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As of now no Indian affected by coronavirus outbreak in China: MEA

India News: NEW DELHI: The external affairs ministry said on Sunday that as of now no Indian in China has been affected by the coronavirus outbreak and the …

Times of India


‘Swiftly separate Indian students with Coronavirus symptoms from families’: China’s top scientist

Indian authorities should “swiftly” separate from their families students who have returned to the country from China and exhibit symptoms of the novel …

Hindustan Times


China virus outbreak update: US, Japan prepare evacuation; death toll rises to 56

Coronavirus transmission ability getting stronger; the virus has killed at least 56 people in China. More than 2000 cases have been reported in 15 countries and …

Livemint


China coronavirus ‘spreads before symptoms show’ – BBC News

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Embassy steps in, promises to evacuate Indian students of China’s Wuhan University

Stepping in to rescue the Indian students of China’s Wuhan University, who have been stranded after transportation services were shut down in the province …

The News Minute


‘Internal matter’: Govt slams anti-CAA resolution in EU Parliament

India News: In a strong response to EU Parliament’s draft resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the government on Sunday said that the …

Times of India


‘Entirely internal matter’: India slams anti-CAA resolution in EU Parliament

‘We hope sponsors and supporters of EU draft resolution on CAA will engage with India to get full assessment of facts,’ said a person familiar with the …

Livemint


Behind the global race to contain China’s killer bug

MELBOURNE, LONDON : In early January, doctors in Wuhan, a transportation and tech hub in central China, worked frantically to save the life of a 61-year-old …

Livemint


“Asked To Stay Indoors”: Indian Students In China’s Wuhan Amid Virus Scare

As China scrambles to contain the rapidly-spreading coronavirus that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2000, the Foreign Ministry said today that it is …

NDTV News


“Push Button With Such Anger That Shaheen Bagh Feels Current”: Amit Shah To Voters

Voting for the BJP in the upcoming Delhi election “will prevent thousands of incidents like Shaheen Bagh”, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday, …

NDTV News


Choose Lotus for Shaheen Bagh-Free Delhi, Says Shah; Capital Law & Order Comes Under You, Reminds Sis…

Union home minister Amit Shah said women on protest in Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh would have to leave by the evening of February 11 if the BJP is voted to power …

News18


Bhim Army Chief Detained In Hyderabad Ahead Of Anti-CAA Protest

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad was detained in Hyderabad ahead of a planned protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National …

NDTV News


In Hyderabad for Anti-CAA Protest, Bhim Army Chief Chandrashekhar Azad Detained

Hyderabad: Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who was in Hyderabad to address two anti-CAA gatherings, was on Sunday detained from Mehdipatnam …

News18


After racist graffiti attack, Gurdwara in US organises open house for awareness

A Gurdwara in the US state of California has organised an open house and welcomed hundreds of people in a bid to spread awareness about the religion, …

Hindustan Times


Gurdwara in US holds open house days after racist graffiti attack

On January 13, the priest of Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib in Orangevale saw words “White Power” and a swastika graffitied onto the sign out front and …

The Indian Express


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In Limelight During Shaheen Bagh Stir, Sharjeel Imam Booked for ‘Fiery Speech’; Police Detain His Kin, Ra…

Patna/New Delhi: After Delhi Police slapped sedition charges activist Sharjeel Imam over ‘inflammatory speech’, central agencies and Jehanabad Police on …

News18


Sedition Case Against JNU Student For Alleged “Separate Northeast” Remark

Assam Police has registered a case under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act against Sharjeel Imam, said to be one of the organisers of the anti-citizenship …

NDTV News


Researchers mistaken for NRC surveyors in Bihar village, handed over to police

Superintendent of Police, Darbhanga, Babu Ram said the incident took place on Friday when the team, comprising 12 people, including four women, visited a …

The Indian Express


Researchers Mistaken For Citizens’ List Surveyors Held Hostage In Bihar

A team of researchers from Lucknow, mistaken to be surveyors for NRC, was caught by residents of a village in Bihar’s Darbhanga and handed them over to the …

NDTV News


Scarlett Keeling was found dead at Goa's Anjuna beach in February 2008 (File)

‘Painful For Nirbhaya Family’: Mother Of Scarlett Keeling, Killed In Goa

Britisher Fiona Mackeown, whose teenage daughter was sexually abused before her death in Goa in 2008, on Sunday said she shared the pain of the mother of …

NDTV News


India celebrates 71st Republic Day with several firsts

NEW DELHI : India marked its 71st Republic Day on Sunday with a parade showcasing some of its newly acquired capabilities and military hardware, both …Livemint9 hours ago

