Breaking news today May 1st LIVE

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New Delhi | Jagran Press Office: Everything that happens around us impacts us in one way or another and that is why it becomes important for us to know what is happening in the world. So, at English Jagran, we provide our readers with 360 degree coverage across all genres to give them a brief overview of what’s going on in the world.

Here are the live updates of the day:

12:41 p.m.: It would not be correct to comment on the position of these countries vis-à-vis Ukraine. We have always maintained that there should be a cessation of hostilities in Ukraine and there should be dialogue, Foreign Minister Vinay Kwatra said on India’s position to European countries on Ukraine crisis.

Prime Minister Modi will exchange India’s perspectives on Ukraine during his visit to Germany, France and Denmark, he adds.

12:29 p.m.: On May 4, the Prime Minister will participate in the 2nd India-North Summit with the Prime Ministers of Denmark, Iceland, Finland, Sweden and Norway. Ahead of the summit, the prime minister will hold bilateral meetings with the prime ministers of Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland, Foreign Minister Vinay Kwatra said.

Like in Germany, in Denmark too, PM Modi will interact with the Indian diaspora at a community event, he adds.

12:23 p.m.: The Prime Minister will visit Germany, Denmark and France for both bilateral and multilateral engagements. The Prime Minister’s 3-day visit to 3 countries has a packed schedule with a substantial and comprehensive agenda, Foreign Secretary Vinay Kwatra has said.

On May 3, PM Modi will travel to Copenhagen. This will be the prime minister’s first visit to Denmark, but his third summit interaction with the Danish prime minister and discussions will focus on bilateral issues and issues of global and regional concern, he added. .

11:39 a.m.: Vinay Kwatra assumes the office of Minister of Foreign Affairs.

11:07 a.m.: If COVID-19 cases continue to rise, then we will need to make mask wearing mandatory. Our aim is to accelerate vaccination and we will take all possible measures to ensure the vaccination of children, Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope said.

10:35 a.m.: The geopolitical situation is rapidly changing and we have many challenges, it is the duty of the Indian Army to remain ready to meet all challenges in coordination with all sister services. My aim will be to carry forward the work done by my predecessors, said army chief General Manoj Pande.

10:29 a.m.: All Indian Army officers from its various arms and services have an equal opportunity for career and professional growth. In leadership positions, all officers are trained and oriented in all aspects of warfare, says army chief General Manoj Pande.

It is a matter of pride for me to have been appointed head of the Indian army. The Indian Army had a glorious past which maintained the security and integrity of the nation. In the same way, it has contributed to nation building, he adds.

10:15 a.m.: My main priority will be to ensure high standards of operational readiness to meet current, contemporary and future challenges across the spectrum of conflict, said Army Chief General Manoj Pande.

In terms of capability development and modernization of the Force, my effort will be to take advantage of new technologies through the process of indigenization and “Aatmanirbharta”, he added.

9:42 a.m.: Army Chief of Staff General Manoj Pande receives the guard of honor at the South Block Lawns in Delhi.

9:30 a.m.: BREAK: India reports 3,324 new cases of COVID-19 and 40 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to the Union Health Ministry.

9:04 a.m.: On this Maharashtra day, we still regret that several Marathi speaking villages on the state border including Belgaum, Nipai and Karwar could not yet become part of our state. I assure you that we will continue to support the struggle of the people of these villages to be part of Maharashtra, said Deputy Chief Minister of the state, Ajit Pawar.

8:45 a.m.: Just now: The price of a 19kg commercial LPG cylinder has been increased to Rs 2,355.50 from Rs 2,253. A 5kg LPG cylinder, meanwhile, is priced at Rs 655 now, ANI reports.

8:05 a.m.: Congress is afraid of Scindia ji. Congress is in a panic. Congress leader Kamal Nath hatched a plot to defeat Scindia ji (in 2019 Lok Sabha polls) because he was a big challenge for Nath, PAHO Minister Bhadoria of Madhya Pradesh said on Saturday .

7:40 a.m.: The world is facing a coal crisis due to COVID-19, however, M ordered to provide 24-hour power supply to the district headquarters. In villages, a 15-hour power supply will be provided, Uttar Pradesh Minister Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary said on Saturday.

7:25 a.m.: Farmers unions under the banner of SKM will travel to Lakhimpur Kheri (in UP) on May 5 to secure justice for farmers who were killed there last year, the General Secretary of BKU (Punjab) has said, Harinder Singh Lakhowal.

The agricultural leaders will depart from Punjab on May 4 and join other farmers from Rajasthan, UP and Haryana on the way to Lakhimpur Kheri, he adds.

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