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COVID: India overtakes Brazil as world’s second worst-hit country | Coronavirus pandemic News

India reports a record 168,912 cases overnight, taking its overall tally to 13.53 million infections reported since the pandemic erupted.…

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Asia

India bans remdesivir exports as COVID-19 cases surge | India News

The health ministry says a ban to be in place until the ‘situation improves’ as India sees the sixth record…

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Latin America

India: Five killed in election violence in West Bengal state | Narendra Modi News

Rival parties blame each other for inciting the violence in battleground state’s Cooch Behar district. At least five people have…

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Africa

Mumbai in lockdown as Indian vaccines run short | Coronavirus pandemic News

Drive to vaccinate the country’s 1.3 billion people in jeopardy with just 94 million shots provided so far. India’s worst…

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Latin America

‘Supreme Court has signed our death warrant’: Rohingya in India | Rohingya News

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – India’s Supreme Court has refused to stop the deportation to Myanmar of about 170 Rohingya refugees…

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Asia

After Ayodhya, another mosque-temple dispute brews in India’s UP | Islamophobia News

New Delhi, India – A court in India’s Uttar Pradesh state has passed an order related to a dispute over…

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Middle East

Bollywood anxious as India abolishes film certification tribunal | Arts and Culture News

New Delhi, India – Actress Geetika Vidya Ohlyan was in a meeting when her phone rang. It was a message…

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Africa

COVID roundup: Vaccine restrictions, record cases and job losses | Coronavirus pandemic News

India’s daily cases continue to rise, African Union explores AstraZeneca alternatives and COVAX delivered vaccine to more than 100 countries.…

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Latin America

Rallies, religious gatherings aggravate India’s worst COVID surge | Coronavirus pandemic News

India’s COVID-19 cases have soared 13-fold in barely two months, a vicious second wave propelled by open disregard for safety…

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Asia

India’s first electric car battery plant takes shape | Automotive Industry News

The son-in-law of India’s biggest steel tycoon is betting big on converting coal tar into graphite anodes for electric-car batteries…

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Africa

Indian states report vaccine shortages amid record COVID surge | Coronavirus pandemic News

New Delhi, India – As India continues to reel under a second – and more vicious – wave of coronavirus…

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Latin America

From King Kohli to Universe Boss: Five IPL 2021 players to watch | Cricket News

Top players from around the world have gathered for the 14th Indian Premier League (IPL), which starts on Friday for…

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Africa

COVID roundup: Record cases, travel bans and no to lockdown | Coronavirus pandemic News

More than 133 million people have tested positive for the coronavirus since the first case was reported in 2019. And…

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Middle East

Concerns as Kashmir police ban live media coverage of gunbattles | Freedom of the Press News

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Journalists and media organisations in Indian-administered Kashmir say they are concerned over a new directive issued…

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Asia

Call for US probe into Hindu right-wing groups getting COVID fund | Coronavirus pandemic News

Following an Al Jazeera report, US-based Coalition to Stop Genocide in India demands investigation into federal funds given to ‘sponsor…

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Asia

New Zealand bans entry of travellers from India amid COVID surge | Aviation News

Move comes after New Zealand records 23 new coronavirus cases at its border, of which 17 were from India. New…

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Latin America

India records 126,789 new COVID cases, Modi gets 2nd vaccine dose | Coronavirus pandemic News

New cases overtake Wednesday’s 115,736 infections, with dozens of cities and towns imposing night curfews to try to contain infections.…

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Asia

India’s Modi reaffirms Paris accord pledge in meeting with Kerry | Climate News

Indian PM tells US climate envoy New Delhi is committed to meeting pledges under 2015 Paris climate change agreement and…

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Asia

‘Vaccine policy is economic policy,’ IMF chief stresses | Business and Economy News

Both the IMF managing director and World Bank president expressed alarm over growing global economic inequality on Wednesday after a…

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Africa

Cricket: India’s popular IPL set to roll even as pandemic worsens | Coronavirus pandemic News

Last year’s tournament was shifted to UAE but the 14th edition returns to India, where COVID-19 situation has worsened in…

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Middle East

Coming to terms with Gandhi’s complicated legacy | Racism News

Branding Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi as “Mahatma” (great-souled) and marketing him to global audiences as an undisputed and all-inclusive icon of…

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Latin America

Foreign cricketers ‘give up on mental health’ amid COVID: Ganguly | Coronavirus pandemic News

