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India’s Maharashtra tightens COVID curbs as hospitals fight

Maharashtra state and its capital Mumbai are the current epicentre of the country’s infection spike.India’s Maharashtra state has announced tighter coronavirus restrictions including in the regional capital, Mumbai, as infections surge and oxygen supplies run short. India is experiencing a ferocious new wave of COVID-19 with about a million new cases reported in the past…

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India’s hardest-hit state battles vaccine shortages

People in Mumbai stand behind a barrier outside a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccination centre after jabs were stopped due to shortage Leading hospitals in India’s most coronavirus-hit state halted vaccinations Friday, citing shortages as infections across the country crossed 13 million and set a new daily record. The nation of 1.3 billion is confronting a ferocious…

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India’s first electric automobile battery plant takes shape

India wants to move from being a producer of raw materials for electric batteries to making some of their key parts.The son-in-law of India’s biggest steel tycoon is betting big on converting coal tar into graphite anodes for electric-car batteries in a bid to test China’s monopoly in the sector. Vikram Handa set up Epsilon…

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India’s endangered lion prides conquer disease to roam free

Three years after a deadly virus struck India’s endangered Asiatic lions in their last remaining natural habitat, conservationists are hunting for new homes to help booming prides roam free.

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Koo became India’s Hindu nationalist–approved Twitter alternative


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India’s Vaccine Rollout Stumbles as COVID-19 Cases Decline.

That’s Bad News for the Rest of the World

India’s experience shows that, while the first challenge is stocking up on vaccine supplies, convincing people to take them can be its own huge task.

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India’s jumbo-sized vaccine rollout in amounts

India began one of the world’s biggest coronavirus vaccination programmes on Saturday, hoping to end a pandemic that has killed 150,000 people in the country and torpedoed the economy.

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India’s Modi says on course to achieve Paris climate conservation goals

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the country was doubling down on clean energy sources and was on track to achieve the emissions norms set under the 2015 Paris climate change accord.

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India's Swiggy raises $43M to expand to new businesses

Indian food delivery startup Swiggy has bagged an additional $43 million as it looks to expand to new businesses. Existing investor Tencent and new players Ark Impact, Korea Investment Partners, Samsung Ventures and Mirae Asset Capital Markets financed the new tranche, which is part of Swiggy’s ongoing Series I round. In February, the Bangalore-based startup…

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India's pandemic lockdown turns into a human tragedy

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Millions are workers are defying a curfew and returning home When I spoke to him on the phone, he had just returned home to his village in the northern state of Rajasthan from neighbouring Gujarat, where he worked as a mason.In the rising heat, Goutam Lal Meena had walked…