Published on: January 10, 2022
SNIPPETS – 10 JANUARY 2022
- With the model code of conduct coming into effect in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur, the Union Health Ministry has decided to “exclude” the picture of Prime Minister from the Covid-19 vaccine certificates in these states. It is set of guidelines to be followed by political parties during elections. It is in Line with Article 324 that gives powers to election commission
- Union Jal Shakti Minister Announces 3rd National Water Awards. It is to motivate individuals/organisations who are doing commendable work in the field of water resources conservation and management. UP is the best performer
- The Centre for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), recently conducted a pilot project on the Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (Bescom) corporate office premises to demonstrate the use of clean energy to power EVs. It has said Solar-powered EV charging reduces carbon footprint.
- INS Vikrant, is likely to be commissioned in 2022.It successfully conducted Sea Trials. Also called Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 1, It is an aircraft carrier constructed by the Cochin Shipyard Limited for the Indian Navy
- PM announces 26th December as ‘Veer Baal Diwas’ to mark martyrdom of Sahibzada Zorawar Singh Ji and Sahibzada Fateh Singh Ji.They were sahibzades/Warriors & sons of Guru Gobind Singh
- Various district administrations in Tamilnadu have banned the conduct of Jallikattu events, ahead of Pongal festival, as part of safety measures. It is a bull taming festival that is celebrated during Pongal
- Adi Sankaracharya’s birthplace in Kerala likely to be declared as national monument. It is located in Kalady, Kerala
- Bharath Subramanian becomes 73 chess grandmaster of India. He completed his third and final GM norm at Vergani Cup Open in Italy.
- Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel has been appointed vice-president of the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
- ALKA MITTAL becomes the first ONGC full-time woman director as Director, Human Resources
- KVIC rolls out innovative “Mobile Honey Processing Van” to support farmers and beekeepers
- Union Steel Minister laid the foundation stone for the new 5 MTPA project at JSW Steel Vijayanagar Works integrated steel facility in Ballari, Karnataka.