GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

Indian Navy joins select group of navies with engagement of MRSAM

PIC@INDIAN NAVY   By a Correspondent / New Delhi The Indian Navy has joined a select group of navies across the globe with the maiden cooperative engagement firing of the Medium Range Surface to Air Missile (MRSAM). With the successful proving of this cooperative mode of engagement, the Indian Navy has achieved a significant milestone … Continue reading Indian Navy joins select group of navies with engagement of MRSAM

Ministry of Defence plans to change uniform of the Indian Army

Our Correspondent / New Delhi The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been planning to change the uniform of the Indian Army which will be customized keeping the different terrains and weather conditions in which the men are posted. “The material to be used for the uniform has not yet been decided as cotton material was … Continue reading Ministry of Defence plans to change uniform of the Indian Army

DRI busts global drone smuggling racket

AMN / AHMEDABAD Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has busted an international racket involving smugglers from Pakistan, China, Myanmar and India to import high-end drones, remotely-piloted aircraft, into the country through the north-eastern border. The shipment of drones and other related items, worth 1 crore rupees, was intercepted and seized by the DRI in March. … Continue reading DRI busts global drone smuggling racket

Indian Navy’s Service Selection Board Inaugurated at Kolkata

AMN / KOLKATA The Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba today inaugurated Indian Navy’s first full-fledged Service Selection Board (SSB) at Diamond Harbour, near Kolkata. The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Karambir Singh, was also present at the venue. SSB (Kolkata) is located approximately 55 km away from central Kolkata, on … Continue reading Indian Navy’s Service Selection Board Inaugurated at Kolkata

Indian Navy and French Navy show impressive performance at joint exercise

  Our Correspondent The biggest ever 17th edition of the Ex-Varuna -19 between Indian Navy and the French Navy ended on May 11. Both Indian and French Carrier Task Forces executed close range manoeuvres in the presence of senior officers and diplomats from both countries. These senior officers and diplomats later visited French Carrier Task … Continue reading Indian Navy and French Navy show impressive performance at joint exercise

Water crisis has not become a matter of concern in the society: Secretary, Water Resources

  Bisheshwar Mishra  / New Delhi “Despite reports of water crisis in many parts of the country, water related issues have not become part of concern of our  society as whole. New developments in the field of tele-communication and automobile sector easily get our attention and find space in centre stage but water which is … Continue reading Water crisis has not become a matter of concern in the society: Secretary, Water Resources

Prez, PM and VP condemns naxal attack in Maharashtra

AMN / NEW DELHI   President Ram Nath Kovind has strongly condemned the terror attack in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. In a tweet, Mr. Kovind said, his thoughts and prayers are with the families of police personnel killed. He said, the entire nation stands united in the fight against such violence. Prime Minister Narednra Modi has strongly … Continue reading Prez, PM and VP condemns naxal attack in Maharashtra

Air Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff

AMN / NEW DELHI Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff today.  An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Air Marshal Bhadauria was commissioned in the fighter stream of Indian Air Force in 1980 and won the coveted ‘Sword of Honour’ for standing first in the overall … Continue reading Air Marshal Rakesh Bhadauria takes over as Vice Chief of Air Staff

Security cover of 919 persons in J&K withdrawn, says MHA

AMN / NEW DELHI Jammu and Kashmir government has withdrawn security cover from 919 undeserving persons including 22 Separatist leaders since Governor’s Rule in the State, the Home Ministry said on Friday. The move has resulted in the availability of 2,768 Police personnel and 389 vehicles for public service. In a statement, the Ministry said, … Continue reading Security cover of 919 persons in J&K withdrawn, says MHA

President Kovind confers Padma awards

AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred the Padma awards on prominent personalities at a civil investiture ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhawan. Padma Bhusan was presented to Malayalam Actor Mohanlal, South African politician Pravin Gordhan, former Cisco head Jhon Chambers, Parliamentarians Hukumdev Narayan Yadav, Kariya Munda and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and late journalist … Continue reading President Kovind confers Padma awards

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ELECTIONS

Major victory for NDA in Bihar

File photo Anwarul Hoda / Patna As all the results have been declared in Bihar, out of 40 seats BJP has bagg ...

Haryana fully backs Modi, gives all 10 Lok Sabha seats to BJP 

AMN / CHANDIGARH The BJP has registered major victory as it has won all 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana. Union ...

Punjab, a ray of hope for congress in North India

By Onkar in Singh The results of all the 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab have come in. Congress which has been r ...

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SPORTS

BOXING: India bags 57 medals at India Open International tournament

GUWAHATI India bags a total of 57 medals including 12 Gold, 18 Silver and 27 Bronze at India Open Internation ...

Boxing: Mary Kom, Shiva Thapa Amit Panghal fight their way to gold

Harpal Bedi / Guwahati ix-time world champion Mary Kom was crowned the 51kg champion while Amit Panghal (52kg ...

Hockey: Indian women clinch 3-match series beating S Korea 2-1

  By Harpal Singh Bedi India survived some anxious moments before putting it across host Korea 2-1 to r ...

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MARQUEE

116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

  AMN A 116-year-old Japanese woman has been honoured as the world's oldest living person by Guinness ...

Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

6 Elevated and 7 Underground Stations along 14 KmTaj East Gate corridor 14 Stations all elevated along 15.40 ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

AGENCIES   Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined international celebrities including Opr ...

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ART & CULTURE

Sahitya Akademi demands Rs 500/- from children for Workshop

Andalib Akhter / New Delhi India’s premier literary body, the Sahitya Akademi, which gives huge awards, p ...

Noted Urdu writer Jamil Jalibi is no more

  Author of the seminal history of Urdu literature, editor of one and founder of another eminent literar ...