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India deploys another French submarine, adding teeth to its warship fleet

France, Nov. 28 -- India has put into commission its fourth French submarine - built locally in Mumbai - shortlyafter adding a separate stealth warship to itsnavy. The move comes as the country assert... Read More


India's top court calls for urgent measures as toxic smog smothers Delhi

France, Nov. 18 -- India's capital shut down all colleges and schools as well as six of the city's 11 coal-fired power plants and banned construction after the Supreme Court called for steps including... Read More


Fresh kickback claims ignite political row over India's Rafale jet deal

France, Nov. 13 -- New allegations of kickbacks by Dassault Aviation to secure a contract with the Indian Air Force for 36 Rafale jets have kicked off a political slugfest in India where the deal with... Read More


India delivers one billion Covid-19 doses but still 'miles to go'

France, Oct. 23 -- India has reached one billion cumulative doses in its Covid-19 vaccination drive, blighted by a virus surge this summer. It crossed the milestone in 279 days and looked ahead to ino... Read More


Casinos spin the wheel again as pandemic-hit Nepal lift Covid-19 barriers

France, Oct. 9 -- Casinos in Nepal were reopening after months of Covid-led shutdown as the authorities eased health restrictions and waived taxes in a desperate gamble to revive international tourism... Read More


Tensions remain hight after violent weekend protests by farmers in India

France, Oct. 5 -- Demonstrators torched a police vehicle in India on Monday as tensions boiled over after clashes involving protesting farmers killed at least nine people. The incident on Sunday in U... Read More


India allows local vaccine-maker to rope in kids for Covid-19 trials

France, Oct. 3 -- India has allowed a local biotechnology firm to enlist kids between sevenand 11 years forits trial of U.S. drug-maker Novavax's Covid-19 vaccineas the nation looked beyond protecting... Read More


India offers digital health identity to 1.3 billion people in major revamp

France, Sept. 30 -- India has rolled out a mammoth program to provide digital health identity to its 1.3 billion people to inject efficiency into its public services. The step also promises to cut med... Read More


Golfers putt their way to Kashmir as troubled region drives for peace

France, Sept. 20 -- The J&K Open 2021 at Srinagar city's Royal Springs golf course was hailed as the green shoots of tourismin Kashmir, which now plan to showcase 75 villages as holiday hotspots as pa... Read More


India invites women to join top military school

France, Sept. 11 -- India will open its top military school to women seeking full-time career in the armed forces -a male-onlybastion up until now - in a move thatsignals a majorstep towards gender eq... Read More