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Non-stop cremations cast doubt on India’s counting of Covid dead

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In one crematorium in the western Indian state of Gujarat, gas and firewood furnaces have been running so long without a break that metal parts have begun to melt. In another crematorium in Uttar Pradesh state, the n...

Changes in India’s monsoon rainfall could bring serious consequences to more than a billion people

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Global warming is increasing the variability of India's monsoon rains faster than previously projected, according to a recent study from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). For every degree Cels...

Millions of Hindu pilgrims head to the Ganges River as India’s daily coronavirus cases continue to surge

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Hindu devotees packed the streets of Haridwar, in northern India, on Monday for the largest religious pilgrimage on Earth, in scenes that defied social distancing rules just as Covid-19 infections soared in the coun...

India’s top court rejects plea to stop Rohingya deportations to Myanmar

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New DelhiIndia's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea to stop the government from deporting to Myanmar some 150 Rohingya Muslims police detained last month, paving the way for them to be sent to a country where ...

Indië se grondwaterkrisis bedreig voedselsekerheid vir honderde miljoene, studie sê

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Honderde miljoene mense in Indië staar 'n ernstige bedreiging in vir hul lewensonderhoud en voedselsekerheid as gevolg van oorbenutting van lewensbelangrike watervoorrade, volgens die outeurs van 'n nuwe studie. Indië is een van die wêreld ...

‘The White Tigerpresents a searing look at India’s caste system

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"The White Tiger" is one of those movies that would likely struggle to claw out much attention without Netflix's muscle behind it, underscoring the streaming service's ability to lead people to worthwhile films they...

Tien pasgebore babas is dood in 'n brand in 'n hospitaal in die Maharashtra-staat in Indië

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Tien pasgebore babas is Vrydag dood in 'n hospitaalbrand in die Wes-Indiese deelstaat Maharashtra, volgens die land se staatsbeheerde uitsaaier Doordarshan. Die brand het in 'n plaaslike hospitaal se Sick Newborn Ca ...

Tens of thousands of farmers swarm India’s capital to protest deregulation rules

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New Delhi Tens of thousands of farmers have swarmed India's capital where they intend to camp out for weeks to protest new agricultural laws that they say could destroy their livelihoods. Farmers from the nearby sta...

Indië se houding teenoor gereëlde huwelike verander. Maar sommige sê nie vinnig genoeg nie

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Nieu-Delhi, Indië Ananya was 15 toe sy sien hoe haar ouer suster met 'n man trou wat sy skaars ken. Haar suster was 19 destyds jaar oud, en het nog net een keer haar nuwe man ontmoet, 'n paar maande vroeër. Hulle het gesels ...

India’s food minister Paswan dies after weeks in hospital

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Nieu-Delhi, India Veteran Indian politician Ram Vilas Paswan, a federal minister and an ally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling coalition, died on Thursday after weeks in hospital, his son Chirag Paswan said in ...

Historic end for India’s monsoon season

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India's famous monsoon has come to an end, and for the second consecutive year, the country observed an "excess" rainy season. The rainfall average across the nation reached 109% of normal. This falls one percentage...