Tag: India

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi Bows To Farmers Demand

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he has decided to repeal three controversial farm laws against which farmers have protested for more than a year. “Today I have come to tell you, the whole country, that we have decided to withdraw all three agricultural laws,” said Modi. Political analysts have argued that Modi was upping his political ante to win […]

SPORTS

Why I Believe India Will Win The T-20 World Cup

The T-20 world cup is one of the most wide-open tournaments in all sports.  The margins are razor-thin, and it is partly the reason why the West Indies have shocked the world not just once but twice in this tournament. The best team does not always win a T-20 tournament. Instead, it is the team that delivers in every match. […]

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India’s Prime Minister Extends Invitation To U.S. Vice President To Visit India

After a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice-President Kamala Harris in Washington, Mr. Modi extended an invitation to Ms. Harris for a visit to India. Ms. Harris made history when she became the first woman and first black and South Asian vice-president in the U.S. Mr. Modi congratulated Ms. Harris on her historic position and invited […]

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India Weighed Down By COVID-19 Pandemic

Indian authorities in Delhi have turned to the army for help, given the havoc the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic is creating. The government now expects the army to operate COVID-19 care facilities and intensive care units. Vaccines in India are running short, hospitals are swamped, and cremation grounds burn thousands of bodies every day. Health experts and political […]

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India Tells Twitter Take Down Tweet Amid COVID-19 Crisis

In fear of sparking a panic, the government in India has ordered social media platform Twitter to remove posts critical of its handling of the COVID-19 crisis. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed it had blocked some material from being viewed in India. “We cannot allow fake news that harms the country,” BJP national spokesperson Gopal Agarwal reportedly told the BBC.    The […]

Health

India Sees Record Cases Of The COVID-19 Disease

 On Monday, India witnessed another record 273,810 new Covid-19 cases — the highest single-day figure so far, according to data from the Indian Ministry of Health. The country registered 1,619 coronavirus deaths in one day — a record high — bringing the total to 178,769. India, the world’s second largest country by population, has registered the second highest number of […]

SPORTS

Former India’s Batting Great Hospitalized

Former India batting star Sachin Tendulkar tweeted late last week that he has been admitted to hospital as a precautionary measure after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Tendulkar, who will be celebrating his 48 birthday April 24, was previously quarantining at home after testing positive following mild symptoms. “As a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalised,” […]

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5 Reasons West Indies Can Go All The Way To Win The T20 Title In India

West Indies are the defending champions of the T20 World Cup title; can they defend their title in the country where they won their second T20 title five years ago? You play to win titles and trophies, and that’s what 16 teams will be doing when they gather in the Indian sub-continent in October this year. Carlos Brathwaite, the hero […]

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India Favorite To Win World Cup

India has recently won their 8th consecutive T20I series, and that too against one of the top sides in the world, England. With the comeback win, after trailing the series 1-2, India looks clear favorites to win the title for the second time in their own backyard. They won the inaugural 2007-edition beating arch-rivals Pakistan in a thrilling final. T20 […]

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India Vs England — 2nd Test Preview

India and England are set to play the 2nd test match on 13th February at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai. The Vistors England are 1-0 up in series with 3 more matches to be played in this tour. India playing at home will be very disappointed with their performance in the first test. Losing the toss had also costed the team […]