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World now sees India as an engine of economic growth: Piyush Goyal

Staff Reporter Union Minister for Commerce Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said that the world now sees India as an engine of economic growth. Addressing a gathering at the Vyapari Udyami Sammelan in New Delhi, Mr Goyal said, the developed countries very keen to sign trade deals with India now. He said, before 2014, Indian economy Continue reading World now sees India as an engine of economic growth: Piyush Goyal

10 Aug 2022 1:25 am
Bihar: Nitish Kumar to form new Govt with Tejashvi tomorrow

Oath taking ceremony to be held at 4 PM Anwarul Hoda / Patna Nitish Kumar will form a new Government in Bihar with support of seven parties tomorrow. The oath taking ceremony of the Nitish Kumar led grand alliance will be held tomorrow August 10. Governor of Bihar, Phagu Chauhan will administer the oath to Continue reading Bihar: Nitish Kumar to form new Govt with Tejashvi tomorrow

9 Aug 2022 10:26 pm
Nitish entry to boost UPA prospect in 2024 general election

A Akhter / New Delhi With Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumars JDU re entry into the fold of Congress led UPA alliance, the opposition unity got further boost before the 2024 general election. The political circle was buzz quiet some time that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will take another somersault and join hands with Continue reading Nitish entry to boost UPA prospect in 2024 general election

9 Aug 2022 10:04 pm
CPI asks Modi govt to Stop Loot in Tricolour Purchase

AMN / WEB DESK The Communist Party of India CPI has asked Prime Minister to stop Loot in Tricolour PurchaseThe CPI National Secretary Atul Kumar Anjaan said that the tricolour is sold in government post offices at the rate of 25, social and public organizations are selling it at Rs. 20, and the flag is Continue reading CPI asks Modi govt to Stop Loot in Tricolour Purchase

9 Aug 2022 9:47 pm
China using military drills as excuse to prepare for invasion, says Taiwan Minister

AMN / WEB DESK Taiwans Foreign Minister has said that China was using the military drills as an excuse to prepare for an invasion on the self-ruled island. The Drill was launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosis visit as an excuse. Taiwan said today that China is conducting large-scale military exercises, missile Continue reading China using military drills as excuse to prepare for invasion, says Taiwan Minister

9 Aug 2022 7:06 pm
After 2 years Muharram observed in open air in Uttar Pradesh

Staff Reporter Yaum-e-Ashura Muharram is being observed across the Uttar Pradesh today with due solemnity and sanctity. Processions are being carried out after gap of 2 years. Lakhs of Muslims mourned in various cities on the day of Ashura to pay homage to the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions in Karbala. Slogan Continue reading After 2 years Muharram observed in open air in Uttar Pradesh

9 Aug 2022 6:07 pm
India, US begin joint Special Forces exercise at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh

AMN/ WEB DESK The 13th Edition of the Indo-US Joint Special Forces exercise Ex Vajra Prahar 2022 commenced at the Special Forces Training School at Bakloh of Himachal Pradesh yesterday. The Vajra Prahar series of joint exercise aims to share best practices and experiences in areas such as joint mission planning and operational tactics as Continue reading India, US begin joint Special Forces exercise at Bakloh in Himachal Pradesh

9 Aug 2022 6:00 pm
Heavy security in National Capital ahead of Independence Day

AMN / WEB DESK The Delhi police has said that over ten thousand police personnel will be deployed in the National Capital to ensure fool-proof security arrangements on Independence Day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort on 15th of August. Addressing a press conference, Special Continue reading Heavy security in National Capital ahead of Independence Day

9 Aug 2022 5:54 pm
PM to dedicate to nation 2G ethanol plant in Haryana on August 10

AMN / WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation the 2nd Generation (2G) Ethanol Plant at Panipat in Haryana through video conferencing tomorrow. It is part of a long series of steps taken by the government over the years to boost production and usage of biofuels in the country. It is Continue reading PM to dedicate to nation 2G ethanol plant in Haryana on August 10

