NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 15

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 15 ‘Bhubaneshwar decked in saffron’ is how The Statesman refers to the BJP national executive meet beginning today in Odisha.’ All eyes on Adityanath’ writes The Hindustan Times, as apparently the newly appointed Chief Minister has created a buzz in the city. The Jammu and Kashmir videos of jawans and stone … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 15

More than 2,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

More than 2,000 migrants trying to reach Europe were plucked from the Mediterranean yesterday in a series of dramatic rescues and one person was found dead, officials and witnesses said. An Italian coast guard spokesman said 19 rescue operations by the coast guard or ships operated by non-governmental organizations had saved a total of 2,074 … Continue reading More than 2,000 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

North Korea warns US to end military hysteria or face consequences

North Korea warned the United States to end its military hysteria today or face retaliation as a US aircraft carrier group steamed toward the region amid fears the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test. Hundreds of military trucks carrying cheering and singing people headed for a parade marking the 105th anniversary of the … Continue reading North Korea warns US to end military hysteria or face consequences

Terrorism one of gravest threats to religious freedom: President Trump

AMN US President Donald Trump has said, terrorism is one of the gravest threats to religious freedom around the world. In his weekly radio and web address, the President said, he is hopeful for a better tomorrow when people of all faiths, can worship according to their conscience. Condemning the Islamic State terrorists attack at … Continue reading Terrorism one of gravest threats to religious freedom: President Trump

3 Ministers booked for obstructing Income Tax officers during raids in Chennai

The Chennai Police has booked three AIADMK Amma party ministers in Tamil Nadu on charges of obstructing Income Tax officials during their recent raids. When the searches were on in the premises of state health minister C.Vijayabhaskar and his close associates, Food Minister Kamaraj and Housing Minister Udumalaipettai Radhakrishnan barged into his residence and allegedly … Continue reading 3 Ministers booked for obstructing Income Tax officers during raids in Chennai

Row over Kulbhushan Jadhav: India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan

India has called off maritime security dialogue with Pakistan, scheduled for early next week, amid tensions over death sentence being awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav on charges of spying. A delegation led by Pakistan’s Maritime Security Agency was to visit New Delhi from tomorrow to discuss issues related to fishermen and search and rescue operations. Coast … Continue reading Row over Kulbhushan Jadhav: India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan

Centre to issue advisory against service charge on food bills

AMN / The Centre plans to issue an advisory to states asking them to crack down against unfair imposition of service charge on food and drink bills. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the service charge does not exist and it is being wrongly charged. He said his ministry has prepared an … Continue reading Centre to issue advisory against service charge on food bills

BJP National Executive begins in Bhubaneswar

AMN A two-day meeting of BJP’s National Executive began in Bhubaneswar today. All party bigwigs, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, LK Advani and Murali Manohar Joshi, are participating in the party’s highest policy making body conclave. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and several other Union ministers will also … Continue reading BJP National Executive begins in Bhubaneswar

“Odisha will be PM Modi’s laboratory for testing pro poor schemes”

BJP will come to power in Odisha in 2019: Venkaiah Naidu   AMN / BHUBNESWAR Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu today expressed confidence that BJP would come to power in Odisha in 2019. Mr. Naidu, who reached Bhubaneswar today to attend the BJP’s national executive meeting, said that the people of the country have faith in … Continue reading “Odisha will be PM Modi’s laboratory for testing pro poor schemes”

UP: 8 coaches of Rajya Rani Express derails near Rampur

AMN / Eight coaches of Lucknow bound Rajyarani Express were derailed near a bridge over Kosi River in Rampur district this morning. District Superintendent of Police Keshav Kumar Chaudhary told media that that there was no causality in the accident yet. He said, 13 passengers suffered minor injuries and they have been admitted to a … Continue reading UP: 8 coaches of Rajya Rani Express derails near Rampur