India is ‘still paying for the sins of Congress’: PM Modi

A Akhter / New Delhi Accusing the congress party of devoting its energies to “the interests of one family,” while neglecting the interests of the nation, prime minister Narendra Modi today said that India is “still paying for the sins of the Congress.” He said that the country has been suffering due to the “wrong” … Continue reading India is ‘still paying for the sins of Congress’: PM Modi

Krishna Kumari to become first Hindu Senator of Pakistan

AMN / KARACHI Krishna Kumari, a young lady from Kohli tribe (SC) in Sindh is all set to become first Hindu woman to be elected to the Pakistan’s Senate, the upper House of parliament. Pakistan People’s Party, PPP has nominated Kumari, from Thar to contest a general seat for the upcoming Senate election to be … Continue reading Krishna Kumari to become first Hindu Senator of Pakistan

RBI keeps repo rates unchanged in final bi-monthly monetary policy

MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday maintained status quo on the policy rates, but raised red flags about potential steep spike in prices, fiscal profligacy and the likely fallout of volatility in global financial markets. Repo rate, the rate at which the central bank lends to banks, is kept at 6 per cent, … Continue reading RBI keeps repo rates unchanged in final bi-monthly monetary policy

PM नरेंद्र मोदी की पत्नी जसोदाबेन कार एक्सीडेंट में बाल बाल बची, एक रिश्तेदार की मौत

PM नरेंद्र मोदी की पत्नी जसोदाबेन कार एक्सीडेंट में बाल बाल बची, एक रिश्तेदार की मौत   प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी की पत्नी जसोदाबेन बुधवार को एक सड़क दुर्घटना में बाल बाल बच गयीं। वह राजस्थान के कोटा में आयोजित एक शादी में शामिल होने के बाद वापस गुजरात लौट रही थीं। हादसा चित्तौड़गढ़ के … Continue reading PM नरेंद्र मोदी की पत्नी जसोदाबेन कार एक्सीडेंट में बाल बाल बची, एक रिश्तेदार की मौत

PM Modi’s Wife Jashodaben escaped unhurt in a road accident in Rajasthan

  AMN / Chittor (RAJASTHAN)  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wife Jashodaben had a narrow escape when an Innova car she was travelling in, rammed a truck near Chittor, Rajasthan today. “Jasodaben is okay. She’s (in) comfort. She is getting primary health check-up done,” said Suresh Khatik, the sub divisional magistrate of Chittorgarh, reports NDTV. The … Continue reading PM Modi’s Wife Jashodaben escaped unhurt in a road accident in Rajasthan

Govt doubles import duty on sugar to 100%, hikes chana to 40%

AMN / NEW DELHI The government has doubled import duty on sugar to 100 per cent and raised duty on chana to 40 per cent to protect domestic farmers. At present, customs duty or import tax on sugar is 50 per cent and on chana is 30 per cent. Central Board of Excise and Customs … Continue reading Govt doubles import duty on sugar to 100%, hikes chana to 40%

Market Shock: Sell-off is due to weak global sentiment, say Govt

AMN / NEW DELHI Finance secretary Hasmukh Adhia said the sell-off in India’s equity markets is due to weak global sentiment and not because of the long-term capital gains tax (LTCG) announced in the budget. Addressing the post-budget session of PHD Chamber in New Delhi today, Mr Adhia said global meltdown in stock exchange came … Continue reading Market Shock: Sell-off is due to weak global sentiment, say Govt

RBI to announce bi-monthly monetary policy for 2017-18 today

Reserve Bank of India will announce its sixth and the final bi-monthly monetary policy for 2017-18 today. The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Urijit Patel began its meeting in Mumbai yesterday. All eyes will on RBI’s inflation estimates. Central Bank may toughen its warning against inflation. The policy statement is likely … Continue reading RBI to announce bi-monthly monetary policy for 2017-18 today

Maldives SC cancels its earlier decision to release opposition leaders

AMN / The Maldives Supreme Court has cancelled its earlier decision to release nine opposition leaders, hours after police had arrested chief justice and another judge. The court’s remaining three judges issued a statement saying the order has been revoked in light of the concerns raised by the president. The ruling to put Supreme court … Continue reading Maldives SC cancels its earlier decision to release opposition leaders

Indian market bleed amid global sentiment

Finance secretary Hasmukh Adhia said the sell-off in India’s equity markets is due to weak global sentiment and not because of the long-term capital gains tax (LTCG) announced in the budget. Addressing the post-budget session of PHD Chamber in New Delhi, Mr Adhia said global meltdown in stock exchange came at the very wrong time. … Continue reading Indian market bleed amid global sentiment