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DRDO inks framework MoU with MoRTH for geo-hazard management
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DRDO inks framework MoU with MoRTH for geo-hazard management

21-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) entered into a framework Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) to strengthen collaboration in the field of technical exchange and co-operation on sustainable geohazard management.
21-Jan-2021 National
House panel arrives in Kashmir to assess road, travel and hospitality sectors
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House panel arrives in Kashmir to assess road, travel and hospitality sectors

21-Jan-2021
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 21 (ANI): The parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism and culture arrived in Kashmir on Wednesday on a three-day visit to make an assessment of road, travel and hospitality sectors.
21-Jan-2021 National
BJP MP urges PM Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
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BJP MP urges PM Modi to confer Bharat Ratna on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

21-Jan-2021
Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], January 21 (ANI): Ahead of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Anil Firojiya demanded 'Bharat Ratna' be conferred on the iconic freedom fighter.
21-Jan-2021 National
Man dies in Telangana after taking COVID-19 shot, health department says initial probe shows no link
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Man dies in Telangana after taking COVID-19 shot, health department says initial probe shows no link

21-Jan-2021
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 21 (ANI): A 42-year old health-care worker, who passed away in a hospital in Nirmal area around 18 hours after taking the COVID-19 vaccine, died due to causes "unrelated to the vaccination", the Telangana Health Department said on Wednesday citing preliminary findings.
21-Jan-2021 National
J-K witnessing revolution in sports sector, says LG Manoj Sinha
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J-K witnessing revolution in sports sector, says LG Manoj Sinha

21-Jan-2021
Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], January 21 (ANI): After declaring open the Premier League at the KK Hakku Stadium Jammu here on Wednesday, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said the Union Territory is witnessing a revolution in the sports sector and is heading towards becoming a sporting power house.
21-Jan-2021 National
Kochi receives 23 boxes of Covishield vaccines
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Kochi receives 23 boxes of Covishield vaccines

21-Jan-2021
Kochi (Kerala) [India], January 21 (ANI): The next consignment of Covishield vaccines reached Kochi airport on Wednesday via GoAir.
21-Jan-2021 National
TDP workers removed Nandi idol from temple, placed it on road, says Andhra Minister
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TDP workers removed Nandi idol from temple, placed it on road, says Andhra Minister

21-Jan-2021
Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], January 21 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh animal husbandry and fisheries minister Seediri Appalaraju on Wednesday said opposition Telugu Desam Party workers were caught red-handed while removing the idol of Nandi from a temple and placing it on a block on the road, in Santabommali town of Srikakulam district on 14 January.
21-Jan-2021 National
Inflation based on CPI for farm, rural labourers eases in December
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Inflation based on CPI for farm, rural labourers eases in December

21-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): The inflation based on Consumer Price Index for Agricultural Labourers (CPI-AL)has dipped to 3.25 per cent while the Consumer Price Index for Rural Labourers (CPI-RL) dipped to 3.34 per cent due to a decline in the price of certain food items.
21-Jan-2021 National
Donations collected for Ram temple more than expected, says VHP Telangana secretary
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Donations collected for Ram temple more than expected, says VHP Telangana secretary

21-Jan-2021
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], January 21 (ANI): The response from Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) workers across Telangana for the construction of the Ram Mandir on the first day of the Ram Janmabhoomi Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan has been much more than expected, said VHP State Secretary Bandari Ramesh on Wednesday, adding that donations for the cause ranged from Rs 10 to Rs 1 crore.
21-Jan-2021 National
Four arrested in Telangana for trafficking 26 children for labour work
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Four arrested in Telangana for trafficking 26 children for labour work

21-Jan-2021
Yadadri Bhuvanagiri (Telangana) [India] Jan 21 (ANI): Four people have been arrested in Telangana's Bhongir for allegedly trafficking 26 children from six states for labour work, police said.
21-Jan-2021 National
Former Arunachal Governor Mata Prasad passes away
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Former Arunachal Governor Mata Prasad passes away

21-Jan-2021
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 21 (ANI): Former Arunanchal Pradesh Governor Mata Prasad died following multi-organ failure at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) here on Wednesday. He was 95 years old.
21-Jan-2021 National
Anti-cow slaughter ordinance ‘constitutionally valid’, says K’taka HC
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Anti-cow slaughter ordinance ‘constitutionally valid’, says K’taka HC

21-Jan-2021
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 21 (ANI): In a major boost to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the State, the Karnataka High Court on Wednesday observed that the provision in the ordinance relating to ban on cow slaughter is constitutionally valid.
21-Jan-2021 National
Former Bhutan Prime Minister thanks India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine
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Former Bhutan Prime Minister thanks India for gifting COVID-19 vaccine

21-Jan-2021
Thimphu [Bhutan], January 21 (ANI): Former Bhutan Prime Minister and People's Democratic Party President Tshering Tobgay on Wednesday expressed "profound gratitude" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for gifting COVID-19 vaccines to the country.
21-Jan-2021 World
China sanctions 28 Americans including Pompeo for ‘crazy moves’ disrupting Beijing-Washington relations
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China sanctions 28 Americans including Pompeo for ‘crazy moves’ disrupting Beijing-Washington relations

21-Jan-2021
Beijing [China], January 21 (ANI): Moments after Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, China announced that it has decided to sanction 28 Americans including former state Secretary Michael Pompeo and other Trump administration officials for violating Beijing's sovereignty, stating they had made "crazy moves" that "seriously disrupted" US-China ties.
21-Jan-2021 World
Singapore, India sign pact on cooperation between two navies
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Singapore, India sign pact on cooperation between two navies

21-Jan-2021
New Delhi [India], January 21 (ANI): India and Singapore on Wednesday signed an agreement on submarine rescue support and cooperation between the two navies during the 5th Defence Ministers dialogue held virtually between Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and his Singapore counterpart Dr Ng Eng Hen.
21-Jan-2021 World
Pakistan’s ECP issues notices to 19 political parties over scrutiny of financial statements
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Pakistan’s ECP issues notices to 19 political parties over scrutiny of financial statements

21-Jan-2021
Islamabad [Pakistan], January 21 (ANI): The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday issued notices to 19 political parties in the parliament regarding scrutiny of financial statements and funds.
21-Jan-2021 World
Jennifer Lopez delivers power-packed performance at Biden’s inauguration
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Jennifer Lopez delivers power-packed performance at Biden’s inauguration

21-Jan-2021
Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): Singer-actor Jennifer Lopez delivered a power-packed performance at the inauguration ceremony of newly sworn-in US President Joe Biden at the US Capitol on Wednesday (local time).
21-Jan-2021 Entertainment
Lady Gaga delivers powerful rendition of US national anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration
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Lady Gaga delivers powerful rendition of US national anthem at Joe Biden’s inauguration

21-Jan-2021
Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): Grammy-winning musician Lady Gaga on Wednesday (local time) delivered a powerful rendition of the American national anthem at Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony.
21-Jan-2021 Entertainment
Biden pledges to become President for all Americans
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Biden pledges to become President for all Americans

21-Jan-2021
Washington [US], January 21 (ANI): During his inauguration ceremony at the Capitol on Wednesday, US President Joe Biden affirmed he will be a President for all Americans, including those who did not vote for him in the presidential elections.
21-Jan-2021 World
Muraleedharan meets UAE Minister of State, discusses strategic partnership
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Muraleedharan meets UAE Minister of State, discusses strategic partnership

21-Jan-2021
Abu Dhabi [UAE], January 21 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan met United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of State Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh on Wednesday, as part of his three-day official visit and discussed expanding the comprehensive strategic partnership between both countries.
21-Jan-2021 World