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File photo: Army soldier patrol near Line of Control (LoC) at Poonch.(ANI)

LoC infiltration down by 70%, surrender policy for terrorists in the works: Army

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:14 PM IST
  • Chinar Corps commander Lt Gen BS Raju said the Line of Control remains fairly active because of Pakistan's attempts to push in terrorists.
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The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone.(Reuters/ File photo)

Facebook, Twitter representatives to appear before IT parliamentary panel

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:19 PM IST
  • HT had reported on Wednesday that the panel was mulling the decision in the wake of the privacy concerns surrounding WhatsApp’s new policy.
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A still from the Amazon Prime Video web series 'Tandav'(YouTube/Amazon Prime Video)
A still from the Amazon Prime Video web series 'Tandav'(YouTube/Amazon Prime Video)

I&B ministry summons Amazon Prime India officials after controversy over Tandav

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:45 PM IST
  • BJP parliamentarian from Maharashtra Manoj Kotak and West Ghatkopar MLA Ram Kadam demanded a ban on the series.
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A nurse draws a Covishield Covid-19 vaccine shot at an urban primary health centre in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)
A nurse draws a Covishield Covid-19 vaccine shot at an urban primary health centre in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Samir Jana / Hindustan Times)

India inoculates close to 225k in first two days of Covid-19 vaccination drive

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 09:28 PM IST
  • Agnani said a total of 2,24,301 beneficiaries have been vaccinated till January 17 as per provisional reports, adding that 2,07,229 of them received the jabs on day one of the drive.
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Indian team coach Ravi Shastri,(AP)

'Ravi Shastri gets trolled just for the heck of it sometimes': Ex-Ind opener

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:12 PM IST
WV Raman was not the only one praising India head coach Ravi Shastri after India’s fightback in the fourth Test against Australia. Former England captain Michael Vaughan too took to Twitter to applaud Shastri.
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According to a news report, US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed at least 20 Indian-Americans, with 17 of them in White House positions — 13 of the 20 also happen to be women. (AFP)
According to a news report, US President-elect Joe Biden has appointed at least 20 Indian-Americans, with 17 of them in White House positions — 13 of the 20 also happen to be women. (AFP)

Under Biden, the rise of Indian-Americans

By HT Editorial
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:16 PM IST
India would do well to cultivate them, as it would cultivate any US official at high levels, but respect their identity beyond their Indian roots.
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Farmers during their agitation over new farm reform laws, Singhu border, New Delhi, January 15, 2021 (PTI)
Farmers during their agitation over new farm reform laws, Singhu border, New Delhi, January 15, 2021 (PTI)

What the farm stir can learn from Gandhi

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:58 PM IST
Every protest has a window of effectiveness. As the struggle gets prolonged, people’s goodwill decreases
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File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal PM Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nepal PM Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli.

India gives Nepal 'iron clad' commitment on vaccine, supply schedule coming week

Reported by Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:40 PM IST
While Nepal PM Oli’s political detractors has painted foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali’s visit to India a damp squib, New Delhi found the visitor committed to cementing bilateral ties.
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Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar staged one of India's most admirable rearguard. (Getty Images)
Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar staged one of India's most admirable rearguard. (Getty Images)

India vs Australia: The fight club finds new faces

By Somshuvra Laha, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:51 PM IST
  • India vs Australia: Stronger teams have toured Australia, few as brave as this bunch.
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There are bound to be glitches — a power breakdown that ruins some doses; delays in the vaccine reaching some remote corners of the country; at least, some jumping of queues. But this is an exercise that India will manage well. If all goes well, a month from now, the country could well have more people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine than any other country (AFP)
There are bound to be glitches — a power breakdown that ruins some doses; delays in the vaccine reaching some remote corners of the country; at least, some jumping of queues. But this is an exercise that India will manage well. If all goes well, a month from now, the country could well have more people who have received at least one dose of the vaccine than any other country (AFP)

In India, the story of Covid-19 vaccines

UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:39 PM IST
India has done well. The rollout of the vaccines, despite a set of concerns, is a scientific milestone. But the State must, now, plan ahead
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How to reclaim the lost art of doing nothing

UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 10:14 AM IST
In times of chaos, it’s even more important to wipe the slate clean. Here are tips to help you get started, and a primer on why you should.
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India currently holds the record for world’s longest high-altitude tunnel, cheapest successful mission to Mars and largest camera trap wildlife survey, among other things. Indians hold the records for most diamonds on a single ring and smallest deck of playing cards, among many, many others. (IMAGES: HT Archive, Renani Jewels)
India currently holds the record for world’s longest high-altitude tunnel, cheapest successful mission to Mars and largest camera trap wildlife survey, among other things. Indians hold the records for most diamonds on a single ring and smallest deck of playing cards, among many, many others. (IMAGES: HT Archive, Renani Jewels)

Just for the record: An overview of some of the biggest and oddest ones set in India

By Natasha Rego and Zara Murao
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:25 PM IST
Scores of records are set and broken in India every year, by individuals, communities and the country as a whole. They tend to be a mix of accidental, intentional and outright bizarre. Take a tour of the most remarkable ones from recent years.
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You may not get it right the first time. That’s what second chances are for. In the pandemic, more than before it, couples are getting back together and making it work. (Shutterstock)
You may not get it right the first time. That’s what second chances are for. In the pandemic, more than before it, couples are getting back together and making it work. (Shutterstock)

To couples that come full circle: With Love by Simran Mangharam

By Simran Mangharam
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 10:17 AM IST
Getting back together with an ex is not unusual, but the numbers I’m seeing suggest it’s been happening a lot more since the outbreak of Covid-19
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Trump cards: Weekly puzzle by Dilip D’Souza

Trump cards: Weekly puzzle by Dilip D’Souza

By Dilip D’Souza
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 09:14 PM IST
Today’s puzzle is prompted by the images from Washington on January 6
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Police personnel outside Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor's home.

Police personnel seen stationed outside Saif's home amid Tandav row

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:51 PM IST
A police van and a few police officers were seen stationed outside Saif Ali Khan's home in Mumbai on Sunday. Multiple politicians and leaders have been protesting against Saif's show Tandav for 'hurting religious sentiments'.
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Akshay Kumar shared a story from Ramayana to inspire fans to make contributions to the Ram Mandir construction.
Akshay Kumar shared a story from Ramayana to inspire fans to make contributions to the Ram Mandir construction.

Watch: Akshay Kumar asks fans to make contributions to Ram Temple construction

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Actor Akshay Kumar has shared a video on Twitter, asking his fans and followers to make contributions to the Ram Mandir construction in Ayodhya.
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Marnus Labuschagne appealing(Screenshot from Fox cricket video)

'What planet he was on?': Waugh, Gilchrist roast Marnus for 'worst appeal'

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:08 PM IST
India vs Australia: Marnus Labuschagne left former Australia cricketer Adam Gilchrist and Mark Waugh bemused with an outrageous appeal against India's Washington Sundar on Day 3 of the Brisbane Test.
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Richa Chadha in a still from the film.
Richa Chadha in a still from the film.

Swara asks Dalit feminists to oppose violent threats against Richa Chadha

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:17 PM IST
Swara Bhasker has asked Ambedkarites, Dalit feminists and other sane people to stand up against the violent threats issued against Richa Chadha regarding her film Madam Chief Minister.
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India's Shardul Thakur, left, and teammate Washington Sundar talk during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)
India's Shardul Thakur, left, and teammate Washington Sundar talk during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)

Sundar breaks 110-yr-old record, Thakur top scores as Twitter goes crazy

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:22 PM IST
Both Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur registered many records to their names. Sundar broke a 110-year old record in Test matches in Australia. Here is how Twitter reacted to Sundar and Thakur’s records and their 123-run seventh-wicket stand.
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Naseeruddin Shah says he hoped his marriage to Ratna Pathak Shah would set a precedent when it came to inter-faith marriages.
Naseeruddin Shah says he hoped his marriage to Ratna Pathak Shah would set a precedent when it came to inter-faith marriages.

Naseer said no when his mother asked whether he wanted Ratna to change religion

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 09:55 PM IST
Naseeruddin Shah has addressed how a rift is being caused among communities in the name of 'love jihad'. He gave the example of his own marriage with Ratna Pathak Shah and how he had hoped it would set a good precedent.
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Tabu has shared a message with her followers on Instagram.
Tabu has shared a message with her followers on Instagram.

