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SC refers pleas challenging constitutional validity of NJAC Act to larger bench

The Supreme Court has referred to a larger bench the petitions challenging constitutional validity of the National Judicial Appointments Commission Act. It, however, refused to stay operation of the Act which is meant to replace the collegium system of judges appointing judges. A bench of justices AR Dave, J Chelameswar and Madan B Lokur said … Continue reading SC refers pleas challenging constitutional validity of NJAC Act to larger bench

PM urges global nuclear community to ease restrictions on India

AM – Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the global nuclear community to ease restrictions on India to enable it import environment friendly nuclear fuel for producing clean energy in a big way. Addressing a conference of state environment ministers and officials in New Delhi, Mr. Modi rejected suggestions that India is posing hurdles in … Continue reading PM urges global nuclear community to ease restrictions on India

3 policemen killed, 2 injured in militant attacks in J&K

Militants today shot dead three unarmed policemen, who had gone for investigating a crime in a village in Shopian district of Kashmir division. Police sources said three policemen — one head constable and two constables — were killed in a militant attack at Ashipora in Shopian district. Sources also said the policemen were unarmed and … Continue reading 3 policemen killed, 2 injured in militant attacks in J&K

PM launches national air quality index

Says environment, development can go hand in hand Our Correspondent – The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India could lead the world to save from threat of global warming. Addressing the two-day conference of State Environment and Forest Ministers in New Delhi today Mr Modi emphasised that environment and development could go hand … Continue reading PM launches national air quality index

China to work with India to link Silk Road plans with ‘Mausam’ project

Ahead of annual Defence Dialogue, China has expressed its willingness to work with India to link its ambitious Maritime Silk Road plans with India’s ‘Mausam’ project in a bid to address New Delhi’s strategic concerns and derive common benefits.Defence Secretary R K Mathur will lead the Indian defence delegation at the talks due to be … Continue reading China to work with India to link Silk Road plans with ‘Mausam’ project

Trial of cases to be completed within 5 years: Chief Justice

AMN – Chief Justice of India H L Dattu has said that a deadline has been set to ensure that the trial of a case does not go beyond five years. Talking to journalists after a conference of Chief Justices of 24 High Courts and Chief Ministers in New Delhi yesterday, Justice Dattu said that … Continue reading Trial of cases to be completed within 5 years: Chief Justice

Janata Parivar merger formalised

 AMN RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav Sunday announced the merger of six parties of Janata Parivar. These parties are Samajwadi Party, Janta Dal(United), RJD, Janta Dal(Secular), Indian National Lok Dal and Samajwadi Janta Party (Chandrashekhar). Lalu Prasad said Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav will soon officially announce the merger of these parties. After National … Continue reading Janata Parivar merger formalised

PM asks Judiciary to play “divine role” to ensure justice to common man

Conference of CMs, Chief Justices ANDALIB AKHTER – NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Judiciary  to be “Sashakt” and “Samarth” – empowered and capable – to play “divine role” in ensuring the rule of law, and delivering justice to the common man. Advocating removal of obsolete laws, Prime Minister said: “laws … Continue reading PM asks Judiciary to play “divine role” to ensure justice to common man

Anti Tobacco campaign: PM against MPs with conflicts of interest in Parliamentary Panels

AMN  — Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked a senior minister to identify MPs with conflict of interest in all Parliamentary panels and remove them. Modi also asked the Health Ministry to increase the size of pictorial warnings on the packet of tobacco products to 65 per cent. The Prime Minister’s direction came amidst controversy … Continue reading Anti Tobacco campaign: PM against MPs with conflicts of interest in Parliamentary Panels

Joint conference of CJs of High Courts today

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a Joint Conference of Chief Justices of High Courts and Chief Ministers of States in New Delhi on Sunday at Vigyan Bhavan. The conference is periodically held to address pressing issues relating to the administration of justice in the country. The Chief Justice of India, H.L. Dattu will … Continue reading Joint conference of CJs of High Courts today

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ELECTIONS

Reports of EVMs replacement completely false: EC

AMN / NEW DELHI The Election Commission on Tuesday termed the allegations of EVM replacement as "completely ...

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

Voters have already exercised their franchise for 483 out of the total 542 parliamentary seats in previous six ...

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

Results on May 23  AMN / Elections for the 17th Lok Sabha concluded today after sweet and sour incident ...

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SPORTS

Boxing: Mary Kom, Nikhat Zareen to meet in semis at 2nd India Open

  HSB / Guwahati Six-time world champion Mary Kom and Asian Championships bronze medallist Nikhat Zaree ...

Defender Suman Devi Thoudam to lead Junior Women’s Team

Harpal Singh Bedi / New Delhi Defender Suman Devi Thoudam will lead 18-member Indian Junior Women's Team for ...

14 Indian women enter semi finals of India Open International Boxing tournament

    Indian women boxer including M C Mary Kom stormed into the Semi-Finals in the second India O ...

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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 ...