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# india - This year 2022

Suspension bridge collapse kills at least 132 in India
# RIP
# RIP

Suspension bridge collapse kills at least 132 in India

Oct 31st 2022, 9:34 AM 17,967 Views 0 Comments

The bridge had been closed for renovation for almost six months and was reopened just four days ago.

Bridge collapse in India kills over 60 and drops hundreds into river
# India
# India

Bridge collapse in India kills over 60 and drops hundreds into river

Updated Oct 30th 2022, 5:38 PM 54,494 Views 9 Comments

The Victorian-era suspension bridge was only reopened to the public this week, after months of repairs

Police arrest six men accused of gang-raping and murdering two teen sisters in India
# India
# India

Police arrest six men accused of gang-raping and murdering two teen sisters in India

Sep 15th 2022, 3:06 PM 17,912 Views 0 Comments

An autopsy report confirmed sexual assault and asphyxiation as the cause of death.

Flash flooding leaves 40 dead in northern India
# India
# India

Flash flooding leaves 40 dead in northern India

Aug 21st 2022, 11:30 AM 5,673 Views 0 Comments

Disasters caused by floods are common in India’s Himalayan north during the monsoon season, but scientists say they are becoming more frequent due to climate change.

Ireland gives India a scare but come up short in T20 series
# Malahide
From The42
# Malahide

Ireland gives India a scare but come up short in T20 series

Jun 28th 2022, 10:18 PM 4,653 Views 7 Comments

Ireland fell to a four-run defeat in a match that saw both sides comfortably clear 200.

Deluges of rain flood parts of India and Bangladesh
# Flooding
# Flooding

Deluges of rain flood parts of India and Bangladesh

May 23rd 2022, 1:33 PM 4,459 Views 0 Comments

At least 24 people have been killed due to the floods in recent weeks.

At least 27 people killed in massive fire in Indian capital
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

At least 27 people killed in massive fire in Indian capital

May 13th 2022, 7:42 PM 8,991 Views 1 Comment

More than 40 people were hospitalised.

Temperatures close to 50 degrees in Pakistan during major South-Asia heatwave
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Temperatures close to 50 degrees in Pakistan during major South-Asia heatwave

May 13th 2022, 4:57 PM 13,740 Views 18 Comments

“It’s like fire burning all around,” said labourer Shafi Mohammad, who is from a village where residents struggle to find drinking water.

Persistent heatwave in India and Pakistan highlights climate crisis devastation
# In The Heat Of It
# In The Heat Of It

Persistent heatwave in India and Pakistan highlights climate crisis devastation

May 11th 2022, 8:00 PM 21,366 Views 31 Comments

The extended hot and dry weather has consequences for water shortages, energy supply, and air quality.

Early heatwave hits India and Pakistan as temperatures hit 45C causing rubbish dumps to burn
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Early heatwave hits India and Pakistan as temperatures hit 45C causing rubbish dumps to burn

Apr 28th 2022, 5:41 PM 20,721 Views 0 Comments

Heatwaves have killed over 6,500 people in India since 2010.

India says its military accidentally fired missile into Pakistan
# Tension
# Tension

India says its military accidentally fired missile into Pakistan

Mar 11th 2022, 3:31 PM 16,834 Views 10 Comments

There is a heavy military presence on both sides of the shared border and there have been numerous flare-ups.

13 women and girls killed in well accident in India
# Kushinagar
# Kushinagar

13 women and girls killed in well accident in India

Feb 17th 2022, 8:48 AM 28,643 Views 0 Comments

The victims were sitting on an iron slab covering the well when it gave way.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Albania
# Albania

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,599 Views 4 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Media watchdog asks India to release Kashmiri journalist
# India
# India

Media watchdog asks India to release Kashmiri journalist

Jan 8th 2022, 3:56 PM 7,888 Views 3 Comments

The watchdog said it was “deeply disturbed” by the arrest of Sajad Gul, an independent journalist and media student.

Indian government renews access to foreign funding for Mother Teresa charity
# Kolkata
# Kolkata

Indian government renews access to foreign funding for Mother Teresa charity

Jan 8th 2022, 11:10 AM 13,374 Views 34 Comments

The government cut off foreign funding to the Missionaries of Charity on Christmas Day and refused to renew its licence.

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India

Jan 1st 2022, 3:15 PM 13,925 Views 3 Comments

Protesters with black flags gathered at the site after it was unveiled this week.

