Cow vigilantism must stop: SC tells all states

Our Correspondent / New Delhi In a major ruling Supreme Court today asked all States and Union Territories to appoint nodal police officers district-wise to crack down on and prosecute cow vigilante groups that engage in violence and mayhem. It said that cow vigilantism has to stop as it is not permissible under the law. … Continue reading Cow vigilantism must stop: SC tells all states

Smriti Irani condemn Gauri Lankesh’s murder, calls for speedy probe

AMN / New Delhi Condemning the killing of senior Bengaluru journalist Gauri Lankesh, Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani hoped for speedy investigation and justice in the matter. Taking to twitter, she said, ‘Condemn killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. Hope speedy investigation is conducted & justice delivered. ” Ms Irani also conveyed condolences to … Continue reading Smriti Irani condemn Gauri Lankesh’s murder, calls for speedy probe

Home Ministry seeks report on murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh

AMN / New Delhi Amid strong condemnation of the murder of Bengaluru-based journalist Gauri Lankesh, the Union Home Ministry has sought a report from the Congress-ruled Karnataka government. “A report has been sought. These are routine matters,” a source said. The central government seeking the report is significant as the state Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has … Continue reading Home Ministry seeks report on murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh murder: Journalists hold protests across India

AMN / New Delhi Journalists across the country today held protest demonstrations against the killing of Bangalore based senior journalist Gauri Lankesh. The huge protest meeting was held at Press Club of India today where several journalists condemned the brutal killing of the woman journalist and demanded that the government immediately bring to book the … Continue reading Gauri Lankesh murder: Journalists hold protests across India

Will examine if CVC appointee is of impeccable integrity: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would not go into the aspect of “political favouritism” but only examine whether a person appointed to the posts of central vigilance commissioner and vigilance commissioners met the criteria of having “impeccable integrity”. The apex court was hearing a petition filed in 2015 challenging the appointment of … Continue reading Will examine if CVC appointee is of impeccable integrity: SC

Youth largest victim of road accidents in India

Road accidents in India decrease by 4.1% during 2016, fatalities rise by 3.2% File photo 1.5 lakh person killed in road accidents last year  Road accidents in India decrease by 4.1% during 2016, fatalities rise by 3.2% Bisheshwar Mishra / New Delhi The youth have become largest victim of road accidents in the country. Out … Continue reading Youth largest victim of road accidents in India

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 51.95/bbl on Sep 5

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 51.95 per barrel (bbl) on 05.09.2017. This was higher than the price of US$ 51.34 per bbl on previous publishing day of 04.09.2017. In rupee terms, the … Continue reading Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 51.95/bbl on Sep 5

Putin warns of global catastrophe over North Korea impasse

AMN / Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of a global catastrophe unless a diplomatic solution is reached over North Korea. Speaking to media  in the Chinese city of Xiamen following a summit of the five-nation BRICS club of emerging economies yesterday, he also rejected US calls for more sanctions as “useless. His comments appeared to … Continue reading Putin warns of global catastrophe over North Korea impasse

Suresh Prabhu calls for proactive approach to reach out to global Cos

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has called for adoption of a proactive approach to reach out to global companies with an aim to attract investments. In a meeting with the team of Invest India in New Delhi yesterday, Mr Prabhu deliberate upon ways to promote investments. He also talked about preparation of district wise … Continue reading Suresh Prabhu calls for proactive approach to reach out to global Cos

NITI Aayog launches National Nutrition Strategy

Our Correspondent /NEW DELHI NITI Aayog has launched the National Nutrition Strategy aimed at Kuposhan Mukt Bharat. It intends at bringing nutrition to the centre-stage of the National Development Agenda. It lays the roadmap for targeted action to address India’s nutritional needs. Leader of the Green Revolution, Dr M S Swaminathan and Vice Chairman of … Continue reading NITI Aayog launches National Nutrition Strategy