PM Modi arrives in Chinese city of Xiamen to attend BRICS summit

AMN / XIAMEN Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Xiamen, China this evening to participate in 9th BRICS summit. He was received by the Chinese assistant Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou, Chinese ambassador in Delhi Lou Zhaohui , Fujian Vice Governor Zhou Lianqing and Xiamen city vice mayor Han Jingyi at Xiamen international airport. Due … Continue reading PM Modi arrives in Chinese city of Xiamen to attend BRICS summit

Tamil Nadu: Protests erupt over death of Anita on NEET issue

Protests erupt across Tamil Nadu over suicide of girl who spearheaded fight against NEET   Agitations held at 22 places in Chennai alone; members of the public, cadres of various political parties pay floral tribute to medical aspirant Anitha AMN / Chennai Thousands of people were arrested yesterday for staging protests across the state over … Continue reading Tamil Nadu: Protests erupt over death of Anita on NEET issue

SEE HERE THE LIST of MINISTERS after CABINET RESHUFFLE

  Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Nine new Ministers of state were inducted in the Union Council of Ministers today. Four Ministers of state were elevated to the cabinet rank. Country today got a woman Defence minister in Nirmala Sitharaman. Dharmendra Pradhan is given additional charge of Skill Development. Piyush Goyal is new Railways minister … Continue reading SEE HERE THE LIST of MINISTERS after CABINET RESHUFFLE

MODI CABINET RESHUFFLE: 9 MINISTERS TAKE OATH; 4 ELEVATED

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inducted nine new faces in his ministry and elevated four ministers, including Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (Minority Affairs), Piyush Goel (Power) and Nirmala Sitharaman (Commerce and Industries) to Cabinet rank. The new ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind at a glittering function at … Continue reading MODI CABINET RESHUFFLE: 9 MINISTERS TAKE OATH; 4 ELEVATED

PM Modi leaves for China to attend BRICS summit

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for two nation tour of China and Myanmar. On the first leg of his visit, he will reach Xiamen, coastal city of Fujian province in China to attend the 9th BRICS Summit. The theme of the Summit is “Stronger Partnership for a better future.” The Summit will begin … Continue reading PM Modi leaves for China to attend BRICS summit

No VIP lounges at airports for Dera chief

New Delhi The government has withdrawn the special facility of using reserved VIP lounges at airports to Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim who is undergoing imprisonment for rape case. After the special CBI court convicted the Dera chief, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) wrote a letter to the Ministry of Civil Aviation and recommended … Continue reading No VIP lounges at airports for Dera chief

Hockey India sacks chief coach Roelant Oltmans

  Hockey India, HI, today sacked national coach Roelant Oltmans with immediate effect and made High Performance Director David John in charge of the national men’s team till a suitable replacement is found. The HI arrived at the decision after a three-day review meeting of its High Performance and Development Committee. He said there was … Continue reading Hockey India sacks chief coach Roelant Oltmans

Trump seeks nearly $8 billion from Congress for initial Harvey relief

  A day before President Donald Trump planned to visit the flood-devastated Houston area, he sent a letter to Congress, seeking nearly 8 billion dollar in aid for relief and recovery efforts in Texas and Louisiana. The request, considered just an initial Harvey relief package. Trump and first lady Melania Trump will today visit Houston … Continue reading Trump seeks nearly $8 billion from Congress for initial Harvey relief

Bureaucrats to dominate PM Modi cabinet reshuffle today

  Andalib Akhter / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will reshuffle his Council of Ministers today. The swearing-in ceremony of new ministers will take place at Rashtrapati Bhawan at 10:30 in the morning. Interestingly bureaucrats will dominate today’s rejig as two retiered IAS, one IFS and IPS is all set  to join the Modi … Continue reading Bureaucrats to dominate PM Modi cabinet reshuffle today

2,400 tonnes of onion imported from Egypt to check prices: Govt

AMN Concerned over onion price rise, 2,400 tonnes of onions have been imported by private traders from Egypt to boost supply.The consumer affairs ministry is closely monitoring onion prices, which are ruling high in the range of Rs 40-50 per kg in most retail markets depending on the quality. Another shipment of 9,000 tonnes of … Continue reading 2,400 tonnes of onion imported from Egypt to check prices: Govt