India, Cyprus call for decisive action against terrorism

AMN India and Cyprus today called for decisive global action against nations sustaining violence factories in their regions. The two nations also discussed the need for creating a comprehensive global legal framework particularly through early conclusion of comprehensive convention on international terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades held detailed discussion on … Continue reading India, Cyprus call for decisive action against terrorism

Violence must end in Kashmir, says SC

New Delhi / TIA News The Supreme Court today said that it will ask the government not to use pellet guns in Jammu and Kashmir if there was no violence, no stone throwing and students get back to classes. Apex court told the J&K High Court Bar Association to come forward with “positive suggestions” to … Continue reading Violence must end in Kashmir, says SC

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $49.94/bbl on April 27

AMN 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$ 49.94 per barrel (bbl) on 27.04.2017. This was lower than the price of US$ 50.83 per bbl on previous publishing day of 26.04.2017. In rupee terms, … Continue reading Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $49.94/bbl on April 27

India’s 1st green highway EP Expressway to be ready by August

Our Correspondent Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today said that India’s first smart and green highway, Eastern Peripheral Expressway will be ready by August this year. The expressway which is being built at a cost of 11 thousand crore rupees will de-congest the national capital of traffic. Minister said this after … Continue reading India’s 1st green highway EP Expressway to be ready by August

Uttarakhand: Portals of Gangotri, Yamunotri opened for pilgrims

The portals of the famous Himalayan shrine Gangotri and Yamunotri in Uttrakhand, have been opened for the pilgrims amidst chanting of Vedic hymns and rituals today. With this, the Chardham Yatra has commenced in the State. The annual Chardham Yatra commences today with the opening of the sacred portals of Himalayan shrine Gangotri and Yamunotri … Continue reading Uttarakhand: Portals of Gangotri, Yamunotri opened for pilgrims

21 lakh street lights installed under Street Light Prog

Over 21 lakh LED street lights have been installed across India under Street Light National Programme across the country. Ministry of Power said in a statement that the newly installed lights have led to brighter streets, feeling of enhanced safety and security among the residents and motorists. Over seven lakh four thousand LED streetlights have … Continue reading 21 lakh street lights installed under Street Light Prog

Malegaon Blast case: Shrikant Purohit moves SC against Bombay HC order

AMN / Malegaon blast accused Shrikant Purohit today moved the Supreme Court against the Bombay High Court order rejecting his bail plea in the case. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said that the petition will come up in regular course while rejecting the former lieutenant colonel’s plea for an urgent hearing. … Continue reading Malegaon Blast case: Shrikant Purohit moves SC against Bombay HC order

ED registers money laundering case against 13 Trinamool leaders

WEB DESK / The ED has registered a money laundering case in the Narada ‘sting’ where a number of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, including MPs and ministers, were allegedly caught on camera taking money. The agency, officials said, has registered the case under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) based on … Continue reading ED registers money laundering case against 13 Trinamool leaders

Maharashtra Health Minister criticises Eman’s sister

Amid allegations that Egyptian national Eman Ahmed was not receiving proper treatment in a Mumbai hospital, Maharashtra’s Health Minister Deepak Sawant visited her on Thursday. Considered to be world heaviest woman, Eman is currently undergoing treatment for obesity at the privately-owned Saifee Hospital. While the doctors have said that Eman’s weight had declined from 500 … Continue reading Maharashtra Health Minister criticises Eman’s sister

Facebook acknowledges it become battleground for govts seeking to manipulate public opinion

WEB DESK Facebook Inc have acknowledged that it has become a battleground for governments seeking to manipulate public opinion in other countries and outlined new measures. It is taking to combat what it calls information operations that go well beyond the phenomenon known as fake news. In a report and summary of response plans on … Continue reading Facebook acknowledges it become battleground for govts seeking to manipulate public opinion