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    Extreme heat is gripping large parts of India and Pakistan, impacting hundreds of millions of people in one of the most densely populated parts of the world, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Friday.

    Delhi has recorded the hottest April in the past 12 years, going by data from the India Meteorological Department (IMD). While most unions said they will be on one-day strike, the Sarvodaya Driver Association Delhi, which has members who drive for cab aggregators, said it will go an "indefinite" strike from Monday. The Finance Minister's remarks came as the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine enters the 58th day. The war has resulted in the rise in energy prices and foodgrain shortages in many parts of the world. The conflict is expected to impact global growth. The Finance Minister is in the US to attend IMF-WB Spring Meetings 2022. indian casino waupaca The response came after The New York Times published an article titled - India Is Stalling the WHO's Efforts to Make Global Covid Death Toll Public - on Saturday. "India's basic objection has not been with the result (whatever they might have been), but rather the methodology adopted for the same," Union health ministry sais in a statement. 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. Judge Sophie Buckley presided over the UK First-Tier Tribunal (Information Rights) appeal to determine the fate of some redacted sections of diaries and correspondence dating back to the 1930s. ​​The positivity rate has gone up to 5.7 % too. To ascertain if a new variant has spread in the cityand driving the rise in Covid cases, genome sequencing of all samples had started in the capital this week. The active cases comprise 0.04 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded as 98.75 per cent, the ministry said., Days after Delhi government made precaution/booster doses available free of cost for those between 18 and 59 years of age in government hospitals, neighboring Haryana on Monday announced that it too will follow suit.
    The affidavit, filed by a deputy commissioner of Delhi Police, claimed that the meet was called only to "preserve the ethics of the community" (which organised it). No words of hate were used at the sansad targeting any community, the affidavit claimed.
    The VHP and Bajrang Dal have been organising shobha yatras since last week to celebrate Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti, and at least six states have reported violence and deaths during these events.

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to file its response by the end of the week on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the sedition law. A three-judge bench of C...

    Farid (31) had fled from Delhi after the incident and returned to his relative’s house in Tamluk.

    The registered Headquarter of Oil India Limited at Duliajan in the Dibrugarh district of Assam is allegedly under ‘cyber attack’ which has led to the company shutting down its computers and IT systems...
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-24 12:48:57 )