Summit between Trump & Kim Jong-un may go ahead : Pompeo

AMN / WEB DESK US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has hinted that the historic meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jongun might take place on the 12th of next month. The US secretary of state told the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee that he was “hopeful” that the meeting … Continue reading Summit between Trump & Kim Jong-un may go ahead : Pompeo

N.Korea may dismantle nuclear test site on Thu

WEB DESK South Korean reporters have arrived in North Korea to cover the planned shutdown of a nuclear test site. They quote North Korean officials as saying dismantling work may begin as early as Thursday if weather permits,report NHK. Pyongyang plans to allow foreign media to conduct on-site coverage of the destruction of the Punggye-ri … Continue reading N.Korea may dismantle nuclear test site on Thu

10 killed, 25 missing due to heavy rain in Sri Lanka

AMN / COLOMBO At least ten people have been killed and another 25 are missing due to heavy monsoon rain and strong winds across Sri Lanka. The Disaster Management Center (DMC) said that around 85 thousand people in 14 districts have been affected. The DMC report said 23,741 people have been displaced and sheltered in … Continue reading 10 killed, 25 missing due to heavy rain in Sri Lanka

Venezuela orders expulsion of two US diplomats after new sanctions

WEB DESK Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the expulsion of two top US diplomats a day after President Donald Trump ordered certain additional sanctions on Venezuela. The order also bans the sale, transfer or acceptance as a guarantee of any collateral in Venezuela in which the Venezuelan government or a public entity holds over 50 … Continue reading Venezuela orders expulsion of two US diplomats after new sanctions

Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended from new battery car

AMN The Vaishno Devi pilgrimage in Jammu and Kashmir was suspended from new battery car track today after a major fire broke out in Trikuta Hills in Katra town of Reasi district. Reasi Deputy Commissioner P Ramaswamy said, the Yatra has been suspended on new battery car track while pilgrims are being allowed to use … Continue reading Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended from new battery car

CPI Demands Resignation of AIADMK Govt in Tamil Nadu

AMN / NEW DELHI The National Secretariat of the Communist Party of India today severely condemned the ‘brutal killing’  10 people, including a 17-year-old girl in police firing during a massive peaceful rally to the district collectorate taken out demanding the closure of Sterlite Copper, a Vedanta group copper smelter unit, in the port town … Continue reading CPI Demands Resignation of AIADMK Govt in Tamil Nadu

Quality and timely healthcare still elude Indians

An stringent and comprehensive policy needed to addresses varied aspects of healthcare delivery AMN /New Delhi As per a recent study by Lancet, India ranks 145th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, behind its neighbors like China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan. Although India’s improvements on the healthcare access and … Continue reading Quality and timely healthcare still elude Indians

Untreated schizophrenia may lead to suicide in some patients

Need to create awareness not only about scientific but also legal aspects of schizophrenia: Dr. Nimesh G Desai AMN / New Delhi Schizophrenia, a severe form of mental illness affecting about 10 people per thousand of the adult population, can lead to suicide in 25 per cent of its patients if left untreated, said psychiatrists. … Continue reading Untreated schizophrenia may lead to suicide in some patients

NHRC notice to TN govt over death of 10 people in police firing AMN

    AMN The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC today issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government over the death of 10 people who were allegedly killed in police firing at Thuthukkudi yesterday. Taking suo motu cognizance of media reports, the Commission in the notice has sought replies from Chief Secretary and Director General … Continue reading NHRC notice to TN govt over death of 10 people in police firing AMN

Intense heat wave affect normal life in Rajasthan

  Ashfaque Kayamkhani / Jaipur Intense heat wave conditions have swept most parts of Rajasthan, badly affecting normal life. Maximum temperature is recorded above 45 degrees Celsius at many places. The Met Department has issued heat wave warning for the next 24 hours in the state. Maximum temperature is continuously being recorded above 45 degree … Continue reading Intense heat wave affect normal life in Rajasthan