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Indian officials have re-imposed a lockdown in the southern city of Chennai (formerly Madras) and three neighbouring districts.


Coronavirus: How Covid-19 has changed the 'big fat Indian wedding'

Can simple intimate ceremonies be the new normal in a country obsessed with lavish weddings?

Vietnam needs more efforts to lure new FDI wave

While other countries are setting up specific and clear priorities to attract FDI projects, Vietnam is still pursuing a strategy with multiple targets that could lead to missed opportunities.

India combats locust attack amid Covid-19 pandemic

An invasion by desert locusts has hit large swathes of India and Pakistan in the middle of pandemic.

Mumbai: India hospital delivers 100 babies from Covid-19 mums

A team of 65 doctors and two dozen nurses have treated mothers infected with coronavirus in India.

Vietnam holds advantages as investors look beyond China: Experts

Vietnam holds a number of advantages against other countries at a time when investors are looking to exit China, according to experts.

India rape: Six-year-old victim's eyes damaged in attack

Police in Madhya Pradesh say the child was grabbed near her home and subjected to a horrific attack.

Facebook's $5.7bn bet on India's richest man Mukesh Ambani

The social media giant becomes a shareholder in cut-price Indian mobile internet company Reliance Jio.

India coronavirus lockdown: Broke tourists rescued from cave

The six tourists moved into a cave after running out of money when India went into lockdown.

India coronavirus: Should people pay for their own Covid-19 tests?

Experts question if India can effectively fight the outbreak if it will only pay for some tests.

Coronavirus in India: Migrants running away from quarantine

Migrants sent to coronavirus quarantine have either left their villages or are slipping in and out.

Coronavirus: India's race against time to save doctors

India does not have the PPE kits it needs to protect its doctors and police from Covid-19 infection.

India coronavirus: World's largest postal service turns lifesaver

India Post steps in to transport vital medical supplies during the coronavirus lockdown.

PM Narendra Modi says India will extend coronavirus lockdown until 3 May

PM Narendra Modi says the coronavirus lockdown will continue for nearly three more weeks.

Bollywood: Coronavirus brings India's mega movie industry to standstill

India's Hindi film industry sees abandoned film sets, closed cinemas and movie stars with empty diaries

Ministry launches investigation into anti-dumping duties on polyester yarn

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has issued a decision on investigating anti-dumping duties on polyester filament yarn (PFY) with HS codes: 5402.33.00, 5402.46.00 and 5402.47.00 originating from China, India, Indonesia and Malaysia.

Coronavirus: India to extend nationwide lockdown, state minister says

India has decided to extend a strict nationwide lockdown imposed last month to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a top official says.


Coronavirus: The children struggling to survive India's lockdown

The sudden imposition of a 21-day lockdown in India to stop the spread of the coronavirus has thrown the lives of millions of children into chaos.


Clothing makers in Asia give stark coronavirus warning

Millions of jobs in Asia’s vital garment industry are at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Islamophobia concerns after India mosque outbreak

Outrage over a Muslim congregation that led to new Covid-19 cluster turns hateful.