NITI Aayog to launch second edition of India Innovation Index 2020:NITI Aayog will release the second edition of the India Innovation Index 2020 on 20 January in a virtual event.
DMRC organises online programme on promotion of ethical work culture in association with IC centre for governance:The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) in association with the IC Centre for Governance today started a three day online programme oriented towards the inculcation of an ethical work culture among employees.
Government announces 23rd January to be celebrated as “PARAKRAM DIWAS’ every year:Government of India has decided to celebrate the 125th Birth Anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in a befitting manner at national and international level, beginning from 23rd January 2021.
PM Modi to release financial assistance to over 6 lakh beneficiaries in UP under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin on 20th January:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release financial assistance of around Rs. 2691 crores to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) on 20th January, 2021 at 12 noon via video conferencing
‘75% marks in class 12’ eligibility criteria under JEE (Main) 21-22 waived off:Considering the decision taken for IIT JEE (Advanced) and in line with the decision taken for the last academic year, the Ministry of Education had decided to waive off the 75% marks (in class 12 exam) eligibility criteria under Joint Entrance Examination (Main) for the next academic year 2021-2022 in respect of NITs, IIITs, SPAs and other CFTIs, whose admissions are based on JEE (Main).
Syllabus of JEE and NEET to remain unchanged for the year 2021:The syllabus of JEE and NEET will remain unchanged for the year 2021
India’s records lowest daily new cases in 7 months; 10,064 found positive in the last 24 hours:India has crossed a crucial milestone in its fight against the global pandemic. The daily new cases have touched a new low today.
India’s COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 96.66 %:India continues to leap ahead in its fight against COVID-19 with over one crore two lakh 28 thousand cumulative recoveries so far.
Intense cold wave conditions to continue in northern parts of the country for next few days:North India will continue to reel under the grip of an intense cold wave for few more days.
Govt to hold next round of talks with farmers’ unions tomorrow:The tenth round of talks between the Centre government and the representatives of farmer unions, which was earlier scheduled for Tuesday, will now be held on Wednesday in New Delhi.
Foreign students post open letter to Chinese govt, demand clear plan for their phase wise return:Tens of thousands of international students waiting for last one year to return to their universities in China have written an open letter to Chinese government demanding a clear schedule for their phase wise return to their campuses.
Bangladesh urges Myanmar to expedite verification process for Rohingya repatriation:Bangladesh has urged Myanmar to expedite the verification of Rohingyas to facilitate their repatriation to the Rakhine province. Bangladesh has handed over a list of 8 lakh 40 thousand Rohingya refugees to Myanmar but it has verified only about 42,000 biometric data of the Rohingyas.
Four miners missing in mine accident in Guizhou, China, Rescuers still trying to reach trapped in Shandong mine accident on 10th day:In yet another mining accident in South West China on Tuesday, four miners are missing after an accident happened due to excess levels of carbon monoxide in a coal mine in Bijie, southwest China’s Guizhou Province.
Watch DD India in your Country:Here’s how DTH providers in different countries can downlink Indian public broadcaster’s global TV channel, DD India, on their platforms.
India to give 2 million COVID 19 vaccines as gift to Bangladesh:India will give 2 million doses of COVID 19 vaccines as gift to Bangladesh. The vaccine is expected to arrive in Bangladesh by Thursday.
Italy PM wins key confidence vote, tougher test on Tuesday:Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a crucial confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies on Monday, hanging on to power after a junior partner quit his coalition and opened a political crisis amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-budget consultations with Finance Ministers of states, UTs:Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held pre-budget consultations with the Finance Ministers of States and Union Territories on Monday.
KKFI and Ultimate Kho Kho introduces first-ever scientific training for players; Union Sports Minister Rijiju inaugurates the national camp:While the sporting world is still trying to find ways to make a comeback fully after the coronavirus outbreak, the Kho Kho Federation of India (KKFI) along with Ultimate Kho Kho (UKK) is all set to uplift the skillset of its players with the introduction of a revolutionary High-Performance Assessment and Scientific Analysis & Evaluation Programme–“Rise in Sports Excellence”—for the very first time.
DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish:Scientists are exploring an alternative anti-cancer therapy that involves targeting tumor generated the formation of new blood vessels which allow the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to the body’s tissues, technically called angiogenesis.