Communal violence in UP: Situation tense in Kasganj: Buses set on fire

Kasganj (UP) Situation in Kasganj town continued to be tense on the second day following violence when a group of people burnt down two Government buses and ransacked couple of shops. The communal violence erupted on the Republic Day during Tiranga yatra in which a youth was killed and several others were injured. Groups of … Continue reading Communal violence in UP: Situation tense in Kasganj: Buses set on fire

‘Padmaavat’ earns Rs 50 cr in two days

New Delhi Continuing its strong run at the box office in India notwithstanding the protests which have marred its release in many states, Sanjay Leela bhansali’s ‘Padmaavat ‘ has earned a whopping Rs 30 cr at the box office in India on its second day on Friday, taking its total earnings in two days to … Continue reading ‘Padmaavat’ earns Rs 50 cr in two days

Controversy created by Congress unwarranted: BJP on Rahul’s seating row

AMN / NEW DELHI BJP today hit out at the Congress for accusing the government for allotting a seat for Mr Rahul Gandhi in the sixth row during the Republic Day Parade yesterday. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, BJP spokesperson GVL Narsimha Rao said, the Congress President was given the seat as per the … Continue reading Controversy created by Congress unwarranted: BJP on Rahul’s seating row

Afghanistan: 40 Killed, 140 wounded as massive blast rocks Kabul

WEB DESK At least 40 people were killed and 140 others wounded today when a heavy bomb explosion occurred near the Jamuriat Hospital in Kabul, officials, reports Pajhwok Afghan news. Nasrat Rahimi, Interior Ministry spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the explosion took place at a police checkpoint near the ministry’s old building, police headquarters and … Continue reading Afghanistan: 40 Killed, 140 wounded as massive blast rocks Kabul

Grow crops that are profitable: Nitin Gadkari to farmers

AMN /RAIPUR Union Minister Nitin Gadkari today asked farmers to grow crops which are profitable and use the latest techniques to boost farm yields and income. The Road Transport and Highways Minister Gadkari was addressing farmers at the ongoing ‘National Agriculture Fair’ in Raipur this evening. He said India is now self-reliant as far as … Continue reading Grow crops that are profitable: Nitin Gadkari to farmers

India to host informal WTO Ministerial gathering in March

AMN Trade ministers from various countries including Australia, Japan and Switzerland met today for an informal WTO ministerial gathering in Davos to discuss the way forward for the global trade organisation, with India offering to host another such meeting in March. The meeting, also attended by the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, was held on … Continue reading India to host informal WTO Ministerial gathering in March

Afghanistan: 95 killed, over 150 wounded in Kabul bombing

Photo -Pajhwok KABUL At least 95 people were killed and 150 others wounded when a powerful suicide blast in the Afghan capital on Saturday, officials said. Most of the casualties are civilians. Baryali Helali, head of Afghanistan Government Media and Information Center (GMIC), talking to a press conference here, said the bodies of the 63 … Continue reading Afghanistan: 95 killed, over 150 wounded in Kabul bombing

Govt aim is to ease doing business in India: Jaitely

AMN / NEW DELHI   Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today reiterated that the government aims to provide an easy environment for doing business in India. He was addressing a function to mark the International Customs Day in New Delhi today. Mr Jaitley urged the officers of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) … Continue reading Govt aim is to ease doing business in India: Jaitely

Govt allows Small Banks, Payments Banks to offer Atal Yojana

AMN / NEW DELHI Government has allowed Small Finance Banks and Payments Banks to offer Atal Pension Yojana (APY). Finance Ministry in a statement said, 10 Small Finance Banks and 11 Payment Banks have got license from Reserve Bank of India to start banking operations in the country. The Banks include Ujjivan Small Finance Bank, … Continue reading Govt allows Small Banks, Payments Banks to offer Atal Yojana

India’s biggest strength to take it forward is its unity: PM Modi

AMN Prime Minister Naredra Modi has said, India’s biggest strength to take it forward is its unity. Mr Modi said this today while interacting with NCC cadets and participants of the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi’s Teen Murti Bhawan. He said, India is an ever changing society and those who are not chained to … Continue reading India’s biggest strength to take it forward is its unity: PM Modi