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India sacks Kashmir employees for threatening ‘security of state’

Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – On May 1, the day the world marks as International Labour Day, Idrees Jan was summoned…

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Indian state braces for Tauktae, ‘most severe’ cyclone in decades

Nearly 150,000 people have been moved from their homes in the Indian state of Gujarat to safety and authorities have…

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Central Vista: India’s Modi blasted for $2.8bn project amid COVID

New Delhi, India – Almost the entire Indian capital, ravaged by a ferocious second wave of the coronavirus and forced…

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Are these India’s ‘forgotten victims’ of COVID?

Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh – Richa Gupta believes her father would still be alive if only he had received treatment…

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Thousands evacuated as powerful Cyclone Tauktae threatens western India

Tropical Cyclone Tauktae, which formed in the Arabian Sea, is moving northward along India’s western coast, bringing damaging winds, heavy…

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Taiwan was a Covid success story. Now it’s fighting its biggest outbreak

The democratically-ruled island off the coast of China, widely praised as a success for its handling of Covid-19, reported 335…

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Pakistan calls for US role in de-escalating Gaza conflict

US statement following talks between Pakistani FM Qureshi and US Secretary of State Blinken makes no mention of Gaza. Islamabad,…

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Analysis: Another national lockdown is not realistic for India

The Indian Medical Association earlier this month said a “complete, well-planned, pre-announced national lockdown” for 10 to 15 days would…

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Top India scientist quits COVID panel over differences with gov’t

A top Indian virologist has resigned from a forum of scientific advisers set up by the government to detect variants…

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Torrential rains lash western India ahead of Cyclone Tauktae

At least four people dead in torrential rain and winds as India’s west coast braces for a powerful cyclone, officials…

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