• | Sunday | 23rd January, 2022

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) Following are the top stories at 5 pm: NATION DEL24 VIRUS-COVID FATIGUE Healthcare professionals" battle with Covid fatigue continues as pandemic enters 3rd year New Delhi: Covid fatigue among healthcare professionals is real, says 39-year-old Dr Samir Khurana, recalling how the pandemic and its severe waves in the last two years have left him and many from his fraternity "mentally and physically exhausted". DEL21 DEF-BEATING RETREAT-HYMN Govt dropped "Abide With Me" from Beating Retreat as Indian tunes more appropriate: Sources New Delhi: The Centre decided to drop one of Mahatma Gandhi"s favourite hymns "Abide With Me" from this year"s Beating Retreat ceremony as playing more Indian tunes would be appropriate in view of the "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav", which celebrates the 75th year of India"s Independence, government sources said on Sunday. DEL17 LADAKH-SCHOOL-AFFILIATION "3 idiots" fame school yet to get CBSE affiliation after over two decades since its inception New Delhi: More than two decades after it was founded, Druk Padma Karpo School in Ladakh, popularly known as "Rancho"s school", may get the much-awaited CBSE affiliation this year as it got the clearance from the Jammu and Kashmir board after a long delay. DEL16 DL-KEJRIWAL ARREST JAIN ED planning to arrest Satyendar Jain: Kejriwal New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said he has been informed by sources that the Enforcement Department (ED) may arrest his cabinet minister Satyendar Jain just before assembly elections in Punjab. DEL15 VIRUS-OMICRON-PEAK India"s R-value further reduces, COVID-19 peak likely in next 14 days: IIT analysis New Delhi: India"s R-value which indicates the rate of spread of coronavirus has further reduced to 1.57 in the week from January 14-21 and the national peak of the third wave of the infection is expected to come in the next fortnight, according to a preliminary analysis by IIT Madras. DEL13 INSACOG-OMICRON Omicron in community transmission stage in India, dominant in multiple metros: INSACOG New Delhi: The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is in the community transmission stage in India and has become dominant in multiple metros where new cases have been rising exponentially, the INSACOG has said in its latest bulletin. DEL12 PM-MANN KI BAAT TIMING Mann Ki Baat at 11.30 am next Sunday New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi"s "Mann Ki Baat" address this month will be broadcast from 11.30 am instead of usual 11 am after observing the remembrances to Mahatma Gandhi, the PMO said on Sunday. DEL11 BIZ-RAJAN-ECONOMY India"s economy has some bright spots, a number of very dark stains: Raghuram Rajan New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) The Indian economy has "some bright spots and a number of very dark stains" and the government should target its spending "carefully" so that there are no huge deficits, noted economist and former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Sunday. DEL8 VIRUS-LD CASES COVID-19 death toll climbs to 4,89,409 New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) India logged 3,33,533 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,92,37,264, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday. DEL1 PM-BOSE Every Indian proud of Netaji"s monumental contribution to our nation: PM Modi New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary, and said every Indian is proud of his monumental contribution to our nation. BOM7 CG-NAXAL-ARREST Chhattisgarh: Naxal involved in killings of several security personnel arrested Raipur: A 20-year-old Naxal, who was allegedly involved in the killings of at least seven security personnel, including two Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officials, was arrested in Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh, police said on Sunday. BOM6 POLL-GA-TMC-CHIDAMBARAM TMC"s proposal for alliance in Goa not considered as it poached Cong leaders: Chidambaram Panaji: Congress veteran P Chidambaram on Sunday said the Trinamool Congress"s (TMC) proposal of a pre-poll alliance for the next month"s Goa Assembly elections was not considered by his party as the Mamata Banerjee-led party "poached" Congress leaders in the state. BOM2 POLL-GA-CONG-PLEDGE Goa polls: Hit hard by defections, Cong makes its candidates take pledge of party loyalty before God Panaji: Ahead of the next month"s Goa Assembly elections, the Congress, which was hit hardest by defections in the BJP-ruled state in the last five years, made its candidates swear before God that they will not switch the party if they get elected. BOM1 MH-FIRE-CASE Mumbai high-rise fire: Cops register six accidental death reports Mumbai: Mumbai police have registered six accidental death reports (ADRs) in connection with the fire that broke out in a residential building in Tardeo area of central Mumbai, which claimed six lives