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    New Delhi defines average, or normal, rainfall as between 96% and 104% of a 50-year average of 87 centimetres (35 inches)for the four-month season beginning June.

    Are Indians grappling with vaccine fatigue? Is there a reluctance to take a booster shot? Some experts say yes, and attribute it to a combination of fear, confusion and misinformation. The decision was taken during a high-level meeting chaired by Rai with senior officials, including those from the Delhi Agricultural Marketing Board (DAMB) and the Agricultural Produce Market Committee (APMC). The exam of the Uttar Pradesh secondary school board was cancelled in 24 districts after the question paper was leaked in Ballia last month. Adityanath had ordered invoking the stringent National Security Act in the case. FunzPoints Casino in indian The administration is preparing to welcome about eight lakh pilgrims during the yatra this year. The officials said NDRF and SDRF personnel are presently undergoing the specialised mountain rescue training at the Jammu and Kashmir Police facility at Nud in Samba district and some of the NDRF personnel deployed in the Union Territory will be part of the MRTs. New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): After 50 kilograms of Heroin was hauled from Delhi, Narcotics Control Bureau Chief SN Pradhan on April 29, said that it is one of the biggest seizures on the main land and s... ​​As many as 26 premises are being searched in these cities by the federal agency under the criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) "You say that you have to vacate the land. Now these are people who have come from all over the country. They cannot afford housing elsewhere. You can't just throw them out. As a modern government, you have to engage with them. Treat them humanely," Justice Joseph said. NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Dr Suman K Berry on April 23, said that his focus will be to tell the Indian success stories to the rest of the world after taking charge as a full-time member. While speakin... According to the weather office, city's minimum temperature was recorded at 25.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above the normal on Saturday morning. "Maximum and minimum temperatures of the day are likely to hover around 43 and 25 degrees Celsius on Sunday," IMD officials said. The relative humidity at 5.30 pm on Saturday was 17 percent, the weather office said., The city is witnessing a spurt in COVID-19 cases over the past few days with the number of active cases increasing to 3,975 from 601 on April 11.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson today agreed on a new and expanded India-UK defence partnership. The British PM held wide-ranging talks with Modi on the second and final day of his India visit.
    Delhi witnessed a weather change on April 25 after severe dust storm and strong winds hit National Capital. The Meteorological Department has issued yellow alert for Delhi giving a forecast of severe ...

    Two cattle smugglers with links to terror money were killed in an ambush by suspected terrorists in the wee hours on Tuesday in Kokhrajhar's Gossaigoan subdivision.

    India produces 4 million tonnes (mt) of tur pulses, 2.5 mt of urad and 2.2 mt of moong beans. Tur takes 150 days to harvest while urad and moong beans take 100 days and 70 days, respectively, for harvesting. The early onset of summer season and the heatwave have impacted the wheat crop in the country. Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh have reported a 10-35% fall in yield on account of the heatwave. This may mar the government's target of exporting 10 million tonnes of wheat in 2022-23.

    On November 18, last year, two decades after the first NDA government, led by then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, decided to divest stake in Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) to a strategic partner - SOVL, the top court had directed the CBI to register a case to probe the alleged irregularities in the process.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-17 16:05:12 )