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    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which took up the case after directions from the Calcutta High Court, has already collected samples from the home of the main accused Braja Gopal Gayali, the son of a Panchayat-level leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

    In a major outreach to the northeast region, the Centre had announced reduction of the disturbed areas imposed under the AFSPA in Nagaland, Assam and Manipur from April 1, after decades. The exam of the Uttar Pradesh secondary school board was cancelled in 24 districts after the question paper was leaked in Ballia last month. Adityanath had ordered invoking the stringent National Security Act in the case. India recorded 2,927 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload stands at 16,279. The positivity rate rose to 0.58 per cent. A total of 2,252 COVID patients recovered from the diseas... Top Gambling Apps in India In a letter, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan advised Delhi and the four states to follow the five-fold strategy of "test-track-treat-vaccination and adherence to Covid-appropriate behaviour", with a particular emphasis on wearing of masks in crowded areas. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India produces milk worth Rs 8.5 lakh crore annually, more than the turnover of wheat and rice, and underlined that small farmers are the biggest beneficiaries of the dairy sector. Presiding over the 75th state level Himachal Day function at Chowgan in Chamba recently, Thakur had also announced a 50 per cent relaxation in fare in HRTC buses for women and no water bill in rural areas, in addition to free power to all up to 125 units. MADURAI: Two people were killed after a stampede during the Annual chariot festival celebration. Mirror Now's Dharannniii with the latest updates India has never been coy about raising human rights issues with the US, contrary to the perception that this is a one-way conversation with New Delhi always on the defensive. Maharashtra had done away all the COVID-19 related restrictions on April 2 on the occasion of Gudhi Padwa, the Marathi New Year. However, Tope had then urged people to wear masks voluntarily to prevent the spread of COVID-19., "Health facility preparedness must be reviewed for availability of adequate quantities of essential medicines, IV fluids, ice packs, ORS and all necessary equipment. Availability of sufficient drinking water at all Health Facilities and continued functioning of cooling appliances in critical areas must be ensured," the letter stated.
    A bench headed by Justice U U Lalit took note of a submission of Attorney General K K Venugopal that such a practice of rewarding prosecutors should be "nipped in the bud". The attorney general is assisting the top court in a suo motu case registered to examine and institutionalise the process involved in collection of data and information to decide award of death penalty.
    Admitting that collection of a fine for not wearing a mask was relaxed earlier (as new cases were waning in Tamil Nadu), Radhakrishnan said these days people were not seen wearing a face-mask while in public.

    Delhi witnessed a weather change on April 25 after severe dust storm and strong winds hit National Capital. The Meteorological Department has issued yellow alert for Delhi giving a forecast of severe ...

    Tamil Nadu government is also likely to set up a special lounge in Davos for the duration of the WEF summit, while leaders from some other Indian states are also likely to visit the Swiss resort town at that time.

    Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here that “China attaches high importance to Indian students' concerns about returning to China for studies. We have shared with the Indian sides the procedures and experience of other countries' students returning to China”.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-27 01:28:29 )