Tabu's Instagram account hacked, actor asks fans to beware of suspicious links

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:30 PM IST
After Esha Deol, Tabu has also informed her fans that her Instagram account has been hacked. She took to Instagram Stories to share a cautionary message.
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Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan was also a Padma Vibhushan awardee.
Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan was also a Padma Vibhushan awardee.

Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan dies: AR Rahman, Lata Mangeshkar pay tributes

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:00 PM IST
AR Rahman, Lata Mangeshkar, Hansal Mehta and many others have paid their tributes as legendary singer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan died on Sunday.
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Anupria Goenka in a still from Criminal Justice 2.
Anupria Goenka in a still from Criminal Justice 2.

Anupria Goenka: I could maintain connect with the audience because of OTT

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:25 PM IST
The year 2020 has not been an ideal one for Bollywood with no theatrical releases but during this time the OTTs took centre stage and came to the rescue, something that Anupria Goenka is indebted to.
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Shardul Thakur raises his bat after completing a maiden Test fifty. (Getty Images)
Shardul Thakur raises his bat after completing a maiden Test fifty. (Getty Images)

'A natural ball striker and clean hitter': Moody on Sundar-Thakur counter-attack

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:19 PM IST
  • Sundar and Thakur’s knocks were lauded by the entire cricketing fraternity with former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody highly impressed with their rearguard.
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Josh Hazlewood bowls on Day 3. (Getty Images)
Josh Hazlewood bowls on Day 3. (Getty Images)

'He plays a massive role for them': Hazlewood glad to remove 'key' India batsman

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:58 PM IST
  • India vs Australia: Each wicket is special for Hazlewood but the fast bowler is highly content with one dismissal in particular.
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India's Shardul Thakur, left, and teammate Washington Sundar talk during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.(AP)
India's Shardul Thakur, left, and teammate Washington Sundar talk during play on day three of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.(AP)

Sundar, Thakur lead India fightback but Australia still lead by 54 runs

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:42 PM IST
Washington (62) and Thakur (67) added 123 runs for the seventh wicket after India lost four wickets.
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Hardik Pandya with father Himanshu Pandya.(Twitter/Hardik Pandya)
Hardik Pandya with father Himanshu Pandya.(Twitter/Hardik Pandya)

'Rest in peace my king': Hardik Pandya's tribute for late father Himanshu Pandya

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:30 PM IST
India all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Sunday said he will miss his father's presence each day in his life.
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Shardul Thakur spanks a four. (Getty Images)
Shardul Thakur spanks a four. (Getty Images)

'Australian players were trying to have a conversation with me,' reveals Thakur

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:59 PM IST
  • India vs Australia: Shardul Thakur's innings, on expected lines, seemingly got under the skin of Australia, with the fast bowler explaining that the opposition reacted by chirping away a few words at him.
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Twitter has provided Emhoff with his very own, newly created official 'second gentleman' handle.(Twitter/@SecondGentleman)
Twitter has provided Emhoff with his very own, newly created official 'second gentleman' handle.(Twitter/@SecondGentleman)

Kamala Harris’ husband Doug Emhoff gets first ‘second gentleman’ Twitter handle

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:44 PM IST
“Future Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff. Devoted dad. Proud husband to Vice President-elect Harris,” reads the bio of the @SecondGentleman Twitter handle.
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Fans of the 'Smile' musician also lauded her efforts towards turning vegan and also shared how dogs can eat vegan food contrary to popular beliefs.(Twitter/@katyperry)
Fans of the 'Smile' musician also lauded her efforts towards turning vegan and also shared how dogs can eat vegan food contrary to popular beliefs.(Twitter/@katyperry)

Katy Perry and her dog Nugget about 95% ready to be 100% vegan

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:41 PM IST
The 'Not The End of the World' singer made the announcement on Twitter as she took to the microblogging website on Saturday night (local time).
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The necessary infrastructure for setting up the first community radio station was provided by the Victor Force, which is a part of XV Corps of the Army specially carved out to neutralise the threat of terrorism in south Kashmir and parts of central Kashmir.(Facebook/@radioraabta908)
The necessary infrastructure for setting up the first community radio station was provided by the Victor Force, which is a part of XV Corps of the Army specially carved out to neutralise the threat of terrorism in south Kashmir and parts of central Kashmir.(Facebook/@radioraabta908)

