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India finds six cases of ‘British coronavirus’ variant

INDIA has found six people who returned from Britain in recent weeks with a more infectious strain of the novel coronavirus that has prompted...

India turn tables on Australia in Melbourne to level series

A rejuvenated India short of Virat Kohli turned the tables on Australia to claim the second test within four days in Melbourne on Tuesday(29),...

Brexit trade deal gets EU green light; British MPs to meet on Wednesday

THE EU gave the green light on Monday(28) to its post-Brexit trade deal with the UK, clearing the way for it to come into...

Virat Kohli named cricketer of the decade

India captain Virat Kohli was named the ICC’s male cricketer of the decade on Monday as Australia all-rounder Ellyse Perry swept the top women’s...

Bangladesh moves second group of Rohingya refugees to remote island

BANGLADESH started moving a second group of Rohingya Muslim refugees to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday(29), despite opposition from...

Covid, pandemic and lockdown: how 2020 changed the world

When the world celebrated the dawn of a new decade with a blaze of firework parties and revelry on January 1, few could have...

India’s Serum Institute expects approval for AstraZeneca vaccine ‘very soon’

THE Serum Institute of India, the local maker of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, said on Monday(28) it expected the British and Indian governments to...

Superstar Rajinikanth discharged after health condition improves

Iconic film star Rajinikanth was on Sunday (27) discharged from a hospital in Hyderabad, where he was treated for blood pressure fluctuation, after his...

After catastrophic year, Bollywood hopes for a 2021 comeback

The dancers stopped strutting on Bollywood film sets this year as the Indian film industry struggled to find any spring in its step during...

Narendra Modi makes fresh appeal to farmers protesting over new laws

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday (25) offered to hold fresh talks to end a stalemate over new agricultural reforms, in his latest...