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Confidence and immense pride guided the likes of Shubman Gill, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, T Natarajan, Mohd Siraj and Shardul Thakur to create history.(Getty Images)

Boys next door to household names

PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 08:07 AM IST
India vs Australia: Donning the Test cap in Australia can be overwhelming, but when opportunity knocked, India’s new picks were peerless.
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BJP president JP Nadda speaks at a public meeting, at the Police parade ground in Silchar, Assam, on January 11. (HT File Photo)
BJP president JP Nadda speaks at a public meeting, at the Police parade ground in Silchar, Assam, on January 11. (HT File Photo)

BJP chief JP Nadda on two-day visit to UP from today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:59 AM IST
The visit also comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's trusted bureaucrat Arvind Sharma joined the BJP and got nominated to the upper house of the UP Assembly.
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President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington.(AP)
President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington.(AP)

Biden's first foreign leader call will be to Canadian PM Trudeau: White House

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:56 AM IST
The call will likely take place on Friday, informed White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki while holding the Biden administration's first press briefing.
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Vegetable shops at Bhandup market in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)
Vegetable shops at Bhandup market in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)

Inflation based on CPI for farm, rural labourers eases in December

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:55 AM IST
The release said amongst states, the maximum decrease in the Consumer Price Index Numbers for agricultural labourers and rural labourers was experienced by Gujarat and West Bengal
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India's Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar during a fourth test match between India and Australia, in Gabba on Sunday.(BCCI/ANI)
India's Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar during a fourth test match between India and Australia, in Gabba on Sunday.(BCCI/ANI)

India vs Australia: The debutants' report card

By Sanjay Manjrekar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:55 AM IST
"Above all, for me, what stood out was that it was not so much the Indian cricket team that won the series but the idea of a new India," writes Sanjay Manjrekar in his column.
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Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had proposed the first legacy dispute resolution mechanism for central excise and service tax in her first budget, presented on July 5, 2019, for smoother functioning of the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman had proposed the first legacy dispute resolution mechanism for central excise and service tax in her first budget, presented on July 5, 2019, for smoother functioning of the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

Govt considering amnesty scheme

By Rajeev Jayaswal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:52 AM IST
Industry has been demanding that they be given a chance to resolve past disputes related to customs in line with the two schemes. The government is actively considering the demand, the people cited above added.
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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Photographer: Patrick Semansky/AP Photo/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during the 59th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Photographer: Patrick Semansky/AP Photo/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

Where Biden stood, reminders of a failed insurrection

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:52 AM IST
Unlike Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration, which featured a speech that promised an end to decades of “American carnage," Joe Biden returned again and again to a theme of national unity.
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In 2021, Jalan predicted a reverse of 2020 — still a tale of two halves, but with the first half seeing the bulk of capital markets activity.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
In 2021, Jalan predicted a reverse of 2020 — still a tale of two halves, but with the first half seeing the bulk of capital markets activity.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)

‘Govt spending, private sector incentives crucial’

PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:48 AM IST
Sumit Jalan, an investment banker, and managing director and co-head of India investment banking and capital markets at Credit Suisse Securities (India), assessed that 30% to 40% of existing business models were deeply impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Harris had struck a chord with Tamil people when she called out to her “chithis” (‘aunts’ in Tamil) during a speech in August.(File Photo)
Harris had struck a chord with Tamil people when she called out to her “chithis” (‘aunts’ in Tamil) during a speech in August.(File Photo)

Ancestral village in Tamil Nadu celebrates Kamala Harris' feat

By Divya Chandrababu
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:41 AM IST
Villagers have been lighting fireworks and distributing sweets, while posters of Harris were pasted on the walls of the village, and children flashed placards featuring the first person of South Asian descent and the first woman to rise to the office of the US vice-president.
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Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their second goal Pool via (Pool via REUTERS)
Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates scoring their second goal Pool via (Pool via REUTERS)

In-form Pogba keeping Man United in front in EPL title race

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 07:38 AM IST
Pogba twisted and turned, maneuvering himself into a pocket of space before unleashing a powerful left-foot shot that curled into the far corner and secured another win for United.
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