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    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".

    Delhi has seen a jump of two to three degrees Celsius in the maximum temperature at most places since yesterday. Delhi's base station - Safdarjung Observatory -- yesterday recorded a maximum of 41.5 degrees Pitampura (43.6 degrees Celsius), Mungeshpur (44.1 degrees Celsius), Sports Complex (44.2) were worse. 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 India has noted the findings of Guterres' Global Crisis Response Group Task Team issued last week. A total of 1,80,622 candidates had applied for 9,171 posts of various types of constables such as armed, unarmed, home guards, former militants, radio communications and fire and emergency services. indian casino app He declared the 2nd edition of the Eagle Nest Birding Festival open at Oaktum Thongre village here in West Kameng district open and called upon the organizers to push the festival as an event connected to nature without disturbing the peace and tranquility of the virgin region. This is the first time that an interlocutor has visited Camp Hebron which is about 40 km away from the Dimapur which houses the military and political wing of the outfit. "This project, as part of Act East policy, will give a big boost to the economy of Northeast and West Bengal, including GDP growth, employment generation and increase in per capita income," the former diplomat told PTI. 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. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which took up the case after directions from the Calcutta High Court, has already collected samples from the home of the main accused Braja Gopal Gayali, the son of a Panchayat-level leader of the ruling Trinamool Congress. 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., "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.
    The National Security Council Secretariat, which comes under the Prime Minister’s Office, just concluded its maiden 10-day incident-response exercise, NCX India, for government officials and critical-sector organisations.
    Over 24,459 precaution doses of the Covid vaccines were administered to beneficiaries in the age group of 18-59 years till 7 pm on Wednesday, taking the total number of such doses given in this age group to 2,35,786, according to the health ministry's data.

    The minister, who also holds Chemicals and Fertilisers portfolio, noted that the country is witnessing the rise of a new India and all the stakeholders have to ensure that the pharma sector also becomes part of this growth.

    "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.

    Several opposition leaders, including Rahul Gandhi of the Congress, attacked the Centre over the use of bulldozers in violence-hit areas of Delhi and Madhya Pradesh and alleged that it amounted to demolishing India's constitutional values and targeted the poor and minorities.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-21 01:24:17 )