PM Modi gets warm welcome in Palestine, 6 agreements signed

AMN /Ramallah Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today received warm welcom as he arrived here in the Palestinian capital today. Mr Modi reached Ramallah via helicopter from Jordanian capital Amman, becoming the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine. He laid wreath at the tomb of Yasser Arafat before visiting the legendary Palestinian leader’s museum … Continue reading PM Modi gets warm welcome in Palestine, 6 agreements signed

North Korea’s Kim Jong invites S Korea’s Prez to Pyongyang

Pyeongchang (South Korea) / agencies IN A RARE GESTURE, North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has invited South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in to Pyongyang. If it materlises, it would be the first summit in more than a decade between Korean leaders. Mr Moon said the Koreas should “make it happen” and encouraged the north to return … Continue reading North Korea’s Kim Jong invites S Korea’s Prez to Pyongyang

South Korean President holds talks with high-level delegation from N Korea

WEB DESK South Korean President Moon Jae-in held landmark talks with a high-level delegation from North Korea at the presidential palace in Seoul. The two sides held talks for about three hours today, the day after the delegation arrived in South Korea for the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The group includes Kim … Continue reading South Korean President holds talks with high-level delegation from N Korea

Trump signs budget agreement, ending US govt shutdown

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump has signed a sweeping bipartisan budget bill, ending a brief government shutdown and adding hundreds of billions of dollars in spending on domestic programs, disaster aid and the military. Trump signed the measure without fanfare after it received final congressional approval in the early hours yesterday. The House of … Continue reading Trump signs budget agreement, ending US govt shutdown

Rajnath speaks to J&K police chief on Jammu attack

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to chief of Jammu and Kashmir Police regarding the terrorist attack on Army camp in Jammu. DG SP Vaid apprised the Minister of the situation arising out of the terror attack. In a tweet, Home Ministry said that Mr Singh sought details from the police chief on the incident. … Continue reading Rajnath speaks to J&K police chief on Jammu attack

Direct tax collection grows Rs 6.95 lakh crore

AMN   The government’s direct tax collection has grown 6.95 lakh crore rupees during the April-January period of the current fiscal, a growth of 19.3 per cent over the year-ago period. The net collections for Corporate Income Tax, CIT, showed a growth of 19.2 per cent and for Personal Income Tax, PIT, at 18.6 per … Continue reading Direct tax collection grows Rs 6.95 lakh crore

AIMPLB rejects possibility any settlement on Babri Masjid land

AMN / HYDERBAD The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has rejected the possibility of any kind of settlement on the land which dedicated to the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya. The apex body of Indian Muslims passed a resolution in its executive committee meeting held in Hyderabad, stating such a move will violate the … Continue reading AIMPLB rejects possibility any settlement on Babri Masjid land

EC announces bypoll schedule for Gorakhpur, Phulpur seats

Election Commission Friday  announced by-polls to Parliamentary Constituencies of Gorakhpur and Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh and Araria in Bihar. The Commission also announced by polls to Bhabua and Jehanabad assembly constituencies in Bihar. Notification for the polls will be issued on 13th of this month and polling will take place on 11th of next month. … Continue reading EC announces bypoll schedule for Gorakhpur, Phulpur seats

Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra visits LOC in J&K to review situation

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra reached Srinagar today to take review of the overall security situation in the Kashmir Valley. Defence spokesman told media that Mr Mitra visited forward areas along the Line of Control where he was briefed on the prevailing security situation and also interacted with the commanders and … Continue reading Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra visits LOC in J&K to review situation

Sri Lanka to release of 113 Indian fishermen

AMN / Sri Lankan Government has decided for release of 113 Indian fishermen arrested in recent months on charges of fishing in its territorial waters. Three of the fishermen were released yesterday and repatriated back urgently due to death of a close relative. The rest of them are likely to be released from prison on … Continue reading Sri Lanka to release of 113 Indian fishermen