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India looks to electric vehicles as the future of transport, but problems remain

6 hours ago | World: India

Indian Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari is trying to encourage people to buy electric vehicles instead of v ...

May 21, 2022 | World: India

A court in India has dismissed a request to open locked rooms in the Taj Mahal in a search for Hindu idols in the 17th c ...

May 17, 2022 | World: India

At least 27 people were killed in an inferno that charred an office block in Delhi. Yet another blaze in the capital and ...

May 15, 2022 | World: India

India's top court has suspended a colonial-era sedition law pending a review. The decision will impact hundreds of peopl ...

May 14, 2022 | World: India

Priya Kumari, 38, is constantly mopping the sweat from her face as she dumps a metal tray of rubble into a landfill site ...

May 14, 2022 | World: India

The World Health Organization (WHO) has put India's excess Covid deaths 10 times higher than its official tally. Delhi r ...

May 8, 2022 | World: India

Indians have been rationing cooking oil amid the rising cost of Ukrainian and Russian products and export curbs by Indon ...

May 2, 2022 | World: India

In the last few weeks, violence against members of Muslim community has been reported in over seven Indian states. Video ...

May 1, 2022 | World: India

India has approved Covid vaccines for children aged between 5 and 12 years of age following calls from experts, schools ...

May 1, 2022 | World: India

Author and journalist Shoba Narayan was recently honoured at the Paris Book Festival, where Indian literature was the ce ...

Apr 30, 2022 | World: India

The Covid pandemic has struck a heavy blow to India's school feeding programme and may have reversed years of progress i ...

Apr 24, 2022 | World: India

Over the past fortnight, Hindu religious processions have descended into violence and chaos across India, giving rise to ...

Apr 23, 2022 | World: India

Coronavirus infections spiked in India's national capital Delhi and other nearby cities as experts blamed the surge on t ...

Apr 22, 2022 | World: India

After being cancelled for two years amid the Covid pandemic, the Paris Book Festival, France's main literary event, is o ...

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