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Rahul’s  tweet on Rajnath attracts BJP criticism

AMN / Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi tweet over Rajnath Singh statement in Kashmir created flutter in BJP as party spokesperson Sambit Patra said that Gandhi and Congress party do not miss any opportunity to Pakistan to criticise India. Rahul in his tweet said: “Yes Rajnath Singhji Pakistan is trying to divide India along religious … Continue reading Rahul’s  tweet on Rajnath attracts BJP criticism

PM criticises opposition for stalling parliament over demonetisation

TIA NEWS / Prime Minister Nare​ndra Modi criticised the opposition for stalling the parliament on the issue of demonetisation saying that they does not want the discussion on the matter in the house because they does not want the truth to be revealed. Poor visibility prevented the helicopter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi from landing … Continue reading PM criticises opposition for stalling parliament over demonetisation

Cold wave grips northern India

Cold wave affected the normal life in northern parts of the country. The minimum temperature hovered well above normal limits at most places in Haryana and Punjab today. Chandigarh recorded a minimum temperature of 11.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal limits. Ambala also recorded a low of 11.8 degrees Celsius. In Punjab, Amritsar recorded … Continue reading Cold wave grips northern India

PM addresses Parivartan Rally over phone in Bahraich

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the gathering of the Parivartan Rally in Bahraich, Uttar Pradesh over phone. Prime Minister decided to address the rally over Phone as his helicopter could not land at the venue due to dense fog. A large number of people had gathered at the rally venue from Bahraich as well as … Continue reading PM addresses Parivartan Rally over phone in Bahraich

Govt to launch helpline number 14444 to promote digital payments

AMN A nationwide toll-free helpline number ‘14444’ will be launched soon to educate people and provide support related to cashless mode of transactions. Nasscom President R Chandrashekar said government has sought the IT body’s help in providing support on a mass scale to people. He said, Nasscom is providing call centre support to the project. … Continue reading Govt to launch helpline number 14444 to promote digital payments

One killed, 3 injured in helicopter crash in Mumbai

One person died and three injured in a helicopter crash in Aarey Colony in Mumbai today. According to a news agency, two fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The crash took place near Royal Palms. The injured have been rushed to a medical facility where they are being administered aid. It was not immediately … Continue reading One killed, 3 injured in helicopter crash in Mumbai

President Pranab Mukherjee turns 81

President Pranab Mukherjee turns 81 today. A number of programmes have been planned by the Rashtrapati Bhavan to celebrate his birthday that include launch of ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ Campaign. The Campaign is with the objective to mobilise 100 million youth and children for 100 million underprivileged children in the world, to end child … Continue reading President Pranab Mukherjee turns 81

India assures full support to Mauritius in defence

AMN India’s Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured Mauritius that India will continue to extend full support to it for training and capacity-building. Parrikar was addressing at the event of commissioning Indian-made fast patrol vessel for the coast guards at Port Louis in Mauritius today. Parrikar also handed over two Chetak helicopters to Mauritius government … Continue reading India assures full support to Mauritius in defence

India to get Rafale fighter jets in 3-yr time: IAF chief

Indian Air Force chief Arup Raha said, India will get the first tranche of Rafale fighter jets from France in the next three years. Mr Arup Raha at a function in Kolkata yesterday said, within three years time India will have the first few Rafale aircraft delivered and within five and a half years we … Continue reading India to get Rafale fighter jets in 3-yr time: IAF chief

AIADMK leaders Urges Sasikala to lead party

AMN / Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has said Jayalalithaa’s long time aide Ms. Sasikala Natarajan, should become the general secretary of AIADMK and lead the party. In a statement to a Tamil TV channel Mr. Panneerselvam said, there is no second opinion on the issue. Our correspondent reoprts, though the chorus for Ms. … Continue reading AIADMK leaders Urges Sasikala to lead party

SPORTS

IOA on its own cannot pull out of the 2022 CWG Games: Sports Minister

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday made it clear that a decision abou ...

ICC World Cup: Australia beat England by 64 runs, enter semis

@icc Australia crushing victory dashed England's World Cup semi-final hopes Australian captain Aaron Fin ...

“Women Hockey team made India Proud”: Kiren Rijiju

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday hailed the Women’s hockey te ...

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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

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 ...