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FIFA 22: CROATIA KNOCK OUT BRAZIL ON PENALTIES, ENTER SEMIS

@FIFAWorldCup FIFA 22 favourite Brazil were knocked out of the World Cup on penalties as Croatia kept their nerve to edge through to the semi-finals. Croatia, beaten finalists four years ago, scored with all four of their spot-kicks as Rodrygo taking his teams first kick was denied by the brilliant Dominik Livakovic and Continue reading FIFA 22: CROATIA KNOCK OUT BRAZIL ON PENALTIES, ENTER SEMIS

10 Dec 2022 12:21 am
Around 1100 Indian students still in Ukraine: Minister

Staff Reporter Minister of State for External Affairs Ministry Meenakshi Lekhi in a written reply in the Lok Sabha Friday informed that around 1100 Indian students and 90 other Indian Citizens are still in conflict-hit Ukraine. She said, most of the Indian students pursuing medical education in Ukraine have returned to India since the conflict Continue reading Around 1100 Indian students still in Ukraine: Minister

10 Dec 2022 12:10 am
Sri Lankan Department of Meteorology issues red alert for Northern Province in island nation

AMN As the cyclonic storm Mandous moves north-westwards, the Sri Lankan Department of Meteorology has issued red alert for the Northern Province in the island nation. An advisory issued by the Met department said that showers or thundershowers will occur at times with heavy rain in the Northern Province. Meanwhile, the advisory maintained a red Continue reading Sri Lankan Department of Meteorology issues red alert for Northern Province in island nation

9 Dec 2022 11:59 pm
3 crore 60 lakh pregnant women receive comprehensive antenatal care under PMSMA

AMN / WEB DESK The Government has said that more than three crore sixty lakh pregnant women have received comprehensive antenatal care under the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan programme across all States and Union Territories. Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar said this in a written reply to Continue reading 3 crore 60 lakh pregnant women receive comprehensive antenatal care under PMSMA

9 Dec 2022 11:59 pm
More than 2,30,000 crop residue management machines supplied to Punjab, Haryana, UP and Delhi

AMN / NEW DELDIL The Government has said that more than two lakh 30 thousand crop residue management machines have been supplied to Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and NCR Delhi. The machines have been supplied to Custom Hiring Centres and individual farmers of these States to address air pollution. Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Continue reading More than 2,30,000 crop residue management machines supplied to Punjab, Haryana, UP and Delhi

9 Dec 2022 11:58 pm
President Vladimir Putin warns Russia will continue to strike Ukraines energy infrastructure

AMN/ WEB DESK Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned that Russia will continue to strike Ukraines energy infrastructure. During a ceremony at the Kremlin, Mr. Putin described the attacks on Ukraines vital infrastructure as a response to the October blast. The Blast struck a bridge linking Russia to the Crimean peninsula and which Moscow blames Continue reading President Vladimir Putin warns Russia will continue to strike Ukraines energy infrastructure

9 Dec 2022 11:57 pm
Series of measures taken to reduce dependency on Chinese goods : Goyal

AMNThe Government has said that it has taken a series of measures to reduce dependency on Chinese goods and increase the manufacturing capacity of domestic industries and their competitiveness. Replying to supplementaries on India-China trade relationship in the Rajya Sabha today, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said, the government has laid focus on the Continue reading Series of measures taken to reduce dependency on Chinese goods : Goyal

9 Dec 2022 11:55 pm
Bangladesh : BNP General Secretary Mirza Fakhrul arrested ahead of the rally

AMN/ WEB DESK General Secretary of the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Mirza Fakhrul Alamgir and the partys Standing Committee member Mirza Abbas were arrested on Friday ahead of a BNP rally scheduled to be held on Saturday, December 10. The police produced them before a court in Dhaka in a case filed over Wednesdays Continue reading Bangladesh : BNP General Secretary Mirza Fakhrul arrested ahead of the rally

9 Dec 2022 11:54 pm
PM Modi holds video meeting of Governors, CMs to discuss aspects of Indias G20 Presidency

AMN / WEB DESK Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a video meeting of the Governors, Chief Ministers of States, and Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories to discuss aspects relating to Indias G-20 Presidency. In his remarks, Mr Modi stated that Indias G-20 Presidency belongs to the entire nation and is a unique opportunity to Continue reading PM Modi holds video meeting of Governors, CMs to discuss aspects of Indias G20 Presidency

