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India Virus Deaths Pass Italy's as Floods Hamper Battle

India's coronavirus death toll passed 35,000 on Friday, overtaking that of Italy, as floods affecting millions and killing almost 350 hampered the battle against the pandemic.

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India Coronavirus Cases Pass One Million

Coronavirus cases in India passed one million on Friday, official data showed as authorities struggle to check the spread of the deadly pandemic across the world's second-most populous nation.

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Indian State of Bihar to Go into Lockdown

The northern Indian state of Bihar, which has a population around 125 million people, will go into a 15-day lockdown to combat coronavirus, its deputy chief minister said Tuesday.

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India Overtakes Russia to Become World's Third Highest for Virus Cases

India announced Monday that it had logged nearly 700,000 coronavirus cases, taking it past Russia to become the world's third-hardest-hit nation in the global pandemic.

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China Says 'We Don't Wish to See More Clashes' on India Border

China said Wednesday it wanted to avoid more clashes in a border dispute with India that resulted in the first deadly confrontation between the two nuclear powers in decades.

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Chinese State Media Play Down Deadly India Border Skirmish

Beijing's state media on Wednesday played down a deadly border confrontation between Chinese and Indian troops and did not reveal casualties on its side even as social media users urged retaliation.

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India Coronavirus Toll Sees Record Jump of 2,000 Dead

India's official coronavirus death toll leapt by more than 2,000 to reach 11,903 on Wednesday as Germany advised its nationals to consider leaving the country because of growing health risks.

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India Says Three Soldiers Killed in Clash on Chinese Border

Three Indian soldiers have been killed in a "violent face-off" on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides.

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China Sees 'Consensus' with India over Border Tensions

China said Wednesday it had reached a "positive consensus" with India over resolving tensions at the border between the two countries, where troops have faced off in recent weeks.

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Gas Leak at India Chemical Plant Kills at Least 6

At least six people were killed and 1,000 hospitalised after a pre-dawn gas leak at a chemical plant in eastern India on Thursday that left unconscious victims lying in the streets, authorities said.

The gas escaped out of tanks at a complex owned by South Korea's LG Chem that had suspended operations because of India's coronavirus lockdown.

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