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India, UAE sign MoU to establish framework to facilitate & enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action

AMN/ WEB DESK India and United Arab Emirates have signed an MoU to establish a framework to facilitate and enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action. The agreement was signed between Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav and UAE Climate Envoy and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Dr Sultan Al Jaber in New Continue reading India, UAE sign MoU to establish framework to facilitate & enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action

27 May 2022 4:25 pm
China, Russia veto US led push for more UN sanctions on North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches

AMN/ WEB DESK China and Russia vetoed yesterday a U.S.- led push to impose more United Nations sanctions on North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches. According to media reports, the remaining 13 council members voted in favor of the U.S. drafted resolution that proposed banning tobacco and oil exports to North Korea. The Continue reading China, Russia veto US led push for more UN sanctions on North Korea over its renewed ballistic missile launches

27 May 2022 4:18 pm
IMF Chief says Sri Lankas present crisis is due to mismanagement

AMN/ WEB DESK The International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva has said that Sri Lankas present crisis is due to mismanagement. Speaking at Davos, she said that it is a result of mismanagement and therefore, the most important thing to be done is to put the country back on a sound microeconomic footing. According Continue reading IMF Chief says Sri Lankas present crisis is due to mismanagement

27 May 2022 4:15 pm
Geetanjali Shrees Novel Tomb of Sand wins Booker prize

First novel translated from Hindi to win award AMN / WEB DESK Indian literary circle on Friday received a shot in the arm with Hindi author Geetanjali Shrees novel Ret Samadhi, (Tomb of Sand) has won the International Booker prize, becoming the first novel translated from Hindi to achieve the milestone. Geetanjali Shree is not Continue reading Geetanjali Shrees Novel Tomb of Sand wins Booker prize

27 May 2022 1:53 pm
India, UAE sign MoU to enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action

AMN / NEW DELHI India and United Arab Emirates have signed an MoU to establish a framework to facilitate and enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action. The agreement was signed between Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav and UAE Climate Envoy and Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Dr Sultan Al Jaber in Continue reading India, UAE sign MoU to enhance bilateral cooperation on climate action

27 May 2022 1:49 pm
Govt decides to call off present Expressions of Interest process for strategic disinvestment of BPCL

AMN / NEW DELHI Government has decided to call off the present Expressions of Interest process for strategic disinvestment of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited, BPCL. In a statement, the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management, DIPAM said, the multiple Covid-19 waves and geo-political conditions affected multiple industries globally, particularly oil and gas industry. It Continue reading Govt decides to call off present Expressions of Interest process for strategic disinvestment

27 May 2022 1:46 pm
India to become hub of drone technology: PM Modi .

PM inaugurates Bharat Drone Mahotsav-2022 in New Delhi Sataff Reporter Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that India was marching ahead with great speed on becoming the drone technology hub of the world. Inaugurating the Indias biggest Drone Festival Bharat Drone Mahotsav-2022 in New Delhi, Mr Modi said, India has the potential of becoming Continue reading India to become hub of drone technology: PM Modi .

27 May 2022 12:34 pm
Government brings import of paper under compulsory registration from October 1

AMN The Government has brought the import of paper under compulsory registration from the 1st of October. The import policy of major paper products has been amended from Free to Free subject to compulsory registration under Paper Import Monitoring System. A notification to this effect has been issued by the Directorate General of Free Trade Continue reading Government brings import of paper under compulsory registration from October 1

27 May 2022 1:22 am
Fake reviews on e-commerce platforms under Govt radar

AMN Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution today said that fake reviews on e-commerce platforms are under the Centres radar. The Department of Consumer Affairs will be holding a virtual meeting along with various stakeholders tomorrow to gauge the magnitude of fake reviews on e-commerce platforms that mislead consumers into buying online services Continue reading Fake reviews on e-commerce platforms under Govt radar

27 May 2022 1:20 am
Indias growth rate is more than inflation rate due to efficient policies of PM Modi govt

AMN Bharatiya Janata Party today said that Indias growth rate is more than the inflation rate due to the efficient policies of the Narendra Modi Government. Briefing media in New Delhi this afternoon, BJP Spokesman Sudhanshu Trivedi said that even today, Indias growth rate is 8.5 per cent and the inflation rate is 7.5 per Continue reading Indias growth rate is more than inflation rate due to efficient policies of PM Modi govt