India’s Military Might On Display At Grand Republic Day Parade: 10 Points


India celebrated its 71st Republic Day today with a 90-minute display of military might, cultural diversity and socio-economic progress. The armed forces took …NDTV NewsYesterday


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Rockets Hit Near US Embassy In Iraq Capital Baghdad, Security Source

A volley of rockets landed near the US embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Sunday, two security sources told AFP, in the latest unclaimed attack on American …NDTV News2 hours ago

Iraqi protester: ‘We did not vote for Iranian gov’t’

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Thought to be Dead, Kim Jong Un’s Aunt Appears in Public 6 Years After Husband’s Execution

Seoul: The influential aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in six years, state media reported on Sunday, years after her …News18Yesterday

North Korean leader Kim’s aunt reemerges after 6 years of speculation about fate: Report

The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in about six years, state media reported Sunday, quelling rumors that she was …Hindustan TimesYesterday

European Parliament to debate on anti-CAA resolution

India News: The European Parliament is set to debate and vote on a resolution tabled by some of its members against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act. “The …Times of India5 hours ago

“Largest Statelessness Crisis,” Predicts Draft Anti-CAA Resolution In European Union

More than 150 lawmakers of the European Union have drafted a five-page resolution against the Citizenship Amendment Act, contending that it “marks a …NDTV News3 hours ago

US TV audience of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial plunges by 29% during Democrats’ arguments, Nielsen…

The US television audience for Democrats’ arguments that President Donald Trump should be impeached declined on Thursday to roughly 7.8 million viewers …Firstpost2 days ago

Impeachment: Democrats undoing 2016 election, say Trump lawyers

Lawyers start their defence of the US president at the impeachment trial in the Senate.BBC NewsYesterday

Business

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RILs partnership with Saudi Aramco not a retreat from energy biz: Report

Reliance Industries’ partnership with Saudi Aramco for its $75 billion oil-to-chemicals business signals expansion rather than retreat as growth opportunities are …Business Standard8 hours ago

Plea moved in SC seeking immediate action to ensure recovery of AGR dues

A PIL has been filed seeking direction to DoT to take steps to recover AGR dues from telecom companies as per the court’s Oct 2019 order.The PIL sought …LivemintYesterday

NGO Files PIL In SC For Recovery Of AGR Dues From Telecos

An NGO called Save Consumer Rights Foundation has moved Supreme Court seeking directions for appropriate action to be taken by the Department of …Live LawYesterday

Boeing 777X World’s Largest Twin-Engine Aircraft Successfully Completes Maiden Flight

Major airlines including Emirates, Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways have placed some 340 orders for the 777X.News18Yesterday

Boeing 777X jetliner successfully completes maiden flight

SEATTLE: Boeing Co successfully staged the first flight of the world’s largest twin-engined jetliner on Saturday in a respite from the crisis over its smallest model, …Bangkok Post11 hours ago

Kia Seltos Sales Cross 50,000 Mark In Just Five Months

Kia Seltos’ sales have gone post the 50000 mark and the majority of the demand is for the high-end variants.GaadiWaadi.comYesterday

Hyundai Creta Smart Key Band discontinued ahead of new Creta launch

Hyundai Creta’s smart key band discontinued, effective from Jan 2020. New 2020 Hyundai Creta might re-introduce the smart key band.RushLaneYesterday

Technology

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PS5 wishlist: the most wanted specs, features and games

After years of speculation, months of teases and tantalising rumors, the PlayStation 5 launch is nearly upon us. But, now expected to be just weeks away from …TechRadar5 hours ago

Samsung customer reps still say Galaxy S8 and Note 8 will get Android 10

Samsung’s customer representatives continue to say that the Galaxy S8 and Note 8 are eligible for the Android 10 update, giving everyone false hope.SamMobile2 days ago

The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra looks worse than could have been imagined

A new day, and a new set of leaks about the Galaxy S20 series. These, as most tend to, purport to be the most accurate yet, and they do not show the S20 Ultra …Notebookcheck.net3 days agoOpinion

India- Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra feature roundup: Best smartphone of 2020?

(MENAFN – NewsBytes) Just days from now, Samsung will take the center stage to announce its latest smartphones including the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus, and …MENAFN.COMYesterday

Samsung Galaxy S20 appears in Pink and Grey colors, official cases surface – GSMArena.com news

A recent leak revealed the Galaxy S20 in a blue shade called Cloud Blue, and now a new set of official marketing images have surfaced showing off the vanilla …GSMArena.comYesterday

Google User Spawns Antarctica Craze as He Spots ‘Some Sort of Huge Building’ Lurking In Snow

Google Earth has long been uncovering intriguing objects – and truths – for its users, and a recent case is yet more proof. A Google Earth user says he might …Sputnik International7 hours ago

