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India air safety watchdog to check airports hit by heavy rain after crash

India air safety watchdog to check airports hit by heavy rain after crash

India's air safety regulator plans to conduct special audits of airports across the country affected by heavy rain, the watchdog's chief told Reuters, days after an air crash killed 18 people and raised questions about safety.

India's largest crocodile park strapped for cash after virus lockdowns

India's largest crocodile park strapped for cash after virus lockdowns

India's largest crocodile park may have as little as four months before it runs out of funds to feed animals, pay staff and do research, as ticket revenue shrinks after coronavirus lockdowns ...

India tea plantation landslide death toll rises to 43

India tea plantation landslide death toll rises to 43

The death toll from landslide at a tea plantation in the southern Indian state of Kerala rose to 43 on Sunday with nearly two dozen people feared trapped, a senior official said.

India begins examination of plane's black box after deadly crash

India begins examination of plane's black box after deadly crash

Indian investigators on Sunday began examining the black box of a Boeing-737 that overshot a runway on its second attempt, killing 18 people in the country's worst aviation accident in a decade.

Seven die in fire at Covid-19 hotel facility in India

Seven die in fire at Covid-19 hotel facility in India

At least seven people died after a massive fire broke out at a hotel that was being used as a Covid-19 facility in India's southern Andhra Pradesh state early on Sunday, police said.

Amir condoles with Indian president, PM

Amir condoles with Indian president, PM

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and His Highness the Deputy Amir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani sent Saturday cables of condolences to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind

Rescuers shaken by 'blood and death' of India jet disaster

Rescuers shaken by 'blood and death' of India jet disaster

Indian authorities had practised for years for a jet overshooting the ‘table-top’ runway at Kozhikode airport, but local resident Fazal Puthiyakath was not prepared for the ‘blood and death’ of the real thing.

Indian Hockey captain among five to test Covid-19 positive in camp

Indian Hockey captain among five to test Covid-19 positive in camp

Five Indian hockey players, including captain Manpreet Singh, have tested positive for Covid-19 at the team's training base in Bengaluru and the number of infected players could rise ...

Embassy reveals cancellation of some Qatar-India flights

Embassy reveals cancellation of some Qatar-India flights

Indian carriers, Air India and IndiGo have announced the cancellation of some flights from Qatar under Phase 5 of the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM), the Indian embassy in Doha said on Sunday.

Bollywood star Bachchan discharged after catching coronavirus

Bollywood star Bachchan discharged after catching coronavirus

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with ‘mild’ coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease.

India's interior minister hospitalised with coronavirus

India's interior minister hospitalised with coronavirus

India's Interior Minister Amit Shah has been admitted to hospital after catching the coronavirus, he said on Sunday, becoming the most senior politician in the country to test positive for the disease.

Indian police crackdown on illegal liquor suppliers after 86 die

Indian police crackdown on illegal liquor suppliers after 86 die

Indian police raided rural hamlets and made arrests to break up a bootlegging cartel on Sunday, after 86 people died from consuming illegally-produced alcohol this week in the northwestern state of Punjab, officials said.