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Prime Minister Imran Khan has contended that Pakistan's economy has made a remarkable turnaround.(Facebook/ImranKhanOfficial)
Prime Minister Imran Khan has contended that Pakistan's economy has made a remarkable turnaround.(Facebook/ImranKhanOfficial)

Imran Khan jumped the gun. This time, over Pakistan’s economic turnaround

UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:51 PM IST
  • Pakistan's GDP growth had slowed down much before the coronavirus outbreak, growing by 1.9% in 2019 as compared to a decade-high of 5.8% the previous year when Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf came to power.
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New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers' agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at party HQ in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI)
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers' agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at party HQ in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI)

Elected Congress president by June 2021, announces KC Venugopal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi, the last full-time party chief, resigned in July 2019 after the party's second successive Lok Sabha election loss.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is under fire over the recent directive against offensive social media posts.(HT_PRINT)
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar is under fire over the recent directive against offensive social media posts.(HT_PRINT)

‘Talibani’: Opposition slams Nitish Kumar over order against offensive posts

By Avinash Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Patna
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:18 PM IST
  • A directive by the Bihar police said it was imperative that appropriate action should be taken against persons putting social media posts having offensive or abusive tenor.
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Representational photo. (HT Archive)

Strategically important Ujh hydroelectric project in J&K gets forest panel nod

By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:09 PM IST
The project will involve the loss of about 680ha of forest land and over 200,000 trees according to project documents on environment ministry’s Parivesh website
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Mohammed Siraj of India stops play to make a formal complaint to Umpire Paul Reiffel about some spectators.(Getty)
Mohammed Siraj of India stops play to make a formal complaint to Umpire Paul Reiffel about some spectators.(Getty)

Siraj reveals how Rahane turned down umpires’ offer to leave the field

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:46 PM IST
  • Siraj and his teammate, Jasprit Bumrah, faced racial abuse for two straight days during the third Test against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The incident forced the tourists to lodge an official complaint with match referee David Boon.
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Cheteshwar Pujara gets hit on the body on day 5 of the 4th Test between India and Australia at Brisbane.(Getty Images)
Cheteshwar Pujara gets hit on the body on day 5 of the 4th Test between India and Australia at Brisbane.(Getty Images)

Pujara's father reveals what India no 3 said when asked about being hit on body

UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:14 PM IST
  • India vs Australia: Arvind Pujara feared for son as he bore painful body blows to blunt bowlers, setting up the Gabba victory
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Farmers take part in a protest against the newly passed farm laws on the outskirts of Delhi, December 17, 2020 (REUTERS)
Farmers take part in a protest against the newly passed farm laws on the outskirts of Delhi, December 17, 2020 (REUTERS)

Farmers should shed rigidity

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 06:19 AM IST
The government retreated. Protesting groups should have reciprocated. In a democracy, farm groups exercised their right to protest — but they should not take over the rights of a sovereign Parliament and an elected government, and dictate terms from the streets.
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Project finance economies have different imperatives from working capital economies. They need investment to fill the gaps in their infrastructure and lack the resources to do so (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)
Project finance economies have different imperatives from working capital economies. They need investment to fill the gaps in their infrastructure and lack the resources to do so (Pratik Chorge/HT PHOTO)

The working of a ‘project finance economy’

By Janmejaya Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 06:19 AM IST
It is time to question neo-classical economic precepts on deficit and inflation for an economy of India’s nature
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Ajinkya Rahane receives rousing reception on arrival at home(Twitter)
Ajinkya Rahane receives rousing reception on arrival at home(Twitter)

Gabba giants are back home to hero's welcome

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:10 PM IST
  • Chinnappampatti village near Salem in Tamil Nadu arranged a horse-drawn carriage for local boy T Natarajan
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The room for dissent in the party is limited even as leaders can see clearly that its electoral prospects — in both state polls and 2024 elections — remain dim (HTPHOTO)
The room for dissent in the party is limited even as leaders can see clearly that its electoral prospects — in both state polls and 2024 elections — remain dim (HTPHOTO)

The Congress must get its act together

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 06:20 AM IST
The CWC is itself a part of the problem, for it is a body of nominated individuals, many with limited or non-existent mass base who have thrived on patronage politics.
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The White Tiger movie review: Adarsh Gourav, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao in a still from the new Ramin Bahrani film.

