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Trump invites India's Modi to attend G7 summit in US

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

In phone call with Modi, Trump conveys desire to expand the ambit of G7 grouping beyond the existing membership.
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Bollywood star, Michelin chef come to the rescue of India's stranded migrants

3 hours ago   |   National Post

By Roli Srivastava
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Powerful Cyclone Makes Landfall Near Indian City Of Mumbai

Powerful Cyclone Makes Landfall Near Indian City Of Mumbai

4 hours ago   |   NPR

Severe Cyclonic Storm Nisarga was spinning wind gusts up to 75 mph as it made landfall south of the megacity on India's west coast. (Image credit: Punit Paranjpe/AFP via Getty...
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India Will Defend Its Digital Tax as U.S. Starts Probe

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

India will defend its decision to widen a tax on digital services after the U.S. started a probe to determine whether the policy discriminates against American tech giants, a...
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India's coronavirus cases cross 200,000, peak still weeks away

6 hours ago   |   National Post

NEW DELHI - India's coronavirus infections crossed 200,000, official figures showed on Wednesday, and a peak could still be weeks away in the world's second-most populous...
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Severe cyclone approaches India's financial capital Mumbai

8 hours ago   |   ABC News

A storm in the Arabian Sea off India's west coast has intensified into a severe cyclone, gathering speed as it barrels toward India's financial capital of Mumbai
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Cyclone Nisarga: India metropolis of Mumbai braces for rare storm

8 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

At least 100,000 people, including coronavirus patients, moved to safety as India's west coast braces for rare cyclone.
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India's Modi gets Trump invite to attend G7 summit - ministry

14 hours ago   |   National Post

NEW DELHI - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump to attend the next Group of Seven summit, India's Foreign Affairs...
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China's Border Invasion Will Push India Toward U.S

18 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

India's long history of nonalignment is giving way to the threat of a shared enemy.
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Swarms of Millions of Locusts Devastate Crops in India Amid Economic Crisis Due to Pandemic

19 hours ago   |   Time

India has been hit by the worst locust storm the country has experienced in nearly 30 years, as the nation grapples with the ongoing coronavirus crisis that has overrun...
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