Indian couple are forced to 'sell' their newborn to hospital

Indian couple are forced to ‘sell’ their newborn to hospital because they could not afford medical bills Shiv Charan and his wife Babita could not afford to pay for a caesarian section They say the hospital ‘bought’ the child from them for 100,000 rupees (£1,000) The hospital’s manager claims the child was legitimately ‘given up’ […]

Indian restaurant closes after seven staff test positive for Covid-19

Indian restaurant in Bradford closes after seven staff test positive for Covid-19 just as lockdown restrictions are lifted in the town Cases all came in a 3-week window, with the last known reported on August 20 Owners of Akbar’s have made the decision to shut down entirely for five days From Wednesday, local Covid-19 restrictions […]

Indian social media star Siya Kakkar, 16, kills herself in New Delh

Indian social media star Siya Kakkar, 16, kills herself in New Delhi ‘after receiving threats’ Siya Kakkar, 16, attracted over 1m followers on TikTok with her dance routines She was found dead yesterday in her New Delhi home after an apparent suicide  16-year-old shared a video of her dancing on a Delhi rooftop just hours […]

Three Indian soldiers killed in ‘violent’ border standoff with China

SRINAGAR, India — At least three Indian soldiers, including a senior army officer, were killed in a confrontation with Chinese troops along their disputed frontier high in the Himalayas where thousands of soldiers on both sides have been facing off for over a month, the Indian army said Tuesday. The incident is the first confrontation […]

Indian man claiming he could do 'Covid exorcisms' dies of coronavirus

Indian holy man who claimed he could perform ‘Covid exorcisms’ by kissing people’s hands dies of coronavirus – having already infected 20 of his followers Coronavirus spreads through contagious droplets from the mouth or nose  Despite this, a holy man from Madya Pradesh, India, claimed he had a ‘kiss cure’ He would kiss devotees’ hands […]

One person shot dead in Indianapolis amid George Floyd protest

One protester is shot and killed and at least two others are injured in Indianapolis during George Floyd demonstrations One person was shot dead and at least two others injured in shootings in Indianapolis on Saturday night  It came as George Floyd protests in the city turned dangerous for a second night  Police stated that […]

Indian woman in her 40s 'is gang raped in a school'

Indian woman in her 40s ‘is gang raped in a school where she was quarantined for a night by police’ amid the nationwide coronavirus lockdown The horrific incident occurred last week in the desert state of Rajasthan in India The victim had sought shelter at a police station after walking alone for miles  Three local […]

Indian Commuters cram into buses as Nepal police arrest flouters

And you thought YOUR commute was bad! Indians squeeze onto buses cheek by jowl while police in Nepal arrest lockdown flouters with a two-metre long claw – as death toll in Iran passes 2,500 Coronavirus pandemic has killed 28,791 people with over 600,000 infected – with the most in United States India’s 21-day lockdown has […]