Addressing a virtual climate summit of 40 global leaders, PM Modi said he and President Biden are launching the 'India-US climate and clean energy Agenda 2030 partnership'.
Agitating farmer union leaders say those at the protest site are free to decide if they want to be tested for Covid or receive the vaccine, agree to 'passively' support govt efforts.
Passengers who have transited through India in the last 14 days will not be permitted to board from any other point to the UAE.
Police and senior officials of the administration in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana are stalling tankers carrying oxygen, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.
The Uddhav Thackeray government has already tightened restrictions on movement of people in Maharashtra from 8 pm Thursday, including on inter- and intra-district travel.
Former BJP MLA Mithilesh Kumar Tiwari deleted the offensive tweet after a severe backlash.
The 56-day yatra to the 3,880-metre-high shrine is scheduled to start from the twin routes of Pahalgam and Baltal on 28 June and culminate on 22 August.
The directive under the stringent Disaster Management Act 2005, comes in the wake of reports that some states blocked supply of medical oxygen to other states.
Long queues were seen outside most polling booths with security personnel asking everyone to adhere to Covid-19 safety protocols amid the surge in cases, an EC official said.
The cumulative figure of 17,924 calls in the past one week don't include the ones made by patients to private ambulances.