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India increases the price of alcohol to control social distancing

Officials in India’s capital have imposed a special tax of 70% on retail alcohol purchases to deter large gatherings at stores as authorities ease...

India to consider COVID-19 lockdown relaxations

India is extending its nationwide lockdown for another two weeks after 4 May, but will allow “considerable relaxations”. These will apply in lower-risk districts marked...

India virus deaths pass 1,000, but low toll puzzles experts

India’s confirmed coronavirus death toll passed 1,000 on Wednesday following its highest daily increase, but the numbers remain low compared with Europe and the...

India approved reopening of small shops

The Indian government has agreed to reopen small shops in the country after it had ordered to close due to the corona virus. The interior...

Life under lockdown in India’s massive Dharavi slum

In homes that are cramped, stuffy and increasingly low on food, residents of Mumbai's huge Dharavi slum are struggling under India's nationwide lockdown. In Dharavi,...

‘Prison Break’ actor Ranjit Chowdhry dies at 64 in India

Famous Bollywood actor, Ranjit Chowdhry, who appeared in two episodes of “The Office and Prison Break has died at the age of 64. According to...

Indian artistes ‘strictly’ not allowed to work with Pakistani counterparts, film...

An Indian film body has "strictly" forbidden the country's artistes and singers from working with their Pakistani counterparts, even if the collaboration was digital. In...

Tourists forced to write ‘I am so sorry’ 500 times for...

Ten foreigners were forced to repent by writing "I am so sorry" 500 times for breaching Coronavirus lockdown in India. Recall authorities in India imposed...

India To Extend World’s Largest Pandemic Lockdown For Two Weeks

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to extend the world’s biggest pandemic lockdown for two weeks, state ministers said after talks Saturday on...

Trump thanks India’s PM Modi for allowing export of hydroxychloroquine

U.S. President Donald Trump has praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing export of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to help America fight the COVID-19 pandemic. “I...

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