Posts Tagged ‘India’

Lychee fruit blamed for the encephalitis deaths of 100 children in India

   Acute Encephalitis Syndrome has spread like wild fire in the Indian city of Muzaffarpur, claiming 20 lives alone on 16 June. Consumption of popular local Lychee fruit has been cited as the cause of the virus’ rapid spreading by officials. At least 100 children have succumbed to the Encephalitis virus in the Indian city […]

‘World Cup for India, Tea Cup for Pakistan’: Indian fans troll rivals after crushing cricket victory

The wave of jubilation swept across Indian social media as the national men’s cricket team scored an impressive win over arch-rival Pakistan on Sunday. The victory at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester, Britain had coincided with Father’s Day in India, which added to the celebrations. Fans hailed the players’ performance, reserving extra praise […]

Doctors across India stage massive walk-out in protest over attack

The 24-hour strike began at 6am local time on Monday following a nationwide call by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). For the first time, doctors from the private and public sector have joined the cause, involving junior doctors, residents and dentists. All hospitals have reportedly been affected by the demonstration, except for emergency services, the […]

Deaths rise from lychee-linked brain disease in India as 20 children die in just 24 hours

“The government will leave no stone unturned to contain it at the earliest,” said Health Minister Harsh Vardhan during a four-hour visit to the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SLMCH) in Muzaffapur on Sunday. Three children reportedly died while he was there. Some 146 patients are still being treated in the district at the center […]

Miss India winner finally chosen after pageant dogged by diversity criticism

Suman Rao, a 20-year-old college student from Rajasthan, took the title during the grand finale in Mumbai on Saturday. Rao will now move on to represent her country at Miss World 2019 in Thailand this December. The beauty contest came under intense scrutiny after a collage featuring all 30 participants was published in the Times […]

India Embraces Israel in Unprecedented Anti-Palestine Vote at the UN

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China-India-Russia Moving Toward New Trading System In Reponse To Trump Protectionism

China-India-Russia Moving Toward New Trading System In Reponse To Trump Protectionism Above Photo: Vladimir Putin, Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping at a summit in India in 2016. Photo: AP Narendra Modi expected to join Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit to express support for initiative China hopes to win Indian and […]

75% of Hindu social media users believe India belongs to all religions – survey

The survey, conducted by the Centre for Studies of Developing Societies (CSDS), studied the impact of social media in shaping public opinion in the lead-up to this year’s national election and found that recent increased exposure to social media has dramatically changed the playing field and shaped opinion, in rather surprising ways. Also on […]

Pompeo Puts Full Court Press on India, Makes Pompous Demands Concerning Trade Relationship

  © AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM   Pompeo woos India with ‘secure’ 5G, arms sales & nuke project after recent tensions As the US warns India against buying Russian anti-air systems, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is gearing up for a trip to New Delhi, where he will try to sell American 5G tech, […]

Pakistan wants peace with India, says resolving tensions through military is ‘MADNESS’

“We hope that our tension with India decreases, so we do not have to buy arms because we want to spend money on human development,” he was quoted by Sputnik. India and Pakistan should strive to defuse tensions by peaceful means because otherwise both countries would find themselves on the brink of an all-out war. […]

Pompeo woos India with ‘secure’ 5G, arms sales & nuke project after recent tensions

Adamant that India and the US share a common vision “throughout the Indo-Pacific,” Washington wants New Delhi to prove its commitment to US interests by purchasing an entire lineup of US products and services, Mike Pompeo hinted on Wednesday ahead of his trip to the country on June 25. Pompeo also wants India to end […]

India PM Modi’s flight to summit will detour around Pakistani airspace, despite Islamabad’s consent

While Pakistan had already approved “in principle” a shorter flight path for the official plane to pass over its territory, India withdrew its request on Wednesday, announcing that it had decided to go with its plan B. “The Government of India had explored two options for the route to be taken by the VVIP Aircraft […]

India unveils Moon lander, set to become 4th nation to touch down on Earth’s satellite (PHOTO)

The Chandrayaan 2, a domestically-built spacecraft which will have an orbiter, a lander, and a rover, is set to lift off between July 9 and 16, Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has said. India’s second lunar mission is expected to reach and touch down on the Moon in September. It will study the lunar […]

India Now Supports Israel at the UN against Palestine. Are They Allies?

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India: Three men accused of the rape, torture and murder of little girl given life sentences

   Three men who raped and murdered an eight-year-old girl in a case which sparked outrage across India have been spared the death penalty. The Muslim girl, Asifa Bano, was drugged, held captive in a Hindu temple and sexually assaulted for a week before being strangled and battered to death with a stone in Indian-controlled […]

India’s trash mountain will be ‘bigger than the Taj Mahal by 2020’ (VIDEO)

The towering Ghazipur landfill is almost the size of 40 football fields, stretching more than 65 metres (213 feet) high, and rises by nearly 10 meters each year, putting it on course to grow taller than the Taj Mahal (73 meters) by 2020, reports AFP. READ MORE: Buried in waste? Developed nations live in shadow […]

Extreme heatwave spreads across northern India

A heat wave is spreading across north India with temperatures reaching above 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit), according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). (Source: AP)   Source Article from Related Posts The NY Times Spreads Lies About Venezuela And Cuba The NY Times Spreads Lies About Venezuela And Cuba Above Photo: Jenn / […]

India sees new deals with Moscow on nuclear energy, space & high tech as a priority – ambassador

The diplomat made the remarks during a major Russian economic forum, currently being held in Saint Petersburg. In an interview with RT, Bala Venkatesh Varma, who was appointed India’s ambassador to Russia in August 2018, hailed “time-tested historically friendly relations” between the countries but insisted that both nations “can do more.” Economic diversification of our […]

India to buy 100 more of the Israeli bunker-buster bombs used in attack on Pakistan terror camp

New Delhi will purchase 100 more SPICE-2000 bombs for an estimated $43.2 million. SPICE stands for “smart, precise-impact and cost-effective” and is manufactured by the Israeli defense technology company Rafael. The munitions are expected to be delivered to the Indian Air Force (IAF) within the next three months. Also on India to stay out […]

Trump strips India of special trade status

The administration of US President Donald Trump has announced that it would no longer allow India to have special trade status, amid a deepening row over protectionism. President Donald Trump confirmed on Friday that his administration will cut off special treatment of India, which is currently exempt from billions in tariffs, on Wednesday.  India […]

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