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    The development of vaccines, notably in India, has benefited from funding by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In a new book, ' How to Prevent the Next Pandemic' the foundation's co-chairman Bill Gates reflects on the lessons from the pandemic and how to prevent the next one.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation of multiple development initiatives worth around Rs 20,000 crore in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. Modi is arriving here to attend the... British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in Ahmedabad on Thursday morning to start his India visit, and was accorded a grand welcome along the four-km route from the airport to a hotel in the city... After Mizoram, cases of African Swine Fever (ASF) have been detected in Tripura's Animal Resources Development Department (ARDD)-run government breeding farm located at Devipur under Sepahijala distri... Top Gambling Apps in India Addressing a gathering on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day at Eri Rampura village in Orai tehsil, Adityanath said, "Panchayats will be the centres of development. There be no dearth of funds in panchayats for developmental works." The Omicron variant of coronavirus replaced Delta as the predominant strain in India early this year. In the fourth week of December last year, Omicron was found in 50% of the samples sent for genomic sequencing. A three judge bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar took note of the assurance given by the Uttarakhand government that authorities are confident that no untoward statement will be made during the event and all steps as per decisions of this court will be taken. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on April 22 (GMT-4), said that India is carving out opportunities from challenging situations as the world continues to face hikes in fuel prices and shortage of fo... Amid Hindu Mahapanchayat, Haridwar district administration on April 27 is on alert mode after a strong reprimand from Supreme Court in Roorkee. The Hindu Mahapanchayat is called by the saints and the ... The Japan government on Tuesday informed the ruling Liberal Democratic Party of a new plan that does not include India in transporting humanitarian aid supplies to Ukrainian refugees on Japanese Self-Defense Forces (SDF) aircraft, ET has learnt., Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), one of the ruling Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP) constituent parties, briefed Baglay here on Thursday, on the eve of a crucial meeting being hosted by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to discuss the formation of an all-party government to address the economic crisis.
    Our judiciary is overburdened, he said, while speaking after inaugurating the two-day Telangana State Judicial Officers Conference here. The CJI said he has taken up filling up vacancies and improving the infrastructure of the judiciary soon after taking over.
    "A clash broke out between two communities. But we have deployed adequate forces and senior officers are also at the spot. The situation is being brought under control now," said a senior police officer.

    The IMD predicted the maximum temperature may increase by three to five degrees Celsius in most parts of northwest India during the next five days. The mercury is likely to touch the 44-degree mark in Delhi by Thursday, it said. The city has recorded eight heatwave days in April this year, the maximum since 11 such days witnessed in the month in 2010.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the 'Pradhanmantri Sangrahalaya', which is a tribute to every prime minister in the country since Independence.

    Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that inflation in India has not breached the inflation target ‘so badly’ even as the country reels from surging prices. Recent data from the National Statistical Office (NSO) shows that the headline CPI surged to a 17-month high of 6.95% from 6.07% in February. More recently, wholesale price inflation came in at a four-month high of 14.55% in March, thereby completing one year in double-digit territory.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-20 02:54:38 )