India: Sea’s Free Fire included in the list of China-linked apps banned

Economy 02/17/22, 13:34

On Tuesday Feb. 15, Indian government sources said it had blocked access to 54 mobile apps with apparent links to China due to national security concerns, including Tencent's Xriver, NetEase's Onmyoji Arena, Astracraft, and Free Fire of Sea Ltd's mobile game. Reuters reported that "Free Fire" is on India's list of ...

India bans more than 54 Chinese apps for the fourth time

Economy 02/16/22, 11:20

On Feb. 14, India's Economic Times reported that The Indian government had banned many apps from mainland China three times before, and now it has issued a new ban on more than 54 Chinese apps from listing in India.  On Monday Feb. 14, Google said it temporarily blocked the access of ...

China’s army builds bridge on Chinese-Indian border

China 01/06/22, 17:04

Satellite photos show that the Chinese army is building a bridge over Pangong Lake on the border with India, according to India's New Delhi Television (NDTV). The move is expected to help China quickly deploy troops and heavy weapons to the conflict-stricken area. According to "India Today," the bridge is about 18 ...

India: 46 million girls killed in sex-selective abortions, report says

World 12/29/21, 15:03

According to a recent report, the desire to have sons in India due to the refusal to "carry" the burden of having female daughters has led to a steady increase in abortions of pregnant women with female babies. According to a report published by The Guardian, in India alone, experts estimate that ...

India: Rush for emergency use of pill and booster shot for frontline workers

News 12/28/21, 17:54

India's omicron cases have risen rapidly, reaching 415 across 17 Indian states. The Modi administration has stepped up its immunization effort, reaching 88% of India's 944 million eligible people with at least one dose and 61% with both. In response to an increase in the omicron coronavirus variant instances across the ...

Seeking to break free from the CCP, India has plans for solar energy

Tech 12/23/21, 04:55

India is developing renewable energy to break the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) monopolistic control over the solar panel supply. As a result, major developers in India have started planning to produce solar panels for their country's demand.  Last month at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, UK, Indian Prime Minister Narendra ...

The snow leopard photo baffles social media users

Inspired Stories 11/22/21, 03:31

The image of mountain terrain with various patches of snow looks like any other typical image until you realize there's a snow leopard hidden somewhere in the picture. The big cat is nearly impossible to spot in the mountain terrain because it is so well camouflaged. The incredible image was originally captured high ...

India’s new carrier Akasa Air orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX jets

U.S. 11/17/21, 22:40

Boeing revealed its first huge order at a major air show in Dubai on Tuesday, Nov. 16, announcing that India's new carrier Akasa Air had bought 72 of its 737 Max jets.According to a statement from Boeing, the order is worth roughly $9 billion at list prices "the new Indian ...

COP26 slams China’s soft stance on coal reduction, Beijing fires back

China 11/15/21, 15:48

A climate change leader condemned Communist China's weak environmental commitment on Nov. 13. COP26 summit president Alok Sharma criticized the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for taking a softer stance on reducing coal consumption. However, Beijing has pushed back. Once United Nations climate talks ended with a deal targeting fossil fuels for the ...

Hospital COVID ward fire kills at least 10 patients

World 11/07/21, 14:49

A massive fire spread through a hospital COVID-19 ward, taking several lives on Nov. 6. At least 10 infected patients are dead, following a fatal blaze at Ahmednagar Hospital in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Authorities confirmed only seven COVID patients survived, and they have already been transferred to a different ...

COP26: UK and India to connect power grids for green energy development

United Kingdom 11/04/21, 19:58

England and India introduced an interconnected solar grid agreement at the COP26 climate summit Tuesday, Nov. 2. Dubbed the Green Grids Initiative—One Sun One World One Grid (GGI-OSOWOG), the plan aims to boost faster transition to greener energy, according to Reuters. Endorsed by more than 80 nations worldwide, the linked grids are ...

India faces Nipah virus amid COVID-19

News 09/09/21, 00:01

A potential outbreak with a lethal virus is emerging in India, but it is no COVID-19. Rallying from the worst strike of the Delta variant that once made it an epicenter of COVID-19, health officials are on the lookout for Nipah, a rare virus first discovered in the late 1990s and ...

Mysterious fever ravaging northern India

News 09/02/21, 05:23

 Uttar Pradesh, the largest state in northern India, reports fatalities from a new fever that emerged over the week. Most of the cases were among children. According to the BBC, more than 40 children and a dozen adults perished in just a week after contracting the fever.  Aside from body sweat from ...

Inquiry triggered after two women die of Covishield vaccine in India

News 08/30/21, 15:47

Two people died with similar symptoms after receiving their first dose of the Covishield vaccine, triggering an inquiry in Kerala, India. Covishield is the India-made version of AstraZeneca's Vaxzevria jab, which has been authorized in the EU. The victims are Mahima Mathew, 31, a pregnant woman and a native of Kanjirappally in Kottayam, and ...

One-shot COVID-19 vaccine company seeks Indian approval

News 08/06/21, 18:47

 Johnson & Johnson (J&J), on Friday, August 6, confirmed that it is seeking emergency authorization in the Indian market for its single-dose vaccines against the CCP virus (COVID-19). If approved, the one-shot vaccines would be available to India and many others worldwide via Biological E Limited, an Indian pharmaceutical firm. "Biological E ...

Man trampled to death after a crowd provokes a herd of elephants

World 07/30/21, 04:54

After a crowd antagonized an elephant herd outside a forest reserve at the Morongi tea plantation in northeast India, a man was trampled to death by an elephant.The incident occurred on July 25 at around 5 p.m. when the elephants were crossing a road in northeast India calmly looking for ...

India: landslide kills nine tourists and smashes bridge

Enviroment 07/30/21, 03:52

Last week in northern India, a landslide overwhelmed vehicles and destroyed a bridge, killing at least nine tourists and injuring three others. A video captured the horrific moment rocks plummeted down a mountain and smashed into the Himalayan village of Chitkul, splitting a bridge in half and damaging roads and buildings, ...

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