Attack on Press will result in jeopardising citizen’s rights: Vice President

AMN / Bengaluru The Vice President of India Hamid Ansari today said that an open society needed a responsible press to hold power to account. “A free media is not only beneficial but necessary in a free society”, he said. “If press freedom is attacked, it will result in the jeopardising of citizen’s rights. When … Continue reading Attack on Press will result in jeopardising citizen’s rights: Vice President

Nawaz Sharif, Army chief in Jeddah to ease Saudi Arab-Qatar rift

WEB DESK Pakistan’s prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Bajwa on Monday arrived in Jeddah on for a “consultation” with the Saudi leadership in order to mediate to end a crisis that has seen several Arab countries severing ties with Qatar. The PM Nawaz and COAS are accompanied by … Continue reading Nawaz Sharif, Army chief in Jeddah to ease Saudi Arab-Qatar rift

QATAR CRISIS: UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions

AMN / LONDON BRITAIN HAS urged the Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions arising out of sanction on Qatar by few neighbouring countries.British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Monday urged the Gulf nations to de-escalate ongoing regional tensions through dialogue. The foreign secretary’s call for dialogue came following a meeting with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin … Continue reading QATAR CRISIS: UK urges Gulf nations to de-escalate tensions

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes near coast of Western Turkey

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck near the coast of Western Turkey on Monday, shaking buildings in the Aegean province of Izmir and rattling areas close to some Greeks islands. A European earthquake monitor said, the epicentre of the quake was located some 84 km northwest of the coastal city of Izmir. There … Continue reading Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes near coast of Western Turkey

Railways close traffic on Dhanbad- Chandrapura section

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Ministry of Railways has decided to stop the operation of goods and passenger traffic on Dhanbad-Chandrapura Railway line from June 15, 2017. The decision has been taken due to Jharia Coal Field Fire and acting on subsequent advisory received from Ministry of Coal, Keeping in view the safety of passengers. … Continue reading Railways close traffic on Dhanbad- Chandrapura section

Japan seeks to expand arms deals with Southeast Asia

WEB DESK Japan says, it is seeking to increase its sales of military equipment to Southeast Asian nations. A senior official of Japanese Defense Ministry said the move is part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s push to bolster Japan’s military role. He said Japan will host a meeting with defense officials from the Association of … Continue reading Japan seeks to expand arms deals with Southeast Asia

Controversial Calcutta HC judge Justice CS Karnan retires

AMN Controversial Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan today ended his tenure as a fugitive from law. Justice Karnan has been evading arrest since May 9 after being sentenced to six months imprisonment for contempt of court by the Supreme Court. He has the dubious distinction of being the first sitting high court judge … Continue reading Controversial Calcutta HC judge Justice CS Karnan retires

States should generate funds for farm loan waivers: JAITELY

OUR CORRESPONDENT / NEW DELHI UNION Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today asked the states to generate funds from their own resources for farm loan waivers. He also made it clear that the Centre would not be part of a state’s fiscal leverage in waiving farm loans and the cost has to be borne by the … Continue reading States should generate funds for farm loan waivers: JAITELY

PM Modi to visit United States on June 25

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two day visit to United Sates on 25th of this month. During the visit, Mr. Modi will hold official talks with President Donald Trump on 26th June in Washington. This will be the first meeting between the two leaders. The discussion will provide a new … Continue reading PM Modi to visit United States on June 25

Rahul disapproves Dikshit’s remarks against Army chief

AMN Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi today disapproved his party leader Sandeep Dikshit remark against Army Chief General Bipin Rawat saying it was absolutely wrong. Mr. Gandhi said, the Indian Army works for the country and there was no need for any political leader to make comments against the Army chief. He said this while addressing … Continue reading Rahul disapproves Dikshit’s remarks against Army chief