India has over-taken Russia with the world’s third-highest number of novel coronavirus cases, at nearly 700,000, according to the latest data, as the outbreak shows … Read more
Air Malta announced it has operated its first ever flight to the Indian sub-continent on a humanitarian repatriation mission which took 110 Indian nationals home… Read more
Zydus has received approval from Indian regulators to begin human studies for its COVID-19 vaccine contender, the drugmaker said on Friday, as the novel coronavirus … Read more
Gold prices in India hit an all-time high on Wednesday, tracking a global rally, as surging coronavirus cases in many countries raised the metal’s safe-haven … Read more
Heavy flooding triggered by monsoon rains has forced more than a million people to flee their homes in the northeast Indian state of Assam, authorities … Read more
Parts of the Indian capital, Delhi, have been placed on alert after a swarm of locusts invaded a suburban area.
Pilots flying into and out … Read more
Staff at luxury hotels in Delhi are to start welcoming guests not with traditional garlands but with a medical gown.
Amid growing concerns that there … Read more
China lost at least 40 soldiers in a clash with India at their disputed border this week, a federal government minister has said, as the … Read more
India and China on Saturday each traded accusations that the other had violated their shared de facto border, an area that this week became the … Read more
China has returned 10 Indian soldiers captured during a deadly border clash earlier this week, a Indian government source said on Friday, as two Asian … Read more
India’s official coronavirus death toll leapt by more than 2,000 to reach 11,903 on Wednesday as Germany advised its nationals to consider leaving the country … Read more
The Indian army has said at least 20 of its soldiers were killed after hand-to-hand fighting with Chinese troops at a disputed border site on … Read more
India’s army said on Tuesday 20 of its soldiers had been killed in clashes with Chinese troops at a disputed border site, in a major … Read more
With surging infections highlighting the precarious state of the Indian healthcare system, in the capital New Delhi there is an acute shortage of hospital beds.… Read more
India on Friday reported a total of 297,535 coronavirus infections, surpassing the United Kingdom to become the fourth worst affected country in the world.
The … Read more
Indian biotech firm Panacea Biotec Ltd said on Wednesday it would partner with U.S.-based Refana Inc to make a potential vaccine for COVID-19.
The collaboration … Read more
Coronavirus cases in Mumbai, India have passed 51,000, according to the Indian Express. The last 24 hours alone saw close to 10,000 new confirmed infections, … Read more
India’s coronavirus infections crossed 200,000, the health ministry said on Wednesday, and a peak could still be weeks away in the world’s second most populous … Read more
India has ordered its internet service providers (ISPs) to block file-sharing website WeTransfer at a time when hundreds of millions of people are working from … Read more
A gang of monkeys attacked a laboratory assistant and escaped with a batch of coronavirus blood test samples, it has been reported.
Sky News reports … Read more
India’s health system is at risk of being overwhelmed by Covid-19 spread. In Mumbai’s Sion hospital emergency ward there are two people to a bed.… Read more
Indian authorities sent out drones and tractors to track desert locusts and spray them with insecticides, in one of the worst locust swarms seen by … Read more
A powerful cyclone that tore through India’s eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to … Read more
India registered some 6,000 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, the country’s biggest jump in 24 hours, as New Delhi eases a nationwide … Read more
Indian pharmaceutical company Strides Pharma Science Ltd said on Thursday it has got regulatory approval to conduct clinical trials of antiviral drug favipiravir, considered a … Read more
A powerful cyclone pounded eastern India and Bangladesh on Wednesday, killing at least 14 people and destroying thousands of homes, officials said, leaving authorities struggling … Read more
India recorded 5,611 new coronavirus cases today — its biggest one-day jump since the pandemic started, according to the country’s Ministry of Health and Family … Read more
India began evacuating thousands of villagers and halted port operations ahead of a cyclone expected to hit its east coast this week, piling pressure on … Read more
India recorded 5,242 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours — the country’s biggest single-day spike in confirmed infections.
The total number of … Read more
Indian authorities said they will evacuate 30,000 more citizens stranded abroad due to the novel coronavirus pandemic — the second phase of a massive operation … Read more
India announced a limited re-opening of its giant rail network beginning on Tuesday after a nearly seven-week lockdown, despite also reporting its biggest single-day jump … Read more
India has reported its biggest one-day increase in coronavirus cases since the outbreak began. Confirmed infections in the country of 1.3 billion have climbed by … Read more
Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan, known internationally for roles in Slumdog Millionaire and Jurassic World, has died at the age of 53.
Khan died in a … Read more
About 500 people entered self-isolation in staff quarters of India’s presidential palace, and Pakistan’s prime minister was due to be tested, as the coronavirus spreading … Read more