REGIONAL AWAAZ

10 injured in explosion outside mosque in J&K

At least 10 persons are reported to have been injured in a mysterious grenade explosion outside a mosque in Tranz village in Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir. Police sources said, no grenade was lobbed outside the mosque. Few among injured said that some explosive device resembling grenade was packed in a tumbler in the … Continue reading 10 injured in explosion outside mosque in J&K

Gujarat withdraws books on Ambedkar

Ahmedabad: Gujarat govt has withdrawn a book on Dr B R Ambedkar reportedly because it contained “anti-Hindu” content. The book was distributed to students of Class VI-VIII in govt primary schools across the state, as part of Dr Ambedkar’s 125th birth anniversary celebrations. The govt took the decision to withdraw the book after it found … Continue reading Gujarat withdraws books on Ambedkar

HC issues notice to TN govt on plea challenging appointment of CIC

The Madras High Court has ordered issue of notice to the Tamil Nadu Government on a petition against the appointment of the state Chief Information Commissioner and two Information Commissioners. A DMK advocate in his petition has contended that the due process of consulting the opposition leader has not been followed in the appointment. The … Continue reading HC issues notice to TN govt on plea challenging appointment of CIC

Bihar polls: RJD, JD(U) and Cong finalise seat sharing formula

ANWARUL HODA / PATNA RJD, JD(U) and Congress today finalised seat sharing formula for the upcoming Assembly polls in Bihar. At a joint press conference in Patna, JD(U) leader and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced that the RJD and JD(U) will fight on 100 seats each and Congress was given 40 seats for the 243 … Continue reading Bihar polls: RJD, JD(U) and Cong finalise seat sharing formula

Centre to release Rs 800 cr to Punjab for improving power infra

The Centre has agreed to release Rs 800 crore to Punjab under the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) for modernising and upgrading power infrastructure in rural areas. A decision to this effect was taken by Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal at a meeting with Punjab’s deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in New Delhi … Continue reading Centre to release Rs 800 cr to Punjab for improving power infra

Bihar polls to be completed before Nov 29: CEC

AMN Election Commission has said that the election process for the forthcoming Assembly elections in Bihar will be completed before November 29. Chief Election Commissioner Dr Nasim Zaidi has said the commission will leave no stone unturned to ensure free and fair polls in Bihar. After reviewing election preparedness for upcoming Bihar assembly elections over … Continue reading Bihar polls to be completed before Nov 29: CEC

Public Distribution System to be digitalized in Haryana

TIA Correspondent / Public Distribution System would be digitalized and consumers would be informed about arrival of foodgrains at the depots and time of their distribution through SMS on their mobile phones in Haryana. This would soon be started as a pilot project in Panchkula. Stating this Haryana Food and Supplies Minister, Mr. Karan Dev … Continue reading Public Distribution System to be digitalized in Haryana

UP: 20 tonnes of Maggi recovered

Nearly twenty metric tonnes of Maggi noodles was discovered in a raid at a godown of Nestle India in Banthara area on the outskirt of capital city Lucknow yesterday. The raid was conducted on a tip-off received by the officials of the Food Safety and Drug Administration, FSDA. Senior officials of the Food Safety and … Continue reading UP: 20 tonnes of Maggi recovered

CBI probe into death of MP Governor’s son

CBI has started a preliminary enquiry to probe the mysterious death of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav’s son Shailesh Yadav whose name had figured in the multi-crore rupee Vyapam scam. Shailesh was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his official residence in Lucknow on 25th March this year. His name had cropped up in … Continue reading CBI probe into death of MP Governor’s son

Jharkhand stampede: Dy Commissioner, SP & medical officials suspended

  AMN Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar, Superintendent of Police, P. Murgan and Civil Surgeon and Regional Deputy Director (Health) of Deghar in Jharkhand have been suspended for lapse of duty which led to the death of 11 pilgrims and injuring 50 other. 11 ‘Kanwariya’ devotees have been killed and 50 injured in stampede at Deoghar … Continue reading Jharkhand stampede: Dy Commissioner, SP & medical officials suspended

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POLITICS

BJP Releases First List: PM Modi to Contest from Varanasi, Amit Shah Gets Advani’s Seat

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Cong will not allow Citizenship Amendment Bill in Parliament: Rahul

AMN Congress President Rahul Gandhi has assured the people of the northeast region that the party will not al ...

PM Modi attacks Cong over dynastic politics; Rahul hits back

AMN / NEW DELHI As the elections for the Lok sabha getting momentum, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launc ...

SPORTS

Teenage amateur Rayhan Thomas confident ahead of Hero Indian Open

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi 18-year old Dubai based Rayhan Thomas, the highest-ever ranked Indian in the Wo ...

New Look India to face Japan in their Azlan Shah Hockey Opener

AMN / Ipoh (Malaysia) A new look India will take on the Asian Games champion Japan in their opening encounter ...

I am confident of performing well in this season of IPL: Sandeep Lamichanne

    Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Delhi Capitals’ young leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichanne ha ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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