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    Covid-19 cases have begun inching up in at least 12 states, rising from three last week, even as the country reported nearly twice as many cases in the week ending Sunday as in the previous seven days. India reported more than 15,700 fresh cases in the week (April 18-24) as compared to 8,050 last week, an increase of 95%. This was the second week of rising cases after a steady decline for 11 consecutive weeks.

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    "NCB Delhi zone seized 50 kg high-quality heroin, 47 kg suspected narcotics, 30 lakhs drug money in cash counting machines and other incriminating materials from a residential premise in Jamia Nagar, Shaheen Bagh on April 27," Deputy Director General (DDG) Operations of NCB, Sanjay Singh said.
    "The rising number of frivolous litigations is an area of concern. For example, the well-meaning concept of public interest litigation is at times turning into personal interest litigation. No doubt, PIL has served a lot of public interest. However, it is sometimes being misused to stall projects or pressurise public authorities,"says CJI N V Ramana.

    Earlier on April 5, the Rajya Sabha passed the Delhi Municipal Corporation (Amendment) Bill, 2022 which is aimed at unifying the three Municipal Corporations of Delhi to ensure a robust setup for synergised and strategic planning and optimal utilisation of resources.

    The committees will undertake joint surveys in the disputed areas to find solutions based on historical perspective, ethnicity, contiguity, people's will and administrative convenience of both the states.

    The AAP government in the state transferred the inspector general of police (IG) Patiala Range, the Patiala senior superintendent of police and the Patiala superintendent of police with immediate effect.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-21 01:13:38 )