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    Restauranteur Ateeq Ali (36) and bakery owner Amjad Rashid (58) have claimed in their petitions that the Khargone administration had taken an "arbitrary" and "illegal" action to bulldoze their properties without hearing them out.

    After the meeting, CM Thackeray's office here issued a statement detailing the Centre and the state government's share of taxes charged on fuel - mainly petrol and diesel. "The Union government owes Rs 26,500 crore to the Maharashtra government. Maharashtra's contribution in direct taxes collection at the national level is 38.3 per cent and its share in the GST (collection) is 15 per cent, but the Centre gives us step-motherly treatment," Thackeray said in the statement. "Only 34 per cent of parents surveyed were in favour of running full schedule physical classes. Another 34 per cent suggested shorter duration of school with no indoor lunch and snack break. Twenty-nine per cent parents were very clear that physical classes should be shut if district TPR is above 5 per cent. India reported 3,157 new Covid-19 cases and 26 deaths in the last 24 hours, Union health ministry data revealed. The country's active caseload currently stands at 19,500. According to the Union health... indian casino free online slots Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asked the business community to form groups of entrepreneurs and experts to suggest policy changes for reforms in banking and other sectors, and also to point out the shortcomings. Anurag Nallavelli, a techie from Hyderabad who works in the US, has summited Dhaulagiri - the seventh highest peak in the world at 8,167 m - without supplemental oxygen. "We always condemn actions of autocratic governments": Boris Johnson UK PM tells Times Now's R Shivshankar on being asked about China's aggression towards India. 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. An i10 car that was purchased from the stolen amount by the accused couple has also been recovered, they said. Other recoveries are still in process. The couple spent the stolen money mainly to pay off debts, medical expenses of their parents, and house renovation. The Consulate General of India in New York, The Culture Tree and the Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) kicked-off the special activities and interactive programming on Monday that aim to celebrate the diversity of India and its people through dance, music, literature, puppetry, drama, food and art, The Culture Tree said in a statement., A girl gets her hand decorated with henna at a market area ahead of Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the Muslim's holy festival of Ramadan in Srinagar.
    In view of increasing COVID cases in the country over the last two weeks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting to assess the situation with Chief Ministers today via video conferencing. A...
    The assurance was extended during last week's visit of Deputy NSA Vikram Misri who called on President of Mongolia, Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh. Misri is understood to have given assurance on the timely completion of the oil refinery project being built with Indian assistance.

    Greeting people on National Panchayati Raj Day, Modi tweeted, "Panchayats are the pillars of Indian democracy, in whose strength lies the prosperity of the new India. Let us pledge to further empower our panchayats in building a self-reliant India."

    Foreign Office said that the time period granted for transportation of the humanitarian assistance expired on March 21 and the Government of India recently requested for extension in time period to complete the transportation process.

    An unusually early heatwave has brought extreme temperatures to large swathes of India's northwest, central and eastern, raising concerns that such weather conditions could become the new normal.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-20 05:26:21 )