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SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED: Rishabh Pant and Navdeep Saini celebrate the winning runs in the fifth day of the fourth Test against Australia in Brisbane. REUTERS(via REUTERS)

Despite injuries to key players, India pull off miraculous comeback

UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 07:06 AM IST
India vs Australia: Defeated, depleted, and damaged, Team India rise from the ruins to fashion a miraculous turnaround in Australia
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, from right, wife Jill Biden, US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and husband Douglas Emhoff stand at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool during a Covid-19 memorial to lives lost on the National Mall in Washington, DC, US.(Bloomberg)
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, from right, wife Jill Biden, US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and husband Douglas Emhoff stand at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool during a Covid-19 memorial to lives lost on the National Mall in Washington, DC, US.(Bloomberg)

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris pay tribute to Americans who died of Covid-19

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:48 AM IST
Biden and Harris held their first inauguration-related event in Washington on Tuesday night (local time). They were accompanied by their spouses, the incoming first lady and gentleman Jill Biden and Doug Emhoff.
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Vice President Mike Pence .(AP)
Vice President Mike Pence .(AP)

Mike Pence expected to skip Trump's departure ceremony: Report

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:41 AM IST
It would be difficult for Pence to be at Joint Base Andrews for Trump's sendoff and attend President-elect Joe Biden's inaugural, as the outgoing vice president is expected to do, they said.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)

PM to release financial assistance to over 6 lakh beneficiaries under PMAY-G

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:38 AM IST
Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will also be present on the occasion.
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Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda(Raj K Raj/HT photo)
Bharatiya Janata Party president JP Nadda(Raj K Raj/HT photo)

JP Nadda to meet with party leaders, discuss preparations for West Bengal polls

ANI
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:35 AM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah is also likely to attend the meeting tomorrow evening, said sources. The party is seeking to win more than 200 seats in the upcoming polls.
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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris listens as President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington.(AP File Photo )
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris listens as President-elect Joe Biden speaks during an event at The Queen theater in Wilmington.(AP File Photo )

Joe Biden returns to Washington DC to be sworn in as the 46th US President

PTI, Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:35 AM IST
Joe Biden noted that history is in the making as he will be sworn in as the President and Indian-origin Kamala Harris as the Vice President.
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Health care workers transport a patient at the Royal London Hospital, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continues, in London, Britain(REUTERS)
Health care workers transport a patient at the Royal London Hospital, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) continues, in London, Britain(REUTERS)

UK registers largest single-day rise in Covid-19 deaths to 1,610

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:32 AM IST
The UK has faced a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths since the discovery of a new highly infectious variant of the disease in southeast England in December.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson smiles at a media briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in Downing Street, London, Britain January 15, 2021. Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson smiles at a media briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in Downing Street, London, Britain January 15, 2021. Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Pool via REUTERS(REUTERS)

UK's Boris Johnson aiming for close ties with Joe Biden

Reuters, London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:29 AM IST
Johnson has never met Biden and was once called "Britain Trump" by outgoing president Donald Trump who lavished praise on him.
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On January 16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the world's largest vaccination drive against the pandemic.(Bloomberg)
On January 16, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the world's largest vaccination drive against the pandemic.(Bloomberg)

Recipients to be followed-up for 3 months after 2nd dose of Covaxin, says ICMR

ANI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:28 AM IST
India has given emergency use authorisation to two Covid-19 vaccines being manufactured in the country - Covishield and Covaxin.
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President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden look out at lights during a COVID-19 memorial, with lights placed around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, Tuesday,(AP Photo )
President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden look out at lights during a COVID-19 memorial, with lights placed around the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, Tuesday,(AP Photo )

Bells and candlelight to honor 400,000 Covid-19 dead on eve of Trump's departure

Reuters, Washington
UPDATED ON JAN 20, 2021 06:25 AM IST
The United States surpassed 24 million Covid-19 infections on Tuesday and was on track to pass 400,000 deaths.
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