Rahul takes jibe at former FM Yashwant Sinha’s criticism of Arun Jaitley

AMN / New Delhi Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today took a jibe at the sharp criticism of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s handling of the economy by senior BJP leader and former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha. In an article in a leading English daily, Mr Sinha had said, ‘The Prime Minister claims that he has seen … Continue reading Rahul takes jibe at former FM Yashwant Sinha’s criticism of Arun Jaitley

BHU chief proctor resigns following protests

AMN / Varanasi Banaras Hindu University (BHU) chief Proctor prof P N Singh has resigned taking ‘moral responsibility’ for the recent violence on campus. Mr Singh had tendered his resignation last night which was immediately accepted by vice-chancellor G C Tripathi, university officials here today confirmed. The resignation comes after the Divisional Commissioner probe report … Continue reading BHU chief proctor resigns following protests

Normalcy returns to Darjeeling hills

Our Correspondent / Darjeeling Normalcy is returning back to Darjeeling hills after three-and-half months following the suspension of the indefinite shutdown by Gorkha Janamukti Morcha, GJM. The town, known as the Queen of Hills, sprang back to normal life as news of the suspension of the agitation was reached people. Shops and markets were open … Continue reading Normalcy returns to Darjeeling hills

Afghanistan: Rocket attacks on Kabul International airport

WEB DESK Several rockets exploded in and around Kabul airport today hours after U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived in the Afghan capital.Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said in a tweet that there were no reports of casualties or damage in the attack. According to TOLO News, between 20 to 30 rockets landed around Hamid … Continue reading Afghanistan: Rocket attacks on Kabul International airport

India Army hits at Naga insurgents along Myanmar border

   New Delhi / AMN In an early morning swoop, the Army on Wednesday hit at Naga terror groups along the border with Myanmar, inflicting heavy casualties among their ranks. “Heavy casualties reportedly inflicted on NSCN(K) cadre. No casualties suffered by Indian Security Forces,’’ the Eastern Command of the Army tweeted. However, no casualties have … Continue reading India Army hits at Naga insurgents along Myanmar border

Delhi High Court rejects anticipatory bail of Honeypreet Insan

AMN /New Delhi Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejected the anticipatory bail application of Honeypreet Insan, wanted by Haryana Police in connection with violence following conviction of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmet Ram Rahim Singh in two rape cases. She is facing charges of sedition and inciting violence after the conviction of Dera Sacha … Continue reading Delhi High Court rejects anticipatory bail of Honeypreet Insan

PM asks young IAS officers to focus on GST implementation

AMN /NEW DELHI Prime Minister has asked the young IAS officers to focus on subjects like GST implementation and boosting digital transactions, especially via the BHIM App. Mr. Narendra Modi said it is significant that the junior-most and senior-most officers are spending a lot of time communicating with each other and the young officers must … Continue reading PM asks young IAS officers to focus on GST implementation

PM invites French companies to invest in India

AMN /New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited French companies to take advantage of the improving business climate and growing investment opportunities in India. France, he noted, was one of India’s Top 10 sources of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). He made this remarks while talking to Pierre Gattaz, President of MEDEF (Mouvement des … Continue reading PM invites French companies to invest in India

Over 70000 missing children rescued under Operation Smile: Govt

AMN Government has said that more than 70 thousand missing children have been rescued in different parts of the country under Operation Smile. Addressing a National Conference on Child Labour in New Delhi today, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said, Operation Smile was first launched by the Home Ministry in January 2015 to rescue and rehabilitate … Continue reading Over 70000 missing children rescued under Operation Smile: Govt