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China’s Covid outbreak worst since March 2020 – Times of India

SHANGHAI/BEIJING: China is battling the worst outbreak of Covid-19 since March 2020, with one province posting a record daily rise in cases, as...

Pentagon accelerates efforts to root out far-right extremism in the ranks – Times of India

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon is intensifying efforts to identify and combat white supremacy and other far-right extremism in its ranks as federal investigators seek...

Turkey hits Twitter, Pinterest with advertising bans – Times of India

ANKARA: Turkey on Tuesday hit Twitter, Pinterest and Periscope with advertising bans after they failed...

Tunisia rocked by fourth night of street riots – Times of India

TUNIS: Tunisia was rocked by a fourth night of street clashes between riot police and youths in mostly working class neighbourhoods,...

Dubai, party haven amid pandemic, faces its biggest surge – Times of India

DUBAI: Masks off the minute you step inside. Bars packed and pulsing like it's 2019. Social media stars waving bottles of champagne. DJs...

Thailand court gives record 43-year sentence for insulting king – Times of India

BANGKOK: A court in Thailand on Tuesday sentenced a former civil servant to a record prison term of 43 years and six months...

Biden has set sky-high expectations. Can he meet them? – Times of India

WASHINGTON: Back when the election was tightening and just a week away, Joe Biden went big. He flew to Warm Springs,...

Trump mulling pardons on last full day in power – Times of India

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump began his final full day in the White House Tuesday with a long list of possible pardons...

California becomes first state to top 3 million virus cases – Times of India

LOS ANGELES: California has become the first state to record more than 3 million known coronavirus infections. That's according to a tally Monday...

Pakistan approves Chinese Sinopharm Covid -19 vaccine for emergency use – Times of India

ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (Drap) on Monday approved Chinese state-owned firm Sinopharm's Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, the second vaccine...

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement – Times of India

WASHINGTON: US President-elect Joe Biden's spokeswoman quickly dismissed Donald Trump's announcement Monday that a Covid-19 ban on travelers arriving from much of Europe...

Taiwan military stages drill aimed at repelling China attack – Times of India

HSINCHU: Taiwanese troops using tanks, mortars and small arms staged a drill Tuesday aimed at repelling an attack from China, which has increased...

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Goldman Sachs’ profits more than double, despite pandemic – Times of India

NEW YORK: Goldman Sachs said its profits more than doubled from a year earlier thanks to a surge in both trading...

Aditya Puri backs corporates in banking, says no harm in trying it – Times of India

MUMBAI: Former HDFC Bank chief executive Aditya Puri on Tuesday backed the proposal to allow deep-pocketed corporates into banking...

Fuel prices make new record as crude edges up again – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Fuel prices flared up again on cue from international crude Tuesday, with petrol price hitting a new...

Denmark makes homeless a priority in vaccine rollout – Times of India

COPENHAGEN: Denmark on Tuesday announced it would include homeless people among those given priority for Covid-19 vaccines,...