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Daily News Digest:11 January 2022

GRIEVANCE CELL BY MINISTRY OF FOOD PROCESSING UNIT

On 09 January 2022, the Union Food Processing Ministry set up a dedicated grievance cell to maintain an uninterrupted supply of essential food-related items.

MHA SEEKS MORE TIME TO MAKE RULES UNDER THE CITIZENSHIP AMENDMENT ACT

On 09 January 2022, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) sought an extension from parliamentary committees b to frame the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) rules. MHA has said that the matter is pending before the Supreme Court.

FIRST ONSITE EVIDENCE OF WATER ON MOON SURFACE BY CHANG'E 5

Chang'e 5 lunar lander of China has found the first-ever onsite evidence of water on the moon's surface.

DEVOTEES OF KASHI VISHWANATH TEMPLE TO WEAR "KHADI HANDMADE PAPER SLIPPERS"

Volunteers visiting the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi and hundreds of temple workers will no longer have to enter the temple premises barefoot. From January 14, 2022, Khadi and the Village Industries Commission (KVIC) will sell Khadi handmade "Use & Throw" paper slippers for volunteers and staff.

DIGITAL EMBOSSING TECHNOLOGY

According to the press release in PIB dated 10 January 2022, visually challenged students from all over the country will soon have access to Braille Maps developed using Digital Embossing Technology.

EKTA NAGAR RAILWAY STATION

On 10 January 2022, the Ministry of Railways approved the Kevadiya railway station's renaming as Ekta Nagar railway station. This railway station is located in the Narmada district of Gujarat.

GLOBAL SURYA NAMASKAR DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMME

On January 14, 2022, a “Global Surya Namaskar Demonstration Programme” will be organised by the Ministry of AYUSH.

RECUSAL OF JUDGES

Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and A.S. Bopanna of the Supreme Court recused or withdraw themselves from hearing a dispute on the allocation of the Krishna river water. The argument is between Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka.

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EKTA NAGAR RAILWAY STATION

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DEVOTEES OF KASHI VISHWANATH TEMPLE TO WEAR "KHADI HANDMADE PAPER SLIPPERS"

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FIRST ONSITE EVIDENCE OF WATER ON MOON SURFACE BY CHANG'E 5

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