J&K: JeM chief Khalid gun down by security forces

Jaish-e-Muhammad chief Abu Khalid was killed in an encounter with security forces at Ladoora area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district in Jammu & Kashmir. According to police sources, Khalid was a most wanted terrorist and was categorised as A++. Details are awaited. Follow and like us:20

Nobel prize in economics goes to to Richard Thaler

AMN / The Nobel economics prize has been awarded to Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago for his contributions to behavioural economics. Swedish Academy of Sciences Secretary Goeran Hansson said today that the 9-million-kronor (1.1 million US Dollars) prize was awarded to the academic for his understanding the psychology of economics. The Nobel committee … Continue reading Nobel prize in economics goes to to Richard Thaler

Big demonstration against Catalan independence in Barcelona

WEB DESK / AMN Thousands of people today marched in Barcelona to demand Catalonia rejects independence and stays with Spain. March organisers Societat Civil Catalana claimed 930,000 people turned out, but Barcelona police put the total at around 350,000. The demonstration comes a week after the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that was … Continue reading Big demonstration against Catalan independence in Barcelona

12 die as boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes off Bangladesh

WEB DESK At least 12 people died and scores were missing after a boat packed with Rohingya. Bangladesh authorities said, the boat sank near Shah Porir Dwip, on the southern tip of Bangladesh. Coast guard and border guard officials said the boat was overloaded with about 100 people when it sank in the mouth of … Continue reading 12 die as boat carrying Rohingya refugees capsizes off Bangladesh

Godhra case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence of 11 convicts into life imprisonment

AMN The Gujarat High Court today commuted the death sentence of 11 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case to life imprisonment. The high court also upheld the life sentence awarded by the special SIT court to 20 others in the case. A division bench of Justices Anant S Dave and G R Udhwani … Continue reading Godhra case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence of 11 convicts into life imprisonment

Delhi HC grants 6 months to Centre to look into accounts of political parties

AMN The Delhi High Court on Monday granted six-months time to the Centre to look into accounts of political parties for traces of foreign funds. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar gave the last opportunity to the Ministry of Home Affairs for compliance of its 2014 judgement. The … Continue reading Delhi HC grants 6 months to Centre to look into accounts of political parties

SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till 31st Oct

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Supreme Court today extended its order of last November banning the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till the 31st of this month.A bench headed by Justice A K Sikri said the apex court’s September 12 order temporarily lifting the stay and permitting sale of firecrackers would be effective from … Continue reading SC bans sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till 31st Oct

EC team visits Gujarat to review election preparedness

AMN A team of Election Commission led by Chief Election Commissioner AK Joti is on a two-day visit to Gujarat from today. The election commission team will review the preparedness for the Gujarat assembly polls, expected to be held within the next two months. In a release, state government said officers of the poll panel … Continue reading EC team visits Gujarat to review election preparedness

Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng out of China Open after semifinal loss

Sania Mirza and her doubles partner Shuai Peng’s campaign in the China Open Tennis ended after they suffered a 6-2, 1-6, 5-10 defeat in the semifinal to Martina Hingis and Chan Yung-jan in Beijing today. Swiss veteran Hingis and her her Taiwanese partner will take on Timea Babos and Andrea Hlavackova in the final. Yesterday, … Continue reading Sania Mirza-Shuai Peng out of China Open after semifinal loss

India A women’s team loses, ends 9th in Australian Hockey League

The India A women’s team completed its Australian Hockey League campaign with a 0-2 loss to Australian Capital Territory in Pool D, signing off ninth in the event in Perth today. India got off to a good start in the first quarter as they produced some fine attacking play which saw them win two penalty … Continue reading India A women’s team loses, ends 9th in Australian Hockey League