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India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown – National

India’s Narendra Modi apologizes to citizens amid 3-week coronavirus lockdown - National

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi apologized to the public on Sunday for imposing a three-week national lockdown, calling it harsh but “needed to win” the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. “I apologize for taking these harsh steps that have caused difficulties in your lives, especially the poor people,” Modi said …

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With coronavirus spreading, South Asia battles misinformation on potential cures – National

With coronavirus spreading, South Asia battles misinformation on potential cures - National

The message started with an outlandish claim: The coronavirus was retreating in India because of “cosmic-level sound waves” created by a collective cheer citizens had been asked to join. Messages were pinging from phone to phone across this country of 1.3 billion saying the applause Prime Minister Narendra Modi had …

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B.C. woman fears father stuck in India following coronavirus nationwide lockdown

B.C. woman fears father stuck in India following coronavirus nationwide lockdown

A Burnaby woman is worried her father may be stranded in India after that country announced a full 21-day lockdown to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic. 3:13Coronavirus around the world: March 24, 2020 Coronavirus around the world: March 24, 2020 Preet Basi says her father Jiwan travelled to the state …

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Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers defying COVID-19 curfew, crowd trains – National

Coronavirus: Indian migrant workers defying COVID-19 curfew, crowd trains - National

Indian migrant workers attempting to reach their home villages crowded a railway station in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, defying a 14-hour “people’s curfew” that Prime Minister Narendra Modi called to stem a surge in coronavirus cases in the world’s second-most populous country. Modi asked India’s 1.3 …

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