GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

PK Mishra appointed as Principal Secretary to PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI The government has appointed PK Mishra as the Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) approved the appointment of Dr. PK Mishra, who was currently serving as the additional Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. He replaces Nripendra Misra, who stepped down last month … Continue reading PK Mishra appointed as Principal Secretary to PM Modi

Govt to spend Rs 3.5 lakh on Jal Jeevan Mission: PM

AMN / AURANGABAD Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the central government will spend 3.5 lakh crore rupees in the next five years on ‘Jal Jeevan Mission’ to deliver potable water at every household across the country. Addressing the state-level Mahila Saksham Melava or Empowered Women’s Meet of Self Help Groups (SHG) organised by … Continue reading Govt to spend Rs 3.5 lakh on Jal Jeevan Mission: PM

PM exhorts teachers to stimulate creativity among students

ONKAR SINGH / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked teachers to encourage brainstorming amongst students to find solutions to various day to day problems. The Prime Minister pointed out that encouraging creativity will act as self-motivation for children and enable them to compete with oneself. Interacting with the recipients of National Teacher Awards- … Continue reading PM exhorts teachers to stimulate creativity among students

Higher penalties for traffic violations come into force

AMN The amended provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act, which hike the penalty for traffic rules violation have come into force. As many as 63 clauses of the Act, which correspond to an increase in the fine for traffic rule violation came into force midnight last night. The fine for jumping red-light has been revised … Continue reading Higher penalties for traffic violations come into force

September month to be celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’

The month of September will be celebrated as the Rashtriya Poshan Maah beginning from tomorrow.This year the theme is Complimentary Feeding. Prime Minister’s Overreaching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment – POSHAN Abhiyaan is a multi- ministerial convergence mission with the vision to address malnutrition with a targeted approach by 2022. In his ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme, … Continue reading September month to be celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’

Wages of Security guards to be brought under minimum wage: Minister

AMN / NEW DELHI Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment, Mr Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Friday said that the government will ensure fair wage for all 50 lakh private security workers by bringing it under the purview of National Minimum Floor Wage. Speaking at ‘Private Security Industry Conclave (PSIC) 2019 – Creating … Continue reading Wages of Security guards to be brought under minimum wage: Minister

Police have to mould itself according to challenges of the time: Amit Shah

Staff Reporter / AMN / NEW DELHI UNION Home Minister Amit Shah today said internal security of the country was crucial in order to make India a 5-trillion dollar economy. Addressing 49th Foundation Day celebration of Bureau of Police Research and Development, BPRD in New Delhi, Mr Shah said unless the nation has the power … Continue reading Police have to mould itself according to challenges of the time: Amit Shah

Govt will find ways to deal with cyber threat: Dr Jitendra Singh

MHA has taken various measures to counter cyber threat: G Kishan Reddy 12th India Security Summit on “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy” held Our Correspondent / New Delhi Participants at the 12th India Security Summit “Towards New National Cyber Security Strategy” today discussed many issues such as protection of critical national infrastructure, emerging cyber … Continue reading Govt will find ways to deal with cyber threat: Dr Jitendra Singh

Jal Shakti Abhiyan: 5 lakh water conservation infrastructures developed in 256 districts

BISHESHWAR MISHRA / NEW DELHI Over three crore 70 lakh people have joined the nationwide ambitious initiative Jal Shakti Abhiyan which was launched the on 1st of July to enhance water security, especially in water stressed districts. During the past two months, the initiative has delivered over five lakh local water conservation infrastructures in 256 … Continue reading Jal Shakti Abhiyan: 5 lakh water conservation infrastructures developed in 256 districts

Employees of ordnance factories call off strike

AMN A 30-day strike called by employees of ordnance factories was withdrawn today following an assurance by the government that a panel would be formed to look into their concerns. The employees will join their duties from Monday. They had gone on a strike from 20th of this month against the government’s plan to corporatise … Continue reading Employees of ordnance factories call off strike

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

  Staff Reporter / NEW DELHI The annual International Urdu Day Awards have been announced. ...

SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will t ...

Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) made an impressiv ...

Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

aadil bedi Harpal Singh Bedi/ Nuh, Haryana Promising youngsters Aadil Bedi and Aman Raj, got off to ...

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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