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Demolition of Sarojini Nagar slum
The Supreme Court extends its stay on slum demolitions in the Sarojini Nagar area of the nation’s capital until the third week of July
Punjab Cabinet approves recruitment of 26,000 posts
Punjab Cabinet Approves Recruitment of 26,000 Positions in Different Government Departments and Also Approves the Roll-out of Door-to-door Rations Delivery Scheme
Kejriwal to visit Kerala
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will travel to Kerala on May 15 to attend the annual function of the Twenty20 political party.
Total number of people who fled Ukraine
More than 5.5 million people have fled Ukraine since the war began on February 24, the UN Refugee Agency reported.
PMO shares photos of Berlin
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office shares that “India’s colors and diversity are on display at Berlin’s ic… https://t.co/CP0ig5HH85
— ANI (@ANI) 1651483033000
Odisha government to set up 34 courts
The Odisha government has decided to set up 34 courts in different districts of the state, the state’s Justice Minister PratapJena said on Monday.
Telephones of Spanish Prime Minister and Minister of Defense tapped
Mobile phones of the Spanish Prime Minister and Ministry of Defense on “external” listening: the government
Section 144 in Noida
Section 144 has been applied in Noida and Ghaziabad.
Beant Singh case
SC asks the Center to rule in 2 months on the plea of Balwant S Rajoana requesting the commutation of the death sentence.
Bikaner tops the heatwave charts
Bikaner in Rajasthan topped the heatwave charts on May 1, hitting a record high of 47.1 degrees Celsius
Hundreds of civilians evacuated from Mariupol
More than 100 civilians have been evacuated from a besieged steel plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Sunday.
Rahul Gandhi denounces the Modi government for its bad governance
Food crisis Jobs crisis Farmers crisis Inflation crisis PM Modi’s 8 years of bad governance is a case study of how… https://t.co/JwzJKlRG8a
—Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) 1651470740000
Current meeting on the electricity crisis
A meeting is underway at the residence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, likely on the electricity crisis, with Energy Minister RK Singh, Railways Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw and the Minister of Coal Pralhad Joshi.
Meta set to understand how the human brain processes speech and text
Meta announced a long-term artificial intelligence (AI) research initiative to better understand how the human brain processes speech and text, and build AI systems that learn like people.
Denmark reshuffles government
Denmark reshuffles government after justice minister resigns
New Zealand opens its borders to international tourists
New Zealand welcomed tourists from the United States, Canada, Britain, Japan and more than 50 other countries for the first time in more than two years on Monday after dropping most of its pandemic border restrictions remaining.
As 16 states face power crisis, parties must work together: Raghav Chadha, AAP
Not just 1 or 2 states, but 16 states across the country are experiencing a huge coal shortage and electricity crisis. I believe that apart from politics, all parties should work together in this direction… Ministries of Coal, Railways and Electricity should work under the leadership of the Prime Minister: Raghav Chadha, AAP
Chinese electric vehicles are gaining popularity in Israel
Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) are gaining popularity in Israel as the Israeli government aims to phase out fossil fuel vehicles.
Beijing worries about the Korean peninsula
Beijing is concerned about the tense situation on the Korean Peninsula, Chinese envoy for Korean affairs Liu Xiaoming said when he arrived for talks in Seoul this week.
SC imposes restrictions on unvaccinated people
Covid: SC considers restrictions on unvaccinated people to access public places unreasonable, suggests states remove such restrictions.
No one can be forced to get vaccinated: SC
The Supreme Court said Monday that no one can be forced to get vaccinated. The current vaccine policy against COVID-19 cannot be said to be patently arbitrary. Autonomy and bodily integrity are constitutionally protected and no one can be compelled to be vaccinated: SC
SC directs Center to data around public Covid
Supreme Court also orders Center to make data on adverse effects of COVID-19 vaccination public
Amazon stops paid leave for Covid patients
E-commerce giant Amazon has halted seven days of paid leave (PTO) for frontline workers who have contracted Covid-19
Kumar Vish was arrested due to statements against Kejriwal
The High Court of Punjab and Haryana suspends the arrest of former AAP leader and poet Kumar Vishwas. A case has been filed against him for his alleged statements against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal
Whatsapp has banned more than 18 lakh accounts in India
Meta-owned WhatsApp said it banned more than 18 lakh bad accounts in India in March under new IT rules 2021.
Warren Buffet on the stock-buying frenzy
Warren Buffett went on his biggest stock-buying spree in at least a decade as war broke out in Ukraine and US inflation soared: Bloomberg
Prashant Kishor calls “people” the real masters
My quest to be a meaningful participant in democracy & help shape pro-people politics has led to a rollercoaster ride of 10 years… https://t.co/KApamLQISs
— Prashant Kishor (@PrashantKishor) 1651463965000
Eidal Fitr celebrations in Afghanistan
Amid heightened security following recent terrorist attacks, people across Afghanistan celebrated EidalFitr, which is also the first since the Taliban took control of the country last August.
Congestion in Bangalore
Heavy rains cause severe waterlogging at Jayadeva Hospital Junction in Bengaluru
Lithuania puts an end to the extreme situation linked to Covid
Lithuania has ended the “extreme situation” related to COVID-19, changing the pandemic management strategy, according to the Ministry of Health.
Injured passengers aboard the Spicejet
13 passengers ‘seriously injured’ in turbulence on SpiceJet Mumbai-Durgapur flight; The DGCA is investigating the incident
The Chhattisgarh government has increased the government employee dearness allowance applicable from May 1 by 5%.
Sensex drops 484 points in early trade, currently at 56,576; Clever at 16,983
Uttarakhand | The national education policy will be implemented during the next session. We will include Vedas, Gita, Ramayana and History of Uttarakhand in the curriculum after taking suggestions from the public and consulting with academicians: State Education Minister, Dhan Singh Rawat
CIA appoints Indian-born Nand Mulchandani as first chief technology officer
Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa attend ‘Yoga Utsav’ at Sivasagar in Assam
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Berlin today. He will meet German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and co-chair the 6th India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations. Later, he will participate in the business roundtable and also attend a community event.
India today registers 3,157 new cases of COVID19; Active workload at 19,500
2 people rescued 50 hours after building collapse in China
Separately, police arrested nine people, including the owner of the building, on suspicion of causing a serious accident, the official Xinhua news agency said.
Assamese | Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma attend ‘Yoga Utsav’ on the occasion of the 50 days of International Yoga Day held in Sivasagar district.
Nadal and Djokovic slam Wimbledon ban on Russian players
“I think it’s very unfair to (on) my Russian tennis mates, my colleagues… it’s not their fault what’s happening right now with the war,” said 21-time winner Nadal. Grand Slam, in Spain where he and Djokovic are preparing to play at the Madrid Open. “I feel sorry for them,” Nadal said. “Wimbledon just made their decision…the government didn’t force them to do it.” Nadal added: “Let’s see what happens in the next few weeks, if the players will make some sort of decision in this regard.”
50 workers go on pilgrimage under UP government program
- District Magistrate Medha Rupam reported the bus as Shravan Kumar Shramik Parivar Teerth Yojana.
- Deputy Labor Commissioner Sarvesh Kumari said the scheme is being implemented in the state under the Labor Welfare Council.
Balasaheb had backed Modi amid demand for his ousting as Gujarat CM after Godhra riots: Uddhav Thackeray
United States: the last day of the Mississippi festival canceled after a fatal shooting
A law enforcement officer shot and killed one of the people suspected of shooting at a festival in Mississippi, a sheriff said.
Evacuations underway in Mariupol; Pelosi visits Ukraine
UN humanitarian spokesman Saviano Abreu said the operation to clear civilians from the sprawling Azovstal steel plant was being carried out with the International Committee of the Red Cross and in coordination with Ukrainian and Russian officials.
Uttarakhand government imposes a daily limit on the number of pilgrims visiting Char Dham shrines
- The yatra starts on May 3 and the limit will be in effect for the first 45 days, said a government decree dated April 30.
- The daily limit imposed on the number of pilgrims is 15,000 for Badrinath, 12,000 for Kedarnath, 7,000 for Gangotri and 4,000 for Yamunotri.