State of Hawaii to challenge new Trump immigration order in court

In the United States, the State of Hawaii has said in a court motion that it intends to seek a temporary restraining order against President Donald Trump’s new executive order restricting travel from six Muslim-majority countries. The Trump administration this week issued the new executive order that supplanted an earlier, more-sweeping one which had been … Continue reading State of Hawaii to challenge new Trump immigration order in court

SC asks Centre to secure India-Bangladesh border

AMN The Supreme Court has asked the Centre to release funds for fencing the India-Bangladesh border to check cross-border influx of illegal Bangladesh nationals into Assam. The court perused the Centre’s status report on the progress made in the works relating to securing and fencing the border and said, the task has to be completed … Continue reading SC asks Centre to secure India-Bangladesh border

19 killed, 40 injured in Guatemala children’s shelter fire

At least 19 girls were killed as a fire tore through a home for abused teenagers and children in San Jose Pinul in Guatemala. At least 40 others were being treated for burns. Police said, the blaze started yesterday when a group of young people, who had been isolated by authorities after a riot and … Continue reading 19 killed, 40 injured in Guatemala children’s shelter fire

India, Sri Lanka discuss to release all fishermen in each other’s custody

India and Sri Lanka are in discussions to release all fishermen in each other’s custody. Official sources said formal orders in this regard are likely to be issued in a couple of days. The decision comes as there are protests in Tamil Nadu over the killing of a fisherman in alleged firing by Sri Lankan … Continue reading India, Sri Lanka discuss to release all fishermen in each other’s custody

Parliament’s Budget session resumes after recess

AMN The second part of the budget session of Parliament began today after a month-long recess. The session will continue till the April 12th. During the session, from the passage of the Finance Bill, 2017, the government is keen to pass the much-awaited legislations related to the Goods and Services Tax (GST). In the Lok … Continue reading Parliament’s Budget session resumes after recess

CBSE Class 10, 12 board exam to begin

CBSE Class 10 and Class 12 Board examinations are beginning today. Almost 9 lakh students have registered for Class 10th examination which is around 16 percent more than last year’s figure. Nearly 11 lakh students have enrolled for Class 12th exams which is a 3 percent increase. The Class 10th exams will end on the … Continue reading CBSE Class 10, 12 board exam to begin

Chwarasia looking for encore, Anirban hopes to regain title in a tough Hero India Open

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / Gugaon Defending champion SSP Chawrasia hopes to retain it, Anirban Lahiri is optimistic of regaining it while World number 29 Rafa Cabrera Bello of Spain is confident of starting a new chapter as a US$ 1.75 million Hero Indian Open gets underway at Gary Player-designed DLF Golf & Country Club here … Continue reading Chwarasia looking for encore, Anirban hopes to regain title in a tough Hero India Open