PM Modi to talk to farmers of Madhya Pradesh amidst agitation
>> Farmers of some other states including Punjab and Haryana are agitating against the agricultural laws of the Central Government. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to address the farmers of Madhya Pradesh today. In this address to be held at 2 pm, there will be an attempt to give a message to the farmers on their behalf. His address will be broadcast in about 23 thousand gram panchayats of Madhya Pradesh.
>> During this, relief amount of Rs 1600 will also be sent to the bank accounts of the farmers. About 35 lakh farmers will be benefited from this. During this period, relief amount will also be given in lieu of the loss in the 2020 Kharif crop.Supreme court may hear verdict in comedian Kunal Kamra case today
>> Supreme Court has completed the hearing on contempt petition against stand up comedian Kunal Kamra and reserved judgment on it. The Supreme Court can pronounce its verdict today.
>> Nishant Katneshwarkar, counsel for the petitioner, said that the comedian’s post has undermined the honor of the judiciary in public view and it is disrespectful. The petitioner had sought approval from the Attorney General (AG) for the action against Kunal and the AG had said that Kunal’s tweets came under contempt.
Schools in MP will open for students of 10th and 12th classes from today
>> Class 10 and 12th classes will be held regularly in Madhya Pradesh from today. Schools have been closed since March last year due to Corona. Now, looking at board exams, schools are being opened regularly for 10th and 12th students. Preparation has been completed in all government and private schools. Classes of 9th and 11th will continue as usual with the difference of one day.
>> In Madhya Pradesh, schools for class 10th and 12th students are being opened regularly after 9 months. But in this period of Corona, students have to bring their parents’ consent letter and I-card to come to school. It is mandatory. Only after showing the I-card, students will be admitted to schools along with classes.
Big Saving Days Sale starting today on Flipkart
>> Flipkart’s Big Saving Days has been announced. The sale will start today and it will run for five days i.e. 22 December. The page of this cell has gone live on Flipkart, where its tagline ‘Offers so Great India karey celebrate’. This sale has started for Flipkart Plus member a day before i.e. on December 17.
>> Best deals are being given on smartphones in the cell. From here, Realme 6 is being made available at an initial price of Rs 12,999, iPhone XR at a starting price of Rs 38,999, Realme Narzo 20 Pro at Rs 13,999 and Realme 9i at a starting price of Rs 8,999.
Cold wave and fog will disturb people even today
>> Cold effects continue in different parts of the country. The effect of fog is seen in many states as well as the Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of cold wave even today. According to the India Meteorological Department, fog will be affected in western UP, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Chandigarh, Rajasthan today. Also, there is a possibility of cold wave in these areas.
>> Along with this, there is a possibility of fog in Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura in the northeastern states. Temperatures in Manali, Dalhousie, Keylong and Kalpa in Himachal Pradesh have gone below zero. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature of the state has decreased by one to two degrees Celsius in the last 24 hours. Keylong in Himachal has a temperature of -5.6 degrees.