CRPF Jawan kills 4 colleagues in Chhattisgarh

AMN / RAIPUR A CRPF constable posted in Maoist-affected area allegedly killed four of his colleagues and injured another after a fight broke out in para-military’s 168th battalion at Badaguda in the tribal Bastar region of Chhattisgarh. Inspector General of police (Bastar range) Vivekanand Sinha confirmed that the incident took place at Basaguda CRPF 168 … Continue reading CRPF Jawan kills 4 colleagues in Chhattisgarh

Direct tax collections rise 14.4% during April–November

AMN Direct tax collections has registered a growth of 14.4 per cent during April to November of this fiscal. Central Board of Direct Taxes in a statement said, tax collections up to November this year stood at 4.8 lakh crore rupees, which is 14.4 per cent higher than the net collections for the corresponding period … Continue reading Direct tax collections rise 14.4% during April–November

68% voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat Elections

AMN More than 68 per cent voter turn out was recorded in the first phase of Gujarat Assembly Elections. The polling for 89 assembly constituencies of the State was held today. In 2012 assembly election, the polling percentage was 71.7 per cent while it was around 60 per cent in the previous assembly election. Briefing … Continue reading 68% voter turnout in first phase of Gujarat Elections

Widespread protests continue in wake of US stand on Jerusalem

WEB DESK Protest and demonstrations against US President Mr Trump’s announcement of declaring Jerusalem as Isreal capital have spread in different parts of the world. Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters held demonstrations in Jordan, Egypt, Iraq, Turkey, Tunisia and Iran. Protesters also rallied in Malaysia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Indonesia. Two Palestinians died after Israeli troops … Continue reading Widespread protests continue in wake of US stand on Jerusalem

Rain & snow likely to hit India-SL 1st ODI in Dharamsala

In cricket, the opening One-day International between and Sri Lanka at Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh on Sunday has come under threat with the local weather office forecasting widespread rain and snow in the state. An active western disturbance is likely to affect northwest India on December 10 with peak activity on the two subsequent days. … Continue reading Rain & snow likely to hit India-SL 1st ODI in Dharamsala

India wins five medals at 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Ch’ships

India won five medals at the 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Championships in Japan. On the opening day of the competition at Wako City yesterday, Ravi Kumar won an individual bronze in the men’s 10 metre air rifle, while Arjun Babuta won individual silver in the corresponding junior men’s event. India also bagged three team silver … Continue reading India wins five medals at 10th Asian Airgun Shooting Ch’ships

Bergamasco appointed Performance Director for women’s boxing

The man behind India’s best ever medal haul at the recently-concluded AIBA Women’s Youth Boxing Championship, Italian coach Raffaele Bergamasco, has been elevated to the position of Performance Director for senior women pugilists. A BFI official said this during a felicitation function for the medal winners of the World Championships in New Delhi. India enjoyed … Continue reading Bergamasco appointed Performance Director for women’s boxing

Hockey: Germany to face Australia in the second semi-final this evening

In the Hockey World League Final today, Germany will take on World Champions Australia in the second semi-final at Bhubaneswar this evening. In the first semi-final, India lost to Rio Olympic Champions Argentina by a solitary goal Yesterday. India will now play against the losing team of the second semi-final tomorrow for the Bronze medal. … Continue reading Hockey: Germany to face Australia in the second semi-final this evening

Rahul attacks Modi on the state of education in Gujarat

AMN / New Delhi In his latest attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP in the run up to the assembly elections in Gujarat, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today questioned him on the state of education in the state. Posing the eleventh in the series of questions being raised by him to … Continue reading Rahul attacks Modi on the state of education in Gujarat

Israel airstrikes strike Gaza Strip during Palestinian ‘day of rage’

WEB DESK Israel on Friday carried out airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in retaliation for earlier rocket fire from the occupied territories. At least 10 people wounded in the bombing, with some reports putting the number of injured as high as 25. Scores have been wounded as Israeli aircraft bombed military facilities in Gaza. Violent … Continue reading Israel airstrikes strike Gaza Strip during Palestinian ‘day of rage’