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 Indian prime minister to skip G7 meet in Britain due to coronavirus crisis

INDIAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not travel to Britain for the Group of Seven (G7) summit next month because of the coronavirus situation...

HH Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji launches free oxygen drive

LEADING Indian spiritual leader His Holiness (HH) Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji has launched an initiative to provide oxygen cylinders free of charge for homecare...

Indian-American Doctor returns to roots to help fight Covid-19 second wave

By Pooja Shrivastava An Indian-American doctor has returned to his home and is helping people to fight the deadly Covid-19 second wave. Harmandeep Singh Boparai...

NHS suspends recruitment of healthcare professionals from India

THE National Health Service (NHS) has suspended recruitment doctors and nurses from amid concern over healthcare professionals leaving the country when they are most needed...

India’s opposition sees hope for the future in Modi’s state election defeat

Indian opposition parties and political commentators cheered the election victory of a regional leader over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party in a big...

Volunteers provide oxygen as India’s COVID tally nears 20 mln

India's tally of coronavirus infections rose on Monday to just short of 20 million, propelled by a 12th straight day of more than 300,000...

Taiwan bars arrivals from India as Indonesia reports first cases of Indian COVID-19 variant

Taiwan became the latest place to ban arrivals from coronavirus-stricken India on Monday, as it moves to prevent new infections, with more nations reporting...

Rajnath Singh reviews defence ministry’s efforts to deal pandemic crisis

THE defence minister on Saturday (24) reviewed efforts by various wings of the ministry in contributing to India's battle against a fast-spreading second wave...

Airfares soar, private jets in demand as rich Indians flee Covid

AIRFARES soared and demand for private jets boomed on Friday (23) as Indians who could afford it scrambled to escape a Covid surge before...

J&J Covid-19 shots expected to be imported to India by July, says report

Johnson & Johnson's single-shot Covid-19 vaccine is expected to be imported to India for "fill and finish" by June or July, as reported by...