The White Tiger review: Adarsh Gourav roars in Netflix's angry answer to Slumdog

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:30 PM IST
  • The White Tiger movie review: Adarsh Gourav delivers a star-making performance in Ramin Bahrani's angry answer to Slumdog Millionaire, co-starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao.
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Narendra Chanchal has died at the age of 80.
Narendra Chanchal has died at the age of 80.

Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal dies at 80, tributes pour in

UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Popular devotional songs singer Narendra Chanchal has died. The 80-year-old breathed his last in Delhi on Friday.
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Indian cricket team and Triple H.(AP/ WWE)

A WWE-scripted level of a comeback: Triple H lauds Team India's win in Australia

By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:43 PM IST
  • It wasn’t just the Indian fans celebrating but everyone in and around the world lauded the spirit shown by the Indian cricket team in Australia.
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Varun Dhawan's family members including dad David Dhawan at the venue.(Varinder Chawla)

Varun Dhawan, Natasha Dalal's families reach Alibaug for the wedding

UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Family members of Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal including his dad, filmmaker David Dhawan, mother Laali, brother Rohit and his wife and daughter and his uncle, actor Anil Dhawan and Natasha's mother were spotted reaching The Mansion House.
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Wriddhiman Saha (L) and Rishabh Pant.(Getty Images)

No one learns algebra in Class I: Saha on Pant's wicket-keeping skills

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:03 PM IST
Saha, who is considered India's number one Test wicketkeeper, said that he does not believe that Pant's heroic show in Australia would close the door for him in the Indian team.
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This image released by HBO shows Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in a scene from Game of Thrones.(AP)

HBO developing new Game of Thrones prequel on 'high priority', more details here

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:09 PM IST
  • HBO is developing a new Game of Thrones prequel series on 'high priority', as it looks to flesh out its post GoT catalogue.
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Sara Ali Khan in Maldives.

Sara Ali Khan does aerial yoga even during her holiday in Maldives, watch

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:05 PM IST
Sara Ali Khan, her mother Amrita Singh and her younger brother Ibrahim Ali Khan are on a holiday in Maldives.
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Neetu Kapoor has shared a video of some of the best moments she shared with Rishi Kapoor.
Neetu Kapoor has shared a video of some of the best moments she shared with Rishi Kapoor.

Neetu Kapoor revisits precious memories with Rishi Kapoor on 41st anniversary

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:04 PM IST
Veteran actor Neetu Kapoor remembered her late husband Rishi Kapoor on their 41st wedding anniversary with a beautiful montage of their moments together.
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Narendra Chanchal has died at the age of 80.
Narendra Chanchal has died at the age of 80.

Bhajan singer Narendra Chanchal dies at 80, tributes pour in

UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:30 PM IST
Popular devotional songs singer Narendra Chanchal has died. The 80-year-old breathed his last in Delhi on Friday.
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Friday marks 87th birth anniversary of Vijay Anand.(Twitter)
Friday marks 87th birth anniversary of Vijay Anand.(Twitter)

Vijay Anand was frustrated when he retired from filmmaking, reveals son

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:52 PM IST
Vijay Anand, who would have turned 87 on Friday, was the CBFC chief for sometime, but his son now says he was unhappy with censorship and quit filmmaking due to the frustration.
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File image of former England spinner Graeme Swann.(Getty Images)

I think beating India in India is a far higher thing: Graeme Swann

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:33 PM IST
"England always saying 'well the Ashes are coming up'. Australia are not the best team in the world anymore. They used to be, by miles, ... they're not now, but we're obsessed with this," said Swann.
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India coach Ravi Shastri.(Action Images via Reuters)
India coach Ravi Shastri.(Action Images via Reuters)

Inzamam highlights Shastri's role behind India Test series win

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:36 AM IST
  • Shastri's role was lauded by former Pakistan captain Inzamam-Ul-Haq, who feels the former India all-rounder's astute knowledge of the game has helped the team immensely.
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India's Shardul Thakur, left, appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Australia's David Warner during play on day four of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba.(AP)
India's Shardul Thakur, left, appeals unsuccessfully for the wicket of Australia's David Warner during play on day four of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba.(AP)

