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Cheteshwar Pujara struck by a short ball from Australia's paceman Pat Cummins on day five of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba in Brisbane(AFP)
Cheteshwar Pujara struck by a short ball from Australia's paceman Pat Cummins on day five of the fourth cricket Test match between Australia and India at The Gabba in Brisbane(AFP)

Cheteshwar Pujara takes body blows to lead India to win in Brisbane

By Rasesh Mandani
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:28 PM IST
India vs Australia: Like Close, Pujara will end the day with bruises all over his body--symbols of the nearly immoveable resilience he offered in the face of fiery Aussie fast bowling desperate for a win.
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Russian S-400 missile air defence systems. (Representational image/Reuters File)

First military team heads to Russia to train on S-400 air defence systems

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:01 PM IST
India and Russia signed the $5.4 billion deal for five S-400 systems in October 2018, and the first batch is expected to be delivered by the end of 2021
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'Never ever underestimate the Indians': Justin Langer after India's series win

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:39 PM IST
Terming the India vs Australia series an 'incredible one', Australia head coach Justin Langer said he has learnt a lesson and that is to 'never ever underestimate the Indians.'
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Chief election commissioner of India Sunil Arora is heading the team visiting Assam. (File photo)
Chief election commissioner of India Sunil Arora is heading the team visiting Assam. (File photo)

Assam parties asks EC to hold assembly polls around Bohag Bihu

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:41 PM IST
Leaders of several political parties met a high-level EC team, headed by CEC Sunil Arora, which is in the state on a three-day tour, with their request
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Petrol rate crosses record 85/litre in Delhi; diesel above 75/litre

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UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:28 PM IST
According to IOC, petrol and diesel rates have been revised upward by 1 per litre each after January 7 in four small doses of 25 paise each on January 13, January 14, January 18 and January 19
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Relatively speaking, the number of people reporting side effects is a fraction of the total immunised (REUTERS)
Relatively speaking, the number of people reporting side effects is a fraction of the total immunised (REUTERS)

Have faith in the vaccines | HT Editorial

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:18 AM IST
India began its vaccination drive against Covid-19 on Saturday
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Rishabh Pant and Navdeep Saini of India celebrate winning as they run past Josh Hazlewood (L) of Australia on day five of the fourth test match between Australia and India at the Gabba in Brisbane.(via REUTERS)
Rishabh Pant and Navdeep Saini of India celebrate winning as they run past Josh Hazlewood (L) of Australia on day five of the fourth test match between Australia and India at the Gabba in Brisbane.(via REUTERS)

Is this India's greatest Test win?

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:11 PM IST
  • As many as five players at the Gabba – Shubman Gill, Mohammed Siraj, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar and T Natarajan -- hadn’t played Test cricket before the tour of Australia began.
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India's Rishabh Pant hits the ball to the boundary on the final day of the fourth cricket test against Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.India won the four test series 2-1. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)
India's Rishabh Pant hits the ball to the boundary on the final day of the fourth cricket test against Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.India won the four test series 2-1. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)

Rishabh Pant packs power, patience and new-found maturity to emerge as a hero

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:11 PM IST
  • His sensational, unbeaten 89 to steer India to a historic Brisbane Test victory and help the visitors clinch their second successive series in Australia, also completed his transformation, merging mind and matter with steely performances by Indian players.
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Two aspects of WhatsApp’s actions negate its claims — its ultimatum to users, including individual users, to allow sharing of data with Facebook or exit the app and that it is doing so in a discriminatory fashion (Shutterstock)

The government can, and must, stand for privacy

By NS Nappinai
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:19 AM IST
The clarion call for protection can provide succour not only against WhatsApp and its discriminatory data-sharing policy, but also against all digital platforms
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Actions will need to address affordability of phones and computers, female digital literacy and its social context and inadequate technical content dedicated to women and girls (HT File Photo)
Actions will need to address affordability of phones and computers, female digital literacy and its social context and inadequate technical content dedicated to women and girls (HT File Photo)

Enhancing women’s employment is key to economic recovery

By Sanjay Kathuria
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 06:19 AM IST
Recovery efforts cannot be gender-blind, because, as the saying goes, “gender-blind is not gender-neutral.” There are four areas where government policy can help ameliorate long-standing issues.
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Salman Khan confirms Radhe theatrical release on Eid 2021

