Delhi govt to Bear Treatment Cost of Accident Victims

AMN / NEW DELHI In a major initiative, the Arvind Kejrival led Delhi government has decided to bear the cost of treatment of victims of motor accidents, fire incidents and acid attacks that take place on the city’s roads, at private hospitals under a new scheme. It was approved at a Cabinet meeting chaired by … Continue reading Delhi govt to Bear Treatment Cost of Accident Victims

Kerala: Ameerul Islam convicted in rape, murder of Dalit student

AMN In Kerala, the Ernakulam Principal Session Court found the lone accused Ameer Ul Islam, a native of Assam, guilty in the murder of Dalit law student last year, at Perumbavoor. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced tomorrow. The Court found him guilty on charges of murder, rape, wrongful confinement and trespass. Since there … Continue reading Kerala: Ameerul Islam convicted in rape, murder of Dalit student

Govt accords high priority to Homeopathy: Minister

The Centre has accorded high priority to the development of homeopathy along with other traditional systems of medicine. This was stated by the Union Minister of State for AYUSH, Shripad Yesso Naik while speaking at the foundation day of the National Institute of Homeopathy in Kolkata yesterday. He said Homeopathy has assumed prominence as a … Continue reading Govt accords high priority to Homeopathy: Minister

Industrial output growth hits to 3-month low of 2.2% in Oct

AMN / NEW DELHI India’s industrial production hit a three-month low of 2.2 % two point two per cent in October this year. Factory output, measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production, had increased 4.2 percent in October last year, and 4.14 percent in September this year. Data released by the Central Statistics … Continue reading Industrial output growth hits to 3-month low of 2.2% in Oct

Retail inflation rises to 4.88% in November

AMN / NEW DELHI Retail inflation has risen to 4.88 per cent in November this year on account of costlier fuel, vegetables and eggs. According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (CPI), was at 3.58 per cent in October. It was 3.63 per cent in November … Continue reading Retail inflation rises to 4.88% in November

Hotels, restaurants can sell bottled water above MRP: SC

AMN The Supreme Court Tuesday said that Hotels and restaurants were not bound by maximum retail price (MRP) in selling bottled water. The Apex Court rejected Centre’s stand saying hotels can’t be prosecuted for selling mineral water above MRP. Centre had submitted that selling bottled mineral water above the MRP will attract monetary penalty and … Continue reading Hotels, restaurants can sell bottled water above MRP: SC

400,000 children in DR Congo could die from hunger:UN

The United Nations has warned that more than four lakh children in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are severely malnourished and could die within months without emergency intervention. The UN’s children fund Unicef said, the crisis the latest to hit the poverty-stricken, strife-torn central African country is unfolding in the vast region of Kasai. An … Continue reading 400,000 children in DR Congo could die from hunger:UN