Muslims were cheated in name of Haj subsidy: AIMPLB

AMN / NEW DELHI All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) today said that Muslims were being cheated in the name of Haj Subsidy. It said that government’s decision of withdrawing subsidy has no meaning for the community. “The subsidy was not given to those going on Haj but it was for Air India that … Continue reading Muslims were cheated in name of Haj subsidy: AIMPLB

Terrorism mother of all disruptions: Sushma Sawraj

AMN / External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said terrorism is undeniably the mother of all disruptions. Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi today, she said our attitude towards terrorism has evolved in the last few decades. Ms Swaraj said the challenge of terrorism is even more serious in the digital age with … Continue reading Terrorism mother of all disruptions: Sushma Sawraj

Haj subsidy: ‘Hasty’ decision evokes mixed reaction in Kerala

AMN /Malappuram The Centre decision to withdraw subsidy for Haj pilgrimage evoked mixed response in Kerala. The state Govt , state Haj panel and majority of Muslim organisations have registered protest against the haste of union Govt in the issue as the subsidy was anyhow going to be stopped completely by 2023 as per an … Continue reading Haj subsidy: ‘Hasty’ decision evokes mixed reaction in Kerala

Scrapping of Haj subsidy will make Israeli PM happy: IUML

AMN Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has observed that withdrawal of Haj subsidy will make Israeli PM happy. Party national president K. M. Kader Mohideen said that withdrawal of subsidy on Haj pilgrimage by the Modi government will make visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu happy. In a statement, Mr. Mohideen pointed out that the … Continue reading Scrapping of Haj subsidy will make Israeli PM happy: IUML

Centurion Test: South Africa beat India by 135 runs

Take unassailable 2-0 lead in series Centurion Team India once again succumbed to the strong South African bowling attack and lost the second Test of the series by 135 runs here on Wednesday. With this win, the hosts have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match rubber. The visitors, who had already lost the … Continue reading Centurion Test: South Africa beat India by 135 runs

Australian Open: Roger Federer & Maria Sharapova enter 2nd round

In Australian Open Tennis, defending Champion and 19 times Grand Slam winner Roger Federer entered into the second round of men’s singles today, defeating Slovenian Aljaz Bedene 6-3, 6-4, 6-3. Earlier, former champions Maria Sharapova, Angelique Kerber and Stanislas Wawrinka stormed into the second round today, but it was curtains for Canadian Milos Raonic. Sharapova, … Continue reading Australian Open: Roger Federer & Maria Sharapova enter 2nd round

Ronaldinho: Brazilian World Cup winner retires from football

WEB DESK Brazil World Cup winner and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has officially retired from football, more than two years after playing his last competitive match. Ronaldinho, 37, was part of the triumphant Brazil 2002 World Cup squad, won the Champions League in 2006 with Barcelona and won the Balon d’Or … Continue reading Ronaldinho: Brazilian World Cup winner retires from football

Hockey: India thrash Japan 6-0

Indian men’s hockey team thrashed Japan 6-0 in its opening match of the double-leg Four Nations Invitational Tournament in New Zealand today. Rupinder, Vivek, Dilpreet Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scored in India’s win. The team got off to a dominant start, controlling the ball rather swiftly, passing around neatly and quickly to penetrate the Japanese … Continue reading Hockey: India thrash Japan 6-0

Defence minister Sitharaman takes to Skies in Sukhoi-30 MKI

Photo tweeted by IAF Jodhpur (AMN ) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today flew Sukhoi-30 fighter jet, days after taking stock of aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya’s capability. According to sources in the Air Force, Ms Sitharaman flew the fighter aircraft from Jodhpur Air Force Station. At the time of flying, she was also wearing a G-suit, … Continue reading Defence minister Sitharaman takes to Skies in Sukhoi-30 MKI

UP Police seize Rs 100 cr old currency seized from Kanpur

AMN / Kanpur The Uttar Pradesh Police today seized huge cache of demonetised currency notes estimated to be worth Rs 100 crore in Kanpur. Counting is on to ascertain the exact amount of money. The cash was in Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, which were demonetised by the government in November 2016. The raid … Continue reading UP Police seize Rs 100 cr old currency seized from Kanpur