Meghalaya also goes to NDA, Conard Sangma to be CM

Our Correspondent / Shillong National People’s Party NPP leader Conrod Sangma will be the next Chief Minister of Meghalaya. NPP is a partner of national Democratic alliance NDA. Union minister and senior BJP leader K J Alphons informed media here today that the Governor has invited Mr Sangma to take oath day Tuesday. The Oath … Continue reading Meghalaya also goes to NDA, Conard Sangma to be CM

UP: Campaign gain momentum for by polls, BSP backs SP

AMN With barely a week is left for voting for the crucial by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, political parties are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that they emerge victorious in the Lok Sabha bypolls which are being viewed as a rehearsal for the 2019 general elections. The ruling BJP, … Continue reading UP: Campaign gain momentum for by polls, BSP backs SP

NDPP-BJP alliance stake claim to form govt in Nagaland

KOHIMA NDPP-BJP alliance Chief Ministerial candidate Neiphui Rio today staked claim to form the government in Nagaland. In this regard, Mr Rio called on the Governor of Nagaland, PB Acharaya at Raj Bhavan in Kohima, and handed over the letter of support from BJP, JD(U) and Independent legislators. A press release issued by the Office … Continue reading NDPP-BJP alliance stake claim to form govt in Nagaland

Disability rights activist Javed Abidi passes away

AMN / NEW DELHI India’s most prominent Disability rights activist Javed Abidi passed away today after brief illness. He was 53. He passed away around 1.30 p.m, a friend of Abidi said, adding that he had been ailing for the past few days. “Javed was having a breathing problem for past a few weeks due … Continue reading Disability rights activist Javed Abidi passes away

Tripura Guv for probe into abduction, murder of RSS leaders

New Delhi   Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy on Sunday paid tributes to former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionaries who were kidnapped and killed by extremists and said he will ask the new BJP-led government to find the “remains” of those eliminated. He mentioned senior RSS functionaries like Shyamalkanti Sengupta, Sudhamoy Dutt, Dinendra Dey and Shubhankar … Continue reading Tripura Guv for probe into abduction, murder of RSS leaders

NAGALAND: Rio meets Governor, stake claim for Govt formation

AMN / Kohima The NDPP-BJP alliance on Sunday met Nagaland Governor P B Acharya and staked claim to form the next government in the state. Senior BJP leader Ram Madhav, accompanied by NDPP’s Chief Ministerial face Neiphiu Rio, met the Governor at Raj Bhavan here as the alliance has inched ahead in terms of managing … Continue reading NAGALAND: Rio meets Governor, stake claim for Govt formation

DefExpo 2018–to project ‘India as emerging Defence manufacturing Hub’

    DefExpo 2018 will, for the first time, project India’s Defence manufacturing capabilities to the world. This is reflected in the tagline for the Expo, which is ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’. DefExpo 2018 will brand India as a defence exporter of several defence systems and components for all three Services – Army, … Continue reading DefExpo 2018–to project ‘India as emerging Defence manufacturing Hub’

Indian grapplers win two bronze medals in Asian Wrestling Championships

AMN Indian grapplers bagged two Bronze medals on the penultimate day of the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, today. The medals came through defending champion Bajrang Punia in men’s 65kg freestyle, and Vinod Kumar Omprakash in the men’s 70kg freestyle. The two medals have taken India’s tally to eight. The medal haul includes … Continue reading Indian grapplers win two bronze medals in Asian Wrestling Championships

7 killed in Jharkhand road mishap

AMN / RANCHI Seven people have been killed and as many injured after a speeding car ran over them in West Singhbhum district, a police officer said. The accident took place last evening near the Baroda bridge under the Chakradharpur police station. Sub-Divisional Police Officer Sakaldeo Ram said that the car’s driver lost control of … Continue reading 7 killed in Jharkhand road mishap

ISFF World Cup: Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi clinches gold; Jitu Rai bags bronze in Air Pistol

AMN Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi clinched gold with a world record score while Jitu Rai grabbed bronze in 10m air pistol men’s final in the ISSF World Cup at Guadalajara in Mexico on Saturday. Striking a score of 242.3, Meerut-based Shahzar made sure that he gave India a taste of gold and kept his cool … Continue reading ISFF World Cup: Indian shooter Shahzar Rizvi clinches gold; Jitu Rai bags bronze in Air Pistol