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OVER 100,000 CALL FOR THE RELEASE OF CHANDRASHEKAR AZAD ‘RAVAN’

On the 127th birth anniversary of Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath should release Dalit rights activist and founder of the “Bhim Army”, Chandrashekhar Azad ‘Ravan’ from administrative detention. The Bhim Army, named after Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar, is a group of Dalit activists who campaign against caste-based discrimination and … Continue reading OVER 100,000 CALL FOR THE RELEASE OF CHANDRASHEKAR AZAD ‘RAVAN’

Executions and death sentences decline globally: Amnesty Report

India expands scope of death penalty AMN /Bengaluru/ New Delhi • Globally, strides made towards abolishing the death penalty as executions and death sentences decline • Some positive steps in India as number of death sentences declines • However central and state governments have adopted new laws introducing death penalty Developments in sub-Saharan African exemplified … Continue reading Executions and death sentences decline globally: Amnesty Report

Amitabh Behar appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oxfam India

 AMN Oxfam India has appointed Amitabh Behar as the Chief Executive Officer to lead the organisation’s fight against inequality, poverty and injustice in the country, besides carrying forward its humanitarian work. He  succeeded Nisha Agrawal, who was the founding CEO of Oxfam India and headed the organisation since March 2008. Amitabh is a civil society … Continue reading Amitabh Behar appointed Chief Executive Officer of Oxfam India

Kapoor, Ayyappan family ask media to respect privacy of the family

Statement from the Kapoor, Ayyappan and Marwah family The past few days have been trying times for us as a family. Today, particularly, has been one of the hardest. We laid to rest a beautiful soul who has gone too soon.She leaves behind a legacy that is unique. Her talent was undeniable, her beauty unmatched … Continue reading Kapoor, Ayyappan family ask media to respect privacy of the family

Govt announces new Affiliation Policy for ITIs 

AMN / NEW DELHI The Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has introduced a new affiliation and accreditation policy to reinvigorate the Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) ecosystem by emphasising on its qualitative aspect of training. These 13,000+ ITIs spread across India offer hands-on technical and skill training churning out a large number of … Continue reading Govt announces new Affiliation Policy for ITIs 

ADB, B.Grimm Power Expand Support for Renewable Energy in ASEAN

BANGKOK, THAILAND The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a loan equivalent of up with $235 million to B.Grimm Power Public Company Limited (B.Grimm Power), one of the largest power producers in Thailand, to develop and enhance renewable energy capacity in member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). “The development of renewable … Continue reading ADB, B.Grimm Power Expand Support for Renewable Energy in ASEAN

Message of The COAS on Army Day 2018

On the occasion of the Army Day 2018, I extend my felicitations and best wishes to all Officers, Junior Commissioned Officers, Non Commissioned Officers and Other ranks of the Army, the Civilian employees, our Veer Naris, Veterans and families. On this occasion, we remain committed as a force capable of meeting the challenges, that may … Continue reading Message of The COAS on Army Day 2018

Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ rights: Amnesty

Local authorities in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, should respect and protect the right of Adivasi villagers opposing the activities of private companies to conduct peaceful protests on 15 and 16 January. Residents of six villages in Gharghoda block, Raigarh are planning a protest against the unlawful construction of an ash pond by TRN Energy Limited in Nawapara … Continue reading Raigarh authorities should protect Adivasis’ rights: Amnesty

Bihar CM launches schemes worth Rs 200 cr during ‘Vikas Samiksha Yatra’

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visited Rohtas and Bhojpur districts of the state yesterday as part of his state-wide ‘Vikas Samiksha Yatra’. An official release said, the Chief Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stones of around 250 schemes, worth over 200 crore rupees, at a village in Jagdishpur block of Bhojpur. Earlier, Mr Kumar toured … Continue reading Bihar CM launches schemes worth Rs 200 cr during ‘Vikas Samiksha Yatra’

CAIT STRONGLY OPPOSE FDI IN RETAIL

AMN / NEW DELHI The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has strongly opposed move to allow 100% FDI in single brand retail through automatic route as it will facilitate easy entry of MNCs in retail trade of India and will also violate poll promise of BJP. It’s a serious matter for small businesses. It … Continue reading CAIT STRONGLY OPPOSE FDI IN RETAIL

QAUMI AWAAZ

Justice Rajinder Sachar is no more

  AMN / NEW DELHI Well know legal luminary, human righ activist and former Chief Justice of the Delhi ...

“Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas” is not mere a slogan, says Naqvi

Our Correspondent / Rampur Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said that “Sabka Saath ...

Supreme Court judgment recognises powers of NCMEI

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court has ruled that the National Commission for Minority Education ...

SPORTS

CWG 2018: Shuttlers continue India’s medal rush in Gold Coast

Gold Coast India's badminton players continued their fine run here on Sunday with Saina Nehwal and Kidambi ...

CWG 2018: Manika strikes gold, clinches mixed bronze with Sathiyan in Table Tennis

Gold Coast India's Manika Batra won the bronze medal in the mixed doubles team event of Table Tennis with G ...

Saina Nehwal clinches Badminton Singles Gold in CWG

  https://twitter.com/TheBridge_IN/status/985386456511266816 On the concluding day of the Commonwealt ...