REGIONAL AWAAZ

Rape-accused bishop given “grand” welcome In Jalandhar

Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal was on October 17 given a rousing welcome on his return to Jalandhar, a town in the northern Indian state of Punjab. The 54-year-old bishop, accused of repeatedly raping a nun, was released on bail a day earlier from a jail in Kerala, southern India. He became the first Catholic bishop … Continue reading Rape-accused bishop given “grand” welcome In Jalandhar

Congress, BSP release first list of candidates in Chhattisgarh

AMN / Raipur Congress and BSP and its ally Janata Congress Chattisgarh have released their first list of candidates for the forthcoming Chhattisgarh Assembly elections. As the process of filing nomination for the 18 assembly segments of Chhattisgarh is on, the political parties have started declaring their candidates. Congress has released the first list of … Continue reading Congress, BSP release first list of candidates in Chhattisgarh

Chief Election Commissioner reviews Poll preparations in Mizoram

Aizawl Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat today reviewed preparations for Assembly elections in Mizoram. After reviewing Chief Election Commissioner told media here that the poll preparations made by the state election machinery are satisfactory. Mr Rawat said, like earlier elections in the state, Mizoram will have a free and fair election which would set an … Continue reading Chief Election Commissioner reviews Poll preparations in Mizoram

J&K: 3 terrorists gunned down,1 policeman killed in encounter

  AMN Three militants were gunned down and a policeman killed in an encounter in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar city today. Acting on a tip-off about the presence of terrorists in the area, CRPF and police had launched a pre-dawn cordon and search operation to trace the ultras. The search party was fired upon … Continue reading J&K: 3 terrorists gunned down,1 policeman killed in encounter

Goa: 2 Congress MLAs resign, set to join BJP

AMN Goa Congress MLAs Subhash Shirodkar and Dayanand Sopte have resigned as members of the state assembly this afternoon. This was confirmed by the Goa legislative assembly speaker Pramod Sawant. Mr Sawant said their resignations have been conveyed through fax and telephonically. Mr Shirodkar was an MLA from the Shiroda constituency while Mr Sopte was … Continue reading Goa: 2 Congress MLAs resign, set to join BJP

Allahabad to be named as Prayagraj

WEB DESK Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government might rename Allahabad as Prayagraj before next year’s Kumbh Mela.Adityanath said that if a broad consensus is achieved, ‘Allahabad will be renamed as Prayagraj.’ “It might be the wish of many people that Allahabad can be renamed as Prayagraj. “It might be the wish of many people that … Continue reading Allahabad to be named as Prayagraj

Durga puja begins in different states

WEB DESK The celebration of annual Durga puja begins today. In West Bengal, Durga Puja is celebrated with religious fervour. People attired in new clothes visit colourfully decorated puja pandals set up across Kolkatta and in various towns and take part in celebrations. All pandals are fitted with CCTV cameras as a security measure. Political … Continue reading Durga puja begins in different states

Govt is committed uplift of Adiwasi people: Nitin Gadkari

AMN Union road Highways, shipbuilding, and river development Minister Nitin Gadkari has said that the government is duty-bound to provide the Adiwasi people necessary facilities for development. He said a proper perspective for development is necessary, He was speaking at a function of ‘Digitalisation’ of Ekalavya Ekal school, in Nagpur. The trustee of Ekalavya Ekal … Continue reading Govt is committed uplift of Adiwasi people: Nitin Gadkari

Vaishno Devi Pilgrims to get Rs 5 lakh accident insurance cover

AMN /Srinagar Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board in Jammu and Kashmir, has approved the enhancement of free accident insurance cover for pilgrims visiting the shrine to five lakh rupees. The decision was taken at the 63rd board meeting in Srinagar yesterday under the chairmanship of Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik, who is … Continue reading Vaishno Devi Pilgrims to get Rs 5 lakh accident insurance cover

Odisha: Relief & rescue work underway in cyclone affected areas

AMN The relief and rescue work is underway in flood and cyclone affected areas of Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagad District in Odisha. Three Ministers are now touring in flood-affected areas and supervising the relief and rescue work. Food packets are being air dropped in Ganjam and Gajapati district today. The restoration work for power supply … Continue reading Odisha: Relief & rescue work underway in cyclone affected areas

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