Mann ki Baat: PM asks youths to be ambassadors of digital economy

Our Correspondent Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked youths to act as ambassadors of digital economy. Addressing the nation through Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio, Mr Modi said that country was fast moving towards digital transactions. He said government has introduced schemes like Digi Dhan to give boost to digital economy. He … Continue reading Mann ki Baat: PM asks youths to be ambassadors of digital economy

Gopi T and Monika Athare win titles in IDBI Federal Life Insurance Marathon

Harpal Singh Bedi/ New Delhi FOLLOW US ON TWITTER Olympian Gopi T and Monika Athare clocked 2:15:37 and 2:39:08 to win the men and women’s titles respectively in the 2nd IDBI Federal Life Insurance Delhi Marathon 2017 here today. It was a tough competition amongst the elite male athletes in full marathon as all three … Continue reading Gopi T and Monika Athare win titles in IDBI Federal Life Insurance Marathon

Indian flop show continues in ISSF World Cup as China dominates

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi FOLLOW US ON TWITTER Indian flop show continued with Olympian and former World No.1 Heena Sidhu,Harveen Srao, Sanjeev Rajput Chain Singh and Satyendra Singh putting up disappointing performances as hosts failed to win any medal for the second successive day in the ISSF World Cup at Dr Karani Singh … Continue reading Indian flop show continues in ISSF World Cup as China dominates

World Women’s Chess Championship: Harika losses to Zhongyi in semi-final

Indian Grandmaster Dronavali Harika suffered a heartbreaking defeat against Tan Zhongyi of China in a semi-final tie-breaker at the World Women’s Chess Championship in Tehran. As a result, Harika will come back with a bronze medal for the third time in a row. In 2012, Harika had lost the semi-final against Antoaneta Stefanova of Bulgaria, … Continue reading World Women’s Chess Championship: Harika losses to Zhongyi in semi-final

Gopi, Athare win men’s and women’s races in Delhi Marathon

Rio Olympian Thanackal Gopi won the men’s title in the second edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon today. Monika Athare claimed the honours in the women’s section. In Men’s full marathon New Delhi today, Gopi clocked 2 hours, 15 minutes and 37 seconds to win the race in his first appearance … Continue reading Gopi, Athare win men’s and women’s races in Delhi Marathon

India will not allow any defaulter to escape law: Jaitley

AMN / London India’s Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has warned that his country would  no longer allow defaulters to escape the law. Mr Jaitley was speaking at a session on ‘Transforming India: Vision for the Next Decade’ organised by the London School of Economics’ South Asia Centre. The remarks is seen as an apparent reference … Continue reading India will not allow any defaulter to escape law: Jaitley

India likely to be less affected by global economic shocks: IMF

The IMF has said that the Indian economy is in fairly good shape, and it is likely to be less affected than other emerging economies if there is a further shock to the global economy. Paul A Cashin, Assistant Director in the IMF’s Asia & Pacific Department, and mission chief of India, said this is … Continue reading India likely to be less affected by global economic shocks: IMF

Meghalaya: 17 killed, 62 injured in road mishap

AMN / At least 17 people were killed and 62 injured when a truck ferrying them to a church service overturned after hitting a concrete railing in West Khasi Hills district today. The incident took place at Nongspung village, about 11 km away from the district headquarters Nongstoin. The District Superintendent of Police said, the … Continue reading Meghalaya: 17 killed, 62 injured in road mishap

Haat aims at promoting talent among minority’s craftsmen: Naqvi

AMN Over 26 lakh people visited the centre’s initiative Hunar Haat, which culminated in New Delhi today. Talking to media persons in New Delhi today, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said the Haat aimed at promoting talent among minority community craftsmen. Mr Naqvi said the Haat not only provided a market and opportunity … Continue reading Haat aims at promoting talent among minority’s craftsmen: Naqvi

PM pays tribute to Veer Savarkar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid tributes to freedom activist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his 51st death anniversary today. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, Veer Savarkar was a true patriot who envisioned a strong and developed India. Born in 1883, Savarkar set up the Abhinav Bharat Society, during his college days and preached a … Continue reading PM pays tribute to Veer Savarkar