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    In the capital New Delhi, temperatures have soared past 40 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) for several days and are forecast to linger around 44C until Sunday, with peak summer heat still to come before cooling monsoon rains arrive in June.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson today agreed on a new and expanded India-UK defence partnership. The British PM held wide-ranging talks with Modi on the second and final day of his India visit. Farid (31) had fled from Delhi after the incident and returned to his relative’s house in Tamluk. Following the High Court order last month upholding the state government's decision not to allow hijabs in classrooms, Aliya Assadi, who was one of the six petitioners who started the protest, had said that she would write examinations only if they were allowed to wear headscarves. Lucky Land Slots Casino in indian The top court is hearing a petition filed by journalist Qurban Ali and former Patna High Court judge and senior advocate Anjana Prakash, who have also sought a direction for an "independent, credible and impartial investigation" by an SIT into the incidents of hate speeches against the Muslim community. 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. Police took the student Abhishek Hiremath from the Hubballi sub-jail at Ashok Nagar to the college in a police vehicle. He had allegedly posted a video showing a saffron flag on a mosque, which is said to be the root cause behind the violence. In their telephonic conversation, the two leaders expressed satisfaction over the rapid pace of wide-ranging cooperation under the India-Vietnam Comprehensive Strategic Partnership which was established during Modi's visit to Vietnam in 2016, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said in a statement. The Declaration for the Future of the Internet is in part a response to a rising trend of digital authoritarianism, including Russia's actions to block credible news sites and promote disinformation during and leading up to the invasion of Ukraine, the White House said in a fact sheet. The infection tally in the national capital stands at 18,78,458 and the death toll has reached 26,170, the bulletin stated., Security has been stepped in the region ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of development projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore in Jammu and Kashmir, including the opening of the Banihal-Qazigund road tunnel to establish all-weather connectivity between the two regions of the union territory.
    India has been raising with China the plight of approximately 22,000 Indian students enrolled in Chinese universities who are unable to go back for physical classes. However, the neighbouring country has till date refused to let them enter.
    About 500 samples have been sent for genome sequencing and the experts said that results are expected to come sometime this week, people in the know told ET.

    Delhi on Tuesday reported Covid cases rising to 1,204, against 1,011 on the previous day, while there was one more death, as per the Health Department bulletin. The Covid positivity rate was at 4.64 p...

    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.

    The central agency has named Reliance General Insurance and Trinity Re-Insurance Brokers Limited as accused in its FIR related to a controversial health insurance scheme for Jammu and Kashmir government employees cleared by Malik in the state administrative council meeting on August 31, 2018.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-22 06:05:31 )