Comments likely to cause controversy after many players, including Indian captain Virat Kohli, highlighted being continually restricted to hotels and…

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Africa

India sees record 115,736 new COVID cases, night curfew in Delhi | Coronavirus pandemic News

India records an all-time high number of cases over the past 24 hours as the Delhi government imposes a night…

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Africa

IMF lifts growth for developing nations, warns of uneven recovery | Business and Economy News

Updating growth for developing countries to 6.7 percent in 2021, the International Monetary Fund warned that many outside Asia will…

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Africa

Indian states vote in assembly polls amid surge in COVID cases | Coronavirus pandemic News

Four states and a union territory vote in elections seen as a crucial test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.…

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Latin America

India steps up anti-Maoist operations after 22 policemen killed | Conflict News

Indian security forces intensify operations against left-wing rebels after they killed 22 policemen in an ambush last week. Indian security…

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Latin America

Indian states seek widening of vaccination amid second COVID wave | Coronavirus pandemic News

So far, India has vaccinated only about 1 in 25 people, compared with nearly 1 in 2 in the UK…

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Asia

How dangerous is India’s ‘double mutant’ COVID-19 variant? | Coronavirus pandemic News

It is beginning to feel as though not a week can go by without scientists identifying a new variant of…

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Asia

India’s daily COVID cases surpass 100,000 mark for the first time | Coronavirus pandemic News

DEVELOPING STORY With record rise of 103,558 infections, India becomes only the second country after the US to register more…

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Latin America

ByteDance to India court: Freezing local bank accounts is illegal | Business and Economy News

China’s ByteDance has told an Indian court that a government freeze on its bank accounts in a probe of possible…

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Asia

Restrictions imposed in Indian state driving COVID surge | Coronavirus pandemic News

Maharashtra, which includes India’s financial capital Mumbai, to impose lockdowns and curfews in bid to halt surge. India’s richest state,…

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Latin America

Indian security personnel killed after ambush by Maoists | India News

Forces raided a hideout in Chhattisgarh state after receiving intelligence a large number of rebels were gathered there. At least…

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Middle East

Five troops killed as Indian forces raid Maoist rebel hideout | India News

One rebel also killed in four-hour gun battle, with at least 12 Indian security personnel wounded and more reportedly missing.…

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Asia

India’s new daily COVID infections highest in six months | Coronavirus pandemic News

Surge in cases continues with the world’s third worst-hit country reporting 81,466 new infections, the highest since October 2, 2020.…

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Middle East

Myanmar refuses to accept Rohingya girl deported by India: Report | Refugees News

India’s move to deport 14-year-old girl to coup-hit Myanmar while her family lived in a refugee camp in Bangladesh draws…

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Latin America

Hindu right-wing groups in US got $833,000 of federal COVID fund | Coronavirus pandemic News

Washington, DC, United States – Five organisations with ties to Hindu supremacist and religious groups have received COVID-19 relief funding…

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Asia

‘Catastrophic’: Africa CDC issues warning over India shot delays | Coronavirus pandemic News

John Nkengasong says continent unlikely to meet vaccination targets if AstraZeneca supply delays from Serum Institute of India continue. The…

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Africa

Pakistan defers India trade restarting decision over Kashmir | Business and Economy News

‘Consensus’ move came after top economic decision-making body gave green light for imports of cotton and sugar from India. The…

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Features

How the colonisation of India influenced global food | Arts and Culture News

“Lunch is ready,” I called out to my husband and daughter, setting the serving dish down on the dining table.…

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Africa

Indian states tussle to retain jobs as economy slows | Unemployment News

Millions of jobs were lost during last year’s lockdown, dealing a blow to Modi’s promise of creating employment. A short…

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Middle East

‘Daylight loot’: Kashmir farmers suffer as rivers illegally mined | Agriculture News

Shopian, Indian-administered Kashmir – Ghulam Mohammad Mir, 62, looks grudgingly at the canal that usually brings water year-round to his…

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Africa

India’s COVID cases at five-month high, vaccination drive widened | Coronavirus pandemic News

India reports highest number of infections since October 11 as inoculation programme was opened to people above 45. India has…

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Africa

Pakistan allows sugar, cotton imports from India as ties improve | Business and Economy News

In the latest indication of a growing thaw in relations between South Asian neighbours, Pakistan says it will allow some…

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Asia

Facebook says will curb hate speech as Indian states go to polls | Social Media News

Social media giant says it will ‘decrease the risk of problematic content going viral’ as five states hold assembly elections.…

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