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    External Affairs Minister of India Dr S Jaishankar on April 13 said that right now the focus is more on supply of medicines to Ukraine. While addressing a Press Conference in Washington DC, he said, “...

    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. The Quad comprises Japan, India, Australia and the United States. The White House announced on Wednesday that President Biden will be meeting Prime Minister Modi on the sidelines of the Quad Summit in Japan. India, according to diplomatic sources, has been the biggest beneficiary of the point-based UK immigration system that was launched after Brexit. online casino reviews india The administration has already earmarked 100 kanals (12.5 acres) at Jammu's Miran Sahib for a medi-city, which will accommodate the country's top health sector corporates to invest here, the official noted. The National Security Council Secretariat, which comes under the Prime Minister’s Office, just concluded its maiden 10-day incident-response exercise, NCX India, for government officials and critical-sector organisations. With the latest arrest, the Delhi Police has so far held 22 people and apprehended two juveniles in connection with the incident that took place on Saturday. To begin with, the PG course in Family Medicine will be started at AIIMS Raipur, Rishikesh, Jodhpur, Patna, Bhubaneswar and Bhopal campuses, they told PTI. Looking at the response, the course would be started in more hospitals across the country in due course of time. In a statement, PM Modi said he will be visiting Berlin on May 2 at the invitation of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Following that, Modi said, he will travel to Copenhagen on May 3-4 at the invitation of his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen to hold bilateral engagements and also participate in the Second India-Nordic Summit. During the curfew relaxation period, shops selling milk, vegetables, medicines, and barber's shops among others, are allowed to remain open, but religious places have been asked to be kept shut., The top court said that prima facie it finds the governor's decision to be wrong and against the constitution as he is bound by the aid and advice of the state cabinet and it strikes a blow on the federal structure of the constitution.
    Modi was speaking after dedicating to the nation a 200-bed K K Patel Mutli-speciality Hospital in Bhuj in Gujarat via video-conferencing. The hospital has been built by the Leuva Patel community. “The goal of having at least one medical college in every district and ensuring that medical education was in reach of everyone will result in the country getting a record numbers of doctors after 10 years,” the PM said.
    The Safdarjung Observatory -- Delhi's base station -- recorded a maximum temperature of 41.5 degrees Celsius as against 40.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.

    Over 60 tourists were trapped in cable cars midway for over 46 hours at about 20 km from Baba Baidyanath temple in Deoghar in Jharkhand since Sunday after a ropeway malfunction that resulted in trolleys colliding. They were evacuated by combined teams of the Indian Air Force, Army, ITBP, NDRF and the district administration.

    In a statement, the British High Commission said the UK will issue an Open General Export Licence (OGEL) to India to cut the delivery period for defence procurement.

    On April 8, the top court had told the NGO challenging the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) giving a go-ahead to the Delhi-Dehradun Economic Corridor Expressway which will reduce travel time between the two cities by four hours, that it can raise its grievance over environment and biodiversity before an expert committee. The top court, however, asked for some names including forest research and management institutes, whose representatives could be incorporated into the expert panel, to allay the apprehensions of the NGO.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-18 14:37:42 )