I can be called a bowling all-rounder, I can bat: Shardul Thakur

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:52 PM IST
Thakur snared seven wickets and was India's top scorer in the first innings, striking 67 while batting at No.8. He, along with Washington Sundar, pulled the team out of trouble by conjuring a crucial 123-run stand.
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India's Cheteshwar Pujara reacts as he receives treatment after he is hit while batting during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba.(AP)
India's Cheteshwar Pujara reacts as he receives treatment after he is hit while batting during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba.(AP)

Cheteshwar Pujara reveals why he ‘decided to let the ball hit the body’

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:36 AM IST
  • Pujara scored 54 in the second innings and kept India steady. En route to the slowest half-century of his Test career, Pujara endured 11 blows to the body. Yes, 11 – thrice on the helmet, once on the left bicep, thrice on the bottom glove on his right arm, and once on the chest, and some more.
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Alex Carey during a practice session ahead of DC’s match against RR.(Delhi Capitals)
Alex Carey during a practice session ahead of DC’s match against RR.(Delhi Capitals)

Carey, Coulter-Nile not surprised at IPL franchises releasing them

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:48 PM IST
IPL 2021: Most of the IPL teams released overseas players who had not performed well and opened up the slots for the auction.
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The image shows a region of space known as NGC 7822.(Instagram/@nasachandraxray)

What shape do you see in this pic of space region NGC 7822 shared by NASA?

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:08 PM IST
“The psychological phenomenon where people see recognizable shapes in clouds, rock formations, or otherwise unrelated objects or data is called pareidolia,” reads a bit of the caption shared alongside the post.
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The image shows a cheetah named Redd.(Instagram/@cincinnatizoo)

Video of Redd the cheetah’s beautiful purr may fill you with a sense of serenity

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:11 PM IST
“So relaxed!” read one comment under the Instagram post by the Cincinnati Zoo.
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The image shows Gabbar, as played by Amjad Khan, exaggeratedly spitting.(Twitter/@Uppolice)

UP Police shares snippets from Sholay to impart important health advice. Watch

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:23 PM IST
This advisory post was shared on the official Twitter account of UP Police.
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FILE PHOTO: An Uber Eats food delivery courier's backpack is seen in front of a fast-food restaurant as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Amsterdam, Netherlands.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: An Uber Eats food delivery courier's backpack is seen in front of a fast-food restaurant as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Amsterdam, Netherlands.(REUTERS)

Dutch borrow dogs and buy delivery uniforms to dodge curfew

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:42 AM IST
From Saturday, a nightly curfew to try and curb the pandemic starting at 21:00 (20:00 GMT) and running until 04:30 will be imposed, the first nationwide curfew since World War Two.
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People participate in a beer yoga session, as the country eases the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, at a craft brewery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia January 19, 2021. Picture taken January 19, 2021. REUTERS/Cindy Liu(REUTERS)
People participate in a beer yoga session, as the country eases the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions, at a craft brewery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia January 19, 2021. Picture taken January 19, 2021. REUTERS/Cindy Liu(REUTERS)

Beer yoga classes resume post lockdown in Cambodia

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:04 AM IST
Connor Cheney Kirsch, general manager of BeerPro Import Export Co., which owns TwoBirds, said the classes, held in a former garment factory, were about community and bringing people together after work.
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At present, the Centre is vaccinating healthcare workers across the country.(HT_PRINT)
At present, the Centre is vaccinating healthcare workers across the country.(HT_PRINT)

Fraudsters calling up senior citizens for Covid-19 vaccines, alerts Centre

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:32 PM IST
Though the Centre has not yet revealed when the vaccination of senior citizens will begin or what the price for each dose will be for the senior citizens, the health department has made it clear that there will be no third-party registration.
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New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers' agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at party HQ in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI)
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers' agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, at party HQ in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist)(PTI)

Elected Congress president by June 2021, announces KC Venugopal

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi, the last full-time party chief, resigned in July 2019 after the party's second successive Lok Sabha election loss.
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Representational photo. (HT Archive)

Strategically important Ujh hydroelectric project in J&K gets forest panel nod

By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:09 PM IST
The project will involve the loss of about 680ha of forest land and over 200,000 trees according to project documents on environment ministry’s Parivesh website
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The tool will capture the nature and source of emissions in the NCR for interventions to control them. (HT archive)
The tool will capture the nature and source of emissions in the NCR for interventions to control them. (HT archive)

