Noida residents say no to firecrackers

By our correspondent /NOIDA A group of residents of a housing society in Noida Extension in the outskirts of national capital have started a unique campaign to say no to firecrackers this Diwali. Small children, senior citizens along with young men and women in Nirala Estate society took out a march Sunday morning. Many morning … Continue reading Noida residents say no to firecrackers

पूर्व राष्ट्रपति प्रणब मुखर्जी ने किया खुलासा 2004 में BJP क्यों नहीं जीत पाई थी

नई दिल्ली : पूर्व राष्ट्रपति प्रणब मुखर्जी ने खुलासा किया है कि 2002 में हुए गुजरात दंगे वाजपेयी सरकार पर ‘संभवत: सबसे बड़ा धब्बा’ था। उन्होंने कहा कि इसी वजह से ही 2004 लोकसभा चुनाव में BJP को भारी नुकसान हुआ था। अपनी आत्मकथा ‘द कोएलिशन ईयर्स : 1996-2012’ के तीसरे संस्करण में उन्होंने लिखा … Continue reading पूर्व राष्ट्रपति प्रणब मुखर्जी ने किया खुलासा 2004 में BJP क्यों नहीं जीत पाई थी

Probe ordered into incident of food poisoning in Tejas express

AMN Railway has ordered an enquiry into the incident of food poisoning in Tejas express running between Karmali and Mumbai. The catering contractor has been served a show cause notice for the incident. The Ministry said, strict action will be taken if the contractor is found guilty. Some of the passengers who were served breakfast … Continue reading Probe ordered into incident of food poisoning in Tejas express

CBI team interrogates incarcerated Srijan scam accused

AMN / Bhagalpur A CBI team from Bhagalpur today interrogated a number of accused of nearly Rs 1,300 crore Srijan scam presently lodged in Bhagalpur Central Jail and camp jail. Official sources said here that CBI Police Superintendent S Kiran along with five member team of the premier investigating agency first interrogated 14 accused of … Continue reading CBI team interrogates incarcerated Srijan scam accused

Federer beats Nadal in straight sets to win Shanghai Masters

Roger Federer today defeated his old rival Rafael Nadal in Shanghai Masters in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. Despite giving tough competition to the Swiss in the first set, Federer maintained his early lead to win the set 6-4. Nadal was initially going strong in the second set but Federer came back to break the serve … Continue reading Federer beats Nadal in straight sets to win Shanghai Masters

Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India beat Pakistan 3-1 in Pool A

India continued their winning spree defeating arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in a pool encounter of the 10th men’s Asia Cup hockey tournament in Dhaka today. Earlier, India scored two easy wins against Japan (5-1) and hosts Bangladesh (7-0). Chinglesnsana Singh (17th minute), Ramandeep Singh (44th) and Harmanpreet Singh (45th) scored the goals for India, while Pakistan … Continue reading Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India beat Pakistan 3-1 in Pool A

Opponent making planned attack against Kerala: CM Pinarayi

AMN / New Delhi Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday alleged that there is a planned campaign against the state by political opponents to tarnish its image. He was speaking at a seminar organised by Delhi Union of Journalist on the subject of ‘Democracy in danger; Unethical reporting/attack on Independent journalism and journalists’, in … Continue reading Opponent making planned attack against Kerala: CM Pinarayi

SC refuses to ban book Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu by Kancha Ilaiah

AMN The Supreme Court has refused to ban the controversial book Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu penned by Kancha Ilaiah, saying every author has a fundamental right to voice ideas freely. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud junked a PIL filed by a lawyer seeking direction to … Continue reading SC refuses to ban book Samajika Smugglurlu Komatollu by Kancha Ilaiah

Bypoll Results: Congress wins Gurdaspur; UDF retains Vengara

AMN In Punjab, Congress candidate Sunil Jakhar has won the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll. He defeated his nearest rival BJP contestant Swaran Salaria by over one lakh ninety thousand votes. Bypoll was necessitated following the death of BJP MP Vinod Khanna. UDF (United Democratic Front ) candidate, KNA Khader has won the bypoll in Vengara … Continue reading Bypoll Results: Congress wins Gurdaspur; UDF retains Vengara

Slowdown bottomed out, GDP likely to grow 7% in FY18:Niti Aayog

AMN Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said, the economic slowdown that began in 2013-14 has bottomed out and the GDP is likely to grow 6.9 to 7 per cent this fiscal and 7.5 per cent in 2018-19. In an interview to news agency PTI, Mr Kumar said, by first quarter of 2018, there … Continue reading Slowdown bottomed out, GDP likely to grow 7% in FY18:Niti Aayog