India will not invite any foreign dignitary to be the Chief Guest at the upcoming Republic Day celebrations, the Official Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. The Trump administration on January 14 imposed new sanctions on Chinese officials over Beijing’s increasing assertiveness in the South China Sea. India is assessing production schedule of COVID-19 vaccines for domestic use, and delivery of vaccines to other countries is expected to take “some time”, the Ministry of External Affairs said on January 14. The Avaniapuram jallikattu, the first bull-taming event of the Pongal season in Madurai, saw a huge turnout on January 14. Washington Sundar is all set to make his Test debut when the series decider gets underway at the ‘Gabba’, Brisbane on Friday.
Source: The Hindu January 15, 2021 01:52 UTC