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Sushma expresses anguish over racial jibe

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj has promised to look into the alleged harassment and racism faced by a Manipuri woman at the immigration desk at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. The action came after Monika Khangembam alleged on Saturday that an immigration official asked her a series of offensive questions in an apparent bid to … Continue reading Sushma expresses anguish over racial jibe

Zakir Naik not returning to India, cancels press Conference in Mumbai

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, who was expected to be back to Mumbai today from Saudi Arabia, is unlikely to return to the country for another two to three weeks as he is planning to visit some African countries for public speeches. An aide of the preacher told media that Dr. Naik has cancelled his … Continue reading Zakir Naik not returning to India, cancels press Conference in Mumbai

Congress requests govt to take measures to contain strife in J&K

Congress has requested the government to take measures to contain the strife in Jammu and Kashmir. Briefing media in New Delhi this evening, party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said, government should deal firmly with misguided youth. When asked about convening an all party meeting to discuss security situation in the state, Mr Singhvi said, his … Continue reading Congress requests govt to take measures to contain strife in J&K

No compromise on national security: Sonia Gandhi

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has said, there should be no compromise on matters relating to national security and terrorism must be dealt with firmly. Mrs Gandhi, in a message, expressed deep anguish at the loss of lives due to violence in parts of Jammu and Kashmir in the past few days. She appealed people in … Continue reading No compromise on national security: Sonia Gandhi

J&K: Amarnath Yatra resumes after two days

AMN In Jammu and Kashmir, Amarnath Yatra resumed from Jammu base camp this afternoon after remaining suspended for two consecutive days. According to police sources, after being assured of the security of pilgrims, the fresh batch of pilgrims is about to move towards Srinagar from Bhagawati Nagar Jammu. The base camp officials told media that … Continue reading J&K: Amarnath Yatra resumes after two days

2nd unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant gets operational

The second unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu gets operational. Nuclear Power Corporation of India chairman and managing director SK Sharma said that 1,000 Megawatt plants attained criticality last night. He said, power generation will be stepped up to full capacity of 1000 Megawatt soon. The atomic reactor will provide electricity to … Continue reading 2nd unit of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant gets operational

Venkaiah appeals media to be constructive and give prominence to development news

A M N Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu has called upon media to be constructive and give prominence to development news. He was speaking after a felicitation meet organized in Bengaluru today. The minister said that he will hold interactive meet with media owners, Editors on the need to focus on … Continue reading Venkaiah appeals media to be constructive and give prominence to development news

Bangladesh bans broadcast of Peace TV

DHAKA Bangladesh government today banned broadcast of Peace TV. The cabinet committee on law and order took the decision at a meeting held at Secretariat, chaired by Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu. “Transmission of the peace TV has been shutdown,” Amu said at a briefing after the special meeting of the cabinet committee on law … Continue reading Bangladesh bans broadcast of Peace TV

Indian Army Chief to visit Australia to strengthen military ties

AMN / Army Chief Gen Dalbir Singh will visit Australia on a four day tour from Monday. The visit assumes special significance in the light of enhanced military cooperation between the two countries. During his tour Mr Singh will be visiting important defence establishments of the Australian Armed Forces. He is also scheduled to meet … Continue reading Indian Army Chief to visit Australia to strengthen military ties

Government asks states to block illegal TV channels

AMN The government today asked the states to ensure that TV channels which are not permitted to downlink in India are not broadcast by cable operators, a move which comes against the backdrop of controversy over Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s speeches on ‘Peace TV’. An advisory, by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to the states … Continue reading Government asks states to block illegal TV channels

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