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    India's Global Innovation Partnership (GIP) launched with the UK on Friday at the PM Narendra Modi-Boris Johnson summit will provide a template to use the TDC Fund for trilateral projects with other countries like Japan, Germany, France and the EU who are keen to partner with India in the innovation and development sectors

    A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and B R Gavai said bodily autonomy and integrity are protected under Article 21 of the Constitution. The top court said the current COVID-19 vaccine policy cannot be said to be manifestly arbitrary and unreasonable. Asked if Boris Johnson put pressure on the Indian side to adhere to the sanctions against Russia, Shringla said, "The Ukraine issue was discussed by the two prime ministers but there was no pressure involved. Prime Minister Boris Johnson put forward his views on the Ukraine issue from his perspective." Devotees thronged to Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai on April 14 to witness the Meenakshi Sundrasheswar Thirukalyanam (celestial wedding) of Goddess Meenakshi and Lord Sundareswarar. The car festiva... indian casino near naples florida "I support PM Modi's 'Make in India' initiative. We're trying to do the same in UK", Boris Johnson, UK PM, in conversation with R Shivshankar on India Up front Earlier, Jaishankar had spoken on India's position on the Ukraine war calling it steadfast and consistent. "We have expressed deep concern at the worsening situation and called for an immediate cessation of violence and end to all hostilities," he had said. India's $3 trillion economy is the sixth largest in the world. The country is the third largest in terms of purchasing power parity and has the world's third largest unicorn ecosystem, following the US and China. "Netflix will produce 25 to 30 two-minute short films for the ministry which will be shared on social media platforms and telecast on the Doordarshan network," Thakur told a press conference which was also attended by Bela Bajaria, head of global TV, Netflix. "When the previous virus is still around and new forms of variant are emerging and entering in a situation where people have discarded Covid-appropriate behaviour, the virus easily can get a chance for transmission," he said. "Delhi has a high crowd density and is a high mobility city, which is another reason for the numbers to go up." The development of vaccines, notably in India, has benefited from funding by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In a new book, ' How to Prevent the Next Pandemic' the foundation's co-chairman Bill Gates reflects on the lessons from the pandemic and how to prevent the next one., Mein reviewed the progress of 37.87 Crore Parshuram Kund Development Project(PKDP) being implemented at the holy pilgrimage site in Lohit District. The project is executed by Public Work Department and funded by Govt of India under PRASAD Scheme.
    Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia has also directed the state education department to issue guidelines on Friday. Both chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and Sisodia have urged people to not panic as there has been no rise in hospitalisation.
    Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday said a specific wing or classroom where a COVID-19 case has been detected should be closed temporarily and clarified that the entire school should only be closed in specific cases.

    In 2017, BJP had won 35 of the 37 seats where the margin of victory was more than 40,000 votes, but out of 63 seats that had winning margins of less than 10,000 votes, it had won only 26 seats while opposition Congress won 35. The party now plans to roll out a ‘vistarak yojna’ in the next 15 days under which senior functionaries, mostly with an RSS background, will be given the responsibility of a district each to assess the situation in every ward and mandal, address grievances of party workers, and report to party leaders.

    Karnataka recorded 60 fresh COVID-19 cases and zero fatalities on Sunday, taking the total infections in the state to 39,46,934, and death toll to 40,057.

    A massive fire broke out at North Delhi's Bhalswa landfill on Tuesday. According to Delhi Fire Service officials, smoke was reported that later spread into a massive fire.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-18 20:40:06 )