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    The district administration of Lahaul and Spiti on Monday allowed the civil traffic on Manali-Leh highway for the movement of light vehicles beyond Darcha towards Leh.

    As many as 24 persons have been arrested in connection with the communal violence that broke out in Delhi's Jahangirpuri during a procession on Hanuman Jayanti on April 16. The 28-year-old man in the ... "Prima facie it suggests that some high tension wire came in contact with the temple car (of chariot festival) during the annual chariot festival in the kallimedu village," said V. Balakrishnan Inspector General of Police, Tiruchi Range. Business tycoons like Gautam Adani, JSW chairman Sajjan Jindal, Executive Chairman of Wipro Rishad Prasad (AzimPremiji’s son), T V Narendran MD Tata Steel and chief of CII were present at the summit among others. Bilyonaire Sweepstakes Slot in indian More than 30,000 members of J&K’s rural bodies are expected to attend the event and hear PM Modi address gram sabhas across the country. The PMO said in a statement that Modi will launch Amrit Sarovar—a new initiative to develop and rejuvenate 75 water bodies in every district of India. The Quad comprises Japan, India, Australia and the United States. The White House announced on Wednesday that President Biden will be meeting Prime Minister Modi on the sidelines of the Quad Summit in Japan. The exam of the Uttar Pradesh secondary school board was cancelled in 24 districts after the question paper was leaked in Ballia last month. Adityanath had ordered invoking the stringent National Security Act in the case. According to WHO, current evidence suggests approximately 10-20 per cent of people experience a variety of mid and long-term effects after they recover from the initial infection. The home minister spoke to the Commissioner of Police and Special Commissioner (law and order) and directed them to take all necessary action following the Jahangirpuri violence, the sources said. In a purported video of the Saturday violence, the man, wearing a blue shirt, was seen opening fire during the clashes that had erupted when a Hanuman jayanti procession was passing through localities in Jahangirpuri. "Media reports about fresh stone-pelting (on Monday) is an exaggeration of facts. It was a minor, one-off incident. Legal action is being taken," Rangnani added., A heatwave is declared when the maximum temperature is over 40 degrees Celsius and at least 4.5 notches above normal. A severe heatwave is declared if the departure from normal temperature is more than 6.4 notches, according to the IMD.
    The previous world record was of about 56,000 when Pakistani flags were waved at a function in Lahore in 2004.
    As India's Covid graph inches upwards, not enough people are getting their booster shots. Among the reasons for the apparent lethargy are the fear of adverse effects, the view that Covid is now a mild infection and doubts over whether a precaution dose is indeed useful, said scientists, public health experts and industry insiders.

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here that “China attaches high importance to Indian students' concerns about returning to China for studies. We have shared with the Indian sides the procedures and experience of other countries' students returning to China”.

    On Thursday, the number of home isolation cases stood at 574 while 325 new coronavirus cases were recorded with a positivity rate of 2.39 per cent. The daily cases have been on the rise in the last few days while the positivity rate here has been registered in excess of one per cent since April 4 when it had stood at 1.34 per cent.

    India's COVID-19 count witnessed a slight dip as the country reported 2,541 fresh cases in the last 24 hours. With the new infections, the total cases in the country have gone up to 4,30,60,086 includ...
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-21 05:41:31 )