At least 12 people killed in stampede at Hindu shrine in Kashmir
# Stampede
# Stampede

At least 12 people killed in stampede at Hindu shrine in Kashmir

Jan 1st 2022, 9:59 AM 11,015 Views 0 Comments

An investigation has been ordered into what caused the incident at the Mata Vaishnav Devi shrine.

# india - Last year 2021

India restricts foreign funding for Mother Teresa charity
# Mother Teresa
# Mother Teresa

India restricts foreign funding for Mother Teresa charity

Dec 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 20,520 Views 14 Comments

Critics have described the decision as further evidence of harassment of Christians under the Hindu nationalist government.

India defence chief among 13 dead in helicopter crash
# Bipin Rawat
# Bipin Rawat

India defence chief among 13 dead in helicopter crash

Updated Dec 8th 2021, 5:20 PM 25,091 Views 5 Comments

Bipin Rawat was India’s first chief of defence staff, a position that the government established in 2019, and was seen as close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

India’s Modi vows to repeal farm laws after prolonged protests
# India
# India

India’s Modi vows to repeal farm laws after prolonged protests

Nov 19th 2021, 8:58 AM 8,081 Views 2 Comments

Farmers said the legislation would devastate their earnings by ending guaranteed pricing.

Fourteen people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern India
# Tamil Nadu
# Tamil Nadu

Fourteen people killed in heavy rains and flooding in southern India

Nov 11th 2021, 10:56 PM 6,768 Views 3 Comments

Several districts in Tamil Nadu state are on high alert, braced for more downpours.

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal

Oct 20th 2021, 8:04 AM 6,991 Views 3 Comments

In Uttarakhand in northern India, officials said that 46 people had died in recent days with 11 missing.

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline
# Reopening
# Reopening

India reopens for foreign tourists on charter flights as Covid-19 cases decline

Oct 15th 2021, 9:21 AM 8,344 Views 5 Comments

Foreign tourists on regular flights will then be able to enter India starting on 15 November.

Police arrest Indian minister’s son over killing of farmers
# India
# India

Police arrest Indian minister’s son over killing of farmers

Oct 10th 2021, 7:09 AM 28,020 Views 5 Comments

His father Ajay Mishra said that his son was innocent and that he was not present.

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital
# India
# India

Protests following alleged rape and murder of nine-year-old girl in Indian capital

Aug 5th 2021, 2:22 PM 23,376 Views 8 Comments

The nine-year-old girl was allegedly killed in a crematorium in south-west New Delhi – four men have been arrested.

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India

Jul 24th 2021, 7:23 PM 8,067 Views 3 Comments

Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days causing the worst floods in decades.

32 dead and dozens missing after landslides in western India
# India
# India

32 dead and dozens missing after landslides in western India

Jul 23rd 2021, 1:28 PM 4,134 Views 1 Comment

At least 32 people have been killed after heavy monsoon rains hit the region.

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus'
# Mucormycosis
# Mucormycosis

India records more than 45,000 cases of 'black fungus'

Jul 21st 2021, 7:05 PM 140,624 Views 71 Comments

The death rate is over 50% and it has mainly affected Covid-19 patients.

Data shows Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine is effective against Delta variant
# Janssen
# Janssen

Data shows Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine is effective against Delta variant

Jul 2nd 2021, 10:56 AM 38,542 Views 26 Comments

The Delta variant is now responsible for around 70% of cases in Ireland.

More transmissible 'Delta plus' Covid variant identified in India
# Variant Of Concern
# Variant Of Concern

More transmissible 'Delta plus' Covid variant identified in India

Jun 23rd 2021, 9:11 AM 30,025 Views 57 Comments

The variant has been detected in 22 samples from across three states.

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail
# India
# India

Mother of murdered Donegal woman ‘devastated’ as suspect cites Covid-19 to apply for bail

Jun 18th 2021, 8:28 AM 39,625 Views 0 Comments

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead in a popular holiday destination in Goa, India, in March 2017.

Daily coronavirus cases in India dip below 100,000
# India
# India

Daily coronavirus cases in India dip below 100,000

Jun 8th 2021, 9:23 AM 10,285 Views 12 Comments

India peaked at adding more than 400,000 cases a day in May, but new infections and deaths have declined across the country since then.

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

Jun 7th 2021, 11:42 AM 15,789 Views 14 Comments

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

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 10,112 Views 0 Comments

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

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 10,039 Views 13 Comments

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

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 9,263 Views 5 Comments

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

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 9,244 Views 1 Comment

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

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 17,764 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 14,580 Views 1 Comment

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

‘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 18,649 Views 22 Comments

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

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