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India’s main opposition party pledges to train tickets for stranded migrant workers

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India's main opposition Congress party on Monday attacked the government for charging train tickets from stranded migrant workers and labourers going back to their...
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Over 2,500 pigs die of African swine flu in India

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More than 2,500 pigs have died of African swine flu in India's north-eastern state of Assam over the past few days, confirmed a state...
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3 journalists out of 529 tested positive for COVID-19 in Indian capital

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Three journalists were tested positive out of the total 529 media staff tested last week for the COVID-19 in the Indian capital, said Delhi...
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COVID-19 might leave adverse impact on Indian economy

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The World Bank (WB) on Sunday in its latest report stated that the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) might leave a drastic impact on Indian...
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U.S. embassy employee tests positive for COVID-19 in Delhi

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An employee of the U.S. embassy in New Delhi has tested positive for novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), confirmed a spokesperson at the embassy on Friday. ...
Employees wearing masks guide customers to follow the tape marks on the floor as authorities called for social distancing amid concerns over the spread of novel coronavirus at a bakery in Islamabad, capital of Pakistan on March 21, 2020. According to the government statistics, the number of confirmed coronavirus patients rose to 534 in Pakistan on Saturday. (Xinhua/Ahmad Kamal)

COVID-19: “Observe social distancing, not emotional distancing” – Narendra Modi

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday once again appealed to his countrymen to remain indoors and not venture out while strictly following the...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses his Bharatiya Janata Party's rally in New Delhi, India, on Dec. 22, 2019. Narendra Modi on Sunday refuted allegations that his government is discriminatory in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which has triggered massive protests nationwide. (Photo by Partha Sarkar/Xinhua)

Indian PM Modi urges people to take lockdown seriously

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As Indian authorities began to enforce curbs and restrictions across many states to contain the spread of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said...
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Four men convicted of brutal gang-rape, murder hanged in India

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Four men convicted of raping and murdering a young student more than seven years ago in the infamous "Nirbhaya Rape Case" were hanged early...
A researcher of CapitalBio Corporation shows a virus nucleic acid detection kit for six respiratory pathogens on March 10. Six respiratory pathogens, including the COVID-19, can be detected simultaneously within one and a half hours, requiring samples of only respiratory droplets. (Photo by Jiang Wenjie, People’s Daily Online)

India shuts down Taj Mahal amid COVID-19 outbreak

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India's iconic monument of love - Taj Mahal was closed down Tuesday amid COVID-19 scare, officials said. "As a precautionary measure in wake of outbreak...
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Delhi government shuts schools, suspends biometric attendance to check COVID-19 spread

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The Delhi government on Thursday ordered to shut all primary schools, both government owned and private, till March-end amid the COVID-19 scare particularly in...
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Court orders Delhi rape case execution on March 20

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The four men convicted of raping and killing a young student seven years ago will be finally hanged on March 20, ordered a court...
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Indian government springs into action as 25 new COVID-19 cases detected

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by Pankaj Yadav Amid scare posed by the COVID-19 after 25 new cases surfaced over the past two days in the country,...
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Ten government-owned banks in India to be merged into 4

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The process of merging as many as 10 public sector banks (PSBs), or government-owned banks, into four is on its course, and will come...
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Indian president rejects mercy petition of convict in 2012 Delhi gang-rape case

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Indian President Ram Nath Kovind Wednesday rejected the mercy plea of 2012 Delhi gang-rape convict Pawan Gupta. The local government in Delhi had recommended rejecting...
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Death toll in Indian capital communal violence rises to 37

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The death toll during communal violence in the Indian capital city Delhi Thursday evening rose to 37, officials said. Over 200 people were also injured...
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses his Bharatiya Janata Party's rally in New Delhi, India, on Dec. 22, 2019. Narendra Modi on Sunday refuted allegations that his government is discriminatory in the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) which has triggered massive protests nationwide. (Photo by Partha Sarkar/Xinhua)

Indian police issues shoot-at-sight orders as death toll reaches 13 in citizenship law-related violence

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Indian police on Tuesday evening issued shoot-at-sight orders in the affected areas in New Delhi, as communal violence over the controversial citizenship law intensifies...
U.S. President Donald Trump waves upon his arrival at the White House from Philadelphia, in Washington D.C., the United States, on Jan. 26, 2017. U.S. President Donald Trump wants a 20-percent border tax on all imports from Mexico, said White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Thursday. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Trump in India for two-day visit

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U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in India's western state of Gujarat on Monday for a two-day state visit to the country. Accompanied by U.S. First...

Stage all set in India for Trump’s visit

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by Pankaj Yadav The stage is all set in India for the two-day visit of U.S. President Donald Trump on Feb. 24-25. ...
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MiG-29K fighter aircraft crashes in western India

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An MiG-29K fighter aircraft belonging to Indian navy crashed in the western India state of Goa on Sunday, officials said. The fighter...
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9 people die of electrocution in eastern India bus mishap

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At least nine people died of electrocution and 18 others were injured in India's eastern state of Odisha when a moving bus came in...
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India displays military might as it celebrates 71st Republic Day

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The Indian government on Sunday celebrated the 71st Republic Day amid tight and adequate security measures. The main function was organized at...

Commonwealth Secretary-General to address 2020 Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi

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Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland will address the 2020 Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi, India next week. The Dialogue is India’s flagship conference on geopolitics and...
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At least 17 dead, over 40 hospitalized in India’s spurious liquor tragedy

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At least 17 people died and 44 people were undergoing treatment in two hospitals following consumption of spurious liquor in India's northern state of...
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Facebook pulls down 687 pages belonging to India’s congress party ahead of polls

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Social media giant Facebook Inc. has removed 687 pages and accounts linked to India's main opposition National Congress party. The company Monday said pages,...
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2007 Express Train Blast: Indian Court Sets Free Four Named Accused

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A special court has acquitted all four people in the 2007 Samjhauta (compromise) Express train blast case, officials said. The blast went off on the...
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard ahead of India's Republic Day celebration in Srinagar, summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir, Jan. 25, 2016. Authorities in Indian-controlled Kashmir Monday intensified security and surveillance ahead of India's Republic Day, officials said. (Xinhua/Javed Dar)

Escalating Tension Between Kashmir and Amritsar Causes India to Close Down Airports

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Indian authorities Wednesday ordered closure of airports for civilian aeroplanes in Indian-controlled Kashmir and Amritsar of Punjab state in wake of the growing tension...
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India Adopts New Strategy to Boost Housing for All Programme by 2022

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The Indian government on Sunday slashed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates on under-construction houses in a bid to achieve the feat of...
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India’s Liquor Tragedy Hits 156 Deaths

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The death toll due to consumption of illicit liquor in India's northeastern state of Assam Sunday rose to 156, local government officials said. Over 200...
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India launches crackdown on illicit liquor mafia

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A massive crackdown has been launched in India's northeastern state of Assam to check manufacturing of illicit liquor in the aftermath of the hooch...
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India: 13 reported killed whilst 18 remain injured in Truck accident

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At least 13 people were killed and 18 others injured after a speeding truck ran into a marriage procession in western Indian state of...