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Cyclone batters Covid-stricken India’s west coast

Kerala, May 18 (KMS): A monster cyclone was lashing India on Tuesday, with powerful winds and driving rain leaving at least 20 people dead, and interrupting the vaccine programme the country urgently needs to get its spiralling Covid-19 outbreak under control. Cyclone Tauktae battered swathes of the vast nation, sending …

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Huge Drop In India’s COVID-19 Cases Is ‘Misleading’: Experts

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): India’s COVID-19 cases have seen a significant drop the past weeks, with Mumbai reporting 70% fewer cases after becoming the epicenter of a devastating outbreak, but experts argue that the number is misleading. India has been hard hit by the novel coronavirus in recent months, …

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JKPRM delegation visits Pulwama to pay tributes to martyrs

Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Political Resistance Movement (JKPRM) visited Kakapora area of Pulwama to pay tributes to the martyrs of Islamabad and Srinagar. JKPRM leader Ahmed Faisal while addressing mourners in the area said that precious human …

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Staff member at NZ High Commission in India dies of Covid

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says a long-serving staff member at the New Zealand High Commission in India has died of Covid-19. Mahuta said it was a local staffer, not a New Zealander, who passed away on May 16 in an Indian hospital. …

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Ex-chief of Indian Medical Association dies of COVID-19

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): KK Aggarwal, a former president of the Indian Medical Association and a prominent face of the medical fraternity in the country, died last night of Covid. The Padma Shri award winner had been on ventilator support for the past few days at Delhi’s All India …

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COVID-19: Vaccine shortage hits Kashmir valley amid rising cases

Srinagar, May 18 (KMS): While India is grappling with growing COVID positive cases, Jammu and Kashmir is also witnessing huge increase in the cases as well the COVID related deaths. And the government has said that to beat this second deadly wave, vaccination is the only way out. However, Kashmir …

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India evacuates thousands, suspends COVID-19 vaccinations in preparations for cyclone

New Delhi, May 18 (KMS): A powerful cyclone roaring in the Arabian Sea was moving toward India’s western coast as authorities tried to evacuate hundreds of thousands of people and suspended COVID-19 vaccinations in one state. Cyclone Tauktae, which had already killed 12 people, was expected to make landfall on …

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Article: Russia-India ties — growing asymmetry

Syed Qamar Afzal Rizvi This ongoing irrefutable trajectory of the international relations, that there is no absolute fixation of friendship and animosity holds much sway because of the changing geopolitical, geo-strategic and geo-economical dynamics. And yet, the ongoing romantic American-Indian relationship is being cautiously judged by the Russian policymakers in …

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Feature: Under a tree, one Indian village cares for its COVID-19 sick

Danish Siddiqui In a village in northern India engulfed by COVID-19, the sick lie on cots under a tree, glucose drips hanging from a branch. Cows graze all around, while syringes and empty medicine packets are strewn on the ground. There is no doctor or health facility in Mewla Gopalgarh …

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