1. Day temperature likely to drop: There is a significant drop in temperature in North India and North East parts of India. In Delhi, the temperature has been recorded low.

2. Researchers says the vaccine has good immune response with two dosage regime: According to University of Oxford researches and the researchers from AstraZeneca, the BioNtech vaccine from Pfizer  which has been administrated by the people in the UK, has a better immune response

3. Agricultural Minister’s comments on opposition parties: After rejecting the central government’s proposal by the farmers’ unions, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar slammed the misleading opposition parties and using the farmers as their puppets.

4. Centre asks three IPS officers to report by 5.00 pm today: The Central government asked the three IPS officers from West Bengal to report by 5.00 pm today. Meanwhile, Bengal DGP and Chief Secretary have refused to answer to the summons of central government.

5.   Odisha seeks forced retirement a corrupted an officer from forest department:

1987-batch IFS officer Abhay Kant Pathak is accused of accumulating disproportionate asserts. There is 400% growth in his asserts in a recent study. The Odisha government has forwarded a proposal of compulsory retirement from the duties.

6.  British actor Jeremy Bulloch passes away: Jeremy Bulloch who acted in the character of bounty hunter Boba Fett in the original Star Wars films passed away at 75 years.

7. Massive antitrust lawsuit on Google: The lawsuit was filed by 10 states led by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

8. Another Jolt to TMC: After the resignation to primary party membership of Suvendu Adhikari, another TMC leader and MLA has resigned the primary membership of the party

9. PM Modi addressed MP Kissan Sammelan: In Madhya Pradesh, at Kissan Sammelan, PM Modi said that the farm laws were not brought in a single day or overnight.

10. Sonia Gandhi’s meeting with dissent letter writers: The 23 senior leaders who wanted overhauling of the framework of Congress will meet Sonia Gandhi today.

11. Bank Guarantees to buy COVID vaccines for statements: As per recent reports from various sources, the state governments may request the bank guarantees for availing the COVID vaccine.

12. China’s new road cuts travel time to the Karakoram passes: As per the reports from the satellite imagery and communication, it was intercepted by the Indian authorities, that, the PLA and China government is undertaking a significant road and building infrastructure upgrade across Karakoram Pass and Aksai Chin to ramp up military capacities and capability against India.

13. COVID the outbreak in Sydney: Cricket Australia (CA) is monitoring the current Covid-19 the outbreak in Sydney’s northern beaches but they asserted that the third Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy against India is still on. 

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