Palestinians mourn killing of its citizen by Israeli soldiers

AMN Palestinians are observing a day of national mourning for at least 16 people killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border yesterday. Hundreds more were injured as Palestinians began a wave of protests, demanding a right to return to former family homes in what is now Israel. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has … Continue reading Palestinians mourn killing of its citizen by Israeli soldiers

Better marketing will help doubling farmers’ income: VP

 AMN Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said, the combined efforts to improve productivity, strengthen allied sectors and better market interventions like e-NAM will help doubling farmers’ income by 2022. He was interacting with Agriculture researchers of ICAR in Hyderabad today who are working in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Quoting a study by agricultural education … Continue reading Better marketing will help doubling farmers’ income: VP

CBI grill ICICI bank officials in Videocon loan case

Our Correspondent The CBI has questioned and recorded the statements of few ICICI bank officials as part of a preliminary enquiry to find if any quid pro quo was involved in the bank issuing a 3,250 crore rupees loan to the Videocon Group in 2012. Agency officials said, they are also studying relevant documents of … Continue reading CBI grill ICICI bank officials in Videocon loan case

UN chief for independent probe into killing of 16 Palestinians near Gaza

WEB DESK The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has called for an independent and transparent investigation after 16 Palestinians were killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers yesterday. Reaffirming the readiness of the world body to revitalise peace efforts, UN secretary general for political affairs, Taye-Brook Zerihoun said in New York that there is fear that the … Continue reading UN chief for independent probe into killing of 16 Palestinians near Gaza

Amit Shah’s claim of banning cow slaughter a poll gimmick: Karnataka minister

Says under BJP rule, has emerged as the second biggest exporter of cow meat behind Brazil and recorded a 14 per cent growth in beef exports. Our Correspondent / Bengaluru Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy has termed BJP President Amit Shah’s claim that his party would ban cow slaughter  if voted to power as an … Continue reading Amit Shah’s claim of banning cow slaughter a poll gimmick: Karnataka minister

9 killed in rain related incidents in Bihar, Andhra

AMN WEB DESK AT LEAST five people were killed in the hailstorm which lashed North-Eastern parts of Bihar. The hailstorm coupled with rain damaged crops in affected districts. Met department has forecast more thunderstorm over the next two days in several parts of the state. Four Pilgrims were killed and at least 30 injured when … Continue reading 9 killed in rain related incidents in Bihar, Andhra

Indo-Japan friendship has huge potential for growth: Shinzo Abe

AMN / TOKYO External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe here today. The Minister conveyed the greetings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to PM Abe. Mr Abe said that India Japan traditional friendship is characterised by heart-to-heart bonds and blessed with a huge potential for growth. MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar … Continue reading Indo-Japan friendship has huge potential for growth: Shinzo Abe

Malala visits hometown in Pakistan’s Swat Valley

So much joy seeing my family home, visiting friends and putting my feet on this soil again, says Noble laureate Malala after reaching home   AMN The youngest Nobel Peace laureate, Malala Yousafzai today arrived at her Swat Valley hometown in Pakistan for the first time after she was shot in the head by Taliban … Continue reading Malala visits hometown in Pakistan’s Swat Valley

UN appeals for support to tackle health needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

WEB DESK With relief agencies in Bangladesh struggling to assist more than a million vulnerable Rohingya refugees crowded into makeshift camps along the country’s south-east coast, the World Health Organization (WHO) has appealed for international support to help the cash strapped health sector scale up its response. “This is one of the biggest humanitarian crises … Continue reading UN appeals for support to tackle health needs of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

India receives first consignment of LNG from United States

AMN India’s first liquefied natural gas cargo from the United States landed at the Dabhol regasification terminal in Maharashtra yesterday. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan received the first-ever shipment of 1.2 lakh tonne LNG under the long-term contract of 20 years. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Pradhan Pradhan describing the arrival of the first shipment and … Continue reading India receives first consignment of LNG from United States