External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj will attend the inaugural plenary session of the 46th meeting of OIC 's Council of Foreign Ministers in Abu Dhabi during March 1 2 at the invitation of her UAE counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan. She will address the inaugural plenary session as a guest of honour, the external affairs ministry said in a statement on Saturday.Over the past few decades, New Delhi has had, at best, a prickly relationship with the OIC, largely because Pakistan frequently used the 56 member grouping to target India on the Kashmir issue. Pakistan and its allies in the Arab world have also blocked attempts to give observer status to India, which has the world 's third largest Muslim population.
In an update issued on Friday, the health ministry said the new case had been discovered in the conflict wracked Beni region. "It seems the patient was infected after being exposed to bodily fluids from a patient who had recovered from Ebola. A detailed investigation is under way along with virus sequencing to determine the epidemiological link, " it said.
KINSHASA A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo in an area where authorities believed the epidemic had been brought under control after 23 days without any fresh infections. In an update issued on Friday, the health ministry said the new case had been discovered in the conflict wracked Beni region.
Rajnath Singh says won;t celebrate Holi in memory of Pulwama attack martyrs India carried out three cross border strikes in five years, won;t talk about third: Rajnath Singh IAF pilots were on mission to destroy terror facility in Pak, not to shower petals: Rajnath The outcome of the survey is expected to bring out useful suggestions for stakeholders in formulating and implementing appropriate policy responses and changes in the functioning of police and for improving crime prevention and investigation, the official added. The Union Home Ministry will be carrying out a pan India survey to assess public perception on citizen centric police services like women safety and reporting of crimes, officials said. The survey will commence next month and cover a representative sample of 1.2 lakh households spread over 173 districts across the country, based on the National Sample Survey framework, the officials added.All states and the Union Territories would be included in this survey and it will be completed in nine months, a Home Ministry official said.
Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose appointed India #039;s first Lokpal Explained: In 4 corner Bengal contest, TMC and BJP eye gains IAMAI, social media platforms to come up with #039;Code of Ethics #039; tomorrow: EC ;States UTs have been requested to extend full cooperation to the conduct of the survey, and to adopt this good practice and prepare their police for undertaking such surveys on their own, in future,; the MHA statement said. In an attempt to understand public perception about police services, the Ministry of Home Affairs has commissioned the Bureau of Police Research and Development to conduct a pan India survey to assess the impact of police services, in order to improve service delivery in policing and enhance public satisfaction likewise.In a statement released on Thursday, the ministry has directed the bureau to conduct the All India Citizens Survey of Police Services through the National Council of Applied Economic Research in the national capital. The survey is scheduled to commence in March and is expected to be completed within nine months.
South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo commuting to their home country in search of food not given to them across the border do not only constitute a sad humanitarian tale. Their desperate movements also increase the risk of the much feared Ebola virus being transported to the world s youngest nation. There is no cause of alarm, though, as no case of the disease has been reported in South Sudan. We are also as prepared as we can be to handle any eventuality if it breaks out, says Dr. James Wani, Director General of the Yei River area s Ministry of Health.
According to an official statement, the President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed to assign the portfolios of the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs to Arun Jaitley. Mr. Jaitley tweeted: Resumed work at the Ministry of Finance today (Friday). Thankful to Shri Piyush Goyal who discharged the responsibility at the MoF diligently amp; competently.
The Emergencies Ministry said the collapse Saturday afternoon at the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics took place as construction work was underway.About two hours after the collapse, Russian news agencies cited the ministry as saying no bodies had been found in the rubble and there were no immediate reports of injuries.
In the latest turn of events, the Indian government is targetting Facebook owned WhatsApp, which is the most popular social media app in the country. The government is taking a toll on WhatsApp for its use to incite violence and spread pornography, and asking the social media platform to allow more official oversight on the online discussions that go on the platform, even if that means giving officials access to protected, or encrypted, messages. Facebook has refused, risking punitive measures and even the possibility of a shutdown in one of its biggest markets. For six months, we ve been telling them to bring more accountability to their platform but what have they done? said Gopalakrishnan S., a senior official in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology known as MEITY. So pedophiles can go about on WhatsApp fully secure that they won t get caught. It is absolutely evil.
