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UK to trigger Brexit on March 29 March 20, 2017 18:51

United Kingdom, Prime Minister Theresa May will active Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which is the formal notification of the UK’s intention to leave the European Union (EU) on March 29th, a spokesperson for the UK leader said on Monday. The British government has informed European Council President Donald Tusk's office of Theresa May's intention "Last June, the people of the UK made the historic decision to leave the EU. Next Wednesday, the Government will deliver on that decision and formally start the process by triggering Article 50," Brexit minister David Davis said in a statement. The move will start a 2 year negotiating period in which the UK and the EU hope to agree on the terms of Britain’s exit and reach a deal on the shape of their future relationship, most prominently in the terms of trade between the two. AMandeep

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5.9 Earthquake hit around Nicobar Islands March 14, 2017 10:24

A strong earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale today (March 14th) hit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. A unit of the Ministry of Earth Sciences the earthquake’s epicenter was in the Nicobar Islands region, occurred at 8:21 a.m. at a depth of 10 kilometers, according to the National Center of Seismology. The earthquake was not so powerful to merit a tsunami warning. There is a dedicated tsunami warning center in India that sends warning to states and neighboring littoral countries in case of an earthquake. There were no immediate reports of loss of life or property. Another earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale jolted Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir at 5:48 a.m. AMandeep

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India beat Australia by 75 runs in 2nd test March 07, 2017 15:50

India- 189, 274. Australia- 275,122. India made the impossible, possible; India has defeated Australia in an exemplarily played match on the fourth day of the 2nd test in Nagpur.’ Despite failing to set a huge target in both the innings, the home side tackled well against the Australian openers. Though Australia performed better than the home side in the first innings, Virat Kholi’s captaincy gave a boost to the fielding side and stopped the Kangaroos at mere 122. A target of 188 was never enough. That’s what experts believed. But, team India believed in themselves and ensured that 188 seemed to far a cry for the Aussies. Ravichandran Ashwin was awarded the bankable player of the match for his outstanding performance by taking total 8 wickets in both the innings (6 in the second). KL Rahul was awarded the Man of the Match for his steady performance of 90 runs off 205 balls in the first innings. AMandeep

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Pakistan behind 26/11 Mumbai attacks, admits former Pakistan NSA March 06, 2017 17:21

Mahmud Ali Durrani the Former Pakistan National Security Advisor (NSA) admitted that 2008 Mumbai terror attack was carried out by a terrorist group based in his country. This is the first admission, by a high-ranking Pakistani official confirming India’s stand that the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) plotted and executed the massacre nine years ago. "I hate to admit that the 26/11 Mumbai attack carried out by a terror group in Pakistan is a classic trans-border terrorist event," said Durrani. Durrani was the NSA when 10 terrorists from Pakistan sailed into Mumbai on 26th November 2008 and killed 166 innocent people. Durrani was speaking at the 19th Asian Security Conference held at the Institute of Defence Studies and Analyses in New Delhi. US assured India of speedy justice to hate crime victims AMandeep

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5.5 magnitude earthquake hit Manipur February 24, 2017 18:32

Today evening at 5:32 p.m. IST a earthquake hit Singngat, Manipur The earthquake’s magnitude has been recorded at 5.5 Ritcher scale. According to the tweet posted by Independent scientific organization the epicentre of the quake was 95 km northeast of Aizwal, the capital city of Mizoram. This is the second earthquake in the region. Earlier this month a earthquake of 4.5 magnitude hit Meghalaya and its neighboring states, there were no reports of any casualties or damage, yet. AMandeep

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India Dominates Australia on Day 1 February 23, 2017 18:22

The day 1 of the 1st India vs Australia Test in Pune put the home team in a commanding position. Umesh Yadav the right arm pacer took impressive four wickets and was ably supported by the Indian spinners as Australia ended the day at 256/9. Umesh boosted up his delivery after the tea session as he took three quick wickets in the form of Matthew Wade, Steve O'Keefe and Nathan Lyon. Indian spinners rattled Australia’s top order batsmen after ending skipper Steve Smith’s brief resistance. The visiting were just 153 for at tea with Matt Renshaw (38), who returned to bat after earlier retiring with a stomach upset, and Mitchell Marsh (2) batting at the break. Ravichandran Ashwin pocketed Smith late in the afternoon session as Smith braved the heat for his dogged performance 27 runs off 95 balls. Smith had a crucial partnership run with Shaun Marsh (16) and Peter Handscomb (22) before giving away a catch to Indian skipper Virat Kholi at mid-wicket. Australia’s furiosity was calmed with the key wicket of David Warner (38) and with the temporary retirement of the left handed Renshaw on 36. The openers put an 82 run partnership before pacer Umesh Yadav broke Warner’s defenses before the lunch break. Warner impressively tackled the Indian spinners with good foot movement. But he was bowled by Umesh off a good length delivery that hit the bat first en routing to stumps. The match is the first in a four-Test series between the world's two top-ranked sides. Ashwin the ICC Cricketer of the year AMandeep

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ISIS releases kidnapped Indian doctor after 18 months February 22, 2017 11:31

