Govt unveils rules to tackle unruly behaviour by passengers in flights

AMN /NEW DELHI Government today unveiled rules to tackle on-board disruptive and unruly behaviour by passengers in flights. The revised Civil Aviation Requirement, CAR, defines three categories of unruly behavior- verbal, physical and life threatening. There is provision for debarring from flying for three months for verbal unruly behaviour, six months for physical and two … Continue reading Govt unveils rules to tackle unruly behaviour by passengers in flights

NGT directs NHAI to maintain green cover along highways

AMN / NEW DELHI The National Green Tribunal has directed the National Highway Authority of India, NHAI, to maintain the mandatory green cover along national and state highways in order to maintain ecological balance. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar also directed the Delhi government, the Haryana and Rajasthan governments to ensure … Continue reading NGT directs NHAI to maintain green cover along highways

Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 1041 Lakh Hectare Area

The total sown area as on 8th September 2017, as per reports received from States, stands at 1041.17 lakh hectare as compared to 1049.87 lakh hectare at this time last year. It is reported that rice has been sown/transplanted in 371.46 lakh ha, pulses in 139.17 lakh ha, coarse cereals in 183.43 lakh ha, sugarcane … Continue reading Kharif Crop Sowing Crosses 1041 Lakh Hectare Area

SC directs Tamil Nadu govt to ensure that no agitation takes place over NEET

                                                                                                File Photo of protest in TN AMN … Continue reading SC directs Tamil Nadu govt to ensure that no agitation takes place over NEET

India to achieve 100% literacy in 5 years: Govt

-International Literacy Day Celebration- Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that a country could not be called a developed unless its people were literate. He said, a life was incomplete without education and it is crucial for any nation’s progress. The Vice President said, India still have the challenge … Continue reading India to achieve 100% literacy in 5 years: Govt

US Open: Final to be played between Sloane Stephens & Madison Keys

In the all-American women’s Semifinal, Stephens, playing after returning from foot surgery, defeated the two-time champion Venus, 6-1, 0-6, 7-5. In the other semifinal, Madison Keys of US defeated fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe 6-1, 6-2. In the women’s doubles category, India’s Sania Mirza along with her Chinese partner Peng Shuai will today take on Swiss-Taiwanese … Continue reading US Open: Final to be played between Sloane Stephens & Madison Keys

Venus Williams knocked out of US Open by Sloane Stephens

The 83rd-ranked Sloane Stephens is the 14th unseeded player to reach a major final in the Open era. All four women’s semifinalists at the US Open were Americans, for the first time at Flushing Meadows since 1981. Sloane Stephens won 6-1, 0-6, 7-5 in a pulsating match. Venus had been bidding to become the second … Continue reading Venus Williams knocked out of US Open by Sloane Stephens

Guj HC defers verdict on Zakia’s plea challenging clean chit to Modi in 2002 riots

Ahmedabad The Gujarat High Court Friday again deferred the pronouncement of its order on a petition filed by slain former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri’s widow Zakia Jafri, challenging a lower court order which gives ‘clean chit’ to the then Chief Minister Narendra Modi (now Prime Minister) in the 2002 riots that broke out after the burning … Continue reading Guj HC defers verdict on Zakia’s plea challenging clean chit to Modi in 2002 riots

Deadly earthquake hit Mexico’s southern coast

Deadly earthquake having 8.2 magnitude strikes off Mexico’s southern coast Thursday. Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto said the 8.2 magnitude quake was the strongest to hit his country in a century. Officials have said that at least fifteen people were killed in the country’s south as a result of the tremor. The quake struck late … Continue reading Deadly earthquake hit Mexico’s southern coast

ميانمار ميں ممکنہ ہلاکتيں ايک ہزار سے زائد ، اقوام متحدہ

اقوام متحدہ نے خدشہ ظاہر کيا گيا ہے کہ ميانمار ميں ہلاک ہونے والے روہنگيا مسلمانوں کی تعداد ايک ہزار سے زائد ہو سکتی ہے۔ اس کے علاوہ ميانمار سے ہجرت کر کے بنگلہ ديش جانے والوں کی تعداد ڈھائی لاکھ سے تجاوز کر چکی ہے۔ اقوام متحدہ کے ايک سينیئر اہلکار نے کہا ہے … Continue reading ميانمار ميں ممکنہ ہلاکتيں ايک ہزار سے زائد ، اقوام متحدہ