1. PM Modi inaugurates the country’s first-ever driverless train operations in Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line.
Prime Minister Modi inaugurated India’s first-ever driverless train operations on Delhi Metro’s Magenta Line (Janakpuri West Botanical Garden) as well as the fully operational National Common Mobility Card ( NCMC) services on the Airport Express Line via videoconferencing on Monday at 11 am.
The prime minister said that the inauguration of the first driverless metro train shows how fast India was moving towards smart systems.
2. Roger Federer out of Australian Open after knee surgery.
Twenty Time Grand Slam Champion Roger Federer will miss the Australian Open for the first time in his career as he continues his recovery from two rounds of Knee Surgery, organizers said on Monday.
The 39 – year old Swiss has been out of action since February but recently resumed training and was on the entry list for year’s opening Grand Slam, which will make a delayed start on February 8.
3. Mumbai’s renowned ‘Ask the Sexpert’ columnist Mahinder Watsa dies at 96.
Mumbai’s most popular sexpert Dr. Mahinder Watsa died on Monday.Watsa was devoted to the neglected field of sex education.
Through his ‘Ask the Sexpert’ column published in Mumbai Mirror newspaper for the last 15 years, Watsa educated and entertained his readers with witty replies.
His practical, blunt and often humorous advice on matters related to sex and sexuality was easily one of the tabloid’s most-read sections.
4. Singer Jessie J says she was recently hospitalized with Meniere’s disease.
Singer-songwriter Jessie J has revealed that she was admitted to a hospital on Christmas Eve after being struck down with Meniere’s disease.
In an Instagram Stories video shared over the weekend, the 32-year-old musician said she had problems singing, hearing, and walking in a straight line after being affected.
Meniere’s disease is an ear condition that can cause sudden dizzy spells, vertigo, and loss of hearing.