सई नदी की करुण कथा : पौराणिक और ऐतिहासिक नदी मर रही है

News Headlines : 2nd January 2023

  • President Droupadi Murmu will confer Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards upon 27 people during the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention at Indore, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Supreme Court upholds Centre’s demonetisation policy; says the decision making was not flawed.
  • The second phase of the Sari Festival “VIRAASAT”- Celebrating 75 handwoven Saris of India will begin from tomorrow to 17th of this month in New Delhi.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlines the need for widening the scope of research on modern Indian history to create better awareness about India’s past.
  • External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been in contact with the leaders of Russia and Ukraine, pressing them to return to dialogue and diplomacy as a prolonged conflict will not serve the interests of any party. He stressed that differences must be settled through talks.
  • Five day long Indian Science Congress to begin in Nagpur from tomorrow; Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the event through video conferencing.
  • Centre has proposed a self-regulatory mechanism, mandatory verification of players and physical Indian address for online gaming companies. It has released the draft online gaming rules. The online gaming companies will be covered under the new IT rules 2021 for social media platforms.
  • Railways registers 71 percent increase in earnings in passenger segment.
  • A total of 50 Electric Buses have been launched in the national capital today, with the support of Central Governments FAME India Phase -2 scheme.
  • Cold wave over North India continues unabated; many states extend winter holidays.
  • The Health Ministry has written a letter to the Civil Aviation Ministry for operationalization of Air Suvida Portal for passengers coming from China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Republic of Korea, Thailand and Japan to allow them to submit negative RT-PCR test reports and self declaration from on this portal.
  • The first batch of Agniveers for Brigade of The Guards reported at Guards Regimental Center, Kamptee, Nagpur from various recruiting offices, between 25 Dec to 31 Dec 2022. A total of 112 Agniveers have reported for six months of training, before getting attested in the Indian Army.