Air Quality panel tasks agencies to develop tool for targeted pollution control

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:04 PM IST
The interventions suggested by the tool can be implemented by the pollution control boards and its implementation can be monitored by citizen watch groups and NGOs
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Congress President Sonia Gandhi blamed the ruling BJP for its handling of the pandemic. “The government has inflicted untold suffering on the people of our country by the manner in which it has managed the Covid-19 pandemic."(Photo: INCIndia/ Twitter)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi blamed the ruling BJP for its handling of the pandemic. “The government has inflicted untold suffering on the people of our country by the manner in which it has managed the Covid-19 pandemic."(Photo: INCIndia/ Twitter)

'To boost PM Modi's image': Congress picks holes in govt's Covid-19 vaccine plan

Written by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:57 PM IST
Noting the rise in hesitancy for Covid-19 vaccine, the committee also slammed the government for allowing blatant politicisation of the regulatory process to clear the vaccine for use in order to boost the image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Members of a rescue team working at the site of a gold mine explosion where 22 miners are trapped underground in Qixia, in eastern China's Shandong province.(AFP)
Members of a rescue team working at the site of a gold mine explosion where 22 miners are trapped underground in Qixia, in eastern China's Shandong province.(AFP)

Chinese mine workers to remain trapped for at least 2 weeks: Experts

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:31 PM IST
The mine shaft is blocked 350 meters (1,000 feet) below the surface by 70 tons of debris that extends down another 100 meters (330 feet).
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Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said it was "heartbreaking" that, among the more than 10,000 people arrested over the pro-democracy protests, 40 per cent were students.(AP file photo)
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said it was "heartbreaking" that, among the more than 10,000 people arrested over the pro-democracy protests, 40 per cent were students.(AP file photo)

Hong Kong pushes for surveillance cameras in classrooms

ANI, Hong Kong
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:09 PM IST
  • According to South China Morning Post (SCMP), Tommy Cheung Yu-yan, an adviser to the Executive Council, Chief Executive Carrie Lam's de facto cabinet, suggested that placing CCTV cameras in classrooms would reveal if teachers had made "subversive remarks".
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Iraqi mourners pray over the coffin of a victim who was killed in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad, during a funeral in the holy city of Najaf on January 21, 2021. (AFP)
Iraqi mourners pray over the coffin of a victim who was killed in a twin suicide bombing in central Baghdad, during a funeral in the holy city of Najaf on January 21, 2021. (AFP)

Islamic State claims deadly and rare twin blasts in Baghdad

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:09 PM IST
The attack was the first in nearly three years to hit the capital. Elsewhere, in northern Iraq and the western desert, attacks continue and almost exclusively target Iraqi security forces.
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Boris Johnson also signalled the lockdown could last until summer.(REUTERS)
Boris Johnson also signalled the lockdown could last until summer.(REUTERS)

UK considers paying people to stay home amid lockdown breaches

Bloomberg, London
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:00 PM IST
The policy, which would cost about 2 billion pounds a month, would be designed to overcome people’s fear of losing income if forced to self-isolate by a positive test, according to a document dated January 19 obtained by the Guardian and confirmed by a person familiar with the matter.
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Google has argued that the “baseball arbitration model” incentivises publishers to resort to arbitration rather than good-faith negotiations.(Bloomberg)
Google has argued that the “baseball arbitration model” incentivises publishers to resort to arbitration rather than good-faith negotiations.(Bloomberg)

Explained: Why has Google threatened to pull its search engine from Australia

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:39 PM IST
Google Australia managing director Mel Silva on Friday warned a Senate committee in Canberra that the mandatory code of conduct proposed by the government was “unworkable”.
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EXCLUSIVE | I think that might go the distance: Hooker on Poirier vs McGregor

By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:33 PM IST
  • The lightweight division will see another exciting match-up as Kiwi fighter Dan Hooker (20-9) faces former Bellator champion Michael Chandler (21-5).
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There will be lots of changes to the national team: Igor Stimac

