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    India extended an additional $500 million credit line to Sri Lanka last month to help the neighbouring country import fuel as it has been struggling to pay for imports after its foreign exchange reserves plummeted sharply in recent times, causing a devaluation of its currency and spiralling inflation. India on May 23 delivered around 40,000 metric tonnes of petrol to Sri Lanka.

    The AIADMK Coordinator and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O.Panneerselvam urged PM Narendra Modi to exempt Ukraine-returned medical students from the National Eligiblity-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). The party leader has also requested Modi to intervene and advise the National Medical Commission to relax the guideline as a special case so that the Ukraine-returned MBBS students can continue their medical education in the country. He added,” On 11th November, 1975, another agreement called ‘the Shillong Accord’ was made to sign within the parameter of Indian constitution. At that crucial point of time, a national assembly was convened by Messrs. Isak Chishi Swu and Th. Muivah, the then NNC vice President and General Secretary on 16th August 1976.The National Assembly condemned the Shillong Accord as a sell out and reaffirmed the national principle. Had it not been condemned by the national assembly and saved the nation, the history and the future of the Nagas would have been murdered by that very accord of treason.” West Bengal: Fresh clash between Police & a group of protesters broke out at Panchla Bazaar in Howrah. Police used tear gas shells to disperse protesters who pelted stones. Violent protests broke out ... philippine casino no deposit bonus India has an extended invite to Myanmar foreign ministry officials but not the foreign minister of the military-ruled country, ET has learnt. A vacation bench of justices M R Shah and Aniruddha Bose dismissed the pleas of St Stephens Hospital College of Nursing and Angela Biju seeking a direction to open the admission process by allowing one more additional mop up round for the nursing courses for 2021-22 on grounds including that nearly 110 seats are remaining vacant in Delhi nursing institutions. The guidelines proposed a surveillance strategy to rapidly identify cases and clusters of infections and the sources of infections as soon as possible in order to isolate cases to prevent further transmission, provide optimal clinical care, identify and manage contacts and protect frontline health workers and effective control and preventive measures based on the identified routes of transmission. Though police are yet to establish Moose Wala’s murder as the fallout of an extortion racket, at least three people in the industry felt the biggest reason singers and actors ended up coming in contact with gangsters was either because of extortion or protection from extortion. The Infant Mortality Rate (IMR), which is widely accepted as a crude indicator of the overall health scenario of a country or a region, is defined as the infant deaths (less than one year) per thousand live births in a given time period and for a given region. The bench said, "It concerns the security arrangement at CM residence. In view of the aspects of his security, we are not inclined to share with the petitioner. However, we direct a copy of the status report be placed before the CM secretariat in a sealed cover.", A video, which has gone viral on social media, shows a group of people marching towards the house of the man and later hitting and questioning him over his post.
    UP Police here arrested 12 more people in connection with the Kanpur violence, taking the total number of those held to 50, a senior official said. UP cops now hint at 'Pre-planned riots' conspiracy. ...
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    The festival - jointly organised by the UT administration, Directorate of Information and Public Relations in J&K and the National Film Development Corporation - was to be held in Srinagar, the summer capital of the union territory, during June 15-20.

    The court allowed the plea by the railway ministry, represented by senior panel counsel Deepak Jain, and stated that the decision of the arbitral tribunal to award the difference between the price quoted by the tenderers and the price quoted by JRIL is unsustainable.

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    ( Originally published on 2022-06-29 02:49:38 )