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Time To Focus On Value-Added Exports: Piyush Goyal

Time To Focus On Value-Added Exports: Piyush Goyal

May 24, 2022

Referring to the challenges posed by the COVID pandemic, the Minister said that despite supply chains having been strained amid global challenges, we have done exceedingly well in terms of exports and other parameters.

UAE Reports First Monkeypox Infection In Woman Who Returned From West Africa

UAE Reports First Monkeypox Infection In Woman Who Returned From West Africa

May 24, 2022

The World Health Organization has identified more than 100 Monkeypox infections globally.

Amit Shah To Watch Akshay Kumar-Starrer 'Prithviraj' At Special Screening

Amit Shah To Watch Akshay Kumar-Starrer 'Prithviraj' At Special Screening

May 24, 2022

The film depicts the life of legendary warrior king Prithviraj Chauhan, played by Akshay Kumar. According to Dwivedi, the Home Minister will watch the movie two days ahead of its theatrical release on June 3.

Nadda To Meet Union Ministers On Wednesday To Discuss Plan To Mark 8 Years Of Modi Government

Nadda To Meet Union Ministers On Wednesday To Discuss Plan To Mark 8 Years Of Modi Government

May 24, 2022

According to the sources, each minister is likely to assign four Lok Sabha constituencies as part of the reach out exercise, and interact with people about the welfare schemes of the Modi government. Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government will complete its eight years at the Centre on May 30, which the party plans to celebrate at the grand level across the country by holding various programmes.

Tight Security For PM Modi's Visit To Hyderabad

Tight Security For PM Modi's Visit To Hyderabad

May 24, 2022

Modi will participate in the celebration of completion of 20 years of ISB Hyderabad and address the graduation ceremony of Post Graduate Programme class of 2022. Around 2,500 police personnel will be deployed in view of Prime Minister's visit to the city and all necessary arrangements are in place, police sources told PTI.

Man Held For Raping 8-Year-Old Girl

Man Held For Raping 8-Year-Old Girl

May 24, 2022

In the complaint, the mother alleged that her daughter was lured by the accused on Monday and then raped. Police have registered a case against the accused and he has been arrested, the ASP said.

Delhi HC Acquits Five In 2014 Molestation-Murder Case

Delhi HC Acquits Five In 2014 Molestation-Murder Case

May 24, 2022

The case of the prosecution was that on the intervening night of March 28 and 29, 2014, the appellants had molested and murdered a woman. It was alleged that some of the appellants made the deceased consume liquor and subsequently molested. Then they hit her on the head with a beer bottle, and brick and stone pieces, leading to her death.

Centre Exempts Customs Duty, Agri Cess On Edible Oil Import To Ease Inflation's Effect

Centre Exempts Customs Duty, Agri Cess On Edible Oil Import To Ease Inflation's Effect

May 24, 2022

In April, the edible oil inflation remained in double digits for the 29th consecutive month, as per a report.

UP: 39 People Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In Single Day, Say Officials

UP: 39 People Killed In Rain-Related Incidents In Single Day, Say Officials

May 24, 2022

Most of these casualties on Monday were due to dust storms, lightning, thunderstorms and drowning, it said. "Owing to incidents of dust storms, lightning and thunderstorms and drowning in the state on May 23, 39 people lost their lives and three were injured.

TN Logs 59 New COVID-19 Cases, Nil Fatalities

TN Logs 59 New COVID-19 Cases, Nil Fatalities

May 24, 2022

The number of people who have recuperated from the viral disease rose to 34,16,605 with 36 more people getting discharged. Tamil Nadu currently has 354 active COVID-19 cases. Meanwhile, the Health department said out of 40 students, six have tested COVID-19 positive indicating an emergence of cluster at the campus of Anna University, here.

Chhattisgarh Sees 15 COVID-19 Cases, No Death; Active Tally Stands At 62

Chhattisgarh Sees 15 COVID-19 Cases, No Death; Active Tally Stands At 62

May 24, 2022

Chhattisgarh's coronavirus figures are as follows: Positive cases 11,52,403, new cases 15, death toll 14,034, recovered 11,38,307, active cases 62, today tests 4,053, total tests 1,77,20,510.

Terror Funding: Delhi Court Likely To Pronounce Punishment For Yasin Malik On Wednesday

Terror Funding: Delhi Court Likely To Pronounce Punishment For Yasin Malik On Wednesday

May 24, 2022

Special judge Praveen Singh had on May 19 convicted Malik and had directed NIA authorities to assess his financial situation to determine the amount of fine likely to be imposed. Malik is facing a maximum punishment of death penalty, while the minimum sentence for the offences committed by him is life imprisonment.

