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    Maharashtra environment minister Aaditya Thackeray today inaugurated Mumbai's first completely digital bus. It's run on the Gateway of India - Churchgate route by the Brihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport (BEST).

    India's drug regulator has granted emergency use authorisation for Biological E's COVID-19 vaccine Corbevax for those aged five to 12 years and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the age group o... ​​​​Banerjee, addressing a large gathering of industry tycoons at the Bengal Global Business Summit, said the state will work on eight pillars of development going ahead, including infrastructure, education, social security, skill development and ease-of-doing-business. A heatwave is declared when the maximum temperature is over 40 degrees Celsius and at least 4.5 notches above normal. A severe heatwave is declared if the departure from normal temperature is more than 6.4 notches, according to the IMD. online casino app india Commuters in the national capital will face some problems as auto, taxi and cab drivers' unions are on a two-day strike from today to protest against rising fuel and CNG prices. The cab drivers are demanding an increase in fare rates and a reduction in fuel prices. Modi will release a commemorative coin and a postage stamp on the occasion. Over the last few years, there has been a growing number of comedians running their standup videos by lawyers associated with their agencies before uploading them on social media. "All members were asked to appeal to their respective communities and the public in their area to maintain peace and harmony. They were also requested not to let any rumour or misinformation spread and in case they come across any such activities or mischievous acts, then to immediately report the same to police," police said. In February at least five persons had lost their lives in an ECL abandoned mine collapse at Gopinathpur in Dhanbad during illegal mining and the government had formed a special investigation team to probe the incident. Around eight persons were killed in lightning and severe storms that lashed out in different areas of Assam in last 48 hours, The government has now kicked off work, with regular discussions being undertaken and presentations in front of the chief minister as the party would not want the issue to be discussed again in the run-up to the 2024 general election.
    "Heatwave conditions in isolated pockets very likely to prevail over Punjab, Haryana-Delhi, south Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand during 18th-19th," the IMD said in a bulletin.
    "In order to give the benefit of precaution dose to all eligible beneficiaries in Delhi, the same will be available for 18 to 59 years' age group, free of cost in all government CVCs from April 21," the health department said in an order.

    According to an Expression of Interest (EoI) floated by the RBI, the acquisition of office premises is proposed on a long-term lease basis for a minimum 40,000 square feet carpet area located in and around BKC within a radius of 5 km from its BKC office.

    The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has given Bharat Biotech's Covid vaccine Covaxin restricted emergency use authorisation for children between the age of 6-12 years. Further DCGI also granted emergency use authorisation to Corbevax for children between the age of 5-12 years, Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted on Tuesday.

    It may be noted that the state health department has issued strict Covid-19 standard protocol after signs of a slight increase in Covid-19 cases came up in the state. Tamil Nadu has also made masks compulsory and those who found without it would be charged fined Rs 500.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-18 14:11:14 )