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J&K: Army Major killed in encounter in Anantnag

    AGENCIES In Jammu & Kashmir, the counter terrorist operation concluded with the killing of a terrorist and martyrdom of an Army Major whileas three army personnel were also injured during the operation at Bidoora Akingam Achhbal area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.   An army officer of the rank of Major is among … Continue reading J&K: Army Major killed in encounter in Anantnag

Left India for medical check-up, not to avoid prosecution in case: Mehul Choksi tells Bombay HC

    Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, MONDAY told the Bombay High Court that he left India for medical check-up and not to avoid prosecution in the case.   Choksi, currently based in the Caribbean nation of Antigua, filed an affidavit today in this regard, through … Continue reading Left India for medical check-up, not to avoid prosecution in case: Mehul Choksi tells Bombay HC

J&K: Army clarifies reports of attack on Army convoy unfounded, baseless

  AMN /SRINAGAR The Srinagar based Army spokesman Lt Col Rajesh Kalia in a clarification said that the reports of attack on Army convoy are “unfounded and baseless”. He said that a failed attempt was made by terrorists to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtryia Rifles (RR) regiment with a Vehicle Based IED … Continue reading J&K: Army clarifies reports of attack on Army convoy unfounded, baseless

People can realize full potential of land by turning its degradation into restoration: Javadekar

  AMN Today is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. The day is observed to promote public awareness of international efforts to combat desertification. This year the theme is “Let’s Grow the Future Together”.   On the occasion, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said in a message that people … Continue reading People can realize full potential of land by turning its degradation into restoration: Javadekar

West Bengal Doctors call off strike

AMN / KOLKATA The agitating junior doctors in West Bengal, have called off their week long strike following meeting with the State Government. The representatives of junior doctors of all medical colleges and hospitals of the state met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the State Secretariat this afternoon and discussed their problems. Later the Chief … Continue reading West Bengal Doctors call off strike

India lodges a strong protest with Pak over refusal to grant visa to 87 pilgrims

AMN India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru Arjan Dev on the occasion of Shahidi Jor Mela. Official sources said, New Delhi expressed its concern at the disregard … Continue reading India lodges a strong protest with Pak over refusal to grant visa to 87 pilgrims

Death toll due to encephalitis in Bihar rises to 75; Harsh Vardhan to visit Muzaffarpur

  AMN / NEW DELHI / PATNA Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan will visit Muzaffarpur today where he will take stock of situation arisen due to encephalitis. Dr. Harsh Vardhan will visit Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital along with Kejriwal Hospital where encephalitis affected children are undergoing treatment. He will be accompanied by … Continue reading Death toll due to encephalitis in Bihar rises to 75; Harsh Vardhan to visit Muzaffarpur

Expats in UAE are goodwill ambassadors of India: V Muraleedharan

  Minister spent time with Indian workers & had breakfast with them.   TIA WEB DESK Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs V Muraleedharan has said that the expat population in the UAE are the goodwill ambassadors of India, who play a major role in strengthening the ties of the two countries. … Continue reading Expats in UAE are goodwill ambassadors of India: V Muraleedharan

5 cops killed in Naxal attack in Jharkhand; One missing

File Representational Photo    AGENCIES / RANCHI In another horrifying incident, five policemen have been killed in a suspected Naxal attack at Kukuru in Tiruldih police station of Saraikela Kharsawan District of Jharkhand on Friday. One more policeman is missing. The weapons of the policemen have been looted. According to the police sources, the incident … Continue reading 5 cops killed in Naxal attack in Jharkhand; One missing

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets top Army brass

  @PIB   Staff Reporter / New Delhi Defence Minister Rajnath Singh today met General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff in New Delhi. Mr Singh complimented Army for ensuring the highest level of professionalism, the continuous readiness against external and internal challenges and their role in nation building. The Minister said it is … Continue reading Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets top Army brass

SPORTS

Eoin Morgan hits fourth fastest World Cup 100, most sixes in an ODI

  Eoin Morgan of England hit his century in 57 balls against Afghanistan on Tuesday, breaking the record f ...

FIH Series Finals: Indian Women’s Hockey team defeat Fiji to enter semifinals

India thrashed lowly Fiji 11-0 to storm into the semifinals of the FIH Women's Series Finals hockey tournament ...

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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

Bollywood expresses grief over death of Girish Karnad

AMN / MUMBAI Celebrated filmmaker Shyam Benegal, who directed Karnad in critically-acclaimed films "Manthan ...

Girish Karnad is no more

WEB DESK / Bengaluru Renowned actor, dramatist and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad passed away in Bengaluru to ...

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ART & CULTURE

Noted English writer Amitav Ghosh conferred Jnanpith award

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

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 ...