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Lankan Coast Guard arrest 12 Indian fishermen

12 Indian fishermen and two fishing trawlers were caught by Sri Lankan Coast Guard early this morning on charges of violating the international maritime boundary and poaching near the Thalaimannar Coast. According to the Spokesman of Sri Lanka Navy, Captain Akram Alavi, the arrest was made by the Coast Guard with the help of Sri … Continue reading Lankan Coast Guard arrest 12 Indian fishermen

Abu Dhabi to sign defence agreements with India

Our Corresondent / Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, arrived in New Delhi this evening on a three-day visit to India. Setting aside protocol, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi on his maiden India … Continue reading Abu Dhabi to sign defence agreements with India

Medical condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa deteriorates

Medical condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad has deteriorated despite aggressive therapy and supportive care at Army’s Reserach and Referral Hospital in New Delhi. In a release, the Defence Ministry said, he continues to remain extremely critical with evidence of oxygen deprivation to the brain. There is also evidence of pneumonia in his both the … Continue reading Medical condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa deteriorates

PM visits soldier who miraculously survived Siachen avalanche

AMN / Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited Lance Naik Hanumanthappa at Army Research and Reffaral Hospital in Delhi. Hanumanthappa was miraculously saved six days after an avalanche hit the Siachen glaciers. He was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition with a weak pulse on Tuesday in an Indian Air Force aircraft. Earlier, … Continue reading PM visits soldier who miraculously survived Siachen avalanche

Governors can play persuasive role in improving quality of education: President

AMN / President Pranab Mukherjee today said that Governors could play a persuasive role in improving quality of education in the country. In his speech after opening the 47th Conference of Governors at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Mr Mukherjee said: ” our nation has grown from strength to strength since independence”. He said it is primarily due … Continue reading Governors can play persuasive role in improving quality of education: President

PM condoles demise of Nida Fazli

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolence over the demise of noted Urdu poet and lyricist Nida Fazli. In a tweet, Mr. Modi said Fazli’s verses will live on and so will his contribution to writing and cinema. He said the death is very saddening and his thoughts are with the admirers of the lyricist. … Continue reading PM condoles demise of Nida Fazli

Stop Smear Campaign Against Muslims: Muslim bodies to Govt

A Akhter / AMN / NEW DELHI / Prominent Muslim organisations of the country today came down heavily on the central government and security agencies for launching, what they called ‘smear campaign against Indian Muslims’ on the pretext of terrorism and ISIS. While unanimously declaring the ISIS as a terrorist organisation which isn’t even remotely … Continue reading Stop Smear Campaign Against Muslims: Muslim bodies to Govt

India, China hold first joint tactical exercise in Ladakh

Indian and Chinese border troops conducted the first ‘joint tactical exercise’ in Chushul-Moldo area of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The day-long exercises focused on the aspects related to disaster relief and humanitarian operations. The exercises are part of the ongoing initiatives being taken by the two neighbours to ensure greater interaction between … Continue reading India, China hold first joint tactical exercise in Ladakh

Withdrawal of troops from Siachen:Parrikar

AMN / Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has dissmissed suggestions for withdrawal of troops from Siachen. Talking to media on the sidelines of an international maritime conference in Visakhapatnam yesterday, he said, the military presence in Siachen is in consonance with the country’s security needs. Mr. Parrikar emphasized the need to understand the importance of troops … Continue reading Withdrawal of troops from Siachen:Parrikar

26/11 Attack: LeT operative Headley to depose before Mumbai court

Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba operative David Coleman Headley would depose before a special Mumbai court Monday Feb 8. Mumbai Special court Judge GA Sanap had on December 10, last year, made Headly an approver and directed him to depose before the court on February 8. It is expected that Headley would reveal broader aspect of criminal conspiracy … Continue reading 26/11 Attack: LeT operative Headley to depose before Mumbai court

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ART & CULTURE

Bangladeshi novelist Rizia Rahman passes away

AMN Renowned Bangladeshi novelist and the Ekushey Padak winning author Rizia Rahman passed away today in D ...

International Urdu Day Awards announced

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

SPORTS

Rani Rampal to captain Indian women’s hockey team on England tour

Hockey, star forward Rani Rampal was today named the captain of the 18-member Indian Women's team which will t ...

Boxing : Manish Kaushik wins his debut bout at the AIBA World Championships

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi, Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63 kg) made an impressiv ...

Impressive start by Aadil Bedi, Aman Raj as Indonesian Rory Hie leads at Classic Golf & Country Club International Championship

aadil bedi Harpal Singh Bedi/ Nuh, Haryana Promising youngsters Aadil Bedi and Aman Raj, got off to ...

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MARQUEE

Qutub Minar glitters amid LED illumination

  QUTUB MINAR Staff Reporter / New Delhi The historic Qutb Minar came alive ...

1 Kg Of Rare Assam Tea Sold For Rs. 70,500

AMN / GUWAHATI A rare variety of tea in Assam was auctioned for Rs. 70, 501 a kg at the Guwahati Tea Auctio ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

PV Sindhu wants Deepika Padukone to star in her biopic

Badminton star PV Sindhu wants actress Deepika Padukone to star in a biopic on her life, if it's ever made. Si ...

Jeetendra, Rakesh Roshan never got their due in Bollywood, feels Rishi Kapoor

Image Source : TWITTER WEB DESK Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has said his fellow actors Jeetendra and Ra ...

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