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Temple kissing scenes stir trouble for Netflix India

An Indian state has asked police to investigate after a member of the country's ruling party objected to scenes in the Netflix series A...

‘Really good news’: UK health minister welcomes Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine results

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock said it was "fantastic news" that data on Monday showed that a COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca with Oxford...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine can be 90% effective, results show

AstraZeneca said on Monday its vaccine for the novel coronavirus could be around 90% effective without any serious side effects, the latest drugmaker to unveil positive...

Eminent Indian-American physician Ajay Lodha passes away

Eminent Indian-American physician and community leader Ajay Lodha has passed away due to complications from COVID-19. Lodha, former president of American Association of Physicians of...

Latvian sweetmaker arrested for ‘enslaving’ Indian workers

Three people have been arrested in Latvia for allegedly "trafficking and enslaving" at least 12 Indian nationals to work in factories producing biscuits, waffles...

India summons Pakistani diplomat over Kashmir gun battle

India on Saturday summoned a senior Pakistani diplomat over what New Delhi said was a foiled attack this week in the frontier territory of...

Indian officials rescue elephant that fell down a well

Forest officials in India's southern Tamil Nadu state said they used a crane to pull an elephant from a well, after working for more...

TN bans online gaming involving betting

An ordinance to "ban online gaming" involving betting, has been promulgated by the Tamil Nadu government in the backdrop of suicides by gamers who...

Trump campaign steps up efforts to challenge presidential election results

The embattled Trump campaign has stepped up efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election, making unverified claims that there was massive...

Modi, Bhutanese PM jointly launch RuPay card Phase-II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering on Friday launched RuPay card Phase-II that will allow Bhutanese card holders to access the...