SC asks Govt to strike balance between national interest and Rohingya issue

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Supreme Court today asked the government of India to strike a balance between the national security, economic interest and the humanitarian consideration involving the Rohingya women, Children, old, sick and infirm. “We have to strike a balance between national security and economic interests and humanitarian considerations” involving Rohingyas, said … Continue reading SC asks Govt to strike balance between national interest and Rohingya issue

PM to attened Centenary Celebrations of Patna University

AMN / NEW DELHI The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, will visit Bihar on Saturday October 14. Prime Minister will address the Centenary Celebrations of Patna University. At Mokama, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange programme; and four National Highway projects. The total outlay of these … Continue reading PM to attened Centenary Celebrations of Patna University

Supreme Court refers ban on women’s entry at Sabarimala to constitution bench

Our Correspondent /NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today referred to its constitution bench the matter pertaining to a ban on the entry of women at Kerala’s historic Sabarimala temple. A three-judge bench headed by Chief justice Dipak Misra framed several questions to be dealt with by the constitution bench, including whether the temple can restrict … Continue reading Supreme Court refers ban on women’s entry at Sabarimala to constitution bench

California wildfires: Death toll goes up to 31

Representative photo AMN The number of people confirmed dead in wildfires sweeping northern California has climbed to 31, as officials warned that conditions would worsen. Hundreds of people remain missing as at least 22 fires rampaged across the state’s famous wine country. More than 8,000 firefighters are now battling the flames. The wildfires have destroyed … Continue reading California wildfires: Death toll goes up to 31

China develops laser gun for counter-terrorism operations

China has developed a new laser gun capable of hitting the targets within 200 meters in one second for counter-terrorism operations. A media report today said the gun contains a handset for aiming and a back pack containing the power supply with a remote control and laser emitter. One of the engineers who developed the … Continue reading China develops laser gun for counter-terrorism operations

Vietnam floods claim 54 lives, 39 missing

AMN At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week. The disaster prevention agency today said nineteen people from four neighbouring households in Hoa Binh were buried alive after a landslide struck around midnight on Wednesday, but only nine bodies have been found. Some 317 … Continue reading Vietnam floods claim 54 lives, 39 missing

MUDRA scheme has proved to be biggest scheme for women empowerment: Rathore

AMN / JAIPUR Union Minister of Sports and MoS I&B, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has said that MUDRA scheme has proved to be the biggest scheme for women empowerment. Addressing in MUDRA Promotion Campaign in Jaipur today, Mr Rathore said that 80 per sant of the total sanctioned 9 crore rupees loans under MUDRA scheme have … Continue reading MUDRA scheme has proved to be biggest scheme for women empowerment: Rathore

PM directs health officials to control dengue in Tamil Nadu

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed central health officials to assess the requirements of Tamil Nadu to help the state control the spread of dengue. This has been told by the state Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam in Delhi yesterday. He met the Prime Minister in the national capital, first time … Continue reading PM directs health officials to control dengue in Tamil Nadu

Govt launches Postal Insurance Scheme for rural people

Our Correspondent/ NEW DELHI Government today launched Sampoorna Bima Gram Yojana and expansion of Postal Life Insurance, in New Delhi. Under the Sampoorna Bima Gram Yojana, at least one village having a minimum of 100 households will be identified in each of the revenue districts of the country. Communication Minister Manoj Sinha said, endevour will … Continue reading Govt launches Postal Insurance Scheme for rural people

Indian economy is poised for strong growth: Jaitely

AMN/Washington Finance Minister Arun has said Indian economy is poised for strong, sustainable and balanced growth backed by the Government’s strong focus on implementing structural reforms. Speaking in an Interactive Seminar organised by FICCI on “India Opportunity” in Washington last night, Mr. Jaitley said there is clear evidence now that slowdown effect of demonetisation and … Continue reading Indian economy is poised for strong growth: Jaitely