Parliament logjam continues for eighth day

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Both the Houses of parliament could not function for the eighth consecutive day on Tuesday as the Opposition continued their stir over 2G scam.
The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day without transacting any substantive business in the wake of unruly scenes..

Massive mandate for Nitish development in Bihar

PATNA: The Nitish Kumar led JD(U)-BJP combine is all set to get a landslide victory in Bihar assembly elections. With this the combine would not only retain power in the state but also work aggressively for the development. The result is being seen as mandate for development in the state.

Bihar ready for result

PATNA: The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements for the counting of votes of 243 Bihar Assembly seats and by-poll of Banka Parliamentary seat on Wednesday. The Commission has deputed two special observers to oversee the counting process. One Micro Observor will be deputed on every ..

Solidarity for Endosulfan victims

NEW DELHI: Solidarity Youth Movment , a kerala based NGO has demanded a total ban on manufacturing, sales and usage of Endosulfan. They have also decided to hold a march to the parliament on Wednesday against the use of pesiticide and. Victims of Endosulfan aerial spraying in Kasargod district of ..

Prez for enhancing ties with West Asian nations

ON BOARD AIR INDIA: President Pratibha Patil has said that India is committed to promoting regional peace and security in Asia and enhancing relations with the West Asian nations in the political, economic and cultural fields. Talking to reporters on board Air India on way to Abu Dhabi in the ..

Prez for strengthening ties with UAE

ABU DHABI: President Mrs. Pratibha Devisingh Patil India has sought to re-define and strengthen India’s bilateral economic and social ties with the United Arab Emirates, UAE. Addressing members of the Indian community at the India Social and Cultural Centre the President asked the captains of ..

PM wants change in labour law

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the Government was making serious efforts to moderate the inflation rate. He said that the Government was keen on not only making growth faster but also more inclusive. Asserting that the Government was committed to ..

PM for holistic education

PUTTAPARTHY (AP) AMN: Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has stressed the need for holistic education that would provide character and skills for the younger generations. He called upon them to develop principles of sharing skills and abilities to lend a helping hand to the less privileged. Addres

Rivals join hands to excute AMU plan

MURSHIDABAD (West Bengal): Two rival parties in West Bengal on Saturday showed equal concern for the education of minorities here. Both the senior congress leader and the union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and the state chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee have all praise for new Aligarh ..

41st Intl Film Festival begins in Goa

PANAJI (GOA): The 41st International Film Festival of India began here on Monday. Veteran Bollywood director Yash Chopra along with Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee and actor Ajay Devgan were the chief guests at the inaugural ceremony.

The film extravaganza was kicked off with a screening of the..