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Kerala: Death toll due to rain, landslides rises to 37

AMN / Thiruvananthapuram The death toll due to heavy rain and landslides has risen to 37 and five persons are still reported missing. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan asked agencies involved in flood relief and rescue operations to be on keeping in mind the warning of heavy rain till Wednesday. Fourteen teams of NDRF consisting … Continue reading Kerala: Death toll due to rain, landslides rises to 37

Somnath Chatterjee in hospital, condition critical

AMN / Kolakata Veteran communist leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee’s health condition has further deteriorated and he reported to be critical. Chatterjee was admitted to hospital in Kolkata earlier on Friday. He is on ventilator support and is on dialysis. Chatterjee had earlier suffered a hemorrhagic stroke in June after which his … Continue reading Somnath Chatterjee in hospital, condition critical

Innovations to be foundation to make India a developed economy: PM at IIT Bombay

AMN / MUMBAI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that innovations and Enterprise wer going to be the foundation stone for making India a developed economy. “A long term sustainable technology-led economic growth is possible on this foundation” PM said while addressing the 56th annual convocation of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay He said … Continue reading Innovations to be foundation to make India a developed economy: PM at IIT Bombay

Defence Minister asks industries to increase export capacity

AMN / ALIGARH Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today appealed to the defence industries to increase their export capacity as she said  there was huge demand for quality defence products all over the world. Inaugurating the first phase of UP Deference Corridor here, she said that government will support them in every possible manner. She said … Continue reading Defence Minister asks industries to increase export capacity

Rafale fighter jet deal ‘biggest ever’ defence scam: Rahul Gandhi

Raipur Sharpening his attack on Modi government over the Rafale fighter jet deal, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that it was the country’s “biggest ever” defence scam. Launching a direct attack on PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi claimed that the prime minister Modi was a “partner” in the corruption. Speaking at a Congress event … Continue reading Rafale fighter jet deal ‘biggest ever’ defence scam: Rahul Gandhi

PM announces setting up of 12 modern biofuel refineries

Onkar Singh / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that 12 modern biofuel refineries worth Rs 10000 crore will be established across the country. This will provide employment to 1.5 lakh youth. He was addressing an event on the occasion of World Biofuel Day 2018 in New Delhi. Mr Modi said that biofuel … Continue reading PM announces setting up of 12 modern biofuel refineries

Agriculture growth is core focus of govt: Amit Shah

AMN / NEW DELHI BJP President Amit Shah Friday said agriculture growth was core focus of the Government and it has taken steps for it. Launching a book titled blueprint for an economic miracle, authored by Pradeep Gupta here today, Mr Shah said agriculture boost is a paramount for economic transformation. He said agriculture schemes … Continue reading Agriculture growth is core focus of govt: Amit Shah

India, Nepal pledge to enhance border security, info sharing

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The border guarding forces of India and Nepal today resolved to enhance mutual cooperation and timely sharing of intelligence to check trans-border crimes. A visiting delegation of the Nepalese frontier guarding force – the Armed Police Force – concluded its four-day talks with their Indian counterparts Sashastra Seema Bal SSB  here … Continue reading India, Nepal pledge to enhance border security, info sharing

Oxfam condemns sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes, demands justice

AMN / NEW DELHI Oxfam India has condemns the brutal and repeated sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes in various state of India. Indian Government must provide immediate medical assistance, counseling and ensure safety of minor girls rescued from these homes. In a statement it said women, children and elderly who seek shelter at … Continue reading Oxfam condemns sexual abuse of minors in shelter homes, demands justice

CBI initiates preliminary probe into data harvesting of Indians from Facebook

Our Correspondent / New Delhi CBI has initiated a preliminary enquiry against British political consulting firm, Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research, for alleged illegal personal data harvesting of Indians from Facebook. ACCORDING TO SOURCES, after receiving a reference in this regard from the Centre, the agency has initiated preliminary enquiry which is normally the … Continue reading CBI initiates preliminary probe into data harvesting of Indians from Facebook

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