I-T Dept unearths hawala racket worth over Rs 1,000 crore

Income Tax department has unearthed a hawala racket of over 1,000 crore rupees, in which about a dozen shell companies from Vishakhapatnam and few other cities indulged in illegal foreign exchange dealings. Officials said, the sleuths of the department conducted raids at few premises of a firm and its owners in Vishakhapatnam, Srikakulum and Kolkata … Continue reading I-T Dept unearths hawala racket worth over Rs 1,000 crore

J&K: 2 civilians killed in Pak shelling along LoC

Two civilians were killed while another injured in Pakistani shelling and firing along LoC in Rajouri district in Jammu and Kashmir today. Defence sources told media that the Pakistani forces across the LoC started unprovoked firing targeting civilian areas and Indian positions in Naushera sector of the border district around 7 AM. The firing left … Continue reading J&K: 2 civilians killed in Pak shelling along LoC

NCERT to replace map of East, South East Asia in class 12 Political Science textbook

AMN   The NCERT has decided to replace a map of East and South East Asia in a class 12 Political Science textbook which depicted Aksai Chin as a disputed area. The decision was taken following several posts on social media highlighting the issue in the textbook titled’Contemporary World Politics’, which was published in 2007, … Continue reading NCERT to replace map of East, South East Asia in class 12 Political Science textbook

Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas visits India

TIA NEWS President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas will be on a four day State visit to India from May 14. This is the fifth visit and the third State Visit of Mr Abbas to India. Earlier he had substantive meetings with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in … Continue reading Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas visits India

Hundreds pay homage to Lt Ummer Fayaz

New Delhi Hundreds of people gathered at the India Gate today to pay homage to Lt Ummer Fayaz, the young officer who was abducted and killed by the terrorists on Wednesday, by holding a candle march. People from various walks of life, primarily ex armed forces personnel, Fayaz’s course mates, Navodaya Vidyalaya teachers and members, … Continue reading Hundreds pay homage to Lt Ummer Fayaz

SC to hear WhatsApp privacy case from May 14

The Supreme Court will hear the WhatsApp privacy case from Monday. A five-judge constitution bench of the Apex Court, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, will start examining the privacy policy of the mobile app which provides instant messaging service. The app has come under challenge on the ground that it allegedly infringed on … Continue reading SC to hear WhatsApp privacy case from May 14

Former head of PIB Rammohan Rao passes away

AMN Former Principal Information Officer of Press Information Bureau PIB ,  Rammohan Rao passed away today. An officer of the Indian Information Service, Mr Rao had the distinction of working with four Prime Ministers – Rajiv Gandhi, V.P.Singh, Chandrashekhar and Narasimha Rao. He also served as the head of the News Services Division of the … Continue reading Former head of PIB Rammohan Rao passes away

Rajasthan: Curfew imposed in Banswara city following clashes

Curfew has been imposed in Banswara city following clashes between two community over a religious site on Thursday. The situation is still tense but under control. All the petrol pumps are closed and Internet services have been suspended. At least 20 people including 10 policemen were injured in the clashes. Police have registered cases against … Continue reading Rajasthan: Curfew imposed in Banswara city following clashes

Asian Wrestling Championship: Bajrang wins gold medal for India

Bajrang Punia provided India its first gold medal on the penultimate day of the Asian Wrestling Championship in New Delhi today. Punia posted a come-from-behind victory over Seungchul Lee of Korea in men’s 65kg freestyle category. After registering a fabulous 6-2 win, Bajrang celebrated by taking a victory lap with the tri-colour on his shoulders. … Continue reading Asian Wrestling Championship: Bajrang wins gold medal for India

Nepal signs MoU with China on Cooperation under OBOR initiative

AMN Nepal has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China on Cooperation under One Belt and One Road, OBOR initiative. Foreign Secretary of Nepal Shanker Das Bairagi and Ambassador of China to Nepal Yu Hong singed the MoU at Kathmandu yesterday. The MoU seeks to strengthen cooperation in connectivity sectors including transit transport, logistic systems, … Continue reading Nepal signs MoU with China on Cooperation under OBOR initiative