Delhi clashes overshadow army parade

NEW DELHI: Thousands of Indian farmers fought street battles with police across New Delhi yesterday as they took protests against agriculture reforms into the...

India, China clash on Himalayan border again

NEW DELHI: Indian and Chinese troops fought a new brawl on their contested Himalayan border that left injuries on both sides, officials said yesterday,...

Inside the world’s biggest vaccine factory, India’s Serum Institute

PUNE: The tiny clinking vials supervised by silent PPE-wearing technicians belie the excitement inside the world's largest vaccine manufacturer, the Serum Institute of India,...

Sri Lankan minister tests positive after endorsing sorcery

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's health minister, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to stop surging coronavirus infections in the island, has tested positive and...

‘Hoaxes, fake news’ blamed for slow start to India vaccine drive

NEW DELHI: Hoaxes, doctored videos and far-fetched rumors are emerging as some of the biggest threats to India's massive coronavirus vaccine drive, with misinformation...

India villagers fete Harris ahead of US inauguration

THULASENDRAPURAM, India: Villagers from Kamala Harris's ancestral home in southern India made offerings of fruit, lit firecrackers and prepared hundreds of snacks in celebration...

‘Arson’ destroys 4 UNICEF schools in Rohingya camps

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh: Four UNICEF schools for Rohingya children in refugee camps in Bangladesh have been destroyed in a fire, officials said yesterday, with...

India hails COVID vaccine rollout

NEW DELHI: India's COVID-19 vaccination drive had a successful start with more than 190,000 people receiving their first jabs and no one hospitalized for...

India starts vaccine drive as global deaths top 2 million

NEW DELHI: India kicked off one of the world's largest coronavirus vaccination drives yesterday as the pandemic spread at a record pace and global...

Nepal team claim first winter ascent of Pakistan’s K2

ISLAMABAD: A team of Nepali climbers made history yesterday after becoming the first to summit Pakistan's K2 in winter, on the same afternoon a...

Flowers, hope and consent forms for India’s huge vaccine rollout

NEW DELHI: Hospitals were decked out with flowers and one politician planted a tree as India began yesterday its colossal coronavirus vaccine drive, desperately...

COVID fails to deter India’s massive Ganges pilgrimage

HARIDWAR: Hundreds of thousands of Hindu pilgrims descended on the banks of the Ganges River yesterday trusting in faith rather than masks to shield...

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27th January