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Daily Archives: 21st January 2020

BCCI asks Saha to skip Ranji game ahead of NZ tour

Saha is recovering from a finger injury which he picked up during the Day/Night Test against Bangladesh here in November.

NCPCR takes up complaint on use of kids for protests

The national child rights body has written to the district magistrate of South Delhi and has asked the authority to submit a detailed report within ten days.

After hours of waiting, Kejriwal files nomination

Kejriwal, who reached the office of the Returning Officer (RO) at Jamnagar House to file his nominations at around 12.30 p.m., stepped out at around 7 p.m. He was number 45 in the queue.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoles death of 8 Kerala tourists in Nepal

Vijayan's office said all arrangements are being made to bring back the bodies of the dead at the earliest.

China sentences ex-Interpol chief to 13 years in jail

The 56-year-old was also ordered by the Tianjin No 1 Intermediate People's Court to pay a fine of two million yuan ($289,540), reports the BBC.

ED to auction 15 artworks, watches from Nirav Modi assets

A live auction in Mumbai on February 27 will take place, followed by an online auction on Saffronart's platform on March 3 and 4.

Johnson govt loses 1st parliamentary votes since election

The European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, which paves the way for the UK to leave the EU with a deal on January 31, was approved by MPs earlier this month without any changes, said a BBC report.

Myanmar President promises probe into Rakhine war crimes

The commission was established by the President's office in July 2018 to investigate human rights violations allegations in Rakhine state around the conflict between Myanmar's military and the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) in 2017, Efe news reported.

TDP MLC quits over three-capital move

The former minister sent his resignation to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu.

Will not apologise for comments about Periyar rally, says Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth's comments came during the 50th-anniversary function of the Tamil magazine "Thuglak" last week.

Pune’s Virology institute to test novel coronavirus samples

The Diagnostics Laboratories networks are also equipped to test such samples if the need arises, said the MoHFW Secretary on Monday, in the wake of a major nCoV outbreak in China, where the first foreigner to contract the virus was a 45-year-old Indian school teacher.

Global entertainment industry embraces Alibaba Cloud

The TPN is a joint venture between two major entertainment industry associations; the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Content Delivery and Security Association (CDSA).

South Korea to send troops to Hormuz Strait

The forces, however, will not join a US-led coalition, but conduct independent operations, the Ministry said, a move seen as reflecting Seoul's consideration of relations with Tehran and Washington's request for contribution to its campaign to secure the waters off Iran, Yonhap News Agency said in a report.

Surat fire engulfs textile market

The 10-storey building was gutted as 50 fire tenders fought billowing flames in the Saroli area.

Zomato acquires UberEats India for nearly Rs 2,500 crore

According to sources close to the deal, it is in the range of over $350 million or nearly Rs 2,500 crore.

My aim is to defeat corruption, take Delhi forward, says Kejriwal

n a tweet in Hindi, he said the fight is between other parties and the work done by AAP.

Ukrainian plane hit by two short-range missiles, says Iran

"Two TOR-M1 missiles were launched from the northern side at this plane," the state media said in a report citing the latest report by the Organization.

Congress fields Romesh Sabharwal against Kejriwal

A former NSUI head of Delhi, Sabharwal was missing the party ticket for the past several years.

Andhra Assembly passes three-capital Bill

After nearly 12-hour-long marathon sitting, the Assembly passed by a voice vote Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill 2020 to develop Visakhapatnam and Kurnool as the capitals in addition to Amaravati.

Imran to meet Trump at Davos summit

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the WEF, which runs until Thursday. The theme for this year's gathering is �Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World', The Express Tribune reported.

Plea in SC challenging National Commission for Minorities Act

A bench comprising Justices R.F. Nariman and S.R. Bhat issued a notice on a plea filed by followers of the Sanatan Vedic Dharam, who are members of the Hindu community. The writ petition was filed by Advocate Vishnu Shankar Jain.