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US, China working on vaccine against coronavirus: Expert (4 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) US and Chinese medical institutions are working together to develop a vaccine against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) which has already caused 440 confirmed cases of pneumonia in China, a US vaccine scientist said on Wednesday.

4 die in plane crash at California airport (4 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) Four people were killed when an airplane crashed at Corona Municipal Airport in California on Wednesday, according to local authorities.

Tulsi Gabbard file $50M defamation suit against Hillary Clinton (01:50)
By Arul Louis
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) The outspoken, independent-minded Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has hit Hillary Clinton with a $50-million suit alleging that the defeated presidential candidate defamed her by calling her a "Russian Asset."

Agriculture land will be give on lease in Uttarakhand (01:02)
Dehradun, Jan 23 (IANS) All the hurdles in getting land on lease for agriculture have been removed in Uttarakhand. A register will be maintained for the government land and tenders will be issued for lease.

US stocks trade higher amid earnings (01:02)
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) US stocks traded higher on Wednesday as investors digested a slew of quarterly corporate earnings reports.

Four looming threats endanger 21st-century progress: UN chief (00:31)
United Nations, Jan 23 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said that four looming threats endanger 21st-century progress and imperil 21st-century possibilities.

'Derogatory online content' against PM may pose threat: Intel (00:15)
By Rajnish Singh
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Ahead of Republic Day, the Ministry of Home Affairs, after considering an intelligence alert, has issued a warning to all security agencies to be on alert, saying "derogatory contents" posted on social media against Prime Minister Narendra Modi may pose threat, sources said.

Italy's Foreign Minister Di Maio resigns as 5-Star leader (00:01)
Rome, Jan 23 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Wednesday announced he would step down as leader of the troubled anti-establishment 5-Star Movement, saying he had "completed his task".

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Bomb suspect flown in, to be produced in Mangaluru court (23:53)
Mangaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Mangaluru airport bomb suspect Aditya Rao, arrested on surrendering in Bengaluru on Wednesday, was flown to this port city in western Karnataka for custody and interrogation, the police said.

Water tank collapses in Bengal, video goes viral (23:49)
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) A video footage of a huge overhead water tank collapsing like a pack of cards in West Bengal's Bankura district went viral on social media on Wednesday, prompting the authorities to order a probe.

Pandit rehab project to be theme of J&K R-Day float (23:49)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir's 'Back to Village' programme for the displaced Kashmiri Pandits, launched last year, is the theme for its Republic Day tableau this year.

Govt's new initiative 'Jal Jeevan Mission' part of R-Day parade (23:48)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The tableau of Ministry of Jal Shakti will showcase the government's new initiative, 'Jal Jeevan Mission', during the Republic Day parade, which aims at providing functional tap connection to every rural household by 2024.

NDRF to showcase flood rescue team in action on R-Day (23:34)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) will showcase their flood rescue team in action, rescuing drowned people, including children and animals, during the Republic Day parade on Sunday.

Bengal Police SI among four held for stealing rifles (23:34)
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Four persons, including a police Sub-Inspector, were arrested on Wednesday for stealing rifles from the 'malkhana' (room for keeping seized arms and ammunition and other case properties) of Lalgarh police station in West Bengal.

Plea in SC to prosecute Kanhaiya Kumar in 2016 sedition case (23:18)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court's refusal to direct the city's AAP government to grant sanction for prosecution of former JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar in the 2016 sedition case.

Karnataka to showcase first socio-religious parliament on R-Day (23:18)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government will show case 'Anubhava Mantapa' (Centre for Experiences), a socio-religious centre of the 12th century Kalyana Karnataka, in its tableau in the Republic Day parade.

Commerce Ministry tableau depicts Startup India project (23:18)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Ministry of Commerce and Industry will take part in this year's Republic Day Parade where it is going to showcase a tableau depicting various stages of its flagship project, 'Startup India'.

Kohli posts pic with team mates in 'beautiful Auckland' (23:10)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India's home season came to an end with the 2-1 ODI series win against Australia and they now tour New Zealand until March with the T20I series between the two sides starting on Friday.

Anti-CAA stir: All faith human chain in Kolkata on R-Day (23:08)
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Kolkata will witness to an all faith human chain stretching from the north to the south of the city on January 26 - the nation's Republic Day - as a means to consolidate the protests against the new citizenship law CAA and proposed countrywide NRC.

Zim vs SL 1st Test: Mathews' maiden double ton puts SL in command (23:05)
Harare, Jan 22 (IANS) Angelo Mathews' maiden double century tipped the scales in Sri Lanka's favour on Day 4 of their first Test against Zimbabwe in Harare. Mathews scorded 200 off 468 balls as Sri Lanka declared on 515/9. Zimbabwe batted out 17 overs at the end of the day and ensured they don't lose a wicket. They were 30/0 at stumps and trail Sri Lanka by 127 runs.

AAP goads BJP to announce Delhi CM face (23:04)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released the list of star campaigners, the AAP again took a jibe asking it about its chief ministerial face.

AAP all out on streets as the election nears (23:04)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) With just about two weeks left for the Delhi Assembly polls, leaders of Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday hit the streets of the national capital with roadshows and public meetings seeking votes for the party.

H1B workers' children in New Jersey eligible for affordable higher education tuition (22:53)
Nikhila Natarajan
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Students living in New Jersey who are children of foreign workers on H1B visas will now qualify for the more affordable in-state tuition for higher education at the states public institutions.

WFP launches new humanitarian staging area in Nepal (22:43)
Rome, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) A new humanitarian staging area has been inaugurated in Nepal that will be able to store essential supplies for over 60,000 people, the United Nations World Food Programme said in a statement on Wednesday.

UP's R-Day float to showcase state's composite culture (22:43)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Republic Day tableau of the UP government will exhibit the cultural and religious tourism and the 'Sarva Dharma Sama Bhav" theme.

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