Bangladesh Chief Justice forced to go on leave amid row with govt

AMN Bangladesh Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is believed to have been forced to go on a leave amid reports that the government was upset with him over his decision to scrap parliament’s authority in impeaching Supreme Court judges. He left for Australia last night, saying he was “embarrassed” over the controversy surrounding his July … Continue reading Bangladesh Chief Justice forced to go on leave amid row with govt

Audrey Azoulay to be next UNESCO chief

WEB  DESK Audrey Azoulay has been elected to become the next chief of UNESCO – the UN’s education, science and culture agency.  zoulay, 45, a former French culture minister, defeated Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari in the final 30-28 vote after she won a runoff with a third finalist from Egypt earlier yesterday. If confirmed … Continue reading Audrey Azoulay to be next UNESCO chief

Trump refuses to sign off on Iran nuclear deal

WEB DESK US President, Donald Trump has condemned Iran as a fanatical regime and refused to continue signing off on a landmark international nuclear deal. Speaking at the White House, Trump accused Iran of sponsoring terrorism and proposed new sanctions. He said Iran has already violated the 2015 deal, which imposed curbs on Iran’s nuclear … Continue reading Trump refuses to sign off on Iran nuclear deal

Mother language should be made mandatory in schools-Vice President

AMN / AHMEDABAD/ The Vice President of India,i M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the mother language should be made mandatory for school education in all States. Addressing the inaugural session of a 2-day International Conference on ‘The Journey of Indian Languages: Perspectives on Culture and Society’ jointly organized by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University … Continue reading Mother language should be made mandatory in schools-Vice President

New Guiness Record at IISF Chennai 2017

The largest Biology Lesson in the world, Verified by Guiness World Records at the IISF 2017 AMN / Chennai The 2nd Day of India International Science Festival (IISF) in Anna University campus at Chennai saw the making of a new Guinness World Record for the Largest Biology Lesson. One thousand forty nine (1049) students participated … Continue reading New Guiness Record at IISF Chennai 2017

India to give visa to 2 Pak nationals for liver surgeries: Sushma

AMN/ NEW DELHI External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday announced that two Pakistani nationals will be provided visa for undergoing liver transplant surgeries in India. The minister said that she has asked the Indian High Commissioner in Islamabad to provide visa to Naseem Akhtar, a Pakistani woman, for her liver transplant surgery in India. … Continue reading India to give visa to 2 Pak nationals for liver surgeries: Sushma

Bihar is blessed with Gyan and Ganga: PM Modi at PU

ANWARUL HODA / PATNA Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Bihar was blessed with both ‘Gyaan’ and ‘Ganga’ and the land has a legacy that is unique. PM said that in every state the top level of the civil services has people, who have studied in Patna University. He said that from conventional teaching, … Continue reading Bihar is blessed with Gyan and Ganga: PM Modi at PU

Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of culprits

AMN / Bengaluru The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the murder of journalist-activist Gauri Lankesh today released the protraits of three suspects, allegedly involved in the murder. Talking to MEDIA here SIT Chief B K Singh said ‘ we have identified two main suspects with technical inputs and local sources. We have also made sketches … Continue reading Gauri Lankesh murder: SIT releases sketches of culprits

IMF hails India’s demonetisation, GST, suggests more reforms

AMN /Washington / New Delhi The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has hailed the Prime Minister Modi Government’s decision of demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST), saying the recent high frequent data suggest the economy has started to rebound already. But at the same time, the IMF has suggested for more reforms in the field … Continue reading IMF hails India’s demonetisation, GST, suggests more reforms

BJP files complaint with EC against Congress for violating model code in Himachal

AMN The opposition BJP in Himachal Pradesh has filed a complaint against the Congress government with Election Commission of India regarding the violation of the model code of conduct. A copy of the complaint has also been sent to the State Chief Electoral Officer. After the announcement of state assembly elections on Thursday, the Election … Continue reading BJP files complaint with EC against Congress for violating model code in Himachal