Kathua rape/murder case: SC asks J&K govt to protect victim’s family, lawyer

AMN / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today directed the Jammu and Kashmir government to provide security to the family of the eight-year-old Kathua gangrape and murder victim. A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud also asked the state government to give security to the lawyer … Continue reading Kathua rape/murder case: SC asks J&K govt to protect victim’s family, lawyer

MP to Organise International Gurukul Sammelan in Ujjain from 28 to 30 April

By Vinit Wahi The Madhya Pradesh Culture Department is organising a three- day International Gurukul Sammelan at Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratishthan, Ujjain from 28 to 30 April. The programme is being jointly organised by Bhartiya Sikshan Mandal, Nagpur and Maharshi Sandipani Rashtriya Ved Vidya Pratishthan, Ujjain. About 3000 Gurukul representatives from India and … Continue reading MP to Organise International Gurukul Sammelan in Ujjain from 28 to 30 April

VHP gets its new president: Togadia targets PM

Ahmedabad Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Saturday elected its new international President.It elected former Himachal Pradesh governor VS Kokje as its new chief, setting aside Togadia’s aide Raghav Reddy. On Sunday, Pravin Togadia targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to the report published in India Today, Togadia said that he is not in VHP now, … Continue reading VHP gets its new president: Togadia targets PM

DMK leads protest against SC/ST law dilution

Chennai The DMK, along with other opposition parties, staged a protest against the dilution of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act here today. Addressing the gathering, DMK leader M.K. Stalin said the Supreme Court order to dilute the Act was unacceptable. Stalin demanded the Central government to file an appeal in … Continue reading DMK leads protest against SC/ST law dilution

Karvan-e-Aman bus resumes service from Kashmir to POK

Agencies / Srinagar The weekly Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (POK) left here on Monday to cross over to other side of the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector, official sources said. The bus, ferrying nine passengers, including seven Kashmiri residents and two returnees of POK left … Continue reading Karvan-e-Aman bus resumes service from Kashmir to POK

All accused in 2007 Makkah Masjid blast acquitted

BREAKING NEWS: All accused in 2007 Makkah Masjid blast acquitted AMN / HYDERABAD All accused in the 2007 Mecca Masjid blast that left nine people dead and many injured have been acquitted by a special NIA court here today.  The court said the country’s top anti-terror body, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), had failed to … Continue reading All accused in 2007 Makkah Masjid blast acquitted

JD(U) nominates CM, 2 new faces for Legislative Council

AMN / PATNA The JD(U) has nominated Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and two new faces for the biennial election to the state Legislative Council, hours after the Congress and the BJP announced the names of their candidat Council polls scheduled to be held on April 26 for 11 seats to the Upper House. Bihar … Continue reading JD(U) nominates CM, 2 new faces for Legislative Council

Dharmendra to be conferred with Raj Kapoor Lifetime award

By A Correspondent / MUMBAI Maharashtra government has decided to confer prestigious Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement award to Veteran Bollywood actor Dharmendra and Raj Kapoor Special Contribution awards to filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani Maharashtra Culture Minister Vinod Tawde tweeted the names of the winners on Sunday. He said he is delighted to announce the names of … Continue reading Dharmendra to be conferred with Raj Kapoor Lifetime award

IMD to issue forecast for 2018 southwest monsoon rains today

AMN The India Meteorological Department, IMD will issue its first official forecast for 2018 southwest monsoon rains in New Delhi today. It accounts for about 70 percent of the country’s annual precipitation. This is an annual event that sets the tone not only for agricultural production but also the manner in which the economy, stock … Continue reading IMD to issue forecast for 2018 southwest monsoon rains today

ISRO successfully carries out final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I

AMN The Indian Space Research Organisation successfully carried out its fourth and final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I navigation satellite at around 21:05hrs tonight. The targeted perigee height is 35,381 km and apogee height is 35,793 km. The third orbit raising operation of the satellite was successfully carried out last night. Indian Regional Navigation Satellite … Continue reading ISRO successfully carries out final orbit raising operation of IRNSS-1I