" 2 2# $2 2 '(& ! , *-'+( , +&,.' $ " ! # % # ! Night curfew to continue in Khargone, says Home minister India's drug regulator has granted restricted emergency use authorisation for Biological E's COVID19 vaccine Corbevax for those aged five to 12 years and Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children in the age group of six to 12 years, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday. The approval by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for Corbevax and Covaxin for inoc- ulating children below 12 years paves the way for giving protection to a majority of school going children and assumes significance ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with chief ministers on the emerging COVID-19 situation in the country on Wednesday through video conferencing. The DCGI has also granted emergency use authorisation (EUA) to Cadila for its ZyCoV-D for an additional dose of 3mg with a two-jab inoculation schedule 28 days apart for those aged above 12 years. 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() ' %% ) + # #( ) '$* # + '( )%' " ( ( $ ) () # ( # ' $ !( # # ! %) ! $ #, ) ( ! + ( )) ) ! ) () ) ' ) #() ) " Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here on Tuesday state government had decided that no new construction work would be undertaken in Amarkantak to save Narmada river, as per officials. CM was talking to his colleagues ministerial ahead of the state cabinet meeting. CM said arrangements should be made to ensure that 'Amarkantak does not become a cement-concrete forest'. Chouhan informed about the important meeting held on April 24 with Union Ministers and environmentalist and thinker Suresh Soni regarding environmental protection near The Supreme Court on Tuesday junked a plea seeking the setting up of a judicial inquiry commission, headed by a former Chief Justice of India (CJI), to inquire into the clashes in Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat on the occasion of Ram Navami and Ramzan. A bench comprising Justices L. Nageswara and B.R. Gavai said: "What sort of relief ? You want an inquiry under the former CJI? Find out if someone is 5,0( ,1,67(5 $5(1'5$ 2', :,// ,17(5$&7 :,7+ &+,() 0,1,67(56 21 7+( (0(5*,1* " 6,78$7,21 ,1 7+( &28175; 21 #('1(6'$; 7+528*+ 9,'(2 &21)(5(1&,1* $1 2)),&,$/ 6$,' !1,21 ($/7+ (&5(7$5; $-(6+ +86+$1 :,// 0$.( $ 35(6(17$7,21 $7 7+( &21)(5(1&( 2', :,// ,17(5$&7 :,7+ 6 21 7+( " 5(/$7(' 6,78$7,21 ,1 7+( &28175; 7+528*+ 9,'(2 &21)(5(1&,1* 1221 7+( 7202552: $7 2)),&,$/ 6$,' Will list, wait for two days: SC Amarkantak and Narmada origin site. He said that after the year 2018, the pace of works related to Narmahad conservation da slowed down. Meanwhile, due to Corona, the work of the mission was limited. The entire area should be developed. It should be built only under Mount Maikal. There should be no construction activities in the hilly area. Hotels, restaurants etc. should also be under the mountain, and devotees where . tourists can stay Some tough decisions will be taken in this regard soon, said CM. Narmada of Works Seva Mission will be accelerated. The Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated at soon listing the petitions against the Karnataka High Court judgment, which upheld the ban on hijab in pre-university colleges. advocate senior As Meenakshi Arora mentioned the matter before a bench . headed by Chief Justice N.V Ramana saying that the matter needs urgent hearing, the Chief Justice said: "I will list the matter, wait for two days." Earlier, the apex court had declined to urgently hear petitions challenging the high court judgment. Several petitions have been filed in the apex court challenging the high court judgment. freea. What kind of petition is this?" Advocate Vishal Tiwari, petitioner-in-person, submitted that two similar matters are already pending and it was filed in the beginning itself but it could not be numbered. Tiwari emphasized that the situation is alarming and added that there are allegations that a one-sided investigation is being carried out. He urged the top court to set up the judicial inquiry commission to inquire into religious clashes. The bench said: "Don't ask for such reliefs which can't be granted by this court... dismissed". The plea said: "The present situation prevailing at various places of the country due to the political and community tensions orchestrated by unregulated powers of MHA seeks report from Maha on MP Rana's allegation of illegal arrest NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sought a factual report from Maharashtra government regarding Independent MP Navneet Rana's allegations about her arrest and inhumane treatment at Khar Police station in Mumbai. According to MHA officials, the Ministry's move came after the Lok Sabha Privilege & Ethics Committee earlier asked the union Home Ministry to seek a report from the state govern, ment. On Monday Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also ‘Do we say anything more’ 80%$, 200,66,21(5 2) 2/,&( $1-$; $1'(; %52.( +,6 6,/(1&( 21 8(6'$; ( 3267(' $ 9,'(2 2) 7+( '82 (1-2;,1* 7+( :$50 +263,7$/,7; 2) 7+( +$5 2/,&( $1' 5$,6,1* 48(67,216 21 7+( $87+(17,&,7; 2) 7+( $1$6 $//(*$7,216 :,7+ +,6 2 :( 6$; 2:1 7(56( 326(5 $1;7+,1* 025( sought details from the Maharashtra government within 24 hours on the arrest of MP Navneet Rana in Mumbai. 