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NHS suspends recruitment of healthcare professionals from India

THE National Health Service (NHS) has suspended recruitment doctors and nurses from amid concern over healthcare professionals leaving the country when they are most needed...

India’s opposition sees hope for the future in Modi’s state election defeat

Indian opposition parties and political commentators cheered the election victory of a regional leader over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party in a big...

Volunteers provide oxygen as India’s COVID tally nears 20 mln

India's tally of coronavirus infections rose on Monday to just short of 20 million, propelled by a 12th straight day of more than 300,000...

Taiwan bars arrivals from India as Indonesia reports first cases of Indian COVID-19 variant

Taiwan became the latest place to ban arrivals from coronavirus-stricken India on Monday, as it moves to prevent new infections, with more nations reporting...

India, China reach pact to ‘disengage’ from border in Ladakh

India said Thursday it had reached an agreement with China for both to pull back from part of their contested Himalayan border, in the biggest push...

Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

Indian state bans Islamic schools, drawing criticism

An Indian state ruled by prime minister Narendra Modi’s BJP party on Wednesday (30) passed a law abolishing all Islamic schools, saying they provided sub-standard...

India’s ruling party pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

INDIA’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the...

Prominent British Asians recognised in New Year’s Honours List

A LEADING musician, community leaders, campaigners and choreographers are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, announced this evening (30). This year’s...

Narendra Modi makes fresh appeal to farmers protesting over new laws

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday (25) offered to hold fresh talks to end a stalemate over new agricultural reforms, in his latest...