9 Dec 2022 11:54 pm
American basketball star Brittney Griner reaches US after prisoner exchange with Russia

AMN/ WEB DESK American basketball star Brittney Griner reached the United States on Friday after being released from a Russian prison in exchange for an arms dealer. Grine was arrested in Russia in February on drug charges, and Viktor Bout serving a 25-year sentence in a US prison were exchanged at an airport in Abu Continue reading American basketball star Brittney Griner reaches US after prisoner exchange with Russia

9 Dec 2022 11:52 pm
J&K: 3-day arms firing competition concludes in Udhampur

WEB DESK Three-day small arms firing competition among the Indian Army, Border Security Force, and Indo-Tibetan Border Police concluded in Udhampur district today. The competition at the Border Security Forces (BSF) small arms firing range at Juganoo, Udhampur was designed to meet contemporary operational requirements, including firing various small arms to test speedy engagement and Continue reading J&K: 3-day arms firing competition concludes in Udhampur

9 Dec 2022 11:51 pm
Oil prices stable but heads for weekly loss on worries over weak economic outlooks in China, Europe, US

AMN/ WEB DESK Oil prices were stable on Friday but headed for a weekly loss on worries over weak economic outlooks in China, Europe, and the United States. In intra-day trade, Brent crude was trading at 76 dollars and 50 cents per barrel while WTI crude prices were at 72 dollars and 10 cents per Continue reading Oil prices stable but heads for weekly loss on worries over weak economic outlooks in China, Europe, US

9 Dec 2022 8:34 pm
Gold prices rise by Rs 230 per 10 grams

AMN/ WEB DESK Gold prices on Friday rose 230 rupees at Multi Commodity Exchange for February contracts. The precious metal was trading at 54,280 rupees per 10 grams. Silver also gained 280 rupees to trade at 67,310 rupees per kilogram for March Contracts when reports last came in.In the New York Mercantile Exchange, gold was Continue reading Gold prices rise by Rs 230 per 10 grams

9 Dec 2022 8:28 pm
US stocks end higher snapping five-session losing streak

AMN/ WEB DESK US stocks ended higher yesterday snapping a five-session losing streak. The three major indices rose as investors interpreted data showing a rise in weekly jobless claims as a sign the pace of interest rate hikes could soon slow.The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.6 per cent up, the S&P 500 gained 0.8 Continue reading US stocks end higher snapping five-session losing streak

9 Dec 2022 8:26 pm
Protest against Vizhinjam sea port in Kerala called off for now

AMN / WEB DESK The anti port protest in Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram called off for now after the reconciliation talks between the leaders of the agitation and Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The calling off of the agitation by fisherfolk against the under-construction Vizhinjam sea port was announced by Vicar General Eugene Pereira, who has been Continue reading Protest against Vizhinjam sea port in Kerala called off for now

9 Dec 2022 5:06 pm
Govt increases MBBS seats from 14,000 to 96,000, Minister informs Lok Sabha

Staff Reporter The government is working with a holistic approach to strengthening the health sector and taking several steps to create better infrastructure and provide quality medical education in the country. Replying to supplementaries during the Question Hour in the Lok Sabha today, Union Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya said Centre has increased the number Continue reading Govt increases MBBS seats from 14,000 to 96,000, Minister informs Lok Sabha

9 Dec 2022 5:03 pm
Anonymity, Ability and Austerity Are the Ornaments of a Civil Servant: President Murmu

97THCOMMON FOUNDATION COURSE AT LBSNAA By Andalib Akhter President Droupadi Murmu today said that good governance was the need of the hour. Lack of good governance is the root of many of our social and economic problems. To understand the problems of the people, it is necessary to connect with the common people, she said. Continue reading Anonymity, Ability and Austerity Are the Ornaments of a Civil Servant: President Murmu

9 Dec 2022 4:53 pm
IMD issues warning for cyclonic storm Mandous over Bay of Bengal

AMN / WEB DESK The Regional Met department has said that Cyclone Mandaus has turned from Severe Cyclonic category today. Presently Cyclone Mandaus is 260 km south southeast of Chennai and 180 km east northeast of Karaikal. It is likely to move nearly northwestwards and cross the coast with a sustained wind speed of 65 Continue reading IMD issues warning for cyclonic storm Mandous over Bay of Bengal

