4 civilians killed, many injured in Kashmir violence

SRINAGAR /AGENCIES 13 militants, three soldiers and four civilians were killed in three gunfights and clashes in south Kashmir’s Shopian and Anantnag districts on Sunday. Over 50 civilians were injured in clashes that erupted near the gunfight sites while a militant surrendered before the forces. Director General of Police SP Vaid said that the total … Continue reading 4 civilians killed, many injured in Kashmir violence

ISRO making relentless effort to establish contact with GSAT-6A

AMN ISRO is making relentless effort to establish contact with GSAT-6A communication satellite after the Master Control facility in Hassan lost contact with it since today morning. The organisation is yet to ascertain the reason for the failure to communicate with the satellite. An official source in ISRO has said that team is on the … Continue reading ISRO making relentless effort to establish contact with GSAT-6A

Pope Francis urges to end violence in Syria

AMN Pope Francis today called for an end to carnage in Syria and reconciliation in West Asia in his traditional Easter message. Appealing to the consciences of all political and military leaders, Francis urged that a swift end may be brought to the carnage. Tens of thousands of pilgrims listened in St Peter’s Square and … Continue reading Pope Francis urges to end violence in Syria

Russian Guv resigns over mall fire

AMN The longtime Governor of Kemerovo region where a huge mall inferno killed dozens of people resigned today after bitter criticism over his response to the tragedy. Aman Tuleyev, who had been at the helm of the coal-mining region of Kemerovo since 1997, said in a video address that he could no longer remain at … Continue reading Russian Guv resigns over mall fire

Hundreds of catalans march in Berlin; call for ex-President’s release

AMN Hundreds of Catalan independence supporters marched in Berlin today to demand the release of former regional President Carles Puigdemont. He was arrested in Germany last week and faces extradition to Spain on rebellion charges. Puigdemont was arrested as he was travelling from Finland back to Belgium, where he has been living in self-imposed exile … Continue reading Hundreds of catalans march in Berlin; call for ex-President’s release

Syrian army declares major victory in Damascus’ Eastern Ghouta

AMN Syrian army has declared a major victory after wresting control over much of the Eastern Ghouta countryside of Damascus. According to a Syrian military statement, the army has captured 31 towns and areas in Eastern Ghouta. It said, the army is still in fight with the rebels in Douma district, the last rebel stronghold … Continue reading Syrian army declares major victory in Damascus’ Eastern Ghouta

15 Killed in Bus collision in Kuwait

AMN At least fifteen workers with an oil drilling company were killed in a head-on collision between two buses in Kuwait today. Fire department spokesman Colonel Khalil al-Amir said, four other workers were hospitalised, some in critical condition. He said the victims were mostly Asian expats.

Mehbooba requests PM to initiate dialogue with Pakistan

AMN / SRINAGAR Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a dialogue process with Pakistan at the earliest as the “key for peace” was with the neighbouring country. Speaking at a function organised by a group of Kashmiri Pandits owing allegiance to the PDP, the Chief Minister … Continue reading Mehbooba requests PM to initiate dialogue with Pakistan

Haryana supplying more than alloted water to Delhi: Khattar

AMN /GURGAON FILE PHOTO Taking a strong exception to the statement of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal,  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has state is supplying more than the alloted quota of water to Delhi. Speaking to media after presiding over a meeting of the district grievances and public relations committee today in Gurgaon, … Continue reading Haryana supplying more than alloted water to Delhi: Khattar

Bhagalpur violence: Arijit Shashwat sent to 14-day judicial custody

Arijit Shashwat, son of Union Minister Ashwini Choubey, surrendered before Patna Police late last night in connection with Bhagalpur violence. He surrendered after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by a Bhagalpur local court. Shashwat was produced before the court today and was sent to a 14-day judicial custody.