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    Millions switch to ‘local TikToks’ after India ban on Chinese apps

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:26pm on July 04, 2020

    Millions of Indians have joined homegrown social media platforms since New Delhi banned a slew of Chinese apps, including TikTok, amid growing tensions between the...

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    India to purchase Russian fighter jets

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:35pm on July 03, 2020

    India’s defence ministry Thursday signed off on the purchase of 33 Russian fighter jets and upgrades to 59 others worth $2.4 billion, amid rising tensions...

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    Indian groom’s wedding, funeral leave over 100 infected with coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:11pm on July 01, 2020

    More than 100 people have tested positive for coronavirus in India after attending the wedding — and then funeral — of the groom, who reportedly...

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    Manohar steps down as ICC chairman

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 07:23pm on July 01, 2020

    India's Shashank Manohar Wednesday stepped down as chairman of the International Cricket Council after four years in office. The 62-year-old successfully spearheaded efforts to restructure...

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    India’s Menon becomes youngest elite umpire

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 08:02pm on June 29, 2020

    India’s Nitin Menon, 36, on Monday became the youngest member of the International Cricket Council’s elite umpire list. Menon gave up playing cricket when he...

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    Outrage mounts over police custody deaths

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:19pm on June 28, 2020

    The deaths of a father and son from alleged torture at the hands of police have sparked outrage across India, with many drawing parallels with...

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    India tells Pakistan to cut embassy staff by half

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:24am on June 25, 2020

    India told Pakistan on Tuesday to slash its embassy staff in New Delhi by half — saying it would do the same in Islamabad —...

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    China, India agree to reduce tensions after deadly clash

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:45am on June 24, 2020

    China and India have agreed to reduce tensions a week after clashes on their disputed Himalayan border left 20 Indian troops dead in brutal hand-to-hand...

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    Dozens of girls at India abuse shelter contract coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:26pm on June 23, 2020

    Dozens of girls from a state-run shelter for runaways and victims of sexual abuse — including seven who are pregnant — have tested positive for...

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    Aussies shouldn't sledge Kohli, says Warner

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 07:20pm on June 22, 2020

    Australia's David Warner has warned against sledging Virat Kohli when India tour Australia this year, saying ‘trying to poke the bear’ will only make the...

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