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PM invites entire Indian Olympics contingent to Red Fort on August 15 as special guests

AMN Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to invite the entire Indian Olympics contingent to the Red Fort as special guests on August 15. The Prime Minister will also be personally meeting and interacting with all of them at the time. Indias 2020 Tokyo Olympic contingent consists of 127 participants across 18 different sports, including Continue reading PM invites entire Indian Olympics contingent to Red Fort on August 15 as special guests

3 Aug 2021 4:01 pm
Team of geologists requisitioned to study cause of recent massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh

AMN A team of geologists have been requisitioned to study the cause of recent massive landslide occurred on 30th July in Sirmaur district in Himachal Pradesh. While replying to a Calling Attention Motion on the 2nd day of Monsoon Session of State Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said, a landslide mishap had occurred Continue reading Team of geologists requisitioned to study cause of recent massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh

3 Aug 2021 3:21 pm
Uttarakhand: COVID curfew extended for another week with more relaxations

AMN COVID curfew has been extended for another week with more relaxations in Uttarakhand. According to State Government press release, it will remain in force till 6 A.M. on 10th of this month. Meanwhile, the classes of government and private schools from Standard 9th to 12th resumed yesterday amid COVID protocols across the state.

3 Aug 2021 3:19 pm
Worlds biggest financial institutions working on plan to speed closure of coal-fired power plants in Asia

AMN/ WEB DESK Some of the worlds biggest financial institutions are working on a plan to speed the closure of coal-fired power plants in Asia. BBC reports that the initiative was developed by UK insurer Prudential, is being driven by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and includes major banks HSBC and Citi. The ADB hopes Continue reading Worlds biggest financial institutions working on plan to speed closure of coal-fired power plants in Asia

3 Aug 2021 3:06 pm
NASA scheduled to launch its Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 Mission tonight

AMN/ WEB DESK The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is scheduled to launch its Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (oft-2) second mission tonight. OFT-2 is the second uncrewed flight for Boeings CST-100 Starliner spacecraft as part of the agencys Commercial Crew Programme. The mission is targeted to launch at 10.50 p.m. IST tonight. The Starliner will Continue reading NASA scheduled to launch its Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 Mission tonight

3 Aug 2021 3:05 pm
Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province under heavy assault from militants

AMN/ WEB DESK Ferocious fighting is taking place in a major city in Afghanistan, amid fears it could be the first provincial capital to fall to the Taliban. Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province is under heavy assault from the militants, despite persistent US and Afghan air strikes. Yesterday, the Afghan Information Ministry announced that Continue reading Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah in southern Helmand province under heavy assault from militants

3 Aug 2021 3:04 pm
Indian student found dead in his university room in China

AMN A 20-year-old Indian student studying in a university in the Chinese city of Tianjin, 100 kms from capital Beijing has been found dead in his room, officials said in Beijing on Monday. Aman Nagsen, who hailed from Gaya in Bihar, was a student of Business Studies in the Tianjin Foreign Studies University. He was Continue reading Indian student found dead in his university room in China

3 Aug 2021 3:01 pm
Hockey: Indias dream of gold remains unfulfilled, go down 2-5 to Belgium in semis

TOKYO OLYMPICS 2020 Indias dream of gold remains unfulfilled as it go down 2-5 to Belgium in semis but still in hunt for bronze The Indian mens hockey teams dream of entering the Olympics final after 41-years remained unfulfilled as it lost 2-5 to world champions Belgium in the last-four stage but the side is Continue reading Hockey: Indias dream of gold remains unfulfilled, go down 2-5 to Belgium in semis

3 Aug 2021 12:17 pm
Afghan forces battle to defend major cities from Taliban offensive

NEWS DESK Afghan forces on Monday battled to stop a first major city from falling to the Taliban following weekend offensives by the insurgents on urban centres in a sharp escalation. Taliban fighters assaulted at least three provincial capitals overnight, Lashkar Gah, Kandahar and Herat after a weekend of heavy fighting that saw thousands of Continue reading Afghan forces battle to defend major cities from Taliban offensive

