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Top news of the day: Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate merged with eternal flame at National War Memorial; India to open 2022 T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan, and more

A torch is lit with the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame for merging with the flame at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on January 21, 2022.

A torch is lit with the Amar Jawan Jyoti flame for merging with the flame at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on January 21, 2022.

Amar Jawan Jyoti merged with flame at National War Memorial

In the face of protest from the Congress and some soldier associations, Government sources said the Amar Jawan Jyoti was “not extinguished” and only “merged” with the flame at National War Memorial.

India to open 2022 T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 23 at MCG

India’s second Super 12 match in Group 2 will be on October 27 in Sydney against a qualifier (runner up of Group A) and will be followed by matches against South Africa (October 30 in Perth) and Bangladesh (Adelaide Oval on November 2).

PM Modi inaugurates new circuit house in Somnath; targets Congress

“After Independence, new construction took place only for a few families from Delhi”

Supreme Court verdict records DMK, T.N. govt. roles in the cause for OBC quota in AIQ seats

They played the role of a driving force in the prolonged legal battle which culminated in the Supreme Court’s validation of OBC quota for NEET All India Quota.

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 | Channi to file defamation case against Kejriwal

The Aam Aadmi Party has been attacking the Punjab Chief Minister ever since the ED carried out raids at many places including at the premises of Mr. Channi’s nephew.

Punjab Assembly Elections 2022 | BJP releases first list of 34 candidates

BJP is fighting the polls in alliance with Captain Amarinder Singh’s Punjab Lok Congress and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa’s SAD (Sanyukt).

Uttarakhand Assembly Elections 2022 | Harak Singh Rawat, daughter-in-law join Congress

Harak Singh Rawat was expelled from the BJP and dismissed from the Uttarakhand Cabinet on January 16.

Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections 2022 | Do you see any other face, says Priyanka on Congress CM candidate

Asked whether she would herself contest the Assembly polls, Ms. Gandhi said, “We have not yet decided.”

Karnataka stops weekend curfew, continues night curfew

Hospitalisation among COVID-19 patients not exceeding 5% cited as reason for relaxation.

Islamic State gunmen in Iraq kill 11 soldiers in brazen barracks attack

This was one of the deadliest targeting the Iraqi military in recent months.

U.S., Russia hold high-stakes talks on Ukraine war fears

The talks between Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov come just 11 days after their deputies met in Geneva.

Meat Loaf, ‘Bat Out of Hell’ rock superstar, dies at 74

‘Bat Out of Hell,’ his mega-selling collaboration with songwriter Jim Steinman and producer Todd Rundgren, came out in 1977 and made him one of the most recognizable performers in rock.

India added over 2,250 startups in 2021; raised $24.1 billion in the year: Nasscom-Zinnov report

In comparison to 2020, there was a 3X increase in number of high-value deals, demonstrating investor confidence with a pool of active angel investors of more than 2,400 and a readiness to take significant risks.

SA vs Ind second ODI | Pant’s career-best innings takes India to competitive total

India are playing an unchanged XI while South Africa made one change to its side.

Australian Open 2022 | Anisimova upsets defending champion Naomi Osaka

Rafael Nadal was playing a late match against No. 28 Karen Khachanov, aiming to continue his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title.


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