Security tightened in Delhi ahead of Independence Day

New Delhi Security has been tightened in Delhi with areas in the Lutyens zone and those surrounding the historic Red Fort being turned into a fortress to ward off any security threats. Ahead of the Independence Day, all the security agencies are working in co ordination to secure Delhi against all possible terror threats. Bus … Continue reading Security tightened in Delhi ahead of Independence Day

4,480 villages on Ganga River declared ODF under Namami Gange

ALLAHABAD/ AMN Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar today said that all 4,480 villages on the banks of Ganga River have been declared open defecation free (ODF) under ‘Namami Gange’ initiative. The announcement was made at the ‘Ganga Gram Sammelan’ held at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati and Uttar Pradesh Chief … Continue reading 4,480 villages on Ganga River declared ODF under Namami Gange

Several IS militants killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

Several senior Islamic State group members in Afghanistan, including a provincial leader, have been killed in an air strike by the United States. Commander of US forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson today said Thursday’s strike killed Abdul Rahman, who he claimed was a provincial leader in IS’s Afghanistan branch. Rahman’s death comes a month … Continue reading Several IS militants killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

Don’t grant bail if higher courts gives pre-arrest relief: SC to trial courts

The Supreme Court has asked trial courts to immediately discontinue with the practice of granting regular bail in cases that are pending in higher courts. It said that copies of its order be sent to directors of all judicial academies in the country for bringing to the notice of all judicial officers exercising criminal jurisdiction … Continue reading Don’t grant bail if higher courts gives pre-arrest relief: SC to trial courts

3 terrorists killed in Shopian encounter in J&K

Three terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces at Zainapora in Shopian district in Jammu and Kasmir. Director General of Police SP Vaid said, Security forces launched a cordon and search operation following information about presence of terrorists in Avneera village of Zainapora area yesterday. As the forces were conducting searches, the … Continue reading 3 terrorists killed in Shopian encounter in J&K

J&K: 3 soldiers killed in two separate incidents

AMN / Three Indian soldiers have been killed in two separate incidents. Two Army men were killed and three others injured in an ongoing encounter in Awneora area of Shopian district. A senior police spokesman told media that the anti terrorist operation was launched last evening and is still continuing. However, no terrorist has been … Continue reading J&K: 3 soldiers killed in two separate incidents

World’s oldest man dies

World’s oldest man, Israel Kristal, who lived through both World Wars died on Friday. He also survived the Auschwitz concentration camp passed away just a month before his 114th birthday. Last year, Guinness World Records awarded Kristal a certificate as the world’s oldest man at his home in Haifa, Israel.

US ready to stop North Korean nuclear menace: Trump tells Macro

The US President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron today that the US is ready along with its allies to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic and military measures to stop the North Korean nuclear menace. The White House informed that Trump and Macron spoke over phone and discussed the need to … Continue reading US ready to stop North Korean nuclear menace: Trump tells Macro

Pakistan: Powerful blast kills 15 including 8 soldiers

WEB DESK /AMN A powerful blast targeting a military truck today killed at least 15 people, including eight soldiers, and injured over two dozen others in Pakistan’s southwestern restive province of Balochistan. The injured also included around 10 soldiers who were in the truck. The high intensity blast occurred in a parking lot near Pishin … Continue reading Pakistan: Powerful blast kills 15 including 8 soldiers

Modi govt making hollow and false promises: Rahul

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of making hollow and false promises. He said, Modi had promised to help farmers, but across the country, farmers are committing suicide. Addressing a meeting organised by the Karnataka State Congress Committee in Raichur, Gandhi lashed out at NDA for waiver of loans … Continue reading Modi govt making hollow and false promises: Rahul