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    Commuters in the national capital will face some problems as auto, taxi and cab drivers' unions are on a two-day strike from today to protest against rising fuel and CNG prices. The cab drivers are demanding an increase in fare rates and a reduction in fuel prices.

    Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Gen VK Singh (Rtd) on Monday inaugurated the mega 'Yog Prabha' event at Delhi's Safdarjung airport. The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 last year with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. Vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2 last year. Our judiciary is overburdened, he said, while speaking after inaugurating the two-day Telangana State Judicial Officers Conference here. The CJI said he has taken up filling up vacancies and improving the infrastructure of the judiciary soon after taking over. online casino roulette india The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the status quo until further orders on the issue of demolition of buildings in violence-hit Jahangirpuri area of the national capital. A bench of Justices L Nage... "The CAA is a limited and narrowly tailored legislation which seeks to provide a relaxation to aforesaid specific communities from the specified countries with a clear cut-off date. It is a compassionate and ameliorative legislation," the MHA annual report for 2020-21 said. It said the CAA does not apply to Indian citizens and therefore, does not in any way take away or abridge their rights. Maharashtra State Environment Minister Aaditya Thackeray, on Wednesday, inaugurated the city's first completely digital bus on the Gateway of India to Churchgate route, with a unique Tap-in Tap-out fe... "A clash broke out between two communities. But we have deployed adequate forces and senior officers are also at the spot. The situation is being brought under control now," said a senior police officer. The 2022 spring meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group will take place from Monday through Sunday. The active cases constituted 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national recovery rate was recorded at 98.74 per cent, the health ministry said., Stressing the importance of physical activities, the bench said on Monday that involving children in sports will be useful as otherwise they will end up spending more time on screen.
    India is facing its worst electricity shortage in more than six years just as sweltering temperatures force early closures of schools and send people indoors. ET Online decodes why the power shortage ...
    With 141 patients discharged during the day, the number of recoveries in Maharashtra rose to 77,27,996 with the recovery rate hovering at 98.11 per cent. The case positivity rate is 9.84 per cent, the official said.

    "India is prepared to step forward in a much more substantive way on the big global issues, including in the multilateral arena," Jaishankar told a conference as various ministers from Europe and Asia asked him about New Delhi's stance on the Ukraine war, China's rise and other issues.

    The minister, who also holds Chemicals and Fertilisers portfolio, noted that the country is witnessing the rise of a new India and all the stakeholders have to ensure that the pharma sector also becomes part of this growth.

    Titled '2021 Country Report on Human Rights Practices' and released late Tuesday, the India chapter of the report also cited "terrorists and extremists perpetrating killings, violence, and intimidation" against journalists critical of the government.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-25 01:38:37 )