‘Dil Se Dil Tak’: Radio Raabta fills airwaves of south Kashmir

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:06 PM IST
The 'Radio Raabta' 90.8 FM 'Dil Se Dil Tak' has not only become the talk of the Anantnag district, but the reach is around 20 km in radius, covering parts of Pulwama and Kulgam districts in south Kashmir as well.
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The image shows a pigeon. (Representative image)(Unsplash)
The image shows a pigeon. (Representative image)(Unsplash)

More than 3,600 birds rescued by firefighters in Delhi last year

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:08 PM IST
According to data shared by the Delhi Fire Service (DFS), the firefighters in the national capital responded to 25,416 distress calls last year, of which 3,691 were for the rescue of birds and 2,902 for animals.
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The image shows young chimpanzees named Lola and Violet.(Twitter/@@marylandzoo)
The image shows young chimpanzees named Lola and Violet.(Twitter/@@marylandzoo)

Cute clip shows young chimpanzees play fighting. It may leave you giggling

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:41 PM IST
“Love these little ones,” expressed a Twitter user while commenting on the video.
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Abdullah, a former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, said that when his daughter sees photos of him not wearing a mask, she takes him to task on his return home.(AFP file)
Abdullah, a former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, said that when his daughter sees photos of him not wearing a mask, she takes him to task on his return home.(AFP file)

Farooq Abdullah says 'can't even kiss my wife' because of pandemic

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:45 PM IST
The octogenarian leader, who was candid and witty in his nearly-35-minute speech, said one is even afraid of a handshake or a hug in the current situation.
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Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses a gathering during the Shiv Sena's Dusshera rally in Mumbai, Sunday.(PTI)
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses a gathering during the Shiv Sena's Dusshera rally in Mumbai, Sunday.(PTI)

Shiv Sena gets ambitious, to contest 100 seats in Bengal assembly polls

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:11 PM IST
  • The Shiv Sena which is a marginal force in West Bengal, is aiming to punch much above its weight.
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A Covid-19 vaccine shot being administerd at Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)

Covid-19 vaccine drive: Health Ministry instructs states to identify bottlenecks

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:09 PM IST
The health ministry official also informed that the inaugural inoculation drive in India is the highest day one vaccination number in the world.
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A still from the Amazon Prime Video web series 'Tandav'(YouTube/Amazon Prime Video)
A still from the Amazon Prime Video web series 'Tandav'(YouTube/Amazon Prime Video)

I&B ministry summons Amazon Prime India officials after controversy over Tandav

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:45 PM IST
  • BJP parliamentarian from Maharashtra Manoj Kotak and West Ghatkopar MLA Ram Kadam demanded a ban on the series.
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The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone.(Reuters/ File photo)

Facebook, Twitter representatives to appear before IT parliamentary panel

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:19 PM IST
  • HT had reported on Wednesday that the panel was mulling the decision in the wake of the privacy concerns surrounding WhatsApp’s new policy.
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US President-elect Joe Biden at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US on January 16, 2021.(Reuters Photo )
US President-elect Joe Biden at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US on January 16, 2021.(Reuters Photo )

In inaugural address, Joe Biden will appeal to national unity

AP, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:33 PM IST
Providing a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants in the US illegally will be part of Biden's agenda, according to people briefed on his plans.
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Tim Gionet (L) who goes by the name "Baked Alaska" on the internet, talks with White Nationalist leader Richard Spencer.(File Photo / REUTERS)
Tim Gionet (L) who goes by the name "Baked Alaska" on the internet, talks with White Nationalist leader Richard Spencer.(File Photo / REUTERS)

Far-right personality 'Baked Alaska' arrested in Capitol riot probe

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:31 PM IST
FBI Special Agent Nicole Miller said in an affidavit filed in the case that Tim Gionet, aka Baked Alaska, streamed live for about 27 minutes from inside the Capitol.
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A coffin, part of a recent discovery from the Saqqara necropolis, is seen south of Cairo, Egypt January 17, 2021.(REUTERS)
A coffin, part of a recent discovery from the Saqqara necropolis, is seen south of Cairo, Egypt January 17, 2021.(REUTERS)

