Judge Loya death case to be heard by CJI court

New Delhi   A plea, seeking a thorough Special Investigation Team probe in connection with the Judge BH Loya death case, is now listed for hearing before Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra court in the Supreme Court on Monday. Earlier, a division bench, headed by Justice Arun Mishra was hearing the petition in the … Continue reading Judge Loya death case to be heard by CJI court

Minor Earthquake Hits Assam

  GUWAHATI: An earthquake measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale shook Assam’s Kokrajhar district and its neighbouring areas today, the Met office said. The tremor occurred at 6:44 am on latitude 26.3 degrees North and longitude 89.8 degrees East at a depth of 10 km, it said. No loss of life or damage to property … Continue reading Minor Earthquake Hits Assam

17 Killed in Fire at Firecracker store in Delhi

AMN /New Delhi At least 17 people died after they fell prey to the fire that engulfed a firecracker factory / storage in the Bawana industrial area here on Saturday evening. Several people are also injured and have been sent to hospitals. According to a Delhi Fire Services official, a call was received at around 1820 … Continue reading 17 Killed in Fire at Firecracker store in Delhi

IMF, World Bank commend RBI for strengthening banking system

AMN The IMF and World Bank have commended the Reserve Bank of India for the remarkable progress in strengthening banking supervision system. The multilateral agencies have released two Detailed Assessment Reports relating to the 2017 India Financial Sector Assessment Programme. The Report providing ‘Detailed Assessment of Observance-Basel Core Principles noted that the supervision and regulation … Continue reading IMF, World Bank commend RBI for strengthening banking system

ABVP activist hacked to death in Kerala’s Kannur district

AMN An Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, ABVP activist was hacked to death in Kannur district yesterday. Police said, Shyam Prasad, an ITI student, was going to his house at Koothuparamba on his motorcycle when 3 unidentified persons came in a car and attacked him at Kommeri around 5:30 PM. He tried to flee but the … Continue reading ABVP activist hacked to death in Kerala’s Kannur district

No bilateral meeting between PM Modi and Pak PM at Davos

AMN The External Affairs Ministry has said there is no plan of bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, WEF at Davos next week. Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry, Vijay Gokhale was responding to a query on whether Mr … Continue reading No bilateral meeting between PM Modi and Pak PM at Davos

Ramayana festival with ASEAN nations begins in Delhi

AMN / NEW DELHI The five day Ramayana festival with the ASEAN nations will kick off in Delhi today. Troupes from ASEAN countries will display the shared heritage also at Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Ayodhya and Kolkata. Cultural groups from the 10 member-nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will stage musicals and plays based … Continue reading Ramayana festival with ASEAN nations begins in Delhi

J&K: Soldier, 2 civilian killed, many injured along LoC in Pak shelling

AMN / Jammu An India Army jawan, two civilians including a minor boy were killed while over a dozen persons including two security personnel were injured as Pakistan’s forces continued heavy mortar shelling along the International Border and Line of Control in Jammu region for the third consecutive day today. Heavy exchange of mortar shelling … Continue reading J&K: Soldier, 2 civilian killed, many injured along LoC in Pak shelling

US Govt Shuts Down as Talks Falter

The US government stopped operating at 12:01 a.m. after Senate Democrats blocked passage of a stopgap spending bill. The Senate is going home for the night after failing to reach an agreement to quickly end the shutdown. It will reconvene at noon. WEB DESK / Washington The Much of the US federal government officially shut … Continue reading US Govt Shuts Down as Talks Falter

India urges UNSC to focus on eliminating terrorist havens in Pakistan

WEB DESK India has urged the UN Security Council to focus on eliminating terrorist safe havens in Pakistan and accused Islamabad of differentiating between good and bad terrorists. Indian Ambassador to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin said, support for voices of peace in Afghanistan alone is not enough, the United Nations must focus on addressing the … Continue reading India urges UNSC to focus on eliminating terrorist havens in Pakistan