PM Modi will host the first India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format. The summit will be held with the participation of the Presidents of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan.
Republic Day 2022 Chief Guest: India had invited the heads of all five central Asian nations to be the Chief Guests at the Republic Day celebrations on January 26. The plans have been cancelled due to the third wave of COVID-19.
The open data week will witness participation from all 100 Smart Cities that will be publishing high-quality datasets and data blogs on the Smart Cities Open Data Portal. Data will be celebrated across all smart cities in the country on January 21st.
Lata Mangeshkar will continue to remain in the intensive care unity for a few more days, informed the doctor who is treating her at Mumbai's Breach Candy Hospital. The singer has COVID-19 and pneumonia.
The startups will make presentation of six different themes including Growing from Roots; Nudging the DNA. From Local to Global; Technology of Future; Building Champions in Manufacturing; and Sustainable Development
PM Modi security breach what happened: Supreme Court of India has agreed to set up an independent committee which will be headed by a former Supreme Court Judge to probe PM Modi security breach in Ferozepur, Punjab on January 5, 2022. An alleged ‘security breach’ had resulted in PM Modi’s convoy getting stalled for over 20 minutes on Punjab flyover.
Third dose of covid vaccine: India has begun administering COVID precautionary dose to healthcare workers and citizens above 60 years with co-morbidities. Check who is eligible and know step-by-step registration details.
Latest guidelines for international passengers arriving in India: All the passengers flying from abroad will have to home quarantine themselves for a week after landing in India and get themselves tested on the eighth day. If they are negative, they will have to self-monitor themselves for 7 more days and if positive, their samples will be sent for genome testing at the INSACOG laboratory network.
Green Energy Corridor UPSC: Green Energy Corridor phase 2 with an outlay of Rs. 12,000 crores has been given the approval to facilitate the grid integration and the power evacuation of about 20 GW of renewable energy projects in 7 states- Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Kerala, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu.