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In India, a Second Wave of Covid-19 Prompts a New Exodus

In India, a Second Wave of Covid-19 Prompts a New Exodus

In India, a Second Wave of Covid-19 Prompts a New Exodus In India, a Second Wave of Covid-19 Prompts a New Exodus NEW DELHI — As dawn broke over Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, Kaleem Ansari sat among a crowd of thousands outside the central rail station waiting for his train to pull in. Mr. Ansari, a factory worker, carried old …

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India Covid-19 Crisis Deepened by Missteps and Complacency

India Covid-19 Crisis Deepened by Missteps and Complacency

India Covid-19 Crisis Deepened by Missteps and Complacency India Covid-19 Crisis Deepened by Missteps and Complacency NEW DELHI — When the coronavirus first struck India last year, the country enforced one of the world’s strictest national lockdowns. The warning was clear: A fast spread in a population of 1.3 billion would be devastating. Though damaging and ultimately flawed, the lockdown …

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A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India

A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India

A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India A Fierce Election Tests Modi’s Campaign to Remake India NANDIGRAM, India — The challenger arrived with police vehicles, a band of drummers and the backing of the country’s powerful prime minister. The crowd joined him in full-throated chants of glory to the Hindu god Ram: “Jai Shree Ram!” He brought a …

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Bangladesh and Parts of India Look to Lockdowns Amid Surges

Bangladesh and Parts of India Look to Lockdowns Amid Surges

Bangladesh and Parts of India Look to Lockdowns Amid Surges Bangladesh and Parts of India Look to Lockdowns Amid Surges NEW DELHI — As a new wave of coronavirus infections grips the densely populated region of South Asia, home to a quarter of the world’s population, Bangladesh on Saturday announced a second lockdown and officials in Mumbai, India’s largest city, …

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India Hits Case Highs Not Seen in Months as Festivals Begin

India Hits Case Highs Not Seen in Months as Festivals Begin

India Hits Case Highs Not Seen in Months as Festivals Begin India Hits Case Highs Not Seen in Months as Festivals Begin India, racing to contain a second wave of the coronavirus, recorded its biggest single-day spike since October — 59,118 cases in the past 24 hours. The uptick, which was especially high in the state of Maharashtra, home to …

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Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back

Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can't Pay Money Back

Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back Lending Apps in India Shame Borrowers Who Can’t Pay Money Back HYDERABAD, India — The harassing calls began soon after sunrise. Kiran Kumar remained in bed and, for hours, thought about how he was going to end his hostage of a life. The cement salesman had initially borrowed about …

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India Cuts Back on Vaccine Exports as Infections Surge at Home

India Cuts Back on Vaccine Exports as Infections Surge at Home

India Cuts Back on Vaccine Exports as Infections Surge at Home India Cuts Back on Vaccine Exports as Infections Surge at Home NEW DELHI — With its own battle against the coronavirus taking a sharp turn for the worse, India has severely curtailed exports of Covid-19 vaccines, triggering setbacks for vaccination drives in many other countries. The government of India …

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Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow

Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow

Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow Covid-19 Is Surging in India, but Vaccinations Are Slow MUMBAI — India is racing to contain a second wave of the coronavirus, but its vaccination campaign is running into doubters like Akbar Mohamed Patel. A resident of Mumbai’s densely populated slum area of Dharavi, Mr. Patel survived a severe bout of …

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Portraits of intimacy and the human experience in modern India

Portraits of intimacy and the human experience in modern India

Portraits of intimacy and the human experience in modern India Portraits of intimacy and the human experience in modern India Artists are more multidisciplined in the 21st century than before. And why not? They have the means to combine traditional techniques with technology, in ways that are becoming increasingly accessible. Aditya Verma believes his work naturally combines mediums: painting and …

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Delay of Shots From India Slows Britain’s Speedy Vaccination Drive

Delay of Shots From India Slows Britain’s Speedy Vaccination Drive

Delay of Shots From India Slows Britain’s Speedy Vaccination Drive Delay of Shots From India Slows Britain’s Speedy Vaccination Drive LONDON — Britain’s speedy Covid-19 vaccination program has been dealt a blow by a delivery delay of millions of doses ordered from India, a setback that illustrates the fragility of global supplies and underscores fears that an exit from the …

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