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UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:39 PM IST
Salman Khan has now confirmed that after receiving requests of theatre owners from across the country, he will release his next, Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai, in theatres on Eid this year.
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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:42 PM IST
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**EDS: IMAGE POSTED BY @navdeepsaini96 ON JAN. 19, 2021**Brisbane: Indian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. India won the four test series 2-1. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_19_2021_000076B)(PTI)
**EDS: IMAGE POSTED BY @navdeepsaini96 ON JAN. 19, 2021**Brisbane: Indian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. India won the four test series 2-1. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_19_2021_000076B)(PTI)

India claim top-spot in WTC standings after historic win at The Gabba

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Team India now has 430 points while second-placed New Zealand have 420 points in their kitty. Australia, with 322 points, are placed at the third spot.
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Boney Kapoor confirms Khushi Kapoor to make acting debut soon

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 07:57 AM IST
Boney Kapoor has confirmed there will soon be an announcement about his younger daughter Khushi's acting debut. He, however, made it clear that he would not launch her himself.
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India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.India won the four test series 2-1. (AP)
India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021.India won the four test series 2-1. (AP)

'You're a match-winner': Management's words that motivated Rishabh Pant

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:18 PM IST
India vs Australia: Terming the series a ‘dream’ one, Pant said the Indian team management always backed him as a ‘match-winner’ which gave him the confidence to go out and play freely in difficult situations.
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Disha shares fan-made wedding card with Rahul, says 'this just stole my heart'

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:53 PM IST
  • Disha Parmar, who will soon marry Rahul Vaidya, shared a fan-made wedding card on Instagram stories and showered praise on it.
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Alia Bhatt hospitalised, co-star Seema Pahwa says Bhansali runs smooth set

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:46 PM IST
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Malaika Arora drops Instagram advice with throwback pic, Rahul Khanna reacts

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Salman Khan has said that Radhe will release in theatres.
Salman Khan has said that Radhe will release in theatres.

Salman Khan confirms Radhe theatrical release on Eid 2021

By HT Entertainment Desk, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:39 PM IST
Salman Khan has now confirmed that after receiving requests of theatre owners from across the country, he will release his next, Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai, in theatres on Eid this year.
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Kareena Kapoor Khan is expecting her second child with husband Saif Ali Khan.

Kareena reveals secret to ‘glamorous’ look during pregnancy with K3G reference

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When Kareena Kapoor Khan was complimented about looking 'glamorous' during her pregnancy, she replied with a reference to her K3G character Poo.
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India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.(AP)
India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia.(AP)

4th Test, Day 5 Highlights: Pant guides Team India to colossal series win

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:57 PM IST
IND vs AUS 4th Test, Day 5 Highlights: India have beaten Australia in the fourth Test by 3 wickets and have won the series 2-1. Shubman Gill missed his century but Pant guided India to victory. Follow updates of India vs Australia Cricket match.
**EDS: IMAGE POSTED BY @navdeepsaini96 ON JAN. 19, 2021**Brisbane: Indian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. India won the four test series 2-1. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_19_2021_000076B)(PTI)
**EDS: IMAGE POSTED BY @navdeepsaini96 ON JAN. 19, 2021**Brisbane: Indian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. India won the four test series 2-1. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_19_2021_000076B)(PTI)

India claim top-spot in WTC standings after historic win at The Gabba

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:33 PM IST
Team India now has 430 points while second-placed New Zealand have 420 points in their kitty. Australia, with 322 points, are placed at the third spot.
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Brisbane : India's Shubman Gill bats during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (AP)
Brisbane : India's Shubman Gill bats during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (AP)

Present and future for all formats: Former India cricketers hail Shubman Gill

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:19 PM IST
India vs Australia: Shubman Gill fell nine short of his century but his innings of 91 draw praise from all quarters with former India cricketers like VVS Laxman, Virender Sehwag, and Aakash Chopra hailing him as the next big thing for Indian cricket.
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Australia's Nathan Lyon, centre, reacts as his video review is rejected during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)
Australia's Nathan Lyon, centre, reacts as his video review is rejected during play on the final day of the fourth cricket test between India and Australia at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)(AP)

