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    Delhi had on Sunday recorded 517 COVID-19 cases, 56 more than the previous day, with a positivity rate of 4.21 per cent, while no death was reported, according to city health department data. The national capital has been witnessing an upward trend in daily COVID-19 cases and the positivity rate over the last few days. However, the positivity rate on Sunday came down to 4.21 per cent from 5.33 per cent on Saturday.

    Addressing a meeting on Monday, state Jal Shakti Minister Swatantra Dev Singh, according to a statement, said that the government will honour them at a programme, which will is likely to be held on May 15. The amount outstanding in the account is Rs 1,314.85 crore and provision already held is Rs 525.95 crore, it said. Calling PM Modi a great leader whose government is not averse to criticism as is widely made to believe, Adar Poonawalla, the CEO of Serum Institute of India (SII), said, "We (Indians) are in a good p... fastest payout online casino in india In the recently held meeting of the DDMA, the penalty on not wearing of masks was brought back and it was decided that the schools will not be shut but a more detailed set of SOPs will be released. The government has already cancelled letter of intents issued for rehabilitation of 520 slums in Mumbai and will now reallot the same to new developers in a bid to ensure over 40,000 families that are affected due stalled work at these projects get relief through delivery of their homes soon. 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. Earlier in the day, the Delhi Police investigation team came under a "minor" attack after it went to the house of a man who was seen firing a gunshot during violence in Jahangirpuri. India has divergences with the West on the Ukraine conflict. India neither condemned Russia's "special military operations" in Ukraine nor did it support West-backed resolutions in the UN against Russia. The Delhi government has expressed concern over the possible shortage of coal in the power plants that supply electricity to the national capital. Disruption in power supply from Dadri and Unchahar th..., Devi Sridhar, professor of global public health at Edinburgh University who is on the Scottish government's coronavirus advisory board, told 'The Times' newspaper this weekend that she was sent white powder and a used face mask in the post last year.
    "The accused, identified as Mohsin aka Waseem, has been arrested in the case of firing at SP Siddharth Chaudhary in Sanjay Nagar area of Khargone during the April 10 violence," Inspector General (IG) of Police Nimar Zone, Tilak Singh, said. A police team arrested Mohsin on Friday from Kasrawad police station area, he said.
    A total of 30,459 tests were conducted on Thursday, according to the Friday's health bulletin.

    The day's maximum temperature settled three notches above the season's average at 39.4 degrees Celsius. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the sky will remain partly cloudy on Friday.

    "The figures are growing in small spaces which is alarming. Hence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi (recently) held a meeting with chief ministers of states and told them to be on alert. As of today, there is no need for restrictions. But, if the cases go up, we will have to impose restrictions and make masks compulsory," Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.

    Police said they have also recovered a pistol from one of the accused-- Md Aslam (21), a resident of a slum cluster in Jahangirpuri''s CD Park, which he allegedly used during the commission of crime on Saturday evening.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-22 06:48:04 )