Five Arab countries cut links with Qatar

Bahrain, KSA, Egypt and UAE cut diplomatic ties with Qatar accusing it of destabilising the region WEB DESK Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region. The countries say Qatar is supporting terrorist groups including the Muslim Brotherhood. The Saudi state news … Continue reading Five Arab countries cut links with Qatar

US: 6 Killed in Florida shootings

WEB DESK Six people reportedly have been killed in a shooting at an Orlando industrial estate. Police in Florida said that the gunman was a former employee at a store on the estate who was sacked in April. He took his own life after the killings. There is no suggestion the killer was a member … Continue reading US: 6 Killed in Florida shootings

Qatar expresses surprise, ‘regret’ after 5 nations cut diplomatic ties

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has suspended all flights to Qatar, it said on its official Twitter account on Monday, without providing further details. Other airlines including Emirates, Etihad Airways and Air Arabia have also announced similar moves, while Qatar Airways has suspended flights to Saudi Arabia. WEB DESK Qatar has expressed “regret and utter surprise” … Continue reading Qatar expresses surprise, ‘regret’ after 5 nations cut diplomatic ties

India has best of ties with Muslim nations under Modi Govt: Sushma

AMN /New Delhi India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said India’s ties with the countries of West Asia were robust as never before, proving wrong those who believed that the country’s priority regarding the Muslim nations of the region would change under the Modi Government. “When our Government came, experts of foreign affairs said … Continue reading India has best of ties with Muslim nations under Modi Govt: Sushma

From slum to IAS, the moving story of Ummul Kher

  By our Special Correspondent ‘Where there is will there is a way’, the cliché has been proved true by a petite and fragile girl from slum who has achieved what others dream for years. The delicate Ummul Kher, 28 is hardly five feet tall, but has an everlasting smile on her face. Her eyes … Continue reading From slum to IAS, the moving story of Ummul Kher

ISRO successfully launches communication satellite GSAT-19

President, V P, PM congratulate scientists AMN India today successfully launched its communication satellite GSAT-19 with its brand new and heaviest Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III D-1 on Monday evening. In a copy book style developmental flight, the most powerful ever rocket of the national space agency ISRO slung the satellite in a geosynchronous transfer … Continue reading ISRO successfully launches communication satellite GSAT-19

CBI registers case against NDTV founder Prannoy Roy; searches his premises

  ]                   The CBI today searched the residence of NDTV founder Prannoy Roy in New Delhi and three other locations for allegedly causing losses to a private bank. CBI sources said the agency has registered a case against Roy, his wife Radhika and RRPR Holdings for … Continue reading CBI registers case against NDTV founder Prannoy Roy; searches his premises

World Bank projects 7.2% growth rate for India in 2017

World Bank has projected a strong 7.2 per cent growth rate for India this year against 6(point)8 per cent growth in 2016.World Bank revised India’s growth figures by 0.4 percentage points as compared to its January forecast, noting it is recovering from the temporary adverse effects of demonetisation. It also said, despite the slight slump … Continue reading World Bank projects 7.2% growth rate for India in 2017

On World Environment Day, PM Modi calls for protecting, nurturing better planet

World Environment Day 2017 is being observed today across the world and the theme of this year is Connecting People to Nature. According to United Nations, the theme of this year implores people to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the … Continue reading On World Environment Day, PM Modi calls for protecting, nurturing better planet

Govt dismisses reports of downturn in IT sector

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today dismissed as completely wrong the reports of a downturn in the Indian IT sector. The minister said a good number of people will get jobs in the current fiscal. His statement comes against the backdrop of media reports that IT firms in India were in the midst of the … Continue reading Govt dismisses reports of downturn in IT sector