'I don't understand': Warne questions Lyon's tactics against Pujara

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 09:58 AM IST
India vs Australia: Speaking on Fox Cricket, Warne said that Lyon should have a bat-pad on the off-side against Pujara as the spinner had got the India batsman out with this strategy before.
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India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket Test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia(AP)
India's Rishabh Pant carries the trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket Test at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia(AP)

‘He has been brilliant and that's why we back him’

By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:50 PM IST
After his scintillating knock helped India to retain the Border-Gavaskar trophy, team’s head coach Ravi Shastri eulogized Pant and revealed why the latter gets continuously backed by the management.
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The Maha Kumbh Mela in Haridwar had begun on Makar Sankranti on January 14 will continue till April.(Twitter/@ANI)

Mythology-themed graffiti adorn walls of Haridwar

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:53 PM IST
This is being done under the campaign called "Paint My City", run by the Haridwar-Roorkee Development Authority.
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Lollipop lagelu to O betaji: Dancing dad's groovy moves win hearts

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From SRK's 'Chhaiya Chhaiya' to Ludo's 'O Beta Ji,' the father-son duo has been winning hearts with their dance videos on peppy Indian tracks
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The wishes prompted the hashtag #TeamIndia to trend.(Twitter)

Twitter floods with wishes after India's historic win

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:54 PM IST
India vs Australia- After remarkable performances from the players of the Indian team, netizens didn’t lose much time to flood Twitter with warm wishes and whole-hearted applause
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The incident took place at the Dabri Mor Metro station on the Magenta line.(Twitter/@CISFHQrs)

CISF personnel’s swift action saves passenger in Delhi Metro. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:42 PM IST
The official Twitter handle of CISF shared a clip of the incident that has now garnered praise from tweeple.
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Kyuta Kumagai, 10, lifts dumbbells during a one-on-one training session which his father organized at the Buddhist temple Joshin-ji in Tokyo, Japan,(REUTERS)
Kyuta Kumagai, 10, lifts dumbbells during a one-on-one training session which his father organized at the Buddhist temple Joshin-ji in Tokyo, Japan,(REUTERS)

Meet Japan's 10-year-old sumo wrestler Kyuta

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At 85 kilograms (187 lb), Kyuta is twice the size of the other children his age.
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Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary in Meghalaya is Northeast’s best protected area

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:50 PM IST
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PM Modi to inaugurate event to celebrate Netaji’s birth anniversary in Kolkata

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:49 PM IST
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Apprehensions after AEFI cases may be reason of low vaccination turnout: Experts

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:42 PM IST
Cases of AEFI was reported in 26 persons, including two severe ones, and one person was hospitalised.
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News updates from Hindustan Times: and all the latest news

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UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:55 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Chief election commissioner of India Sunil Arora is heading the team visiting Assam. (File photo)
Chief election commissioner of India Sunil Arora is heading the team visiting Assam. (File photo)

Assam parties asks EC to hold assembly polls around Bohag Bihu

UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:41 PM IST
Leaders of several political parties met a high-level EC team, headed by CEC Sunil Arora, which is in the state on a three-day tour, with their request
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The officer who died was a six-year veteran of the department.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/representative use)

California sheriff's deputy, driver dead following shootout

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:31 PM IST
The shooting followed an attempted traffic stop and the driver ended up crashing on the Cal Expo grounds.
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Parler’s domain name is now registered with Epik Inc., a website services company based in Sammamish, Washington.(AFP)
Parler’s domain name is now registered with Epik Inc., a website services company based in Sammamish, Washington.(AFP)

'Our return is inevitable': Parler CEO after app reappears

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:16 PM IST
“Our return is inevitable due to hard work, and persistence against all odds,” CEO John Matze wrote in a new post. “Despite the threats and harassment not one Parler employee has quit. We are becoming closer and stronger as a team.”
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It comes days after UK business leaders called for a British government rescue of the Channel Tunnel rail operator as border closures enforced to stop a highly contagious virus variant threatened to push the service toward the brink of collapse.(Reuters Photo)
It comes days after UK business leaders called for a British government rescue of the Channel Tunnel rail operator as border closures enforced to stop a highly contagious virus variant threatened to push the service toward the brink of collapse.(Reuters Photo)

