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Here are the Highlights of January 13:

2:30 pm: In BJP's Central Election Committee meeting today, a very fruitful discussion was held regarding candidates on 172 Assembly seats (in Uttar Pradesh). We are hopeful of registering a glorious victory in the 2022 Assembly elections: UP Deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya in Delhi

2:00 pm: 14 terrorists have been neutralized in 8 operations this year. Out of the 14 terrorists, 7 were from Pakistan: J&K DGP Dilbag Singh

1:30 pm: Those who understand agreements, recognise that both sides have to win in a free trade agreement. Our efforts will be to bring new avenues of growth for both countries. We'll expand trade between the countries to increase employment for both: Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

1:00 pm: Union Home Ministry directs all the states and UTs to ensure that the Martyrs' Day is observed with "due solemnity"

12:20 pm: Maj Gens Vikrant Naik, Neeraj Varshney, KV Jauhar and Lt Col Yuvraj Singh Malik awarded the Vishisht Sewa Medal at the Western Army Commander’s parade today

12:00 pm: Lucknow: BJP MLA Vinay Shakya quits party "Swami Prasad Maurya is the voice of the downtrodden and he is our leader. I am with him," Shakya writes in his resignation letter to the party

11:30 am: Cases are increasing, people are getting serious diseases but the number of ICU admissions, oxygen requirement and death is not as frantic and as psychologically daunting as it was in the second wave last year till now: Dr Arvind Kumar, Senior Surgeon, Medanta Hospital

11:00 am: Delta variant had a higher incidence of involving the lungs & causing oxygen problems. Until now, the data shows that Omicron is more infectious than Delta but also milder as compared to it. Omicron shows higher vaccine unresponsiveness and vaccine failure: Dr Arvind Kumar

10:30 am: Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Guwahati last night. "I am in touch with authorities to get the latest updates on his health and ensure that he gets the best possible treatment," tweets Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

10:00 am: Rajasthan: A delegation of BJP leaders meets family members of the Alwar rape survivor at JK Lone Hospital in Jaipur "This Govt doesn't learn anything from its mistakes. Govt is sleeping. BJP wants the accused to be arrested & sentenced to death," says MLA Ram Lal Sharma

9:00 am: Maharashtra: Amid an increase in Covid cases, Pune district administration has issued an order to restart Shivaneri Jumbo Covid Care Centre & Avsari Covid Care Centre from today

8:45 am:The JeM terrorist killed in the Kulgam encounter has been identified as Babar, a Pakistani national active in Shopian & Kulgam since 2018. One AK rifle, one pistol, and two grenades have been recovered: Inspector General of Police (Kashmir) Vijay Kumar

8:30 am: Greetings to all on Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Uttarayan & Paush Parva. Highlighting unity in diversity that defines our country, these festivals underline our organic relationship with nature. May the festivals bring prosperity & happiness: President Kovind

8:15 am: There is a shortage of Covaxin in Maharashtra. We're getting calls from district authorities in this regard. In the VC with Union health minister, we demanded 50 lakh doses of Covishield & 40 lakh doses of Covaxin to ramp up vaccination: State Health Minister Rajesh Tope

8:00 am: Maharashtra Police says 265 of its personnel lost their lives to COVID-19 so far, with the highest number of deaths being in Mumbai Police at 126. There are 2,145 active cases of COVID-19 in the State Police

7:50 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the Chief Ministers of all states today at 4:30 pm via video conferencing on the COVID situation

7:40 am: Delhi | Air Quality Index (AQI) is presently at 142 (overall) in the 'moderate' category, as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India

7:30 am: The Ministry of AYUSH is all prepared for the global Surya Namaskar Demonstration programme on 14 January under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations & is hopeful to see more than a crore people’s participation against the target of 75 lakh: Ministry of AYUSH

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan