Biography: António Guterres, UN Chief

António Guterres, the ninth Secretary-General of the United Nations, took office on 1st January 2017. Having witnessed the suffering of the most vulnerable people on earth, in refugee camps and in war zones, the Secretary-General is determined to make human dignity the core of his work, and to serve as a peace broker, a bridge-builder … Continue reading Biography: António Guterres, UN Chief

‘मुल्ला मुलायम’ नहीं बनना चाहते अखिलेश यादव

शबीहुल हसन नकवी / लखनऊ! मुसलमानों के मफादात में काम करने की वजह से उनकी संघी मुखालिफीन उन पर ‘मुल्ला मुलायम’ या ‘मौलाना’ कह कर तंज कसा करते थे। समाजवादी पार्टी पर कब्जा करने के बाद जब वजीर-ए-आला अखिलेश यादव ने 22 जनवरी को अपना एलक्शन मेनीफेस्टो जारी किया तो उसमें मुस्लिम मफादात गायब थे। … Continue reading ‘मुल्ला मुलायम’ नहीं बनना चाहते अखिलेश यादव

H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives

A legislation has been introduced in the US House of Representatives which, among other things, calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B visa holders to 130,000 dollars. The current H-1B minimum wage is 60,000 dollars. This will make it more difficult for firms to use the program to replace American employees with … Continue reading H-1B reform bill introduced in US House of Representatives

UK: Million sign petition calling for US President’s visit to be cancelled

More than one million people in the United Kingdom, have signed a petition urging the Government to call off US President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK, amid a row over his recent immigration measures. The petition, on the Government’s official petitions site, calling for Donald Trump to be prevented from making an official … Continue reading UK: Million sign petition calling for US President’s visit to be cancelled

Barack Obama hits out at Donald Trump policies

Former US President Barack Obama today hit out at the incumbent Donald Trump, warning that ‘American values’ are at stake as the former President voiced his support to mass protests against his successor’s controversial travel ban on Muslims and the extreme vetting orders. Breaking his silence over Mr Trump’s controversial immigration policies, he expressed his … Continue reading Barack Obama hits out at Donald Trump policies

Shivpal Yadav to float new party

AMN / Lucknow The sidelined Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Shivpal Yadav,Tuesday announced that he would be floating a new party after the assembly elections. Shivpal Yadav, who had a series of run-ins with Akhilesh Yadav, was addressing a rally in Jaswantnagar of Etawah district after filing his nomination for the assembly polls as a Samajwadi … Continue reading Shivpal Yadav to float new party

India Conveys concern to US on proposed changes in H1B visa norms

AMN / New Delhi With President Donald Trump adamant on executing its plans for change in H1B visa norms, India today said that it had noted the development with concern. ‘India’s concerns and interests have been conveyed to both the Trump Administration and the Congress at senior levels,’ External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said here. … Continue reading India Conveys concern to US on proposed changes in H1B visa norms

Supreme Court digitises one crore five lakh pages of civil appeals

  In a big step towards digitisation, the Supreme Court has digitised a whopping one crore five lakh pages and records of civil appeals, ranging from the pre-independence era till 2002 as part of its recent reforms. The ‘Indian Judiciary Annual Report 2015-2016’, issued by the apex court said, the digitisation of court records has … Continue reading Supreme Court digitises one crore five lakh pages of civil appeals

SC refuses to stay Tamil Nadu amendment allowing Jallikattu

AMN FOLLOW US ON TWITTER The Supreme Court today refused to stay the recent amendment in the Act made by Tamil Nadu to allow Jallikattu. However, the Apex Court slammed state government for failing to maintain law and order during the recent violent protests against the ban on bull taming sport. The apex court bench … Continue reading SC refuses to stay Tamil Nadu amendment allowing Jallikattu

Arun Jaitley all set to present Union Budget

AMN Union Budget will be presented on February 1 in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and there will be no separate Rail budget from this year, as it has been merged with the General Budget. The government has advanced the date of budget presentation so as to complete the entire process before the end … Continue reading Arun Jaitley all set to present Union Budget