Virat Kohli consolidates top spot in ICC T-20 Rankings

In Cricket, Indian captain Virat Kohli has consolidated his position at the top of the latest ICC Twenty-20 Rankings for Batsmen released yesterday. Kohli scored 104 runs in the recent T20 series against New Zealand to guide India to a 2-1 win and that has helped him strengthen his number one position. He gained 13 … Continue reading Virat Kohli consolidates top spot in ICC T-20 Rankings

Knoxville Challenger: Leander Paes, Purav Raja move to quarter-finals

Top seeded Indian team of Leander Paes and Purav Raja moved to the quarter-finals of the Knoxville Challenger but in-form Divij Sharan was ousted from the Bratislava event with his partner. Paes and Raja, who are yet to win a title together since joining forces, advanced with a 6-2, 6-4 win over American team of … Continue reading Knoxville Challenger: Leander Paes, Purav Raja move to quarter-finals

Centre sets up committee to monitor solutions to air pollution

AMN / NEW DELHI Centre today set up a seven-member committee headed by Environment Secretary CK Mishra to monitor the short-term and long-term solutions to air pollution. The committee will meet at regular intervals to draw up a plan and ensure enforcement. Secretaries of Science and Technology and Biotechnology Department will be the members of … Continue reading Centre sets up committee to monitor solutions to air pollution

Himachal Pradesh records 74% voter turnout in elections

AMN / SHIMLA The highest ever 74 per cent voter turnout was recorded in assembly elections of Himachal Pradesh till 5 PM on Thursday Voting was held on all 68 constituencies in a single phase. Briefing reporters in New Delhi this evening, Deputy Election Commissioner Sandeep Saxena said, polling was entirely peaceful and no violent incident … Continue reading Himachal Pradesh records 74% voter turnout in elections

Vice President for ‘Grampreneurship’ to transform rural India

International Mentoring Summit Our Correspondent / New Delhi Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that fostering ‘Grampreneurship” could transform a rapidly changing and aspirational rural India. Stating that the rural youth too were ‘well informed, eager to learn, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and quite often even global aspirations’, he said the present Government had … Continue reading Vice President for ‘Grampreneurship’ to transform rural India

Trump, Xi Jinping hold talks over N Korea’s nuke programme, trade ties

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump today held talks with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on wide-ranging issues, including North Korea’s nuclear programme and trade ties. The two leaders met in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People for talks following the US president’s royal welcome in the capital. Trump said he and his counterpart believed … Continue reading Trump, Xi Jinping hold talks over N Korea’s nuke programme, trade ties

Govt to bring 50,000 hectare under organic farming in NE region: Radha Mohan

AMN / New Delhi Government is planning to bring 50,000-hectare area under organic farming in the northeast region and till now, 45,863 hectares have been brought under organic farming, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh said today. Inaugurating Organic World Congress 2017 at India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, Mr Singh said … Continue reading Govt to bring 50,000 hectare under organic farming in NE region: Radha Mohan

SMOG CRISIS: ODD-EVEN FORMULA BACK IN DELHI

  ODD-EVEN FORMULA TO BE IMPLEMENTED FROM NOVEMBER 13 AMN / NEW DELHI In the wake of severe smog and air pollution in the city, the Delhi government has decided to implement ‘Odd-Even’ formula from November 13th to 17th. The odd-even car rationing scheme will be enforced in Delhi for a five-day period from 13th … Continue reading SMOG CRISIS: ODD-EVEN FORMULA BACK IN DELHI

Delhi gets some relief from smog conditions

AMN Delhi today got some relief from continuous smog conditions. Bright sunshine in morning removed a thick blanket of smog at Delhi and its adjoining areas. All schools in Delhi, adjoining areas and Punjab will remain closed till Sunday in view of the pollution for the last couple of days. Health Ministry has issued an … Continue reading Delhi gets some relief from smog conditions

Pakistani Rangers arrives in New Delhi to hold talks with BSF

FILE PHOTO AMN A high-level delegation of Pakistani Rangers arrived in New Delhi yesterday to hold talks with the Border Security Force (BSF) on a host of issues. The talks come in the backdrop of strained ties between the two countries with a number of incidents of ceasefire violations and killings of civilians and troops. … Continue reading Pakistani Rangers arrives in New Delhi to hold talks with BSF