Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title

AMN President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated Viswanathan Anand for winning the world rapid chess championship title. In his tweet, President Kovind said such determined pursuit of excellence across decades makes Anand an inspiration for all others.Mr. Kovind said that India is proud of him. In his tweet, Mr Modi … Continue reading Prez, PM congratulate Viswanathan Anand for winning World Chess title

Rajya Sabha expresses concern over misleading Ads

By Bisheshwar Mishra / Andalib Akhter Rajya Sabha today got into a serious and interesting debate over how market is flooded with claims of “genuine” products endorsed by celebrities. The debate dragged Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to share his own experience of a medicinal product the advertisement of which claimed to reduce weight in 28 days. … Continue reading Rajya Sabha expresses concern over misleading Ads

China rejects Trump’s accusation on oil transfer to N Korean ship

WEB DESK China today rejected accusations that it had helped Pyongyang skirt sanctions, after US President Donald Trump claimed Beijing had permitted a transfer of oil to a North Korean ship. Responding to Trump’s claim, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said the recent series of reports on this situation do not conform with the facts. … Continue reading China rejects Trump’s accusation on oil transfer to N Korean ship

India strongly condemns suicide attack in Kabul

AMN India has strongly condemned the cowardly suicide terror attack on 28 December at the media news agency and the cultural centre in Kabul resulting in loss of more than 40 innocent lives and much more injured. External Affairs Ministry in a release today said Indian remains steadfast in its solidarity with the Government and … Continue reading India strongly condemns suicide attack in Kabul

National Medical Commission Bill 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

AMN National Medical Commission Bill 2017 was introduced in the Lok Sabha today. The bill provides for a medical education system that ensures availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals. It also aimed at encouraging medical professional to adopt latest medical research in their work and contributing to research. The bill has provisions for … Continue reading National Medical Commission Bill 2017 introduced in Lok Sabha

No official estimation of black money in circulation, Jaitely

  AMN / NEW DELHI The government today said there is no official estimation of the quantum of black money in circulation in the country and the amount stashed outside the country. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, the government, however, has taken a number of activities for … Continue reading No official estimation of black money in circulation, Jaitely

Govt seeks all parties’ support for passage of Triple Talaq bill in RS

AMN Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar today appealed to all political parties in the Rajya Sabha to support the government to ensure the smooth passage of Triple Talaq bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha yesterday. Talking to media outside Parliament, he said the government is in touch with the political parties in this … Continue reading Govt seeks all parties’ support for passage of Triple Talaq bill in RS

8 MLAs, including 5 from Cong, resign from Meghalaya Assembly

AMN / SHILONG Eight MLAs including five of the ruling Congress, resigned from the Meghalaya assembly today to join NDA constituent National People’s Party (NPP), just a few months ahead of elections. Eight sitting legislators on Meghalaya including five from the Congress on Friday resigned to pave their way to join the National People’s Party … Continue reading 8 MLAs, including 5 from Cong, resign from Meghalaya Assembly

Delhi Congress slams Kejriwal govt for increase in water bill

Vinit Wahi / New Delhi Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee president Ajay Maken has condemned the AAP Government’s decision to increase the water charges by 20 per cent for those consuming more than 20,000 litres of water per month. He said the decision to increase the water charges was a retrograde step, as the Aam Aadmi … Continue reading Delhi Congress slams Kejriwal govt for increase in water bill

Lok Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Bill

AMN / NEW DELHI The Lok Sabha today passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill -2017 with a voice vote. The bill prohibits certain persons from submitting a resolution plan in case of defaults. These include wilful defaulters, promoters or management of the company having an outstanding non-performing debt for over a year. The … Continue reading Lok Sabha passes Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code Amendment Bill