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India Gandhi’s glasses go underneath the hammer in southwestern England

A pair of eyeglasses that are believed to have once belonged to Mohandas Gandhi are being auctioned, decades after the independence leader gave them as an impromptu giftAugust 10, 2020, 2:01 PM• 2 min readLONDON -- A pair of eyeglasses that are believed to have once belonged to Mohandas Gandhi are being auctioned, decades after…

India three days of heavy monsoon rains kill 50 individuals throughout Pakistan

Pakistan's disaster management agency and officials say three days of heavy monsoon rains that triggered flash floods have killed at least 58 people in various parts of the countryBy MUHAMMAD FAROOQ Associated PressAugust 9, 2020, 5:39 PM• 3 min readKARACHI, Pakistan -- Three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods killed at least 58…

Narendra modi Kamala Harris speech: What was the decision on how she did?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionObama and top Democrats go after Donald Trump The stakes could not have been higher for Kamala Harris as she made history to formally accept the Democratic vice-presidential nomination. How did she do?Only three women have been on the top ticket for a major party before, and…

Narendra modi AP Explains: India’s Kashmir transfer foretold China standoff

SRINAGAR, India -- Indian and Chinese officials held talks Thursday to try to resolve a months-long bitter standoff along their disputed frontier, where the two countries have deployed tens of thousands of soldiers. More than a dozen rounds of talks so far have failed to break the impasse. India's foreign ministry said the two countries'…

India Child growth forward as COVID-19 stored thousands and thousands of ladies from care

NEW DELHI -- Millions of women and girls globally have lost access to contraceptives and abortion services because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the first widespread measure of the toll says India with its abrupt, months-long lockdown has been hit especially hard. Several months into the pandemic, many women now have second-trimester pregnancies because they…

India India Supreme Courtroom finds Prashant Bhushan responsible of contempt

Publishedduration14 Augustimage copyrightGetty ImagesIndia's Supreme Court has found a prominent lawyer and civil rights activist guilty of contempt of court. It took action on its own authority against Prashant Bhushan, 63, for posting tweets that were allegedly derogatory to the top court. Mr Bhushan could face a jail term, but his sentencing has been set…

India Heavy monsoon rains set off flood chaos throughout India

Heavy monsoonal rains across India have triggered floods and landslides, killing as many as 868 people across several states.The season lasts from June to September and wreaks havoc across South Asia every year.The flooding in recent days has seen houses swept away and agricultural crops destroyed in various regions. Millions have been affected, with many…

Narendra modi Indian, Nepalese prime ministers speak amid border dispute

The prime ministers of India and Nepal have spoken by phone to try to ease strained ties between the two countries since a boundary dispute erupted between them in MayBy ASHOK SHARMA Associated PressAugust 15, 2020, 1:49 PM2 min readNEW DELHI -- The prime ministers of India and Nepal spoke over the phone on Saturday…

India AP Explains: How India’s fast-growing instances topped three million

India's coronavirus cases have passed 3 million, with the country reporting the world's biggest daily jump in new infections as the disease continues to spread from cities to rural areasBy EMILY SCHMALL Associated PressAugust 23, 2020, 5:45 AM5 min readNEW DELHI -- India's coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the…

India Fb launches a brand new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook’s Instagram is launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok — Instagram ReelsBy MAE ANDERSON, TALI ARBEL and BARBARA ORTUTAY Associated PressAugust 5, 2020, 8:02 PM4 min readNEW YORK -- Facebook's Instagram is officially launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok — Instagram Reels. The new Instagram feature will…

India Virus lockdown for world’s smallest and rarest wild pigs

The world's smallest and rarest pig is under a lockdown, but not because of the coronavirusBy ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL AP Science WriterAugust 7, 2020, 1:00 AM4 min readNEW DELHI -- Pygmy hogs — the world’s smallest and rarest wild pig — are under a virus lockdown. Not because of the coronavirus, but because of the first…

India Indian police say tainted liquor kills no less than 21 individuals

Indian police say that at least 21 people have died in a northern state over the past three days after drinking tainted alcoholJuly 31, 2020, 11:52 AM1 min readNEW DELHI -- Indian police said Friday that at least 21 people have died in a northern state over the past three days after drinking tainted alcohol.…
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India North Macedonia: Police discover 148 migrants in vans

Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered 148 migrants crammed into trucks in two separate operations in central and northern parts of the country, and have arrested two men on suspicion of trafficking migrantsAugust 12, 2020, 11:36 AM• 2 min readSKOPJE, North Macedonia -- Police in North Macedonia say they have discovered 148 migrants…

India Article 370: Curfew in Kashmir as protesters plan ‘black day

Publishedduration4 Augustimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage caption5 August is the first anniversary of the abrogation of Article 370Curfew has been imposed in Indian-administered Kashmir in anticipation of protests ahead of 5 August - the day the government stripped the region of its special status. Officials say the curfew is meant to prevent violence by groups planning to…

India The Newest: Confirmed coronavirus instances attain 20 million

BEIJING — China’s newly confirmed community transmitted cases of coronavirus fell into the single digits on Wednesday, while Hong Kong saw another 33 cases of infection.The National Health Commission said all nine new cases were found in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, whose capital Urumqi has been at the center of China’s latest major outbreak.…

India India’s financial system contracts by 24%, worst in at the least 24 years

India’s government says the country's economy contracted by 23.9% in the April-June quarter, its worst performance in at least 24 years, as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged what was once the world’s fastest growing major economyBy SHEIKH SAALIQ Associated PressAugust 31, 2020, 2:01 PM• 2 min readNEW DELHI -- India’s economy contracted by 23.9% in the…