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Why India Struggles to Win Olympic Gold Medals

Why India Struggles to Win Olympic Gold Medals

Why India Struggles to Win Olympic Gold Medals Why India Struggles to Win Olympic Gold Medals TOKYO — On Wednesday, in a sumo wrestling hall where women are not normally allowed to enter the ring, Lovlina Borgohain punched for all the girls out there. She jabbed for her far-flung home state of Assam, known for its fine tea but also …

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Why Are India and the U.S. Sparring Over a $110 Million Mumbai Mansion?

Why Are India and the U.S. Sparring Over a $110 Million Mumbai Mansion?

Why Are India and the U.S. Sparring Over a $110 Million Mumbai Mansion? Why Are India and the U.S. Sparring Over a $110 Million Mumbai Mansion? MUMBAI — Earlier this year, when Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken was up for confirmation in Washington, he was hit with a strange question about a piece of property 8,000 miles away on …

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India Border Clash Leaves at Least 5 Dead

India Border Clash Leaves at Least 5 Dead

India Border Clash Leaves at Least 5 Dead India Border Clash Leaves at Least 5 Dead The states were created in accords drawn with the government of Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in an attempt to broker a solution to years of rebel insurgency by groups seeking independence from India. Several of Assam’s borders with other states are also disputed. The …

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Scores Die in India as Monsoon Rains Swamp Towns and Send Boulders Tumbling

Scores Die in India as Monsoon Rains Swamp Towns and Send Boulders Tumbling

Scores Die in India as Monsoon Rains Swamp Towns and Send Boulders Tumbling Scores Die in India as Monsoon Rains Swamp Towns and Send Boulders Tumbling NEW DELHI — Within seconds, the scenic mountain valley resembled a war zone. “Guys, we have to run!” said a man filming the devastation unfolding in his hillside town in northern India on Sunday, …

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Landslide Kills 9 in Northern India and Destroys Bridge

Instagram Tries Clamping Down on Misinformation

Landslide Kills 9 in Northern India and Destroys Bridge Landslide Kills 9 in Northern India and Destroys Bridge A landslide in northern India caused boulders to tumble down a mountain and strike a vehicle, killing at least nine people, many believed to be tourists, and destroying a bridge. Dramatic video showed the boulders rolling into a valley in the Himalayan …

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One Village Quelled the Virus. The Next Was Overrun. It’s a Bad Sign for India.

One Village Quelled the Virus. The Next Was Overrun. It’s a Bad Sign for India.

One Village Quelled the Virus. The Next Was Overrun. It’s a Bad Sign for India. One Village Quelled the Virus. The Next Was Overrun. It’s a Bad Sign for India. Misinformation, particularly spread through WhatsApp groups, has led some to believe that the vaccines have side effects like sterility or magnetism. Opposition figures trying to score political points against the …

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‘Mother, When Will You Come?’: The Covid Orphans of India

‘Mother, When Will You Come?’: The Covid Orphans of India

‘Mother, When Will You Come?’: The Covid Orphans of India ‘Mother, When Will You Come?’: The Covid Orphans of India When Shawez, who had given up his studies to work with his father, returned home without his parents, the landlord had locked them out, saying he would give them the key only after the rent was paid. His uncle borrowed …

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Rooh Afza Cools India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

Rooh Afza Cools India, Pakistan and Bangladesh

Rooh Afza Cools India, Pakistan and Bangladesh Rooh Afza Cools India, Pakistan and Bangladesh NEW DELHI — Its original recipe, more than a century old, is tucked away in a highly secure, temperature-controlled family archive in India’s capital. But the sugary summer cooler Rooh Afza, with a poetic name that means “soul refresher” and evokes the narrow alleys of its …

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India Reopens But Fear Pervades: ‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’

‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’: India Reopens but Fear Pervades

India Reopens But Fear Pervades: ‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’ India Reopens But Fear Pervades: ‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’ AGRA, India — From a rickety fishing boat on the Yamuna River, Sumit Chaurasia points out how the setting tangerine sun catches the sparkle of the mother-of-pearl embedded in the Taj Mahal, …

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‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’: India Reopens but Fear Pervades

‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’: India Reopens but Fear Pervades

‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’: India Reopens but Fear Pervades ‘Don’t Sacrifice Your Life to Visit the Taj Mahal’: India Reopens but Fear Pervades AGRA, India — From a rickety fishing boat on the Yamuna River, Sumit Chaurasia points out how the setting tangerine sun catches the sparkle of the mother-of-pearl embedded in the Taj Mahal, …

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