EC reviews preparedness ahead of February 8 Delhi polls: The Election Commission, led by Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Election Commissioners Ashok Lavasa and Sushil Chandra, on Monday reviewed the preparedness for February 8 Assembly polls along with Delhi Chief Secretary, Police Commissioner and other senior officials.
Budget Session: Opposition disrupts Parliament again: Proceedings in Upper House distruped by Opposition over CAA and NRC; Uproar in Lok Sabha also on various issues; discussion begins on Motion of Thanks to President’s address in Lower House.
108 members of PFI arrested in Uttar Pradesh: 108 members of PFI arrested in Uttar Pradesh in last four days; Police say assistance of central agencies taken for the arrests.
Delhi Assembly Polls: PM Modi holds election rally in Karkardooma: Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds election rally in Karkardooma Delhi; slams Aam Admi Party and Congress; says anti-CAA protests in Shaheen Bagh, Jamia, Seelampur are by design, not coincidence.
High level Group of Ministers reviews management of Novel Coronavirus: Dr P K Mishra, Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister reviewed the situation relating to the Coronavirus in the country and the arrangements for the approximately 600 evacuees; National Security Adviser, Ajit Doval, Principal Adviser to the Prime Minister P.K.Sinha, Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, and secretaries of other relevant ministries were also present.
PM Modi to preside over inaugural ceremony of DefExpo 2020 in Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall preside over the Inaugural Ceremony of the DefExpo 2020 at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, on the 5th February 2020; This is the 11th Edition of the Biennial Mega Defence Exhibition DefExpo; With over 1000 national and international Companies vying to present their wares at the expo, this is the largest DefExpo so far in India.
Coronavirus outbreak: Embassy of India in Beijing issues advisory for Indian nationals in China: Embassy of India in Beijing has made all efforts to remain in touch with Indian nationals in different parts of China and update them about the evolving situation related to the coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus: Take a look at health ministry’s revised advisory: The Union Health ministry has issued a revised travel advisory for Coronavirus on Monday.
Budget Session: LS, RS to discuss Motion of Thanks to President’s address: The Budget session of Parliament started on January 31 with the President’s address to the joint sitting of both the Houses of Parliament and the presentation on Union Budget on February 1.
Prime Minister Modi to address rally in East Delhi today: Campaigning for the Delhi Assembly elections has intensified with the date of polling inching closer.
OIC rejects Donald Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation said that it rejects US President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled Middle East plan.
Somalia declares ‘national emergency’ over locust swarms: Somalia has declared a national emergency as large swarms of locusts spread across East Africa.
As Chinese face brunt in Sri Lanka, China says true friendship “must stand test of difficulties”: China has said it is worrisome that some taxis, hotels and restaurants in Sri Lanka were refusing to entertain Chinese citizens, and asserted that true friendship could and must stand the test of difficulties.
Australian residents return home after bushfire damage: Residents of small towns around Australia’s capital, Canberra, have returned home to estimate the damage, after bushfires tore through the area.
UK police shoot down man who stabbed three people: In UK, security forces gunned down an attacker who stabbed three people in South London.
Coronavirus in China: Total cases rises to 17,205: China is struggling with the deadly new coronavirus as the total of 17,205 cases have been confirmed on the Chinese mainland.
China’s central bank lowers interest rates amid coronavirus outbreak: China’s central bank has lowered the interest rates on reverse repurchase agreements today, to boost economic activity.
Australian Open: Djokovic wins 8th title with five-set win over Thiem: Novak Djokovic came from a set down on Sunday to beat Dominic Thiem in the final of the 2020 Australian Open. This is the Serb”s eighth title at the Rod Laver Arena and 17th Grand Slam win overall. Djokovic beat Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a match that lasted four hours.
Australian Open: American Sofia Kenin wins her first Grand Slam title: American Sofia Kenin won her first Grand Slam title with victory over Spain’s Garbine Muguruza at the Australian Open. Kenin won 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 against two-time major winner Muguruza in Melbourne on Saturday.
5th T20I India vs NZ: Bumrah, Rohit star as Team India complete 5-0 sweep: Indian pacers led by Jasprit Bumrah fired in unison to help India script an unprecedented 5-0 series whitewash with a seven-run victory against New Zealand in the fifth and final T20I in Mount Maunganui on Sunday.
BAFTA 2020: Sam Mendes film 1917 dominates with 7 awards: World War One film 1917 was the big winner at the Bafta Film Awards on Sunday, with seven prizes in total.
Coronavirus: G7 health ministers to discuss response even as China sets up new hospital: China is set to open a new hospital in the city at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, as the numbers of people infected continue to grow.