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Date: 23 January 2021

Helpful pause

  • Centre’s offer to suspend 3 FARM LAWS for 18 months
  • Farmers have rejected Govt’s offe
  • Farmers: Repeal all 3 laws & legalise MSP
  • YES, our Agri sector requires REFORMS
  • Build a wide political agreement
  • Economic  Environment  Scientific
  • Create an environment of trust
  • Supreme Court must step back
  • Investigative agencies should not harass farmer leaders
  • Both sides should be more open-minded

Fire warning

  • Deadly fire at Serum Institute of India (SII)
  • SII is world’s biggest vaccine manufacturer
  • The whole world will take a note
  • Five workers dead
  • Expensive equipment destroyed
  • Lax safety protocols should not jeopardise vaccine supply
  • Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine – 3 billion doses
  • It forms the bulk of over 10 billion doses of different vaccines
  • Indian production is vital for balancing supply & demand
  • 24 | March | 2020: depressing low of 25,639 points
  • 21 | Jan | 2021: an all-time high of 50,181 points
  • Stronger than expected recovery
  • Covid-19 Vaccine
  • Great expectations from the upcoming Budget
  • Green shoots are encouraging more people to invest in stocks
  • SEBI: between April and September 2020, 63 lakh new Demat (dematerialised) accounts were opened
  • But it can also be hype
  • GST collections are good
  • Job losses are reality
  • CMIE - about 1.5 crore jobs were lost in the manufacturing sector during the lockdown quarter (April-June 2020) and the shortfall is still in excess of 1 crore.

A data protection law...| Ind Exp

  • Two billion users worldwide
  • 400 million are in India
  •  Pegasus malware episode
  • Transaction data
  • Mobile device information
  • IP addresses
  • Other metadata
  • Indian Govt - 14 queries
  • Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB) that was introduced in Parliament in December 2019 and is currently being discussed by a joint select committee.
  • Had the bill been passed by now, WhatsApp’s move would have been illegal.

Stamp of food safety | Tribune

  • Poultry industry is worth nearly Rs 1.25 lakh crore
  • Bird Flu in parts of India
  • Scare-mongering and the nosediving of the sale and prices of eggs and chicken products
  • Poultry farmers - mounting losses and increasing debts
  • Authorities issued advisories
  • Focus on the challenges of enforcing food safety measures
  • From animal slaughtering to its storage, transportation, quality check, regulation and sale
  • FSSAI-certified poultry product

NEWS

  • Nation pays homage to great freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary today
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address inaugural function of Parakram Diwas in Kolkata today
  • Prime Minister to hand over land patta to indigenous landless people of Assam at Sivsagar
  • Home Minister Amit Shah to chair Plenary session of North Eastern Council Meeting in Shillong
  • Myanmar, Mauritius, Morocco & Seychelles receive India made COVISHIELD vaccine
  • Full dress rehearsal for Republic Day Parade being held in national capital this morning
  • CBI registers case against 2 UK-based firms for illegal harvesting of users data from Facebook
  • Avian Influenza so far confirmed in 9 States for poultry birds
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh speaks to his Indonesian counterpart General Prabowo Subianto
  • Bangladesh PM thanks PM Modi for COVID 19 vaccine gift
  • UK strain, Chinese New Year, ‘Two Sessions’ keep Beijing’s COVID response in flux
  • Meghalaya, Manipur & Tripura celebrate their statehood day today; President, Vice Prez & PM greet the people