2 Indian delegates at G-7 test positive for COVID-19: source

2 Indian delegates at G-7 test positive for COVID-19: source

Two members of India’s delegation to the Group of Seven foreign ministerial meeting in London have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a source close to Japan-Britain relations said Wednesday. The development forced Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar to pull out of attending the last-day session of the three-day meeting in the British capital. […]

Eight lions in Indian zoo test positive for COVID-19

An Asiatic lion rests in Gir forest, about 355 km (221 miles) from the western Indian city of Ahmedabad April 14, 2007. Reuters

Zoo authorities in the southern state of Hyderabad shared samples with a government research laboratory on March 24 after the lions showed signs of respiratory distress. The test results come amid a huge surge in coronavirus infections among humans in India. “Based on experience with zoo animals elsewhere in the world that have experienced SARS-COV2 […]

Indian envoy: Greater trade, connectivity hold brighter future for Dhaka-Delhi ties

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File photo: India’s High Commissioner in Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswami Focus Bangla Challenge is to transform geographical compulsions into mutual benefits, says the envoy Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami has said trade will be potentially a key driver of Bangladesh-India friendship in the future with focus on value addition to products but the […]

NH Exclusive: American farmers inspired by Indian farmers’ protest

NH Exclusive: American farmers inspired by Indian farmers’ protest

America has gone through these talking points which India is debating now. What happened then? How did the small farmers fared? We thought what better way to portray it than capturing the stories of American farmers and give a comparative view. That is how this documentary came about. Four of us brown people in the […]

Modi’s party seeks big win as 2 key Indian states vote

NEW DELHI — Two Indian states with sizeable Muslim populations began voting in local elections Saturday in a test of strength for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose Hindu nationalist agenda is being challenged by months of farmer protests and a fresh wave of the pandemic. Top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, including Modi, have campaigned heavily […]

Violent Protests Against Indian PM's Visit Mar Bangladeshi Jubilee

Violent Protests Against Indian PM's Visit Mar Bangladeshi Jubilee

Violence marred the 50th anniversary of Bangladesh’s declaration of independence Friday with at least five people killed and dozens injured in clashes between police, pro-government activists and people protesting the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The anti-Modi protesters in Dhaka, Chittagong and other places included supporters of Islamic groups and leftist organizations, both […]

Indian farmers squat on railway tracks to mark four months of protests

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Farmers block a rail track to show their support to the nationwide strike called by farmers who are continuing to protest against the central government’s recent agricultural reforms in Amritsar on March 26, 2021 AFP Tens of thousands of farmers have been camped on the outskirts of the capital New Delhi since last year protesting […]