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    The infection tally in the national capital stands at 18,78,458 and the death toll has reached 26,170, the bulletin stated.

    Speaking at an interaction with chief ministers on the emerging COVID-19 situation in the country, Modi said he wanted to flag a separate issue of the challenges being faced by the people due to the global situation. The IMD on April 15 has predicted that India will witness normal rainfall during the southwest monsoon season from June 05 to September 30 in 2022. Speaking to ANI, IMD Director General of Meteorology... While attending the inauguration of the Telangana State Judicial Officer Conference in Hyderabad, Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on April 15 said that the access to justice will only be possible whe... best casino sites in india Apart from the Prime Minister and senior officials of the Prime Minister's Office, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and officials from their respective Ministries are likely to attend the meeting. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which took up the case after directions from the Calcutta High Court, has already collected samples from the home of the main accused Braja Gopal Gayali, the son of a Panchayat-level leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress. Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia has also directed the state education department to issue guidelines on Friday. Both chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Sisodia have urged people to not panic as there has been no rise in hospitalisation. Chief Secretary SS Sandhu took a meeting of the concerned officers on the instructions of Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami to clear the confusion regarding carrying out COVID-19 tests of travelers and pilgrims coming from outside Uttarakhand. A portion of an under-construction bridge collapsed on April 30 due to a thunderstorm in Sultanganj, Bihar. However, no casualties have been reported so far. More details are awaited. Speaking to medi... After the meeting, CM Thackeray's office here issued a statement detailing the Centre and the state government's share of taxes charged on fuel - mainly petrol and diesel. "The Union government owes Rs 26,500 crore to the Maharashtra government. Maharashtra's contribution in direct taxes collection at the national level is 38.3 per cent and its share in the GST (collection) is 15 per cent, but the Centre gives us step-motherly treatment," Thackeray said in the statement., Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 'Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya' (prime ministers' museum), Modi said every prime minister of the country has contributed immensely in the fulfilment of the goals of constitutional democracy. "To remember them is to know about the journey of independent India," he said.
    Jaishankar, who arrived here on Thursday on a brief official visit, handed over an invitation to Hasina on her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi's behalf to visit New Delhi.
    On April 8, the top court had told the NGO challenging the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) giving a go-ahead to the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor Expressway which will reduce travel time between the two cities by four hours, that it can raise its grievance over environment and biodiversity before an expert committee. The top court, however, asked for some names including forest research and management institutes, whose representatives could be incorporated into the expert panel, to allay the apprehensions of the NGO.

    With several festivals coming up, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Sunday urged people to stay alert to the threat from the coronavirus and continue to follow Covid-appropriate behaviour such as wearing masks and frequently washing hands. In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, Modi said in the coming days the festival of Eid, Akshaya Tritiya, birth anniversary of Bhagwan Parashuram and Vaishakh Budh Purnima will be celebrated.

    Under this initiative named Mission Navchetna, ministries and departments are joining hands to train more than one million teachers across every district in the country to generate greater awareness about the menace.

    "Glad to receive Honourable PM of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth at Rajkot. Extended heartiest welcome for his visit to Gujarat where he will be taking part in important programmes that will further strengthen ties between maritime neighbours," Minister of AYUSH, Sarbananda Sonowal, said in a tweet.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-27 04:02:59 )