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Former US President Donald Trump gestures as he and former first lady Melania Trump depart the White House.(Reuters)

Trump impeachment trial faces challenge from Republican Senator Paul

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:38 PM IST
Senator Rand Paul, a Trump ally, has pledged to force a vote on whether the Constitution allows the Senate to try the former president who is now a private citizen. Trump left office on Jan. 20.
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Farmers clashed with Delhi Police personnel near Akshardham. Vehicles parked on the road and DTC buses were damaged(PTI Photo)
Farmers clashed with Delhi Police personnel near Akshardham. Vehicles parked on the road and DTC buses were damaged(PTI Photo)

Timeline of Trouble: Vandalism and violence during Delhi’s R-Day tractor rally

Written by Aditi Prasad, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:34 PM IST
It all began when protesting farmers broke their agreement with the Delhi police and started deviating from approved routes and started moving towards central Delhi.
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“This is the hour of multilateralism,” German Chancellor Merkel said. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)(AP)
“This is the hour of multilateralism,” German Chancellor Merkel said. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)(AP)

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron push for return to pre-Trump cooperation

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:30 PM IST
A week after Joe Biden’s inauguration, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron used virtual addresses to the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda to talk up the value of international cooperation and to push for coordinated action on issues ranging from digital taxation to trade and climate change.
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Several people, including police personnel, suffered injuries during the clash between protesting farmers and police.(Reuters)
Several people, including police personnel, suffered injuries during the clash between protesting farmers and police.(Reuters)

Delhi police: 83 personnel injured after clashes during farmers' tractor rally

ANI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:30 PM IST
Delhi Police had released the names of the cops who had sustained injuries in the evening.
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The White Tiger movie review: Adarsh Gourav, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao in a still from the new Ramin Bahrani film.
The White Tiger movie review: Adarsh Gourav, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Rajkummar Rao in a still from the new Ramin Bahrani film.

Adarsh Gourav, The Disciple score nominations at Independent Spirit Awards

UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:38 PM IST
  • Director Chaitanya Tamhane's The Disciple, which opened to critical acclaim at the Venice and Toronto film festivals, has been nominated in the Best International Film category at the 36th annual Independent Spirit Awards. Adarsh Gourav has been nominated for Best Male Lead, for The White Tiger.
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Sputnik V vaccine was registered months ahead of its western counterparts in August last year. (REUTERS)
Sputnik V vaccine was registered months ahead of its western counterparts in August last year. (REUTERS)

Iran approves Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine

AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:22 PM IST
Iran, which is fighting the Middle East's deadliest outbreak, has said it will only rely on vaccines made by Russia, India or China, while also working to produce a homemade jab.
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"Let me wish everyone in India, as well as those celebrating here in Britain, a very Happy Republic Day," PM Johnson had said.(Screenshot. Twitter/@UKinIndia)
"Let me wish everyone in India, as well as those celebrating here in Britain, a very Happy Republic Day," PM Johnson had said.(Screenshot. Twitter/@UKinIndia)

India thanks British PM Boris Johnson for Republic Day wishes

ANI, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:17 PM IST
Anurag Srivastava, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson, tweeted "We thank Prime Minister of United Kingdom @BorisJohnson for his warm wishes on the occasion of India's 72nd RepublicDay."
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The accused attacked the constable and hit him with a pair of handcuffs.
The accused attacked the constable and hit him with a pair of handcuffs.

Andhra couple, who killed daughters to appease supernatural powers, sent to jail

By Srinivasa Rao Apparasu, Hyderabad
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:20 PM IST
  • The killings took place on Sunday and the police have been grilling the couple for the last two days to find out the actual reason for the murder.
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Sasikala was sentenced to four years imprisonment in February 2017 in the <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>66 crore disproportionate assets case.(PTI)
Sasikala was sentenced to four years imprisonment in February 2017 in the 66 crore disproportionate assets case.(PTI)

Sasikala to be released on January 27 after serving four-year term in prison

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:09 PM IST
According to prison authorities, the former aide of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, will be formally released tomorrow.
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"It is a tragedy that we have now seen more than 100,000 deaths from Covid-19. This is a dreadful milestone to have reached, and behind each death will be a story of sorrow and grief,” said Chris Hopson, Chief Executive of NHS Providers, a membership organisation for the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).(AFP)
"It is a tragedy that we have now seen more than 100,000 deaths from Covid-19. This is a dreadful milestone to have reached, and behind each death will be a story of sorrow and grief,” said Chris Hopson, Chief Executive of NHS Providers, a membership organisation for the state-funded National Health Service (NHS).(AFP)

UK hits grim Covid-19 death toll figure of 100,000

PTI, London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:06 PM IST
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) assessment of death certificate data reveals that there have been nearly 104,000 deaths since last year.
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