Azlan Shah Cup: India squander lead twice as Britain earn 2-2 draw

India squandered the lead twice as Great Britain rallied to earn a 2-2 draw in the rain-delayed opening match at the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh – Malaysia. Akashdeep Singh in the 19th minute and Mandeep Singh in the 48th minute scored field goals to give India the lead twice in … Continue reading Azlan Shah Cup: India squander lead twice as Britain earn 2-2 draw

Terrorism has become a pandemic, affecting every society: Vice President Ansari

AMN The Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari has said that terrorism has become a pandemic and affects every society. He was talking to the Media onboard Air India One Special Aircraft while returning to India concluding five-day visit to Armenia and Poland, today. The Vice President said that both Armenia and Poland were very … Continue reading Terrorism has become a pandemic, affecting every society: Vice President Ansari

Pak army rejects Nawaz Sharif’s decision to sack aide Tariq Fatemi after news leak

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today faced a crisis when powerful army rejected his move to sack his Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi in the Dawn leak case. Fatemi was sacked after an inquiry committee found him guilty of leaking to Dawn newspaper vital information from a high-level security meet. The army demanded … Continue reading Pak army rejects Nawaz Sharif’s decision to sack aide Tariq Fatemi after news leak

Issue of Triple Talaq should be resolved within Muslim community: PM

Our Correspondent / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the Muslim society not to politicize the issue of Triple Talaq. Mr Modi hoped that the issue will be resolved within the Muslim community itself. He said that discussions were on in this direction,  ‘It will be good if people will come to resolve the issue … Continue reading Issue of Triple Talaq should be resolved within Muslim community: PM

US would not rule out military response to future N Korean aggression: Tillerson

WEB DESK / US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Washington would not rule out a military response to future North Korean aggression and that it would seek to increase the rogue nation’s financial and international isolation. Tillerson told yesterday at a high-level meeting of the UN Security Council on the North Korean nuclear … Continue reading US would not rule out military response to future N Korean aggression: Tillerson

Strong quake jolted North Sulawesi province of central Indonesia

A strong quake jolted North Sulawesi province of central Indonesia early today, an official of the meteorology and geophysics agency said. The agency has revised the magnitude of the quake from 7.1 to 6.8 and a tsunami warning has been issued, Wahyu Kurniawan, official in charge at the agency said. The quake struck at 03: … Continue reading Strong quake jolted North Sulawesi province of central Indonesia

North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, fails within seconds

WEB DESK North Korea today test-fired a ballistic missile, which failed within seconds after lift-off. The South Korean military said, the missile was fired from a site in South Pyeongan province north of Pyongyang. US military’s Pacific Command also said, Pyongyang fired the missile but it did not leave North Korean territory. US President Donald … Continue reading North Korea test-fires ballistic missile, fails within seconds

Violence erupts in Brazil during general strike

AMN Violence has erupted in Brazil during the country’s first general strike in more than 20 years. Buses and cars have been set on fire in Rio de Janeiro’s city centre. Road blocks set up by activists were also ablaze and shops were vandalised. For most of the day the strike had been largely peaceful. … Continue reading Violence erupts in Brazil during general strike

Banks cannot refuse to accept faded or scribbled notes:RBI

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said, banks cannot refuse to accept faded notes or those with scribbles. In a Circular to banks, RBI said such banknotes have to be treated as “soiled notes” and dealt with according to the RBI’s “clean note policy”. The circular was issued after it received complaints that many branches … Continue reading Banks cannot refuse to accept faded or scribbled notes:RBI

Govt launches Test & Treat policy for HIV patients

Union Health Minister JP Nadda launched the Test and Treat policy for providing treatment to patients suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Launching the policy at a function in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Nadda said, under it, the government will provide Anti- Retroviral Therapy (ART) treatment to the patients free of cost. He said, it … Continue reading Govt launches Test & Treat policy for HIV patients