Concerns grow over future of pandemic hit Eurostar rail service linking UK, EU

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:16 PM IST
Passenger numbers on the cross-Channel train service - which reaches UK, France, Belgium and Holland - have been down 95% since March and are currently believed to be less than 1% of pre-pandemic levels.
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Kremlin says unfazed by calls for sanctions over Navalny's detention

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Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have said they want European Union foreign ministers to discuss sanctions against Russia over its handling of the case.
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In his speech Conte, who’s heading his second government, sought to win over pro-European centrists, unaffiliated lawmakers and senators from Renzi’s Italy Alive party.(REUTERS)
In his speech Conte, who’s heading his second government, sought to win over pro-European centrists, unaffiliated lawmakers and senators from Renzi’s Italy Alive party.(REUTERS)

Italian PM Conte appeals to Senate for government’s survival

Bloomberg
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Fresh from winning a majority in the lower house Monday night, Conte needs the support of the Senate after junior ally and ex-premier Matteo Renzi abandoned his coalition in a clash over European Union recovery funds.
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2018. Tennis balls are pictured in front of the Australian Open logo before the tennis tournament. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo(REUTERS)

Two Australian Open players test positive for coronavirus: officials

AFP, Sydney
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:47 AM IST
The Victoria state health department said a total of nine people have tested positive while in quarantine ahead of the event in Melbourne, but two cases were deemed to be historical infections on Tuesday.
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Sindhu, Srikanth make impressive starts at Thailand Open

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 10:30 AM IST
"It was a good game and I'm very, very happy. This win was very important for me in this tournament because at last week's tournament, I went out in the first round," Sindhu said after the match.
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Australian Open boss says 'vast majority' of players back hard quarantine

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:16 AM IST
More than 70 players and their entourage are confined to their hotel rooms for 14 days and unable to train for the Feb. 8-21 Australian Open after passengers on three charter flights returned positive tests for the novel coronavirus.
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Bautista Agut says hotel quarantine like jail with Wifi

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 09:05 AM IST
A number of top players, including world number one Novak Djokovic, have questioned the need for mandatory hotel quarantine but Victorian premier Daniel Andrews said it was essential to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Australian Open - Melbourne, Australia, January 14, 2018. Tennis balls are pictured in front of the Australian Open logo before the tennis tournament. REUTERS/Thomas Peter//File Photo(REUTERS)

3 more COVID-19 cases linked to Australian Open arrivals

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 07:22 AM IST
There are 72 players now in hard quarantine and unable to practice because of nine active coronavirus cases — an increase in three — among the incoming travelers to Melbourne.
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"The concessionaires are required to take up the Guwahati, Jaipur and Thiruvananthapuram airports fulfilling certain conditions precedents within 180 days from 19th January, 2021," the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said in a press release.(HT Photo)
"The concessionaires are required to take up the Guwahati, Jaipur and Thiruvananthapuram airports fulfilling certain conditions precedents within 180 days from 19th January, 2021," the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said in a press release.(HT Photo)

Adani Group signs concession agreements with AAI for developing 3 airports

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:57 PM IST
The Centre had in February 2019 privatised six major airports of the country -- Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram and Guwahati. Through a competitive bidding process, the Adani group won the rights to run all of them for 50 years.
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According to the official statement of CGST Commissionerate, the accused Arvind Kumar was arrested under Section 69(1) of the CGST Act, 2017 and produced before the Duty Magistrate on January 17, who remanded him to judicial custody of 14 days till January 3.(REUTERS/Representative image)
According to the official statement of CGST Commissionerate, the accused Arvind Kumar was arrested under Section 69(1) of the CGST Act, 2017 and produced before the Duty Magistrate on January 17, who remanded him to judicial custody of 14 days till January 3.(REUTERS/Representative image)

