Advocate for peace, dialogue and diplomacy in Russian-Ukrainian conflict, India tells UNSC

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PM Modi to take part in the second global virtual summit on Covid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the second Covid-19 Global Virtual Summit on May 12 through the digital medium. The meeting will be hosted by US President Joe Biden. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave this information on Wednesday. According to a statement released by the ministry, Prime Minister Modi will attend the meeting at the invitation of US President Biden.

At the summit, discussions will take place on further steps to face the challenges of the Covid epidemic and to create a solid framework for global health security. According to the statement, during the inaugural session of this summit, the Prime Minister will address the theme “Preventing pandemic fatigue and prioritizing preparedness”.

According to the Ministry of External Affairs, India has been working actively with the World Health Organization (WHO) in multi-level forums to strengthen and improve the global health security framework. Many countries are expected to participate in this summit.

Gyanvapi Mosque investigation: Varanasi court to issue order

A district court in Varanasi will deliver its verdict tomorrow i.e. Thursday afternoon at 12 noon. Respondent Anjuman Arrangements Masajid Committee litigated for 3 days on Attorney Commissioner Ajay Kumar Mishra’s dismissal request, after which the main division of Civil Judge Ravi Kumar Diwakar of Varanasi reserved the decision on May 11. Now, on May 12, it will be decided whether the lawyer-commissioner will remain in this case or not.

“The court has reserved its order until 12 noon tomorrow. It is expected that tomorrow the court will give the next date for the videography and also issue a verdict on whether or not to change the commissioner,” the lawyer said. Shivam Gaur representing Hinduism. side said.

New heat wave in Delhi from Friday

A heat wave was predicted for Delhi from Sunday, but easterly winds blowing across the nation’s capital under the influence of Cyclone Asani saved the city from it. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), there is a possibility of a heat wave from Friday.

Mahesh Palawat, Vice President (Weather and Climate Change), private weather forecasting agency Skymet, said: “The easterly winds prevailing in the region under the impact of Cyclone Asani are keeping the mercury in check. Although there will not be a sharp rise in temperatures in Delhi over the next few days, the increase in humidity may cause discomfort,” he said.

“Without the easterly winds, temperatures would have soared to 46-47 degrees Celsius,” he said.