27 May 2022 1:13 am
Cong releases booklet on Modi govts Eight years, eight bluffs

Attacking BJP over national security and questioning the Chinese intrusion at borders, Maken alleged, Eight years of the BJP rule has seen continuous threats to the sovereignty and security of our country. Staff Reporter Congress party on Thursday released a report card terming the BJPs eight years performance as eight years, eight bluffs. In the Continue reading Cong releases booklet on Modi govts Eight years, eight bluffs

27 May 2022 12:59 am
Vice President Naidu to visit Gabon, Senegal and Qatar from May 30

Staff Reporter Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu will be on a three-nation tour to Gabon, Senegal and Qatar from the 30th of May to the 7th of June. He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation including Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Bharati Pawar and three Members of Parliament, Sushil Kumar Continue reading Vice President Naidu to visit Gabon, Senegal and Qatar from May 30

27 May 2022 12:58 am
PM asks business graduates to join their dreams with countrys economic development

AMN / HYDERABAD Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the Indian School of Business, ISB and young business graduates to promote and find solutions to expand small businesses so that Aatmanirbhar Bharat can be realised. Addressing the Graduation Ceremony at the ISB, in Hyderabad, the Prime Minister asked the young business management graduates to join Continue reading PM asks business graduates to join their dreams with countrys economic development

27 May 2022 12:50 am
PM Modi inaugurates several projects and lays foundation stones for new projects in Tamil Nadu

Governor of Tamil Nadu R. N. Ravi, Chief Minister M. K. Stalin, and Union Minister Dr L. Murugan were among those present on the occasion. AMN / Chennai Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone for six key projects worth 28,540 crore rupees at a function in Chennai. He also dedicated to Continue reading PM Modi inaugurates several projects and lays foundation stones for new projects in Tamil Nadu

27 May 2022 12:41 am
Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath govt presents first budget of its second term

AMN Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh today presented the first budget of its second term. It was also the biggest ever budget of the state with the tune of around 6 lakh 15 thousand lakh crores rupees. The budget lended the much-needed traction to the promises made by the BJP in its Lok Kalyan Continue reading Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath govt presents first budget of its second term

27 May 2022 12:07 am
Meghalaya Board declares Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate results

AMN The Meghalaya Board of School Education (MBoSE) today declared the results of the Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate Examination for Science, Commerce and Vocational Streams. A total of 2,981 candidates appeared for Science Stream HSSLC examination, where a total of 2135 cleared the exams, with a 71.62 pass percentage. As for Commerce stream a Continue reading Meghalaya Board declares Higher Secondary School Leaving Certificate results

27 May 2022 12:04 am
Vinai Kumar Saxena takes oath as Delhis Lieutenant Governor

AMN/ WEB DESK Vinai Kumar Saxena took oath as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi today. Acting Chief Justice of Delhi High Court Vipin Sanghi administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr Saxena at a function organised at Raj Niwas. He is the 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. Speaking to the media, Mr Saxena said, Continue reading Vinai Kumar Saxena takes oath as Delhis Lieutenant Governor

26 May 2022 11:55 pm
India can become first organic farming country by 2040, says Sikkim CM

AMN India can become the first organic farming country in the world by 2040. Former Chief Minister of Sikkim Dr. Pawan Kumar Chamling said this while inaugurating the three-day 3rd Global Organic Expo- 2022 in New Delhi today. He said, when he was the Chief Minister, his government had passed a resolution in State Assembly Continue reading India can become first organic farming country by 2040, says Sikkim CM

26 May 2022 11:54 pm
West will fail in its attempts to isolate Russia: Putin

AMN/ WEB DESK Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that the West will fail in its attempts to isolate Russia and face growing economic problems. Speaking today via video link to members of the Eurasian Economic Forum, President Putin said, Russia was not going to shut itself off from international cooperation. The forum includes several Continue reading West will fail in its attempts to isolate Russia: Putin

26 May 2022 11:47 pm
China holds an unprecedented video conference to boost economy

AMN/ WEB DESK Chinas Cabinet led by Premier Li Keqiang held an unprecedented video conference yesterday with more than 1,00,000 participants to bolster the economy battered by the countrys stringent COVID-19 restrictions. The unexpected video teleconference by the State Council was attended by officials across provincial, city and council levels and of various levels, according Continue reading China holds an unprecedented video conference to boost economy

