Pankaj Advani-led Indian team beat Pakistan to clinch Asian Snooker C’ship

India’s leading cueist Pankaj Advani teamed up with Laxman Rawat to demolish Pakistan in the final of the Asian Team Snooker Championship in Bishskek, Kyrgyszstan today. Advani pieced together a brilliant break of 83 to seal the first tie of the best-of-five final. India’s fate was determined by Advani’s partner Rawat’s form and he did … Continue reading Pankaj Advani-led Indian team beat Pakistan to clinch Asian Snooker C’ship

Sania Mirza to begin her campaign in Wimbledon Championships

Sania Mirza will begin her campaign of the Wimbledon Championships, the third Grand Slam of the season, in London today. Sania and her Belgian team-mate Kirsten Flipkens are seeded 13th in Women’s Doubles and will take on the unseeded Japanese-Chinese team of Naomi Osaka and Shuai Zhang in the opening round. In the Men’s Doubles, … Continue reading Sania Mirza to begin her campaign in Wimbledon Championships

Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia to discuss Qatar crisis with allies

Saudi Arabia and Arab allies that have cut ties with Qatar will hold talks in Egypt today on the Gulf diplomatic crisis, after Doha said their demands are impossible to meet. The four Arab nations, which also include the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt, accuse Qatar of supporting extremism, a charge which it denies. … Continue reading Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia to discuss Qatar crisis with allies

Royal Australia Navy Ship on visit to Indian Shore

AMN / Royal Australia Navy (RAN) ship, HMAS Newcastle commanded by Commander MD Sirois is visiting Kochi coastal city of state of Keral from 04 – 07 Jul 17. The Commanding Officer of the visiting RAN Ship accompanied by Ms. Harinder Sidhu, High Commissioner of Australia and Captain Sheldon Williams, Defence Attache called on Vice … Continue reading Royal Australia Navy Ship on visit to Indian Shore

UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on N Korea’s ICBM

WEB DESK The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today after North Korea said it had successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The United States – which confirmed it was an ICBM launch – backed by Japan and South Korea, requested the urgent meeting. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un oversaw the launch … Continue reading UN Security Council holds emergency meeting on N Korea’s ICBM

Crude price of Indian Basket was $ 48.62/bbl on July 04

AMN 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$ 48.62 per barrel (bbl) on 04.07.2017. This was higher than the price of US$ 48.10 per bbl on previous publishing day of 03.07.2017. In rupee terms, … Continue reading Crude price of Indian Basket was $ 48.62/bbl on July 04

Why no law made for appointment of CEC, EC: SC asks Centre

AMN The Supreme Court today asked the Centre as to why no enabling law as mandated under the Constitution has been made for the appointment of the chief election commissioner and election commissioners in the poll panel. A bench comprising Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud said that Article 324 of the Constitution … Continue reading Why no law made for appointment of CEC, EC: SC asks Centre

SAUDI ARABIA: One dead, 3 injured in Qatif terror act

AMN / One security man was killed and the three injured when their patrol was hit in a terrorist attack on Tuesday in Al-Musawara district in Qatif province of Saudi Arabi. Saudi Ministry of Interior announced the death of a security man and the injury of three others when their patrol was hit in a … Continue reading SAUDI ARABIA: One dead, 3 injured in Qatif terror act

Railways need to diversify its freight basket: Suresh Prabhu

TIA NEWS / Union Minister Suresh Prabhu today said the Railways need to diversify its freight basket over a period of time and that private-public partnership (PPP) initiatives are the best to accommodate smaller quantities of cargo. Addressing the third conference on logistics organised by Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) in Goa, the Minister said … Continue reading Railways need to diversify its freight basket: Suresh Prabhu

Centre seeks report from WB govt on violence in North 24 Parganas

AMN / Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on communal violence in North 24 Parganas district. Mr Singh was apprised of the situation. Home ministry also sought a report from West Bengal government on the issue. A communal violence broke out in … Continue reading Centre seeks report from WB govt on violence in North 24 Parganas