Cold wave sweeps North India; 26 died in Bihar

AMN Northern and eastern parts of the country are reeling under severe cold wave conditions. 26 people have died so far due to intense cold throughout Bihar. 12 people died in districts of Samastipur, Muzaffarpur and East Champaran. Other casualties have been reported from Sitamarhi, Nawada, Saran and Patna districts of the state. Classes upto … Continue reading Cold wave sweeps North India; 26 died in Bihar

4 powerlifters killed in car accident in outer Delhi

AMN Four powerlifters were killed and two others, including world champion Saksham Yadav were injured in car accident in the wee hours today near the Singhu Border in outer Delhi’s Alipur area. DCP (Rohini district) Rajneesh Gupta said the deceased have been identified as Tikamchand alias Tinka (27), Saurabh (18), Yogesh (24), Harish Roy (20). … Continue reading 4 powerlifters killed in car accident in outer Delhi

Electoral bonds scheme will bring transparency in funding: FM

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the electoral bonds scheme will substantially improve the transparency in political funding as compared to present system of no-transparency. He said, it will cleanse the political funding by permitting only clean money in donations. In a Facebook post, the Minister highlighted the benefits of the scheme and lapses … Continue reading Electoral bonds scheme will bring transparency in funding: FM

EC serves notice to AAP’s Rajya Sabha nominee ND Gupta

AMN The Election Commission has issued notice to Aam Aadmi Party’s Rajya Sabha candidate ND Gupta over allegation of holding office of profit. Official sources said, Mr. Gupta has been asked to appear before the Returning Officer of Delhi Rajya Sabha election. Earlier, the Congress had filed a complaint against the AAP’s Rajya Sabha candidate … Continue reading EC serves notice to AAP’s Rajya Sabha nominee ND Gupta

Trump wants to see North Korea participation in Winter Olympics

US President Donald Trump has said, he would like to see North Korea get involved in next month’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. Mr Trump was responding to a question on the move in this regard between Pyongyang and Seoul who are scheduled to hold their first talks on Tuesday. Talking to reporters at a … Continue reading Trump wants to see North Korea participation in Winter Olympics

Ending extension of H-1B visas ‘bad policy’: US Chamber of Commerce

WEB DESK The US Chamber of Commerce has said, the move to end extension of H-1B visas would be bad policy and is contrary to the goals of a merit-based immigration system. US Chamber of Commerce spokesperson said, the move would harm American business, economy, and the country. The Trump administration is planning to end … Continue reading Ending extension of H-1B visas ‘bad policy’: US Chamber of Commerce

Gilles Simon wins inaugural Tata Open title

Gilles Simon of France has lifted the inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra Tennis trophy. In the summit clash at Balewadi Sports Complex in Pune today, the unseeded French player humbled big-serving second seeded Kevin Anderson in straight sets 7-6, 6-2. Simon is ranked 89 in the world, while Anderson is ranked Fourteen. Simon had earlier knocked … Continue reading Gilles Simon wins inaugural Tata Open title

INDIA vs SA: With lead of 142 runs South Africa in commanding position

Cricket, South Africa were 65 for 2 in the second innings against India at stumps on the second day of the first Test at Cape Town last night. Hashim Amla on 4 and nightwatchman Kagiso Rabada on 2 was at the crease, with the hosts having a lead of 142 runs in the second innings. … Continue reading INDIA vs SA: With lead of 142 runs South Africa in commanding position

Strong banking system is important for economy: Jaitley

AMN / NEW DELHI Finance Minister Arun Jaitely Saturday said that strong banking system is important for the country’s economy. Addressing a function organised on the occasion of platinum jubiliee celebration of UCO bank in New Delhi, Mr Jaitley said, the government has taken huge step to infuse 2.12 lakh crore rupees in Public sector … Continue reading Strong banking system is important for economy: Jaitley

ED files 2nd charge sheet against Misa Bharti

New Delhi The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a second charge sheet before a Delhi court, against Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar in a money laundering case. Misa Bharti is daughter of Rastriya Janta Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Yadav. The ED filed the charge sheet on December 23, 2017 before the designated court … Continue reading ED files 2nd charge sheet against Misa Bharti