The Registration of Marriage of Non Resident Indian Bill, 2019 also allows courts to attach movable and immovable properties of NRIs who are declared ”proclaimed offenders ” for failing to appear before law.The draft law also allows courts to send summonses and warrants to the accused through a specially designated website to be hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs.
(CNN) Ebola cases surpassed 800 in the Democratic Republic of Congo with more than 500 deaths, according to the country;s health ministry.No countries bordering the DRC have reported any ebola cases as of now, according to the World Health Organization.
The French Interior Ministry said 51,400 people protested country wide, versus 58,600 on Feb. 2. In Paris, 4,000 converged to the Champs Elysees Avenue, down from 10,500 at a similar rally last week.Despite determination of some to continue protests, the action has waned from its November 17 peak when the turnout was at 287,710.
KINSHASA More than 500 people have died from the latest outbreak of Ebola in DR Congo, but a vaccination programme has prevented thousands more deaths, the country's health minister told AFP."In total, there have been 502 deaths and 271 people cured," said a health ministry bulletin published late on Friday, reporting on the outbreak in the east of the country.
China's foreign ministry on Saturday condemned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Arunachal Pradesh, also claimed by China, saying itMeanwhile, Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar said Congress will meet the "fate of Sri Lanka " if BJP workers come together and fight the Lok Sabha elections. The ailing CM said asked the party men to come together, forget minor differences and fight to make Shri Narendra Modi the Prime Minister. Parrikar was speakein at #39;Atal Booth Karyakarta Sammelan #39; in Bambolim, Goa.
Mama Rosa was an ardent follower of the Ministry of Holiness and Repentance, a church owned and operated by Prophet Dr Bishop David Owour.The bizarre story goes that Mama Rosa fell sick in June 2017 and was diagnosed with pneumonia and rheumatoid arthritis. She apparently died but when her husband called Prophet Owuor, lo and behold, Mama Rosa conquered death, in typical Lazarus fashion.
The focus on tax rebates for the middle class has brought a sigh of relief for them and now they will be able to spend more on vacations.The government has increased the funds for the tourism ministry to Rs 2,189.22 crore for 2019 20. "The exemption of income tax for the middle and lower class segment of the society will increase the disposable income, which in line will trigger demand across consumer focused industries," Royal Orchid Hotels MD Chander Baljee said.Highlighting that tax exemptions will provide a boost to the sector, Cox Kings Group CEO Peter Kerkar said the move will lead to additional savings thereby leading to more discretionary spends and travel and tourism can be one of the beneficiaries.
An Arty Adventure Locks on American Consulate General Lucknow University to teach American Studies 129 Indian students have been arrested by US authorities for enrolling at a fake university allegedly to stay in that country. (Representational image) Expressing its concern over the detention of Indian students in connection with their enrolment in a fraudulent university in the United States, India on Saturday issued a demarche to the American Embassy and sought immediate consular access to them. US Embassy has also confirmed the same.The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said India continues to closely monitor and take proactive measures to address the situation arising out of the detention of several Indian students in the US.
Beijing will ;firmly defend; its companies, the foreign ministry said in a statement read on state run TV news. It gave no indication whether Beijing might retaliate for the charges against Huawei, China;s first global tech brand and the biggest maker of network switching gear used by phone and internet companies.Huawei Technologies Ltd. denied committing any of the violations cited in Monday 's indictment, the most serious escalation yet of pressure on Huawei, which has spent a decade battling U.S. accusations it is a front for Chinese spying and a security risk.
Mak Hazukay, an army spokesman in the Beni area, east of North Kivu province, said three other soldiers were being observed in a center for the fight against the epidemic at the Ministry of Health in Beni. He also stressed that all measures are being taken to stop the infection among soldiers.Since the beginning of the epidemic, the cumulative number of cases already registered has been 736, of which 682 are confirmed and 54 are probable. In total, there were 459 deaths, including 405 confirmed and 54 probable, and 257 people cured, according to the latest report from the ministry.