Know about Aadhaar

Aadhaar is being used as an identifier in respect of following school education related schemes: (i) Centrally Sponsored Scheme for providing quality education in Madrasa (SPQEM) (ii) Mid-Day Meal Scheme (MDMS) (iii) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) (iv) Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) (v) Inclusive Education for Disabled at Secondary Stage (IEDSS) (vi) National Scheme of … Continue reading Know about Aadhaar

Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 50.32/bbl on July 28

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 50.32 per barrel (bbl) on 28.07.2017. This was higher than the price of US$ 49.73 per bbl on previous publishing day of 27.07.2017. In rupee terms, the … Continue reading Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 50.32/bbl on July 28

WTO and India

By Nirmala Sitharaman The World Trade Organization (WTO) deals with the rules of trade among nations, as negotiated and agreed among its member countries, and inter alia, also settles trade disputes between its members. Its fundamental principles include non-discrimination in trade matters, freer trade, predictability and transparency. Decision-making is largely based on the principle of … Continue reading WTO and India

PM invites ideas for his speech on August 15

AMN The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has invited ideas for his address to the nation on 15th August 2017.​ The Prime Minister has urged people to share their ideas for the speech on the specially created open forum on the Narendra Modi App. “When I address the nation from the ramparts of the Red … Continue reading PM invites ideas for his speech on August 15

Delhi Air Quality improving: Govt

AMN Governmnet has found that Air quality of Delhi has improved during the first half of this year as compared to the same period last year, according to Environment and Forests Minister Harsh Vardhan. The Air Quality Index data of Delhi for the period of January-June for 2016 and 2017 shows that there were no … Continue reading Delhi Air Quality improving: Govt

Date for filing income-tax returns extended to August 5

AMN The last date for filing income-tax returns this year has been extended to August 5. The original deadline for filing income tax returns for FY 2016-17 (AY 2017-18) was July 31, 2017. The extension is a welcome relief for a large number of tax payers struggling to meet the deadline in the face of … Continue reading Date for filing income-tax returns extended to August 5

Sharad Yadav breaks silence on Nitish, says joining hands with BJP ‘unfortunate’

AMN / NEW DELHI Finally senior JD-U leader Sharad Yadav broke his silence over Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar joining hands with the BJP saying the decision to part ways with the RJD and Congress was “unfortunate”. “I don’t agree with the decision, its unfortunate. Breaking an agreement with people was a big thing as … Continue reading Sharad Yadav breaks silence on Nitish, says joining hands with BJP ‘unfortunate’

Amit Shah rules out joining Government

AMN / Lucknow BJP President Amit Shah today ruled out any move to enter the Union cabinet by becoming Rajya Sabha member saying he was enjoying his work as the national president and was not at all interested in moving anywhere else. “Why you all talk about my entry in the Union Cabinet when I … Continue reading Amit Shah rules out joining Government

Kerala CM meets BJP, RSS leaders to end violence

AMN / Thiruvananthapuram Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today hold a meeting with the leaders of BJP, RSS and CPI(M) to put an end to the ongoing political murders and clashes between the Marxist and Sangh Parivar activists in the State. Talking to media persons here, the Chief Minister said an all party meeting will … Continue reading Kerala CM meets BJP, RSS leaders to end violence

Four Arab countries ready to start dialogue with Qatar

AMN As the Gulf crisis enters second month, the Foreign Ministers of the four boycotting Arab States have expressed their readiness to start a dialogue with Qatar on the condition that Doha declares its sincere willingness to stop funding terrorists. This was stated in the joint statement issued after the two day meeting of the … Continue reading Four Arab countries ready to start dialogue with Qatar