BRIAN LARA

BRIAN LARA ADMITTED TO MUMBAI HOSPITAL FOLLOWING CHEST PAIN

ANM News Desk: West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has been admitted to a Mumbai hospital after he complained of chest pain. Lara is in India as an expert for a sports network for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. The hospital is yet to issue a statement.

MEHUL CHOKSI

FUGITIVE MEHUL CHOKSI MAY SOON LOSE HIS ANTIGUAN CITIZENSHIP

ANM News Desk: Fugitive Mehul Choksi, who is wanted in India for the Rs 14,000 crore PNB fraud case, is likely to lose his Antiguan citizenship, opening doors for his extradition to India.

 Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne has reportedly informed that Choksi’s Antigua and Barbuda citizenship will be revoked in short order. Browne informed that Choksi will get the option to defend himself in court but will be extradited when his ‘legal options’ are over.

POMPEO

MIKE POMPEO TO ARRIVE IN INDIA AMID TRADE ISSUES

ANM News Desk: US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo will arrive in India on Tuesday for talks with government leaders over a growing list of trade and investment issues that have cast a shadow over ties between the two countries.

. Pompeo, who will meet his new counterpart S Jaishankar on Wednesday, is expected to lay the ground for a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi later in the week at a G20 meeting in Japan.

TRUMP

TRUMP TO IMPOSE MAJOR SANCTIONS ON IRAN

ANM News Desk: US President Donald Trump has stated that America will impose major additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to prevent the country obtaining nuclear weapons.

In a tweet, Trump wrote that the major additional sanctions will come into force on Monday. He said economic pressure will be maintained unless the leadership in Tehran changed course.

It comes after Iran announced it will exceed internationally agreed limits on its nuclear programme. The limit on its stockpile of enriched uranium was set under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

FAKIR

SPECIAL SCREENING OF ‘THE EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY OF THE FAKIR’ HELD IN MUMBAI

Amarnath, Mumbai: A special screening of ‘The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir ‘ took place in Mumbai. The Dhanush starrer film is set in France and has been directed by Ken Scott.  Celebrities including Shriya Saran, Gaurav Gera graced the event and where all smiles while leaving. The film was greatly appreciated by them.

POMPEO

MIKE POMPEO TO ASSURE NO CAPS ON H-1B VISAS DURING INDIA VISIT

ANM News Desk: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will assure the Indian leadership during his visit to New Delhi next week that the Trump administration has no plans to impose a cap on issuing the highly sought-after H-1B visas.

The H-1B visa, popular among Indian IT professionals, is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in speciality occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise.

There is reportedly a broad review of the H-1B programme under way, but it is not targeted at India.

FATF

PAKISTAN HAS FAILED TO ACT AGAINST TERROR FINANCING: FATF

ANM News Desk: The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has declared that Pakistan hasfailed to complete its action plan on terror financing.

The FATF strongly urged Pakistan to swiftly complete its action plan by October 2019  or face consequences.

Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia has become the first Arab country to be granted full membership of the group following its Annual General Meeting in Orlando, Florida on Friday.

PAK MILITANT

FOREIGN JEM MILITANT KILLED IN BARAMULLA ENCOUNTER

Yawar Shafi, Srinagar: In a fierce firefight which broke out in North Kashmir has claimed the life of One foreign militant. The militant has been identified as Luqmaan , a pak national affiliated with Jaish-e-Mohammad militant outfit.

Sources in the police say that he was active in North kashmir since one year.

Meanwhile Internet services have also been clamped down in the area following exchange of firing.

MILITANT COVER

INTEL REPORTS WARN OF TERROR THREAT IN INDIA AND SRI LANKA

ANM News Desk: Intelligence reports have warned that India and Sri Lanka are likely to be under threat with terror group ISIS in wake of losses across Syria and Iraq.

Three letters were reportedly sent by the state intelligence to top Kerala police officers that hinted at the possibility of such a development.

The Kerala coast has been on alert to prevent the entry of ISIS terrorists from the island neighbour.

IND JERSEY

TEAM INDIA TO DRESS IN ORANGE FOR MATCH AGAINST ENGLAND

ANM News Desk: Team India will be sporting an orange jersey for their World Cup match against England on June 30.  However,  blue is expected to be the colour of the collar of the said new jersey.

England, the hosts of World Cup 2019, are also sporting a blue jersey and they have the right to retain their kits.

India have so far won 3 games against South Africa, Australia and Pakistan while the match against New Zealand was washed out due to rain.

Before taking on England, India will play Afghanistan (June 22) and West Indies (June 27).