No decision on Greater Nagaland: Govt

AMN / The Centre today strongly refuted as erroneous the reports that it has agreed to carve out a larger Nagaland state. A Home Ministry official said that no such decision has been taken. The official said, such reports are erroneous and it is clarified that there is no such agreement or decision by the … Continue reading No decision on Greater Nagaland: Govt

Swachh Bharat top priority of UP Govt: CM Yogi

Our Correspondent Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today declared that achieving goals of Swachh Bharat Mission would be top priority to the new government in the State. He made this assurance when a Central government team led by the Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Parameswaran Iyer, met him in Lucknow today. Earlier … Continue reading Swachh Bharat top priority of UP Govt: CM Yogi

Need to defend universities as free spaces: Vice President

AMN The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari today said that there was an ‘imperative need to defend the universities as free spaces, as independent, critical repositories of knowledge, and as sources of renewal of liberal values that provide avenues of social mobility and equality to people’. He said while delivering the 66th Convocational Address … Continue reading Need to defend universities as free spaces: Vice President

Maharashtra doctors call off strike

Resident doctors in Maharashtra have called off their strike. The move comes after Indian Medical Association (IMA) yesterday withdrew its support to the striking resident doctors. In a statement, IMA’s Maharashtra chapter said, their members will resume duty now as their demands have been satisfactorily responded to by the state government. The IMA said, all … Continue reading Maharashtra doctors call off strike

CBI registers graft case against ex-bank officials

The Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI has registered a case against former senior officers of Syndicate Bank and others for allegedly causing a loss of about 209 crore rupees to the bank by way of cheating. According to the CBI, a case of criminal conspiracy, cheating, forgery and corruption has been registered against two former … Continue reading CBI registers graft case against ex-bank officials

SEBI bans Reliance Industries from equity derivatives trading for one year

Securities and Exchange Board of India has banned Reliance Industries and 12 other entities from equity derivatives trading for one year. In an order issued yesterday, SEBI also directed the Mukesh Ambani-led firm to forfeit nearly 1,000 crore rupees for unlawful gains made through alleged fraudulent trading in a nearly 10-year-old case. The case relates … Continue reading SEBI bans Reliance Industries from equity derivatives trading for one year

Ensuring affordable & quality healthcare is priority for govt: Nadda

Health Minister JP Nadda has said that ensuring affordable and quality healthcare to the people is a priority for the government. Addressing a function in New Delhi, on the occasion of World TB Day yesterday, Mr Nadda his Ministry has decided to end TB by 2025 and is committed to achieving zero TB deaths. He … Continue reading Ensuring affordable & quality healthcare is priority for govt: Nadda

Navy successfully test-fires surface-to-air missile from INS Vikramaditya

Indian Navy has successfully conducted the maiden trial firing of newly installed surface-to-air Barak missile system from its aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya. A Navy official said in New Delhi that during the firing carried out in the Arabian Sea, the missile was fired against a live low flying high speed target. He said the target … Continue reading Navy successfully test-fires surface-to-air missile from INS Vikramaditya

GST Bills to be introduced in Lok Sabha on March 27

  AMN /New Delhi The government is all se to table the four legislations for implementation of the goods and services tax GST in the Lok Sabha on March 27. The Union Cabinet already cleared the four supplementary GST legislations — CGST, IGST, UTGST and Compensation Law — for introduction and passage in the ongoing … Continue reading GST Bills to be introduced in Lok Sabha on March 27

India a Step Closer to Extradition of industrialist Vijay Mallya

AMN / Government has moved a step closer in getting industrialist Vijay Mallya extradited from Britain. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay told MEDIA  in New Delhi that India’s request for Mallya’s extradition has been certified by the UK government. The spokesman also said, the government has asked the US to provide details of the … Continue reading India a Step Closer to Extradition of industrialist Vijay Mallya