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Defiant India earn dramatic draw in Sydney test

A battered and bruised India team batted resiliently through the final day to snatch a remarkable draw in the third test against Australia on Monday (January 11), leaving an engrossing series tied at 1-1 heading into the...

India readies for COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

 India's most populous state of Uttar Pradesh ran a mock drill of coronavirus vaccinations on Tuesday (January 5), as the country readies itself for the vaccine roll out. Officials said the exercise was conducted...

Cricket-Former India captain Ganguly admitted to hospital after chest pain

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly, who also heads the country's cricket board (BCCI), was admitted to a hospital in Kolkata on Saturday (December 02) after complaining of chest pain. The Woodlands Hospital said in...

India drug regulator approves AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

 India's drug regulator on Friday (January 1) approved a coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. The decision clears the vaccine's...

UK PM Johnson to visit India in January to strengthen trade ties

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will travel to India in January, his first bilateral visit since taking office, to try to strengthen trade and investment ties and work together on tackling climate change, his office and Foreign...

Modi says India on track to achieve Paris climate deal targets

 Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi said on Saturday (December 12) that the country was not only on track to achieve its Paris Agreement targets, but would also exceed beyond expectations. Modi was speaking at...

Modi lays foundation stone of new Indian parliament building mired in controversy

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of a new Parliament building on Thursday (December 10), despite challenges to the redevelopment plans being taken to India's Supreme Court. The Central Vista project,...

India’s COVID-19 death toll surpasses 130,000, tally mounts to 8,845,127

India's COVID-19 tally reached 8,845,127 on Monday as 30,548 new cases were registered across the country in the past 24 hours, said latest data released by the federal health ministry. With 435 deaths since...

India’s Golden Temple lights up for Diwali celebrations

India's Golden Temple was illuminated with a sea of multicoloured lights on Friday (November 13), as the country geared up for its biggest festival, Deepavali or Diwali, this weekend. https://youtu.be/L41Q12BWQ38

Soon-to-be dad Kohli to return home after Adelaide test

India captain Virat Kohli will return home from Australia after the opening test in Adelaide next month to attend the birth of his child, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Monday (November 9), meaning he will...
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India vows to exceed Paris Agreement targets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is targeting a capacity of 450 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2030, during a speech through...

Treasury resuming steps to put Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

 The U.S. Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill,...

Houston Health Department announces FREE COVID-19 testing schedule for the week of January 25

HOUSTON - The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites offering free COVID-19 tests the week of...

Investigation underway after shooting on Broadway St.

PEARLAND - Homicide units are stepping in to investigate a shooting that took place in Pearland Sunday night.