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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

Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

‘We were chosen because we represent diversity’ – New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern on terrorist attacks at Mosques Jacinda Ardern, PM of New Zealand, photo supplied Our Web Desk By making a historic statement after the brutal terrorist attacks at two mosques in her country, Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern has become cynosure … Continue reading Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Mr. Sunil Arora today assumed charge as the 23rd Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. The new CEC sought support from “all the stakeholders” for conducting the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. President Ram Nath Kovind had on November 27 appointed Arora in the post. He will have a nearly two … Continue reading Sunil Arora takes charge as Chief Election Commissioner

Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

The former cricket hero, Imran Khan, who rose to shine winning the cricket World Cup title for Pakistan in 1992, is now the Pakistan’s new Prime Minister. He is the 22nd PM of Pakistan Once popular for his exceptional fast bowling and great all-rounding talent, Imran, 65, has made a mark at the political pitch, … Continue reading Imran Khan: From cricket star to Pakistan’ PM

Khan the King,  A New Innings

By AJ Philip The success of cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan in the just-concluded elections in Pakistan is proof that, ultimately, it is perseverance that pays. Twenty-two years after he formed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Pakistan Movement for Justice), he has emerged as the hope of Pakistan (Land of the Pure). True, Khan did not get a clear … Continue reading Khan the King,  A New Innings

Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

  Our Correspondent Renowned Indian classical musician in the Hindustani classical music tradition, Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan has been selected for prestigious Padma Vibhushan award. Ghulam Mustafa Khan is among three personalities who have been chosen for the prestigious award which is announced today. Others are Illaiyaraja musician from Tamil Nadu and Parameswaran Parameswaran (Literature … Continue reading Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan gets Padma Vibhushan

RAHUL GANDHI, a Profile

Rahul Gandhi has taken the mantle of Congress party at crucial juncture. It has to be seen how he emerges victorious facing onslaught of communal forces. By Andalib Akhter Marking a generational change Rahul Gandhi on Saturday ( December 16,2017) took over as the new President of India’s oldest political party, the Congress. The process … Continue reading RAHUL GANDHI, a Profile

ARJAN SINGH: END OF A GLORIOUS ERA

THE MARSHAL OF THE INDIAN AIR FORCE ARJAN SINGH     The Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh breathed his last today (Sep 16) at he Army Hospital (R&R), New Delhi. He was 98. He was admitted to the hospital following a cardiac arrest. Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC … Continue reading ARJAN SINGH: END OF A GLORIOUS ERA

Nandan Nilekani

Nandan Nilekani A Akhter On August Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services appointed Mr. Nandan Nilekani as the Non Executive Chairman of the Board. Nilekani, a successful entrepreneur and investor has played a pivotal role in India’s transition to a digital economy. Among his many achievements, Mr Nilekani … Continue reading Nandan Nilekani

PROFILE- NEW PAK PM SHAHID ABBASI

AMN Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of PML-N’s was sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan on August 1, 2017. He was elected by the lawmakers of Pakistan national Assembly bagging 221 votes to become the successor to ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Though he will be an interim PM for 45 days, he will have … Continue reading PROFILE- NEW PAK PM SHAHID ABBASI

SPORTS

Golf: Rookie Lal grabs the first-round lead, Gulfam shines with two eagles

  Harpal Singh Bedi /Faridabad Teenage rookie Amrit Lal of Chandigarh shot a six-under-66 t ...

Sai Praneeth storms into second round of Japan Open

In Badminton, Sai Praneeth stormed into the second round of men's singles of Japan Open, beating Kento Nishimo ...

TT: India makes clean sweep of all seven gold medals at stake

Cuttack Indian paddlers clinched all the seven medals at the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championshi ...

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MARQUEE

Bill for Transgender Persons introduced in Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, was introduced in Lok ...

UP Mangoes to hit fruits market in Italy

First Shipment of North Indian Mangoes from Lucknow to Italy dispatched Our Special correspondent / L ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

Indian entries bag six awards at SAARC Film Festival

WEB DESK SAARC-film-festival Indian entries bagged six awards including the Best Feature Film for the movie ...

Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim quits Film World, citing religion

Zaira Wasim WEB DESK National Award-winning actor Zaira Wasim who played an important role in film D ...

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ART & CULTURE

International Urdu Day Awards announced

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

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

    AMN Renowned English writer Amitav Ghosh was conferred the 54th Jnanpith award for the ...