Indian economy to grow at 7.5% in 2017-18: Jaitley

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said that Indian economy will grow at a clip of 7.5 per cent this fiscal, up from 7.1 per cent in the previous year. He said the growth remains resilient with low inflation, fiscal prudence and low deficit. Participating in G-20 finance ministers’ and central bank governors’ meeting in … Continue reading Indian economy to grow at 7.5% in 2017-18: Jaitley

Railway to increase 3AC coaches in long distance trains

Railways will increase 3AC coaches in long distance trains to cater to the growing demand for air-conditioned coaches. Railway data shows that between April 1, 2016 and March 10, 2017, 3AC coaches carried 17 per cent of all passengers in long-distance trains which accounted for 32.60 per cent of all the earnings from passenger fares. … Continue reading Railway to increase 3AC coaches in long distance trains

J&K: 2 militanats killed in encounter with security forces

Two unidentified militants were killed in an encounter in central Kashmir’s Budgam district today. Defence spokesman told media that the anti militancy operation was launched in Chadoora area of the district this evening. As the security forces reached the suspected spot the hiding militants opened fire indiscriminately triggering gunfight. In the ensuing encounter two gunmen … Continue reading J&K: 2 militanats killed in encounter with security forces

Time to dismantle terror safe havens: India on Afghan attack

AMN India has condemned in the strongest terms the deplorable terrorist attack in Mazar-e-Sharif which took place yesterday resulting in loss of lives, including the brave personnel of the Afghan National Defence Forces. External Affairs Ministry in a release said, the Government and the people of India extended their deepest condolences and stand with the … Continue reading Time to dismantle terror safe havens: India on Afghan attack

Velvan enters in final of West Rand Open Squash tournament in Johannesburg

In Squash, Velavan Senthilkumar reached the final of the West Rand Open Squash tournament in Roodepoort, Johannesburg. In the semifinal, Senthilkumar, who won the British Junior Open earlier this year, ousted fourth-seed Tristan Eysele of South Africa in straight games 16-14, 15-13, 11-7 last night. This is the second successive PSA event final that the … Continue reading Velvan enters in final of West Rand Open Squash tournament in Johannesburg

Rohan Bopanna & Pablo Cuevas enter semifinals of Monte Carlo Masters

Rohan Bopanna and his Uruguayan partner Pablo Cuevas have entered the semifinal of the ATP Monte Carlo Masters event in Monaco. In the quarter finals yesterday, the unseeded Indo-Uruguayan pair defeated top seeded Henri Kontinen from Finland and Australia’s John Peers 3-6, 6-3, 13-11 to reach the semifinal. Bopanna and Cuevas will now take on … Continue reading Rohan Bopanna & Pablo Cuevas enter semifinals of Monte Carlo Masters

Sunrisers Hyderabad set target of 177 runs for Rising Pune Supergiants

In IPL Cricket, Sunrisers Hyderabad has set a target of 177 runs for Rising Pune Supergiants in the match being played in Pune today. Hyderabad, scored 176 for 3 wickets in stipulated 20 overs. Earlier, Pune team won the toss and opted to field. The other IPL match between Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils is … Continue reading Sunrisers Hyderabad set target of 177 runs for Rising Pune Supergiants

India- US ties get stronger over last few decades: Jaitley

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, the US-India ties have significantly improved over the last few decades, becoming more stronger and matured that defied changes in the governments in both the countries. Speaking at a reception hosted by India’s Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna today, Mr. Jaitley said, the Indian Government is looking … Continue reading India- US ties get stronger over last few decades: Jaitley

We don’t get Muslim votes but we have given them sanctity: Ravi Shankar Prasad

AMN WHILE acknowledged that Muslims don’t vote for the BJP, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said that this didn’t mean that the Government victimised them. “We don’t get Muslim votes, I acknowledge very clearly. But have we given them proper sanctity or not?” he asked. Prasad was replying to a question at … Continue reading We don’t get Muslim votes but we have given them sanctity: Ravi Shankar Prasad

140 Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack on Afghan Base

WEB DESK KABUL: At least 140 soldiers had been killed and many injured in a lethal Taliban assault on an Army base in northern Afghanistan Friday, official in Kabul said today,  reports NYT . It is seen as the single deadliest known attack on an Afghan military base in the course of the long war. … Continue reading 140 Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack on Afghan Base