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Modi warns bitcoin could ‘spoil’ young Indians

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday warned that bitcoin presents a risk to younger generations, sounding a hawkish tone…

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India’s death toll from coronavirus crosses 400,000; vaccination drive falters

India’s official death toll from the coronavirus reached 400,000 on Friday, though experts say the actual number of dead could…

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New deadly illness poses a challenge in India in COVID patients

New Delhi — India’s health infrastructure that nearly crumbled under a catastrophic second wave of coronavirus last month, is now…

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sounds Alarm on COVID Crisis, Says Country Is ‘on War Footing’

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is sounding the alarm on the country’s worsening COVID-19 crisis as another 4,000 people died…

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More Than 100 Dead Bodies, Suspected COVID Fatalities, Drifted Ashore Ganges in Bihar, India

A frightening video from Bihar, India, shows bodies floating in the Ganges River, some having drifted ashore on the ghats,…

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Indian states impose stricter lockdowns as COVID deaths hit record high

India on Saturday reported its highest ever single-day COVID-19 death toll, as cases continued to rise and states imposed stricter…

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Bangladesh approves the death penalty for rape, but will it help?

Amid growing anger and widespread protests, Bangladesh’s government approved on Monday the use of the death penalty in rape cases.…

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Hunt on for Indian tiger after eighth human kill

Indian authorities are hunting for a tiger which has killed eight people in the last two years after another fatal…

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‘Mind-boggling’ 122 million jobs lost in India, says think tank

The world’s biggest lockdown forced 122 million people out of jobs in India last month, according to estimates from a…

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India’s losing battle against pollution: Delhi air quality reaches toxic levels, again

NEW DELHI —A thick, gray pall of smog settled over India’s capital in recent days, prompting the government to ban…

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Pediatrician accused of reusing syringes after 900 children diagnosed with HIV

At least 900 children have tested positive for HIV amid allegations a paediatrician repeatedly reused old syringes in Pakistan. Muzaffar…

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Panic in Pakistani City After 900 Children Test Positive for H.I.V.

RATODERO, Pakistan — Nearly 900 children in the small Pakistani city of Ratodero were bedridden early this year with raging…

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