News Headlines : 29th December 2021

  • Election Commission team led by CEC Sushil Chandra reviews Assembly poll preparedness with Uttar Pradesh State officials in Lucknow.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 23 projects worth over 17 thousand 500 crore rupees in Uttarakhand tomorrow.
  • Prime Minister to release 10th installment of PM-KISAN on the 1st of January; More than  20,000 crore rupees to be transferred in accounts of over 10 crore beneficiary farmers.
  • More than 143 crore 25 lakh vaccine doses administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive; Recovery rate stands at 98.40 per cent.
  • Atal Innovation Mission and NITI Aayog release the second edition of compendia on Innovations for You and The Ingenious Tinkerers.
  • In Jharkhand, State Government announces a relief of 25 rupees per litre on Petrol prices for two-wheeler owners from lower and middle income group.
  • India welcomes Egypt as fourth member of BRICS New Development Bank.
  • Met Department forecasts intense cold wave conditions across Northwest India for next two days.
  • In Cricket, India set a victory target of 305 runs for South Africa in Centurion test.