Govt is strengthening logistic support for carpet exporters: PM

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that government was strengthening the logistic support for the benefit of carpet exporters. Addressing the Carpet Expo at Varanasi through video conferencing last evening, Mr Modi said, the Centre was working expeditiously on providing showrooms and godown facilities to carpet manufacturers. He said, … Continue reading Govt is strengthening logistic support for carpet exporters: PM

India hails Afghanistan Parliamentary elections

AMN / NEW DELHI India has congratulated the people of Afghanistan for exercising their democratic rights at Parliamentary elections held Saturday. In a statement, the External Affairs Ministry said, the enthusiastic participation of people, including women, despite terrorist violence, is a testament of resilience of the people of Afghanistan. It reflects their desire and faith … Continue reading India hails Afghanistan Parliamentary elections

Maldives Supreme Court rejects Yameen’s petition to annul elections

AMN The Supreme Court of Maldives has rejected President Abdulla Yameen’s petition to annul last month’s elections. In a unanimous ruling SUNDAY, the court denied the President’s request to oversee a police or military probe into alleged vote-rigging and electoral fraud. It ruled that based on the evidence submitted, there is no legal or constitutional … Continue reading Maldives Supreme Court rejects Yameen’s petition to annul elections

HOCKEY: India beat Japan 9-0 to win in Asian Champions Trophy at Oman

AMN Hockey India In Men’s Hockey, India thrashed Japan 9-0 in their third round-robin match of Asian Champions Trophy at Muscat, Oman last night. Harmanpreet Singh, Mandeep Singh and Lalit Upadhaya netted a brace each for India, with Akashdeep Singh, Gurjant Singh and Kothajit Singh being the other goal scorers. It was India’s third straight … Continue reading HOCKEY: India beat Japan 9-0 to win in Asian Champions Trophy at Oman

Germany to stop military exports to Saudi Arabia

Agencies German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that her country will suspend military exports to Saudi Arabia. Her remarks came one day after Saudi Arabia acknowledged that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight at its consulate in Istanbul. Merkel said Germany condemns Khashoggi’s death in the strongest terms, and stressed the need to … Continue reading Germany to stop military exports to Saudi Arabia

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and wellness@SGVSummit WEB DESK A group of students from across the United States who have experienced shootings at their schools have come together in Washington to discuss the way to stop gun culture in the country. The Student Gun … Continue reading US school students discuss ways to gun control

Gorbachev slams US for INF withdrawal

Mikhail Gorbachev says US President Trump’s plan to withdraw from a key Cold War nuclear weapons treaty is a reversal of efforts to achieve nuclear disarmament. WEB DESK Former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev has criticized US President Donald Trump’s plan to pull the United States out of the INF treaty. Speaking to the Russian … Continue reading Gorbachev slams US for INF withdrawal

22 killed in Taiwan train accident

AMN At least 22 people were killed and 170 injured whaen an express train derailed in northeastern Taiwan on Sunday Taiwanese authorities say the accident occurred in Yilan County around 4:50 PM on Sunday. The train was carrying 366 people. All 8 cars derailed, and 5 of them rolled onto their sides. Rescuers say they … Continue reading 22 killed in Taiwan train accident

Nepal: Six killed, 44 injured in road accident

  AMN At least six people were killed and 44 others injured in a road accident in East Nawalparasi district in Nepal, . The accident occurred this morning when a bus skidded off the road and fell 50 meter down in Madhyabindu Municilpality area. According to police, five persons died on the spot while another … Continue reading Nepal: Six killed, 44 injured in road accident

Hero Women’s Indian Open: Teenager Sifat Sagoo emerges as the best amateur

Harpal Singh Bedi / Gurugram Teenager Sifat Sagoo, youngest of the Indian players in the field, emerged as the low amateur after a superb round of 2-under 70 on the final day of the Hero Women’s Indian Open. The 17-year-old Sifat who finished in Tied-33rd place said that “but for the second day, when I … Continue reading Hero Women’s Indian Open: Teenager Sifat Sagoo emerges as the best amateur