Govt briefs opposition on situation in J&K and stand-off with China

Our correspondent Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today briefed leader of opposition parties about the stand-off with China and the situation in Jammu and Kashmir at a meeting in New Delhi. Talking to media after the meeting, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said, Mrs Swaraj and Foreign Secretary S … Continue reading Govt briefs opposition on situation in J&K and stand-off with China

HS Prannoy advances to pre-quarter-finals of Yonex Canada Open Badminton tournament

Indian shuttler HS Prannoy advanced to the pre-quarter-finals of the Yonex Canada Open Badminton tournament in Calgary. He defeated the 69th ranked Kieran Merrilees 21-17, 16-21, 21-15. He next faces the ninth seeded Jin Hyeok Jeon for a place in the quarter-finals. However, 16th seeded Parupalli Kashyap lost to the teenaged Koki Watanabe of Japan … Continue reading HS Prannoy advances to pre-quarter-finals of Yonex Canada Open Badminton tournament

Wimbledon: Marin Čilić storms into men’s singles final

  In Wimbledon Tennis, Croatian Marin Čilić has stormed into the Men’s Singles Final. In the first semifinal on Friday evening, Čilić beat Ameriacn Sam Querrey 6-7, 6-4, 7-6, 7-5. The second semi final between Swiss Roger Federer and Czech Tomáš Berdych is now underway. In Women’s Doubles event , Russian-Ukrainian pair of E. Makarova … Continue reading Wimbledon: Marin Čilić storms into men’s singles final

Achieving UNHRC resolution goals ground to a virtual halt: Special Rapporteur

United Nations has said that Sri Lanka’s progress in achieving the goals set out in UNHRC resolution is not only slow, but seems to have grounded to a virtual halt. Addressing a press conference after his five-day visit to Sri Lanka, UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, Ben Emmerson told media in Colombo … Continue reading Achieving UNHRC resolution goals ground to a virtual halt: Special Rapporteur

India, Pakistan should resolve Kashmir issue through talks: UN chief

AMN / UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has reiterated the need for India and Pakistan to find a peaceful solution to the Kashmir issue through engagement and dialogue. Guterres’ spokesman Stephane Dujarric’s remarks came when he was asked if the Secretary-General is paying attention to the situation in the region at a daily press briefing … Continue reading India, Pakistan should resolve Kashmir issue through talks: UN chief

Al-Qaeda in Indian subcontinent getting more active: US

WEB DESK A US counter-terrorism expert has said, al-Qaeda is getting more active in the Indian subcontinent. A strategic expert Seth G Jones said this in his Congressional testimony before the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counter-terrorism and Intelligence. Mr Jones said by 2017, the group boasted several hundred members, with its cells mostly in … Continue reading Al-Qaeda in Indian subcontinent getting more active: US

4 additional CRPF companies to be sent to Darjeeling, Centre to SC

IA NEWS NETWORK Centre has told the Supreme Court, it will send four additional companies of CRPF to Darjeeling to maintain law and order. People of Darjeeling and Kalimpong in northern West Bengal have been agitating for a separate state of Gorkhaland for the almost one month. The apex court also said, citizens of these … Continue reading 4 additional CRPF companies to be sent to Darjeeling, Centre to SC

J&K: SIT to probe Amarnath terror attack

AMN Jammu and Kashmir government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe into the Anantnag attack on Monday that left seven Amarnath pilgrims dead and 19 others injured. The SIT headed by Deputy Inspector General South Kashmir will have six-members . It also includes SSP Anantnag, Dy SP rank officer and other officials … Continue reading J&K: SIT to probe Amarnath terror attack

तेजस्वी देंगे इस्तीफा, सोनिया गांधी ने लालू यादव और नीतीश कुमार से की बात

प्रदीप शर्मा / AMN बिहार में छाई सियासी धुंध छंटने लगी है। उप मुख्यमंत्री तेजस्वी यादव इस्तीफा देंगे। सूत्रों से मिली जानकारी के मुताबिक कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष सोनिया गांधी ने राजद अध्यक्ष लालू यादव और मुख्यमंत्री नीतीश कुमार दोनों से बात की है। माना जा रहा है कि सोनिया ने बीच-बचाव कर दोनों से रास्ता निकालने … Continue reading तेजस्वी देंगे इस्तीफा, सोनिया गांधी ने लालू यादव और नीतीश कुमार से की बात

Experts welcome SC orders staying  Centre’s cattle trade notification

Neelam Jeena / New Delhi Several experts have welcomed the Apex Court’s orders staying the Centre’s cattle trade notification which triggered a debate on its purpose and consequences. Terming the notification as anti-farmer, a section of experts here said that the notification needed a review and would not be able to stand judicial scrutiny in … Continue reading Experts welcome SC orders staying  Centre’s cattle trade notification