Qatar ready for dialogue to resolve crisis with neighbours

AMN Qatar is backing plans for talks with its regional rivals as a diplomatic row gathers pace. Several countries have cut ties with Qatar, accusing it of supporting terrorism in the Gulf region. Neighbours including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have closed their airspace to Qatari planes. Kuwait – one of the … Continue reading Qatar ready for dialogue to resolve crisis with neighbours

Journos mourn death of journalists who died this week

AMN / New Delhi: The Press Club of India, The Press Association and other media bodies today paid tributes to three journalists who died during last one week. The deceased included P Dev Kumar, a former senior journalist with the United News of India (UNI), senior sports journalist Dharmendra Pal Singh of ‘Dainik Hindustan’ and … Continue reading Journos mourn death of journalists who died this week

5 farmers killed as agitation turned violent in Madhya Pradesh

Farmers in two of the largest states of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, which are presently ruled by the BJP have resorted to agitation over a wide-range of issues concerning their livelihood. Five farmers were killed and two injured in Pipaliamandi area as farmers’ agitation turned violent in Mandsaur district in Madhya Pradesh today. The agitating … Continue reading 5 farmers killed as agitation turned violent in Madhya Pradesh

Government at war with farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra farmers’ protest   Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi Tuesday blamed the Modi government for the ongoing farmers’ protests and firing in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh. He said, “Government is at war with the farmers of our country.” Meanwhile former Union Minister Kamal Nath on Tuesday supported the ongoing farmers’ protest in Mandsaur … Continue reading Government at war with farmers, says Rahul Gandhi

UP: Cattle smuggling, slaughter to be punishable under NSA

Those involved in cow slaughter and illegal transport of milch animals for slaughter will be booked under the stringent National Security Act and Gangsters Act in Uttar Pradesh. The directive has been conveyed to all district police chiefs by the state Director General of Police (DGP) Sulkhan Singh. The DGP’s order said, NSA and Gangsters … Continue reading UP: Cattle smuggling, slaughter to be punishable under NSA

Nepal: Deuba pledges to strengthen ties with India, China

AMN Newly elected Prime Minister of Nepal, Sher Bahadur Deuba on Tuesday said he would move ahead as PM by further consolidating relations with neighbouring countries ‘India and China’. Talking to media-persons at New Baneshwor after being elected PM, he said “I as PM will take forward international relations by cooperating with both the neighbours.” … Continue reading Nepal: Deuba pledges to strengthen ties with India, China

Lalu Prasad, Jagannath Mishra appear before CBI court

RJD chief Lalu Prasad and former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra appeared before a special CBI court in Patna today for hearing in case related to the fodder scam. The case relates to withdrawal of rupees 47 lakh fraudulently from Bhagalpur treasury. The CBI had registered a case in this regard in 1996. Later, it filed … Continue reading Lalu Prasad, Jagannath Mishra appear before CBI court

Benami land deal case: I-T issues fresh summons to Misa Bharti

The Income Tax Department has issued fresh summons to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti in connection with its probe in 1,000 crore rupees alleged benami land deals and tax evasion case. Bharti was supposed to appear before the investigating officer of the case today but officials said she failed to keep the date. … Continue reading Benami land deal case: I-T issues fresh summons to Misa Bharti

Sher Bahadur Deuba elected new Prime Minister of Nepal

AMN 70 year old Deuba will take charge of prime ministership fourth time. The veteran Nepali Congress leader first became prime minister in 1995 and later in 2001 and 2004. He was first elected member of parliament in 1991 from Dadeldhura district. Deuba started his political career as student leader. Election for new prime minister … Continue reading Sher Bahadur Deuba elected new Prime Minister of Nepal

IMD raises monsoon forecast to 98% of average

India Metrological Department, IMD has upgraded its earlier normal monsoon forecast from 96 per cent to 98 percent of the Long Period Average. Briefing media in New Delhi today on the second forecast of Southwest Monsoon rainfall, Director General of IMD, K J Ramesh said, quantitatively, the monsoon rainfall from June to September is likely … Continue reading IMD raises monsoon forecast to 98% of average