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Music composer booked for tweet on Jain monk

        Music composer Vishal Dadlani has been booked by Haryana police for allegedly hurting religious sentiments with his sarcastic tweet on Jain  monk Tarun Sagar,...

Modi, ministers condole the death of Swami Prakashananda

PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi, Indian home minister Amit Shah, minority minister  Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Kerala governor Arif Mohammed Khan and chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan...

Volunteers provide oxygen as India’s COVID tally nears 20 mln

India's tally of coronavirus infections rose on Monday to just short of 20 million, propelled by a 12th straight day of more than 300,000...

Taiwan bars arrivals from India as Indonesia reports first cases of Indian COVID-19 variant

Taiwan became the latest place to ban arrivals from coronavirus-stricken India on Monday, as it moves to prevent new infections, with more nations reporting...

NHS suspends recruitment of healthcare professionals from India

THE National Health Service (NHS) has suspended recruitment doctors and nurses from amid concern over healthcare professionals leaving the country when they are most needed...

Indian cine bodies to organise mass vaccination drive for members

The Producers’ Guild of India, the Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association (IFTDA), and the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE), the three...

India, China reach pact to ‘disengage’ from border in Ladakh

India said Thursday it had reached an agreement with China for both to pull back from part of their contested Himalayan border, in the biggest...

India’s opposition sees hope for the future in Modi’s state election defeat

Indian opposition parties and political commentators cheered the election victory of a regional leader over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party in a big...

Hotels and ashrams repurposed for Delhi coronavirus surge

Staff at the luxury Suryaa hotel used to wear bright saris as they welcomed guests. Now they must don medical suits and handle gurneys...

Games chief Kalmadi hits back at fraud probe

THE TOP ORGANISER of the Delhi Commonwealth Games, Suresh Kalmadi, hit out yesterday at what he suggested was a biased corruption probe that has...