Afghanistan:15 killed, 50 injured in two suicide attacks

WEB DESK Explosions and gunfire echoed through Kabul after near-simultaneous Taliban assaults on two security compounds today. At least 15 people were killed and 50 injured in the carnage. The interior ministry said, a suicide car bomber struck an Afghan police precinct in western Kabul and a gun battle ensued. Five minutes later a suicide … Continue reading Afghanistan:15 killed, 50 injured in two suicide attacks

Chameli Devi Jain Award conferred on Neha Dixit

AMN /New Delhi Independent journalist Neha Dixit  today conferred with the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Woman Journalist for the year at a function attended by a galaxy of media figures, intellectuals and others distinguished figures from different walks of life. The award ceremony was followed by the BG Verghese Memorial Lecture by … Continue reading Chameli Devi Jain Award conferred on Neha Dixit

Popular Gujarati Writer Tarak Mehta Passes Away at 87

Popular Gujarati writer and noted play writer Tarak Mehta passed away this morning at his Ahmedabad residence. He was 87 and suffering from age related illness since long. The famous humorist was best known for his column “Duniya Ne Undha Chasma” in Mumbai based Gujarati news weekly “Chitralekha”. He was awarded Padma Shri in 2015. … Continue reading Popular Gujarati Writer Tarak Mehta Passes Away at 87

India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners as goodwill gesture

India today released 39 Pakistani prisoners languishing in jails across the country as a goodwill gesture. The prisoners include 14 Pakistanis who have served out their sentences in India and 25 fishermen. These fishermen were arrested for entering Indian waters by mistake while fishing and completed their sentence of 8 to 12 months in Kuchh … Continue reading India releases 39 Pakistani prisoners as goodwill gesture

Shazia Ilmi stopped at Jamia from speaking on triple talaq

AMN / New Delhi BJP leader Shazia Ilmi, who was stopped to take part in a seminar at Jamia Millia Islamia, slammed the Vice-Chancellor and ‘those forces who were crying hoarse over the right to freedom of expression’. Ms Ilmi had been invited to speak at a seminar on triple talaq, but she alleged that … Continue reading Shazia Ilmi stopped at Jamia from speaking on triple talaq

Govt asks banks to provide mobile banking to customers by Mar 31

The government has asked all banks to provide mobile banking facility to all customers by March 31 in a bid to push digital transactions. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, Electronics and IT Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said, banks have been asked to run a nationwide campaign up to March 31 to ensure that every customer … Continue reading Govt asks banks to provide mobile banking to customers by Mar 31

Cong demands resignation of Kiren Rijiju for trolling Gurmehar

AMN /New Delhi / Continuing its attack on Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju for allegedly trolling Gurmehar Kaur, the daughter of Kargil martyr Mandeep Singh, the Congress today demanded his resignation. Addressing reporters here, AICC spokesperson Manprit Badal said, ”It is the duty of the government to protect a martyr’s daughter. Instead, the … Continue reading Cong demands resignation of Kiren Rijiju for trolling Gurmehar

Indian killing in US was racially motivated: White House

AMN / The White House has condemned the fatal attack on the Indian engineer, Srinivas Kuchibhotla, in Kansas City last week as racially-motivated hatred. Deputy White House Press Sarah Sanders told media persons that as more facts come to light it looks like the Kansas shooting last week was a racially motivated hatred. Mr. Sanders … Continue reading Indian killing in US was racially motivated: White House

भाजपा को यूपी में 150 से कम सीटें मिलीं तो राष्ट्रपति चुनाव हार सकती है पार्टी

प्रदीप शर्मा देश के पांच राज्यों में हो रहे विधान सभा चुनाव में सबसे ज्यादा चर्चा यूपी विधान सभा की हो रही है। देश के सबसे बड़े सूबे की सत्ता हासिल करने के लिए सभी दलों में होड़ है। लेकिन केंद्र में सत्ताधारी भारतीय जनता पार्टी के लिए ये चुनाव एक अन्य मायने में बहुत … Continue reading भाजपा को यूपी में 150 से कम सीटें मिलीं तो राष्ट्रपति चुनाव हार सकती है पार्टी

India shows improved sex ratio, decline in IMR

AMN / India’s latest official Health survey showed that country’s health index has made a notable improvement over the last decade. Sex ratio at birth improved from 914 to 919 females per 1000 males at the national level over the last decade with the highest in Kerala at 1,047, followed by Meghalaya at 1,009. Haryana … Continue reading India shows improved sex ratio, decline in IMR