Omicron cases in India-Omicron cases in India-The Omicron cases in India have now gone up to 8,209, which is 466 more than yesterday. Maharashtra has reported the highest number of Omicron cases with 1,738 cases, followed by West Bengal and then Rajasthan. Check state-wise list of COVID-19 cases in India.
Current Affairs Questions for UPSC: The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as new Covid-19 variant IHU, Omicron cases, World Braille Day and new CEO of the Railway Board among others.
Current Affairs Questions for UPSC: The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as Savitribai Phule, Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology and U-19 Asia Cup among others.
ICC World Test Championship Points Table 2021-2023: India has slipped to the 5th spot on the ICC World Test Championship points table 2021-23 after 7-wicket defeat against South Africa on January 14, 2022. Check full team standings.
Ross Taylor Retirement: Ross Taylor signed off from Tests in one of the most memorable ways by picking up the last Bangladesh wicket, his 3rd overall in Test cricket. Check his debut, batting stats, centuries and key records here.
Covid guidelines in Delhi Update: According to the updated COVID guidelines in Delhi, all the private offices will be closed, except those which are under exempted category, and only Work from Home must be followed in these offices. The Government has also announced the closing of bars and restaurants in Delhi.
This week, we have compiled 15 weekly current affairs questions and answers relevant for UPSC, SSC and Bank exams covering topics such as PETA India Person of the Year 2021, Sahitya Akademi Award 2021, Good Governance Index 2021 and NITI Aayog Health Index 2021 among others.
Current Affairs Questions for UPSC: The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as Sahitya Akademi Award 2021, Major Dhyan Chand Sports University and Journalist of the Year among others.
Current Affairs Questions for UPSC: The Current Affairs questions and answers cover topics such as Laxmibai Railway Station, community transmission of Omicron, Ross Taylor retirement and AFSPA extension among others.
As per media reports, PM Modi had landed in Bathinda from where he was to go to National Martyrs Memorial at Hussainiwala by helicopter. He failed to reach the destination due to blockage by protestors in a major lapse of security.
New IHU Covid Variant in France: The new IHU Covid variant has both N501Y and E484K mutations in the spike protein. As per experts, the N501Y mutation can make the variant more transmissible and the E484K mutation could mean that the variant will be more resistant to vaccines. Know IHU Covid Variant symptoms, mutations and severity here.
Savitribai Phule: The birth anniversary of Savitribai Phule is observed on January 3 every year to recognize the achievements and significant contributions of India's first female teacher. Phule is remembered for not only improving women's rights in India but is also acknowledged for her work towards abolishing the discrimination faced by people based on their caste and gender. On her 191st birth anniversary, know more about her achievements as well as some of the interesting facts related to Savirtibai Phule.