9 Dec 2022 4:38 pm
India asks Pakistan to protect rights of its minorities

Staff Reporter India has asked Pakistan to take immediate measures to expeditiously bring the perpetrators of persecutors of minority groups in that country to justice. There have been reports of instances of vandalism and desecration of places of religious worship belonging to minority communities in Pakistan. These include vandalism of Gurudwara Nankana Sahib and Gurudwara Continue reading India asks Pakistan to protect rights of its minorities

9 Dec 2022 4:23 pm
Trade deficit with China increases from one billion dollars to $36 bn over 10 years: Goyal in Parliament

Staff Reporter The Government has said that it has taken a series of measures to reduce dependency on Chinese goods and increase the manufacturing capacity of domestic industries and their competitiveness. Replying to supplementaries on India-China trade relationship in the Rajya Sabha today, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said, the government has laid focus Continue reading Trade deficit with China increases from one billion dollars to $36 bn over 10 years: Goyal in Parliament

9 Dec 2022 3:45 pm
Consultative committee of Civil Aviation Ministry discusses GAGAN

Staff Reporter / New Delhi The Consultative Committee of the Civil Aviation Ministry today met in New Delhi and discussed GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation, GAGAN which is a Space Based Augmentation System. The meeting which held under the chairmanship of Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia was attended by the concerned members of Parliament. GAGAN Continue reading Consultative committee of Civil Aviation Ministry discusses GAGAN

8 Dec 2022 10:20 pm
Dimple Yadav of Samajwadi Party wins from Mainpuri

AMN Samajwadi Party candidate Dimple Yadav has won from Manpuri Parliamentary seat in Uttar Pradesh. She defeated Raghuraj Singh of the BJP by a margin of over two lakh eighty-eight thousand votes. The seat was vacated following the death of SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhileshs father, in October. Challenging her was the BJPs Raghuraj Continue reading Dimple Yadav of Samajwadi Party wins from Mainpuri

8 Dec 2022 9:42 pm
PM Modi thanks people of Gujarat for BJP grand victory

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Narendra Modi has thanked the people of Gujarat for giving BJP a landslide victory in the State Assembly elections. Mr Modi said, he is overcome with lot of emotions seeing the phenomenal election results. He added that people blessed politics of development and at the same time expressed a desire that Continue reading PM Modi thanks people of Gujarat for BJP grand victory

8 Dec 2022 9:35 pm
Indiana sues social media app TikTok over data security, inappropriate content

The popular social media app TikTok has been sued by the Indiana state. Indianas attorney general Todd Rokita has accused TikToks parent company ByteDance of violating the states consumer protections laws. According to media reports, two lawsuits were filed . The first one claims the app exposes young users to inappropriate content. In the other Continue reading Indiana sues social media app TikTok over data security, inappropriate content

8 Dec 2022 6:20 pm
US to expand its military presence in Australia to counter rising threat of China in Indo-Pacific

AMN/ WEB DESK United States has decided to expand its military presence in Australia to counter the rising threat of China in the Indo-Pacific region. US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin announced that a decision has been taken to upgrade airfields located in Northern Australia, so that a higher number of US aircrafts can land there. Continue reading US to expand its military presence in Australia to counter rising threat of China in Indo-Pacific

8 Dec 2022 6:19 pm
Australia proposes to overhaul environment laws & set up new nature protection agency

AMN/ WEB DESK Australian Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek has said today that the government will overhaul its environment laws and set up a new nature protection agency. She said that the independent Environment Protection Agency (EPA) will be responsible for all project assessments and decisions. Ms. Plibersek said, the proposed changes will also cut red Continue reading Australia proposes to overhaul environment laws & set up new nature protection agency

8 Dec 2022 6:17 pm
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das explains RBIs role in G-20

AMN/ WEB DESK Post Monetary Policy Press Conference by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das was held in Mumbai today. Explaining the RBIs role in G-20,he said there are two tracks. One is finance and other is Sherpa track. On finance track Central bank will discuss on digital payments, banking services and at Sherpas track many other Continue reading RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das explains RBIs role in G-20

