Bangladesh court grants bail to former PM Khaleda Zia

A Bangladeshi Court today granted bail to former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia who was jailed last month for five years in a graft case. Zia is a two-term Prime Minister whose bitter rivalry with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has defined Bangladeshi politics for years. Their feud hangs over the run-up to a December election with … Continue reading Bangladesh court grants bail to former PM Khaleda Zia

Govt ready for discussions on all issues including PNB scam: Ananth Kumar

A AKHTER UNION Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar on Monday reiterated that the government is ready for discussions on all issues including the Punjab National Bank scam in Parliament. Talking to media outside Parliament, he said the Congress should take part in the discussion and should not stall proceedings. He said, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi … Continue reading Govt ready for discussions on all issues including PNB scam: Ananth Kumar

Death toll 49 in US-Bangla plane crash at Kathmandu

AMN / Kathmandu Death toll have gone up to 49 in a US-Bangla airlines plane crashed at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Monday afternoon, Nepal Police said. There were 71 people including four crew members on board the 78-seater Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 aircraft that took off from Dhaka, Bangladesh. The plane crashed … Continue reading Death toll 49 in US-Bangla plane crash at Kathmandu

7 company directors booked for defrauding of nearly Rs 300 cr

Gurugram Cases have been registered against seven directors of different companies for duping thousands of persons across the country of nearly Rs 300 crore while one person has been arrested in this connection, police said on Monday. Chairmen of Shree Ram Real Estate, Business Solution Ltd, Ananya Group of Companies, Herbal Fleet, Sai Ram Buildtech, … Continue reading 7 company directors booked for defrauding of nearly Rs 300 cr

Maha Govt accepts some demands of farmers

AMN/ MUMBAI Maharashtra Government today accepted the various demands of the farmers after a detailed discussion with the representatives of the All India Kisan Sabha, AIKS. The written assurance was given by the state government to resolve the various issues. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis appreciated peaceful and disciplined march of farmers and reiterated his government’s … Continue reading Maha Govt accepts some demands of farmers

NIA raids Srinagar jail, seizes mobile phones

Srinagar A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team today raided the Srinagar Central Jail and seized a Pakistani flag, mobile phones and jehadi literature, police sources said. Twenty NIA officials assisted by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and National Security Guards carried out the searches. “Some mobile phones, SIM cards, iPods, … Continue reading NIA raids Srinagar jail, seizes mobile phones

India offers $100 million credit to Mauritius for defence procurement

AMN / During the visit of President Ram Nath Kovind, India today offered a 100 million dollar Line of Credit, LoC, to Mauritius for defence procurement to help its security capacity. India also agreed to sell a Multi-Purpose Offshore Petrol Vessel to the island nation, which will be financed through the LoC announced today. It … Continue reading India offers $100 million credit to Mauritius for defence procurement

ISSF World Cup: India’s Akhil Sheoran wins gold medal in men’s 50 metre rifle

India’s Akhil Sheoran has clinched the gold medal in men’s 50 metre rifle 3 position at the ISSF World Cup in Mexico. In the event being held at Guadalajara, Sheoran shot 455.6 in the final on Sunday to pip Austria’s Bernhard Pickl to second place with 452. Sheoran’s gold was India’s fourth of the competition … Continue reading ISSF World Cup: India’s Akhil Sheoran wins gold medal in men’s 50 metre rifle

Women’s Cricket: Australia beat India by eight wickets in 1st ODI

In Cricket, Australia women defeated India by 8 wickets in the first One-Day International of the three-match series in Vadodara. Batting first, India set a victory target of 201 runs. The visitors achieved the target losing only 2 wickets. Nicole Boltan who scored a 100 was declared player of the match. The series is a … Continue reading Women’s Cricket: Australia beat India by eight wickets in 1st ODI

T20 Tri-series: India win toss, opt to field against Sri Lanka

In the Nidahas Trophy T20 Tri-series Cricket at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today, India has won the toss and elected to field against Sri Lanka. The toss was delayed due to rain. The tournament is currently evenly poised as all the three teams have won a game each from two outings but Sri … Continue reading T20 Tri-series: India win toss, opt to field against Sri Lanka