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People in Sathankulam gather as the coffins of (above, right) Mr J. Jayaraj and his son Bennicks Immanuel are brought home. PHOTO: AFP

 Outrage over father and son custodial deaths

The deaths of a father and son from alleged torture by policemen have sparked outrage across India, with many drawing parallels with the killing of...

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 National Doctor's Day pays homage to Covid-19 warriors

India celebrated National Doctor's Day on Wednesday by honouring the frontline warriors in the battle against Covid-19. Non-governmental...

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 Trapped in India, far from family

In early March, Mrs Poorva Dixit rushed to buy a ticket to India from the United States, her home for more than a decade, after she learnt her 72-...

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A butcher waits for customers at his shop in Dharavi. PHOTO: AFP

 Asia's biggest slum contains Covid-19

In a major success story, Mumbai's sore underbelly - Dharavi - has made a dramatic return from the brink in the ongoing fight against Covid-19...

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Cipla to price remdesivir below Rs5,000 Indian drugmaker Cipla will price its generic version of Gilead Sciences' anti-viral drug remdesivir...