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Indian student in Britain gets top UN recognition

Udit Singhal By Pramod Thomas INDIAN student has won the highest profile recognition for young leaders by the UN for efforts to combat the world’s most...

Google removes Paytm for ‘betting violations’ just before IPL

FILE PHOTO: Paytm chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma.(Photo: SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP via Getty Images). GOOGLE removed one of India’s biggest digital payment apps from its online...

Indian cabinet minister quits over farm legislation

Harsimrat Kaur Badal (C) pays her respects at the Golden Temple. (Photo by NARINDER NANU / AFP) India’s minister for food processing resigned on Thursday...

Health experts want India to emulate UK’s cycling strategy to fight obesity

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seen riding a Hero Viking Pro bike to Canalside Heritage Centre at Beeston in Nottingham on July 28, 2020,...

Tata to construct India’s new parliament building worth £90m

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Indian Parliament. (MONEY SHARMA/AFP via Getty Images) By Pramod Thomas TATA-group company is all set to build India’s new...

Amazon sets up all-women delivery station in Gujarat

E-commerce major Amazon India on Thursday (17) said it has set up an all-women delivery station in Kadi, Gujarat - its second such facility...

Facebook does not profit from hate speech, says India chief

A policeman (L) gestures towards activists of Hindu religious organisation 'Bajrang Dal' during a protest against the violence that broke out in Devara Jevana...

Some Indian hospitals scramble for oxygen as coronavirus cases top 5m

A worker refills an oxygen cylinder as medical workers wait at the Yatharth Hospital in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, September...

India fortifies China border zone with more troops, supplies ahead of winter

An Indian Air Force's (IAF) C-17 Globemaster transport plane take off from a forward airbase in Leh, in the Ladakh region, September 15, 2020....

Local ‘TikToks’ galore in India; influencers try new tricks

FILE PHOTO: A woman browses on an online store the Indian app platforms Roposo and Sharechat in Bangalore on July 2, 2020. (Photo by...