Entertainment

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Kangana Ranaut, Priyanka Chopra, here’s a list of the youngest people in Bollywood to win Padma Shri awards

The Padma Shri awards were announced recently and needless to say that the creative minds from the Bollywood fraternity won big. Check out the list of actors …PINKVILLA1 hour ago

John Cena’s Name ‘Mentioned Internally’ Before WWE Royal Rumble

John Cena did not wrestle at all on a WWE pay-per-view in 2019. Let’s see if he changes that this year. Cena’s name was brought up during Friday Night.Ringside News3 hours ago

Royal Rumble Match entrance ambushes: WWE Top 10, Jan. 26, 2020

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Bigg Boss 13: Is Sidharth Shukla the new member to join the ‘Elite Club’?

Bigg Boss 13’s Sidharth Shukla is one of the strongest contestants to win the title this season. Though, the Balika Vadhu actor has always been in the news for …Times of India5 hours ago

Bigg Boss 13: Meera Chopra, Kishwer Merchantt slam makers, allege show is biased towards Sidharth S…

TV actor Sidharth Shukla is one of the strongest contenders to win the ongoing reality show Bigg Boss 13, but he is also one of the most aggressive and …Hindustan Times9 hours ago

Shah Rukh Khan: ‘I am a Muslim, my wife is a Hindu and my kids are Hindustan’. Watch video

Appearing on a TV show for the Republic Day special episode, Shah Rukh Khan has reiterated that his kids are Indian, ‘Hindustan’ and not Hindu or Muslim.Hindustan TimesYesterday

THIS video of Shah Rukh Khan saying, “I am a Muslim, my wife is a Hindu and my kids are Hindustan” is goi

As India celebrates its 71st Republic Day today, internet is flooded with patriotic posts and wishes. Amidst all this a video of Shah Rukh Khan expres.Times of India10 hours ago

Sports

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Vernon Philander suffers hamstring tear nine balls into final Test innings | ESPNcricinfo.com

Vernon Philander has suffered a grade two hamstring tear in his final Test appearance, which limited him to nine balls in England’s second innings, though …ESPNcricinfo2 hours ago

ICC U19 World Cup 2020: After win over UAE, hosts South Africa reaches the…

As soon as a result of the 23rd game in the ongoing U19 World Cup came out, it revealed the name of the eighth team who will play in the quarter-finals. It was a …The Cricket TimesYesterday

‘Deserving get left out each time,’ Vinesh Phogat raises questions on Padma Awards

Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Sunday raised questions about the manner in which Padma awards are given to sportspersons, terming the process as an …Hindustan Times2 hours ago

Vinesh Phogat Questions Selection System For Sports Awards After Padma Snub

Vinesh Phogat said that the government was not honouring current achievements whenever it handed out awards to sportspersons.NDTVSports.com1 hour ago

FC Barcelona News: 26 January 2020; Barcelona Fall in Valencia, Roma Reach Carles Perez Agreement

Valencia 2-0 FC Barcelona: A tough loss | FC Barcelona In the bright Valencian sunshine, Barça took the game to their hosts from the first whistle, keeping the …Barca Blaugranes8 hours ago

Valencia 2-0 Barcelona reaction: Where was Quique Setien’s famous ‘attacking play?’ | La Liga

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McKenzie disappointed with Bangladesh batsmen’s lack of intent – Cricbuzz

The lack of intent on the part of the Bangladesh batsmen in the first two T20Is against Pakistan has come as a disappointment for batting coach Neil McKenzie, …Cricbuzz3 hours ago

Pakistan vs Bangladesh – 3rd T20 International Preview & Prediction

When is Pakistan vs Bangladesh taking place? Monday 27th January, 2020 – 09:00 (UK). Where is Pakistan vs Bangladesh taking place? Gaddafi Stadium …The Stats Zone7 hours ago

Science

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Mysterious particles spewing from Antarctica defy physics

Our best model of particle physics is looking increasingly flawed, thanks to a series of impossible particles flying out of the ice in Antarctica.Space.com21 minutes ago

SpaceX is launching ‘dark satellites’ to stop its Starlink project from wreaking havoc with astronomical resea

Elon Musk’s space exploration company, SpaceX, plans to launch up to 42000 satellites into orbit to beam internet down to remote parts of the Earth.SpaceX.Business Insider IndiaYesterday

Astronomers worry think SpaceX’s darkened Starlink satellites will work

Elon Musk has promised SpaceX satellites won’t interfere with scientific discoveries — but scientists aren’t so sure.Business Insider2 days ago

OSIRIS-REx Explored Its Landing Site On Asteroid Bennu Once Again

Asteroid Bennu is a Carbon-rich asteroid, with an age of billions of years. It holds secrets of the Solar System and its becoming. Also, on how Earth became what …Webby Feed10 hours ago

