REGIONAL AWAAZ

CPI Condemns Murder of Begusarai Party Worker

AMN / NEW DELHI The Communist Party of India CPI has strongly condemned the kidnapping and brutal murder of Com. Fago Tanti allegedly by BJP goons along with a criminal group of Begusarai. According to a CPI release, Com Tanti was an active worker of the party’s Matihani Anchal under Begusarai Lok Sabha Constituency. Com … Continue reading CPI Condemns Murder of Begusarai Party Worker

Decision of foreigners tribunal will prevail over NRC order: SC

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI Supreme Court has held that a tribunal’s order declaring a person as an illegal foreigner will be binding and prevail over the government decision to exclude or include the name from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam. A bench of Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Deepak Gupta and … Continue reading Decision of foreigners tribunal will prevail over NRC order: SC

3 Terrorists killed in J&K’s Pulwama encounter

  AMN Three terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces in Awantipora area of Pulwama district today. The gunfight broke out after security forces launched cordon and search operation in Panzgam village and the terrorists hiding there opened fire on the forces. Officials said that identity and group affiliation of the slain terrorists … Continue reading 3 Terrorists killed in J&K’s Pulwama encounter

Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape victim

AMN / JAIPUR Congress President Rahul Gandhi met the Alwar gang-rape victim at Thanagazi in Rajasthan today. Talking to reporters, Mr Gandhi said, justice will be done and the accused will be punished at the earliest. He said the state government is taking all possible steps to curb such incidents and ensure the safety and … Continue reading Rahul Gandhi meets Alwar gang-rape victim

Southwest Monsoon to hit Kerala on Jun 6

AMN / NEW DELHI The India Meteorological Department, IMD, has forecast that Southwest Monsoon will hit Kerala on 6th June, five days after its normal onset date. This marks the start of a rainy season over the region where from it progresses northward. The IMD said conditions are becoming favourable for the advance of southwest … Continue reading Southwest Monsoon to hit Kerala on Jun 6

Bandipora Rape case: protests continue in Kashmir Valley

While demanding stern action against the accused, protesters sought immediate action against the school principal who had allegedly issued a certificate declaring the accused a minor. AGENCIES / SRINAGAR Protest and demonstrations continued in different parts of Kashmir valley for the second today over the rape of a three-year-old girl in Sumbal area of north … Continue reading Bandipora Rape case: protests continue in Kashmir Valley

Andhra Pradesh: 14 killed in road accident in Kurnool

  AMN At least 17 people were killed and several others injured after a speeding tourist bus crashed into an SUV in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh Saturday. The bus, going to Bengaluru from Hyderabad, crashed into the SUV as it tried to avoid collision with a two-wheeler. Police said, all the people who died … Continue reading Andhra Pradesh: 14 killed in road accident in Kurnool

Assam: Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Hailakandi district

Guwahati Curfew was relaxed for 3 hours (12 noon to 3 pm) in violence-hit Hailakandi district of Assam Sunday. People rushed to market to buy essential items in the district during this period. Assam Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said that situation is gradually returning to normalcy in the district. He also said that action would … Continue reading Assam: Curfew relaxed in violence-hit Hailakandi district

Cyclone Fani: CM Naveen Patnaik annouces reconstruction of houses

AMN / BHUBANESHWAR Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced reconstruction of houses damaged due to Cyclone FANI in the state. In a press meet at Secretariat in Bhubaneshwar, Mr Patnaik said that all families whose houses were completely or substantially damaged due to cyclone Fani, will be sanctioned Pucca Houses. He said, the assessment … Continue reading Cyclone Fani: CM Naveen Patnaik annouces reconstruction of houses

Odisha: 1.5 lakh hectares of agricultural land damaged due to Cyclone Fani

AGENCIES / BHUBANESHWAR More than 33% crop has been damaged due to Cyclone Fani that hit the eastern coastline of Odisha last week. Nearly 1,22,000 hectors of agricultural land were badly affected in 14 districts of the state. According to the preliminary estimates, assistance for crops amounting to 145 crore rupees will be required. Over … Continue reading Odisha: 1.5 lakh hectares of agricultural land damaged due to Cyclone Fani

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ELECTIONS

63 % polling recorded in the final phase of Lok Sabha polls

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India’s most controversial and longest Elections come to an end

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Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

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SPORTS

Sonia Lather, Manisha, Sachin give home side a winning start at 2nd India Open

  Guwahati World Championships silver medallist Sonia Lather (57kg), Asian Championships bronze medalli ...

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  Harpal Singh Bedi Manipur Police and Sethu FC (Tamil Nadu) chalked out contrasting victories over ...

Indian women’s Hockey team defeat South Korea 2-1

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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

66th National Film Awards to be declared after General Elections

  The 66th National Film Awards will be declared after General Elections, 2019. In a statement, Informat ...

Priyanka Chopra is among world powerful women

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

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ART & CULTURE

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 ...

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 ...