26 killed in Karachi violence

KARACHI: At least 26 people lost their lives in the ongoing string of firing incidents continued since Saturday in the city of Karachi in Pakistan. Unidentified gunmen are on the rampage in various areas of the city. The most affected area is Orangi Town, where polling was held after the ..

Religions demand Fonseka’s release

Colombo:Religious leaders in Sri Lanka are demanding the release of former army chief Sarath Fonseka.
Fonseka was convicted for corrupt arms deals and is now serving a 30-month jail sentence. He was also charged with conspiring to topple the government after his defeat to President Mahinda Rajapak

India denounces racist remarks against Delhi CM

NEW DELHI: (AMN) India on Thursday demanded strong action against New Zealand’s TV anchor for making racial remarks against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit its prime news channel.
India conveyed its displeasure to New Zealand High Commissioner Rupert, who was summoned to External ..

Now Asian flotilla for besieged Gaza

NEW DELHI: The Asian People’s Solidarity for Palestine has decided to start on an Asian flotilla for the besieged Palestinians in the occupied Gaza strip.
The ‘Asia to Gaza Solidarity Caravan’ would begin its journey on December 2 this year. Around 500 civil resisters from 17 ..

ASEM-8 begins in Brussels

BRUSSEL: The 8th Asia-Europe Summit [ASEM-8] begins here on Monday . Leaders of 46 Asian and European countries are attending the two day Summit, which opens at the Royal Palace.
Vice President M Hamid Ansari is here to attend the summit. The summit will focus on various issues including ..

VP leaves for Brussels for ASEM-8 Summit

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Vice-President Mohammed Hamid Ansari left for Brussels this morning to take part in the 8th Asia-Europe Summit (ASEM-8) which opens in the Belgian capital tomorrow. A high level official delegation is also accompanying the Vice President to the Summit.

Pak violates ceasefire

NEW DELHI: In another ceasefire violation in Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts in Kerni sub-sector of Poonch district, but no casualty or damage were reported. According to AIR, firing between the two sides continued for almost two hours. There was no casualty or damage..

India asks US to ease export control restrictions

WASHINGTON: India has asked the US to ease its export control restrictions to allow high-end weapons technology tie-ups between the two countries. Expressing concerns on the export control restrictions, the Defence Minister Mr. A. K. Antony Sunday demanded an early solution to the issue. He is in ..

BSF, BDR plan for joint border management

The Border Security Force (BSF) and Bangladesh Riffle (BDR) on Monday said that they are considering a plan of joint border management. Addressing a joint press conference after the conclusion of the five-day BSF-BDR talks in Dhaka, the Director General of BSF Raman Srivastava said that a plan..

Iran: US must prove 9/11 was terrorists’ job

TEHRAN: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Saturday called for formation of fact-finding team to re-examine the September 11 incident to prove that that was work of terrorist groups and this requires collective contribution of the US administration. The Iranian president on Saturday..



Table Tennis: Ghosh placed under provisional suspension

New Delhi The Executive Board (EB) of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has placed Soumyajit Ghosh ...

Neha chalks out record breaking 14-shot win in Hero WPG Tour

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / GURGAON In form Neha Tripathi carded third successive sub-par round to chalk out one of t ...



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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...


Manoj Bajpayee starrer “In the Shadows” to open IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Films in 12 languages, made by directors from all over the country including 1 ...

Entertainment is one of fastest growing businesses: Suresh Prabhu

AMN Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that entertainment is one of the fastest growing busines ...