India’s 1st lunar probe Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft still orbiting Moon: NASA

India’s first lunar probe – the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft – which was considered lost, is still orbiting the Moon. NASA scientists have found the satellite, using a new ground-based radar technique. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) lost contact with Chandrayaan-1 in August 2009, almost a year after it was launched in October, 2008. Now, scientists at … Continue reading India’s 1st lunar probe Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft still orbiting Moon: NASA

EC for cashless funding to check black money in elections: Zaidi

Election Commission has warned political parties of strict action, if they try to circumvent the 2000 rupee cap on anonymous donations. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi told a news agency that , if parties try to sidestep proposed changes in election and income tax laws by taking advantage of any loophole, they will be dealt … Continue reading EC for cashless funding to check black money in elections: Zaidi

Rajya Sabha passes Enemy Property Bill amid opposition protest

AMN The Rajya Sabha today passed the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016 with some amendments moved by the government amid the walkout by the opposition. The Bill, moved by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, will replace the ordinance promulgated by the government. It guards against claims of succession or transfer of properties left by … Continue reading Rajya Sabha passes Enemy Property Bill amid opposition protest

Assembly Results: Elaborate arrangements in place for counting

  AMN ELECTION COMMISSION has made an elaborate arrangements for counting of votes for Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur assembly elections. Counting will start at 8 in the morning and first of all postal ballots will be counted. The Election Commission (EC) has issued guidelines on security arrangements for counting of votes. EC … Continue reading Assembly Results: Elaborate arrangements in place for counting

I am being targetted for being a Dalit: HC judge C S Karnan

Our Correspondent Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan who is facing contempt case in supreme court has termed the apex court warrant against him as unconstitutional and alleged that he was being targeted for being a ‘Dalit’ . Talking to newsmen at his residence, he claimed, Supreme Court has no locus standi to issue … Continue reading I am being targetted for being a Dalit: HC judge C S Karnan

कौन बनेगा उत्तर प्रदेश में बी जे पी का मुख्यमंत्री ?

सुधीर कुमार / AMN अगर हम एक्जिट पोल को नतीजा मानकर चलें तो उत्तर प्रदेश में मोदी का जादू खूब चला कहा जा सकता है। अब उत्तर प्रदेश में अगला मुख्यमंत्री कौन होगा इस बात को लेकर भाजपा के बड़े नेता अभी चुनाव नतीजों का इंतज़ार कर रहे हैं। जानकार सूत्रों की मानें तो मुख्यमंत्री … Continue reading कौन बनेगा उत्तर प्रदेश में बी जे पी का मुख्यमंत्री ?

NEWSPAPERS SCAN-MARCH 10

NEWSPAPERS’SCAN-MARCH 10 The Exit Polls for the recently held assembly elections in five states dominates the headlines today. “Exit polls bring cheer to BJP – Saffron wave seen in UP, Uttarakhand, Goa; AAP-Congress toss up in Punjab” writes the Pioneer while the Asian Age headlines-“Exit Polls predict BJP Surge”. In a related report, The Times … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS SCAN-MARCH 10

Pakistan National Assembly passes Hindu Marriage Bill

AMN   Pakistan National Assembly has passed the Hindu Marriage Bill 2016, after amendments made by the Senate, to regulate marriages of Hindus in Pakistan. Minister of Human Rights, Kamran Michael said there was no law to regulate the registration of Hindu marriages and ancillary matters in Pakistan. The Hindu Marriage Bill 2016 prohibits the … Continue reading Pakistan National Assembly passes Hindu Marriage Bill

SC issues warrant against Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan in contempt case

AMN The Supreme Court today issued an arrest warrant against serving Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan to ensure his presence before it on March 31 in a contempt case. A seven-judge bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said there is no other alternative to seek presence of Justice Karnan ,therefore the … Continue reading SC issues warrant against Calcutta HC judge C S Karnan in contempt case

Govt has taken enough actions to curb black money: Jaitley

AMN Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the Centre in the last three years has taken more actions than any time in the past to curb black money in the country. Responding to supplementaries in the Lok Sabha, he said the Foreign Exchange Management Act, Prevention of Money Laundering Act PMLA and the Black … Continue reading Govt has taken enough actions to curb black money: Jaitley