26 May 2022 11:41 pm
Senegal: 11 newborn babies die in Tivaouane hospital fire

AMN/ WEB DESK Eleven newborn babies died in a hospital fire in the western city of Tivaouane in Senegal. Senegal President Macky Sall tweeted that the fire occurred at the Maternity Department of Mame Abdou Aziz Sy Dabakh Hospital. He expressed his deepest sympathy to the mothers and families of the victims. Initial reports suggest Continue reading Senegal: 11 newborn babies die in Tivaouane hospital fire

26 May 2022 11:40 pm
Bangladesh to conduct its first digital census between June 15-21

AMN/ WEB DEKS More than 3.7 lakh enumerators, 64 thousand supervisors and 4,500 officials will conduct the first Digital Census of Bangladesh between the 15th and 21st of June. Inaugurating a programme for the training census officials in Dhaka yesterday, Finance Minister A. H. M. Mustafa Kamal urged the people to make the 6th Population Continue reading Bangladesh to conduct its first digital census between June 15-21

26 May 2022 11:38 pm
Japan, US fly fighters in response to a joint air patrol by Chinese, Russian warplanes

AMN/ WEB DESK Japanese and United States forces have conducted a joint fighter jet flying over the Sea of Japan in an apparent response to a joint air patrol by Chinese and Russian warplanes over the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea and the West Pacific Ocean on Tuesday when the leaders of Quad Continue reading Japan, US fly fighters in response to a joint air patrol by Chinese, Russian warplanes

26 May 2022 11:25 pm
Russia-Ukraine conflict could cause global recession, warns World Bank Chief

AMN / WEB DESK World Bank Chief David Malpass has warned that the Russia-Ukraine conflict could cause a global recession as the price of food, energy and fertilisers are increasing exponentially. He also said a series of coronavirus lockdowns in China are adding to concerns about a slowdown. Mr. Malpass told today that Germany, the Continue reading Russia-Ukraine conflict could cause global recession, warns World Bank Chief

26 May 2022 12:45 pm
6 tourists die in road accident at Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway in Uttarakhand

AMN Six tourists have died after a vehicle fell into a 50-meter deep gorge near Koti Gad on the Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway in Uttarakhand. The tourists were residents of West Bengal. Locals say that the tourists died due to the fire in the vehicle. Meanwhile, the administration has started relief work on the spot. Tehsildar Continue reading 6 tourists die in road accident at Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway in Uttarakhand

26 May 2022 10:35 am
Punjab Police arrest gangster Lovejeet Singh Love along with his four accomplices

AMN Punjab Police today arrested gangster Lovejeet Singh Love along with his four accomplices and recovered arms and ammunition from him. The SAS Nagar district SSP Vivek Sheel Soni said that Lovejeet Singh is an accomplice of gangster Lakhveer Singh Landa and they were involved in cases of extortion, murder, etc. He said that 7 Continue reading Punjab Police arrest gangster Lovejeet Singh Love along with his four accomplices

26 May 2022 10:32 am
J&K: 3 Lashkar-e-Toiba militants killed in encounter with security forces in Kupwara

AGENCIES In Jammu and Kashmir, three Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists were killed in an encounter with security forces at village Jumagund in Kupwara district this morning. The identity of the slain terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating materials including Arms and Ammunition have been recovered from the possession of the slain terrorists.

26 May 2022 10:28 am
Punjab government to present paperless budget, announces CM Mann

AMN / Chandigarh Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has announced that his government has decided to present a paperless budget.The decision was announced ahead of the budget to be presented by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) governmet in Punjab, which came to power in March after winning 92 of the 117 Punjab assembly segments in Continue reading Punjab government to present paperless budget, announces CM Mann

26 May 2022 10:24 am
If Ram Rajya comes, we will ban Urdu, declares Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay

AMN / WEB DESK Telangana BJP chief and Karimnagar MP Bandi Sanjay Kumar on Wednesday announced that the Urdu language will be banned completely in Ram Rajya. He also alleged that madrasas for bomb blasts in the country. He said madrasas have become the training centers for terrorists, reports Times Now. Addressing a gathering at Continue reading If Ram Rajya comes, we will ban Urdu, declares Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay

26 May 2022 10:20 am
Captain Abhilasha Barak becomes first woman combat pilot in Army

AMN Captain Abhilasha Barak has become the first woman officer to join the Army Aviation Corps as a combat aviator after successful completion of training. She was awarded the coveted wings along with 36 other army pilots by the Director-General and Colonel Commandant of Army Aviation during a valedictory ceremony in Nashik yesterday. Abhilasha Barak Continue reading Captain Abhilasha Barak becomes first woman combat pilot in Army

