Former AAP leader Gugan Singh rejoins BJP: Former AAP leader Gugan Singh came back into the BJP fold in the presence of I&B minister Prakash Javadekar and state BJP chief Manoj Tewari in the national capital.
Cold wave grips North India: Mercury continues its freefall in Jammu and Kashmir with temperature plummeting to minus 19 to 28 degree Celsius in Leh and drass. Srinagar city recorded the low of minus 6.5 degrees Celsius. In Uttar Pradesh, severe conditions has continued to prevail over most districts. Conditions have further intensified in last 3-4 days with most of region reporting 8-12 degrees Celsius dip in average maximum temperature. The cold spell has further aggravated the air quality in the NCR. The air quality in the national capital fell to “severe” category this morning. here’s a weather round up.
Registry for ownership rights of houses in Delhi’s unauthorised colonies to start in next 8-10 days: HS Puri: Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said that registry for ownership rights of houses in Delhi’s unauthorised colonies will start in the next 8-10 days.
Piyush Goyal accuses AAP govt of obstructing various schemes of Centre due to “Modi phobia”: Union Minister Piyush Goyal accused the AAP government of obstructing various schemes of the Centre due to “Modi phobia”.
Maharashtra Council of Ministers expanded; 26 ministers, 10 MoS take oath: Amid the eternal debate over dynastic politics in India, the newly expanded Maharashtra council of ministers, that saw 36 leaders taking oath, has several belonging to political families. Aaditya Thackeray, Ashok Chavan, Aditi Tatkare and Amit Deshmukh are amongst the many with a dynastic lineage. Vocal Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut was conspicous by his absence at the swearing-in. More in this report.
NITI Aayog releases the Sustainable Developmental Goals Index 2019: The NITI Aayog on Monday released the Sustainable Developmental Goals Index 2019 in the presence of Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar and CEO Amitabh Kant.
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar releases ‘India State of Forest Report’- 2019: Union Minister for Forest and Environment, Prakash Javadekar on Monday released ‘India State of Forest Report’- 2019, and said that ‘India is on track to achieve its target of 2.5 billion tonnes of carbon equivalent’.
Indian diaspora demonstrate in New York & California in support of CAA: Members of Indian diaspora demonstrated at Times Square in New York and on the west coast in Californiain support of the amended Citizenship Act on Sunday.
PM Modi asks countrymen do hear this lucid explanation of aspects relating to CAA: PM Narendra Modi has asked countrymen to hear the lucid explanation of aspects relating to CAA and more by Spiritual leader Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev.
PM Modi launches CAA Outreach Campaign: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches Citizenship Amendment Act outreach campaign, says India supports CAA because it is about giving citizenship to persecuted refugees and not about taking anyone’s citizenship away.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar releases State of Forest Report: Union Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar to release The India State of Forest Report; the report provides state-district wise forest cover in the country.
Cold wave continues in North India; Dense Fog witnessed in Delhi-NCR: Cold wave continues in North India; Dense Fog seen in Delhi- NCR and some pockets of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, UP, Rajasthan & MP; Significant wind speed expected over Delhi- NCR from evening of 31 December and light rain expected during night of 1st January to 3rd January.
Sri Lankan President seeks all personal information under one data collection center: Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has called for the need to bring gathering of all personal information under one data collection center.
Australia: Bushfires rage and temperatures soar; Evacuation ordered in Victoria: In Australia, tens of thousands of residents and holidaymakers in the state of Victoria told to evacuate amid worsening bushfire conditions; More than 100 fires are continuing to burn across Australia.
Sensex, Nifty marginally higher, RIL in red: Sensex and Nifty on Monday opened in the green led by stocks like HDFC Bank and TCS, but heavyweights such as Reliance Industries and SBI declined during the early trade.
Liverpool remains unbeaten in English Premier League; reaches halfway point with 13-point lead: Sadio Mane ensured Liverpool reached the halfway point with a 13-point lead – with a game in hand – that seems unassailable after clinching a 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton on Sunday.
Koneru Humpy bags World Rapid Chess Championship: Koneru Humpy becomes 2019 Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion; After losing the opening game, Humpy made an impressive comeback defeating China’s Lei Tingjie in a dramatic final in Moscow.
Furniture reborn as musical instruments in Ukraine: Ukrainian Bogdan Todchuk has found an eco-friendly way to craft musical instruments, instead of using raw wood, he searches local landfills for old wooden furniture to turn into guitars, violins and other instruments.