Congress, RJD walk out of Lok Sabha over Manipur, Goa issue

AMN The Congress, NCP and RJD today staged a walkout in the Lok Sabha over the Lok Sabha Speakers’ denial of permission to raise the issue of Manipur and Goa where BJP has been invited to form the government in those two states. As soon as the House met for the day, Congress leader Mallikarjun … Continue reading Congress, RJD walk out of Lok Sabha over Manipur, Goa issue

Prez Trump’s pick Indian American woman to run govt health program

US, Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s choice to appoint an Indian-American woman to run the government health program for the elderly, poor and disabled. The Senate yesterday voted 55-43 to approve Seema Verma to run the 1 trillion dollars Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Verma is the owner of SVC Inc, a healthcare consulting … Continue reading Prez Trump’s pick Indian American woman to run govt health program

India suspends cross-border travel to Pakistan from Poonch

India has suspended cross-border travel to Pakistan from Poonch, after the facilitation centre along the LoC was damaged in heavy shelling by Pakistan Army. A senior district official said, travel on cross-LoC Poonch-Rawlakote bus service was suspended as a precaution after the shelling, which damaged the facilitation centre. Pakistani troops resumed heavy mortar shelling and … Continue reading India suspends cross-border travel to Pakistan from Poonch

Trump gave CIA power to launch drone strikes: Wall Street Journal

US President Donald Trump gave the CIA the green signal to conduct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, according to the Wall Street Journal. This new authority is a shift from a policy under former President Barack Obama that limited the CIA’s ability to engage in paramilitary activity. As a part of Trump plan’s to ramp … Continue reading Trump gave CIA power to launch drone strikes: Wall Street Journal

UK parliament gives final approval for Brexit bill

AMN UK House of Lords has passed the Brexit bill, paving the way for the government to trigger Article 50 so the UK can leave the EU. Peers backed down over the issues of EU residency rights and a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal after their objections were overturned by MPs. The bill … Continue reading UK parliament gives final approval for Brexit bill