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Tonight will begin healing together: Biden, Harris pay tribute to Americans who died of COVID-19
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Tonight will begin healing together: Biden, Harris pay tribute to Americans who died of COVID-19

20-Jan-2021
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Tuesday (local time) paid tribute to the thousands of lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic at a memorial held by the reflecting pool at the Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall in Washington.
20-Jan-2021 World
Germany to extend COVID-related restrictions until Feb 14: Merkel
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Germany to extend COVID-related restrictions until Feb 14: Merkel

20-Jan-2021
Berlin [Germany], January 20 (ANI/Sputnik): Germany will extend and strengthen the coronavirus-related restrictive measures until February 14, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
20-Jan-2021 World
TMC supporters raise ‘shoot Bengal’s traitors’ slogans during rally in Kolkata
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TMC supporters raise ‘shoot Bengal’s traitors’ slogans during rally in Kolkata

20-Jan-2021
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], January 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters raised slogans of "shoot the traitors of Bengal" during a party rally here in Kolkata on Tuesday.
20-Jan-2021 National
Farmers are more sensible than PM, says Rahul Gandhi amid ongoing agitation against agri laws
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Farmers are more sensible than PM, says Rahul Gandhi amid ongoing agitation against agri laws

20-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Intensifying his attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government over newly-enacted farm laws, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that "the government feels that farmers can be weary and fooled, but farmers are more sensible than the Prime Minister".
20-Jan-2021 National
COVID-19: India dispatches 1.5 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine as gift to Bhutan
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COVID-19: India dispatches 1.5 lakh doses of Covishield vaccine as gift to Bhutan

20-Jan-2021
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): As a gift from India, the first consignment of 1.5 lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covishield' was dispatched to Thimphu, Bhutan from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai in the wee hours of Wednesday. 
20-Jan-2021 National
US, India have ‘very strong’ potential to work together, says State Secretary nominee Blinken
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US, India have ‘very strong’ potential to work together, says State Secretary nominee Blinken

20-Jan-2021
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): India and the United States have "very strong" potential to work together and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been a "very strong" advocate of renewable energy and different technologies, said US Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken on Tuesday.
20-Jan-2021 World
France registers 23,608 new COVID-19 cases, 656 deaths
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France registers 23,608 new COVID-19 cases, 656 deaths

20-Jan-2021
Paris [France], January 20 (ANI/Xinhua): France registered 23,608 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing its accumulative total since the outbreak of the epidemic to 2,938,333, data from the health authorities showed on Tuesday.
20-Jan-2021 World
Centre sends multi-disciplinary team to Lakshadweep after UT reports first Covid case
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Centre sends multi-disciplinary team to Lakshadweep after UT reports first Covid case

20-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Lakshadweep reported its first case of COVID-19 on January 18, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
20-Jan-2021 National
Gujarat Government renames dragon fruit as ‘Kamalam’
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Gujarat Government renames dragon fruit as ‘Kamalam’

20-Jan-2021
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Gujarat Government has decided to rename dragon fruit as "Kamalam" as the outer shape of the fruit resembles a lotus, said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday.
20-Jan-2021 National
There is lack of understanding of fundamentals: Rahul Gandhi over PM’s ‘silence’ on farmers’ protest
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There is lack of understanding of fundamentals: Rahul Gandhi over PM’s ‘silence’ on farmers’ protest

20-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Taking a potshot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over commenting on the Capitol Hill violence in the US and maintaining "silence" on the farmers' protest, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the former has a "lack of understanding of fundamentals".
20-Jan-2021 National
Chhattisgarh amongst preferred business destinations in India, says Baghel
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Chhattisgarh amongst preferred business destinations in India, says Baghel

20-Jan-2021
Guwahati (Assam) [India], January 20 (ANI): During his visit to Assam, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met representatives of various industry organisations and industries in the North East region to promote capital investment in manufacturing and allied sectors in Chhattisgarh.
20-Jan-2021 National
Odisha targets to complete PMGSY roads by March-end
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Odisha targets to complete PMGSY roads by March-end

20-Jan-2021
Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 20 (ANI): Despite all the adversities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha has kept up the high rate of implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and targetted to complete the PMGSY roads by end of March 2021, the government officials said.
20-Jan-2021 National
In farewell address, Trump celebrates his legacy, extends best wishes to next administration
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In farewell address, Trump celebrates his legacy, extends best wishes to next administration

20-Jan-2021
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President Donald Trump, in his farewell address on Tuesday, highlighted his accomplishment as president and offered luck as well as "best wishes" to the incoming administration.
20-Jan-2021 World
SC upholds laws protecting new owners of bankrupt companies
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SC upholds laws protecting new owners of bankrupt companies

20-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld laws that protect new owners of insolvent companies from the charges filed against the previous management.
20-Jan-2021 National
ED arrests absconding bank loan fraudster
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ED arrests absconding bank loan fraudster

20-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested an absconding accused Narender Kumar Patel, the director of Jay Ambe Gowri Chem, under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002 in a bank fraud case for cheating the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of Rs 65.39 crores.
20-Jan-2021 National
Project to combat sea erosion to be implemented with KIIFB’s assistance, says Vijayan
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Project to combat sea erosion to be implemented with KIIFB’s assistance, says Vijayan

20-Jan-2021
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], January 20 (ANI): The project to combat sea erosion will be implemented with the help of the Kerala Industrial Infrastructure fund board (KIIFB), informed Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.
20-Jan-2021 National
PM Modi to release financial assistance to over 6 lakh beneficiaries in UP under PMAY-G today
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PM Modi to release financial assistance to over 6 lakh beneficiaries in UP under PMAY-G today

20-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release financial assistance of around Rs 2,691 crores to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin (PMAY-G) on Wednesday at 12 noon via video conferencing.
20-Jan-2021 National
COVID-19: Recipient to be followed-up for 3 months after 2nd dose of Covaxin, says ICMR
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COVID-19: Recipient to be followed-up for 3 months after 2nd dose of Covaxin, says ICMR

20-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Following the administration of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin', the recipients will remain at the vaccination site for at least 30 minutes of the observation to record any adverse event, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in its guidelines for the vaccination drive.
20-Jan-2021 National
Nagpur’s Gorewada International Zoo to be renamed after Bal Thackeray
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Nagpur’s Gorewada International Zoo to be renamed after Bal Thackeray

20-Jan-2021
Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra government has renamed Gorewada International Zoo here as 'Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park'.
20-Jan-2021 National
US President-elect Biden lands at Joint Base Andrews ahead of his inauguration
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US President-elect Biden lands at Joint Base Andrews ahead of his inauguration

20-Jan-2021
Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden has landed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on the eve of his inauguration in Washington.
20-Jan-2021 World