Committee to probe POSCO project in Orissa

NEW DELHI: The four-member fact-finding committee will probe into allegations of violations of Forests Rights Act, FRA by steel major POSCO in Orissa.
The team is headed by former Union Environment and Forests Secretary Meena Gupta. The team is visiting the proposed project site of steel major ..

Arunachal Ex-CM, Apang arrested for big scam

GUWAHATI– Former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Gegong Apang was Tuesday arrested by the Special Investigation Cell (SIC) for his alleged involvement in the Rs 1000 crore PDS scam in the State.
The SIC team arrested Apang from his residence in Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.

Rahul to show solidarity with tribals

NEW DELHI: More trouble is brewing up for London based mining giant Vedanta as AICC General Secretary Rahul Gandhi has decided to visit Laljiganj district on August 26 to celebrate ‘Adiwasi Adhikar Diwas” for the primitive tribal peoples of the Niyamgiri hills.Much importance is being attached to..

BJD to launch agitation against Polavaram project

NEW DELHI: The Biju Janta Dal (BJD) on Wednesday threatened to launch agitation against the Polavaram irrigation project if centre failed to stop the project and warned of possible “blood bath”. Polavaram project is taken..

Rama Sene attack Mysore pub

MYSORE (AMN): Despite stern warning from the government, the activists of infamous Sri Rama Sene continue to go on rampage and play moral policing. On Saturday night its activists barged into a pub and restaurant here and ransacked the bar and abused its occupants..

Nehru Boat Race: Prez praises Kerala beauty

ALAPPUZHA (Kerala): (AMN) President Pratibha patil on Saturday said that boat race was a reflection of the enthusiasm for sporting activities of the people of Kerala. Inaugurating 58th Nehru Trophy Boat Race here president said that the Nehru Boat ..

9 water plants to be set up in Lakshadweep

NEW DELHI: The Government has identified nine sites in Lakshadweep for setting up of desalination plants.

The plant would be set up by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), an autonomous body of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

Ministry of Earth Sciences, Prithviraj Chavan in

EC team visit Patna

PATNA: The Election Commission team headed by the Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi is visiting here on a three days tour of Bihar. The visit is seen as crucial as team’s assessment of the situation would prepare ground for assembly polls in the state. The team comprises Election …

Six killed due to heavy rain in Gujarat

GANDHINAGAR: (AMN) Heavy rain lashed South and Central parts of the Gujarat during last 24 hours. Six more people were killed in the rain related incidents. Five people were killed in Central Gujarat due to lightning while one person was drowned..

28 districts declared drought-hit in Bihar

PATNA: The Bihar government on Tuesday declared 28 out of 38 districts as drought-hit in the state.
The Chief Minister Mr. Nitish Kumar said that the situation in the remaining ten districts would be constantly monitored. He said that government forced to take decision following the acute ..



Table Tennis: Ghosh placed under provisional suspension

New Delhi The Executive Board (EB) of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) has placed Soumyajit Ghosh ...

Neha chalks out record breaking 14-shot win in Hero WPG Tour

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / GURGAON In form Neha Tripathi carded third successive sub-par round to chalk out one of t ...



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Mallya case: India gives fresh set of documents to UK

AMN India has given a fresh set of papers to the UK in the extradition case of businessman Vijay Mallya. Ex ...


Manoj Bajpayee starrer “In the Shadows” to open IFFLA

By Utpal Borpujari / New Delhi Films in 12 languages, made by directors from all over the country including 1 ...

Entertainment is one of fastest growing businesses: Suresh Prabhu

AMN Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has said that entertainment is one of the fastest growing busines ...