Eknath Shinde, the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, assigned portfolios to his newly appointed ministers in the State Cabinet.
General Administration, Urban Development, Social Justice and Special Assistance, Relief and Rehabilitation, Irrigation, Environment and Climate Change, Minority Affairs, and Waqf have been retained by the Chief Minister.
President Droupadi Murmu has urged citizens to learn about their fundamental responsibilities and to carry them out in letter and spirit.
She stated that this will propel the country to new heights. In her address to the nation on the eve of India’s 76th Independence Day, the President stated that compassion for the oppressed, the needy, and those on the margins is the keyword for India today.
According to a report commissioned by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), the institution supported British colonialism between 1899 and 1960 and benefited from it.
The school received funding for its inception and supervision from Britain’s Colonial Office as well as yearly payments from its colonies, despite the fact that its medical research only served white people.
Kenya existed as an amalgamation of many tribal states before its demarcation into boundaries that became Kenya by the British Colonial Company. After the aligning of the new boundaries, the various tribal states were lumped together without their consent or approval into a new and complex territory of communities that were friends or foes.
Various tribes had their political setup, national norms, and customs. With the exception of the Wanga Kingdom of Western Kenya which was held by a king, the majority of tribes had an arrangement where either the Council of elders or chiefs were the head of a community, and the commander in chief of that particular community initiated ceremonies, and not limited to settlement of disputes.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has proposed a three-person commission for global peace, consisting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and Pope Francis.
The Mexican President intends to submit a written proposal to the UN to establish the commission, which will be comprised of three world leaders, including Prime Minister Modi, to promote a five-year global truce.