By Dhiman Sarkar, Bhargab Sarmah
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:59 AM IST
  • Before he starts work with a preparatory camp likely to be in Dubai from March, Stimac spoke about why he is happy with what he has seen in ISL this season and more in this exclusive interview.
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Burnley's Ashley Barnes, right, runs to celebrate his goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Burnley in Liverpool, England, (AP)
Burnley's Ashley Barnes, right, runs to celebrate his goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Burnley in Liverpool, England, (AP)

Liverpool's 68-match unbeaten EPL home run ended by Burnley

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 08:03 AM IST
  • Ashley Barnes scored from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute after the forward was brought down by goalkeeper Alisson Becker as Burnley became the first team to win in the league at Anfield since April 2017.
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Narsingh Yadav is eyeing a Tokyo Olympic berth. (Narsingh Yadav/Instagram)
Narsingh Yadav is eyeing a Tokyo Olympic berth. (Narsingh Yadav/Instagram)

Focus on Narsingh Yadav at freestyle wrestling national championships

By Avishek Roy, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 08:55 PM IST
  • With big names missing, the focus will be on Narsingh Yadav, who is making a return after serving a four-year doping ban.
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Sergio Aguero reacts. (Getty Images)

Man City striker Sergio Aguero tests positive for Covid-19

AP, Manchester, England
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 08:30 PM IST
  • Sergio Aguero had already been self-isolating after being identified as a close contact of someone infected.
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Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty tumbled 218.45 points or 1.5 per cent to 14,371.90.(PTI photo)
Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty tumbled 218.45 points or 1.5 per cent to 14,371.90.(PTI photo)

Sensex tanks 746 points; Nifty ends below 14,375

PTI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:15 PM IST
Axis Bank was the top loser in the Sensex pack, shedding over 4 per cent, followed by Asian Paints, SBI, IndusInd Bank, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, HDFC and Reliance.
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A Google Project Loon internet balloon is seen at the Google I/O 2016 developers conference in Mountain View, California May 19, 2016.(REUTERS)
A Google Project Loon internet balloon is seen at the Google I/O 2016 developers conference in Mountain View, California May 19, 2016.(REUTERS)

Google parent-company shutting Loon, balloon-based alternative to cell towers

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:01 PM IST
Loon aimed to bring connectivity to areas of the world where building cell towers are too expensive or treacherous.
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The fairer sex is playing a more active role with respect to investment decisions even though that juncture where women do not have to walk that extra mile for being taken seriously in money matters is eons away.
The fairer sex is playing a more active role with respect to investment decisions even though that juncture where women do not have to walk that extra mile for being taken seriously in money matters is eons away.

How traditional finance management methods by women continue to be relevant now

By HT Brand Studio
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:40 PM IST
As the role of women in shaping the finances of the household continues to evolve, it is important to know that the traditional investment tactics employed by women has also catalysed the remodeling of women’s relationship with finance because those methods continue to be relevant even today.
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Airbus slows production ramp-up, cites virus hit to demand (Reuters file photo)
Airbus slows production ramp-up, cites virus hit to demand (Reuters file photo)

Airbus slows production ramp-up, cites virus hit to demand

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:36 PM IST
Output of the A320, its best-selling model, will now rise gradually to 45 per month through the fourth quarter, Airbus said in a statement.
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One should focus on asset allocation to suit one’s situation and stick to it during good and bad times, and this is the right way to manage this bias
One should focus on asset allocation to suit one’s situation and stick to it during good and bad times, and this is the right way to manage this bias

Invest in mutual funds but steer clear of ‘Herd Mentality’!

By HT Brand Studio
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:30 PM IST
‘Herd mentality’ impacts not only the investors, who do not have the educational background or interest, but even many educated people who get impacted from the one-way wave.
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A petition has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking direction to SDMC to send the requisition of as many as 1,132 vacant posts of Special Educator (Primary) to DSSSB.(HT File)
A petition has been moved in Delhi High Court seeking direction to SDMC to send the requisition of as many as 1,132 vacant posts of Special Educator (Primary) to DSSSB.(HT File)

DSSSB Recruitment: Plea in Delhi HC seeking directions to fill vacant posts

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:05 PM IST
The plea also sought directions to DSSSB to issue an advertisement within a week of receipt of such requisition.
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PM Modi calls on youth to work for 'New India' through 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appealed to the youth to work for "New India" through "Atmanirbhar Bharat" campaign.
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HSSC constable recruitment 2020(HT File)
HSSC constable recruitment 2020(HT File)

