Rajnath Singh reviews Left Wing Extremism situation

AMN / Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) situation in Chhattisgarh at a high-level meeting in New Delhi. Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh among those attended the meeting.  During the meeting, it was informed that the declining trend of LWE violence continues across … Continue reading Rajnath Singh reviews Left Wing Extremism situation

Glide bomb successfully tested, to be inducted soon

WEB DESK Indigenous developed light weight Glide Bomb was successfully tested from Indian Air Force aircraft at Integrated Test Range in Chandipur, Odisha. The Bomb- SAAW (Smart Anti Airfield Weapon) released from the aircraft and guided through precision navigation system, reached the targets with high accuracies. According to a press release issued by Defence Ministry, a … Continue reading Glide bomb successfully tested, to be inducted soon

Technical education can not be provided through correspondence: SC

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today ruled that technical education can not be provided through correspondence courses. The Apex Court restrained educational institutions from providing courses in technical education like engineering through distance learning programme. It affirmed findings of Punjab & Haryana High Court on the issue and set aside Odisha High Court … Continue reading Technical education can not be provided through correspondence: SC

India to take up Zakir Naik’s extradition with Malaysia: MEA

WEB DESK India will make an official request to Malaysia for the extradition of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar told media in New Delhi today that India is completing its internal legal process in this regard. Zakir Naik has been reportedly given permanent residency in Malaysia. Last week, NIA … Continue reading India to take up Zakir Naik’s extradition with Malaysia: MEA

Sonia, Neeraj Kumari storm into quarterfinal of Asian Boxing Championship

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi World championship silver medalist Sonia Lather and debutant Neeraj Kumari chalked out facile victories over their rivals to storm into the quarterfinals of the Asian Boxing Championships in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Friday. Haryana boxer Neeraj out punched Myanmar’s Nally Nally 5-0 in the 51kg category, while … Continue reading Sonia, Neeraj Kumari storm into quarterfinal of Asian Boxing Championship

India over power Japan 4-2 to make the Women Asia Cup Final

H S BEDI /New Delhi Riding on drag flicker Gurjit Kaur’s brace, India overpowered defending Champions Japan 4-2 to storm into the final of the of Women’s Hockey Asia Cup at Kakamigahara (Japan) on Friday Besides Gurjit Kaur’s two goals , Navjot Kaur (9’) and Lalremsiami (38’) chipped in with one goal each to help … Continue reading India over power Japan 4-2 to make the Women Asia Cup Final

Nanjappa, Ankur Mittal add to India’s Gold Haul at Commonwealth Shooting

HARPAL SINGH SINGH /New Delhi India took their Gold medal count to five in four days of the Commonwealth Shooting Championships 2017, with Olympian Prakash Nanjappa and Double-trapper Ankur Mittal winning the yellow metal on Friday in Brisbane, Australia. Prakash led yet another Indian clean sweep at the Men’s 50M Pistol with World Cup Final … Continue reading Nanjappa, Ankur Mittal add to India’s Gold Haul at Commonwealth Shooting

Krishna Sobti gets prestigious Jnanpith award 2017

AMN/ NEW DELHI Eminent Hindi Litterateur Krishna Sobti has been awarded the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the year 2017 for her path-breaking contribution to Indian literature. Jnanpith is the highest literary award of the country. The Jnanpeeth in a statement said that the language used by Sobti in her writings is influenced by the intermingling … Continue reading Krishna Sobti gets prestigious Jnanpith award 2017

Meghalaya HC orders CBI to investigate education scam

AMN Meghalaya High Court has directed the CBI to investigate the education scam and complete the probe within six months. The court also slammed the government-appointed high-level scrutiny committee. The court said that the earlier scrutiny committee of the government had failed to attend to the crux of the matter. A bench of Chief Justice … Continue reading Meghalaya HC orders CBI to investigate education scam

No action against those holding old currency notes: Centre to SC

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI   The Centre today told the Supreme Court that no criminal action would be taken against those petitioners who were holding old currency notes of 500 and 1,000 denominations till further hearing in connection with the demonetisation issue. The Apex Court was today hearing 14 individual petitions seeking its nod to … Continue reading No action against those holding old currency notes: Centre to SC