8 Dec 2022 6:08 pm
Customs Act is a well-drafted act covering all aspects of the subject comprehensively and clearly: CBIC Chairperson Vivek Johri

AMN/ WEB DESK Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) Chairperson Vivek Johri said that the Customs Act is a well-drafted act covering all aspects of the subject comprehensively and clearly. 80 to 90 per cent of cargo gets clearance without delay from customs. He was addressing an event organized by the CBIC office in Continue reading Customs Act is a well-drafted act covering all aspects of the subject comprehensively and clearly: CBIC Chairperson Vivek Johri

8 Dec 2022 6:05 pm
Rupee strengthens five paise against US dollar

AMN/ WEB DESK In the forex market, the rupee today strengthened five paise against the US dollar. The domestic currency closed at 82 rupees and 43 paise against the American currency. The dollar index, which indicates the US dollars strength against a basket of six other leading currencies, rose to trade at 105.23 in intra-day Continue reading Rupee strengthens five paise against US dollar

8 Dec 2022 5:56 pm
Congress Snatch Away Power from BJP in Himachal Pradesh

Congress wins 31 seats, leading in 8 assembly constituencies AMN / SHIMLA Congress has so far won 31 seats and is leading in 8 while BJP has got sixteen seats and is leading in ten. Independents have won three seats. Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has won from Seraj Constituency, defeating his nearest Congress rival Continue reading Congress Snatch Away Power from BJP in Himachal Pradesh

8 Dec 2022 5:14 pm
BJP retains Power in Gujarat with Thumping majority

Oath-taking ceremony on December 12 Staff Reporter In Gujarat the ruling BJP likely to win over 155 seat as results trend showing. As per the latest report, BJP won 102 assembly seats and led in 54 seats in the 182 members assembly. The Congress won 8 seats and led in 9 seats. The Aam Aadmi Continue reading BJP retains Power in Gujarat with Thumping majority

8 Dec 2022 5:02 pm
Policy of zero tolerance against terrorism has improved security situation significantly in J&K: Govt

AMN The government has said that it has a policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and the security situation has improved significantly in Jammu and Kashmir. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said, there has been substantial decline in terrorist attacks from 417 Continue reading Policy of zero tolerance against terrorism has improved security situation significantly in J&K: Govt

8 Dec 2022 1:15 pm
Gujarat Trends: BJP Leads On 155 Seats, Congress On 18, AAP On 6, Others On 3

AMN / WEB DESK In Gujarat, the ruling BJP is all set to retain power in the state for a record 7th time. As per the latest election trends, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel is leading on Ghatlodia seat with 89,844 votes. Congress candidate Amee Yajnik is second bagging 10,807 votes. Patidar leader and BJP Candidate Continue reading Gujarat Trends: BJP Leads On 155 Seats, Congress On 18, AAP On 6, Others On 3

8 Dec 2022 1:05 pm
CAQM revokes Stage-3 of Graded Response Action Plan in Delhi-NCR

AMN Commission for Air Quality Management in NCR and Adjoining Areas (CAQM) has revoked the Stage-3 of the Graded Response Action Plan in entire National Capital Region,NCR with immediate effect in view of the improvement in overall air quality. Commission comprehensively reviewed the overall air quality parameters of Delhi-NCR on Wednesday and observed that overall Continue reading CAQM revokes Stage-3 of Graded Response Action Plan in Delhi-NCR

7 Dec 2022 11:21 pm
Armed Forces Flag Day: PM salutes valour and sacrifices of countrys armed forces

AMN On Armed Forces Flag Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today saluted the valour and sacrifices of the countrys armed forces. In a message, the Prime Minister said that, for decades, the armed forces are at the forefront of protecting the nation and contributing to a stronger India. Mr. Modi also urged countrymen to contribute Continue reading Armed Forces Flag Day: PM salutes valour and sacrifices of countrys armed forces

7 Dec 2022 11:15 pm
Indias Presidency of G20 is matter of pride, says Lok Sabha Speaker

AMN Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has said that Indias Presidency of the G20 is a matter of pride. When the House met at 12 noon, Mr. Birla expressed confidence that the G20 Summit and P20, the meeting of Presiding Officers of G20 countries, will be organized in a successful manner. Earlier, on the first Continue reading Indias Presidency of G20 is matter of pride, says Lok Sabha Speaker

