‘Britain will lose more from Brexit than EU’

European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini says, Britain will lose more than the European Union (EU) from its decision to leave the bloc. Speaking to students at the elite Tsinghua University in Beijing she said Britain will have to dismantle their belonging to a community and EU will lose an important member state. She … Continue reading ‘Britain will lose more from Brexit than EU’

Colombia: 17 killed after heavy rains caused landslides

At least 17 people were killed and more than two dozen injured after heavy rains caused landslides in the city of Manizales in Colombia. The Mayor of Manizales city, Jose Octavio Cardona said thirty homes collapsed in different sectors of the city yesterday. Dozens of hillsides gave way in Manizales after the city received the … Continue reading Colombia: 17 killed after heavy rains caused landslides

US Vice-Prez Mike Pence pledges to strengthen security ties with Indonesia

  US Vice-President Mike Pence has pledged to strengthen security ties with Indonesia to ensure freedom of navigation in the South China Sea and to fight terrorism. Pence met Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta today after earlier visits to South Korea and Japan on his 4-nation tour of the Asia-Pacific. The pair spoke at … Continue reading US Vice-Prez Mike Pence pledges to strengthen security ties with Indonesia

Mahatma Gandhi stamps sold for 500000 pounds at auction in UK

A set of four rare stamps featuring the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi has been sold for record 5 lakh pounds at an auction in the UK. The seller, Stanley Gibbons said in London that the stamp was sold to an Australian collector for the highest ever price for Indian stamps. The Indian stamps were particularly … Continue reading Mahatma Gandhi stamps sold for 500000 pounds at auction in UK

Nepal: 5 major Madhes parties form Rashtriya Janta Party

Five major Madhes parties in Nepal have unified and formed Rashtriya Janta Party to have a greater unity and achieve their objectives. The leaders of Tarai Madhes Loktantrik Party, Sadbhavana Party, Rashtriya Madhes Samajvadi Party, Tarai Madhes Sadbhawana Party and Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Gantantrik announced unification and formation of new party at Kathmandu today. The … Continue reading Nepal: 5 major Madhes parties form Rashtriya Janta Party

President Mukherjee condoles death of journalist Nora Chopra

AMN President of India Parnab Mukherjee, Congress president Sonia Gandhi are among those who have condoled the sad demise of senior journalist Nora Chopra. Senior journalist and columnist Nora Chopra passed away today in New Delhi after prolonged illness. “In Smt. Nora Chopra’s death, the nation has lost a veteran journalist who inspired many others. … Continue reading President Mukherjee condoles death of journalist Nora Chopra

CBSE warns schools against selling books, uniforms

AMN Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has warned schools affiliated to it against selling of books and uniforms. In its advisory, it has advised the schools that educational institutions are not commercial establishments and sale of books, uniforms and stationery by them is a violation of norms. It came following complaints from parents that … Continue reading CBSE warns schools against selling books, uniforms

UP: ATS arrests 3 persons for planning terror attacks

Uttar Pradesh’s Anti-Terrorist Squad of police today arrested three persons and detained six others for allegedly planning terror attacks. Inspector General of ATS Asim Arun said it conducted search operations and raids at different places in five states after getting inputs about their terrorist activities. He said raids were simultaneously conducted in Bihar, Maharashtra, Uttar … Continue reading UP: ATS arrests 3 persons for planning terror attacks

Centre seeks cooperation of states for ensuring houses for all in urban areas

A Akhter Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu today  said that Centre has sought cooperation of states for ensuring houses for all in urban areas said National Urban Rental Housing Policy has been formulated and it will be taken for Cabinet approval soon. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi, Mr Naidu said owning a … Continue reading Centre seeks cooperation of states for ensuring houses for all in urban areas

Govt sells 9.2% stake in NALCO; raises Rs. 1200 crores

AMN Government has divested 9.2% of paid-up capital in National Aluminum Company Ltd. (NALCO) to raise Rs. 1,200 crore to begin FY 2017-18 with a bang. Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance, Government of India is set a record target of realizing Rs. 72,500 crore through disinvestment. This follows an … Continue reading Govt sells 9.2% stake in NALCO; raises Rs. 1200 crores