54 dead, 10000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 days

About 10,000 migrants were rescued off the coast of Libya over the past few days but at least 54 died. Libyan and Italian officials today said the Tunisian army rescued 126 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa hoping to reach Italian shores. They expressed fears that many more people were still missing at sea. More than 1,200 … Continue reading 54 dead, 10000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 days

Sabzar Bhat killing: Restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley

TIA NEWS Authorities in Kashmir today imposed curfew-like restrictions in many parts of the Valley to maintain law and order in view of the protests following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat in an encounter with security forces. The restrictions have been imposed in seven police station areas of Srinagar. However, the district … Continue reading Sabzar Bhat killing: Restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley

PM highlights importance of Ramzan in his Mann Ki Baat

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi today highlighted the importance of Islamic Holy month of Ramzan in his Mann Ki Baat broadcast from All India Radio. While extending hearty greetings to all Indians and everyone across the world on auspicious month of Ramazan, Prime Minister said: “Prayer, spirituality and charity are accorded … Continue reading PM highlights importance of Ramzan in his Mann Ki Baat

Text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ on May 28, 2017

My dear countrymen, Namaskar, It will perhaps be difficult for us to forget the year’s summer.. But, we are now awaiting the rains. As I am talking to you today , the holy month of Ramzan has already commenced . I convey my hearty greetings to all fellow Indians and everyone across the world, especially … Continue reading Text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ on May 28, 2017

Mann Ki Baat: PM focuses on cleanliness, waste management

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said a massive campaign of waste management will be launched by the Centre and state governments on the occasion of World Environment Day. Addressing the nation through Mann Ki Baat programme on All India Radio, Mr Modi said litter bins will be made available to collect solid and liquid … Continue reading Mann Ki Baat: PM focuses on cleanliness, waste management

Maneka Gandhi lauds govt’s move to ban sale of cattle for slaughter

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi today lauded the government’s move to ban sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets. Mrs Gandhi, who is also an animal rights activist said, animal markets were started for farmers so that they could sell their cattle to other farmers. But since last 15 years it has … Continue reading Maneka Gandhi lauds govt’s move to ban sale of cattle for slaughter

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi

AMN Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, a day after he skipped the luncheon meeting organised by Congress President Sonia Gandhi for opposition leaders. Mr Kumar met Mr Modi after attending a lunch hosted by the Prime Minister for his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. After the meeting, … Continue reading Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets PM Modi

Sri Lanka: Indian Navy Ship reaches Colombo with relief material

TIA NEWS An Indian naval ship with relief materials for people affected by floods in Sri Lanka reached Colombo Port this morning.Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake received Naval Ship INS Kirch at the Port. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences over the loss of lives and … Continue reading Sri Lanka: Indian Navy Ship reaches Colombo with relief material

Centre clarifies objective of new regulation on prevention of cruelty to animals

AMN Government Saturday said the prime focus of the regulation of the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Rules, 2017 is to protect the animals from cruelty and not to regulate the existing trade in cattle for slaughter houses. Environment Ministry in a release said, some representations have been received today regarding certain provisions of the … Continue reading Centre clarifies objective of new regulation on prevention of cruelty to animals

US: Man shouting ‘anti-Muslim slurs’ fatally stabs 2 men in Portland

WEB DESK / In another incdent of alleged hate crime in US, a man fatally stabbed two people and wounded a third on a commuter train in Oregon’s largest city Friday as people confronted him for “yelling a gamut of anti-Muslim and anti-everything slurs,” a Portland police spokesman said. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was on … Continue reading US: Man shouting ‘anti-Muslim slurs’ fatally stabs 2 men in Portland