US arrest Russian woman for spying

WEB DESK The US Justice Department has said that it has arrested a Russian woman on suspicion of conspiracy. In a statement released on Monday, the department said Maria Butina, a 29-year-old Russian citizen residing in Washington, was arrested on Sunday. Butina allegedly developed relationships with individuals and infiltrated organizations in the United States that … Continue reading US arrest Russian woman for spying

Trump criticised for backing Putin’s denial

WEB DESK US President Donald Trump has become target of criticism at home for backing Russia’s claim that it did not interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Trump said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on Monday that although he has great confidence in US intelligence, Putin was extremely strong and powerful in … Continue reading Trump criticised for backing Putin’s denial

Trump-Putin summit signals warmer ties

US President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin vow for a fresh start to troubled relations   File photo WEB DESK US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin pledged a fresh start to troubled ties between the two countries, at their first one-on-one summit in Helsinki, Finland on Monday. Both leaders … Continue reading Trump-Putin summit signals warmer ties

NSD extension centre set up in Varanasi

By Utpal Borpujari/ New Delhi With Lok Sabha elections less than a year away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi has got a new extension centre of National School of Drama (NSD) which will start operating from this academic session. Considered a hub of classical music, theatre and several other forms performing arts, Varanasi has … Continue reading NSD extension centre set up in Varanasi

Wholesale inflation rises to 5.77% in June

AMN The Inflation, based on wholesale prices, shot up to 5.77 per cent in June on increasing prices of vegetables and fuel items. The WPI inflation stood at 4.43 per cent in May and 0.90 per cent in June last year. According to the official data released today, inflation in food articles stood at 1.80 … Continue reading Wholesale inflation rises to 5.77% in June

Govt working to double farmers’ income, says PM Modi in West Bengal

AMN / Midnapore / WEST BENGAL Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said the hard work of farmers combined with the support they are getting from the Government will fulfil the dream of doubling farmers’ income by 2022. Addressing a farmers’ rally at Midnapore town in West Bengal today, he said the government has taken a … Continue reading Govt working to double farmers’ income, says PM Modi in West Bengal

Boxing: India bag 7 Gold at Vojvodina youth tournament

AMN Indian boxers ruled the ring at the Golden Glove of Vojvodinayouth tournament at Subotica in Serbia, ending with a whopping seven Goldmedals to claim the overall top spot. India claimed the numero uno position with 17 medals – 7 Gold, 6Silver and 4 Bronze. The Gold medal winners were Aman, Akash Kumar, S.Barun Singh, … Continue reading Boxing: India bag 7 Gold at Vojvodina youth tournament

Lynching creating law and order problem in India

Innocent people getting killed across the country over rumours of child-lifting By Kushal Jeena The rumours and hoaxes of child-kidnapping spread over the social networking sites are getting innocent people killed in different parts of India creating a serious law and order problems for police as they are unable to allay the fear among people … Continue reading Lynching creating law and order problem in India

CBI chargesheets Farooq Abdullah, 3 others for irregularities in JKCA

Agencies / SRINAGAR / NEW DELHI The CBI today filed a charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah and three others in a special court in Srinagar in connection with alleged irregularities and misappropriation of funds in the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association, JKCA. The agency has levelled charges of criminal … Continue reading CBI chargesheets Farooq Abdullah, 3 others for irregularities in JKCA

Rahul urges PM to ensure passage of Women’s Bill in Parliament

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI Congress President Rahul Gandhi has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure the passage of the Women’s Reservation Bill in the upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament. In a letter addressed to Mr Modi, Mr Gandhi said, the bill passed by the Rajya Sabha in 2010, has been stalled on one … Continue reading Rahul urges PM to ensure passage of Women’s Bill in Parliament