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Indian action hero Rajinikanth enters political fray

Indian action hero Rajinikanth enters political fray

Indian film superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday became the latest in a long line of big-name actors to enter politics, vowing to bring in ‘corruption-free’ government to his home state.

Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India

Second cyclone in a week threatens Sri Lanka, India

Sri Lanka and southern India battened down the hatches for the second time in a week on Wednesday ahead of the scheduled arrival of another cyclone from the Bay of Bengal.

Thousands of protesting Indian farmers and police face-off at New Delhi border

Thousands of protesting Indian farmers and police face-off at New Delhi border

India deployed hundreds of police and paramilitary forces at a New Delhi border on Saturday as thousands of farmers from neighbouring states blocked major roads into the capital, in protest against recent agricultural deregulation.

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany hits million cases as Russia links up with India for vaccine

Germany, once a beacon of hope in Europe's coronavirus nightmare, logged its one millionth case on Friday, as Russia announced a partnership with India to mass produce its controversial Sputnik vaccine.

Indian MiG-29K Trainer Aircraft crashes into Arabian Sea

Indian MiG-29K Trainer Aircraft crashes into Arabian Sea

The Indian Navy said on Friday that a MiG-29K trainer aircraft, which was operating in the Arabian sea, crashed at around 5 pm on Thursday.

Delhi police back off after scuffle with farmers, allow peaceful protest

Delhi police back off after scuffle with farmers, allow peaceful protest

New Delhi police agreed to let thousands of Indian farmers stage a peaceful protest inside the capital on Friday after initially blocking demonstrators on the outskirts and firing tear gas and water cannon at them.

After malaria and covid, British man survives cobra bite in India

After malaria and covid, British man survives cobra bite in India

A British charity worker who survived coronavirus, dengue and malaria was recovering after a potentially deadly snake bite in western India's Rajasthan state.

Qatar-India financing ties to grow with focus on long-term investments: Envoy

Qatar-India financing ties to grow with focus on long-term investments: Envoy

The exposure from Qatar side to Indian market is limited but is increasing, ambassador said, participating in a panel discussion ‘Financing India – with focus on Qatar’

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs meets Indian ambassador

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs meets Indian ambassador

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met on Sunday with Indian ambassador to Qatar Dr Deepak Mittal.

Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

Hundreds of millions of Indians in north India woke up on Sunday to toxic air following Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, after many revellers defied bans on using firecrackers to celebrate.

Delhi records its highest Covid-19 deaths, hospitals swamped

Delhi records its highest Covid-19 deaths, hospitals swamped

Delhi's Covid-19 deaths rose by a record high on Thursday and it also reported the most number of infections in India, an increase attributed to the city's toxic air and a lack of physical distancing in public places around ...

India's Serum says produced 40 mn doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

India's Serum says produced 40 mn doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine

Serum Institute of India, the world's largest vaccine producer, said on Thursday it has made 40 million doses of AstraZeneca's potential Covid-19 vaccine, and would soon begin making Novavax's rival shot ...