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America isn’t back yet: Appointing Ivy League careerists alone won’t restore US global leadership
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America isn’t back yet: Appointing Ivy League careerists alone won’t restore US global leadership

The liberal values that lie at the core of Biden’s foreign policy and defines the analogous idea of his team are not enough to preserve America’s role as the global hegemon

26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Films, books and documentaries that encapsulate the horrors of a city under siege
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26/11 Mumbai terror attacks: Films, books and documentaries that encapsulate the horrors of a city under siege

Over time numerous narratives, eyewitness accounts and works of investigative reportage have emerged in various formats in popular culture and the media that make for stirring recollections of this event and its impact on the survivors as well as the citizens of the country.

As race to COVID-19 vaccine heats up, a look at major jabs, development and clinical trials underway
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As race to COVID-19 vaccine heats up, a look at major jabs, development and clinical trials underway

According to WHO, there are 48 COVID-19 vaccine candidates are undergoing clinical evaluation, of which eleven are at late-stage trials, whereas, 164 candidate vaccines are in preclinical evaluation

Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy
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Asif Kapadia on Diego Maradona, and how it's different from his previous two documentaries Senna and Amy

Academy Award-winning British Indian filmmaker Asif Kapadia opens up on interacting with Diego Maradona, who was the only alive subject of the three documentaries he has directed so far.

India vs Australia: Pacer T Natarajan included in visitors' ODI squad; Ishant Sharma ruled out of Tests
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India vs Australia: Pacer T Natarajan included in visitors' ODI squad; Ishant Sharma ruled out of Tests

Natarajan travelled to Australia as part of the T20 team, and has been drafted into the ODI side as cover for fellow pacer Navdeep Saini, who reportedly suffered a back spasm ahead of the series.

NC, PDP owe apology to J&K voters for 'frequently changing political goalposts', says Apni Party's Altaf Bukhari
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NC, PDP owe apology to J&K voters for 'frequently changing political goalposts', says Apni Party's Altaf Bukhari

Addressing a campaign meeting for the DDC polls, he added that these parties are trying to "hoodwink the people by comparing the DDC elections with a referendum"

ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United FC hold Kerala Blasters after late strike from Idrissa Sylla
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ISL 2020-21: NorthEast United FC hold Kerala Blasters after late strike from Idrissa Sylla

The draw ensured that NorthEast United FC remained unbeaten after two games.

India vs Australia: Skipper Virat Kohli says there's confusion, lack of clarity over Rohit Sharma's injury
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India vs Australia: Skipper Virat Kohli says there's confusion, lack of clarity over Rohit Sharma's injury

India captain Virat Kohli stated that "confusion and lack of clarity" has led to the team management playing a "waiting game" on Rohit Sharma's availability which is not ideal

Haryana DGP defends use of water cannons on farmers marching to Delhi, says police handled situation 'with great restraint'
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Haryana DGP defends use of water cannons on farmers marching to Delhi, says police handled situation 'with great restraint'

Haryana Police and Punjab farmers travelling towards Delhi in their tractors and trolleys as part of a protest against recent farm laws were locked in a confrontation on Thursday morning at the Punjab-Haryana Shambhu border

Didn't confiscate Stan Swamy's sipper and straw, NIA tells Mumbai court; activist files fresh plea
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Didn't confiscate Stan Swamy's sipper and straw, NIA tells Mumbai court; activist files fresh plea

Swamy, arrested in the alleged Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, also filed a bail plea in the special NIA court, citing health issues, including Parkinson's disease

Men's 100-metre world champion Christian Coleman formally appeals two-year doping ban in CAS
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Men's 100-metre world champion Christian Coleman formally appeals two-year doping ban in CAS

The court also received an appeal by the World Athletics governing body against a decision to clear women's 400-meter world champion Salwa Eid Naser on a technicality despite facing similar charges as Coleman.

Bundesliga: Last-place Schalke looking to overcome suspensions, injuries, and coronavirus case
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Bundesliga: Last-place Schalke looking to overcome suspensions, injuries, and coronavirus case

Bottom in the Bundesliga after a club-record 24 games without a win over two seasons, Schalke are finding it hard to put a side together for Saturday’s league game at Borussia Monchengladbach.

Diego Maradona death news kept from his ailing former Argentina coach Carlos Bilardo
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Diego Maradona death news kept from his ailing former Argentina coach Carlos Bilardo

Carlos Bilardo took Argentina to three World Cups, from 1982 to 1990. They won the title in 1986 with Maradona at the heart of the team.

J&K releases another list of Roshni Act beneficiaries; 2,195 'encroachers' from Jammu, 335 from Kashmir
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J&K releases another list of Roshni Act beneficiaries; 2,195 'encroachers' from Jammu, 335 from Kashmir

The names were made public by the J&K administration in accordance with a 9 October directive of the J&K High Court which declared the Roshni Act 'illegal, unconstitutional and unsustainable' and ordered a CBI probe

Security forces analysing CCTV footage to identify assailants who killed two soldiers, says Kashmir IGP
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Security forces analysing CCTV footage to identify assailants who killed two soldiers, says Kashmir IGP

Militants opened fire on security forces outside Sringar, resulting in injuries to two army personnel. The injured soldiers were rushed to a military facility in the nearby Shariefabad camp where they passed away

CBI files FIR against rice export firm, executives for over Rs 1,200 crore bank fraud
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CBI files FIR against rice export firm, executives for over Rs 1,200 crore bank fraud

Delhi-based Amira Pure Foods Pvt Ltd and its top executives are accused of cheating a consortium of a dozen banks led by Canara Bank

In Thanksgiving address, Joe Biden says citizens at war against COVID-19 and 'not each other'
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In Thanksgiving address, Joe Biden says citizens at war against COVID-19 and 'not each other'

President-elect Biden said citizens should forego high-risk holiday traditions as cases of the virus continue to surge in the US, which, with over 2,62,100 deaths, is the world's worst-hit nation

Formula 1 2020: Haas chief Guenther Steiner congratulates team for 'surviving' tough season
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Formula 1 2020: Haas chief Guenther Steiner congratulates team for 'surviving' tough season

Speaking at a virtual news conference on Thursday ahead of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, Steiner admitted that earlier this year, following the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, team owner Gene Haas had considered pulling out of F1.