Cong pulls up govt over construction by Chinese Army in Doklam

AMN /New Delhi Continuing its attack on the government on the alleged build up by the Chinese Army in Doklam, the Congress on Thursday said the statement issued by the Ministry of external affairs did not say a word about the alleged construction by Chinese Army as depicted in the satellite imagery. In a statement … Continue reading Cong pulls up govt over construction by Chinese Army in Doklam

AMU Table Tennis player wins silver at national level

Aligarh Lakshay Suri, a Bachelor of Arts (International Studies) student in Aligarh Muslim University brought laurels to alma mater after winning the silver medal in a national level Table Tennis tournament organised by the Maharaja Agrasen University, Himachal Pradesh. After a dream run till the final, Suri settled at the second place losing to Sidhant … Continue reading AMU Table Tennis player wins silver at national level

Strong Indian team for Asian Badminton Team Championships

HARPAL SINGH BEDI /New Delhi After narrowly missing out on a spot at the semi-finals of the Asian Badminton Team Championships last year, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) have decided to field a formidable line up for this year’s edition in Malaysia to be held from 6 to 11 February .11. The team will … Continue reading Strong Indian team for Asian Badminton Team Championships

Football Federation stressed on zero tolerance policy

HARPAL SINGH BEDI /NEW DELHI     All India Football Federation’s Integrity Officer Javed Siraj on Thursday stressed on AIFF’s zero tolerance policy towards any match fixing allegations or any corruption related to the sport. Siraj who has been an Integrity Officer with AIFF heading its anti-corruption unit since August 2014 as per the FIFA … Continue reading Football Federation stressed on zero tolerance policy

Virat Kohli named ICC world cricketer of the year

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named the world cricketer of the year at the ICC annual awards announced in Dubai today. Kohli reclaimed the award he first won in 2012. This is the second time in succession that an Indian has won the overall cricketer of the year award. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin had claimed … Continue reading Virat Kohli named ICC world cricketer of the year

GST on 29 goods and 53 services reduced

AMN / NEW DELHI Goods and Services Tax Council today reduced the tax rate on 29 goods and 53 categories of services by bringing them in lower category. The new rates will be effective from 25th of this month. The GST rate on tailoring service has been reduced from 18 to 5 percent and tax … Continue reading GST on 29 goods and 53 services reduced

Swine flu spreading at alarming rate in Rajasthan

AMN / JAIPUR Swine flu (H1N1) is spreading at an alarming rate in Rajasthan as 28 new patients tested positive on Wednesday. In the last 18 days a total of 393 people have been tested positive for Swine flu and 25 patients died. Last month 416 positive cases were found and taking note of this, … Continue reading Swine flu spreading at alarming rate in Rajasthan

Every state should have own reservation policy: Telangana CM

AMN / NEW DELHI In an innovative and pragmatic idea, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao Thursday suggested that every state should be allowed to have its own reservation policy. Speaking at the India Today Conclave South 2018, the Chief Minister said the cap on total reservation of 50 per cent imposed by the Supreme … Continue reading Every state should have own reservation policy: Telangana CM

Ignoring dental health can cause complications

Poor dental health can also cause problems for the heart AMN A study has shown that persons with bad oral health have a high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas. Those who are edentulous or lacking teeth – a sign of severe periodontitis – had an 80% increase in the risk of … Continue reading Ignoring dental health can cause complications

Sensex hits new high at 35,260.29 pts

Mumbai Markets continued their record- setting spree for the second straight day today.  The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Thursday hit a fresh-record-high of 35,260.29, advancing by 178.47 points tracking global cues. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too rallied by 28.45 points to 10,817. The sensex registered the day’s high … Continue reading Sensex hits new high at 35,260.29 pts