Ramjas row: Students hold protest against ABVP in DU

AMN / New Delhi A large number of students today held a protest march in Delhi University against the last week’s Ramjas college incident. The students from DU, JNU, Jamia and Ambedkar Universities and faculty members joined the march and raised slogans against the ABVP accusing it of being responsible for the violence. Later, CPI(M) … Continue reading Ramjas row: Students hold protest against ABVP in DU

UP Polls:Campaigning in full swing for 6th and 7th phase

AMN Campaigning for remaining sixth and seventh phases of the Assembly elections is in full swing. Star campaigners from all major political parties including BJP, SP-Congress alliance, BSP and RLD are engaged in canvassing in the favour of their party candidates. The polling for six phase elections will be held in 49 constituencies spread over … Continue reading UP Polls:Campaigning in full swing for 6th and 7th phase

Sudeep Lakhtakia to hold additional charge as DG CRPF

New Delhi / (AMN) Union Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to give additional charge of Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to Sudeep Lakhtakia. He is presently serving as Additional DG, CRPF. The decision has been taken by the Ministry after K Durga Prasad (IPS) retired today as DG CRPF. Mr Lakhtakia … Continue reading Sudeep Lakhtakia to hold additional charge as DG CRPF

Russia to share with India its mantra of integrating Muslims

AMN /New Delhi Russia has offered to ready to share with India, its expertise in dealing with the menace of Islamic radicalisation. “Our government policy shows that we can tackle the issue of radicalisation and (we are) also ready to share with other countries, and our partners, like India, the experiences of tackling this problem, … Continue reading Russia to share with India its mantra of integrating Muslims

Advance GDP growth estimate for current fiscal at 7.1%: CSO

AMN / NEW DELHI / The Indian economy grew at a surprisingly fast 7 percent in October-December 2016, from 7.4 percent in the previous quarter and 7.2 percent expansion in third quarter 2015-16, government data showed today.GDP growth data played down note ban worry Central Statistical Organisation, CSO has pegged advance GDP growth estimate for … Continue reading Advance GDP growth estimate for current fiscal at 7.1%: CSO

54 crorepatis contesting in Manipur elections phase I

IMPHAL | At least 54 crorepati candidates are in the fray for the first phase of Manipur Assembly elections to be held on March 4, while 8 have declared criminal cases against them, as per a latest report. Manipur Election Watch and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 167 … Continue reading 54 crorepatis contesting in Manipur elections phase I

Lack of exercise, excessive weight may increase heart failure risk

Researchers have warned that lack of exercise and excessive weight may increase the risk of a type of heart failure that is particularly challenging to treat. Heart failure is a chronic condition in which the heart is unable to supply enough oxygenated blood to meet the demands of the body. Associate professor at UT Southwestern … Continue reading Lack of exercise, excessive weight may increase heart failure risk

Sanitary napkins are treated as luxury product:MP

AMN / Despite it being a hygienic requisite of nearly half the population, sanitary napkins are treated as luxury product and currently taxed up to 14.5 per cent. Silchar MP, Sushmita Dev raised her voice against this discrimination and wrote a letter to Finance Minister and has requested him to ensure that women are not … Continue reading Sanitary napkins are treated as luxury product:MP

ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response over keeping shops open all days

AMN / Expressing concern over a lukewarm response on allowing small and medium scale shop-keepers to remain open for all seven days, the ASSOCHAM has impressed upon the Centre to ask the states to realise benefits of model Shops and Establishments Bill and adopt the same , for promoting retail trade which is the largest … Continue reading ASSOCHAM concerned over lukewarm response over keeping shops open all days

CRPF to use robots to detect hidden IEDs in Naxal areas

Our Correspondent A specialised robots will soon assist the CRPF patrols to detect hidden Naxal planted IEDs and landmines that have caused numerous fatal causalities. Explosions through IEDs and hidden explosives have killed hundreds of CRPF and other security forces personne. Briefing media in New Delhi Monday, Director General, and CRPF K Durga Prasad said, … Continue reading CRPF to use robots to detect hidden IEDs in Naxal areas