Govt collected Rs 2.35crore as cesses in 2016-17

NEW DELHI Government collected more than two lakh 35,000 crore rupees last fiscal by way of a host of cesses, including those on education, Swachh Bharat and Krishi Kalyan. Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar said this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha yesterday. He said the total revenue generated from … Continue reading Govt collected Rs 2.35crore as cesses in 2016-17

US: VP Pence starts tour of three Baltic members of NATO

WEB DESK US Vice President Mike Pence started a tour today of three Baltic members of NATO. He arrived in Estonia for talks about military support which could include a possible anti-aircraft defence deal. The trip comes as Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania seek US assurances after years of Russian military expansionism. Pence is to continue … Continue reading US: VP Pence starts tour of three Baltic members of NATO

HC rejects PILs challenging formation of Nitish Kumar govt in Bihar

AMN /Patna The Patna High Court today rejected two PILs challenging formation of Nitish Kumar led government in Bihar. A bench comprising Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice A K Upadhyay delivered this judgement after hearing the PILs which were filed against the Governor’s decision not to invite RJD, the single largest party to form … Continue reading HC rejects PILs challenging formation of Nitish Kumar govt in Bihar

Karvan-e-Aman bus suspended

Srinagar The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) was suspended today while the cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade remained grounded since July 21 when over 60 kg of drugs were recovered from a truck at Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC) in Uri. However, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti has said … Continue reading Karvan-e-Aman bus suspended

Centre to provide free Hepatitis-C vaccine: Nadda

AMN Union Health Minister JP Nadda has announced that the government will provide Hepatitis C vaccine free from next year and it would help in tackling the liver related diseases. Addressing BJP’s State Executive meeting in Shimla yesterday, Mr Nadda said, that the government is planning to provide upto 3,000 crore rupees in the budget … Continue reading Centre to provide free Hepatitis-C vaccine: Nadda

NIA summons Kashmiri separatist leader’s son Nayeem Zafar Geelani

National Investigation Agency (NIA) has summoned Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani’s elder son Nayeem Zafar Geelani to appear before it at its headquarters in New Delhi today. He has been summoned in connection with the probe into the terror funding case in Kashmir Valley. Officials of NIA also said, that Naseem Geelani, the … Continue reading NIA summons Kashmiri separatist leader’s son Nayeem Zafar Geelani

India, Pak to hold talks on Indus Waters Treaty

AMN India and Pakistan will hold talks on two hydro-power projects under the Indus Waters Treaty at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, today. In a letter to the Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna, World Bank Vice President for South Asia region Annette Dixon welcomed the participation of both the countries. She assured … Continue reading India, Pak to hold talks on Indus Waters Treaty

Russia asks 755 US diplomats to leave country following American sanctions

WEB DESK Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked 755 US diplomats to leave the country under new sanctions. Putin’s statement follows US Senate’s approval of a bill to toughen sanctions on Russia for allegedly meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and for its annexation of Crimea in 2014. In an interview to a Russian … Continue reading Russia asks 755 US diplomats to leave country following American sanctions

Making a New India is PM’s latest Mann Ki Baat

BY ANDALIB / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the country men to join hands and work relentlessly to make a ‘New India’. In his latest edition of Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio, Mr Modi said that people should resolve to eradicate social evils like filth, poverty, corruption, terrorism, casteism … Continue reading Making a New India is PM’s latest Mann Ki Baat

केरल के राजनीतिक हिंसा के संबंध में राजनाथ सिंह ने मुख्यमंत्री पिनारी विजयन से किया बात

गृह मंत्री राजनाथ सिंह ने केरल में ताजा राजनीतिक हिंसा के संबंध में राज्य मुख्यमंत्री पिनारी विजयन से बात की। गृह मंत्री राजनाथ सिंह ने केरल में ताजा राजनीतिक हिंसा के संबंध में राज्य मुख्यमंत्री पिनारी विजयन से बात की। गृह मंत्री ने राज्य में कानून और व्यवस्था की स्थिति पर चिंता जताई और कहा … Continue reading केरल के राजनीतिक हिंसा के संबंध में राजनाथ सिंह ने मुख्यमंत्री पिनारी विजयन से किया बात