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COP14 seamless and flawless: Javadekar

Sudhir Kumar / New Delhi “The 14th Conference of Parties to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification was seamless and flawless and saw a record number of participants”said Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Mr Javadekar said, the Delhi Declaration to be adopted later this … Continue reading COP14 seamless and flawless: Javadekar

SC refers to 3-judge bench Centre’s review plea of SC/ST Act judgement

AGENCIES / NEW DELHI The Supreme Court today referred centre’s plea seeking review of the earlier verdict which had virtually diluted provisions of arrest under the SC/ST Act to its three-judge bench. A bench of Justices Arun Mishra and UU Lalit ordered to place the matter before three-judge bench next week. In May, the Supreme … Continue reading SC refers to 3-judge bench Centre’s review plea of SC/ST Act judgement

Govt removes 312 Sikh foreign nationals from Adverse List

OUR CORRESPONDENT / NEW DELHI Government of India has reviewed the Adverse List containing 314 foreign nationals belonging to Sikh community and brought it down to just two. According to sources, review is a continuous and dynamic process and is a part of a regular exercise. Such a review will afford an opportunity to such … Continue reading Govt removes 312 Sikh foreign nationals from Adverse List

Pak attempt to polarize, politicize Kashmir issue at UNHRC failed: India

STAFF REPORTER / NEW DELHI India today said Pakistan’s attempt to polarize and politicize Kashmir issue at United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has failed. Briefing media here today, External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Raveesh Kumar said, Indian delegation put forth country’s stand at UNHRC and responded to Pakistan’s lies and distorted statement. Mr. Kumar said, … Continue reading Pak attempt to polarize, politicize Kashmir issue at UNHRC failed: India

PM Modi launches Kisan Man Dhan Yojana for farmers

AMN / RANCHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana at Ranchi in Jharkhand. The Scheme will secure the lives of Small and Marginal Farmers by providing a pension of 3,000 rupees per month to those who attain 60 years of age. According to an estimate, five crore farmers … Continue reading PM Modi launches Kisan Man Dhan Yojana for farmers

PM Modi launches mega farmers welfare schemes from Mathura in UP..

AMN / MATHURA (UP) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that Government was moving towards a strong and new India by balancing nature and economic development as environment and livestock have always been an important part of India’s economic thinking. Speaking after launching a series of initiatives in Mathura today, Mr Modi said, programme like … Continue reading PM Modi launches mega farmers welfare schemes from Mathura in UP..

India rejects reference to J&K in joint statement by China-Pakistan

Staff Reporter India has rejected the reference to Jammu & Kashmir in the Joint Statement issued by China and Pakistan after the recent visit of Chinese Foreign Minister. In response to a query, External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, Jammu & Kashmir is an integral part of India. The spokesman said, on the other … Continue reading India rejects reference to J&K in joint statement by China-Pakistan

India rebukes Pakistan’s ‘fabricated narratives’ at UNHRC

AMN / GENEVA India has slammed Pakistan as the epicentre of terrorism at the UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva. Secretary (East) in the India’s Ministry of External Affairs Vijay Thakur Singh said the world is very much aware of the false narratives coming from the epicentre of terrorism. She accused Islamabad of running … Continue reading India rebukes Pakistan’s ‘fabricated narratives’ at UNHRC

India-China reviews trade ties at sixth SED

Andalib Akhter / NEW DELHI India-China extensively reviewed their economic ties at the sixth Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) which concluded at positive note on Monday in New Delhi. At the meet both sides agreed that the SED has emerged as a crucial mechanism to facilitate bilateral trade and investment flows and enhance economic cooperation between … Continue reading India-China reviews trade ties at sixth SED

PM Modi urges UNCCD to create global water action agenda..

AMN / GREATER NOIDA Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that augmenting water supply, enhancing water recharge and retaining moisture in the soil are all parts of a holistic land and water strategy. The PM said that India looks forward to making an effective contribution as we take over the co presidency for a two … Continue reading PM Modi urges UNCCD to create global water action agenda..

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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

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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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