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    ​​"We will form a committee to control hate speeches in accordance with the instructions of the Supreme Court," Bommai told reporters on Thursday at the Hubballi airport.

    External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar on Saturday called on the Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, who is on an eight-day visit to India to strengthen bilateral ties, in New Delhi. With 24,165 new coronavirus tests conducted since the previous evening, the number of samples tested so far in Maharashtra rose to 8,02,12,310. The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the ministry said. casino app india The Prime minister will address a gathering including more than 30,000 Panchayati Raj Institution (PRI) members of Jammu and Kashmir while PRIs from across the country will be connected virtually for the Prime Minister's address. Palli panchayat is in the Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. The seven new projects, with a total estimated cost of INR 132 million (MVR 27 million), are spread across seven Atolls of the Maldives – Haa Dhaalu, Noonu, Kaafu, Alif Dhaalu, Thaa, Gaafu Alifu and Seenu. Healthcare, youth development and heritage conservation are the areas covered by these new projects. All hospitals in Delhi have been advised to remain alert in view of the rise in coronavirus cases in the city, Health Minister Satyendar Jain said Friday, while asserting that they are fully prepared ... Maharashtra's coronavirus figures are as follows: Positive cases 78,75,845; death toll 1,47,827; recoveries 77,27,372; active cases 646; total tests 7,98,66,301. Ghebreyesus will reach Rajkot on April 18, where he will stay overnight before joining PM Modi on Tuesday in Jamnagar for the foundation stone-laying programme of WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM), Rajkot Collector Arun Mahesh Babu said on Sunday. "Heatwave conditions in some parts very likely over West Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha and in isolated places over Jammu, Punjab, Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, East Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, westem parts of Gangetic West Bengal, Telangana and interior Odisha," the IMD said in a bulletin issued at 8:30 am., On Wednesday, India's Covid count again breached the 2,000-mark in a sharp spike vis-a-vis Tuesday's numbers. The active caseload has now increased to 12,340.
    Earlier on Saturday, police arrested Navneet Rana and Member of Legislative Assembly Ravi Rana. The police officials took them to Khar Police Station.
    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has claimed that names of highly placed individuals and bureaucrats surfaced during its investigation into the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP chopper scandal. However, the same could not be prosecuted so far on account of lack of “sufficient prosecutable evidence” in absence of full execution of Letters Rogatory (LRs) sent to foreign shores.

    Asked about the issue at a media briefing, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, "I think you are all aware of the Covid situation in Chinese cities like Shanghai and elsewhere. I don't think it is an opportune moment really to discuss the resumption of issuance of tourist visas from China in the context of what is happening in Shanghai and the Covid situation there."

    Jain is also the Managing Director of S M Corporation Ltd., Chairman-SM- JDB(Novotel, Guwahati), Chairman–Aura Hospitality (Taj Vivanta Shillong), Chairman–SM Infrastructure– Real Estate, Chairman–Bitchem, Asphalt Technologies Ltd and Director–Excel Care Hospital and Apollo Hospital Guwahati.

    The ministry has proposed a budget of Rs 200 crore for the welfare of transgender people by means of providing them education facilities, developing their colonies with basic amenities and rehabilitating elderly members of the community, the sources said.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-21 00:37:13 )