9 Aug 2022 4:53 pm
Incessant rains lash many parts of Maharashtra

WEB DESK Incessant rains have been lashing many parts of Maharashtra including Mumbai, Thane and Palghar districts for the last two days. A total of 74.2 mm of rainfall was recorded at Santacruz in Mumbai between 2.30 am to 5.30 am on Tuesday morning. A red alert has been issued by the India Meteorological Department Continue reading Incessant rains lash many parts of Maharashtra

9 Aug 2022 4:35 pm
J&K: EPFO Jammu to organise outreach programmes Nidhi Aapke Nikat and Pension Adalat on August 10

WEB DESK In Jammu and Kashmir, the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Regional Office, Jammu is organising outreach programmes Nidhi Aapke Nikat and Pension Adalat tomorrow at its Regional Office at Railway Road in Jammu from 10 AM. The programmes aims for quick disposal of grievances and to register any problems being faced by the Continue reading J&K: EPFO Jammu to organise outreach programmes Nidhi Aapke Nikat and Pension Adalat on August 10

9 Aug 2022 4:31 pm
Uttar Pradesh observes Muharram with due solemnity and sanctity

WEB DESK In Uttar Pradesh, Yaum-e-Ashura Muharram is being observed across the state today with due solemnity and sanctity. Processions are being carried out after gap of 2 years this time. AIR correspondent reports that millions of Muslims mourned in various cities on the day of Ashura to pay homage to the sacrifices of Hazrat Continue reading Uttar Pradesh observes Muharram with due solemnity and sanctity

9 Aug 2022 4:30 pm
Maharashtra tops list of states to organize most number of programs as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, says State CM

WEB DESK Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde has said, Maharashtra tops the list of states in organizing most number of programs as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to celebrate 75 years of the Indias Independence. He said, as many as 42 events have been organized in 18 districts of the state to celebrate the Continue reading Maharashtra tops list of states to organize most number of programs as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, says State CM

9 Aug 2022 4:28 pm
China using military drills as excuse to prepare for invasion, says Taiwans Foreign Minister

WEB DESK Taiwans Foreign Minister has said that China was using the military drills as an excuse to prepare for an invasion on the self-ruled island. The Drill was launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosis visit as an excuse. Taiwan said today that China is conducting large-scale military exercises, missile launches and Continue reading China using military drills as excuse to prepare for invasion, says Taiwans Foreign Minister

9 Aug 2022 4:21 pm
Afghan Talibans security forces and Pakistani military clash on Durand Line in Dangam district of eastern Kuanr province

WEB DESK Afghan Talibans security forces and Pakistani military have clashed on Durand Line in the Dangam district of eastern Kuanr province on Sunday. According to Afghanistan media outlets, the clashes took place on Sunday and continued until late night. The reports said that Both sides used light as well as heavy weapons. Quoting Taliban Continue reading Afghan Talibans security forces and Pakistani military clash on Durand Line in Dangam district of eastern Kuanr province

9 Aug 2022 4:20 pm
Four army personnel killed in suicide blast at military convoy in Pakistan

WEB DESK In Pakistan, Four army personnel were killed in a suicide blast at a military convoy in the Mir Ali area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwas North Waziristan district. The Pakistani army said in a statement today that the convoy was going from Mirali to Miramshah, the district headquarters, when the suicide bomber, who was on Continue reading Four army personnel killed in suicide blast at military convoy in Pakistan

9 Aug 2022 4:18 pm
Polling underway for Presidential election in Kenya

WEB DESK Polling is underway for Presidential Election in Kenya. The contest is between 55 year old William Ruto, currently the countrys Vice President, and Raila Odinga, a 77-year-old political veteran bidding for the presidents post for the fifth time. Ruto claims to be the champion of the hustler nation. Both are claiming to transform Continue reading Polling underway for Presidential election in Kenya

