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    Referring to Saturday's communal violence in Delhi's Jahangirpuri, she said those who "attacked" the Hanuman Jayanti Shobha Yatra (procession) are jealous of the progress made by the country.

    India reported 2,527 new COVID-19 infections and 33 fatalities in the last 24 hours informed the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday. India on Friday had reported 2,451 fresh COVID-19 ca... Delhi had logged 1,042 cases with a positivity rate of 4.64 per cent and two fatalities on Friday. On Thursday, the city reported 965 COVID-19 cases with a positivity rate of 4.71 per cent and one death. Winding up the debate on the demand for grants for his department, the Minister said, "the move will not only help to enhance productivity but also expand the acreage under cultivation leading to farmers' welfare." indian online casino app Commuters in the national capital will face some problems as auto, taxi and cab drivers' unions are on a two-day strike from today to protest against rising fuel and CNG prices. The cab drivers are demanding an increase in fare rates and a reduction in fuel prices. Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana has written to Directorate of Enforcement(ED) seeking its intervention to probe the communal violence that erupted at Jahangirpuri in the national capital as p... In a statement, the British High Commission said the UK will issue an Open General Export Licence (OGEL) to India to cut the delivery period for defence procurement. After Mizoram, cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been detected in Tripura's Animal Resources Development Department (ARDD)-run government breeding farm located at Devipur under Sepahijala distri... Asserting their collective resolve to work together to strengthen the bonds of social harmony that "defined and enriched India for centuries", the Opposition leaders said, "We reiterate our commitment to combat and confront the poisonous ideologies which are attempting to entrench divisiveness in our society." In a statement, the British High Commission said the UK will issue an Open General Export Licence (OGEL) to India to cut the delivery period for defence procurement., A bench of Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla, while dealing with appeals by RK Chandolia and Rajiv Agarwal against the order passed by a single judge, perused the records in the case and said that there was no merit in the pleas before it.
    India's Deputy Permanent Representative at the UN Ambassador R Ravindra, speaking at the UNSC meeting on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine on Tuesday, said that the food security challenges emanating from the Ukraine conflict "requires us to respond creatively".
    ​​Inclusivity does not stop with only representation of women. The social and geographical diversity of the nation must find reflection at all levels of the judiciary, he said.

    Himachal Police on April 29 destroyed a total of 160 kg of ‘charas’, 120 plants of cannabis, and 80 plants of opium worth more than 16 crores in Kullu. The drugs were burnt in high temperature boilers...

    While the British PM was effusive in his praise for the Mahatma, during the freedom struggle such praise for Gandhi from Britain's ruling class was rare. Winston Churchill famously called Gandhi a "half- naked fakir" as the latter opposed sending Indian soldiers to fight for Britain in the Second World War and launched the Quit India movement in 1942.

    As the process of notifying the minimum wages by the Labour and Employment Department will take at least three months, a decision for interim measures was taken to benefit daily wagers in all government departments and those of municipalities and local bodies, officials said.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-27 04:10:03 )