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Delhi Police alert after driver of missing Pathankot taxi found dead

Delhi Police today issued an alert about a taxi hired from Pathankot whose driver has been found dead. In a tweet, the Delhi Police said, a white colour Alto taxi having a number—HP 01D 2440 was hired by three unknown persons. The driver of the taxi Vijay Kumar from Gaggal, Kangada was found dead on … Continue reading Delhi Police alert after driver of missing Pathankot taxi found dead

Govt committed to bring marginalised section into mainstream: PM

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the government was committed to bring marginalised sections into the mainstream. For this, he said, We will do everything possible, where rules and systems have to be changed, we will change them. Prime Minister Modi arrived in the holy city of Varanasi this morning and flagged off … Continue reading Govt committed to bring marginalised section into mainstream: PM

Blanket ban on plastic carry bags in UP comes into force

The blanket ban on polythene bags has been enforced in Uttar Pradesh today. The state cabinet on December 18 had decided to ban the manufacture, import, purchase and storage of all kinds of plastic carry bags after which an official notification was issued on December 22. Any vendor or shop keeper found selling his merchandise … Continue reading Blanket ban on plastic carry bags in UP comes into force

Renowned Danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away

AMN / INDIA’S Legendary classical danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai passed away today after brief illness in Ahmedabad. She was 97. She was admitted in local hospital after some age related health complications. Mrinalini Sarabhai was the widow of noted space scientist Dr. Vikram Sarabhai and mother of famous danseuse and social activist Mallika Sarabhai. A Recipient … Continue reading Renowned Danseuse Mrinalini Sarabhai passes away

Court asks CBI to return some seized raid documents to Delhi govt

A Special Court in Delhi today directed the CBI to return some documents seized by it during the raids at the office of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s principal secretary Rajendra Kumar to the Delhi government.The raid was conducted by the Investigating Agency on 15th of last month. Disposing of an application filed by the city … Continue reading Court asks CBI to return some seized raid documents to Delhi govt

Dalit student suicide: Irani rejects allegations of interference

AMN/ Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani today said a malicious attempt was being made to project a student’s suicide at Hyderabad as a dalit versus non-dalit issue to ignite passions for political gains. Briefing media in New Delhi, Ms Irani strongly refuted allegations of interference and putting pressure on the university authorities to take … Continue reading Dalit student suicide: Irani rejects allegations of interference

SC reserves order on UP Lokayukta row

The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on petitions seeking recall of an earlier order by which Justice Virendra Singh, former judge of Allahabad High Court, was appointed the Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh. The bench, comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Prafulla C Pant, made clear that it is not going to vacate its order appointing … Continue reading SC reserves order on UP Lokayukta row

Rahul blames Union ministers,VC for Dalit student suicide

AMN/ HYDERABAD: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today blamed university VC and a union minister created the situation that made Rohith Vemula, a Dalit scholar studying there, to commit sucide. “I agree with the students here. Rohith committed suicide but the conditions for his suicide were created by the VC and the minister,” said Rahul Gandhi … Continue reading Rahul blames Union ministers,VC for Dalit student suicide

Dalit scholar suicide: Writer Ashok Vajpeyi to return D.Litt

New Delhi: Renowned writer Ashok Vajpeyi on Tuesday decided to return his D. Litt honour conferred on him by Hyderabad University as a mark of protest against the University’s attitude towards a Dalit scholar’s suicide. “Atmosphere of intolerance not only seems to be continuing, but rising. Incidents like Malda , replay of Muzaffarnagar, and now … Continue reading Dalit scholar suicide: Writer Ashok Vajpeyi to return D.Litt

Dalit student suicide: HRD ministry letter at centre of controversy

AMN / HYDERABAD: Few letters are in the spotlight over the suicide of Dalit student Rohith Vemula at Hyderabad’s Central University. Five of these letters were from Human Resource Development Ministry to the HCU and are being held up as proof of intense political pressure and interference. The letters, sent between September and November, asked … Continue reading Dalit student suicide: HRD ministry letter at centre of controversy

SPORTS

P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth & Sai Praneeth in action in singles quarterfinals of Swiss Open Badminton

WEB DESK In Swiss Open Super-300 Badminton tournament, Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth and S ...

Hockey Women: India is getting closer to the top teams in world, says chief coach Sjoerd Marijne

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The Indian Women’s Hockey Team Chief Coach Sjoerd Marjine on Friday claimed ...

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چین لداخ کے باقی علاقوں میں فوجوں کی واپسی کی کو یقینی بنائے: بھارت

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آتم نربھر بھارت ایک قومی جذبہ ہے نہ کہ صرف ایک اقتصادی مہم: وزیر اعظم مودی

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وزیر اعظم نریندر مودی نے کووڈ ٹیکہ لگوایا

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Abu Dhabi Digital signs partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise

WEB DESK The Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA)has signed a partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Ente ...

Indian Army develops messaging application ‘Secure Application for Internet’

file phot AMN Indian Army has developed a simple messaging application named the Secure Application for ...

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Bangalore and Shimla ‘Most liveable’ cities in India

'Ease of Living Index' released Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI Bangalore has emerged as the top perfo ...

Dubai online International Dance Festival receives overwhelming response

By Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi The month long inaugural online Dance festival ‘Bhaktimay Rouhani Majlis ...

MEDIA

Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as Principal DG, PIB

Staff Reporter Mr. Jaideep Bhatnagar, an Officer of the Indian Information Service of 1986 Batch today took ...

Former president of INS and Chairman of UNI Tuhin Kanti Ghosh is dead

WEB DESK Former president of the Indian Newspaper Society (1987-88) and Chairman of UNI (1984-86), Tuhin Ka ...