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Daily Archives: 18th January 2020

Sania scripts dream return, clinches doubles title in Hobart

Former doubles No.1 Mirza and Kichenok defeated the second-seeded Chinese duo 6-4, 6-4 in a rather one-sided contest which lasted one hour and 21 minutes.

Bill Clinton prosecutors to defend Trump in impeachment

Ken Starr was the independent counsel whose investigation spurred Clinton's impeachment for lying about an affair with a White House intern. He was also a prosecutor in the Senate trial that ended with the acquittal of the then-President, reports Efe news.

NPR is ‘disguised’ NRC, says Chidambaram

He alleged that the BJP-led NDA government "changed gear" after the NRC "fiasco" in Assam and announced they wouldn't go for the NRC, but carry out the NPR exercise.

Green tea can boost metabolism, say experts

We speak to Dolly Kumar, founder-director at Gaia - Good Health and Razi Khan, tea sommelier and director of sales and marketing at Typhoo Tea to find out.

Nirbhaya convicts to go to the gallows on February 1

Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora fixed February 1 as the date of execution of the four death row convicts. The convicts will be hanged at 6 a.m.

NIA takes over probe against Davinder Singh, Hizbul terrorists

An NIA spokesperson said that it has re-registered the case against Singh and the three terrorists, who were arrested along with arms and ammunition while travelling in a car.

CAA provokes fears among non-Muslim minorities too

The BJP-ruled state of Uttar Pradesh had already started the process of identifying people who qualify for citizenship under the provisions of the CAA.

New migrant caravan from Honduras nears Mexico

The Interior Ministry said on Friday that thr National Institute of Immigration (INM) will deal with applications for temporary employment or asylum, and the migrants will be restricted to the southern area while their immigration requests are processed, reports Xinhua news agency.

App startups sue Facebook for anticompetitive behaviour

The lawsuit, filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday, is based on more than 7,000 pages leaked last year "from an ongoing lawsuit brought by another defunct startup known as Six4Three, which made a short-lived app known as Pikinis".

Deccan Chronicle staff moves NCLT against transfers

Deccan Chronicle, headquartered in Hyderabad, runs the English dailies Deccan Chronicle, Asian Age and Financial Chronicle, and the Telugu daily Andhra Bhoomi.

Madhya Pradesh ratifies 126th amendment

However, in the resolution, the government added a suggestion that the provision to nominate Anglo Indians in the Assembly should be retained.

Creating cancer hospitals, Harry Potter unites youth, an inspirational guide

Excellence Has No Borders - How a Doctorpreneur Created a World-Class Cancer Hospital Chain

Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni passes away

A left-arm batsman and slow-left arm orthodox bowler, Nadkarni played 41 Tests for India between 1955 and 1968. He scored 1,414 runs and took 88 wickets. His debut and final Tests were both against New Zealand.

Pompeo meets Qureshi amid Iran crisis

The two sides talked about a range of issues, including Iran, US-Pakistan cooperation on the Afghan peace process and building bilateral economic ties, Xinhua reported, citing the US State Department's statement on Friday.

Theatre artists march through Kolkata streets against CAA

Playwrights, theatre directors and actors, both old and young, walked from Rashbehari Mukta Angan to the Academy of Fine Arts extending support to the country student movement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.

Erdogan slams Syria for not complying with ceasefire

"It is a clear proof that the Syrian regime does not comply with the steps we have taken regarding the cease-fire," Erdogan told reporters in Istanbul on Friday, referring to the latest air strikes carried out by the Syrian forces in Idlib, the country's last rebel-stronghold province.

Shaheen Bagh issue: HC asks police to look into road closure issue

The plea claimed that there many students who are due to take their board exams and the blockage of the stretch will cause inconvenience to them.