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By admin On Saturday, March 14th, 2020
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Same as a tsunami or an earthquake: India officially gives ‘Notified DISASTER’ label to its Covid-19 outbreak

India has stepped up its efforts to tackle the coronavirus spreading throughout the country, labeling the virus a “Notified Disaster.” The designation allows local governments to tap into a special disaster-relief More...

By admin On Thursday, March 12th, 2020
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Ignorance? UK think tank chair ‘thanks God’ that coronavirus didn’t start in India… where the illness has killed zero people

The chair of a prestigious UK think tank has caught flak on social media after suggesting that the coronavirus epidemic would be noticeably worse if it had started in India. The numbers seem to work against him, More...

By admin On Monday, March 9th, 2020
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India restricts drug exports due to coronavirus impacts, threatening global drug supply

As India is a major global supplier of generic drugs, there are widespread fears that the export restrictions will lead to pharmaceutical price-hikes and shortages in countries around the world. World Socialist More...

By admin On Friday, March 6th, 2020
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India & Pakistan officially becoming nuclear powers would spell ‘disaster’ for non-proliferation treaty – Moscow

Extending the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty on the entire world is generally a good idea, but an official recognition of India and Pakistan as nuclear powers is not – their accession to the pact would ruin More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
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15 Italian tourists diagnosed with Covid-19 in India

A group of tourists from Italy, who were screened on arrival in India, have tested positive for coronavirus, the country’s media reported citing health authorities. The news comes as India struggles to avoid More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020
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Time to ‘Make in India’? Modi puzzles 137mn followers by saying he may ‘GIVE UP’ Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube

India’s internet-savvy PM Narendra Modi said he may soon abandon his highly-trafficked social media pages, prompting an outpouring of posts from supporters begging him to stay, and threats of an exodus to locally-made More...

By admin On Sunday, March 1st, 2020
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Modi is driving Islamophobia in India, the world is watching

Protesters gathered in London to oppose the horrific violence perpetrated against Muslims in Delhi, reports Ben Tunstall Counterfire Daily  More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Police complaint in India targets Wall Street Journal for stoking ‘communal tension’ & ‘defaming’ Hindus amid fatal Delhi riots

A police complaint has been filed in India accusing the Wall Street Journal of fueling sectarian hostility during recent unrest in Delhi and falsely reporting that a mob had shouted a Hindu slogan before stabbing More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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‘He knows the entire conspiracy’: India says it nabbed Pulwama bomber’s co-conspirator in FIRST ARREST over attack that killed 40

Indian investigators have claimed a breakthrough in the long-running probe into the deadly attack in Kashmir that left 40 troops dead last year, stating they arrested a man who drove an explosives-laden car and More...

By admin On Saturday, February 29th, 2020
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Relatives and neighbors wail near the body of Mohammad Mudasir, 31, who was killed in communal violence in New Delhi, India, Thursday,

Relatives and neighbours wail near the body of Mohammad Mudasir, 31, who was killed in communal violence in New Delhi, India, Thursday Morning Star  More...