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 The suspended Twitter account of President Donald Trump. On Friday, the social media company permanently suspended Trump from its platform, citing "risk of further incitement of violence." (AP)

A farewell to @realDonaldTrump, gone after 57,000 tweets

As Trump began seriously toying with a White House run, it became a tool to scorch opponents and give shape to his nationalist philosophy

The 78-year-old Democratic leader and his 56-year-old Indian-origin deputy will be inaugurated on January 20, it was announced after the constitutional process was finally completed by a joint session of Congress. (Photo:AFP)

Biden wins amid chaos...

Congress seals Biden-Kamala win after Trump supporters breach

Cover page of Vinay Sitapati's 'Jugalbandi'. (Twitter/@vinay_sitapati)

Modi, like RSS, is not dogmatic on economy. But he is close to a Gandhian socialist: Sitapati

Modi takes his decisions based more on politics than economics, per se, argues Vinay Sitapati in this concluding part of this interview

Cover page of Vinay Sitapati's 'Jugalbandi'. (Twitter/@vinay_sitapati)

'Sangh suffers from Islamophobia but sincerely wants to eradicate caste animosity'

Dr Ambedkar was critical of every kind of religious bigotry, says author Vinay Sitapati in the second part of this interview

World

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Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said. (Photo:AP)

It’s a new day in America

Biden to end country cap on H1B visas with his first orders

 A nurse wearing a face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks by people lining up for a coronavirus test at a hospital in Beijing, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. The coronavirus was found on ice cream produced in eastern China, prompting a recall of cartons from the same batch, according to the government. (AP)

Chinese city reports coronavirus found on ice cream

Most of the 29,000 cartons in the batch had yet to be sold, the government said

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is surrounded by journalists inside the plane prior to his flight to Moscow in the Airport Berlin Brandenburg (BER) in Schoenefeld, near Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021. (AP /Mstyslav Chernov)

Kremlin critic Navalny detained after landing in Moscow

Navalny has been a thorn in the Kremlin’s side for a decade, unusually durable in an opposition movement often demoralized by repressions

Business

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  People look at the digital screen on the facade of BSE building, as the sensex crosses 49000 mark for the first time, in Mumbai, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021. (PTI)

Sensex jumps over 300 pts to breach 50,000-mark for 1st time; Nifty tops 14,700

US equities finished at record highs on Wednesday after Joe Biden was sworn in as the President of the United States

Stating that all the players in the steel industry have their own iron ore mines, and do not have to face any hikes in labour or power rates, he wondered how the steel industry has been hiking prices. (Photo:PTI)

Big steel, cement firms operating as a cartel; need to place regulator: Gadkari

The minister said he has discussed the issue with the PM and had a lengthy discussion on it with the Principal Secretary in the PMO as well

Among other recommendations, the report underscores the critical role data can play in helping cities manage and direct emergency operations during a crisis. (Representational image)

Cities key to India's post-pandemic growth: WEF study

The study by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) said the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic has been catastrophic for cities

Sports

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A screen capture of the sport form the video posted by ITBT (Image source: Facebook)

ITBP wins national ice hockey championship

Team defeated Ladakh with a score of 5-1

Indian bowler Mohammed Siraj in one of the test matches (Image source: David Gray/AFP)

Siraj is find of Australia Test series: Shastri

He fought through personal loss, racial remarks, said the head coach

ndian players pose with the winning trophy after defeating Australia by three wickets on the final day of the fourth cricket test match at the Gabba, Brisbane, Australia, on Tuesday. -- PTI

An inexperienced team makes history

Cricket fans will remember 19 Jan, 2021 as the day Indian team proved it’s no pushover

Science

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 A medical worker shows a vial of Covishield vaccine as she prepares to inoculate a medical staff at Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital, in New Delhi on January 19, 2021. (AFP)

Covishield not to be taken by those allergic to its ingredients: Serum Institute

A total of 580 adverse events were reported following immunisation for COVID-19 in the country till 5 pm on Monday

Humans have hunted Sulawesi warty pigs for tens of thousands of years, and they are a key feature of the region's prehistoric artwork, particularly during the Ice Age. (Photo:AFP)

World's oldest known cave painting found in Indonesia

The painting is a life-sized picture of a wild pig that was made at least 45,500 years ago

Soumya Swaminathan hailed the incredible progress made by scientists who managed the unthinkable of developing not one but several safe and effective vaccines against a brand new virus in under a year. (Photo:AFP)

Despite vaccines, no Covid herd immunity in 2021: WHO

Chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan warned that it will take time to produce and administer enough doses to halt the spread of the virus

Life

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Bernie Sanders (Image source: Twitter @marcaross)

Bernie Sanders spawns splash of memes with inaugural attire

The outfit was made out of recycled materials

"What a homemaker does is much beyond what someone does in a 9-5 job." : Iqbal khan, Actor

Adding value to home

Homemakers are getting increasingly recognised for the unpaid domestic services they render to their families.

‘We are what we eat’

Nutrition experts help you meet your weight loss and health resolutions for 2021

The Mediterranean diet has been voted ‘the healthiest diet to follow in 2021’, followed by Dash and Flexitarian

Relationship

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Karan Johar with his kids Yash and Roohi

Daddy diaries

Fathers around the country cherish the family time they’re getting with their kids, courtesy the lockdown

The modern woman is pushing so hard at the regressive boundaries that shackle her, never mind all her equal capabilities and abilities to a man. Why so?

Nisha Jamwal | No respite for women

In spite of the unending conversation about equality in India, our patriarchal society still presents challenges

Using them as a convenient remedy and becoming habituated to these insidious drugs is dangerous and over time becomes an addiction.

Don’t take a chill pill

Anxiety pill use may quickly turn into anxiety pill abuse, and it takes more than just will-power to get out of it.

Metros

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 A view of the Rajpath during a cold and foggy winter morning, in New Delhi, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. (PTI)

Cold wave grips Delhi, mercury dips to 3.2 deg C

'Dense' fog blanketed parts of the city, lowering visibility to 50 metres and affecting traffic movement

According to an order issued by Delhi Chief Secretary Vijay Dev, the night curfew will also be imposed from 11 pm on January 1 to 6 am on January 2. (Representational Image: AFP)

Night curfew in Delhi today and tomorrow to restrict New Year celebrations

However, there will be no restriction on interstate movement of people and goods during night curfew in Delhi, the order said

India, whose cities top global pollution lists, faces a growing economic as well as human toll from bad air quality. (PTI)

Pollution deaths in India rose to 1.67 million in 2019: Lancet study

India’s three main cities, New Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai, were on the list of the world’s 20 worst polluted cities, IQAir reported

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