Egypt unveils 3000-year old coffins in latest archaeological discovery

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:18 PM IST
Officials are keen to show off newly discovered artefacts as they try to revive visitor numbers after the tourism industry received a painful blow during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Security officials have eyed Sunday as the first major flashpoint, as that is when the anti-government "boogaloo" movement made plans weeks ago to hold rallies in all 50 states. (Representative Image)
Security officials have eyed Sunday as the first major flashpoint, as that is when the anti-government "boogaloo" movement made plans weeks ago to hold rallies in all 50 states. (Representative Image)

Law enforcement officials brace for pro-Trump protests at state capitols

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:09 PM IST
More than a dozen states have activated National Guard troops to help secure their capitol buildings following an FBI warning of armed protests, with right-wing extremists emboldened by the deadly attack on the US Capitol in Washington on January 6.
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Alexei Navalny and his wife Yulia sit in the plane prior to flight to Moscow in the Airport Berlin Brandenburg in Schoenefeld, Germany.(AP)
Alexei Navalny and his wife Yulia sit in the plane prior to flight to Moscow in the Airport Berlin Brandenburg in Schoenefeld, Germany.(AP)

Explained: Why Kremlin critic Navalny faces immediate arrest in Russia?

Written by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:01 PM IST
Navalny has been jailed several times over various charges, which the Russian leader has denounced as politically motivated.
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Bayern Munich's German forward Thomas Mueller celebrates after scoring. (Getty Images)

Bayern go four points clear with scrappy 2-1 win over Freiburg

Reuters, Munich, Germany
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:23 PM IST
  • Bayern, who conceded a goal for the 11th straight league game and were far from impressive, are now on 36 points.
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Tottenham Hotspur's Tanguy Ndombele celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game with teammate Steven Bergwijn. (Getty Images)
Tottenham Hotspur's Tanguy Ndombele celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game with teammate Steven Bergwijn. (Getty Images)

Ndombele stunner helps Tottenham win at Sheffield United

Reuters, Sheffield, United
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:05 PM IST
  • Spurs had just seen the commanding lead given to them by Serge Aurier and Harry Kane halved by David McGoldrick's header on the hour when Ndombele struck with an audacious flicked lob.
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NEUFC doubled their lead the second half through Deshorn Brown before Peter Hartley reduced the deficit for Jamshedpur.(ISL)
NEUFC doubled their lead the second half through Deshorn Brown before Peter Hartley reduced the deficit for Jamshedpur.(ISL)

ISL: NorthEast United return to winning ways, beat Jamshedpur FC 2-1

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 09:08 PM IST
  • The win propelled NEUFC to the fifth spot in the standings with 16 points.
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File image of Max Holloway.(AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

UFC: 445 strikes landed in one fight-Holloway is making his hands do the talking

By YASH BHATI
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:07 PM IST
  • It came to such a stage that the commentators were suggesting for Kattar’s coaches to throw the towel in to save the fighter from further damage.
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Leicester's Harvey Barnes greets referee Stuart Attwell after the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Southampton at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Leicester won the match 2-0. (Tim Keeton/Pool via AP)(AP)
Leicester's Harvey Barnes greets referee Stuart Attwell after the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Southampton at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. Leicester won the match 2-0. (Tim Keeton/Pool via AP)(AP)

Leicester go second with 2-0 win over Southampton

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:26 AM IST
Maddison lashed a ferocious shot past Alex McCarthy in the 37th-minute of an even first period and Barnes broke clear to finish coolly as Leicester claimed only their fourth home victory of the season.
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Adani Group has made the highest offer among the four bidders of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>31,250 cr for buying DHFL’s entire business.(MINT_PRINT)
Adani Group has made the highest offer among the four bidders of 31,250 cr for buying DHFL’s entire business.(MINT_PRINT)

DHFL resolution: Lenders approve Piramal's bid

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:29 PM IST
Piramal's bid received 94 per cent votes as compared to 45 per cent for the US-based Oaktree Capital.
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The IPO consists of fresh stocks of up to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>300 crore and an offer-for-sale of up to 58,40,000 equity shares.(iStock)
The IPO consists of fresh stocks of up to 300 crore and an offer-for-sale of up to 58,40,000 equity shares.(iStock)

