"In another fantastic milestone, 50% of eligible people in Goa are now fully vaccinated with 2 doses. Congratulating all Goans for cooperating to make this happen. With the continual effort our State shall soon be fully vaccinated," Goa CM Pramod Sawant tweeted.
This is the second municipality the UDF has lost control of in a week in Kottayam district, considered a stronghold of the Congress in central Kerala.
The boat was carrying personnel of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) which was attempting to rescue the tusker trapped in the river.
The man has identified as Param Roy Chowdhury of Charkal Gram under Nanoor police station. Police had earlier received similar complaints.
The Union minister, who is visiting the state to campaign for Priyanka Tibrewal, the BJP candidate for the September 30 Bhabanipur by-election, said the proposal was mooted at the last GST meeting.
Banerjee, who is her party’s candidate for the Bhabanipur Assembly bypoll, has to win to stay on as chief minister.
New minister for civil aviation, Purneshkumar Modi, said that he has decided to write to Scindia again to expedite the revival of the service.
This is the first FIR lodged in Gujarat for fraud under the RTE Act since its implementation in the academic year 2013-’14.
The programme — dubbed 'Vipaksh Aapke Samaksh' — will be launched by the Congress from Karnal, which is state Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s constituency.
The weather office predicted the formation of a low-pressure system over the northeast Bay of Bengal on September 24.
The state also reported 13 Covid deaths over the last 24 hours, taking the overall toll to 18,691.
The upcoming rally will coincide with the 108th birth anniversary of Devi Lal, which is celebrated as “samman divas” every year by the Indian National Lok Dal, led by Chautala.
In the past eleven days, since September 12, Punjab has added 395 new Covid cases and nine deaths to its tally.
The state government has also given approval for a 200-bed special hospital for women and children, and another 200-bed super speciality hospital.
This follows Maharashtra Governor B S Koshiyari asking the state to hold a two-day Assembly session to discuss the issue after the Sakinaka rape case, and saying that the Shakti Act which has been delayed needs to be passed.
It was specified that all allottees of CHB are requested to clear their pending dues by October 31, along with applicable interest for delay.
The new BJP chief claimed that the voice of people was being muzzled in an undemocratic manner, and alleged that the TMC does not want people to exercise their franchise.
Upon inquiry, the CISF and local police found that the man was a security contractor operating in Bhosari MIDC, and had the requisite licence to possess firearms.
Last week, the suspect, Premraj Thevraj, a resident of Chennai, was arrested for allegedly cheating a woman of Rs 11 lakh by entering into a fake marriage with her. He had met the woman on a matrimonial website in April, police said.
This is the second heart transplant performed in Pune this year after the first one was done at Sahyadri Hospital, Deccan, said Aarti Gokhale, central coordinator, Zonal Transplant Coordination Committee.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that rainfall will be fairly widespread over these meteorological subdivisions whereas rainfall activity will continue over Vidarbha till Saturday.
Santosh Atkar, 40, came to Yerawada Central Prison in 2016 after he was prosecuted for culpable homicide of his wife in December 2013. Atkar had hit his wife during an argument at their house in Pandharpur town of Solapur district.
Police said the matter came to their knowledge after the girl, who is from the Dalit community, was admitted to hospital two days after the incident. An FIR was registered on Monday based on the girl’s statement.
According to the model suggestions, there are strong chances for La Nina conditions to start developing from October and these could prevail till the end of the winter season over the northern hemisphere.
Eyewitnesses said the women could not be rescued as the blaze spread rapidly.