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    A total of 400 government schools continue to remain shut in the insurgency-hit areas of the Bastar region due to various reasons, including Maoist violence, for nearly 15 years, according to an official.

    ​​​No new pandemic-related death was reported during the day. On Monday, the state had recorded 1,036 infections while Mumbai had reported 676 cases. It may be noted that generally fewer cases are recorded on Mondays as fewer tests are carried out during weekends. A case under section 506-II (criminal intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered at the Bandra police station. The Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab government on Thursday told the Punjab and Haryana high court that it will restore security cover of all 424 people from June 7. Last week, the security of these people wa... slot machine online philippines Addressing a “NADI (River) Conclave 2022” in Guwahati, Sitharaman said : “Not just this region but the connectivity with the entire South East Asian nations can be built and developed culturally in terms of the civilisation… riverine civilisation, we have so much in common and we have also to leverage it so that people to people contact gets built up.” 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. Protests erupted outside the Jama Masjid after Friday prayers with hundreds of people demanding the arrest of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma for her controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad, police said. ​​​Addressing a press conference at the BJP headquarters here on Tuesday, he said the prime minister has "instilled a new sense of confidence" among the Indians by his "exemplary captaincy". Austrian Development Bank OeEB has lent 13 million euros for a sewerage treatment project in West Bengal, an official said on Thursday. Oesterreichische Entwicklungsbank AG (OeEB) has offered the entire amount as loan making it the first European DFI lending for National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG's) Hybrid Annuity Model (HAM) projects. Under the Delhi government's project, markets will be beautified and civic amenities enhanced so that footfall increases as does business., After 20 long years of service of teaching in an uphill tribal school in remote Kunnathumala, K R Ushakumari is not a teacher now but a part-time sweeper at a government school in Thiruvananthapuram. She was one among the 344 "vidya volunteers", the single teachers working in MGLC who have now been appointed as part-time or full-time sweepers in various schools.
    BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma crossed a line in a televised debate causing much embarrassment for the Indian govt worldwide. But what things should a citizen keep in mind when speaking about such sens...
    The patriotic image of the National Herald newspaper, a fearless voice against the British colonial rule founded by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1937, appeared to be dented after over eight decades when his great grandson Rahul Gandhi faced interrogation in a financial crime involving the newspaper's new version 'Young Indian Private Limited.'

    Speaking at the event, Vijayan said the government was able to handle the education-related challenges posed by the pandemic, but it was a very difficult period for the children as they were confined indoors away from friends and unable to go out to play during these two long years.

    The decision, which upholds the Financial Commissioner's order of reinstating a restaurant's licence in June 2019, came after the Department of Excise filed an appeal challenging it.

    With a vision to provide quality medicines at affordable rates to the common man especially the poor, the goverment has set a target to increase the number of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs) to 10,000 by March 2024.
    ( Originally published on 2022-06-29 13:53:34 )