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India coronavirus cases cross 7 million

India's coronavirus case tally topped seven million after it reported 74,383 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Sunday (October 11), even as the spread moderated in western states such...

India coronavirus cases cross 7 million

 India's coronavirus case tally topped seven million after it reported 74,383 new infections in the last 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed on Sunday (October 11), even as the spread moderated in western states such...

Comedy Central India faces backlash for removing same-sex kiss on ‘Schitt’s Creek’

Comedy Central India have faced a backlash for censoring a gay kissing scene in a promo tweet of the Emmy-winning sitcom "Schitt's Creek". https://youtu.be/4JAp_no-eX4 Owned by one of India's...

India’s coronavirus death toll passes 100,000 with no sign of an end

India's death toll from the novel coronavirus rose past 100,000 on Saturday (October 3), only the third country in the world to reach that bleak milestone, after the United States and Brazil, and its epidemic shows no...

At least 7 killed, 80 feared trapped in India landslides

At least seven people were killed after a landslide triggered by heavy rains and floods hit India's southern Kerala state on Friday (August 7). According to local media, at least 80 people remain trapped...

Vivo pulls 2020 IPL sponsorship amid China backlash

China's Vivo will not be the title sponsor of this year's Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday (August 06), amid a growing backlash against Chinese companies in India.

Indian movie star Amitabh Bachchan recovers from COVID-19

 Indian movie star Amitabh Bachchan, who was hospitalised on July 11 after being diagnosed with COVID-19, was discharged after his latest coronavirus test came back negative, his son Abhishek Bachchan tweeted on Sunday (August 2).

India’s Muslims perform Eid prayers with social distance and masks

Muslims in India celebrated Eid al-Adha on Saturday (August 1) following distancing protocols amid a surge in coronavirus infections across the country. The crowds were significantly thin compared to previous years at New Delhi's...

Heightened security ahead of construction of temple on bitterly contested religious site

Authorities had orders an increased police presence on the streets of Ayodhya, where Hindu groups will next week begin building a temple on a site contested by Muslims for decades and which had sparked some of the...

Over 50% of Mumbai’s slum dwellers likely COVID-19 positive

More than half the people living in Mumbai's sprawling slums are probably infected with coronavirus, which suggests the metropolis could be heading toward herd immunity, a government official and a health expert said on Wednesday (July 29),...
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