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India Covid Vaccine Campaign Begins

India Covid Vaccine Campaign Begins

India Covid Vaccine Campaign Begins India Covid Vaccine Campaign Begins PUNE, India — India launched on Saturday one of the most ambitious and complex nationwide campaigns in its history: the rollout of coronavirus vaccines to 1.3 billion people, an undertaking that will stretch from the perilous reaches of the Himalayas to the dense jungles of the country’s southern tip. The …

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India Approves Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine and 1 Other

India Approves Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine and 1 Other

India Approves Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine and 1 Other India Approves Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine and 1 Other NEW DELHI — India on Sunday approved two coronavirus vaccines, one made by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other developed in India, for emergency use, a major step toward halting the spread of the coronavirus in one of the world’s hardest-hit countries. The …

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Louis Kahn-Designed Dorms in India May Be Razed

Louis Kahn-Designed Dorms in India May Be Razed

Louis Kahn-Designed Dorms in India May Be Razed Louis Kahn-Designed Dorms in India May Be Razed A world-class architectural-preservation controversy is brewing in India, where the administration at the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad had announced plans to raze 14 of 18 student dormitory buildings designed by the architect Louis Kahn and built in the 1960s and 1970s. After …

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Kashmir Votes, and India Hails It as Normalcy in a Dominated Region

Kashmir Votes, and India Hails It as Normalcy in a Dominated Region

Kashmir Votes, and India Hails It as Normalcy in a Dominated Region Kashmir Votes, and India Hails It as Normalcy in a Dominated Region SRINAGAR, Kashmir — Votes were counted on Tuesday in the first local elections in Kashmir since the Indian government waged a harsh political and security crackdown in the restive region last year. Officials hailed a solid …

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The Virus Trains: How Lockdown Chaos Spread Covid-19 Across India

The Virus Trains: How Lockdown Chaos Spread Covid-19 Across India

The Virus Trains: How Lockdown Chaos Spread Covid-19 Across India The Virus Trains: How Lockdown Chaos Spread Covid-19 Across India Railroad officials also insist that the trains were the safest way to get migrant workers home. “India has done extraordinarily well in managing the spread of disease compared to some of the materially most advanced countries of the world,” said …

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Police in India Make First Arrest Under New Interfaith Marriage Law

Police in India Make First Arrest Under New Interfaith Marriage Law

Police in India Make First Arrest Under New Interfaith Marriage Law Police in India Make First Arrest Under New Interfaith Marriage Law The police in northern India have made their first arrest under a new anti-conversion law intended to curb “love jihad” — a highly contentious term used by Hindu nationalists who accuse Muslim men of luring Hindu women to …

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A Muslim-Hindu Kiss Puts Netflix India in the Crosshairs

A Muslim-Hindu Kiss Puts Netflix India in the Crosshairs

A Muslim-Hindu Kiss Puts Netflix India in the Crosshairs A Muslim-Hindu Kiss Puts Netflix India in the Crosshairs NEW DELHI — On television, Lata and Kabir are clandestine lovers thwarted by faith and history. She is Hindu and he a Muslim in India in the early 1950s, in the wake of bloody sectarian clashes that echo through the country to …

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From ‘Street Kid’ in India to Top Toronto Chef

From ‘Street Kid’ in India to Top Toronto Chef

From ‘Street Kid’ in India to Top Toronto Chef From ‘Street Kid’ in India to Top Toronto Chef TORONTO — Sash Simpson made his name as a chef for Canada’s rich, preparing them chardonnay-poached lobster and $27 foie gras-smothered burgers. But four decades ago, he was a street kid in southern India, eating out of garbage bins behind restaurants in …

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Harley Davidson to Leave India After Poor Sales

Harley Davidson to Leave India After Poor Sales

Harley Davidson to Leave India After Poor Sales Harley Davidson to Leave India After Poor Sales NEW DELHI — Bhupender Singh crouched over a fuel tank inside a Harley-Davidson showroom. A row of motorcycles gleamed in the afternoon sun; one metallic red, another with a black matte finish and a slightly taller variant in blue. The motorcycles were not for …

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Kamala Harris Gives Her Ancestral Village in India Reason to Rejoice

Kamala Harris Gives Her Ancestral Village in India Reason to Rejoice

Kamala Harris Gives Her Ancestral Village in India Reason to Rejoice Kamala Harris Gives Her Ancestral Village in India Reason to Rejoice NEW DELHI — From the moment the sun came up in Thulasendrapuram, a little village in southern India, people started stringing firecrackers across the road. They poured into the temple. They took colored powder and wrote exuberant messages …

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