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    Delhi on Wednesday logged 299 new COVID-19 infections with a daily positivity rate of 2.49 per cent. Mumbai and Delhi both have seen a sharp rise in cases recently. In the last 24 hours, Mumbai report...

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    The court has held that “there is enough material showing commission of offences” of cheating, criminal conspiracy and corruption charges under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.
    The Health Minister, along with Radhakrishnan and senior department officials, inspected the IIT-M campus today to take stock of the situation.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an interaction with chief ministers on Wednesday had said that the government's priority is to vaccinate all eligible children at the earliest with "special campaigns" in schools.

    India saw a jump of nearly 90% in daily Covid cases on Monday compared to Sunday with 2,183 fresh infections being registered, according to health ministry data. This is the first time in almost a month that the country registered more than 2,000 cases in a day.

    The 81-year-old former state chief minister also said though he never contested the Zilla Parishad election, he had been to a local body meeting just five days after birth, as his mother, who was then a local body member, had taken him along with her.
    ( Originally published on 2022-05-22 05:28:59 )