World Problems can be solved by path shown by Lord Buddha: PM

Teachings of Lord Buddha shaped many nations: PM Modi     Andalib Akhter / AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that the teachings of Lord Buddha have shaped many nations. Inaugurating the ‘Buddha Jayanti 2018’ celebrations here, Mr. Modi said that the problems which are being faced at present can be … Continue reading World Problems can be solved by path shown by Lord Buddha: PM

Former IAF chief Idris Hasan Latif passes away

Latif was the IAF chief from September 1978 to August 1981, AMN / HYDERABAD Former chief of the Indian Air Force, IAF, Air Chief Marshal Idris Hassan Latif, passed away at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Monday. He was 94. Defence minister Seetharaman has condoled the death of Latif. In a tweet she said: … Continue reading Former IAF chief Idris Hasan Latif passes away

CBSC declares JEE Main Result 2018

NEW DELHI Central Board of Seconday Examination (CBSE),  announced results of  Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE Main) on Monday. A total of 10.74 lakh candidates appeared for the exam, with 2.3 lakh qualifying for the JEE-Advanced which is an entrance test for admission to IITs and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad. Suraj Krishna Bhogi … Continue reading CBSC declares JEE Main Result 2018

Australia trying to convince India for day-night Test in Adelaide

Cricket Australia is trying to convince India to begin their four-match Test series of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy with a day-night game at Adelaide from December 6 to 10. While releasing Australia’s international playing schedule today, Cricket Australia Chief Executive Officer James Sutherland said, his Board is in discussions with the BCCI to convince them to … Continue reading Australia trying to convince India for day-night Test in Adelaide

Former AIFF President P P Lakshaman passes away

AMN Former President of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and ex-member of the Appeals committee of FIFA, P P Lakshmanan passed away at Kannur in Kerala early today after a brief illness. He was 83. Lakshmanan was the first Indian to be chosen as the member of FIFA’s appeal committee. He was an eminent … Continue reading Former AIFF President P P Lakshaman passes away

Tripura govt refer 74 cases on chit fund scams

AMN /AGARATALA The BJP-IPFT government in Tripura has referred 74 cases on chit fund scams, running into hundreds of crores, to the CBI. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb told reporters today in Agartala, that the 74 cases, till now being investigated by a Special Investigation Team (SIT), have been referred to the Central probe agency. … Continue reading Tripura govt refer 74 cases on chit fund scams

Portals of Badrinath shrine thrown open for devotees

  The Portals of Badrinath shrine in Uttarakhand was thrown open to devotees early this morning. The Shrine was closed for winters on 20th of November last year. The hallowed Portals of Badree Nath Dham situated in the foothills of Central Himalayas has been opened early morning today. Chief Priest of the Temple accompanied by … Continue reading Portals of Badrinath shrine thrown open for devotees

11 dead due to lighting in Bihar

AMN / PATNA At least 11 people died and eight injured after lightning struck them at different districts of Bihar over 24 hours. Casualties have been reported from Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, Supaul, Bhagalpur, Madhepura and Purnia districts of the state. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has express grief over the death and asked the officials to ensure … Continue reading 11 dead due to lighting in Bihar

Heat wave continues to sweep Rajasthan

AMN There is no respite from heat wave sweeping Rajasthan the state for the fourth consecutive day today. Most of the places in western, northern and south-eastern districts witnessed a rise in minimum and maximum temperatures. Bundi remained the hottest place in the state, recording maximum temperature of 46 degrees Celsius. The sharp heat has … Continue reading Heat wave continues to sweep Rajasthan

J&K: 2 Hizbul terrorists killed in gunfight with security forces

AMN Two Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists including a top commander were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Drabgam village of Pulwama district of Jammu & Kashmir. The slain Hizbul commander has been identified as Sameer Bhat alias Sameer Tiger, a native of Drabgam Pulwama. Another slain terrorist is identified as Aqib Wani of Rajpora … Continue reading J&K: 2 Hizbul terrorists killed in gunfight with security forces