An Indian doctor who was abducted by ISIS in Libya has been freed after 18 months. External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted on late Tuesday night saying that “they have rescued Dr. Ramamurthy Kosanam in Libya. Doctor has suffered a bullet injury. She said that they are bringing Dr. Kosanam to India shortly. With this, all the six Indians have been rescued abducted in Libya. Swaraj appreciate the good work done by the mission there." Dr Ramamurthy from Eluru, Andhra Pradhes was working for for Lbn-E-Sina Hospital at Sirte, when he was abducted on 8th September 2015 along with some others. In November last year two Telugu professors were released who were kidnpaaed by ISIS in Libya. BSF Gunned down terrorist near LOC AMandeep

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Sudha Murthy new trust member of TTD February 20, 2017 11:08

Renowned Social worker Sudha Murthy took oath as a member of the trust board of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthnams (TTD) on Sunday (Feb 19). The executive officer of TTD D Sambasiva Rao administered the oath at the Tirumala temple. After offering her prayers to Lord Venkateswara, Sudha Murthry was rendered Vedasirvachanam by Veda pundits in Ranganayakula Mandapam. Later Murthy was presented with prasadams along with a laminated photo of the Lord Venkateswara by the Chairman of TTD trust board Ch Krishna Murty. Murthy then thanked Lord Venkateswara for providing her the opportunity to serve the pilgrims. She said that almost six decades ago, she visited the sacred place to attend a family ritual. Now Murthy is excited to be a part in the service of the Almighty. Amul celebrates ISRO’s success in its own way AMandeep

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Delhi Boy bagged Rs 1.25Cr Placement February 17, 2017 13:08

These days landing in a decent job is becoming more and more difficult for engineering students in the country. But, there are some, who are setting high standers by standing out of the line and grabbing top spots in some the worlds more reputed companies. Just being a 21-years-old student of the Delhi Techical university (DTU) has bagged an offer which is a dream for many. Siddharth has been placed for Rs 1.25 crore per annum from the U.S. based cab hailing service, ‘Uber Technologies’. His is designated as a Software engineer at the company’s San Fransisco office. While his basic pay is Rupees 71 lakhs, the gross salary goes up to 1.25 crore by adding other benefits. “IT WAS A DELIGHT TO HAVE RECEIVED THE JOB OFFER AND I AM NOW LOOKING FORWARD TO MOVE TO SAN FRANCISCO.” After going through a long and rigorous recruitment process in which Siddharth had to solve problems on the spot, he has been asked to join the Uber’s San Fransisco office. The Uber’s offer is DTU’s second best in History. Two years back in 2015, Google hired an engineer for Rs 1.27 crore package, R.S. Walia the DTU’s head of Trainging and Placement said. WE ALREADY HAVE 1050 OFFERS FROM DIFFERENT COMPANIES. AROUND 200 COMPANIES HAVE ALREADY VISITED THE COLLEGE AND MORE IN THE LINE.” 7 year old girl’s letter to join Google AMandeep

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Lashkar Terrorist Convicted February 16, 2017 17:51

Terrorist Tariq Ahmed Dar of Lashkar-e-Taiba, who is the mastermind of the 2005 serial blasts in Delhi in which more than 60 innocent people were killed, has been convicted by a Delhi court today. The maximum sentence he can receive is just 10 years as he had already served 12 years in prison. Two other suspects with him have been acquitted. Among the many charges which were against him, Ahemed has been convicted only for terror funding. The serial blasts of October 29, 2005 at in Sarojini Nagar, Kalkaji, and Paharganj had claimed the lives of 67 people and more than 200 people were injured. Tariq Ahmed Dar, Mohammed Rafiq Shah and Mohammed Hussain Fazili were arrested related to this case. In 2008, the Delhi court framed charges against Dar, who is the alleged mastermind, and the other two along with him. They were accused of waging war against the state, conspiring, collecting arms, murder and attempt to murder. AMandeep

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First Day of voting in Goa and Punjab February 04, 2017 17:23

The first day of Assembly elections ended in Punjab and Goa today, which was held ahead of Uttar Pradesh, Manipur and Uttarakhand.\ In Goa voting started at 7 a.m. for 40 seats and an hour later in Punjab for 117 seats. Defence Minister Mahohar Parrikar casts his vote in Panaji at 7 a.m. Till 3 pm, 67 per cent had cast their vote in Goa and 56.9 per cent in Punjab. At 04.15 pm a shooting in the air was reported near booth number 87 Derabassi, Punjab nobody was injured. Bike borne men open fire near a polling booth in Ferozepur district’s Guru Har Sahai area, no injuries AMandeep

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Veteran Actor Om Puri Passes Away January 06, 2017 10:23

Veteran actor Om Puri has passed away after a massive heart attack early on Friday morning. The actor was 66. Confirming the news to Indianexpress, filmmaker Ashok Pandit and a close friend of Puri said, ”Omji suffered from a massive heart attack today morning and we have just reached his residence.” Ashok Pandit also tweeted, “Sad & shocked to know that versatile actor Om Puri ji has expired due to heart attack early morning today. #RIP.” Karan Johar : Solid actor…..Solid filmography…immense talent….#RIPOmPuri..cinema has truly lost a brilliant artist Anupam Kher : Seeing him lying on his bed looking so calm can’t believe that one of our  greatest actors #OmPuri is no more.

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