No pressure on us ahead of ICC Champions Trophy final: Virat Kohli

AMN / London Ahead of mega-final of the ICC Champions Trophy against Pakistan tomorrow, Indian skipper Virat Kohli today said there was any pressure on team India “We will not play under any pressure, and the last record against Pakistan doesn’t matter to us. “It is just another game of cricket tomorrow. We play to … Continue reading No pressure on us ahead of ICC Champions Trophy final: Virat Kohli

Sushma dismisses reports of being in race for Presidential post

New Delhi India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today dismissed the reports that she was being considered as candidate for the coming presidential polls saying it is mere ‘rumours’. The Government is holding parleys with Opposition parties in a bid to arrive at consensus for Presidential nominee, but so far none of the sides had … Continue reading Sushma dismisses reports of being in race for Presidential post

Jaitley condemns killing of policemen in J&K

New Delhi The Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today strongly condemned the killing of six policemen in Achabal town of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday, calling it an ”act of sheer cowardice.” Expressing grief over the deaths, Mr Jaitley said in a tweet, ”killing of six policemen by terrorists in Achabal is a cowardice act. My condolences … Continue reading Jaitley condemns killing of policemen in J&K

Spring on Everest

This spring climbing season on Everest had its mix of triumphs and tragedies. But controversies and high drama on the summit has also brought to the limelight lax regulations and lack of oversight over expeditions being mounted says journalist- SANGAM PRASAIN Sixty years since it was first scaled by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay … Continue reading Spring on Everest

Maha police unearths telephone exchanges run by Pak spies

TIA NEWS Maharashtra police have busted an Illegal telephone exchanges routing calls via computer network and allegedly used by Pakistani intelligence agencies to access sensitive military information Latur district. Two persons who were arrested in this connection have been given 4 days police custody. A joint team of the Maharashtra ATS, Latur police and telecommunication … Continue reading Maha police unearths telephone exchanges run by Pak spies

Indian killed, 20 hurt in Nepal bus accident

An Indian man was killed and 20 people were injured today when a passenger bus crashed due to alleged over speeding in western Banke district of Nepal. Deputy Superintendent of Police Suresh Kafle said, the bus, heading towards Surkhet from Butwal, turned turtle at Dhakeri area in the wee hours. All the injured were rushed … Continue reading Indian killed, 20 hurt in Nepal bus accident

Formal Brexit negotiations to begin on Monday in Brussels

WEB DESK Formal Brexit negotiations will begin on Monday in Brussels to discuss citizens’ rights, the financial settlement, the Northern Irish border and other separation issues. In a statement, European Commission said during the negotiations, European Union and United Kingdom will also discuss the structure of the negotiations and the issues that need to be … Continue reading Formal Brexit negotiations to begin on Monday in Brussels

Cyber crime has become a major threat to security: President Mukherjee

AMN President Pranab Mukherjee today said that cyber crime had become a serious matter of concern locally and globally and a major threat to the National Security. Speaking at the convocation function of College of Military Engineering, CME in Pune today, he expressed confidence that engineers passing out today will definitely face the challenge of … Continue reading Cyber crime has become a major threat to security: President Mukherjee

India ratifies ILO core conventions to fight child labour

AMN India has ratified two core Conventions of International Labour Organisation, ILO towards its commitment to make the country child labour free. The two conventions relate to admission of age to employment and worst forms of Child Labour. Labour and Employment Minister Bandaru Dattatreya handed over the instruments of ratification to ILO during International Labour … Continue reading India ratifies ILO core conventions to fight child labour

PM inaugurates Kerala’s first metro rail service at Kochi

KOCHI / AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Kochi Metro and took a ride in the Metro from Palarivattom station to Pathadippalam station. Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and E Sreedharan popularly known as Metro man also travelled with Mr Modi. Speaking at … Continue reading PM inaugurates Kerala’s first metro rail service at Kochi