FM asks Tycoons to make investments in infrastructure sector

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has asked the business leaders for making investments in infrastructure sector to build a stronger India. He said the private investment along with public and foreign investment is key to boost growth and create job opportunities. The Minister was holding his pre-budget consultation meeting with the representatives of Indian Trade … Continue reading FM asks Tycoons to make investments in infrastructure sector

Sushil Kumar resigns as National Sports Observer

  Close on the heels of star boxer MC Mary Kom’s resignation, double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has also quit his role as a National Sports Observer for wrestling. He was among 12 national observers appointed in March this year. In a release issued today, the sports ministry said, as both the top athletes are … Continue reading Sushil Kumar resigns as National Sports Observer

Hockey World League: India win quarter final against Belgium by 3-2

In the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Final at Bhubaneswar, Odisha today, India beat Belgium 3-2 in the penalty shoot out. Earlier, the match had concluded 3 each in its alloted time. The Indian team had finished the group stage at the bottom of Pool-B with 2 defeats and a draw from 3 games. … Continue reading Hockey World League: India win quarter final against Belgium by 3-2

India win three-Test series against Sri Lanka

India today won the three-Test series against Sri Lanka 1-nil after the final Test between the neighbours ended in a draw at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in New Delhi. The visitors made 299 for the loss of 5 wickets on the fifth and final day today. Skipper Virat Kohli was adjudged Man of the … Continue reading India win three-Test series against Sri Lanka

SBI opens bank accounts for prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail

AMN In one of its kind financial inclusion plan in Karnataka, the State Bank of India today opened bank accounts for the prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail. During a ceremony, 900 prisoners were handed over passbooks today. The prison authorities will now deposit the wages of prisoners directly in these bank accounts. This will avoid … Continue reading SBI opens bank accounts for prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail

EARTHQUAKE -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

Tremors felt NCR Delhi as 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand   AMN / NEW DELHI Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region at 8:49 pm this evening after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Uttarakhand. The epicenter of the moderate intensity earthquake was reported 121 km east of Dehradun, in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag … Continue reading EARTHQUAKE -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

Seven naxals killed in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra

Nagpur Seven naxalites, including five women, were gunned down in an encounter with police in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Wednesday morning, sources said. According to sources, the encounter took place on Wednesday morning, about 15 km of Zinganoor outpost in Sironcha tehsil of Gadchiroli, when a squad of state police was on an anti-Naxal … Continue reading Seven naxals killed in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra

Babies’ brains damaged by pollution, Unicef says

AMN Seventeen million babies under the age of one are breathing toxic air, putting their brain development at risk, the UN children’s agency has warned. Babies in South Asia are worst affected, with more than 12 million living in areas with pollution six times higher than safe levels. A further four million are at risk … Continue reading Babies’ brains damaged by pollution, Unicef says

Ryan school murder: SC reserves verdict on plea against bail to trustees

AMN The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday on a plea of the father of a student, who was found dead in a Gurugram school, seeking cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted to three trustees of the Ryan International Group. A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre … Continue reading Ryan school murder: SC reserves verdict on plea against bail to trustees

Internet of Things India expo to be held from March 7-9, 2018

The 2nd Internet of Things India expo 2018 is co-organised by NASSCOM Centre of Excellence – Internet of Things (CoE-IoT), India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Exhibitions India Group. AMN / New Delhi The 2nd Internet of Things India expo 2018 co-organised by the NASSCOM Centre of Excellence – Internet of Things (CoE-IoT), the India … Continue reading Internet of Things India expo to be held from March 7-9, 2018