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft passes by sample site Nightingale

According to scientists from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in the US, the spacecraft left its 1.2-kilometre safe home orbit and flew an almost 11-hour …THE WEEK2 days ago

Kepler’s luck by chance: Nasa’s exoplanet hunter spots a vampire star system’s super-outburst

Nasa’s Kepler was in great luck when it stumbled upon this star system as it was looking in the right direction when this star system underwent the …India TodayYesterday

Vampire Star on feeding rampage discovered; grows 1,600 times in size in just 30 days – Republic World

Scientists and PhD students with the Australian National University discover ‘vampire’ star in the middle of a feeding frenzy 3000 light-years away from Earth.Republic WorldYesterday

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No Indian affected so far by coronavirus outbreak in China, confirms MEA

The pneumonia outbreak was first reported in Wuhan City, central China’s Hubei Province, in December 2019.The New Indian Express3 hours ago

Coronavirus’ ability to spread getting stronger: Chinese health officials

China’s National Health Commission (NHC) on Sunday said that the new coronavirus is contagious even in its incubation period, which lasts up to 14 days, and …Economic Times3 hours agoplay_arrow

World Health Organization chief to meet Chinese officials in Beijing as coronavirus deaths rise

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the World Health Organization’s director general, is traveling to Beijing, China, to meet with government and health officials …CNBC1 hour ago

China says coronavirus can spread before symptoms show — calling into question US containment strategy

China’s health minister Ma Xiaowei made a startling statement Sunday about the Wuhan coronavirus: He said people can spread it before they become …CNN15 minutes agoplay_arrow

New Patient In Chicago Isolated Amid Fears Of Deadly Coronavirus | NBC Nightly News

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1st case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago, CDC says

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China’s Shantou city will not ban cars, ships, people from entering, state media reports

China’s coastal city of Shantou in Guangdong province, will not ban cars, ships and people from entering the city but will strengthen disease controls such as …Reuters IndiaYesterday

With Wuhan virus genetic code in hand, scientists begin work on a vaccine – The Jakarta Post

The outbreak, which began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in December, as of Friday had infected more than 800 people in China and killed 26.Jakarta PostYesterday


World

Rockets hit near US embassy in Iraq capital: Security sources

BAGHDAD: A volley of rockets landed near the US embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Sunday, two security sources told AFP, in the latest unclaimed attack on …Times of India2 hours ago

Iraqi protester: ‘We did not vote for Iranian gov’t’

video_youtubeAl Jazeera English8 hours ago

Embassy steps in, promises to evacuate Indian students of China’s Wuhan University

Stepping in to rescue the Indian students of China’s Wuhan University, who have been stranded after transportation services were shut down in the province …The News Minute5 hours ago

China virus outbreak update: US, Japan prepare evacuation; death toll rises to 56

Coronavirus transmission ability getting stronger; the virus has killed at least 56 people in China.More than 2000 cases have been reported in 15 countries and …LivemintYesterday

Thought to be Dead, Kim Jong Un’s Aunt Appears in Public 6 Years After Husband’s Execution

Seoul: The influential aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in six years, state media reported on Sunday, years after her …News18Yesterday

North Korean leader Kim’s aunt reemerges after 6 years of speculation about fate: Report

The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made her first public appearance in about six years, state media reported Sunday, quelling rumors that she was …Hindustan TimesYesterday

After racist graffiti attack, Gurdwara in US organises open house for awareness

A Gurdwara in the US state of California has organised an open house and welcomed hundreds of people in a bid to spread awareness about the religion, …Hindustan Times4 hours ago

Gurdwara in US holds open house days after racist graffiti attack

On January 13, the priest of Guru Maneyo Granth Gurdwara Sahib in Orangevale saw words “White Power” and a swastika graffitied onto the sign out front and …The Indian Express8 hours ago

“Nation’s Soul Threatened”: Naseeruddin Shah, Mira Nair In Open Note On CAA

Over 300 eminent personalities, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, filmmaker Mira Nair, vocalist TM Krishna, author Amitav Ghosh and historian Romila Thapar …NDTV News8 hours ago

European Parliament to debate on anti-CAA resolution

India News: The European Parliament is set to debate and vote on a resolution tabled by some of its members against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act. “The …Times of India5 hours ago

US TV audience of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial plunges by 29% during Democrats’ arguments, Nielsen…

The US television audience for Democrats’ arguments that President Donald Trump should be impeached declined on Thursday to roughly 7.8 million viewers …Firstpost2 days ago

Impeachment: Democrats undoing 2016 election, say Trump lawyers

Lawyers start their defence of the US president at the impeachment trial in the Senate.BBC NewsYesterday

