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  1. The Supreme Court today suggested a panel be formed with representatives from all stakeholders — the farmers’ associations as well as government nominees to find a solution to the deadlock in talks over the new farm laws. The farmers’ protest will soon become a “national issue”, the Supreme Court said today, suggesting that a solution be found urgently through negotiations.
  2. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday said he has accepted the challenge bof several ministers in the Uttar Pradesh cabinet, including basic education minister Satish Dwivedi, who dared the Delhi minister to visit Uttar Pradesh and debate on the education and school facilities in the two states.
  3. The Maharashtra government has made a provision of Rs. 1.77 crore towards additional safety measures at the Nagpur residence of Chief Justice of India Sharad Arvind Bobde.
  4. The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on Wednesday approved four India projects worth over $800 million.The projects support a range of developmental initiatives – strengthening India’s social protection architecture, promoting nutrition-supportive agriculture for tribal households in Chhattisgarh, enhancing quality education in Nagaland and improving the safety and performance of the existing dams across various states in India.
  5. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the financial assistance of nearly Rs 3,500 crore for sugarcane farmers (Ganna Kisan), said an official statement.
  6. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today shot off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to consider his demand for sanctioning of special houses to people affected by cyclone FANI in the state under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G).
  7. The Center for the Study of Complex Malaria in Odisha, have unravelled the century old mystery of how malaria affects the brain, an advance which reveals how the deadly disease causes different outcomes in adults and children.According to the researchers, cerebral malaria is a severe, life-threatening complication of infection with the Plasmodium falciparum parasite that can infect humans through the bite of Anopheles mosquitoes.
  8. The Konark Sun Temple here is all set to amuse visitors again as the light and sound show at the architectural marvel will resume today after a pause of nine months owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.The show was stopped from mid of March following  the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown. It will resume 16.12.20 evening in adherence to all COVID-19 guidelines.
  9. The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar on Tuesday moved a step closer towards fulfilling a key election promise made by the ruling Janata Dal United and ally BJP, as it approved a proposal to provide free anti-coronavirus vaccine to all the people of the state.
  10. The Nitish Kumar government in Bihar on Tuesday moved a step closer towards fulfilling a key election promise made by the ruling Janata Dal United and ally BJP, as it approved a proposal to provide free anti-coronavirus vaccine to all the people of the state.
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