Journalist-turned- politician Veena George is at the helm of Kerala's Health Ministry in the second Pinarayi Vijayan cabinet, replacing KK Shailaja at a time when the state is witnessing an unprecedented Covid-19 surge.
Veena George is a two-time legislator who represents Aranmula constituency in the Kerala assembly.
Covid vaccines for children are likely in a matter of days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was told this morning at a meeting of BJP MPs at parliament.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday attacked the Congress, accusing it of not allowing the monsoon session of parliament to function.
A day after five Assam police officers were killed in clashes, The Govt has said that the Assam-Mizoram border situation is under control and more CRPF troops have been deployed to keep a check on both sides. Kerala Health Minister Veena George has flagged an acute shortage of Covid-19 vaccines in the state and said the drive could be canceled for a few days. The Mamata Banerjee government has filed a voluminous affidavit before the Calcutta High Court, refuting every allegation levelled by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in its report on post-poll violence in the state.
#AssamMizoramBorder #Covid19 #Parliament
The country registered 41,649 lakh fresh cases and 593 deaths. So far, 4.23 lakh people have died of Covid in the country. Kerala contributed 20,772 cases to the country's daily numbers. More than 37 per cent of India's active cases are in Kerala, according to government sources. Maharashtra - the worst-hit states with over 62 lakh cases - reported 6,600 new infections. It was followed by Andhra Pradesh with 2,068 cases and Tamil Nadu (1,947 cases).
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Today, government sources said that more than ₹ 133 crores in taxpayer money has been lost because of parliament disruptions in the monsoon session; Today, the Indian government has said that ten states are seeing an upsurge in Covid cases or a rise in positivity rate; Today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that one crore vaccine doses have been given in Delhi; Today, in an effort to encourage and honour the tireless and unparalleled contribution of journalists.
#Yogi #UPCM #MonsoonSession
The Rajya Sabha's monsoon session productivity fell from 32.2 per cent in the first week to 13.7 per cent in the second. Its overall figure for this period stood at 21.6 per cent, according to the House Secretariat's records.
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Japan has decided to impose a state of emergency in Tokyo, and some other prefectures till August 31 in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in the nation. The decision was taken amid the 2020 Olympics Games that is being hosted in Tokyo.
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Kamalpreet Kaur reached the final of women's discus throw event as her best attempt of 64m was good enough to secure automatic qualification at the Tokyo Olympics. Kamalpreet secured a place in the final with a throw of 64m.
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Yesterday, actor Sonu Sood received a heartwarming surprise from his fans on his birthday. Scores of fans gathered in front of his home in Mumbai to celebrate his 48th birthday with him.
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Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan said the state has no role to play in bringing back widows of Islamic State fighters to India. A Delhi-based website had on March 15 last year released a video showing 4 Keralite women who married IS militants - Nimisha Fathima, Rafeela, Soniya Sebastian, Merrin Jacob - purportedly expressing their desire to return home.
#ISwidows #ISbrides #Kerala
Today, Mamata Banerjee met with Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi; Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the US has ‘really messed it up’ in Afghanistan, The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare pointed out that Kerala now accounts for 50% of all new Covid-19 cases in the country; Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is planning on having 70 aircraft within four years for a new airline.
#MamataBanerjee #SoniaGandhi #AkasaAir
In a major development, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has announced that pregnant women are eligible for Covid-19 vaccination.Sources in the government say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to rejig his council of ministers and is looking at two windows of opportunity. The Calcutta High Court said on Friday that Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal is in denial mode about the violence that erupted in May. In a bizarre case of snooping, a drone was spotted hovering inside the Indian High Commission in Islamabad on the night of June 26.
#PMModi #UttarakhandCM #Covid19
India's COVID-19 graph continued to show declining trend with 1.73 lakh new Covid cases recorded in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily spike in 45 days; The centre has issued an order to recall West..