Centre declares entire Assam as ‘disturbed’ area under AFSPA

AMN The Centre has declared entire Assam state as a disturbed area under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, AFSPA for one more month, citing various violent activities by insurgent groups ULFA, NDFB, and others. The Home Ministry also declared Meghalaya’s border areas adjoining Assam and three districts in Arunachal Pradesh as disturbed under the … Continue reading Centre declares entire Assam as ‘disturbed’ area under AFSPA

Idea seeks NCLT approval for merger with Vodafone

AMN / New Delhi Soon after getting the approval from the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for merger with Vodafone, the Idea Cellular has filed an application before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) for its approval, a company statement said here on Tuesday. According to the statement, the application was filed on Monday before the … Continue reading Idea seeks NCLT approval for merger with Vodafone

List-of-331-Shell-Companies-Provided-by-Sebi-to- stock exchanges

AMN Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI has directed stock market to initiate action against 331 suspected shell companies listed in the share markets. These scripts will not be available for trading from this month. The regulator’s directive came after the corporate affairs ministry shared a list of 331 listed companies that are suspected … Continue reading List-of-331-Shell-Companies-Provided-by-Sebi-to- stock exchanges

Justice Dipak Misra to be next Chief Justice of India

AMN Justice Dipak Misra, senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, was today appointed as the next Chief Justice of India. An official notification announcing 63-year-old Misra’s appointment was issued by the law ministry this evening. Misra will take over from incumbent Justice JS Khehar, who will retire on August 27. Follow and like us:20

World Athletics C’ships: Nirmala qualifies for semifinals in 400m race

  In World Athletics Championship, Indian quarter miler Nirmala Sheoran has qualified for semi-final of the women’s 400m race. The 22-year-old Nirmala clocked 52.01 seconds to finish fourth in her heat in the women’s 400 meter first round. She took the last spot among the six best finishers. The Haryana girl will have to come … Continue reading World Athletics C’ships: Nirmala qualifies for semifinals in 400m race

5 killed in Coal mine incident in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

A coal mine in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has collapsed after an apparent gas explosion, killing five miners including two brothers. Seven miners were digging coal about 800 feet deep in the tunnel at the time of explosion late last night. The miners got trapped when the mine collapsed on them due to gas explosion in Seri … Continue reading 5 killed in Coal mine incident in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Polling for 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat today

AMN Two-day special session of In Gujarat assembly will begin today which assumes much significance due to elections of 3 seats of Rajya Sabha from Gujarat. Polling for Rajya Sabha elections will be held tomorrow amidst tight security arrangements. BJP has fielded 3 candidates for total 3 seats going to vacate. Apart from BJP’s National … Continue reading Polling for 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat today

SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute

AMN Supreme Court has constituted a three-judge bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra to hear petitions in the Ayodhya land dispute case. Justices Ashok Bhushan and Abdul Nazeer are the other members of the bench, which would adjudicate the dispute over ownership of Ram Temple-Babri Masjid land. The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court … Continue reading SC constitutes 3-judge bench to hear petitions in Ayodhya dispute

5 terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC

  In Jammu & Kashmir, five terrorists were killed during a gunfight that erupted after Army foiled a major infiltration attempt by a group of infiltrators along the Line of Control (LoC) in Machhil sector of Kupwara district today. Defence spokesman told media that five weapons were recovered and the counter infiltration operation is in … Continue reading 5 terrorists killed as Army foils infiltration bid along LoC