Why Bolsonaro Represents the Real Threat to Modi’s NRC Agenda

The presence of the Brazilian president at Republic Day helps us make overdue connections between climate change, migration and Modi’s citizenship agenda.The WireYesterday

India and Brazil Set Target of $15 Billion in Bilateral Trade by 2022

Narendra Modi and Jair Bolsonaro recognised that there were great synergies between India and Brazil, the two large economies with a combines GDP of …News18Yesterday

Thousands turned up for the Republic Day event at Shaheen Bagh in New Delhi

‘Fight for India’s soul’: Protests mark Republic Day celebrations

To commemorate the day Indian constitution came into effect, thousands protest against ‘anti-Muslim’ citizenship law.Al Jazeera English4 hours ago

Behind the global race to contain China’s killer bug

MELBOURNE, LONDON : In early January, doctors in Wuhan, a transportation and tech hub in central China, worked frantically to save the life of a 61-year-old …Livemint2 hours ago

“Asked To Stay Indoors”: Indian Students In China’s Wuhan Amid Virus Scare

As China scrambles to contain the rapidly-spreading coronavirus that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2000, the Foreign Ministry said today that it is …NDTV News3 hours ago

Netanyahu hopes to ‘make history’ at talks on Trump peace plan

Middle East News: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced hope Sunday that he can “make history” in Washington this week during talks on US …Times of India8 hours ago

Donald Trump’s Middle east peace plan will be ‘historic’: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday said he expected US President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Middle East to be “historic” ahead of …MoneycontrolYesterday

Coronavirus: China to build 1,000-bed hospital within a week

China News: The Chinese city of Wuhan is rapidly building a new 1000-bed hospital to treat victims of a new coronavirus. Building machinery, including 35 …Times of India2 days ago

South Korea Confirms Second Coronavirus Case

Seoul: South Korea on Friday confirmed its second case of the SARS-like virus that has killed at least 25 in China, as concerns mount about a wider outbreak.News183 days ago

Air India doubles flights on Tel Aviv-New Delhi route to tackle increase in passenger rush

India Business News: TEL AVIV: In view of the increase in passenger traffic on the Tel Aviv-New Delhi sector, India’s official carrier Air India will double the …Times of India10 hours ago

Anatomy of a lie: How Iran covered up the downing of an airliner – Times of India

When the Revolutionary Guard officer spotted what he thought was an unidentified aircraft near Tehran’s international airport in Iran, he had seconds to decide …Times of India7 hours ago

Anatomy of a Lie: How Iran Covered Up the Downing of an Airliner

For three days, Iranian military officials knew they had shot down a Ukrainian jetliner while the government issued false statements, denying any responsibility.News1811 hours ago

PM Modi’s nationalism masks a bad economy, protesters say

By Jeanette Rodrigues, Archana Chaudhary and Ronojoy Mazumdar Through some of the coldest nights in a century, the students of New Delhi gathered …Economic TimesYesterday

‘Take Her Out’: Tape Surfaces of Donald Trump Calling to ‘Get Rid’ of Ukraine Ambassador

The tape sheds light on the origins of Trump’s interest in the issue and to foreshadow his administration’s withholding of military assistance from the country as …News18Yesterday

Trump ordered removal of envoy in Ukraine in 2018 – video

President Donald Trump in 2018 ordered the removal of the US ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, according to a video made public on Saturday.BBC News9 hours ago

Pak’s external affairs to have serious implications for economy, security in 2020: Report

Pakistan’s external affairs will remain challenging throughout 2020 which will have serious implications for its economy, security and internal stability, says a …Hindustan Times11 hours ago

Pakistan’s external affairs to be challenging in 2020; ties to remain tense with India: Think-tank

Tense relations with India would continue to consume much of Pakistan’s strategic and diplomatic bandwidth, Islamabad Policy Institute said in its report …Economic Times9 hours ago

Hong Kong Declares Coronavirus Outbreak An Emergency, 41 Dead In China

Hong Kong on Saturday declared the outbreak of a mystery virus as an “emergency” — the city’s highest warning tier — as authorities ramped up measures aimed …NDTV NewsYesterday

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE: 1,000 More Infected, Predicts Mayor of China’s Wuhan

Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The mayor of Wuhan said he expected a thousand more confirmed cases infected with the deadly SARS-like virus, …News18Yesterday

US fines Delta $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers to get off plane

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes even after the airline’s own security officials cleared them to travel.LivemintYesterday

Anti-India protest in London fails to live up to the hype

A tight cordon of security by Scotland Yard around the Indian high commission prevented recurrence of violence on Sunday as demonstrators raised anti-India …Hindustan Times2 hours ago

