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Here are the live updates of January 21:

12:20 pm: There should be no politics on the merger of Amar Jawan Jyoti & National War Memorial. It has become a trend to give a political angle to every initiative done by the Centre: 1971 war veteran and former Army Dy Chief Lt Gen JBS Yadava (Retd)

12:00 pm: Goa | "I will hold a press conference today to announce my decision for #GoaAssemblypolls2022," Utpal Parrikar to ANI

11:30 am: The circumstances in which the Somnath temple was destroyed, and the efforts made by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the renovation of the temple, both have a big message for us. The contribution of tourism to the economy of our country is very big: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

11:15 am: In the last 7 years, the country has worked relentlessly to realize the potential of tourism. The development of tourist centres is not just a part of a government scheme, but a campaign of public participation: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

11:00am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates a new circuit house in Gujarat’s Somnath via video conferencing

10:35 am: Three people have been arrested for making abusive and cruel statements about women in Club House app chat. On the basis of a complaint of a woman, Mumbai Cyber Police has registered a case in the matter. Name of arrested accused are Akash, Jeshnav & Yash Parashar: Mumbai Police

10:20 am: Whatever is being done is a national tragedy and an attempt to rewrite history. Merging Amar Jawan Jyoti with War Memorial Torch means erasing history. BJP has built the National War Memorial, that does not mean they can extinguish the Amar Jawan Jyoti: Manish Tewari, Congress

10:10 am: In the proposal, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal also asked to remove the odd-even system in the markets & to allow private offices to operate at 50% capacity.

10:05 am: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sends a recommendation to Lt Gov to end weekend curfew

9:50 am: The names of all Indian martyrs from all the wars, including 1971 & wars before & after it are housed at the National War Memorial. Hence it is a true 'Shraddhanjali' to have the flame paying tribute to martyrs there: GoI Sources

9:45am: the flame of Amar Jawan Jyoti is not being extinguished. It is being merged with flame at National War Memorial. It was an odd thing to see that the flame at Amar Jawan Jyoti payed homage to martyrs of 1971 & other wars but none of their names are present there: GoI Sources

9:30 am: More than 159.91 crore #COVID19 vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far; over 12.73 crore balance & unutilized vaccine doses are still available with States/UTs to be administered: Union Health Ministry

9:20 am: India reports 3,47,254 new COVID cases (29,722 more than yesterday), 703 deaths, and 2,51,777 recoveries in the last 24 hours Active case: 20,18,825 Daily positivity rate: 17.94% 9,692 total Omicron cases detected so far; an increase of 4.36% since yesterday

9:10 am: Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs, Anand Sharma, has written to Home Minister Amit Shah and urged "the government to consider legislative action, including amendments to the IPC and CrPC, to deal with all manifestations of hate speech."

8:55 am: JNU Admin with the Security Branch has been closely coordinating with police in process of investigation. In case of any information related to this incident, residents are advised to immediately intimate to the security branch or the police, reads an official statement of JNU

8:40 am: "Manipur, Meghalaya, and Tripura are full of natural riches, represent the vibrant culture and unique traditions of our northeast," President Ram Nath Kovind in his message on the Statehood Day of the three northeastern states said.

8:30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his wishes to the people of Meghalaya, Manipur and Tripura on their Statehood Day "These states are making vibrant contributions to India’s development," PM Modi tweeted

8:20 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a new circuit house in Gujarat’s Somnath today. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the ceremony will take place via video conferencing at 11am.

8:00 am: Delhi's air quality remains in the 'very poor' category, with overall AQI at 353 as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)-India

7:50 am: Sukesh Chandrashekhar case | In a letter to DG (Tihar) on Jan 10, Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has asked the jail administration to allow it to probe 82 officials and staff of Rohini jail under the Prevention of Corruption Act

7:40 am: The letter subject mentioned the proposal for granting approval under Section 17 (A) of PoC Act against jail officials of Rohini jail No. 10 for conducting enquiry/investigation.

7:30 am: Uttar Pradesh: Police busted an arms manufacturing unit and arrested its operator in Daulatpur area of Mathura, police said on Thursday. "8 pistols, 4 guns, 13 live rounds, and arms manufacturing equipment were seized during the drive," said SSP Gaurav Grover said

7:23 am: An explosion in Ghana's rural Western Region on Thursday razed hundreds of buildings and killed an unknown number of residents when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine collided with a motorcycle: Reuters

7:15 am: 21 Delhi-bound trains are running late due to fog: Northern Railway

Posted By: Talibuddin Khan