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    The use of masks by people in Delhi has "considerably" gone down after fine of Rs 500 was withdrawn by the DDMA earlier this month. This is not an ideal situation in view of rising number of infections, said a senior government officer.

    National capital Delhi on Friday continued to sizzle with temperatures expected to touch 46 degree Celsius, according to the India Meterological Department (IMD), as the city grapples with an intense ... The active cases constituted 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the health ministry said. A three judge bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar took note of the assurance given by the Uttarakhand government that authorities are confident that no untoward statement will be made during the event and all steps as per decisions of this court will be taken. New Sweepstakes Casinos in indian It is our collective aim to establish India as one of the key partners in global semiconductor supply chains, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday at the inaugural session of Semicon India Conf... "Landed in Berlin. Today, I will be holding talks with Chancellor @OlafScholz, interacting with business leaders and addressing a community programme. I am confident this visit will boost the friendship between India and Germany," Modi tweeted soon after his arrival here. In a detailed statement in response to the NYT article titled 'India is stalling WHO's efforts to make global Covid death toll public' dated April 16, the health ministry argued that the same mathematical model cannot be used to calculate Covid-19 mortalities in a large country like India with a big population and in other countries with a smaller population. With the latest arrest, the Delhi Police has so far held 22 people and apprehended two juveniles in connection with the incident that took place on Saturday. "India cannot afford to remain stagnant today...We cannot continue to remain where we are. The global situation is such that the entire world is thinking on how to become 'aatmanirbhar'," Modi said. The members of Hindu Sena -- a right wing organisation -- on Friday morning put up saffron flags outside the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus in the national capital forcing the police to init..., Tracking hospitalisation rates which provide an indicator of severity of illness is key, the chief of the Division of Infectious Disease, and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine said while stressing that no one is safe from Covid until everyone in the world gets vaccinated.
    Bifurcating the academic session, holding two term-end exams and rationalising the syllabus were part of the special assessment scheme for Class 10 and 12 board examinations in 2021-22 announced by the CBSE as a "one time measure" in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
    External Affairs Minister of India S Jaishankar on April 13, in response to US understanding of both China and India’s stand on Russia-Ukraine conflict, said that Americans do distinguish between Indi...

    The state government has recently constituted an AGTF headed by ADGP Pramod Ban, under the supervision of DGP V.K. Bhawra, to intensify action against gangsters.

    ​​The girl, a resident of Maynaguri police station area, was alone in her house on February 28 when a man allegedly tried to rape her, they said.

    "When the rules-based order was under challenge in Asia, the advice we got from Europe was 'do more trade'. At least we're not giving you that advice," Jaishankar said at a Town Hall event at the Raisina Dialogue, India's premier geo-political and geo-economic dialogue. "In terms of Afghanistan, please show me which part of the rules-based order justified what the world did there," he said while interacting with his counterparts from Europe.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-21 07:09:57 )