Delhi Govt budget focusses on transport, health, water

Vinit Wahi/ AMN A Rs 48,000-crore budget for Delhi was today presented by the AAP government, laying major focus on improving transport, health, water distribution and education infrastructure. In its third Budget, the Arvind Kejriwal government abolished the plan and non-plan expenditure heads and presented it in terms of revenue and capital classification in line … Continue reading Delhi Govt budget focusses on transport, health, water

Trump Administration moves court to curb activities of H1B visa holders’ spouses

AMN / web desk   The Trump Administration tn the United States, has proposed a 60-day freeze in employment authorisation for H-4 visa-holders, who are primarily dependent spouses of H-1B visa-holders. The Department of Justice has filed a brief in the Washington DC court of appeals that challenges the decision of the previous Obama Administration … Continue reading Trump Administration moves court to curb activities of H1B visa holders’ spouses

V-P Ansari meets Sri Lankan President, conveys concern over killing of Indian fisherman

AMN/ JAKARTA India’s Vice President Hamid Ansari today said, the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered a thorough probe into the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy. Mr Ansari had a bilateral meeting with Mr Sirisena in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, on the sidelines of the Summit of Indian … Continue reading V-P Ansari meets Sri Lankan President, conveys concern over killing of Indian fisherman

Explosion, gunfire hit Kabul military hospital

WEB DESK At least two persons were killed when gunman attacked a military hospital close to the US embassy in the capital Kabul. Afghan Defence ministry said, the attack began with an explosion at the rear of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital and three to five attackers with automatic weapons and hand grenades … Continue reading Explosion, gunfire hit Kabul military hospital

US: 4 killed, many injured in train & charter bus crash

Web Desk At least four people died and dozens injured when a train crashed into a charter bus in the southern state of Mississippi, authorities said. Police chief John Miller said at a news conference that the crash occurred yesterday at a railroad crossing in the Gulf Coast city of Biloxi. Three people died at … Continue reading US: 4 killed, many injured in train & charter bus crash

Brexit Bill: Theresa May suffers second defeat in House of Lords

AMN British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered a second Brexit Bill defeat in the House of Lords as peers backed, by 366 votes to 268, calls for a meaningful parliamentary vote on the final terms of withdrawal. After a three-hour debate yesterday, for the second time in a week, Lords amended the legislation that … Continue reading Brexit Bill: Theresa May suffers second defeat in House of Lords

PM Modi visits Somnath Temple

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Somnath Temple in Gujarat’s Gir-Somnath district this morning and offered prayers. Mr Modi is one of the trustees of the Somnath Temple Trust. The Prime Minister is on a two-day visit to Gujarat since yesterday.

NIA reaches Bhopal to look into train blast case

A team of National Investigation Agency, NIA today reached Bhopal to look into the train blast case in Madhya Pradesh, over suspicion of a terror attack. The team may visit the site of the blast near Jabri railway station under Shajapur district, about 60 kms from Bhopal, official sources said. The NIA officials will interact … Continue reading NIA reaches Bhopal to look into train blast case

Lipstick Under My Burkha to open at IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi The Alankrita Srivastava-directed “Lipstick Under My Burkha”, which has been refused certification by the Central Board of Film Certification for being a “lady-oriented film” among other things, will open this year’s Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA). The festival, which will take place from April 5 with Zee … Continue reading Lipstick Under My Burkha to open at IFFLA

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उत्तर प्रदेश और मणिपुर में विधानसभा चुनाव के अंतिम चरण के लिये आज वोट डाले जा रहे हैं। निष्पक्ष, स्वतंत्र और शांतिपूर्ण मतदान के लिये सुरक्षा के व्यापक प्रबंध किये गये हैं। उत्तर प्रदेश में मतदान सवेरे सात बजे शुरू हुआ जो शाम पांच बजे तक चलेगा। हालांकि नक्सलग्रस्त सोनभद्र ज़िले की रॉबर्ट्सगंज और दुद्धी … Continue reading उत्तर प्रदेश और मणिपुर में विधानसभा चुनाव के अंतिम चरण के लिए मतदान जारी।