Wednesday, January 20, 2021

WORLD

China begins evacuation of its nationals from India

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China began evacuating hundreds of its nationals from India starting from Monday due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation in the country, the official media reported. One...

NRI couple found murdered in Phagwara

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A Canada-based NRI couple was reportedly murdered with sharp-edged weapons at their local residence in Onkar Nagar on Saturday Night. Senior Superintendent of the Police...

India expels Pakistan embassy officials for ‘espionage’

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Two Pakistani officials expelled by India over spying allegations have returned home, a Pakistan embassy spokesman said, as the nuclear-armed rivals wrangle over the...

Kerala-grown ‘superfood’ jackfruit goes global as a meat substitute

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Green, spiky and with a strong, sweet smell, the bulky jackfruit has morphed from a backyard nuisance in India's south coast into the meat-substitute darling of...

India yogi who claimed to live without food or water dies aged 90

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An Indian yogi whose claims he spent decades without food or water earned him a band of devotees and the scepticism of doctors...

India’s legendary hockey player Balbir Singh passes away

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India's legendary former field hockey player Balbir Singh Senior passed away in a private hospital near Chandigarh in the early hours of Monday, his...

India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens

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India among 10 worst-hit COVID-19 nations as cases jump; air travel reopens. India reported another 6,977 cases, taking its total ot 138,845, according to government...

Over 200,000 H-1B workers in USA could lose legal status by June

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Manasi Vasavada has less than three weeks left before she loses her legal right to be in the country. The dental...

Lady Gaga to support healthcare workers with star-studded benefit telecast

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Pop star Lady Gaga announced a worldwide telecast featuring Paul McCartney, Lizzo, Billie Eilish and others to support healthcare workers responding to the...

Trump and Hillary Clinton face off in first US presidential debate

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Hillary Clinton took control of the opening minutes of the presidential debate on Monday, going on the attack to question Donald J. Trump’s credentials...