26 May 2022 10:14 am
Australia new PM Sides with Washington, Rebuffs Beijing

WEB DESK Australias new Prime Minister signaled Tuesday that he would resist growing Chinese influence in the Indo-Pacific region seeming to dismiss Beijings hopeful comments upon his election and portending a growing closeness between the United States and Australia. We will determine our own values, newly elected Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said Tuesday, on Continue reading Australia new PM Sides with Washington, Rebuffs Beijing

26 May 2022 12:38 am
WHO Director-General Tedros re-elected for second term

AMN/ WEB DESK World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been reelected for the second term. In a tweet, the WHO said, the World Health Assembly Member states re-elected Dr Tedros to serve a second five-year term as Director-General of the WHO. His new mandate officially commences on 16th August, this year. His re-election Continue reading WHO Director-General Tedros re-elected for second term

25 May 2022 11:25 pm
North Korea launches three ballistic missiles toward sea, says South Korea

AMN/ WEB DESK North Korea launched three ballistic missiles toward the sea this morning, South Koreas military said. It is the Norths first weapons firings in about two weeks as the country makes a disputed claim that its first domestic COVID-19 outbreak is weakening. The latest launches also came after the leaders of South Korea Continue reading North Korea launches three ballistic missiles toward sea, says South Korea

25 May 2022 11:18 pm
UAE becomes first Gulf state to record case of monkeypox

AMN/ WEB DESK The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first Gulf state to record a case of monkeypox. The Czech Republic and Slovenia also reported their first cases yesterday, joining 18 other countries to detect the virus outside its usual African base. That number is expected to rise further still, but experts say Continue reading UAE becomes first Gulf state to record case of monkeypox

25 May 2022 11:17 pm
11 people killed in simultaneous shooting attacks on 2 bars in Mexico

Eleven people including eight women were killed in simultaneous shooting attacks on two bars in the north-central part of Mexico. Police in the city of Celaya in a statement said, the attacks occurred at two bars on the same street. Police told that 10 of the victims died at the scene and another was declared Continue reading 11 people killed in simultaneous shooting attacks on 2 bars in Mexico

25 May 2022 11:13 pm
Third edition of India-Bangladesh Navy exercise begins at Mongla port

AMN/ WEB DESK The third edition of Indian Navy and Bangladesh Navy Bilateral exercise Bongosagar commenced at Port Mongla, Bangladesh. The Harbour Phase of exercise is underway. It will be followed by a Sea Phase in the Northern Bay of Bengal starting tomorrow. Exercise Bongosagar is aimed at developing a high degree of interoperability and Continue reading Third edition of India-Bangladesh Navy exercise begins at Mongla port

25 May 2022 11:11 pm
US Mourns Mass Killing of 19 Children, 2 Adults at Texas School

All the victims were reportedly in the same fourth-grade classroom at Robb Elementary School. WEB DESK The United States was in mourning Wednesday in the aftermath of the countrys latest mass killing, a teenage gunmans assault on an elementary school in the southwestern state of Texas that left at least 19 children and two adults Continue reading US Mourns Mass Killing of 19 Children, 2 Adults at Texas School

25 May 2022 8:55 pm
US: 19 children and 2 adults killed in Texas school shooting

WEB DESK In the United States, 19 children and two adults were killed yesterday in a shooting attack at an elementary school in southern state of Texas. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said earlier that the suspect had also died, adding that it is believed that responding officers killed him. The Governor said, the suspect was Continue reading US: 19 children and 2 adults killed in Texas school shooting

25 May 2022 8:49 pm
India has no immediate plan to lift wheat export ban, says Goyal

WEB DESK Indias Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal has said that his country has no immediate plans to lift a ban on wheat exports, but will continue with deals which are done directly with other governments, according to Reuters. India the worlds second biggest producer of wheat banned private overseas sales of the grain on May Continue reading India has no immediate plan to lift wheat export ban, says Goyal

25 May 2022 8:36 pm
Tedros re-elected as WHO Director-General

AMN World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been reelected for the second term. In a tweet, the WHO said, the World Health Assembly Member states re-elected Dr Tedros to serve a second five-year term as Director-General of the WHO. His new mandate officially commences on 16th August, this year. His re-election was confirmed Continue reading Tedros re-elected as WHO Director-General

