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15 accused in Delhi riots tell city court that they haven’t been given copy of charge sheet

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:07 AM IST
Some of the 15 accused booked for allegedly conspiring in the north east Delhi riots alleged before a city court on Tuesday that they have not been given access to the charge sheet in jail despite its orders
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The image shows Abell 370, a huge cluster of galaxies.(Instagram/@nasahubble)
The image shows Abell 370, a huge cluster of galaxies.(Instagram/@nasahubble)

NASA shares pic of huge cluster of galaxies. Guess how far it is from Earth

By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:07 AM IST
“So cool,” read one comment under the share.
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Police said six men have been arrested for the murder.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)
Police said six men have been arrested for the murder.(Representational Photo/Getty Images)

TMC worker shot dead in north Bengal, another leader dies of heart attack

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:06 AM IST
  • The family of the man who was shot dead alleged that he was a victim of infighting in the local unit of the Trinamool Congress.
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Girl who fled home to avoid marriage found at Anand Vihar ISBT

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:04 AM IST
Four years after a minor girl left her uncle’s home in Delhi as she was not ready for early marriage and wanted to study further, the Delhi Police crime branch on Tuesday said they had found her at the Anand Vihar interstate bus terminal (ISBT), where she had come from Bihar
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Covaxin recipients under stricter watch, says Centre

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:03 AM IST
New Delhi The central government on Monday spelt out a detailed policy of monitoring Covid-19 vaccine recipients for adverse responses and assured people that the immunisation programme, which has been dogged by fears of side-effects and hesitancy, is safe
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**EDS: FILE PHOTO** New Delhi: In this undated Aug. 31, 2005 file photo, renowned oncologist and chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute Dr V Shanta. Shanta passed away at the age of 93 on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_19_2021_000038B)(PTI)
**EDS: FILE PHOTO** New Delhi: In this undated Aug. 31, 2005 file photo, renowned oncologist and chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute Dr V Shanta. Shanta passed away at the age of 93 on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI01_19_2021_000038B)(PTI)

‘To her, patients always came first’: Cancer care pioneer dies at 93

By Divya Chandrababu, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:02 AM IST
V Shanta was on the WHO Advisory Committee on Cancer till March 2005. She was a recipient of several national and international awards including the Ramon Magsasay award for public service, Padma Shri (1986), Padma Bhushan (2006) and Padma Vibhushan (2016).
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Tests for MPs; Zero, Question hours back in Budget session

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:01 AM IST
New Delhi: A full, hour-long Question Hour, a separate slot for Zero Hour— both key for MPs seeking answers from the government—will return in the upcoming budget session of Parliament, which is expected to see the opposition attacking the ruling dispensation over the controversial farm laws and the WhatsApp chats of journalist Arnab Goswami
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Marshals equipped with real-time monitoring software to enforce Covid rules at Delhi airport

By Anvit Srivastava, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:00 AM IST
If you’re at the Delhi airport and not maintaining social distancing, or sitting on a seat that needs to be left vacant, or not following the floor markings, then a team of marshals, armed with a device monitoring your movement, will reach you within minutes to make sure you follow the Covid norms
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Man throws ‘acid-like substance’ at 22-year-old’s face, arrested

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:00 AM IST
New Delhi A 22-year-old woman sustained burns after her estranged husband allegedly threw acid-like substance on her on Sunday night in east Delhi’s New Ashok Nagar
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JNU teachers allege varsity passed decisions without consulting them

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 12:00 AM IST
New Delhi The Jawaharlal Nehru University teachers association (JNUTA) alleged that the administration on Monday conducted a meeting of the executive council (EC) — the highest decision-making body of the university — and passed several “controversial decisions”, including a reduction in financial assistance to students to attend seminars, without any discussion
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