Man who ran 46 fake firms, helped businesses evade taxes worth 83 cr arrested

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:23 PM IST
CGST Commissionerate said the investigation conducted so far revealed that 46 firms that were being controlled by Arvind Kumar and his associates are fictitious.
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As part of the Startup Accelerator, Amazon has constituted a mentorship board consisting of Amazon leaders from India and across the world, VCs and senior leaders from Startup India.(Reuters )
As part of the Startup Accelerator, Amazon has constituted a mentorship board consisting of Amazon leaders from India and across the world, VCs and senior leaders from Startup India.(Reuters )

Amazon partners with Startup India, others to boost e-com exports from India

PTI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:20 PM IST
The Amazon Global Selling Propel (AGSP) programme has been designed to support early stage startups in the consumer products space to launch in international markets and create global brands from India.
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Bajaj Finserv was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rallying around 7 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance, HDFC, L&T, ICICI Bank, Sun Pharma and NTPC..(PTI)
Bajaj Finserv was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rallying around 7 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance, HDFC, L&T, ICICI Bank, Sun Pharma and NTPC..(PTI)

Sensex closes 834 points higher at 49,398, Nifty ends at 14,521

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UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:01 PM IST
The 30-share BSE index ended 834.02 points or 1.72 per cent higher at 49,398.29.
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The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India's headquarters in New Delhi.(PTI)

Need to increase R&D investment, leverage India's IT prowess

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 03:38 PM IST
Vaghela said India's IT industry capability can be leveraged to build, operate and maintain software products that can serve Indian as well as global telecom industry, at a reasonable price.
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JEE Mains 2021. (PTI file)

JEE Mains 2021: Education Ministry waives off 75% in Class 12

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:00 PM IST
Candidates need to score the minimum 75 percent marks in their class 12 exams to be eligible for NITs, IIITs, SPAs, and other Central Funded Technical Institutes.
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JEE (Main) 2021 will be conducted by NTA in multiple sessions (February/March/April/May 2021) for admissions in the next academic session.(PTI File)
JEE (Main) 2021 will be conducted by NTA in multiple sessions (February/March/April/May 2021) for admissions in the next academic session.(PTI File)

JEE Main 2021: Subject-wise study plan to ace the exam

By Ajay Kumar Sharma
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:59 PM IST
  • Given below is a subject-wise study plan exclusively prepared for students aiming to qualify JEE (Main) 2021 with a high percentile score.
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SSC JHT, SHT, Junior Translator result out(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
SSC JHT, SHT, Junior Translator result out(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

SSC JHT, SHT, junior translator paper 1 results declared at ssc.nic.in

By Nandini
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:29 PM IST
  • Staff Selection Commission on Tuesday released the results for junior hindi translator, senior hindi translator and junior translator paper 1 exams. Candidates who have appeared for the exams can check their results online at ssc.nic.in.
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SBI PO mains admit card 2021.(Screengrab )
SBI PO mains admit card 2021.(Screengrab )

SBI PO mains admit card 2021 released, here's direct link to download

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:21 PM IST
  • Candidates who have qualified for the SBI PO mains 2021 can download their admit card online at sbi.co.in on or before January 29, 2021.
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The test pattern in banking exams is such that the total time allotted to attempt a paper is a lot less compared to the number and difficulty level of the questions.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The test pattern in banking exams is such that the total time allotted to attempt a paper is a lot less compared to the number and difficulty level of the questions.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

IBPS SO Mains: Last minute strategies for acing the exam

By Aashish Arora
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:00 PM IST
  • The IBPS SO exam has four sections — Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Reasoning and Computer Aptitude in addition to English Language.
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A medical worker (R) inoculates a medical staff with a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at the Manipal Hospital, in New Delhi on January 19, 2021. (Photo by Money SHARMA / AFP)(AFP)
A medical worker (R) inoculates a medical staff with a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine at the Manipal Hospital, in New Delhi on January 19, 2021. (Photo by Money SHARMA / AFP)(AFP)

Delhi govt reduces ICU beds reservation to 25% for Covid-29 patients

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:40 PM IST
The reservation percentage has been gradually reduced by the government after reviewing the pandemic situation.
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Shah appreciated the city police's initiative to reunite missing children with their parents and said such moves were service to humanity.(HT ARCHIVE)
Shah appreciated the city police's initiative to reunite missing children with their parents and said such moves were service to humanity.(HT ARCHIVE)

