Davis Cup: Chance for Paes to get doubles world record

All eyes will be on veteran Leander Paes, who is on the cusp of a historic world record in perhaps his last appearance in Davis Cup, as India clash with relatively weaker New Zealand in the Asia/Oceania Group I tie, in Pune beginning tomorrow. The 18-time Grand Slam champion, is all set to take part … Continue reading Davis Cup: Chance for Paes to get doubles world record

Aircel-Maxis case: ED moves SC against discharge of Maran brothers

TIA NEWS / The Enforcement Directorate today moved the Supreme Court urging it not to release the properties of Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi, attached by it in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. A bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices N V Ramana and D Y Chandrachud asked the Special Public Prosecutor … Continue reading Aircel-Maxis case: ED moves SC against discharge of Maran brothers

U.S. Blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, blamed Russia for the recent surge of violence in eastern Ukraine and warned Ukraine-related sanctions against Russia will not be lifted until Moscow returns Crimea to Kiev. Her remarks came amid speculation over new U.S. President Donald Trump’s intentions towards Moscow. Trump has praised Russia’s President Vladimir … Continue reading U.S. Blames Russia for new violence in eastern Ukraine

Lok Sabha adjourned amidst din over various issues

AMN/ Lok Sabha adjourned till Monday amidst uproar by opposition on various issues. First the House was adjourned till 1 PM following ruckus in the House. When the House assembled at 12 noon after the first adjournment, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan disallowed the adjournment motions moved by the opposition parties including Congress , RJD and TMC … Continue reading Lok Sabha adjourned amidst din over various issues

BJP to contest 195 seats in BMC polls

AMN / Bharatiya Janata Party will contest 195 seats in the 227-member Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the elections for which are scheduled on 21st of this month. Mumbai BJP president Ashish Shelar declared the list of candidates late last night. BJP has fielded 117 candidates and has left 32 seats for its allies. Today is … Continue reading BJP to contest 195 seats in BMC polls

BJP MPs protest in Parliament over law & order situation in Meerut

BJP MPs today protested in Parliament complex over the law and order situation in Meerut. Displaying posters, MPs raised slogans against the ruling Samajwadi party. Yesterday, a trader’s son was allegedly murdered by a gang of robbers in the area. Party President Amit Shah who was scheduled to hold a padyatra in Meerut, cancelled the … Continue reading BJP MPs protest in Parliament over law & order situation in Meerut

Union Budget: Nadda hails increased allocation for health sector

Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J. P. Nadda has hailed the increased allocation for health sector in the Union budget 2017-18.Addressing a press conference in Dehradun today, he said over 47 thousand crore Rupees has been allocated which is nearly 10 thousand crore more than the last budgetary allocation. Mr. Nadda said that … Continue reading Union Budget: Nadda hails increased allocation for health sector

Jaitley introduces demonetisation bill in Lok Sabha

TIA NEWS The government today introduced a bill in the Lok Sabha which provides for holding, transfer and receiving of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes a criminal offence. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley moved the Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilities)Bill,2017 in the House. It seeks to end the liability of RBI and the government … Continue reading Jaitley introduces demonetisation bill in Lok Sabha

UIDAI shuts down 24 unauthorised websites, mobile apps

In a massive crackdown on unauthorised agencies offering Aadhaar-related services illegally and charging excessive money from the public, UIDAI has shut down 12 such websites and 12 mobile apps available on the Google Playstore. The Unique Identification Authority of India, UIDAI, has directed authorities for closure of another 26 such fraudulent and illegal websites and … Continue reading UIDAI shuts down 24 unauthorised websites, mobile apps

BSNL registers profit of Rs 4000 crore: Govt

The Public Sector telecom giant, BSNL has improved its operational profit. IT and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told the Rajya Sabha today that the company which suffered huge losses for the past few years, has registered a profit of 4000 crore rupees. Responding to supplimentraies during the Question Hour, the Minister said the public … Continue reading BSNL registers profit of Rs 4000 crore: Govt