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Daily News Digest:15 January 2022

ICMR RELEASES GUIDELINES OMICRON

Due to the rise of Covid-19 cases and its highly contagious Omicron variant, the Indian Medical Research Council (ICMR) has released new guidelines on who should be tested for the virus should not.

AI-DRIVEN STARTUP FOR WATER PURIFICATION

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh unveiled Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven Start-Up for water purification through innovative technology.

LOHRI FESTIVAL

Lohri was celebrated on 13 January 2022. Lohri is a popular winter festival celebrated mainly in northern India. Many believe that the festival marks the passing of the winter solstice.

SC EXPANDS THE DEFINITION OF VULNERABLE WITNESS

The Supreme Court expanded the definition of "vulnerable witness" in criminal cases in a significant order.

INDIA STATE OF FOREST REPORT 2021

According to the India State of Forest Report 2021, released on 13 January 2022, India's total forest and tree cover is 80.9 million hectares. It is 24.62% of the geographical area of India.

NORTHEAST ON WHEELS (NEW) EXPEDITION

Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi, Minister of State for Culture and External Affairs, launched a Bike Expedition in New Delhi.

RBI’S ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OMBUDSMAN SCHEMES FOR 2020-21

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the “Annual Report of the Ombudsman Schemes for 2020-21”, highlighting the increase in Banking Ombudsman complaints.

TUPOLEV TU-160M STRATEGIC MISSILE BOMBER

Amid tensions with Ukraine at the border, Russia unveiled a new Tupolev Tu-160M strategic missile bomber nicknamed the 'White Swan'.

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TUPOLEV TU-160M STRATEGIC MISSILE BOMBER Context: Amid tensions with Ukraine at the border, Russia unveiled a new Tupolev Tu-160M ​​strategic missile bomber nicknamed the 'White Swan'. Key Points: ...

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RBI’S ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OMBUDSMAN SCHEMES FOR 2020-21

RBI’S ANNUAL REPORT OF THE OMBUDSMAN SCHEMES FOR 2020-21 Context: On January 13, 2022, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the “Annual Report of the Ombudsman Schemes for 2020-21&rdqu ...

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NORTHEAST ON WHEELS (NEW) EXPEDITION

NORTHEAST ON WHEELS (NEW) EXPEDITION Context: On 13 January 2022, Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi, Minister of State for Culture and External Affairs, launched a Bike Expedition in New Delhi. Key Points: The n ...

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INDIA STATE OF FOREST REPORT 2021 Context: According to the India State of Forest Report 2021, released on 13 January 2022, India's total forest and tree cover is 80.9 million hectares. It is 24.62% o ...

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SC EXPANDS THE DEFINITION OF VULNERABLE WITNESS

SC EXPANDS THE DEFINITION OF VULNERABLE WITNESS Context: On 11 January 2022, the Supreme Court expanded the definition of "vulnerable witness" in criminal cases in a significant order. Key Points: Th ...

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LOHRI FESTIVAL

LOHRI FESTIVAL Context: Lohri was celebrated on 13 January 2022. Lohri is a popular winter festival celebrated mainly in northern India. Many believe that the festival marks the passing of the winter ...

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