500 liquor shops in Tamil Nadu closed

AMN Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy has announced that 500 of the state run liquor shops would be shut down with immediate effect. He took charge as the chief minister this morning after winning the trust vote last Saturday. Later, addressing the press, he said total prohibition will be implemented in a phased … Continue reading 500 liquor shops in Tamil Nadu closed

PM accuses SP, BSP of ignoring Bundelkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, these polls are crucial for Bundelkhand. Addressing an election rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Jalaun, he said, both SPand BSP have ignored Bundelkhand over the years. He said, if BJP comes to power in the state, it will change the pace of development in the region. Hitting hard on BSP, … Continue reading PM accuses SP, BSP of ignoring Bundelkhand

UAE arms show comes as Yemen war, suspicions of Iran linger

WEB DESK Fighter jets screaming overhead and theatrical explosions marked the opening of an arms show today in Abu Dhabi, as a bullet-scarred Emirati armored personnel carrier served as a reminder of the country’s ongoing military campaign in Yemen. The Emirates announced over 1.2 billion US Dollars in arms deals at the opening of the … Continue reading UAE arms show comes as Yemen war, suspicions of Iran linger

SC asks Unitech to disburse 90 percent of amount to 39 home buyers

AMN Supreme Court has asked realtor major Unitech to deposit 14 percent interest on the principal amount of 16.55 crore rupees deposited by 39 flat buyers. The interest will be calculated from the 1st of January, 2010. The Court directed Unitech to deposit interest amount in eight weeks. Apex court registry was also asked to … Continue reading SC asks Unitech to disburse 90 percent of amount to 39 home buyers

34 people killed in Somalia blast

AMN At least 34 people have been killed and about 50 injured in a car bomb blast in the Somalia capital, Mogadishu. The car blew up in the city’s southern Madina district ripping through shops and food stalls yesterday. This is the first major attack in the capital since the election of President Mohamed Abdullahi … Continue reading 34 people killed in Somalia blast

Mattis to decide soon on US troop increase in Afghanistan

WEB DESK US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has said that his government plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of US troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits. Mattis told media that he spoke to US Gen. … Continue reading Mattis to decide soon on US troop increase in Afghanistan

Central Railway to operate extra rake for transporting onions from Nashik

Central Railway will operate another freight train, in addition to existing three, from Nashik in Maharashtra for transportation of onions to other parts of country. A senior official said in Mumbai that the orders to operate the rake from February 20 came from Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu, given the huge production of the bulb this … Continue reading Central Railway to operate extra rake for transporting onions from Nashik

US: Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants

WEB DESK US Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the US illegally. According to a pair of memoranda signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, the new guidelines seek to implement US President Donald Trump’s broad directive to crack down on illegal immigration. Kelly … Continue reading US: Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants

India has potential to become medical tourism hub: Naqvi

AMN Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that India has the potential to become a medical tourism hub and the Narendra Modi Government has taken several measures including making the health services affordable and accessible to all. Inaugurating a medical camp in suburban Bandra in Mumbai, Mr. Naqvi said the measures taken by the … Continue reading India has potential to become medical tourism hub: Naqvi

Tamil Nadu: Governor seeks detailed report on Assembly session

  AMN Tamil Nadu Governor Vidyasagar Rao has sought a detailed report on the happenings in the state Assembly on the day of trust vote on Saturday. The development comes in the backdrop of the ruckus in the House before the voting on the confidence motion moved by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy in which … Continue reading Tamil Nadu: Governor seeks detailed report on Assembly session