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A second Dalit woman has died after alleged gang rape, sparking outrage and protests across India

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A 22-year-old woman died of severe injuries in India after being allegedly gang raped on Tuesday, according to authorities -- the same day another 19-year-old woman died from a separate gang rape incident, prompting...

An American doctor went to India last year to care for protesting farmers. The conditions on the ground convinced him to stay

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When Dr. Swaiman Singh boarded a flight to India last December, he thought he would be there for a week, tops. Back home in New Jersey, life for the 34-year-old was "literally perfect." His career was taking off, w...

As India prepares to celebrate Diwali, experts warn that coronavirus cases could rise

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India will celebrate its biggest festival, Diwali, this weekend, as it battles the world's second-largest coronavirus pandemic and enters its annual air pollution season. Experts fear those factors combined could le...

Australia to join India, US, Japan in large naval exercises

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Hong Kong Australia will join India, the United States and Japan in next month's Malabar naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, in a move that is expected to strengthen the military relationship between the four democr...

Climate activist Disha Ravi arrested in India over farmers’ protest ‘toolkit’

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New Delhi Supporters of a young climate activist arrested in India over a farmers' protest "toolkit," later shared by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, have called for her release. Delhi police confirmed the ...

Cows are sacred in India. Critics say a new national exam politicizes the animal

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India has introduced a nationwide "cow science" exam to "infuse curiosity" about the bovine, according to officials, in the latest promotional push by the country's Hindu-nationalist government that critics say poli...

Father arrested in India for beheading his 17-year-old daughter

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New Delhi Police in India's northern Uttar Pradesh state have arrested a man who confessed to beheading his teenage daughter. Sarvesh Kumar was arrested as he was walking toward a police station in Hardoi district on...

India achieves stunning Test victory over Australia with record-breaking run chase

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A record-breaking run chase at the Gabba saw India topple Australia to take an unlikely 2-1 series victory. India needed 328 to win on Tuesday -- the final day of the four-test series -- as Shubman Gill's 91 and an ...

India and China agree to stop sending troops to disputed Himalayan border

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China and India on Monday agreed to stop sending more troops to their disputed border in the Himalayas, following an escalation in tensions between the two nuclear powers. Indian and Chinese senior military commande...

India begins mass bird cull in response to avian flu outbreak

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New Delhi India has begun culling tens of thousands of poultry birds after avian influenza was detected in ducks, crows and wild geese in at least a dozen locations across the country. The country's Ministry of Fis...

India cricket captain Virat Kohli and wife Anushka Sharma announce arrival of baby girl

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India cricket captain Virat Kohli and his wife, Bollywood star Anushka Sharma, announced on Monday the arrival of their first child. "We are thrilled to share with you that we have been blessed with a baby girl this...

India detects new ‘double mutant’ variant as Covid-19 cases spike, raising fears of a second wave

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New Delhi India has discovered a new "double mutant" variant of Covid-19, as the country struggles to contain a spike in cases that's raising fears of a second wave. "VOCs (variants of concern) and a new double mutan...

India didn’t prioritize mental health before Covid-19. Now it’s paying the price

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New Delhi "My heartbeats are heavy. It becomes difficult to catch my breath. My hands shake and get sweaty," said Aritri Paul of the terrifying panic attacks that strike more frequently since India went into coronavi...

India exits recession but rapid growth is still a long way off

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New Delhi (CNN Business)India's economy is out of recession but still a long way from returning to rates of growth seen before the pandemic. Asia's third biggest economy recorded a rise in gross domestic product of ...

India hits 100 million vaccinations as Covid-19 cases surge to record numbers

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New Delhi India has been gripped by a life or death race against Covid-19, as the country of nearly 1.4 billion people rolls out one of the fastest vaccination drives in the world while recording all-time high tallie...

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