Modi govt has become election machine: Cong

AMN / New Delhi Accusing the Modi government of avoiding Parliament fearing that the Opposition may raise issues like irregularities in the Rafale deal, the faulty implementation of GST and farmers distress that could impact BJP’s chances in the Gujarat Assembly polls, the Congress on Tuesday said that this government had become an election machine. … Continue reading Modi govt has become election machine: Cong

Filing of nominations for 1st phase of Gujarat Polls ends

In the first phase, 89 seats in 17 districts of Gujarat will go to vote on 9th December. AMN / AHMEDABAD Filing of nominations for the first phase of Gujarat Assembly elections ended today. Voting, in this phase, will be held in 89 constituencies on December 9. BJP State President Jitu Vaghani filed his nomination … Continue reading Filing of nominations for 1st phase of Gujarat Polls ends

Logistics sector gets infrastructure status

AMN The Government has conferred infrastructure status to logistics sector. In a tweet, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhas Chandra Garg said, Government’s strong infrastructure push continues and the decision will help logistics sector access longer term finance and on better financing terms. Logistics include industrial parks, warehouses, cold storages and transportation. This status will help the … Continue reading Logistics sector gets infrastructure status

“Winter session of Parliament to begin next month”

AMN / NEW DELHI Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar has said the Winter session of Parliament will begin next month asserting that BJP is committed to Parliamentary procedures. In a tweet, Mr Kumar attacked the Congress for questioning the government over delay in convening the Winter session. He alleged the opposition party is suffering from … Continue reading “Winter session of Parliament to begin next month”

Centre directs Haryana govt to probe Fortis Hospital

Report of overcharging by Gurgaon-based Fortis hospital  AMN The Centre has asked the Haryana Government to urgently initiate an enquiry into alleged overcharging by Gurgaon-based Fortis hospital from family members of a patient who reportedly died of dengue recently. In a letter to Principal Secretary, Health of Haryana, Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan said, the … Continue reading Centre directs Haryana govt to probe Fortis Hospital

Zimbabwe: Ruling ZANU-PF to launch impeachment proceedings against President Mugabe

AMN The ruling party in Zimbabwe, ZANU-PF, is to launch impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe today. In a statement, the party said it has instructed the chief whip to proceed with impeachment processes. It said a motion to strip Mugabe of the Presidency would be presented to Parliament today, and the process could take … Continue reading Zimbabwe: Ruling ZANU-PF to launch impeachment proceedings against President Mugabe

Hero I-League 2017-18 launched by stars of Indian football

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The 11th edition of Hero I-League – India’s top football league, was officially launched at a glittering ceremony here today. This marks the beginning of yet another scintillating season of enthralling league football in the country. The Hero I-League kicks off on November 25, and culminates on March 6, … Continue reading Hero I-League 2017-18 launched by stars of Indian football

Commonwealth Champion Rocky Fielding ordered to defend title against Vijender Singh

H S BEDI / New Delhi In the latest Commonwealth Boxing Council bulletin, British and Commonwealth Super middleweight Champion Rocky Fielding has been ordered to defend his newly-acquired super-middleweight title against Indian superstar Vijender Singh. This mega fight between two champion boxers is scheduled for 30th March 2018 in UK. Fielding won the belt on … Continue reading Commonwealth Champion Rocky Fielding ordered to defend title against Vijender Singh

Nigeria: 50 killed in Suicide Bombing

AMN At least 50 people have been killed in a suicide bombing in the north-eastern town of Mubi in Nigeria.  Police say, the mosque was packed with worshippers during morning prayers when the bomber struck. Witness told a news agency that it appears the bomber was part of the congregation. No-one has said they were … Continue reading Nigeria: 50 killed in Suicide Bombing

India climbs 3 steps to 51 on IMD talent rankings; Switzerland tops

AMN India has improved its ranking by three notches to 51 globally in terms of ability to attract, develop and retain talent while Switzerland topped the list compiled by leading global business school IMD. Globally, Europe continues to dominate the rankings, with Switzerland, Denmark, and Belgium being the most competitive countries. Austria, Finland, the Netherlands, … Continue reading India climbs 3 steps to 51 on IMD talent rankings; Switzerland tops