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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, rescuers carry a miner who was trapped in a gold mine in Qixia City in east China's Shandong Province,(AP)

11 Chinese miners saved as rescuers race to find remaining 10

AFP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:28 PM IST
The miners were brought to the surface starting from around 11 am Sunday, state broadcaster CCTV reported -- a major breakthrough for a rescue operation that has captivated the nation.
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The inage shows Tucker sitting beside his human.(Instagram/@TuckerBudzyn)
The inage shows Tucker sitting beside his human.(Instagram/@TuckerBudzyn)

Doggo’s reaction to human’s invisible dog challenge has netizens gushing. Watch

By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:28 PM IST
Shared on Instagram, the video also features Tucker and his human, Linda.
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The US State Department urged China to stop pressuring Taiwan and reaffirmed its commitment to the island and desire to deepen ties.(AP File Photo)
The US State Department urged China to stop pressuring Taiwan and reaffirmed its commitment to the island and desire to deepen ties.(AP File Photo)

Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese air force

Reuters, Taipei
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:19 PM IST
A map provided by Taiwan's defence ministry showed that the Chinese aircraft, including a Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft, flew over the same waters where the most recent Chinese missions have been taking place. Taiwan's air force warned away the Chinese aircraft and deployed missiles to monitor them.
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A group of farmers from Rajasthan will march to Delhi in their vehicles including tractors on the Republic Day, said a farmer leader.(Reuters/Representational picture)
A group of farmers from Rajasthan will march to Delhi in their vehicles including tractors on the Republic Day, said a farmer leader.(Reuters/Representational picture)

Republic Day tractor rally from Rajasthan to feature tableaus from states

By Sachin Saini | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:17 PM IST
  • A prominent farmer leader said they will display tableaus of around 14 states in the tractor parade and around 2000 vehicles, including tractors, will participate in the rally on the Republic Day.
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Recipe: Here’s how to make scallion pancakes or the Chinese sibling of naan(Instagram/ truffleandtoast)
Recipe: Here’s how to make scallion pancakes or the Chinese sibling of naan(Instagram/ truffleandtoast)

Recipe: Here’s how to make scallion pancakes or the Chinese sibling of naan

By Zarafshan Shiraz
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:15 PM IST
  • Are you a vegan who is craving some naan? Try these crispy, flaky and aromatic scallion pancakes instead. Recipe inside
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"Demonetisation, Goods and Services Tax (GST), and the response to Coronavirus has severely damaged the people of this state", Rahul Gandhi said.(PTI)
"Demonetisation, Goods and Services Tax (GST), and the response to Coronavirus has severely damaged the people of this state", Rahul Gandhi said.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for Tamil Nadu's 'economic downturn'

ANI, Chennai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:15 PM IST
The former Congress President was addressing the people of the state during a roadshow organised in Perundurai of Tamil Nadu's Erode district, ahead of the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.
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People are seen on a beach as the national emergency office, ONEMI, through a message on Chileans' cell phones, urges people to abandon coastal areas after a quake at the Chilean Antarctic territory.(REUTERS)
People are seen on a beach as the national emergency office, ONEMI, through a message on Chileans' cell phones, urges people to abandon coastal areas after a quake at the Chilean Antarctic territory.(REUTERS)

Quakes of 6.9, 5.8 magnitude hit South Shetland Islands, Chile; no major damage

AP, Santiago
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:14 PM IST
Some people in Chile received the evacuation message on their cellphones by mistake, which authorities attributed to a technical error. The mistake led to confusion and local media showed hundreds of people starting to evacuate.
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Hancock also said there was a very low number of cases of the Brazilian variant, 9 at the latest count, and those were also being closely monitored.virus disease (Covid-19) vaccine clinic.(Reuters Photo )
Hancock also said there was a very low number of cases of the Brazilian variant, 9 at the latest count, and those were also being closely monitored.virus disease (Covid-19) vaccine clinic.(Reuters Photo )

UK has 77 cases of South African Covid variant, 9 of Brazilian, minister says

Reuters, London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:12 PM IST
"There are 77 known cases of the South African variant here in the UK," Hancock said on BBC television.
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The department had asked around 3,600 staff members, including security personnel, to enroll themselves for receiving the coronavirus vaccine shots.(Reuters)
The department had asked around 3,600 staff members, including security personnel, to enroll themselves for receiving the coronavirus vaccine shots.(Reuters)

Around 60 paramedical staff of Delhi prisons department inoculated for Covid-19

PTI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:10 PM IST
"The vaccination will help boost the morale of the jail officials and security forces personnel, who were at a high risk of catching the virus due to the nature of their job," Director General (Prisons) Sandeep Goel said.
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Ageing signs include increasing cases of dam failures, progressively increasing costs of dam repair and maintenance, increasing reservoir sedimentation, and loss of a dam's functionality and effectiveness, "strongly interconnected" manifestations, the report said. (Representative Image)(HT file photo)
Ageing signs include increasing cases of dam failures, progressively increasing costs of dam repair and maintenance, increasing reservoir sedimentation, and loss of a dam's functionality and effectiveness, "strongly interconnected" manifestations, the report said. (Representative Image)(HT file photo)

Ageing dams in India, US, other nations pose growing threat: UN report

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 03:10 PM IST
The report, titled 'Ageing water infrastructure: An emerging global risk' and compiled by United Nations University's Canadian-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health, says most of the 58,700 large dams worldwide were constructed between 1930 and 1970 with a design life of 50 to 100 years.
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