The WHO is worried and baffled by it, so are African scientists. After being in the throes of Covid-19 for over two years now, another disease is ringing alarm bells: Monkeypox. And even India is being vigilant to the possible case of the infection, which is a cousin of the smallpox, and is now registering increasing cases in Europe.
Ahead of MNS chief Raj Thackeray’s rally in Pune on Sunday, the police have laid down several guidelines which have to be followed during the public. Officials said that the city police have listed 13 conditions, which needs to be followed, failing which a legal action will be taken.
The three civic bodies in the national capital were officially merged into the ‘Municipal Corporation of Delhi’ on Sunday. The bodies, which had earlier existed as south, north and east Delhi municipal corporations have now been unified into a single entity, after the ministry of home affairs issued a notification in the regard this week.
After the central government cut excise duty on petrol and diesel to cool the prices of auto fuel, several states are also following the suit by reducing value-added tax (VAT). So far, Rajasthan, Odisha and Kerala governments have cut VAT on petrol and diesel. The Centre has cut excise duty on petrol by a record Rs 8 per litre and that on diesel by Rs 6 per litre.
India Meteorological Department on Saturday predicted rains to continue over the northwest and east India for the next four days. The intensity of the rain is likely to peak on Monday. Meanwhile, a cyclonic circulation lies over Rayalaseema and its neighbouring areas, and due to its influence, some southern states are likely to witness very heavy rainfall for the next 5 days.
Neeraj Chopra is leaner, meaner and ready for action as the Tokyo Olympic gold medallist sweated it out in readiness for the upcoming grind. Neeraj has spent the last six months getting back to his best, first in the USA and now in Turkey. He has been training hard with his coach Klaus Bartonietz and is now back to his full speed, throwing javelins and medicine balls.
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