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May 12, 2020

AIFF nominates Sandesh Jhingan, Bala Devi for Arjuna Award

New Delhi , May 12 (ANI): The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has nominated Sandesh Jhingan and N Bala Devi for this year's Arjuna Award, Goal.com reported.Arjuna Award is an honour bestowed by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to recognise the achievement of athletes.In January this year, Bala became the Indian woman professional footballer to play in Europe. She was signed by Scottish club Rangers for an 18-month deal.Also, Bala is the top scorer for the Indian women's team, netting 52 goals in 58 appearances…

Plea in SC seeking directions for safe return of migrant workers in Mumbai to their homes

New Delhi , May 12 (ANI): A plea has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to authorities to ensure that migrant workers stranded in Mumbai due to coronavirus are safely transported to their homes in an "humane" manner. Sagheer Ahmed Khan, a Mumbai-based practising lawyer, has filed the writ petition before the Apex Court.The petitioner sought a direction from the apex court to the Centre and other concerned authorities to ensure that the migrant workers in Mumbai, particularly those hailing from Sant Kabir…

Time to turn PM Modi’s appeal of self-reliant India into reality: Amit Shah

New Delhi , May 12 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed that 21st century should be India's century and time has come to turn it into reality by making India self-reliant."Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appealed today that 21st century should be India's century. Time has come to convert this into reality. And this is possible only with the resolve of 'self-reliant India' of 130 crore Indians. We have to take a pledge that now self-reliant India will lead the world,"…

Mamata hits out at Centre, says not even given normal package

Kolkata (West Bengal) , May 12 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit out at the Centre, saying that state government should be given what it deserves including pending GST and money for social schemes but even "a normal package" is denied to it not to talk of a special package.She also attacked the Modi government over the issue of migrant workers saying that people who are stuck here are happy but "people of our state who are stuck outside are struggling to eat"."We requested the government but…

3 new cases of COVID-19 in Himachal Pradesh

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) , May 12 (ANI): Three people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, as per information provided by Vimukt Ranjan, SSP Kangra district.Among the three positive cases, one is of a police personnel, following which the Panchrukhi Police Station has been sealed temporarily, and the Panchrukhi jurisdiction has been shifted to Palampur Police Station. Testing of police officers for COVID-19 will be conducted as a precautionary measure against the spread of the virus.…
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