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    The Narendra Modi government has been repeatedly seeking action against pro-Pak Sikh radicals operating from the UK and the issue figured prominently during the past few bilateral meetings.

    The government has cancelled FCRA licences of the two NGOs after they "failed to adhere to rules mandated to be followed under FCRA on many grounds and violated it", an official privy to the development told ET. High levels of pollutants and irritants in the air pose another challenge. The symptoms may include itchiness, redness of the eyes or experiencing a burning sensation. India's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, R Ravindra said: "Humanitarian action must always be guided by the principles of humanitarian assistance. i.e., humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and independence. These measures should never be politicized." The Best Indian Online Casinos With No Deposit Bonus On Thursday, the number of home isolation cases stood at 574 while 325 new coronavirus cases were recorded with a positivity rate of 2.39 per cent. The daily cases have been on the rise in the last few days while the positivity rate here has been registered in excess of one per cent since April 4 when it had stood at 1.34 per cent. On October 3 last year, eight people were killed in Lakhimpur Kheri during violence that erupted when farmers were protesting against Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya's visit to the area. Four farmers were mowed down by an SUV, in which Ashish Mishra was seated, according to the Uttar Pradesh Police FIR. Following the incident, the driver and two BJP workers were allegedly lynched by angry farmers. The Prime Minister stressed that Vidya Samiksha Kendra can bring big changes in the field of education across the country. "I would also ask the concerned ministries and officials of the Government of India to study Vidya Samiksha Kendra. The concerned departments of different states should also come to Gandhi Nagar and study the initiative," PM Modi said. The Declaration for the Future of the Internet is in part a response to a rising trend of digital authoritarianism, including Russia's actions to block credible news sites and promote disinformation during and leading up to the invasion of Ukraine, the White House said in a fact sheet. The decision by the Haryana government has come on the day Uttar Pradesh made it compulsory for people to wear a face mask in public places in Lucknow and six NCR districts. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha, which spearheaded the agitation that led to the withdrawal of the Centre's contentious farm laws, also said "there is no justification left for Ajay Mishra Teni to continue in the Union Cabinet"., The plea stated that there is no safeguard for Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs, and other communities to save their properties from inclusion in the list of Waqf issued by Waqf Boards.
    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.
    Arunachal Pradesh has vaccinated 28.9 per cent of the adolescents in the 15-18 years age group followed by Jharkhand at 30.7 per cent, Bihar 35.2 per cent, Assam 36.4 per cent, Punjab 37 per cent and Chandigarh 37.1 per cent. Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu have vaccinated 38.2 per cent.

    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.

    Trubnikov, who was also a specialist in counter-terrorism, was an old India hand who worked in the 1970s and 1980s in India and Bangladesh including as a journalist here contributed immensely to India-Soviet Union and later India-Russia strategic partnership.

    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...
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-18 16:11:01 )