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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...

Prominent British Asians recognised in New Year’s Honours List

A LEADING musician, community leaders, campaigners and choreographers are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, announced this evening (30). This year’s...

Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

India restores all existing visas, barring electronic, tourist and medical categories

The Indian government on Thursday decided to restore with immediate effect all existing visas, except electronic, tourist and medical categories, almost eight months after...

Pandemic experience helps tech major Capgemini to start hiring rural women in India

Learnings from the coronavirus pandemic have led French IT major Capgemini to start hiring qualified women from rural areas, who are unable to pursue...

Gujarat’s chief minister steps down

Even as Gujarat's Assembly elections were due to be held by the end of 2017, the chief minister Anandiben Patel and a long-time confidante...

Sai Baba shows improvement

DOCTORS treating sick Indian spiritual leader Sai Baba, one of the country’s most famous gurus, said on Saturday (April 9) he was continuing to...

India’s garment workers cover bosses’ lockdown losses

From unpaid overtime to wage cuts, Indian garment workers say they are being made to compensate their bosses for the food, shelter and salary...

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...