India re-nominates Justice Dalveer Bhandari to ICJ

AMN India has re-nominated Justice Dalveer Bhandari as its candidate for another term as judge at the International Court of Justice (ICJ). Justice Bhandari was elected in April 2012 during simultaneous balloting in both the General Assembly and the Security Council to a seat on the ICJ. His current term runs through February next year. … Continue reading India re-nominates Justice Dalveer Bhandari to ICJ

Delhi govt approves NoC for existing educational institutions

New Delhi / AMN AAP GOVERNMENT IN  Delhi today approved a proposal to grant No Objection Certificate (NoC) to existing higher educational institutions to run approved courses from agricultural land, school buildings and rented premises in Delhi for the academic year 2016-17. Earlier department of higher education had proposed to the government to grant ex-post … Continue reading Delhi govt approves NoC for existing educational institutions

President to launch GST on midnight of 30th June

AMN Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said, Goods and Services Tax (GST) will officially be launched on 30th June midnight. Briefing media in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said the launch function will be held exactly at midnight in the Central Hall of Parliament. He said President, Prime Minister, Vice-President, Chief Ministers, and Opposition … Continue reading President to launch GST on midnight of 30th June

Shiv Sena backs BJP’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

AMN/ MUMBAI.. Shiv Sena has extended its support for Ram Nath Kovind, the BJP’s nominee for the Presidential Election. Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made this announcement after meeting senior party leaders in Mumbai this evening. Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Mr. Thackeray said all the party legislators and MPs will support Ram … Continue reading Shiv Sena backs BJP’s presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind

India’s Defence Minister to visit Russia

AMN India’s Minister of Defence, Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley is on a three-day visit to Russia with a high level Indian delegation, to co-chair two meetings with the Government of the Russian Federation. On June 21, Jaitley will co-chair the first meeting of the India-Russia High Level Committee on Science & Technology with … Continue reading India’s Defence Minister to visit Russia

BJD to support NDA’s nominee for President Ram Nath Kovind

AMN The ruling Biju Janata Dal in Odisha will support the nomination of BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. BJD president and State chief minister Naveen Patnaik last evening informed media about his party’s support to the NDA nominee, hours after Patnaik had a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi … Continue reading BJD to support NDA’s nominee for President Ram Nath Kovind

Justice Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

AMN / Former Calcutta High Court judge C S Karnan Karnan was today arrested in Coimbatore by the Kolkata Police team. For the last three days, Justice Karnan was staying in a private lodge near Kalpakkam University, Coimbatore. Kolkata police trapped his phone number at 6.00 p.m. today and arrested him. He was sent to … Continue reading Justice Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

Taslima Nasreen’s visa for India extended

The India’s Home Ministry has extended the visa of controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen for one year, with effect from 23rd of next month. Official sources said, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today gave approval for the visa extension. Taslima, now a citizen of Sweden, has been getting Indian visa on a continuous basis since 2004. … Continue reading Taslima Nasreen’s visa for India extended

FM Arun Jaitley rules out farm loan waivers

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday ruled out farm loan waivers. Replying to a media query in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said the Centre is not considering any such plan and will adhere to fiscal targets. The comments came as Punjab became the third state after Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra to announce waiver of … Continue reading FM Arun Jaitley rules out farm loan waivers

India all set to celeberate Yoga Day; PM to do Yoga in Lucknow

AMN The stage is all set for the 3rd International Yoga Day which will be celebrated in the country and across the globe tomorrow. This year the theme of the day is Yoga for Harmony and Peace.The yoga protocol will begin at 7 AM and last for 45 minutes. The main event in India will … Continue reading India all set to celeberate Yoga Day; PM to do Yoga in Lucknow