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# india - Monday 7 June, 2021

India cautiously starts to open up as Covid-19 case records decline
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

India cautiously starts to open up as Covid-19 case records decline

Mon 11:42 AM 15,738 Views 14 Comments

Less than 5% of the country has been fully vaccinated.

# india - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Cyclone makes landfall as India continues to deal with its Covid surge
# India
# India

Cyclone makes landfall as India continues to deal with its Covid surge

May 26th 2021, 7:02 AM 10,007 Views 0 Comments

Heavy rains and high winds lashed the east coast as Cyclone Yaas crossed the coast.

# india - Monday 24 May, 2021

India's coronavirus death toll passes 300,000
# A Global Pandemic
# A Global Pandemic

India's coronavirus death toll passes 300,000

May 24th 2021, 1:06 PM 10,007 Views 14 Comments

India has recorded 100,000 deaths in just 27 days, after new infections tore through cities and rural areas, and overwhelmed hospitals.

# india - Wednesday 19 May, 2021

India reports record 4,529 Covid-19 deaths in one day
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

India reports record 4,529 Covid-19 deaths in one day

May 19th 2021, 8:41 AM 9,232 Views 5 Comments

At the current pace, India could overtake the United States in June.

# india - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

At least 33 dead and over 90 people missing as cyclone batters Covid-stricken India
# Cyclone Tauktae
# Cyclone Tauktae

At least 33 dead and over 90 people missing as cyclone batters Covid-stricken India

May 18th 2021, 7:04 PM 9,209 Views 1 Comment

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power after the storm hit the Gujarat coast.

# india - Monday 17 May, 2021

Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India
# Cyclone Tauktae
# Cyclone Tauktae

Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India

May 17th 2021, 9:20 PM 17,691 Views 6 Comments

The storm made landfall in Gujarat state just after 8.30 pm local time.

Mumbai's dip in Covid-19 cases offers glimmer of hope to India
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

Mumbai's dip in Covid-19 cases offers glimmer of hope to India

May 17th 2021, 7:51 AM 14,557 Views 1 Comment

The country has made headlines around the world recently, in its fight against a deadly surge in infections.

# india - Sunday 16 May, 2021

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,582 Views 21 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

# india - Monday 10 May, 2021

WHO labels Covid-19 variant spreading in India 'of concern at the global level'
# B.1.617
# B.1.617

WHO labels Covid-19 variant spreading in India 'of concern at the global level'

May 10th 2021, 10:17 PM 33,454 Views 29 Comments

The World Health Organization also said there was evidence to suggest increased transmissibility of this variant.

# india - Friday 7 May, 2021

India's Modi under pressure to impose lockdown amid continued Covid-19 surge
# India
# India

India's Modi under pressure to impose lockdown amid continued Covid-19 surge

May 7th 2021, 8:48 AM 10,141 Views 4 Comments

The country has confirmed a record 414,188 Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

# india - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

India's Covid-19 cases top 20 million, as virus surge to 'be horrible for next several weeks'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

India's Covid-19 cases top 20 million, as virus surge to 'be horrible for next several weeks'

May 4th 2021, 7:38 AM 16,186 Views 16 Comments

A peak of the current surge is expected later this month.

# india - Monday 3 May, 2021

India records 368,000 new coronavirus cases as catastrophic surge continues
# Surge Continues
# Surge Continues

India records 368,000 new coronavirus cases as catastrophic surge continues

May 3rd 2021, 3:48 PM 36,353 Views 27 Comments

The surge has pushed India’s already fragile and underfunded health system to the brink.

Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge
# India
# India

Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge

May 3rd 2021, 7:25 AM 22,985 Views 7 Comments

Modi stands weakened but faces no threats to staying on as the country’s leader until his term ends in 2024.

# india - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Fresh aid lands as India, Brazil and Canada struggle to contain Covid-19 outbreaks
# Fresh Waves
# Fresh Waves

Fresh aid lands as India, Brazil and Canada struggle to contain Covid-19 outbreaks

May 2nd 2021, 12:42 PM 46,085 Views 19 Comments

India today reported more than 392,000 new cases and nearly 3,700 Covid-19 deaths.

