𝕴𝖓𝖉𝖎𝖆`𝖘 1𝖘𝖙 𝖂𝖍𝖆𝖙𝖘𝖆𝖕𝖕 𝕹𝖊𝖜𝖘 Service, 𝓼𝓲𝓷𝓬𝓮 2013
13 Jan (Thursday)
Hemant Ritu Shukla पक्ष::
Month: Pausha 25, (Purnimata)/ Pausha 11 (Amanta) According to Purnimanta calendar (Ujjain)
Vikram Samvat – 2078
Titi: Ekadashi (up to 7:33 pm) Dwadashi
Rahu Kaal : 01:55 PM – 03:16 PM

  1. India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 154.50 crore mark on Wednesday. Out of the total vaccination, more than 89.75 crore Vaccine doses were administered as first dose while 64.48 crore doses given as second dose. Union Health Ministry said, more than 26.19 lakh Precaution Doses for the identified categories of beneficiaries for COVID vaccination have been administered so far. Over 2.96 crore vaccine doses have been given to Children aged 15 to 18 years so far.
  2. PM Modi will interact with Chief Ministers of all the States on Thursday at 4.40 PM through video conferencing. During the meeting, the Prime Minister will review the Covid situation in the country and take stock of the measures implemented to curb the spread of the infection.
  3. The govt has informed that so far 4,868 Omicron cases have been detected in 28 states and Union Territories in the country
  4. The Supreme Court has appointed former SC Judge, Indu Malhotra, as the Chairperson to head the inquiry committee, along with other members. The inquiry committee will look into the alleged security breach of Prime Minister’s Punjab visit on 5th January this year.
  5. Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital of Delhi conducted a study on the Omicron variant which shows that the virus is mutating but the disease severity is mild.
  6. World will see for the first time, participation of more than a crore people in Global Surya Namaskar programme on the occasion of Makar Sakranti on 14th of January. The Global Surya Namaskar Demonstration programme is being organized by the Ministry of AYUSH under the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.
  7. Development of North Eastern Region, DoNER, Minister G. Kishan Reddy on Wednesday chaired a review meeting to monitor the preparedness of the eight states of the North Eastern Region with respect to the COVID-19 situation.
  8. Minister of State for Education Subhas Sarkar on Wednesday virtually launched Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar 2021-2022. He said that National Innovation week will inspire people to work collaboratively to realize the dream of activating India 2.0, fueled with the spirit of Atma Nirbhar Bharat. these awards recognise and inspire those schools which have undertaken exemplary work in the field of water, sanitation and hygiene.
  9. Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) including Delhi, Madras, Mandi, and Indore have got new directors appointed on Monday. IIT Bombay’s Professor Rangan Banerjee has been appointed as new director of IIT Delhi.
    Eminent rocket scientist S Somanath has been appointed as the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as well as the Space Secretary, a Personnel Ministry order issued on Wednesday said.

Mr Somanath, who is at present Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), will succeed K Sivan who completes his extended tenure on Friday (14 Jan).

  1. TAMIL NADU : PM Modi inaugurated 11 New Govt Medical Colleges across Tamil Nadu and the new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai via video conferencing on Wednesday evening.
  2. TELANGANA CM K Chandrashekar Rao on Wednesday protested against the Centre’s decision to increase fertiliser prices and threatened countrywide protests if they aren’t lowered. As per a statement by Telangana CMO, Rao said the hike will “break the back of the farming community”. He has also written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to protest against the price hike.
  3. UTTAR PRADESH CM Yogi Adityanath is likely to contest the state’s upcoming Assembly elections from Ayodhya, according to reports. This comes after the BJP’s core committee, which Adityanath is a part of, met on Tuesday in New Delhi to discuss possible candidates for the upcoming elections. UP will go to polls from February 10.
  4. PUNJAB CM Charanjit Singh Channi has said that Congress should declare its chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming state Assembly polls.