Pakistan skips Republic Day celebration at Indian High Commission in Islamabad

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Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

China is stepping up efforts to tackle a new coronavirus that is thought to have originated in a Wuhan seafood market.Al Jazeera EnglishYesterday

Oil at two-month low as Asia virus threatens demand

Oil is bearing the brunt of the anxiety due to the potential hit to travel, especially as it’s happening just before the Lunar New Year holidays, the ..ETEnergyworld.com3 days ago

Davos trip funded by biz friends: Imran

Pakistan News: Addressing the ‘Breakfast at Davos’ on Thursday, Khan said his trip cost 10 times less than those of the previous leaders.Times of IndiaYesterday

Imran Khan Says Davos Trip Was Funded By Businessmen Friends: Report

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his trip was sponsored by two of his friends and well-known businessmen Ikram Sehgal and Imran Chaudhry.NDTV NewsYesterday

India, Brazil sign 15 pacts to bolster defence, trade ties

India News: Reaffirming a strategic partnership, India and Brazil on Saturday signed 15 agreements as Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with Brazilian …Times of IndiaYesterday

India, Brazil ink 15 pacts, chart plan to boost ties

New Delhi: Visiting Brazilian President Jair Messias Bolsonaro held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi “in a warm, cordial and friendly atmosphere” on …Deccan ChronicleYesterday

Health Minister Rushes to PM’s Office as 18 Under Observation in India Over Coronavirus Fears

New Delhi/Mumbai: As fear looms over the Coronavirus outbreak, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday rushed to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to …News18Yesterday

11 people under observation for coronavirus, PMO holds high-level meeting

Govt formed multidisciplinary central teams that will be sent to the seven states where thermal screening is being done at seven designated airports.PMO also …LivemintYesterday

Gold prices rise for second day in a row, silver rates surge

Gold prices in India moved higher, tracking gains in global markets. On MCX, February gold futures ended 0.2% higher at ₹40,355 per 10 gram on Friday, …Livemint11 hours ago

Deadly earthquake strikes eastern Turkey

Magnitude 6.8 quake rocks eastern province of Elazig killing at least 22 people and injuring more than 1000.Al Jazeera EnglishYesterday

Rescuers scramble to find survivors after Turkey quake kills 22

Rescue workers raced against time on January 25 to find survivors under the rubble after a powerful earthquake claimed 22 lives and left more than 1,000 …MoneycontrolYesterday

Wuhan also announced it would ban ordinary traffic in the city centre from Sunday.

“Nobody Can Leave”: Trapped Wuhan Residents Stock Up On Masks, Medicines Amid Virus Scare

Police at a roadblock on the outskirts of Wuhan turned away cars trying to leave the virus-stricken city on Saturday, as other anxious residents trapped inside …NDTV NewsYesterday

Palestinians threaten to quit Oslo Accords over Trump peace plan

Middle East News: RAMALLAH (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES): Palestinian officials threatened Sunday to withdraw from key provisions of the Oslo Accords, …Times of India3 hours ago

Separate Ward to be Built for Coronavirus Patients in Gorakhpur Dist Hospital; No Case Detected Yet

Gorakhpur: With the deadly novel coronavirus spreading rapidly outside China, including Nepal, the Gorakhpur administration has decided to build a separate …News18Yesterday

India Steps Up Vigil on Borders After Nepal Confirms 1st Coronavirus Case, Screens 29,707 Passengers

Over 100 people have been kept under observation in Kerala and Maharashtra following screening for a possible exposure to novel coronavirus (nCov).News181 hour ago

US official asks India to release political detainees

We also continue to urge the government to permit regular access by our diplomats, and to move swiftly to release those political leaders detained without …LivemintYesterday

US Stresses Equal Protection Under India’s New Citizenship Law

Alice Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia described the visit by US ambassador Kenneth Juster, and other foreign diplomats to …The WireYesterday

US ‘strongly urges’ Pakistan to fulfill FATF commitments

The United States “strongly urges” Pakistan to fulfill its counterterrorism obligations as laid out for it by a global watchdog because the consequences of its failure …Hindustan TimesYesterday

Pakistan not meeting FATF obligations would be devastating for its economy, says US diplomat Alice Wells

Not meeting the obligations of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) would have a devastating impact on Pakistan”s economic reform program, a top US …FirstpostYesterday

Republic Day 2020: A Look at the Fighter Jet Fleet of the IAF: Rafale, Tejas, Sukhoi and More

As India celebrate its 71st Republic Day, we take a look at the mighty fighter jet fleet of the Indian Air Force.News18Yesterday

Republic Day 2020: Bravery Medals For Air Force Pilots Of Chopper Shot Down In Friendly Fire