# india - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Raging virus outbreaks in India and Brazil fuel record level Covid-19 cases
# India
# India

Raging virus outbreaks in India and Brazil fuel record level Covid-19 cases

May 1st 2021, 7:59 AM 31,456 Views 30 Comments

India reported more than 400,000 cases in 24 hours today, another global record that accounts for 40% of the world’s infections.

# india - Friday 30 April, 2021

Explainer: Why is India calling for IP rules around Covid vaccines to be waived?
# Intellectual Property
# Intellectual Property

Explainer: Why is India calling for IP rules around Covid vaccines to be waived?

Apr 30th 2021, 6:30 AM 21,855 Views 18 Comments

The World Trade Organization will meet again today to discuss the proposal.

# india - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

India's official Covid-19 death toll passes 200,000
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India's official Covid-19 death toll passes 200,000

Apr 28th 2021, 7:17 AM 11,520 Views 26 Comments

Many experts suspect that the true death toll is higher than this.

# india - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

India records 320,000 new cases as foreign help arrives
# Covid Cases
# Covid Cases

India records 320,000 new cases as foreign help arrives

Apr 27th 2021, 7:26 AM 13,165 Views 16 Comments

India’s death toll is set to pass 200,000 after a massive recent surge in Covid cases.

'We want to have families left to go back to': Medics here say Ireland must help India tackle huge Covid-19 wave
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

'We want to have families left to go back to': Medics here say Ireland must help India tackle huge Covid-19 wave

Apr 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 30,612 Views 45 Comments

Indian healthcare workers in Ireland are “sacrificing ever seeing some family again” in order to care for people here amid the pandemic.

# india - Monday 26 April, 2021

Amnesty Ireland chief: India's virus struggles make EU opposition to vaccine patent waivers 'an obscenity'
# Vaccine Inequality
# Vaccine Inequality

Amnesty Ireland chief: India's virus struggles make EU opposition to vaccine patent waivers 'an obscenity'

Apr 26th 2021, 6:00 PM 23,055 Views 30 Comments

Standing up for the rights of pharma companies over human rights is “not tenable”, says O’Gorman.

Ireland to send 700 oxygen concentrators to India to battle Covid crisis
# Covid19 Outbreak
# Covid19 Outbreak

Ireland to send 700 oxygen concentrators to India to battle Covid crisis

Apr 26th 2021, 4:00 PM 24,417 Views 32 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly confirmed the aid package as part of the co-ordinated EU response, as cases in India passed 350,000 a day.

'There is no respite': India confirms another world record of Covid-19 case numbers
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'There is no respite': India confirms another world record of Covid-19 case numbers

Apr 26th 2021, 7:33 AM 33,473 Views 35 Comments

The country has struggled to cope with a huge surge in cases.

# india - Sunday 25 April, 2021

India will 'likely' be added to Ireland's mandatory quarantine list in next 48 hours – Coveney
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

India will 'likely' be added to Ireland's mandatory quarantine list in next 48 hours – Coveney

Apr 25th 2021, 2:50 PM 32,920 Views 55 Comments

India today recorded the world’s highest single-day increase in Covid-19 cases for a fourth day.

India’s crematoria overwhelmed as coronavirus ‘swallows people like a monster’
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

India’s crematoria overwhelmed as coronavirus ‘swallows people like a monster’

Apr 25th 2021, 9:36 AM 59,946 Views 79 Comments

The 349,691 confirmed cases over the past day took India’s total to more than 16.9 million, with 192,311 deaths.

# india - Saturday 24 April, 2021

India's death toll hits new record as Covid 'tsunami' worsens
# India
# India

India's death toll hits new record as Covid 'tsunami' worsens

Apr 24th 2021, 4:55 PM 32,162 Views 27 Comments

Twenty patients died in one night at one New Delhi hospital suffering from oxygen shortages.

# india - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?
# Global Record
# Global Record

Explainer: Why is India shattering global coronavirus infection records?

Apr 22nd 2021, 6:13 PM 33,645 Views 22 Comments

The country has confirmed 15.9 million cases of infection, the second highest after the United States, and 184,657 deaths.

Covid-19: India records world record 315,000 new cases in a single day as crisis worsens
# India
# India

Covid-19: India records world record 315,000 new cases in a single day as crisis worsens

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:22 AM 26,145 Views 38 Comments

It now has the world’s second-highest level of infections.