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  1. Wipro on Wednesday said it will shut down all its offices globally for the next four weeks following a surge in the COVID-19 cases. The company’s CEO Thierry Delaporte said.
  2. Tata Consultancy Services’ revenues rose 12% YoY in Q3 of FY22 to ₹9,769 crore according to the company’s exchange filing. TCS also won new deals worth over ₹56,126 crore. Its revenue from operations rose 16% to ₹48,885 crore as compared to ₹42,015 crore in Q3 of FY21. The company has also approved buyback of shares worth up to ₹18,000 crore.


  1. Lata Mangeshkar’s sister Usha Mangeshkar has said that the veteran singer is fine, adding that COVID-19 has no impact on her. ” Her sister Usha said.
  2. Actor Siddharth booked by police over alleged lewd comment against Saina Nehwal: A case was registered against actor Siddharth by the Cyber Crime wing of Hyderabad Police over his alleged lewd tweet against shuttler Saina Nehwal. “A woman named Prerna…lodged a complaint against Siddharth for…sexist remarks against…Nehwal,” an official said, adding that the case was registered on the basis of the complaint.


  1. Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane has said that since January last year, there have been positive developments along the northern and western borders.
  2. India and China hold 14th Corps Commander-level talks to resolve LAC Standoff: After a gap of three months, the fresh round of talks between Area commanders of the Indian Army and People’s Liberation Army, PLA, took, at the border meeting point at Moldo on the Chinese side.
  3. India is cautious about Chinese tactics with the infrastructure built up including the bridge on Pangong Tso and other military establishments and communications. However, has maintained bonhomie with exchange of courtesies on the eve of New year.
  4. Gen Naravane said that the Army continues to maintain a high level of vigil and alertness on the northern border.
  5. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Tuesday successfully flight tested the Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). The indigenously developed MPATGM is a low weight, “fire and forget” missile.
  6. China’s new border law, which came into effect on January 1, is unlikely to have military ramifications, but in case of one, the Army is more than adequately prepared to handle it with all the capability enhancements and rebalancing of forces it has undertaken in the last one-and-a-half year, Army chief Gen. MM Naravane said at a virtual press conference on Wednesday.


  1. Himalayan Bridge Project Sparks Fresh China-India Tension
    The tension between India and China is mounting again in the Himalayan region of Ladakh over a new bridge constructed by the Chinese on the banks of the Pangong Tso Lake in eastern Ladakh.
  2. China says current situation on Sino-India border ‘stable’; confirms commander-level talks on Jan 12: as it confirmed that the 14th round of Corps Commander-level talks to discuss the disengagement process in the remaining friction points.
  3. Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav on Wednesday held a virtual meeting with French Ambassador Emmanuel Lenain to discuss issues relating to One Ocean Summit, Cooperation on Plastic Pollution, Global Treaty on Plastics, High Ambition Coalition on Biodiversity beyond National Jurisdiction and COP15.
  4. India-US agree to advance cooperation in counter-terrorism, cyber security among other issues: The Senior Officers Meeting of the India-US Homeland Security Dialogue was held on Wednesday in virtual mode. The meeting was co-chaired by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans, Department of Homeland Security, Government of USA, Robert Silvers.


  1. Kazakhstan detains nearly 1,700 more people after violent unrest
    Kazakh authorities said they’ve detained 1,678 more people in the past 24 hours over their alleged participation in the January 2 violent unrest. The additional arrests brought the total number of arrests to about 12,000. It comes after government buildings and security forces were attacked last week after peaceful protests over fuel price hike turned into violent anti-government demonstrations.
  2. NATO-Russia Council (comprising of 30 NATO allies and Russia) convened for a meeting in Brussels on Wednesday for first time since 2019. The meeting, that came amid security concerns over increased Russian troop deployment at Ukrainian border, was a difficult and “direct” one, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said.
  3. China has reportedly asked the US to release Afghanistan’s nearly $10 billion now frozen in its banks. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Wang Wenbin said,
  4. An F-16 aircraft vanished off the radar during a routine training mission in Taiwan on Tuesday, reported Sputnik. A search-and-rescue operation has been launched by the Taiwanese air force to find the jet.


