Encephalitis deaths SC directs Centre Bihar govt to file response within 7

first_imgNew Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response within seven days from the Centre and Bihar government on the issue of the deaths of more than 100 children in Muzaffarpur due to the outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES). A bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai directed the Bihar government to file an affidavit on the adequacy of medical facilities, nutrition and sanitation and the hygiene conditions in the state. During the hearing, one of the lawyers informed the court that similar deaths had occurred earlier in Uttar Pradesh. The court took note of it and directed the state government to file its response as well. The matter has been posted for hearing after 10 days.last_img

King Mohammed VI to Visit Saudi Arabia

Rabat – King Mohammed VI is expected to visit Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, April 29th, news website Elaph reported.The Moroccan monarch will travel to Saudi Arabia from Abu Dhabi where he will be attending the closing ceremony of the third edition of the Arab Family Award which named him “Personality of the Year for Family Cohesion.”According to the same source, the King will hold talks with King Salman bin Abdelaziz of Saudi Arabia on the latest developments of the situation in Yemen. The Sovereign will also inquire on the Moroccan forces fighting alongside Saudi Arabia and its allies against Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the military operation codenamed Decisive Storm.King Mohammed VI is also expected to travel to the holy city of Mecca to perform Umrah, Elaph added.