97 killed in Pak’s ceasefire violations in 3 years: J&K CM

AMN / JAMMU Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Monday informed that Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire agreement with India 834 times on the international border and the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir in three years, which claimed 97 lives and injuring 383 others. In reply to a written question by a ruling Peoples Democratic … Continue reading 97 killed in Pak’s ceasefire violations in 3 years: J&K CM

Fact-finding team questions police role in Kasganj violence

Fears many more such incidents in near future AMN / NEW DELHI A fact finding team that visited violence-hit Kasganj in Uttar Pradesh has raised serious questions over the role of state police in the communal riots. The report that was released here today also expressed concern over the silence of political parties into the … Continue reading Fact-finding team questions police role in Kasganj violence

Rajya Sabha takes up discussion on the motion of thanks to the President

Ghulam Nabi Azad accused NDA government of repackaging UPA schemes Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Rajya Sabha today began the discussion on the motion of thanks to President Ram Nath Kovind for his address to joint sitting of both the Houses. Moving the motion in the House, Amit Shah of BJP appealed to all … Continue reading Rajya Sabha takes up discussion on the motion of thanks to the President

Sushma Swaraj on 3 days visit to Saudi Arabia

AMN / NEW DELHI INDIA’S External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will embark on a three-day visit to Saudi Arabia starting from February 6th. According to the Ministry of External Affairs she wil be there till February 8th. During the visit, Mrs Swaraj will be leading the Indian delegation for the inauguration of the prestigious National … Continue reading Sushma Swaraj on 3 days visit to Saudi Arabia

Khelo India: Odisha, Punjab, UP, Chandigarh in semi finals of Boys hockey

AMN / New Delhi Title contenders Odisha and Punjab chalked out easy victories over Delhi (5-1) and Karnataka (7-1) respectively to move into the semi finals of the Boys hockey competition in Khelo India School Games at Dhyan Chand National Staium,New Delhi on Monday. Completing the last four line up were Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh … Continue reading Khelo India: Odisha, Punjab, UP, Chandigarh in semi finals of Boys hockey

Guru Jairaj keeps low profile but shapes talented Srihari Nataraj’s destiny

H S BEDI / New Delhi Swimming coach AC Jairaj kept a low profile while his wonderfully talented trainee, Srihari Nataraj, stamped his presence on the inaugural Khelo India School Games with a six gold and one silver medal-haul at the iconic Dr Shyama Prasad Mookherjee Swimming Complex here. The profile was in stark contrast … Continue reading Guru Jairaj keeps low profile but shapes talented Srihari Nataraj’s destiny

SC warns Khap, says them not to become self-appointed conscience keepers

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today warned Khaps not to become self-appointed conscience keepers. The apex court also asked the Centre and petitioners to come up with effective suggestions in connection with the protection of the couples in Khap Panchayat matters. The apex court said it was contemplating appointing a high-level police … Continue reading SC warns Khap, says them not to become self-appointed conscience keepers

Nawaz Sharif hopes to become PM again

AMN / Peshawar The debate over Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification from the post of Prime Minister is not yet over as the former PM misses no opportunity to hit back at the Apex court who barred him from the PMs post. According to a report published in Dawn, the former PM in his public rally in … Continue reading Nawaz Sharif hopes to become PM again

Rajya Sabha adjourned over “fake’ encounters in UP

Our Correspondent /New Delhi The Rajya Sabha was adjourned today till 1400 hrs after Opposition created uproar over “fake’ encounters in Uttar Pradesh and ongoing sealing drive in the National Capital. After the laying of papers, when the Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu called for the Zero Hour, Naresh Agrawal of the Samajwadi Party raised the … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned over “fake’ encounters in UP

J&K: 4 soldiers including a Captain killed in Pak shelling

AMN / Jammu An Army Captain and three soldiers were martyred and five persons including three jawans were injured in heavy mortar shelling by Pakistan army along the Line of Control in the twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri yesterday in which Pakistani troops also used missiles. This was for the second time in … Continue reading J&K: 4 soldiers including a Captain killed in Pak shelling