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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SPORTS

Warm-up match between India and New Zealand XI ends in a draw at Hamilton

The warm-up match between India and New Zealand-XI at Hamilton ended in a draw today. The match was called ...

Indian athletes clinch 3 medals in World SnowShoe Championship

Indian athletes finished with three medals in different categories in the World SnowShoe Championship at Myoko ...

IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon 2020 receives a record 18500 entries

New Delhi The 5th edition of the IDBI Federal Life Insurance New Delhi Marathon will see a record 18,500 ru ...

ART & CULTURE

Exhibition Showcases Kashmir’s Synthetic Sacred Architecture

AMN / New Delhi INTACH-Kashmir Chapter, Department of Tourism of Jammu and Kashmir and India International ...

Jaipur Literature Festival begins

By A Correspondent / Jaipur The Jaipur Literature Festival has commenced here today. Chief Minister of Raj ...

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MARQUEE

India, Maldives sign MoUs for establishing Tourism zone 

AMN India and Maldives today signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in five islands of Add ...

IRCTC to operate Golden Chariot luxury train from March 2020

AMN The Indian Railway Catering And Tourism Corporation, IRCTC, will operate and manage luxury train, Golden ...

CINEMA /TV/ ART

South Korean film ‘Parasite’ makes history by winning Best Film Oscar

The 92nd Oscar awards have been announced and for the first time in the history of awards, a non-english film ...

Hollywood veteran actor Kirk Douglas passes away in US

Kirk Douglas PHOTO FROM SOCIAL MEDIA WEB DESK Hollywood legend and veteran actor Kirk Douglas passed aw ...

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