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Here are the Latest Updates of January 15:
9:30 am: Himachal Pradesh: National Highway-5 blocked near Bhawanagar in Kinnaur district, due to landslide.
9:20 am: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati: BJP led Central govt is also following the path of Congress party. It is misusing its powers for political gains. Wrong policies of govt has led to disturbance&law&order situation across the country, which is a matter of national concern.
9:10 am: Delhi: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Narawane, chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh pay tribute at the National War Memorial on #ArmyDay2020 today.
9:00 am: Michael Patra to be new Deputy Governor of RBI
8:50 am: Sources: The file relating to the appointment of Taranjit Singh Sandhu as India’s Ambassador to the US has been cleared by the competent authority but the govt is yet to make an official announcement about it.
8:40 am: After being forced to retire from her Australian Open qualifying match, Slovenia’s Dalila Jakupovic slammed the organisers of the tournament, saying the tennis players expected them to take better care.
8:30 am: High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Taranjit Singh Sandhu (in pic) will take charge as India’s Ambassador to the US. He will succeed Harsh Vardhan Shringla, who will take charge as the Foreign Secretary.
8:15 am: Gujarat: Harvest festival of Uttarayan was celebrated in the state yesterday. People flew kites as a part of the celebration. Visuals from the ‘Statue of Unity’ at Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadia. (Pic courtesy: PM Narendra Modi’s Instagram page)
8:10 am: Tamil Nadu: #Jallikattu event begins at Avaniyapuram in Madurai. 730 bulls in Avaniyapuram, 700 bulls in Alanganallur and 650 bulls in Palamedu are participating in Jallikattu competitions this year.
8:05 am: Retired Principal District Judge C Manickam: We’ve divided the players into a batch of 75 each, 60 bulls will be released one by one in one go. Top police officials are present at the spot to deal with any situation. #Jallikattu
8:00 am: Tamil Nadu: Retired Principal District Judge C Manickam, who has been appointed by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, visits the venue in Madurai where #Jallikattu event will be held today, to examine the arrangements made.
7:50 am: An IndiGo pilot has been accused of allegedly verbally abusing and threatening a passenger and her elderly, wheelchair-bound mother on a Chennai-Bengaluru flight yesterday.
7:40 am: Kerala: State Youth Commission held 1st transgender ‘adalat’ y’day in Trivandram.50 complaints were registered in the court, besides suggestions from transgenders from across the state.Based on them,Youth Commission will recommend state govt for speedy redressal of their problems
7:30 am: IndiGo: We’re aware of complaint raised by a passenger on Chennai-Bangalore flight last night. Matter is under internal review&necessary action will be taken. Our team is in touch with the customer to ensure her concern is understood well&to help avoid such experiences in future
7:25 am: Delhi: Major pollutants PM 2.5 at 205 & PM 10 at 185, in ‘Poor and ‘Moderate’ categories respectively, in Lodhi Road area, according to the Air Quality Index (AQI) data.
7:20 am: BH Anil Kumar, Commissioner BBMP says,”despite repeatedly cleaning those black spots, people kept using those places for urinating. So we came up with this idea. We have also given a QR Code which will help people locate the nearest public toilet.”
7:10 am: Karnataka: As part of Swachh Survekshan 2020, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) has installed mirrors in five locations across the city to deter people from urinating in public and eliminate public urination spot.
7:00 am: 18 trains are running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region.
Posted By: Talib Khan