Govt officials should be given a work-friendly environment: Jitendra Singh

AMN Minister of State in PMO Jitendra Singh today said government officials should be given a work-friendly environment. Talking to media after meeting a delegation of IAS association in Delhi, Dr Singh said the government should be able to get the best out of officers. He said an enabling environment must be provided so that … Continue reading Govt officials should be given a work-friendly environment: Jitendra Singh

Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23

AMN / NEW DELHI Biennial elections to 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states will be held on March 23.  Releasing the schedule here on Friday, the Election Commission said the notification for the same will be issued on March 5. The term of the members representing these seats is going to expire in April-May … Continue reading Elections for 58 Rajya Sabha seats in 16 states on March 23

SC seeks Delhi Police’s reply on SIT probe into Sunanda Pushkar’s death

AMN Supreme Court today sought the response from Delhi Police on a plea filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking a SIT probe into the death of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and AM Khanwilkar issued a notice to the police on Swamy’s plea, leaving open the … Continue reading SC seeks Delhi Police’s reply on SIT probe into Sunanda Pushkar’s death

Only motorbikes, with adequate safety features for pillion riders will be allowed on roads: SC

New Delhi The Supreme Court on Friday ruled that only motorbikes equipped with adequate safety features for pillion riders will be allowed on the roads. The verdict can help drastically reduce accidents and was expected to impact the sales of millions of motorbikes in India. A division bench, headed by Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, dismissed … Continue reading Only motorbikes, with adequate safety features for pillion riders will be allowed on roads: SC

Delhi CS assault case: Bail plea of AAP MLAs rejected

AMN / New Delhi Metropolitan Magistrate Shefali Barnala Tondon on Friday dismissed the bail application of Aam Aadmi Party MLAs Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal, who were arrested on the allegation of assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash. It was alleged that the two AAP lawmakers assaulted Mr Prakash at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence … Continue reading Delhi CS assault case: Bail plea of AAP MLAs rejected

India successfully test fires ‘Dhanush’ missile

The indigenously developed successfully test fires ‘Dhanush’ missile missile ‘Dhanush’ has been successfully test-fired from Paradeep Port of Odisha this morning. This is a naval version of Prithvi-II (pronounce two) missile with a capacity of hitting the target within 350 kilometres with 500 kilograms payload. This was test fired by Naval Strategic Command from a … Continue reading India successfully test fires ‘Dhanush’ missile

Delhi court grants CBI one-day transit remand for Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari

A Delhi court today granted the CBI one-day transit remand for Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari and his son Rahul to produce them before a Lucknow court in connection with a Rs 3,695-crore loan default case. The duo was produced before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal and the agency sought two-day transit remand from the … Continue reading Delhi court grants CBI one-day transit remand for Rotomac owner Vikram Kothari

ADB, India Sign $84 Million Loan to Improve Urban Services in Bhagalpur and Gaya

AMN / New Delhi The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $84 million (aprox Rs 550 crore) loan that will finance water supply improvements and expansion in Bhagalpur and Gaya towns in the state of Bihar. The tranche 2 loan is part of the $200 million multitranche financing facility … Continue reading ADB, India Sign $84 Million Loan to Improve Urban Services in Bhagalpur and Gaya

ADB, B.Grimm Power Expand Support for Renewable Energy in ASEAN

BANGKOK, THAILAND The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a loan equivalent of up with $235 million to B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited (B.Grimm Power), one of the largest power producers in Thailand, to develop and enhance renewable energy capacity in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). “The development of renewable … Continue reading ADB, B.Grimm Power Expand Support for Renewable Energy in ASEAN

India Canada ‘agree’ to fight terror menace

PM Modi and Trudeau meet AMN / New Delhi India and Canada today agreed to fight menace of terror jointely. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said terrorism posed a serious threat to both India and Canada and both the countries needed to work together to face the challenges of “terrorism and extremism”. Prime Minister said, “We … Continue reading India Canada ‘agree’ to fight terror menace