Two Indian Air Force pilots of a chopper accidentally shot down in a friendly fire incident last year in Jammu and Kashmir – squadron leaders Ninad Mandavgane …NDTV NewsYesterday

At Davos, Billionaire George Soros’ Big Attack On PM Modi

Billionaire philanthropist George Soros is delivering a speech in Davos, an annual event in which he addresses an array of global, political and technological …NDTV News2 days ago

George Soros laments rising nationalism, says biggest setback in India

DAVOS: Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros on Thursday lamented rising nationalism across the world and said the “biggest setback came in …Times of India2 days ago

Mira Nair, Naseeruddin Shah among 300 signatories extending support to students protesting against CAA-NRC:…

More than 300 prominent individuals, including filmmakers Mira Nair, Nandita Das, actors Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah, Jaaved Jafferi, Homi K …Hindustan TimesYesterday

Around the world: Pitch against CAA, NRC finds resonance in Europe and US

A pamphlet is being circulated urging protesters to unite in front of the UN. “We, a group of Indians in Europe (Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, …The Indian ExpressYesterday

India is Nepal’s key development partner and largest friend in many sectors: Nepal’s PM K P Oli

India is not only a key development partner of Nepal, it is also the largest friend in multiple fields such as trade, transit and technology, and the understanding on …Economic TimesYesterday

India donates ambulances to Nepal on 71st Republic Day

Kathmandu: India on Sunday donated 36 vehicles, including 30 ambulances, to various hospitals and charitable organisations of Nepal on the occasion of …Times Now5 hours ago

In Lahore, three Chinese nationals were admitted to the Services Hospital and shifted to the isolation ward. (REUTERS)

Four suspected coronavirus cases surface in Pakistan

Samples from the suspected patients have been taken and sent to China for confirmation as there are no laboratories in Pakistan equipped to diagnose the …Hindustan Times11 hours ago

Republic Day celebrated in East; bomb blasts in Assam, CAA protests

India News: The 71st Republic Day was celebrated with pomp and pageantry across the eastern region on Sunday, even as four serial explosions rocked …Times of India5 hours ago

Human rights groups to hold rallies against CAA on Jan 26 in US

India News: A coalition of various human rights and civil rights groups has said it will hold protest rallies in several cities in the US on January 26, demanding.Times of IndiaYesterday

Coronavirus Update: Chinese death toll rises to 26; Thailand hit hard by Wuhan lockdown – m1nd-set – The Moodie Davitt Report

Publisher’s Note: Given the serious implications of the coronavirus outbreak for the aviation, tourism and travel retail sectors, The Moodie Davitt Report is …The Moodie Davitt Report2 days ago

3rd US case of coronavirus, as death toll rises: Live updates on 2019-nCoV

Here’s everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent …livescience.com6 hours ago

‘Impartial and Neutral’ Nepal Ready to ‘Play Role of Mediator’ Between India and Pak

While offering to mediate, highly placed government sources said that “direct talks” would be a better solution.The WireYesterday

Nepal offers to play role of mediator between India and Pakistan

India News: Nepal on Saturday became the first South Asian nation to offer to “mediate” between India and Pakistan over Kashmir and cross-border terrorism …Times of IndiaYesterday

TN govt mulls merger of schools with less than 10 students: Good move or bad?TN govt mulls merger of schools with less than 10 students: Good move or bad? | The News Minute

TN govt mulls merger of schools with less than 10 students: Good move or bad?

The government of Tamil Nadu is contemplating closing down government schools in the state with less number of students.The News MinuteYesterdayplay_arrow

Civilian deaths as Myanmar army shells Rohingya village

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The ICJ’s Ruling on the Rohingya and What It Means for India and the CAA

There cannot be a hiatus between the country’s new law on refugees – the Citizenship (Amendment) Act – and the country’s internationally-binding obligation to …The WireYesterday

Growth slump in India temporary: IMF chief

India News: DAVOS: IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday said growth slowdown in India appears to be temporary and that she expects the momentum to …Times of India2 days ago

Three global risks that could upend finance minister’s Budget calculations

While the demand slump, tepid investment growth and crisis in the non-bank sector will dominate finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s mindspace while she …Livemint2 days ago

Trade ministers discuss priorities for WTO’s June ministerial meet

Trade ministers from 35 member countries of the WTO, including Piyush Goyal from India, met here on the sidelines of the WEF 2020 to discuss priorities and …MoneycontrolYesterday

‘Fighting for those who have no voice’: Trump attends anti-abortion rally

Trump, the first US president to address the annual event in person, assailed Democrats for supporting abortion rights and claimed that “religious liberty” was …Hindustan Times2 days ago

‘Unborn children have never had a stronger defender,’ Donald Trump becomes first US president to attend…

President Donald Trump vowed to stand with anti-abortion activists Friday as he became the first sitting president to speak at the March for Life, an annual …Firstpost2 days ago

India’s Restrictions on Palm Oil to Keep Out Malaysia Have Halted Nepalese Exports as Well

Kathmandu: The Nepal government says that all exports of palm oil to India have stopped since the Indian Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) issued a …The WireYesterday

Citizenship India’s issue: Nepal ‘reassured’ by Amit Shah’s statements

A top Nepalese government source said that Nepal is reassured by the statements of senior Indian ministers Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh that no …The Indian ExpressYesterday

Government urges people to come forward and report coronavirus symptoms, sets up helpline

India News: The government has urged people with travel history to China since January 1 this year to voluntarily report themselves to authorities if they experie.Times of IndiaYesterday

Coronavirus: Govt issues travel advisory on China

India News: NEW DELHI: The health ministry on Saturday issued a travel advisory to those visiting China from India or coming back from there in the wake of the …Times of IndiaYesterday

BJP has brought Jinnah’s logic of giving citizenship on basis of religion: Tharoor on CAA

Congress veteran leader Shashi Tharoor again shared his views on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). He said that BJP has brought Jinnah’s logic of giving …Times of India3 hours ago

Karnataka to amend law to help industries acquire land easily

The Karnataka government will soon simplify and expedite the procedure for industries to purchase agricultural land to attract more investors.Times of IndiaYesterday

Karnataka rebel MLAs not to get Cabinet berths: BS Yediyurappa

The sudden U-turn of the Chief Minister, soon after he returned from Davos, came as big shock to the rebel MLAs.Deccan Chronicle2 days ago

From Democracy Index to Social Mobility, ‘Sab Changa Si’ Is a Lie

From the Democracy Index to WEF’s social mobility index, recent global rankings reflect the reality that India is sliding down on parameters ranging from civil …The QuintYesterday

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Indian, global megacities growing at unprecedented rate: UK study

The world’s biggest cities are growing at an unprecedented rate – particularly in India and the global South – with 11 of the planet’s 30 biggest cities each adding …Hindustan Times5 hours ago

US Space Force logo draws comparisons to ‘Star Trek’

US News: US President Donald Trump unveiled the logo of Space Force on Friday, attracting critics who said America’s newest military branch had boldly gone …Times of IndiaYesterday

Trump Unveils US Space Force Logo, Mocked For Looking Like Star Trek Sign

Over the years, Star Trek has been responsible for inspiring real world innovations from tablet computers to needleless injection devices and real time …NDTV News2 days ago

Pentagon: 34 troops suffered brain injuries in Iran strike

US News: The Pentagon disclosed on Friday that 34 US *service* members suffered traumatic brain injuries in Iran’s missile strike this month on an Iraqi air base.Times of India2 days ago

Pentagon: 34 US Troops Suffered Brain Injuries in Iran’s Retaliatory Strike

The Pentagon on Friday said 34 US troops suffered traumatic brain injuries during Iran’s missile strike on an airbase in Iraq earlier this month. President Donald …The WireYesterday

Coronavirus: Health ministry issues travel advisory to Visakhapatnam airport

A screening camp has been set up at the airport and officials will screen suspected international passengers having cold, cough and fever.The New Indian ExpressYesterday

Driver Fakes a Passenger by Tying Skeleton to Seat to Access HOV Lane in Arizona

The skeleton was sitting upright, wearing a hat and tied to the front seat.News1811 hours ago

US wants India to commit buying $5-6 bn more farm goods to seal trade deal: Report

New Delhi: The United States wants India to buy at least another $5-6 billion worth of American farm goods if New Delhi wants to win reinstatement of a key U.S. …Livemint2 days ago

US pushes India to buy $5-6 billion more farm goods to seal trade deal: Report

US wants India to buy another $5-6 bn worth of poultry and farm goods for reinstatement of GSP benefits.Economic Times2 days ago

German Woman in ‘Relationship’ With Plane for 6 Years, Plans to ‘Marry’ Boeing 737-800

A German woman is all ready to “marry” the love of her life, a 737-800 Boeing plane she fondly calls ‘Schatz’ – the German word for darling, who she met 6 years …News18Yesterday

This woman is planning to marry a plane in March after a long-distance relationship of 6 years

Michele Kobke, from Berlin in Germany, has announced that she will be marrying 40-tonne jet Boeing 737-800 on March 18 in Amsterdam.Times Now7 hours ago

Who Really is Brazil’s ‘Sexist’ and ‘Homophobic’ Jair Bolsonaro, India’s Republic Day Chief Guest?

India’s guest on its 71st Republic Day celebrations would be none other than the controversial President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro who has time and again been …News18Yesterday

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