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India vows $3.5 billion push for non-fossil-fuel vehicles

NEW DELHI — Hoping to meet green energy goals and cut down on Indian cities' air pollution while boosting its flagging auto industry, the Indian...

As India Covid wanes, nation fears of 2nd vaccine dose compliancy

Kolkata, India: As India witnessed a massive drop in the number of daily covid cases and death rates, authorities now fear compliance over the...

India curbs festive gathering as Covid third-wave sets in

Kolkata, India: Indian authorities Wednesday announced new restrictions on religious and festive gatherings, as the nation braces for the third-wave covid. State governments around...

Indian jewellery ad featuring trans woman wins millions’ heart

Kolkata, India: A jewellery ad by an Indian brand featuring a trans woman is touching the hearts of millions. The touching episode of one-minute-forty-seconds...

India aims to resume air travel to 18 countries via air bubbles

Kolkata, India: India's civil aviation Ministry is mulling resumption of flight to and from India to eighteen international destinations this month, PBNS reported. Flights...

Siddharth Shukla, TV icon, Big Boss 13 winner dead at 40

Kolkata, India: Popular Indian TV actor known for his time on the silver screen, and winner of the long-running reality show Big Boss 13...

Climate crisis triggers spike in lightning strike deaths in India

Jaipur, India: Faizuddin is still traumatized from the lightning strike that killed his three friends as they took selfies atop a 400-year-old fort in...

Security clampdown in Indian Kashmir after death of separatist icon Geelani

Sri Nagar, India: Indian authorities imposed a security clampdown in disputed Kashmir late Wednesday after the death of separatist icon Syed Ali Geelani...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...

New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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