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    "Corruption is not only in the field of governance, there is corruption in the field of education, healthcare," says N Santosh Hegde, Former Karnataka Lokayukta to Mirror Now's Heena Gambhir

    PM Modi underlined that there should be greater use of technology to reduce delay in justice delivery. He said Information and Communications Technology has been deployed for case management and efforts to fill the vacancies at various levels of judiciary are underway. The active cases comprise 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent, the ministry said. An increase of 188 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and laid the foundation of multiple development projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore in Jammu and Kashmir, including the opening of the Banihal-Qazigu... Ways to Get Sweepstake Coins for Free in indian India has divergences with the West on the Ukraine conflict. India neither condemned Russia's "special military operations" in Ukraine nor did it support West-backed resolutions in the UN against Russia. The 'Panchamrits' are -- India's non-fossil fuel energy capacity will reach 500 gigawatts by 2030; meet 50 per cent of its energy requirements from renewable energy by 2030; reduce the total projected carbon emission by 1 billion tonnes till 2030; reduce the carbon intensity of its economy by 45 per cent by 2030 and achieve the net-zero target by 2070. Yadav, while reiterating the 'Panchamrits', said there is "no planet B". Greeting people on National Panchayati Raj Day, Modi tweeted, "Panchayats are the pillars of Indian democracy, in whose strength lies the prosperity of the new India. Let us pledge to further empower our panchayats in building a self-reliant India." Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here that “China attaches high importance to Indian students' concerns about returning to China for studies. We have shared with the Indian sides the procedures and experience of other countries' students returning to China”. The prime minister emphasised on the role of panchayats in the development of the country and said this 'amrit kaal' of Independence is going to be the golden period of India. Asked about the issue at a media briefing, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, "I think you are all aware of the Covid situation in Chinese cities like Shanghai and elsewhere. I don't think it is an opportune moment really to discuss the resumption of issuance of tourist visas from China in the context of what is happening in Shanghai and the Covid situation there.", The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on January 16 last year with healthcare workers getting inoculated in the first phase. Vaccination of frontline workers started from February 2 last year.
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    The pension fund regulator said that the pension scheme had seen this tremendous success due to the active participation of all categories of banks.

    The Goa bench of the Bombay High Court on Saturday admitted the state government's application challenging the acquittal of journalist Tarun Tejpal in a 2013 rape case. The sessions court had last year acquitted Tejpal of all charges, following which the state government filed a petition before the High Court challenging the order. Tejpal had challenged the maintainability of the application.

    Mevani, an MLA supported by Congress, was booked under IPC Sections related to voluntarily causing hurt, assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty and others after the official concerned filed a complaint against him, police said.

    "The CAA is a limited and narrowly tailored legislation which seeks to provide a relaxation to aforesaid specific communities from the specified countries with a clear cut-off date. It is a compassionate and ameliorative legislation," the MHA annual report for 2020-21 said. It said the CAA does not apply to Indian citizens and therefore, does not in any way take away or abridge their rights.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-24 12:49:32 )