There is lack of understanding of fundamentals: Rahul Gandhi over PM's 'silence' on farmers' protest

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Taking a potshot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over commenting on the Capitol Hill violence in the US and maintaining "silence" on the farmers' protest, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that the former has a "lack of understanding of fundamentals".

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:48 IST

Gujarat Government renames dragon fruit as 'Kamalam'

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Gujarat Government has decided to rename dragon fruit as "Kamalam" as the outer shape of the fruit resembles a lotus, said Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 09:25 IST

Centre sends multi-disciplinary team to Lakshadweep after UT reports first Covid case

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Lakshadweep reported its first case of COVID-19 on January 18, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

Odisha targets to complete PMGSY roads by March-end

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], January 20 (ANI): Despite all the adversities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha has kept up the high rate of implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana and targetted to complete the PMGSY roads by end of March 2021, the government officials said.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

In farewell address, Trump celebrates his legacy, extends best wishes to next administration

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President Donald Trump, in his farewell address on Tuesday, highlighted his accomplishment as president and offered luck as well as "best wishes" to the incoming administration.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:09 IST

Chhattisgarh amongst preferred business destinations in India, says Baghel

Guwahati (Assam) [India], January 20 (ANI): During his visit to Assam, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel met representatives of various industry organisations and industries in the North East region to promote capital investment in manufacturing and allied sectors in Chhattisgarh.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

US President-elect Biden lands at Joint Base Andrews ahead of his inauguration

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): US President-elect Joe Biden has landed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on the eve of his inauguration in Washington.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

Nagpur's Gorewada International Zoo to be renamed after Bal Thackeray

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], January 20 (ANI): The Maharashtra government has renamed Gorewada International Zoo here as 'Balasaheb Thackeray Gorewada International Zoological Park'.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 03:39 IST

COVID-19: Recipients to be followed-up for 3 months after 2nd dose of Covaxin, says ICMR

New Delhi [India], January 20 (ANI): Following the administration of COVID-19 vaccine 'Covaxin', the recipients will remain at the vaccination site for at least 30 minutes of the observation to record any adverse event, said the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in its guidelines for the vaccination drive.

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 04:35 IST

Confrontation with China needs to be approached with strength, not weakness: US secy of state nominee Blinken

Washington [US], January 20 (ANI): China poses the most significant challenge "of any nation-state to the United States", said Anthony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of State, adding that the means of confronting Beijing are "fully within our control".

Updated: Jan 20, 2021 03:16 IST

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