January 12, 2022

Match 50
Dabang Delhi K.C. 22
Bengaluru Bulls 61

Match 49
Haryana Steelers 36
U.P. Yoddha 36

  1. 11 wickets fall on Day 2 of Cape Town Test, India lead South Africa by 70 runs India ended the day at 57/2 in their second innings, leading South Africa by 70 runs. Earlier in the day, Jasprit Bumrah took his seventh five-wicket haul in Test cricket as India dismissed South Africa for 210 runs in their first innings

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Lohri is the first festival of the year and marks the beginning of the harvest season. Lohri is the celebration of the arrival of longer days after the winter solstice.

It is celebrated with full enthusiasm in northern India, mainly Punjab, and Haryana. Lohri festival is celebrated on 13 January by lighting up a bonfire and dancing around it with friends and relatives. Wheat stalk, rice, rewri, jaggery, popcorn are offered by the people at the bonfire.

😀Thought of the day

7 Quick Happiness Tips :-

Don’t listen to gossip.

Ignore what people say about you.

Design your own life.

Look for the good in every situation.

Develop an attitude of gratitude.

Laugh more.

Once it’s past, let it go


Teacher : why are you late?

Student : because of the sign on the road.

Teacher : what type of sign?

Student : the sign that says, “school ahead, go slow.”!


Why Sankranti Pongal is celebrated

According to the Hindu (Indian) calendar Makar Sankranti is a festival celebrated at Mah 1st of Hindu (Indian) Solar Calendar for the happiness of getting new crops for farmers. It also symbolizes the end of the winter solstice which makes the day last longer than night.

Makar Sankranti marks the transition of the Sun into the zodiac sign of Makara (Capricorn) on its celestial path. The day is also believed to mark the arrival of spring in India and is a traditional event. Makara Sankranthi is a solar event making one of the few Indian festivals which fall on the same date in the Gregorian calendar every year: 14 January, with some exceptions when the festival is celebrated on 13 January.

LEARN Sanskrit🙏🏻

प्राता रत्नं प्रातरित्वा दधाति ।
prātā ratnaṃ prātaritvā dadhāti

An early riser earns good health.

प्रातःकाल उठने वाले अच्छा स्वास्थ्य प्राप्त करतें है ।

पूर्ण poorna : complete


Working Principle LED : A light-emitting diode is a two-lead semiconductor light source. It is a p–n junction diode that emits light when activated. When a suitable voltage is applied to the leads, electrons are able to recombine with electron holes within the device, releasing energy in the form of photons.

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ISRO : The Indian Space Research Organisation is the national space agency of India.

It operates under the Department of Space which is directly overseen by the Prime Minister of India.

Director :
Kailasavadivoo Sivan Trending

S Somanath has been appointed as the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) as well as the Space Secretary, with effect from 14 Jan

Headquarters : Bengaluru

Founder : Vikram Sarabhai

Founded : 15 August 1969


Wing Commander Rakesh Sharma, AC (born 13 January 1949) is a former Indian Air Force pilot who flew aboard Soyuz T-11, launched on 2 April 1984, as part of the Interkosmos programme. Sharma is the first Indian citizen to travel in space


The elephant in the room

The big issue, the problem people are avoiding



Lucid – Clear


(kindly inform, if given info is vary from actual facts🙏🏻)

Other names of Mata Parvathi पार्वती: Uma, Gauri, Shakti, Urvi, Hemavati, Aparna, Kamakshi

Himavan (father)

Maināvati (mother)

Ganga (elder sister)

Vishnu (celestial brother)

Sarva-Mangala-Maangalye Shive Saarvartha-Sadhike Sharanye-Trayambake Gauri Narayani Namostute; Om Namo Bhagavati Parvatey namaha


(Note : These home tips followed in villages/ancient traditions, it is up to you to use it or not🙏🏻)


Good for digestion : Jaljeera contains black salt, which is good for digestion. It helps in heartburns, relieves from intestinal gas and rehydrates the body.

Prevents anaemia : Cumin content helps in preventing and treating anaemia as it is the excellent source of iron. It even improves immunity and keeps your body cool.

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