An Army Major was killed while another officer and two troopers were injured in an encounter with militants in south Kashmir on Monday, officials said.
A junior resident doctor at the emergency ward of the AIIMS Trauma Centre was allegedly verbally abused and manhandled by the attendants of a patient late on Sunday night, following which his colleagues at the premier institute have gone on a strike withdrawing all nonessential services till Tuesday morning.
It said the scarcity situation during the Kharif season of the just-ended fiscal affected 151 talukas in 26 district, comprising 112 talukas which reeled under severe drought and 39 talukas that experienced moderate drought.
Medical services were hit on Monday as doctors across Assam joined the daylong strike called by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in solidarity with their counterparts in Bengal.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had earlier in April, announced a ban on liquor shops and sale of non-vegetarian food at all places of worships including Varanasi, Vrindavan, Ayodhya, Chitrakoot, Deoband, Dewa Sharif, Misrikh-Naimisharanya.
The petition said that Harsh Vardhan and Mangal Pandey failed to fulfill their duties to control the outbreak of AES, while both had done nothing to create awareness and sensitise people in the affected areas despite the fact that AES had been killing children for years.
Doctors boycotted elective medical services in government and private hospitals, staged protests and took out rallies across Telangana against the attack on two junior doctors in West Bengal.
Crop production in Maharashtra is expected to see negative growth of 8 per cent in the 2018-19 fiscal due to severe drought in several parts of the state, the Economic Survey tabled in the state Legislature revealed.
Festive atmosphere prevailed in the House on the first day of the 17th Lok Sabha session Monday with many of the newly-elected members seen in colourful attire, traditional shawls and headgears, besides a section in saffron.
Cyclone Vayu has weakened and is likely to cross the Gujarat coast by Monday midnight as a "depression", the weatherman said. However, the Kutch district administration is on alert as the cyclone can cause heavy rainfall in the region.
Non-essential health services were affected in Gujarat as nearly 28,000 doctors boycotted work in response to their apex body IMA's strike call following an attack on two medical practitioners in West Bengal, an official said.
Protesting junior doctors in Kolkata were formally invited for a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday at 3 pm, however, media persons will not be allowed to be present during the talks, a key demand of the agitators.
The special court, hearing the rape and murder case of an 8-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua in Jammu region, has termed the crime "devilish and monstrous" committed in most "shameful, inhumane and barbaric manner" for which "poetic justice" needs to be done to its perpetrators.
Doctors in several hospitals across Odisha resorted to cease work in response to a nation-wide strike called by the IMA, in support of their striking colleagues in West Bengal.
Several doctors in Goa boycotted work on Monday and took out a 'silent protest march' here to condemn the attack on some of their colleagues in West Bengal.