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India’s terrible roads: how to build a world-class network and still reach net zero

India, too, has tripled its highways over the same duration, but the network is far less impressive.

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Why are COVID cases in India decreasing, despite the low double vaccination rate?

The fourth national survey in July reported 67.6% of people across India had COVID antibodies present, providing them with a level of immunity against the virus.

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Are you kidding, India? Your last-minute Glasgow intervention won’t relieve pressure to ditch coal

India should not consider itself off the hook. Rather than slow the decline in coal use, India has ensured it and other coal-intensive nations, including Australia, will be under even greater global pressure to ditch coal.

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Environmentalists must pressure the Indian government to take action on climate

Several metropolitan cities including Delhi are expected to become unlivable in the next 80 years.

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Covax misses its 2021 delivery target – what’s gone wrong in the fight against vaccine nationalism?

Covax misses its 2021 delivery target – what’s gone wrong in the fight against vaccine nationalism?

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Global inequality may be falling, but the gap between haves and have-nots is growing

In one of the most unequal countries in the world, South Africa, the poorest 40% have annual incomes of less than US$1,000 (£727) per person.

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Jawaharlal Nehru’s vision for a just and equitable post-colonial world, with India leading the way

Jawaharlal Nehru was not just the architect of modern India and the country’s first prime minister. He also played a central role in the discrediting of European imperialism and gave a voice to people across Asia and Africa struggling for self-determination and racial equality.

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India’s ‘love jihad’ anti-conversion laws aim to further oppress minorities, and it’s working

Love jihad” is a term used by these groups to suggest Muslim men seek to deceive Hindu women through marriage and convert them to Islam.

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Taliban’s religious ideology – Deobandi Islam – has roots in colonial India

Researches have studied the origins of the Taliban’s religious beliefs that the roots of this ideology – Deobandi Islam – can be traced to 19th century colonial India.

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India and Pakistan fought 3 wars over Kashmir – here’s why international law and US help can’t solve this territorial dispute

Kashmir, an 85,806-square-mile valley between the snowcapped Himalaya and Karakoram mountain ranges, is a contested region between India, Pakistan and China. Both India and Pakistan lay claim to all of Kashmir, but each administers only part of it.

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India is preparing for another COVID surge but low vaccine coverage leaves it vulnerable

The Indian healthcare system’s capacity to respond to the second wave was insufficient, as its preparedness – fearfully arranged during the first wave – had been rolled back.

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How a vial of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine travels from a lab in Missouri to an arm in Bangladesh

Some of the vaccines require super-cold storage at virtually all points along the journey until they reach someone’s upper arm.

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