Indigo Paints to come up with its IPO on January 20. All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 07:16 PM IST
For the initial share sale 1,488- 1,490 has been set as the price band. The public issue would get 1,170.16 crore at the upper end of the price band.
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IRFC has fixed the price band for its public issue at <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>25-26 per equity share.(iStock)
IRFC has fixed the price band for its public issue at 25-26 per equity share.(iStock)

Indian Railway Finance Corporation IPO opens tomorrow

Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:20 PM IST
The Union cabinet had approved listing of five railway companies in April 2017. Four of them have been listed.
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The company does not disclose country-specific subscriber numbers. While previously, APV service was bundled with the Prime offering of the e-commerce giant, the latest partnership with Airtel will allow prepaid users of the telecom major to watch APV content as a standalone offering.(Screengrab)
The company does not disclose country-specific subscriber numbers. While previously, APV service was bundled with the Prime offering of the e-commerce giant, the latest partnership with Airtel will allow prepaid users of the telecom major to watch APV content as a standalone offering.(Screengrab)

Amazon Prime Video to continue investing in local content, expanding reach

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:05 PM IST
APV, which has recently partnered with Airtel to bring a mobile-only plan (a global first) for Indian users, competes with platforms like Netflix, Disney Hotstar, Zee5 and others in the country.
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The petition has contended that the Centre and RBI have failed to protect the interests of the shareholders.(Mint file photo)
The petition has contended that the Centre and RBI have failed to protect the interests of the shareholders.(Mint file photo)

Plea in HC against Lakshmi Vilas Bank-DBS merger

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:38 PM IST
The petition in the Delhi High Court has been filed by lawyer Sudhir Kathpalia, who was also a shareholder in Lakshmi Vilas Bank.
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ITBP troops launch e-enabled school in Naxal violence affected Chhattisgarh

PTI, Raipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:43 PM IST
ITBP troops launch e-enabled school in Naxal violence affected Chhattisgarh
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Representational image. (HT file)

Jharkhand’s residential schools to reopen for classes 10, 12 students tomorrow

By Sanjoy Dey, Hindustan Times, Ranchi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:01 PM IST
  • The residential schools are closed since March 17, 2020. Jharkhand Education Project Council (JEPC) issued a detailed SOP to reopen schools and hostels. Students to be allowed to attend classes and hostels with certain precautions
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Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:31 PM IST
  • Goyal, a 17-year-old high school junior from Plano, roped in three classmates to create TutorScope, a free tutoring service run by high schoolers for other kids, including younger ones.
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Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

Delhi schools prepare to open the doors to classes 10, 12 students

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:00 PM IST
Delhi schools prepare to open the doors to classes 10, 12 students after pandemic-induced closure
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AYUSH counselling 2020.(PTI file)
AYUSH counselling 2020.(PTI file)

AYUSH counselling 2020: Registration for third round will begin on Jan 19

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:21 PM IST
  • Once the application process begins, candidates will be able to apply for the third round of AYUSH counselling 2020 online at aaccc.gov.in on or before January 23, 2021, until 5pm.
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Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) for Connaught Place said that they received inputs of Khalistani outfits and Al-Qaeda may carry out unwanted activities on January 26. (ANI/Twitter)
Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) for Connaught Place said that they received inputs of Khalistani outfits and Al-Qaeda may carry out unwanted activities on January 26. (ANI/Twitter)

Delhi Police puts up posters of wanted Khalistani, Al-Qaeda terrorists

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 09:23 PM IST
The police have also increased patrolling in the area as well as sensitised market and resident welfare associations people in view of security alert.
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Classes 6 to 8 to reopen at Chandigarh’s govt schools from February 1
Classes 6 to 8 to reopen at Chandigarh’s govt schools from February 1

Delhi schools for Classes 10, 12 to reopen tomorrow, Sisodia wishes students

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:48 PM IST
The schools can ask students to come only with the consent of their parents and are required to follow all the Covid-19 precautions.
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The complainant-lawyer had filed a cheating complaint with the police alleging that MMT, its CEO and one of its employees, who had planned his holiday package, conspired to cheat him. (HT ARCHIVE)
The complainant-lawyer had filed a cheating complaint with the police alleging that MMT, its CEO and one of its employees, who had planned his holiday package, conspired to cheat him. (HT ARCHIVE)

