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COVID-19 Cases In India Exceed Four Million

India has become the world’s third country to pass four million coronavirus infections, setting a new record daily surge in cases on Saturday, September 5, 2020, as the crisis shows no sign of peaking. The 86,432 new cases took India to 4,023,179 infections, third behind the United States which has more than 6.3 million, and […]

Over 40 Persons Killed In Monsoon-Triggered India Landslide

At least 43 bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police said Sunday, August 9, 2020. The landslide in Idukki district, around 250 kilometres (155 miles) from Kerala state’s capital Thiruvananthapuram, occurred Friday, August 7, 2020, but the ongoing search […]

India Bans 47 More Chinese Apps

India has banned 47 more Chinese apps just weeks after blocking the highly popular video-sharing platform TikTok and 58 others over national security and privacy concerns, and information ministry official and media reports said Monday, July 27, 2020. Tensions between the world’s two most-populous nations soared last month after a Himalayan border clash that left […]

Google To Invest $10bn In India

Google said Monday, July 13, 2020, it will invest $10 billion in India over the next five to seven years as it battles rivals like Facebook and Amazon in the vast market of 1.3 billion consumers. Chief executive Sunder Pichai told a virtual Google in India event that its fund would help “accelerate India’s digital […]

China Releases 10 Indian Soldiers After Border Clash

China has freed 10 Indian soldiers following a deadly clash between the two sides on Monday, June 15, 2020, according to Indian media reports. The Hindu newspaper, quoting military sources, said those released included a lieutenant-colonel and three majors. The Indian government has not confirmed the news, nor confirmed that any of its troops were […]

India-China Clash: Two Sides Blame Each Other For Deadly Fighting

China and India have accused each other of provoking fighting in which at least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a disputed Himalayan border area. Soldiers reportedly brawled with sticks, bats and bamboo sticks studded with nails in the late-night confrontation in the Ladakh region on Monday, June 15, 2020. However, no shots were fired. […]

Delhi Coronavirus Fears Mount As Hospital Beds Run Out

Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian capital and exposing a deadly shortage of hospital beds. “They don’t care whether we live or die,” said his 20-year-old daughter Kashish, whose uncle, Abhishek, […]

India Evacuates 312 Citizens From Nigeria

The Indian government have commenced the evacuation of its citizens stranded in Nigeria as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a tweet by the High Commission of India in Abuja, the repatriation exercise was conducted in the early hours of Sunday, May 31, 2020, with the airlifting of 312 Indian nationals. The Commission […]

India Announces Major Easing Of COVID-19 Lockdown

India has said it would begin a major relaxation of the world’s biggest Coronavirus lockdown from early June, even as the Country saw another record rise in confirmed infections. Efforts to contain the disease saw the shutdown of virtually all economic activity in late March, putting hundreds of millions out of work almost overnight. Millions […]

COVID-19: India To Go Under Total Lockdown, Says PM Modi

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says world’s second most-populous Nation, India with 1.3 billion people, will go under total lockdown from Tuesday, March 24, 2020, midnight (1830 GMT) for 21 days to combat the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Modi stated that the lockdown is to save India and its every citizen.