Centre assures Rajasthan govt of all possible support to prevent further deaths of infants in Kota: In Rajasthan, the death toll of children at J K Lon Hospital in Kota has now risen to 103. In the month of December alone, the number of deaths of children in the hospital was reported as 100.
PM Modi disburses 12,000 crore rupees to six crore farmers as the third installment of PM-KISAN scheme: In Karnataka, Prime Minister Narendra Modi electronically released 12,000 crore rupees under Pradhan Mantri Samaan Yojana to six crore farmers in Tumakuru today.
PM Modi’s ‘Pariksha pe Charcha’ program rescheduled on Jan 20: Pariksha pe Charcha, the program in which Prime Minister interacts with the cross section of Students and Teachers from India and abroad to beat exam stress has been rescheduled to 20th January this year.
NEET 2020 registration date extended till Jan 6: The last date for submission of application form for NEET (UG) 2020 has been extended till the 6th of January.
22 tableau proposals out of 56 shortlisted for Republic Day: A total of twenty two tableau proposals including 16 from states and six from Central Ministries have been short-listed for participation in this year’s Republic Day parade.
Respite from cold wave felt in some parts of the country: After the longest duration of severe cold day since 1992, Delhiites are expected to get some respite today with the Meteorology Department predicting a minimum temperature of six degrees celsius, higher than the three degrees Celsius on Wednesday.
Jammu and Kashmir: 2 army personnel martyred in a gunfight with Pakistani infiltrators: Two Army personnel were martyred in a gunfight with heavily-armed Pakistani infiltrators along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district.
TRAI amends new regulatory framework for cable and broadcasting services: Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, TRAI has made amendments to the new regulatory framework for cable and broadcasting services with a view to protect the consumer interests.
ISRO to set up second launch port in Thoothukodi district of Tamil Nadu for small satellite launch vehicles: Indian Space Research Organisation will establish a second launch port in Thoothukodi district in Tamilnadu exclusively to launch small satellite launch vehicles.
PM Modi to dedicate Five DRDO Young Scientists Laboratories to the nation: In a boost to indigenous research capabilities in the defence sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate Five DRDO Young Scientists Laboratories to the nation today.
PM Modi to visit Karnataka, will release third installment of PM KISAN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Karnataka from today.
Indonesia floods: Disaster agency warns of more deaths: In Indonesia, disaster agency warned today of more deaths after torrential rains pounded the Jakarta region, triggering floods and landslides that killed 29 people from the region.
Australia fires: New South Wales declares week-long state of emergency: In Australian state of New South Wales, a week-long state of emergency has been declared in response to the escalating bushfire threat.
Hong Kong : New year’s day anti-government protests turned violent: Around 400 protesters were arrested as a march on New Year’s Day escalated into violence.
Nepal’s President launches the ‘Visit Nepal Year 2020’ campaign: President of Nepal Bidya Devi Bhandari launched much-awaited Visit Nepal Year 2020 campaign amidst a spectacular ceremony held at historic Dasaratha Rangashala in Kathmandu Wednesday evening.
Australia bushfires: Death toll rises to 15: At least 15 people died due to devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia’s southeast coast. The blazes have destroyed many businesses in the region
Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemns US attacks in Iraq: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has strongly condemned the U.S. attacks on Iran-allied militia group in Iraq.
RBI launches mobile app for visually challenged to identify denomination of currency notes: Reserve Bank of India, RBI has launched a mobile app, MANI, Mobile Aided Note Identifier, to help visually challenged people to identify denomination of currency notes.
GST collection crosses 1 lakh Crore for December 2019: The new year has brought good tidings on the economy front. For the second month in a row.
Squad led by veteran pacer Lasith Malinga reaches India T20 series: In Cricket, a 16 member Sri Lankan squad led by veteran pacer Lasith Malinga reached today India for a three-match T20 series.