HC puts on hold trial court order summoning Make My Trip CEO in cheating case

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:48 PM IST
The high court also issued notice to the state and the lawyer, who had lodged the cheating complaint against MMT, its CEO and a company employee, seeking their response on Kalra's plea by February 10.
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The high court’s observations came while awarding compensation for loss of dependency to a woman, who lost her 23-year-old son in a road accident in 2008, and enhanced the award amount from <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2.42 lakh to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>6.80 lakh.(HT ARCHIVE)
The high court’s observations came while awarding compensation for loss of dependency to a woman, who lost her 23-year-old son in a road accident in 2008, and enhanced the award amount from 2.42 lakh to 6.80 lakh.(HT ARCHIVE)

Delhi High Court says parents of road accident victim entitled to compensation

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 03:40 PM IST
The high court directed that a copy of this judgement be sent to the Registrar General who shall circulate it to all Motor Accident Claims Tribunals.
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Traffic moves slowly through a dense fog in New Delhi. Cold wave conditions continued across North India claiming 165 lives this winter. AFP PHOTO / Prakash Singh
Traffic moves slowly through a dense fog in New Delhi. Cold wave conditions continued across North India claiming 165 lives this winter. AFP PHOTO / Prakash Singh

Delhi's records minimum temperature of 5.7 degrees Celsius

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:33 AM IST
The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for the city, recorded a minimum temperature of 5.7 degrees Celsius this morning.
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Partho Dasgupta, the former chief executive officer of BARC India, was arrested in the alleged TRP rigging scam. (Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)
Partho Dasgupta, the former chief executive officer of BARC India, was arrested in the alleged TRP rigging scam. (Bhushan Koyande/ HT Photo)

Condition of ex-CEO of BARC Partho Dasgupta stable: Doctors

PTI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Partho Dasgupta was arrested in the alleged TRP rigging scam by crime branch of the Mumbai Police on December 24 last year.
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Image for representation. (AP)

No fine for not wearing masks in private vehicles in Mumbai

By Sagar Pillai, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:09 PM IST
The decision has been taken following several complaints by the citizens.
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This will be the "true tribute" to martyrs of the cause, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a tweet.(HT File)
This will be the "true tribute" to martyrs of the cause, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a tweet.(HT File)

Uddhav Thackeray vows to incorporate 'Karnataka-occupied areas' into Maharashtra

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:28 PM IST
Maharashtra claims Belgaum and some other areas, part of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency but currently in Karnataka, on linguistic grounds.
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Commuters have suggested lowering of fares for senior citizens, women and students in AC local train to increase ridership.(HT FILE)
Commuters have suggested lowering of fares for senior citizens, women and students in AC local train to increase ridership.(HT FILE)

Only 843 passengers travelled in Mumbai AC local train in 1 month

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:41 PM IST
  • The Central Railway introduced 10 AC local trains between CSMT and Kalyan railway stations on the slow railway line corridor. They are operated from Monday to Saturday.
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Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi Government which comprises Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress had completed one year in office last year.(HT Photo)
Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi Government which comprises Shiv Sena, NCP, and Congress had completed one year in office last year.(HT Photo)

Aurangabad is Sambhajinagar for us and will remain so, says Sanjay Raut

ANI, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:02 PM IST
An editorial in Shiv Sena's mouthpiece "Saamana" said that the renaming of Aurangabad might affect the vote bank of "secular parties" as the renaming will upset the Muslim society.
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Khushi Kapoor's Delhi winter look consists of crop sweaters(Instagram/khushi05k)
Khushi Kapoor's Delhi winter look consists of crop sweaters(Instagram/khushi05k)

Khushi Kapoor's Delhi winter look is all about crop sweaters and golden hour

By Nishtha Grover
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:45 PM IST
  • Khushi Kapoor is currently holidaying in Delhi and giving us winter wardrobe inspiration. The 20-year-old has been spotted wearing a lot of delicate crop sweaters and wide-legged pants.
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Raab warned on Sunday there would be more checks by Public Health England to make sure people are self-isolating in their own homes for 10 days after arrival.(Pixabay)
Raab warned on Sunday there would be more checks by Public Health England to make sure people are self-isolating in their own homes for 10 days after arrival.(Pixabay)