2 Aug 2021 8:32 pm
Myanmar army chief appoints himself Prime Minister, promises election by 2023

NEWS DESK The State Administration Council of Myanmar has been reformed as Caretaker government of Myanmar headed by the Chief of the Myanmar military Senior General Min Aung Hlaing as the Prime Minister. In a televised speech on Sunday, Gen. Hlaing also pledged to hold elections by 2023. He said that his administration was ready Continue reading Myanmar army chief appoints himself Prime Minister, promises election by 2023

2 Aug 2021 8:15 pm
Keep emotions in check, coach Graham Reid tells Indian team ahead of Semi Final

Harpal Singh Bedi On the eve of crucial semifinal encounter against Belgium, Indian Coach Graham Reid read out riot act to his players to keep their emotions in check Though Reid said that he was happy with the 3-1 victory against Great Britain in the Quarters , he pointed out that the two green cards Continue reading Keep emotions in check, coach Graham Reid tells Indian team ahead of Semi Final

2 Aug 2021 5:21 pm
Tamil Nadu, Karnataka authorities impose restrictions on peoples movement to their respective states at interstate border with Kerala

AMN Tamil Nadu and Karnataka authorities have imposed restrictions on peoples movement to their respective states at the interstate border with Kerala. This is in view of the continuing rise of Covid 19 cases in Kerala, which has shown no signs of abatement. At Thalappady in Kasargod district, authorities are allowing people carrying RTPCR negative Continue reading Tamil Nadu, Karnataka authorities impose restrictions on peoples movement to their respective states at interstate border with Kera

2 Aug 2021 5:19 pm
Schools for classes 9th to 12th in-person open in Uttarakhand

AMN Schools have been opened from classes 9th to 12th in-person, with Covid Protocol in Uttarakhand. All private and Government schools have been sanitized before opening today. As per reports, the school administration has been asked to clean and sanitize the classes, labs, libraries, and other places in school to prevent pandemic across the State. Continue reading Schools for classes 9th to 12th in-person open in Uttarakhand

2 Aug 2021 4:43 pm
Uttar Pradesh govt decides to open schools from August 16

AMN Uttar Pradesh government has decided to open the schools in state from 16th of August. Special vaccination camps will be organised in colleges for those students who are above 18 years age. The decision to open the schools was taken in a high level meeting of senior officers of state with Chief Minister Yogi Continue reading Uttar Pradesh govt decides to open schools from August 16

2 Aug 2021 4:42 pm
Karnataka CM says meeting will be held with party high command today on expansion of his cabinet

AMN Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai who is in Delhi has said that a meeting will be held with the party high command today evening on the expansion of his cabinet. Mr. Bommai assumed charge as Chief Minister of the state on July 28th succeeding B S Yediyurappa, who stepped down due to the age Continue reading Karnataka CM says meeting will be held with party high command today on expansion of his cabinet

2 Aug 2021 4:41 pm
UK allows fully vaccinated travellers from EU, US to arrive without needing to quarantine

AMN/ WEB DESK UK has allowed fully vaccinated travellers from the European Union and United States to arrive without needing to quarantine from today. The UK government has said the change, which was announced last week, will help to reunite family and friends whose loved ones live abroad. Airlines have welcomed the move and said Continue reading UK allows fully vaccinated travellers from EU, US to arrive without needing to quarantine

2 Aug 2021 4:37 pm
World going through education crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic: UN Chief

AMN/ WEB DESK UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the world is going through an education crisis as millions of children remain out of schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a tweet, the UN chief said, we are in the middle of an education crisis and 56 million students are still affected by Continue reading World going through education crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic: UN Chief

2 Aug 2021 4:06 pm
HM Amit Shah launches several development projects in UP

AMN Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said, the people of Uttar Pradesh have faith in BJP and are always with the party. He said, with the support of the people, BJP won in 2014 and 2019 general elections and 2017 assembly polls in the state. Mr Shah was addressing a public gathering at Mirzapur Continue reading HM Amit Shah launches several development projects in UP

