In the latest episode of On The Record, West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra spoke to Hindustan Times' Sunetra Choudhury about home minister Amit Shah’s prediction that the BJP will win 200 seats in the assembly elections, the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s message, and the TMC demand to club the remaining seats in a single phase, among other issues. Polling for the first four phases has been concluded while the fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth phases will take place on April 17, 22, 26 and 29 respectively. Counting of votes will take place on May 2. Watch the full video for more details.
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The ICSE board exams for Classes 10 and 12 have been postponed amid the surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was today briefed about the efforts being made by the government to import medical grade oxygen. Scam-accused billionaire Nirav Modi's extradition to India has been cleared by the British government. UK Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order on Thursday. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday. Tamil Actor Vivekh is still in critical condition and will be observed closely for the next 48 years at the SIMS Hospital in Vadapalani.
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The Central Government has given permission to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin. CM Uddhav Thackeray thanked PM Modi through a tweet by CM office, Maharashtra on April 15, "The Dept of Science and Technology, Government of India, has granted approval to Haffkine Institute to produce Bharat Biotech's Covaxin vaccine on a transfer of technology basis. CM Uddhav Balasaheb Thackeray has thanked the Hon'ble PM Shri@narendramodi for approving this request."
Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the latest star to receive one of Hollywood’s oldest honours.The world champion boxer placed his hands and feet in cement outside the historic TCL Chinese Theatre, in a tradition dating back to 1927.
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The NEET-PG medical entrance exams scheduled for April 18th have been postponed. Delhi government has announced a weekend curfew in light of the recent surge in Covid-19 cases. Activist and former student leader Umar Khalid was granted bail by a Delhi court today in a case linked to the Delhi riots last year. Health department officials have detected 1,701 Covid-19 cases in the past five days at the ongoing Kumbh Mela in Haridwar. The Delhi High Court said today that As many as 50 people will be allowed to offer prayer five times a day at the Nizamuddin Markaz mosque during Ramzan.
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Scores of devotees gathered at 'Har ki Pauri' for 'Ganga aarti' in Haridwar on April 14. A large number of devotees offered prayers during the on-going 'Kumbh Mela'. However, social distancing norms were flouted, with several of devotees seen without masks. In last 48 hours, over 1,000 devotees have been tested COVID positive at 'Kumbh Mela'.
Passionate about water conservation and nature, Mayur Shah said that he was speechless when Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted his comment during Mann Ki Baat on February 28. Mayur Shah said, "My first reaction was my jaw dropped, I was speechless. We are ardent listener of Mann Ki Baat but never in the dream had we thought that he will pick and highlight what I wrote. We feel extremely blessed." Mayur had requested Prime Minister to highlight and appreciate people of Assam. Mayur said, "I had requested PM to use his platform and congratulate people of Assam for water conservation efforts in Kaziranga that has led to growth in waterfowls there, it is helping lot of migratory birds."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his radio programme, Mann Ki Baat on February 28 had answered a question asked by Aparna Reddy, who hails from Mohali. Expressing happiness over it, Aparna Reddy said, "I was at a wedding when someone called and told me that Modi ji had answered my question in Mann Ki Baat, I liked what he said. I think earlier also he had mentioned somewhere in 2018 that he regrets not learning the ancient Tamil language."Aparna had asked, "You have been PM for so many years and were CM for so many years. Do you ever feel that something is missing?" To which PM Modi replied that h considers not learning Tamil as one of his shortcomings. "I pondered over this and told myself that one of my shortcomings was that I could not make much effort to learn Tamil, the oldest language in the world. I could not get myself to learn Tamil," said PM Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 74th edition of his monthly radio address, Mann Ki Baat and spoke about various issues concerning the nation, including water conservation and coronavirus. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Sunday launched Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite onboard its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C51. Jaish-ul-Hind, an unknown and unheard organisation, has taken responsibility for placing the explosives-laden vehicle outside Mukesh Ambani's house 'Antilia' in Mumbai. While the country is still battling the Coronavirus Pandemic, Arunachal Pradesh became a coronavirus-free state on Sunday with the three active cases recovering from the disease.
Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev on Apr 07 urged people to include Yoga and meditation along with the vaccination, social distancing, use of masks and sanitizers to tackle the infection of COVID-19. "When the corona pandemic begun, the people changed their lifestyle and adopted Yoga and Ayurveda, used natural products instead of junk foods but again people have become careless. They are not using mask and sanitizer and not maintaining social distancing" said Baba Ramdev. The Yoga Guru also said that consuming fast food has a great impact on the body and urged people to use natural products and to use masks and consume Tulsi, there are many people who have been tested positive twice in a gap of six months.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Ayurveda is closely linked to the respect that Indian culture gives to nature and environment. While addressing the Global Ayurveda Festival he said, "It could rightly be described as a holistic human science, from the plants to your plates."
Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev has released research papers on Patanjali's Coronil medicine, the anti-Covid Ayurvedic drug that he first launched in June 2020. Ramdev had then claimed it was a 'medicine' however it was approved as an 'immunity booster' by the Centre.
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