Digital technology helping in economic growth: PM Modi

5th global conference on cyber space AMN / NEW DELHI Prime minister Narendra Modi today said digital technology has emerged as a great enabler that is helping business and economies growth. Inaugurating fifth global conference on cyber space, he said rapid change in digital domain has brought changes in the entire world. Mr Modi said … Continue reading Digital technology helping in economic growth: PM Modi

Election Commission grants ‘two leaves’ symbol to unified AIADMK

Election Commission has recognized merged E Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam factions as AIADMK and allotted party’s two leaves symbol to them. In the 83-page order, the Commission said the merged group enjoys the support of the majority of the members in the organizational and legislature wings of the party. The merged groups had challenged the … Continue reading Election Commission grants ‘two leaves’ symbol to unified AIADMK

CPM demands probe into death of CBI Judge B H Loya

Agencies/ NEW DELHI  Amid the reports of mysterious death of former CBI judge Brijgopal Harkishan Loya, the CPM on Thursday demanded a high level probe into his death. CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury, said, “In the matter of the death of CBI judge Loya, disturbing questions of murder, bribery, subversion of law and manipulation of … Continue reading CPM demands probe into death of CBI Judge B H Loya

Firangi will do well at Box Office, hopes Kapil Sharma

By Onkar Singh Firangi would do well at the box office Kapil Sharma told journalists on Thursday. He held series of shows to publicise the film. Firangi would be released on December 1. His entire film team attended the press conference which had a touch Kapil S. harma’s comic touch the artists who are playing … Continue reading Firangi will do well at Box Office, hopes Kapil Sharma

SC asks receiver of Bombay HC to facilitate auction of Sahara’s property in Pune

AMN The Supreme Court today directed official Receiver of the Bombay High Court to facilitate auctioning of Sahara’s Aamby Valley property. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Ranjan Gogoi and A K Sikri also asked the official liquidator of the Bombay High Court to take the help of the Receiver and ensure … Continue reading SC asks receiver of Bombay HC to facilitate auction of Sahara’s property in Pune

Changed US stance may expose Myanmar to sanction: NY Times

WEB DESK The sudden change in Trump administration’s stance on atrocities on the Rohingyas is likely to expose Myanmar to sanctions as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson now calls it “ethnic cleansing”, shifting from his earlier comments, the New York Times reports today. “The Trump administration declared on Wednesday that Myanmar’s brutal crackdown on its … Continue reading Changed US stance may expose Myanmar to sanction: NY Times

Bangladesh, Myanmar sign MoU on Rohingya repatriation

Naypyidaw (MAYANMANR)  Bangladesh and Myanmar today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas who fled to the neighbouring country to escape a military crackdown in Western rakhine state, official statement from both the countries said. said. “Bangladesh and Myanmar signed ‘Arrangement’ on Return of displaced Myanmar persons … Continue reading Bangladesh, Myanmar sign MoU on Rohingya repatriation

Suu Kyi meets Bangladesh minister over Rohingya repatriation

WEB DESK Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi met with Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood in Naypyidaw today to hammer out a deal to return hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence in Rakhine state, as global pressure mounts over the refugee crisis. More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since … Continue reading Suu Kyi meets Bangladesh minister over Rohingya repatriation

Dubai executes Jordanian convicted of raping, killing child

WEB DESK Dubai has executed a 50-year-old Jordanian man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing an 8-year-old boy. The government-run Dubai Media Office announced the execution today of Nidal Eisa Abdullah. It said Abdullah’s execution came after Dubai’s Court of Cassation, the emirate’s highest court, rejected his appeal and upheld his death sentence. Death sentences in … Continue reading Dubai executes Jordanian convicted of raping, killing child

Gender equality, full empowerment of women is answer to end violence against women: UN Chief

AMN UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said achieving gender equality and the full empowerment of women is the answer to ending violence against women. Mr Guterres was speaking alongside UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, at a special event held at UN Headquarters in New York to commemorate International Day for the Elimination of Violence … Continue reading Gender equality, full empowerment of women is answer to end violence against women: UN Chief