India, France strongly condemn terrorism

AMN / NEW DELHI India and France have reiterated their strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations including cross-border terrorism and terror-related incidents in France and India. In a joint statement after the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron, the two leaders also affirmed that terrorism cannot … Continue reading India, France strongly condemn terrorism

Deal with N Korea will be ‘very good one’: Donald Trump

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump Saturday said that a US-North Korea deal was very much in the making and would be a “very good one” for the world if and when completed, adding that the date and place for the negotiations would be fixed. A day after news broke about his accepting an invitation … Continue reading Deal with N Korea will be ‘very good one’: Donald Trump

It happened because I embraced Islam: Hadiya

Calicut (Kerala) Two days after the Supreme Court upheld her marriage with Shafin Jahan, Hadiya, earlier Akhila Ashokan today said that all this happened because she embraced Islam. “The Constitution gives all the freedom to choose their religion, which is a fundamental right of every citizen and all this happened because I embraced Islam,” said … Continue reading It happened because I embraced Islam: Hadiya

India, France sign agreements on Nuclear Energy, Defense

Our Correspondent / New Delhi India and France today exchanged 14 agreements in various fields of cooperation including Nuclear Energy, Defense and Environment. Speaking to the media Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, the reciprocal logistics support between the armed forces of India and France is the golden chapter in the defence history of the … Continue reading India, France sign agreements on Nuclear Energy, Defense

Had I been PM, I would have thrown demonetisation proposal into dustbin: Rahul

AMN/ Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) Congress president Rahul Gandhi today said that had he been prime minister he would have thrown the file proposing demonetisation of currency notes into dustbin. After addressing the Indian Diaspora here Rahul, in reply to a question as to how he would have handled demonetisation differently, said, ‘if I had been … Continue reading Had I been PM, I would have thrown demonetisation proposal into dustbin: Rahul

Manoj Bajpayee starrer “In the Shadows” to open IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Films in 12 languages, made by directors from all over the country including 11 female filmmakers, will be showcased in the 16th Annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) that will begin with Manoj Bajpayee-starrer “In the Shadows” and pay a tribute to Sridevi by screening Yash Chopra’s … Continue reading Manoj Bajpayee starrer “In the Shadows” to open IFFLA

INX money laundering case: Karti approaches SC

New Delhi In the INX media money laundering case, Karti Chidambaram, on Saturday filed a caveat in the Supreme Court not to give any ruling without hearing him if the Enforcement Directorate challenges a Delhi High Court’s interim order giving him protection from arrest till March 20, one of the juniors to lawyer Abhishek Manu … Continue reading INX money laundering case: Karti approaches SC

India slams Pakistan at UNHRC for harbouring Hafiz Saeed

AMN India has lambasted Pakistan for harbouring the ‘United Nations designated terrorists like Hafiz Saeed’. Responding to Islamabad’s bid to raise the Kashmir issue at the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, Second Secretary at the India’s UN Mission, Mini Devi Kumam said, in gross violation of a Council resolution, the UN-designated terrorists like … Continue reading India slams Pakistan at UNHRC for harbouring Hafiz Saeed

President Kovind to visit Mauritius and Madagascar

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a two-nation visit to Mauritius and Madagascar from tomorrow. Briefing media in New Delhi, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, Sanjay Panda said the President will be the Chief Guest at the main event to mark 50 years of Mauritius’ Independence. Four … Continue reading President Kovind to visit Mauritius and Madagascar

PM pitches for development of weaker districts

National Legislators Conference A AKHTER / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked legislators to focus on the development of weaker districts of India. Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the two day National Legislators Conference at the Central Hall of Parliament today, Mr Modi said, the government has identified 115 such districts which were … Continue reading PM pitches for development of weaker districts