Amit Shah praises Delhi Police for its role during pandemic, tackling riots

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 02:38 PM IST
He also said that the police force tackled the northeast Delhi riots last year and brought back peace to the city.
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On January 16, the man’s identity was established as Jiban Mazumdar, a rickshaw puller, said DCP Yadav.(Representative photo)
On January 16, the man’s identity was established as Jiban Mazumdar, a rickshaw puller, said DCP Yadav.(Representative photo)

Rickshaw puller killed for 60 and his rickshaw; two arrested

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 05:04 AM IST
Jiban Mazumdar's body was shifted to a nearby government hospital mortuary and a murder case was registered at the New Ashok Nagar police station. Since his identity was unknown, the investigating team showed his photographs to people in the areas near the spot from where the body was recovered.
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Ramrati is from Rae Bareli, in UP, and some of her family still lives there.
Ramrati is from Rae Bareli, in UP, and some of her family still lives there.

Delhiwale: The living landmark returns

By Mayank Austen Soofi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:55 AM IST
Pandemic life of an elderly woman known for her sing-song reading on a city footpath
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From Monday, 11 benches — two division benches of two judges each and nine single-judge benches resumed physical proceedings in the Delhi high court.
From Monday, 11 benches — two division benches of two judges each and nine single-judge benches resumed physical proceedings in the Delhi high court.

5 women lawyers challenge physical hearings in Supreme Court

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:10 AM IST
The plea filed by advocates Amrita Sharma, Saumya Tandon, Padmapriya, Ashmita Narula and Shivani Luthra demanded fresh orders which would allow lawyers to select the option of virtual appearance in cases.
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At least 7 people were killed and several injured when a fire broke out at a private hospital in Egypt(PTI representational image)
At least 7 people were killed and several injured when a fire broke out at a private hospital in Egypt(PTI representational image)

3 injured as fire breaks out in a shop Mumbai’s Saki Naka area

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:33 PM IST
It was declared a level 2 fire at 11.03 am, officials said.
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People celebrate the gram panchayat election results in Bhiwand, on Monday, January 18, 2021. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
People celebrate the gram panchayat election results in Bhiwand, on Monday, January 18, 2021. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

Maharashtra gram panchayat polls: BJP, Congress, Shiv Sena, NCP claim victory

By Surendra P Gangan and Pradip Kumar Maitra, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:44 AM IST
Amid claims of victory by all four key parties in Maharashtra, partners in the ruling Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi – Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress – won 58% of the 12,711 gram panchayats that went to polls on January 15
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As per data shared by the education department, 50 students scoring 90% and above were admitted in the first phase that concluded last week. (HT Photo)
As per data shared by the education department, 50 students scoring 90% and above were admitted in the first phase that concluded last week. (HT Photo)

Mumbai: Over 800 students with 80% and above secure FYJC seats after five admission rounds

By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:39 AM IST
More than 800 students who secured 80% and above in their SSC board (Class 10) exams in 2020 secured admissions to junior colleges in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR) under the ongoing first-come, first0served (FCFS) rounds
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State industry minister Dilip Walse-Patil on Monday rejected the company’s closure application. (HT FILE)
State industry minister Dilip Walse-Patil on Monday rejected the company’s closure application. (HT FILE)

Maharashtra govt rejects General Motors’ plea to close Talegaon plant

By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:35 AM IST
The employees’ union had contended that the Talegaon plant was sold by the company to Great Wall Motors (GWM), a Chinese auto giant, but a closure application was filed with the state government to get rid of the employees working at the plant
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Metro-4 work at Ghodbunder Road in Thane. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Metro-4 work at Ghodbunder Road in Thane. (Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

Mumbai Metro-4 coaches: Bombardier lowest bidder, Chinese manufacturer ‘non-responsive’

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:31 AM IST
Canadian company Bombardier has emerged as the lowest bidder for manufacturing 234 coaches for the Metro-4 (Wadala-Thane-Kasarvadavli) and its extension line 4A (Kasarvadavli-Gaimukh)
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The travel pass will keep passengers in control of their data and facilitate sharing their test results with airlines and authorities for travel. (Pixabay)
The travel pass will keep passengers in control of their data and facilitate sharing their test results with airlines and authorities for travel. (Pixabay)

