5 MPs of YSR Congress Party resigns from Lok Sabha for Special status

AMN Five MPs of YSR Congress Party today resigned from Lok Sabha. They submitted their resignations to Speaker Sumitra Mahanjan in protest against the denial of Special Category status to Andhra Pradesh. The MPs are Dr. Vara Prasadarao, Y B Subba Reddy, Midhun Reddy, YS Avinash Reddy and Mekhapati Rajamohan Reddy.

TRAI moots public Wi-Fi access grid

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today mooted an ambitious model of a public Wi-Fi grid that aims to slash Internet access cost by 90 per cent, and push broadband proliferation in India. TRAI Chairman RS Sharma told reporters that the regulator’s concept involves Public Data Office Providers (PDOs) – much like PCOs of yesteryears … Continue reading TRAI moots public Wi-Fi access grid

Nepalese PM in India, calls on PM Modi, also meets Congress leaders

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Visiting Nepalese Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Friday evening called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his official residence at Lok Kalyan Marg here. Mr. Oli and Mr. Modi will hold delegations level talks at Hyderabad House on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Mr. Oli met a delegation of … Continue reading Nepalese PM in India, calls on PM Modi, also meets Congress leaders

US imposes sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies

AMN United States Friday imposed new sanctions on Russian oligarchs, including President Vladimir Putin’s son-in-law, and several entities accused of supporting and profiting from the Russian government’s efforts to undermine western democracies. The measures announced by the Treasury Department were also aimed at 17 senior Russian government officials. The state-owned Russian weapons trading company, Rosoboronexport, … Continue reading US imposes sanctions on Putin’s oligarch allies