• | Thursday | 13th January, 2022

New Delhi, Jan 13 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 1700 hours: NATION DEL49 CONG-PRIYANKA-LD UP POLLS Those who struggled for justice should be part of electoral politics: Priyanka New Delhi: The Congress has turned over a new leaf by bringing into electoral politics those who have struggled for justice, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said on Thursday after releasing the party"s first list of 125 candidates, including 50 women, for the assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. DEL52 UP-MINISTER-LD RESIGN Third Uttar Pradesh minister quits cabinet, likely to join SP Lucknow: OBC leader Dharam Singh Saini on Thursday became the third minister to quit the Uttar Pradesh cabinet ahead of the upcoming state assembly elections, according to his resignation letter circulating on social media. DEL12 VIRUS-LD CASES Active COVID-19 cases in country highest in 216 days New Delhi: India logged 2,47,417 new coronavirus infections, the highest in 236 days, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,63,17,927 which includes 5,488 cases of the Omicron variant, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. DEL40 BIZ-ZOMATO-DELIVERY EXEC-ACCIDENT Delivery executive"s death: Wife to be provided job, insurance, other support, says Zomato CEO New Delhi: Online food delivery platform Zomato on Thursday said it will provide a job to Sucheta Tripathi, wife of its delivery partner Salil Tripathi who died in a road accident last week, and an insurance grant of Rs 10 lakh, besides its employees contributing Rs 12 lakh towards the family"s future. DEL36 BJP-POLLS-LD MEETING BJP finalises candidates for 172 seats in UP; CM Adityanath and his deputies likely to contest New Delhi, Jan 13 (PTI) The BJP on Thursday finalised its candidates for 172 assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh and is likely to field both Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya who are currently members of the Legislative Council, party leaders said. DEL33 CHIDAMBARAM-GOA POLLS INTERVIEW Cong, BJP main contestants in Goa; AAP, TMC will split non-BJP vote: Chidambaram New Delhi: Asserting that the Congress and the BJP are the two main contestants in Goa, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Thursday said that if the AAP and TMC fielded candidates and secured some votes in the upcoming assembly polls, in effect they will be splitting the non-BJP vote. By Asim Kamal DEL34 DL-VIRUS-LD JAIN Covid hospital admissions in Delhi stabilised, cases on rise: Jain New Delhi: Hospital admissions due to Covid have stabilised in the city over the last four days but the number of cases and the positivity rate have seen an increase, Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain said on Thursday. DEL50 ENV-LD FOREST COVER-REPORT India’s forest, tree cover rose by 2,261 sq km in last 2 years: ISFR report New Delhi: India’s forest and tree cover has risen by 2,261 square kilometers in the last two years with Andhra Pradesh growing the maximum forest cover of 647 square kilometers, according to the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2021 released on Thursday. LEGAL LGD5 SC-ARBITRATION  Arbitration can be set aside only if award is against public policy of India: SC New Delhi: An arbitration award can be set aside only if the award is against the public policy of India, the Supreme Court has said. LGD1 SC-BUILDER Failure of builder to obtain occupation certificate is deficiency in service: SC New Delhi: Failure of a builder to obtain occupation certificate is a deficiency in service under Consumer Protection Act 1986, the Supreme Court has said. LGD4 DL-HC-HOCKEY INDIA HC refuses to stay CIC order asking Hockey India to disclose list of members, employee salaries under RTI Act New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay, for now, an order of the Central Information Commission (CIC) directing Hockey India to disclose certain information, including list of its members and employee salaries under the Right to Information (RTI) Act. FOREIGN FGN20 CHINA-NARAVANE-REAX Hope "relevant people" will refrain from making "unconstructive comments"; China on Naravane’s remarks Beijing: China said on Thursday that it hopes "relevant people" in India will refrain from making "unconstructive comments", a day after Chief of Army Staff Gen M M Naravane stated that threat in eastern Ladakh has “by no means reduced” and the Indian Army will continue to deal with the Chinese military in a "firm" and "resolute" manner. By K J M Varma FGN18 UK-VACCINE-LD STUDY AstraZeneca vaccine as third dose effective against Omicron: Study London: The AstraZeneca Vaxzevaria vaccine showed an increased antibody response to the Omicron variant of COVID-19 after a third booster dose, preliminary data released by the Anglo-Swedish biopharma major said on Thursday. By Aditi Khanna SPORTS SPD11 SPO-CRI-IND-PUJARA-RAHANE End of the road for Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane? New Delhi: A few days back, after their umpteenth failure, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane were trending on social media with the hashtag being "PuRane" (Old). By Kushan Sarkar PTI SRY

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