Calcutta HC orders CBI inquiry into Narada case

AMN The Calcutta High Court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct preliminary inquiry into the Narada news sting videos where several Trinamool Congress [TMC] leaders were purportedly seen accepting cash on camera. The order delivered by the Division Bench of Acting Chief Justice, Nishita Mhatre and Justice Tapabrata Chakrabarty directed the CBI … Continue reading Calcutta HC orders CBI inquiry into Narada case

UN warns against ‘abrupt funding cuts’ stemming from US budget

United Nations has warned that its operations could suffer if the United States were to slash funding to the world body as called for in President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal. Spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters that Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is totally committed to reforming the United Nations and ensuring that it is fit for … Continue reading UN warns against ‘abrupt funding cuts’ stemming from US budget

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 50.76/bbl on March 16

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 50.76 per barrel (bbl) on 16.03.2017. This was higher than the price of US$ 50.25per bbl on previous publishing day of 15.03.2017. In rupee terms, the price … Continue reading Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 50.76/bbl on March 16

No health cess in new National Health Policy: Govt

The new National Health Policy has rejected earlier proposals to introduce a health cess to scale up the public investments in health care. The new policy which was unveiled yesterday, aims at providing assured health services to all and also proposes free drugs, diagnostics and emergency care services in all public hospitals. Briefing reporters in … Continue reading No health cess in new National Health Policy: Govt

Parliamentary panel suggests BSNL-MTNL merger

AMN A Parliamentary panel has suggested merger of state-run telecom firms Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) for their long-term survival. The Committee on Petitions, chaired by BJP MP Bhagat Singh Koshyari, in its report tabled in Lok Sabha yesterday, said that for the long-term survival and success, merger of … Continue reading Parliamentary panel suggests BSNL-MTNL merger

PM Modi asks BJP MPs to be ready for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked BJP MPs not to sit on the laurels of victory but reach out to the public with an eye on 2019 Lok Sabha Elections. Addressing Parliamentary Party meeting in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Modi asked party leaders to reach out to the youth. Setting the tone for the … Continue reading PM Modi asks BJP MPs to be ready for 2019 Lok Sabha elections