Around 10,000 cinemas closed about seven months ago following India's Covid-19 outbreak. Seats will now be separated, show timings staggered and online payment encouraged.
At least 13 people have been killed after a portion of a three-storey residential building collapsed on the outskirts of Mumbai city in Maharashtra state.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
Nisarga comes just two weeks after Cyclone Amphan tore through the Bay of Bengal on India’s east coast and battered West Bengal state, killing more than 100 people in India and neighbouring Bangladesh.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 4.6 million people, with over 308,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 16:
Health experts fear that crowded facilities such as prisons can prove deadly, threatening the lives of detainees and guards, as well as the outside population.
World Health Organization figures show the increase in new Covid-19 infections is now about 70,000 per day, up from about 50,000 just a few days ago. Here are the latest updates for March 30:
The contentious 135-year dispute over the Babri mosque has finally come to an end, and a temple will now replace the mosque built on the orders of the first Mughal King, Babur.
The recent election results of two states signal a weakening of the Modi regime in the Centre and the re-emergence of its political opponents that will likely slow down its expansion plans.
India's actions in Kashmir are evidence that the country is unable to convince Kashmiris to merge with India.
In late August TRT World spoke to Shehla Rashid, a pro-India politician with the Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement, who has criticised India's revocation of Kashmir's autonomous status. Today, New Delhi police filed multiple cases against her.
Police in India's commercial capital face accusations of using an old law against begging as a way to pick up anyone sleeping on the streets so they can reach their arrest quotas.
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