Kenya court annuls presidential election result

WEB DESK Kenya’s Supreme Court has annulled the result of last month’s presidential election, citing irregularities, and ordered a new one within 60 days. In a ruling yesterday, Chief Justice David Maraga said the 8 August election was not conducted in accordance with the constitution, declaring it invalid, null and void. The ruling did not … Continue reading Kenya court annuls presidential election result

Odisha:9 killed, 6 others injured in lightening strikes

At least nine persons died and six others injured in lightening strikes in various districts across the state yesterday. According to source from revenue department, two lighting deaths took place in Sundergarh district, while one person each died in the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jharsuguda, Bargarh, Kendrapara, Keonjhar and Jajpur. As many as 11 cattle … Continue reading Odisha:9 killed, 6 others injured in lightening strikes

Saab, Adani join hands for defence manufacturing

WEB DESK Swedish defence giant Saab and Indian conglomerate Adani group have announced a collaboration in defence manufacturing entailing billions of dollars of investment, mainly eyeing a contract for single-engine fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. Announcing the deal in New Delhi yesterday, the two companies said the project will encompass design, development and … Continue reading Saab, Adani join hands for defence manufacturing

PM Modi leaves to leave for China, Myanmar Sep 3

  AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave on a two nation tour to China and Myanmar tomorrow. In the first leg of his three day tour to China, Mr Modi will reach Xiamen to attend attend the 9th BRICS Summit there. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in New Delhi that during the … Continue reading PM Modi leaves to leave for China, Myanmar Sep 3

J&K: 1 policeman Killed, 7 injured in terrorist attack

AMN One policeman was killed and seven others injured as terrorists ambushed a police party in Pantha Chowk area of Srinagar in Jammu & Kashmir, yesterday. Police said, a bus of J&K Armed police (JKAP) came under terror attack near Zewan, in Pantha Chowk in the outskirts of Srinagar around 8 last evening. The slain … Continue reading J&K: 1 policeman Killed, 7 injured in terrorist attack

Saina Nehwal & Kidambi Srikanth climb up ladder in latest BWF world ranking

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth climbed up the ladder in the latest BWF world ranking. Saina, who won a bronze at the World Championship, jumped four rungs to be placed at the 12th spot, while Kidambi Srikanth also improved two positions. Among others, Ajay Jayaram and B Sai Praneeth also improved by one … Continue reading Saina Nehwal & Kidambi Srikanth climb up ladder in latest BWF world ranking

Rohan Bopanna ,Sania Mirza advance to second round in US Open

In Tennis, India’s leading doubles players Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza have advanced to second round of the US Open in New York. Bopanna and Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas beat American pair of Bradley Klahn and Scott Lipksy 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the opening round of the men’s doubles event. In the second round they face … Continue reading Rohan Bopanna ,Sania Mirza advance to second round in US Open

Spain asks North Korea to reduce diplomatic staff in Madrid

WEB DESK Spain’s government says it has demanded that North Korea reduce its diplomatic staff in Madrid in response to the country’s latest missile launch. The Spanish foreign ministry yesterday said it had summoned the North Korean ambassador to notify him of its decision. The ministry said it had condemned North Korea’s ballistic missile launches … Continue reading Spain asks North Korea to reduce diplomatic staff in Madrid

Hurricane Harvey: Death toll rises to 47; search operation on

Photo -TV footage WEB DESK Death toll in the deadly Hurricane Harvey and the flooding caused by the disaster in the United States has risen to 47. Authorities said search operation for survivors is going on in full swing. The US Federal Emergency Management Agency (Fema) said its teams had rescued more than 3,800 people, … Continue reading Hurricane Harvey: Death toll rises to 47; search operation on

Rajiv Kumar takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman

AMN Noted economist Rajiv Kumar today took over as the Vice-Chairman of government NITI Aayog. Mr Kumar replaced Indian-American economist Arvind Panagariya who left the think tank to return to academia. Mr Kumar was a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in economics from Oxford and a … Continue reading Rajiv Kumar takes charge as NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman