Europe is in the vise grip of the Covid-19 virus. The US is not far behind. Yet, the Indian subcontinent, inhabited by one quarter of humanity, has somehow (so far) managed to escape the worst effects. How has that been possible?
With swine flu raging in India’s Uttar Pradesh, the state’s chief minister made quite an eyebrow-raising statement, saying that the flu, whether swine flu or any other type, is no different from a cold.
India doesn't believe it is reading too much in the designs of arch-rival Pakistan in opening up its doors for Sikh pilgrims to visit the resting place of their founder, Guru Nanak Dev, within its territory.
Tourists will be allowed back to Jammu and Kashmir after the local governor ordered an advisory for travelers to avoid the area to be lifted. The security alert was imposed days before India withdrew the region’s special status.