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The Punjab School Education Department on Wednesday announced to restart primary classes at all schools from January 27.(Ht File)

Punjab to restart primary classes at all schools from January 27

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:42 PM IST
The Punjab School Education Department on Wednesday announced to restart primary classes at all schools from January 27.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (fourth from right) handing over a cheque to a beneficiary of Re-SVAYEM at an event in Guwahati on Wednesday. (Twitter/Himanta Biswa Sarma)
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal (fourth from right) handing over a cheque to a beneficiary of Re-SVAYEM at an event in Guwahati on Wednesday. (Twitter/Himanta Biswa Sarma)

Assam launches self-employment scheme of 1000 crore to help 2 lakh youth

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:42 PM IST
  • The scheme was part of the BJP-led government’s budget speech in 2017-18, but instead of benefitting 100,000 young men as planned it managed to get only around 7,000 beneficiaries due to lack of adequate support from banks.
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"It's a new day in America," Biden said on Twitter ahead of his inauguration.(AP)
"It's a new day in America," Biden said on Twitter ahead of his inauguration.(AP)

'It's a new day in America' tweets incoming US President Joe Biden

AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:41 PM IST
Joe Biden will become the 46th president of the United States after the inauguration ceremony in Washington.
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"It is my greatest honor and privilege to have been your president," Trump said. "We will be back in some form."(Bloomberg)
"It is my greatest honor and privilege to have been your president," Trump said. "We will be back in some form."(Bloomberg)

'Will be back in some form': Donald Trump's parting note at Washington

AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:35 PM IST
Speaking to a small crowd of supporters, staff and family members at Andrews after a 21-gun salute and a serenade of "Hail to the Chief," Trump said "this has been an incredible four years."
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US stocks are rising again climbing toward records on stronger-than-expected earnings reports and continued optimism that an economic recovery is on the way. (AP)
US stocks are rising again climbing toward records on stronger-than-expected earnings reports and continued optimism that an economic recovery is on the way. (AP)

US stocks near records ahead of Biden inauguration

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:34 PM IST
Joe Biden will take the oath of office to become US president later in the day, and he has a flurry of executive actions at the ready.
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The 4 soldiers were injured in Pakistani shelling. (Reuters File Photo)
The 4 soldiers were injured in Pakistani shelling. (Reuters File Photo)

4 soldiers injured in Pak shelling in Akhnoor, but no infiltration bid: Army

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:33 PM IST
  • The Army denied reports in a section of the media that there was a major infiltration bid in the Keri Battal area in Akhnoor on the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday in which three militants were killed.
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IBPS on Wednesday released the scores of preliminary exam to recruit probationary officers (PO)/management trainees (CRP PO/MT-X).(ibps.in)
IBPS on Wednesday released the scores of preliminary exam to recruit probationary officers (PO)/management trainees (CRP PO/MT-X).(ibps.in)

IBPS PO scores 2020-21 released, download probationary officer prelims marks now

Edited by Nilesh Mathur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:20 PM IST
  • IBPS PO Prelims scores 2020-21: Candidates who had appeared in the online preliminary exam to recruit PO) management trainees can check their results on the official website of IBPS.
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Last year, Edward Snowden had said that the president should end the war on whistleblowers at the stroke of a pen.(Reuters File)
Last year, Edward Snowden had said that the president should end the war on whistleblowers at the stroke of a pen.(Reuters File)

'Not disappointed': US whistleblower Snowden after he goes unpardoned by Trump

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:19 PM IST
Hours before leaving the White House, Trump pardoned 73 people, including his former aide Steve Bannon and other allies, but left the whistleblower out of the list.
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According to the data, around 6.41 lakh new members joined EPFO in November 2020.(HT Photo)
According to the data, around 6.41 lakh new members joined EPFO in November 2020.(HT Photo)

Latest payroll data says new enrollments to EPFO slips to 10.11 lakh in Nov 2020

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:13 PM IST
Provisional payroll data released by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) last month had shown that net new enrolments were at 11.54 lakh in October 2020.
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The image shows two tigers engaged in a fight.(Screengrab)
The image shows two tigers engaged in a fight.(Screengrab)

‘Clash of the titans’: Fierce fight between two tigers captured on camera

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 08:12 PM IST
“Breathtaking," wrote a Twitter user while commenting on the video.
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