Cabinet approves merger of SBI with Associate Banks

AMN / The Union cabinet has given green signal to the merger of SBI and its five associate banks. The associate banks which will be merged with SBI are: State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur , State Bank of Mysore , State Bank of Travancore , State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Hyderabad. … Continue reading Cabinet approves merger of SBI with Associate Banks

Demonetization had no effect on Indian tourism: Minister

AMN Union Tourism minister Dr Mahesh Sharma today said the Indian tourism industry is resilient and demonetization had no effect on it, but it grew instead.  Speaking on the occasion of releasing Free Preloaded SIM card for E-Visa tourists, he said, the digital economy and e-payments are boosters to tourism industry. The preloaded SIM card … Continue reading Demonetization had no effect on Indian tourism: Minister

AIADMK chief Sasikala sent to jail

BANGALORE/ AMN / AIADMK chief V K Sasikala was on Wednesday sent to jail after she surrendered before a trial court in Bangalore here, a day after the Supreme Court restored her conviction in the disproportionate assets case. Sasikala turned up before special court judge Ashwathnarayana after the Supreme Court earlier in the day rejected … Continue reading AIADMK chief Sasikala sent to jail

Foodgrain production to reach record 272 million tonnes in 2016-17

AMN The total foodgrain production in the country has been pegged at record 272 million tonne. It is higher by 6.94 million tonnes than the previous record production of 265 million tonnes in 2013-14. Agriculture Ministry in its 2nd advance estimates of production of major crops for 2016-17 said that the record is going to … Continue reading Foodgrain production to reach record 272 million tonnes in 2016-17

Uttarakhand records 68% voting; 65% turnout in UP phase-II

AMN More than 68 per cent of the electorate in Uttarakhand voted on Wednesday, two per cent more than the last Assembly polls, to decide the fate of 628 candidates in 69 out of the total 70 seats. The turnout in the 2012 Assembly polls was around 66 per cent. The State Election Office said … Continue reading Uttarakhand records 68% voting; 65% turnout in UP phase-II

Allahabad HC issues notices to Mayawati, kin over land records

The Allahabad high court today issued notices to former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati, her brother Prabhu Dayal, and nephew Anand Kumar in connection with a case involving alleged large scale manipulation by officers of Gautam Budhnagar district by which her 47 thousand 433 square meter land in the native Badalpur village was declared “Abadi” … Continue reading Allahabad HC issues notices to Mayawati, kin over land records

Bihar: Key accused in planting bomb on Kanpur tracks surrenders

TIA One of the key accused in planting bomb on tracks near Kanpur Dehat in Pukhrayan Gajendra Sharma surrendered before a Raxaul court in East champaran district of Bihar. The court remanded him to judicial custody for 14 days. Superintendent of Police Suresh Choudhary said the court is being requested to take him on police … Continue reading Bihar: Key accused in planting bomb on Kanpur tracks surrenders

US, Asian allies begin first joint military exercise since Trump took office

The US and its Asian allies have begun their first joint military exercise since President Donald Trump took office. The annual Cobra Gold military exercise hosted by the US and Thailand is one of Asia’s largest multinational drills. More than 8,300 personnel from 29 countries, including Japan, South Korea, China and Southeast Asian nations are … Continue reading US, Asian allies begin first joint military exercise since Trump took office

Pakistan: 6 killed in a suicide bomb attack

AMN At least six people, including four levies personnel, were killed, while many others were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself at the main gate of Mohmand Agency headquarters,in Ghallanai tehsil in Pakistan, , today. According to Inter Services Public Relations(ISPR), two suicide bombers were on a motorbike and one blew himself up while … Continue reading Pakistan: 6 killed in a suicide bomb attack

India among 9 countries in global health network for pregnant mothers,babies :WHO

AMN India is among nine countries that will be part of a global health network focused on improving the quality of care for new mothers and babies and strengthen national efforts to end preventable deaths of pregnant women and newborns by 2030. In a statement, World Health Organisation (WHO), said every mother and infant deserves … Continue reading India among 9 countries in global health network for pregnant mothers,babies :WHO