Breaking News Latest Updates, Highlights of January 19
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Today, our main focus will remain on the farmers protest as the central government has postponed the tenth round of scheduled talks with the protesting farmers’ representatives to January 20. Earlier, the meeting was all set to take place on Tuesday, January 19 and now it will be held on Wednesday at Vigyan Bhavan at 2 pm. On Sunday evening, the health ministry said that over 17,000 people were vaccinated across 553 sites in six states on Day 2 of India's coronavirus vaccination drive, the six states that conducted vaccination on Sunday were Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur and Tamil Nadu.
Here are the highlights of January 19:
3:47 PM: PM Modi will inaugurate the program that will be organised to mark the birthday celebration of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose January 23 to be held at Victoria Hall, Kolkata: Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Culture Minister
1:52 PM: Recently, 15 crows that were found dead near Red Fort a week ago, their samples have tested positive for Bird Flu. The samples were sent to Jalandhar and Bhopal for testing. Animal Husbandry Department issues directions to stop the arrival of common public at the Red Fort.
1:40 PM: Union Minister Shripad Naik who is admitted in Goa Medical College will now be shifted to a ward. It is reported that he will be discharged after 10 days. For the unversed, the minister had met with a road accident on January 11 while travelling from Yellapur to Gokarna in Karnataka. The Minister’s wife and personal assistant passed away in the accident.
11:55 AM: In a new developement, the Government of India has decided to celebrate the birthday of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, on 23rd January, as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year: Ministry of Culture
10:03 AM: India reports 10,064 new cases of coronavirus, 17,411 discharges and 137 deaths in last 24 hours, as per Union Health Ministry.
9:39 AM: Soon after Donald Trump's statement about lifting ban came into light, Biden's administration dismissed Donald Trump's announcement that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from European countries and Brazil would be lifted.
9:18 AM: US President Donald Trump has now executed an order to lift travel restrictions on European countries and Brazil which his administration had imposed in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
9:14 AM: Ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakhs each from PMNRF (Prime Minister's National Relief Fund) would be given to the next of kin of those who have lost their lives due to the accident in Surat. Rs 50,000 each would be given to those injured: Prime Minister's Office
9:00 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief as 13 people died after they were run over by a truck in Kosamba, Surat. PM said, "The loss of lives due to a truck accident in Surat is tragic. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. Praying that the injured recover at the earliest."
8:58 AM: Delhi- NCR region remains shrouded in a dense layer of fog this morning. The current temperature of national capital is 8.6 degree Celsius, as per India Meteorological Department.
Posted By: Deeksha Sharma