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  • Indian Army signs MoU with SIDM on indigenisation, innovation partnership
  • Prof Arka Kumar Das appointed Vice-Chancellor of OSOU
  • Opposition moves no confidence motion against Speaker
  • PM to interact with Covid vaccine beneficiaries, vaccinators in Varanasi
  • Jawan martyred in Pak firing along LoC in Poonch
  • Five bodies found after fire breaks out at SII Pune; Covishield production not hit
  • Germany's Merkel to leave politics after final term as Chancellor
  • Army bands perform to honour Covid warriors
  • All-round development of J&K a major goal of GoI: Parliamentary Standing Committee
  • Rajnath confers Raksha Mantri Padak to NCC cadets
  • Two drug peddlers arrested, charas recovered in Kashmir
  • India, Indonesia express satisfaction on Defence cooperation
  • Kejriwal chairs review meeting on status of on-going JJ cluster rehabilitation plan under Mukhyamantri Awas Yojana
  • No refugees will be left out, 2,79000 patta will be given: Mamata
  • Covid-19: 17 new cases detected in Kolhapur
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Pope Francis, his predecessor Benedict XVI vaccinated against coronavirus

Rome, Jan 14 (UNI) Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI have received their first doses of COVID-19 vaccines under the immunization campaign in the Vatican, Holy See spokesman Matteo Bruni told reporters on Thursday.
The Vatican launched its vaccination campaign on Wednesday. According to prior media reports, Pope Francis was administered the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine the same day, in a gesture that is sure to encourage believers to take the vaccine.
“I can confirm that as part of the vaccination program of the Vatican City State, as of today, the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine has been administered to Pope Francis and to the Pope Emeritus [Benedict XVI],” Bruni said.
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COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka surpasses 55,000

COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka surpasses 55,000

21 Jan 2021 | 6:09 PM

Colombo, Jan 21 (UNI) The total number of Novel Coronavirus cases in Sri Lanka surpassed the 55,000 mark on Thursday after over 700 new patients were recorded, official statistics from the health ministry showed here.

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Eight killed in suicide attack in central Baghdad

Eight killed in suicide attack in central Baghdad

21 Jan 2021 | 4:22 PM

Baghdad, Jan 21 (UNI) At least eight people were killed and other 15 injured in suicide bombing in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Thursday.

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Mongolia PM resigns after outrage over treatment of Covid patient

Mongolia PM resigns after outrage over treatment of Covid patient

21 Jan 2021 | 3:58 PM

Ulan Bator, Jan 21 (UNI) Mongolian Prime Minister Ukhnaa Khurelsukh resigned on Thursday after outrage over the treatment of a Novel Coronavirus patient who had just delivered a baby.

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Biden promises to be president to all Americans

Biden promises to be president to all Americans

21 Jan 2021 | 3:37 PM

Washington, Jan 21(UNI) Hours after he was inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden on Wednesday began signing executive actions to begin to reverse and overhaul some of the most controversial policies of his predecessor especially the nation's approach to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Maldives' HPA submits guidelines for elections

21 Jan 2021 | 3:04 PM

Male, Jan 21 (UNI) The Health Protection Agency (HPA) of the Maldives has submitted guidelines on health and safety ahead of the local council elections scheduled for later this year, local media reported on Thursday.

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