SC for special courts to deal with criminal cases involving politicians

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court on Wednesday favoured creation of special courts to exclusively deal with criminal cases involving politicians and their speedy disposal, saying such a move would be in the interest of the nation. Hearing a bunch of petitions today, the apex court directed the Centre to place before it a … Continue reading SC for special courts to deal with criminal cases involving politicians

Aviation Ministry unveils draft regulations on civil use of drones

AMN / NEW DELHI Ministry of Civil Aviation has come out with a draft regulations on civil use of Unmanned Aircraft System or Drones. Addressing Media in New Delhi, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said, the draft policy has been prepared in consultation with all stakeholders. He said, the policy will help encourage use … Continue reading Aviation Ministry unveils draft regulations on civil use of drones

US will not tolerate Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists: Nikki Haley

WEB DESK America’s envoy to the UN Nikki Haley has said that the US will not tolerate Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists. In her keynote address to the 20th annual Legislative Conference of the Indian American Friendship Council in Washington, she backed the creation of a strategic alliance with India to fight terrorism and … Continue reading US will not tolerate Pakistan providing safe havens to terrorists: Nikki Haley

Was land allotted to Patanjali for food park: HC asks YEIDA

AMN The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday asked the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) if any land was alloted to yoga guru Ramdev’s firm Patanjali Ayurved Ltd. directly or indirectly for setting up a food park and sought details if it was done. Hearing a petition, the bench comprising justices Tarun Agarwala and Ajay … Continue reading Was land allotted to Patanjali for food park: HC asks YEIDA

UP: 16 killed in blast at NTPC plant in Raebareli

AMN /Raebareli At least 16 persons were killed and about 100 others injured at Firoz Gandhi Thermal Power Plant Unchahar of NTPC in Raebareli district following a blast in an under trial power production unit this evening. Principal Secretary Home of the State Arvind Kumar said, relief and rescue operation is in full swing. He … Continue reading UP: 16 killed in blast at NTPC plant in Raebareli

Govt should go for reality check regarding ease of doing business: Congress

AMN Congress on Wenesday said the government should go for a reality check regarding ease of doing business instead of boasting of world bank’s report on the same. Responding to a media query in New Delhi, senior party leader Kapil Sibal said, the Centre should ask the small businessmen how they are running their businesses. … Continue reading Govt should go for reality check regarding ease of doing business: Congress

Golf: Gaganjeet Bhullar looks to set the record straight at home

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Ace golfer Gaganjeet Bhullar comes into the Panasonic Open India week as one of the pre-tournament favourites having won the Asian Tour’s Macao Open just two weeks back. Bhullar was again in contention at last week’s Indonesia Open where he posted two rounds of five-under-67. The Kapurthala lad finally … Continue reading Golf: Gaganjeet Bhullar looks to set the record straight at home

King of Bhutan calls on the President Kovind

Our Correspondent  / NEW DELHI The King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck along with Her Queen and the Royal Prince of Bhutan called on the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today Welcoming the King and Queen to India, the President said that it is a privilege to welcome the King … Continue reading King of Bhutan calls on the President Kovind

Cabinet approves Special Banking Arrangement (SBA) for payment of subsidy to fertilizer companies

AMN / NEW DELHI The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has accorded the ex-post facto approval for implementation of Special Banking Arrangement (SBA) for Rs. 10,000 crore for payment of outstanding claims on account of fertilizer subsidy in the year 2016-17. CCEA has also approved that, in future, … Continue reading Cabinet approves Special Banking Arrangement (SBA) for payment of subsidy to fertilizer companies

Govt approves revised price of ethanol under EBP for Oil Marketing Companies

AMN The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the revision in the price of ethanol under Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme for supply to the Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies. The revised price of ethanol would be fixed at Rs.40.85/- per litre under EBP and will be … Continue reading Govt approves revised price of ethanol under EBP for Oil Marketing Companies