https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news/253083/eight_col_biden.jpg?1610489950 President-elect Joe Biden will not officially make his move to the White House until inauguration day – a political parade of sorts, when the Democrat and his Vice-President Kamala Harris take the oath of office. After the Capitol riot, extra security will surround the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Photo: AFP From the guest list to Covid-19 changes, to new security concerns, here’s everything you need to know about the big day. Taking the oath of office The inauguration is the formal ceremony that marks the start of a new presidency, and it takes place in Washington DC. The only required feature is that the president-elect recite the presidential oath of office: “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” ...

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https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Dandenong-champion-Brett-Forsyth.jpg Dandenong champion Brett Forsyth struck his 8000th Premier Cricket run on Saturday. 225296 Picture: STEWART CHAMBERS What an impressive showing from Casey-South Melbourne. From a strong bowling display led brilliantly by an array of spinners, to a customary flashy display from a highly-anticipated debutant and classy hands from the club’s youth and leaders, it was a performance worth sitting up and taking notice of.   And Michael Wallace’s side is well and truly in the hunt, now sitting just ninth on the table The Swans moved to a 3-2 record after a comprehensive win against Dandenong, and from the outset it was obvious that the home side were switched on and searching for a statement win to bring in the New Year. Welcoming in two debutants – one who needs no introduction, a man with over 15,000 international runs for Sri Lankan in Tillakaratne Dilshan and emerging teenager Harrish ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news_crops/115385/eight_col_Waipuna_Hotel_Managed_Isolation_Staff.jpg?1608499153 Managers at managed isolation facilities say their workers are encountering unfair stigma in the community, and the pressure has been so bad that some have quit because of it. Nurse Kerry Winchester has had more than one staff member quit over the barriers they face once people know where they work. Photo: Supplied. Christchurch charge nurse Kerry Winchester said she has been shocked by the way some people have treated her staff when they realised where they work. Her nurses had been confronted in supermarkets, barred from going to their children’s school meetings or onto school grounds to pick children up, and some have had difficulty getting routine doctor or dentist appointments. She has had more than one staff member who found the barriers set against them so difficult they’ve resigned because of it. “Lots of staff are feeling isolated, the stigma is huge, it can be quite hard, ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news_crops/104249/eight_col_116616400_l.jpg?1592798351 Job listings were almost back at their pre-Covid levels by the end of last year, Seek NZ says. Manufacturing is among sectors with highest job ad growth, Seek reports. Photo: 123rf The employment marketplace’s website listings increased by nearly a fifth (19 percent) from the third to the fourth quarters but they were down by 7 percent on the same period in 2019. Sectors with the highest job ad growth were: information and communication technology; manufacturing; transport and logistics and trades and services. Seek NZ general manager Janet Faulding told Morning Report that manufacturing and transport and logistics were “the real heroes” for industries across New Zealand. Janet Faulding. Photo: Supplied Along with the healthcare sector, they were helping to drive growth in regional areas such as Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay, Bay of Plenty, Manawatū, Waikato and Tasman. The trend was different from previous years and exciting for the country. ...

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https://www.rnz.co.nz/assets/news_crops/109533/eight_col_bag.jpg?1600400122 The government is feeling the pressure from all sides on Covid-19 with critics calling the latest border controls both too strong and too weak. A deserted baggage claim area at Auckland Airport’s international terminal. Photo: Brett Phibbs / PhibbsVisuals New rules, announced on Tuesday, mean nearly all New Zealanders living abroad will soon have to show a negative Covid-19 test before boarding their flight home. Only travellers from Australia, Antarctica and some Pacific Islands will be exempt. The Health Ministry is expected to announce a phased roll-out of countries affected over the coming weeks, beginning with the United Kingdom and United States from midnight Friday. It is a shift in position for the government, which last year described blanket pre-departure testing as ineffective and unnecessary. Covid-19 recovery minister Chris Hipkins said the government’s strategy had evolved in response to the global environment and a new strain of the virus ...

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https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/HISTORY-BAKED-IN-BANANA-LEAF-1.png Source:Roads & Kingdoms How a savory rice and meat dish remains a fragile thread between modern Sri Lanka and 16th century Dutch Burgher settlers. With the lamprais in the backseat, I could barely focus on anything else. The modest parcel of food wrapped in a banana leaf, freshly baked and still warm to the touch, was demanding my complete sensory attention. The mildly woody smell of the banana leaf mingled with the unmistakable aroma of meat, and like a gentle cloud the fragrance wafted up and settled comfortably in the car for the remainder of my journey home. They say you eat with your eyes first, but in this case, it was the aroma of the lamprais in my backseat that had me hooked. Being led by my nose alone, I was tempted to draw a parallel between lamprais, a rich dish of savory rice and mixed meat (along ...

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Transcript:Let us talk on the subject.All of us drink either both or one preferred beverage daily.Let us talk about what benefits they give us, and harm they can cause.According to Tea Association of the US, tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world and sorry to say it is not your cup of Jo.It is the only beverage that can be served hot or cold, and perfect for any occasion. On any given day, over 159 million Americans are sipping on some form of tea. Before that let us find the historical story about the discovery of tea. According to Chinese legend, the history of tea began in 2737 B.C.E. when the Emperor Shen Nong, a skilled ruler and scientist, accidentally discovered tea. While boiling water in the garden, a leaf from an overhanging wild tea tree drifted into his pot. Historical records also reveal that tea originated ...

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https://www.elanka.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/virat-kohli02.png     TWENTY 20 CRICKET- Introduction To The New World Of Cricket The game of cricket has continued to fascinate and entertain fans all over the world and it is the second most popular game in the world. Tournaments and matches keep taking place all the year around and the spirit of cricket is renewed along with each tournament. The twenty twenty cricket has not been recently introduced but its magic among the audience has recently spread out. The concept behind this form of cricket was introduced in 2003 in England. This form of cricket has given a new definition to the game of cricket. A twenty twenty is of duration of three hours and consist of 20 overs. Each team plays its innings and the technicalities are more or less the same as that of a usual game of cricket. The best part of this form of cricket ...

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