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    Sood, a member of Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, has been appointed to the post for a period of three years to succeed renowned biologist K VijayRaghavan.

    An increase of 480 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.49% and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.38%, according to the health ministry. The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,13,248, while the case fatality rate was recorded at 1.21%. India recorded 2,927 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload stands at 16,279. The positivity rate rose to 0.58 per cent. A total of 2,252 COVID patients recovered from the diseas... Inaugurating the 40th edition of Hunar Haat here, Thakur said more than 1,000 craftsmen and artisans from across the country have showcased their unique products, with some even giving a live demonstration of creating indigenous products. online gambling in india The court has held that “there is enough material showing commission of offences” of cheating, criminal conspiracy and corruption charges under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Curfew was clamped Friday evening after four people were injured as two groups clashed over an “anti-Khalistan march” in Patiala city, hurling stones at each other. Police opened fire in the air to br... Poonawalla, ET's Business Leader Of the Year for 2021, was optimistic that final approvals for administering Covovax to children would come soon, giving a boost to India's immunisation programme for kids under the age of 18. The Assam government will soon deploy a Religious Tourist Circuit that would cover all places, from Batadrava to Cooch Behar, that was visited by Mahapurush Srimanta Sankardev during his lifetime. The court will deliver its order on Monday. In the hearing on Sunday, the police sought an increase in the remand accusing Mevani of non-cooperating with the investigation. Police said Mevani has not shared the password of his phone. General Secretary of Delhi Auto Rickshaw Sangh, Rajendra Soni, said that their protests against the policies of Centre and Delhi government will continue and they will go on strike from April 18., Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set a target of making India number one in the world by 2047, when the nation celebrates the centenary of its Independence. Shah was here to attend a function held in the memory of Revolt of 1857 hero Veer Kunwar Singh, which was marked by more than 77,000 BJP workers waving the tricolour, together, for five minutes.
    The directives come in line with a slew of directives/ actions taken by the CM in the last one month, aimed at improving the image of the government while striving for improved standards of governance. Earlier in the month, the CM had suspended an IAS officer- DM of Sonbhadra TK Shibu over charges of corruption.
    The special bus service will initially be run on pilot basis for a period of nine months with one bus each plying on Badshahpur Bus Stand-Huda City Centre Metro Station and BPTP Astaire Garden Sec 70-DLF Cyber Park Shankar Chowk routes.

    Over 6,000 unauthorised loudspeakers were removed from religious places and volume of other 30,000 was set to permissible limits across Uttar Pradesh following a government order, a senior police offi...

    The court has held that “there is enough material showing commission of offences” of cheating, criminal conspiracy and corruption charges under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

    At least 11 persons have died due to electrocution during a temple festival in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday morning. The incident took place in Kalimedu village after a temple car cam...
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-27 03:50:39 )