UP: Yogi for CBI probe into ‘irregularities’ in appointments by UPSC

Our Correspondent LUCKNOW / Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has decided to go for CBI inquiry in the case of alleged irregularity in appointments done by UPPCS i.e. Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission in last five years. Speaking on the debate on financial budget of the state Chief Minister said the there was not … Continue reading UP: Yogi for CBI probe into ‘irregularities’ in appointments by UPSC

India-Pak trade remains suspended along LoC

AMN The cross-border trade between India and Pakistan along Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir remained suspended for the second week on Tuesday after a constant exchange of fire between soldier of two countries. Last week, the trade between both the economies was suspended as a precautionary measure amid a heavy exchange of fire and … Continue reading India-Pak trade remains suspended along LoC

Assam: Flood situation still grim, 1100 villages still under water

AMN / The flood situation in Assam is still grim as over 1100 villages in 17 districts are still under water. So far, at least 61 people died due to floods, in the affected districts of the state. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the situation. The daily life in … Continue reading Assam: Flood situation still grim, 1100 villages still under water

Shimla rape case: Accused killed in custody

AMN A Nepalese labourer accused in the Kotkhai minor girl rape and murder case was allegedly killed by another accused in the Kotkhai Police Station late Tuesday night. Following the killing, the entire staff of the Kotkhai Police Station has been shifted and recommendation for a judicial enquiry into the custodial death has been made. … Continue reading Shimla rape case: Accused killed in custody

Lok Sabha passes IIIT Public Private Partnership Bill 2017

AMN The Lok Sabha today passed the IIIT Public Private Partnership Bill 2017. The Bill provides to establish 20 IIITs under Public Private Partnership mode across the country and authorise them to award degrees to the students. The Bill intends to address the challenges faced by the Indian information technology industry and growth of the … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes IIIT Public Private Partnership Bill 2017

Cabinet approves sale of govt’s stake in Hindustan Petroleum to ONGC

AMN Union Cabinet today approved sale of government’s stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corpration Ltd (HPCL) to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). It will fetch 30 thousand crore rupees. Highly placed sources said the Cabinet has given in-principle approval in this regard. Sources also said the ONGC will buy government’s 51.11 per cent stake in … Continue reading Cabinet approves sale of govt’s stake in Hindustan Petroleum to ONGC

Australia to oppose Beijing’s militarisation in South China Sea

AMN Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said that her country will oppose Beijing’s construction of artificial reefs and their militarisation in the disputed South China Sea. Bishop who is New Delhi on two day visit said that freedom of navigation in the Sea must be ensured. Delivering a lecture in New Delhi yesterday she … Continue reading Australia to oppose Beijing’s militarisation in South China Sea

Union Cabinet clears draft bill to replace ordinances to introduce GST in J&K

Union Cabinet today approved a draft bill to replace ordinances that were promulgated to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier this month, the Centre had promulgated ordinances to make the Central GST and Integrated GST, which deals with inter-state commerce, applicable to the state. The bill will be introduced … Continue reading Union Cabinet clears draft bill to replace ordinances to introduce GST in J&K

Congress MPs protest in Parliament; demand special package for flood-hit NE states

AMN Congress MPs today protested in Parliament House complex demanding a special package for flood-affected North Eastern states. Displaying posters, the Parliamentarians raised slogans against the Central government. Later, party MP Gaurav Gogoi accused the Centre of not giving proper assistance to the people of flood-hit north eastern states. He demanded declaration the floods in … Continue reading Congress MPs protest in Parliament; demand special package for flood-hit NE states

T R Zeliang sworn in as CM of Nagaland

AMN / T R Zeliang has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland. With TR Zeliang staking claim to hold majority support of 47 members of the Legislative Assembly, the State Governor P.B. Acharya has invited the former Chief Minister to form the government. The Governor further directed TR Zeliang to prove his … Continue reading T R Zeliang sworn in as CM of Nagaland