Misconception about FRDI bill is unfounded: Arun Jaitley

AMN / NEW DELHI The government today said that public deposits in banks are safe and misconception about the proposed FRDI bill in social media is unfounded. Allaying fears of depositors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government is committed to strengthening the banking and financial institutions. Speaking in New Delhi, he said, the Financial … Continue reading Misconception about FRDI bill is unfounded: Arun Jaitley

Afghanistan to play maiden test against India

  HARPAL SINGH BEDI / NEW DELHI In a significant sporting move, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today decided to host Afghanistan in their inaugural Test match next year. According to BCCI I acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary the venue and the dates for the test will be announced later. “Afghans were scheduled … Continue reading Afghanistan to play maiden test against India

“PM Must Apologise”: Manmohan Singh’s on Pak Row

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Senior Congress leader and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today demanded that the PM Modi must apologise to the nation to restore the dignity of his office. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who attended a dinner hosted by suspended Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar last week has said that he … Continue reading “PM Must Apologise”: Manmohan Singh’s on Pak Row

RAHUL GANDHI DECLARED CONGRESS PRESIDENT, PARTY CELEBRATES

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today declared elected unopposed to the post of the party president, making a generational change within the party. Rahul will replace his mother, Sonia Gandhi, who held the party reins for a record 19 years. Mr Gandhi was declared elected to the post by Chairman … Continue reading RAHUL GANDHI DECLARED CONGRESS PRESIDENT, PARTY CELEBRATES

Cold wave continue in North India; Heavy rain, snowfall in J&K, Himachal

AMN Intense cold wave conditions continued in Northern India with heavy rain and snowfall predicted in parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. India Meteorological Department (IMD) said rainfall or snowfall is expected at most places in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh during the next 48 hours due to the western disturbance. Head … Continue reading Cold wave continue in North India; Heavy rain, snowfall in J&K, Himachal

Govt to launch ‘Khelo India’ programme to bring sports into mainstream

AMN / Bhubaneswar THE government of India will launch a ‘Khelo India’ programme at a cost of 1,756 crore rupees for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20. Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore said that the initiative marks a watershed moment in the history of Indian sports, as the programme … Continue reading Govt to launch ‘Khelo India’ programme to bring sports into mainstream

SC to hear appeal of Unitech against NCLT order on Dec 12

AMN The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear tomorrow the appeal of Unitech Limited challenging the recent order of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) directing the central government to take over the management of the embattled real estate firm. A bench of the Apex Court considered the submission of the real estate firm … Continue reading SC to hear appeal of Unitech against NCLT order on Dec 12

Fight against terrorism should be united: RIC

AMN India, Russia and China today reiterated that fight against terrorism should be united and there must not be any kind of compromise. Speaking to reporters in New Delhi after meeting, External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi and Russian foreign minstrer Sergey Lavrov decided to further strengthen mutual trust. Mr Yi … Continue reading Fight against terrorism should be united: RIC

FICCI Millennium Alliance Calls for applications for innovations

By Kushal Jeena / Mumbai The Millennium Alliance under Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry in its 9th Sankalp Global Summit, called for applications to its’ Global Grant for Indian social enterprises. An exclusive session titled ‘Millennium Alliance global grant: Indian Innovations for Global Impact’ was organized at the summit with about 50 … Continue reading FICCI Millennium Alliance Calls for applications for innovations

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN

NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN “Pak trying to fix Gujarat polls : Modi” is The Asian Age headline. PM accuses Congress of being in cahoots with Pakistan but Congress says PM relying on rumours, says the report. The paper also reports of Rahul Gandhi formally taking over as Congress President on December 16th.”Modiji is fixated on himself : … Continue reading NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN