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TikTok: YouTube launches rival to be tested in India

YouTube has announced it will test a beta version of its new TiktTok rival in India. YouTube Shorts will limit videos to 15 seconds, and

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China, India agree to disengage at disputed border

India and China have agreed to “disengage as soon as possible” after troops engaged in a series of clashes at their disputed Himalayan border, according

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India lawmaker says China kidnapped civilians

Tensions are rising between Delhi and Beijing amid reports that Chinese troops kidnapped five Indian civilians in a border state last week. The allegation was

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India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

India on Wednesday banned 118 more Chinese apps in a stepped-up backlash over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours. The Information Technology

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Facebook caught in India political storm

Facebook’s India executives are being grilled by a parliamentary committee over allegations of political partisanship and hate speech. The social media giant is accused of

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Chess Olympiad ends in stalemate as internet fails

India and Russia have been declared joint winners of a major international chess tournament after two Indian players lost their internet connection during the final

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Space Cooperation: Nigeria Signs MoU With India

Nigeria and the Indian Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the usage and exploration of the outer space.  The signing of the

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Three killed in India clashes over post on Prophet Muhammad

Three people have died in the Indian city of Bangalore after police fired on crowds protesting against an allegedly blasphemous Facebook post. Crowds gathered outside

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‘Black boxes’ from crashed India jet found

Investigators have found the so-called “black boxes” of a plane that crashed in the southern India state of Kerala, killing at least 18 people. The

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Amitabh Bachchan: Bollywood star recovers from Covid-19

One of India’s best known film stars, Amitabh Bachchan, has been discharged from hospital after being treated for Covid-19. Last month the 77-year-old actor told