West Bengal Constable, SI Recruitment: Application begins for over 9K posts

Edited by Nandini
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:35 PM IST
  • WB Police Recruitment 2021: West Bengal Police Recruitment Board (WBPRB) has invited online applications for recruitment against vacancies for the post of constable, lady constable, sub-inspector, lady SI and SI of Police (armed branch).
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The 156-year-old Patna College has volunteered for the first time for NAAC assessment. (Representational image)(HT file)
The 156-year-old Patna College has volunteered for the first time for NAAC assessment. (Representational image)(HT file)

NAAC accreditation: Bihar’s tally drops to below 100, deadline for all is 2022

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:22 PM IST
  • Bihar continues to fare poorly in the ranking of institutions by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) despite the fact that all institutions have to get accredited by next year.
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BPSC 66th answer key out(Shutterstock)

BPSC 66th prelims answer key released at bpsc.bih.nic.in, check details here

Edited by Nandini
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:16 PM IST
  • Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) on Thursday released the provisional answer key of its 66th combined competitive preliminary examination on its official website- bpsc.bih.nic.in
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A flock of migrating demoiselle cranes fills the sky in Almaty Region, Kazakhstan. (Pavel Mikheyev / REUTERS)
A flock of migrating demoiselle cranes fills the sky in Almaty Region, Kazakhstan. (Pavel Mikheyev / REUTERS)

Samples of dead cranes in Delhi zoo test negative for bid flu: Officials

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:20 PM IST
Last week, samples from a dead owl in the Delhi zoo had tested positive for avian influenza.
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Congress president Sonia Gandhi addresses a CWC meeting via video conferencing, in New Delhi, in June 2020. (File photo)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi addresses a CWC meeting via video conferencing, in New Delhi, in June 2020. (File photo)

CWC meeting today likely to take stand on Arnab chat leak, farm protests

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:47 AM IST
The top executive body of the Congress may ask for a repeal of the laws a day after farmer bodies rejected the government’s proposal to put the laws in abeyance for up to 18 months
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Farmers offering prayer at makeshift a gurdwara at Tikri border during their protest against farm laws, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
Farmers offering prayer at makeshift a gurdwara at Tikri border during their protest against farm laws, in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)

No breakthrough in govt-farm union talks: Here’s what we know so far

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sameer
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 09:19 AM IST
The rejection has deepened the crisis as it appeared that almost two-month-long agitation could finally be resolved. Farmers have been camping at New Delhi’s borders seeking a repeal of the laws
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On Thursday, the overall AQI of Delhi was 296, in the “poor” zone. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
On Thursday, the overall AQI of Delhi was 296, in the “poor” zone. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

Delhi’s air quality deteriorates further, marginal improvement expected tomorrow

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Union ministry of earth science’s air quality monitoring centre Safar said that the surface winds on Thursday were southwesterly and will slow down on Friday leading to deterioration in pollution
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Farmers sit next to a bonfire during their protest against farm law, at the Ghazipur border in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)
Farmers sit next to a bonfire during their protest against farm law, at the Ghazipur border in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI)

Farmers’ protest: Delhi’s borders with Haryana, UP continue to be impacted

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 08:11 AM IST
In all, ten border points affected; Delhi’s borders with UP at Chilla and Ghazipur have remained closed for those coming from Noida and Ghaziabad
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The raids are being conducted in connection with the PMC bank scam.
The raids are being conducted in connection with the PMC bank scam.

PMC Bank fraud: ED raids 5 locations, including BVA party chief’s Mumbai office

By Vijay Kumar Yadav & Ram Parmar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The anti-money laundering agency is carrying out searches as part of their probe in the alleged diversion of funds from HDIL and its subsidiary companies to the Viva group companies
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Arnab Goswami. (HT Photo)
Arnab Goswami. (HT Photo)

Arnab Goswami chat leaks: Congress stages protests across Maharashtra

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 02:32 PM IST
In Mumbai, a protest was held outside Republic TV’s office in Lower Parel followed by a rally at Jambori Maidan in Worli. Key Congress leaders led marches in their respective districts in Maharashtra
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Representational image. (HT PHOTO)