2 Aug 2021 2:02 am
Manipur reports 832 new COVID19 cases

AMN 832 persons including two personnel of the Central Armed Police Force were confirmed COVID positive during the last twenty four hours in Manipur. These cases were detected among the 5600 samples tested for the virus. On the other hand, 10 people succmbed to the infection in the last twenty four hours. The cumulative deaths Continue reading Manipur reports 832 new COVID19 cases

1 Aug 2021 10:19 pm
85 new cases of Corona virus infection reported in Delhi

AMN A total of 85 new cases of Corona virus infection were reported in the national capital today. Delhi Government said, 83 people recovered from the infection and one death reported in the city. Presently, the total number of active cases of COVID-19 in the national capital is 582. A total of 83 thousand 49 Continue reading 85 new cases of Corona virus infection reported in Delhi

1 Aug 2021 10:18 pm
India takes over Presidency of UNSC for August

AMN/ WEB DESK India today took over the Presidency of the United Nations Security Council for the month of August. External Affairs Ministry said, Indias vision has been steered by Dialogue and Cooperation, mutual respect and commitment to International law. In its presidency, India will be guided by the principles of Transparency, credibility, accountability and Continue reading India takes over Presidency of UNSC for August

1 Aug 2021 9:58 pm
Regular freight train service starts between India and Bangladesh on the revived Haldibari-Chilahati rail route

AMN/ WEB DESK In a significant boost to connectivity between India and Bangladesh, a goods train loaded with stone chips in 30 wagons arrived at Chilahati in Bangladesh from India on Sunday afternoon through the Haldibari-Chilahati route. The train was dispatched from the Damdim station of the Northeast Frontier railway late on Saturday night. This Continue reading Regular freight train service starts between India and Bangladesh on the revived Haldibari-Chilahati rail route

1 Aug 2021 9:57 pm
Japan declares emergency in 6 areas including Tokyo after record spike in coronavirus cases

AMN / WEB DESK Japanese government has declared a state of emergency in six areas, including the capital city of Tokyo, after seeing a record spike in coronavirus cases. The emergency measures will be applicable until August 31 in Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Osaka, and Okinawa Prefectures. Japanese government has requested the people to refrain Continue reading Japan declares emergency in 6 areas including Tokyo after record spike in coronavirus cases

1 Aug 2021 9:56 pm
Tokyo Olympics: Indian Womens Hockey tryst with destiny, Rani team to for face Australia in QF

Harpal Singh Bedi Indian womens hockey team has a tryst with destiny. On Tuesday Rani Rampaul will led her team against formidable Australia in the quarter finals of the Olympic Womens hockey competition. India finished fourth with two wins while Australia, topped pool B with a 100% record of five wins in five matches. However Continue reading Tokyo Olympics: Indian Womens Hockey tryst with destiny, Rani team to for face Australia in QF

1 Aug 2021 8:09 pm
PV Sindhu gets bronze medal at Tokyo Olympic

AMN Indian star Shuttler PV Sindhu today secured a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympic, defeating Chinas He Bing Jiao in straight-game 21-13 and 21-15 in Womens Singles. With the victory, the Rio Olympic medalist, Sindhu has become first Indian to bag medals in the two consecutive Olympics in the individual capacity. Earlier the Indian Continue reading PV Sindhu gets bronze medal at Tokyo Olympic

1 Aug 2021 7:21 pm
Hockey Tokyo 2020 : India storms into semi final, beat Great Britain 3-1 in QF

Sports Desk Indian mens hockey team led by Manpreet Singh today beat Great Britain 3-1 in the quarterfinals. Great achievement after 1972. Indian team lost just a single match in group stage. India last won an Olympic medal in hockey in 1980 Moscow Olympic Games.

1 Aug 2021 7:09 pm