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Pandemic spurs robots boom in India

THE number of robots used in various sectors in India has increased drastically during the pandemic, reports say. The 5ft tall Mitra robot, developed by...

Victims of Bhopal gas tragedy say pandemic has worsened their plight

Protesters in the central Indian city of Bhopal formed a human chain on Thursday (3) to demand justice for people suffering cancer, blindness, respiratory,...

Travel agents prepare ‘UK packages’ for Indians as many wish to travel to get...

AS THE UK is all set to start the mass vaccination drive against Covid-19 next week, many Indians want to travel to the country...

MDH founder and ‘spice king’ Dharampal Gulati, 97, dies

DHARAMPAL GULATI, a former refugee who became India’s ‘Spice King’ running an empire whose ready-to-use blends transformed kitchens around the country, has died at...

India meets with farmers after week-long protest

INDIAN government invited protesting farmers for talks on Tuesday(1) after rallies against agricultural reforms sparked violent clashes with police on the outskirts of the...

India to build dam in Arunachal Pradesh to reduce adverse impact of Chinese hydropower...

INDIA is considering a plan to build a 10 gigawatts (GW) hydropower project in a remote eastern state, an Indian official said on Tuesday(1),...

India probes alleged AstraZeneca shot reaction; will not stop trial

THE Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is assisting an inquiry into an alleged adverse reaction during AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine trial, but has found...

Tough security for Kashmir’s first vote since autonomy cancelled

Voters in Jammu Kashmir went to the polls Saturday amid a heavy security presence in the first direct elections in the disputed region since...

New Delhi ambulance group grapples with surging COVID-19 quarantine deaths

Wearing a yellow turban and white overalls, Jitender Singh Shunty and three of his coworkers carefully pulled the body of a 57-year-old COVID-19 victim...

Clashes erupt as police block farmers from entering India’s capital

THOUSANDS of Indian farmers were blocked by the police on Friday(27) as they tried to march to the country’s capital, Delhi. The farmers were protesting...