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Govt committed to end hunger by 2030: Radha Mohan Singh

AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh Tuesday said that government was continuously working on achieving the goal of zero hunger by 2030 in a systematic manner. He said, this year’s world food day aims at showcasing centre’s global commitment towards zero hunger. Mr. Singh was addressing a … Continue reading Govt committed to end hunger by 2030: Radha Mohan Singh

Court gives life sentence to Sant Rampal, 14 followers

Sant Rampal was arrested in 2014 following a days-long standoff between law enforcers and his supporters The court is expected to announce sentences in the death of a fifth woman on Wednesday AGENCIES / HISAR (Haryana)   A court in Haryana today sentenced a Hindu guru of Satlok Ashram Ram Pal and 14 followers to … Continue reading Court gives life sentence to Sant Rampal, 14 followers

UP Govt approves renaming of Allahabad as Prayagraj

AMN / LUCKNOW Uttar Pradesh cabinet today decided to change the name of Allahabad city to Prayagraj. The move was announced by the state Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh. Mr Singh said, all departments including Railways, would be asked to change the name. Mr Singh said new name will be effective from today. Chief Minister … Continue reading UP Govt approves renaming of Allahabad as Prayagraj

India committed to partner with Afghanistan: Sushma Swaraj

AMN External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Monday said, India is committed to partner with Afghanistan in its efforts to emerge as a united, peaceful, secure, inclusive and economically vibrant nation. In a message at the inaugural event for training of Afghan Diplomats as part of joint programme with China, Mrs Swaraj said, India and Afghanistan … Continue reading India committed to partner with Afghanistan: Sushma Swaraj

All Gram Panchayats to be connected digitally soon: Manoj Sinha

AMN / Communications Minister Manoj Sinha on Monday said Bharat Broadband Network Limited, BBNL has played a key role in leading the successful implementation of the BharatNet project for digitally connecting all 2,50,000 gram panchayats in the country. The Minister said the objective of this flagship project is to facilitate the delivery of e-governance, e-health, … Continue reading All Gram Panchayats to be connected digitally soon: Manoj Sinha

EC launches ‘C-vigil’ app to check electoral malpractices during upcoming Assembly polls

AMN The Election Commission of India is introducing the unique internet based mobile app C-vigil in the upcoming assembly polls. The ‘CVIGIL’, which stands for ‘citizens’ vigil’, will be operationalised for the first time as a pilot project.

PM takes stock of global energy scenario with oil company chiefs

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met oil company chiefs here to take stock of the global energy scenario even as fuel prices continued to rise across the four major metros. The increase in transport fuel prices comes amid a continuous surge in global crude oil prices. Earlier this month, Union Finance Minister Arun … Continue reading PM takes stock of global energy scenario with oil company chiefs

Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra with BSF personnel along Indo-Pak border

AMN / NEW DELHI Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Bikaner in Rajasthan on Thursday to be with the Border Security Force personnel guarding the Indo-Pakistan border. He will celebrate Dussehra with them by performing Shastra puja or weapons worship. A Home Ministry official said this will be first time when a senior Central Minister … Continue reading Rajnath to celebrate Dussehra with BSF personnel along Indo-Pak border

Northeast tourism reached new heights in four years: Jitendra Singh

AMN / NEW DELHI Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday said that Northeast tourism has reached new heights in the last four years and this has been possible because of special thrust given by the Centre. Mr Singh said this while interacting with the members of a young Start-Up group in … Continue reading Northeast tourism reached new heights in four years: Jitendra Singh

MJ Akbar rejects sexual harassment allegations as baseless

AMN / NEW DELHI Minister of state for External Affairs, M J Akbar today said that accusations against him about sexual misconduct are wild and baseless. He said accusation without evidence has become a viral fever among some sections. The Minister said whatever be the case, his lawyers will look into these allegations to decide … Continue reading MJ Akbar rejects sexual harassment allegations as baseless

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