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    Three people were killed in the Indian city of Bengaluru on Tuesday night when riots broke out over a Facebook post some Muslims denounced as offensive and blasphemous. The city remained heavily patrolled by police, its streets all but deserted, on Wednesday. Bengaluru, often referred to as Bangalore outside of India, is a sprawling...
    Three people have died and dozens were injured, including police officers, after violent protests erupted outside a police station in Bengaluru, India. The outrage was sparked by a provocateur -- who is related to a local politician -- accused of posting derogatory content related to the Prophet Mohammed on Facebook, police said Wednesday. INDIA TO BAN OVER 100...
    It is not just American Democrats celebrating the choice of Kamala Harris as Joe Biden's running mate, making her the first black woman and South Asian American to become a vice-presidential candidate. People in India, Jamaica and Canada are also queuing up to heap praise on her. The California senator was born in the US...
    MUMBAI – There were no human pyramids in Mumbai’s Janmashtami festival celebrating Lord Krishna on Wednesday, which normally attracts thousands onto the streets, due to a surge in coronavirus in India, with more than 60,000 cases reported in 24 hours. “This year, the celebration will be symbolic,” said Ram Kadam, a state lawmaker who organizes...
    MUMBAI – There were no human pyramids in Mumbai’s Janmashtami festival celebrating Lord Krishna on Wednesday, which normally attracts thousands onto the streets, due to a surge in coronavirus in India, with more than 60,000 cases reported in 24 hours. “This year, the celebration will be symbolic,” said Ram Kadam, a state lawmaker who organizes...
    By Sudarshan Varadhan CHENNAI (Reuters) - On annual trips to India as a child, Kamala Harris would go for strolls on the humid beaches of Chennai with her maternal grandfather and his friends, listening intently as they chatted about democracy and the need to treat everyone equally. Harris, born to an Indian mother and a...
    Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are all set to welcome their second child and the same has been confirmed by the couple. They shared a joint statement with the media to announce her second pregnancy and we are already thrilled and excited for this next royal baby. Bebo did break all the stereotypes by...
    NEW DELHI - Waking up at 5 a.m. to see a message of “congratulations” flash on his phone and then reading the news that his niece, Kamala Harris, had been picked by presumptive U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as his running mate was a moment of pride and elation for Gopalan Balachandran.    ...
    Khatron Ke Khiladi’s Made In India special is turning out to be quite an interesting roller coaster ride for the contestants, with some mind-blowing and challenging out of the box stunts. After the first weekend’s stunts where Rithvik Dhanjani won the coveted ‘Champion’ jacket, the recent weekend episodes saw some absolute daredevil stunts which kept...
    By Devjyot Ghoshal and Fayaz Bukhari NEW DELHI/SRINAGAR (Reuters) - India is considering offering young Kashmiri militants an escape from a life of violence by temporarily resettling them in more peaceful parts of the country, according to the top military commander in the Kashmir Valley. Lieutenant General B.S. Raju revealed the plan for a new...
    Blockchain in India? On August 10, 2020, the Election Commission (EC) of India discussed how to organize a vote in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The commission proposed to use the blockchain technology as a solution for a remote vote. Election Commissioner Sushil Chandra asserted that if a blockchain solution is to be...
    New Delhi (CNN)In 1958, Shyamala Gopalan arrived in Berkeley, California, after traveling thousands of miles from her family to pursue a doctorate in nutrition and endocrinology. Gopalan was a precocious 19-year-old student. She had already graduated early from the University of Delhi, but the trip to California marked her first time out of India, where...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — At least three people were killed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru when police clashed with hundreds of Muslims who attacked a police station and set fire to vehicles during a protest over a Facebook post considered offensive to Islam, police said Wednesday. Senior police officer Kamal Pant said the...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — At least three people were killed in the southern Indian city of Bengaluru when police clashed with hundreds of Muslims who attacked a police station and set fire to vehicles during a protest over a Facebook post considered offensive to Islam, police said Wednesday. Senior police officer Kamal Pant said the...
    By Krishna N. Das and Sudarshan Varadhan BAIHATA CHARIALI/KARALAPAKKAM, India (Reuters) - Harmahan Deka doesn't wear a mask anymore to avoid the novel coronavirus nor does he try to keep a safe distance from others. For the 25 men and women he works with in his construction materials business near the small town of Baihata...
    By Shilpa Jamkhandikar MUMBAI (Reuters) - There were no human pyramids in Mumbai's Janmashtami festival celebrating Lord Krishna on Wednesday, which normally attracts thousands onto the streets, due to a surge in coronavirus in India, with more than 60,000 cases reported in 24 hours. "This year, the celebration will be symbolic," said Ram Kadam, a...