9 Aug 2022 4:17 pm
Muharram being observed with due reverence & solemnity in different parts India

Our Correspondent The Ashoora-e-Muharram is being observed with due reverence and solemnity in various parts of the country today. The day marks the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammads grandson, Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions, who laid down their lives for upholding truth, righteousness and justice in Karbala. Tazia processions are being taken out to mark Continue reading Muharram being observed with due reverence & solemnity in different parts India

9 Aug 2022 4:17 pm
Vice President, PM remember contribution of freedom fighters on Quit India anniversary

AMN / WEB DESK SecretariatOn the anniversary of Quit India Movement, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi remember the contribution of freedom fighters made during the Movement. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has said that quit India movement Day reminds people that unity is one of countrys greatest strengths. In a Continue reading Vice President, PM remember contribution of freedom fighters on Quit India anniversary

9 Aug 2022 4:14 pm
Russia temporarily suspends on-site inspections of strategic nuclear weapons under arms control treaty New START

WEB DESK Russia has temporarily suspended on-site inspections of its strategic nuclear weapons, under an arms control treaty known as New START. The Russian foreign ministry in a statement said, the US was seeking advantages and had deprived Russia of the right to carry out inspections on US territory. It also said, US sanctions imposed Continue reading Russia temporarily suspends on-site inspections of strategic nuclear weapons under arms control treaty New START

9 Aug 2022 4:14 pm
Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde expands his cabinet, inducts 18 new ministers

AMN / WEB DESK The Much-awaited cabinet expansion of the Maharashtra government took place at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai today. 9 MLAs each from Shivsenas Eknath Shinde led faction and those from the BJP were sworn in. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath of office and secrecy to 18 MLAs as ministers in the Continue reading Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde expands his cabinet, inducts 18 new ministers

9 Aug 2022 4:11 pm
Bihar: JD(U) snaps ties with BJP; to form new govt with support of RJD and Congress

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar submits resignation to governor Phagu Chauhan ANWARUL HODA / PATNA Ending the week long political stalemate in Bihar the Janta Dal (United) today formally snapped its ties with the BJP paving the way for formation of a new government with the support of RJD and Congress. The RJD and Congress have Continue reading Bihar: JD(U) snaps ties with BJP; to form new govt with support of RJD and Congress

9 Aug 2022 3:59 pm
CWG Men Hockey : Australia demolish Indias Gold dream with 7-0 thrashing

Harpal Singh Bedi Blake Govers (9), Nathan Ephraums (14, 42), Jacob Anderson (22, 27), Tom Wickham (26) and Flynn Ogilvie (46). scored for the winners and India should thank veteran goal keeper Sreejesh but for him the score line would have crossed double digit. This was seventh successive gold for Australia in Mens hockey since Continue reading CWG Men Hockey : Australia demolish Indias Gold dream with 7-0 thrashing

9 Aug 2022 12:24 am
Heavy rain continues to lash many districts in Maharashtra

AMN In Maharashtra, heavy rain continues to lash many districts along with capital Mumbai. Twenty two tourists stranded at the Dugarwadi waterfall in Trimbakeshwar at Nashik were rescued by the Disaster Management team safely late last night. However, one feared swept away and the search is on. In Washim, it is raining heavily since last Continue reading Heavy rain continues to lash many districts in Maharashtra

9 Aug 2022 12:18 am
August Kranti Diwas being celebrated in Andhra Pradesh

AMN The August Kranti Diwas is also being celebrated in Andhra Pradesh. The Quit India Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi to fight out British Rule in India, spread to all the states and provinces across the country. In Andhra Pradesh, the freedom tremors penetrated into every nook and corner. The Provincial Congress Committee had issued Continue reading August Kranti Diwas being celebrated in Andhra Pradesh

