US Senate for fostering Indo-US ties

WASHINGTON: (AMN) The United States Senate has passed a resolution to foster and advance the strategic partnership between US and India. Congratulating India ahead of its 63rd Independence Day, the US Senate noted that India was the largest democracy, ..

Amarnath Yatra : A Great Integrating Factor

The holy Amarnath cave, a natural splendour is located at 3888 mts (13,500 ft.). The holy cave, in which “Ice Lingam” is formed, is 120x100x60 ft. in diameter and can accommodate thousands of worshipers. According to a legend Lord Shiva had..

Urdu Unites Parties in Parliament

NEW DELHI: After a long time the Indian parliament once again witnessed a broad debate on the language of Urdu. On Thursday members cutting across party lines in the Lok Sabaha made a strong plea for development and promotion of the Urdu language.

Besides secular parties BJP too made strong ..

RBI Rate Hike in Line with Expectations

After its first quarterly review of the monetary policy in the current financial year, the Reserve Bank of India has raised the key interest rates once again. The rates have thus been raised for the 4th time in the current year.

The bank has raised the Repo rate by 25 basis points – that is..

Augmenting Ground Water

India with a population exceeding 1.1 billion, is the second most populous country in the world. It has an agriculture based economy having 2.45 % of the total land area of the world, 16% of the world population and is endowed with about 4% of its water resources.

Don’t be afraid of Islam: Al-Sudais

JEDDAH: The imam of the Grand Mosque in Makkah told the world not to be afraid of Islam and Muslims, adding that Islam represents a message of peace, goodness and tolerance.
Sheikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais made the announcement while ..

Bihar approves Rs 80 crore for Madarsas

PATNA: THE Bihar government on Tuesday approved Rs 80 crore grants for the salary of the teachers and non-teaching employees. According to principal cabinet secretary Afzal Amanullah,1,119 madrasas for boys and nine madrasas for..

280 NGOs get help from Azad Foundation

NEW DELHI: The Government has said that 280 Non Government Organizations (NGOs) in the country, including 94 NGOs from Uttar Pradesh, have received financial assistance from the Maulana Azad Education Foundation (MAEF) during the last three years.

28 districts declared drought-hit in Bihar

PATNA: The Bihar government on Tuesday declared 28 out of 38 districts as drought-hit in the state.
The Chief Minister Mr. Nitish Kumar said that the situation in the remaining ten districts would be constantly monitored. He said that government forced to take decision following the acute ..

Indian Consulate to help NRIs on financial matters

DUBAI (AMN) The Indian Consulate in Dubai would organise an open house on August to help Non Resident Indians (NRI) on financial matters.

Indian nationals who wish to seek the opinion of experts in financial matters, particularly debt, investments..