India Jubilant over World Bank Report On Ease of Doing Business

India jumps 30 places, breaks into top 100 of World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings   ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI In a major boost to Narendra Modi government economic reform, World Bank today recogonised India as one of the top 10 improver s in this year’s assessment. “India for the first time moved … Continue reading India Jubilant over World Bank Report On Ease of Doing Business

Top stars to battle it out for supremacy in 7th Panasonic Open Indian Golf

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI /New Delhi Defending champion Mukesh Kumar along other three  former  title holders  Chirag Kumar (2015) SSP Chwarasia (2014) Digvijay Singh,  (2012)  will  battle it out for the top honours  in the Panasonic Open India  (POI)  to be played at Delhi Golf Club from November 2 to 5.   The very strong … Continue reading Top stars to battle it out for supremacy in 7th Panasonic Open Indian Golf

Commonwealth shooting C’ship: Heena bags gold; Deepak settles for bronze

New Delhi Indian star shooter Heena Sidhu bagged gold medal at the Commonwealth Shooting championship in the women’s 10m air pistol event in Brisbane. Heena Sidhu clinched the 10-metre air pistol gold medal to give India a perfect start at the Commonwealth Shooting Championships in Brisbane today. Sidhu shot a combined score of 626.2 to … Continue reading Commonwealth shooting C’ship: Heena bags gold; Deepak settles for bronze

Asia Cup Hockey: India beat Malaysia 2-0

In women’s Asia Cup Hockey, India defeated Malaysia 2-nil in its third and final match in Japan. Vandana Kataria and Gurjeet Kaur scored in 54th and 55th minutes for India. With this, India has reached the quarter-final stage topping the pool A. Earlier yesterday, Indian women had beaten China by 4-1. The team also beat … Continue reading Asia Cup Hockey: India beat Malaysia 2-0

Vice Admiral Karambir Singh takes charge as new FOC-in-C of ENC

AMN Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, AVSM has taken over the charge as the Flag Officer commanding-in -Chief of the prestigious Eastern Naval Command (ENC) here today from Vice Admiral HCS Bisht, PVSM, AVSM,ADC at an impressive Ceremonial Parade held at the Naval Base today morning. Vice Admiral Karambir Singh inspected the ceremonial guard and reviewed … Continue reading Vice Admiral Karambir Singh takes charge as new FOC-in-C of ENC

Hookah smoking is not allowed in Non Smoking Zone of Delhi

Vinit Wahi / AMN The Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has made it clear that Hookah smoking is not allowed in Non Smoking Zone as per section 4 of COTPA ( Cigarette & other Tobacco Products Act.) Recent notification of Government of India GSR 500(E) dated 23rd May 2017 from Ministry of Health & Family … Continue reading Hookah smoking is not allowed in Non Smoking Zone of Delhi

Vishwesh Chaubey is new General Manager, Northern Railway

Vinit Wahi / AMN Vishwesh Chaubey, General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata took  over as General Manager, Northern Railway, New Delhi  today  succeeding  R.K.Kulshrestha who will resume as General Manager, Southern Railway, Chennai. An IRSE officer of 1980 batch,  Chaubey has held several prominent positions on the Indian Railways and his career is marked with several … Continue reading Vishwesh Chaubey is new General Manager, Northern Railway

3 million people access hepatitis C cure

World Hepatitis Summit 2017 calls for accelerated action to eliminate viral hepatitis SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL On the eve of the World Hepatitis Summit in Brazil, WHO reports increasing global momentum in the response to viral hepatitis. A record 3 million people were able to obtain treatment for hepatitis C over the past two years, and … Continue reading 3 million people access hepatitis C cure

Tuberculosis remains major infectious killer in 2016

WHO report signals urgent need for greater political commitment to end TB Geneva Despite Global efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB) that have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37 per cent, TB remains the top infectious killer in 2016. It is also the main cause of … Continue reading Tuberculosis remains major infectious killer in 2016

NATO chief urges UN members to implement sanctions against North Korea

WEB DESK North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) chief, Jens Stoltenberg, today urged all United Nation members to fully and transparently implement sanctions against North Korea. In a joint statement with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, NATO chief said in Tokyo that North Korea pose a global threat which requires a global response. He said Pyongyang’s … Continue reading NATO chief urges UN members to implement sanctions against North Korea