Army Day 2021: It is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.
The ninth round of talks between the Centre and the farmers is scheduled on 15 January 2021 after the eighth round of talks remained inconclusive. The SC has stayed the implementation of the three Farm Acts 2020 and has constituted a four-member committee to make recommendations on the same within two months.
Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman unveiled his newest vision to diversify the country’s economy beyond oil: 'A city with no cars, roads or carbon emissions' under mega-city project NEOM.
PM Modi inaugurated the National Atomic Timescale and Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya Pranali and laid the Foundation Stone of National Environmental Standards Laboratory at the National Meteorology Conclave via a video conference on January 4, 2021.
The new strain of the Sars-CoV-2 virus is known as VUI - 202012/01 (the first Variant Under Investigation in December 2020) or the lineage B.1.1.7. As per the Union Health Ministry, a total of 96 people have been infected with the new strain of COVD-19 (12 January 2021). No new cases have been found in the past 24 hours.
On 6 January 2021, the United States Capitol was attacked by a mob of rioters in an effort to prevent Congress from formalizing Joe Biden’s victory. However, this was not the first time that the U.S. Capitol was attacked.
On 17 December 2020, Google at its L10n event launched MuRIL, enabling users to toggle search results between English and any of the four newly added Indian languages-- Tamil, Telugu, Bangla, and Marathi-- on mobile devices.
Light House Projects, LHPs are being implemented in six states of India- Know about the significance, the benefits and the key features of the project here. The project is being implemented under GHTC India.