India coronavirus: Country opens of one of the world’s largest hospitals

The Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre, the largest facility of its kind in India, became partly operational on Sunday, with 2,000 of its 10,000 beds available, according to the Delhi government. The remaining 8,000 beds at the facility, which is located in the Chattarpur area of Delhi, will be in use from Wednesday. India’s Home […]

Coronavirus live news: India passes 500,000 cases as Australian state of Victoria reports biggest surge in local outbreak | World news

India reported more than 17,000 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi, Reuters reported. India has the world’s fourth-biggest outbreak of the virus that causes Covid-19, below only the United […]

India looks to buy more fighter jets amid border tension with China

The Economic Times, India’s leading business newspaper, has reported that country’s Air Force is seeking to urgently procure 21 additional upgraded MiG-29 fighter jets from Russia and 12 new Su-30MKIs built under license by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to add to its three squadrons of the type already in service. “These fighters [MiG-29], which […]

Modi orders complete lockdown for 1.3 billion people in India

Modi said the lockdown would start at midnight local time, would last for a minimum of 21 days, and would apply to all of India’s 36 states and territories. “You have seen the worldwide situations arising from the coronavirus pandemic in the news. You have also seen how the most powerful nations have become helpless […]

India v Australia: Women’s Twenty20 World Cup final – live! | Sport

6.51am GMT06:51 “It shouldn’t feel so revolutionary,” writes JP Howcroft at Guardian HQ. “But it is.” Perfectly put. And consider the implications for the women’s game in India, too. Their World Cup run in 2017 just about got a Women’s Indian Premier League over the line. If they can get the job done tonight, there’s […]

Internet Democracy in ‘New’ India

This era in India earmarks the journey of globalisation that began formally in the wake of the LPG (Liberalisation Privatisation and Globalisation) Policy in 1991. This is controlled almost entirely by means of information technology. It was initiated first by Rajiv Gandhi as the Prime Minister. That initiative was, however, vehemently criticised by the Leftists. […]