VARIETY/ TRAVEL

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 World Records. The global authority on records officially recognised Kane Tanaka in a ceremony today at the nursing home where she lives in Fukuoka, in southwest Japan. Her family was present to celebrate. Born in January 1903, Tanaka … Continue reading 116-year-old Japanese woman is oldest person in world

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 Km KalindiVihar Corridor Rs. 8,379.62 Crore project to be completed in 5 years   Centre approves Kanpur Metro Rail Project Onkar Singh / NEW DELHI The Union Cabinet today approved Agra Metro Rail Project having two corridors. … Continue reading Centre approves Metro Rail Project for City of Taj Mahal, Agra

President Kovind confers PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

    AMN / NEW DELHI President Ram Nath Kovind today conferred the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019 at a function in Rashtrapati Bhawan this evening. The Award was given in two categories- Bal Shakti Puraskar and Bal Kalyan Puraskar. The Bal Shakti Puraskar was given to 26 children including one joint award for … Continue reading President Kovind confers PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2019

Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

Our Correspondent / New Delhi Several monuments across India turned blue today Nov 20 – the World Children’s Day. The #GoBlueForChildren global campaign aims to raise awareness about the rights and needs of children and the need of every child to be in school, safe from harm so they can fulfil their potential. To support … Continue reading Major buildings in India go blue as part of UNICEF’s campaign on World Children’s Day

US school students discuss ways to gun control

             Students  discuss strategies on legislation, communities, schools, and mental health and wellness@SGVSummit WEB DESK A group of students from across the United States who have experienced shootings at their schools have come together in Washington to discuss the way to stop gun culture in the country. The Student Gun … Continue reading US school students discuss ways to gun control

3000-year-old relics found in Saudi Arabia

Jarash, near Abha in saudi Arabia is among the most important archaeological sites in Asir province Excavation teams at Jarash have discovered relics as old as 3,000 years. The site is one of the most important in the history of the Arabian Peninsula JEDDAH Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism … Continue reading 3000-year-old relics found in Saudi Arabia

Instagram co-founders quit

WEB DESK The 2 co-founders of Instagram have resigned, reportedly over differences in management policy with parent company Facebook. The photo and video sharing service, founded in 2010, was bought by Facebook for one billion dollars in 2012. It now has more than a billion users worldwide. Instagram announced on Monday that chief executive officer … Continue reading Instagram co-founders quit

Policy for Eco-tourism will provide livelihood to local communities

AMN / NEW DELHI GOVERNMENT OF INDIA has prepared a policy for Eco-tourism in forest and wildlife areas, which will provide livelihood opportunities for the local communities. This will also educate visitors and enhance their understanding of nature. In a statement, Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said, to enhance the capacity of local communities, specialised … Continue reading Policy for Eco-tourism will provide livelihood to local communities

Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

The survey was conducted on 111 cities in the country. Chennai has been ranked 14 and while New Delhi stands at 65.  Rampur ranked lowest of 111 cities. AMN / NEW DELHI PUNE IS BEST CITY TO LIVE IN AS it has topped at the Ease of Living Index finding place in each of the four … Continue reading Living index: Pune best city to live in, Delhi ranks at 65

Jaipur is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition Our Correspondent / New Delhi The site “The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year. The … Continue reading Jaipur is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition

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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 ...