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News wrap Jan 13: PM Modi says be ready for future COVID-19 variants; Mindtree Q3 profit jumps 34%; Yogi Adityanath likely to contest from Ayodhya and more

News wrap Jan 13: PM Modi says be ready for future COVID-19 variants; Mindtree Q3 profit jumps 34%; Yogi Adityanath likely to contest from Ayodhya and more
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By CNBCTV18.com Jan 13, 2022 8:06:51 PM IST (Published)

Here are the top news from the world of business, economics, politics, and more, handcrafted for you by the CNBC-TV18.com team

With India’s Omicron cases surging past 5,000, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chief Ministers of states on Thursday and said in addition to fighting this strain, the country must be prepared to tackle any future variants of coronavirus. As assembly elections 2022 draw closer, Congress and BJP have finalised their first list of candidates for the Uttar Pradesh polls. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is likely to be field from Ayodhya. Meanwhile, the stock market extended gains to the fifth straight day and IT stocks remained in focus following quarterly earnings. Here are some more top news of the day

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