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India's Virus Surge Continues with 96,000 Cases

India’s coronavirus cases have jumped by another 96,424 infections in the past 24 hours, showing little signs of slowing down.

The Health Ministry on Friday raised the nation’s confirmed total since the pandemic began to more than 5.21 million. It said 1,174 more people died in the past 24 hours, for a total of 84,372.

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India, China Agree to Disengage Thousands of Border Troops

The Indian and Chinese foreign ministers have agreed that their troops should disengage from a tense border standoff, maintain proper distance and ease tensions in the cold-desert Ladakh region where the two sides in June had their deadliest clash in decades.

India's S. Jaishankar and China's Wang Yi met in the Russian capital on Thursday night and concurred that "the current situation in the border areas is not in the interest of either side," according to a joint statement issued Friday.

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India Becomes Third Country to Pass Four Million Coronavirus Cases

India has become the world's third country to pass four million coronavirus infections, setting a new record daily surge in cases on Saturday as the crisis shows no sign of peaking.

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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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