1. Emmanuel Bonne, the diplomatic advisor to French President says, they are very supportive to India: French diplomatic advisor Emmanuel Bonne said that, France is very friendly to India and said that, they had not been allowing China to play any “procedural games” in the issue of Kashmir.

2. The the main accused of Badun gang rape is arrested: A 50 years old lady was gang-raped and murdered in Uttar Pradesh. The main accused, Satyanarayan, was arrested in Budaun in a late-night crackdown on Thursday.

3. the US Sets new record of Corona cases: The US has reached another grim milestone amid the chaos at the Capitol, with its daily Covid cases, deaths as well as total hospitalisations all setting new world records over the course of the pandemic.

4. Delhi Border blocked: Border crossing points between Delhi and Haryana and Uttarpradesh were blocked by the protestors. The Delhi Police have advised commuters from Uttar Pradesh to take routes passing through Anand Vihar, DND, Loni DND and Apsara as Chilla and Ghazipur border crossings are closed.

5. Nirav Modi’s sister and her husband turned approvers: Nirav Modi’s sister Purvi and her husband Mayank Mehta turning approvers, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) will be able to recover Rs 580 crore through auction of their attached properties and money lying in their bank accounts without any legal hassle

6. Farm Minister Narendra Singh Tomar says ready to consider any proposal: Ahead of the talks between the Centre and the protesting farmers scheduled for Friday, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the government is ready to consider any proposal other than withdrawing three new agricultural laws.

7. Priyanka Gandhi’s remarks:   “Member of the women’s commission has blamed the victim. Will we be able to ensure women’s safety with this attitude?” Priyanka Gandhi wrote in Hindi on Facebook. 

8. Second round of Nation Wide COVID 19 vaccine dry run: As part of the second round of the nationwide Covid-19 vaccine dry run, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan visited the site of the sessions at Government General Hospital, Chennai.

9. Kangana Ranaut says cases are filed against her for speaking in favour of farmers: In a new video, Kangana Ranaut has alleged that she is being tortured mentally, emotionally and physically.

10. Priyanka Chopra flouted the lockdown rules: Priyanka Chopra along with her mother flouted the rules of London, UK in the lock downtime of COVID 19 in the UK and she was verbally told by the local authorities to follow the rules.

11. Union Health Minister says, vaccination will be done for the entire population: Soon it would be a reality to vaccinate the entire population in India against the novel coronavirus, after prioritising risk groups, Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said on Friday.

12. India scored 96/2: After the second day, Australia scored 338 runs and India scored 96/2 at the end of the second day. 

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