UAE’s Emirates and Etihad Airways to introduce Covid-19 travel pass

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:46 PM IST
Dubai’s Emirates and Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways have partnered with the International Air Transport Association to introduce a travel pass for passengers who have been inoculated against Covid-19 or have tested negative.
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Mira Rajput chic ‘snuggle’ fashion in cape with a high neck is winter style goal(Instagram/mira.kapoor)
Mira Rajput chic ‘snuggle’ fashion in cape with a high neck is winter style goal(Instagram/mira.kapoor)

Mira Rajput chic ‘snuggle’ fashion in cape with a high neck is winter style goal

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:16 PM IST
  • Snuggle but with fashion and Mira Rajput Kapoor, in a knit cape with a high neck, shows us how to keep the finger firmly placed on the sartorial pulse this cosy winter season
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Sara Ali Khan slays season's hottest print in flirty off-shoulder cocktail dress(Instagram/stylebyami)
Sara Ali Khan slays season's hottest print in flirty off-shoulder cocktail dress(Instagram/stylebyami)

Sara Ali Khan slays season's hottest print in flirty off-shoulder cocktail dress

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:38 PM IST
  • Sara Ali Khan leaves fashionistas in awe of her classy feminine style and flirty edge in a red and navy blue checkered cocktail dress with a flattering side draping and we can’t help swooning either
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Representational image(Unsplash)
Representational image(Unsplash)

Fried food intake linked to heightened serious heart disease, stroke risk

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:25 PM IST
While fried food is considered detrimental to health, a new study sheds light on its effects. The findings of a pooled analysis of the available research suggest that fried-food intake is linked to a heightened risk of major heart disease and stroke.
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Representational Image(Unsplash)

Delhi air quality 'Very Poor', likely to deteriorate further

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:22 PM IST
Delhiites again woke up to a foggy morning with dense fog in pockets on Tuesday the led to a dip in visibility. Visibility levels were recorded at 200 meters at Safdarjung and Palam in the early hours today.
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Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar's wedding preparations are already on.
Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar's wedding preparations are already on.

Disha shares fan-made wedding card with Rahul, says 'this just stole my heart'

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:53 PM IST
  • Disha Parmar, who will soon marry Rahul Vaidya, shared a fan-made wedding card on Instagram stories and showered praise on it.
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Vikas Gupta is back on Bigg Boss 14.(Colors)
Vikas Gupta is back on Bigg Boss 14.(Colors)

Bigg Boss 14: Vikas Gupta is back on the show, says Eijaz Khan is an honest man

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Vikas Gupta re-entered the Bigg Boss 14 house on Monday's episode, after spending some time outside due to health issues.
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Devoleena Bhattacharjee entered Bigg Boss house as Eijaz Khan's proxy.(Twitter)
Devoleena Bhattacharjee entered Bigg Boss house as Eijaz Khan's proxy.(Twitter)

Bigg Boss 14: Devoleena enters as Eijaz's proxy, says he has been wrong at times

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 12:47 PM IST
Devoleena Bhattacharjee entered Bigg Boss 14 as a proxy for Eijaz Khan and she has said she will maintain his equations in the house.
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Rakhi Sawant said that she has frozen her eggs and wants Abhinav Shukla to be her sperm donor.
Rakhi Sawant said that she has frozen her eggs and wants Abhinav Shukla to be her sperm donor.

Rakhi Sawant says husband Ritesh will never accept her or their kids publicly

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:48 AM IST
  • Rakhi Sawant said that she misses having a man in her life after her break-up with ex-boyfriend Abhishek Awasthi. She added that she has frozen her eggs and wants Abhinav Shukla to be the sperm donor.
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Sunil Grover as Dr Mashoor Gulati (L) and Gutthi
Sunil Grover as Dr Mashoor Gulati (L) and Gutthi

Sunil jokes Dr Mashoor Gulati was more difficult to play than Gutthi. Here's why

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 11:05 AM IST
Sunil Grover joked that he found it more difficult to play Dr Mashoor Gulati than Gutthi in The Kapil Sharma Show, as he got accustomed to wearing women's clothes.
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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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