    By The Associated Press NEW DELHI — India’s coronavirus caseload has topped 2.3 million after adding 60,963 in the last 24 hours. India also reported 834 deaths on Wednesday for a total of 46,091. India has the third-highest caseload after the United States and Brazil, but only the fifth-highest death toll, and authorities say the...
    Rupali Ganguly-led Anupamaa on Star Plus has surely made its war through the audience’s hearts in the short span that it has been on-air. The self-discovery journey of a woman who prioritised her family, only to end up being put down by them, is winning hearts so much that it has also made its way...
    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian tax authorities raided the premises of a few Chinese entities and their associates for money laundering, according to an official statement late on Tuesday, adding to New Delhi's growing discomfort with Beijing after a border clash in June. Since the clash, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has taken steps such...
    A TANKER that has been leaking oil since running aground off the coast of Mauritius last month has now broken in two. Thousands have been battling to save the island's coastline since the Japanese-owned MV Wakashio struck a coral reef while carrying 4,000 tonnes of fuel on July 25. 1The Japanese-owned MV Wakashio struck...
    A husband in India killed himself because of a lack of sex before his grieving wife was arrested on suspicion of 'abetment to suicide'.  Geeta Parmar, 32, a resident of Maninagar in Gujarat, was taken in by police following a complaint filed by her late husband's mother-in-law.   Muli Parmar, 55, claims that Geeta did not...
    Actor Dev Patel is set to work as a narrator of a two-part upcoming series on the small screen that will showcase unique stories from India from an aerial perspective. The show is titled “India From Above”, and it explores the country from various geographical, cultural, technological and historical aspects. The series has been shot...
    By Shilpa Jamkhandikar MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's ability to rein in a surging coronavirus outbreak hinges on its 10 most populous states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, urging regional leaders to ramp up testing and contact tracing. India has more than 2.2 million confirmed coronavirus infections, the third highest tally after the United...
    The coronavirus has now infected more than 20 million people worldwide. The official tally compiled by Johns Hopkins University passed the metric on Tuesday, doubling the global caseload from the 10 million being reported around six weeks ago. As of Tuesday morning, there are now around 20,100,000 confirmed cases. It took about six months to get to 10 million cases after the virus first appeared in central China...
    By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A 35-year-old woman and her three children, aged between four and 11, were killed in western Nepal when heavy rains brought down their mud-and-stone house early on Tuesday, police said. The poor Himalayan nation has recorded 198 deaths due to landslides and floods triggered by pre-monsoon and monsoon rains...
    By The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first cases of local transmission in the country in 102 days. Ardern said Auckland, the nation’s largest city, will be moved to...
    Getty Statues being painted of the Hindu God, Lord Krishna. Krishna Janmashtami is a non secular pageant on which Hindus have a good time the start of Lord Krishna. This yr, celebrations will happen on August 11-12 in 2020, though coronavirus considerations have put a damper on...
    Kartik Aaryan shines on Grazia India’s August edition and his cover though basic will make the fan in your blush. The Pati Patni Aur Woh actor is busy spending his time in a pandemic with his family and their social media posts together are already garnering all the right kind of attention. Tagging him as...
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The confirmed number of coronavirus cases in the world has reached 20 million. That’s according to the tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. Health officials believe the actual number is much higher, given testing limitations and the fact that as many as 40% of all those who are infected have no...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — India reported 53,601 new cases of coronavirus Tuesday as its total infections neared 2.3 million. The Health Ministry also said 871 deaths were newly reported, raising total fatalities to 45,257. India has been posting an average of around 50,000 new cases a day since mid-June. Its total infections are third in...
    By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's air safety regulator plans to conduct special audits of airports across the country affected by heavy rain, the watchdog's chief told Reuters, days after an air crash killed 18 people and raised questions about safety. An Air India Express plane with 190 people on board, overshot the...
    Indian policemen push barricades to place them in the center of a a road leading to historic India Gate, during a one-day nationwide Janata (civil) curfew imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 on March 22, 2020 in New Delhi, India.Yawar Nazir | Getty Images India's border clash with China in June is likely...
    ALONG THE GANGES, India (AP) — More than 2,000 years ago, a powerful king built a fort on the banks of India’s holiest river, on the fringes of what is now a vast industrial city. Today, little of the ancient construction remains, except for mounds of rubble that tannery workers pick through for bricks to...
