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India: migrant workers leave cities as COVID measures bite

Migrant workers are piling into rail stations in India’s financial capital Mumbai to head back to their home villages now…

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India’s 161,736 new COVID cases are the world’s highest

India has reported 161,736 new coronavirus infections, hitting the world’s highest daily tally once again, for a total of 13.69…

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Anger over plan to raze part of iconic Indian library for flyover

New Delhi, India –  A plan to demolish part of a 130-year-old library to construct a flyover is being widely…

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COVID: India overtakes Brazil as world’s second worst-hit country

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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Mumbai in lockdown as Indian vaccines run short

India’s worst coronavirus-hit state of Maharashtra went into a weekend lockdown on Saturday as the country battles exploding infection numbers…

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COVID roundup: Vaccine restrictions, record cases and job losses

An increasing number of countries are joining the ranks of those limiting the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine after the…

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Indian states report vaccine shortages amid record COVID surge

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

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COVID roundup: Record cases, travel bans and no to lockdown

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

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

The Indian Premier League (IPL) is not only one of the world’s most lucrative annual sporting properties but also among…

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Indian states vote in assembly polls amid surge in COVID cases

Voters in four Indian states and a union territory are casting their ballots in elections seen as a test for…

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