FM asks Tycoons to make investments in infrastructure sector

AMN Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has asked the business leaders for making investments in infrastructure sector to build a stronger India. He said the private investment along with public and foreign investment is key to boost growth and create job opportunities. The Minister was holding his pre-budget consultation meeting with the representatives of Indian Trade … Continue reading FM asks Tycoons to make investments in infrastructure sector

EARTHQUAKE -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

Tremors felt NCR Delhi as 5.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Uttarakhand   AMN / NEW DELHI Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and the National Capital Region at 8:49 pm this evening after a 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck Uttarakhand. The epicenter of the moderate intensity earthquake was reported 121 km east of Dehradun, in Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag … Continue reading EARTHQUAKE -5.5 Hits PARTS OF NORTH INDIA

SBI opens bank accounts for prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail

AMN In one of its kind financial inclusion plan in Karnataka, the State Bank of India today opened bank accounts for the prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail. During a ceremony, 900 prisoners were handed over passbooks today. The prison authorities will now deposit the wages of prisoners directly in these bank accounts. This will avoid … Continue reading SBI opens bank accounts for prisoners in Bengaluru Central Jail

Seven naxals killed in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra

Nagpur Seven naxalites, including five women, were gunned down in an encounter with police in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra on Wednesday morning, sources said. According to sources, the encounter took place on Wednesday morning, about 15 km of Zinganoor outpost in Sironcha tehsil of Gadchiroli, when a squad of state police was on an anti-Naxal … Continue reading Seven naxals killed in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra

Babies’ brains damaged by pollution, Unicef says

AMN Seventeen million babies under the age of one are breathing toxic air, putting their brain development at risk, the UN children’s agency has warned. Babies in South Asia are worst affected, with more than 12 million living in areas with pollution six times higher than safe levels. A further four million are at risk … Continue reading Babies’ brains damaged by pollution, Unicef says

Ryan school murder: SC reserves verdict on plea against bail to trustees

AMN The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Monday on a plea of the father of a student, who was found dead in a Gurugram school, seeking cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted to three trustees of the Ryan International Group. A bench of Justices R K Agrawal and A M Sapre … Continue reading Ryan school murder: SC reserves verdict on plea against bail to trustees

Internet of Things India expo to be held from March 7-9, 2018

The 2nd Internet of Things India expo 2018 is co-organised by NASSCOM Centre of Excellence – Internet of Things (CoE-IoT), India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) and Exhibitions India Group. AMN / New Delhi The 2nd Internet of Things India expo 2018 co-organised by the NASSCOM Centre of Excellence – Internet of Things (CoE-IoT), the India … Continue reading Internet of Things India expo to be held from March 7-9, 2018

BJP has completely put an end to the corruption: PM Modi

Dhandhuka (Gujarat) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an election rally in Dhandhuka today. He said BJP government in Gujarat has succeeded in tackling corruption in the state. Mr Modi said BJP has completely put an end to the corruption that was taking place in the name of tankers. He also said BJP’s efforts ensured that … Continue reading BJP has completely put an end to the corruption: PM Modi

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6 per cent

AMN The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept the key interest rate unchanged at 6 per cent in its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy review for the year 2017-18 today. The central bank has raised inflation forecast to 4.3-4.7 per cent in third and fourth quarters of current fiscal and kept the economic growth forecast … Continue reading RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6 per cent

‘Unlike Narendrabhai, I am human; do make mistakes’: Rahul

AMN / New Delhi A day after he came in for attack from the BJP for errors in figures quoted in his tweet to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress Vice President, taking a dig at Mr Modi, said that unlike Narendrabhai (Modi) he was human and asked the BJP to keep on pointing out his … Continue reading ‘Unlike Narendrabhai, I am human; do make mistakes’: Rahul