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In India-China crisis, an India-US bonanza in view

A border clash has plunged ties between India and China to their lowest point in decades. But one beneficiary looks clear -- the US-India...

WHO chief praises efforts to control COVID-19 in Mumbai’s Dharavi slum

The World Health Organisation has praised the efforts taken to contain the spread of the COVID-19 in Dharavi, one of the world's largest slums,...

India’s ambitious plan to help small businesses does little to save them

India re-opened for business in June after months of lockdown but for thousands of small entrepreneurs in the town of Meerut, near Delhi, the...

Turkey’s Erdogan says Hagia Sophia becomes mosque after court ruling

President Tayyip Erdogan declared Istanbul's Hagia Sophia open to Muslim worship on Friday after a top court ruled that the building's conversion to a museum by modern...

Indian gangster accused of killing eight policemen shot dead

Indian police shot dead on Friday a man who had been accused of ordering the killing of eight policemen when he tried to flee...

UK to announce return of visits to relatives in care homes

British health secretary Matt Hancock said on Thursday he will spell out soon how people will be able to visit relatives in care homes,...

India’s COVID tally nears 800,000

India saw yet another record single-day jump of 26,506 COVID-19 cases pushing its tally to 7,93,802 on Friday, while the death toll climbed to...

India plans rental homes to entice migrant workers back to cities

India has approved a plan to develop affordable rental housing for migrant workers after millions of labourers fled the nation's cities for villages amidst coronavirus...

Five more policemen arrested for custody death in Tamil Nadu

Five more policemen were arrested in a widening investigation into the deaths of a father and his son while in police custody in southern India,...

Pakistan invites India to file review against spy’s conviction

Pakistan said it invited India on Wednesday to file a review against a military court's death sentence last year on former Indian navy commander Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav...
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