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Indian farmers block highway outside Delhi to mark 100th day of protest

Indian farmers block highway outside Delhi to mark 100th day of protest

Indian farmers began gathering on Saturday to block a six-lane expressway outside New Delhi to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets, to add pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government.

Thousands demand India's top judge quit over rape remarks

Thousands demand India's top judge quit over rape remarks

India's top judge was facing calls to resign on Wednesday after telling an accused rapist to marry his schoolgirl victim to avoid jail.

Vaccine giant says told to prioritise India

Vaccine giant says told to prioritise India

The world's biggest vaccine maker, India's Serum Institute, has urged other countries to be "patient" about it supplying anti-coronavirus shots, saying it has been instructed to prioritise its home market.

HMC provides treatment to all patients irrespective of nationality

HMC provides treatment to all patients irrespective of nationality

Dr Hanadi al-Hamad, Qatar’s National Health Strategy lead for Healthy Ageing and medical director of Rumailah Hospital and Qatar Rehabilitation Institute, has recognised representatives of the embassies of Bangladesh and Nepal and the Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) ...

19 killed in firecracker factory blast in India

19 killed in firecracker factory blast in India

At least 19 people were killed and dozens hurt in a blast at a firecracker factory in India, authorities said Saturday.

At least 12 killed in fire at Indian firecracker factory

At least 12 killed in fire at Indian firecracker factory

At least 12 people were killed in a fire at a firecracker factory in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu on Friday, police said.

Agreement reached with China on disengagement at disputed areas: India

Agreement reached with China on disengagement at disputed areas: India

India and China have reached an agreement on disengagement at Pangong Tso in Ladakh, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Thursday in parliament, giving details of a breakthrough ...

Twitter says will not fully comply with India govt orders to take down some accounts

Twitter says will not fully comply with India govt orders to take down some accounts

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it would not fully comply with orders from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government to take down some accounts as it does not believe the orders are consistent with Indian law.

Himalayan glacier breaks in India, districts on high alert for flooding

Himalayan glacier breaks in India, districts on high alert for flooding

India put many of its northern districts on high alert on Sunday after the “breaking of a part” of a Himalayan glacier, officials said, with people being evacuated due to rising water levels in a river that the glacier feeds.

Twitter's India snub sparks debate on compliance, free speech

Twitter's India snub sparks debate on compliance, free speech

Twitter Inc's refusal to comply with an Indian government directive to block more than 250 accounts and posts has put the social media giant at the centre of a political firestorm in one of its key markets.

Qatar, India hold round of political consultations

Qatar, India hold round of political consultations

The foreign ministries of Qatar and India held a session of political consultations on Monday through visual communication technology.

India unveils budget in wake of COVID slump, proposes doubling healthcare spending

India unveils budget in wake of COVID slump, proposes doubling healthcare spending

Unveiling an annual budget on Monday aimed at reviving an economy that plunged into deepest recorded slump amid the coronavirus pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed doubling healthcare spending ...