UK doesn’t rule out quarantine hotels, GPS to fight virus

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:13 PM IST
The U.K. government will “consider all possibilities” to enforce Covid-19 rules for travelers, and won’t rule out setting up quarantine hotels and using GPS trackers to fight the spread of the coronavirus
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"It's a small study, but it is the first to show the potential of using metabolic markers as predictive clinical indicators of patients at greatest risk -- and lower risk -- for recurring bouts of major depressive symptoms," added Naviaux.(Unsplash)
"It's a small study, but it is the first to show the potential of using metabolic markers as predictive clinical indicators of patients at greatest risk -- and lower risk -- for recurring bouts of major depressive symptoms," added Naviaux.(Unsplash)

Study finds metabolism's possible role in depression

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 06:05 PM IST
Certain metabolites may be predictive indicators for persons at risk for recurrent major depressive disorder, suggests a recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Dutch scientists.
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Immunotherapies are cancer drugs that essentially block the "don't-eat-me" signal coming from cancer and allow the immune-system to kill it.(Unsplash)
Immunotherapies are cancer drugs that essentially block the "don't-eat-me" signal coming from cancer and allow the immune-system to kill it.(Unsplash)

Researchers find how cancer can be killed by body's own immune system

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:59 PM IST
A new way to help the body's immune system get past that deception and destroy cancer, has been found by a University of Missouri researcher.
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Food insufficiency, the most extreme form of food insecurity, occurs when families do not have enough food to eat.(Unsplash)
Food insufficiency, the most extreme form of food insecurity, occurs when families do not have enough food to eat.(Unsplash)

Study: Covid-19 pandemic induced food inadequacy is connected to depression

ANI, Washington [us]
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:49 PM IST
A study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that a 25 per cent ascend in food deficiency during the Covid-19 hit pandemic is connected to demolished psychological wellness.
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Mohit Malik announced on Instagram about testing positive for Covid.
Mohit Malik announced on Instagram about testing positive for Covid.

Mohit Malik: The vaccine is here and cases are low but Covid is still here

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:56 PM IST
Mohit talks about his Covid experience and urges people to be vigiliant. He is relieved that his pregnant wife tested negative. “It is all about us taking care as Covid is still contagious.”
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Salman Khan has shared a picture with Pista Dhakad. Shehnaaz Gill also paid tributes.
Salman Khan has shared a picture with Pista Dhakad. Shehnaaz Gill also paid tributes.

Salman Khan condoles Pista Dhakad's death, Shehnaaz calls her a 'happy soul'

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 04:23 PM IST
Salman Khan has shared his condolences on the death of Bigg Boss' 24-year-old talent manager Pista Dhakad. She died in a road accident on Friday.
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Actor Donal Bisht has done TV shows such as Ek Deewaana Tha, Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop and Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji.
Actor Donal Bisht has done TV shows such as Ek Deewaana Tha, Roop - Mard Ka Naya Swaroop and Dil Toh Happy Hai Ji.

Donal Bisht trolled for bikini pics: My choice of clothes is no one’s business

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:58 PM IST
Actor Donal Bisht says women should be allowed to wear what they want, and whatever they feel comfortable in, without being judged.
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Actor Ravi Dubey recently shared this photo showing his drastic physical transformation.
Actor Ravi Dubey recently shared this photo showing his drastic physical transformation.

Ravi Dubey on his chiseled body: In the best shape that I haven’t been in years

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 02:45 PM IST
Actor Ravi Dubey shares that there is a certain project that requires him to build up his physique. He also talks about the process he is following to get in shape.
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Sunday's episode of Bigg Boss 14 Weekend ka Vaar promises to have enough masala for a fun viewing.
Sunday's episode of Bigg Boss 14 Weekend ka Vaar promises to have enough masala for a fun viewing.

Bigg Boss 14: Salman Khan, Rakhi Sawant show their dance moves. Watch

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 01:37 PM IST
Colors shared a number of promos for Sunday's episode of Bigg Boss 14 Weekend Ka Vaar, the most entertaining being the one where Rakhi Sawant and Salman Khan dance. Watch.
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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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