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Iconic ethnic Indian newspaper in US ceases print edition after 50 years

New York, March 29: An iconic ethnic Indian newspaper in the US that catered to the diaspora for the last 50 years will cease the print edition from Monday, its publisher announced, citing the woes in the publishing industry in the Internet era and compounded by the repercussions of cancellation of advertisements amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Founded by Indian-American publisher Gopal Raju in 1970, India Abroad rose to great heights of popularity by focusing on Indian news meant for the expatriate audience. In 2001, Raju sold the publication to Rediff.com....

Indian envoy in UK warns against fake news circulating on evacuation flights

London, March 29: The Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Ruchi Ghanashyam, on Sunday appealed to Indian citizens stranded in the country due to the coronavirus pandemic to beware of fake news doing the rounds about Air India evacuation flights planned next week. Ghanashyam posted a copy of the fake news being circulated via WhatsApp messages and on social media, which claims that the Indian carrier will be operating evacuation flights from Delhi and Mumbai, and called on Indian nationals to only believe information formally provided by the High Commission...

US could see 100,000-200,000 deaths from COVID-19: Top health expert

New York, March 29: In a frightening warning, the US will see 100,000 to 200,000 deaths from the coronavirus, the Trump administration's topmost infection disease expert forecast on Sunday as the pandemic infected nearly 125,000 people in the country. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci said in an interview on CNN that the US will certainly have millions of cases of COVID-19 and more than 100,000 deaths. Looking at what we are seeing now, I would say between 100,000-200,00 deaths from coronavirus. We're going to have...
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