Marathi not must for auto permits, rules Bombay HC

The Bombay high court held as illegal a circular issued by the Maharashtra government making knowledge of Marathi a pre-condition for issuance of new auto-rickshaw permits. The petition in this regard had challenged a circular issued by the government to the Regional Transport Offices in 2016 . The Bombay High Court ruled that the circular … Continue reading Marathi not must for auto permits, rules Bombay HC

New drugs urgently needed to fight 12 superbugs: WHO

World Health Organization, WHO has said that New drugs are urgently needed to fight 12 superbugs. The WHO published in Geneva its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens” – a catalogue of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest threat to human health. The list was drawn up in a bid to guide … Continue reading New drugs urgently needed to fight 12 superbugs: WHO

Pak created terror outfits, now ‘monster’ devouring it: India

Pakistan created terror outfits against India and the monster is now devouring its own creator. Addressing the 34th Session of the Human Rights Council, India’s Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Mr. Ajit Kumar hit out at Pakistan for destabilising the situation in Jammu and Kashmir by promoting infiltration and cross-border terrorism, … Continue reading Pak created terror outfits, now ‘monster’ devouring it: India

Trump’s ‘merit-based’ immigration system could benefit Indians

US President Donald Trump today called for adopting a merit-based immigration system that could benefit high-tech professionals from countries like India, modifying his hard-line campaign rhetoric with a promise to revive the ‘American spirit’. Trump, during his first address to Congress, noted that such a system will save countless dollars and raise workers’ wages. Trump … Continue reading Trump’s ‘merit-based’ immigration system could benefit Indians

Campaigning for assembly polls in UP, Manipur ends

AMN / Rallies, public meetings and road shows are being organised by different political parties as campaigning for the sixth phase of assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh end today. 49 constituencies spread over seven districts of eastern UP will go to polls in this phase on Saturday. These districts are Maharajganj, Kushinagar, Gorakhpur, Deoria, Azamgarh, … Continue reading Campaigning for assembly polls in UP, Manipur ends

LPG cylinders cost hiked by Rs 86; no impact on subsidised consumers

The government said, the increase in the price of non-subsidized LPG cylinder will not impact the consumers receiving subsidized refills. The non-subsidized price of LPG cylinder has increased by 86 rupees. The Petroleum Ministry in a statement said, the increase in line with the rise in global LPG product prices.it said, now the rate of … Continue reading LPG cylinders cost hiked by Rs 86; no impact on subsidised consumers