Afghanistan: 25 Taliban killed in attack on govt compound

WEB DESK At least 25 Taliban terrorists and 18 others, including 15 security force personnel were killed in an attack on a government compound last night. Deputy Chief Police in Ghazni province, Ramazan Ali Moseni, today said the attackers stormed the compound in Khuja Omari district last night, setting off hours of fighting with the … Continue reading Afghanistan: 25 Taliban killed in attack on govt compound

Govt committed to peace in the country: PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said India’s commitment to peace is just as strong as its commitment to protecting the country’s territory. He asserted that his government is ready to take all necessary measures to equip the armed forces to bolster their strength. Prime Minister was speaking after inaugurating the tenth … Continue reading Govt committed to peace in the country: PM Modi

Putin asks Netanyahu to avoid destabilizing steps in Syria

WEB DESK Russian President Vladimir Putin calls on Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to take any action that could further destabilise the situation in Syria, following Israeli strikes against a regime military base on Monday. Russian President Vladimir Putin today called on Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to take any action that could … Continue reading Putin asks Netanyahu to avoid destabilizing steps in Syria

UP govt recommends CBI probe into Unnao rape case

AMN Uttar Pradesh government has decided to lodge FIR against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar, and others and hand over the investigation to CBI. The Principle Secretary Home of the State Arvind Kumar has said that the decision has been taken after examing the report of the Special Investigation Team SIT submitted by the by … Continue reading UP govt recommends CBI probe into Unnao rape case

Trump threatens missile attacks on Syria

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump has tweeted that Russia should get ready for missiles to be fired at its ally Syria, in response to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus on Saturday. His tweets came in response to a warning from Russian ambassador to Beirut, that Russian forces would shoot down any missiles fired … Continue reading Trump threatens missile attacks on Syria

UAE approves issuance of Law on Equal Wages, Salaries for Men & Women

WEB DESK In a bid to narrow the gender gap the United Arab Emirates Cabinet has approved the issuance of the Law on Equal Wages and Salaries for Men and Women. The State News Agency WAM reported that the new law will provide women with equal opportunities as partners in the UAE’s development. It will … Continue reading UAE approves issuance of Law on Equal Wages, Salaries for Men & Women

New Zealand halts all new offshore oil, gas exploration

WEB DESK New Zealand has halted all new offshore oil and gas exploration as part of its efforts to deal with climate change. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today said, the government has taken an important step to address climate change and create a clean, green and sustainable future for the country. The oil and gas … Continue reading New Zealand halts all new offshore oil, gas exploration

3 Indian abducted off Nigerian coast released: Sushma

AMN External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that three Indian nationals, who were abducted off the Nigerian coast by pirates have been released. In a tweet, Ms Swaraj said, Sushil Kumar, Pankaj Kumar and Ajay Kumar who are from Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh have been released. She also appreciate the efforts of Indian … Continue reading 3 Indian abducted off Nigerian coast released: Sushma

US Army to participate in Defence Expo in Chennai

WEB DESK US Ambassador to India Kenneth Jester has said that a team headed by the Deputy Commander of the US Army General Major Bryan will participate in the Defence Expo. In a press release, he said, India has been playing a positive role in the pacific region. He pointed out that India and the … Continue reading US Army to participate in Defence Expo in Chennai

India’s social sector spending remains woefully below peers: Study

WEB DESK India’s social sector spending remains woefully below peers, including Latvia and Iceland, in terms of GDP. A study published in RBI’s monthly bulletin on an analysis of 17 countries, including India, with respect to their social sector expenditure as per cent of GDP 2016. The study titled ‘Union Budget 2018-19: An Assessment’ has … Continue reading India’s social sector spending remains woefully below peers: Study