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Coronavirus: Swaminarayan sect closes all temples globally

In view of the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, the Swaminarayan sect has announced to close all its temples globally and suspend routine...

BAPS mandirs across North America lit blue to honor COVID-19 first responders

BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha (BAPS), the caretakers of six traditional stone mandirs in North America, has been lighting these landmarks blue as a gesture of...

India’s migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown

After India imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the plywood factory near Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow where Surendra...

OCI students in UK urge help to head back to India

Students in the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) category are waiting their turn to return home to their families in India from the UK. According...

Air India plans special flights to London to fly out stranded foreigners

Air India is planning to conduct multiple special flights to London between April 4 and April 7 to fly out foreigners stranded in the...

Dial-a-pint delivers fresh Guinness in COVID-19 lockdown

In Belfast's coronavirus lockdown Guinness still flows freely, as vans kitted with kegs visit driveways to pour pints for drinkers parched since pubs shut...

OCI card holders vent frustration against India travel restrictions

Indian-Americans holding OCI cards, mostly their parents, have voiced frustration over the Indian government's recent decision to temporarily put in abeyance their long term...

India reports 50 fresh cases of COVID-19, highest in a day

India reported 50 fresh cases of COVID-19, highest in a day, taking the tally to 223 on Friday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed...

PM Modi wants citizens to impose curfew on March 22 to prevent spread of...

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday appealed to citizens to observe a self-curfew on March 22 as part of a trial-run to test...

US lawmakers seek waiver of visa regulations for better COVID-19 response

The regulations in H-1B and J-1 visas for foreign workers, including from India, that prevent doctors from providing medical care at locations other than...
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