    Hundred of Indians are reporting caste-based discrimination by Indians employed by American tech companies, following the filing of a lawsuit against Cisco, according to Vice. Under the headline, “Silicon Valley Has a Caste Discrimination Problem,” Vice reported: In the weeks since the lawsuit was announced, more than 250 Dalits from Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, and dozens...
    Washington, Aug 10 (EFE) .- The number of people with confirmed COVID-19 infections worldwide surpassed 20 million this Monday, according to the independent count of Johns Hopkins University (USA), which also reports 733,897 deceased to date. Specifically, the confirmed cases are, until 00.00 on Tuesday GMT, 20.001.019. The country with the most infections is the...
    A multi-ethnic coalition against the Communist Party of China convened at an event Sunday in Washington, DC, urging Americans to join their efforts against Beijing’s illegal territorial claims, affecting over half a dozen countries. The rally featured masked and socially distant participants holding up signs against illegal Chinese claims and the Communist Party’s human rights...
    Getty Statues being painted of the Hindu God, Lord Krishna. Krishna Janmashtami is a religious festival on which Hindus celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna. This year, celebrations will take place on August 11-12 in 2020, although coronavirus concerns have put a damper on the typical public celebrations. Janmashtami, also called “Gokulashtami” and...
    Hailey Bieber is the big name that’s shining bright on the cover of Vogue India’s August edition. The star wife who prefers having her own space and hates any attention into her personal life poses unhesitatingly as the new Vogue girl and her pictures have grabbed enough attention already. Hailey’s still busy getting used to...
    Dancing sensation and actress Nora Fatehi now has a fan following of whopping 15 million on Instagram. Nora posted a picture on Instagram where she is seen in a “desi” avatar, clad in Indian attire that she teams with a “nath” or nosering. “Meet me down by the river… We can dance to the rhythm.....
    The Shah Rukh Khan-starrer, Chak De! India, was released 13 years ago on this day, and the writer of the film Jaideep Sahni has revealed his motive behind penning the script. “I wanted to tell this story for a few years. So, when Adi (Aditya Chopra) asked me after ‘Bunty Aur Babli’ what I wanted...
    BINOD Thakur is a mysterious YouTuber who has no videos in his account and comments “Binod” under other videos. The trend started after a YouTuber named Slayy Point brought attention to meaningless comments under videos and came across Binod's comment. 9Slayy Point YouTuberCredit: YouTube It got the attention of Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and...
    A rare, deadly Russell's viper snake with two heads was spotted in India last week, British news agency SWNS reported. The snake was spotted outside a residence in Maharashtra, in western India. After the deadly snake was located, it was taken to a facility that handles such creatures. Despite being one of the deadliest snakes in...
    Eleven people died in a fire that broke out inside a temporary coronavirus hospital in India, according to a report. The deadly inferno swept through Hotel Swarna Palace in the city of Vijayawada early Sunday morning, the UK’s Metro reported. The hotel was being used to house COVID-19 patients. A police spokesman said the...
    Is Chak De India the best sports film made in India? The debate is up there, but there is no denying that it is one of the better films made in the genre, especially Bollywood. Chak De India‘s influence has also been seen in future sports films like Aamir Khan’s Dangal, Akshay Kumar’s Gold and...
    Eleven individuals died in a hearth that broke out inside a brief coronavirus hospital in India, based on a report. The lethal inferno swept by means of Lodge Swarna Palace within the metropolis of Vijayawada early Sunday morning, the UK’s Metro reported. The lodge was getting used to deal with COVID-19 sufferers. A police...
    By Shilpa Jamkhandikar and Nidhi Verma MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A well-known Hindu temple in India has seen more than 700 cases of the novel coronavirus among its staff in the past two months, a temple official said on Monday, as cases in the country surged past 2.2 million. India reported a near-record 62,064 new...
    India on Monday reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus deaths, the most the country has recorded in a single day since the pandemic began.  The new toll put India’s total at 44,386 deaths, trailing only the United States, Brazil, Mexico and Britain.  The country has also reported more confirmed new cases than any other in...
    Hong Kong / New Delhi (CNN Business)One of India's biggest food delivery companies says it will give all female employees 10 days of "period leave" a year — a significant milestone in a country where menstruation remains a taboo topic.In a statement Saturday, Zomato founder and CEO Deepinder Goyal said women and transgender people would...
    (CNN)At least 43 people, including three children, have died with dozens more feared buried after torrential rains triggered a landslide in the southwestern Indian state of Kerala. The landslide swept into a settlement housing workers on a tea plantation in Idukki district late Thursday, when most residents were sleeping. Dozens of houses were destroyed and...