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    There were no reports of any loss of life or damage to property, the officials said.

    During the phone call last Friday, the Prime Minister reiterated Vietnam’s importance as an important pillar of India’s Act East Policy and Indo-Pacific Vision and had in depth dialogue on the South China Sea situation where China is upping the ante. The Prime Minister also requested for greater facilitation of market access for India’s pharma and agri-products in Vietnam. The committees will undertake joint surveys in the disputed areas to find solutions based on historical perspective, ethnicity, contiguity, people's will and administrative convenience of both the states. The move to impose section 144 came with the Supreme Court directing the Uttarakhand chief secretary on Tuesday to place on record that no untoward statement will be made at the 'Dharam Sansad' in Roorkee and warning that it will hold top officials responsible in case of any hate speech being made. Top Online Casinos With Fastest Payouts in indian Earlier, Jaishankar had spoken on India's position on the Ukraine war calling it steadfast and consistent. "We have expressed deep concern at the worsening situation and called for an immediate cessation of violence and end to all hostilities," he had said. India began on Sunday administering precaution dose of COVID-19 vaccines to all aged above 18 years at private vaccination centres. Ghebreyesus, Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO) is in India for the ground breaking ceremony of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM) at Jamnagar in Gujarat with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India Inc will have the opportunity to hear the finance minister speak at a very interesting juncture for the economy, which is poised to grow at near 8% in the current fiscal despite multiple headwinds of rising inflation, geopolitical uncertainty stemming from the Russia-Ukraine conflict, and high fuel, edible oil and commodities prices. Justice Chandrachud referred to a recent verdict passed by him and said that similar was the case of Telecom services which was not there in 1986 legislation but the court said that it implied that it was covered under the "services of any description". The bench said, "The speech of the minister which you are referring to is very guarded. We will affirm the judgement of the High Court and you shall pay the fine within four weeks". While most unions said they will be on one-day strike, the Sarvodaya Driver Association Delhi, which has members who drive for cab aggregators, said it will go an "indefinite" strike from Monday., The top court directed that those units, located in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, which have the consent to operate and have also declared the production capacity are permitted to operate subject to certain conditions.
    In an interaction with a group of Indian reporters here, Jaishankar said that the discussion ranged on all issues, which of course was dominated by the situation in Ukraine, developments in India's neighbourhood and the Indo-Pacific, in addition to bilateral issues. However, the human rights issue was not part of the discussion, he asserted.
    After the meeting, CM Thackeray's office here issued a statement detailing the Centre and the state government's share of taxes charged on fuel - mainly petrol and diesel. "The Union government owes Rs 26,500 crore to the Maharashtra government. Maharashtra's contribution in direct taxes collection at the national level is 38.3 per cent and its share in the GST (collection) is 15 per cent, but the Centre gives us step-motherly treatment," Thackeray said in the statement.

    While Singh was the investigation officer in the Aryan Khan, Rajan is an officer attached to the intelligence unit in Mumbai. These sources further added that Singh and Rajan were suspended in a separate case which was recently brought to the notice of the agency.

    Addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 'Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya' (prime ministers' museum), Modi said every prime minister of the country has contributed immensely in the fulfilment of the goals of constitutional democracy. "To remember them is to know about the journey of independent India," he said.

    The joint advisory issued by UGC and AICTE comes within a month of the higher education regulator warning Indian students planning to pursue higher studies in China, saying it does not recognise "degree courses done only in online mode without prior approval".
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-27 00:33:32 )