Delhi Police questions 25 people in CBSE paper leak case

  AMN / NEW DELHI Delhi Police has questioned 25 people, including 18 students, in connection with the CBSE question paper leak case. However, no person has been arrested so far in the case. Briefing reporters, Special CP, Crime, R P Upadhyay said, two cases have been registered and a SIT is probing the matter … Continue reading Delhi Police questions 25 people in CBSE paper leak case

Shekhar Kapur to chair central panel of Film Awards

AMN Veteran film maker, director Shekhar Kapur has been appointed as chairman of the central panel of the 65th National Film Awards. Mr Kapur is known for his work in Hindi cinema and International cinema. The central panel comprises a chairperson and 10 other members, including five regional chairpersons who head the respective regional panels. … Continue reading Shekhar Kapur to chair central panel of Film Awards

BJP accuses Kapil Sibal of being involved in a land deal

Kapil Sibal hits back over BJP’s ‘land scam’ allegations OUR CORRESPONDENT/NEW DELHI BJP today accused Congress leader Kapil Sibal of being involved in alleged irregularities in a land deal. Briefing medai here, senior party leader and Union Minister Smriti Irani, while citing media reports, alleged that Mr Sibal purchased land from a person who was … Continue reading BJP accuses Kapil Sibal of being involved in a land deal

Govt allocates Rs 6,600 crore for higher education loan

AMN / NEW DELHI Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved continuation of the Credit Guarantee Fund for Education Loans Scheme and continuation and modification of Central Sector Interest Subsidy Scheme with a financial outlay of 6,600 crore rupees from 2017-18 to 2019-20. The scheme will cover loans for pursuing professional and technical courses … Continue reading Govt allocates Rs 6,600 crore for higher education loan

India launches GSAT-6A communication satellite

AMN India today successfully launched GSAT-6A communication satellite from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre, in Sriharikota, about 110 kilometres from Chennai. It was launched at the scheduled time of 4.56 PM from the second launch pad of the Centre. The countdown had begun at 1:56 PM yesterday. The GSLV-MkII rocket set the satellite in a geosynchronous … Continue reading India launches GSAT-6A communication satellite

Govt revises Dealer’s Margin for sale of Urea

Now it is Rs 354 per MT for both private & institutional agencies AMN / NEW DELHI The government has approved the revision of Dealer’s Margin to rupees 354 per metric tonne to be paid uniformly for the sale of Urea. The revised rate will be effective from 1st April 2018. This dealer margin will … Continue reading Govt revises Dealer’s Margin for sale of Urea

PM displeased over CBSE paper leak: Javadekar

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Human Resource Development Minister, Prakash Javadekar has said that Prime Minister has taken seriuos note of CBSE paper leak case and asserted that the culprits will be punished in the case. He said the police is on their job. He said his ministry has set up an internal inquiry over … Continue reading PM displeased over CBSE paper leak: Javadekar

Centre approves Rs 4,500 crore for development in North-East

Our Correspondent /NEW DELHI UNION Cabinet last evening approved Schemes of North Eastern Council (NEC) including continuation of existing Schemes. It will boost the development projects in North-East. Four thousand 500 crore rupees have been approved for the scheme for three years upto March, 2020. The Scheme of NEC – Special Development Project will be … Continue reading Centre approves Rs 4,500 crore for development in North-East

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey to be screened at Cannes

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi The Cannes Film Festival attendees this year are in for more than a special treat this year, as “2001: A Space Odyssey” will get screened in the Cannes Classics section commemorating the Golden Jubilee of the Stanley Kubrick-directed cult science-fiction film. The screening on May 12 will be introduced … Continue reading Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey to be screened at Cannes