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PM Modi stresses on need to work towards achieving double-digit growth

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, it is the need of the hour for India to work on achieving double-digit GDP growth rate. He said, the world is watching as to when the country will break into the 5 trillion dollar economy club by doubling its economy. Mr Modi was speaking … Continue reading PM Modi stresses on need to work towards achieving double-digit growth

Congress demands probe into huge deposit in ADC Bank during demonitisation

By Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI The Congress on Friday demanded a probe into reports on RTI reply that the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank exchanged currency worth Rs 745.58 crore within five days of Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing demonetisation in November 2016. BJP president Amit Shah was the Chairman of the bank and is … Continue reading Congress demands probe into huge deposit in ADC Bank during demonitisation

NABARD clarifies after reports of huge deposit in Ahmedabad Cooperative bank

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The NABARD says during the period, 1.60 lakh customers of the bank deposited or exchanged demonetised notes worth Rs 746 crore, which was only 15 per cent of the total deposits of the bank. As the reports emerged that the currency notes worth Rs 745.58 crore were deposited in Ahmedabad … Continue reading NABARD clarifies after reports of huge deposit in Ahmedabad Cooperative bank

Use of Aadhaar biometric data for criminal investigation not permissible: UIDAI

  AMN / NEW DELHI Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has clarified that the use of or access to Aadhaar biometric data for criminal investigation is not permissible under Aadhaar Act. The authority was referring to reports published in certain section of media about purported use of Aadhaar biometric data for the purpose of … Continue reading Use of Aadhaar biometric data for criminal investigation not permissible: UIDAI

India & EU stand united in face of global peace & security challenges: Sushma

AMN /Brussels External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that India and the European Union stand united in face of global peace and security challenges. Addressing the Indian diaspora in Brussels, Belgium yesterday, Ms Swaraj said India and EU are united by their shared values and principles. Recalling the 14th India-EU Summit held in October … Continue reading India & EU stand united in face of global peace & security challenges: Sushma

International Yoga Day being celebrated around the world

Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice originated in ancient India. In 2015, United Nations unanimously announced 21st June as the International day for yoga to raise awareness about the benefits of practicing yoga.  AMN / CORRESPONDENTS/ WEB DESK The 4th International Yoga Day is being celebrated across the globe today. In India Prime … Continue reading International Yoga Day being celebrated around the world

Odisha CM asks PM to notify hockey as ‘India’s national game’

Hockey was never notified as our national game officially and this came into notice after Union ministry of youth affairs responded to an RTI by a ten-year-old girl, Aishwarya Parashar a few years ago.     AMN / NEW DELHI Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially recognise hockey … Continue reading Odisha CM asks PM to notify hockey as ‘India’s national game’

BJP slams Opposition for politicising Rohit Vemula’s death

File photo AMN / NEW DELHI BJP today slammed Opposition parties for politicising the death of Rohit Vemula and using his mother as a political tool. Briefing media in here today, Union Minister Piyush Goyal criticised the Opposition for giving false temptation to Vemula’s mother to give false statements against BJP. He accused Indian Union … Continue reading BJP slams Opposition for politicising Rohit Vemula’s death

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits for personal reasons

Arun Jaitley informs through Facebook post AMN / New Delhi Chief economic adviser Arvind Subramanian has quit his post and is reported to headed back to the United States, cutting short the extended one-year-tenure he received last September, on account of “pressing family commitments”. While Subramanian’s exit had long been rumoured in Delhi’s policy circles, … Continue reading Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian quits for personal reasons

N N Vohra issues Proclamation to impose Governor’s rule in J&K

  AMN / SRINAGAR Immediately after receiving the President’s approval, Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra today issued a Proclamation to impose Governor’s rule in the state. BJP yesterday pulled out of the coalition government with PDP in the state, after which Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti tendered her resignation. President Ram Nath Kovind, later, approved … Continue reading N N Vohra issues Proclamation to impose Governor’s rule in J&K

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