CBI Launches Agency’s Updated Website: CBI today launched its revamped Web portal( https://cbi.gov.in ) during Annual Review Conference. An attempt has been made to make the website more visitor friendly, building in new features.
Lok Sabha Speaker chairs All Party Meeting at Parliament House: Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla chaired an All Party Meeting at the Parliament House Annexe Extension Building on the first day of the Budget Session today.
Over 29 lakh people administered Covid 19 Vaccine across the country: A total of over 29 lakh 28 thousand people have been administered Covid-19 vaccines in the country so far. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said that more than five lakh 72 thousand people have been inoculated with Covid-19 doses in the last 24 hours.
PM Modi expresses hope, parliamentarians will democratically fulfill aspiration of people: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said this decade is very important for India’s bright future and this decade should be fully utilised and there should be discussions in this session related to this decade which is expected by the nation.
Budget session of Parliament begins; President Kovind says, New Farm laws of Government provide more rights to farmers: President Ram Nath Kovind has said the Constitution gives us the right to freedom of expression but it also expects that we abide by the laws and rules with equal sincerity.
Pedestrian subway for connecting Netaji Subhash Place Market and Netaji Subhash Place Metro Station made operational: A pedestrian subway connecting the Netaji Subhash Place Metro station and the Netaji Subhash Place Shopping Complex in Pitampura was made operational today.
Supreme Court seeks Centre’s response on uniform adoption & guardianship law: The Supreme Court on Friday sought reply from Centre on a PIL demanding a uniform adoption and guardianship law for all citizens irrespective of gender and religion.
Union Education Minister reviews implementation of New Education Policy- 2020: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ chaired a meeting with the senior officials of the ministry to review the implementation of New Education Policy- 2020.
MSP operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020- 21: In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at MSP from farmers as per existing MSP Schemes, as was done in previous seasons.
Demonstration of 3 variants of Mob Control Vehicles Designed and Developed by CSIR-CMERI: Demonstration of the Three Variants of Mob Control Vehicles Designed and Developed by CSIR-CMERI at the Parade Ground, CRPF Group Centre, Gurugram.
Beating Retreat, marking culmination of Republic Day celebrations, to be held at Vijay Chowk: The Beating Retreat ceremony which marks the culmination of the four-day long Republic Day celebrations will be held at the historic Vijay Chowk in New Delhi today.
China will not recognize the BNO passport as a travel document or ID proof for Hong Kongers: China said Friday that it would not recognize the British National Overseas (BNO) passport for Hong Kong people as a valid travel document or for proof of identity from January 31.
UN expresses concern over Myanmar army complaint about election results: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has expressed ‘great concern’ over the developments in Myanmar regarding electoral disputes in the recently held national elections.
WHO team begins COVID-19 investigation work, visits Wuhan hospital which treated early patients: A World Health Organization (WHO) team of 13 scientists began its investigation work into the origins of the COVID-19 on Friday after concluding a 14-day quarantine in central China’s Wuhan city which was the initial epicenter of the outbreak.
India and Bangladesh to hold Home Secretary level talks in March: India and Bangladesh will hold the next Home Secretary Level talks, Commerce Secretary Level talks and the Secretary Level Meeting of Joint Rivers Commission before the March 2021 Summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh extends closure of all educational institutions till Feb 14: The government of Bangladesh has further extended the closure of all educational institutions till February 14.
Bangladesh sends 3rd Batch of Rohingya refugees to Bhashan Char Island: The third batch of Rohingya refugees living in camps at Cox’s Bazar district sailed for relocation at the newly developed facility at the Bhashan Char island in Bangladesh on Friday.
Hebei records total 63 new COVID cases out of Mainland China’s total 87 cases: China’s Hebei province, which entered a “wartime mode” on Tuesday, accounted for 20 of the 23 new locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in mainland China on 5th January, more than the total of 19 confirmed cases in the province in the three previous days.
11 per cent GDP growth projected by Economic Survey 2020-21 for next financial year: Economic Survey 2020-21 has projected GDP growth for the next financial year at 11 per cent. It has suggested that the growth recovery will be driven by government consumption.
CCI approves acquisition of Indo Gulf Fertilisers by Indorama India Private Limited: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves acquisition of Indo Gulf Fertilisers by Indorama India Private Limited (IIPL) under Section 31(1) of the Competition Act, 2002, today.
Olympic silver medalist Mathias Boe to coach badminton players Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty: The Target Olympic Podium Scheme has approved the request of India’s badminton players Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, ranked World No. 10 in men’s doubles to rope in 2012 Olympic Games doubles finalist Mathias Boe of Denmark to train them in the run up to the the Olympic Games in Tokyo later this year.
Norman Lear to receive comedy honor at Golden Globes ceremony: Television pioneer Norman Lear, creator of ground-breaking comedy shows such as “All in the Family,” “Maude” and “One Day at a Time,” will receive a lifetime achievement award at this year’s Golden Globe ceremony, organizers said on Thursday.
Online premieres and digital Q&As as Sundance goes virtual: Red carpets for the stars might not be rolled out in Park City, Utah, this year, but the 2021 Sundance Film Festival is opening its doors to audiences globally with online premieres and virtual panels.
Actress Cicely Tyson, groundbreaking Emmy and Tony winner, dies at age 96: Actress Cicely Tyson, who specialized in portraying strong Black women caught up in life’s struggles during a 60-year career that earned her three Emmys and a Tony Award, died on Thursday at age 96, her manager said in a statement.
Black stories highlighted in AFI 2021 film honors: The American Film Institute (AFI) on Monday announced its movies of the year, with five of the 10 honorees featuring predominantly non-white casts and stories.
Neil Nayyar a multitalented ,world record holder musician and multi-instrumentalist: Neil Nayyar A 14 year, young multitalented musician and instrumentalist born on October 8, 2005 in India and raised in US currently holds TWO WORLD RECORDS and has mastered 107 musical instruments and is wowing crowds with his variety of world music stylings.
On a steady decline, India’s active caseload further contracts to 1.71 lakh: India’s total Active Caseload continues to manifest sustained downward movement. It has dropped to 1.71 lakh (1,71,686) today.