Supreme Court slams Centre over farm protests, proposes to form panel: The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its extreme disappointment with the way the Centre has handled farmers agitation over the new farm laws. The court also expressed concern over the state of agitating farmers who have been camping on the outskirts of the capital for more than a month.
Maharashtra, Delhi confirm outbreak of bird flu: Maharashtra and Delhi on Monday confirmed the outbreak of avian influenza, or the bird flu, With this, nine states have been affected by the spread of bird flu. In Delhi, all eight samples have been found positive for avian influenza.
Oxford Vaccine to cost Rs 200 Per Dose, Serum Institute to Get Purchase Order Today: As the country is all set to launch its coronavirus vaccine drive from January 16, reports on Monday claimed that the Oxford vaccine is likely to be priced at Rs 200 a vial and the Centre may place an order on Monday.
PM calls on youngsters to join start-ups: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called upon youngsters to attend ‘Prarambh’, the Startup India international summit on January 15 and 16, saying it seeks to bring together top minds from industry, academia, investment, banking and finance besides the young start-up leaders.
‘Virushka’ blessed with a baby girl: Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli are now parents to a baby girl. Anushka gave birth to a baby girl at Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital on Monday afternoon. The couple had announced Anushka’s pregnancy in August 2020.
BJP to take good care of Assam’s unique culture, language, saysJP Nadda: BJP president J.P. Nadda on Monday assured the people in Assam that his party will always take good care of the state’s unique culture and language. Nadda is on a two-day to poll-bound Assam.
India returns captured Chinese soldier: A Chinese soldier, who was apprehended by the Indian Army at the southern bank of Pangong Tso in eastern Ladakh, on Friday, has been handed back to China at Chushul sector.
No talks possible with India until restoration of autonomous status of J&K, says Imran Khan: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said no dialogue was possible with India until New Delhi restored the autonomous status of Jammu and Kashmir.
Rajinikanth’s appeal to fans: A day after his fans gathered in large numbers at Chennai’s Valluvar Kottam in the hope of convincing him to change his decision on not taking part in electoral politics, actor Rajinikanth on Monday appealed to them against staging such protests.
Logistics in place for storage and distribution of vaccine: K’taka health minister: The Karnataka health and medical education minister Dr. K Sudhakar said on Monday: “The state is fully prepared for vaccine collection, storage and distribution.”