1. January 16th the vaccination day: The Union Health Ministry has announced that, the Nation Wide Vaccination would run on 16th January 2021, Saturday will be a vaccination day against COVID 19 for the priority groups
2. BCCI finally agrees to have the match on Brisbane: The impasse between BCCI and Cricket Australia has come to an end. BCCI agreed to have the fourth match in Brisbane, Australia and asked the cricket Australia to arrange the immediate departure.
3. Threat of Bird- flu reached one more state: After the Rajasthan, Kerala, Maharastra, Punjab Haryana Gujarath and Madhyapradesh etc, the bird flu has reached Uttar Pradesh.
4. Greek God and Hunk of Bollywood’s 47th Birthday: Hrithik Roshan is called as Greek God and Hunk of Bollywood is celebrating his 47th Birthday.
5. China requests immediate return of its soldier: A China soldier was captured by the Indian army as he was roaming in the Indian territory near India China border. He was apprehended by the Indian army near Southern bank of Pangong Tso lake, which was India controlled Line of Actual Control. In Beijing, the Chinese military confirmed that one of its soldiers “went astray” along the China-India border areas.
6. Fourth Suicide in the protest: in the Farmers’ protest at Delhi border, another suicide was registered. A farmer of 39 years old, consumed poison and committed suicide. The man, Amrinder Singh, allegedly consumed poison at the protest and was rushed to a nearby hospital, where he died during treatment.
7. Karnataka By polls-time: Karnataka CM Yadyurappa landed in Delhi to meet the Home Minister to discuss the finalized candidates for the by-polls in Karnataka and the state political scene.
8. 2021 started with big mishap: Indonesia flight crashed into the Indian ocean today. Sri Wijaya Boeing flight disconnected with the Air Traffic Control tower and later when the rescue team started searching they found the wrecks of flights. There could be a technical problem because the flight is a much older one.
9. PM Modi condoles the loss of lives in a mishap of Indonesia flight: Hearing this news the rulers of different countries expressed their condolences. PM Modi also expressed his condolences to the bereaved families.
10. Massive culling operation amid Bird flu in 7 states: Due to the bird flu, massive culling operation is being carried forward by the government agencies in the seven states, where birds are found dead due to the Bird Flu.
11. Racist comments by Australian supporters: During the match between India and Australia, the spectators who were supporting the Australian team passed the racist comments. Reacting to this, Kohli shared his views on Twitter and condemned it.