Gujarat results to weigh more on economy: ASSOCHAM

AMN / New Delhi With conclusion of high stake Gujarat elections and several other major states going to polls in 2018, Corporate India has to factor in political realities weighing on economic decisions of the government, including in the forthcoming Budget, the last full-fledged of the NDA Government, ASSOCHAM has said, after an internal assessment. … Continue reading Gujarat results to weigh more on economy: ASSOCHAM

CII suggests 6-point agenda to further recapitalise PSU Banks

AMN / New Delhi The leading industry body, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has suggested a six-point agenda to the government, to further recapitalise the Public Sector Banks (PSBs). CII has said that a prudent combination of any or all these recommendations will go a long way in easing the PSBs of the Non … Continue reading CII suggests 6-point agenda to further recapitalise PSU Banks

Cong sweeps municipal polls in Punjab

ONKAR SINGH / Chandigarh Ruling Congress swept the three municipal corporations of Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala result of which was declared today. Opposition SAD-BJP alleged misuse of official machinery in the elections. The results come as a boost for the Amarinder Singh led government in the state. The opposition alliance, however, alleged gross poll code … Continue reading Cong sweeps municipal polls in Punjab

Lifestyle play major role in cancer prevention

About two-thirds of cancers are diagnosed in the advanced stages AMN / New Delhi A recent research has indicated that about 40% cancer deaths can be prevented through simple lifestyle changes. The eight groups of modifiable risk factors that were examined in the research include tobacco smoke, dietary factors, alcohol consumption, being overweight or obese, … Continue reading Lifestyle play major role in cancer prevention

India’s Exports jump 30.55% to USD 26.19 bn 

India’s exports rose by 30 point 55 percent to 26 point 19 billion US Dollars in November on account of improved global demand, government incentives and simplification of GST refund process. The data released by the commerce ministry said, the month witnessed robust growth in outward shipments of gems and jewellery, engineering goods, chemical and … Continue reading India’s Exports jump 30.55% to USD 26.19 bn 

News on triple talaq is ‘mischievous, misleading’, MWCD

AMN / New Delhi The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) on Sunday asserted that  it fully supported the Cabinet’s proposal on ‘triple talaq’ making instant talaq a criminal offence and termed a news item claiming otherwise as ‘deliberately mischievous and factually misleading’. In a strongly worded statement, the WCD ministry also opined that … Continue reading News on triple talaq is ‘mischievous, misleading’, MWCD

Ban on Gujarat TV channel attempt to crush Democracy: Cong

New Delhi The Congress on Sunday slammed the decision of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to ban a TV channel in Gujarat. In a post on social media, AICC media incharge Randeep Surjewala said, ‘in a new ‘tughlaqi farman ‘ (dictatorial order), the information and broadcasting ministry placed a ban on ‘V TV Gujarati … Continue reading Ban on Gujarat TV channel attempt to crush Democracy: Cong

BJP MP predicts party debacle in Gujarat

As most exit poll surveys predicted the Bharatiya Janata Party to win the Gujarat Assembly polls, its Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Kakade has claimed that the party would not win enough seats to form the next government in the state. “Forget absolute majority, the party will not even get enough number of seats to form … Continue reading BJP MP predicts party debacle in Gujarat

Doctors’ strike badly hit health services in Rajasthan

Despite stern action by Govt doctors not ready to budge   Our Correspondent/ Jaipur With the strike by more than 10,000 in-service doctors’ in Rajasthan continued for the second day today, health services have badly affected in the state. Resident doctors of all government medical colleges have also extended their support to in-service doctors and … Continue reading Doctors’ strike badly hit health services in Rajasthan

India beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets; win series 2-1.

India have won the Visakhapatnam One-Dayer against Sri Lanka by eight wickets. Set to score 216 runs for a win, the hosts surpassed the target by making 219 for two in 32.1 overs. Opener Shikar Dhawan remained unbeaten on 100, while Shreyas Iyer made 65. With the win, India have clinhed the three-match ODI series … Continue reading India beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets; win series 2-1.