India to send nearly 1,000 tonnes of paracetamol raw material to Europe

NEW DELHI: India will supply Europe with about 1,000 tonnes of the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) for common pain reliever paracetamol, a top exports body said, easing export controls on over-the counter medicines used...

India’s Taj Mahal closed; Mumbai orders offices to keep half of workers at home

MUMBAI: India closed the Taj Mahal, its top tourist site, and the financial hub of Mumbai ordered offices providing non-essential services to function at 50% staffing levels as efforts to control the spread...

In Indian capital, riots deepen a Hindu-Muslim divide

Hindus erect physical, economic barricades to boycott Muslims Muslims forced out of businesses, jobs Latest wave of religious riots underscore schisms across India NEW DELHI: For years, Hindus and Muslims lived and worked peacefully together in...

Schools, colleges, cinema-halls in Delhi to remain closed till March 31

KATHMANDU: The government of Delhi has taken a major step in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus transmission, which the World Health Organisation on March 11 categorised as a global pandemic. Schools,...

In 2 years, India added a Delhi and Goa in green cover

NEW DELHI: India’s green cover increased by 5,188 sq km (0.6%), an area the size of Goa and Delhi put together, in the past two years, shows a new assessment report of the...

Indian Kashmir hit by general strike called by separatists

SRINAGAR: Indian-held Kashmir was hit by a general strike on Sunday called by the separatist Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) to mark the anniversary of the death of a Kashmiri man who was...

India pulls off another Super Over win over New Zealand

WELLINGTON: For the second time in three days, India pulled off a dramatic Super Over win over a New Zealand team haunted by the recurring pain of tiebreaker losses. Four wickets fell in an...

Indian schoolgirl wins bravery award for thwarting trafficker

CHENNAI: An Indian schoolgirl who won a bravery award after she helped a child escape a trafficker, is to become the inspiration for a new anti-slavery campaign, officials said on Tuesday. Carolyn Malsawmtluangi, from...

Nepal Receives 30 Ambulances and 6 Buses as Gifts from India

The Indian Government has offered the gifts to Nepal on the occasion of its 71st Republic Day ...

India’s top court gives govt more time to explain divisive citizenship law

NEW DELHI: India’s Supreme Court declined calls to suspend the implementation of a new citizenship law on Wednesday, deciding that a constitutional bench of five judges was needed to hear all the challenges...

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