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AstraZeneca Plc has told Japan’s health ministry it would produce more than 90 million coronavirus vaccine shots in the country, Japan’s top government spokesman said on Thursday....
Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Wednesday that more COVID-19 vaccines are on their way to be introduced in India after the country launched the world's biggest vaccination drive with two made-in-India shots earlier this month....
Sheffield United substitute Oliver Burke grabbed the 74th-minute winner after Harry Maguire had cancelled out Kean Bryan's first-half opener for the Yorkshire side at Old Trafford....
Manchester City leads the table with 41 points, a point ahead of United who have played one game more....
Lionel Messi returned from suspension to help guide Barcelona to a 2-1 win away to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey....
It was the first time Messi played in a Copa match this season....
Thomas Tuchel was only announced as Frank Lampard’s replacement a day before kickoff and had one training session with a team that had won twice in their past eight league matches....
The point moved Chelsea up to eighth but the result highlighted the task facing Tuchel as he seeks to get the team back into the top four and qualify for next season’s Champions League...
This year, organizers are intent on having a festival, one way or another. No details were announced Wednesday on what shape a 2021 edition might take....
Bigg Boss 14 evicted contestant Sonali Phogat on her journey, the contestants and her feelings for Aly Goni....
Bigg Boss 14 contestant Eijaz Khan, who had to make an exit from the show due to his prior commitments, will re-enter the show very soon....
The Madras High Court on Wednesday allowed the Tamil Nadu government to go ahead with the opening ceremony of "Veda Nilayam" memorial, the residence of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa here, on Thursday but ordered that the building shall not be thrown open to the public....
The political spectrum in Tamil Nadu may see a significant transition with the Sasikala factor as the close confidante of former Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa was released from the Bengaluru prison on Wednesday....
US President Joe Biden's pick for the ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, on Wednesday did not explicitly commit the support of the new administration for India to be a permanent member of the Security Council....
Pentagon’s spokesperson said that “Austin emphasized the Department’s commitment to the U.S.-India Major Defense Partnership, observing that it is built upon shared values and a common interest in ensuring the Indo-Pacific region remains free and open”....
National Security Adviser Ajit Doval on Wednesday held a telephonic talk with his American counterpart Jake Sullivan during which he underlined that India and the US were uniquely positioned to work closely on regional and global issues, including combating the scourge of terrorism and ensuring peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific and beyond....
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday spoke to new US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin and exchanged views on regional and global issues of mutual interest, in the first high-level engagement between the two sides after Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the US last week....
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on the company’s 2020 Q4 earnings call that all engineering work is now complete on the Tesla Semi, the freight-hauling semi truck that the company is building with an all-electric powertrain. The company expects to begin deliveries of Tesla Semi this year, it said in…...
Inspector P C Yadav, who was deployed at Red Fort, sustained injuries on his face, head, back and hand. “We saw a large number of people entering the fort and followed them...
Even as the ASI refused to reveal the extent of damage, sources in ASI and the Ministry of Culture said there has been substantial damage and littering inside the premises adding that even tableaux parked there after Republic Day were targeted....
The Red Fort will remain closed for visitors from January 27 to January 31, according to an order issued by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)....
“You are asked to explain as to why legal action shouldn’t be taken against you and other members of your organisation... You are also directed to provide names of the perpetrators of such violent acts belonging to your organisation,” it said....
The Delhi Police on Wednesday issued a notice to farmer leader Darshan Pal over the violence during the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, asking why legal action should not be taken against him....
Several roads in Delhi along with entry to a few metro stations were shut for commuters on Wednesday a day after violent clashes broke out between farmers and the police during the farmers' Republic Day tractor march in the national capital....
BJP leaders indicated that the party would unleash a campaign to “expose the differences among farmer unions”. Its spokespersons, who were subtle in their stance on the issue, have already started toeing an aggressive line in their television debates....
Abhay Singh Chautala, the lone MLA from his party Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), resigned from the Haryana Assembly on Wednesday, two weeks after announcing that he would quit if the centre did not withdraw its controversial agriculture laws by Republic Day....
Abhay Chautala drove a tractor to the Vidhan Sabha with his supporters and tendered his resignation to Speaker Gian Chand Gupta. Gupta accepted his resignation....
