Only six faith choices make it to subsequent Census type
Do you eat packaged or bottled water? The Census desires to know. This shall be one of many new questions within the subsequent Census, which may also introduce “natural calamities” as a brand new possibility when asking concerning the components answerable for the migration of a person or a household, aside from current choices equivalent to schooling, marriage, work or enterprise. Despite calls for from a number of communities to be counted as a separate faith, the subsequent Census will solely depend Hindu, Muslim, Christian, Buddhist, Sikh and Jain as distinct faith choices.
IMD retains its regular outlook for monsoon
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has stored its forecast of regular rainfall from June-September this yr, unchanged from its prediction in April. At 96% of the Long Period Average (a 50-year imply) of 87 cm, that is on the lowest finish of what’s thought-about ‘normal.’ The probabilities of an El Nino forming are close to sure, and it will probably imply that rainfall ranges shall be under regular in northwest India, the division mentioned on May 26.
India, Nepal could signal pacts on vitality and water throughout Prachanda’s four-day go to
As Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda prepares for an official go to to India, the “southern neighbour” maintained silence as fast-paced developments in Nepal stay the discuss of the city right here. The air of warning round Mr. Prachanda’s go to is partly as a result of unstable political situation in Nepal which has witnessed two successive adjustments within the ruling coalition that got here to energy in December 2022 and has been beset by numerous corruption scandals ever since.
Don’t goal elected representatives, Manipur CM appeals to folks
Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on May 26 implored the folks to not goal anybody, together with elected representatives. His enchantment adopted two incidents of mob fury towards lawmakers within the strife-torn State. In the primary on Wednesday, a mob vandalised the home of State PWD Minister Konthoujam Govindas in Bishnupur district in protest towards the federal government’s alleged failure to guard folks from suspected extremists belonging to the Kuki neighborhood.
Nine first-timers, together with one lady, make it to Siddaramaiah-led Ministry
The Congress authorities in Karnataka is all set to get its second growth with the swearing-in ceremony of 24 Ministers on Saturday on the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.
Centre directs officers to upscale efforts for ‘better utilisation’ of river waters in J&Okay below Indus Water Treaty
The Union authorities on Friday instructed officers in Jammu & Kashmir to upscale efforts for “better utilisation of the country’s rights under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT)“ over the three rivers flowing through the Union Territory (U.T.).
EU ‘carbon tax’ is not intended to be protectionist, says chief climate negotiator Frans Timmermans
The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) is not intended to be “protectionist” and solely meant to keep away from the issue of ‘carbon leakage,’ mentioned Frans Timmermans, European Union’s chief local weather negotiator, in an interplay with reporters on Friday.
Souvenirs recorded mutt’s handover of sceptre to Mountbatten, says Adheenam spokesperson
Special souvenirs revealed after Independence and the primary Republic Day by the Tiruvaduthurai Adheenam had recorded an account of the mutt having handed over a sengol (sceptre) to Lord Mountbatten and later to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, in accordance with an Adheenam spokesperson.
UPSC plans felony, disciplinary motion towards two candidates
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) mentioned on Friday that it was contemplating felony and disciplinary penal motion towards two candidates for allegedly claiming choice within the civil companies examination, the outcomes of which had been declared earlier this week.
There may be no laxity with the standard of medication: Health Minister
If India desires to proceed being the pharmacy of the world there may be no laxity on the standard of pharmaceutical merchandise, mentioned Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya talking on the eighth worldwide convention on the pharma and medical machine sector on Friday.
New Chief Justices appointed to Madras, Bombay High Courts
Justice Sanjay V. Gangapurwala, who’s officiating because the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, has been appointed because the Chief Justice of Madras High Court whereas Justice Ramesh D. Dhanuka has been appointed because the Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, the Law Ministry notified on Friday.
No Income Tax searches at my house, says Tamil Nadu Minister Senthilbalaji
Tamil Nadu Minister for Electricity and Prohibition V. Senthilbalaji mentioned on Friday that the Income Tax Department had not performed any search at his home. The homes and premises of his pals and family members had been searched, and they’d lengthen cooperation to officers, he mentioned.
IPL 2023, Qualifier 2 | Sensational Shubman takes Gujarat Titans to second successive IPL remaining
Shubman Gill prolonged his sensational run with a 3rd century of the season as Gujarat Titans crushed Mumbai Indians by 62 runs to storm into their second consecutive IPL remaining right here on Friday Gill’s 60-ball 129 (7x4s, 10x6s) fired Gujarat Titans to an enormous 233/3 and in reply, Mumbai Indians, struck by a string of accidents, went down combating in Qualifier 2 with Suryakumar Yadav (61) and Tilak Varma (43) offering the resistance.