9 water plants to be set up in Lakshadweep

NEW DELHI: The Government has identified nine sites in Lakshadweep for setting up of desalination plants.

The plant would be set up by National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT), an autonomous body of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

Ministry of Earth Sciences, Prithviraj Chavan in

Ramadan: A Month Blessed With Bounty

Fasting in the month of Ramadan is one of the five pillars upon which the structure of Islam is built. The other four are the declaration of one’s belief in the Oneness of Allah and in the message of Muhammad (Pbuh), regular attendance to prayer, payment of Zakah and pilgrimage.

Enquiry going on into Mumbai Gas leak

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The Ministry of Shipping has directed Mumbai Port Trust to conduct an enquiry into the incident of and has constituted a Committee to look into the circumstances leading to the poisonous gas leakage.
Minister of State for Environment ..

Japan Helps India in Forest Management

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The Government has signed an agreement with Japanese Bank of International Co-operation for a project called ‘Capacity Development for Forest Management and Training of Personnel.
This was informed by the Minister of State for ..

Govt is serious about Climate Change

NEW DELHI (AMN) The Government of India has undertaken several steps to understand the phenomenon of Climate Change. A Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change has been constituted to coordinate national action for assessment and adaptation of climate ..

Govt Stop Construction of Several Dams

NEW DELHI: (AMN) The Government has put a ban on the construction of some of the dams in the country. The work of the Maheshwar Hydel project in Madhya Pradesh has been suspended.
Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh told Lok Sabha ..

EC team visit Patna

PATNA: The Election Commission team headed by the Chief Election Commissioner S Y Quraishi is visiting here on a three days tour of Bihar. The visit is seen as crucial as team’s assessment of the situation would prepare ground for assembly polls in the state. The team comprises Election …

Ansari Brothers Form Party; Want Purvanchal

LUCKNOW: (AMN) The doyens of the eastern Uttar Pradesh, the Ansari brothers on Sunday floated a new political party to maintain their stronghold in the area. The news party “Quami Ekta Dal” would contest on all seats in the eastern UP.The brothers ..

Muslims condemn Sudarshan’s remark on minorities

NEW DELHI: (AMN) Several Muslim organisations have condemned the reported remark of Former RSS chief KS Sudarshan on minorities and the prime minister.

They said that the RSS and the BJP have become addict of using foul language.

127 dead, 2,000 missing in landslides in China

ZHOUQU, GANSU, NORTH WEST CHINA: (Agencies) — More than 127 people have been dead and over 2,000 missing in rain-triggered landslides in a northwest China county on Sunday. According to china official Xinhua news agency rescuers working overnight..