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    "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.

    Johnson begins his two-day visit to India on Thursday to further expand ties between the two countries and exchange views on pressing global challenges, including the crisis in Ukraine and the situation in the Indo-Pacific. The administration is preparing to welcome about eight lakh pilgrims during the yatra this year. The officials said NDRF and SDRF personnel are presently undergoing the specialised mountain rescue training at the Jammu and Kashmir Police facility at Nud in Samba district and some of the NDRF personnel deployed in the Union Territory will be part of the MRTs. Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, will be on a three-day visit to Gujarat starting Monday, during which he would take part in a few events along with Prim... New Online Casinos 2022 in indian The active cases constituted 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the health ministry said. Faesal, who submitted his resignation in January 2019 and floated the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement (JKPM) party, was detained under the stringent Public Safety Act immediately after the abrogation of special status of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir. The Prime Minister's Office announced Rs 2 lakh to the next of kin of the dead and Rs 50,000 relief to the injured. The government is mulling integrating various helplines --112, 181 and 1098 --- in an effort to provide a better emergency response, an official said. The official said dialling any of these numbers would take a common interface where complaints could be registered. ​​​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. ​​​ IAS officer Arun Sekhri has been posted as labour commissioner while Jaswinder Kaur Sidhu has been appointed as secretary, home affairs and justice, according to the official order., ​​Five children were injured while playing with crude bombs which they mistook as balls. All of them are being treated in the local government hospital.
    India recently announced to extend a USD 1 billion line of credit to Sri Lanka as part of its financial assistance to the country to deal with the economic crisis following the previous USD 500 billion line of credit in February to help it purchase petroleum products.
    Speculations were rife that Germany is considering excluding India as a guest country for the G7 Summit in June. The background to the speculation was apparently that India was among the countries that abstained in a vote to remove Russia from the UN Human Rights Council over its Ukraine invasion.

    The PM asked the community to create groups consisting of both experienced and young members to work on issues of national interest and document ideas, global good practices and government policies. He said subjects such as fintech, skill development and financial inclusion can be taken for suggesting intervention in government and in academia. Similarly, he said, the National Education Policy can be taken up for exploration of the best way of total implementation and suggesting useful intervention at every level.

    OIL spokesperson Tridiv Hazarika told ET, "Data is secured. As per protocol, we disabled our systems. Infected computers are being checked. Our SAP is running and hence operations are going on smoothly."

    Yes Bank promoter Rana Kapoor informed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) that he was 'forced' by a then Congress Union Minister to buy an MF Hussain painting from Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for Rs 2 crores....
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-18 16:00:56 )