PM constantly monitoring situation in Gorakhpur

AMN The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is constantly monitoring the situation arising out of the death of 60 childern at a hospital in Gorakhpur. “PM is constantly monitoring the situation in Gorakhpur. He is in constant touch with authorities from the Central and UP Governments. MoS Health Anupriya Patel and the Union Health Secretary will … Continue reading PM constantly monitoring situation in Gorakhpur

Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam

WEB DESK Japan has started deploying its Patriot missile defence system after North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles over the country towards the US Pacific territory of Guam. Public broadcaster NHK said the defence ministry started deploying the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 system in Shimane, Hiroshima and Kochi in western Japan, which Pyongyang warned could … Continue reading Japan deploys missile defence over N. Korea threat to Guam

Dozens killed after two trains collide in Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria

WEB DESK At least 44 people were killed and nearly 180 others injured after two trains collided near Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria. The deadly collision took place yesterday after a train travelling to Alexandria from Cairo, crashed into the back of another train coming from the Canal city of Port Said, which was waiting … Continue reading Dozens killed after two trains collide in Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria

Syria: Suicide blast kills 23 near Jordan border

WEB DESK At least 23 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a suicide blast in southern Syria near the border with Jordan.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bomber detonated an explosive belt yesterday at a base used by Jaish al-Islam near the Nasib border crossing. It said, most of the … Continue reading Syria: Suicide blast kills 23 near Jordan border

Govt reconstitutes CBFC, Prasoon Joshi as Chairman

Pahlaj Nihalani, who turned the censor board into a precinct of serial controversy, has been sacked as the organisation’s chairman. His successor is famous lyricist-adman Prasoon Joshi, while actor Vidya Balan joins the board.   The Centre has appointed lyricist Prasoon Joshi as Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification, CBFC, for a period … Continue reading Govt reconstitutes CBFC, Prasoon Joshi as Chairman

Amit Shah invites Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to join NDA

BJP president Amit Shah has invited Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar to join the ruling NDA. In a tweet today, Mr Shah said, he met Mr Kumar yesterday and invited JD(U) to join the NDA. The JD(U) is expected to endorse a proposal to join the NDA in its national executive meeting … Continue reading Amit Shah invites Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to join NDA

Pakistan resorts to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

  In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops today resorted to heavy firing and shelling along the Line of Control in Mendhar sector of Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir. A 40-year old woman was killed when mortar shells fired from across the border exploded at Gohlad Kalran village. A defence spokesperson said, … Continue reading Pakistan resorts to heavy firing and shelling along LoC in J&K

JD (U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

  AMN / NEW DELHI The Janata Dal (United) today removed Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha. Party President Nitish Kumar has made RCP Singh as new leader of the party in the Upper House. The party has written a letter to the chairman of the Rajya Sabha in this regard. Earlier, JD … Continue reading JD (U) removes Sharad Yadav as party leader in Rajya Sabha

Not a tragedy, It’s a massacre, says Nobel Laureate Satyarthi on UP kids death

  AMN / NEW DELHI Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi expressed his anger over the death of over 60 children in Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College’s hospital due to alleged lack of oxygen, saying it was not a tragedy but a clear case of massacre. Taking to Twitter, Satyarthi tore into the Uttar Pradesh … Continue reading Not a tragedy, It’s a massacre, says Nobel Laureate Satyarthi on UP kids death

UP govt to probe death of 60 children at Gorakhpur hospital

AMN UP Government has denied the report carried by some news channels about the casualties of some children in BRD Medical college Gorakhpur due to lack of oxygen cylinders. The state Government yesterday clarified it in a press release amid the media reports of deaths of children in the medical college. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh government … Continue reading UP govt to probe death of 60 children at Gorakhpur hospital