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    An R-value of over 1 indicates that the number of active cases has increased. R should be contained below 1 to control the pandemic. An R number lower than 1 indicates that the disease will stop spreading as there aren't enough people being infected to sustain the outbreak.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interaction with chief ministers on Wednesday had said that the government's priority is to vaccinate all eligible children at the earliest with "special campaigns" in schools. ​​​Speaking at the passing out parade of the 119th batch of cadets at the Maharashtra Police Academy (MPA) here, he also announced that as many as one lakh houses will be built for the police personnel in the state in the near future. "This trip will advance the Biden-Harris Administration's rock-solid commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific," White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on Wednesday here. Biden will also hold bilateral meetings with South Korea President Yoon Suk Yeol and Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan. casino game night fort wayne indiana ​​"A steam locomotive workshop was established here before Independence. Now it (the area) will give a push to the Make in India initiative as railways will set up a Rs 20,000 crore electric locomotive manufacturing facility here," Modi said. Last year the reservoirs were at 63.344 BCM during the corresponding period. Around120 reservoirs have 80% of the storage average of last 10 years. Arunachal Pradesh has vaccinated 28.9 per cent of the adolescents in the 15-18 years age group followed by Jharkhand at 30.7 per cent, Bihar 35.2 per cent, Assam 36.4 per cent, Punjab 37 per cent and Chandigarh 37.1 per cent. Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu have vaccinated 38.2 per cent. The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 318 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. Recent Covid data indicate only localised spikes in some districts and not the onset of a widespread 4th wave, Dr Samiran Panda, additional director general of the Indian council of Medical Research (... "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., The top court said that consequently, after considering their appointments in the general category, the seats meant for the reserved category were required to be filled in from and amongst the other remaining reserved category candidates on merit.
    Modi had written a congratulatory letter after Imran Khan was elected PM in 2018 too. However, Khan's government never addressed cross-border terror, apart from launching a personal attack on Modi and the BJP
    The department said that 632 fresh Covid cases have been reported and the positivity rate is 4.42 per cent. The city had on Monday recorded 501 cases and zero death while the positivity rate stood at 7.72 per cent.

    India's Deputy Permanent Representative at the UN Ambassador R Ravindra, speaking at the UNSC meeting on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine on Tuesday, said that the food security challenges emanating from the Ukraine conflict "requires us to respond creatively".

    Apart from Delhi and Haryana, “infection is growing at concerning rates in Karnataka, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal,” according to the researchers at Cambridge’s Centre for Health Leadership & Enterprise, National Institute of Economic and Social Research and India’s Health Systems Transformation Platform who developed the tracker.

    The petition contended that this was equivalent to the state government acting as the judge, jury and the executioner. Technically, the courts are expected to decide criminality before any property can be attached. In UP and MP, the state governments have been peremptorily razing buildings as part of punitive action against suspected rioters without following procedure under law.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-22 04:09:07 )