Latest News, Breaking News, Global News- January 26, 2023
1-More opposition to Rishi Sunak’s age verification for internet pornography is present inside the party
A significant uprising against UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s plans to stop dangerous content from appearing online is underway. According to Bloomberg, members of his Conservative Party want to toughen the law so that websites are compelled to implement more thorough age checks in order to prevent children from seeing pornography.
2-74th Republic Day of India | 74th Indian Republic Day Highlights
India celebrated its 74th Republic Day on January 26, 2023, and for the first time, it was held on the newly renovated Rajpath, now known as Kartavya Path.
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3-Mulayam Singh Yadav received a posthumous Padma Vibhushan.
Padma Vibhushan is posthumously given to Mulayam Singh Yadav, while Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal bids India a happy Republic Day. Adani Group is considering legal action against Hindenburg Research in the US and India; this year’s Republic Day Parade featured the first use of a 105 mm field gun in the 21-gun salute.
4-Padma Prizes in 2023 Zakir Hussain, Raveena Tandon, KM Birla, Mulayam Singh Yadav Among The Recipients
On the eve of India’s 74th Republic Day, the Indian government revealed the recipients of the Padma awards for 2023. Mulayam Singh Yadav, a former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, received the Padma Vibhushan posthumously. There are six Padma Vibhushan awards, nine Padma Bhushan awards, and 91 Padma Shri awards on the list. The Padma Vibhushan KM was also given to tabla master Zakir Hussain (Art) and Srinivas Vardhan (Science and Engineering). The Padma Bhushan was given to Birla, Vani Jairam, Sudha Murty, Chinna Jeeyar, and Kamlesh D. Patel. Actor Raveena Ravi Tandon and RRR music composer MM Keeravaani are recipients of the Padma Shri.
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5-India’s display of indigenous weaponry on Republic Day astounds the world.
The Kartavya Path in the nation’s capital witnessed the military capabilities of the armed forces as they celebrated India’s 74th Republic Day while armed with cutting-edge homegrown defence technology. The Republic Day Parade this year featured entirely homegrown weaponry, including as the 21-gun salute by “Made in India” 105mm Indian Field Guns, MBT Arjun, Nag anti-tank guided missile, Akash air defence missiles, and others. With indigenous weapon systems, the Indian Army’s lethality, precision, and dependability increased significantly.
6-Audience at Republic Day astonished by bikers’ “daredevil” feats on Kartavya Path
On Kartavya Path during the 74th Republic Day Parade, the “DARE DEVILS” grabbed centre stage. A corps of “DARE DEVILS” performed the astounding acrobatic exhibitions. These fearless individuals are known for pulling off breathtaking motorbike feats. The “human pyramid,” which had 33 people and nine motorcycles, was the main attraction.
7-Indian Army discards Pounder Gun from the British era; iconic 21-gun salute from Field Guns on R-Day
For the first time ever, indigenous field guns fired the traditional 21-gun salute to the President before the parade got underway. In place of the customary 25-pounder cannons from the British era, the Gunners of 8711 Field Battery now use 105 mm Indian Field Guns to fire the 21-gun salute. The action is consistent with the Modi administration’s promotion of “Make in India” and is a step toward “Aatmanirbhar Bharat.” Additionally, it is an effort by the government to shed its colonial past.
8-Observe the Indian Missile System used to combat Pakistan following the 2019 Balakot strikes
On the 74th Republic Day, India’s armed might was on display at Kartavya Path. India’s missile system was on exhibit at the R-day parade by the BrahMos-861 missile unit. The BrahMos-861 missile regiment, under the command of Lieutenant Prajjwal Kala, saluted President Droupadi Murmu. Following the airstrikes on Balakot in 2019, India had placed BrahMos missiles to thwart any potential Pakistani reprisal. In the battle between India and Pakistan in 1971, the BrahMos-861 missile regiment was crucial.
At the 74th Republic Day celebration, the Ilyushin Il-38SD aircraft of the Indian Navy performed its first and final flypast. It concluded its final flight over the Kartavya Path, capping four illustrious decades of service. On January 17, 2022, the IL-38SD aircraft was decommissioned. When it was first given to the Indian Navy in 1977, the aircraft was already an impressive aviation asset. All-weather aircraft with a sizable operational range and long endurance was the IL-38SD.
10-Republic Day: Telangana Governor Slams Government After KCR Skips R-Day Event
RepublicDay: Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararaja criticises the KCR government, claiming that all is obvious when KCR skips the R-Day ceremony.
11-India Gets Own Nasal Vaccine; Booster Costs Rs. 800 Per Dose
The first COVID-19 intranasal vaccination, iNCOVACC, was introduced today by Ministers of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh and Union Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya. The vaccine, created by Bharat Biotech in India, would cost Rs. 325 per dosage for the government and Rs. 800 for private facilities.
12-Google terminates nearly 27 massage therapists amid widespread layoffs
More than two dozen in-house massage therapists were among those who lost their jobs in Google’s most recent round of layoffs, which took place last week. Three in the Southern California markets of Los Angeles and Irvine and 24 in Google’s Mountain View office were among the 27 in-house massage therapists who were let go.
13-Iconic Beating Retreat Performance by Indian and Pakistani Soldiers at the Wagah Border, Republic Day 2023
The elite canine unit of the Border Security Force participated in the Republic Day pounding retreat on Thursday at the Attari-Wagah border in Punjab’s Amritsar. In front of hundreds of spectators, two canines made perfect salutes as BSF jawans were seen escorting them. The BSF’s canine unit participated in the pounding retreat along the Attari-Wagah border on Independence Day of last year.