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Dense fog rolls on to National Highway-24(NH24) in New Delhi on January 14. Cold wave conditions are expected to continue in Delhi-NCR for at least the next four days, according to scientists at the India Meteorological Department (IMD), while pollution levels are likely to further worsen and may even reach the “severe” zone in the coming days.(Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

Plastic burning main cause behind reduced visibility in Delhi: IIT Madras study

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Many studies in the past have identified particulate matter or aerosol particles with diameter less than 2.5 micrometre (PM2.5) as a major pollutant, responsible for haze and fog formation over Indo-Gangetic plain, including Delhi.
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Tamannaah and Virat Kohli have been sent notices by the Kerala High Court.
Tamannaah and Virat Kohli have been sent notices by the Kerala High Court.

Kerala HC notices to Tamannaah, Virat Kohli for endorsing online card games

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:01 PM IST
Actor Tamannaah Bhatia, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and Malayalam actor Aju Varghese, who are the brand ambassadors of online rummy games, have been sent notices by the Kerala HV.
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The latest action by the Biden administration has come up as a huge relief for Indian workers who receive a substantial share of H1-B visas.(AP)
The latest action by the Biden administration has come up as a huge relief for Indian workers who receive a substantial share of H1-B visas.(AP)

Biden admin withdraws Trump-era move to rescind work permits for H1-B spouses

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 04:01 PM IST
The proposed rule was being reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).
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"The idea is to create the biggest human chain, to speak about togetherness and today in Cape Town this is the ninth step of that project," Saype, who was born Guillaume Legros. (Reuters)
"The idea is to create the biggest human chain, to speak about togetherness and today in Cape Town this is the ninth step of that project," Saype, who was born Guillaume Legros. (Reuters)

Artist Saype spray paints iconic 'Beyond Walls' frescoes in Cape Town

Reuters, Cape Town
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:54 PM IST
In his "Beyond Walls" series, the 31-year-old graffiti artist links street and land art in cities across the world -- often depicting a close-up of two people's hands gripping each other's forearms.
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Heavy security personnel deployed at Red Fort in New Delhi on Wednesday. A group of protestors climbed to the ramparts of the fort and unfurled flags on the 26th of January. (ANI)
Heavy security personnel deployed at Red Fort in New Delhi on Wednesday. A group of protestors climbed to the ramparts of the fort and unfurled flags on the 26th of January. (ANI)

Red Fort breach: Minister Prahlad Patel says report to be sent to MHA

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:58 PM IST
A tractor parade on Tuesday descended into anarchy as tens of thousands of protesters broke through barriers, fought with police, overturned vehicles and hoisted a religious flag from the ramparts of the iconic Red Fort.
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England Cricket team and staff arrive at Chennai Airport on Wednesday. The first Test of the four-match series between India and England will begin on 5th February at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. (ANI Photo)
England Cricket team and staff arrive at Chennai Airport on Wednesday. The first Test of the four-match series between India and England will begin on 5th February at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. (ANI Photo)

India vs England: Joe Root & co. arrive in Chennai ahead of Test series - WATCH

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:53 PM IST
The players along with the support staff flew to India from Sri Lanka where England recently won the two-match Test series 2-0.
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Master stars Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi in prominent roles.
Master stars Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi in prominent roles.

Master to have its digital premiere on Amazon Prime on January 29

By Haricharan Pudipeddi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:50 PM IST
In Master, Vijay plays an alcoholic college professor called John Durairaj. Vijay Sethupathi, who plays the antagonist, essays a character called Bhavani.
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Bhupendrasinh Chudasama currently holds charge of the education, law and justice, legislative and parliamentary affairs, and some other departments in the Vijay Rupani government.(Twitter/Bhupendrasinh Chudasama)
Bhupendrasinh Chudasama currently holds charge of the education, law and justice, legislative and parliamentary affairs, and some other departments in the Vijay Rupani government.(Twitter/Bhupendrasinh Chudasama)

Gujarat schools to reopen from February 1 for classes 9, 11

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:49 PM IST
Schools in Gujarat to be reopened from February 1 for Classes 9 and 11 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama said on Wednesday.
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BJP MP Manoj Tiwari hadchallenged the summons issued to him in a criminal defamation case filed by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.(Amal KS/HT File PHOTO)
BJP MP Manoj Tiwari hadchallenged the summons issued to him in a criminal defamation case filed by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia.(Amal KS/HT File PHOTO)

Supreme Court stays defamation proceeding against BJP leader Manoj Tiwari

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:48 PM IST
The case pertains to a complaint Sisodia brought against Tiwari and BJP leader Vijender Gupta in which Sisodia said the two leaders have levelled corruption charges against him.
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US President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, US.(Reuters)
US President Joe Biden at the White House in Washington, US.(Reuters)

Trump vs Biden: A comparison of cabinet picks

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 03:48 PM IST
While Biden has focused on diversity and government experience in choosing his cabinet members, his predecessor Donald Trump was more anti-establishment. The difference between the approaches of both is stark.
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