US determined to vote at UN Security Council to impose tough sanctions against N Korea

WEB DESK The United States is determined to have a vote at the UN Security Council on Monday on imposing tough new sanctions against North Korea despite resistance from China and Russia. UN diplomats have said, Washington has presented a draft UN resolution calling for an oil embargo on North Korea, an assets freeze on … Continue reading US determined to vote at UN Security Council to impose tough sanctions against N Korea

SC grants six weeks time to Centre on SYL canal row

AMN The Supreme Court has granted six weeks’ time to the Centre to explore the possibility of an amicable solution to the Satluj-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal row between Punjab and Haryana. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra was informed by Attorney General K K Venugopal that efforts were on to resolve the dispute … Continue reading SC grants six weeks time to Centre on SYL canal row

US shut down Pakistan’s Habib Bank amid money laundering concerns

  WEB DESK US banking regulators ordered Pakistan’s Habib Bank to shutter its New York office after nearly 40 years, for repeatedly failing to heed concerns over possible terrorist financing and money laundering. New York banking officials have said that Habib, Pakistan’s largest private bank,facilitated billions of dollars of transactions with Saudi private bank, Al … Continue reading US shut down Pakistan’s Habib Bank amid money laundering concerns

Govt to bring policy on electric vehicles soon: Gadkari

AMN The government will soon bring in a policy on electric vehicles. Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said this at the annual convocation of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers in New Delhi yesterday. He also said a Cabinet note on electric vehicles is almost ready that will take care of … Continue reading Govt to bring policy on electric vehicles soon: Gadkari