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COVID-19 vaccination: 3.81 lakh inoculated, 580 suffer adverse events; Delhi sees dip in turnout
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COVID-19 vaccination: 3.81 lakh inoculated, 580 suffer adverse events; Delhi sees dip in turnout

Monday, which was the third day of the inoculation drive in the country, also saw a record dip in the number of COVID-19 deaths

Dutch Cabinet resigns en masse: A look at the child subsidies scandal that led to govt's downfall
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Dutch Cabinet resigns en masse: A look at the child subsidies scandal that led to govt's downfall

As many as 26,000 parents were wrongly accused by the Dutch tax authorities of fraudulently claiming child allowance over several years from 2012, with as many as 10,000 families forced to repay tens of thousands of euros

Tandav row: Ali Abbas Zafar apologises for hurting religious sentiments, says series is 'a work of fiction'
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Tandav row: Ali Abbas Zafar apologises for hurting religious sentiments, says series is 'a work of fiction'

"The cast and crew of ‘Tandav’ take cognizance of the concerns expressed by the people and unconditionally apologize if it has unintentionally hurt anybody’s sentiments," Ali Abbas Zafar tweeted.

'Don't join WhatsApp, it’s voluntary': Delhi HC tells petitioner challenging platform's new privacy policy
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'Don't join WhatsApp, it’s voluntary': Delhi HC tells petitioner challenging platform's new privacy policy

The court also said that if the terms and conditions of most mobile apps are read, 'you would be surprised as to what all you are consenting to'. It adjourned the hearing to 25 January

South Kolkata tense after stones pelted at BJP roadshow; TMC denies involvement
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South Kolkata tense after stones pelted at BJP roadshow; TMC denies involvement

Kolkata Police said that a clash between BJP workers and the stone-pelters was averted after a huge police contingent rushed to the spot to bring the situation under control

MLS: Phil Neville appointed manager of Inter Miami hours after stepping down from role as England's women's coach
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MLS: Phil Neville appointed manager of Inter Miami hours after stepping down from role as England's women's coach

Earlier this month Miami parted ways with manager Diego Alonso following a disappointing MLS debut season in which they won only seven of 23 games.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Tamil Nadu hammer Bengal by eight wickets; Baroda enters knockouts unbeaten
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Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Tamil Nadu hammer Bengal by eight wickets; Baroda enters knockouts unbeaten

In the day's last Elite Group B match, Bengal made 163 for eight and in reply, Tamil Nadu chased down the target with two overs to spare.

Premier League: Leicester City need to begin planning for life without Jamie Vardy, says Brendan Rodgers
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Premier League: Leicester City need to begin planning for life without Jamie Vardy, says Brendan Rodgers

Vardy has been pivotal to the Foxes' impressive Premier League campaign thus far, scoring 13 times in 19 games.

Bird flu: Samples of 1,000 chickens test positive for avian influenza in Himachal Pradesh's Solan
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Bird flu: Samples of 1,000 chickens test positive for avian influenza in Himachal Pradesh's Solan

Himachal Pradesh govt said that the ban on the supply of poultry and products from other states was extended for another week on Monday

India vs Australia: Drawn series this time will be worse than 2-1 loss two years ago, feels Ricky Ponting
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India vs Australia: Drawn series this time will be worse than 2-1 loss two years ago, feels Ricky Ponting

The injury-ravaged Indian team has shown great resilience and grit throughout the current tour of Australia.

Belarus stripped of role as 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships co-host due to 'political unrest, COVID-19'
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Belarus stripped of role as 2021 Ice Hockey World Championships co-host due to 'political unrest, COVID-19'

Belarus had been due to co-host the event with Latvia in May and June, but ice hockey's governing body, the IIHF, said the decision to move the world champs from Minsk was "unavoidable... due to safety and security issues that are beyond the IIHF's control".

ISL 2020-21: 10-man East Bengal hold Chennaiyin FC to goalless draw, maintain unbeaten run
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ISL 2020-21: 10-man East Bengal hold Chennaiyin FC to goalless draw, maintain unbeaten run

SCEB now have 12 points from as many games, while it was a setback for the two-time champions Marina Machans in their bid to climb into top-four with a second successive win as they remained at sixth with 15 points from 12 matches.

Premier League: Manchester United captain Harry Maguire hails team's progress in recent months
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Premier League: Manchester United captain Harry Maguire hails team's progress in recent months

United extended their unbeaten league run to 12 matches and their away record to 16 without defeat with a 0-0 draw at Liverpool on Sunday to remain top of the Premier League.

Premier League: Chelsea's priority is top four not title race, says manager Frank Lampard
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Premier League: Chelsea's priority is top four not title race, says manager Frank Lampard

However, the former England midfielder is hopeful the Blues fortunes can change for the better as quickly as they have deteriorated over the past month.

EFL Championship: Bournemouth announce signing of Jack Wilshere until end of season
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EFL Championship: Bournemouth announce signing of Jack Wilshere until end of season

The 29-year-old, who spent a season on loan at the Vitality Stadium in 2016/17, has been without a club since leaving West Ham in October.

Govt takes all measures to safeguard sovereignty: MEA on report of China building village in Arunachal
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Govt takes all measures to safeguard sovereignty: MEA on report of China building village in Arunachal

The Ministry of External Affairs said India has stepped up the construction of border infrastructure including roads and bridges for the improvement of the livelihood of its citizens

Participants in Joe Biden's inauguration rehearsal evacuated from Capitol after fire in homeless encampment
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Participants in Joe Biden's inauguration rehearsal evacuated from Capitol after fire in homeless encampment

Four law enforcement officials told The Associated Press there had been a blaze several blocks over and the rehearsal was evacuated in an abundance of caution

Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek steps down despite securing qualification for Euro 2020
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Poland coach Jerzy Brzeczek steps down despite securing qualification for Euro 2020

The 49-year-old Brzeczek extended his contract last November after helping Poland finish top of their qualifying group for the European Championship, which will be held this year after being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'
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Booked for sedition, two Manipur journalists released after admitting article published due to 'oversight'

The police had also booked executive editor Paojel Chaoba and editor-in-chief Dhiren Sadokpam of The Frontier Manipur online news portal under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act