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Graves of Covid-19 victims at a cemetery in Manaus, Brazil, on 19 January 2021 | Photo: Jonne Roriz | Bloomberg

Brazil’s record jump in single-day deaths, vaccine a must for Hajj and other Covid-19 news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
Representational image of an octopus. | Photo: Pixabay

Octopuses have a mystery ‘light sense’ that helps them in the dark, new study finds

Israeli researchers have found that octopus arms can sense a beam of light and avoid it even when its eyes can't see the light.
A municipal worker takes the temperature reading of a worker in Jerusalem (representational image) | Photo: Kobi Wolf | Bloomberg

Vaccines the new currency in Middle East, cases surge in Africa & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
Volunteers line up to get their temperatures taken during a vaccination simulation in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on 27 January 2021

Israel bars Sputnik V entry into Gaza, Japan’s syringe challenge & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.
A screenshot from the video that allegedly showed an illegal weapons test in Israel | Twitter | @ILPolice

20 Israelis under scanner for developing & selling illegal weapons to ‘unnamed’ Asian country

In a tweet, the Israeli Police posted a video that purportedly shows an illegal weapons test being carried out in the country. The suspects include former defence sector employees.
A municipal worker takes the temperature reading of a worker in Jerusalem (representational image) | Photo: Kobi Wolf | Bloomberg

Israeli hospital claims it has developed a Covid ‘cure’, drug trial shows 96% positive result

Researchers at Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv said the drug EXO-CD24, which was being developed to treat cancer, resulted in 29 of 30 trial patients recovering from Covid.

Why Israel, Iran & Arab states are Biden’s big balancing challenges in Middle East

It's likely that Biden will reach out slowly to Iran. In terms of Israel, Team Biden will not be as supportive as Trump was. The most problematic pairing will be Washington & Riyadh.
The Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveiled SPICE 250 ER at the Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru

Israel’s Rafael unveils new variant of Spice weapon guidance kit, says will offer it to IAF

Spice 250 ER, the new variant, is the smallest of the Spice family. Spice 2000 guidance kit was used in 2019 Balakot strike.
Security personnel inspect the site where a low-intensity explosion occurred near the Israel Embassy in New Delhi on 29 January 2021 | ANI

India will find & punish perpetrators of blast near Israel embassy, Modi tells Netanyahu

In his phone conversation with Israel PM, Modi says India accords highest importance to safety and security of the country’s diplomats.
File photo of Captain Tom Moore | Twitter/@ElderHQ

UK’s centenarian lockdown hero Captain Tom in hospital & other global Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

On Camera

Representational Image | People working at an office | Anindito Mukherjee | Bloomberg

Why Haryana’s new law reserving 75% private jobs for domiciles is self destructive politics

In episode 695 of 'Cut The Clutter', Shekhar Gupta explains the provisions, politics and pitfalls of a new employment law in Haryana, and how it is suicidal for the state's growth story.

ArcelorMittal revives plan to set up steel plant in Odisha, to invest Rs 50,000 crore

ArcelorMittal’s move to expand in India comes at a time when the Modi government is planning to boost investment in sectors such as housing, roads, ports and railways.

Defence

Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat

China will continue to assert itself, seeks to dominate Indian Ocean Region, says CDS Rawat

Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Rawat also said India's armed forces will increasingly need to achieve more with less, which requires a relook at current force structures, doctrines & tech.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Habeas Porcus — how our judiciary is murdering the principle of ‘bail, not jail’ routinely

Judiciary is responsible for ensuring our liberty, and habeas corpus is the usual route. But magistrates are acting as if the rule is ‘jail, and bail is above my pay grade’.