J&K: Army officer killed in terrorists’ attack; Jaitley terms it dastardly act

TIA NEWS An Army officer from Kashmir was abducted and shot dead by militants in Shopian district where he had gone to attend the wedding ceremony of a relative. His bullet riddled body was found in Harmain area of Shopian this morning. A police official said Lieutenant Umer Fayaz was abducted by five to six … Continue reading J&K: Army officer killed in terrorists’ attack; Jaitley terms it dastardly act

US decision to arm Syrian Kurds threatens Turkey: foreign minister

web desk / Turkey has urged the United States to reverse a decision to arm Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State in Syria. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who is on a visit to Montenegro, said in a televised news conference that every weapon supplied to the Kurdish militia constituted a threat to Turkey. Pentagon chief … Continue reading US decision to arm Syrian Kurds threatens Turkey: foreign minister

US Secretary of State meets Russian Foreign Minister in Washington

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Washington today. They discussed Syrian and Ukrainian issues. They also discussed the “de-escalation zones” inside Syria that Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to create last week. Lavrov and Tillerson are scheduled to meet President Trump at the White House later today.

Govt asks NGOs to open bank accounts in core banking format

The Home Ministry has asked nearly six thousand NGOs to open their accounts in banks having core banking facilities. In a communication, the Ministry said this would allow the security agencies to access the accounts on a real time basis in case of any discrepancy. Under core banking system, all the branches of the networked … Continue reading Govt asks NGOs to open bank accounts in core banking format

India, Russia agree to work closely in various sectors

AMN / India and Russia today agreed to work closely in various sectors, including security, nuclear energy and disaster management. In a joint media statement after India Russia Inter Governmental Commission meeting in New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said, the progress made in implementation of agreements signed between the two countries in Goa … Continue reading India, Russia agree to work closely in various sectors

J&K: Army officer killed by terrorists, laid to rest with full military honours

AMN Army officer Umar Fayaz Parray, who was killed by terrorists in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir was laid to rest at his native place after full military honours. Senior Army and police officers were present during his burial at Sadsun Yaripora in Kulgam district. Lieutenant Umar was abducted by five to six terrorists … Continue reading J&K: Army officer killed by terrorists, laid to rest with full military honours

Army foils infiltration bid by militants along LoC

The Army has foiled an infiltration bid by militants along the Line of Control in Baramulla district of Kashmir. An official said there were no casualties in the incident and the militants were forced to retreat to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. The official said that army troops opened fire on a group of terrorists attempting to sneak … Continue reading Army foils infiltration bid by militants along LoC

PM Modi on 2 day visit to Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day visit to Sri Lanka from May 11, where he will attend the International Vesak Day celebrations. Mr Modi’s visit is taking place at the invitation of President Maithripala Sirisena. Briefing media, Joint Secretary in the External Affairs Ministry, Sanjay Panda said, there will be no formal meetings … Continue reading PM Modi on 2 day visit to Sri Lanka

E-governance is easy, effective and economical: PM Modi

  AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that that e-governance is easy, economical, effective and environment friendly. Launching the Supreme Court’s Integrated Case Management System (ICMS) of the Supreme Court in New Delhi today, Mr. Modi said, paperless offices will benefit the environment. Mr. Modi also emphasised on change of mindset when it comes … Continue reading E-governance is easy, effective and economical: PM Modi

BSP expels Nasimuddin Siddiqui from party

AMN Bahujan Samaj Party today expelled senior party leader Naseemuddin Siddiqui and his son Afzal from the party. BSP General Secretary and Rajya Sabha member Satish Chandra Mishra said in a press conference in Lucknow that Father-son duo were indulged in anti-party activities. He said that there were reports that Naseemuddin son Afzal was partner … Continue reading BSP expels Nasimuddin Siddiqui from party