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Not without India: World’s pharmacy gears up for vaccine race

India, the world's biggest vaccine maker, is getting set for the massive global blitz to contain the coronavirus pandemic with its pharmaceutical industry and...

Modi says government committed to farmers’ welfare

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi assured farmers on Saturday(12) that reforms in the agrarian sector were aimed at helping them as thousands of farmers...

Narendra Modi launches grand redevelopment of colonial central Delhi

Prime minister Narendra Modi attended the groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday (10) for a huge new Indian parliament, the centrepiece of a grand but contentious...

India likely to amend farm reform to end protests

INDIAN government officials looked for ways to tweak new laws liberalising the agricultural sector on Wednesday(9), as they put off a second day of...

India’s Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament building on Thursday

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the country’s new Parliament building on Thursday (10),  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla...

Hundreds rushed to hospital in India, one dead from unknown illness

One person has died and more than 400 have been hospitalised in southern India due to an unidentified infection that caused many to fall...

Farmers’ agitation gives birth to viral tunes of protest

The fields are alive with the sound of music, not wedding ditties or soulful melodies but songs of resistance born in the farmers' protest...

India summons Canada envoy after Trudeau backs protests

India on Friday (4) summoned Canada’s ambassador and warned of serious damage to diplomatic ties after prime minister Justin Trudeau commented on growing protests...

India’s Ranjitsinh Disale wins Global Teacher Prize; to share prize money with finalists

INDIAN village teacher Ranjitsinh Disale has won this year’s Global Teacher Prize worth $1 million, for his work helping girls at a village school...

Pandemic spurs robots boom in India

THE number of robots used in various sectors in India has increased drastically during the pandemic, reports say. The 5ft tall Mitra robot, developed by...