NO MORE TALKS ON BABRI MASJID PREMISES: CLARIFIES AIMPLB

Masoom Muradabadi / Hyderabad The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) today made it clear that there would be no more talks to settle the Babri Masjid–Ramjanbhoomi dispute. The clarification has come amid media reports that Salman Nadvi, a member of Board is engaged in an out of court settlement with Hindu Guru Ravishankar. … Continue reading NO MORE TALKS ON BABRI MASJID PREMISES: CLARIFIES AIMPLB

Trades ask Centre to come out with an ordinance to stop sealing in Delhi

Vinit Wahi The Confederation of All India Trades (CAIT) has asked the Union government to come out with an ordinance to stop the ongoing sealing in Delhi which has affected thousands of traders. Since the Supreme Court -appointed monitoring committee is going about conducting sealing in an arbitrary manner while crushing the democratic rights of … Continue reading Trades ask Centre to come out with an ordinance to stop sealing in Delhi

Opp parties meet President, ask for SIT probe into Justice Loya’s death

AMN / NEW DELHI Leaders of several Opposition parties, including Congress, CPI, CPI (M), NCP, DMK, AAP and TMC, today met President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan and raised the issue of alleged suspicious death of Justice B H Loya. Talking to media after the meeting, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said, the leaders conveyed … Continue reading Opp parties meet President, ask for SIT probe into Justice Loya’s death

Sahitya Akademi’s ‘Festival of Letters’ to focus on India’s Independence

Vinit Wahi / New Delhi With the theme ’70 Years of Indian Independence’, the Sahitya Akademi will be celebrating from its annual ‘Festival of Letters’ which contributes to enhancing prestige and attractiveness of the country’s language diversity, from February 12. The six-day-long festival will witness participation of more than 250 writers and scholars from different … Continue reading Sahitya Akademi’s ‘Festival of Letters’ to focus on India’s Independence

Lok Sabha adjourned to meet on March 5

The Lok Sabha was adjourned to meet on 5th of March for the second phase of the Budget Session. As soon as the House re-assembled at Noon after its first adjournment, members from Telugu Desam and YSR Congress parties again trooped into the well in support of their demand for Special Status to Andhra Pradesh. … Continue reading Lok Sabha adjourned to meet on March 5

PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked the BJP MPs to spread information about the schemes announced in the Union Budget 2018-19. Quoting Mr Modi, Parliamentary Affairs Minster Ananth Kumar said, Mr Modi termed the budget as a positive one. Mr Kumar was talking to media in New Delhi after the BJP … Continue reading PM asks BJP MPs to create awareness about schemes announced in Budget

PM Modi leaves on four-day visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi left on a four day three nation tour to Palestine, UAE and Oman from today. This is the first ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister to Palestine and Oman and second visit to UAE. In the first leg, Mr Modi will reach Palestinian city of Ramallah, … Continue reading PM Modi leaves on four-day visit to Palestine, UAE and Oman

SYRIA: 59 killed, 139 injured in govt air strikes on besieged rebel

WEB DESK At least 59 civilians, including 15 children are reported to have been killed and 139 injured in a new wave of Syrian government air strikes on a besieged rebel enclave near Damascus. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, on the fourth day of attacks against a rebel-held region yesterday, warplanes pounded … Continue reading SYRIA: 59 killed, 139 injured in govt air strikes on besieged rebel

N KOREA holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

  AMN / Seoul North Korea has held a military parade attended by leader Kim Jong-un, a day before the opening of the Winter Olympics in South Korea, a BBC News report said on Thursday. The North often boasts of its parades but reports of this surfaced afterwards with TV only airing delayed footage. This … Continue reading N KOREA holds military parade ahead of Winter Olympics

Saudi Arabia bans poultry imports from India over bird flu

Riyadh Saudi Arabia has temporarily banned imports of live birds, hatching eggs and chicks from India due to a highly pathogenic avian flu, the Saudi agriculture ministry said on Thursday. The ban was imposed following a warning issued by the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) which reported an outbreak of a highly contagious bird … Continue reading Saudi Arabia bans poultry imports from India over bird flu