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Pakistan: President Arif Alvi sacks high court judge

AMN Pakistan, President Arif Alvi Friday sacked a high court judge after a high-level constitutional body recommended his removal for making a scathing speech against the country’s powerful spy agency ISI. The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) had recommended to remove Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, who was facing a case of alleged … Continue reading Pakistan: President Arif Alvi sacks high court judge

India elected to the UNHRC

AMN India has been elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council, UNHRC, with highest number of votes. In a tweet, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today informed that India secured 188 votes out of 193. India was elected in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years beginning January 1, 2019. The 193-member … Continue reading India elected to the UNHRC

Titli effect: MeT office warns very heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal

AMN The cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ has weakened into deep depression over Odisha and has moved east-northeastwards. The IMD has advised fishermen not to venture into sea along and off north Odisha, West Bengal coast and north Bay of Bengal as the sea conditions will continue to be rough along and off West Bengal coast. Director … Continue reading Titli effect: MeT office warns very heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal

PM Modi to visit Japan for 13th India-Japan Annual Summit

File photo AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan on Oct 28-29 to participate in the 13th India-Japan Annual Summit. This will be the fifth Annual Summit meeting between Prime Minister Modi and the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and their twelfth meeting overall since 2014. Under the framework of the … Continue reading PM Modi to visit Japan for 13th India-Japan Annual Summit

IPS defines trust of citizens in police forces: President Kovind

A AKHTER / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today said that Indian Police Service was one of the pillars of national administrative system and defined the trust of common citizens in the country’s police forces. Mr Kovind was addressing the officers trainees of 2017 batch of Indian Police Service at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Emphasising that … Continue reading IPS defines trust of citizens in police forces: President Kovind

Madras HC transfers corruption case against Tamil Nadu CM to CBI

Agencies / CHENNAI The Madras High Court has transferred the probe into allegations of corruption against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy to the Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI. The opposition DMK filed a petition saying, largescale irregularities have been committed in awarding highways works worth 3500 crore rupees to the close relatives and … Continue reading Madras HC transfers corruption case against Tamil Nadu CM to CBI

No scope for any defect in electoral rolls: CEC

WEB DESK Chief Election Commissioner, OP Rawat has said Commission does not leave a scope for any bogus voters in Electoral lists. In an interview to AIR, Mr Rawat said the work of deleting the bogus voters’ names is completed much before the elections are announced in a state. The CEC’s comments come after the … Continue reading No scope for any defect in electoral rolls: CEC

Cyclone TITLI gradually weakens, moves towards North East direction

AMN The cyclonic storm TITILI is gradually weakening and moving towards the North East direction. Due to its effect, heavy rain with lightning lashed the coastal Odisha. Capital Bhubaneswar experienced heavy rain with Thunder shower last night. The relief and rescue operations in Gajapati, Ganjam and Rayagada district is underway in spite of heavy rain. … Continue reading Cyclone TITLI gradually weakens, moves towards North East direction

Defence Minister Sitharaman holds talks with French counterpart in Paris

web desk India’s Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today held wide-ranging talks with her French counterpart Florence Parly in Paris on ways to deepen strategic and defence cooperation between the two countries. Mrs Sitharaman arrived here on a three-day visit to France. The talks were held under the framework of the annual Indo-French defence ministerial dialogue … Continue reading Defence Minister Sitharaman holds talks with French counterpart in Paris

900 prisoners released as part of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

AMN The States and Union Territories, UTs have released over 900 prisoners as part of commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on 18th July this year had decided that special remission to specific category of prisoners may be given and they may be … Continue reading 900 prisoners released as part of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

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