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Twitter is testing new feature that will warn users to ‘revise’ offensive posts

Before posting a tweet or replying to one, Twitter users will be alerted if words in their content match those found in posts that were previously 'reported'.
People in masks outside the Shanghai railway station

‘Avoid Chinese people with a cough’ — Coronavirus fuels racism against Asians worldwide

Indian Twitter users also targeted the Chinese and asked them to stop eating dogs, bats and snakes in order to contain the outbreak.
Susan Rice, former U.S. national security advisor. | Photo: Joe Buglewicz | Bloomberg

Chinese diplomat in Pakistan deletes ‘racist’ tweet after Twitter spat with Susan Rice

The deputy chief of mission at China's embassy in Islamabad wrote a string of messages that highlighted U.S. hypocrisy in criticising China's human rights record.

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Floodwater gushes through a street following heavy rains, at Falaknuma, in Hyderabad, Wednesday, 14 October, 2020.| PTI

Pollute oceans and it’ll come back at us like it did in Andhra, Telangana: Manpreet Badal

We don't seem to have learnt the lesson from cyclones Ockhi and Amphan and continue to dump toxic wastes in the Indian Ocean. Our punishment this time could be severe.

Kotak Mahindra Bank is exploring taking over IndusInd Bank

IndusInd, however, denied any sale talks, calling it a rumour. It said the bank’s founders reiterate their full support 'now and always'.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Sukna Military Camp in Darjeeling district on Saturday | ANI

India wants to end border row with China, but will not cede an inch of land, says Rajnath Singh

The defence minister was speaking after performing 'Shastra Puja' at the Sukna-based headquarters of the Indian Army's 33 Corps in Darjeeling on the occasion of Dussehra.
Illustration: Soham Sen/ThePrint

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.