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Why was the petition filed on the trial of corona vaccine on children? Why was Delhi MP Gautam Gambhir’s foundation accused of hoarding medicines and what happened between PM Modi and US Vice President Kamala Harris? This morning we have brought such special news for you. So let’s start the morning news brief…
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PM talks to students in a light-hearted manner
The Education Ministry on Thursday held a video conferencing with CBSE students and their parents. In this, talks were going on when the exam was canceled that suddenly Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined the meeting. He spoke to the students in a very light-hearted manner. During the conversation, most of the students justified the decision to cancel the exam. A student said that I knew that the exam was going to be cancelled. Then Modi laughingly asked him that do you study astrology.
Minister said – Maharashtra will be unlocked, government denies
There was confusion on Thursday about lifting the lockdown in Maharashtra. State’s Disaster Management Minister Vijay Wadettiwar spoke about the unlock in the media after a high-level meeting with Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Wadettiwar said that a decision has been taken to unlock Maharashtra in five phases. About 4 hours after this statement, the Maharashtra government clarified that the decision to unlock has not been taken anywhere in the state. He was also reprimanded for this confusion spread by the minister.
Meteorological Department’s forecast of 101% rain
Monsoon has knocked in Kerala on Thursday. After fulfilling all its parameters, the Meteorological Department has announced the arrival of monsoon in Kerala. This time monsoon is 2 days late. Conditions for the Southwest Monsoon to reach Kerala had started building up a few days back. The Meteorological Department (IMD) estimates that this time the rain will be 101% better than normal. There will also be a possibility of it being more or less 4%. Monsoon is expected to arrive in Maharashtra by June 10 and in Uttar Pradesh by June 22.
PM Modi talks to US Vice President Kamala Harris
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday night. According to the news agency, this conversation took place at the initiative of Harris. During this, there was talk on strengthening the relationship between the two countries. On Thursday night itself, the White House announced that it was increasing its role on the global vaccine program. According to the statement, the US will give 75% of the overstocked vaccines it has to the International Alliance. This means that India can also get the benefit of this program.
Modi active amid homecoming of TMC leaders in Bengal
Speculation has intensified in Bengal about the return of leaders like Mukul Roy and Rajib Banerjee to the Trinamool. Mukul Roy’s wife is hospitalized. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Mukul Roy and inquired about his wife. The conversation between the two lasted for about 10 minutes on the phone. The discussion about Mukul’s return to Trinamool heated up when Mamata’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee met him. However, this meeting took place in the hospital. Abhishek had reached there to know the health of Mukul’s wife.
Gautam Gambhir’s foundation accused of hoarding medicines
Action will be taken soon in the case of hoarding of medicines on the foundation of Gautam Gambhir, MP from East Delhi. The Drug Controller has told this to the High Court in the matter of distribution of Corona’s drug Fabiflu in Delhi by the Foundation. The drug controller said the foundation had illegally hoarded the drug and distributed it among patients. Action will be taken against this foundation and dealer. On this, Gambhir wrote on social media quoting Bhagat Singh that I am human and whatever affects humanity, I mean it.
Adar Poonawalla said – why not us if foreign vaccine is exempted
After Pfizer and Moderna, Serum Institute of India (SII), which manufactures the Corona Vaccine Coveshield, has also sought legal protection from the government. The company has said that the law should be equal for all. If legal protection is being provided to foreign vaccine companies, then they should also get this facility. Company sources told news agency ANI that not only SII, but every company producing the vaccine in the country should be given protection.
RSS brainstorming on 6 state elections and Bengal violence
Under the chairmanship of RSS Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat, a meeting of the top office bearers of the Sangh is starting in Delhi from today. In the meeting, by June 5 next year, assembly elections in 6 states including Uttar Pradesh, political violence after the election results in Bengal and big issues like Corona are likely to be discussed. Sangh’s Sarkaryavah Dattatreya Hosabale held a meeting with the state office bearers of the Sangh in Uttar Pradesh this week, this meeting can also be considered important in this sense.
Petition to stop trial of corona vaccine on children
A petition has been filed in the Delhi High Court regarding the vaccine trial on children aged 2 to 18 years. It states that the trial of the Kovid vaccine on this age group is tantamount to genocide and should be stopped immediately. The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) had approved Bharat Biotech for trials on children of Covaxin. Petitioner Sanjeev Kumar said that this application is before the High Court. In this notice has also been sent to the Center and Bharat Biotech. Despite this, vaccine trials have been started on children since June.
So far 12th board exam canceled in 7 states
In view of the situation arising out of Corona, the Central Government on Tuesday canceled the CBSE 12th board examination. Haryana also decided not to conduct the 12th board exam on the same day. Just a day after this i.e. on Wednesday, first Gujarat, then Madhya Pradesh, then Uttarakhand and Rajasthan (both 10th-12th) also announced the cancellation of their board examinations. On Thursday, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra have also canceled the 12th board exams. There are 16 lakh 12th class students in Maharashtra and 26 lakh in Uttar Pradesh.
Economy expected to recover from July
The economic condition of the country has been disturbed by the Kovid-19 epidemic, but the government expects economic recovery from next month i.e. July. KV Subramaniam, Chief Economic Adviser (CEA) of the Central Government said on Thursday that we hope that the recovery in the economy will start from July, because now the restrictions are being removed by the states. Also, if the vaccination is accelerated, then its support will also be available. Subramaniam said that if we vaccinate people in three shifts of the day, then by December all the people of the country will get the vaccine.
PM took stock of preparations for the Olympics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held a review meeting on India’s preparations for the Tokyo Olympics. In the meeting, the Prime Minister said that all the needs of the players, including the corona vaccination, would be met on priority. He said that during the Olympics, the prayers of 135 crore countrymen will be with the Indian players. In a message issued, the Prime Minister said that he will talk to the Indian players participating in the Olympics in July through video conferencing.
Hearing on Mehul Choksi’s extradition postponed
Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam accused Mehul Choksi was produced in Dominica’s magistrate court on Thursday. Choksi was taken inside the court on a wheel chair. Earlier, there was a 3-hour hearing in the High Court of Dominica in the matter of vigilance. High Court Judge Bernie Stephenson had ordered Choksi to be produced in Magistrates Court and adjourned the hearing of Choksi’s case till Thursday. The hearing on Thursday has also been adjourned till the next date.
Change of power in Israel, Bennett will be the next PM
Amidst the ongoing political turmoil in Israel, a consensus has been reached between the opposition political parties. After this, the government, which has been in power for 12 years and the current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has decided to go. In the elections held in March, his party could not touch the majority mark. But being the leader of the single largest party, Netanyahu was sworn in as prime minister. However, he could not prove his majority. After this, the number two party and their allies were invited to form the government.
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