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‘Pandemic has exposed and exacerbated the neglect of older people in India’

By Imtiaz Ahmed, Mission Head – Agecare, HelpAge India I FEEL an overwhelming sense of dread at the moment. The number of Covid-19 cases in...

India blacklists nearly 1,000 foreigners involved in Tablighi Jamaat meet, cancels their visas

The Indian government on Thursday (2) blacklisted at least 960 foreigners and cancelled their visas after finding that they were involved in Tablighi Jamaat...

Fraudster tries to ‘sell’ India’s Statue of Unity as cyber crimes surge in the...

POLICE in India lodged a case this week against an online fraudster who tried selling the world's largest statue for $4 billion, claiming the proceeds would...

UK announces five more repatriation flights from Ahmedabad, Amritsar

THE UK government has announced five more flights to bring home British travellers stranded in India due to the coronavirus lockdown, with four flights...

COVID-19: India’s death toll nears 800; 52 deaths in a day

THE death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 775 and the number of cases climbed to 24,506 in the country on Saturday (25), according...

Bobby Singh urges Midlands-based property owners to offer ‘free home’ to NHS staff

Loveyourpostcode.com founder Bobby Singh has said that his company will offer around 50 properties for free to NHS workers throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Property providers...

Modi urges citizens to follow lockdown as coronavirus spreads

Prime minister Narendra Modi urged Indians to comply with a nationwide lockdown and social distancing measures on Sunday, a day after some of the...

India registers record 5,242 COVID-19 cases in a day; total tally nears 100,000

THE death toll due to COVID-19 rose to 3,029 and the number of cases to 96,169 in the country on Monday (18), registering an...

Supermarket staff manhandle elderly Sikh customer

AN elderly Sikh man was shoved out of an Iceland store in east London after an altercation with the employees, amid mounting chaos due...

India could have seen 800,000 cases by next week if lockdown had not been...

The Indian government on Thursday (9) claimed initial success in its fight against the coronavirus epidemic, saying it would have been hit with 820,000 cases...