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    The defence minister was here to attend the India US 2+2 ministerial in Washington DC. Thereafter, he travelled to Hawaii for meetings at IndoPACOM headquarters and then to San Francisco. Describing his five-day trip to the US as fruitful, Singh said he had a wonderful meeting with his American counterpart Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin.

    "Only 34 per cent of parents surveyed were in favour of running full schedule physical classes. Another 34 per cent suggested shorter duration of school with no indoor lunch and snack break. Twenty-nine per cent parents were very clear that physical classes should be shut if district TPR is above 5 per cent. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that inflation in India has not breached the inflation target ‘so badly’ even as the country reels from surging prices. Recent data from the National Statistical Office (NSO) shows that the headline CPI surged to a 17-month high of 6.95% from 6.07% in February. More recently, wholesale price inflation came in at a four-month high of 14.55% in March, thereby completing one year in double-digit territory. Chief Secretary V P Joy in his latest order said the government had rescinded all the restrictions imposed under the Disaster Management Act-2005, in connection with the COVID-19 containment activities in the state. Mardi Gras Money Sweepstakes Slot in indian Schools in Delhi started to function fully offline from April 1 after all the curbs related to COVID were lifted on February 28 considering the low positivity rate. 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 ... In Delhi, which has been seeing an uptick in the number of Covid cases, so far 79 occupied beds, 61 oxygen beds and 24 ICU beds, according to the Delhi government's corona app. Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said the overall focus of the talks will be to broaden the bilateral engagement, but noted that the situation in Ukraine is set to come up in his talks. He said energy security has assumed greater significance in the backdrop of the current geopolitical developments and the issue will figure in Modi's talks with European leaders. For the first time, the AIPSC is being attended by police forces, units, social scientists, forensic experts and stakeholders along with the officers of the department of correctional administration, he said. During the event, papers will be presented on various themes, including policing during the pandemic, skills of investigators and aid of technology, law and order processes, human resource management and wellness, leadership mentoring and mental health stress management, and prison processes and good practices. Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said the overall focus of the talks will be to broaden the bilateral engagement, but noted that the situation in Ukraine is set to come up in his talks. He said energy security has assumed greater significance in the backdrop of the current geopolitical developments and the issue will figure in Modi's talks with European leaders., 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.
    Out of 1,420 persons, 55 have tested positive.
    "This is a national crisis. I appeal to everyone to unite in this crisis and support the government in improving the situation. Turn off non-essential electrical appliances at your home or workplace. Set your priorities and use electricity in accordance with your need," Gehlot said in a tweet in Hindi.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his visiting British counterpart Boris Johnson began talks on Friday to further intensify the multi-faceted ties between India and the UK. Before commencing the talks,...

    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 post of the vice-chairman of the Aayog is co-terminus with the five-year term of the institution. NITI Aayog was reconstituted in 2019 after PM Narendra Modi-led BJP government came back to power for a second-term.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-26 09:58:24 )