inevitably fuelling their homicidal impulses. He was also scheduled to appear as the headliner at the big Rap Fest 664 in Tijuana, Mexico, on April 29.
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We welcome you to our state.While you are here, we Kannadigas would like you to address the following concerns, he tweeted. Attacking the Karnataka Chief Minister, Shri Modi remarked, "I was reading the papers and saw a 2+1 formula in Karnataka".
Interestingly, of this year's total candidates slated to take the Advanced exam, 1.1lakh (48%) are from the general category. Furthermore, breaking all barriers and proving their mettle, 20 meritorious students of Aakansha-40 were declared successful.
Flying somewhat under the radar is that the series also features two of the three goaltenders nominated for the Vezina Trophy . The Winnipeg Jets and Nashville Predators hook up for Game 2 of their second-round series Sunday evening at Bridgestone Arena.
NOP: Alexis Ajinca (right knee injury), DeMarcus Cousins (left achilles rupture) and Frank Jackson (right foot fracture) are out. The New Orleans Pelicans , though, were the most impressive team in the first round, as the only team to sweep its series.
The chief of staff's alleged criticisms of the president have been demoralizing to aides, the NBC sources said. Officials told NBC that Kelly questioned aloud why Porter's alleged victims "wouldn't just move on".
Reliance Retail , the group's retail arm, nearly doubled its sales at ₹24,183 crore, against ₹10,332 crore in the year ago period. GRM for the year was at a 9-year high of $ 11.6 per barrel as against $11.0 per barrel in the previous year.
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However, they are not painting the entire Republican party with a broad brush because of the words and actions of the President. With nearly 90 percent of the precincts reporting late Tuesday, Mayer was ahead by 16 percentage points.
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Opposition decries leasing of Red Fort to Dalmia group
Why should it be leased out? West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee called it a "sad and dark day" in the country's history. How can they hand it over to someone else just like that?" "In some places, there were no facilities at all", he said.
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But there's not been new music from ABBA , who broke through with a win at the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest with " Waterloo ". Abba's Bjorn Ulvaeus previously said the group would never perform again because it would be "too enormous".