“It is expected to turn into a cyclonic storm by Tuesday. We are monitoring whether this will be as intense as Cyclone Amphan and are in touch with the concerned state governments,” Mrutunjay Mohapatra, director general of IMD, said.
“Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the state government should extend the tenure of 14,314 gram panchayats by six months. They can continue to work as a caretaker,” Former Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mugantiwar stated in the letter.
Until a fortnight ago, Maharashtra was contributing to 33.5 per cent of India’s Covid-19 burden. On Sunday, the share rose to 35.7 per cent, data from state revealed. The overall toll has also more than doubled in the last 15 days.
“The academic year must start from June. Schools should be started, wherever possible, with proper healthcare. Education should start even through the online medium,” Thackeray said at a review meeting held with the school education department.
Usually, the curriculum of Class XII exams is completed by November, after which the students appear for college-conducted prelims and use the time for self-study. The board exams are conducted in February.
Migrants belonging to UP, Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir had been stuck in the buffer zone. As many as 1,615 migrants and their children were evacuated from the area over the last three days.
Apart from Dilli Haat, Sachdeva is credited with The Garden of Five Senses and his streetscape work during the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
The Indian Express had reported on May 11 that the number of deaths of Covid patients declared by the Delhi government was lower than that quoted by four government hospitals in the city.
When contacted, an SRL spokesperson said: “We are committed to the fight against Covid-19 and are working closely with the government... With regard to the particular case, we are internally gathering facts and appropriate steps will be taken.”
Police said Ahluwalia had wrapped an electric wire around his index fingers, which was connected to the socket.
The decision, Delhi Golf Club president R S Bedi, said, was taken after several meetings with staff regarding the wage bill.
"All my men on the ground are doing their best to avoid coronavirus," says Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava
The 27-year-old woman, who is in quarantine at Hotel Mountview, is a resident of Sector 9. She had been studying at a university in Toronto. Currently asymptomatic, she will be kept in quarantine for the next 14 days. She has three family members.
Dr Asalkardar said 130 pregnant women, who tested negative, gave birth to 131 healthy babies. “One of them gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl. The woman was planning to return to her village in Muzzafarnagar (UP). But she was stranded in Pimpri-Chinchwad after a lockdown was enforced,” he said.
Sources said that a mall management has issued bills to store owners to pay the rent for April and May. Meanwhile, store owners fear that after opening up on June 8, their sales may be low but they may have to pay 100 per cent cost of rent, electricity and other fixed expenses.
“It is pertinent to note here that police officers, doctors, nurses and other persons/ authorities who are fighting against the pandemic of Covid-19 are being treated by the society at large with respect," the court said last week.
In Haryana’s four districts that share borders with Delhi, there are 75 containment zones in Gurgaon, 59 in Faridabad, 27 in Jhajjar and 80 in Sonepat. Gurgaon saw 97 more cases on Sunday evening. The total number of cases are now 774.
The accused had claimed in his bail application, filed through lawyer Bharat Manghani, that he and the victim were in a relationship. He had submitted that they intended to get married and that the victim left her home of her own will on February 12.
Senior government officials said these considerations had led the Delhi government to push for more relaxations in the lockdown over the past month.
The protest at Delhi Gate had remained peaceful until 5 pm, but turned violent when hundreds of people, allegedly from Seelampur, made their way to the site.