US Open: Refael Nadal to clash with Kevin Anderson

In Tennis, world number one Rafael Nadal will clash with South African Kevin Anderson later tonight in the title clash of the US Open, the fourth and final Grand Slam of the season, in New York. While 28th seed Anderson will be playing his maiden Grand Slam Final, Nadal will be looking to bag his … Continue reading US Open: Refael Nadal to clash with Kevin Anderson

Hurricane Irma regains Category 4 strength, Reach Florida Shores

TV grab WEB DESK Hurricane Irma gained strength early Sunday as edged closer to Florida. It gained momentum and strengthened to a Category 4 storm around 2 a.m., according to the US National Hurricane Center. As of 4 a.m,, Irma was 55 miles away from Key West, traveling northwest at 6 mph with maximum sustained … Continue reading Hurricane Irma regains Category 4 strength, Reach Florida Shores

US Open: Sloane Stephens wins women’s singles title

Photo tweeted by Sloane Stephens Unseeded American Sloane Stephens lifted the US Open women’s singles title. Sloane ranked 83rd completed a spectacular return from injury to beat 15th seed Madison Keys  6-3, 6-0 in the finals. The 24-year-old was ranked as low as 957th six weeks ago went on to become only the fifth unseeded … Continue reading US Open: Sloane Stephens wins women’s singles title

Rohingya crisis: Insurgents declare temporary ceasefire

WEB DESK Rohingya Muslim insurgents in Myanmar have declared a one-month unilateral ceasefire to ease the humanitarian crisis in northern Rakhine state. Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) said the truce will start today. Arsa also urged Mynamar’s army to lay down weapons as well. Arsa attacks on police last month triggered a response by the … Continue reading Rohingya crisis: Insurgents declare temporary ceasefire

Piyush Goyal asks railways to remove all unmanned rail crossings

AMN / Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has asked the railways to remove all unmanned level crossings within a year, instead of the initial goal of doing it in three years. Addressing a function at IIM in Kolkata, he said around 5,000 unmanned level crossings, which account for nearly 30-35 per cent of total rail accidents, … Continue reading Piyush Goyal asks railways to remove all unmanned rail crossings

PM Modi hails all-women global journey by Naval officers

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hailed the all-women global journey Navika Sagar Parikrama to be embarked by six women officers of Indian Navy. In a series of tweets, Mr Modi said, the entire nation comes together in wishing the all-women team of Navika Sagar Parikrama the very best in their remarkable endeavour. He … Continue reading PM Modi hails all-women global journey by Naval officers

Assam: flash floods submerge some area in Sonitpur

AMN / Flash flood submerged Balipara areas in Sonitpur district of Assam. Sonitpur Deputy Commissioner told that surging water from Arunachal Pradesh inundated many areas of that locality in the wee hours of today. He said that nearly 35 thousand people have been affected due to floods. National and State Disaster Response Force have been … Continue reading Assam: flash floods submerge some area in Sonitpur

Centre allocates fund for bullet-proof vehicles for J&K cops

AMN / SRINAGAR The Centre has allocated funds for the purchase of bullet-proof vehicles for the personnel of the Jammu and Kashmir Police. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said this during his interaction with police officials in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district today on the second day of his 4-day visit to the state. The announcement … Continue reading Centre allocates fund for bullet-proof vehicles for J&K cops

Jaipur: Situation under control after violence over police roughness

Our Correspondent / Jaipur Situation in Jaipur is under control after yesterday’s incident in Ram Ganj area of city in which mob resorted to arson following report of police raughness with a couple. After the incident, administration has imposted curfew in RamGanj, MankChowck, SubhashChowck and GaltaGate police station areas. After a minor incident involving the … Continue reading Jaipur: Situation under control after violence over police roughness

Union Home Minister reviews situation in J&K

AMN Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the authorities to expedite the implementation of the Prime Minister’s Development Package (PMDP) in a time bound manner. Chairing the review meeting on the progress of the implementation of PMDP project at Nehru Guest House in Srinagar today he said, it will create jobs for the people … Continue reading Union Home Minister reviews situation in J&K