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Delhi's oldest graveyard clears space to bury coronavirus dead

06 Oct 2020

NEW DELHI Workers were clearing undergrowth from wasteland on Tuesday to add 400 graves to the Indian capital's oldest functioning cemetery beside the ruins of historic city walls, as the death toll from the coronavirus grows.

Protests rumble in India over alleged gang rape of young woman

03 Oct 2020

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI Galvanised by the alleged gang rape of a young woman who died of her injuries earlier this week, political parties representing India's downtrodden Dalit community held protests in several cities on Friday.

Indian rape victim dies weeks after assault, hundreds protest at hospital

29 Sep 2020

LUCKNOW/NEW DELHI, India A woman from the lowest rung of India's caste system died on Tuesday weeks after authorities said she was raped by a group of men, triggering protests in New Delhi with hundreds gathering at the hospital where her body lay.

Exhausted Indian doctors battle surging COVID-19 cases

07 Sep 2020

NEW DELHI Doctors at one of the largest private COVID-19 facilities in the Indian capital say they are exhausted and facing staff shortages after nearly six months of relentless work. | Video

Everyone could be a carrier: Covering the pandemic in rural India

02 Sep 2020

BHAGALPUR, India "Every person you meet is a potential carrier of the disease," a doctor said to me when I visited the town of Bhagalpur and its nearby villages to cover the raging coronavirus pandemic in India's countryside.

Last doctor standing: Pandemic pushes Indian hospital to brink

13 Aug 2020

BHAGALPUR, India Guards armed with rifles escort Dr. Kumar Gaurav as he makes the rounds at his hospital on the banks of the Ganges River. | Video

SPECIAL REPORT-Last doctor standing: Pandemic pushes Indian hospital to brink

13 Aug 2020

BHAGALPUR, India, Aug 13 Guards armed with rifles escort Dr. Kumar Gaurav as he makes the rounds at his hospital on the banks of the Ganges River.

At India's largest COVID-19 hospital, doctors ready to tackle second wave of virus

17 Jul 2020

NEW DELHI Doctors at India's largest hospital treating coronavirus patients said on Friday they are prepared if infections increase again in the capital, while rising cases in other parts of the country pushed the number of infections past one million on Friday.

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