In the previous round, in 2018, when govt had announced 10 vacancies for the posts of joint secretaries, the UPSC had received 6,077 applications.
BJP members say statements by leaders claiming everything is fine are ‘a joke’, flag gaps in Madhya Pradesh's healthcare infrastructure, want complete lockdown.
In statement Wednesday, Election Commission said that it recognised the media's role in enhancing effectiveness of elections. It had earlier sought a media gag order in Madras HC.
Some states, hospitals say they received a part of the required supplies, while others are yet to receive anything. Centre assures all the foreign aid received will be distributed effectively.
I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar and I&B Secretary Amit Khare have been holding video-conferences every day with senior govt officials for over a week now to review negative press.
Many in the country’s IAS, IPS and other civil services complain that informal networks, which protected them earlier, have all collapsed.
Staff at Chamarajanagar district hospital say all patients died when the facility ran out of oxygen. District authorities say too early to reach that conclusion.
The Election Commission had recently banned victory processions on the counting day to curb the spread of Covid-19. Counting of votes is underway in 4 states and a Union Territory.
In a letter written to states on 23 April, the health ministry said any unutilised vaccine stocks will have to be returned to the cold chain point from where the stocks were issued.
According to UP government, it is conducting 2.25 lakh-2.35 lakh tests every day, but state’s testing/million rate lags below the national average.