9 Aug 2022 12:17 am
Home Minister Amit Shah releases Odisha Chapter of Modi @20: Dreams Meet Delivery in Bhubaneswar

AMN Home Minister Amit Shah says Prime Minister Narendra Modi has deepened the roots of democracy in India. Releasing the book titled Odisha Chapter of Modi @ 20: Dreams Meet Delivery in Bhubaneswar today, he said Mr. Modi has strengthened democracy by eradicating dynastic politics, the policy of appeasement and corruption during the last eight Continue reading Home Minister Amit Shah releases Odisha Chapter of Modi @20: Dreams Meet Delivery in Bhubaneswar

9 Aug 2022 12:15 am
Rajasthan: BJP MP Ranjeeta Kolis car pelted with stones in Mewat area

AMN In Rajasthan, BJP MP from Bharatpur Ranjeeta Kolis car was pelted with stones in Mewat area last night. The MPs vehicle has been damaged in stone pelting. The MP is sitting on a Dharna at the Dhilawati Police Post in protest against the incident. MP Ranjeeta was going to Delhi at night after attending Continue reading Rajasthan: BJP MP Ranjeeta Kolis car pelted with stones in Mewat area

9 Aug 2022 12:13 am
Maharashtra: Special PMLA Court sends Shivsena MP Sanjay Raut in 14 days Judicial Custody

AMN In Maharashtra, Special PMLA Court sent Shivsena MP Sanjay Raut in 14 days Judicial Custody. He was produced in the Special PMLA Court of Enforcement Directorate today in connection with Patra Chawl case in Goregaon, Mumbai. Since the arrest on 31st of July, he was in ED custody. ED did not ask extension in Continue reading Maharashtra: Special PMLA Court sends Shivsena MP Sanjay Raut in 14 days Judicial Custody

9 Aug 2022 12:11 am
Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombias first leftist President

WEB DESK In Colombia, the first leftist President was sworn into office on Sunday. Mr. Gustavo Petro was a former member of Colombias M-19 guerrilla group, won the Presidential Election in June by beating conservative parties. He promised to fight inequality and help heralding a turning point in the history of a country haunted by Continue reading Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombias first leftist President

9 Aug 2022 12:01 am
UN Chief calls for international inspectors to be given access to Ukrainian nuclear plant

WEB DESK United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres today asserted that the international inspectors to be given access to the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant after Ukraine and Russia traded accusations over the shelling of Europes largest atomic plant. Mr Guterres said, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) needed access to the plant. However, IAEA Chief Rafael Continue reading UN Chief calls for international inspectors to be given access to Ukrainian nuclear plant

8 Aug 2022 11:58 pm
Israel begins reopening crossings into Gaza as ceasefire with Palestine holds

WEB DESK With a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants holding after nearly three days of violence, Gazas sole power plant resumed operations today as Israel began reopening crossings into the territory. Israel also lifted security restrictions on southern Israeli communities after the Egyptian-mediated truce took effect late Sunday. Fighting abated, and war-weary people in Continue reading Israel begins reopening crossings into Gaza as ceasefire with Palestine holds

8 Aug 2022 11:55 pm
Negotiators optimistic about progress on Iran nuclear deal

WEB DESK Top negotiators in renewed talks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal indicated Sunday that they are optimistic about the possibility of reaching an agreement to impose limits on Tehrans uranium enrichment. Russian Ambassador Mikhail Ulyanov told reporters outside Viennas Palais Coburg, four days into the talks that We stand 5 minutes or Continue reading Negotiators optimistic about progress on Iran nuclear deal

8 Aug 2022 11:54 pm
A new opposition alliance of 7-parties formed in Bangladesh

WEB DESK Seven opposition political parties in Bangladesh have formally announced the formation of an alliance called Gonotantra Mancho on Monday. The political parties held a press conference in Dhaka on Monday to announce that the Moncho will work to build a movement against the government. The decision to float a new alliance was taken Continue reading A new opposition alliance of 7-parties formed in Bangladesh

