Special NIA court issues non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

AMN The special NIA court in Mumbai today issued a non-bailable warrant against the controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, wanted by the agency for his alleged role in a terror case. The National Investigation Agency had registered a case against Naik under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act last year. It told the court that Naik didn’t … Continue reading Special NIA court issues non-bailable warrant against Zakir Naik

India to engage constructively with US to resolve visa issues: Minister

Our Correspondent India’s minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has said that Government will engage constructively with US and other countries to resolve the visa issues. Speaking at the MindMine Summit in New Delhi today she said India has already submitted its proposal on Trade Facilitation in Services in WTO and want member countries … Continue reading India to engage constructively with US to resolve visa issues: Minister

Bhumi Adhikaar Andolan to launch nationwide struggle against cow vigilantes

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Bhoomi Adhikar Andolan (BAA) has decided to launch a nationwide struggle against cow vigilantes saying it would not tolerate the terrorism in name of cow protection. It said that it was committed to fight for communal harmony and peace in the country. It also gave a cheque of Rs.3 … Continue reading Bhumi Adhikaar Andolan to launch nationwide struggle against cow vigilantes

S C Jamir likely to become next Vice-President of India

ANDALIB AKHTER /New Delhi Veteran Congress leader from North East and currently Governor of Odisha Dr Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir, popularly known as S C Jamir is likely to become the next Vice-President of the country. According to reliable sources Mr Jamir’s name is in the panel of names selected by the ruling BJP and he … Continue reading S C Jamir likely to become next Vice-President of India

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 53.24/bbl on April 19

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$ 53.24 per barrel (bbl) on 19.04.2017. This was lower than the price of US$ 53.50 per bbl on previous publishing day of 18.04.2017. In rupee terms, the … Continue reading Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 53.24/bbl on April 19

TRAI invites comments on ease of doing business in broadcasting sector

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has invited comments from stakeholders on ease of doing business in the broadcasting sector. TRAI, in a release said, the comments, which can be sent till 8th of next month, will help in identifying issues related to ease of doing business before going for an elaborate consultation later. … Continue reading TRAI invites comments on ease of doing business in broadcasting sector

Govt relaxes curb on export of organic farm produce

The government has relaxed restrictions on exports of certain organic agricultural and processed products like wheat, non-basmati rice to boost their overseas shipments. In a notification, Directorate General of Foreign Trade said, export of organic agricultural and organic processed products like wheat, non-basmati rice, edible oils, sugar have been exempted from existing quantitative ceilings. It … Continue reading Govt relaxes curb on export of organic farm produce

Army chief felicitates retired officer for nationwide cycling

The 58-year-old retired army officer cycled 11,000 kilometres in 725 hours, dedicating two minutes of cycling to each martyr. Major General Jha concluded his journey yesterday by laying a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi and vowed to undertake similar endeavour once the national war memorial is dedicated to the nation. General … Continue reading Army chief felicitates retired officer for nationwide cycling

UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

The International Court of Justice has rejected Ukraine’s request for measures aimed at blocking Russian support for rebels in eastern Ukraine. At the Hague, the court said, Kiev did not provide enough evidence to back up its claim that Moscow sponsored terrorism by funding and arming the rebels. At hearings last month, Ukraine had accused … Continue reading UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

India in touch with US, Australia over new visa programme

AMN / India has said, it was in touch with the Trump administration and making full assessment of its impact on Indian professionals even as concerns over the changed H1B visa programme in the United States is increasing. External Affairs Ministry spokesman Gopal Baglay said, H1-B visas cap has remained at 65,000 since December 2004 … Continue reading India in touch with US, Australia over new visa programme