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Families are packing out UK-bound flights from India at rate of 1,500 people a day in rush to get home before travel ban

Families are packing out UK-bound flights from India at rate of 1,500 people a day in rush to get home before travel ban

BRIT families are rushing to grab a seat on UK-bound flights from India to dodge the hotel quarantine that begins on Friday – seeing prices s [...]
India’s capital to lockdown amid explosive COVID-19 surge

India’s capital to lockdown amid explosive COVID-19 surge

NEW DELHI — New Delhi imposed a weeklong lockdown Monday night to prevent the collapse of the Indian capital’s health system, whic [...]
Delhi Locks Down as Virus Surges Again in India

Delhi Locks Down as Virus Surges Again in India

NEW DELHI — Delhi enacted a weeklong citywide lockdown on Monday, as infections and deaths in India hit new daily records and several local governm [...]
A new coronavirus wave is crushing middle-class dreams in India.

A new coronavirus wave is crushing middle-class dreams in India.

Ashish Anand had dreams of becoming a fashion designer. The former flight attendant borrowed from relatives and poured his $5,000 life savings into [...]
India Covid variant: Two reasons why new variant found in UK raises major concerns

India Covid variant: Two reasons why new variant found in UK raises major concerns

Figures published by Public Health England (PHE) show there is a new coronavirus variant proliferating on UK shores. There have been 73 cases detec [...]
Two to a bed in Delhi hospital as India’s COVID crisis spirals

Two to a bed in Delhi hospital as India’s COVID crisis spirals

NEW DELHI – Gasping for air, two men wearing oxygen masks share a bed in a government hospital in India’s capital New Delhi, victi [...]
In India, a Second Wave of Covid-19 Prompts a New Exodus

In India, a Second Wave of Covid-19 Prompts a New Exodus

NEW DELHI — As dawn broke over Mumbai, India, on Wednesday, Kaleem Ansari sat among a crowd of thousands outside the central rail station waiting f [...]
COVID-19 cases surge in India as deaths hit highest point in months

COVID-19 cases surge in India as deaths hit highest point in months

Coronavirus cases in India are surging with daily deaths from the disease reaching their highest point in more than five months. [...]
COVID vaccine shortages to hit developing countries amid shipment delays

COVID vaccine shortages to hit developing countries amid shipment delays

Coronavirus vaccine shortages are set to hit dozens of developing countries as a program designed to ensure access to vulnerable p [...]
India Suffers a Coronavirus Second Wave, With Global Impact

India Suffers a Coronavirus Second Wave, With Global Impact

NEW DELHI — When the coronavirus first struck India last year, the country enforced one of the world’s strictest national lockdowns. The warning wa [...]
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