8 Aug 2022 11:52 pm
Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde to expand Cabinet on August 9

AMN Maharashtras Cabinet expansion will take place tomorrow. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari will administer the oath to new members of the Cabinet at Raj Bhavan. Eknath Shinde took oath as the Chief Minister and Devendra Fadnavis was worn in as the Deputy Chief Minister on the 30th of June this year. The Cabinet expansion was Continue reading Maharashtra: Eknath Shinde to expand Cabinet on August 9

8 Aug 2022 11:50 pm
Bihar political Crisis: JD(U) asks its MPs to reach Patna to discuss party strategy

Amid a brewing political storm in Bihar, the opposition RJD on Monday said it was ready to embrace Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his JD(U) if he broke ranks with the BJP. Anwarul Hoda / Patna The ruling Janta Dal (United) has instructed its MPs to reach Patna this evening to discuss the prevailing political Continue reading Bihar political Crisis: JD(U) asks its MPs to reach Patna to discuss party strategy

8 Aug 2022 6:32 pm
CBI registers 100 cases related to Ponzi schemes since 2019

AMN / WEB DESK The government today said that the CBI has registered 100 cases relating to Ponzi schemes involving 132 firms during the last three and a half years. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, State Finance Minister Dr. Bhagawat Karad said 21 persons have been arrested in connection with these cases. Continue reading CBI registers 100 cases related to Ponzi schemes since 2019

8 Aug 2022 6:28 pm
J&K: NIA carries out searches in Jammu, Doda districts against JeI members in terror funding case

AMN / WEB DESK In Jammu and Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids in Jammu today in connection with militant activities in the region. According to AIR news the NIA conducted a raid at the house of Hafis Ullah living in Firdosaabad of Sunjwan area in Jammu district. He retired as a DFO Continue reading J&K: NIA carries out searches in Jammu, Doda districts against JeI members in terror funding case

8 Aug 2022 6:26 pm
Rajasthan: 3 killed in stampede at Khatu Shyam temple in Sikar

Our Correspondent / Sikar Three women devotees were killed and 4 others injured in a stampede at Khatu Shyam temple in Sikar district of Rajasthan today. Police said, a large number of pilgrims from all over Rajasthan and other states had gathered outside the temple due to the Ekadashi today, which is considered auspicious for Continue reading Rajasthan: 3 killed in stampede at Khatu Shyam temple in Sikar

8 Aug 2022 6:21 pm
US: Biden angered over horrific killings of 4 Muslims in New Mexico city of Albuquerque

AMN / WEB DESK President Joe Biden of USA has said that he is angered and saddened by the horrific killings of four Muslim men in the New Mexico city of Albuquerque, adding that these hateful attacks have no place in America. While we await a full investigation, my prayers are with the victims families, Continue reading US: Biden angered over horrific killings of 4 Muslims in New Mexico city of Albuquerque

8 Aug 2022 5:59 pm
Pakistan: Gunmen shot dead 4 people including two Policemen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

AMN / WEB DESK Unidentified gunmen shot dead four people including two Police personnel in an attack targeting a provincial lawmaker on Saturday. Local Police told to media that the assault took place in the Maidan area of the Lower Dir district of conservative Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. Police said, among those killed were Continue reading Pakistan: Gunmen shot dead 4 people including two Policemen in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

8 Aug 2022 5:43 pm
Bangladesh: The first shipment of Indian goods in transit arrived at Monglaport

AMN / WEB DESK The container ship MV Rishad Rayhan which left Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (SPMP), Kolkata on July 31 on a trail run docked at the Mongla Port, in Bangladesh on Monday. The Bangladeshi flag-bearing containership is carrying 16.38 tons of iron pipes and 8.5 tons of pre foam. It anchored at Jetty Continue reading Bangladesh: The first shipment of Indian goods in transit arrived at Monglaport

8 Aug 2022 5:33 pm
NTA declares final scores for paper one of JEE for 2022

AMN National Testing Agency has declared the final scores for Joint Entrance Examination- JEE (Main) 2022 for Paper -1 (B.E. and B.Tech.). A total of 24 candidates have scored 100 percentile in the examination. National Testing Agency had conducted the JEE (Main) 2022 for Paper- 1 in two sessions in Computer-Based Test mode. Continue reading NTA declares final scores for paper one of JEE for 2022

