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From TheJournal.ie India set to overtake US as country worst hit by coronavirus Covid19

India set to overtake US as country worst hit by coronavirus

Today’s surge raised the country’s virus tally to more than 5.4 million.

From TheJournal.ie India's confirmed Covid-19 cases passes 5 million as it closes in on US for highest number globally Rising Numbers

India's confirmed Covid-19 cases passes 5 million as it closes in on US for highest number globally

A further 90,000 new cases were confirmed in the last 24 hours, alone.

From TheJournal.ie India overtakes Brazil for second-most coronavirus cases Covid19

India overtakes Brazil for second-most coronavirus cases

India has recorded more than 4.2 million Covid-19 infections.

From TheJournal.ie 'The worst is yet to come': Covid-19 cases in India passes four million Rising

'The worst is yet to come': Covid-19 cases in India passes four million

Authorities recorded 86,432 cases in 24 hours in India.

From TheJournal.ie Former president of India dies after testing positive for Covid-19 Pranab Mukherjee

Former president of India dies after testing positive for Covid-19

The 84-year-old had recently undergone emergency surgery for a blood clot in his brain.

From TheJournal.ie India sees record jump in daily coronavirus cases India

India sees record jump in daily coronavirus cases

It now has the fastest-growing daily coronavirus caseload of any country in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Search for survivors after India building collapse Mahad

Search for survivors after India building collapse

The accident in the town of Mahad forced three disaster response teams to work through the night.

From TheJournal.ie At least 70 people feared trapped after five-storey building collapses in India India

At least 70 people feared trapped after five-storey building collapses in India

The building comprised 47 flats, police in the town of Mahad – 120 kilometres south of Mumbai – said.

From TheJournal.ie India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll India

India overtakes Britain with fourth highest coronavirus death toll

The Health Ministry reported 1,007 deaths in the past 24 hours, to make a total of 48,040.

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of India air crash describe terrifying ordeal on hilltop runway Kerala

Survivors of India air crash describe terrifying ordeal on hilltop runway

Eighteen people were killed and more than 120 injured in the crash in Kerala.

From TheJournal.ie Latin America and the Caribbean have now surpassed Europe for Covid-19 deaths Covid-19

Latin America and the Caribbean have now surpassed Europe for Covid-19 deaths

Meanwhile, in India, the number of cases have doubled in three weeks.

From TheJournal.ie At least 16 dead and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in India CALICUT

At least 16 dead and dozens injured after plane skids off runway in India

The plane crash landed at Calicut International Airport in the South Indian State of Kerala.

From TheJournal.ie Red alert issued as heavy monsoon rain triggers fatal mudslide in India Kerala

Red alert issued as heavy monsoon rain triggers fatal mudslide in India

At least 15 people have died, while 20 homes have been buried in Kerala state.

From TheJournal.ie India's coronavirus cases reach over two million Still Rising

India's coronavirus cases reach over two million

The country has the third-highest number of cases in the world.

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.

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