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U.S. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

ET News - 6 hours 58 min ago
Harris will be the first Black woman and first woman of South Asian descent to serve as vice president, but her Senate departure leaves the chamber's roster without a Black woman.
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Abdullah requests PM to restore 4G internet in J&K; prays for success of COVID vaccine

ET News - 6 hours 58 min ago
The 4G mobile internet service was snapped across Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019 following revocation of special status and bifurcation of the erstwhile state into two union territories.
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Farmer unions say they will go ahead with tractor march in Delhi on Republic Day

ET News - 6 hours 58 min ago
Addressing a press conference at the Singhu border protest site, union leader Yogendra Yadav said, "We will carry out a tractor parade on the Outer Ring Road in Delhi on Republic Day. The parade will be very peaceful. There will be no disruption of the Republic Day parade. The farmers will put up the national flag on their tractors."
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Give up stubborn stand and come for clause by clause discussion on Jan 19: Agri Minister to protesting farmer unions

ET News - 6 hours 58 min ago
The government wants farmer leaders to come for clause by clause discussion at the next meeting on January 19. Except for the demand of repealing the laws, the government is ready to consider "seriously and with an open heart" other alternatives, he said.
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CBI arrests senior railways official in Rs 1-crore bribery case, conducts searches

ET News - 6 hours 58 min ago
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is carrying out searches at 20 locations in Delhi, Assam, Uttarakhand and two other states, they said.
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India's first Labour Movement museum to come up in Kerala

ET News - 6 hours 58 min ago
The museum will feature a huge repository of documents and exhibits that shaped the labour movements across the continents and impacted Alappuzha, the cradle of the labour movement in the country, in particular and Kerala in general, state Tourism department said on Sunday.
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Shiv Sena to contest Assembly elections in West Bengal: Sanjay Raut

Business Standard - 7 hours 11 min ago
The Shiv Sena has decided to contest the upcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal, party MP Sanjay Raut said on Sunday
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Culling of poultry birds underway in Maharashtra, Haryana: Centre

Business Standard - 7 hours 11 min ago
The Centre said culling of poultry birds is underway in Maharashtra and Haryana, while fresh cases of bird flu have been confirmed in poultry in Mumbai as well as in the Mandsaur district of MP
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Nitish under pressure in NDA, should return to Grand Alliance: Congress

Business Standard - 7 hours 11 min ago
The Congress claimed that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar appeared to be under "a lot of pressure" in the BJP-led NDA
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Immobilise unregistered digital lending apps

Business Standard - 7 hours 17 min ago
Forget lack of faith, there is fear of the law enforcement machinery even among educated, sophisticated, middle-class people
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JNPT SEZ plans to attract Rs 4,000 cr investment, generate 72,600 jobs

Business Standard - 7 hours 18 min ago
The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), one of the 12 major ports in the country, plans to attract Rs 4,000 crore investments from public and private players for its special economic zone (SEZ)
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Union Minister Amit Shah slams Congress for questioning Covid vaccines

Business Standard - 7 hours 37 min ago
Slamming the Congress party for questioning Covid vaccines during pan-India vaccination drive, Shah said Congress leaders can only oppose something and if someone else is doing it, they stop it too
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Avian flu: 836 birds in Maharashtra found dead, samples sent for tests

Business Standard - 7 hours 37 min ago
Deaths of 836 different birds were reported on January 16 across Maharashtra and samples have been sent for bird flu tests in laboratories in Pune and Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal
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Farmer unions say they will go ahead with tractor march in Delhi on R-Day

Business Standard - 7 hours 41 min ago
Farmer unions protesting against the Centre's agri laws said on Sunday that they will go ahead with their proposed tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day
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US President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat on January 28

Business Standard - 7 hours 41 min ago
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated
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Farooq Abdullah requests PM Modi to restore 4G internet in Jammu & Kashmir

Business Standard - 7 hours 41 min ago
National Conference president Farooq Abdullah requested Prime Minister Modi to restore 4G mobile internet services in Jammu and Kashmir
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'Wait and watch' approach blamed for for 53% turnout for vaccine in Delhi

Business Standard - 8 hours 5 min ago
People adopting a "wait and watch" approach, lack of communication and glitches in CoWin app are the major reasons why only 53 per cent people got Covid shots on the first day in Delhi, experts said
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Pence urges Biden admin to exercise 'eternal vigilance' against China

Business Standard - 8 hours 26 min ago
Outgoing US Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday urged President-elect Joe Biden's administration to exercise 'eternal vigilance', especially when it comes to US-China relations
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Kamala Harris to be sworn in as US VP by Justice Sotomayor on Jan 20

Business Standard - 8 hours 26 min ago
Harris, who will script history as the first female, first Black and first South Asian US vice president, will be sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the first Hispanic justice in US Supreme Court
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Farmers prepared to protest till May 2024, says BKU leader Tikait

Business Standard - 8 hours 26 min ago
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Sunday said farmers are prepared to protest against the Centre's new farm laws "till May 2024"
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