GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

Security cover of 919 persons in J&K withdrawn, says MHA

AMN / NEW DELHI Jammu and Kashmir government has withdrawn security cover from 919 undeserving persons including 22 Separatist leaders since Governor’s Rule in the State, the Home Ministry said on Friday.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 In a statement, the Ministry said, … Continue reading Security cover of 919 persons in J&K withdrawn, says MHA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

PM lauds CISF personnel to ensure safety and security of people

  Our Correspondent / New Delhi / Ghaziabad Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lauded efforts of the Central Industrial Security Forces, CISF, personnel to ensure safety and security of people and vital installations across the country. He was addressing the 50th Raising Day ceremony of CISF at Indirapuram in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh. Mr … Continue reading PM lauds CISF personnel to ensure safety and security of people

Govt sets up committee to examine insurance cover to advocates

SUDHIR KUMAR  / NEW DELHI The government has set up a committee to examine the issues related to framing of a proper, structured scheme for providing insurance cover to advocates and suggest modalities for its implementation. Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has set up the five-member panel under the chairmanship of Secretary Legal … Continue reading Govt sets up committee to examine insurance cover to advocates

Janaushadhi scheme led to Rs 1,000 crore savings for common people: PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Janaushadhi scheme, under which the government provides quality medicines at affordable rates, has led to savings worth around one thousand crore rupees for common people. The Prime Minister was interacting with beneficiaries and entrepreneurs associated with the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana through … Continue reading Janaushadhi scheme led to Rs 1,000 crore savings for common people: PM Modi

Rs 35,000 crore released under OROP

Agencies / Dehradun Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says 35 thousand crore rupees have been released to be disbursed under OROP for the defence personnel. She was speaking at SHOURYA SAMMAN SAMAROH in Dehradun on Monday. The Minister announced that three hospitals of 200 beds would be built for defence personnel. Mrs Sitharaman also honoured the … Continue reading Rs 35,000 crore released under OROP

Govt working on mechanism on direct monitoring of child care institutions

AMN / NEW DELHI File picWomen and Child Development minister Maneka Gandhi has said, the government is working on a mechanism on direct monitoring of child care institutions. She expressed dismay at the low productivity of the Rajya Sabha which she said led to stalling of major bills, including the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection … Continue reading Govt working on mechanism on direct monitoring of child care institutions

CISF creates world record in single-line bicycle parade

  AMN /Noida The Central Industrial Security Force, CISF, has made history by creating a Guinness world record in a single line bicycle parade to mark the 50 years of the paramilitary force. The record was created at the Yamuna Expressway in Noida when personnel of the central force rode a total of one thousand … Continue reading CISF creates world record in single-line bicycle parade

We are aiming to rank India in top 25 in Global Innovation Index: PM Modi

WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India has jumped 24 ranks in the global innovation index and in 4 years it is aiming to be in the top 25 ranking. Addressing the Grand Finale of the Smart India Hackathon (Software) -2019 through video conferencing last night, Mr Modi said, the rank was … Continue reading We are aiming to rank India in top 25 in Global Innovation Index: PM Modi

PM Modi stresses on use of advanced technology to meet demand for houses

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi has today declared the period from April 2019 to March 2020 as Construction-Technology year. Addressing the Construction Technology India-2019 Expo-cum-Conference in New Delhi, Mr Modi said, the quality of house and space per home has improved during the NDA government’s rule. He said the government is ensuring … Continue reading PM Modi stresses on use of advanced technology to meet demand for houses

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ELECTIONS

EC issues notice to Siddhu for seeking votes on religious lines

  AMN The Election commission has issued a notice to Congress leader, Navjot Singh Siddhu for seeki ...

EC stops online streaming of web series on PM Modi

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission has ordered to stop online streaming of a web series on Prime Ministe ...

Electioneering at its peak for 3rd phase of LS polls

AGENCIES Leaders across political spectrum holding rallies and roadshows for the third phase of Lok Sabha ele ...

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SPORTS

Asian Weightlifting Championships begin in China

The Asian Weightlifting Championships began in Ningbo, China today. The competition will continue till the 28t ...

Asian Athletics Championships to begin in Doha tomorrow

The Asian Athletics Championships will begin in Doha tomorrow. The first day will decide eight gold medals. ...

IPL: Rajasthan defeat Mumbai by five wickets

In IPL Cricket, Rajasthan Royals defeated Mumbai Indians by five wickets in Jaipur this evening. Rajasthan ach ...

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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

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

Documentary on Menstruation stigma ‘Period’ wins Oscar

  WEB DESK A Netflix documentary Period. End of sentence, on the menstruation taboo in rural India has ...

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ART & CULTURE

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 ...

Telugu poet K Siva Reddy selected for prestigious Saraswati Samman

  AMN Noted Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for h ...