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Actor Sunny Deol tests positive for Covid-19

Many Bollywood celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Arjun Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Aftab Shivdasani, Genelia Deshmukh, and others were...
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UK opens new post-Brexit, points-based visa and immigration system for applications

THE UK’s new post-Brexit points-based visa and immigration system, described by the government as “simple, effective and flexible”, opened for applications from Tuesday (1). Applicants...

India meets with farmers after week-long protest

INDIAN government invited protesting farmers for talks on Tuesday(1) after rallies against agricultural reforms sparked violent clashes with police on the outskirts of the...

UK police probe mercenaries from Sri Lanka’s civil war

London police said on Monday (30) they have launched an investigation into alleged war crimes by British mercenaries who trained a security force accused...

Pakistan court opens appeal against acquittal of British-born militant convicted in Daniel Pearl killing

AN appeal against the controversial acquittal of a British-born militant convicted of murdering American journalist Daniel Pearl opened at a Pakistani court on Tuesday...

India to build dam in Arunachal Pradesh to reduce adverse impact of Chinese hydropower...

INDIA is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts (GW) hydropower project in a remote eastern state, an Indian official said on Tuesday(1),...

India probes alleged AstraZeneca shot reaction; will not stop trial

THE Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is assisting an inquiry into an alleged adverse reaction during AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine trial, but has found...

Tough security for Kashmir’s first vote since autonomy cancelled

Voters in Jammu Kashmir went to the polls Saturday amid a heavy security presence in the first direct elections in the disputed region since...

UK’s sole hydrogen car maker bets on green revolution

Hydrogen-powered car manufacturer Riversimple is hoping to steal a march on competitors ahead of Britain's promised "green revolution" that would see petrol-powered cars banned...

New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging COVID-19 quarantine deaths

Wearing a yellow turban and white overalls, Jitender Singh Shunty and three of his coworkers carefully pulled the body of a 57-year-old COVID-19 victim...