Delhiites support firecrackers’ ban: Survey

New Delhi / A large number of Delhiites have supported the Supreme Court’s decision to ban firecrackers in the national capital whole heartedly, a survey conducted by the apex industry body Assocham on Monday revealed. Welcoming the Supreme Court ban on sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR, many people in other urban centres have sought similar … Continue reading Delhiites support firecrackers’ ban: Survey

Pakistan: Sharif distances from son-in-law’s remarks on Ahmadis

AMN / Islamabad Two days after Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi distanced himself from the anti-Ahmadi remarks by his party’s leader Capt (retd) Mohammad Safdar on the floor of the National Assembly, PML-N president Nawaz Sharif has also distanced his party from the remarks of his son-in-law. “I declare it in categorical and unequivocal terms … Continue reading Pakistan: Sharif distances from son-in-law’s remarks on Ahmadis

Centre directs states to take strict action against food adulteration

AMN Centre has directed the food safety commissioners of all the states to take strict action against those involved in food adulteration. Talking to media at a function to commemorate World food day in New Delhi today, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Kumar Choubey asked the concerned officials to remain vigilant against any kind … Continue reading Centre directs states to take strict action against food adulteration

Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 55.81/bbl on Oct 13

AMN The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 55.81 per barrel (bbl) on 13.10.2017. This was higher than the price of US$ 55.08 per bbl on previous publishing day of 12.10.2017. In rupee terms, … Continue reading Crude oil price of Indian Basket was $ 55.81/bbl on Oct 13

Sitharaman commissions anti submarine warship INS Kiltan

New Delhi/Visakhapatnam Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday commissioned the indigenously-built anti-submarine warfare stealth corvette INS Kiltan at the Eastern Naval Command. Kiltan is the latest indigenous warship after Shivalik class, Kolkata class and sister ships INS Kamorta and INS Kadmatt to have joined the Indian Navy’s arsenal wherein a plethora of weapons and sensors … Continue reading Sitharaman commissions anti submarine warship INS Kiltan

Rahul’s elevation as Cong president likely before October 30

New Delhi The much awaited elevation of Mr Rahul Gandhi as Congress president is likely to happen before October 30, sources said on Monday.The sources said Congress’ Central Election Authority chairman Mullapali Ramachandran has given to party president Sonia Gandhi a tentative schedule for the election of party president before October 30. The process of … Continue reading Rahul’s elevation as Cong president likely before October 30

For BJP MLA Som Taj Mahal ‘a blot on the Indian culture’

AMN / Meerut (UP) Bharatiya Janta Party’s controversial legislator, Sangeet Som, has termed the magnifcient monument Taj Mahal ‘a blot on the Indian culture’. The BJP legislator made this controversial remark while addressing a function at Sisoli village here on Saturday night. Mr Som, who represents Sardhana assembly constituency in the district, reportedly said the … Continue reading For BJP MLA Som Taj Mahal ‘a blot on the Indian culture’

24 militant, 6 soldiers killed in restive North Sinai: Egyptian military

AMN Egyptian military said today at least 24 terrorists and 6 soldiers were killed as armed forces foiled terror attacks in restive North Sinai region. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks. Army spokesman Tamer el-Refae said in a statementthat one terrorist was also injured during the clashes. The armed forces also destroyed two vehicles … Continue reading 24 militant, 6 soldiers killed in restive North Sinai: Egyptian military

Centre to partial withdraw forces from Darjeeling, Mamata objects

The Centre has decided partial withdrawal of central forces from the Darjeeling hill area of West Bengal. Union Home Ministry yesterday sent a notice to this effect to the state government saying that ten companies of central forces will be withdrawn from the hill areas from today. Five companies of central forces will remain in … Continue reading Centre to partial withdraw forces from Darjeeling, Mamata objects

Filing of nominations for Himachal polls begin

AMN / Shimla The filing of nominations for Assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh will begin today with the issuance of notification. Chief Electoral Officer Pushpender Rajput said, the last date for filing of nominations will be 23rd of this month and scrutiny will take place the next day. Last day for withdrawal of nominations will … Continue reading Filing of nominations for Himachal polls begin