Here are the latest updates and the big news stories to follow today

January 01, 2023 08:04 am | Updated 08:05 am IST

1. Prayer meet for PM Modi’s mother Hiraben at Vadnagar in Gujarat on Sunday

A prayer meet will be organised on Sunday in memory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mother Hiraben at PM’s birthplace Vadnagar in Gujarat, according to her family members.

2. RT-PCR test mandatory for fliers from five nations from Sunday

From January 1, 2023, all international arrivals from China, Singapore, Hongkong, Republic of Korea (South Korea), Thailand and Japan will undergo mandatory pre-departure RT-PCR testing; more European nations have tightened COVID rules for China flights.

3. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to be inaugurated on Sunday

The office of Brazil’s vice president says he has become acting president, an indication that President Jair Bolsonaro has left the country. An official document says Bolsonaro may be headed to Florida.

4. Tata Open Maharashtra

The second and final round of the qualifiers will be played on Sunday as Bhambri, Ramanathan and others will look to win and secure the main draw spots for themselves. Bhambri and Ramanathan will take on Ymer and Bellucci respectively in the final round.

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