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From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide Pandemic

Covid-19 precautions increase after cases surge in various hotspots worldwide

Indonesia is expected to pass the 50,000 mark for confirmed infections today.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns Coronavirus

Covid-19 numbers surge globally as many nations ease lockdowns

India has been recording about 15,000 new infections each day, and some states are considering fresh lockdown measures.

From TheJournal.ie Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East Ring Of Fire

Partial solar eclipse wows stargazers in Africa, Asia and the Middle East

It was known as a ‘ring of fire’ because the moon covered most, but not all, of the sun

From TheJournal.ie India-China tensions: 20 troops killed in deadliest border clash between nuclear nations in 45 years Himalayas

India-China tensions: 20 troops killed in deadliest border clash between nuclear nations in 45 years

Brawls erupt regularly between the Asian giants across their disputed 3,500-kilometre frontier, but no-one has been killed since 1975.

From The42 Former Ireland international set for managerial stint in India Challenge

Former Ireland international set for managerial stint in India

Curtis Fleming has a new role with Punjab FC.

From TheJournal.ie Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years Cyclone Nisarga

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years

Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall around 100km from Mumbai this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Countries around the world including the US and India begin to lift restrictions Opening Up

Countries around the world including the US and India begin to lift restrictions

It comes as the global death toll has edged closer to 200,000.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: India puts 1.3 billion people under 'total lockdown' Covid-19

Coronavirus: India puts 1.3 billion people under 'total lockdown'

Police are patrolling the streets and used loud megaphones to tell residents to stay indoors.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to 20 after Delhi riots during Trump trip India

Death toll rises to 20 after Delhi riots during Trump trip

The unrest is continuing over a controversial citizenship law which excludes Muslims.

From TheJournal.ie Man shot dead in India after taking over 20 children hostage at his daughter's birthday India

Man shot dead in India after taking over 20 children hostage at his daughter's birthday

His wife was also beaten to death during the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law India

1,200 people detained in India amid widespread protests over new citizenship law

At least three people were reported to have been killed during protests around the country.

From TheJournal.ie At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire New Delhi

At least 43 people dead in New Delhi garment factory fire

Workers at the factory were earning around €1.80 per day.

From TheJournal.ie Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Indian police investigated over killings of rape suspects

Five men were arrested in connection with the fire attack.

From TheJournal.ie Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape Hyderabad

Indian police shoot dead four men suspected of rape

The men were accused of the gang rape of a young woman in Hyderabad.

From TheJournal.ie Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India Rape

Woman set on fire on way to testify against her alleged rapists in India

It is the latest gruesome case of violence against women in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Fourteen people killed and others missing as Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh India

Fourteen people killed and others missing as Cyclone Bulbul hits India and Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, six people were killed – five by falling trees – and at least 20 people were injured.

From TheJournal.ie India's Supreme Court hands site of demolished mosque to Hindus in historic ruling Ayodhya

India's Supreme Court hands site of demolished mosque to Hindus in historic ruling

Hindu movs destroyed the 460-year-old mosque in 1992.

From TheJournal.ie New Delhi under 'worst smog levels in recent years' from fumes, emissions and straw burning India's Capital

New Delhi under 'worst smog levels in recent years' from fumes, emissions and straw burning

India’s capital city is blanketed in a poisonous smog every winter.

From TheJournal.ie Archbishop of Canterbury prostrates himself in apology over 1919 British massacre in India Amritsar

Archbishop of Canterbury prostrates himself in apology over 1919 British massacre in India

British troops fired on thousands of unarmed men, women and children in Amritsar on 13 April 1919.

From TheJournal.ie India's space agency says it lost contact with spacecraft minutes before planned moon landing Space Exploration

India's space agency says it lost contact with spacecraft minutes before planned moon landing

The country aimed to be the first to land in the Southern Polar region.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler Imran Khan

Pakistan prime minister says international inaction over Kashmir is the same as appeasing Hitler

New Delhi last week rescinded years of autonomy enjoyed by the Indian-ruled part of Kashmir.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region? Article 370

Explainer: Why has Kashmir lost its special status and what now for the contested Indian region?

Once a territory of the British empire, Jammu and Kashmir chose to join India over Pakistan in 1947.

From TheJournal.ie 'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree Presidential Decree

'Darkest day in Indian democracy': India abolishes Kashmir's special status with rush decree

The government imposed a security lockdown on the Indian-administered part of Kashmir this morning.

From The42 India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up Ahem

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up

Prithvi Shaw will be banned from cricket until mid-November, his suspension having been backdated to March.

From TheJournal.ie Conservation efforts pay off as India's tiger population increases by almost a third Where There's A Will

Conservation efforts pay off as India's tiger population increases by almost a third

Some 26,000 camera traps took almost 350,000 images across known tiger habitats.

From TheJournal.ie India counting down to launch spacecraft to the moon a week after postponing mission Second Attempt

India counting down to launch spacecraft to the moon a week after postponing mission

A fuel leak forced the temporary cancellation of the launch of the Chandrayaan-2.

From TheJournal.ie A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India Bihar

A mysterious brain fever linked to lychees has killed over 100 children in India

Over 113 chidlren have died so far.

From TheJournal.ie 44 people killed after bus plunges into gorge in northern India Himachal Pradesh

44 people killed after bus plunges into gorge in northern India

The accident happened in the state of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Body of drowned Indian magician found after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong Stunt Goes Wrong

Body of drowned Indian magician found after Houdini-inspired stunt goes wrong

The performer had said he wanted to use the stunt to revive interest in magic.

From TheJournal.ie At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit Northern India

At least 31 children in India killed by toxin in lychee fruit

The disease claimed a record 150 lives in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl Convicted

Six men escape death sentence for rape and murder of eight-year-old Indian girl

Investigations suggested that the girl was targeted in order to strike fear in her nomad community.

From The42 'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters' Controversial

'They're throwing a lot of money on the table and at the end of the day, we're prizefighters'

Former world champion boxer Amir Khan has defended his decision to fight in Saudi Arabia despite concerns over human rights in the country.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 students die in fire at college in India Surat

At least 19 students die in fire at college in India

The cause of the fire is not yet known.

From TheJournal.ie Modi claims election victory, vows 'inclusive' future for India BJP

Modi claims election victory, vows 'inclusive' future for India

The preliminary count predicts a commanding majority in the lower house for the BJP.

From TheJournal.ie Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India Cyclone Fani

Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India

Forecasters say the area could see gusts of up to 200 kilometres per hour.

From TheJournal.ie Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election Uttar Pradesh

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India Long Haul

Calls for direct flights between Ireland and India

Ireland is home to 45,000 people from India.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway Voting

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway

Opinion polls put 68-year-old incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi as favourite.

From TheJournal.ie The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India Spiritual Leader

The Dalai Lama has been hospitalised in India

Tibet’s spiritual leader is 83 years old.

From TheJournal.ie US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China US

US to scrap special status for Turkey and India in attempt to end trade war with China

Certain products from the two countries will no longer be imported to the US duty-free.

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