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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
Biden launches Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity; 13 counties including India join the initiative

AMN / WEB DESK US President Joe Biden launched the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) with a dozen initial partners. These countries include India, Australia, Japan, Brunei, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Together, these countries represent 40% of world GDP. IPEF is aimed at strengthening ties in this Continue reading Biden launches Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity; 13 counties including India join the

24 May 2022 11:40 am
Vinai Kumar Saxena is new Lt. Governor of Delhi

Vinai Kumar Saxena has been appointed new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation of Anil Baijal as Lieutenant Governor. Mr. Saxena is presently the Chairman of Khadi and Village Industries Commission.

24 May 2022 11:38 am
Mutual cooperation, inclusive Indo Pacific Region a shared goal of all Quad countries: PM Modi at Quad Summit

Tokyo The Quad Leaders Summit has begun here today with participation of all members. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister of Australia Anthony Albanese, and Prime Minister of Japan Fumio Kishida are participating in the meeting. In his opening remarks at the Summit, Mr Modi said that Quad has made an Continue reading Mutual cooperation, inclusive Indo Pacific Region a shared goal of all Quad countries: PM Modi at Quad Summit

24 May 2022 11:37 am
Bihar: Nitish calls all-party meet on caste census

Asks all his party legislators not to leave the state headquarters for the next 72 hours AMN /PATNA Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar convened an all-party meeting on May 27 to seek to consult on conducting a caste census in the state even as the BJP has not been keen on the issue. The development Continue reading Bihar: Nitish calls all-party meet on caste census

23 May 2022 10:58 pm
China reports first case of more contagious Omicron BA.4 variant of SARS CoV-2 virus

WEB DESK China reported the first case of the more contagious Omicron BA.4 variant of SARS CoV-2 virus as the capital Beijing remains in semi-lockdown in its battle against a resurgence of COVID-19 since the beginning of this month to ensure an elusive zero-COVID goal. The BA.4 variant was detected in an imported case on Continue reading China reports first case of more contagious Omicron BA.4 variant of SARS CoV-2 virus

23 May 2022 10:57 pm
Russia-Ukraine conflict displaced more than 100 million people around the world: UN

AMN The Russia-Ukraine conflict has pushed the number of forcibly displaced people around the world above 100 million for the first time ever, the United Nations said today. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees said, the number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations, and persecution has now crossed the staggering milestone Continue reading Russia-Ukraine conflict displaced more than 100 million people around the world: UN

23 May 2022 10:53 pm
Belgium becomes first country to make quarantine compulsory for monkeypox patients

AMN Belgium has become the first country to make a 21-day quarantine compulsory for monkeypox patients after four cases of the disease were reported last week. Taking to Twitter, the microbiologist Emmanuel Andre, who is in charge of the National Reference Lab for COVID-19 in Belgium, yesterday said that the fourth case has been confirmed Continue reading Belgium becomes first country to make quarantine compulsory for monkeypox patients

23 May 2022 10:42 pm
Sri Lanka thanks India for humanitarian aid to help mitigate severe economic crisis

WEB DESK Sri Lankas Ambassador to China, Dr. Palitha T. B. Kohona has thanked the Government of India for its support and assistance to Sri Lanka during this difficult period for the island nation. He visited Indian Embassy in Beijing to participate in the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations as India is celebrating 75 years Continue reading Sri Lanka thanks India for humanitarian aid to help mitigate severe economic crisis

23 May 2022 10:40 pm
US will use force to defend Taiwan if it is attacked: Biden

AMN / WEB DESK US President Joe Biden has said that he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan if it is attacked. He was answering questions in Tokyo during a press conference with Japanese PM Fumio Kishida, when a journalist asked them about the defence of Taiwan. Referring to increasing reports of Continue reading US will use force to defend Taiwan if it is attacked: Biden

23 May 2022 10:39 pm
Recent radical reforms put India on growth trajectory: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

AMN / WEB DESK The CEO of NITI Aayog Amitabh Kant said, India is in the midst of a major transformation in the digital space. He added that a strong political leadership and the commitment to continue with radical reforms would play a key role in taking the country to a leadership role in the Continue reading Recent radical reforms put India on growth trajectory: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

23 May 2022 10:32 pm
International Day of Yog to be held at Mysuru on June 21

AMN The International Day of Yog will be held on 21st of June and the main event will be held at Mysuru where Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lead the mass yog demonstration. Briefing media in New Delhi today, Minister for AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal said, as this International Day of Yog is falling in the Continue reading International Day of Yog to be held at Mysuru on June 21

23 May 2022 10:30 pm
India, US sign Investment Incentive Agreement in Tokyo

AMN / WEB DESK India and United States of America signed an Investment Incentive Agreement in Tokyo, Japan today. The agreement was signed by Indias Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra and Chief Executive Officer of US International Development Finance Corporation Scott Nathan. It is expected that signing of this agreement would lead to enhanced Investment support Continue reading India, US sign Investment Incentive Agreement in Tokyo

23 May 2022 10:26 pm
Government relaxes family pension rules for missing Central govt employees

Staff Reporter Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh today announced that the government has relaxed family pension rules for missing central government employees. It is a major relief, particularly for government employees serving in militancy-affected areas like Jammu and Kashmir, North-East as well as Naxal-prone pockets. According to the earlier rule, the next of the kin Continue reading Government relaxes family pension rules for missing Central govt employees

23 May 2022 10:24 pm
India, Japan are natural partners, Japan plays important role in Indias development: PM Modi

Modi Addresses Indian community in Tokyo AMN / WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Indias relationship with Japan is one of strength, respect and common resolve for the world. Mr Modi said it is going to be 70 years of India- Japan diplomatic relations and the two nations are natural partners. He stated Continue reading India, Japan are natural partners, Japan plays important role in Indias development: PM Modi

23 May 2022 10:23 pm
PM Modi in Tokyo to participate in Quad Summit; To interact with Japenese Business Leaders, Indian diaspora

AMN / WEB DESK Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Tokyo this morning on a two-day visit to Japan to participate in the Quad Leaders Summit. Mr Modi was given a rousing welcome from the Indian diaspora at the Hotel where he will be staying during his trip. Prime Minister Modi thanked Indian diaspora Continue reading PM Modi in Tokyo to participate in Quad Summit; To interact with Japenese Business Leaders, Indian diaspora

23 May 2022 11:27 am
Creating Ruckus Lowers Houses Dignity, Debates: Lok Sabha Speaker

Our Correspondent / Lucknow Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla today said that Birla said that the prestige and dignity of the Legislatures depends on dignity and behaviour of its Members. The better the discussion and dialogue in the House, the more there will be an increase in dignity and prestige of the legislature. Therefore, peoples Continue reading Creating Ruckus Lowers Houses Dignity, Debates: Lok Sabha Speaker

20 May 2022 10:00 pm