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The panel said it had “received several complaints about the ongoing peasant protest,” including some 9,000 industrial establishments and transportation that have been adversely affected by Rajasthan, which is calling for reports of action being taken.
Wholesale price inflation rose again to 11.39% in August, staying in double digits for the fifth straight month in.
The council is also likely to consider extending the deadline for the COVID-19 basics exemption, according to sources aware of the development.
The NGO Evidence obtained information from police stations in accordance with the FTI law; Over 80% of these cases are still pending, it said.
More than 1,800 people have reportedly traveled to Mizoram in the past few days, Interior Minister Lalchamliana said. According to official sources, villagers living on the India-Myanmar border have collected donations and set up relief camps for the refugees who have come to the state. The residents have also provided them with food and other assistance, they said.
Since the Mathur Panchayat set up a model in Palakkad earlier this month, local bodies across Kerala appear to be in a race to follow suit and not everyone is impressed.
The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau investigated the August 7, 2000 and May 22, 2020 crashes.
In 2020, for the first time in 75 years, world leaders filed pre-recorded video statements for the UNGA meeting because they were unable to physically attend the gathering due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The port city of Xiamen has confirmed 33 cases in the past two days. Another 59 cases were found in Putian, about 150 km north on the coast, where the outbreak was first noted.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian president had tested negative for COVID-19.
The Department of Commerce and Industry issued a statement following Union Minister Piyush Goyal’s meeting with British Foreign Trade Secretary Elizabeth Truss.
“All eyes are on New Delhi right now as the banks are getting more and more nervous,” said another banker who came into contact with Vodafone Idea.
On August 31, BCCI submitted offers to own an IPL franchise with “Invitation to Tender”, which will be available for purchase until October 5.