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    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.

    IMD forecast heat wave conditions in the country over the next five days and flagged risks to the health of infants, the elderly and people with chronic diseases. Gurugram: In yet another horrific incident, a four-year-old kindergarten student lost his life after being run over by his school bus while he was getting down in front of his residence on Monday. The... Nagaland Chief Secretary J. Alam in an order said that no one shall be granted casual leave from April 18 to 20, when the Nagaland In-Service Doctors Association (NIDA) has called upon its members to proceed on mass casual leave in pursuance of its demands for increase in superannuation age from 60 to 62 years. Top Gambling Apps in India Delhi on Wednesday logged 299 new COVID-19 infections with a daily positivity rate of 2.49 per cent. Mumbai and Delhi both have seen a sharp rise in cases recently. In the last 24 hours, Mumbai report... PM Modi underlined that there should be greater use of technology to reduce delay in justice delivery. He said Information and Communications Technology has been deployed for case management and efforts to fill the vacancies at various levels of judiciary are underway. 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. "We will be holding a large-scale vaccination drive for those between the age group of 6-12 years, those up to 18 years, and those above 60 years of age (precautionary dose). Patients at the hospitals including ILI and SARI cases will be tested and if anyone reports positive their samples will be sent for genomic sequencing," Bommai said. ​​​After a rise in infections over the last three days, the daily cases in the metropolis have witnessed a dip, while the city reported the second casualty of the month. The city had on Wednesday reported 73 new COVID-19 cases and zero fatalities. While the British PM was effusive in his praise for the Mahatma, during the freedom struggle such praise for Gandhi from Britain's ruling class was rare. Winston Churchill famously called Gandhi a "half- naked fakir" as the latter opposed sending Indian soldiers to fight for Britain in the Second World War and launched the Quit India movement in 1942., Earlier on Saturday, police arrested Navneet Rana and Member of Legislative Assembly Ravi Rana. The police officials took them to Khar Police Station.
    The devices will have preloaded content, along with personalised and adaptive learning software, and free internet data will also be provided to the students, he said.
    Union Housing Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on April 18, informed that out of the 100 cities being developed under the Smart Cities Mission (SCM), 80 have already set up Integrated Command...

    A total of 12,270 COVID-19 tests were conducted the previous day, the bulletin stated on Sunday.

    After the hottest March on record, a large part of the country continue to experience extreme heat in April, sending power demand to an all-time high. The total electricity shortage in the country has hit 623 million units, surpassing the total shortage in March.

    A recommendation on lessening the gap is expected to be made by the National Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (NTAGI) which is set to hold a meeting on April 29, they told PTI.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-17 04:01:41 )