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Vehicles cross a wooden plank cable suspension bridge over the Indus river in Gilgit.(Reuters file)

Massive violence erupts in PoJK over road being built by China

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:59 PM IST
PoJK was already in chaos since the Imran Khan-led government made it the fifth province of Pakistan.
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Yadav assured his family that since PM Narendra Modi has guaranteed the safety of Covid-19 vaccine, there was nothing to worry.(HT Photo)
Yadav assured his family that since PM Narendra Modi has guaranteed the safety of Covid-19 vaccine, there was nothing to worry.(HT Photo)

A security guard and a sanitation worker first to get Covid-19 vaccine in MP

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:58 PM IST
  • Yadav has shown through for his commitment while managing the crowd of patients and visitors at the hospital without taking a single leave since March 2020, said a hospital official
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A health worker administers a Covid-19 vaccine to a health worker at the Dr. R N Cooper Municipal General Hospital, in Mumbai, India, on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India launched one of the world�s largest coronavirus vaccination drives on Saturday, setting in motion a complex deployment plan aimed at stemming the wide spread of infections across a nation of more than 1.3 billion people. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
A health worker administers a Covid-19 vaccine to a health worker at the Dr. R N Cooper Municipal General Hospital, in Mumbai, India, on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021. India launched one of the world�s largest coronavirus vaccination drives on Saturday, setting in motion a complex deployment plan aimed at stemming the wide spread of infections across a nation of more than 1.3 billion people. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

1,300 to get Covid-19 vaccination on the first day

By Ramesh Babu, Thiruvananthapuram
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:55 PM IST
Kerala has received 43,50,00 vials of the vaccine for the first phase of the vaccination.
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Kimchi, kombucha demand on rise amid buyer's lockdown craze for fermented food(Twitter/SeanWal49402031/thefoodbabe)
Kimchi, kombucha demand on rise amid buyer's lockdown craze for fermented food(Twitter/SeanWal49402031/thefoodbabe)

Kimchi, kombucha demand on rise amid buyer's lockdown craze for fermented food

Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:54 PM IST
A sudden spike in demand for fermented health products like kombucha and kimchi has appeared as the behavioural side effects of the pandemic and the lockdowns it spawned
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Rani Rampal(Photo: Hockey India)
Rani Rampal(Photo: Hockey India)

India women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal talks about Argenita tour

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:52 PM IST
The women's side will become the first of India's hockey teams to resume international matches as it plays the first of the eight games during the tour of Argentina, starting Sunday.
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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das also said that the current COVID-19 pandemic-related shock will place greater pressure on the balance sheets of banks in terms of non-performing assets, leading to erosion of capital.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das also said that the current COVID-19 pandemic-related shock will place greater pressure on the balance sheets of banks in terms of non-performing assets, leading to erosion of capital.

RBI policies helped ease severity of economic impact of Covid-19: RBI Guv

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:50 PM IST
With the principal objective during the pandemic to support economic activity, Das said, "looking back, it is evident that our policies have helped in easing the severity of the economic impact of the pandemic".
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Afghan security officers carry out relief operation after a car bomb attack on Sunday.(AP Photo)
Afghan security officers carry out relief operation after a car bomb attack on Sunday.(AP Photo)

12 pro-govt militiamen killed by Taliban in Afghanistan insider attack

AFP, Herat, Afghanistan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:50 PM IST
  • Herat provincial council member Mohammad Sardar Bahaduri confirmed the attack and said it was carried out by two Taliban fighters who had infiltrated the base.
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Before Trump became president, only three people had been executed by the federal government since 1963. Representational image.(HT File Photo)
Before Trump became president, only three people had been executed by the federal government since 1963. Representational image.(HT File Photo)

US carries out 13th and final execution under Donald Trump administration

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:48 PM IST
Dustin Higgs, 48, was pronounced dead at 1:23 a.m. EST (0623 GMT), the federal Bureau of Prisons said in a statement, after a late-night Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for the execution to proceed.
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According to the report, the United States continued to top the destination list with 51 million international migrants in 2020, representing 18% of the global total. In picture - Travelers at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey.(AFP)
According to the report, the United States continued to top the destination list with 51 million international migrants in 2020, representing 18% of the global total. In picture - Travelers at Newark International Airport in Newark, New Jersey.(AFP)

Covid-19 effect: UN report finds global migrants fell by 2 million by mid-2020

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:43 PM IST
India topped the list of countries with the largest diasporas in 2020, with 18 million Indians living abroad.
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FILE PHOTO: The three candidates for the chairmanship of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, from left to right, Friedrich Merz, Armin Laschet and Norbert Roettgen, pose at the end of a debate at party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, January 8, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Mang/Pool/File Photo(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: The three candidates for the chairmanship of Germany's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party, from left to right, Friedrich Merz, Armin Laschet and Norbert Roettgen, pose at the end of a debate at party headquarters in Berlin, Germany, January 8, 2021. REUTERS/Christian Mang/Pool/File Photo(REUTERS)

Angela Merkel succession gets serious with vote for party leader

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Merkel called on her party to avoid infighting over its leadership in the buildup.
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