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Jan 12, 2021 08:12 AM IST Daybreak
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US Democrats Move to Impeach Trump for a Second Time in Final Days of Presidency

US Democrats began the process Monday of impeaching President Donald Trump for a historic second time, accusing him of "incitement of insurrection" over his supporters' deadly storming of the US Capitol. The move -- which threatens to torpedo the single-term president's future political ambitions -- could make for a frenetic culmination of four years of controversy ahead of Joe Biden's January 20 inauguration.

PM Modi Says Centre to Bear Cost of Vaccines of 3 Cr Frontline Workers; No Jumping Queues for Politicians for Jabs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Centre will bear the cost of vaccinating three crore healthcare and frontline workers across the country, while asking states not to buy vaccines directly and make all purchases through the Union government. Modi further said it should be ensured that public representatives, a reference to politicians, do not jump queues and take vaccines ahead of other citizens.

Despite Vaccines, Covid-19 Herd Immunity Won't be Achieved in 2021: WHO

Despite the vaccines against Covid-19 being rolled out in a number of countries, the World Health Organization warned Monday that herd immunity would not be achieved this year.

Farmers' Tractor Rally in Delhi on R-Day Will Cause Embarrassment to India, Says Centre as it Moves SC

The Centre on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking an injunction against the proposed tractor or trolley march or any other kind of protest which seeks to disrupt the august gathering and celebrations of the Republic Day on January 26. In an application filed through the Delhi Police, the Centre has said that it has come to the knowledge of the security agencies that a small group of protesting individuals or organisations have planned to carry out a tractor march on Republic Day.

Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma's Just Born Baby Girl is Already Giving Competition to Taimur

Actor-producer Anushka Sharma and cricketer husband Virat Kohli became parents to a baby girl on Monday. Kohli announced the arrival of their first child on Twitter and said both the baby and Sharma were healthy. The news has everyone on the social media elated and excited. However, the memers are at it again, this time with Taimur memes. Actor Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor's son Taimur has been the apple of the paparazzi's eye for the longest time.

Is Twitter World's Most Powerful Editor Now? Trump's Ban May be Welcome but Also Raises Questions

With the micro-blogging site Twitter permanently banning Donald Trump from tweeting or accessing his millions of followers on the platform, it seems now Twitter, not Facebook, is the most powerful editor in the world. After all, the Jack Dorsey-owned Twitter - essentially a tech company that operates a social media platform, just silenced the President of the United States, arguably one of the most powerful office-holders in the world, despite Trump's current outgoing status.

'Love for Women Overflows in My Heart': Turkish TV Preacher Jailed for 1,075 Years for Sex Crimes


A Turkish court on Monday sentenced a Muslim televangelist who surrounded himself with scantily clad women he called "kittens" to more than 1,000 years in jail for sex crimes. Adnan Oktar preached creationism and conservative values while women in revealing outfits -- many of whom appeared to have had plastic surgery -- danced around him to upbeat music in the TV studio.

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