Padma Awards 2018 announced

AMN / NEW DELHI President of India today approved conferment of 85 Padma Awards including two duo cases (in a duo case, the award is counted as one). Awards comprises 3 Padma Vibhushan, 9 Padma Bhushan and 73 Padma Shri Awards. 14 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 16 persons from … Continue reading Padma Awards 2018 announced

390 Republic Day Gallantry awards, Defence Decorations Announced

AMN / PIB / NEW DELHI The President has approved awards of 390 Gallantry and other Defence decorations to Armed Forces personnel and others on the eve of the 69th Republic Day Celebrations. This includes one Ashok Chakra, one Kirti Chakra, 14 Shaurya Chakras, 28 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, four Uttam Yudh Seva Medals, two … Continue reading 390 Republic Day Gallantry awards, Defence Decorations Announced

Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

  Our Correspondent Renowned Indian classical musician in the Hindustani classical music tradition, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan has been selected for prestigious Padma Vibhushan award. Ghulam Mustafa Khan is among three personalities who have been chosen for the prestigious award which is announced today. Others are Illaiyaraja musician from Tamil Nadu and Parameswaran Parameswaran (Literature … Continue reading Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

J&K: BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold Flag Meeting

WEB DESK A Sector Commander level Flag Meeting was held today between Border Security Force, BSF and Pakistan Rangers on International Border in Suchetgarh area of Jammu district. The BSF sources told media in Jammu that the meeting was held on the request of Pakistan Rangers. The BSF delegation comprising five officers was led by … Continue reading J&K: BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold Flag Meeting

President Kovind calls for elimination of poverty in shortest time

President Address on eve of the Republic Day of India 2018 Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today called for called for elimination of the the curse of poverty in the shortest possible time saying Indian Republic cannot rest and cannot be satisfied without meeting the basic needs and essential dignity of … Continue reading President Kovind calls for elimination of poverty in shortest time

Avoid taking selfies, making stunt near railway tracks: Goyal

AMN Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has appealed to citizens to avoid taking selfies and making stunt near railway tracks. In a statement, Mr Goyal said, in the last few days, he has seen news and videos in which youth met with accidents while taking selfies or showing stunts near railway tracks. He said, it is … Continue reading Avoid taking selfies, making stunt near railway tracks: Goyal

Social transformation needed to end caste politics: RSS Chief

AMN / MUMBAI RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said that there was caste politics in the country because people vote in the name of caste and stressed on the need of a social transformation to end this practice. Delivering a talk on Nationalism and Ethical Practices in Business in Mumbai, Bhagwat said in any sphere … Continue reading Social transformation needed to end caste politics: RSS Chief

Tight security in Delhi ahead of R-Day

AMN The national capital has been brought under a ground-to-air security cover in view of the Republic Day celebrations on January 26. Thousands of armed personnel have been keeping a tight vigil for Republic Day in Delhi and in border areas of the city to ensure a smooth passage of the celebrations. The entire central … Continue reading Tight security in Delhi ahead of R-Day

India committed to work with ASEAN nations: PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India was committed to work with ASEAN nations to enhance collaboration in the maritime domain. Mr Modi said, India shared the ASEAN vision for rule based societies and value of peace. Addressing the plenary session of the India-ASEAN commemorative summit in New Delhi this … Continue reading India committed to work with ASEAN nations: PM Modi

Public has right to know, press most powerful watchdog: Bombay HC

Scraps trial court gag order AMN/ MUMBAI The court’s decision comes a day after it had asked whether the trial court that passed an order restraining the media from reporting proceedings in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case had the powers to do so. The Bombay High Court Wednesday quashed and set aside a … Continue reading Public has right to know, press most powerful watchdog: Bombay HC