India has lost Kashmir Valley emotionally: Yashwant Sinha

AMN / New Delhi Continuing his attack on Narendra Modi government at centre, BJP leader and former Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha today hit out at the government on many fronts. Targeting the centre ofn Kashmir issue he said that India has lost Kashmir Valley emotionally. “I am looking at the alienation of the masses of … Continue reading India has lost Kashmir Valley emotionally: Yashwant Sinha

Amit Shah sounds Gujarat poll bugle from Sardar Patel’s village

  BJP chief Amit Shah today attacked Rahul Gandhi for questioning the Gujarat development model. He also accused the Congress of meting out injustice to the state as he virtually launched the campaign for the crucial assembly polls from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s native place. Shah paid tributes to Patel at his ancestral home in Karamsad … Continue reading Amit Shah sounds Gujarat poll bugle from Sardar Patel’s village

KBC applauds Afroz Shah for his cleanliness drive

  AMN / MUMBAI The latest series of popular TV quiz programme “Kaun Banega Crorepati” (KBC) hosted bt mega star Amitabh Bachchan has taken an initiative to honour and encourage real life heroes working in different fields. In it recent episode lawyer and activist Afroz Shah was on the hot seat of an special episode … Continue reading KBC applauds Afroz Shah for his cleanliness drive

Spain-What you need to know about Catalonia

WEB DESK Even as Spanish police used forces to reject referrundum vote for independence of Catalonia on October 1, the Catalans seemed to be adament to go ahead with freedom movement. Here you can read about the movment and the history of Catalonia. Located in the northeast of the Iberian peninsula, Catalonia has been a … Continue reading Spain-What you need to know about Catalonia

Hundreds injured as Spanish police try to stop referendum in Catalonia

WEB DESK More than 400 people have been reportedly injured in clashes between riot police and voters during the Catalonia independence referendum, Catalan officials have said. Spanish police used batons and rubber bullets to remove people from polling stations across the region as thousands turned out to vote on independence. Clashes were seen in Barcelona, … Continue reading Hundreds injured as Spanish police try to stop referendum in Catalonia

Oxford University college removes portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi

An Oxford University college has removed a portrait of Noble prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi following allegations that Myanmar has been carrying out ethnic cleansing. Ms Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s de facto leader, is an alumna of St Hugh’s College and has previously been awarded an honorary degree. But the leader has come under mounting … Continue reading Oxford University college removes portrait of Aung San Suu Kyi

Muharram: Youm-e-Ashura observed with due solemnity

AMN Youm-e-Ashura commemorating the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions in the Battle of Karbala in Iraq is being observed across the country. Tazia and alam processions are being taken out to mark the day. Muslims observe the day by offering special prayers and fasting. Ashura falls on the 10th … Continue reading Muharram: Youm-e-Ashura observed with due solemnity

President declares Urban Maharashtra as Open Defecation Free

AMN / MUMBAI President, Ram Nath Kovind today said that a healthy and prosperous India will be built only on the foundations of a clean India. The President was speaking at a function in Mumbai to declare Urban Maharashtra as Open Defecation Free. He said it is a big step in the direction of New … Continue reading President declares Urban Maharashtra as Open Defecation Free

Scope for lesser slabs under GST after revenue buoyancy, says FM

AMN / NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that there was scope for lesser slabs under the Goods and Services Tax once there is revenue buoyancy. He said there was space for improvement and also need for improvement to reduce compliance burden on small taxpayers. Addressing the Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officers at … Continue reading Scope for lesser slabs under GST after revenue buoyancy, says FM

Iran slaps fuel trade embargo on Iraqi Kurdistan

WEB DESK Iran has embargoed exports and imports of fuel products to Iraqi Kurdistan in response to its controversial independence referendum. This was reported by Iran’s State broadcaster IRIB. Iraqi Kurds overwhelmingly voted for independence in Monday’s non-binding referendum which aroused strong opposition from regional states. According to news agencies, Iran strongly opposes independence for … Continue reading Iran slaps fuel trade embargo on Iraqi Kurdistan