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    According to the WHO, a booster dose of Covishield and Covaxin - the two main vaccines used in India - may be considered 4-6 months after completion of the primary vaccination series.

    Besides, PM also laid the foundation stone of the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway and inaugurated the 500KW solar power plant at Palli village along with 108 Jan Aushadhi Kendras, in Samba. Channi's nephew Bhupinder Singh alias Honey was arrested in this case by the agency days before the February 20 Punjab Assembly polls. A charge sheet was filed against him and others named in the case early this month. Bulldozers tore down several concrete and temporary structures close to a mosque in Jahangirpuri on Wednesday last as part of an anti-encroachment drive by the BJP-ruled civic body, days after the northwest Delhi neighbourhood was rocked by communal violence. indian spin casino withdrawal On Wednesday, after attending a virtual meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who took stock of the COVID-19 situation, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said the state government will appeal to people to wear masks in public places considering the possibility of another wave of the coronavirus pandemic. The government has already cancelled letter of intents issued for rehabilitation of 520 slums in Mumbai and will now reallot the same to new developers in a bid to ensure over 40,000 families that are affected due stalled work at these projects get relief through delivery of their homes soon. On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at the Global AYUSH Investment and Innovation Summit, named World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as "Tulsi Bhai". Modi said... Many parents whose children are eligible for either Covaxin (15+) or Corbevax (12-14) are still not confident about their efficacy and are stalling the jabs, doctors said. The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 last year with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. Vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2 last year. India produces 4 million tonnes (mt) of tur pulses, 2.5 mt of urad and 2.2 mt of moong beans. Tur takes 150 days to harvest while urad and moong beans take 100 days and 70 days, respectively, for harvesting. The early onset of summer season and the heatwave have impacted the wheat crop in the country. Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have reported a 10-35% fall in yield on account of the heatwave. This may mar the government's target of exporting 10 million tonnes of wheat in 2022-23., "It was decided to extend the ceasefire agreements for a further period of one year with effect from April 28, 2022 to April 27, 2023 with NSCN-NK and NSCN-R and from April 18, 2022 to April 17, 2023 with NSCN K-Khango," a Union Ministry statement said. These pacts were signed on Tuesday.
    Talking about the investigation into the incident, he said the police are doing an analysis of the CCTV footage of the incident and digital media. "Analysis of CCTV footage and digital media is being done. Forensic Science Laboratory teams have visited the scene of crime today," Asthana said. Meanwhile, the Delhi Police Crime Branch and the district police are jointly probing the incident, said Ravindra Yadav, Special Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch.
    Senior advocate Dushyant Dave further submitted that the authorities were supposed to give at least five-six days' notice to the people. Dave said it was supposed to start at 2 p.m. but they started the demolition at 9 a.m. knowing that the matter will be mentioned before the court. The Chief Justice directed status quo on the demolition drive and agreed to list the matter for hearing on Thursday before an appropriate bench.

    A senior police officer said there was a fight between the clients of two advocates. A Nagaland Police personnel, who was on security duty, was trying to control the situation when a bullet was fired from his service weapon.

    Addressing a 'Peace, Unity and Development' rally in Assam, PM Narendra Modi said that the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act could be withdrawn from various parts of the region as the law and order si...

    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.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-26 09:46:32 )