Five things to watch out for today

| Updated on January 19, 2018 Published on January 22, 2016


The Delhi government will organise the year’s first car-free day in north Delhi today. The fourth instalment of the traffic regulation, implemented since October last, will be observed between the Vishwa Vidyalaya Metro Station and the Chhatrasal Stadium. The day will see a cycle rally in which several government and bureaucracy functionaries will take part.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi today. He is likely to flag off a new Varanasi-New Delhi train with improved amenities from his Lok Sabha constituency. Modi will also be travelling to Lucknow.

PMK leader and MP Anbumani Ramadoss will commence his campaign, Naam Virumbum Chennai (The Chennai We Want), in 22 assembly constituencies in the city from today. In a draft released recently, the party has listed the guiding principles to avert flood disasters and to make the metropolitan area a liveable city.

Taiwanese smartphone maker Asus is to launch its ZenFone Zoom smartphone in India today. The ZenFone Zoom is claimed to be the world’s thinnest 3X optical smartphone offering up to 12X zoom-in effect. It boasts a 13MP camera with 3X optical zoom

The 10th edition of the India, Oman joint naval exercise ‘Naseem Al-Bahr’ will begin today in the Arabian Sea. The naval exercise will focus on greater interoperability to counter maritime security challenges.

Published on January 22, 2016
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