How things turned violent on Republic Day, how farmer unions have reacted to it now, and how this will change the farmer’s negotiations with the Centre....
Upset over the violence in Delhi during Republic Day's tractor rally, a group of villages in Haryana have asked farmers protesting against the Centre's farm laws to vacate the nearby highway. The police had to step in to stop another flare-up. The villagers have given the protesters an ultimatum -- asking them to vacate the highway within 24 hours. The langar or community kitchen for the protesters has been shut and there is heavy police presence in the area....
Two farmers' unions have pulled out of the 60-day-old protest at Delhi's borders against the centre's three contentious farm laws after Tuesday's violence at Red Fort and other pockets as the Republic Day tractor rally went rogue....
Lakhbir Singh Sidhana aka Lakha Sidhana, a native of Sidhana village in Punjab's Bathinda, accused the government and police of conspiring against the farmers' agitation while claiming that he always called for peace....
Gangster-turned-social activist Lakhbir Singh aka Lakha Sidhana on Wednesday distanced himself from the violence during the tractor parade in New Delhi on Republic Day and he and some farmer leaders only marched up to the Outer Ring Road in the national capital....
Delhi reported 96 COVID-19 cases with 9 deaths in the last 24 hours, government data showed on Wednesday. Some 212 people also recovered in this duration....
The government on Wednesday issued fresh coronavirus guidelines, amid declining cases and deaths in the country....
Delhi on Wednesday recorded 96 fresh cases of Covid-19, the lowest single-day count in more than nine months, while nine new deaths were reported, taking the total number of casualties to 10,829....
Denying that he had instigated the crowd and claiming that the Nishan Sahib flag was hoisted in a "flow of emotions", Sidhu said: "I had warned that our leaders had taken a decision which is against the youth's sentiments."...
Actor-activist Deep Sidhu, whom farmers have accused of being responsible for the unprecedented violence during the Republic Day tractor rally, has been named in a case filed by the Delhi Police, sources told NDTV. A handful of farmer leaders have also been named in the 25-plus cases filed by the police since Tuesday evening. While the police is holding farmers responsible for violating the agreed rules of the tractor rally, which they say led to clashes in parts of the city, the farmers have said there was a conspiracy to sabotage and malign their peaceful protest. The farmers have suspended their plans to march to parliament on Budget Day. The Red Fort, which was over-run by protesting farmers on Tuesday afternoon, has been temporarily shut....
The Morcha blamed the Republic Day violence on “a dirty conspiracy... hatched with the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee and others” to break the agitation....
The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday alleged that the BJP planted its "stooge" actor Deep Sidhu to create "chaos" in farmers' tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day....
Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the border stand off with China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused him of 'weakening' and 'destroying' the country and claimed that "for the first time" Chinese troops were "sitting inside Indian territory"....
Accusing Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of using "inappropriate" language to hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP state chief Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday claimed that the TMC supremo "does not believe in the culture of courtesy"....
Continuing his attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the border stand-off with China, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused him of ''weakening'' and ''destroying'' the country and claimed that "for the first time" Chinese troops were "sitting inside Indian territory"....
A day after violence during the farmers' tractor rally in Delhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has appealed to the Narendra Modi government to repeal, what he claimed were, "anti-agriculture" laws....
A day after the farmers'rally in Delhi descended into chaos as a section of protesting farmers broke prior agreement with the Delhi Police and indulged in violence and hooliganism, Union minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that India would not tolerate the tricolour being insulted at Red Fort....
The government today denounced the unprecedented violence at the farmers' tractor rally on Republic Day, saying, "it can't be condemned enough"....
A decades-old border dispute between Maharashtra and Karnataka spun off into firestorm of political bickering on Wednesday with claims and counterclaims between the two states. Hitting back at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for raising the issue at a public event with a demand for the disputed areas to be carved out into a union territory till differences are resolved, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Lakshman Savadi said that Mumbai should be included in his state or at least be devolved into a federally governed province as well....
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Laxman Savadi on Wednesday said Mumbai should be made part of the state and urged the Centre to declare it a Union Territory until then, as he hit back at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray for raking up the border issue with a similar demand....
