Cong rejects judicial probe into BHU violence, demands all-party probe

AMN / New Delhi The Congress on Tuesday alleged that there is a definite pattern in the violence carried out in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) and demanded that an all-party committee be set up to probe into the police lathi charge on students. “Yeh ghatna mamuli nahi hae (This is not an ordinary incident),” … Continue reading Cong rejects judicial probe into BHU violence, demands all-party probe

BHU sets up inquiry committee headed by retired HC Judge

AMN / VARANASI Banaras Hindu University Vice-Chancellor, GC Tripathi today said an inquiry committee headed by a retired Allahabad High Court judge VK Dixit has been set up to probe the violence in the campus. Talking to media in New Delhi, Mr. Tripathi said, action will be taken on the basis of recommendations of the … Continue reading BHU sets up inquiry committee headed by retired HC Judge

J&K: Top Hizbul Mujahideen militant Qayoom Najar killed

AMN One of the top militant Abdul Qayoom Najar was killed in a gunfight near the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district today. Security officials said Qayoom was killed in a gunfight near Zorawar post of Lachipora Uri in the district. Najar was a resident of Sopore who carried Rs 10 lakh … Continue reading J&K: Top Hizbul Mujahideen militant Qayoom Najar killed

Hypertension can cause heart failure- Dr Tripathi

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Hypertension has become one of the most common lifestyle diseases today. The disease is affecting every third person in the country. What makes the situation worse is that about 90% of those suffering from this disease are not aware of it. It is estimated that about one-third of the Indian … Continue reading Hypertension can cause heart failure- Dr Tripathi

Osteoporosis can be prevented by timely use of Vitamin D

Osteoporosis is silent disease as it does not have any symptoms   Our Correspondent /New Delhi Through Recent research, scientists have been able to identify what leads to bone loss in older adults. According to this, a protein called Cbf-beta plays a critical role in maintaining the bone-producing cells. When the mechanism producing this protein … Continue reading Osteoporosis can be prevented by timely use of Vitamin D

India is ready for U-17 FIFA Cup: say AIFF chief Patel, Coach Matos

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI Head Coach of India U-17 team, Luis Norton de Matos on Tuesday promised a better showing by India in the U-17 FIFA World Cup saying “that “Boys are ready for the challenge” He made it clear that it was not going to be easy for the hosts but … Continue reading India is ready for U-17 FIFA Cup: say AIFF chief Patel, Coach Matos

Manav Thakkar leads India’s charge with two golds, 1 silver in Slovenia Junior and Cadet Open TT

AMN Seventeen-year-old Manav Thakkar led the charge as young Indian paddlers bagged eight medals including three gold, three silver and two bronze m in the Slovenia Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Open at Otocec. Manav won the Junior Boys’ Singles and Junior Boys’ Doubles’ title in the company of Manush Shah to make it a … Continue reading Manav Thakkar leads India’s charge with two golds, 1 silver in Slovenia Junior and Cadet Open TT

Asia Cup will be a fresh start for the Indian Hockey Team: Sjoerd Marijne

Harpal Singh Bedi/Bangalore Chief coach Sjoerd Marijne on Monday asserted that Asia Cup to be held in Dhaka next month will be a fresh start for Indian hockey team. “My first few days with the team has been about understanding each one of them. Of course, I already knew all of them by name and … Continue reading Asia Cup will be a fresh start for the Indian Hockey Team: Sjoerd Marijne

Harika defeats FM Babar in second round of Isle of Man Chess Tournament

Harpal Singh Bedi/Delhi Grand Master Harika Dronavalli continued her winning streak, as she handed the German FIDE Master Michael Babar a defeat after a grueling second-round encounter in the Isle of Man International Tournament. The World No. 10 Indian, playing with black pieces, started off with an attacking frame of mind and put the pressure … Continue reading Harika defeats FM Babar in second round of Isle of Man Chess Tournament

India adds five more medals at Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Turkmenistan

Indians added five medals, including a gold through cueist Sourav Kothari, on the 10th day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Yesterday, Kothari won the gold in men’s English billiards singles as he defeated Praprut Chaithanasakun of Thailand 3-1 in the final. In tennis, the mixed doubles pair of … Continue reading India adds five more medals at Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games at Turkmenistan