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A calendar with photos of US President Joe Biden and Ms Harris hangs in a shop and (below) people in Thulasendrapuram burst crackers and hold posters after Ms Kamala Harris was sworn in as United States Vice-President. PHOTOS: REUTERS

Kamala remembers mum on her big day

Ms Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday when she was sworn in as the first woman, first black and first Indian-American vice-president of the...

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People in Ms Kamala Harris' ancestral village, Thulasendrapuram in Tamil Nadu, distribute sweets before she was sworn in as United States Vice-President on Wednesday. (Left) United States President Joe Biden with Ms Harris during the inauguration ceremony. PHOTOS: AFP

Indians celebrate Kamala's rise

People in Ms Kamala Harris' ancestral village, Thulasendrapuram in Tamil Nadu, distribute sweets before she was sworn in as United States Vice-...

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A farmer inspects a dragon fruit plant in Thakurganj, Bihar. PHOTO: AFP

Jokes galore as Gujarat renames dragon fruit

The Gujarat government's decision to rename the dragon fruit because of the original name's "association with China" has set off a...

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Police bust baby-trafficking ring in Mumbai Police in Mumbai have charged nine alleged members of a baby-trafficking ring - among them a nurse at...

Backflips in a sari? No problem for gymnast

A video of a young girl doing flawless backflips in a sari has gone viral. Indian Parul Arora, a national gold medal-winning gymnast, is seen in...