Friday, 3 December 2021

Tag Archives: India

Black Caps crowned Test champions

(Photo by Nathan Stirk/ICC via Getty Images) WELLINGTON – New Zealand cricket fans hailed a “David and Goliath” win over India in the inaugural World Test Championship, praising Kane Williamson’s men for erasing the heartache of recent big-match failures. The Black Caps were also lauded for the manner in which ...

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Kashmiri politicians to press Modi to restore region’s autonomy

(L-R) Muzaffar Shah, leader of Awami National Conference, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, leader of Communist Party of India (Marxist), Mehbooba Mufti, former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir and President of Peoples Democratic Party, Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah, both leaders of National Conference and former state chief ministers, ...

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Seven held, 6 kg uranium seized in India

File Photo NEW DELHI – Indian police have arrested seven people for possessing and planning to sell ‘mineral uranium’ in the black market in district in Jharkhand. According to Indian media reports, police said that they seized 6.4 kg of ‘uranium mineral’ from two of the accused, however, they are ...

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India ready for their ‘biggest ever’ Test

Ravi Shastri speaks to assembled media during the nets session at The Kia Oval, London. (Photo by Jonathan Brady/PA Images via Getty Images) NEW DELHI – India s upcoming World Test Championship final against New Zealand will be their biggest ever game, coach Ravi Shastri said as the team set off ...

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Delhi announces ‘very, very slow’ easing of lockdown

A man walks past a graffiti of people wearing protective masks amidst the spread of coronavirus on a street in Navi Mumbai. (REUTERS) Indian authorities Friday announced a “very very slow” easing of the lockdown in the capital New Delhi as coronavirus infections fall in major cities after weeks of ...

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Vietnam finds new virus variant, hybrid of India, UK strains

REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo HANOI – Vietnam has discovered a new coronavirus variant that’s a hybrid of strains first found in India and the U.K., the Vietnamese health minister said Saturday. Nguyen Thanh Long said scientists examined the genetic makeup of the virus that had infected some recent patients, and found ...

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Sanjay Dutt receives UAE’s golden visa

BOLLYWOOD actor Sanjay Dutt on Wednesday thanked the UAE government for granting him the golden visa. Dutt took to his social media handles to share clicks of himself holding his passport with the golden visa. Sharing the photos, Dutt wrote, “Honoured to have received a golden visa for the UAE ...

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WhatsApp takes Indian govt to court over new digital rules

CALIFORNIA – Headquartered WhatsApp has taken the Indian government to court over the country’s new digital rules that make it mandatory for all instant messaging apps to trace the origin of all chats sent on their platforms. Interestingly, in January this year, the Indian government asked the instant messaging app ...

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Monster cyclone heads for Covid-stricken India

Waves lash over following Cyclone Tauktae at the Gateway of India in Mumbai on Monday. — AFP photo AHMEDABAD – A major cyclone packing ferocious winds and threatening a destructive storm surge bore down on India on Monday, disrupting the country’s response to its devastating Covid-19 outbreak. At least six ...

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Hundreds of bodies found buried along Indian riverbanks

AP Photo PRAYAGRAJ – Police are reaching out to villagers in northern India to investigate the recovery of bodies buried in shallow sand graves or washing up on the Ganges River banks, prompting speculation on social media that they were the remains of COVID-19 victims. In jeeps and boats, the ...

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