Sri Lanka: Situation improves in violence-hit Kandy district

WEB DESK The situation in the violence-affected Kandy district has improved as no untoward incident has been reported since last night.The curfew was relaxed during daytime but will continue during the night. The Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority said, the situation was fast returning to normal and tourists could resume their travel plans to Kandy. … Continue reading Sri Lanka: Situation improves in violence-hit Kandy district

Rajnath reviews Visa schemes for foreigners

AMN / New Delhi Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the progress of schemes being implemented by the Foreigners Division of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) with a view to improve the efficiency and transparency of various services being provided to Indian and foreign nationals. The Home Minister was appraised of the fact … Continue reading Rajnath reviews Visa schemes for foreigners

CBI Moves SC Challenging Clean Chit To Aarushi Talwar’s Parents

NEW DELHI: Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI has told the Supreme Court that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been wrongly cleared of charges of murdering their teen daughter Aarushi and domestic help. In its appeal, CBI said that the court’s clean chit to the Talwars were guilty was wrong on “many counts”. The dentist couple … Continue reading CBI Moves SC Challenging Clean Chit To Aarushi Talwar’s Parents

Supreme Court restores Hadiya-Shafin Marriage

Our Correspondent / New Delhi On the International Women Day Akhila Ashokan aka Hadiya got major reprieve from Supreme Court as her marriage is restored by the apex court today. SC set aside Kerala High Court order. Her marriage with Shafin Jahan cannot be annulled. However, NIA may probe if it finds any evidence of … Continue reading Supreme Court restores Hadiya-Shafin Marriage

TDP Ministers submit resignations to PM

AMN Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Minister of State for Science and Technology Y S Chowdary have submitted their resignations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this evening. The two TDP leaders today met the Prime Minister at his residence in New Delhi and submitted their resignations. Later talking to reporters, Ashok Gajapathi Raju … Continue reading TDP Ministers submit resignations to PM

“No woman should die of heart disease”

  Our Correspondent / New Delhi “No woman should die of heart disease just because she cannot afford treatment, or it is ignored,” said doctors at a press conference on eve of International Women’s Day here today. They said that in last two decades India have seen a steady rise in incidences of heart attack … Continue reading “No woman should die of heart disease”

President gives away Nari Shakti Award to 29 women

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस के अवसर पर मैं सभी महिलाओं को अपनी शुभकामनाएँ देता हूँ। यह पुरस्कार केवल आपके लिए गौरव का विषय नहीं है, बल्कि आपके साहस ने हम सब को गर्व से सिर ऊंचा करने का सुअवसर दिया है। आपने देश की गरिमा बढ़ाई है — राष्ट्रपति कोविन्द pic.twitter.com/I3n6xglEbT — President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) … Continue reading President gives away Nari Shakti Award to 29 women

Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as Nagaland CM

People’s Democratic Alliance, PDA’s leader Niephui Rio has been sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Nagaland today while State BJP Legislatures leader Y. Patton has been appointed as Deputy Chief Minister. Nagaland Governor PB Acharya administered the Oath of office and Secrecy to Rio and 10 of his Cabinet Ministers apart from Deputy Chief … Continue reading Neiphiu Rio sworn-in as Nagaland CM

Two BJP ministers resign from Andhra Pradesh Cabinet

In the wake of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu’s announcement that two TDP ministers will resign from Union cabinet today, two BJP ministers in the AP state cabinet, Dr Kamineni Srinivasa Rao and Pydikondala Manikyala Rao have tendered their resignation. Addressing the Assembly yesterday, the Chief Minister accused the centre of step-motherly treatment … Continue reading Two BJP ministers resign from Andhra Pradesh Cabinet

Women in India are now more empowered: I&B Minister Smriti Irani

AMN Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani today said women in India are now more empowered. Speaking at the inauguration of Stree Swabhiman-a CSC initiative propelled by women entrepreneurs for promoting women’s health and hygiene on the occasion of International Women’s Day in New Delhi, Ms Irani said, today women feel more comfortable to discuss … Continue reading Women in India are now more empowered: I&B Minister Smriti Irani