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Coronavirus killing Black Britons at twice the rate as Whites; South Asians second-most at risk in UK
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Coronavirus killing Black Britons at twice the rate as Whites; South Asians second-most at risk in UK

Black people in England and Wales are twice as likely to die from the coronavirus as White people, even accounting for differences in class and in some underlying health measures, according to official figures released Thursday, laying bare an extraordinary gap in the toll of the coronavirus

Coronavirus Outbreak: US allows H-1B visa extension, relief for stranded Indian professionals
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Coronavirus Outbreak: US allows H-1B visa extension, relief for stranded Indian professionals

In a big relief for thousands of stranded Indian professionals in America due to the coronavirus pandemic, the US government has decided to accept their H-1B visa applications for an extended stay in the country

Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Indians among 42 new cases in Singapore, taking total number of infections in country to 844
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Indians among 42 new cases in Singapore, taking total number of infections in country to 844

Of the new cases, 24 are imported ones and have a travel history to Europe, North America, Middle East, Association of Southeast Asian Nations and other parts of Asia, the ministry said in a statement

119 Indians, 5 foreigners from coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess land in Delhi on special Air India flight
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119 Indians, 5 foreigners from coronavirus-hit cruise ship Diamond Princess land in Delhi on special Air India flight

A special Air India flight carrying 119 Indians and five people from Sri Lanka, Nepal, South Africa and Peru, who were on board the coronavirus-hit quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, landed in New Delhi on Thursday morning.

Coronavirus outbreak: Condition of eight infected Indians on board Diamond Princess cruise ship improving, says Indian embassy
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Coronavirus outbreak: Condition of eight infected Indians on board Diamond Princess cruise ship improving, says Indian embassy

Indian embassy said in a tweet that no additional Indian national on board the ship has tested positive for the virus since Thursday

Coronavirus outbreak: Special Air India flight with stranded Indians from Wuhan to leave for home on Saturday
India

Coronavirus outbreak: Special Air India flight with stranded Indians from Wuhan to leave for home on Saturday

India announced plans to operate two flights from Wuhan to airlift around 400 students stranded in Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus, officially known as 2019-nCoV.

Pirates abduct 19 crew members, including 18 Indians and a Turk from crude oil tanker near Nigeria; seven people still on vessel
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Pirates abduct 19 crew members, including 18 Indians and a Turk from crude oil tanker near Nigeria; seven people still on vessel

The loaded vessel, the Nave Constellation, was attacked 77 nautical miles off Bonny island late on 3 December and the crew, 18 Indians and one Turk, were seized, the official said

Sri Lanka terror attacks: 11 Indians dead, Colombo confirms; number of deceased foreigners rises to 36
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Sri Lanka terror attacks: 11 Indians dead, Colombo confirms; number of deceased foreigners rises to 36

The number of Indians killed in the massive Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings rose to 11 on Thursday, as one more person succumbed to injuries

What a bad idea, Sirji! Rise of the antisocial
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What a bad idea, Sirji! Rise of the antisocial

We are forever connected to distant relatives and our customised social feeds via smartphones, but disconnected from the immediacies of our lives, and have reached a state of mind-body dissociation

Indian family of six killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash were on the ‘trip of a lifetime’ to Kenya; 4 were Canadian nationals
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Indian family of six killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash were on the ‘trip of a lifetime’ to Kenya; 4 were Canadian nationals

The "trip of a lifetime" to a safari park in Kenya turned into a nightmare for six members of a family from India in Canada who perished when Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa.

Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it
India

Smriti Irani's 'not cool to be patriotic' remark underlines misguided idea of patriotism in India; crying during anthem doesn't define it

Going by the way Smriti Irani framed her statement, there are only two ways the relationship between the nation and the individual can exist — emotional and tear-inducing or to wish that the country breaks up.

Over 60,000 Indians received green cards in 2017; number drops marginally from 2016
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Over 60,000 Indians received green cards in 2017; number drops marginally from 2016

Out of the over 600,000 Indians waiting for the most sought-after green card, only 60,394 have received the legal permanent residency last year.

Indian tourist among two dead in Bangkok shootout, two injured; police nab one
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Indian tourist among two dead in Bangkok shootout, two injured; police nab one

One person has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a deadly shootout between two rival gangs in Bangkok in which an Indian tourist and a man from Laos were killed, a media report said on Tuesday.

Indians spend more time watching videos online than on TV, finds survey
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Indians spend more time watching videos online than on TV, finds survey

The amount of time Indian viewers spend watching online videos is far higher than the global average.

Survey on digital lifestyles reveals that 2 in 3 Indians can't stop using phones
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Survey on digital lifestyles reveals that 2 in 3 Indians can't stop using phones

48 percent users globally won't stay away from their phones, says the digital lifestyles survey

14 Indians on death row in UAE return to India after NGO pays 'blood money' to victims' relatives
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14 Indians on death row in UAE return to India after NGO pays 'blood money' to victims' relatives

As many as 15 Indians, who were on death row in the UAE after being convicted in two murder cases, have been saved.

Afghanistan foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani meets Indian envoy, assures safety and release of abducted Indians
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Afghanistan foreign minister Salahuddin Rabbani meets Indian envoy, assures safety and release of abducted Indians

Afghanistan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani has met new Indian envoy to the country Vinay Kumar and assured him that Afghan security forces will not spare any effort to ensure the safety and release of seven Indian engineers abducted by the Taliban gunmen in the restive northern Baghlan province.

7 Indians working for Afghan power plant kidnapped by gunmen in Baghlan; in contact with authorities, says MEA
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7 Indians working for Afghan power plant kidnapped by gunmen in Baghlan; in contact with authorities, says MEA

Seven Indian engineers and an Afghan national working for a power plant in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan were kidnapped on Sunday

Citizenship question in US 2020 census fuels uproar as immigrants fear Donald Trump-led crackdown
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Citizenship question in US 2020 census fuels uproar as immigrants fear Donald Trump-led crackdown

Concerns among immigrants have risen as President Donald Trump's administration has cracked down on so-called sanctuary jurisdictions, increased arrests by federal immigration officers, called the National Guard to the border with Mexico and sought to limit travel to the U.S. from certain predominantly Muslim countries.

Two buses collide head-on in Kuwait: Seven Indians among 15 oil workers killed; one Indian also injured
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Two buses collide head-on in Kuwait: Seven Indians among 15 oil workers killed; one Indian also injured

Seven Indians were among 15 oil workers who were killed in Dubai in a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, Kuwaiti officials said