Indian Armed forces are strong enough to meet any security challenge: Jaitley

TIA NEWS / NEW DELHI INDIA’S Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has said, the Indian armed forces are strong enough to meet any challenge to the country’s security. Initiating a debate to mark 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement Mr Jaitley said in the Rajya Sabha today that India had faced many challenges over last decades … Continue reading Indian Armed forces are strong enough to meet any security challenge: Jaitley

World Athletics Championships: Sam Kendricks wins men’s pole vault title

At the World Athletics Championships in London, Sam Kendricks of the US has claimed the title of men’s pole vault. Kendricks, who took bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, cleared 5.95 meters for the gold. In women’s javelin, two-time Olympic champion Barbora Spotakova of the Czech Republic lifted her second world championships title. 36 year … Continue reading World Athletics Championships: Sam Kendricks wins men’s pole vault title

Sindhu, Saina get byes in first round of World Championship in Glasgow

Olympic silver medallist P V Sindhu and former World No 1 Saina Nehwal received first- round byes at the World Championship starting in Glasgow, Scotland from 21st of this month. Two-time bronze medallist P V Sindhu will open her campaign against either Korea’s Kim Hyo Min or Egypt’s Hadia Hosny in the second round and … Continue reading Sindhu, Saina get byes in first round of World Championship in Glasgow

Asian Shotgun Championship: Kynan, Shreyasi win bronze in mixed team trap event

Kynan Chenai and Shreyasi Singh of India have won bronze in mixed team trap event in Asian Shotgun Shooting Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan. The Indian pair defeated Lebanan shooters 40-38. It is India’s 4th medal in the Championship. Kynan Chenai had also won bronze in men’s trap event yesterday.

Maratha protests: backward commission looking into reservation issue, says CM Fadnavis

Mumbai / Following massive protest from the maratha community in Mumbai today, Maharashtra Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said his government accepted most of the demands raised by the community. A delegation of representatives of agitators and ministers meet CM with demands. After the meeting, Chief Minister informed House that government is positive on reservation for … Continue reading Maratha protests: backward commission looking into reservation issue, says CM Fadnavis

Prepared to use EVMs with paper trail in Gujarat polls, EC tells SC

NEW DELHI The Election Commission today told the Supreme Court that it will be able to conduct the Gujarat assembly elections, due late this year, using Electronic Voting Machines, EVMs with paper trail. A bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar accepted the submission of Election Commission of India (ECI) and disposed of the … Continue reading Prepared to use EVMs with paper trail in Gujarat polls, EC tells SC

Dilip Kumar to be discharged from hospital today

File Photo AMN /Mumbai Eight-days after being admitted to a hospital for kidney-related ailments, Veteran actor Dilip Kumar will be discharged today, a close family friend said. The 94-year-old actor was admitted to the city-based Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra last Wednesday for treatment of dehydration and urinary tract infection. Dilip Kumar‏Verified account @TheDilipKumar Saab will … Continue reading Dilip Kumar to be discharged from hospital today

PM asks people to create a ‘New India’ by 2022

PM Modi speaks in Lok Sabha on 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement     AMN A special session of the Parliament is being held to commemorate 75th anniversary of ‘Quit India Movement’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while speaking on the occasion in Lok Sabha, said, “This is a special occasion – we remember the … Continue reading PM asks people to create a ‘New India’ by 2022

Pakistan: 4 Pak Army personnel killed in clashes with militants

WEB DESK At least four army personnel, including a major, were killed today in exchange of fire during a raid at a militant hideout in Pakistan’s restive northwestern tribal region.The raid was carried out in Sherotkai area of Lower Dir district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, one of the four administrative provinces of Pakistan. Army said … Continue reading Pakistan: 4 Pak Army personnel killed in clashes with militants

Mamata Banerjee congrats Ahmed Patel

AMN / Kolkata West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today congratulated Congress leader, also the political secretary to Sonia Gandhi, Ahmed Patel for winning the Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat. ” Ahmed Patel ji for a big fight. Good fight.Good win,” Ms Banerjee twitted while greeting the senior Congress leader.