Assam situation improves; curfew relaxed in Guwahati & Dibrugarh:In Assam, situation is limping back to normal. Curfew has been relaxed for 7 hours in Guwahati and 6 hours in Dibrugarh municipal area today.
Vice President says focus should be on agro-based industries, other non-farm avenues to double farmers income:Vice President Venkaiah Naidu says Prime Minister has given a call for doubling farmers’ income by 2022. He said if the target is to be achieved, focus should be on agro-based industries and other non-farm avenues for generating income
PM Modi reviews progress of Namami Gange project in Kanpur:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired the first meeting of the National Council for Ganga and reviewed the progress of the Namami Gange Project aimed at cleaning river Ganga.
Several parts of north India receive heavy rain & snowfall:Cold wave conditions have intensified across north India. Several parts of Northern region received heavy rain and snowfall in the past three days. In Jammu and Kashmir, the fresh snowfall across Kashmir valley on Friday disrupted air traffic at the Srinagar airport while the Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed for the vehicular moment. Fresh snowfall has snapped the road connectivity in several areas across the Kashmir region.
Bolivia to give refugee status to 200 Venezuelans:The government of Bolivia announced on Friday that it will give around 200 Venezuelan citizens who fled of their country for political reasons refugee status.
Johnson vows to repay trust of the voters:UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises Brexit before 31st January, after his party’s thumping electoral victory, vows to work “round the clock” to repay the trust of the voters.
Trump: Won’t mind a long trial in senate:US House Panel Approves impeachment charges against President Donald Trump, the President dismisses the impeachment as a hoax, says, he would not mind a long trial in the U.S. Senate.
Mother Dairy hikes milk price by up to 3 rupees per litre:Mother Dairy has increased its milk prices by up to three rupees per litre in Delhi and NCR due to lower supply and rise in procurement cost.
FASTags mandatory for all vehicles comes into effect from today:FASTags or prepaid rechargeable tags for toll collection, that allow automatic payment, will become mandatory for all vehicles from today.
FIH unveils new world ranking system for 2020:The International Hockey Federation unveiled a new world ranking system for 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland. New ranking will be match based calculation.
BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu ends on winning note:Sindhu beats He Bing Jiao for consolation win in the third group A match of the BWF World Tour Final in China.
Injured Bhuvneshwar Kumar may miss the ODI series against West Indies:Bhuvneshwar will miss the ODIs with an injury. Shardul Thakur has replaced Bhuvneshwar in ODI squad. Bhuvneshwar is struggling with injuries since 2018, according to sources.
There were ‘signposts’ hinting at Daenerys’ fate in ‘Game of Thrones’: Peter Dinklage: Peter Dinklage has finally weighed in on the divisive series finale of “Game of Thrones”, which left fans bemused due to the dark turn taken by the fan favourite character of Daenerys Targaryen.
Over-prescription of antibiotics puts children in poor countries at risk: Study:Children in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are receiving an average of 25 antibiotic prescriptions during their first five years of life, an amount so excessive that it could harm their ability to fight pathogens, and also increase antibiotic resistance worldwide, according to a study.