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    ​​​The vaccine doses were handed over to Thai Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul in Bangkok by India's Ambassador to Thailand Suchitra Durai, Australian envoy Allan McKinnon, Japan's Nashida Kazuya and US Charge d'Affaires James Wayman, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

    On the global scenario, the INSACOG said two recombinant variants -- XD and XE -- are being closely monitored worldwide. XD, which has an Omicron S gene incorporated into a Delta genome, is found primarily in France. Trubnikov, who was also a specialist in counter-terrorism, was an old India hand who worked in the 1970s and 1980s in India and Bangladesh including as a journalist here contributed immensely to India-Soviet Union and later India-Russia strategic partnership. They said they have also recovered a pistol from Md Aslam, a resident of a slum cluster in Jahangirpuri's CD Park, which he allegedly used during the commission of crime Saturday evening. They said there was stone-pelting and arson during the clashes between two communities that left eight police personnel and a local injured. Some vehicles were torched. New Sweepstakes Casinos in indian Union Cabinet Minister of AYUSH Sarbananda Sonowal will grace the occasion along with Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma at Rang Ghar Grounds in Assam's Sivasagar, a statement by the AYUSH ministry said. While 1,17,400 Ayushman Bharat -Health and Wellness Centres (AB-HWCs) have been made functional, the government said it is committed to establishing 1,50,000 such centres by December 2022. More than one lakh have registered successfully on e-Sanjeevani HWCs portal too. The senior BJP leader, addressing a media-conference at Shivamogga, said he will meet chief minister Basavaraj Bommai in Bengaluru on Friday and submit his resignation. He said he will request the CM for a speedy investigation. The minister's decision followed a brief telephonic chat with the chief minister. External Affairs Minister of India Dr S Jaishankar on April 13 said that right now the focus is more on supply of medicines to Ukraine. While addressing a Press Conference in Washington DC, he said, “... 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. On the occasion of the 400th Prakash Parv of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on April 25 performed 'Gatka', a traditional martial art that is historically associated ..., Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan writes to Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Mizoram on the increasing positivity rate and cases.
    On Saturday, Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) in-charge of Uttar Pradesh affairs Sanjay Singh said the party will open 10,000 'tiranga shakhas' in the state in the next six months to educate people about the BJP's "divide and rule" policy.
    Covid-19 cases have begun inching up in at least 12 states, rising from three last week, even as the country reported nearly twice as many cases in the week ending Sunday as in the previous seven days. India reported more than 15,700 fresh cases in the week (April 18-24) as compared to 8,050 last week, an increase of 95%. This was the second week of rising cases after a steady decline for 11 consecutive weeks.

    Some of Modi's most significant engagements during this tour would probably be in Copenhagen, Denmark, which he will visit bilaterally as also for the second India-Nordic Summit with leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

    The 'Panchamrits' are -- India's non-fossil fuel energy capacity will reach 500 gigawatts by 2030; meet 50 per cent of its energy requirements from renewable energy by 2030; reduce the total projected carbon emission by 1 billion tonnes till 2030; reduce the carbon intensity of its economy by 45 per cent by 2030 and achieve the net-zero target by 2070. Yadav, while reiterating the 'Panchamrits', said there is "no planet B".

    Devotees thronged to Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai on April 14 to witness the Meenakshi Sundrasheswar Thirukalyanam (celestial wedding) of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar. The car festiva...
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-21 06:50:48 )