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Bank of America gives special pandemic bonus to 97% of its 1.7 lakh staff

Mumbai: Bank of America is rewarding its 1.7 lakh-plus staff worldwide, including over 24,000 in India, with a cash award of USD 750 each...

China says latest COVID-19 outbreak caused by imported cases

China’s recent COVID-19 outbreaks in the northeast have come from travelers entering the country or contaminated frozen food imports, the National Health Commission (NHC)...

U.S. cities, left behind in COVID-19 aid, look for lifeline in Joe Biden era

WASHINGTON | REHOBOTH BEACH: In Washington's months-long political slugfest over who should get aid to counter the financial damage from the COVID-19 pandemic, there...

From politics to science, the women trailblazers of 2020

A global crisis often exposes structural flaws in the way a society functions, magnifies inequalities and impacts certain groups disproportionately. The Covid-19 pandemic, says...

Europe rolls out Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in bid to leave Covid-19 pandemic behind – world news

Europe launches a cross-border vaccination programme of unprecedented scale on Sunday as part of efforts to end a Covid-19 pandemic that has crippled economies...

India, UAE witness soaring relations in 2020

DUBAI: The traditionally harmonious relationship between the UAE and India was further cemented in the year 2020 with their top leadership holding regular parleys...

France to reopen border with England for Covid-clear travellers – travel

France will reopen its borders to passengers from England on Wednesday, ending a blockade intended to stop the spread of a new coronavirus variant,...

U.S. lawmakers to back $1.9 billion to replace telecom equipment from China’s Huawei, ZTE: Source

WASHINGTON: U.S. lawmakers are expected to endorse $1.9 billion to fund a program to remove telecom network equipment that the U.S. government says pose...

Siddharth Chatterjee: UN chief appoints Siddharth Chatterjee as United Nations Resident Coordinator in China

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed senior UN official Siddharth Chatterjee of India as the United Nations Resident Coordinator in China. Resident Coordinators...

Virus resurgence hits H&M sales, cuts promising recovery

Swedish fashion retailer H&M says its sales fell 10 per cent in the fourth quarter as the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic stalled...

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Nepal Launches Covid-19 Vaccination Drive with Doses Gifted by India

Nepal on Wednesday launched a nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive with the one million doses of vaccine provided by India under grant assistance in sync...