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US President Joe Biden's inaugural address: Read Full transcript

New York, Jan 21 (UiTV/IANS) - Below is the full text of US President Joe Biden's inaugural address after he was sworn in as the country's 46th president.

Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, distinguished guests, and my fellow Americans,

This is America's day.

This is democracy's day.

A day of history and hope.

Of renewal and resolve.

Through a crucible for the ages America has been tested anew and America has risen to the challenge.

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RJD to hold mega protest against farm laws on Mahatma's death anniversary

Patna, Jan 22 (UiTV/IANS) - The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has decided to hold a massive protest event against the three Central farm laws on January30, the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, who's also the leader of the opposition in Bihar Assembly, said that the farmers of the country are agitating against the farm laws which have been supported by the state government.

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Japan to receive Pfizer vaccine for 72 mn people

Tokyo, Jan 21 (UITV/IANS) The Japanese government has signed agreements with US pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. to receive the drugmaker's Covid-19 vaccine doses enough for a total of 72 million people within this year, the Health Ministry said.

The additional supply added to the country's agreement last year with the drugmaker to acquire doses for 60 million people, which accounted for roughly half the country's population of 126 million, reports Xinhua news agency.

According to the Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper, the government hopes majority of the adults will be vaccinated by July, when the Olympic Games are slated to open.

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India has world's largest diaspora: UN

United Nations, Jan 16 (UITV/IANS) India has the world's largest diaspora with about 18 million people born there now living abroad, according to John Wilmoth, the director of UN's Population Division at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Presenting the International Migration Report 2020 on Friday, he said that the US was the top host country for migrants with 51 million of them or 18 per cent of the world's total living there.

The report said that between 2000 and 2020, the size of the migrant population abroad grew for nearly all countries and areas of the world with India experiencing the largest gain of nearly 10 million during that period, going from the third place in 2000 for the number of migrants to the first spot in 2020.

The report takes a broad view of migrants, including also students and those going abroad for family reunions in the definition.

Explaining the phenomenon of the migration from India, UN's Population Affairs Officer Clare Menozzi said: "The Indian diaspora is one of the most vibrant dynamic world... It's present in all continents, in all regions."

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Gulshan Devaiah to Sushant: Your life is a great learning

Mumbai, Jan 21 (UITV/IANS)- Actor Gulshan Devaiah did not know late actor Sushant Singh Rajput personally, but says his death has affected us all in ways he could never have imagined. Gulshan tweeted his thoughts on Thursday, on the occasion of Sushants birth anniversary.

"We were not friends, we barely even met a couple of times, but your tragic passing has affected us all, in ways we couldn't have imagined," Gulshan tweeted.

"You are a symbol of hope, your life (is) a great learning. Your fans will look into the sky & always spot a bright star called SSR. #HappyBirthday," added the actor on Sushant's birth anniversary.

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Delhi students excited to be back in schools

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Students say opening of the schools is much better for preparing for board examinations. At the same time, private schools have also asked children to bring their Covid test reports to prove they are not carrying the virus.

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Amazon also said that the company stands ready to assist the Biden administration in reaching the goal of vaccinating 100 million Americans in the first 100 days of the new administration, GeekWire reported on Wednesday.

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