ICC suspends Jadeja from 3rd Test against Sri Lanka

ICC suspends India’s Ravindra Jadeja from the 3rd Test against Sri Lanka at Pallekele, starting August 12. On its website, the ICC says, Jadeja suspended after his accumulated demerit points reached six within a 24-month period following his latest breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for which he received a 50 per cent fine … Continue reading ICC suspends Jadeja from 3rd Test against Sri Lanka

Investors optimistic about continuation of market rally: Survey

New Delhi A survey conducted by PHD Research Bureau, the research arm of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, found that 60 per cent of the investors in the stock market are optimistic about the continuation of current rally and expect more than 10 per cent returns in the short run from the current level. … Continue reading Investors optimistic about continuation of market rally: Survey

Colombo Test: India beat Sri Lanka for series win

India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second cricket Test in Colombo today to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. The hosts, who put up their best batting show in the series so far were all-out for 386 in the second innings despite twin centuries from Dimuth … Continue reading Colombo Test: India beat Sri Lanka for series win

SC clears decks for appointment of 3,500 Sub-Inspectors in UP Police

AMN The Supreme Court has cleared the decks for selection and appointment of over 3500 Sub-Inspectors and Platoon Commanders in Uttar Pradesh Police, which has been stalled for over six years. The apex court stayed the directions passed by both benches of the High Court at Allahabad and Lucknow from time to time. It restrained … Continue reading SC clears decks for appointment of 3,500 Sub-Inspectors in UP Police

Incessant rain continues to disrupt normal life in Himachal Pradesh

In Himachal Pradesh, there is no respite for people from continuous rainfall in most parts. Normal traffic has been hampered on more than one hundred link roads in interior and far flung areas. The Met department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at few places in ten districts of the state except Kinnaur and … Continue reading Incessant rain continues to disrupt normal life in Himachal Pradesh

J&K: 3 arrested in Amarnath pilgrim attack case

AMN The Jammu & Kashmir Police today arrested three persons who acted as co-conspirators in the July 10 attack on Amarnath pilgrims in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district with help of its Special Investigation Team (SIT). The Police identified Abu Ismail of LeT as the mastermind of the attack. The Police have described the arrests as … Continue reading J&K: 3 arrested in Amarnath pilgrim attack case

Rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana; mercury falls

Rains lashed a few parts of Punjab and Haryana today leading to a fall in mercury by a few notches. Chandigarh, common capital of the states, also witnessed rain on Sunday morning. According to MeT department, Panchkula, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Mohali, Ropar and Patiala received downpour. The weatherman has forecast more rain over the next two … Continue reading Rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana; mercury falls

US : IED causes blast at suburban Minneapolis mosque

WEB DESK An improvised explosive device caused blast at a suburban Minneapolis mosque when worshippers were gathering for morning prayers. According to authorities, no one was hurt in the explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington but it heavily damaged premises. According to FBI, no one has been arrested yet and investigators are … Continue reading US : IED causes blast at suburban Minneapolis mosque

Prez Trump commends UNSC for adopting new sanctions on N Korea

AMN US President Donald Trump has commended the UN Security Council for passing a new resolution that increases sanctions on North Korea in response to its recent ballistic missile tests. Trump said China and Russia voted with the US to pass what he called the single largest economic sanctions package ever on North Korea. In … Continue reading Prez Trump commends UNSC for adopting new sanctions on N Korea

Israel to ban Al-Jazeera

AMN Israel today announced it plans to ban Qatar’s flagship Al-Jazeera news network from operating in the country, joining regional Arab states that shut down the broadcaster amid allegations that it incites to violence. Communications Minister Ayoob Kara said he plans to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera journalists, effectively preventing them from working in … Continue reading Israel to ban Al-Jazeera