3 Indian boxers enter semifinals at Asian Youth Boxing Championships

Three Indian boxers advanced to the semi-finals in their respective weight categories at the Asian Youth Boxing Championships in Bangkok today. With their progress, India now have six boxers in the semifinal stage, assuring the country of at least six medals. The boxers who made it to the last four stage today are: World youth … Continue reading 3 Indian boxers enter semifinals at Asian Youth Boxing Championships

Resolution on GST moves in J&K Legislature

A resolution was moved in both the houses of the  Jammu and Kashmir, Legislature by the government seeking implementation of GST in the State. A 3-day special session was convened to debate and pass the resolution. Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu while introducing the resolution sought consent of the House for adoption of the GST. … Continue reading Resolution on GST moves in J&K Legislature

IAF chopper goes missing in Arunachal Pradesh

An IAF chopper with three crew members on board went missing near Sagalee in Papum Pare district of Arunachal Pradesh today. Defence PRO Lt Col Sambit Ghosh said, the Advanced Light Helicopter lost contact soon after take off from Sagalee at around 3.50 pm. He said, the chopper was on a flood victim rescue mission … Continue reading IAF chopper goes missing in Arunachal Pradesh

Israel rolls out red carpet for PM Modi as he arrives in Tel Aviv

AMN Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today recieved warm welcome as he arrived in Tel Aviv today. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed him in a ceremonial function at the Ben Gurion Airport. Welcoming him the Israeli Prime Minister said that it is indeed a historic moment for both the nations and Israel was waiting … Continue reading Israel rolls out red carpet for PM Modi as he arrives in Tel Aviv

“Govt closely monitoring price, supply situation post GST implementation”

TIA NEWS Government is closely monitoring price and supply situation of commodities following implementation of GST. Briefing media in New Delhi, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said media campaign is on to educate people about the reduction in commodity prices after the implementation of GST. Mr Adhia said, yesterday Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha chaired the … Continue reading “Govt closely monitoring price, supply situation post GST implementation”

Commerce, connectivity key areas of cooperation with ASEAN: Sushma

 AMN INDIA’S External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said India places ASEAN in heart of its Act East policy. Addressing the 9th edition of Delhi Dialogue in New Delhi today, Mrs Swaraj said India is focusing on Commerce, Connectivity and Culture as the key areas of cooperation in future with ASEAN countries. She said efforts … Continue reading Commerce, connectivity key areas of cooperation with ASEAN: Sushma

A K Joti is new CEC of India

Election Commissioner A K Joti has been appointed as the next Chief Election Commissioner,CEC. He will succeed Nasim Zaidi who demit office July 5. According to the Law Ministry notification, Mr Joti will take over as the head of the Election Commission on Thursday. He will continue as CEC till 17th of January next year. … Continue reading A K Joti is new CEC of India

UAE says still awaiting Qatar response to Arab demands

United Arab Emirates’ foreign minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan today said that they are yet to receive the official response from Doha through mediator Kuwait on the issue of Four Arab Nation’s sanctions against Qatar. He added once the response is received, it will be examined and then a decision will be taken. In … Continue reading UAE says still awaiting Qatar response to Arab demands

Saudi Arabia to allow temporary Iran consulates during Haj

WEB DESK Iran will be allowed to set up temporary consulates in Saudi Arabia during the Haj pilgrimage despite the absence of diplomatic ties between the two rivals. The foreign ministry in Tehran said today that some officials from the foreign ministry’s consular section will be deployed to Jeddah, Mecca and Medina to provide consular … Continue reading Saudi Arabia to allow temporary Iran consulates during Haj

SC gives Centre, RBI 2 weeks to consider option of granting window to deposit demonetised notes

TIA NEWS The Supreme Court today granted the Centre and RBI two weeks to consider the option of granting a window to those who could not deposit their demonetised for a compelling reason. A bench, headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar, asked Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, representing the Centre, to take instructions on the issue. … Continue reading SC gives Centre, RBI 2 weeks to consider option of granting window to deposit demonetised notes