US: 10 killed in Northern California wildfires

WEB DESK 10 people killed in California’s wine region by fast-spreading fires in the United States. Authorities said 7 people were killed in Sonoma, two in Napa and one in Mendocino counties when a spate of wildfires fanned by strong winds swept through northern California’s wine country on day. Authorities also said about 20,000 people … Continue reading US: 10 killed in Northern California wildfires

USA: Texas Tech officer shot to death

WEB DESK Texas Tech University in the United States, in Lubbock was placed on lockdown after a campus police officer was shot and killed. University spokesman Chris Cook said campus police made a student welfare last evening and, upon entering the room, found evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Officers then brought the suspect to … Continue reading USA: Texas Tech officer shot to death

Govt to promote new technologies in highway projects

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Road, Transport and Highways Ministry has decided to implement a Value Engineering Programme to promote new technologies and material in highway projects. In an official release, the Ministry said, the programme is aimed at using innovative technology, materials and equipment to reduce the cost of projects and make them more … Continue reading Govt to promote new technologies in highway projects

Implement guidelines on safety & security of school children: SC tellls States

AMN Supreme Court has directed all state governments to ensure that the Centre’s guidelines on safety and security of children are implemented in reality in every school of the country. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra also issued notice to Chief Secretaries of all states to ensure that they file responses to the … Continue reading Implement guidelines on safety & security of school children: SC tellls States

India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UN

AMN India has slammed Pakistan at the United Nations for repeatedly raising the Kashmir issue on platforms where it has not been part of the agenda. Srinivas Prasad, minister at the Permanent Mission of India to the UN, said India rejects the efforts of the delegation of Pakistan to bring issues which have never been … Continue reading India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UN

Gujarat govt cuts VAT on petrol, diesel by 4%

AMN Gujarat government has announced to cut prices of petrol and diesel in the state with effect from midnight tonight.Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel made the announcement at a press conference at Gandhingar Tuesday morning. Following the announcement, petrol price has been cut by Rs 2.93 per litre, while diesel … Continue reading Gujarat govt cuts VAT on petrol, diesel by 4%

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal offers to take over Delhi Metro

Vinit Wahi Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday offered to take over the DMRC to make it more efficient and said his government was ready to provide half the funds needed to meet the gap in its finances for three months. In a letter to Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Kejriwal … Continue reading Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal offers to take over Delhi Metro

Jay Shah files criminal defamation case against ‘The Wire’

AMN BJP President Amit Shah’s son Jay Shah Monday filed a criminal defamation case in a metropolitan court in Ahmedabad against news portal ‘The Wire’ over a report claiming his firm’s turnover grew exponentially after the party came to power in 2014. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate S K Gadhvi ordered a court inquiry into the … Continue reading Jay Shah files criminal defamation case against ‘The Wire’

Status of energy sector in India highly uneven: PM Modi

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the status of the energy sector in India is highly uneven and stressed on the need to develop energy infrastructure and access to energy in Eastern India. Interacting with CEOs and experts of oil and gas from across the world in New Delhi Monday, Mr Modi flagged … Continue reading Status of energy sector in India highly uneven: PM Modi