Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan jointly e-inaugurated new Magistrates' Court Building in Seychelles on April 08. India also handed over fast patrol vessel to Seychelles during high-level virtual meet. This is the first time PM is holding discussions with Ramkalawan who was elected to power in October 2020.
President of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan during a virtual meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked him for solidarity and contribution in fight against COVID-19 by donating 50,000 doses of Covishield vaccine."In little less than 2 months, we'll be commemorating 45th anniversary of formal establishment of diplomatic relations between Seychelles and India. The support we have received from India has contributed immensely to socio-economic development of Seychelles," said President of Seychelles. He added, "What better example of Indian solidarity than your donation of 50,000 doses of Covishield vaccine. If we're nearing our target of achieving 70% of heard immunity by April 2021 and have re-opened our country to business, it is due to this precious donation."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings on 100th anniversary of the founding of the state of Jordan. He said India and Jordan will continue to walk side by side to work together for better future of all humanity. "India and Jordan are united in belief that moderation and peaceful co-existence are essential for peace and prosperity. We will continue to walk side by side in our joint efforts for a better future for all humanity," said PM Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed at the inaugural session of Raisina Dialogue 2021 via video conference on April 13. While addressing the event, PM Modi said that, amid COVID-19 pandemic, the 6th edition of Raisina Dialogue is taking place at a watershed moment in human history. "A global pandemic has been ravaging the world for over a year. The last such global pandemic was a century ago. Although, humanity has faced many infectious diseases since then. The world today is underprepared to handle the COVID pandemic. Our scientists, researchers and industries have answered some questions. Many solutions have emerged and many more are yet to come," PM added.
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reacted on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'didi did nothing for Matua community' remark. CM Banerjee challenged PM Modi by saying if she hasn't done anything for 'Matua community' then she will "quite the politics". "Narendra Modi said at a meeting in Krishnanagar that Mamata didi did nothing for Matua community. I'm publicly asking him to accept the challenge, if I haven't done anything for them then I will leave politics, if you are lying then you will do sit-ups holding ears," she said. The fifth phase of Bengal polls are scheduled to be held on April 17.
On screen credit 'Courtesy of STV. Available for catch-up on STV Player'. Max 60 seconds use. Use within 24 hours. The five Scottish party leaders face-off in a leaders debate.SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has urged Scots to re-elect her as First Minister in May’s Holyrood election – promising “strong leadership” through the rest of the Covid-19 pandemic and a second independence vote in its aftermath.Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross said other issues such as tackling drug deaths, improving mental health care and increasing the number of police officers should take priority.Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie also disagreed that there should be another referendum in the next five years.
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Speaking on increasing fresh cases of COVID-19 in the state, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey, on April 13, said that the state has increased its bed capacity in hospitals. "The number of positive cases has increased in the state. The number of beds has been increased in medical colleges/hospitals including Nalanda Medical College and AIIMS Patna," he said while speaking to mediapersons.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 12 during a public rally in West Bengal's Bardhaman remembered Bihar Police officer who was allegedly beaten to death by a mob during raid in West Bengal's Uttar Dinajpur on April 10 and accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the gruesome attack. "That brave police officer, who had come to Bengal on duty two days ago, was beaten to death. When his mother saw his body, she also succumbed. Didi, is that officer's mother not a mother for you? No mother in Bengal knew how harsh and ruthless you are," said PM Modi.
Three people arrested in a bike theft case were found COVID positive in Bihar's Muzaffarpur. According to the police, they will send accused for treatment. "3 people arrested in a bike theft case were found COVID positive in Muzaffarpur. We have recovered the motorcycle and will send accused for treatment," said a police official.
As second phase of vaccination of COVID-19 is underway in India, people flocked to the vaccination centre to get the jab. Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed to the chief ministers of all states to..