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India battles black market in used gloves and masks

Indian police are battling a booming black market in used face masks and surgical gloves scavenged in some cases from hospital refuse tips, as...

India celebrates low-key International Yoga Day during virus crisis

India marked International Yoga Day with low-key events Sunday as the nation battles coronavirus, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the crisis had made...

COVID-19 likely to alter consumer behaviour permanently: survey

A survey has said that the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to alter the consumer behaviour permanently and cause lasting structural changes to the consumer...

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...

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...

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...

India leads global rise in new weekly COVID-19 cases, while deaths down: WHO

India reported the most new COVID-19 cases of any country in the past week, its nearly half a million fresh infections pushing the global...

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...