Mumbai: 60 cases of new Covid strain detected so far, says civic body

By Mehul R Thakkar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Over 25,000 passengers have arrived in the city from the United Kingdom (UK), Middle East, Europe or South Africa in the last month.
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Metro Kanjurmarg car-shed site after Bombay high court ordered a stay on the ongoing work in Mumbai, in December 2020. (HT file)
Metro Kanjurmarg car-shed site after Bombay high court ordered a stay on the ongoing work in Mumbai, in December 2020. (HT file)

Maharashtra government panel recommends Metro car-shed at Kanjurmarg

UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 11:13 AM IST
The panel has recommended Kanjurmarg citing future expansion in the 102-acre land and integration of lines 3 and 6 with a common car-shed there
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A Covid-19 vaccine shot being administered in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
A Covid-19 vaccine shot being administered in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Covid-19:Mumbai civic body aims to vaccinate over 3K healthcare workers on Day 4

By Mehul R Thakkar
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2021 10:54 AM IST
As of Wednesday, 5,251 healthcare workers had been vaccinated in Mumbai, followed by at least 10 cases of minor adverse effects post vaccination
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European Union leaders agreed that borders should remain open and assessed more measures to counter the spread of coronavirus variants during a video summit as the bloc's top disease control official said urgent action was needed to stave off a new wave of hospitalisations and deaths.(Yahoo)
European Union leaders agreed that borders should remain open and assessed more measures to counter the spread of coronavirus variants during a video summit as the bloc's top disease control official said urgent action was needed to stave off a new wave of hospitalisations and deaths.(Yahoo)

EU leaders agree to keep borders open, want to limit travels

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:26 PM IST
European Union leaders agreed that borders should remain open and assessed more measures to counter the spread of coronavirus variants during a video summit as the bloc's top disease control official said urgent action was needed to stave off a new wave of hospitalisations and deaths.
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In the study, the team led by Universite de Montreal psychology professor Sylvie Belleville, found hyperactivation in certain brain areas in people not yet diagnosed with Alzheimer's but who were worried about their memory and who exhibited risk factors for the disease.(Unsplash)
In the study, the team led by Universite de Montreal psychology professor Sylvie Belleville, found hyperactivation in certain brain areas in people not yet diagnosed with Alzheimer's but who were worried about their memory and who exhibited risk factors for the disease.(Unsplash)

Strange hyperactivation in brain can be early sign of Alzheimer's

ANI, Montreal [canada]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:26 PM IST
A research led by psychology and neuroscience professor of the University of Montreal highlights that abnormally hyperactive areas in the brain may help better predict the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
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Denmark halts all flights from UAE for five days(Unsplash)
Denmark halts all flights from UAE for five days(Unsplash)

Denmark bans flights from UAE for five days due to unreliable coronavirus tests

Reuters, Copenhagen
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 04:23 PM IST
  • On Friday, Denmark's Transport Ministry announced that they will be halting all flights from United Arab Emirates for five days.
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One of the Bernie Sanders' meme.(Twitter)
One of the Bernie Sanders' meme.(Twitter)

Bernie Sanders, bundled up at Biden inauguration, goes viral in a meme

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:37 PM IST
US Senator Bernie Sanders, wrapped up in a winter coat and mittens at the presidential inauguration, is now a fashion icon for looking like he was running an errand at the historic event.
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Most parents think homemade food is the healthiest meal they can provide to their kids, and when it comes to packing lunch boxes for schools, the family's tradition revolves around stuffing it up with fruits, sandwiches, and snacks. But, here is what one needs to know about the pros and cons of the same.(Unsplash)
Most parents think homemade food is the healthiest meal they can provide to their kids, and when it comes to packing lunch boxes for schools, the family's tradition revolves around stuffing it up with fruits, sandwiches, and snacks. But, here is what one needs to know about the pros and cons of the same.(Unsplash)

Experts say school meals can be healthier for children

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:21 PM IST
Most parents think homemade food is the healthiest meal they can provide to their kids, and when it comes to packing lunch boxes for schools, the family's tradition revolves around stuffing it up with fruits, sandwiches, and snacks.
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This image released by HBO shows Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in a scene from Game of Thrones.(AP)
This image released by HBO shows Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister in a scene from Game of Thrones.(AP)

