The big news of 18 January 2023, Top 10 headlines 18 January 2023, Breaking news of 18 January 2023
Assembly elections announced in Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland
Assembly elections for the three northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland have been announced. Chief Election Commissioner Rajeev Kumar announced this. Along with this, he has also announced the process and dates of the by-elections for a total of seven assemblies and Lok Sabha seats in six states.
Delhi High Court Restrains CBI From Acting On Lokpal’s Direction
According to media reports, the Delhi High Court restrained the Central Bureau of Investigation from acting on the Lokpal’s order directing the agency to initiate an inquiry against MCD officials on a complaint regarding illegal and unauthorized constructions in the South Delhi area.
WhatsApp releases Voice Status update on Android beta
Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new ‘Voice Status Update’ feature on Android beta, which will allow users to share voice notes through status updates.
Bars and clubs will be closed before midnight in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said bars and clubs across the state would close before midnight.
318 trains were cancelled due to fog, and 15 rescheduled
Due to fog, Indian Railways has cancelled 318 trains and rescheduled 15 trains.
Four were arrested for cheating 1800 pensioners by creating a fake website
The Intelligence Fusion and Strategic Operations Unit of Delhi Police has arrested four people for stealing data from a government portal and creating a fake website. Through this website, the accused cheated more than 1,800 pensioners.
Youth detained for romancing on a moving scooty in Lucknow
According to the information received, a 23-year-old youth has been detained in the Hazratganj area of the capital of Uttar Pradesh on charges of romancing on a moving scooty.
Sand-filled tractor-trolley overturned in Betul, 2 killed
According to media reports, two people travelling in a sand-laden tractor-trolley overturned in the Betul district of Madhya Pradesh, killing on the spot. While two people have been injured.
Manpreet Badal left Congress and joined BJP
Congress leader and former Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal quit the party and joined BJP in Delhi.
Car hits two IIT Delhi students, one dead
Two students doing PhD in IIT were hit by a car outside gate number one of the Institute, resulting in the death of one student.
Rapid Rail ran at a speed of 150 in the high-speed trial run for the first time
The country’s first Regional Rapid Rail ran at a speed of 150 KMPH for the first time. It was trialled for the first time at such a high speed between Ghaziabad and Duhai station. Earlier this train was run at a speed of 25 kilometres per hour. However, NCRTC says that this is not a trial run. The date of the trial run will be officially announced soon.
Bharat Jodo Yatra reaches Himachal after Punjab
After Punjab, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra entered Himachal Pradesh, where the march was welcomed by other party leaders including Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu and state party president Pratibha Singh.
Ukraine’s interior minister, 18 killed in a helicopter crash
18 people, including three key people of Ukraine’s Interior Ministry, have died in a helicopter crash near a nursery in the eastern suburb of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine.
7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the southern part of the Philippines. There is no news of any casualty or damage so far.
French team begins probe into Nepal plane crash
A team of experts from the France-based ATR aerospace company has launched an investigation to ascertain the cause of the plane crash in Pokhara, Nepal.
26,000 children found infected with COVID-19 in America
According to the latest reports from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children’s Hospital Association, nearly 26,000 children in the US were diagnosed with COVID-19 in the week ending January 12.
Shubman Gill became the fastest Indian cricketer to score 1000 ODI runs
Right-handed opener Shubman Gill on Wednesday became the fastest Indian to score 1000 ODI runs during the first match of India’s ongoing ODI series against New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here.
India new Zealand one day match
In the ongoing first ODI between India and New Zealand, India scored 349 runs at the loss of 8 wickets.