Rohingyas are security threat for India: Govt to SC

Our Correspondent/ New Delhi The Government of India today told the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees from Mayanmar were illegal immigrants and some of them were part of a sinister design of Pakistan’s ISI and terror groups such as the ISIS. Therefore, their presence in the country will pose a serious national security threat. The … Continue reading Rohingyas are security threat for India: Govt to SC

No fresh anti-NEET agitation in the State, TN tells SC

New Delhi Tamil Nadu government on Monday told the Supreme Court that there were no fresh incidents of anti-NEET agitation in the State after it was banned by the top court on September 8. The top court had made NEET mandatory for admission to undergraduate and post-graduate medical courses. The Attorney General K.K.Venugopal told the … Continue reading No fresh anti-NEET agitation in the State, TN tells SC

SC to hear CBI on lookout notice against Karti Chidambram

AMN / New Delhi The Supreme court will hear on September 22 (Friday) plea by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenging the Madras High Court order staying the lookout notice against Karti Chidambaram – son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambram and others. The High Court order was later stayed by the apex court. … Continue reading SC to hear CBI on lookout notice against Karti Chidambram

Trial in Ryan School student’s death to continue in Gurugram court

AMN /New Delhi The Supreme Court on Monday was told that Gurugram Bar Association has withdrawn its resolution asking its members not to represent the accused officials of Ryan Public School in the case involving the death of a Class 2 student Pradhyuman Thakur in its Gurugram branch, as the top court described the resolution … Continue reading Trial in Ryan School student’s death to continue in Gurugram court

Heavy rain causes widespread damage in Kerala

AMN Kerala is experiencing the heaviest rain in the past 5 years. South West monsoon that strengthened yesterday has created widespread damage across the state. Met department has predicted heavy rain for the next two days. AIR correspondent reports that heavy rainfall is continuing in Kerala causing widespread damage landslides and waterlogging in various parts … Continue reading Heavy rain causes widespread damage in Kerala

Lightning claims four lives in Chhattisgarh

Four persons, including a minor girl and a woman, were killed and six others injured in separate lightning incidents in Korba and Janjgir-Champa districts in Chhattisgarh, yesterdasy. Police said, heavy rain lashed large parts of the districts where lightning were reported at five places, killing four people and injuring six others. Three persons were killed … Continue reading Lightning claims four lives in Chhattisgarh

Newspapers Scan- Sep 18

Newspapers Scan- Sep 18 Narendra Modi birthday yesterday finds front page space in most newspapers today. “Birthday boy Modi meets his mom”, is The DNA headline. “Stone laid in 1961, dam a reality finally”, says the Tribune. The Tribune carries a picture of 567 kg laddoo being unveiled to mark PM birthday in Delhi. When … Continue reading Newspapers Scan- Sep 18

Britain downgrades nation’s terrorism threat after 2nd arrest

WEB DESK Britain has downgraded the nation’s terrorism threat from its highest level, after police made a second arrest in their probe days after the bombing of a London Underground train. Interior minister Amber Rudd said in a televised statement yesterday that the Joint Terrorist Analysis Centre, which reviews the threat level that the UK … Continue reading Britain downgrades nation’s terrorism threat after 2nd arrest

India lose Davis Cup Tennis World Group Play-offs tie against Canada

India has lost the Davis Cup World Group Play-offs tie against Canada at Edmonton. India had secured a win in one of the two Singles matches on Friday through Ramkumar Ramanathan, but lost the Doubles rubber featuring Rohan Bopanna and Purav Raja the next day that gave Canada a 2-1 lead. The visitors needed to … Continue reading India lose Davis Cup Tennis World Group Play-offs tie against Canada

US considering closing its embassy in Cuba

WEB DESK The United States is considering closing its embassy in Cuba after diplomatic staff reported health problems which Washington blames on a “sonic attack”. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said a decision whether to shut to the mission in Havana was under evaluation. More than 20 staff suffered conditions ranging from mild brain trauma … Continue reading US considering closing its embassy in Cuba