HBO developing new Game of Thrones prequel on 'high priority', more details here

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 03:09 PM IST
  • HBO is developing a new Game of Thrones prequel series on 'high priority', as it looks to flesh out its post GoT catalogue.
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Rubina Dilaik was unapologetic when Abhinav questioned her for talking to Aly.(Colors)
Rubina Dilaik was unapologetic when Abhinav questioned her for talking to Aly.(Colors)

Abhinav, Rubina's differences intensify after his fight with Aly Goni

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Bigg Boss 14: After a fight with Aly Goni on Bigg Boss 14, Abhinav Shukla was upset to see his wife talking to Aly and laughing with him.
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Aly Goni had an ugly fight with Abhinav Shukla. (Colors)
Aly Goni had an ugly fight with Abhinav Shukla. (Colors)

Bigg Boss 14: Aly fights with Abhinav, VJ Andy says he looks like a 'fool'

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:28 AM IST
Bigg Boss 14: Aly Goni spat a few times on the floor, during his fight with Abhinav Shukla, and asked the latter to lick it, an act which drew criticism on Twitter.
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Sonali Phogat again threw food and Rubina and Nikki were angry.,(Colors)
Sonali Phogat again threw food and Rubina and Nikki were angry.,(Colors)

Bigg Boss 14 promo: Sonali throws food, Rubina and Nikki get angry

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:20 AM IST
Bigg Boss 14 promo: After Sonali Phogat throws food, Rubina Dilaik gets extremely angry, and says, 'we are adjusting with her 'VIP nature', but that doesn't mean she will disrespect food'.
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Rubina Dilaik won two pageants before becoming an actor.
Rubina Dilaik won two pageants before becoming an actor.

Bigg Boss 14 contestant Rubina Dilaik’s then-and-now photo goes viral

PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 07:09 AM IST
Rubina Dilaik, who is one of the most popular contestants on the ongoing season of Bigg Boss 14, won two pageants before becoming an actor. A then-and-now photo of her is going viral.
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India has asked WHO chief Tedros to remove the maps that incorrectly depict Indian territories of the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh (Reuters)
India has asked WHO chief Tedros to remove the maps that incorrectly depict Indian territories of the union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh (Reuters)

‘Deep displeasure’: India sends a stinker to WHO’s Tedros over incorrect map

UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:50 AM IST
  • The 8 January letter is the third communication to the World Health Organisation in a month, reminding Tedros and his office to fix the maps
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The ruling puts the provisions of SMA on a par with personal laws which require no notice period (PTI)
The ruling puts the provisions of SMA on a par with personal laws which require no notice period (PTI)

Upholding the right to liberty and privacy | HT Editorial

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:37 AM IST
The Allahabad High Court has upheld the fundamental right to liberty and privacy with its ruling that a 30-day notice is not mandatory for those seeking to get married under the Special Marriage Act (SMA), 1954
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Prime Minister KP Oli’s unconstitutional move to dissolve Parliament (the new Nepali Constitution does not give the PM the right to do so) has led to a de facto split in the Nepal Communist Party (NCP). (Getty Images)
Prime Minister KP Oli’s unconstitutional move to dissolve Parliament (the new Nepali Constitution does not give the PM the right to do so) has led to a de facto split in the Nepal Communist Party (NCP). (Getty Images)

Delhi’s balancing act with Nepal | HT Editorial

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Nepal’s foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali is in Delhi for a bilateral meeting
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Experts say preventing bird flu is not possible as little research has been done on the virus-carrying capability of migratory birds in CAF (Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
Experts say preventing bird flu is not possible as little research has been done on the virus-carrying capability of migratory birds in CAF (Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Handling the avian flu crisis | HT Editorial

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 08:00 PM IST
2021 has started with an unprecedented bird flu epidemic in India, causing the death of thousands of wild and poultry birds in 10 states and bleeding the fast-growing poultry industry for a second time over the past year
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Assam, Jan 11 (ANI): BJP national president J.P. Nadda addresses the BJP supporters during a public meeting, at the Police parade ground in Silchar on Monday. (ANI)
Assam, Jan 11 (ANI): BJP national president J.P. Nadda addresses the BJP supporters during a public meeting, at the Police parade ground in Silchar on Monday. (ANI)

The BJP’s political pitch in Assam | HT Editorial

PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2021 08:00 PM IST
Even as it starts out as the favourite, the BJP must be careful in how it navigates the historical tensions on identity in the region
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