Indian Navy sailboat, INSV Tarini Arrives in Cape Town, South Africa

AMN The Indian Navy’s second ocean going sailboat, INSV Tarini entered Cape Town in South Africa today during it’s maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had flagged off INSV Tarini from Goa on 10th September last year. The … Continue reading Indian Navy sailboat, INSV Tarini Arrives in Cape Town, South Africa

Ratan Tata inaugurates Naval Tata Hockey Academy

  Our Correspondent /  Jamshedpur Chairman, Tata Trusts, Ratan N. Tata today inaugurated Naval Tata Hockey Academy (NTHA) at Jamshedpur. The Academy would have a world-class high performance residential hockey training facility for 14-to-16 year-old boys. The Academy was inaugurated on Founder’s Day celebration.   Inaugurating the sports institution Ratan Tata said he was delighted … Continue reading Ratan Tata inaugurates Naval Tata Hockey Academy

India, Jordan need to work together to defeat terrorism: Prez Kovind

AMN / NEW DELHI President of India Ram Nath Kovind has said that terrorism is challenging the India and Jordan facing on a daily basis, therefore both countries need to work together to defeat it. Interacting with the King of Jordan Abdullah II Bin Al-Hussein at Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday, Mr Kovind said, the two countries … Continue reading India, Jordan need to work together to defeat terrorism: Prez Kovind

Stage set for counting of votes in Tripura, Meghalaya & Nagaland

AMN All preparations have been completed for counting of votes on Saturday for the Assembly elections in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland. Counting will begin at 8 in the morning. Tripura went to polls on the 18th of last month, while voting in Meghalaya and Nagaland was held on Tuesday.In Tripura, over 92 per cent voters … Continue reading Stage set for counting of votes in Tripura, Meghalaya & Nagaland

Vietnam President on 3 day visit to India

  AMN President of Vietnam, Tran Dai Quang is arriving in India this afternoon on a three-day visit. He will be accompanied by his wife Mrs Nguyen Thi Hien and an official delegation. Mr Quang will first visit Bodh Gaya before coming to Delhi in the evening. He will meet President Ram Nath Kovind tomorrow … Continue reading Vietnam President on 3 day visit to India

Nagaland: Re-polling conducted peacefully in 12 polling stations

KOHIMA Re-polling was conducted peacefully in 12 polling stations across the Nagaland today. According to State Chief Election Officer, 66.23 per cent was recorded. Re-polling was held in these polling stations on grounds of violence and misconduct reported in on Tuesday’s polling for the State Assembly. Meanwhile, fresh polling was also held at Ladigarh polling … Continue reading Nagaland: Re-polling conducted peacefully in 12 polling stations

US court grants interim stay on debt collection from Firestar

WEB DESK A US court has passed an interim order that prevents creditors from collecting debt from Nirav MoAdi-owned Firestar Diamond Inc. after it filed for bankruptcy. Nirav Modi, who is being investigated by multiple probe agencies for allegedly cheated the Punjab National Bank to the tune of around 12,000 crore rupees, has a majority … Continue reading US court grants interim stay on debt collection from Firestar

2 army jawans, civilian injured in Pakistani firing along LoC

AMN Two Army jawans and a civilian were injured in firing and heavy mortar shelling by Pakistani troops targeting civilian areas along the LoC, including in Poonch district and Nowshera town in Rajouri today. The Pakistan Army had fired and shelled forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Sunderbani, Nowshera and Khour sectors … Continue reading 2 army jawans, civilian injured in Pakistani firing along LoC

Public sector banks to consolidate 35 overseas operations

    The government has asked Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to consolidate 35 overseas operations. Financial Services Secretary Rajiv Kumar said in a tweet that 69 overseas operations have also been identified for further examination. Expressing government’s commitment to clean and responsible banking, Mr Kumar said, the overseas operations of the state-owned banks will be … Continue reading Public sector banks to consolidate 35 overseas operations

India’s position on Dalai Lama clear, consistent: MEA

AMN / NEW DELHI India today said, its position on the Dalai Lama is clear and consistent. Replying to a media query, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, the Dalai Lama is a revered religious leader and is deeply respected by the people of India. Mr Kumar said, the Dalai Lama has all freedom … Continue reading India’s position on Dalai Lama clear, consistent: MEA