India, Japan and US hold trilateral meeting

WEB DESK India, Japan and the United States held the 9t trilateral meeting at Joint Secretary, Director General, Assistant Secretary level in New Delhi today to hold consultations on regional and global issues of mutual interest. In accordance with the directions received from their Foreign Ministers, who met in New York on 18 September last … Continue reading India, Japan and US hold trilateral meeting

GMAT exam time reduced by 30 minutes

AMN The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) today announced trimming of GMAT exam time by 30 minutes to 3.5 hours beginning April 16 worldwide. In a statement, GMAC said, the quality of the exam remains unchanged in terms of reliability, validity, security and integrity. The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) scores before and after this … Continue reading GMAT exam time reduced by 30 minutes

India, Russia review military technical cooperation projects

New Delhi/Moscow India and Russia have reviewed ongoing military technical cooperation projects , including measures to promote joint industrial activities under the ‘Make in India’ programme with respect to defence production. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is on a three-day visit to Russia to attend VII Moscow Conference on International Security from April 3-5, met … Continue reading India, Russia review military technical cooperation projects

Rajya Sabha adjourned a record 10 times, yet Bill could not be passed

Bisheshwar Mishra / New Delhi Rajya Sabha got adjourned 10 times today due to repeated disruptions. Government was unable to pass the anti-corruption bill as several opposition members demanded division of votes. But the division of the votes could not be taken up by the deputy chairman P J Kurian in the din as most … Continue reading Rajya Sabha adjourned a record 10 times, yet Bill could not be passed

NDA MPs not to take salary for non working days in Parliament

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI NDA MPs have decided not to take their salaries and allaownces for the days parliament could not function properly. Union parliamentry affairs minister Ananat Kumar said:  It has been decided that NDA MPs would be giving up their salaries and other allowances for the 23 days for which the Parliament … Continue reading NDA MPs not to take salary for non working days in Parliament

Govt approves Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill

AMN / NEW DELHI The Cabinet today approved the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018 for better protection and promotion of human rights in the country. The Bill proposes to include National Commission for Protection of Child Rights as deemed Member of the Commission. It proposes to add a woman Member in the composition … Continue reading Govt approves Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill

Govt walking on path shown by Dr Ambedkar: PM Modi

 AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, his government was walking on the path shown by Dr BR Ambedkar, and working for the poorest of the poor is their mission. Speaking at the inauguration of the new building of Western Court Annexe in New Delhi, the Prime Minister said harmony and togetherness … Continue reading Govt walking on path shown by Dr Ambedkar: PM Modi

United Nations terror list has 139 Pakistan entries

AMN The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has identified 139 Pakistani terrorist individuals and entities who have lived in Pakistan, operated from there or have been associated with groups that used Pakistani territory for carrying out their operations. In its consolidated list updated yesterday, UNSC named Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and its chief Hafiz Saeed, Osama bin … Continue reading United Nations terror list has 139 Pakistan entries

Saudi king reiterates support for Palestinians after Israel comments

AMN Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has reiterated his country’s support for a Palestinian state after his son and heir apparent said Israelis were entitled to live peacefully on their own land. In a rare statement by an Arab leader, the king also emphasised the need to advance the peace process in a phone call with … Continue reading Saudi king reiterates support for Palestinians after Israel comments

Jharkhand: 5 Maoists killed in encounter with security forces

  In Jharkhand, five Maoists were today killed in an encounter with security forces at Serendaag jungle of Latehar district. Superintendent of Police Prasant Anand said the encounter between the Maoists and a joint team of district police and Central Reserve Police Force is still on. The SP said bodies of five have been recovered, … Continue reading Jharkhand: 5 Maoists killed in encounter with security forces