UPSC 2016 results announced; SEE FULL RESULTS HERE

  Nandini K R from Karnataka has topped Civil Services Examination 2016 . Anmol Singh Bedi secured 2nd position while Gopal Krishna Ronanki of Andhra Pradesh bagged 3rd position. The UPSC announced the results today. A total of 1099 candidates have cleared the examination. Out of top ten, three are women. Five hundred candidates have … Continue reading UPSC 2016 results announced; SEE FULL RESULTS HERE

UPSC 2016 results announced; Nandini K R from Karnataka is topper

AMN Nandini K R from Karnataka has topped Civil Services Examination 2016 . Anmol Singh Bedi secured 2nd position while Gopal Krishna Ronanki of Andhra Pradesh bagged 3rd position. The UPSC announced the results today. A total of 1099 candidates have cleared the examination. Out of top ten, three are women. Five hundred candidates have … Continue reading UPSC 2016 results announced; Nandini K R from Karnataka is topper

India, Spain sign agreements in cyber security, renewable energy

AMN India and Spain have signed seven agreements. The key areas in which the pacts were inked are cyber security, renewable energy, technical cooperation in civil aviation, visa waiver for diplomatic passport holders. The other MoUs are between Foreign Service Institute and Diplomatic Academy of Spain and others for transfer of sentenced persons and cooperation … Continue reading India, Spain sign agreements in cyber security, renewable energy

GDP grows at 7.1% in FY 2016-17; but slows to 6.1% in Q4 due to demonetisation

A 6.1 percent growth in January-March quarter indicated that the economy is still smarting under the demonetisation shock   AMN INDIA’S GDP grew to 7.1 percent during the full fiscal year 2016-17, year-on-year, in line with the official estimate. Growth was lifted by a strong showing by the agricultural sector, which expanded 4.9 per cent … Continue reading GDP grows at 7.1% in FY 2016-17; but slows to 6.1% in Q4 due to demonetisation

9 MPs bagged Sansad Ratna Awards for 2017

T N ASHOK Parliament Not One of Different and Hostile Interests, But Assembly of A Nation With Common Interest – Kerala Governor and former SC Chief Justice Satasivam Kerala Governor P Satasivam quoted the famous Political theorist and philosopher Edmund Burke to say: “Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests; … Continue reading 9 MPs bagged Sansad Ratna Awards for 2017

ED raids premises of Baba Siddique in money laundering case

TIA NEWS The Enforcement Directorate(ED) today conducted searches at the premises of Congress leader, Baba Siddique and few others in connection with a money laundering probe case. Officials said the raids are being conducted on at least half a dozen locations in Mumbai, including that of a builder. The Enforcement Directorate, has registered a criminal … Continue reading ED raids premises of Baba Siddique in money laundering case

‘Super-Earth’ found 21 light years away may host alien life

Scientists have discovered a potentially habitable Earth-like planet, located just 21 light years away, that may host liquid water on its surface. US Scientists found that the planet, with a mass between two and three times the Earth, resides at the edge of the habitable zone of its host star Gliese 625. They said, the … Continue reading ‘Super-Earth’ found 21 light years away may host alien life

UN chief says ‘absolutely essential’ that Paris climate deal implemented

AMN / UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said it was absolutely essential that the Paris climate agreement be implemented, as the United States weighed pulling out of the emissions-cutting deal. In his first major address on climate, Guterres yesterday said at New York University that the world must fulfill the commitments of the 2015 agreement … Continue reading UN chief says ‘absolutely essential’ that Paris climate deal implemented

Trump urges world leaders to call him on his cellphone: Report

US President Donald Trump has raised security concerns as he urged world leaders to call him on his cellphone instead of using official channels of communication. Officials said leaders of Canada, Mexico and France were given his personal mobile number, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau having reportedly called him on the line. According to … Continue reading Trump urges world leaders to call him on his cellphone: Report

Indian Navy rescues 33 people in cyclone-affected Bangladesh

The Indian Navy has rescued 33 people in a major operation in Bangladesh which has been hit hard by Cyclone Mora. Indian Navy Spokesperson, Captain D.K Sharma said, Navy ship Sumitra, operating in the Northern Bay of Bengal rescued 27 people who were found adrift at sea over 100 miles away from the city of … Continue reading Indian Navy rescues 33 people in cyclone-affected Bangladesh