Noida Cops Arrest 10 Delhi-Based ‘Call Centre' Employees For Duping Job Aspirants

Noida Cops Arrest 10 Delhi-Based ‘Call Centre' Employees For Duping Job Aspirants

May 24, 2022

A complaint by a person alleging that he had been cheated on the false promise of a job led the police to unearth the racket, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Noida) Ranvijay Singh said. A resident of Sector 77, Noida, had approached the police alleging a fraud of Rs 20 lakh.

China And Russia Warplanes Hover Over Japan Skies Amid Quad Summit

China And Russia Warplanes Hover Over Japan Skies Amid Quad Summit

May 24, 2022

Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi was quoted by media reports as saying that Japan had expressed ‘grave concerns’ over the joint sorties by the Russian and Chinese military flights near their country’s skies amid Quad summit.

Project Lion: Union Forest Minister Visits Gir National Park In Gujarat

Project Lion: Union Forest Minister Visits Gir National Park In Gujarat

May 24, 2022

Project Lion entails habitat development, modern technologies in lion management and addressing the issue of diseases among lions and its associated species through advanced world-class research and veterinary care, as per the environment ministry.

Jammu & Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha Visits Dead Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat's Family In Jammu

Jammu & Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha Visits Dead Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat's Family In Jammu

May 24, 2022

Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat was killed at his office in the Chadoora area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district on May 12

Gyanvapi Mosque Dispute: Fresh Plea In SC Seeks Intervention In Proceedings

Gyanvapi Mosque Dispute: Fresh Plea In SC Seeks Intervention In Proceedings

May 24, 2022

The petition, filed by advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay through advocate Ashwani Kumar Dubey, submitted that only those places can be protected, which were erected or constructed in accordance with personal law of the person erected/constructed them, but places erected or constructed in derogation of the personal law, cannot be termed as a 'place of worship'. 

Quad On Board With India On Ukraine, Terror; All Four Nations Converge On Key Concerns

Quad On Board With India On Ukraine, Terror; All Four Nations Converge On Key Concerns

May 24, 2022

The Quad nations converged on issues that concern all members, from cross-border terror to aggression in South China Sea.

FDA Lifts Hold On Covaxin's Clinical Trials In US

FDA Lifts Hold On Covaxin's Clinical Trials In US

May 24, 2022

FDA had earlier implemented a temporary pause on Covaxin trials, following the WHO's observations on Covaxin manufacturing plants in India.

Akhilesh Yadav Takes A Dig At UP Govt Over DBT Scheme For School Uniforms, Other Items

Akhilesh Yadav Takes A Dig At UP Govt Over DBT Scheme For School Uniforms, Other Items

May 24, 2022

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna said that there was problem of measurement when the students were provided uniform, but now they purchase it as per their size and liking.

Explained: Joe Biden's Comment On Defending Taiwan, The US' Taiwan Policy, And Taiwan Conflict

Explained: Joe Biden's Comment On Defending Taiwan, The US' Taiwan Policy, And Taiwan Conflict

May 24, 2022

US President Joe Biden on Monday said the US would defend Taiwan militarily if China invades it in an apparent shift in US policy.

Gyanvapi Case: School Alumni Asked To Change Name Of Masjid To Temple, E-mail Stirs Controversy

Gyanvapi Case: School Alumni Asked To Change Name Of Masjid To Temple, E-mail Stirs Controversy

May 24, 2022

"We wish to clarify that the email was sent without proper screening procedures that is (are) required of all our email communications," said an official statement.

Arson In AP Town Over Renaming New District

Arson In AP Town Over Renaming New District

May 24, 2022

On April 4, the new Konaseema district was carved out of the erstwhile East Godavari. Last week, the state government issued a preliminary notification seeking to rename Konaseema as B R Ambedkar Konaseema district and invited objections, if any, from the people.

Karnataka Accident: PM Condoles Loss Of Lives; Announces Rs 2 Lakh Each To Kin

Karnataka Accident: PM Condoles Loss Of Lives; Announces Rs 2 Lakh Each To Kin

May 24, 2022

The bus was heading from Kolhapur in Maharashtra to Bengaluru, while the truck was plying from the opposite direction.

Minister Pitches For Traditional Maharashtrian Ceremonies For Convocation At Varsities

Minister Pitches For Traditional Maharashtrian Ceremonies For Convocation At Varsities

May 24, 2022

Convocation ceremonies are generally so long that many people literally go to sleep. Besides, the pin-drop silence during such events doesn't look good, he said. 

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