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News Headlines : 16th January 2022

  • World Bank Education Director Jaime Saavedra said that learning poverty in India expected to increase from 55 to 70 per cent due to school closure during pandemic.
  • India’s vaccination programme has added great strength to the fight against COVID-19 : PM
  • India marks one year of its nationwide vaccination drive against Covid-19; Over 157 crore doses administered so far.
  • Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya releases commemorative postal stamp to mark one year of vaccination programme.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, country’s vaccination programme helped in saving lives and protecting livelihoods.
  • Prime Minister to deliver State of the World special address at World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda through video conferencing tomorrow.
  • Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-budget stakeholder consultation with BJP leaders as well as professionals, business leaders, academicians and economists associated with party.
  • First National Start-up day being observed today; Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh says, Purple Revolution is Jammu and Kashmir’s contribution to Start-up India.
  • Eleven people die after consuming illicit liquor in Nalanda district of Bihar.
  • IMD forecast severe cold in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi for next two-days.
  • Tsunami threat around Pacific basin from huge undersea volcanic eruption begins to recede.
  • UP police lodges FIR against Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel for allegedly flouting COVID-19 norms while campaigning for Congress candidate in Noida for assembly polls.
  • In Badminton; Lakshya Sen clinches Men’s Singles title of India Open; Pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty lifts Men’s Doubles trophy. 
  • Tennis star Novak Djokovic deported from Australia after losing legal battle to stay in the country; Australian Open begins tomorrow.