and left 23 others injured, an official said on Sunday. CAL11 AS-FIRING-PROTEST Ex-student leader injured in police firing in Assam, oppn says situation worse than "secret killings" Guwahati: A former student leader, alleged by law enforcers to be a drug peddler, was injured in police firing in Assam"s Nagaon district, leading to the opposition parties calling it an effect of the prevailing "jungle raj" and claiming that the present situation in the state is worse than that during the "secret killings" of the 1990s. CAL10 BOSE-SOVIET-SECRET LETTER Netaji sent secret letter to Soviet leadership in 1939 asking for help in India’s liberation Kolkata: Amiya Bose, freedom icon Subhas Bose’s nephew, was tasked by his uncle to carry a secret letter seeking Soviet help in India’s liberation, which was to be delivered to agents in Britain in October 1939, barely a month into the Second World War. CAL9 BOSE-COMMISSION-LD ASHES New translation reveals Mukherjee Commission ignored Renkoji temple"s nod for DNA test of Netaji ashes: kin Kolkata: Tokyo"s Renkoji temple gave permission to Indian authorities to conduct DNA tests on ashes said to be those of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, according to fresh translation of a letter which refutes claims that the temple was "reticent", placing doubts on a commission of enquiry"s ruling that the `ashes were not Netaji"s". CAL6 WB-BOSE-FORWARD BLOC Netaji"s Forward Bloc struggles to stay afloat amid financial woes, dip in vote share Kolkata: As the country commemorates Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose"s 125th birth anniversary, the Forward Bloc, which had in 1939 emerged as a faction of the Indian National Congress under his leadership, struggles for political survival, having been plagued by financial crisis, numerous splits and lack of management. MDS1 KL-ACTOR-QUESTIONING Actor Dileep, others appear before Crime Branch Kochi, Jan 23 (PTI) Actor Dileep on Sunday reached the Crime Branch office here as directed by the Kerala High Court for interrogation in a case registered against him and five others for allegedly threatening officials probing the sexual assault of an actress in 2017. LEGAL LGD3 SC-FIRECRACKER BLAST SC sets aside NGT order on firecracker factory blast in Tamil Nadu New Delhi: The Supreme Court has set aside a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order directing compensation of Rs 20 lakh to the heirs of the victims of a firecracker factory blast in Tamil Nadu"s Virudhunagar district last year in which 19 workers were killed. LGD1 SC-TRIPURA VIOLENCE "Public spirited" citizens have come with unclean hands: Tripura to SC on probe plea into violence New Delhi: The Tripura government has told the Supreme Court that "public spirited" citizens seeking an independent probe into the recent "communal riots" in the state have come with "unclean hands" and that under the garb of public interest, the forum of this court is being used for "oblique" purpose. FOREIGN FGN16 CHINA-CPC-SOVIET China"s blind pursuit of "absolute national security" may lead to Soviet-style collapse, warns advisor Beijing: The blind pursuit of "absolute national security" coupled with excessive defence spending can lead to the Soviet-style collapse, China"s top foreign policy advisor has warned the ruling Communist Party headed by President Xi Jinping. FGN15 YEMEN-AIRSTRIKE-TOLL Aid group says death toll from Yemen prison airstrike at 87 Cairo: Workers in war-wrecked Yemen recovered five more bodies from the rubble of a prison facility hit by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, bringing the death toll to at least 87, an international aid group said Sunday. FGN12 NORWAY-AFGHAN-TALIBAN-TALKS Talks with Taliban begin in Norway Oslo: A Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi on Sunday started three days of talks with Western government officials and Afghan civil society representatives in Oslo amid a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Afghanistan. FGN10 RUSSIA-UK-UKRAINE-REAX Russia rejects UK claim of trying to replace Ukraine leader Moscow: Russia"s Foreign Ministry on Sunday rejected a British claim that Russia was seeking to replace Ukraine"s government with a pro-Moscow administration, and that former Ukrainian lawmaker Yevheniy Murayev was being considered as a potential candidate. SPORTS SPD10 SPO-BAD-2NDLD IND Sindhu wins Syed Modi International badminton title Lucknow: Two-time Olympic medallist PV Sindhu eased past young compatriot Malvika Bansod in straight games to win her second women"s singles title at the Syed Modi International badminton tournament here on Sunday. SPD4 SPO-KABADDI-PKL-PREVIEW Bengal Warriors eye comeback, Puneri Paltan youngsters face Dabang Delhi K.C. seniors Bengaluru: Defending champions Bengal Warriors will battle Jaipur Pink Panthers while in-form Puneri Paltan will lock horns with Dabang Delhi K.C. in the Pro Kabaddi League here on Monday. RAX RAX

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