73 already poached in first 4 months The first four months of 2022 haven't gone too well for the Indian Leopard, or so it seems. If figures published by the Wildlife Protection Society of India (WPSI) are to be believed, 73 of them have been poached this year. In addition to this, 140 were found dead inside forested . areas across the country It can’t be confirmed whether these 140 animals PM to interact with CMs• Covid today on died due to natural causes, such as old age or fights with other leopards over mating and territorial rights. Some of them may even have even fallen victim to human-animal conflicts. In 2021, the to- +(5( $5( 1($5/; (1*$/ ,*(56 ,1 7+( :,/' ,1 1',$ 72'$; 5(9($/ 7+$7 ,*(56 +$9( $/5($'; %((1 32$&+(' ,1 2) 7+(0 :(5( 32$&+(' tal number of Leopard deaths in the country was 614. Of these, 182 animals were poached. Diggy: BJP gets poor Muslims to pelt stones on Hindu processions Congress national general secretary Digvijaya Singh has accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of creating a rift between Hindus and Muslims in a bid to divert public attention from high inflation and rising unemployment. The former chief minister was addressing media persons in Jawad village of Neemuch district, on the first day of his two-day visit to the district. Talking about the recent stone-pelting incident on Ram Navami procession that led to violence and communal tension in Khargone district, Singh put up a new theory about the incident claiming that, "BJP gives money to poor Muslims and gets them to pelt stones on Hindu religious processions," and added that this was also true in cases of 1+.)/' 1+/'0 * # Home minister Narottam said Mishra curfew that would continue in night at Khargone. "There is complete peace in Khargone. Curfew during daytime has been lifted but night curfew will continue as precautionary measure. We will take a decision on night curfew after a review of situation there," he told media persons here on Tuesday. Khargone witnessed riot on Ramnavami, which was celebrated on April 10, wherein stones were pelted on a procession following which curfew was imposed in the communally sensitive town. After partial relaxation, curfew was lifted for , nine hours from Saturday that is, from 8 am to 5 pm. Police confirmed the first death during the riot on April 18 after body of a 28-year-old man was found. PK'S ROMANCE WITH CONG OVER Poll strategist Prashant Kishor Pandey’s dalliance with the Congress ended on Tuesday with the former politely turning down the party’s offer to help it address some of the structural problems. Prashant wanted to parachute into the Congress in the top echelons and deal with the Congress President directly; he also wanted a free hand in evolving a transformational strategy for the next general elec, tions. Possibly Prashant realised well in time that there were few takers for his offer. Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi was the first to oppose his lateral entry into the party; Rahul saw in Prashant’s move an attempt to ride roughshod over others, instead of becoming a part of the collective leadership. chief Congress spokesman and general secretary Randeep Singh Sur- % Old friends are the best: Sidhu )7(5 32// 675$7(*,67 5$6+$17 ,6+25 '(&/,1(' 7+( 21*5(66 2))(5 72 -2,1 7+( 3$57; )250(5 81-$% 21*5(66 &+,() $9-27 ,1*+ ,'+8 0(7 +,0 21 8(6'$; $1' 6+$5(' $ 3,&785( :,7+ +,0 6$;,1* 2/' )5,(1'6 $5( 7+( %(67 jewala broke the news that PK, as the poll strategist is known, was "invited to join the party as part of a group with a defined responsibili, ty but he declined. We appreciate his efforts and sug." gestions given to the party There was also a trust deficit with some Congress leaders suspecting Kishor of being a mole planted by the . BJP LIC's IPO to open on May 4, price band 902-949 The Union government has set a price band for Life Insurance Corporation's IPO of Rs 902 to Rs 949 per share. India’s largest ever IPO would open on May 2 for anchor investors and from May 4 to May 9 for investors. On Saturday, the LIC board approved a cut in its IPO issue size to 3.5 per cent from 5 per cent. The government is now expected to sell 3.5 per cent of its stake in LIC for Rs 21,000 crore, thereby valuing the insurance monolith at 6 lakh crore. Around 10 per cent of the issue will be reserved for policyholders while employees will be eligible to book up to 0.15 crore shares of the IPO. Employees and retail investors will be given a discount of Rs 45 rupees while LIC policyholders will be offered a discount of Rs 60. Ukraine crisis wake-up call for Europe: EAM External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday countered criticism of India's position on Ukraine, saying the Western powers have been oblivious to the pressing challenges facing Asia including last year's events in Afghanistan and the continuous pressure on the rules-based order in the region. In an interactive session at the Raisina Dialogue, Jaishankar said the crisis in Ukraine could be a "wake-up call" for Europe to also look at what has been happening in Asia, saying it has not been an "easy part" of the world for the last 10 years. To a specific question by Foreign Minister of Norway Anniken Huitfeldt on the situation in Ukraine, Jaishankar said India has been pressing for an urgent cessation of fighting and a return to the path of diplomacy and dialogue. "I think where the conflict in Ukraine is concerned, we have a very clear position that has been articulated.