# india - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Health officials to discuss possibility of adding India to hotel quarantine list
# Travel Advisory Group
# Travel Advisory Group

Health officials to discuss possibility of adding India to hotel quarantine list

Apr 21st 2021, 9:17 AM 14,642 Views 41 Comments

The country is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 infections.

# india - Monday 19 April, 2021

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million
# India
# India

India’s capital to lock down as nation’s virus cases top 15 million

Apr 19th 2021, 11:26 AM 11,713 Views 18 Comments

New Delhi has reported 25,462 cases and 161 deaths in the past 24 hours.

# india - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

India is suffering its worst pandemic surge with 130,000 daily infections
# India
# India

India is suffering its worst pandemic surge with 130,000 daily infections

Apr 13th 2021, 8:55 AM 17,622 Views 0 Comments

Experts say that missteps stemming from the belief that the pandemic was “over” are coming back to haunt the country.

# india - Monday 12 April, 2021

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

India overtakes Brazil as world's second worst-hit country by Covid-19

Apr 12th 2021, 9:58 AM 18,292 Views 29 Comments

India reported a new daily record of more than 168,000 cases.

# india - Monday 5 April, 2021

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

India tightens restrictions as Covid-19 cases hit new daily record of over 100,000

Apr 5th 2021, 3:35 PM 16,432 Views 13 Comments

Maharashtra, the worst-hit state, recorded nearly 60,000 cases in the last 24 hours.

# india - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India
# Coup
# Coup

Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India

Mar 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 15,753 Views 7 Comments

The military crackdown in Myanmar has forced scores of refugees over the border into India.

# india - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Scientists baffled by plummeting levels of coronavirus infections in India
# Covid19
# Covid19

Scientists baffled by plummeting levels of coronavirus infections in India

Feb 16th 2021, 10:26 AM 104,285 Views 89 Comments

There are several theories behind the dipping numbers.

# india - Thursday 11 February, 2021

Indian rescuers begin drilling debris-filled tunnel in bid to reach dozens of people trapped inside
# Glacier
# Glacier

Indian rescuers begin drilling debris-filled tunnel in bid to reach dozens of people trapped inside

Feb 11th 2021, 9:52 AM 9,020 Views 0 Comments

The cause of the disaster is thought to have been a chunk of glacier breaking off.

# india - Monday 8 February, 2021

At least 18 deaths and 200 people are missing after glacier disaster in India
# Flash Floods
# Flash Floods

At least 18 deaths and 200 people are missing after glacier disaster in India

Feb 8th 2021, 12:15 PM 13,430 Views 5 Comments

Most of those missing were working at the two power plants. Some were trapped in two tunnels cut off by the floods and by mud and rocks.

# india - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Protesting Indian farmers begin hunger strike amid fury against government
# Strike
# Strike

Protesting Indian farmers begin hunger strike amid fury against government

Jan 30th 2021, 3:54 PM 15,030 Views 14 Comments

The hunger strike coincides with the anniversary of the death of independence leader Mahatma Gandhi.

# india - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Lead and nickel found in blood of patients in India with mystery illness
# Andhra Pradesh
# Andhra Pradesh

Lead and nickel found in blood of patients in India with mystery illness

Dec 9th 2020, 1:17 PM 21,676 Views 7 Comments

Health officials and experts are baffled by how the heavy metals got into the patients’ blood.

# india - Monday 7 December, 2020

Unidentified illness leaves hundreds hospitalised and one dead in India
# Andhra Pradesh
# Andhra Pradesh

Unidentified illness leaves hundreds hospitalised and one dead in India

Dec 7th 2020, 5:23 PM 44,564 Views 26 Comments

Symptoms range from nausea and anxiety to loss of consciousness.

# india - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Over 1 billion Indians celebrate Diwali amid pandemic and pollution fears
# Celebrations
# Celebrations

Over 1 billion Indians celebrate Diwali amid pandemic and pollution fears

Nov 14th 2020, 6:35 PM 35,050 Views 10 Comments

The Hindu festival is usually celebrated by socialising and exchanging gifts, but the coronavirus has cast a shadow over festivities.

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