Day: January 20, 2021

Trump leaves White House, says ‘It’s been a great honor’

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump pumped his fist and waved as he departed the White House on Marine One Wednesday for the last time as president, leaving behind a legacy of chaos and tumult and a nation bitterly divided. Four years after standing on stage at his own inauguration and painting […]

The Latest: Biden goes to church before his inauguration

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration (all times local): 8:35 a.m. President-elect Joe Biden is attending church ahead of his inauguration, a traditional step taken ahead of the swearing-in ceremony. Biden and incoming first lady Jill Biden on Wednesday are attending a service at Washington’s […]

Indian shuttler Sai Praneeth out of Thailand Open due to COVID-19 positive test

Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth has been withdrawn from the Thailand Open after testing positive for COVID-19, the Badminton World Federation (BWF) said on Tuesday. BWF said world number 13 Sai Praneeth returned a positive result on Monday and will be in hospital for at least 10 days. […]

Indian villagers celebrate inauguration of Kamala Harris

THULASENDRAPURAM, India – Residents of the ancestral Indian village of Kamala Harris celebrated her inauguration as U.S. vice president on Wednesday by setting off firecrackers and distributing food. Thulasendrapuram, a leafy village about 320 km (200 miles) south of the city of Chennai, is where Harris’s maternal grandfather […]

Biden to assume U.S. presidency amid deep divisions, raging pandemic

WASHINGTON – Democrat Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, assuming the helm of a country beset by deep political divides and battered by a raging coronavirus pandemic. Biden, 78, will become the oldest U.S. president in history at […]

NITI Aayog Releases Report on Faecal Sludge and Septage Management in Urban Areas: Service and Business Models

DELHI, JANUARY 20: NITI Aayog on Tuesday released a book on faecal sludge and septage management in urban areas. Jointly developed with National Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (NFSSM) Alliance, the book presents 27 case studies across 10 states and various service and business models adopted by Indian […]

Deputation of Lawyers Action Committee meets Farooq, submits memorandum

open view news desk JAMMU JANUARY 19- National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah today shared the concern of the agitating lawyers over various issues including the functioning of courts in the wake of restrictions due to COVID-19, saying all their issues will be taken up for consideration of […]


Posted On: 20 JAN 2021 #Unite2FightCorona #IndiaFightsCorona Active Caseload slips below 2 Lakhs after 6 Months and 24 Days; India registers one of the lowest daily new confirmed COVID19 cases per million population in the last 7 days; A total of 6,74,835 beneficiaries vaccinated, 2,20,786 people vaccinated across […]

Status of Avian Influenza (bird flu) in the country

DELHI, JANUARY 20: Till 20th January, 2021 outbreaks of Avian Influenza have been confirmed in 6 States (Kerala, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Punjab) for poultry birds and in 10 States (Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Rajasthan and Punjab) for Crow/Migratory/ Wild […]

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