Abhaya Srivastava
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'Cooped up' Indians throng malls and markets weeks after COVID surge
by Abhaya Srivastava - June 20, 2021 - 4:27pm
Doctors are worried that India is letting its guard down again, just like before a devastating COVID-19 surge that led to a near-collapse of the healthcare system.
India coronavirus cases cross 7 million
by Abhaya Srivastava - October 11, 2020 - 2:32pm
India's coronavirus cases surged past seven million on Sunday, taking it ever closer to overtaking the United States as the world's most infected country.
Taj Mahal reopens even as India cases soar
by Abhaya Srivastava - September 21, 2020 - 8:12am
India, home to 1.3 billion people and some of the world's most crowded cities, has recorded more than 5.4 million COVID-19 cases. Around 100,000 new infections and over 1,000 deaths are reported daily.
India syringe maker boosts production to meet COVID-19 vaccine demand
by Abhaya Srivastava - September 9, 2020 - 9:40pm
India's biggest syringe manufacturer is ramping up production to churn out a billion units, anticipating a surge in demand as the global race to find a coronavirus vaccine heats up.
Hong Kong set to become a new Tibet, says exiled leader
by Abhaya Srivastava - July 9, 2020 - 7:39am
Hong Kong is heading toward the same fate as Tibet after China imposed a new security law that criminalises calls for independence, the leader of the exiled Tibetan government has told AFP.
Indian trains start rolling again despite virus surge
by Abhaya Srivastava - May 13, 2020 - 7:23am
India's enormous railway network tentatively ground back to life Tuesday as a gradual lifting of the world's biggest coronavirus lockdown gathered pace even as new cases surged.
Emotional celebrations greet India ruling legalising gay sex
by Abhaya Srivastava - September 7, 2018 - 1:28am
India's Supreme Court on yesterday struck down a ban on gay sex sparking emotional and joyous celebrations among activists after a decades-long campaign against a colonial-era law used to clamp down on homosexual...
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