The Times Of India
Current surge of virus may see a decline in middle to end of May: Gagandeep Kang
Gagandeep[ Kang said there could be one or two more peaks of coronavirus cases but they may not be as bad as the current one. Right now it's doing a "world through" in areas it did not do last year, in the middle class population, in the rural areas and there is going to be "very little fuel" for the virus to continue to go through, she said.
Bengal govt not even 24 hours old and they are sending teams, says Mamata
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday slammed the Centre over sending a team to probe post-poll violence in the state and said it's not even 24 hours of the new government and they are sending letters and teams. Addressing a press conference, the chief minister also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to families of all those killed in post-poll violence.
Oil PSUs to redevelop Badrinath as ‘spiritual smart town’ with Rs 100 cr investment
Five state-run oil and gas majors will redevelop the Himalayan pilgrimage of Badrinath in Uttarakhand as a ‘spiritual smart hill town, at an initial investment of nearly Rs 100 crore, a move that is expected to promote tourism and create livelihood opportunities while improving visitor experience.
Newly elected MLAs of West Bengal sworn in
The swearing-in ceremony for the newly elected legislators in West Bengal got underway on Thursday morning, with pro-tem speaker Subrata Mukherjee administering the oath of office and secrecy to the MLAs. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee attended the ceremony for a short while before leaving for the state secretariat.
Centre makes it mandatory for disability certificates to be issued online
In a relief for people with disabilities, the Central government has now made it mandatory for disability certificates to be issued online. The ministry of social justice and empowerment has issued a gazette notification for this on Monday.