PM Modi to launch Pan India Rollout of COVID-19 Vaccination drive on 16 January:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive on 16th January, 2021 at 10:30 AM via video conferencing.
CISF restores bag containing jewellery items, worth approximately INR 75,000/- at MG Road Metro Station:On 13.01.2021 at about 1630 hrs, Constable Sontak of CISF deployed at security point of MG Road metro station, noticed an unclaimed bag at the output roller of X-BIS machine.
PM Modi to interact with Startups and address ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ on 16 January:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with startups and address ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ on 16th January 2021 at 5 PM via video conferencing.
Indian Armed Forces celebrate fifth Veterans Day:Fifth Indian Armed Forces Veterans Day was celebrated today as a recognition of the services rendered by the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Armed Forces, Field Marshal KM Cariappa, OBE who retired on 14 Jan 1953.
COVID vaccine arrives today at Lengpui Airport, Mizoram:The first batch of Covid-19 vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India ‘Covishield’ reaches Lengpui Airport, Mizoram today.
Polio National Immunisation Day rescheduled to 31st January 2021:The massive countrywide COVID-19 vaccination drive will be rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from 16th January, 2021.
Third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) to be launched tomorrow:The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched tomorrow in 600 districts across all states of India. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), this phase will focus on new-age and COVID-related skills.
India reports less than 20,000 Daily New Cases since past 7 days:The ongoing trend of contraction of India’s daily new cases continues. India has recorded less than 20,000 daily new cases since the last 7 days.
India’s COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 96.52 %:India continues to leap ahead in its fight against COVID-19 with over one crore one lakh 46 thousand cumulative recoveries so far.
321 school children, 80 folk artists to feature in cultural programme of Republic Day Parade:Defence Ministry has said that 321 School Children and 80 Folk Artists will feature in the Cultural Programme of Republic Day Parade this year on 26th January.
Weather forecast for today:The National Capital witnessed very dense fog. The city observed a minimum temperature of three degree Celsius and a maximum will be nearly 19 degrees.
Festival of harvest Makar Sankranti is being celebrated:The festival is seen as a celebration of the end of the winter solstice month and also marks the end of the winter harvest.
Preparations for world’s largest Corona vaccination drive gains momentum:Preparations for the world’s largest Corona vaccination drive have gained momentum with planes carrying vaccines flying into airports across the country.
Two members of WHO team to China still in Singapore for COVID tests:Thirteen scientists from a 15-member international team led by World Health Organization (WHO) to examine the origins of the novel coronavirus that sparked COVID19, arrived in Wuhan, China on Thursday.
US House of Representatives votes to impeach President Donald Trump:Donald Trump has become the first US president to be impeached twice.
19th Dhaka International Film Festival to pay tribute to Satyajit Ray:The 19th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) will be inaugurated on 16th January. The film festival this year is dedicated to the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
MV Jag Anand to reach Japan on 18th January for crew change:MV Jag Anand, the Indian ship which was stranded at Chinese port of Jingtang is likely to reach Japan on 18th January for crew change.
S.Korea’s top court upholds 20-year jail term for ex-president Park:South Korea’s top court upheld on Thursday a 20-year jail sentence for former President Park Geun-hye on graft charges that led to her downfall, bringing an end to the legal process and so for the first time raising the possibility of a pardon
U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 23 mln with over 384,000 deaths:The total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States has surpassed 23 million as of Wednesday evening, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
Snap says it is permanently terminating Trump’s accountSnap Inc is permanently terminating :U.S. President Donald Trump’s Snapchat account, a company spokeswoman said in a statement on Wednesday.
Third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana to be launched tomorrow:The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched tomorrow in 600 districts across all states of India.
Over 545 lakh tonnes of paddy procured in ongoing Kharif Marketing Season:Government has said that over 545 lakh tonnes of Paddy have been procured during the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season.
Kerala becomes the 8th State to complete ease of doing business reforms:Kerala has become the 8th State in the country to successfully undertake “Ease of Doing Business” reform stipulated by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance.
In a move to strengthen the coaching ecosystem SAI set to employ Olympians, Paralympians as coaches and assistant coaches:In a move to recognise the achievements of India’s sporting heroes, the Sports Authority of India has decided to employ Olympians and Paralympians as coaches and assistant coaches at its various National Centers of Excellence.
U.S. Olympic gold medalist charged in participation in Washington riots:The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for American champion swimmer Klete Keller, for allegedly participating in last week’s riot at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C.
INSPIRE Faculty fellow’s engineering of heat-tolerant variety with increase in grain yield may improve wheat productivity:We may soon have a wheat variety that does not lose its productivity under heat stress.