Sikh community in US demands effective steps to curb ‘hate crimes’

WEB DESK The distress Sikh Community in America has called for effective probe against ‘hate crimes’ against Sikhs in the United States, even as government of India has maintained it as “very sensitive issue” and cautioned the Indian diaspora against knee-jerk reactions. Advocacy group the Sikh Coalition said it calls upon local law enforcement officials … Continue reading Sikh community in US demands effective steps to curb ‘hate crimes’

Linking mid-day meal with ‘Aadhaar’ is a ploy against poor children: Cong

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Congress party today termed the new notification on mid-day meal linking the scheme with ‘Aadhaar’ as a ploy by the Centre to ‘push the future of the children towards darkness’. Addressing mediapersons, AICC spokesperson, Bakht Charan Das said, ”Duty of the State is to raise the level of nutrition and … Continue reading Linking mid-day meal with ‘Aadhaar’ is a ploy against poor children: Cong

Exit polls can be telecast after 5.30 pm on Thursday: EC

The Election Commission (EC) has said that the exit polls can be telecast after 5:30 pm on Thursday. The decision to postpone the exit poll has been taken in view of the election to be held on Thursday in the Alapur Assembly constituency in Uttar Pradesh and Karnaprayag in Uttarakhand following the demise of candidates … Continue reading Exit polls can be telecast after 5.30 pm on Thursday: EC

UP: Situation return to normalcy in Lakhimpur Kheri

AMN / Situation is fast returning to normalcy in Lakhimpur Kheri disrict after curfew was relaxed for more than 12 hours. Curfew was relaxed till 9 pm yesterday in Lakhimpur Kheri, which witnessed clashes over an objectionable video on Thursday night. The District Magistrate said, curfew was relaxed from 6 am to 6 pm. But … Continue reading UP: Situation return to normalcy in Lakhimpur Kheri

5 Afghan security forces killed in insurgent attack

WEB DESK / At least five members of the Afghan security forces were killed today when their checkpoint came under an insurgent attack in northeastern Kunduz province. Gen. Abdul Hamid Hamid, provincial police chief in Kunduz, said a large group of Taliban fighters attacked the post near the city of Kunduz. Meanwhile, According to a … Continue reading 5 Afghan security forces killed in insurgent attack

US Ambassador condemns shooting incident in Washington

AMN US Ambassador to India MaryKay Loss Carlson has condemned the shooting incident in Washington. In a tweet, Ms Carlson said she condemns hate and evil in all its forms. In another incident of suspected hate crime in United States, a Sikh man had been injured when an unidentified person shot him outside his home … Continue reading US Ambassador condemns shooting incident in Washington

Assam: Police recovers fake notes worth 90,000

  The Assam police has recovered fake notes of 90 thousand rupees today at Hojai. State DGP Mukesh Sahay said that all the fake nores were of two thousand rupees notes. He said that a case has been registered in this regard and investigation is going on.

Benami assets linked to Delhi Health Minister attached: I-T dept

TIA NEWS / The Income Tax department has provisionally attached Benami assets allegedly linked to Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain in a case of illegal routing of undisclosed funds of over 13 crore rupees. Sources said, the Department issued the order last week under the provisions of the new Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 that … Continue reading Benami assets linked to Delhi Health Minister attached: I-T dept

Centre committed to preserve Sanskrit :Javdekar

AMN Union Minister for Human Resources Development Prakash Javdekar today asserted that the Central Government is committed to preserve all Indian languages along with Sanskrit, which is known as the mother language. He was addressing a gathering at the Seventh Convocation Ceremony of the Kavikulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University at Ramtek near Nagpur today. Mentioning that … Continue reading Centre committed to preserve Sanskrit :Javdekar

West Bengal Trafficking Case: Mrinal Ghosh, Chanda remanded to police custody

AMN / The Darjeeling District Child Protection Officer Mrinal Ghosh and member of Child Welfare Committee Debasish Chanda were remanded to a six-day police custody by a local court in connection with the child trafficking and illegal adoption racket. The order was passed by the court of Jalpaiguri Chief Judicial Magistrate Himalin Bhattacharya. Their arrest … Continue reading West Bengal Trafficking Case: Mrinal Ghosh, Chanda remanded to police custody