IORA Summit: India, 20 others nations adopts declaration on counter-terrorism

AMN / India and 20 other countries today adopted a declaration on counter-terrorism and an Action Plan in the first Summit of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) in Jakarta. During the summit, leaders of member countries, including Vice President Hamid Ansari, adopted a Concord which outlined a number of areas for cooperation. It includes maritime … Continue reading IORA Summit: India, 20 others nations adopts declaration on counter-terrorism

Govt asks companies to keep uniform price of packaged water

AMN / The government has sought explanation from companies selling packaged mineral water over different Maximum retail price’s of bottles for various places. It has also directed that the sale price should be same at airports, hotels and malls. In a tweet, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan today said, the consumer forum … Continue reading Govt asks companies to keep uniform price of packaged water

9 injured in explosion on Bhopal-Ujjain express in Madhya Pradesh

TIA NEWS At least nine people were injured in an explosion that took place in a coach of Bhopal-Ujjain passenger express near Jabdi railway station at Kalapeepal in Shajapur district in Madhya Pradesh today morning. Two seriously injured people have been referred to Bhopal and Shujalpur, while seven having minor injuries were admitted in Kalapeepal … Continue reading 9 injured in explosion on Bhopal-Ujjain express in Madhya Pradesh

Life term for DU Professor GN Saibaba

Former Delhi University professor G N Saibaba was sentenced to life imprisonment along with five others for his alleged links with Maoists under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. Gadchiroli court in Maharashtra sentences them to life term. Along with Saibaba, Jawaharlal Nehru University student Hem Mishra, former journalist Prashant Rahi and three others were also … Continue reading Life term for DU Professor GN Saibaba

Famous folk singer Kalika Prasad dies in road accident

AMN / Kolkata Famous folk singer and leader of Bengali folk band “Dohar” Kalika Prasad Bhattacharjee was today killed in a car accident, in which five others were critically wounded after their vehicle fell on a ditch at Gurap in the Hoogly district, police said. The singer, in his mid 40s, was declared brought dead … Continue reading Famous folk singer Kalika Prasad dies in road accident

India takes up TN fisherman’s killing with Sri Lankan PM

  Our correspondent / New Delhi / India today took up with the Sri Lankan government the killing of a 22-year-old fisherman from Rameswaram in alleged firing by their Navy last night. ”The Government of India is deeply concerned at the killing of an Indian fisherman,’’ MEA sources said here. They said the Indian High … Continue reading India takes up TN fisherman’s killing with Sri Lankan PM

Sri Lankan Navy shot dead Indian Fisherman

AMN Sri Lankan Navy allegedly shot dead a fisherman from Rameswaram Tamil Nadu when he was fishing near Kachatheevu last night. Fellow fishermen brought him dead to Rameswaram government hospital. Sri Lankan Navy shot dead 22 year old fisherman from Rameswaram Bridgo when he was fishing near Kachatheevu late last night. This has created tension … Continue reading Sri Lankan Navy shot dead Indian Fisherman

Don’t drink alcohol, start exercise before Amarnath Yatra

AMN The Amarnath Shrine Board has asked all pilgrims planning for holy Amarnath Yatra not to drink alcohol or caffeinated drink and start physical exercise at least one month prior to the pilgrimage. This year yatra wil begin on June 29. In an advisory, the Board said, the pilgrimage to the holy cave involves trekking … Continue reading Don’t drink alcohol, start exercise before Amarnath Yatra

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Rabi Ray passes away

Noted socialist leader and former Lok Sabha speaker Rabi Ray passed away at a Hospital in Cuttack today. The 91 year old leader was hospitalised several days ago with age-related complaints. Born at Bhanragarh village in Khurda district of Odisha on November 26, 1926, Mr Ray was the Union minister of health and family welfare … Continue reading Former Lok Sabha Speaker Rabi Ray passes away

Indo-Nepal joint Military exercise ‘Surya Kiran-X’ begins in Uttrakhand

AMN / A joint military exercise SURYA KIRAN-XI between India and Nepal will begin today in Pithoragarh area of Uttarakhand. This is a battalion level joint exercise between the two armies. The two week long exercise is aimed at training of both the troops in the area of various counter insurgency operations over a prolonged … Continue reading Indo-Nepal joint Military exercise ‘Surya Kiran-X’ begins in Uttrakhand