As India celebrates Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav — the 75th year as an independent nation — culture played a leading role in the Republic Day parade. The Vande Bharatam Nritya Utsav saw participation in four categories: classical, folk, tribal and fusion/contemporary. A total of 480 dancers were selected from 3,870 in the all-India dance competition. The musical piece for the 12-minute performance was composed by Grammy Award-winning musician Ricky Kej, in collaboration with Oscar contender tabla player Bickram Ghosh. In an open gallery on either side of Rajpath, the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) showcased gigantic scrolls, each more than 750 metres long, painted by over 500 artists from across India.
The national capital recorded 7,498 on Wednesday, up from 6,028 infections a day before.
However, the state’s TPR is hovering around 20 per cent. On Wednesday, Maharashtra recorded 35,756 cases from 1,83,026 tests conducted with a test positivity rate of 19.53 per cent.
On January 4, the state government had ordered schools and colleges to be shut following a rapid surge in Covid-19 and Omicron cases.
Ashish Kasodekar’s name will be enlisted in the forthcoming Guinness book of records in the ultra-dynamo category. He will replace Italy’s Enzo Capororaso in the listings.
🔴 The Grey Wagtail is among the few bird species that arrive early in the winter but leave in the end, often staying till April.
The six persons are members of two families that reside in a village in Gandhinagar district.
District Magistrate (DM) Vaibhav Srivastava said there was a programme in the village on Tuesday night during which people had consumed liquor.The condition of some villagers deteriorated soon after.
🔴 A Division Bench of Justices Pushpa Sathyanarayana and Mohammed Shaffiq had allowed a writ appeal filed by actor Vijay and passed the direction on allowing Vijay’s appeal petition to challenge the single judge’s comments.
For instance, owing to the efforts of the group, a rock inscription recently discovered in an agricultural field in Dommata village under Siddipet district was found to be dating back to the 14th century AD.
According to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), only 589 of the total 6,963 reserved beds for Covid-19 patients in health facilities across the city are, at present, occupied.
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