8 Aug 2022 5:19 pm
Kerala Govt makes masks, sanitizers mandatory in public places for another 6 months

AMN / THIRUVANNTHAPURAM Kerala Government has made wearing of masks in public places and use of sanitisers mandatory for another six months following surge in Covid-19 cases. State Health Department said in a notification that wearing of masks in public places, gatherings, workplaces and during transport is compulsory. Institutions, shops, theatres and organisers of public Continue reading Kerala Govt makes masks, sanitizers mandatory in public places for another 6 months

7 Aug 2022 11:46 pm
First grain ship under deal from Ukraine to Lebanon delayed

AMN / WEB DESK The scheduled arrival of the first grain ship from Ukraine to Lebanon under a deal has been delayed. This has been informed by a Lebanese Cabinet minister and the Ukraine Embassy. The cause of the delay was not immediately clear and Marine Traffic, which monitors vessel traffic and the locations of Continue reading First grain ship under deal from Ukraine to Lebanon delayed

7 Aug 2022 11:42 pm
US accuses China of provocative actions after Taiwan says China rehearsed attack on island

AMN / WEB DESK The United States has accused China of provocative and irresponsible actions after Taiwan said China rehearsed an attack on the island. Taiwan said it responded to the Chinese drills, now in their fourth day, by deploying aircraft and ships on Sunday. A White House spokesperson said that these activities are a Continue reading US accuses China of provocative actions after Taiwan says China rehearsed attack on island

7 Aug 2022 11:33 pm
World Bank to provide $300 million to Bangladesh

AMN / WEB DESK Bangladesh has signed an agreement with the World Bank on Sunday for USD 300 million financing. It will help the country strengthen its local urban institutions to respond and recover from the Covid 19 pandemic and improve preparedness for future shock. The Local Government Covid 19 Response and Recovery Project will Continue reading World Bank to provide $300 million to Bangladesh

7 Aug 2022 11:32 pm
CWG 2022: Indias Nikhat Zareen wins GOLD MEDAL in Womens 50kg

AMN Nikhat Zareen dominated a tricky opponent Carly MC Naul (NIR) via UNANIMOUS DECISION and won the coveted GOLD MEDAL for India in the Womens 50kg event at CWG 2022.

7 Aug 2022 10:03 pm
Gaganjeet Bhullar claims Mandiri Indonesia Open, Rashid Khan finishes tied second

Harpal Singh Bedi Gaganjeet Bhullar fired an error -free seven under 65 final round to win the USD 500,000 Bank Mandiri Indonesia Open by two- shot at the Pondok Indah Golf Corse in Jakarta and in the process ended Indias four-year long wait for an international title on Sunday. Bhullar (68-67-68-65) saw it home with Continue reading Gaganjeet Bhullar claims Mandiri Indonesia Open, Rashid Khan finishes tied second

7 Aug 2022 10:00 pm
Vice President Naidu receives emotional farewell from staff, thanks them for love and affection

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, who is scheduled to demit office on 10th August, hosted a series of high tea receptions in the last week for the officials and staff of the VP Secretariat, Rajya Sabha Secretariat, the team of doctors and the Air Force crew who performed duties Continue reading Vice President Naidu receives emotional farewell from staff, thanks them for love and affection

7 Aug 2022 9:31 pm
Bangladesh-China sign 4 MoUs & agreements, Wang Yi leaves after meeting PM Hasina

AMN / WEB DESK Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi departed from Bangladesh after wrapping up his short visit of less than 24-hours to the country on Sunday. Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Dhaka early evening on Saturday. He was received at the airport by Bangladesh Agriculture Minister Dr. Abdur Razzaq. Bangladesh and China Continue reading Bangladesh-China sign 4 MoUs & agreements, Wang Yi leaves after meeting PM Hasina

7 Aug 2022 2:01 pm