7 Dec 2022 11:11 pm
Govt not to privatise Indian Railways: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Staff Reporter Government today clarified that there was no proposal to privatise Indian Railways. Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw informed about it in a written reply in the Lok Sabha today. He also denied that the number of persons recruited through Railway Recruitment Board have declined in the recent years and the number of contractual employees Continue reading Govt not to privatise Indian Railways: Ashwini Vaishnaw

7 Dec 2022 11:09 pm
India not to tolerate any unilateral attempt by China to alter LAC: Jaishankar in Parliament

By Andalib Akhter External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar while making a statement in Rajya Sabha on the latest developments in Indias foreign policy said India has been clear with China that attempts to unilaterally change the LAC will not be tolerated. He added that bilateral relations wont be normal as long as the Chinese Continue reading India not to tolerate any unilateral attempt by China to alter LAC: Jaishankar in Parliament

7 Dec 2022 11:01 pm
Bangladesh: PM Hasina seeks vote for Boat as country goes to polls in January 2024

AMN / DHAKA Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday asked her countrymen to vote for boat, saying that the next national election would be held in the first week of January 2024. Addressing a grand public rally at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Coxs Bazar Hasina said: After 2023, in the first week Continue reading Bangladesh: PM Hasina seeks vote for Boat as country goes to polls in January 2024

7 Dec 2022 10:46 pm
All eyes on Counting of Votes in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

AMN / WEB DESK All preparations have been made for counting of votes for Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections tomorrow,Thursday. It will start at 8 AM. The counting for bypolls to Mainpuri Lok Sabha seat and and six assembly constituencies in 5 states will also be taken up Thursday. These assembly constituencies are Rampur Continue reading All eyes on Counting of Votes in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

7 Dec 2022 10:11 pm
Portugal and Morocco enter quarter-finals of FIFA World Cup in Qatar

In the FIFA World Cup 2022 Football, Portugal crushed Switzerland 6-1 in the Round of 16 match and secured their spot in the 2022 World Cup quarter-finals at Lusail Iconic Stadium, Qatar last night. Portugal will set up a quarter-final clash with giant slayers Morocco. Earlier, Morocco advanced to the quarter-finals after beating Spain 3-0 Continue reading Portugal and Morocco enter quarter-finals of FIFA World Cup in Qatar

7 Dec 2022 5:03 pm
Aam Aadmi Party Jubilant after massive win in MCD elections

STAFF REPORTER After the Aam Aadmi Partys massive win in the MCD elections, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday sought PM Narendra Modis blessings to make the Union Territory a better place. With this victory, the AAP ended the BJPs 15-year rule in the civic body.

7 Dec 2022 4:30 pm
RBI Monetary Policy: Worst of inflation behind us, but no room for complacency, says Governor

RBI hikes repo rate by 35 bps to 6.25%, cuts GDP forecast to 6.8% AMN / WEB DESK The Reserve Bank of India today announced a 35-basis-point increase in the repo rate to 6.25 per cent. The RBI Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to raise the rate to bring elevated inflation back towards its target Continue reading RBI Monetary Policy: Worst of inflation behind us, but no room for complacency, says Governor

7 Dec 2022 12:36 pm
PM Modi urges political parties to make Winter Session of Parliament more productive

Staff Reporter Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged all political parties to take collective efforts to make the Winter Session of Parliament more productive. Talking to media in the Parliament House complex today morning, Mr. Modi appealed to them to give chance to young members to participate in debates which will help in shaping their Continue reading PM Modi urges political parties to make Winter Session of Parliament more productive

7 Dec 2022 12:31 pm
Parliament Winter Session Begins, VP Jagdeep Dhankhar Officiated As Chairman Of Rajya Sabha

Vice President Jadeep Dhankhar officiated as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha today, winter session commences. The Winter Session of Parliament, which commenced today, will continue till the 29th of this month. During the session, both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha will have 17 sittings. Vice President Jadeep Dhankhar officiated as the Chairman Continue reading Parliament Winter Session Begins, VP Jagdeep Dhankhar Officiated As Chairman Of Rajya Sabha

7 Dec 2022 12:13 pm