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By admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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Garment workers in South India rise up against Covid-linked retrenchment

Hundreds of unionised women workers are combating efforts by the fashion industry to pass the costs of Covid-19 onto the world’s most vulnerable, reports Susan Ram Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Thursday, July 2nd, 2020
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India approves purchase of 33 Russian-made fighter jets as part of $2.4bn arms deal

New Delhi has greenlighted a massive deal with Moscow that will see Sukhoi and MiG build brand new fighter jets for the Indian Air Force. Quite a few war planes already in use with the military will also be refurbished. 12 More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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India to ban Chinese firms from road projects as tensions mount over border dispute

Chinese companies will be barred from developing India’s roads and highways, the country’s transport minister has announced, as New Delhi and Beijing continue to lock horns over a territorial standoff. “We More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 1st, 2020
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‘No doubt’ India was behind attack on Karachi Stock Exchange, claims Pakistan’s PM Khan

India is the prime suspect behind a terrorist attack that targeted Pakistan’s Karachi Stock Exchange, Prime Minister Imran Khan has alleged. New Delhi has strongly denied having any role in the incident. Speaking More...

By admin On Monday, June 29th, 2020
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‘Prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity’: India BANS 59 Chinese mobile apps including TikTok & Shareit

India has banned 59 Chinese-owned mobile apps including TikTok, ShareIt and Alibaba’s UC Browser, citing “raging” privacy concerns. The move comes amid the fallout from the recent border clash between the More...

By admin On Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Goat to be kidding: WATCH daring animal rescue in India

A video of the daring rescue of a goat from a deep pit in India, requiring a great deal of teamwork and a bit of acrobatics, has gone viral. Viewers were amazed by the bravery of one of the men. Footage of the incident, More...

By admin On Saturday, June 27th, 2020
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India surges past 500,000 Covid-19 cases, with almost 15,700 fatalities on record

India now has more than half-a-million confirmed Covid-19 cases, as the viral outbreak ravages through the nation of 1.3 billion people. Large cities like Delhi are scrambling to deal with the numbers of patients. The More...

By admin On Thursday, June 25th, 2020
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Lightning kills over 100 in one day as thunderstorms rage across northern India

At least 107 people have been killed in lightning strikes in northern India, as the monsoon season continues to rage and the country’s meteorological department issues fresh ‘red alerts’ of thunderstorms and More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Responsibility for deadly border clash ‘lies entirely’ with India, Beijing claims

The deadly skirmish that erupted in a disputed area in the Himalayas last week should be blamed squarely on India, China’s defense ministry has argued. New Delhi has disputed Beijing’s account of the clash. “The More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
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Reports of 40 Chinese casualties in border clash with India are ‘fake news’ – Chinese Foreign Ministry

The Chinese Foreign Ministry rejected claims that Beijing lost dozens of soldiers in a recent skirmish on a disputed stretch of the border with India. The ministry’s spokesperson said the two powers are working More...