HC orders CID probe into custodial death of a Patel youth in Gujarat

AMN / Gujarat High Court today ordered a CID probe into the custodial death of a Patel youth detained from Bapunagar area of Ahmedabad on 25th of this month. The youth was picked up by the police following clashes with a police in connection with Patidar Maha rally on reservation issue. According to postmortem reports, … Continue reading HC orders CID probe into custodial death of a Patel youth in Gujarat

Kerala celebrates biggest harvest festival Thiru Onam

AMN / Kerala is celebrating its biggest harvest festival Thiru Onam today. Keralites across the glob is celebrating Onam as the home coming of noble legendary King Mahabali and his prosperous rule. Various cultural and religious programmes are being organized through out the state in connection with Onam. Thiru Onam celebrations started in Kerala with … Continue reading Kerala celebrates biggest harvest festival Thiru Onam

Vietnam grants amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners

Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners to mark the 70th anniversary of independence from France, authorities said today. But they do not include anyone convicted of national security crimes. Vice Foreign Minister Ha Kim Ngoc said that 34 foreigners are among those to be released which include 16 from China, six from … Continue reading Vietnam grants amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners

India’s Economic growth still below levels: RBI Governor

Our Spl Correspondent  / Reserve Bank of India, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has said that despite immense efforts by the government and the apex bank, the stability of Indian economy is still a work in progress. In an overview to the annual report for the year 2014-15 released by the RBI today, Rajan said, economic … Continue reading India’s Economic growth still below levels: RBI Governor

RBI asks banks to use machines to check authenticity of notes

AMN / RBI has asked banks to examine the authenticity of banknotes tendered over the counter through machines. It is part of an effort to minimise the circulation of fake currency. In case, it is detected as a fake, the banknote should be stamped as “counterfeit note” and impounded and the entry be marked in … Continue reading RBI asks banks to use machines to check authenticity of notes

President, VP, PM greet people on Onam

AMN / President, Vice President and Prime Minister have greeted people on the occasion of Onam. In his message, President Pranab Mukherjee said, Onam is a unique secular festival celebrated by the people of Kerala belonging to all communities, irrespective of caste, creed and economic standing. He said, the festival represents the spontaneous celebrations of the … Continue reading President, VP, PM greet people on Onam

Gold down by Rs 380 to Rs 26,650 per ten grams

Gold fell for the third straight day, losing 380 rupees, to 26,650 rupees per ten grams at Delhi’s bullion market, on slack demand from jewelers, and negative global cues. Silver slumped 770 rupees, to 34,200 rupees per kilo, on poor offtake by industrial units and coin-makers. Silver coins held steady, at 50,000 rupeesd for buying … Continue reading Gold down by Rs 380 to Rs 26,650 per ten grams

Gujarat: Curfew lifted from entire state except six police station areas of Ahmedabad

AMN / Curfew has been lifted from entire state except six police station areas of Ahmedabad city following improvement in situation. Schools, Colleges and other educational intuitions are open from today morning, while shop, markets and other commercial activates have also started in most parts of the state. Curfew has been lifted completely form Naranpura, Ghatlodia … Continue reading Gujarat: Curfew lifted from entire state except six police station areas of Ahmedabad

India, Germany to explore other ways to exchange info on tax

AMN / India and Germany have agreed to explore other possibilities to enhance exchange of information related to tax. They also agreed to resume negotiations on partial revision of the DTAA between the two countries with a view to bring the provisions relating to Exchange of Information to International Standards This was agreed after a … Continue reading India, Germany to explore other ways to exchange info on tax

3 civilian killed, 17 injured in Pak firing in R.S. Pura Sector

AMN / Three civilians including a woman have been killed an 17 other injured in heavy mortar shelling and firing by Pakistani troops in R.S. Pura Sector in Jammu and Kashmir,along the international border today. According to police sources the Pakistani troops started unprovoked firing and shelling on Indian positions and some civilian areas around … Continue reading 3 civilian killed, 17 injured in Pak firing in R.S. Pura Sector