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RBI keeps interest rates unchanged; lowers growth forecast to 6.7 %

  AMN / MUMBAI RESERVE BANK OF INDIA, RBI today kept interest rate unchanged as was widely expected in view of upward trend in inflation even as it cut the growth forecast to 6.7 per cent for the current fiscal. Consequently, the repo rate, at which it lends to banks, will stand at 6 per … Continue reading RBI keeps interest rates unchanged; lowers growth forecast to 6.7 %

Virat Kohli equals Tendulkar’s feat, Bumrah jumps to 4th in rankings

Team India captain Virat Kohli has maintained top spot in the ICC ODI batsman rankings and has also equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s record of highest rating points pocketed by an Indian. India pacer Jasprit Bumrah has made handsome gains in the bowlers’ rankings, jumping as many as 27 places to be fourth behind Mitchell Starc, Imran … Continue reading Virat Kohli equals Tendulkar’s feat, Bumrah jumps to 4th in rankings

Situation under control in most parts of Haryana

The situation in now under control in most parts of Haryana, including Panchkula town, where violence erupted on Friday following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case. In a late night press conference in Chandigarh, Haryana DGP BS Sandhu said, except for Sirsa, where the Dera headquarters … Continue reading Situation under control in most parts of Haryana

Germany reviews arms shipments to Turkey amid row

WEB DESK Germany Friday said that it was reviewing all arms sales to Turkey amid a bitter row between the NATO partners that has sharply worsened since Ankara arrested several human rights activists. As part of Germany’s sweeping overhaul of bilateral ties, the top-circulation Bild newspaper today reports that Berlin was also freezing all planned … Continue reading Germany reviews arms shipments to Turkey amid row

US condemns terrorist attack in Jerusalem

WEB DESK The United States has strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Jerusalem’s Old City in which two Israeli police officers were killed. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the US strongly condemns the terror attack and extends its prayers and sympathies to the families of the victims. Asserting that there must be … Continue reading US condemns terrorist attack in Jerusalem

शिक्षण संस्‍थाओं द्वारा छात्रों, फैकल्‍टी सदस्‍यों को उपलब्‍ध कराई जा रही सेवाओं पर जीएसटी नहीं

सरकार ने कहा है कि शिक्षण संस्‍थाओं द्वारा छात्रों, फैकल्‍टी सदस्‍यों और स्‍टाफ को उपलब्‍ध कराई जा रही सेवाओं पर जीएसटी लागू नहीं होगी। वित्‍त मंत्रालय ने कहा है कि हॉस्‍टलों में रहने की फीस और वार्षिक अंशदान पर 18 प्रतिशत जीएसटी लागू होने की खबर बिलकुल गलत है। मंत्रालय ने कहा कि जीएसटी में … Continue reading शिक्षण संस्‍थाओं द्वारा छात्रों, फैकल्‍टी सदस्‍यों को उपलब्‍ध कराई जा रही सेवाओं पर जीएसटी नहीं

PM to visit Lucknow today; will take part in Yoga Day programme

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Lucknow, where he will take part in various programmes including the Yoga Day programme tomorrow. Today evening, the Prime Minister will visit CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI). The Prime Minister will also inaugurate a building of the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University. In Lucknow, PM will dedicate … Continue reading PM to visit Lucknow today; will take part in Yoga Day programme

India, Australia ink 6 agreements after talks between PM Modi and Turnbull

AMN / India and Australia today inked six agreements in areas including combating terrorism, civil aviation security, sports, health and medicine and satellite navigation. The pacts were signed after delegation talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in New Delhi. Earlier this morning, the visiting dignitary was accorded ceremonial … Continue reading India, Australia ink 6 agreements after talks between PM Modi and Turnbull

64th National Film Awards: Akshay Kumar wins best actor for Rustom

Neerja bags best Hindi film award AMN The 64th National Film Awards have been announced and Marathi Movie Kaasav directed by Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukthankar has bagged the Best Feature Film Award. Akshay Kumar has been chosen for the Best Actor Award for Hindi Movie Rustom. Surabhi C M has been named as the … Continue reading 64th National Film Awards: Akshay Kumar wins best actor for Rustom

GST Bills to be introduced in Lok Sabha on March 27

  AMN /New Delhi The government is all se to table the four legislations for implementation of the goods and services tax GST in the Lok Sabha on March 27. The Union Cabinet already cleared the four supplementary GST legislations — CGST, IGST, UTGST and Compensation Law — for introduction and passage in the ongoing … Continue reading GST Bills to be introduced in Lok Sabha on March 27

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ELECTIONS

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 ...

Ashok Lavasa letter Creates Unrest in Election Commission

CEC Sunil Arora denies internal rifts over MCC   By a Correspondent / New Delhi Election Commiss ...

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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 ...

Women Football: Manipur Police to take on Sethu FC in the final of Hero Indian League

  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

AMN India In Hockey, Indian women's team defeated hosts South Korea 2-1 in the first match of the three-match ...

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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 ...