‘I’ve had 20 or 21 days since April that I haven’t been in lockdown or in a bubble’...
Australia's limited-overs captain Aaron Finch has become the latest big name in world cricket to raise concerns over playing regularly in bio-secure bubbles, saying "being locked up for months is unsustainable" for cricketers with families....
Last year, Rana Kapoor was arrested by ED for allegedly taking kickbacks in lieu of granting loans to several companies including Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) and Cox and Kings Ltd, that have now defaulted on repayments...
The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Yes Bank co-promoter Rana Kapoor in a fresh money laundering case linked to an alleged Rs 4,300 crore fraud at the PMC Bank in Maharashtra, official sources said on Wednesday....
The Chaitanya Tamhane directorial, The Disciple, which is backed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron, will get an OTT release soon, it was confirmed on Wednesday....
The Disciple, executive produced by Alfonso Cuaron, won the best screenplay award at the 77th Venice Film Festival last year....
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will soon issue a revised SOP for cinema halls and theatres. The new guidelines regarding Covid-19 protocols will be effective from February 1 onwards....
The government on Wednesday said cinema halls, which were previously permitted to house people at 50% of its seating strength can now operate at a higher capacity....
Cinema halls and theatres will be allowed to operate at higher sitting capacity, the Centre announced in its revised coronavirus guidelines today....
More than 25 cases have been registered over the violence during Republic Day's tractor rally, the Delhi Police said today. The police have detained 200 people in connection with the violence that erupted in several areas of the city as farmers deviated from the fixed time and route and entered the heart of the city....
300 personnel injured in clashes with protesters at ITO, Red Fort, say police...
Armed, aggressive, drunk, these are some of the things that have been mentioned about protesting farmers in the statements given by policemen injured about Tuesday's clashes that broke out after the Republic Day tractor rally went rouge....
Farmers protesting the government's new agricultural laws on Wednesday said they have suspended plans for a march to parliament next Monday, when the country's annual budget will be unveiled, after violence marred the massive tractor parade a day ago....
Web series Tandav actors, makers, including Saif Ali Khan and Ali Abbas Zafar likely face arrest after Supreme Court on Wednesday turned down their pleas for protection from arrest....
Tandav row: Supreme Court rejects request of Amazon Prime, makers and actors for protection from arrest...
Tandav row: Supreme Court rejects request of Amazon Prime, makers and actors for protection from arrest...
Martin Odegaard has been at Real Madrid since 2015 — when he joined at the age of 16 — but failed to establish himself at the Spanish club....
Odegaard has been at Madrid since 2015 — when he joined at the age of 16...
Singer Shilpa Rao's wedding was an intimate affair with only family members and close friends in attendance. ...
Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Alibaug on Sunday, January 24....
Ghungroo singer Shilpa Rao has tied the knot with visual artist Ritesh Krishnan....
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday described the Republic Day violence especially at the Red Fort in Delhi as an "insult to the nation"....
Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday said no one should do politics over violence that broke out during the farmers' protest in the national capital on Republic Day as the matter is about the nation....
Referring to former Union minister M J Akbar, journalist Priya Ramani told a Delhi court on Wednesday that a person accused of sexual harassment cannot be of high reputation....
The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the Bombay High Court's controversial order acquitting an accused, which had stated 'skin-to-skin' contact necessary to be classified as sexual assault under the POCSO Act....
Virat Kohli, who had scored 89 and 63 against Australia in his last two ODI appearance, has 870 points to his kitty....
Jasprit Bumrah remained at the third spot in the bowler's list...
Twitter has suspended over 550 accounts from its platform in connection with the violence during the farmers' tractor rally in Delhi on the 72nd Republic Day on Tuesday....
Twitter on Wednesday said it suspended more than 300 accounts engaged in spam and platform manipulation as the farmers' tractor rally went violent in the national capital on the 72nd Republic Day....
The 48-year-old had undergone an angioplasty earlier this month after he was diagnosed with three blocked coronary arteries....
Sourav Ganguly had suffered a mild heart attack and undergone a quick primary angioplasty on January 3 to clear a blocked coronary artery....