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# india - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# The Fix
# The Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,473 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 7,805 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 13,330 Views 34 Comments

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

# india - Saturday 1 January, 2022

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

Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks controversy in India

Jan 1st 2022, 3:15 PM 13,793 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 10,992 Views 0 Comments

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

# india - Tuesday 28 December, 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 20,484 Views 14 Comments

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

# india - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

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 25,062 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 - Friday 19 November, 2021

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 8,061 Views 2 Comments

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

# india - Thursday 11 November, 2021

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 6,732 Views 3 Comments

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

# india - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

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 6,841 Views 2 Comments

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

# india - Friday 15 October, 2021

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 8,311 Views 5 Comments

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

# india - Sunday 10 October, 2021

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 27,976 Views 5 Comments

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

# india - Thursday 5 August, 2021

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 23,329 Views 8 Comments

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

# india - Saturday 24 July, 2021

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 8,040 Views 4 Comments

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

# india - Friday 23 July, 2021

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 4,121 Views 1 Comment

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

# india - Wednesday 21 July, 2021

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 140,485 Views 71 Comments

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

# india - Friday 2 July, 2021

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 38,504 Views 26 Comments

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

# india - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

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 29,972 Views 57 Comments

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

# india - Friday 18 June, 2021

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 39,547 Views 0 Comments

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

# india - Tuesday 8 June, 2021

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 10,261 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 - 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

Jun 7th 2021, 11:42 AM 15,765 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 10,059 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 10,021 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 - 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 9,236 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 9,225 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 17,718 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 14,566 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 18,631 Views 22 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 33,486 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 10,146 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 16,199 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 36,374 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 23,151 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 46,139 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 31,477 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 21,889 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 11,539 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 13,179 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 30,853 Views 44 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 23,083 Views 30 Comments

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

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