25 May 2022 8:14 pm
Removing Sheikh Abdullahs picture from police medals triggers controversy in Kashmir

WEB DESK Fresh Controversy has erupted in Kashmir after J&K government dropped the image of former Chief Minister Sheikh Abdullah from the police medals. The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday dropped Sheikh Abdullah from Police Medal for Gallantry and Meritorious Service and ordered that now-onwards the National Emblem of the Government of India will Continue reading Removing Sheikh Abdullahs picture from police medals triggers controversy in Kashmir

25 May 2022 5:39 pm
Kapil Sibal quits Congress, to go to Rajya Sabha with Samajwadi Party support

Lucknow /New Delhi Former HRD and law minister Kapil Sibal today announced his resignation from Congress party and filed his nomination for the June 10 Rajya Sabha election from the Samajwadi Party. Sibal, a prominent member of the G 23 who flagged lack of reforms in the Congress, had taken a staunch position against the Continue reading Kapil Sibal quits Congress, to go to Rajya Sabha with Samajwadi Party support

25 May 2022 5:26 pm
SC asks Jharkhand High Court to consider maintainability of PIL against CM Hemant Soren

AMN / NEW DELHI Supreme Court has directed the Jharkhand High Court to first consider the maintainability of a PIL-seeking probe by CBI and Enforcement Directorate into the mining lease granted to Chief Minister Hemant Soren by himself. A bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and Bela M Trivedi directed Jharkhand High Court to first consider Continue reading SC asks Jharkhand High Court to consider maintainability of PIL against CM Hemant Soren

25 May 2022 3:07 pm
Chinese Visa Scam: ED registers case against Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and others

AMN / WEB DESK The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case against Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and others in the alleged scam pertaining to the issuance of visas to 263 Chinese nationals in 2011. In 2011, Kartis father P. Chidambaram was the Home Minister. The federal agency has filed its case under the Continue reading Chinese Visa Scam: ED registers case against Congress MP Karti Chidambaram and others

25 May 2022 3:05 pm
Government to put a cap on sugar exports to ensure domestic availability

AMN The Union Government has decided to put a cap on sugar exports to ensure domestic availability. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey said, Indias exports have reached a record high in this season and now domestic availability has to be ensured during October November as consumption increases in the Continue reading Government to put a cap on sugar exports to ensure domestic availability

25 May 2022 3:02 pm
Bihar: 11 die after consuming spurious liquor in Aurangabad and Gaya

Staff Reporter At least eleven people have died due to consumption of spurious liquor in Aurangabad and Gaya districts. Fifteen people, who are in serious condition, are under treatment in local Government Hospitals for treatment. In Aurangabad, eight people including a teacher died due to consumption of spurious liquor while three people died in Gaya. Continue reading Bihar: 11 die after consuming spurious liquor in Aurangabad and Gaya

25 May 2022 3:00 pm
Jharkhand: PM to review progress of power generation projects

AMN / NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the progress of two major power generation projects of Jharkhand today through video conferencing. These projects include Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Limited (PUVNL), a joint venture of the State Government, and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), under construction at Patratu in Ramgarh district, and NTPCs Continue reading Jharkhand: PM to review progress of power generation projects

25 May 2022 2:51 pm
Govt warns restaurants forcibly charging service charges on consumers

AMN The Department of Consumer Affairs has cautioned restaurants on forced charging of service charges on consumers. In a letter written by Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs Rohit Kumar Singh to President of National Restaurant Association of India, it has been pointed out that the restaurants and eateries are collecting service charges from consumers by Continue reading Govt warns restaurants forcibly charging service charges on consumers

24 May 2022 11:51 am
World Economic Forum launches alliance to supercharge Indias climate action

AMN The World Economic Forum (WEF) has launched the India chapter of the Alliance of CEO Climate Action Leaders to supercharge Indias climate action and decarbonization efforts. Part of the World Economic Forums Climate Action Platform, the alliance will continue efforts to achieve the vision outlined in the white paper released last year, Mission 2070: Continue reading World Economic Forum launches alliance to supercharge Indias climate action

24 May 2022 11:50 am
Geneva Meet: India registers disappointment over WHOs Covid mortality report

AMN / WEB DESK Indias Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has raised dismay and concern over World Health Organisations recent exercise on all-cause excess mortality during Covid-19 pandemic. He said, country-specific authentic data published by the statutory authority has not been taken into account. Mr Mandaviya was addressing the 75th session of World Health Assembly in Continue reading Geneva Meet: India registers disappointment over WHOs Covid mortality report

24 May 2022 11:44 am