Improving rural economy on priority list of Govt: Jaitley

AMN / New Delhi Improving the agriculture sector and rural economy are on the priority list of the Union government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday. Speaking at an event organised jointly by APRACA and NABARD here, Mr Jaitley said improving irrigation facilities, electrifying every household by 2018, providing better connectivity and conducting a … Continue reading Improving rural economy on priority list of Govt: Jaitley

Serving Sonia Gandhi as Pol Secy has been greatest honour: Ahmed Patel

AMN / New Delhi As former Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday handed over the baton to her son Rahul Gandhi, senior party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel said that serving as her Political Secretary, had been his greatest honour. In a post on social media, Mr Patel thanked the outgoing president for … Continue reading Serving Sonia Gandhi as Pol Secy has been greatest honour: Ahmed Patel

Rahul will lead party with pure heart, devotion: Sonia Gandhi

AMN / NEW DELHI As she passed on the mantle of the Congress president to her son Rahul Gandhi,  Ms Sonia Gandhi today on Saturday expressed confidence that he would lead the party with a pure heart, patience and devotion. The process of his election as the new Congress chief was completed after the Central … Continue reading Rahul will lead party with pure heart, devotion: Sonia Gandhi

Doctors in Rajasthan begin indefinite strike

More than ten thousand In-service doctors in Rajasthan have again gone on indefinite boycott of the work, which has badly affected the health services in the state. The Police have booked more than 50 doctors in different districts of the state under The Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenance Act (RESMA). Doctors protested against the police action … Continue reading Doctors in Rajasthan begin indefinite strike

BJP dubs Congress as “corrupt thought process”

New Delhi: On a day new Congress chief Rahul Gandhi in his maiden speech made a vitriolic charge against BJP accusing it of setting the nation on ‘fire’, the saffron party described country’s oldest party as one sustaining “corrupt thought process” “It was an irony that the (special CBI) court sentenced former Jharkhand Chief Minister … Continue reading BJP dubs Congress as “corrupt thought process”

Unity in diversity is India’s specialty, says V-P

AMN / GOA Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu has said that unity in diversity is India’s speciality and India is one nation and one people. He said, India has a long history of tolerance as the country does not have any history of attacking anyone despite being home to a third of the world’s wealth … Continue reading Unity in diversity is India’s specialty, says V-P

Will fight BJP’s politics of ‘anger’ with love: New Congress President Rahul

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Soon after assuming the post of the India’s oldest Congress party, Rahul Gandhi today charged the BJP with following a ‘politics of hatred and anger’ and said his party would fight it with ‘love and affection’. In his maiden speech after assuming the post of Congress president, Mr Gandhi, lashing … Continue reading Will fight BJP’s politics of ‘anger’ with love: New Congress President Rahul

African champion Ernest Amuzu promises to stop Vijender in his track

HARPAL SINGH BEDI / New Delhi African Champion Ernest Amuzu on Friday promised to stop India’s star boxer Vijender Singh in his tracks and inflict the first loss on his record when they face each other for the double title defence at Sawai Mansingh Indoor Stadium in Jaipur on 23rd December An experienced boxer from … Continue reading African champion Ernest Amuzu promises to stop Vijender in his track

P V Sindhu storms into final in BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals

Olympic silver-medallist P V Sindhu has stormed into final of women’s singles in the BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals.She defeated eighth ranked China’s Chen Yufei 21-15, 21-18 in the second semifinals at the Sheikh Hamdan Indoor Stadium in Dubai today. Indian star shuttler will now meet world number two and top seed Akane Yamaguchi … Continue reading P V Sindhu storms into final in BWF Dubai World Super Series Finals

Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled

The emblems of the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games have been named “Winter Dream” and “Flight,” respectively. The emblem launching ceremony was held at the National Aquatic Center, which staged the swimming events during the Beijing 2008 Games. In 2022, this venue will be transformed into an ice rink for curling games. At … Continue reading Official emblems for Beijing 2022 Winter Games unveiled