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4 January, 2022

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New Chinese bridge spanning the Pangong Lake

China has played up the hoisting of its national flag by soldiers at Galwan Valley as part of New Year celebrations as satellite imagery emerged of a new bridge being built by the Chinese to link both banks of Pangong Lake, highlighting the continuing tensions in the Ladakh sector. HT

Beginning of a third wave of Covid-19 infections

India is clearly witnessing the beginning of a third wave of Covid-19 infections. The seven-day average of daily new cases was 6,780 on December 27 and 18,236 on January 2. This number has been increasing continuously for exactly seven days now. How are economic indicators reacting to this development? What is the state of the Indian economy at the cusp of yet another wave of the pandemic? Here are four charts to put this in perspective. HT

Census activities postponed to June 30

During a Census operation – both the house-listing phase and the population enumeration, the states and union territories are not supposed to change the boundaries of districts, towns, villages and tehsils. Joshi’s letter means the freezing of boundaries of administrative jurisdictions will take place on June 30. The exercise was previously extended from December 31, 2020 to December 21, 2021. HT

AAI’s $30 million has been seized by Devas shareholders

Devas shareholders on Monday said they had seized more than $30 million worth of Airports Authority of India’s (AAI) money held by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) following an order from a Canadian court.Devas Multimedia signed a contract with Antrix (ISRO’s commercial arm) in 2005 under which the latter would build and launch two ISRO satellites and lease the corresponding S-band satellite spectrum to Devas, which in turn would use it to provide its Internet services.. Hindu

High-level meeting to assess the internal security situation 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday chaired a high-level meeting to assess the internal security situation in the country, and stressed on the threats of terrorism and the need for coordination among central and state agencies. The meeting was attended by top officials of central agencies and forces apart from police officials of various states through video conference. Indian Express


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करीब सभी राज्यों में ओमिक्रॉन के केस मौजूद  

देश में कोरोना की तीसरी लहर ने दस्तक दे दी है। कोरोना का नया वैरिएंट ओमिक्रॉन इसकी सबसे बड़ी वजह है। कोविड टॉस्क फोर्स के चीफ डॉ. एनके अरोड़ा ने इसकी पुष्टि कर दी है। न्यूज चैनल NDTV से बातचीत करते हुए डॉ. अरोड़ा ने बताया कि देश में ओमिक्रॉन का पहला केस पिछले साल दिसंबर के पहले सप्ताह में मिले थे। इसके बाद यह तेजी से फैला। आज करीब सभी राज्यों (कुछ को छोड़कर) में ओमिक्रॉन के केस मौजूद हैं। Bhaskar

दिल्ली में नई शराब पॉलिसी विवाद में घिर गई है

दिल्ली में अरविंद केजरीवाल की सरकार की तरफ से लागू नई शराब पॉलिसी विवाद में घिर गई है। केजरीवाल के पुराने साथी और जाने-माने कवि कुमार विश्वास ने इस पॉलिसी को लागू करने पीछे रिश्वतखोरी का आरोप लगाया है। विश्वास ने सोशल मीडिया पर कहा है कि नई पॉलिसी के तहत शराब के ठेके बांटने के लिए 500 करोड़ रुपए की रिश्वत ली गई है। Bhaskar

प्रिकॉशन डोज के लिए ऐप पर फिर से रजिस्ट्रेशन की जरूरत नहीं

देश में कोरोना के बढ़ते मामलों के बीच 10 जनवरी से 60 साल से ऊपर के बीमार बुजुर्गों, हेल्थकेयर और फ्रंटलाइन वर्कर्स को प्रिकॉशन डोज यानी वैक्सीन की तीसरी खुराक देने की शुरुआत होगी।CoWIN के चीफ डॉ. आरएस शर्मा ने सोमवार को बताया कि प्रिकॉशन डोज के लिए इस ग्रुप को ऐप पर फिर से रजिस्ट्रेशन की जरूरत नहीं होगी। वे अपने पुराने CoWIN अकाउंट से ही कुछ जरूरी स्टेप फॉलो करने के बाद तीसरी डोज (प्रिकॉशन डोज) के लिए अपना अपॉइंटमेंट शेड्यूल कर सकेंगे। Bhaskar

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CAT results 2021 have been declared

The CAT results 2021 have been declared and nine candidates have secured 100 percentile marks while 19 secured 99.99 percentile marks. Candidates who appeared in the exam can check the result at the official website

Admit cards for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2022

The admit cards for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2022 are scheduled to be released on Monday, 3 January 2022, by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur. Candidates who are going to be appearing for the exam can visit the official website of GATE at, and download their respective admit cards.


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Byju’s, once heralded as a flagship in India’s edtech sector, is grappling with severe financial and operational challenges, marked by a dramatic valuation drop. The company, which sought to stabilize its operations and finances, is now raising funds at a valuation significantly lower than its peak. This development comes amid efforts to address a substantial debt burden, with Byju’s proposing a repayment plan for its $1.2 billion loan. Investor confidence appears shaken, with some stakeholders pushing for drastic changes in leadership to navigate the crisis effectively. The turmoil reflects broader sectoral pressures and raises questions about the sustainability of high-growth trajectories in the edtech industry

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Australia’s energy market is witnessing significant transitions and investments aimed at bolstering renewable energy infrastructure and securing gas supplies. Key developments include a $179 million investment by the Queensland Government for community battery projects, Santos’ $5.7 billion gas pipeline project following a legal battle win, and a $206 million energy savings package for NSW households. Additionally, the Australian government has secured new gas supply deals to support the east coast market, emphasizing the role of gas in transitioning to a renewable grid.

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The latest opinion polls, including the Mood of the Nation survey by India Today, predict a comfortable victory for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s BJP and its allies in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), with a projected win of 335 Lok Sabha seats in the 2024 general elections. This forecast suggests a slight decrease from the 2019 elections but still ensures a majority. The survey, involving interviews with over 149,000 respondents, reflects Modi’s enduring popularity based on his nationalist policies and economic reforms. Other polls echo these findings, although seat projections vary slightly. The opposition INDIA alliance is expected to secure a significant number of seats, yet not enough to challenge the NDA’s majority. These predictions highlight a political landscape that remains largely favorable to Modi and the BJP as the election approaches