New pension policy approved, 55 lakh central employees to benefit

AMN The Cabinet has approved modification in the method for revision of pension of pre-2016 pensioners and family pensioners which will provide additional benefit to pensioners. The modification will benefit over 55 lakh pre-2016 Civil and Defence pensioners and family pensioners. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, the Cabinet has also approved retention of percentage based … Continue reading New pension policy approved, 55 lakh central employees to benefit

Cabinet approvs National Steel Policy, SAMPADA scheme

AMN Union Cabinet today gave its nod to the National Steel Policy-2017 which targets to achieve 300 Million Tonnes of steel making capacity by 2030 with an additional investment of ten lakh crore rupees. The policy is aimed at increasing consumption of steel in major segments like infrastructure, automobiles and housing. It enshrines the long … Continue reading Cabinet approvs National Steel Policy, SAMPADA scheme

‘India has sufficient evidence of involvement of Pak army in mutilation of soldiers’

AMN India today said that Pakistani army is involved in the mutilation of bodies of Indian solders at the Line of Control and it has been conveyed to Islamabad. Briefing media in New Delhi, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said, New Delhi has sufficient evidence of it. He said, the attack was preceded by … Continue reading ‘India has sufficient evidence of involvement of Pak army in mutilation of soldiers’

India reacts strongly to Pakistan’s barbarism

iNDIA’S Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the sacrifice of two soldiers will not go in vain. Nation paid tribute to the martyred soldiers. Indian DGMO Lt Gen AK Bhatt has spoken to his Pak counterpart and has expressed concern over the ceasefire violation in the Krishna Ghati sector and the consequent mutilation of Indian soldiers. … Continue reading India reacts strongly to Pakistan’s barbarism

Divorce rare among Muslims: AIMPLB

Hyderabad The women’s wing of All India Muslim Personal Law Board AIMPLB has claimed that rate of divorce among Muslims was low compared to other communities and that the issue of triple talaq was being projected to malign whole community. Dr Asma Zohra, chief organiser of the AIMPLB women’s wing and a resident of Hyderabad, … Continue reading Divorce rare among Muslims: AIMPLB

Trump, Putin discusses working together to end violence in Syria

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed working together to end the violence in Syria in their first phone call since US air strikes in Syria strained US-Russian relations. The White House said, the two leaders agreed that all parties must do all they can to end the violence in … Continue reading Trump, Putin discusses working together to end violence in Syria

46 killed in attacks at camp for displaced near Syria-Iraq border

A Islamic State militant assault reportedly led by suicide bombers killed at least 46 people yesterday at a camp for the displaced near border with Iraq. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights chief Rami Abdel Rahman said at least five suicide attackers blew themselves up outside and inside the camp for Iraqi refugees and displaced Syrians … Continue reading 46 killed in attacks at camp for displaced near Syria-Iraq border

PM Modi’s message on World Press Freedom Day

Following is the text of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s message on World Press Freedom Day : “World Press Freedom Day is a day to reiterate our unwavering support towards a free and vibrant press, which is vital in a democracy. In today’s day and age, social media has emerged as an active medium of engagement … Continue reading PM Modi’s message on World Press Freedom Day

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 50.36/bbl on May 02

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$ 50.36 per barrel (bbl) on 02.05.2017. In rupee terms, the price of Indian Basket was Rs. 3233.78 per bbl on 02.05.2017. Rupee closed at Rs. 64.21 per … Continue reading Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 50.36/bbl on May 02

PM takes stock of Finance Ministry’s steps for smooth roll out of GST

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reviewed the steps taken by the Finance Ministry for a smooth roll out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and anti-black money drive post demonetisation. Mr Modi held a review meeting in New Delhi yesterday, which was attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia and other … Continue reading PM takes stock of Finance Ministry’s steps for smooth roll out of GST